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What All Inclusive Resorts Are Best For Family Vacation?

Do you finally have some time off work to take the family vacation you have been looking forward to? Are you searching for holiday destinations that are family-friendly? What to choose: an all inclusive vacation package, or plan everything on your own for your unique family? What you have dreamed of, relaxing beaches resorts or more active vacation? The list below will help you to clear everything up. Let’s take a look at the best family all inclusive resorts in USA and beyond.

Hard Rock Riviera Maya – Cancun, Mexico

Hard Rock Riviera Maya

It is a luxurious 1264 rooms five-star hotel where you are guaranteed to enjoy your vacation. The Hard Rock Riviera Maya has a stunning view of the private white sand beach and surprises you with a variety of dining options from Mexican to Brazilian cuisine just to mention a few.


  • Luxurious family suites with private balconies and a hammock
  • Swimming pools, both family-friendly and adults only
  • A hydro spa tub
  • A large Smart TV
  • Fully stocked mini bar
  • Xbox 360, DVD and CD players
  • It has a 24-hour free room service


This beach resort offers all inclusive vacation packages starting at a rate of $400 per room.

Kids’ Entertainment – It has kid-friendly offers such as kids club, pools, children programs and kids room service menu within the package. It has on-site Woodward facilities where children can try different tricks at a skate park, launch off ramps on BMX bike, leap into a foam pit, and bounce on trampolines.

Parents’ Entertainment – As you spend your couple-time in the adult only restaurant (Heaven), at a kids-free pool, or getting some yoga classes, your digitally inclined children can use the high-resolution cameras to capture their experiences or head to the Roxity Kids club. In the meantime, your older children can watch movies and play video games at the Cavern, or have some Dj experience.

Beaches Turks and Caicos Resort Village and Spa – Turks and Caicos Islands

Beaches Turks and Caicos Resort Village and Spa

It is one of the best all inclusive resorts for families in the Caribbean. Beaches Turks and Caicos Resort is a tropical resort popular for its 12-mile white-sand beach which is surrounded by crystal clear blue waters.


  • Kids club
  • Approximately 20 on-site restaurants
  • A teen night club
  • Scuba program
  • Spacious accommodation in family suites and seaside villas


It offers all-inclusive family vacation packages at a rate of $574 per adult and $135 per child per night in the summer.

Kids’ Entertainment – The thrilling island escape has something for everyone in the family. Your kids can have the time of their life at the Pilate Island Water park with surf simulators, water slides, kid friendly pools, camps, whirlpool, kids swim-up soda bar, and the lazy rivers. Your teenagers are also sorted. They will have a lot of entertainment at the Club Liquid or the Xbox play lounge.

Parents’ Entertainment – The resort offers private certified childcare options for kids, though for an additional but cheap rate, to take care of your kids as you enjoy your couple time at the Bombay club, watching a live show or having a cocktail party. What more could you ask for?

Lapa Rios Ecolodge, Costa Rica

Lapa Rios Ecolodge

If your family loves nature and wildlife, this resort in Costa Rica is the place for you to have your vacation. At the Lapa Rios, you will enjoy adventures in the 1000 acres of tropical rainforests of the Osa Peninsula in the Corcovado National Park.


  • Accommodation in the 17 thatched bungalows
  • A veranda with a perfect view of the ocean and the forest
  • Trails connecting the guest lodges
  • Private outdoor rain shower and deck
  • An outdoor pool


Get a bungalow that can house 4 people at an affordable price of $1403 for 3 nights.

Kids’ Entertainment –  Your kids will enjoy waterboarding and surfing school at the beach as well as other water activities like fishing and snorkeling.

Parents’ Entertainment – If you are a wildlife enthusiast, you will also get educational opportunities on conservation of wildlife and other eco-friendly practices. There are hikes to the waterfalls, the surrounding environment of the forests at all times. It will be an experience your family will never forget.

Nickelodeon Hotels and Resorts – Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

This traditional all-inclusive family resort was opened in 2016 as a mini theme park. It is an ideal vacation spot for you if your kids are Nickelodeon fans. The Nickelodeon is located along a privately-owned beach on the Caribbean Sea.


  • Accommodation in a wraparound swim-up suite or a SpongeBob’s home inspired villa called the Pineapple
  • Grape and Key wine bar where you can get premium drinks such as Sangria
  • Sicilian Kitchen which offers Gourmet Cuisine
  • Kids and family playhouse called Just Kidding
  • Plaza Orange where you will enjoy live entertainment as well as organized games
  • An outdoor water park that is known as the Aqua Nick
  • Free Wifi and Smart TVs


The all-inclusive package at rates of $503 per person per night.

Kids’ Entertainment – They will get to see the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Paw Patrol, and SpongeBob’s Square Parts. They will also enjoy slime smoothies, have fun at the mass slimming, Just Kidding clubhouse, lazy river rides, splash pads, and have their 47th jump at the winding water slides.

Parents’ Entertainment – Lovely Uvero Alto Beach, infinity pool and waterpark bring joy to adults as well as kids. You can book a special date night and dine at the adults-only Kitchen 2, where guests aged 18+ delight in molecular and traditional dishes. At your disposal a nightly shows and live music. At the Sports Hub, guests can test their skills at archery, tennis, ping pong, group soccer, etc. Dance classes, yoga lively aqua aerobics are offered as well.

Skytop Lodge – Pennsylvania, USA

Skytop Lodge

It is one of the most popular family friendly all inclusive resorts in the USA located in the Pocono Mountains in Skytop, Pennsylvania. This resort has been operational since 1928 and sits on 5,500 acres of land.  It is considered an old-fashioned historic resort, but if you are looking for a unique vacation, the Skytop is where your family should head to next. You get an attractive view of the lake and mountains around and take part in activities that you can only find at the Skytop Lodge.


  • Accommodation in family cottages with a private porch only a few yards from the Main Lodge
  • Dining with a great view of Skytop Lake,
  • Free Wi-Fi and a large smart TV,
  • Access to Tobyhanna and the Promised Land State Parks
  • Wildlife


It is considered to be one of an affordable all inclusive resorts, it offers cheap family vacations at a rate starting from $152.

Kids’ Entertainment –  Your kids will be involved in fishing, treetop adventures, biking, archery, snow tubing, and kayaking.

Parents’ Entertainment – It has a wide choice of activities for you to do. Including seven tennis courts, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, an 18-hole golf course and fly-fishing school. There are 30 miles of scenic hiking trails throughout the estate’s territory, and staffed naturalists can guide guests through the site’s pristine wilderness. And of course, you have access to the spa facilities.

Travaasa Hana – Maui, USA

Travaasa Hana

When looking for a luxurious vacation spot that also offers great beach and mountain scenery, this all-inclusive family resort situated in the town of Hana in Maui is where you should go. The Road to Hana is as beautiful as the resort itself. As you travel this highway you will be graced with an attractive scene of the rainforests and waterfalls providing a travel wilderness like no other.


  • Comfortable accommodation in spacious cottages, and private suites
  • The Preserve kitchen and bar
  • Bike riding and fishing
  • Transfers from the beach to the airport
  • Live Hawaiian Music
  • Fitness center
  • Hospitality


Get to enjoy all the above and more at the rate of $575 per night.

Kids’ Entertainment – children can have family time taking part in scheduled activities such as horseriding, fishing, Ukulele lessons, hiking, kayaking, and spear throwing. Travaasa rooms have no radios, TV, or clocks to allow you to get immersed in the experience. It will be an excellent opportunity for the kids to be away from technology for a while.

Parents’ Entertainment – You will get to enjoy the rich culture of the locals. It’s a perfect place to doing yoga and meditation in the morning, slack-lining, horseback riding. You can take a hula lesson or a ukulele lesson, take advantage of the pool and the 3-hole putt-putt golf course. Enjoy the beauty Hana’s at night. The sky is full of stars, and you can simply gazing up at them all night long.

Club Med Cancun Yucatan – Cancun, Mexico

Club Med Cancun Yucatan

Club Med resort is a name that comes to mind while choosing the best all inclusive family resorts in Mexico. This family beach resort is the dream vacation destination for any family.


  • An oceanfront family suite that has spacious private rooms for kids and balconies to enjoy the cool breeze of the sea.
  • Mexican cuisine
  • A renovated spa
  • La Estancia restaurant
  • The Taco Arte Beach Lounge


You will enjoy all this in a package that starts at a rate of $371 per person.

Kids’ Entertainment – You will stay active by engaging in water sports such as snorkeling, water skiing, sailing, archery, windsurfing, tennis, and flying trapeze. You are offered unlimited gourmet while conducting these activities. Other bonuses include Club Med kids clubs run by certified childcare workers, Petit Club Med club for kids below 4 years, a playground, water sports, and many more.

Parents’ Entertainment – Besides sunbathing on the white beaches, swimming in the refreshing pools, swaying gently on one of the many hammocks, sipping specially-made cocktails, and relaxing at the spa here a lot of activities for adults. Like flying high above the resort on a trapeze, snorkeling, water skiing, kayaking, windsurfing.

Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort – St Lucia, Caribbean Sea

Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort

This place is a paradise for families and has something to offer for everyone, regardless of age. It is located in St Lucia along the Caribbean Sea sitting on a 64,000 square feet stretch of the white, sandy beaches. Accommodations at Windjammer Landing are luxurious, functional and ideal for families. Each villa also comes with a full kitchen, living and dining areas, and a private plunge pool, in addition to the other six pools available at the resort.


  • Spacious accommodation
  • The 5 on-site restaurants
  • Outdoor swimming pools and tennis courts
  • Non-motorized water sports and motorized sports


It has all inclusive packages starting from $163 per night.

Kids’ Entertainment – The Jacquot Fun Club will be an excellent place for your kids to spend time. I bet that kids will spend most of the holiday making use of a full menu of seaside fun: floating water trampoline, an “iceberg” climbing wall, waterskiing, windsurfing, snorkeling or taking a ride on the banana or tubes. If not children can be engaged in nature hikes, shell hunts, bottle fishing, coconut bowling, boat rides, cooking lessons. Relaxing in one of the overwater hammocks is also a favorite among teens.

Parents’ Entertainment – Join your kids in fun water sports. Or choose activities such as stand-up paddle boarding, beach volleyball, cornhole contests, water polo, water balloon fights, table tennis, beach cricket and more. As an addition, you can pick from sailboat tours, rainforest zip-line and gondola tours, volcano tours, deep sea fishing, dolphin and whale watching, and many other family-friendly options. 


Such vacations are an excellent way for you to strengthen the bond between you and your loved ones. With this list of vacation ideas, you can get away and have fun in full. You will have your ‘me’ time, couple time, and family time in any of these top all inclusive resorts. So, have them in mind when planning your next vacation! Have fun!

Tata Nech

Hey, I'm Tata Nech, happy mom and a relationship writer. It's my passion to share my experience, knowledge, and point of view. And if you have read the article to the end and are already here, it means that I am not so bad. Read more from my blog. Hope you enjoy it.
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