13 FAMILY RESORTS IN MEXICO & THE CARIBBEAN
OUR TOP ALL-INCLUSIVE FAMILY VACATION PACKAGES
The family that vacays together, stays together. If your crew is due for some time in the sunshine, here are our picks for the best family-friendly resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean.
Does your family love a beach break with a side of adventure? Settle in Samaná, Dominican Republic’s wild and gorgeous peninsula. At Bahia Principe Grand El Portillo, your crew can enjoy family suites, a children’s water park, teens club, and all types of aquatic activities and all-ages Dominican-themed entertainment.
Another of Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts’ fantastic family options is the Bahia Principe Grand Jamaica in spectacular Runaway Bay. This paradisiac spot introduces kids to the spicy flavours and laid-back living of one of our favourite Caribbean islands. Plus, they’ll love the colourful water park and dedicated kids’ club.
Uncovering a Caribbean hidden gem is even better with the ones you love most. Stay at the immaculate Coconut Bay to discover Saint Lucia’s exotic southern coast, the ideal gateway to a lush and volcanic island. This kid-friendly resort is home to a sprawling tropical playground called CocoLand, complete with supervised Kidz Klub, animal shelter, water park and family fun nights.
A pirate ship, nine water slides, outdoor and indoor game areas… everything at our family-friendly pick in Puerto Vallarta is set up to keep kids happy. They even cater to the tiniest of vacationers with their Baby Paradise program that includes professional childcare service, so grown-ups can schedule in soothing spa treatments or a lil’ quiet beach time.
Oaxaca is one of Mexico’s most fascinating regions, rich in unique traditions, delicious cuisine, and unforgettable landscapes perfect for hiking. Experience it together at one of the best Mexican resorts for families. Enjoy beach volleyball and kayaking at sea or leave the little ones at the supervised kids’ club for some oceanfront relaxation.
Shrouded in rainforests and teeming with exotic wildlife, Costa Rica is definitely a bucket-list tropical destination. Check it off their lists young with a stay at the Fiesta Resort, where your next family vacation could include excursions to the picturesque sites of the Puntarenas province, rounds of mini-golf at the resort, and mingling with monkeys!
Cuba’s always a good choice for family fun in the sun. Create new memories along the white sands of Varadero and turn your little ones’ vacay into an adventure. At the supervised kids’ club, the characters Toopy and Binoo™ await to amuse and entertain all day, while parents set off to lounge by the pool or reset at the spa.
Big and small, be island-bound and pick the fab Grand Park Royal Cozumel. Swim with the fam in infinity pools overlooking the Caribbean, sample authentic Mexican cuisine or international flavours, and make the most of an exclusive beach and award-winning, Mayan-inspired architecture. Bonus for the kiddos: Cozumel is an exciting destination for sea-set adventures like snorkelling!
Indulge in Royalton’s signature All-in Luxury®, guaranteeing stylish suites and world-class dining for everyone—kids included. You’re never too young to treat yourself and here’s where they can start, at this Punta Cana resort. Beyond the fine accommodations and facilities, the FlowRider® surf machine is ready to teach kids how to ride or they could opt for floating down the lazy river and hanging out at the teens club.
Los Cabos, over on the Baja California peninsula, might boast a jet-set reputation, but its plethora of all-ages attractions makes it a perfect family-friendly destination in Mexico. There’s something for everyone here: whale-watching in the Sea of Cortez, learning how to surf or stand-up paddleboard, and exploring nearby historic towns. See it for yourself when you bring the gang to Royal Solaris Los Cabos!
Is your pack wild at heart? You’ll love Playa del Carmen’s Sandos Caracol Eco Resort, tucked in the verdant landscapes of the Riviera Maya. Your nature lovin’ fam will thrive while diving into a jungle cenote or biking the path that circles the property. A Rainforest Alliance Certified resort, this eco-friendly hideaway is also great for teaching your kids how to vacation more sustainably. Don’t miss the green activities of their All-Nature Experience program!
Discover somewhere new at a Caribbean family resort on the island nation of Curaçao. Here, sizzling Caribbean climate meets Dutch culture and family fun lasts from sun-up to sun-down. Beach volleyball, sumo wrestling, bouncy boxing, rock climbing, science program, video games, and all the pool and beach activities you can think of—you name it, they’ve got it. Veer off the beaten path and travel to a southern Caribbean spot your whole family will love.
Imagine a home-away-from-home facing the soothing waves of the Pacific Ocean. That’s Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa, a Mexican all-inclusive resort for families. Their signature Unlimited-Fun® program means parent and child have nothing to worry, because drinks, dining, and world-class service and entertainment? All included. Kids, if you need an adult time-out, there’s a no-parents rule at the Explorers’ Club for Kids and at the Core Zone Teens Club.
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