AAA Recommends: Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families

These destinations have whatever you need—at a single price.

Top All-Inclusive Resorts for Families Images courtesy of Travel Impressions

The last thing you want to do on vacation is sweat the details. All-inclusive resorts for families ensure that all the details—lodging, meals, drinks and even activities—are taken care of, for one price. No surprise costs, and more time to just relax and enjoy.

Of course, not all resorts are created equal, and there are a lot to choose from. So here are our top all-inclusive resorts for families from AAA partner Travel Impressions. Not only have they received our approval, but AAA Members are eligible for exclusive discounts and benefits. A great vacation, plus savings. Now that’s relaxing.

And like other AAA partners, Travel Impressions is using industry best practices to ensure guests’ safety and security as they explore all that their resorts have to offer.

AMResorts: Dreams Resorts & Spas

Go beyond traditional inclusions with Unlimited-Luxury®, which offers families a superior experience where everything is included. Spacious, superbly equipped rooms and suites provide a benefits-laden vacation that comes with welcoming service and 24-hour room and concierge services. With locations in Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Panama and Curacao, you’re sure to find the perfect spot for your getaway.

The resorts include unlimited food and drinks, pool and beach wait service, theme parties and oceanfront bars, and endless daily activities and nightly entertainment. The activities aren’t just for adults: The Explorer’s Club for kids (with staff certified by the American Red Cross) and Core Zone Teens Club (available at some resorts) provide supervised day and evening activities.

Karisma Hotels & Resorts

The Karisma Gourmet Inclusive® experience is perfect for food lovers of any age. Savor artfully prepared cuisine in a personal paradise with private beaches, award-winning dining venues, oceanside cabanas and spaces designed to help you relax and get away from everyday life.

Looking for something a bit more under the sea? At Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts in Punta Cana, you can stay in The Pineapple villa à la SpongeBob SquarePants. The decor here is Bikini Bottom-inspired, including the indoor and outdoor living and dining areas that redefine what a luxury all-inclusive resort means for your family. Enjoy complimentary gourmet cuisine, premium drinks, personalized service and unforgettable activities.

The Azul Beach Resort Riviera Cancun satisfies your every desire, from serenity one minute to sizzle the next. Located on the tranquil coast of the Caribbean and minutes from downtown Cancun, it offers separate adults-only and family sections so your bliss is close at hand.

Both Nickelodeon and Azul Beach Resort Riviera Cancun offer ALG Kids Concierge that includes an in-room camping kit, in-room movie night, face painting, cooking class and more.

Enjoy your family time with Gourmet Inclusive® a la carte cuisine, infinity pool balcony suites and concierge service at the Generations Riviera Maya. The all-inclusive resort in Cancun includes five restaurants, two pools, two bars and a spa—all to make your escape one you won’t want to come back from.


Hard Rock Hotels

Want to make your next vacation start and end on the right note? Hard Rock Hotels’ all-inclusive resorts for families are just the ticket. Music permeates your stay in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. Live shows that celebrate emerging and legendary artists, carefully curated in-room playlists, and a chance to make your own music with a Fender guitar—all put a love of music front and center.

And there’s plenty for the whole family to do, whether it’s enjoying the nightlife at vibrant bars and clubs, or turning the kids loose in their own supervised play area or teen hangout. Hear that? The music is calling you.

Elite Island Resorts Caribbean

Explore the centuries-old history, breathtaking scenery and rich culture at these stunning all-inclusive resorts. Indulge in a world of one-of-a-kind experiences or just soak up the sun poolside.

Refreshingly casual St. James Club Morgan Bay on St. Lucia offers relaxation and a hint of adventure. A perfect vacation destination for families or couples—or for weddings—this resort offers beachfront fun for everyone and is just minutes away from the capital city of Castries.

Hidden away on a secluded 100-acre peninsula on the southeastern coast of Antigua, St. James Club & Villas offers a casual, club-like ambience. Catering to families, singles and couples, it offers kayaking, paddleboarding and sailing as well as tennis courts and a fitness center. Guests can also enjoy six swimming pools and treatments at the spa and salon.

An oasis of tranquility and amenities on 30 beachfront acres, The Verandah Resort & Spa on Antigua is the perfect place for a family getaway. With a backdrop of lush gardens, tropical views and a shimmering turquoise sea, it offers a blend of engaging activities, delectable cuisine and entertaining nightlife.

Turks and Caicos Collection

Welcome to a preferred selection of all-inclusive resorts that offer distinct experiences with extraordinary service.

The private island, Ambergris Cay, sits on the southeast corner of the string of Turks and Caicos Islands. Whether you want a private, peaceful retreat or prefer to stay active with watersports, bonefishing or nature walks, you’ll enjoy bespoke service, all-inclusive gourmet meals, a daily complimentary spa treatment and more.

Enjoy your all-inclusive vacation at Blue Haven Resort, a perfect combination of spacious suites and a wide range of amenities and services. Indulge yourself at the intimate private beach, at the swim-up pool bar and with unique dining experiences. When you stay at Blue Haven Resort, you can also play at two nearby sister resorts.

Alexandra Resort features 600 feet of frontage on world-acclaimed Grace Bay Beach. Centrally located, this all-suites resort appeals to families and couples. Spacious suites feature full kitchens and large decks or terraces. All-inclusive amenities include a lagoon-style swimming pool, nonmotorized watersports, tennis courts, an exercise room and a free dining shuttle to sister resorts.

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