We know that choosing the “best” resort from the list depends largely on individual preferences, so here’s a quick overview of the top resorts opening in 2024:
❤️ Resorts Daily Top Pick: Sandals Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
We love the convenience of an all-inclusive resort in a less-traveled location like St. Vincent! The new resort’s innovative suites, two-story overwater villas and rum bar makes it our top pick for 2024.
☀️ Best for friends and groups: Royalton CHIC Antigua
☀️ Best for couples: Sandals St. Vincent
☀️ Best swimmable beach: Iberostar Grand Aruba
☀️ Best for wellness seekers: Six Senses La Sagesse, Grenada (*not all-inclusive)
☀️ Best for families: Princess Grand Jamaica Resort
Here’s the full list of new all-inclusive resorts opening in 2024:
1. Sandals St. Vincent
What we love: Adults-only, innovative suites and a rum bar
Set to open in spring 2024, all-inclusive Sandals St. Vincent will offer two-story overwater villas, swim-up suites and a rum bar.
The overwater villas feature see-through glass floors, hanging daybeds, and scenic island views from a second-floor deck.
Guests will also love the restaurants here. Dining options include a sushi bar with fresh hand rolls, a healthy eatery with green bowls, and theme restaurants including a steakhouse and an Italian restaurant.
2. Secrets St. Lucia
What we love: Swim-up suites and two beachfront infinity pools
Slated to open in 2024, Secrets St. Lucia Resort & Spa stands out with its swim-out suites, offering a seamless transition from room to pool.
The resort’s all-inclusive dining covers five restaurants and bars, plus 24-hour room and concierge service.
Situated near Rodney Bay Marina and Cap Estate Golf Course, the resort offers stunning views of the Caribbean and easy access to the island’s top attractions.
3. Iberostar Grand Aruba
What we love: A rooftop bar and suites with outdoor Jacuzzi tubs
Situated directly on Eagle Beach, Iberostar Grand Aruba will offers guests easy access to one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean when it opens in October.
The new adults-only Aruba resort will feature 240 suites with ocean views, organic amenities, a Jacuzzi on each terrace, and 24-hour room service.
Iberostar Grand Aruba will also offer plenty of activities and amenities, including a spa, multiple pools, and water sports.
4. Secrets Playa Blanca Costa Mujeres
What we love: Swim-up suites and an exclusive location just north of Cancun
Opening in February, this adults-only resort will have 509 suites, each offering ocean views. Room amenities include a private balcony or terrace, 24-hour room service, and a soaking tub for relaxation.
The new all-inclusive is located just north of Cancun, on a beautiful stretch of white sand near the world’s second largest barrier reef. This makes it an ideal spot for water sports like snorkeling, kayaking and scuba diving.
There are several specialty restaurants and bars on the property, such as the Oceana for seafood lovers and the Barefoot Grill for casual dining. Unlimited drinks are also a part of the all-inclusive experience.
5. Planet Hollywood, Dominican Republic
What we love: Swim-up suites, a lazy river, and private cabanas
The new Planet Hollywood resort is set to open in Puerto Plata, which is located on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic.
The resort will offer guests an array of A-list experiences and amenities, providing a taste of the celebrity lifestyle with star-worthy suites, unlimited dining at 11 restaurants, and stylish bars serving handcrafted cocktails.
The resort will also feature infinity pools, a lazy river, splash pads, swim-up bars, hot tubs, waiter service, and private cabanas. For an upgraded experience, swim-out suites are also available.
6. Royalton CHIC Antigua
What we love: Swim-up suites, an overwater restaurant and beachfront pool with DJ
Situated on Dickenson Bay Beach, adults-only Royalton CHIC Antigua is set to debut in April 2024 with the vibrant, social vibe we love from this brand.
The swanky resort features DJ pool parties, six reservation-free restaurants, and an overwater restaurant.
The resort features 227 modern rooms, equipped with DreamBeds and various luxurious amenities. For an elevated experience, the resort also plans to include overwater bungalows at a later date.
7. Princess Grand Jamaica Resort
What we love: Family suites, a water park and exclusive Platinum Club amenities
Opening on April 1, this family-friendly resort nestled between Montego Bay and Negril will feature 590 luxury ocean view suites, including some swim-up options.
Family and Master suites are suitable for larger groups and come equipped with private furnished balconies, rain showers, minibars, and 24-hour room service.
Guests can enjoy nine restaurants, eight bars, and an exciting water park with water slides and three swimming pools. This includes a family pool with a children’s area and an infinity pool exclusive for Platinum guests.
8. Princess Senses the Mangrove, Jamaica
What we love: overwater villas with infinity pools and an adults-only vibe
Princess Senses the Mangrove, Jamaica opens on February 1 with 415 luxury ocean view suites, including over-the-water villas. The adults-only resort will also feature swim-up suites with direct access to the pool.
The new resort has over 13 restaurants and 8 bars, offering a wide variety of dining options from seafood and sushi to Jamaican and Italian specialties.
Guests can enjoy numerous pools at the beachfront resort, including a main pool with hot tub, an activity pool, and an exclusive infinity pool for Platinum guests.
9. Dreams Estrella Del Mar Mazatlan Golf & Spa Resort
What we love: Swim-up suites and easy access to the historic downtown area of Mazatlán.
Opening in April, this resort on Mexico’s Pacific Coast will feature 358 suites, eight restaurants, a spa, and an 18-hole professional golf course.
A variety of suites are available with premium amenities, including Preferred Club suites with personalized service, private lounges, upgraded mini-bars and bath amenities. Guests can also enjoy direct access to pools from swim-up suites, along with private furnished balconies or terraces, many of which have ocean views.
The new Dreams resort will also offer a variety of dining options with four à la carte restaurants, a grill, a buffet, and an ice cream booth.
10. Moon Palace Punta Cana
What we love: A water park, and luxe suites with double Jacuzzi tubs
Located on Macao Beach, all-inclusive Moon Palace Punta Cana is set to debut in the fall of 2024 with plenty of water-based activities, including seven pools and a water park.
Suites at this sprawling resort are top-notch, featuring double Jacuzzis, romantic balconies with sea or lagoon views, premium bath amenities, and fully stocked mini bars.
The resort will feature 20 restaurants and nine bars, along with a massive spa equipped with 75 treatment rooms.