It’s starting to get cold. Whenever it starts to get cold, all I want is to visit a nice, warm beach. And while some of us prefer to take our Caribbean vacations without the kids, every once in a while, you need a trip that the whole family can enjoy.
Well, if you’re thinking about heading south for the winter, Mommyish teamed up with Thomas Cook Travel to clue you in on the best family resorts for your next getaway. These all-inclusive trips have beautiful beaches, amazing entertainment, and fun for every single member of your family. They’re resorts that are designed with the whole group in mind.
How do we know that these resorts are so great? Well Thomas Cook Travel has an entire “Kids First Vacation” section, made especially with moms and dads in mind. I combed through all of their amazing offers and picked my favorite 11. That means that if you’re taking a trip to any of these places, you should probably bring me along. I found it for you!
Sunset Beach Resort & Spa Montego Bay, JamaicaThis newly remodeled all-inclusive resort has a waterslides, snorkeling, and a magic show. That's right, I said magic.
Melia Cabo Real Los Cabos, MexicoMelia Cabo doesn't just have a Kids' Club and a Teen Club. It has a Baby Club as well. All you moms of very little ones, I know where you're headed.
Beaches Negril Negril, JamaicaPirate's Island, a DJ Academy, and glass-bottom boat rides. No one should be surprised it was voted the best family resort by Travel + Leisure.
Iberostar Ensenachos Cayo Santa Maria, CubaThis beautiful resort includes a specific family section, nightly performances, and you can kayak through the water to see big groups of fish swimming around you.
Barcelo Maya Palace Deluxe Riviera Maya, MexicoAt this resort, spa features are available for the whole family. Personally, if a masseuse can convince my four-year-old to relax a little, I'm going to be impressed.
Melia Puerto Vallarta Puerto Vallarta, MexicoGuys, this place has Flintstones Land! I don't know if we need to say much more than that.
Sandos Caracol Riviera Maya, MexicoThis eco resort and spa is perfect for green families looking for a vacation. It also includes jungle tours and enough animal exposure to excite any young kid like mine, who wants to live at the zoo.
Ocean Coral Riviera Maya, MexicoAnother resort with plenty of exotic animals to check out, and even more restaurants.
Dreams Puerto Aventuras Riviera Maya, MexicoThis resort has evening entertainment for kids! This place definitely does not forget that kids still have energy after 5pm.
Gran Bahia Principe El Portillo Punta Cana, Dominican RepublicThe water level at this beach is shallow and the waters are warm and calm. It is the perfect children's beach. If your kids want this ocean, this is where to go.
Azul Beach Riviera Maya, MexicoThis Riviera Maya resort in made especially for large families, with suites big enough for 5+. What's more, it's play place was designed by Fisher-Price, so don't worry about packing all those toys for your trip.