The tricky part of planning a relaxing family vacation is finding a place that will be fun for both you and your kids. It's your vacation too — your time at an all-inclusive beach hotel should not just be enjoyed, but savored. But how do you balance parenting with fine dining and all-you-can-drink cocktails?
The answer, of course, is to scour travel locations to find a hotel that offers an abundance of amenities and activities for you and your children.
Or better yet, let us find one for you.
We've put together a list of our top picks for the best all-inclusive resorts for you and your kids. Whether you want to wade in the cool blue waters of Cancun, or bask in the pristine Jamaican sun, we've found the spots that have all the ingredients for the relaxing family vacation you deserve.
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Villa del Palmar Cancun Luxury Beach Resort & Spa in Cancun
While you're taking in the elegant, modern design of this tropical paradise, your kids will love playing in the game room. Want to spend the afternoon being pampered at the full-service spa? Drop your kids off at the free kids' club, and let yourself live the good life!
Create lasting family memories with a variety of family activities. Take your kids snorkeling, or grab a boogie board and ride the waves. With so much to do, you'll never want to leave.
Sunscape Splash Montego Bay in Jamaica
Sunscape Splash Montego Bay certainly belongs on any list of the best all inclusive resorts for kids. Located right on the beachfront, it offers lots of amenities for your tykes, including a children's pool, free children's club and a playground on site. The real kicker is the free water park. What kid doesn't love a water park?
Grand Palladium Bavaro Suites Resort & Spa in Punta Cana, DR
Punta Cana is full of all-inclusive resorts, but the Grand Palladium Bavaro Suites Resort & Spa stands out for being extra family-friendly. They provide free cribs for infants and offer a children's pool and an on-site playground. With a complimentary children's club with supervised activities for your kids, you'll be free to relax on the beach. For an extra charge, they also offer childcare services.
Crown Paradise Club Puerto Vallarta in Mexico
Saving the best for last, the Crown Paradise Club Puerto Vallarta checks all the boxes on this list. Children's club? Check. Playground on site? Check. Supervised activities for kids? Check. But the Kids Paradise Club Water Park will make you wish you were a kid again, with its multiple water slides, giant pirate ship and dragon-protected castle. Relax by the water with a beer or cocktail while your kids entertain themselves for hours!