Are you already missing the beaches and summer weather? I know my family is! My boys and I are dreaming about our next family vacation. And with a family of four, all-inclusive family resorts are best.

Now is the time to start thinking about, and booking, your next trip. Booking early can save you money, as many sunny destinations offer great deals, especially on all-inclusive family resorts.

What are some of the most popular family all-inclusive family resorts right now?

Here are 5 best all-inclusive family resorts to book now:

5 Best All-Inclusive Family Resorts

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Maui, Hawaii – Grand Wailea Resort

Maui is known for its stunning natural beauty, as well as its high-end luxury resorts and popular tourist attractions. Nicknamed “The Valley Isle,” due to the great valley that lies between its two major volcanoes,  the island is among  the world’s top vacation destinations. Maui tops the TripAdvisor’s international list of most beautiful islands in the world for 2016

Grand Wailea Resort is one of the best family resorts in Hawaii, with a lazy-river pool, waterslides, rope swing, water elevator and faux volcano. Great for families, it has a 20,000 sq. foot Camp Grande kids facility, and kids stay free.

Fronting the spectacular Wailea Beach on 40 acres of lush, tropical gardens, Grand Wailea is a world-class resort experience from the Waldorf Astoria Collection. The resort features fine dining, a luxury spa and seven pools with waterslides, caves, waterfalls, Jacuzzis and the world’s first water elevator.

Best All-Inclusive Family Resorts Grand Wailea Resort Maui


Riviera Maya, Mexico – Royalton Riviera Cancun


The Riviera Maya is a stretch of Caribbean coastline on Mexico’s northeastern Yucatán Peninsula. It’s known for its numerous all-inclusive resorts, such as those in the town of Playa del Carmen, and its long beaches. To the south, Tulum is home to yoga retreats and the preserved ruins of an ancient Mayan port city, perched on an outcrop above a white-sand beach.

Perched on a dazzling strip of powdery white sand is the 5-star Royalton Riviera Cancun. This all-inclusive resort features a selection of luxury suite accommodations, reservation-free gourmet cuisine at 10 restaurants, and 16 bars. . Parents will enjoy the age-appropriate activities to keep children entertained throughout their stay. Kids aged 4-12 can play in the on-site splash pad and the supervised Kids Club featuring popular kids’ characters, games, cartoons, and a playground, while teens aged 13-17 can lounge in their very own Teens Club with video games, billiards, table tennis, and free Wi-Fi.

Best All-Inclusive Family Resorts Royalton Riviera Cancun


Ocho Rios, Jamaica – Beaches Ocho Rios

A former fishing village, Ocho Rios is now a resort with a cruise ship harbor and a busy bay beach that’s lined with hotels. Called “Ochi” by the locals, Ocho Rios is known as the “Centrepiece of Jamaica” and is truly the centre of everything you could ask for in this glorious island.

Set where the mountains meet the sea, Beaches Ocho Rios is the ultimate family vacation spot. Kids love the Pirates Island Waterpark, themed Sesame Street® character activities, the Xbox 360® Game Garage and the endless water sports.

Adults can enjoy complimentary greens fees, 5 restaurants and 6 bars plus a full-service Red Laneï Spa.

Best All-Inclusive Family Resorts Beaches Ocho Rios

Hard Rock – Punta Cana

Punta Cana, the easternmost tip of the Dominican Republic, is known for its 32km stretch of beaches and clear waters. The Bávaro area and Punta Cana combine to form what’s known as La Costa del Coco, or the Coconut Coast, an area of lavish, all-inclusive resorts. It’s popular for zip-lining, windsurfing, kayaking and sailing.

The Hard Rock Punta Cana is a large resort with over 1700 rooms and 9 pools, casino, disco, shopping and a ton of dining options. This resort is an excellent choice for couple, families and singles a like.

Best All-Inclusive Family Resorts Hard Rock Punta Cana


Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba – Melia Las Dunas

Cayo Santa María is an island off Cuba’s north central coast in the Jardines del Rey archipelago. The island is linked by road and bridge to the town of Caibarién on the main island. Cayo Santa María is well known for its white sand beaches and luxury all inclusive resorts.

Ranked as one of the Top 5 Resorts in Cayo Santa Maria Cuba, the Melia Las Dunas offers a great balance of fun and unpretentious luxury. The resort offers two different environments: one for families and the other for adults. There is a Family swimming pool, a kids’ swimming pool, and one just for adults.

Best All-Inclusive Family Resorts Melia Las Dunas Cuba is celebrating their 15-year anniversary with a brand new user-friendly website so that sun-seekers can easily research, find, and book their dream vacation.

With the new Reward Points Program, avid jet-setters with enjoy rewards, perks and points for their next travel adventures.


To celebrate 15 years, is giving away 15 fantastic travel prizes! Prizes include:

  • All-inclusive getaways to Cancun, Ixtapa, Los Cabos and Cuba
  • Trips to Las Vegas
  • A weekend getaway to Whistler
  • Travel Vouchers that can be used towards any package, cruise, hotel or tour

Prize partners include Sunwing Vacations, Air Canada Vacations, WestJet Vacations, Transat Holidays, AMResorts, Hyatt All-Inclusive Resorts, Bellagio Hotel & Casinos, MGM Grand Hotel & Casinos, Barcelo All-Inclusive Resorts.

The contest ends November 6th. Winners will be announced every Monday to Friday following contest end.


Good luck!


Maria Lianos-Carbone is the author of “Oh Baby! A Mom’s Self-Care Survival Guide for the First Year”, and publisher of, a leading lifestyle blog for women.

1 Comment

  1. Amy Heffernaan Reply

    The Riviera Maya, Mexico – Royalton Riviera Cancun looks like an amazing place!

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