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10 Kid-Friendly Caribbean Islands To Visit On Your Next Family Vacation





Planning a family vacation is not an easy task. Parents always need to consider activities that will keep their children entertained during the trip. Luckily, there are gorgeous islands in the Caribbean that are guaranteed to be kid-friendly and fun for adults as well.

Children will always love going to the beach so it is best to remember to keep them protected under the sun. Make sure to pack sunscreen, hats, sunglasses, and a first aid kit. Here are 10 of the best kid-friendly islands in the Caribbean you’ll want to visit right now.

1. Saint Thomas

The gateway isle of the US Virgin Islands is definitely the best place to start. Brings the kids to Coral World Ocean Park to see the marine life or go snorkeling at Magens Bay. You can also check out the historic Blackbeard’s Castle.

2. Dominican Republic

Punta Cana has everything you need on your family vacation. The children can go swimming or zip-lining while dads can try their hand at kayaking or windsurfing. You can also bring everyone for a game of golf.

3. Grand Cayman

Get close to stingrays at Stingray City or hang out with the turtles at the Cayman Turtle Farm. The kids will enjoy meeting iguanas and learning about orchids at Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park.

4. Jamaica

If you ever dreamed of swimming with dolphins, Dolphin Cove should be a part of your itinerary. Dunn’s River Falls also lets you climb the famous waterfalls or simply relax on a white sand beach.

5. Turks & Caicos

Families love Grace Bay because it’s amazing kid-friendly fun for everyone. Bring the entire brood to a conch farm or go parasailing for a change. Parents will also enjoy the nightlife. Just make sure you find a babysitter for the children.

6. The Bahamas

Eleuthera has pink sand beaches and green sea turtles while Nassau Paradise Island is home to the Aquaventure water park. Not surprisingly, there is no shortage of fun water activities in the Bahamas.

7. Saint Martin

Maho Beach offers a surprisingly close look at airplanes landing at the Princess Juliana International Airport. The family will also love Loterie Farm’s hiking trails and dining on a treetop.

8. Puerto Rico

El Yunque National Forest has waterfalls, hiking trails, and ancient petroglyphs. For a truly captivating experience, visit Mosquito Bay of Isla de Vieques and be amazed by the glowing waters.

9. Barbados

Explore Harrison’s Cave and its stunning collection of stalagmites or take a walk among flowers at Andromeda Gardens. The Barbados Wildlife Reserve also has green monkeys, Cuban rock iguanas, and red brockets. If you prefer looking for crystal clear beaches, head on to Carlisle Bay and swim with green turtles.

10. Aruba

The most kid-friendly island in the Caribbean is also known as “One Happy Island.” Your children can have fun with other kids at the waterslides of Blue Parrotfish Water Park. Not surprisingly, there are plenty of blue parrotfish in Palm Island who aren’t scared of people. Likewise, you can try body boarding at Arashi Beach.

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