Planning a vacation can be overwhelming, especially if you are traveling with teenagers who want to have their own kind of fun. As a parent, you want to make sure that your kids have an enjoyable and safe vacation, and what better way to do that than by staying at an all-inclusive resort specifically designed for teenagers? In this guide, we’ll show you the best all-inclusive resorts that cater to teens’ interests, from water sports to clubbing, so you can plan a memorable family vacation that everyone will love.
Planet Hollywood Cancun
Planet Hollywood Cancun is an all-inclusive beachfront resort located on the Caribbean Sea in Cancun, Mexico with 11 restaurants and 24-hour room service. If your teenage boys eat as much as mine do this is very important!
This fun-filled property features multiple swimming pools including a water park with waterslides and a lazy river, several restaurants and bars, plus plenty of daily activities like beach volleyball or aqua aerobics classes that are sure to keep teens entertained throughout their stay.
Also on site is a nine-hole mini-golf course and an extensive fitness center. For an additional fee your teens can go to PlanetPlay. Planet Play has a trampoline park, sports simulators, and arcade, VR games, and a Tron experience. Check current rates on Marriott or on Expedia.
Club Med Punta Cana
Club Med is a French-owned company that operates all-inclusive resorts around the world that are specifically geared towards families with teenagers, including Club Med Creactive by Cirque du Soleil in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Club Med is known for its all-inclusive resorts that cater to sports, relaxation, and cultural activities. Club Med Punta Cana is a great option for families who want to experience the Dominican Republic’s natural beauty while enjoying its upscale facilities.
Teens can try windsurfing, flying trapeze, or archery, and participate in themed events like beach parties and white parties. They can also join the soccer academy or the tennis school for more structured sports activities. We recommend booking a family deluxe room for the ultimate comfort. With a separate sleeping space for your teen, complete with a heavy curtain for privacy, everyone can enjoy their downtime in style. Check current rates at Club Med Punta Cana.
Royalton Splash Riviera Cancun
Royalton Splash Riviera Cancun is an all-inclusive family friendly property located near Puerto Morelos on Mexico’s Caribbean coast just south of Cancun International Airport. The resort features multiple swimming pools with waterslides for teens to splash around in plus several restaurants serving international cuisine from around the world including Mexican favorites like tacos al pastor and enchiladas suizas.
Teenagers will enjoy taking part in daily activities like beach volleyball tournaments or joining the teen club for exclusive events such as karaoke nights or pool parties. Plus, they have an indoor trampoline park, laser tag and, bowling for an additional fee. Check current rates on Marriott.
7 Rocking Horse Ranch Resort
Rocking Horse Ranch Resort is an all-inclusive family-friendly property located approximately 90 miles north of New York City in Highland, New York. The resort offers a variety of amenities including indoor/outdoor swimming pools, horseback riding, zip lining, paintball, mini golf, bowling alley, arcade games, nightly entertainment, plus several restaurants serving American favorites such as burgers and fries. Teenagers will love taking part in daily activities like archery lessons or joining the teen club for exclusive events such as laser tag tournaments. Check current rates.
Dreams Natura Resort & Spa
Dreams Natura Resort & Spa is an all-inclusive property located in Puerto Morelos near Cancun International Airport in Mexico’s Riviera Maya region. The resort offers a variety of amenities including multiple swimming pools with waterslides, a full-service spa offering massage treatments and beauty services, plus several restaurants serving international cuisine from around the world.
Teenagers will enjoy taking part in daily activities like yoga classes, volleyball tournaments, dance lessons, or riding the Rollglider aerial ride during their stay (additional cost) at this luxurious property. Plus, they have their own space at the Core Zone Teens Club open daily for teens ages 13 – 17 from 2 p.m. – 10 p.m. Check current rates.
Beaches Resorts Turks and Caicos
Beaches Resorts is a great option for teens who love water sports and adventure. Beaches Turks and Caicos offers a wide range of activities, including jet skiing, paddleboarding, snorkeling, and snuba. They also have a waterpark and multi-level pools, some with a swim-up bar that will keep your teens entertained for hours. If your family loves music, you can even join their teen dance parties or karaoke nights. Check current rates for Beaches Turks and Caicos.
Grand Velas Riviera Maya
If your family loves less crowded places, try Grand Velas Riviera Maya in Mexico. Their Grand Class Suites are perfect for families and the resort has a teen club with video games, karaoke, a pool table, air hockey, and board games. For more active fun, they offer a rock climbing wall, snorkeling, sea kayaking, and paddleboarding. Their Teen Spa and Yoga classes are also great for relaxation and mindful activities. Check current rates at Grand Velas.
Mohonk Mountain House, New York
Mohonk Mountain House is an all-inclusive historic Victorian castle situated on 2200 acres near New Paltz, New York. This historic property features multiple outdoor/indoor swimming pools with waterslides, shuffleboard, disc golf, plus several restaurants serving American favorites such as burgers & fries. Teenagers will enjoy taking part in daily activities like archery lessons or joining the teen club for exclusive events such as movie nights or scavenger hunts. In the winter there is ice skating and a tubing hill.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana
Located in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino offers a unique all-inclusive experience for teenagers. Your teens can go bowling, hit the arcade, do an escape room or play laser tag. For more adventure, they can try their hand at surfing on a special wave pool or try out the bungee trampoline.
Inside the Hard Rock Roxity Kids Club is a Teen club zone, for teenagers aged 13 to 17 years old open noon to 10 pm. There they have their own lounge, 8 PS5 stations with 43″ LCD TVs, and an interactive dance floor. Larger families will appreciate the rooms that can sleep up to six people. Check current rates.
Hotel Xcaret Riviera Maya Mexico
Located in the Riviera Maya, Hotel Xcaret Mexico is one of the best all-inclusive resorts for teenagers. With its stunning beaches, exciting activities, and plenty of entertainment options, this resort is sure to keep teens busy. The resort offers a variety of activities such as snorkeling, kayaking, and zip lining, as well as a wide array of restaurants and bars. Teens can also take advantage of the hotel’s spa services or go on an eco-adventure tour to explore some of the area’s natural wonders. Check current rates.
Fairmont Mayakoba is an all-inclusive resort located in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Teens will love the resort’s two private beaches, multiple pools, four tennis courts, a padel court,.and water sports activities such as jet skiing and parasailing.
The resort also offers a variety of restaurants and bars, plus a kids club where teens can make new friends while participating in fun activities like cooking classes and movie nights. If the whole family wants to play a game together they can do Archery “GOTCHA”, a fusion of dodgeball and archery, with foam-tipped arrows and special bows.Check current rates.
Club Med Québec Charlevoix
This all-inclusive resort located in Canada is perfect for teens who want to get away from it all without having to leave North America. The resort offers a wide variety of activities specifically designed for teenagers, such as skiing and snowboarding lessons, zip lining, horseback riding, and even ice skating. Your stay even includes snowboarding or skiing lessons if you need them. Teens can also take part in special activities like cooking classes and dance parties. Check current rates.
Carlisle Bay in Antigua
Located on the Caribbean island of Antigua, Carlisle Bay is an all-inclusive resort that offers something for everyone, including teens. The resort has a range of activities designed just for teens, such as water skiing, raft building, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, snorkeling, beach volleyball, movie nights, and more. There are also plenty of opportunities to explore the island’s beautiful beaches and rainforest. Check current rates.
Beaches Negril Resort & Spa
Beaches Negril Resort & Spa is another great option for families with teenage children! Located on Jamaica’s famed Seven Mile Beach this world-class family-friendly resort offers tons of exciting activities specifically designed with kids in mind! From an Xbox gaming lounge to swimming at their own water park there’s something here that every teenager will love. Check current rates at Beaches Negril.
Anse Chastanet in St. Lucia
Anse Chastanet is an all-inclusive resort located on the beautiful Caribbean island of St. Lucia. Teens will love the resort’s exciting activities such as scuba diving, sailing, kayaking, and jungle mountain biking as well as its unique cultural experiences like learning how to make traditional Caribbean dishes or participating in drum circles. If you have older kids who like to hike you will be happy to know that they provide complimentary guided hikes and walks on their 600-acre estate. Check current rates.
Mango Bay All Inclusive in Barbados
Mango Bay All Inclusive provides a unique experience that no other all inclusive resorts can offer! With its stunning location overlooking Barbados’ west coast , this luxury hotel provides guests with a one-of-a-kind experience that includes private villas, gourmet cuisine, luxurious spa treatments, and plenty of exciting non-motorized water sports like water-skiing, Hobie Cat Sailing, paddleboarding, snorkeling, and kayaking! Check current rates.
Coconut Bay Beach & Spa Resort in St. Lucia
Coconut Bay Beach & Spa Resort is another fantastic option for teens looking to get away from it all while still having fun! The resort features a range of activities specifically designed with teenagers in mind such as paintball, kiteboarding, a water park with a good-size lazy river, and more. Check current rates on Expdia.
Castle Hot Springs, Arizona
Castle Hot Springs Arizona is an all-inclusive luxury retreat nestled within 40 acres near Phoenix, Arizona. They have hot springs on the property as well as pickleball, archery, ax throwing, and guided hikes. Teens need to be at least 16 to stay here. This one is perfect for a mom wanting a spa getaway with a teenage daughter. You can read other reviews over on TripAdvisor.
Choosing the right all-inclusive resort for your family can make a huge difference in your vacation experience. Hopefully, this guide has given you some inspiration on the best all-inclusive resorts that cater to teenagers’ interests and offer a range of activities that will make your vacation memorable and fun. No matter which resort you choose, remember to take some time to enjoy each other’s company and create lifelong memories with your family. Happy travels!