You might not typically think of water parks and the Caribbean together. Yet, in the last few years, many amazing luxury resorts have been built in the Caribbean that sport extensive and lavish water parks that almost defy imagination.
You have a HUGE number of choices when it comes to water parks in the Caribbean, whether you are looking at resorts, standalone water parks, or others.
In fact, some of the best water park, and island destinations aren’t part of a resort at all, but rather are private islands owned by various cruise lines. We can book those too!
There are tons of great water parks in Mexico as well!
Here is a list of the Best Water Parks in the Caribbean.
- Atlantis – Atlantis resort in the Bahamas is recognized as one of the biggest and best water parks in the Caribbean. You can go down a water slide and under a tank of amazing waterlife, or enjoy a wonderful lazy river. The Abyss is a water slide with a 50 foot drop. There are just so many options that you are guaranteed to have an amazing time. Atlantis is recognized as one of the most amazing attractions in the Caribbean, and is worth a visit.
- Beaches Negril – Beaches Negril is located in beautiful Jamaica, on a stunning white powder sand beach aptly named 7 mile beach that can’t be compared to almost anywhere else in terms of beauty. Beaches Negril includes all non-motorized water sports, in addition to access to its beautiful swimming pool, water parks, and swim up bars. Since the resort is ultra-all-inclusive, it includes everything that your family needs to have a blast, and you don’t have to worry about a thing.
- Beaches Turks and Caicos – is another beautiful, family-friendly resort on crystal clear water, with a stunning selection of swimming pools, water slides, and a lazy river. Beaches Turks and Caicos is located on stunning Grace Bay, which is 12 miles of soothing sand beach, with gentle waves, and perfect for all kinds of water based activities, and non-motorized water sports. Snorkeling and scuba diving aficionados will love this resort as they will have options as well right off the coast of the resort. You get the best of all worlds- a fun water park, extensive beaches, and luxury all-inclusive accommodations that truly are all-inclusive.
- Beaches Ocho Rios – is located in beautiful Ocho Rios Jamaica. It is the smallest of the three resorts, and is compact, yet, has a cute beach, an extensive waterpark, as well as lovely swimming pools. The water parks are fun, and the water slides are fast. If you like to partake of swim up bars, Beaches Ocho Rios has a great swim up bar with super friendly bartenders. The decor is Caribbean, with a bit of Greek thrown in for fun and pizazz. It is decidedly modern and elegant. Like the other Beaches resorts, the non-motorized water sports, as well as the access to the water park are included in the all-inclusive rates at the resort. Check out the water with a glass-bottomed boat tour to add to the fun, and take yourself into the sea. The resort offers scuba diving lessons, and fishing during the day. At night, the resort converts and the restaurants amp things up, and become dressier, and more sophisticated, with great night shows.
In the introduction to this article, we mentioned that the various cruise lines have their own islands and water parks. Each of the different cruise lines has its own private island, with water slides, scuba diving, water parties, food galore, and more.
Disney offers Castaway Cay which is in the Bahamas. A day at Castaway Cay means spending a day in the sun. It is the largest of the private Islands- or at least it feels that way- as there are multiple beaches, trams, and tons of attractions both on the water and off. There are water slides, a splashground, and miles and miles of beaches. Don’t miss the blob!
Half Moon Cay is Carnival’s private island shared with Holland America, and offers miles of food, and fun. There is a pirate ship, with a bar inside, but also tons of water activities. As I’ve heard from others, you have to pretty much TRY to have a hard time at Half Moon Cay.
If you like water parks, they’ve got you covered, with some awesome water slides, a splash ground and more.
Norwegian’s private island with all the fun and water parks is Great Stirrup Cay. If you fancy a bite to eat, a private cabana, or a lazy river they have it all.
The hardest part with all these amazing options- both in the water and out is deciding exactly where you want to spend your time. Do you prefer to go on your trip and pay for things a la carte? Do you prefer to stay in one place? Or do you prefer to see new sights every day of your trip?
Maybe you’ll decide that you need to see ALL of the water parks, and all of the fun islands in the Caribbean to decide which one is best. Trip and Sip can help you book all those vacations you’re going to need to take.