Beaches Resorts watersports are some of the best that the Caribbean has to offer. Its clear, sparkling water always entices visitors to come to the Caribbean, and at Beaches Resorts, guests have a wide variety of ways to explore it:
- Scuba Diving -Beaches Resorts offers the most comprehensive scuba-diving program in the Caribbean at any family all inclusive resort. Guests are treated to guided scuba dives with top-of-the-line equipment at depths ranging from 30 to 90 feet. Certified divers may dive twice a day; non-certified divers can take a $70 three-hour resort course, which is conducted in a separate scuba certification pool. Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) and National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI) certification is also available for an additional charge. Beaches has also created optional Dive Programs just for kids, including the Bubble Maker and Seal Team swimming programs for 8-9 year olds, as well as the National Geographic â€œPassport to Adventureâ€ PADI dive program for guests 10 years or older.
- Snorkeling – Guests who want to experience marine life and coral reefs up-close without having to scuba dive can enjoy any (or all) of the three to five snorkeling trips offered daily at most Beaches Resorts watersports locations.
- Glass-bottom boat rides -Guests can explore the mysteries of the sea while staying dry in a glass-bottom boat. (Available at most resorts)
- Waterskiing -For the ultimate aquatic workout, guests in Negril can try waterskiing with top of the line equipment including Mastercraft ski boats, O’Brien skis, and kneeboards. Waterskiing lessons provided daily.
- Sailing -For the most relaxing way to enjoy the sparkling Caribbean water and Beaches Resorts watersports, guests can take off for a cruise aboard a Sunfish sailboat. Sailing lessons are offered at all properties.
- Catamarans -These special sailboats require some skill, but once guests get the hang of it, they will be hooked.
- Windsurfing -Guests can try their hand at windsurfing aboard a Hi-Fly Spirit, or Nova craft, or an O’Brien Sensation craft, Fanatic beginner boards and sails are also available at most properties.
- Kayaking -For guests looking for a peaceful way to enjoy the Caribbean sea, kayaks are available at most properties.
- Aquatrikes -Kids, or kids at heart, can ride two-at-a-time on Aquatrikes, over-sized tricycles that operate in the water.
- Banana Boats -Available at Beaches Negril, Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort and Beaches Sandy Bay. Guests of all ages get a thrill when they hop on a banana boat.
- Pirate’s Island -Currently at Beaches Turks & Caicos and Beaches Negril, the Pirate’s Island waterparks offer fun in the Caribbean Sun, with water slides, lazy rivers, zero entry areas for toddlers and water cannons. At Beaches Boscobel, a comprehensive and expansive new Pirate’s Island Waterpark featuring six new kiddie slides – including one “group” slide – plus three slides for teens and adults: one tube slide, one body slide and one speed slide. The waterpark also features a Pirate-themed kids zone with a zero entry area for toddlers. Additionally, the Pirate’s Island at Beaches Turks & Caicos has been expanded to ten times its original size, and includes a new lazy river, a total of nine slides and a surf simulator. All are great choice for a vacation with the family but with the kids keeping busy, mom and dad will have time for romance too.
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