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7 Best Baby-Friendly All-Inclusive Resorts for 2021

Looking to take a baby-friendly vacation with your family? Congratulations! An all-inclusive holiday is an excellent choice for new parents looking to recharge and reconnect after the life-changing event of having a baby. After all, you deserve a little pampering at a baby-friendly resort in a tropical paradise.

What Should I Look for in a Baby-Friendly Resort?

There are many excellent baby-friendly all-inclusive resorts which provide a well-deserved, upscale escape for the adults, while providing the facilities and services you need for your infant.

Everyone’s needs will be different, so a good place to start planning your all-inclusive vacation with your baby is our “A Guide to an All-inclusive Vacation” blog post. It’s one of Baby Can Travel’s all-time most viewed web pages and is full of useful information for your trip.

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Choosing a Baby-Friendly All-Inclusive Resort

To create this list of infant-friendly all-inclusive resorts for you, we combined our knowledge from our many previous all-inclusive vacations, with and without babies.

We then spent countless hours on TripAdvisor, reading blog posts and all-inclusive resort reviews online.

Finally, we applied the knowledge we’ve gained from travelling with our kids around the world over the past 6 years to come up with this list of baby-friendly all-inclusive resorts for you.  

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Top 7 Baby-Friendly All-Inclusive Resorts

1. Nickelodeon Punta Cana

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

A couple walking through the spa gardens

The #1 Family Hotel in the Caribbean!! – TripAdvisor 2019

This Nickelodeon cartoon-themed all-inclusive resort is an excellent choice if your baby already has an older sibling. It has many adult and baby-friendly offerings, but the real charm of this place is the fun for slightly older kids.

You will love: The luxurious Vassa Spa provides an escape from the kid-friendly zaniness elsewhere on the all-inclusive resort. The 14,000-sq.-ft. spa features oceanfront massages, bubble beds, herbal steam room, chromo therapy showers, dry sauna, and whirlpool.

A lady enjoying a relaxing massage at the spa

You can even plan a pampering play date with your little one, or you can take advantage of their certified babysitting service (surcharge).

Your baby will love: This infant friendly all-inclusive resort offers many Gotcha Covered amenities such as cribs, changing tables, baby food, baby monitors, strollers, beach toys, bottle sterilizers and warmers, step stools, bathrobes, bathtubs and more.

A family having fun in the Caribbean Sea

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2. Beaches Negril Resort & Spa

Negril, Jamaica

Family time at a beach-front cabana

The #2 Family Hotel in the Caribbean – TripAdvisor 2019

Located on Negril’s world famous Seven Mile Beach; voted TripAdvisor’s #10 beach in the world in 2019.

You will love: Unlimited water sports, including diving! And the free nanny service from 9 – 9 ensures your baby will be well taken care of while you enjoy some baby-free adult time. 

A yoga class at Beaches Negril

Your baby will love: The Infants Kid’s Camp, the kiddie pool at the Pirates Island water park and encounters with their favorite Sesame Street characters!

Cookie Monster, Big Bird and Grover visit with guests at Beaches Negril

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3. The Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

The Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real lit up at night

The #3 Family Hotel in the Caribbean – TripAdvisor 2019

You will love: The unlimited free golf at the nearby Cocotal Golf & Country Club along with daily yoga and Pilates sessions. Many rooms have 1-2 bedrooms, allowing for some private time for the adults.

beautiful pool

Your baby will love: The kiddie pool and the indoor play area for babies.

a play area for babies

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4. Grand Palladium Kantenah Resort & Spa

Mayan Riviera, Mexico

Lady enjoying a massage at Grand Palladium

“We picked this baby-friendly resort for our first beach holiday with a baby”

After our extensive research, we chose the Grand Palladium Kantenah Resort & Spa for our first all-inclusive vacation with baby.

Why we (the adults) loved it: This Mexican all-inclusive resort is one of four interconnected Grand Palladium resorts, giving us access to nine à la carte restaurants, five buffet restaurants and seven pools.

Pool lit up at night - Grand Palladium Katenah

We loved the natural jungle feel of the extensive pathways throughout the Grand Palladium Kantenah Resort, which enabled us to take our daughter for long nature walks every day.

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Why our daughter loved it: She loved the kiddie pool, the Baby Club playroom, the fish ponds (she called them “Shisshies”) and of course, the beautiful white sand beach.

The baby pool at the Grand Palladium Katenah

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5. Beaches Turks & Caicos

Grace Bay, Turks & Caicos

Zoe and Elmo visit guests at Beaches Turks & Caicos

The #5 Ranked Family Hotel in the Caribbean – TripAdvisor 2019

Escape to a world of five villages, where you will enjoy the architecture and ambiance of Italy, France, the Caribbean and Key West. 

You will love: Amazing free amenities such as unlimited free scuba diving and nanny service. Unique to this Beaches all-inclusive resort are the Family Suites which come with a separate sleeping area for the baby, giving you some private time alone at night.

It’s also located on the #5 beach in the world as voted on by TripAdvisor readers in 2019.

Arial picture of the long stretch of white sand beach at Beaches Turks and Caicos

Your baby will love: The Choo Choo Train, the two kiddie pools, the Infants Kids Camp and “Voila”, a storytelling spectacle featuring art, theater, acrobatics and must-see surprises.

Children enjoying their own space in a family room at Beaches Turks and Caicos

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6. Azul Beach

Mayan Riviera, Mexico

A couple walking to the beach

“A refined, yet intimate experience at a small, boutique upscale resort”

You will love: This all-inclusive resort is upscale and classy, yet makes you feel welcome with a child. Enjoy premium drinks and 24-hour room service, for the nights your baby needs to go to bed early.

a beach-front cabana

The list of included baby amenities is so long, Azul Beach really means it when they say, “just bring the baby”.

Your baby will love: The well-stocked playroom and the chance to meet SpongeBob or Dora the Explorer!

A play area for children at Azul Beach

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Planning a trip to the Mayan Riviera? Check-out our blog post, “Plan the Best Family Trip to the Mayan Riviera” for tips on when to go, where to stay, what to do, etc.

7. Franklyn D. Resort & Spa

Runaway Bay, Jamaica

A chef preparing food by the sea at Franklyn D. Resort

“One of the few resorts with a dedicated nanny for your baby…”

A charming and small baby-friendly all-inclusive resort on the beautiful beaches of Runaway Bay, Jamaica.

You will love: The nanny/vacation assistant which is dedicated to your family’s needs the entire trip. Enjoy some precious alone time with your partner knowing your baby is in good hands.

Guests walk by the turquoise Caribbean Sea in Jamaica

Your baby will love: The playground, the kiddie slide pool and the kid-friendly beach.

The pool with a play structure for kids

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A Honeymoon with a Baby

Are you still waiting to go on your honeymoon, but think it’s impossible now that you have kids? Well, you don’t need to wait any longer as Beaches all-inclusive resorts has the perfect honeymoon solution for you!

A familymoon is a honeymoon which includes your children. With incredible amenities like a nanny service and family suites, there is no better place to celebrate your familymoon than a Beaches all-inclusive resort.

Bringing your kids on your honeymoon allows you to celebrate your love with your kids. Even if they are too young to remember, the pictures of your tropical vacation in paradise will be a lasting reminder of the love which permeates your family.

No matter the age of your kids, Beaches will ensure you have time for romance as well as time for family fun. Enjoy romantic time alone as a couple each day with the Kids Camps offered by Beaches. There are six age-appropriate Kids Camps for children ranging from 0-2 years old all the way up to 15-17 years old.

Dreaming of a couples massage at the spa or a romantic dinner for just the two of you? If you’d like some additional time for romance, a private babysitting service is also available. The private babysitting service at Beaches Resorts is the perfect solution to balancing the dual priorities of a romantic honeymoon vacation in the tropics and an unforgettable all-inclusive beach resort holiday with your kids.

Enjoy a honeymoon with your baby at Beaches Negril Jamaica

The Beaches Resorts in Jamaica are the ideal destination for your tropical familymoon. Your honeymoon package includes a complimentary bottle of chilled sparkling wine, flower petals on your bed your first evening plus fresh flowers and breakfast in bed on the morning of your choice.

Familymoons are more popular than you think. Don’t delay – book your familymoon at a Beaches all-inclusive resort today!

Before you go, read these 8 Sun Safety Tips for Babies to protect your baby from the sun and keep them cool at the beach.

We hope this helps you find the ideal baby-friendly all-inclusive resort for your family. If you find another baby-friendly resort which you loved, please share it with us!

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