Best Family Vacations in the Caribbean

The Caribbean destinations on this list offer a range of activities that young children, preteens and adults can enjoy, in addition to plenty of all-inclusive resorts and group rates. Taking into account these factors, reader opinion and guidance from travel experts, U.S. News Travel ranked the best Caribbean vacations for families. Weigh in on next year's rankings by voting below, or use this list to get your family vacation into the planning phasing.

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Why go: Families consistently choose the Bahamas because its all-inclusive properties offer activities for clans of all ages and preferences. One of the most prominent resorts, Atlantis, boasts a water park and plenty of watersports. Read More»

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Why go: Grand Cayman of the Cayman Islands is perfect for young travelers who love activities like swimming with stingrays and playing with sea turtles in Boatswain's Beach. Cayman Brac even hosts a Family Week with discounted flight and hotel fares and kid-friendly activities around the island. Read More»

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Why go: Unlike other destinations on this list, Puerto Rico offers the most activities away from the comfort of a luxury hotel. Plus, Puerto Rico offers the benefit and convenience of traveling within the United States. Read More»

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Why go: Turks & Caicos' all-inclusive resorts host a wide range of activities that cater to keeping clans of all sizes entertained. Less-traveled stretches of sand, such as Pillory Beach, are calm enough for kids to swim with the sting rays or test out their diving skills. Read More»

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Why go: All-inclusive Barbados resorts have activity centers for kids of all ages and plenty of nightlife buzz for adults. Surfers can tackle the immense waves of the Soup Bowl, while sun-seekers can sprawl along Foul Bay's isolated sands. Read More»

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Why Go: St. Lucia has a blend of thrilling outdoor activities, white-sand beaches and nightlife. But families find that it also doubles as a kid-friendly destination. Consider booking an all-inclusive like the Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort, which has daily programs for kids and teens. Read More»

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Why go: Spa treatments, afternoon tea and pristine links make Bermuda an attractive spot for vacationers seeking comfort and a hint of luxury. But there's plenty to entice younger travelers too, including pink-tinted sands and the Royal Navy Dockyard's trove of shops, galleries and museums. Read More»

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