All-inclusive resorts are a rarity in the U.S., but the U.S. Virgin Islands has a trio of resorts offering all-inclusive packages: the Wyndham Sugar Bay and the Bolongo Bay Resort, both located on St. Thomas, and the Divi Carina in St. Croix. There is also the Frenchman's Reef and Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort in St. Thomas which offers all-inclusive packages on a not typically all-inclusive property.
If you're a U.S. citizen and don't have a passport. but still want to travel to a Caribbean all-inclusive, these are your only choices -- but still good ones!
The Sugar Bay Resort and Spa resort converted to an all-inclusive property in 2010: The 30-plus-acre mountainside property in St. Thomas has a private beach, 300 guest rooms, and a variety of guest amenities, including a spa, four lighted tennis courts, full water sports, fitness center, and some intriguing extras like bumper boats and mini-golf. The resort also has a total of seven restaurants and bars. The all-inclusive package includes all food and drinks, activities, taxes and gratuities, and use of the kids' club.
The Bolongo Bay Resort is a small (65-room) hotel on St. Thomas that offers both European plan and all-inclusive stays. The all-inclusive plan at this family owned property -- located on 1,000 feet of beachfront -- includes dining at the Lobster Grille and Iggies Beach Bar -- including nightly lobster and filet mignon offerings -- water sports (including introductory SCUBA training), and use of all amenities. Longer stays feature a sunset catamaran cruise a and Turtle Cove snorkeling trip as part of the all-inclusive price.
The Divi Carina Bay Beach Resort and Casino is the only all-inclusive resort in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. The resort has 200 guest rooms, a full-service casino with gaming tables, four restaurants, live entertainment, two pools, 4 banquet rooms, and a 1,000-foot-long, white-sand beach.
The Divi Carina is also a beautiful wedding venue that has been the site of many U.S.V.I island wedding ceremonies.
Though not a standard all-inclusive, the Frenchman's Reef and Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort in St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. offers all-inclusive packages to ease the stress of worry of travelers as they settle in for a relaxing Caribbean vacation. What is included in these packages ranges from full meal coverage, drink coverage, and the like, to also including sports rentals, spa services, and more.
The Frenchman's Reef and Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort features 8 floors with 450 rooms, including suite-style rooms with oceanfront views. There are 9 different eating options on site, as well as 3 pools, a hot tub, a "Splash Zone" for children, and of course, the on-site Morning Star Beach.