Which Beaches Resort is the best?

I have been to all the Beaches Resorts many times and I do have my favorites that I will share.  I also want to help you decide on the best Beaches Resort for your family vacation based on some other factors (Budget, Amenities, Time, Location, Activities and more). Now there are three Beaches Resorts and all three are great choices for an all inclusive Caribbean family vacation, but each one is defiantly unique.

I am also happy to help you with any additional questions you might have and have added links to the latest Beaches Resort Discounts too.


Key Takeaways


Which Beaches Resort Is The Best For You?


I am happy to help you one-on-one select the perfect Beaches resort for you and your family.  There is no cost working with my team here at Pixie Vacations to plan and book your Beaches Vacation.  I just need some additional details to help you plan your perfect all inclusive family vacation.

Which Beaches Resort is the best for you?   Of the three Beaches Resorts I would classify Beaches Turks & Caicos as the ultimate all-inclusive for families in the Caribbean.  That said it’s also going to come in at the highest vacation price point in most cases.  Flights to Turks & Caicos can be expensive vs flights to Jamaica so that alone can drive your Beaches family vacation price up.

Look, you are going to have a fantastic family vacation at any of the three Beaches Resorts.  All have very similar amenities and have great staff.

Which Beaches Resort is the Best?


If I had to pick just from my personal favorite and my kids favorite, it’s Beaches Turks & Caicos.  But hey, my kids love all of the Beaches Resorts and would be happy on a family vacation at any of the three Beaches Resorts.  I personally like Turks and Caico just because the resort is the largest, has the largest free water park.

Which Beaches Resort is Better In Jamaica


There are two Beaches Resorts in Jamaica:  Beaches Negril and Beaches Ocho Rios.  For the Beach itself Beaches Negril is on the famous 7 mile beach.  Yes there are vendors from Jamaica on this beach, but just nicely tell them you are not interested or feel free to purchase what they have.  Beaches Ocho Rios is located close to the tourist activities on Jamaica so that resort is great if you want to swim with the dolphins or see Dunns River Falls.  But overall I like Beaches Negril.  Beaches Negril just has a nicer resort layout, more updated rooms, and of course the famous 7 miles beach.

Which Beaches Resort in Jamaica is Closest to the Airport


Beaches Ocho Rios is 1 hour and 45 minutes from Montego Bay

Beaches Negril is 1 hour and 30 minutes from Montego Bay (Can be longer with Montego Bay Traffic)


Both resorts come with free resort transfers to and from the resort.  The shuttle bus (van) also stops for a restroom break.  The thing to remember is that Beaches will schedule your shuttle well before your return home flight time.  Beaches wants you at the airport 3 hours before your flight departure.  So if you have an early return home flight, add 3 hours and then add the travel time.  That can make for a really early departure time from your hotel back home.

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Are Beaches Resorts Good For Families?


The short answer is YES!  Beaches Resorts are designed for families and my kids always have an amazing time.  My kids love it so much it becomes difficult to book another family vacation because they always want to go back to Beaches.  If you are a couple, you might want to book Sandals Resorts instead.  Sandals Resorts are also owned by the same company and there are 18 Sandals Resorts all over the Caribbean.  Sandals Resorts have no kids.

How Many Beaches Resorts Are There?


There are three Beaches resorts.  There are plans for additional Beaches Resorts by so far we still just have the three Beaches Resorts.  Two of teh resorts are in Jamaica and one is on Turks and Caicos.

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Does Beaches Resorts do Weddings?


Yes Beaches Resorts does have weddings and when I am there I see a lot of families getting married.  Each family has their own special spot for the reception, dinner, cocktail parties etc.  This is actually very affordable for a destination wedding and I already told my two daughters I’ll pay for a Beaches Wedding.  There are some amazing special offers on Beaches Weddings here.

Which Beaches Resort is the Cheapest


When it comes to total price Beaches Ocho Rios usually comes in that the most affordable price point.  This is because flights to jamaica usually price less than Turks and Caicos and also Beaches Ocho Rios has more standard room categories available.

Beaches Resort – Turks and Caicos

AWARD – Best Beaches Resort


Of the Three Beaches Resorts this one is my favorite.  I go to Beaches Turks and Caicos usually one a year if not more and it’s also a favorite with my wife and two girls.

Why is Beaches Turks & Caicos my favorite Beaches Resort?

1. First off the resort is just 15 minutes from the airport.  This means more family fun time at Beaches Resort and no curve mountain roads too.

2. Beaches Turks and Caico is the largest of the three Beaches Resort Properties.  Now being the biggest of the all inclusive resorts does not just make it better but it does mean there are many many amenities, pools, dining options and the largest INCLUDED water park of all three Beaches Resorts.  Beaches Turks & Caicos in my opinion in the best Beach resort hands down.

Let me give you the Beaches Resort Marketing Fluff for Turks and Caicos just so you have it…
If you are looking for a luxurious and unforgettable tropical escape, look no further than Beaches Resort Turks and Caicos. Nestled in the heart of the Caribbean, this all-inclusive family-friendly resort offers a sublime mix of natural beauty, indulgent amenities, and warm hospitality. In this review, l will explore the highlights of Beaches Resort Turks and Caicos and provide valuable tips for those considering booking a vacation in this tropical paradise.

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Beaches Resort Overview:

Beaches Resort Turks and Caicos is All Inclusive and when I say ALL Inclusive I mean my kids can eat, drink, and do all sorts of activities without grabbing me of my credit card.  Now that’s a family vacation. If you have kids you know how painful it is to pull out the cash for every little thing.  I literally put my wallet in the room safe when I check in at Beaches and I don’t spend a dime.

If you are a Beach person the beach at this resort is steps away from the pristine Grace Bay.   This beach is exactly what you think of when you see an Instagram photo of white sand, blue water and nobody else in your photos.  Grace Bay has been consistently ranked as one of the world’s best beaches. If you want to go scuba diving, snorkeling, take our a sail boat, paddle boards, it’s all included.  Also the beach has a nice shallow entry and is crystal clear.  I know my kids like to see what’s swimming around them and Grace Bay is calm and the perfect family beach.

Old Key West Village at Beaches Resort

Beachs Turks Accommodations:

The resort boasts a diverse selection of accommodations, ranging from spacious rooms to luxurious suites and even private villas. Each option is thoughtfully designed to provide maximum comfort and convenience, with many offering breathtaking views of the turquoise Caribbean Sea. Families will appreciate the suite options with multiple bedrooms, while couples seeking a romantic retreat can opt for secluded beachfront rooms.

Let me give you the inside scoop on these Beaches Rooms.  I have a lot to say.  First I would say book your budget.  I go over this in the Beaches Turks and Caicos Insiders Tips Video below.  So watch that video also.  When I say book within your famil budget I mean this for all three BEaches Resorts.  Unlike other all inclusive Caribbean resorts, Beaches gives everyone the same all inclusive benefits.  It does not matter if you booked the entry level French Village room or the Old Key West Villa with a private pool that sleeps 10.  Each room category at Beaches gives everyone access to the same dining, drinks, water sports, you get the idea.


Beaches Resort Kids Club activities

Activities and Amenities:

Beaches Resort Turks and Caicos goes above and beyond to ensure you and your kids have an enriching and enjoyable experience. The resort features an impressive array of activities, including water sports like snorkeling, paddleboarding, and scuba diving. Land-based activities such as tennis, beach volleyball, and golf are also available. For younger guests, the Kids Camp and Teens Trench Town provide supervised fun and engaging programs, leaving parents free to relax.  My kids also rate Beaches Turks and Caicos as the best beaches resort for kids.

Kids Water Park at Beaches Resort

One of the resort’s standout features is its enormous waterpark, complete with thrilling slides, lazy rivers, and splash zones. The waterpark guarantees endless entertainment for the entire family. Additionally, the Red Lane Spa offers a tranquil oasis for adults to unwind and rejuvenate with a variety of spa treatments.


Beaches Resort Kimonos

Dining Options:

Culinary enthusiasts will be delighted by the diverse dining options at Beaches Resort Turks and Caicos. The resort boasts several gourmet restaurants serving international cuisine, from Italian delicacies to classic Caribbean dishes. Guests can also enjoy casual beachfront dining and poolside snacks. With unlimited meals and drinks included in the all-inclusive package, there’s something to satisfy every palate.


Grace Bay Beach



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Negril Beaches Resort

Beaches Resort – Negril

My second favorite Beaches Resort is Negril.  Turks and Caicos is hard to beat but the friendly people in Jamaica and the famous 7 mile beach makes this an amazing Beaches Resort.  Now this resort is a drive from the Montego Bay airport.  Transfers are included so that is very nice.  But this does mean you have a good 60 minutes ride, or a free tour of Jamaica as I look at it.

One reason I often go to Beaches Resort Negril is because flights to Jamaica are often less expensive than to other Caribbean islands and Beaches has the best All inclusive family resorts in the Caribbean.  My kids love Beaches Negril and you will to.

Nestled on the enchanting shores of Negril, Jamaica, Beaches Resort Negril stands as an alluring testament to the beauty of the Caribbean. Known for its breathtaking beaches, warm hospitality, and a myriad of activities for all ages, this all-inclusive resort promises an unforgettable vacation experience. In this article, we will explore the highlights of Beaches Resort Negril and why it is the ideal destination for travelers seeking a luxurious and adventurous escape to Jamaica.

A Tropical Haven:

Beaches Resort Negril is a paradise of pristine white sand and crystal-clear turquoise waters. The resort stretches along the famed Seven Mile Beach, one of the most picturesque stretches of coastline in the world. As you step onto the beach, you’ll be greeted by the gentle sea breeze and the soothing sound of waves, immediately immersing you in the laid-back Jamaican ambiance.

Luxurious Accommodations:

The resort offers a wide selection of luxurious accommodations to suit different preferences and group sizes. From elegantly appointed rooms to lavish suites and even beachfront villas, every option is thoughtfully designed to provide maximum comfort and picturesque views of the ocean or lush gardens. The spacious and well-appointed rooms ensure a relaxing stay, setting the stage for a dreamlike Caribbean getaway.

Family-Friendly Fun:

Beaches Resort Negril is renowned for being an excellent choice for families. The resort goes above and beyond to cater to guests of all ages. The Pirates Island Waterpark, an expansive aquatic wonderland, is a highlight for kids and the young at heart. With thrilling water slides, splash pads, and lazy rivers, families can enjoy endless hours of excitement and laughter.

The supervised Kids Camp offers engaging and age-appropriate activities for children, providing parents with some much-needed relaxation time. Teens can hang out at the Trench Town Arcade, with video games, air hockey, and even a DJ booth for aspiring young musicians.

Thrilling Adventures:

For those seeking exhilarating experiences, Beaches Resort Negril has an array of activities to choose from. From snorkeling amidst vibrant coral reefs to paddleboarding on the calm Caribbean waters, water sports enthusiasts will be in paradise. Additionally, guests can go on catamaran cruises, deep-sea fishing excursions, or explore the marine wonders while scuba diving.

Land-based adventures are equally thrilling, with beach volleyball, tennis, and even golf available for sports enthusiasts. Visitors can also partake in guided nature walks or venture out to explore the local culture and vibrant nightlife of Negril.

Gourmet Dining:

Culinary delights abound at Beaches Resort Negril, where guests can savor a diverse range of world-class cuisine. The resort boasts multiple specialty restaurants serving international dishes, from Italian delicacies at Venetian to mouthwatering seafood at Schooners. For casual beachfront dining, guests can indulge in Caribbean-inspired fare at Stew Fish or savor a juicy burger at The Mill.



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Beaches Resort Ochi

Ochi Beach Resort

My number three favorite Beaches Resort is Beaches Ochi.  Why?  There are several reasons Beaches Ochi is a good fit for your family vacations.

First I ranked this Beaches Resort as #3 because I think the other two beaches resorts have nicer facilities.  Also this Beaches Resort is the longest drive from the airport in Jamaica.

Why I would select Beaches Ochi.

1. The staff here is fantastic.  Friendly and always happy.

2. Location.  This is the only Beaches resort located right next to all the major tourist attractions.  Swim with Dolphins, Dunns River Falls, etc are all right here.

3. Price.  This is the most affordable Beaches resort of the three Beaches Resort properties

Ochi Beaches Resort beckons travelers with its enchanting charm and world-class amenities. Set amidst lush tropical landscapes and blessed with breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea, this luxurious all-inclusive resort promises an unforgettable escape for families, couples, and solo travelers alike. In this article, we will delve into the highlights of Ochi Beaches Resort and discover why it stands as a premier destination for those seeking the epitome of Jamaican indulgence.

Beach at Beaches Ochi Resort

A Slice of Paradise:

Ochi Beaches Resort finds its home in Ocho Rios, a coastal town renowned for its natural beauty and vibrant culture. The resort boasts its very own private stretch of white sandy beach, where guests can relax under swaying palm trees or dip into the sparkling waters of the Caribbean Sea. This idyllic setting sets the stage for a tranquil and rejuvenating vacation.

Luxurious Accommodations:

The accommodations at Ochi Beaches Resort are nothing short of lavish. From elegantly designed rooms with modern amenities to spacious suites and private villas, each option exudes comfort and sophistication. Whether you choose an oceanfront suite with breathtaking views or a garden-view room surrounded by lush foliage, every space is crafted to ensure a serene and restful stay.

Endless Activities and Entertainment:

At Ochi Beaches Resort, adventure and entertainment are always within reach. The resort features an array of activities and experiences to cater to all interests. Water enthusiasts can indulge in snorkeling, paddleboarding, or even take a glass-bottom boat ride to explore the vibrant marine life beneath the surface.

For thrill-seekers, the resort’s Red Lane® Spa offers a variety of rejuvenating treatments, while the Pirates Island Waterpark promises endless fun for families with its exhilarating water slides and splash zones. Golf aficionados can perfect their swing at the nearby Sandals Golf & Country Club, which boasts stunning views of the mountains and sea.

Family water park Beaches Resort Ochi Jamaica

Family-Friendly and Kids-Centric:

Ochi Beaches Resort is renowned for its family-friendly atmosphere. The resort provides supervised kids’ camps with age-appropriate activities, ensuring that younger guests have a memorable and enjoyable experience. From treasure hunts and arts and crafts to themed parties and water sports, children of all ages will find something to cherish.

For the teens, the Xbox® Play Lounge offers the latest gaming consoles, while the Trench Town Teen Center provides a space for socializing and engaging with peers. Meanwhile, parents can unwind and create their memories, knowing their little ones are well-cared-for and having a blast.

Culinary Delights:

Ochi Beaches Resort embraces the richness of Jamaican flavors and international cuisine, delivering a delectable dining experience to its guests. With a variety of restaurants and bars to choose from, every culinary desire is catered to. From Caribbean delights at Eleanor’s and delectable Italian fare at Giuseppe’s to seafood delights at Neptune’s, each restaurant offers a unique ambiance and a feast for the taste buds.

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Tips for Booking Your Beaches Resort Vacation

  1. Plan in Advance: Beaches Resort Turks and Caicos is a popular destination, so it’s advisable to plan your vacation well in advance to secure your preferred dates and accommodations.
  2. Check for Special Offers: Keep an eye out for special promotions and discounts offered by the resort. Booking during off-peak seasons or taking advantage of package deals can lead to significant savings.
  3. Review Package Inclusions: Study the all-inclusive package details thoroughly to understand what amenities and activities are included. This will help you make the most of your stay without any surprises.
  4. Book Excursions Early: While the resort offers a myriad of activities, consider booking any off-site excursions in advance to ensure availability and avoid disappointment.
  5. Pack Smartly: Pack light, comfortable clothing suitable for warm weather. Don’t forget sunscreen, beachwear, and any essential medications.
  6. Familiarize Yourself with Resort Layout: The resort can be quite extensive, so take some time to familiarize yourself with its layout and amenities to make navigation easier during your stay.


Sandals Family Resorts
If you are looking for a Sandals Resort for families, it can be confusing.  Sandals Resorts are for couples only.  But if you enjoyed Sandals all inclusive properties in the past and now have a family.  Sandals has created a new resort for families and that is Beaches Resorts.  Beaches Resorts are just like Sandals with the same All Inclusive features, Caribbean vacation destinations, and loads of included dining, drinks, and activities, but now you can bring the entire family with you.

Beaches Resort Maps


Beaches Resort Maps Jamaica

I have put together all the Beaches Resort Maps here so you can find your way around these Beaches resort properties.


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