Soft sand, blue water, hot temperatures, and luxurious resorts – sign me up! Punta Cana, on the easternmost tip of the Dominican Republic, is a destination that knows how to cater to tourists from all over the world. It is a golfers paradise, a honeymoon destination, and an excellent place to take the family on vacation.

Many of the resorts in Punta Cana are enticing for families. With all-inclusive packages, exciting and fun pools, kids clubs and family adventure zones, there is something to keep everyone in the family entertained. Some hotels do it better than others, and these five Punta Cana hotels are great family friendly choices.

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The Reserve At Paradisus Palma Real Resort All Inclusive

Both parents and kids will love the amenities that the Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real Resort offers. From the large pool area with slides to rock climbing and trampolines, there are tons of things to do at this resort. Parents can enjoy time to themselves at the spa or on the beach while the kids have a blast at the Kids Zone.

Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe

Every member of the family will be happy at the Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe. Rooms designed with families in mind means suites with multiple rooms, microwaves, and stocked mini fridges. Families can enjoy two water parks, the Barcy Water Park and Pirates Island Water Park. The Kids Club entertains kids all day, and families can have fun all night playing laser tag or mini golf.

Paradisus Punta Cana

This massive 683-room luxury resort is a great choice for the family. On the expansive grounds of the Paradisus Punta Cana you can find 12 restaurants, 10 bars, a casino, a golf course, a spa, five swimming pools, and an entire adventure park. There are special activities for teenagers, like beach soccer, body boarding and dance classes. For the kids, there is an entire kid zone with classes, games, a mini club, and babysitting services.

Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana

This all-inclusive resort sits on a gorgeous golden sand beach and has something for everyone. The highly rated food and beautiful spa at Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana will leave parents happy, while the teen club and kids club will leave the younger members of the family content. The Explorer’s Club hosts contests, games, and explorations and gives parents beepers to ease their mind at leaving the kids behind. The Core Zone, or teen club, hosts nightly activities to keep teenagers entertained.

Melia Caribe Tropical Bavaro Beach

Melia Caribe Tropical Bavaro Beach is one of the best in the Dominican Republic and is home to the Melia Caribe Tropical. The great spot enhances all the luxurious amenities at this 1,138-room resort. Kids will love the three Flintstone themed Kids Clubs; the Baby Rock Club, the Bamm-Bamm Club, and the Cool Club. All of the clubs have various activities, events and adventures suited for the different ages. Parents can head off on their own adventures knowing their kids are safe.

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