Four family friendly Caribbean spring break destinations. Consider these warm weather vacation ideas in the fantastic Caribbean islands this Easter spring break.
Every spring during the months of March to April the Caribbean islands welcome packed airplanes of happy families and young couples escaping their own cold temperatures for a relaxing holiday in the warm Caribbean. They are all seeking a bit of color and warmth on the pale skin and a tranquil Easter getaway.
However, while many of the beaches around the world may appear the same. No two Caribbean destinations are ever alike. Mexico’s got Mayan Ruins away from the beaches, while the Bahamas offers visitors Atlantis Paradise Island.
Curaçao, which is an island in Venezuela has many distinctive languages and customs, it is an island with fine art and rich culture. All of these amazing places represent the perfect locations for a fun filled Caribbean spring break or Easter holiday in the sun.
It is for this reason that families and couples love the Caribbean. While the children may develop some boredom at the beach. In the Caribbean islands there is so much more to see and do besides just building a tan.
Watch their young faces light up with interest, intrigue and delight, when they can come face to face with a sea dwelling dolphin or a turtle. Take a in depth look at these Four family friendly Caribbean spring break destinations before you plan your next holiday vacation.
A Gateway to Tropical Paradise, Nassau in the Bahamas
Yes, its not really in the Caribbean islands but the Bahamas certainly feels close enough to the Caribbean sea and to be fair it is not that far away from the primary Caribbean islands either. Why not plan a luxury spring break to Atlantis Paradise Island in the Bahamas.
This is a luxury resort more than suitable for families and couples. It is situated just outside of the city of Nassau. It certainly feels like paradise on this amazing Bahamas resort. The perfect place for a Caribbean Spring Break in the hot tropical sun.
Atlantis Paradise Island allows you or your children hug a dolphin just crazily close. At the resort there is an amazing water park full of 11 large swimming pools. There are unique river rides, extreme waterslides and so much more. There is even a stunning Mayan inspired Temple adventure that features four different splash drops, water rides and fun slides.
Atlantis Paradise Island in the Bahamas is also home to the most expensive hotel room in the world. However do not be distracted by this as there are far cheaper rooms! This remarkable hotel offers total luxury for families and couples that really do want to have everything on an Easter sun break.
Even families who don’t happen to have a spare $25,000 floating around in their wallet are invited along for a luxurious spring break at this unique luxury hotel in the islands of the Bahamas.
Browsing around Nassau city in the Bahamas, holidaymakers can take a cultural day trip to the gorgeous Ardastra Gardens, or visit the animal Zoo and Conservation Centre. Here it is possible to observe the famous marching pink flamingos.
Alternatively tourists can check out the interactive Pirates of Nassau Museum. Here at the museum visitors will find a great replica of the legendary pirate ship ‘Revenge’.
Explore the Truths, Myths and Legends of Montego Bay
Montego Bay in Jamaica is known as a popular resort town among tourists to the Caribbean region. Montego Bay is also rife with history, rich culture, nature and island adventure tours. The Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa for example, which is a luxury hotel settled right on the far edge of the island is a perfect hotel to stay at for a indulgent spring break.
Staring into the clear azure blue Caribbean waters on one side of the hotel and Montego Bay’s famous low rise mountains on the other side. The Rose Hall hotel in Montego Bay is a quintessential resort for the whole family to enjoy and relax in.
The Hilton Rose Hall can be found in the well cared for grounds of an old sugar plantation. The hotel resort itself incorporates a private residents only beach and the championship Cinnamon Hill Golf Course. Also discover intact historical ruins as well as Jamaica’s largest water park and so much more.
The best aspect of this hotel for families? Children below 12 years of age can stay and eat for free at this particular Hilton resort. The hotel also provides a complimentary shuttle bus services to local visitor attractions nearby. Enjoy for example the Rose Hall Great House.
Rose Hall Great House is another former plantation house in Jamaica that was constructed long ago in the 1770’s. Apparently within Rose Hall Great House, silk adorned walls whisper the ghostly story of the mysterious Annie Palmer. For Rose Hall Great House is allegedly haunted. Annie Palmer was the White Witch of Rose Hall.
Visitors to Montego Bay in Jamaica can also take a river raft. The raft will take them down the Martha Brae. This is a longish three mile water raft ride that runs past the area’s wonderful tropical flora and fauna. It is a scenic and educational river raft tour, after which lunch is included at a local restaurant on the route.
A Caribbean Spring Break in Punta Cana
Punta Cana is to be found on the eastern most part of the Dominican Republic. Punta Cana used to be a primary region for sugarcane production at various sugar plantations which attributes the name. Yet since the 1970’s the region has switched its main focus to tourism and holidays.
Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic offers a consistent year round perfect warm climate and tons of exotic wildlife to enjoy. Just add luxury resorts and hotels into the mix. That’s how the Punta Cana economy thrives now.
There are many holiday tour companies that take visitors out to sea, swimming with the dolphins, sharks and rays in a managed, safe educational environment. Holidaymakers can also go horseback riding through the hot Dominican countryside. Or partake adventure tours on jeeps, speedboats or even by zip line.
One popular destination for tourists in Punta Cana is the Punta Espada Golf Club. This is a par-72 designed by legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus. The Punta Espada Golf Club is situated right along the Caribbean Sea and by the Cap Cana Resort.
Caribbean Spring Break Island Adventuring
Wrap a day of extreme adventuring in Punta Cana with a relaxing meal and drinks at any number of the fresh local seafood restaurants. Such as Jellyfish Restaurant, housed in a stylish and relaxed two story restaurant.
The Jellyfish Restaurant in Punta Cana is complete with a barbecue by all their cooking stations. Enjoy your meal while viewing the full expanse of the Caribbean sea, all within a gazing distance.
Take a relaxing Caribbean spring break and vacation at the Zoëtry Agua hotel in Punta Cana. This hotel looks more like a luxury Caribbean village than holiday resort.
Discover thatch roofed houses, private luxury sun decks looking out onto the pristine Punta Cana white sand beaches and sea. Along with spa amenities, fine cuisine and light airy lounges and refreshing cocktail bars.
Curaçao Island Venezuela
Curaçao is a tiny island situated just off the coast of Venezuela. In fact Curaçao doesn’t look like that much on a map at all. Yet discovering its rich culture and ancient history makes it a worth place for a Caribbean stop over.
Curaçao is not just a holiday destination to simply lie flat out on a beach. Although obviously there are plenty of opportunities to do just that in Curaçao also.
Curaçao is literally bursting with fabulous art and vibrant colors and energy. Find flora and fauna and truly unique food styles derived from many different international cuisines, paired with super fresh seafood.
When staying in Curaçao visitors will learn that Sunspace is the only all inclusive resort for those seeking everything on their holiday included. It also features a relaxing spa and casino and it is a very nice place to stay.
The Curaçao Sea Aquarium is grand and large. It offers guests to the hotel over 341 rooms and suites, four swimming pools including a pool with a swim up drinks bar. There are five restaurants to choose from at the hotel and a cafe and nightly live entertainment for guests to appreciate.
Learn About Marine Life
Outside of the Sunspace resort, visitors to the hotel can get to learn about the local marine life. Take classes at the nearby ‘Dolphin Academy’ and get up close with the friendly dolphins while learning about local marine and eco conservation projects.
Alternatively plan a visit the Curaçao Sea Aquarium. Here find an aquarium which houses an underwater conservatory in a semi-submarine. This wonderful aquarium offers a hands on learning experience to introduce visitors to sea lions and learn about these amazing marine animals.
These unique Caribbean area holiday ideas should make your next trip to the Caribbean Islands stand apart from all the rest. The perfect holiday destination for a relaxing unwind during the spring Easter break. Be sure to enjoy every bit of the Caribbean region’s precious culture, climate and proximity to nature and marine life.