If amazing cuisine is tops on your vacation checklist, grab your bae and head to one of these resorts. Each has a restaurant known for its excellent culinary feats. Some come with the bonus of an amazing view, and some are even part of the resort’s all-inclusive option!
Grand Oasis Sens is an adults-only (21+) beachfront resort in Cancun, Mexico. This all-inclusive retreat is located in Cancun’s hotel zone, and is focused on providing relaxation in a romantic and elegant setting, with a gorgeous spa and fun activities like nightly live shows and a Kinky Pirate Cruise.
Grand Oasis Sens’ Benazuza restaurant serves gourmet molecular cuisine with Mexican hints & nuances. Open for breakfast and dinner; many small courses are served throughout the meal and will excite the most sophisticated foodie. Reservations are a MUST!
Benazuza is rated Cancun’s #1 restaurant by TripAdvisor. Its creative breakfasts and dinners are included for the resort’s Sian Ka’an guests, with an additional cost for other guests and premium wine choices.
While Azul Beach Resort Sensatori Mexico, by Karisma is known overall for its fantastic Gourmet Inclusive® offerings, its adults-only, dinner restaurant Le Chique is a step above.
Le Chique serves visionary multi-course dinners that are also considered “an experience” not just a meal. The tasting menu is $110 per person and includes wine pairings.
Le Chique’s award-winning executive chef Jonatán Gómez Luna is known for his modern, cutting-edge creations as well as his amazing presentations and showmanship.
Paradisus Palma Real Resort is located on beautiful Bavaro Beach and is surrounded by lush, vibrant tropical gardens, mangroves, and sparkling waters. Guests can explore their senses on a culinary tour through eight remarkable dining experiences featuring delectable cuisine.
At Passion by Martin Berasategui, famed Spanish chef Berasategui collaborated with Paradisus Palma Real to open an outpost of his namesake restaurant in the Caribbean. Reservations are made months in advance for Sr. Berasategui’s restaurant outside San Sebastian, Spain, and his Spanish tasting menu starts at $235.
At Passion by Martin Berasategui at Palma Real Golf & Spa Resort, however, reservations are easier to come by, and you can try the Four Diamond tasting menu for a fraction of the cost of his restaurant in Spain. Plan to spend approx. $100 per person for prix fixe menu, wine is extra.
Located on 19 acres of lush landscape in beautiful Ocho Rios, Jamaica, this couples-only, all-inclusive beachfront resort seduces you with the promise of active days or hours of uninterrupted privacy. You’ll feel the romance of sweeping water views, a private white-sand beach, and the resort’s very own namesake island.
Couples Tower Isle’s Bayside is a candlelit, Asian-inspired restaurant that spills out over the ocean on stone piers.
You’ll need to make reservations at guest services for this romantic restaurant, and the best part is Bayside is included in the resorts all-inclusive offerings! Score!
Secrets Puerto Los Cabos, a majestic, all-suite, beachfront resort in world-renowned Los Cabos, pairs Unlimited-Luxury® with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and a host of delightful special touches. Whether looking to unwind or living it up, guests will find all that they crave at Secrets Puerto Los Cabos.
Secrets Puerto Los Cabos’ Portofino restaurant features Italian cuisine and ridiculous sunset views.
But if you can forego the sunset, you can have dinner in Portofino’s gorgeous wine cellar. The menu is the same, but you need to order $100 in upgraded wine to reserve the room. Make reservations with the concierge.
With 50 acres of oceanfront views, spectacular flora and fauna, and a commitment to excellent service, the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa strikes the perfect balance between the aloha spirit and Hawaiian elegance. Classic Hawaiian-style architecture featuring open courtyards and lush gardens welcomes guests with the true spirit of aloha.
Located in the midst of beautiful koi ponds and gentle waterfalls, you can’t beat Tidepools restaurant for a romantic setting. Chef de Cuisine, Eric Bartolome, grew up on Maui and was inspired by his grandmother’s cooking to create Tidepools’ contemporary Hawaiian menu.
Tidepools has been named “Best Restaurant on Kauai” by Zagat Surveys and “Most Romantic Restaurant” by readers of Hawaiian Magazine.