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February 14, 2018 views: 30,239

Deciding a place to travel with your family can be a struggle, trying to find the perfect balance of family fun and some alone time can be quite challenging. The beach is always a great time for families considering you have so many activities to choose from. Whether it is being adventurous and taking the kids out on a jet ski, or maybe you want to relax soak up the sun, while the kids play in the sand, it is all available right in front of you.

Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas

At the top of our list for a great family vacation is the Atlantis Resort. They have the perfect balance of activities to do for parents, grandparents and kids. To begin, they are right on the beach stretching out an amazing 5 miles long. They not only offer many beach activities but they have a 7 acre enclosed area called Lagoon Beach, where they offer snorkeling, paddle boats and much more to provide safety for your loved ones.

Is  your family is filled with adrenaline junkies, not a problem! The Atlantis resort offers 11 amazing pools with some crazy water slides. Ever wonder what it is like sliding through a tank full of sharks? The Leap of Faith slide allows you to slide through darkness in the Mayan Temples Core as you pass through a clear tank in the shark filled lagoon.

Does your family want an up close personal interaction with some amazing sea creatures, not to worry the Atlantis has you covered. They have passes where you can spend all day with a personal with dolphins or if your children love to learn they have a trainer for a day experience where they get to learn about all of the 50,000 sea animals the Atlantis houses on a daily basis. Maybe you want an experience hands on with the stingrays? You have the thrilling opportunity to feed them and swim alongside them.

Ready to unwind? The Mandara spa at the Atlantis Resort allows you to do just that.They offer many different types of massage ranging from swedish, deep tissue, to reflexology or aroma stone massage. Is your skin dying for that perfect glow while on vacation? Take advantage of their amazing products used in their facials, maybe you need a purifying facial or possibly the ultimate urban cleanse. Not into facials or massages? They too offer great body wraps all ranging for cellulite treatment to revitalization. Now, you had too much fun in the sun and now you’re feeling the burn from that sun, not to worry they have great products to nourish your skin and help alleviate your sunburn.

After a long day of fun filled activities I’m sure everyone by now is tired and hungry! The Atlantis has 8 casual dining restaurants, 17 quick-bite options and for the parents, 8 fine dining experiences when the kiddies are off the bed.

For the adults who need a little me-time, drop the kids off at the room (if needed they do offer babysitting services) and hit the Moon bar, located on the main casino floor. Go ahead and grab a cocktail or choose from their amazing collection of wines or drafted beers.  Then head on over the casino and end the night getting lucky on those blazin’ 7s.  Or if you and your partner like to feel the rhythm running through your veins head on on over to Aura nightclub stretching 9,000 sq ft. you and your partner are bound to have a great time dancing the night away.


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