Even the pickiest teenagers will approve of these all-inclusive resorts, where teen-specific activities — from laser tag to disco mixers and even teen-only day excursions — abound. Bonus: They’re all located on a beach! These are the best all inclusive resorts for teens.
Beaches Turks & Caicos is a favorite for families with children of all ages. But if you have teens, they're in for an extra treat. The resort offers Liquid Teen Night Club, where teens can party before the club transitions to an adults-only venue later in the night. Other offerings include an arcade (Trench Town), Xbox Play Lounge, and Scratch DJ Academy, where teens can mix and blend their own jams. If that's not enough, there's a teen-only Beach Shack and "Island Impact," offered via the Sandals Foundation -- a fun way to give back while on vacation.
Your teens can't possibly get bored at Grand Velas Riviera Maya. The deluxe resort features a state-of-the-art teen lounge with billiards, arcade games, foosball, air hockey and Xbox. It then becomes a karaoke club at night, with soft drinks, mocktails and snacks available at the bar. During the summer months, the resort also offers outdoor adventures, such as ziplining and horseback riding, and themed events including Summer Olympics. It also offers Instagram photo tours! When it's time to take a break and chill with some music, your teens (and you) can head to the beach or pools.
Royalton White Sands Resort features a beachfront location, several pools and water sports galore, such as snorkeling and scuba diving lessons. Teens will be pleased with the resort's lounge designed for the 13-to-17 set, with video games, billiards, Ping-Pong and Wi-Fi. Teens will also love the fitness classes, sporting events and local excursions.
There's a kids' program (Explorer's Club) for children ages 3 to 12 at Dreams Tulum, but teenagers who are too cool to hang with the rest of the family will enjoy games and disco mixers, where they can chill with other people their age. Teens also enjoy snorkeling tours, pools, and themed parties.
Club Med offers a fantastic collection of all-inclusive resorts in exotic destinations, and the chain's location in Punta Cana is our pick for teens. It offers CREACTIVE by Cirque du Soleil, offering teens (and families) a chance to experience all elements of the circus -- a flying trapeze, tightrope, juggling, acrobatic bungee and more! The resort also offers Club Med Passworld, designed for ages 11 to 17. Included in rates, the program covers water activities, performances, and parties on the beach. Can't get to Punta Cana? Try Club Med Sandpiper Bay in Florida.
Jewel Runaway Bay Beach & Golf Resort offers several amenities that speak to teens, such as laser tag and teen-only disco nights. There's also a dedicated lounge just for teenagers, with video games and the opportunity to record an album! The resort's water park, water sports and computer station with Wi-Fi add to the appeal.
St. Lucia's Windjammer Landing has a Teen Club with themed events, such as Bonfire Nights, Karaoke Nights and Movie Nights. The resort staff also arranges excursions to local attractions and shopping. Of course, teens will also be pleased with the resort's pools and beachfront locale.