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Plan an Extraordinary Reunion Perfect for the Whole Family!

We’ve all run into the same problem at family reunions. The adults are having a great time catching up and drinking light beer and cocktails, while the kids are silently sitting at the folding tables waiting for someone to break the unbearable silence. No one at the table is happy with this. Why not focus on a trip the whole family will love: a reunion trip to an all-inclusive resort!

As exciting as a backyard-style family reunion might be for some, there is a solution that remedies the boredom that younger family members often experience: a destination family reunion. Plus, your entire family reunion will get a vacation they’ll remember forever. Regardless of whether you’re celebrating in Cancun’s Hotel Zone or drifting down a lazy river in Montego Bay, a plethora of all-inclusive resorts can both accommodate and elevate your family reunion. Here’s what you can expect from a tantalizing destination family reunion:

  • Resorts resting on some of the world’s most beautiful beaches
  • Family-friendly group excursions ranging from zip-lining to horseback riding
  • A bevy of infinity pools and water parks
  • Fun-filled kid’s clubs with engaging activities such as video games and even cooking classes
  • Nearby golf courses and shopping centers to maximize every adult’s stay
  • Large ballrooms and meeting spaces to accommodate receptions of every size

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Sample Family Reunion Itinerary

Click each day below to explore a sample itinerary for your family reunion group vacation. Each day groups can explore a variety of activities that will keep every family member entertained.



  • Private transfer from airport: Get to your resort in style, with a private shuttle directly to your destination.
  • Check-in: Be greeted with a welcome cocktail/or mocktail upon check-in, take a tour of the resort if you’d like, or head to your room to catch the first resort view and to freshen up.
  • Welcome Dinner: Your event coordinator has arranged a welcome dinner so you can meet up with your family members for the first time. Enjoy appetizers, gourmet entrees, and an open bar.
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  • Gourmet Breakfast: Dig into an array of breakfast dishes at the resort’s sprawling buffet.
  • Day at the waterpark: Zip at high speeds down a curving water slide as you and your younger guests relish in the adrenaline-laden water park.
  • Poolside Grilling Stations: Enjoy delectable on-site cuisine crafted by professional chefs.
  • Spa Rejuvenation: Drop the children off at the resort’s Kid’s Club and immerse yourself in pure relaxation as the adults receive facials and hydrotherapy treatments.
  • Group Dinner: Your coordinator has reserved a private room in one of the resort’s best a-la-carte restaurants. Dig into the finest all-inclusive dishes and toast to the start of a wholesome family reunion.
  • Movie night on the beach: Enjoy an award-winning movie under the stars with popcorn and warm blankets.





  • Group Yoga Session: Engage your core and elevate your chakra levels as you participate in a Zen-infused yoga session by the beach.
  • Watersports and Jet Skis: Compete for bragging rights via an intergenerational volleyball tournament or glide across the waves on a riveting jet ski.
  • On-Site Sports: Practice your power serve or challenge your cousins to a full-court basketball game at the resort’s on-site sports facilities.
  • Themed Reception: Join your family at a poolside themed reception. Tonight’s theme? Dress as your favorite decade.





  • Workout: Utilize the resort’s state-of-the-art fitness center, a modern facility with free weights, ellipticals, and Pelotons galore.
  • Hit the Green: Access nearby complimentary golf courses and clubs as you work on your short game with a stunning view of the cerulean sea.
  • Arts and Crafts: Today’s Kid’s Club activity: a professional artist hosts an easy-to-follow landscape art class for your younger guests.
  • Catch a Nightly Entertainment Show: After dinner, witness an uncanny rendition of “Billie Jean” at a Michael Jackson tribute show or breakdancing show.
  • Nightclub: The night is still young as some of the older guests meet for a lively evening of dancing at the nightclub.


  • Farewell Breakfast: The family enjoys an expansive breakfast buffet featuring organic juices and delectable breakfast items before heading to the airport.
  • Private Transfer: Ride back to the airport in style, with a hassle-free shuttle to get you there.

Top Family Reunions Resorts

  • Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta

    Hidden within a private cove just below the lush Sierra Madre Mountains, the Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta provides guests beauty, luxury, and fun that make for unforgettable group trips. Situated between the mountains and the sea, this tropical gem offers a variety of activities and exploration that make for an entertaining and relaxing stay.

  • RIU Ocho Rios

    At the RIU Ocho Rios luxury and elegance take the forefront, with Victorian-like buildings, a vibrant color palette, lush vegetation, and a charming beach. With 2 separate sections of the resort, one catered to families, and the other to adults, the RIU Ocho Rios is great for group trips.

  • Dreams Punta Cana

    Spend your group trip on the golden sands of Uvero Alto beach with a stay at the Dreams Punta Cana. Equipped with an on-site casino as well as clubs for both kids and teens, this resort has something for guests of all ages. If your stay is focused more on relaxation, feel free to float down the resort’s free-form swimming pool, one of the largest in the Dominican Republic.

    • Resort Rating:
    • Price range: Intermediate
    • Brand: AM Resorts