If for years the Caribbean has been famous as a destination for newlyweds to enjoy their honeymoon, in recent times this destination has been conquering families with children because the Caribbean resorts have everything planned so that the youngest members of the house can enjoy themselves to the fullest without leaving the hotel and their parents can rest for a few days or even make plans as a couple.
So, if you’re planning a family vacation or a children’s trip, the Caribbean is an unbeatable destination. A real paradise with postcard beaches, soft white sand, a sea of an intense turquoise color where there is no lack of lush green landscapes. Tempting, right? Have a look at the best places in the Caribbean to travel with children and take note of our tips for living your own Caribbean adventure.
Punta Cana and Bavarian Beach
Located in the east of the Dominican Republic, Punta Cana is considered one of the country’s major tourist attractions, with nearly 50 kilometers of beaches, all of them with fine white sand and greenish blue sea, without reaching the turquoise of the Caribbean beaches located further south.
Of all the beaches in Punta Cana, Playa Bávaro stands out, declared by UNESCO as one of the best beaches in the world due mainly to its very fine white sand and crystal clear waters. Along with other nearby beaches, it is part of what has been called the Costa del Coco, where you will find family resorts with everything you need for an excellent family vacation. For example, the hotels of the Meliá chain in Punta Cana have a complete Kids Zone with a multitude of children’s activities and all-inclusive activities.
Meliá Caribe Tropical All Inclusive Beach & Golf Resort
While children aged 8 months to 14 years have fun at the Kids Club, adults can relax at the YHI Spa & Wellness or play golf at the Cocotal Golf & Country Club in a truly paradisaical setting.
Designed for the most demanding families, all suites at the Grand Reserve are equipped with space, comfort, technology and luxury amenities that are typical of a private villa. In addition to its children’s club, Aqua Park will delight the youngest lovers of water, slides, and splashes.
If your children are in their teens, the Paradisus Punta Cana Resort is your best option. Here you will find an extensive program of activities, parties and dance classes for teenagers, a Mini Club for children from 1 to 12 years old and enriching experiences for the adults in the house. Fun and relaxation for the whole family among the Caribbean gardens and the palm trees of Playa Bavaro.
This hotel offers a new level of excellence for family travelers. In it, you will not only find activities for the children to enjoy every moment to the fullest, but they will also be surprised thanks to each and every one of the personalized details and the exclusive attention of the Family Concierge team. Leisure, entertainment, culture, and sports for the whole family.
Its gardens with native flowers and turtles combine the essence of the Caribbean with the amenities of a luxury hotel. Enjoy a privileged green environment where you can participate in fun activities for all family members and regain energy in one of its 8 restaurants.
Paradisus Palma Real Golf & Spa Resort
Experts in creating unique experiences, they offer a wide range of activities and shows so that children and adults can enjoy the holidays of their lives in Punta Cana, without forgetting the teenagers, who also have their own special space.
For families who don’t like to give up luxury or on vacation, the Family Concierge at this boutique resort offers you personalized and exclusive service throughout your stay to meet the needs of children and adults.