The 8 most breathtaking Caribbean resorts for family fun
Updated February 9th, 2021 | Originally: July 27th, 2017, Posted by travelwith2ofus
Are you wondering which are some of the best family resorts in the Caribbean where you can truly enjoy your vacation while having lots of fun?
A vacation to the Caribbean is one to remember for a lifetime. From the picturesque destination itself to all the luxurious resorts with incredible activities for the entire family, it's always time for fun. The Caribbean has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world and the attractions are endless.
For the kids, there are lots of themed adventures to keep them entertained and unforgettable excursions exploring the marine life. Caribbean resorts and hotels also have their famous water parks that are loved for the adventure they provide, both for kids and adults alike.
Have a look at eight of the best resorts in the Caribbean and all the fun and interesting activities they have for the whole family.
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Atlantis Paradise Island - Bahamas
Atlantis Paradise Island is an ideal resort for a beach getaway vacation. The ocean-themed resort has pompous style and more than enough thrills for an exhilarating time. The accommodation is built around aquaventure, with three towers and over 3,000 rooms including villas and the bridge suite that is considered one of the most expensive hotel rooms in the world.
FeaturesThe resort has an endless list of amenities including a 72 par golf course, large Vegas-style casino, fitness center, spa, and a number of restaurants and nightclubs.
With 141 acres of sprawling water-scape consisting of 11 pools, the resort has plenty of adventures to enjoy. The resort's aquaventure gives you a chance to be close to 50,000 marine animals that represent over 200 species. The extensive water-scape has under water passageways which make for memorable viewing as you watch sharks, stingrays, piranhas, and moon jellies up close.
The dig is a 6-story tower designed like the ruins' of Atlantis. It provides an engrossing look at the lost civilization of Atlantis while showing you some of the most exotic species of marine life in the world.
KidsAside from the water world that the expansive mega resort has, there are other activities for kids such as a gaming lounge, dancing and separate chill areas for kids of different ages.
Atlantis has some of the best waterslides in the region. Kids and adults can enjoy over 18 different water slides. Slides include the Leap of Faith, Challenger, The Abyss, The Surge, The Drop, Serpent, The Falls, Jungle and Splashers.
EatingThe resort has 21 restaurants and 19 bars and lounges with all the culinary delights you can think of. You can choose to go for gourmet, casual or something quick, it's all there. Atlantis offers elegant contemporary luxuries, which make for an out-of-this-world vacation.
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Beaches Negril Resort & Spa - Jamaica
The resort is a vacation destination that feels like a home-away from home. The resort is a beachfront property with a lot of activities for the whole family. It offers luxury accommodation on their 3-story and 9-building expanse of rooms and suites.
Kids and FeaturesKids have a lot of activities to get through in the Pirates Island water park with four water slides, a splash pad with spray fountains from characters of the movie “Finding Nemo,” and the lazy river. Other fun water activities include windsurfing, Hobie Cat sailboats, kayaking, catamaran tours, water skiing, snorkeling and banana boat rides. The resort also has different classes including the Bubble Maker program which teaches children aged eight and over how to scuba dive.
EatingAs for cuisine, the resort offers some of the favorite world cuisines such as Italian, French and Japanese. There are nine dining options in total, which includes gourmet meals and Jamaican favorites.
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Beaches Ocho Rios Spa, Golf & Waterpark Resort - Jamaica
Beaches Ocho Rios is a family resort with all the luxury and fun activities for a memorable vacation. The resort sits on 22 acres of lush property with the tropical grounds forming a perfect backdrop for a splendid vacation spent relaxing in the sun.
The resort, which is in the north coast of the island of Jamaica, offers 223 spacious rooms. Beaches Ocho Rios has won accolades in the World Travel Awards, thanks to its exceptional service and endless luxuries.
Kids and FeaturesKids can enjoy fun in the sun at Pirates Island, which is a themed water park with exciting water slides and tubes. There is a total of five pools, including a pool for kids with water slides and a toddlers only pool. As for adults, there is plenty to enjoy, with tennis courts, a spa, an 18-hole golf course, among other activities.
As for dining options, there are seven restaurants offering different world cuisines. Night life is also catered for with seven bars where you can relax and enjoy the tailored cocktails and good music.
Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa
Beaches Turks and Caicos will capture your holiday mood in every way possible. The Resort is made up of four villages with different themes with a different ambience at each. There is the Caribbean, Key West, French and Italian themed villages all complete with the amenities fit for a dreamy vacation with your family. There are plenty of activities for everybody and 12 miles of beach to enjoy in the glistening sun of the Caribbean.
Kids and FeaturesThe resort has its own water park named Pirates Island. The 45,000 square foot water park is a world of its own with lots of massive slides, water cannons, whirlpools and many other features that are going to be memorable for the kids. A 12-mile beach with turquoise waters also provides the perfect base camp for fun in the sand for both the kids and adults.
EatingWith 21 restaurants specializing in different world cuisines, you have plenty of dining options for whatever you are craving as you get a chance to taste the preparations of the world renowned chef, WalterStaib. Fine dining is coupled with good drinks and music as well as excellent service.
Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa - St Lucia
Coconut Bay is a tropical paradise with lots of fun for the family. It has a mile long white sand beach and is only minutes away from Maria Islands Nature Reserve which has some fascinating animal species from around the area.
Kids and FeaturesThe 85-acre luxury resort has fun tailored for adults and kids. The endless list of amenities also makes your stay comfortable and pleasurable. There is an adults-only area where the parents can stay secluded and enjoy some privacy while the kids enjoy the Splash Water Park, which is the largest in St. Lucia.
Splash is a water world with lots of activities for the kids and enthralling water slides. The water park also features the Coconut Cannonand the Coconut Coaster among other entertaining things to do.
EatingThe dining experience here is simply sublime. There is a taste of the Caribbean flavor and different cuisines from around the world that offer great dining alternatives including Asian, Creole, Italian and American dishes. Guests have a choice of nine restaurants and seven bars to choose from.
Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa – Montego Bay - Jamaica
Hilton Rose sits on its own private beach and has all the trappings of a luxury vacation available in one place. The resort boasts the largest stretch of beach in Jamaica and offers the activities and comforts fit for such.
The accommodation features plush rooms with top-notch room service that has been rated one of the best on the island. All the rooms have a view of the beach and there is the choice to book one with a kitchen.
Kids and FeaturesOne of the most-loved features about the Hilton Rose is the Sugar Mills water park, which is equipped with gigantic slides and fun water games for kids of all ages. Other facilities include a kids club and teen zone, a golf course, tennis courts, a full service spa and a fitness center among others.
EatingHilton Rose has seven restaurants, a coffee shop and a swim up bar that will pique the interest of adults. You can choose from Caribbean, Italian, Jamaican and international cuisine.
A special at the resort is the Chef's Table Dining, which caters to guest looking for a private and interactive dining experience. It features the chef and sous-chef cooking all courses on the spot. The menu is Caribbean fusion cuisine.
Memories Splash Punta Cana - Dominican republic
Memories Splash Punta Cana is a vacation destination in the Dominican Republic, with a lot of great activities for the whole family. The expansive beach property has world class accommodation with 525 rooms, four restaurants and six bars. There is also a snack bar, ice cream bar and a coffee lounge.
Kids and FeaturesWith the beach available to you, the whole family can enjoy some time in the sand as the kids build sand castles and enjoy the sun. The Splash Water Park, a vast world of water, is one of the favorite places for the kids. The water park is among the largest in the Caribbean. The long and winding water slides make for an adrenaline-charged slide down to the large pool which will have the kids screaming their lungs out in enjoyment.
There is also a kids club and a teen's lounge for each age group to mingle and have fun together. Other activities and amenities include motorized water sports, tennis, gym and fitness center, golf and a fully serviced spa among other exciting things to do.
eatingMemories Splash also has some interesting dining options at its four restaurants. Options include Mexican fusion, Italian and International dishes as well as a variety of seafood. Kids can enjoy ice cream at the ice cream bar and the family can have a snack at the snack bar. Adults can fill their coffee craving at the coffee bar, which offers a selection of freshly brewed Dominican-grown coffee as well as bite-size pastries and sandwiches.
Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino - Dominican republic
Royalton Punta Cana is located at Arena Gorda Beach, Bavaro, and is only 30 minutes from the Punta Cana International Airport. The hotel features rooms and suites, a fitness facility, casino, and all-inclusive services.
Kids and FeaturesThe resort is home to one of the largest water parks in the Caribbean. The park features a children's pool complete with water slides, a wave pool, a super-fun Space Bowl, and a Black Hole as well as a selection of water tubes to choose from.
eatingThe resort features several restaurants that offer international, Italian, and Asian cuisine. There is also a steak house, and you can enjoy teppanyaki at the Zen restaurant. Adults can enjoy cocktails at the themed bars and feast on snacks at the sports bar or snack bar.
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