The Caribbean is a popular family destination, especially with those whose kids enjoy watersports. There are plenty of excellent resorts here that cater to families, with kids’ clubs, water parks, beautiful beaches, family-friendly restaurants, and tons of great activities and amenities.
Many of these resorts are also all-inclusive, making your Caribbean vacation easy and stress-free. Take a look through our picks for the 10 best Caribbean family all-inclusive resorts to find the one that’s right for your tribe.
Windjammer Landing, St. Lucia
As part of the package, guests enjoy a la carte dining and drinks at seven different restaurants and bars, including a range of premium liquors. Also included are watersports such as windsurfing, snorkeling and kayaking. For an extra cost you can indulge in treatments at the spa such as a hot stone and bamboo massage, take a local tour, have a ziplining adventure, or go scuba diving. The choice is yours!
Families get complimentary access to a supervised kids’ club with VIP Kids’ Programs for fun activities such as hangouts with the hotel’s resident parrot, bonfire storytelling sessions, and movie nights on the beach.
Curtain Bluff, Antigua
Curtain Bluff resort is set on the southern side of Antigua, along a stunning beach with powdery white sand. Enjoy a stay in a gorgeous suite, with floor-to-ceiling windows boasting beach views in those on the ground floor.
With the all-inclusive package, guests can choose from a selection of a la carte meals at either of the dining options, The Sea Grape or The Tamarind Restaurant, where you can enjoy delicious fresh caught seafood.
A wide range of water activities, such as paddle-boating, windsurfing, kayaking, snorkeling in the reef are all included as well so families will have plenty to do.
Small Hope Bay Lodge, Bahamas
Small Hope Bay Lodge, located just a short distance from Nassau in The Bahamas, is a lovely eco-friendly property with just 22 rustic beachfront cabins, making it one of the more intimate Caribbean family all inclusive resorts on this list. It’s also one of the closest to the U.S., for a shorter and easier flight.
Dine on delicious local cuisine and enjoy a variety of family-friendly activities such as bonefishing just offshore, biking along the coastline, kayaking, scuba diving training and explorations, and snorkeling among the reefs. Bubble-maker courses are a great way to introduce little ones to scuba diving.
If you’re a family looking for adventure and active fun, you’ll find plenty of opportunities here, but you can also just relax along the beautiful beach.
Beaches Negril, Jamaica
Set on the beautiful and famous Seven Mile Beach, Beaches Negril is one of the best all-inclusive family-friendly resorts in Negril, Jamaica. Included in the luxurious new accommodations are 12 butler suites, built with families in mind. The Firesky Reserve Villas have four bedrooms and three floors of living space. If you don’t need that much space, this Beaches Resort (like all the others) offers a variety of accommodations to suit any family.
The resort features 10 restaurants to choose from and a wide range of amenities, including three swimming pools, kayaking, an 18,000-square-foot pirate-themed waterpark, scuba diving trips, snorkeling trips, and a spa.
As this is a family-oriented resort, of course there are plenty of things to do for the little ones. These include a supervised kids’ camp, an Xbox play lounge, and a Sesame Street show.
Spice Island Beach Resort, Grenada
There are just 64 amazing suites, some of which have private pools and outdoor dining areas. The smaller size gives this paradise a tranquil feel, rather than a lively and bustling energy.
All-inclusive rates include all meals, with fresh seafood and local fruits on offer, and premium beverages, as well as the use of watersports equipment such as paddleboards, Hobie Cats, and kayaks. If the young ones want to find their own entertainment during the day, they can head off to The Nutmeg Pod kids’ club (for ages three to twelve).
Carlisle Bay, Antigua
Antigua is known for being home to 365 beautiful beaches, and one of the best is Carlisle Bay. With just 87 suites, Carlisle Bay resort is surrounded by lush rainforest and offers wonderful views of the sparkling water.
Food choices include Italian cuisine, Asian dishes, and local Caribbean and seafood options, so you can rest assured that there’s something for everyone here.
Here you can enjoy a range of entertainment, relax at the onsite spa, spend a day poolside, get active on one of the seven tennis courts or pickleball courts, visit the outdoor yoga pavilion and gym, and go on a sunset cruise, all while spending time together as a family (or occasionally leaving the little ones over at the kids’ club!).
Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun, Mexico
Guests can enjoy 10 different restaurants, including a brand-new Argentinean steakhouse, plus amenities and facilities such as evening entertainment, a world-class spa, and three different swim-up bars at the expansive oceanfront swimming pools.
Grand Fiesta Americana Coral Beach Cancun is a perfect place for kids to visit for a vacation; even the spa provides special kids’ facials and massages. There’s a huge kids’ club with zones for different age groups, plus a sports club for teenagers.
Golden Rock Dive and Nature Resort, Dutch Caribbean
Located just 5 miles northwest of St. Kitts is the beautiful island of St. Eustatius, home to the Golden Rock Dive and Nature Resort, a beautiful eco-friendly stay with 70 rooms surrounded by flowering gardens.
Breakfast, airport transfers, and access to all the resort facilities are all included in the standard rate. An all-inclusive food and drinks package is available as an add-on.
Golden Rock Dive and Nature Resort boasts a great range of facilities and activities to enjoy. Whether you’re looking to hike to a dormant volcano, take a PADI scuba diving course to explore the world-class diving sites around the island, swim in the island’s lagoon, relax by one of the two onsite pools, play a game of tennis or pickleball on the beach, have a game of basketball, play mini-golf with the family, or paint with an in-house instructor, there’s fun to be had for all the family. There’s also a kids’ playground to keep the little ones entertained.
Kamalame Cay, Bahamas
If you’re looking for a super luxurious Caribbean family all inclusive resort, then look no further than Kamalame Cay. Located on a private island in The Bahamas, this swanky resort features Balinese-style beach houses and cottages in lush landscaping.
The resort offers guests a variety of food and drink options plus a range of amenities and activities including snorkeling and diving excursions, the only overwater spa in The Bahamas, cycling tours of the island, lazy days at the beach, and kayaking adventures out in the mangroves.
Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts, Dominican Republic
An extremely popular Caribbean family all inclusive resort is Nickelodeon Hotel & Resorts in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. It’s every cartoon lover’s dream, with themed rooms and the opportunity to eat breakfast with your favorite characters.
Every day is filled with fun at this amazing resort. Families can enjoy a spacious waterpark with statues of cartoon characters along with an action-packed kids’ club. There’s also a beautiful private beach, an infinity pool, a gym, sports facilities, a spa, 9 restaurants, and 2 bars.
Rooms and suites have balconies and living rooms with pull-out sofas. Some have private pools and butler service for the ultimate in luxury.
Now that you’ve read our list of the best Caribbean family all inclusive resorts, which would you pick? If you still can’t decide, head over to our Contact Us page, where you can get in touch with one of our trusted travel advisors. They can help you plan the perfect Caribbean family vacation.