8 Best Punta Cana Resorts for Families

Family in a pool

If you are thinking of visiting Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, there are abundant resorts that provide amazing fun for both children and adults. Kids of any age can enjoy a variety of sports, events, games, and entertainment.

The following resorts welcome families and promise fun for all. Some travelers will appreciate the All-Inclusive resorts when the family vacations.

All-inclusive resorts offer the inclusion of many amenities, such as water sports, video games, kids zones, meals, and entertainment.

In some cases, you may be asked for a special fee to enjoy the use of some sports-related activities, such as at a climbing wall. Both mom and dad can relax at an all-inclusive as well.

You might find one that has golfing, a spa and nightclubs as well as kids workshops and activities.

Melia Caribe Tropical All-Inclusive Beach & Golf Resort

Several kids’ clubs make this resort fun for children; there is a garden in which to stroll as well as beach right at the resort. The Marketplace Restaurante is a favorite of some families.

Hard Rock Hotel and Casino

Breathtaking views of the ocean abound in this popular hotel. Pets are allowed, in case Rover is coming with the family.

Grab a float; there’s plenty of pool for the kids at The Kids Pool, while adults will enjoy the Eden Pool, for adults only. There’s also the Isla Pool for lounging in the water.

2 kids playing in a pool

Grand Palladium Punta Cana Resort & Spa

With a setting facing Bavaro Beach, this hotel has a location close to kid-friendly amenities (mini club and baby club) and the main pools; it is walking distance to the Merengue Theater and Sports Center.

It is all-inclusive and is a favorite of families as well as others. Shared are the nearby Grand Palladium Bávaro Suites Resort & Spa and the Grand Palladium Palace Resort Spa & Casino.

An aquatic park is nearby for the kids to cool off and have fun.

Paradisus Palma Real Golf & Spa

Entertainment for the adults and workshops for the kids mark the fun at this resort. Teens can enjoy the game room, volleyball, tennis and paddle tennis, computers, climbing wall, and golf.

There are painting classes and non-motorized watersports for the teens as well. The Kids Zone for younger family members is supervised by a qualified staff.

Kids can also enjoy such activities as pizza making, treasure hunts, magic shows and more.

Ocean Blue & Sand

Highly recommended for families, this hotel features two pools, one with a swim-up bar. Pool tables and a bowling alley and volleyball can provide fun for older kids.

Pool bar

This all-inclusive has a spa and fitness center as well as the beach and the two pools. Babysitting is available. Meals and snacks are included.

The Westin Puntacana Resort & Club

Enjoy the beach, pool, and activities in this non-smoking hotel. A clean and sandy 3-mile beach welcomes the family. Dad and mom can play golf at its championship courses.

The Westin is just minutes from the Punta Cana airport.

Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa

Families can enjoy the Core Zone while having fun and keeping in shape. There’s tennis, ping pong, bike riding, archery, basketball, video games as well as wall climbing.

It features the largest free-form pool in the Dominican Republic, so family members who love the water will be happy.

Paradisus Punta Cana Resort

With a kids’ zone and kids’ area at the pool, this family-friendly resort has something for everyone. Trolleys take visitors to the lobby and their rooms. Near the kids, zone is a pool just for them.

Located at Bavaro Beach, there are twelve restaurants to please everyone. Eco-bikes make riding the trails among the hotel’s palm trees fun for the family.

Teens can enjoy beach volleyball and beach football, basketball, tennis and paddle tennis, bungee jumping and climbing, theme parties, Latin dance, drums and more.

Volleyball net

Learning workshops keep the younger kids busy, and board games and musical games provide fun. Babies rest in a special quiet zone, just for them.

So Much to Do

These are just a few of the resorts that will welcome your family. Some resorts welcome both couples and families and are quite large, so kids are not bumping into adult activities.

Some of the large hotels have quiet areas as well as workshops and camps for the kids. Children between the ages of one and 12 might spend their time at a Mini Club.

Sports for adults at an all-inclusive might include yoga or paddle yoga or bike riding or even a tour of the mangroves. You can take a break from the kids and relax at the spa or have a massage.

Most resorts have a fitness center, so whether active or sitting on the beach, you will enjoy your adult vacation.

Without leaving the hotel, there is much to do in Punta Cana. And if you do want to leave the hotel, there are parks, zip-lining and more for family fun and adventure.

Some families have a favorite resort to which they return again and again. Punta Cana is a special place for the whole family, with its luxurious tropical setting, beautiful beaches, and memorable resorts.

Dad with kids

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