Childhood is gone in an instant, or so it would seem. In today’s high-tech, fast paced society, families struggle to create some breathing room independent of the constant onslaught of text messages, tweeting, and facebook updates. How do you find the time and space to create an experience where you can spend quality time together? For some the family vacation is the preferred answer. Unfortunately for most of us, the idea of a family vacation often conjures up images of long, boring car rides with arguing children with overpriced hotels and fast food dinners. However, a new trend is emerging in family vacations that promise to eliminate all the tedious aspects of the traditional family vacation.
All inclusive family resorts are, by far, the best way for a family to take an affordable and enjoyable vacation without experiencing all of the hassle. An all inclusive resort is typically a resort which, for a flat fee, offers unlimited food, drinks, and activities. This is perfect because you do not have to constantly watch your budget and worry about how many more rounds of mini golf or buffet dinners your bank account can withstand. In addition to the simplicity of payment options and affordability, all inclusive family resorts typically offer a multitude of activities to keep young children engaged and happily entertained. From snorkeling, bicycling, hiking, swimming, and waterparks, children of all ages will be blissfully entertained while you and your significant other are free to spend some quality time relaxing around the pool and enjoying the many creature comforts and amenities the resort has to offer.
All inclusive family resorts are truly the next generation in family vacationing. Therefore, it should be no surprise that the industry is currently experiencing exponential growth as these resorts are appearing in some of the world’s most desirable vacation hot spots such as the Caribbean, Mexico, and the Pacific. This huge growth has helped increase the competition among resorts and, therefore, decrease the cost of a tropical beach getaway for your family.
Here are a few of the current top all inclusive family resorts around the world which are hugely popular among seasoned travelers.
Moon Palace Carretera Cancun Tulum, Mexico
Moon Palace features the largest lagoon-style pools in all of Mexico. Each of the two massive pools at this all inclusive resort winds along the beach for nearly 700 feet with swim-up bars, children’s play areas, and Jacuzzis the entire length.
Atlantis Bahamas Resort, Nassau
Atlantis offers a breathtaking resort located on Paradise Island at Nassau, Bahamas. Nestled in a perfect location 100 miles off of the Florida coast, Atlantis is surrounded by crystal clear water and luxurious beaches. One of the most enticing and memorable experiences offered at Atlantis is the Dolphin Encounter where you and your family can have a chance to get up close and personal with Dolphins. Atlantis also has a sprawling world class water park that will make your adventure one for the history books.
Franklyn D. Resort & Spa, Runaway Bay, Jamaica
Located on Jamaica’s breathtaking northern coast, FDR resorts provide top-notch service that is sure to make your family vacation one to be remembered. As an included part of your vacation, each family is assigned a ‘Vacation Nanny’ from the time you arrive to departure time. This is your personal vacation assistant who takes care of your every need. Their top notch suites provide the ultimate in relaxation. FDR resort recently won the coveted tripadvisor.com award for the ‘Best Resort for Families in Latin America/Caribbean”.