Kite surfing in the Caribbean

Caribbean Vacation Ideas That Pack Fun for the Whole Family

Kite surfing in the Caribbean

Caribbean Vacation Ideas That Pack Fun for the Whole Family

These tropical family-friendly Caribbean destinations offer the perfect mix of fun, adventure, great food and relaxation for children and adults.

Daydreaming about this year’s family vacation? Picture pristine, white-sand beaches and tranquil turquoise waves in a lush, tropical paradise: The Caribbean. The diverse collection of beautiful Caribbean islands offers an array of vacation experiences, whether you’re looking for adventure, relaxation, or a haven for the kids. Here are a few top picks:

Custom Tours in St. Lucia

Enjoy spacious villas in a home away from home at St. Lucia’s Windjammer Landing. At this all-inclusive resort, you can spend the day basking in the sun at the beach or relaxing poolside, and then enjoy mouth-watering regional cuisine at one of five onsite restaurants. Prefer to prepare your own meals? No problem. The villas at Windjammer are designed with luxury and function in mind and come equipped with full kitchens and other familiar amenities.
Explore the local culture with customized “Jammin Tours,” half-day or full-day excursions that lead visitors on explorations to volcanoes and rainforests by sailboat, jeep, plane, catamaran, helicopter, kayak, horse, or bicycle. Once you’re back onsite, take your vacation to the next level at Windjammer Landing’s spa, plunge pool, and Jacquot Fun Club for kids.
Motor boat anchored on the coast of St. Lucia

Resorts Created for Families

Give the kids a tropical vacation they will never forget while enjoying all the amenities you love. Nickelodeon’s Punta Cana Resort is an upscale, all-inclusive resort with kid-friendly appeal. Wow the kids with free play and crafts at Just Kiddin’ clubhouse, music and games at Plaza Orange, and activities at Sports Hub. Additionally, splash around at Aqua Nick water park, complete with water slides, spray grounds, splash pads, a lazy river, and a water cannon.
Kids won’t be the only ones enjoying themselves at this resort. With gourmet dining options, a world-class spa, and features like swanky, swim-up suites, parents are in for a treat as well. Looking for other resorts that appeal to kids while giving adults their dream vacation? Take a look at Paradise Island’s Atlantis.
Swim-up bar on a Punta Cana resort

Explore St. Barths

If you’re hoping to get your heart rate going in between bouts of relaxation on the beach, look no farther than Le Sereno Hotel in St. Barths. This glamorous, action-packed hotel was voted the number one resort in the Caribbean in 2016 by Condé Nast Traveler, and it’s easy to see why.
By day, explore the waters and barrier reef of Grand Cul-de-Sac, the island’s gorgeous bay. Visitors enjoy swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, and kite surfing. Get started with a lesson from 7th Heaven Kite Surf School, which services beginners through advanced surfers. In the evening, return to luxury at one of Le Sereno’s excellent restaurants, spa, pools, or other amenities.
Palm tree on a beach resort in St. Lucia
If you enjoyed these tips, be sure to check out our Instagram page for more travel inspiration.

Travel