The Caribbean has wonderful weather, stunning beaches, and exciting local cultures, making it an ideal destination for a fun-filled family holiday. Many airports on the East Coast provide direct flights to popular Caribbean islands, relieving parents of the stress of rushing through the airport to make a connection.
These islands include Jamaica, Aruba, the Bahamas, Grand Cayman, and the Dominican Republic. Water sports, kids’ clubs, splash pads, playgrounds, numerous activities, and a plethora of dining options await visitors of all ages at family-friendly beach resorts once they arrive in paradise.
Here are 15 of the greatest Caribbean beach resorts for families of all sizes and budgets to help you narrow down your options. Like all-inclusive vacations better? Have a look at this article.
The Lost City of Atlantis in the Bahamas
Want to score major brownie points with the youth of phrazle today? Everyone should see Atlantis, the Lost City of the Sea. This world-famous resort features six beaches, a kids’ club, a teen club, a movie theater, a 141-acre water park with waterslides, the longest river ride in the Bahamas, an aqua-play fort, and 11 swimming pools, and a junior aquarist trainer day program for the kids
St. Barts’s Rosewood Le Guanahani
Those with a taste for luxury will enjoy Rosewood Le Guanahani St. Barth with their families.
There are two swimming pools, calm beaches, snorkeling, a kids’ club for ages four to eleven (the Rosewood Explorers club), babysitting services, and a world-class spa at this resort, making it one of the best options for families visiting St. Barts
Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve
The Ritz-Carlton Reserve at Dorado Beach in Puerto Rico is a popular with travelers of all ages. You can keep the kids (and adults) occupied (and, more importantly, happy) with a variety of water sports, pools, sandy beaches, and activities like bike excursions through endangered Pterocarpus wetlands.
Children can participate in Tano arts and crafts classes while their guardians enjoy a relaxing massage or a round of golf.
Anguilla’s Four Seasons Resort & Residences
The luxurious Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla is a great place to stay if you’re looking for a sunny family vacation.
The resort features three swimming pools, two beaches, spacious suites and villas that are perfect for relaxing in privacy, tennis, rock climbing, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, and a free kids program that includes everything from toddler kitchen play sets to Xbox.
Spa and Resort at Kimpton Seafire, Grand Cayman
The Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa, situated on Seven Mile Beach, appears like the kind of sleek, modern hotel you’d stay at before having kids, but it’s actually a fantastic option for families. At Camp Seafire, kids can have a great time making crafts, going snorkeling, and playing games. Teens appreciate independence, which in this case means they can go paddleboarding or kayaking.
Resort and Golf Club Aurora Anguilla, Anguilla
With roomy suites, swimming pools, a splash pad and playground, kids’ menus at the restaurants (so even picky eaters won’t have trouble finding something yummy to devour), and family-friendly activities like pickleball clinics and s’mores bonfires, the recently opened Aurora Anguilla Resort & Golf Club has quickly made a name for itself.
Parents can escape to the resort’s huge spa or the golf course, both of which were designed by Greg Norman.
The Rosewood at Little Dix Bay, B.V.I.
If you’re not a fan of crowded beaches, you’ll love Rosewood Little Dix Bay’s crescent-shaped length of private beach, which is shared with only a handful of other guests and passers-by.
The gentle sand and placid sea are perfect for toddlers. Cribs, monitors, high chairs, play tents, and strollers, as well as babysitting and nanny services, are available upon request from the resort.