Forget the stereotype of watered-down booze, tacky wristbands and bad buffets. Today’s all-inclusive resort boasts rooms with private pools, gourmet white-linen restaurants, butler service and spas, not to mention, golf courses, scuba diving and entertainers with names you know. Some tips before you book an all-inclusive getaway. Why are all-inclusives so hot? You know from the get-go what your vacation will cost. Lock away your wallet and relax. Even better, competition has caused an upswing in quality. “There’s an all-inclusive for every budget and every taste,” says Tom Carr, president of All Inclusive Outlet. For more on how to get a deal on one, see the full story on our sister site, Living on the Cheap.