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BEACHES RESORTS

Beaches is the family resort brand of Sandals Resorts International (SRI), a big name in Caribbean all inclusive resorts. • Grand Pineapple Beach Resorts -a newer brand of (relatively) value-priced all inclusive that welcome singles, couples, families, groups.• Royal Plantation Collection: boutique resort in Jamaica (the Royal Plantation Ocho Rios, Jamaica); Royal Plantation Island, Exumas, Bahamas, a private island in the Bahamas (six luxury villas); Royal Plantation Villas; and more properties in development.Children can stay at the Villas and Royal Plantation Island; trained nannies are available.

Features for Families
There are currently two Beaches Resorts in Jamaica and one in Turks and Caicos.Beaches Resorts offer a higher-end type of all-inclusive experience, are "ultra all inclusive", have nurseries and extensive kid’s programs, plus some attractive extras such as a partnership with Sesame Street. Butler Service, too!

The Resorts:

Beaches Turks and Caicos: flagship property, known for white-sand beach and turquoise sea; on-site waterpark is another draw.

Beaches Ocho Rios Resort & Golf Club, Jamaica- on the north coast, near Ocho Rios; includes golf at a nearby Sandals golf course

Beaches Negril Resort & Spa: on Negril's Seven-Mile Beach

Kids Programs serve many different age groups: infants; toddlers; 6 - 7-year old; 8 - 12-year-olds; and 13 and up. Hours for the older groups extend to 9 at night. Professional nanny care is available after hours.

Sesame Street: character appearances, stage shows, daily activities such as story-time with Elmo, cookie-making with Cookie Monster, and more.

Teen and Tween Programs: Trench Town teen hangout is available at Beaches Negril, Beaches Boscobel and Beaches Turks & Caicos. (Beaches Sandy Bay currently has no Trench Town*, but guests can use amenities at Beaches Negril thanks to a "Stay at One, play at Two" program). Other teen/Tween features include Scratch DJ Academy and aqua-themed nightclub, Liquid.

Kids Programs serve many different age groups: infants; toddlers; 6 - 7-year old; 8 - 12-year-olds; and 13 and up. Hours for the older groups extend to 9 at night. Professional nanny care is available after hours.

Gaming Center has state-of-the-art gear and games

Watersports include water-skiing, sailing, glass-bottom boats, kayaking, aqua-trikes, hobby cats, snorkeling.

Watersports also include scuba, for ages 10 and up. Guests who aren't certified divers need to take a "resort course" for $70 (valid for one year at all Sandals / Beaches resorts) ; afterwards, a guest can then dive once a day up to 30 feet dives.Tip: be sure to sign up early for the daily dive (and for snorkeling trips as well!)

Single Parents Months: from late August through October*, Beaches waives the "Single Supplement" for single parents-- a nice price break. Special events are offered too. (Also single parents, at Beaches: Single Parent travel offers an annual trip in August.)

Butler Service: comes with certain suites and guest rooms, at most Beaches resorts

Land sports include volleyball, pool, basketball, horseshoes, tennis, squash.