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.
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
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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