Best Kid-Friendly All Inclusive Resorts (for Every Budget)

When it comes to having an enjoyable family vacation, “kid-friendly” really means “parent-friendly” — am I right or am I right?

When the kids are taken care of with enjoyable activities and fun atmosphere, parents can relax and soak in vacation a lot more.

Below is our list of the best “kid”-friendly All Inclusive resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean

Best Kid-Friendly All-Inclusive Resorts (for Every Budget):

The Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real


When it comes to family vacationing, The Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real pulls out all the stops.

Upon arrival, families are given complimentary Walkie Talkies for constant contact with the concierge service. Parents have full access to a private beach and pool with full concierge service. There is also a toddler splash area and mini water park the kids are sure to love.

Endless fun is offered with a the number of family-friendly activities catered to kids such as eco-tours, beach excursions, tropical parties, pool games, movie nights and more!

Our Price Point: $$$$

Iberostar Paraiso Maya and Iberostar Paraiso Lindo


These two properties share incredible family-oriented facilities including a wave pool, lazy river and splash park.

Iberostar Paraiso Maya is at the top of the ladder, with a step-up in amenities and restaurant options. It has been rated one of the best family All Inclusive resorts in all of Mexico.

And, for those looking for a more budget-friendly option, Iberostar Paraiso Lindo is a fabulous property.

Our Price Point: $$$ and $$$$

Now Amber

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There is fun to be had by all at Now Amber. Boogie boarding, Euro-bungee, a family waterslide, kite-flying, archery, rifle shooting range, ping pong, kayaks, windsurfing, water polo, Hobie cats, baseball and sailing are all offered as part of the All Inclusive experience.

Kids ages 3-12 can also enjoy supervised activities at the Explorer’s club and parents can have peace of mind knowing personnel are American Red Cross and CPR certified. At the Explorer’s Club, kids partake in activities like sandcastle contests, treasure hunt, cooking lessons taught by the hotel’s executive chef, scalable inflatable iceberg, weekly campout adventures, big screen movies on the beach, just to name a few.

And, teenagers are not forgotten here! At Core Zone, teens ages 13-17 can have the time of their life with social events, bonfires, disco mixers, sports, Xbox, Wii and water activities.

Price Point: $$$$

Melia Caribe Tropical

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Fred Flintstone in Dominican Republic? Yes, that’s right.

You’re bound for a yaba-daba-doo spotting while hanging out at the gorgeous beachfront property of Meliã Caribe Tropical in Punta Cana where there are three Flintstones-themed kid’s adventure parks — Baby Rock Club for 8 months-4 years, Bamm-Bamm Club for 5-8 year olds and the Cool Club for 9-14 year olds. Kids will be entertained with games, sports activities (zip wire, climbing wall, super jumper) and art classes.

While the kids are at play, parents can enjoy one of the 10 pools, explore the sea atop kayaks, get crafty at a candle making workshop, or unwind with an open-air couple’s massage.

Our Price Point: $$$

Grand Parnassus

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“Yo-ho-yo-ho a Parnassus life for me” — your kids will surely think so after hours of fun at the Treasure Island Water Park at this resort!

Waterlogged? Head to dry land for a family tournament of mini golf at the on-site ”Stone Age”, 18-hole mini-course. Or drop the kiddies off at the Baby or Kid club where kids are treated to an unforgettable vacation experience with safe, supervised activities designed with them in mind.

Out Price Point: $$

So, ready to take your family on vacation? We can help!