The Caribbean is known for its beautiful beaches, fun water sporting activities, and being one of the best places in the world to rest, relax, and recuperate. As a traveler, you’re spoiled for choice with places to stay so it doesn’t matter if you’re a foodie, adventurer, or simply looking to escape the bustling city life! If you’re planning a Caribbean vacation and want to try something new, here is a list of some all-inclusive Caribbean resorts.
Hodges Bay Resort & Spa is known as the new luxury $100 million resort to open up on St John’s in Antigua. Fully equipped with up to three bedroom villas, a swim-up and rooftop bar, luxury spa, and poolside cabanas, this will leave you feeling like you’ve stepped into the lap of luxury.
2. Silversands Grenada (Grenada)
Silversands Grenada is the first to open on Grand Anse Beach within the last 25 years, and includes hillside and beachfront villas, an infinity pool, the luxurious Silversands Spa, and a fancy beach club.
3. Serafina Beach Hotel (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
With gorgeous oceanfront views and direct access to the Condado district, the Serafina Beach Hotel will leave you feeling rested and relaxed. The hotel includes two restaurants, a poolside bar, and an infinity-edge pool. You can also book day trips to the famous El Yunque National Rainforest, as well as snorkelling trips.
4. Gansevoort Playa Imbert (Dominican Republic)
Gansevoort Playa Imbert is known to be one of the very best Caribbean resorts, despite being opened for such a short time. The iconic feature of this hotel is the beautifully designed infinity pool that extends toward the ocean.
5. Paradise Beach (Nevis)
Paradise Beach is the first resort to offer villas in Nevis, but these villas are simply gorgeous. They were designed and built in a variety of different sizes, and each one comes with its own butler.
6. Belle Mont Farm (St. Kitts)
If you like all things cooking, then Belle Mont Farm is place to be! There are plenty of amazing dining opportunities here, and the luxurious feel of the place itself will make you forget that you’re actually in a farmhouse!
7. Marriott (Port-au-Prince, Haiti)
If you’re an art lover, then the luxurious Marriott located in Port-au-Prince, Haiti will leave you coming back for more! The hotel itself has extended a hand to the local community, and features Haitian artwork around the hotel and in the rooms.
8. Franklyn D. Resort & Spa – Jamaica
Known as one of the best family resorts in Jamaica, the Franklyn D. Resort and Spa should be at the top of any family’s list. The resort is fully equipped with a playground, giant water slide, swimming pool, kids’ club, teens’ program, kids’ buffet, and a beachfront location.
9. Beaches Resort – Turks & Caicos
One of the top-rated all-inclusive Caribbean family resorts, the Beaches Resort is decked out with a water park, six swimming pools, and three swim-up bars. There is also a kids’ club, teen night club, adult night club, 21 restaurants, and a scuba program!
10. Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana – Dominican Republic
Nothing can be more of a treat for kids than staying at a Nickelodeon Hotel! There’s a playhouse for kids, live entertainment, and an outdoor water park. You’ll be amazed at the character dining experience, and a villa inspired by SpongeBob’s home, named The Pineapple!
11. Coconut Bay Beach Resort – St. Lucia
Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa houses one St. Lucia’s largest water park. The water park itself is famous for its lazy river, and holds two pretty big water slides that older kids will love. There’s also a paintball facility and a windsurfing centre!
12. Las Casitas Village – A Waldorf Astoria Resort
With luxurious condos and full access to Coqui Water Park, as well as some pretty amazing hiking routes, Las Casitas Village offers rest and relaxation all year around.
13. Wyndham Reef Resort – Cayman Islands
Tucked away on Grand Cayman’s East End, the Wyndham Reef Resort offers sea-facing villas with fully equipped kitchens, living rooms, and private balconies which are perfect for families.
14. Spice Island Beach Resort
Located on Grenada’s cherished Grand Anse Beach, the Spice Island Beach Resort is a family-run boutique hotel. Families can even book one of the special suites with private pools! Kids will love the snorkeling and paddle boarding activities as well.
15. Jade Mountain
Known for rooms with just three walls, Jade Mountain offers some of the best views of St. Lucia’s Piton Mountains and the Caribbean Sea. There is a long list of island sports to choose from, or why not take the whole family sailing on the resort’s yacht at sunset!
16. Atlantis Paradise Island Resort, Paradise Island
Filled with tons of activities for kids and teens, Atlantis Paradise Island Resort is somewhat like a Caribbean Disneyland! With 11 different pools, a water park, a speedway for racing remote control cars, and a marine area with sharks, stingrays, and dolphins, kids will have an endless list of activities to keep them busy! Not necessarily all-inclusive unless you chose a meal option or are ready to spend in the many restaurants on the property, this resort is still worth mentioning.
17. Mariott’s Aruba Surf Club, Aruba
The Marriott’s Aruba Surf Club is well known for the “Lazy River” swimming pool, which allows people to float from one side of the property to the other! In addition, there are pool side ping pong tables, a Nintendo Wii Lounge, and an on-site water slide.
18. Sunscape Curacao Resort Spa & Casino, Willemstad, Curacao
The Sunscape Resort is a popular pick for any family. Fully equipped with games and activities for kids of all ages, you can be sure that there’s fun to be had by everyone! From kayaking to movie nights, and the all famous rock wall!
19. Club Med Caravelle, Guadeloupe
With rooms that sleep up to six, ramps for strollers, an arcade, and an evening babysitting group, Club Med Caravelle is definitely one family-friendly resort with all the amenities any parent could want.
20. Breezes Curacao Resort, Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles
The best part about Breezes Curacao Resort is the beachside playground and junior suites with microwaves! Kids will have a host of fun activities to partake in, such as treasure hunts, sandcastle-building, and a circus workshop!
*Hotel images are from the hotel websites.