Avoid the Crowds at an All Inclusive Boutique Resort

Best All Inclusive Boutique Resorts

Banish the new year gloom with a break at an all inclusive boutique resort. Avoid the crowds and spend a more intimate vacation with our Guide to the best in vacation boutique chic.

Take the quiet route


If a spring vacation fills you with thoughts of the boisterous and loud college spring-break crowd, packed out resorts and crowded beaches, then perhaps you should explore the idea of a smaller, more personal choice. A boutique resort will be tailored to your needs, with all the advantages and attractions of an all-inclusive break at a larger resort. Perhaps you just want a quieter or more romantic vacation far from the madding crowds. Size really does matter and, sometimes, smaller really is better! Choose the best all inclusive vacation, tailored perfectly to you.

Live Aqua Boutique Resort Playa del Carmen


Just 60 rooms, focused on a private, intimate, relaxed and luxurious environment. It’s an instant wind-down as soon as you arrive at the Live Aqua Boutique Resort Playa del Carmen. Famed for being one of the hippest places to stay in Playa del Carmen, the Live Aqua Boutique Resort is a strictly adults-only hotel, with a chic and refined flavor. Tempt your taste buds and pander to your palate with a range of foodie options, including fine dining, with tasty daily specials. Relax in the well appointed rooms and suites, rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit in the amazing MINT Spa. Most of all, escape the spring break crowds, kick back and relax.

Casa Velas Luxury Boutique Resort

Casa Velas

Unwind and relax in the spa or the health club – and congratulate yourself on booking one of the 80 rooms at Casa Velas Luxury Beach Resort. Stroll the 20 minutes to the Bay of Banderas  – no Antonio unfortunately, but lovely all the same. This is an adults-only resort, with a restaurant, two bars, a full-service spa, a free shuttle to the beach if you don’t fancy the exercise, and free cabanas when you get there. Enjoy the health club, or just step back and chill, cocktail in hand and the crowds of the larger, busier resorts far behind you.

Zoëtry Villa Rolandi Isla Mujeres

Villa Rolandi Isla Mujeres Cancun
Zoetry Resorts

A quiet break at Check PricesZoëtry Villa Rolandi Isla Mujeres is exactly what’s in store with a no-crowd idyllic vacation. A breathtakingly beautiful resort with just 35 superb suites, the ocean whispering at your window…if you’re looking for tranquility, peace and relaxation, then get online and book Zoetry – it’s perfect. Not a college jock in sight!

It’s a luxurious, secluded retreat combining Endless Privileges® with holistic wellness, tranquility, and romance. Idyllically located on the exclusive island of Isla Mujeres, this 35 oceanfront room haven features gourmet dining, a Thalasso Spa, luxurious and complimentary deluxe yacht services, Bvlgari® bath amenities and graciously appointed suites, only 25 minutes from mainland Cancun.

Petit St Vincent, Grenadines

Petit St Vincent

There’s no better method to banishing the crowds than an escape to a private island, For the ultimate in hideaway luxury, book a stay at Petit St Vincent, a 115 acre tropical island in the Grenadines. No TV, no phones, no internet. A flag system to wave down the attentive staff is in place instead of the communication methods we need to occasionally escape from. And escape is what you will surely achieve with a visit here.

Apart from the luxurious accommodation, enjoy two superb restaurants, a Balinese-run luxury spa, beach-side BBQs, water-sports, or charter a boat to the nearby marine reserve, Tobago Cays. The resort is described as relaxed Caribbean charm with a touch of elegance – it’s all a little bit James Bond, and a total escape from reality, as well as the crowds.

Have you managed to truly escape? Let us know about your very best all inclusive experience in crowd-avoidance on vacation. We’d love to hear your tips, so drop us a comment today!

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About Carol Byrne 30 Articles
Originally from Dublin, Carol has also lived in London and Wales before settling in Spain with her husband and family in 2006, and is published regularly on travel and more from her mountain-top home in the picturesque foothills of the Sierra Nevada. Driven by a passion for travel, history, other cultures, and sustainable living, she enjoys life with her family in a traditional and tiny village. She also blogs about her traditional village life, sparked by a passion for the diverse culture and history of Spain.

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