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All-Inclusive Vacation Tips for Small Groups

All-inclusive resorts are a great vacation option for many people as they help reduce the number of stress-inducing choices you need to plan for on your travels. 

Issues such as where to eat, what to do, childcare, kid-friendly activities, teen centers, and adult time are usually included.  Drinks, food, entertainment, nightlife, swimming, and most other activities are included in the price of your stay, so there’s no need to keep track of those distracting details like expenses. 

All-Inclusive resorts vary in their focus as well.  Some are luxurious adults-only, giving a much-needed escape from the noise of life.  Some resorts are family-oriented, and you can expect a lot of activities geared towards children.  Others focus on adventures with quad runners, paddleboards, jungle excursions, and snorkeling.  Other all-inclusive resorts are all about spas, meditation, and escape time.  Choose a resort with a butler and watch how even more stress disappears.

The one thing the resorts excel at is the variety of on-site hospitality. There is something for everyone, from the waitstaff to the daily clean-up of rooms, the excellent variety of food and bars, and the entertainment.

All-inclusive resorts are located worldwide, including the United States, and each one has its unique style, activities, and characteristics.


Sphera Travel’s Luxury All-Inclusive Resort Recommendations

Luxury Adventure:  Hotel Xcaret Hotel Xcaret México is located in an exceptional destination rich in history, nature, and entertainment.   With a unique Mexican essence, Hotel Xcaret México integrates modernism, nature, and tradition with an architectural vision. From any point of your suite, you can admire spectacular views of the turquoise sea, the rivers, the pool, or the jungle.  The vibrant experiences of our parks, the natural wealth, the living culture, and the interaction with our people will forever change your concept of vacations.  In addition, families and adventurers who stay with Hotel Xcaret have full access to the Xcaret parks of Xel-Ha, Xplor, Xplor Fuego, Xavage, Xoximilco, Xenses, and Xenotes with free transportation between sights.  We want you to explore, experience, and remember Mexico for what it is.

Luxury Wellness: Palmaïa – The House of AïA

Strategically situated at the tail end of the most beautiful beach in the Riviera Maya, The House of AïA brings us Palmaïa, an exclusive beach enclave focused on connecting us to nature, ourselves, and the sanctity of life. 

 Every effort was taken to ensure the original landscape remains untouched to feel the healing authenticity of old-growth trees and naturally occurring, cool-water cenotes. All guests reside in ocean-front suites: some with swim-out access to the infinity pools, others with sweeping views of the sea, and a few nestled among the ocean-side mangroves. Guests also enjoy high-end amenities without sacrificing environmentally friendly practices, while the restaurants offer the best cuisine in the region, extensive plant-based options, and impeccable style. But even still, the real jewels are the Architects of Life and Rituals of Sound programs.

 Take the stress out of life and refocus your energy at Palmaïa.

Luxury Family USA:  The Resort at Paws Up

The Resort at Paws Up lies at the crossroads of incomparable luxury and unspoiled wilderness. 

Paws Up is a luxury Montana mountain resort situated on a sprawling, 37,000-acre, authentic working cattle ranch in western Montana. Whether you choose an expansive private home or a sophisticated, safari-style luxury tent, Paws Up provides an unfiltered connection with the natural beauty of Montana amidst a landscape of impeccable rustic elegance and comfort. 

Here, you’ll live day to day, adventure to adventure. Spend an hour, a day, or a week on horseback—all in a wilderness sanctuary you’ll never forget. Cast a fly in sparkling waters to eager trout, explore the land Lewis & Clark swooned over or lose yourself in a world-class spa. You’ll sleep on the finest sheets, eat world-class cuisine and receive impassioned personalized service. It’s home to first-class adventure on a grand scale. The Resort at Paws Up—truly The Last Best Place.

The Resort at Paws Up is ideal for families who want to slow down and experience life while exploring the great outdoors.

Our questions to you are…


In a world full of all-inclusive resorts, how do you choose which one is right for you? How much time do you want to spend researching a destination or the options for a resort at that destination? What if there was an easier way?

Our solution is simple: Contact Sphera Travel.




We are going to save you time.

There are thousands of all-inclusive resorts across the world. After listening to your desires, destinations, and dreams, we will propose a few resorts that will be precisely what you want, saving you the time of research and information overload, and most importantly, allowing you to spend meaningful time with the ones you love the most!

We also have first-hand knowledge of a lot of the resorts because we’ve been there, and know the resort managers and staff.

We care about you and your experiences when you are Discovering the World Together.

Our job is your satisfaction. That’s why we are available before, during, and after your travels.

If you’re ready to start planning, talk with your traveling companions about your group’s destinations, dreams, and desires, then give us a call. It’s that easy to get started. We’ll work with you to make it perfect, then continue to help until you return.


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Sue & Andy Ball

Travel Experts | Grand Rapids, MI


Sphera Travel is a luxury travel design company founded in 2020.  We serve Empty Nesters and Retirees from all across the USA.


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