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In today’s article we see which are the best family resorts in the Caribbean for scuba divers with kids. All-inclusive hotels with endless leisure options for people from zero years old.
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Energy, movement, songs, games, laughs, screams, cries, laugh again. “I want to snorkel”, “Dad, you promised me that on this trip I’ll learn to dive”, “When are we going to ride the boat?”; “Daughter, don’t worry about me. I’ll stay in the aqua gym.” “Everyone out for breakfast, right now!!!” …and so on until they fall asleep.
Traveling gives children wings to fly high, so much it is hard to put them down. For this reason, an all-inclusive Caribbean dive vacation in a good resort adapted to the whole family is essential.
1. All-Inclusive Family Resorts in the Caribbean Facilities
What does a diver hotel have to have for the whole family to enjoy?
A family resort in the Caribbean must provide comfortable accommodation for you and your entire family. In other words, triple or quadruple rooms have to be an option, without this meaning a reduction in space.
Another possibility is connecting rooms. They are ideal for families with slightly older children, leaving more privacy to adults. Suites with living rooms and bungalows are for those who need even more space.
The safest all-inclusive family resorts in the Caribbean are the funniest too
A good family resort in the Caribbean must have adequate and safe facilities to enjoy all family activities.
Open spaces so that children can play freely, adapted and supervised swimming pools, lifeguards, and a wide range of leisure activities are elements to be valued in a family resort in the Caribbean.
Between the activities, there must be experiences to enjoy together. For example, Dressel Divers catamaran excursions are a safe choice for families. But also, it has to offer exclusive activities, only for children, or only for adults and, of course, a good childcare service.
In a good family resort, you should have the possibility to try new sports such as diving or other water sports.
These are the family resorts in the Caribbean that we list below. There, you can find a Dressel Divers diving center; with a wide range of entertainment and excursions for the whole family.
2. Iberostar All Inclusive Family Resorts in The Caribbean
a. Family Resorts in the Mexican Caribbean
– Family Hotel in Cozumel
We are talking about one of the most sought-after family resorts in the Caribbean. It is in front of the second-largest coral reef in the world, so it is the ideal destination for diving lovers. With Dressel Divers, you can explore the tropical reefs and their abundant marine life. Meanwhile, the little ones will enjoy Iberostar’s educational animation model with the puppet and recycling workshop, among many other activities.
– Family Hotel in Playa Paraiso
- Iberostar Paraíso del Mar
- Iberostar Paraíso Beach
- Iberostar Selection Paraíso Lindo
- Iberostar Selection Paraíso Maya Suites.
All of these 5-star family resorts are on the beachfront and feature Iberostar’s children’s entertainment program, which is based on multiple options. In addition, they have a spa, a golf course, and many swimming pools.
Some of these hotels have a slide park within their facilities. They all have a very diverse gastronomic offer with themed restaurants and dishes from different parts of the world.
– Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
- Iberostar Quetzal
- Iberostar Toucan
Here you have two 5-star family resorts with a local cultural design. The Iberostar Quetzal even protects a fragment of tropical rainforest that surrounds it.
Dressel Divers organizes their water sports offer, like in the other family resorts on this list. This way, you will enjoy scuba diving, snorkeling, excursions, jet skis, parasailing, banana rides and other activities like: kayaking, hobby cat sailing, or windsurfing, which you can enjoy for free in the hotels of this chain.
Family outdoor swimming pools and direct access to the beach are some of the attractions of these family resorts in the Mexican Caribbean, which also offer professional entertainers and nightly shows.
b. Family resorts in the Dominican Caribbean
– Family Hotel in Punta Cana
- Coral Level at Iberostar Selection Bávaro
- Iberostar Selection Bávaro
- Iberostar Dominicana
- Iberostar Punta Cana
Straddling the Atlantic and the Caribbean Sea, these family resorts offer endless fun possibilities for the whole family.
Services and facilities for all tastes, multiple dining options, different pools, gym, spa, golf course, coral laboratory, and children’s activity programs focused on different ages.
The Dressel Divers offer is equally wide in all these hotels. Excursions to paradisiacal islands: Saona Island and Catalina Island, diving courses for all levels, water sports, and much more.
– Family Hotel in Bayahibe
- Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus
In the heart of the Dominican Caribbean, this family resort opens its doors offering activities for the whole family: a pool just for children, games for the little ones developed in Iberostar’s adapted entertainment program, scuba diving on coral reefs, SPA, a gastronomic offer adapted to all tastes, childcare service, night shows and much more.
– Family Hotel in Puerto Plata
Children can stay for free at this 5-star Caribbean family hotel of the Iberostar chain at certain times of the year. Its children’s entertainment program has activities adapted to different ages. The resort has a playground, a children’s disco, two independent swimming pools, and a special menu for the little ones in its restaurants.
If you decide to try diving with Dressel Divers Puerto Plata in this Caribbean area, you can see the Zíngara shipwreck, among other dives.
c. Family Resorts in the Jamaican Caribbean
- Iberostar Rose Hall Beach
- Iberostar Selection Rose Hall Suites
These family resorts in the Jamaican Caribbean focus on the enjoyment of the whole family. Children have special facilities there. For example: at Rose Hall Beach, children are divided by age: Monkey (from 4 to 7 years old), Dolphin (from 8 to 12 years old), and Eagle (from 13 to 17 years old).
There, your children will enjoy activities such as Master Chef, Catch the flag, Chained, Lip Sync Star, etc. While you can learn to dive, or do water sports.
In these family resorts in the Caribbean, you will find water parks and exclusive pools for children.
Dressel Divers organizes activities that the whole family can enjoy from these luxury accommodations. For instance, you can visit the Montego Bay Marine Park, swim in Falmouth’s luminous lagoon, or board our catamaran excursion.
3. Barceló Caribbean Luxury Family Resorts
- Barceló Maya Beach
- Barceló Maya Caribe
- Barceló Maya Colonial
- Barceló Maya Tropical
- Barceló Maya Palace
The Barceló hotel complex in Puerto Aventuras, Riviera Maya, Mexico; has 7 hotels, 5 of which are focused on families, and the hotel chain makes all of them available to families.
These 5 family resorts in the Mexican Caribbean have a shopping center, a water park, a spa for adults and another for children, a gym, etc.
There, you can take diving classes of different levels, go on diving and snorkeling excursions to the cenotes, dive with bull sharks, and much more.
4. Best Hard Rock resorts for families in the Caribbean
- Hard Rock Riviera Maya Hacienda en México
Here you can find fun arcades, a family-friendly water park, and teen-only facilities. This family resort in the Mexican Caribbean has an entertainment program for children, who will enjoy while the adults have their way.
- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana
This family resort in the Caribbean is in another country, but it has the same philosophy as the chain: rock and roll for everyone. The Hard Rock Kids Program offers tons of activities, games, arts and crafts, talent shows, and music, lots of music.
You already know the best family hotels and resorts in the Caribbean. Dressel Divers awaits you in all of them. Contact us and tell us when you are coming.
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