12 Resorts that are Fun for the Whole Family!
When it’s time to plan a family vacation, everyone has high hopes for fun and relaxation. But, is it really possible to satisfy the whole crew? It takes a pretty special resort to provide everything to entertain every generation. Our top 12 multi-generation resorts are sure to check off everyone’s wish list.
Located in Cancun’s Hotel Zone, Dream Sands is a conveniently located oasis. With white sand beaches, Dream Sands provides breathtaking views and short walks to exceptional shopping, restaurants and bars, so everyone can find what they are looking for. For the little ones, the Explorer’s Club offers weekly beach camping trips and plenty of daily activities. Teens will love the bonfires and disco mixers at the Core Zone Teens Club. With the kid’s so well-entertained, the adults will have plenty of time to hit a round of golf.
Generations prides itself on being the quintessential family resort for a good reason. Kids will delight in ball pits and video games at the Eko Kid’s Club. Teens can show off their adventures in the social media center. An added bonus to this resort is the “Just Bring the Baby” program, which is an excellent babysitting service that provides everything from cribs to baby monitors. It’s never been easier to take the very youngest family members on their first vacation! Adults are invited to relax and recharge at beach yoga and wine tasting classes. The whole family will go home with new culinary skills after enjoying age-appropriate cooking classes.
Who says relaxation is just for grown ups? At Azul Fives Beach Resort, the youngest guests can indulge in a just-for-kids spa treatment or kid’s yoga class. Of course, there’s also plenty of fun to be had. Teen can scale the rock-climbing wall while their little brothers and sisters make their own piñatas. The whole family will cherish memories of snorkeling and exploring Mayan ruins. When the fun finally goes down, choose between family movie night with popcorn or a date-night for Mom and Dad with dance lessons or a fine meal in a world-class restaurant.
No one knows more about entertaining kids than Nickelodeon. But, never fear, this one is just as much fun for the grown ups. For the kids, there’s a massive pool with plenty of slides, play rooms, character shows and daily activities. Meanwhile, parents can reconnect with a Soulmate Ritual massage at the indulgent Vassa Spa. And, where else on earth could you stay in a room shaped like the Pineapple Under The Sea?
Experience “All-In Luxury” at Royalton Punta Cana. While the kids hang out in the Clubhouse Kid’s Club, the adults can bet it all at the casino. At the end of the day, a huge range is restaurants serve everything from kid-friendly finger foods to Mediterranean foods. Or, snuggle in for the evening with 24-hour room service.
The whole family can have a rockin’ good time in Punta Cana. A unique Fender guitar room service allows you to choose from over 20 types of instruments for your own in-room jam session. Be the star while making a music video or getting expert stage training at the Music Lab. Of course, there’s more traditional vacation fun for the whole family with pools, a state-of-the-art spa and plenty of beachfront activities. The whole group can also improve their golf game with a full-sized course for the grown ups and a mini-golf course for the younger set.
A visit to Rose Hall suites is equal parts family vacation and romantic getaway. Young ones will enjoy the water park and kid’s club, while the adults will love the discotheque and nightly live entertainment. The lazy river is sure to be a hit with the whole family.
Escape to Jewel Runaway Bay, where the kids will rave about the Lagoon Water park, compete with raft rides and slides. They’ll be having so much fun, they won’t even notice that the adults have snuck off to the 18-hole golf course. For a little family fun, venture away from the resort for an unforgettable trip to Dunn’s River Falls or an opportunity to swim with dolphins.
Stunning Victorian architecture sets Riu Palace apart as an exquisite getaway for adults, don’t let the upscale looks fool you. There’s plenty for the whole family to enjoy! A children’s pool and a entertainment program will keep the little ones happy, while the grown ups can enjoy get active with scuba diving lessons, kayaking and live music.
For the ultimate fun in the sun vacation, Riu Santa Fe is the place to be. The whole family can take a turn at snorkeling, scuba lessons, beach volleyball and horseback riding. While the little ones make new friends at the RiuLand kid’s club, the adults can rejuvenate at the spa, or just kick back in the whirlpool.
Family memories are made at Sunscape. Hard-to-please teens will find lots to love with karaoke, batting cages, archery and social activities at the Teen Zone. Younger kids just might bring on a ribbon from the sand castle building competition, and they are sure to get a head start on the school year with science and nature activities. Grown ups can get away from it all at the adults-only whirlpool or have their own adventure on paddle boards or the rock-climbing wall.
The young and young-at-heart will find their dream vacation at Coconut Bay Beach Resort. At Splash, families can enjoy St. Lucia’s largest water park, complete with a lazy river, activity pool, slides galore and paintball games. For those traveling without children, Harmony offers an adults-only oasis with an ocean-front spa, cabana beds and a tiki bar.
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