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The 20+ all inclusive resorts you can book with points

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Like cruises, all inclusive resorts can be polarizing. You either love the set it and forget it way of worry free vacationing, or you think you’ll be trapped in a nightmare of mediocre buffets.

The reality is somewhere in the middle. And all inclusive resorts can be a great way to stretch your vacation dollar. Even better, you can take one without spending any cash at all, thanks to several resorts you can book entirely with points.

We’ve compiled a list by program, including the number of points you need, the typical cost in cash, and Tripadvisor rating for each resort.

Hyatt is the winner if you want to pay a relatively low number of points, and stay in high quality resorts with good locations, thanks to its new Ziva and Zilara resorts for 20,000 – 25,000 points a night. Starwood, usually a good deal for upscale properties, isn’t as much of a bargain, and only has two resorts to choose from, in Panama and Costa Rica.

IHG has some reasonable values for high rated properties like the Intercontinental in Cozumel, as well as some family friendly Holiday Inn options, while Hilton has the highest prices in points overall, unless you trek to Egypt or Turkey for more reasonable rates.

Best Western Rewards

How to earn the points:

Info. related to the Best Western Rewards® MasterCard® has been collected independently by CompareCards. The issuer did not provide the details, nor is it responsible for their accuracy.

Best Western Jaco Beach All Inclusive Resort

  • Typical rate: $168
  • Points per night: 32,000 points
  • Tripadvisor rating: 3.5

Hilton Honors

How to earn the points:

  • Hilton Honors Ascend Card from American Express*
  • Hilton Honors Aspire Card*
  • Hilton Honors Card*

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Resort options

Doubletree Central Pacific, Costa Rica

  • Typical rate: $278
  • Points per night: 60,000 points
  • Tripadvisor rating: 3.5

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Hilton Papgayo Costa Rica

  • Typical rate: $238-$438
  • Points per night: 50-70,000 points
  • Tripadvisor rating: 4

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Hilton Rose Hall

  • Typical rate: $418
  • Points per night: 100,000+ points
  • Tripadvisor rating: 4.5

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Hilton Puerto Vallarta

  • Typical rate: $230
  • Points per night: 50-60,000 points
  • Tripadvisor rating: 4

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Hilton Dalaman, Turkey

  • Typical rate: $230
  • Points per night: 40,000 points
  • Tripadvisor rating: 4

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Hilton Marsa Alam Nubian

  • Typical rate: $105
  • Points per night: 20,000 points
  • Tripadvisor rating: 4

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Hilton Hurghada Plaza, Egypt

  • Typical rate: $150
  • Points per night: 20,000 points
  • Tripadvisor rating: 4

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Hilton Sharks Bay, Egypt

  • Typical rate: $130
  • Points per night: 20,000 points
  • Tripadvisor rating: 4

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Hyatt Gold Passport

How to earn the points: 

Info. related to The Hyatt Credit Card has been collected independently by CompareCards. The issuer did not provide the details, nor is it responsible for their accuracy.

The resorts:

Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos

  • Typical rate: $310
  • Points per night: 20,000 points
  • Tripadvisor rating: 4.5

Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta

  • Typical rate: $335
  • Points per night: 20,000 points
  • Tripadvisor rating: 4.5

Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall, Montego Bay

  • Typical rate: $335
  • Points per night: 25,000 points
  • Tripadvisor rating: New

Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall, Montego Bay

  • Typical rate: $624
  • Points per night: 25,000 points
  • Tripadvisor rating: 3

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IHG Rewards

How to earn the points: 

Info. related to the IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card has been collected independently by CompareCards. The issuer did not provide the details, nor is it responsible for their accuracy.

The resorts:

Holiday Inn Sunspree Montego Bay

  • Typical rate: $295
  • Points per night: 35,000 points, 30,000 points + $40, or 25,000 points + $70
  • Tripadvisor rating: 3.5
  • 2 Kids under 12 are free in each room.

Holiday Inn Resort Los Cabos All Inclusive

  • Typical rate: $295
  • Points per night: 35,000 points, 30,000 points + $40, or 25,000 points + $70
  • Tripadvisor rating: 4

Presidente InterContinental Ixtapa

  • Typical rate: $245
  • Points per night: 50,000 points, 45,000 points + $40, or 40,000 points + $70
  • Tripadvisor rating: 3.5

Starwood Preferred Guest

How to earn the points: 

Info. related to the Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card From American Express has been collected independently by CompareCards. The issuer did not provide the details, nor is it responsible for their accuracy.

The resorts:

Westin Playa Conchal

  • Typical rate: $315
  • Points per night: 30 – 35,000 points
  • Tripadvisor rating: 4.5

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Sheraton Bijao Beach, Panama

  • Typical rate: $249
  • Points per night: 20 – 25,000 points
  • Tripadvisor rating: 3.5

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Wyndham Rewards

  • Wyndham Rewards® Visa® Card
  • Wyndham Rewards® Visa® with No Annual Fee

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The resorts:

Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach Resort, Bahamas

  • Typical rate: $127
  • Points per night: 15,000 points
  • Tripadvisor rating: 3

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Viva Wyndham Dominicus Beach Resort, Dominican Republic

  • Typical rate: $230
  • Points per night: 15,000 points
  • Tripadvisor rating: 3.5

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Viva Wyndham Dominicus Palace, Dominican Republic

  • Typical rate: $260
  • Points per night: 15,000 points
  • Tripadvisor rating: 4

Viva Wyndham Tangerine, Dominican Republic

  • Typical rate: $120
  • Points per night: 15,000 points
  • Tripadvisor rating: 3.5

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Viva Wyndham Azteca, Playa del Carmen

  • Typical rate: $325
  • Points per night: 15,000 points
  • Tripadvisor rating: 4

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Viva Wyndham Maya, Playa del Carmen

  • Typical rate: $325
  • Points per night: 15,000 points
  • Tripadvisor rating: 4

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