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How to Choose a Caribbean Family Resort

Guest Author - Claudine Williams

Are you looking for a five star resort in Turks and Caicos that your entire family could enjoy? Finding a resort that offers activities for younger children as well as picky teens can be challenging. Look for resorts with clubs for the kids, babysitting and more active challenges for the older kids.

Many resorts have at least a fitness center, but more more personal fitness options, such as yoga classes, tennis lessons, and golf lessons,with the usual water activities can spice up your trip. It's always fun to participate in a new activity or learn a new skill while you are on vacation. Ask about the instructor's qualifications for some of the activities. You'll be more likely to give them a try if you feel safe and well-supervised.

For the kids, seek out resorts with eco-friendly activities or specially designed tours that are designed to educate and entertain them. Small group guided excursions on the grounds and off can help children have a sense of freedom and independence while they are being carefully supervised.

Older teens might prefer more intense activities like scuba diving, parasailing, or snorkeling. Encourage your teens to explore these options, although they might be tempted to spend all of their time in the resorts' game room or playing video games on in-room game consoles.

One criticism of all-inclusive resorts is that food is not always available when you want, and a la carte dining choices might be few or non-existent. A simple check online or a call to the resort can help you determine when meals will be available. Many resorts have online menus, so you can see what you and your family will eat while you are there. Room service, shopping services, and butler services can help keep your room stocked with food, snacks, and other items that you might need during your trip.


Touches such as the Egyptian cotton linens, groceries for your arrival, delivery services, and Espresso machines right in your room, add the luxurious touches that will make your stay stress free. Finding snacks and supplies for the room can be time consuming and inconvenient when you are on vacation.

One of the benefits of staying in an all-inclusive resort is that you have the basics (and sometimes more) covered for one price. The convenience of an-inclusive makes it easier to budget for the trip and know what to expect for a single price. You can make your trip as relaxing or as adventurous as you like, and the kidsí activities and babysitting will give you the peace of mind of knowing that the little ones are having just as much fun as the adults.

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