Resorts That Will Keep The Whole Family Happy During Winter Break

Kiss the cold goodbye and plan your winter vacation at one of these top family resorts in the Caribbean.

By redtag.caNovember 5, 2018 Posted in:FamilyTravel Inspiration

Brrr! Temperatures are plunging and parts of Canada are already getting their first snow. If these first signs of winter already have you missing summer, then it's time to pack your bags and book your winter vacation getaway. Kiss the snow and cold goodbye and check out our choice of some of the best family resorts for a sun-soaked trip.

Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic 

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Join SpongeBob and the entire Nickelodeon gang at the Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana. Kids will go wild for the amazing Aqua Nick playground, where the daily Mass Sliming is a particular hit making this one of our top family resorts.  Mom and dad can treat themselves to a luxurious spa in between all the action.

The Verandah Resort & Spa
Antigua

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The Verandah Antigua
The Verandah Antigua

Set along 30 beachfront acres, the Verandah Resort & Spa in gorgeous Antigua looks so much like paradise you might think you're dreaming. While definitely more of a place to relax and unwind, there are plenty of amenities that children and the whole family will love, including a Kids Club, water sports, Jeep tours, and snorkelling.

Iberostar Bavaro Suites
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic 

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Iberostar Bavaro
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If white sand beaches and turquoise waters are must-have items for your winter getaway, look no further than the Iberostar Bavaro Suites in Punta Cana. This 5-star luxury resort has something for everyone, including a water park, comedy shows, Star Camp (supervised activities) and all day activities. Book a Family Junior Suite with connecting rooms to allow for space yet keeping the family close.

Beaches Turks & Caicos
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

Beaches Turks & Caicos
Beaches Turks & Caicos
Beaches Turks & Caicos

Located on Grace Bay, which has been voted one of the world's best beaches, the Beaches Resort - Turks & Caicos is comprised of five unique "villages." Each village has its own theme, including Key West, French, Caribbean, and Italian, so you'll feel like a real globetrotter without ever leaving the resort. There is plenty of all-inclusive fun and entertainment for not only young kids, but tweens and teens as well -  A 45,000 square-foot impressive waterpark, Sesame Street characters, Xbox Play Lounge, a nightclub and arcade.

Hard Rock Punta Cana
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

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With an astonishing 13 pools, a Nicklaus-designed golf course, a beachside spa, and non-stop music inspired actives you'll feel like a true rock star at the Hard Rock Punta Cana. Many of the pools include waterslides and swim-up bars, so both the kids and adults are bound to have a blast at this action-packed resort. This family resort accommodates large families which you'll love - opt for a Signature Family Suite with 2 bedrooms or a Signature Family + Islander Junior, 2,500 sq.ft. 3 bedroom suite. 

Royalton Riviera Cancun
Cancun, Mexico

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The Royalton Riviera Cancun boasts awe-inspiring modern architecture in Mexico's top vacation destination and 2018 Traveler's Choice TripAdvisor winner. This is the perfect choice if you want a resort that has plenty for the kids to do at the supervised kids club and Hang Out Teens Lounge but still leaves plenty of options for when you are looking for some R&R on your own. You'll get access to a huge on-site splash park, non-motorized water sports, unlimited reservation-free dining, and luxurious, spacious rooms.

Holiday Inn Resort Aruba
Palm Beach, Aruba

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Holiday Inn Aruba
Holiday Inn Aruba

Aruba is nicknamed the "One Happy Island" and when you stay at the Holiday Inn Resort Aruba, you'll quickly see why. Situated along a beach with sands that look like pure white sugar, this Holiday Inn Resort offers live entertainment, a kids' club and activity centre, premier shopping, and beachfront restaurants and bars. With babysitting and child care services, you and your significant other can also enjoy a much-needed romantic date night!

Atlantis
Paradise Island, Bahamas

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Atlantis Bahamas
Atlantis Bahamas

The iconic Atlantis Resort Bahamas continues to set the gold standard for action-packed family-friendly vacations. This resort is like a world unto itself, with a huge aquarium featuring turtles, stingrays, and tropical fish, a casino, luxury shopping, private beaches, and dolphin sanctuary. Don't miss a thrilling ride on the glass waterslides that will take you right through the shark tank!

The Grand at Moon Palace
Cancun, Mexico

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Grand at Moon Palace
Grand at Moon Palace

The Grand at Moon Palace in Cancun combines fun-filled activities with plenty of options for relaxation. For mom and dad, the state-of-the-art spa offers a space to unwind while the whole family can enjoy the massive water park equipped with slides, a lazy river and a wave pool. Plus, a magic show, and bowling centre! An experience that you and your children will cherish forever

Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica
Runaway Bay, Jamaica

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Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica
Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica

Located on the white-sand shores of Runaway Bay, the Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica offers Victorian-themed 5-star luxury for guests of all ages. Kids love the new water park and play area, while mom and dad can relax at the famous Bahia Spa or take a dip in the resort's massive pool set in a lush tropical garden. Meanwhile, the whole family will love the non-motorized water sports, gorgeous beaches, and tours of Jamaica's stunning nature.

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