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8 All Inclusive Family Resorts With Amazing Lazy Rivers


Many resorts offer lazy rivers, though not as many family-friendly all-inclusive resorts offer them. Here, we list our favorite all-inclusive family resorts with lazy rivers, as visited by our editorial staff and readers.

Written by Amanda Geronikos Norcross


Beaches Turks & Caicos

The pictures of the lazy river at Beaches Turks & Caicos are enough to convince any family to hop on a plane and spend a week in the Caribbean. Wind your way past lush, green foliage and man-made waterfalls before hitting the onsite Pirate Island Waterpark.

Beaches Negril

Like its sister in Turks & Caicos, Beaches Negril in Jamaica also offers a stunning lazy river. Grab a tube, settle in and float for as long or as little as you like. Beaches Negril offers multiple pools and a fantastic water park, too.

IBEROSTAR Rose Hall Suites

Need a break from the beach? Grab a single or double inner tube to enjoy on the lazy river at IBEROSTAR Rose Hall Suites in Jamaica. The man-made river takes riders under bridges and past beautiful greenery. The resort offers pools and water sports, too.

IBEROSTAR Paraiso Maya

Another IBEROSTAR favorite, IBEROSTAR Paraiso Maya offers easy accessibility via steps into its gorgeous lazy river. This all-inclusive resort's lazy river will take you past waterfall features and under bridges. This resort, too, offers swimming pools and water sports.

El Conquistador Resort

The lazy river at El Conquistador Resort offers plenty of shade and, if you're lucky, you'll spot an iguana along the way! It's attached to the resort's Coqui Water Park, which offers two thrilling waterslides. El Conquistador Resort is not a traditional all-inclusive resort, but offers an all-inclusive package.

Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa

Home to the largest water park in St. Lucia, it's no surprise that Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa offers a lazy river! The lazy river is just steps from the beach, meaning your family can catch glimpses of the ocean as you float along. Now that's a vacation!

Velas Vallarta Suite Resort

The pools are stunning, but our favorite part of a stay at Velas Vallarta Suite Resort is most definitely the lazy river, surrounded by brightly colored flowers and greenery.

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit

Grand Velas also has a resort in Riviera Nayarit and it, too, offers a gorgeous lazy river for families to enjoy. Spend your morning on the beach before whiling away the afternoon on the river - or vice versa. That (very tough) decision is yours to make.

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