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12 All-Inclusive Resorts You Can Reach In Under 3H From Singapore For A Stress-Free Vacay ASAP

All-inclusive resorts near Singapore


The whole point of going on a relaxing holiday is to mentally switch off and fully unwind. If you don’t want to deal with the extra homework of researching and planning an itinerary, then all-inclusive resorts could be your saving grace. You don’t even have to worry about where to eat or what to do on vacation.

For those yearning to teleport out of the country ASAP and escape the hustle and bustle, we’ve got the solution to whisk you away to paradise in no time. Whether your heart longs for sun-kissed beaches, rejuvenating spa treatments, or mouthwatering gourmet cuisine, here are 12 all-inclusive resorts just a stone’s throw away from Singapore:


– Malaysia –


1. Club Med Cherating Beach – Rock climbing & trapeze classes



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Forget Bintan, Bali, and even Phuket – there’s one even closer to Singapore: Club Med Cherating Beach. Take a quick 50-minute plane ride to Kuantan, and very soon you’ll find yourself in a blissful retreat.

Club Med’s got your back in true bao ka liao style. They’ll handle all the nitty-gritty details, including organising your flights and transfers to the resort, leaving you with the simple task of packing your bags and heading to Changi Airport for your flight.


There are also free activities like rock climbing and trapeze classes.
Image credit: Club Med

Besides the accommodation and food, the resort offers a diverse range of activities suitable for all ages. The little ones can hop over to the kids club known as Mini Club Med, where they’ll be divided into groups according to their age to join age-appropriate activities and make new buddies. 

Meanwhile, adults can unleash their competitive side with team sports like basketball and beach volleyball, or take a plunge into water sports like stand-up paddling and sailing. All these activities are absolutely free as long as you’re staying at Club Med.

 

If you’re planning a full-fledged family retreat with cousins and grandparents in tow, Club Med also offers interconnecting rooms, allowing you to keep your loved ones close throughout the stay. Additionally, there are options for wheelchair-friendly rooms for guests with special needs.

Rates: From S$489/night
Minimum stay: 1 night

Club Med Cherating – Malaysia
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4.6
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Hvom 29th miles Jalan Kuantan -Kemaman Pahang Darul Makmur, Jalan Kuantan Sungai Lembing, Bukit Cherating, 26080 Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia
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2. The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa – Free yoga sessions



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The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa has a treat for couples with their Stay & Indulge package. It includes daily buffet breakfast and the option to enjoy a 3-course meal for either lunch or dinner. If you’re feeling peckish, you can still grab a third meal at any of their restaurants and enjoy 20% off your total bill.


Beachfront yoga.
Image credit: The Westin Langkawi Resort and Spa via Facebook

The package also offers a 20% discount on all spa services at their in-house spa where you can pamper yourself with rejuvenating facials or get your nails done. But, it’s not just a go-to site for spa enthusiasts. You can also kickstart your day with a free beachfront yoga session held every morning.

There’s lots to see and do in Langkawi. But if you prefer to stay within the vicinity of the resort, you can go sightseeing at Eagle Square, take a stroll along Lagenda Park, or indulge in some retail therapy at Langkawi Fair Mall – all within a 5-minute drive away. 


For those seeking to venture further out, Langkawai Jetty Point is nearby. You can take a ferry out to
Penang for some go-karting or even visit Koh Lipe in Thailand to admire the clear blue waters and white sandy beaches.

Rates: From S$430/night
Minimum stay: 3 nights

The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa
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4.6
(2,230)
Address
Jalan Pantai, Jalan Dato Syed Omar, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia
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3. Gaya Island Resort – Credits awarded to plan your own itinerary



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Not everybody follows the traditional 3-meals-a-day routine. Some of us enjoy sleeping in and skipping breakfast, while others prefer taking small bites throughout the day. If all-inclusive packages seem meh to you because you’ll rugi for not being a foodie, you can consider Gaya Island Resort.

For every night’s stay, the resort will shower you with RM500 (~S$147) worth of credits. You can OTOT and use these credits on food and spa treatments.


When you’ve decided that it’s finally time to eat, you can choose to have burgers by the pool or peek at Mount Kinabalu while enjoying a steamboat.
Image adapted from: @gayaislandresort via Instagram

The resort is located on a hillside in Sabah, so you’ll be surrounded by nature with lush rainforests and vibrant coral reefs. When you’re done chilling in your room, the resort offers diving programmes (from RM320, ~S$93.81) and guided walks, allowing you to connect with and appreciate nature firsthand.


You can also go kayaking through the mangrove forests surrounding the resort.
Image adapted from: @gayaislandresort via Instagram

After the pandemic, flexibility is key when it comes to vacation planning. Gaya Island Resort allows guests to make changes to their reservation up to 7 times. So if life throws a curveball your way – be it unexpected responsibilities at home or sudden work demands – you can reschedule your holiday within the year from your original planned arrival. 

Rates: From S$356/night
Minimum stay: 2 nights

Gaya Island Resort
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4
(3)
Address
Kota Kinabalu, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
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– Indonesia –


4. The Nikoi Club – Unwind on a private island



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There’s something about being surrounded by nothing but open water and palm trees that makes you feel like you’ve truly escaped from the rest of the world. Just 2.5 hours away from Singapore, The Nikoi Club can be found nestled within Nikoi Island.

On this private island retreat, don’t expect supermarket runs for snacks or exploring trendy cafes for your cafe-hopping desires. Instead of worrying about fulfilling your basic needs in this ulu paradise,The Nikoi Club can take care of your 3 meals from S$95/adult and S$45/child per day.


The children can join the Kids Club and participate in various outdoor activities.
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The top-up isn’t just for filling your tummies. It also includes a range of activities to keep you entertained while you disconnect from the world. Those who want to explore the underwater world can go snorkelling. If you prefer to stay on land, you can go on a guided tour around the island or go on an adventurous mountain biking expedition.

Rates: From S$390/night
Minimum stay: 2 nights

Nikoi Island
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4.7
(52)
Address
Nikoi Island, Teluk Bakau, Gunung Kijang, Bintan Regency, Riau Islands, Indonesia

5. Banyan Tree Bintan – Themed all-inclusive packages



1 bedroom villa.
Image credit: Banyan Tree Bintan

Banyan Tree Bintan has 3 different all-inclusive packages, catering to family vacations and honeymoons.

Families can go for the Sharing Time package, where up to 2 children get to join in for free. During your stay, enjoy a cooking activity where the whole family can learn new skills and whip up a delicious meal. Plus, there’s a Kids Club to keep the kiddos entertained with a variety of indoor and outdoor activities.


Sea turtle release.
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Couples who just want to nua in the room can opt for the Hassle Free package, which includes all 3 meals and your transportation to and from Bintan. Those seeking more adventure and exploration can go for the Stay & Dine package. It offers activities like yoga and guided tours to explore the island, such as a visit to the Gudem Bee Farm.

Alternatively, if you’re looking to explore beyond the resort, there are lots of things to do in Bintan such as visiting temples or even building your own boat.

Rates: From S$565/night
Minimum stay: 2 nights

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Banyan Tree Bintan, Sebong Lagoi, Kec. Tlk. Sebong, Kabupaten Bintan, Kepulauan Riau, Indonesia
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RECOMMENDED TICKETS AT S$389.13

6. Turi Beach Resort – Best for family vacations



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Planning a family vacation can be stressful, especially when you have to consider factors like accessibility and suitable activities for both kids and adults. At Turi Beach Resort, you can alleviate all those worries.

Their family package includes a convenient land transfer from the ferry terminal at Batam to the resort, saving you the hassle of navigating or finding transportation once you arrive.


You can enjoy the beach views from the comfort of your room’s balcony.
Image credit: Turi Beach

Start your day with a buffet breakfast, fueling up for a day of family fun at the pool. In the evening, you can unwind with a hearty steamboat dinner. If the kids get hungry in the middle of the day, there are meal vouchers worth Rp200,000 (~S$18) for them to enjoy a bite at the restaurant. 

Everyone in the family will also get either a complimentary 15-minute Segway ride or an adrenaline-pumping experience on the zipline.

Rates: From S$230/night
Minimum stay: 1 night

Google Reviews
4.4
(3,034)
Address
Jl. Hang Lekiu, Sambau, Kecamatan Nongsa, Kota Batam, Kepulauan Riau 29465, Indonesia
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RECOMMENDED TICKETS AT S$64

7. Spa Village Resort – Exclusive deals for SG & MY visitors


Enter Bali resorts into Google and a plethora of options would appear. But if your dream resort experience includes staying in a luxurious beachfront villa and being taken care of from head to toe, you can make that a reality at Spa Village Resort.


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They currently have an exclusive package for visitors from Singapore and Malaysia. As soon as you arrive, you’ll be treated to a warm and soothing Wijikan foot bath ritual, setting the tone for your indulgent and rejuvenating journey. Along with providing all 3 meals during each day of your stay, the package also includes a pampering 50-minute spa treatment daily. 


There are also outdoor spa treatments for you to choose from.
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For those seeking a holistic approach to well-being, the resort also provides a range of complimentary yoga and meditation classes.

Rates: From S$168/night
Minimum stay: 2 nights

Google Reviews
4.5
(228)
Address
Jalan Singaraja-Amlapura No. 100, Desa Tembok, Tejakula, Sambirenteng, Tembok, Kec. Tejakula, Kabupaten Buleleng, Bali 81173, Indonesia
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RECOMMENDED TICKETS AT S$488

– Thailand –


8. The Village Coconut Island – Free trips to Koh Rang Yai Island



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Located just 2km off the east coast of Phuket is The Village Coconut Island. Opt for the all-inclusive package at ฿2,450 (~S$95.40) and ฿1,225 (~S$47.70) per day for adults and children respectively. 

The package doesn’t just cover all your meals, but it also allows you to makan 24/7 – breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even drinks and snacks in between. Food aside, it also grants access to resort activities like kayaking and mountain biking.


Phi Phi Island.
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For a change of scenery, embark on a free day trip to Koh Rang Yai Island for snorkelling. Those seeking further island adventures can opt for guided tours to popular destinations like Phi Phi Island and James Bond Island which are available from ฿2,900 (~S$112.92).

Since you’re already in Phuket, hop onto the resort’s 24-hour water-taxi service to visit the vibrant night markets and stock up on exclusive 7-11 Thai snacks from the stores at the city centre.

Rates: From S$302/night
Minimum stay: 5 nights

The Village Coconut Island Resort
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3.5
(2)
Address
31/7 Moo 6. T Kohkaew A.Muang Phuket, ตำบล ศรีสุนทร อำเภอถลาง ภูเก็ต 83110, Thailand
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9. Aleenta Hua Hin – Unlimited spa treatments



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The acronym AHH in Aleenta Hua Hin captures the essence of an ahh-mazing experience. Be spoilt by unlimited spa treatments throughout your stay, ranging from invigorating massages to revitalising facials and indulgent mani-pedi sessions. You can even create your own spa itinerary, immersing yourself in blissful treatments all day.


The p
enthouse.
Image credit: Aleenta Hua Hin

Aleenta Hua Hin has rooms that cater to anyone who loves a good view – whether you prefer a serene garden view, a mesmerising ocean view, or direct beachfront access. 

If you want to take your vacation flex to the next level, the penthouse offers a panoramic view of the ocean. Your envious followers can only imagine how shiok it is while watching your daily IG stories about waking up to a 10/10 view.


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For those in the mood for exploration, the resort also offers the necessary equipment, including bikes and a map that highlights places of interest, for a scenic bike ride around Pranburi. 

Rates: From S$308/night
Minimum stay: 3 nights

Google Reviews
4.5
(523)
Address
183, ตำบล ปากน้ำปราณ อำเภอปราณบุรี ประจวบคีรีขันธ์ 77220, Thailand
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RECOMMENDED TICKETS AT S$234.3

10. Layana Resort & Spa – Get a partial refund if it rains



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We all know Krabi for its beautiful beaches and islands. If you’re headed to that part of Thailand, you can expect an itinerary packed with outdoor adventures under the sun. Layana Resort & Spa has a range of outdoor activities and excursions like stand-up paddleboarding and snorkelling, great for those wanting to soak up some vitamin D.


You can also purchase spa vouchers for discounted spa treatments.
Image credit: Layana Resort & Spa

It can be a huge bummer when such vacations are spoiled by unpredictable weather. In the event where the rain persists between 10am and 5pm, the resort will give a ฿1,000 (~S$38.92) refund to each room. ​​These credits provide you with the flexibility to explore alternative activities and make the most of your stay, even if the weather doesn’t cooperate.

Rates: From S$269/night
Minimum stay: 2 nights

Google Reviews
4.8
(476)
Address
Sala Dan, Ko Lanta District, Krabi 81150, Thailand
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RECOMMENDED TICKETS AT S$239.77

– Vietnam –


11. Banyan Tree Lang Co – Cooking & coffee making classes


At Banyan Tree Lang Co Vietnam, it’s all about privacy. You can enjoy the ultimate seclusion with various accommodation options that have features such as a private hillside pool or a garden accessible right from your room.


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For those focusing on their wellness during the holiday, there’s even a dedicated room equipped with amenities like a yoga mat and a sound therapy bowl.


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In addition to basking in the sun, sand, and sea, you can indulge in a culinary journey within the resort. Join their cooking classes and learn to create authentic dishes like spring rolls and Bun Bo Hue, so you can replicate them in your own kitchen at home whenever those cravings strike. You’ll also get to make your own aromatic Vietnamese coffee and savour them.

For the artsy fartsy ones, you can engage in craft workshops such as recycled paper making and paper lotus making.

Rates: From S$706/night
Minimum stay: 1 night

Banyan Tree Lang Co Vietnam
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4.9
(1,426)
Address
Commune, Cu Du Village, Phú Lộc, Thừa Thiên Huế 530000, Vietnam
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12. Pullman Danang Beach Resort – Free 1-hour spa treatment



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Indulge in a moment of pure relaxation at Pullman Danang Beach Resort with a free 1-hour spa treatment. And if you’re in need of more rejuvenation, the spa also offers a tranquil sauna and steam bath experience.

For those who have a collection of unused bath bombs begging for attention, opt for a stay in their bedroom cottage. You’ll get to have daily bathtub sessions right in your room, soaking away your worries while enjoying a picturesque view of nature.


You’ll get access to the private beach.
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While we wish vacations could last forever, check-out time eventually arrives. The resort offers a late check-out option until 2pm, allowing you to savour a little more of paradise before returning to reality.

If you’re interested in exploring historical sites or sampling authentic roadside food stalls, venture outside the resort and check out some of the best things to do in Da Nang.

Rates: From S$305/night
Minimum stay: 2 nights

Google Reviews
4.6
(2,034)
Address
101 Võ Nguyên Giáp, Street, Ngũ Hành Sơn, Đà Nẵng 550000, Vietnam
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RECOMMENDED TICKETS AT S$186

Book an all-inclusive resort near Singapore with vacation packages

Do away with detailed itineraries or multiple bookings – these all-inclusive resorts near Singapore offer an escape for those seeking a seamless vacation experience without the need for lengthy planning

Whether you’re looking for a family getaway or a romantic trip with bae, simply choose a location and a package that suits you, then get to the resort where you can recharge and relax.

For more quick getaway ideas near Singapore:


Cover image adapted from: @nikoiisland, @aleentahuahin & @karen_myprettypretty via Instagram
Originally published on 3rd June 2023.

Pat Yuan Teng

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