As a mother of four and the founder of Simply Caribbean, I know a thing or two about travelling with children! While every family and every child is different, many years’ experience organising holidays for families tells me that a good kids’ club can turn a good holiday into a great one, for parents and children alike. Here’s the Simply Caribbean guide to the best kids’ clubs in the Caribbean, many of which have been given the seal of approval by my own children.
Nestled between the majestic Pitons, Sugar Beach is a haven of luxury in St. Lucia. The Sugar Club here is designed to captivate young minds with a range of activities. From nature walks to treasure hunts, kids will be enchanted by the lush surroundings. The club also offers arts and crafts, ensuring that creativity is nurtured alongside adventure.
At Windjammer Landing, the Jacquot Fun Club takes inspiration from the vibrant local parrot, Jacquot. Children aged 4 to 12 can enjoy a mix of educational and entertaining activities, including local arts and crafts, sandcastle building, and even learning some Caribbean dances. The dedicated staff ensures that kids are not only entertained but also enriched by the island’s culture.
Sea Breeze Barbados is a beachfront gem with a lively atmosphere. The Flying Fish Kids Club caters to children aged 4 to 12 and offers a variety of activities, from pool games to movie nights. With an emphasis on water-based fun, this club ensures that kids make the most of the stunning surroundings.
The Explorers Kids Club at Fairmont Royal Pavilion is designed for children aged 3 to 12. With a focus on education and exploration, kids can engage in marine biology lessons, beach games, and interactive storytelling. The club’s personalized approach ensures that each child’s interests are catered to, creating a unique and enriching experience.
Curtain Bluff’s Cee Bee Kids Club offers a diverse range of activities, ensuring that every child finds something they love. From tennis lessons to cooking classes, the club’s program is both exciting and educational. The club’s setting, nestled between lush hills and the Caribbean Sea, adds an extra layer of enchantment.
At Carlisle Bay, the Cool Kids Club is all about balancing adventure and relaxation. With an array of water sports and nature activities, children can explore the wonders of Antigua while also enjoying downtime with movies and games. The club’s oceanfront location provides a stunning backdrop for unforgettable experiences.
Blue Waters Antigua offers a classic Kids Club experience with a Caribbean twist. Children aged 4 to 12 can participate in beach games, arts and crafts, and even try their hand at mocktail making. With dedicated staff ensuring safety and fun, parents can relax knowing their kids are in good hands.
In Grenada, Spice Island’s Nutmeg Pod is a haven for young vacationers. The club focuses on eco-friendly activities, introducing children to the island’s rich biodiversity. From nutmeg painting to beach Olympics, the Nutmeg Pod promises an eco-conscious and entertaining experience for kids aged 3 to 12.
The Cinnamon Kids Club at Mount Cinnamon offers a blend of adventure and cultural immersion. With activities ranging from rainforest hikes to chocolate-making classes, kids get a taste of Grenada’s unique offerings. The club’s personalized approach ensures that each child’s interests are at the forefront.
St Kitts & Nevis
Regarded as one of the world’s best hotel brands, the Four Seasons resort in Nevis is a great example of this luxury group, with fabulous facilities and activities that encourage fun and learning.
- For 3-9 year-olds the ‘Kids for all Seasons’ program runs daily from 8.30am to 5.30pm and is affiliated to a sea turtle conversation program
- Teens will be right at home in the ‘De Lyme’ entertainment centre and have use of watersports equipment
Jamaica’s Half Moon is renowned for its luxurious amenities, and the Anancy Children’s Village is no exception. Named after the mischievous spider from Caribbean folklore, the club provides an array of activities, including horseback riding, sailing, and arts and crafts. The village’s whimsical design adds an extra layer of magic.
Casa de Campo’s Casa Kids program ensures that children aged 4 to 12 have a vacation filled with adventure. From exploring a replica of a sugar mill to horseback riding lessons, the program combines fun and education. The resort’s vast grounds provide ample space for outdoor activities, creating a sense of freedom for young explorers.
As you can see, there’s certainly something to suit all ages when it comes to the best kids’ clubs in the Caribbean. The range of activities is mind-boggling and we’re able to book in childcare, sports and excursions in advance should you wish, so all members of the family can look forward to a holiday tailored just for them.
Contact us to discuss your requirements or for advice on the best resort for you and your family.