All-inclusive resorts are a rarity in the U.S., but the U.S. Virgin Islands has a pair of resorts offering all-inclusive packages: the Wyndham Sugar Bay and the Bolongo Bay resort, both located on St. Thomas. 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!
TheSugar Bay Resort and Spa resort converted to an all-inclusive property in 2010: The 30-plus-acre mountainside property 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 Iggie's 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 beach resort, rebranded and renovated for its January 2011 reopening, is the only all-inclusive in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. The resort has 180 rooms, a full-service casino with gaming tables, four restaurants, live entertainment, two pools and a 1,000-foot-long, white-sand beach.