Get an adult vacation – even with the kids

(NC)—Not everyone gets a break on a family vacation. Parents, especially moms, still have to care for their newborns, supervise their toddlers, watch their school age rascals, and keep at least one eye on the activities of their teens and 'tweens. The only way a parent can actually rest and rejuvenate is to choose a resort that does all this supervising for you.

“We say, start with,” says Christine Dicaire, spokesperson for the vacation company. “For example, at the totally refurbished, Club Med Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, even infants from four months old enjoy programs with fully trained professionals. It's a new facility we call, Baby Club Med.

“This utterly doting service for babies gives parents any amount of freedom they seek. Or, if you have 2- and 3-year-olds, the Petit Club Med engages them in a full array of age-specific activities, and the Mini Club Med does the same for children aged 4 to 10.”

Teens and tweens are fully supervised too in Club Med Passworld, the coolest 'club' of them all.

“So parents beware,” Dicaire continued, “when you consider your teen's excitement over unlimited sports, and watersports, plus the excursions, hiking, picnics, movies-on-the-beach – and the one-of-a-kind specialty programs like film-making, acting, singing and other performance arts – don't be too surprised if you never see them again!”

And you?

Indeed, for all adults, Club Med is legendary for its barefoot mixing and mingling – and for its upscale entertainment, recreation, sports instruction, menu choice, and especially for its late night fun. Spend your days sipping pina coladas under swaying palms on Punta Cana's bleach-white beach. Or, simply disappear for hours on end. The new Spa here features an infinity pool, a Zen lounge, and it has eight treatment rooms, including a secluded one for a couple's massage.

And if by chance you are a family that requires a lot of space, ask to be accommodated in a Family Suite. These 775 square-foot, oceanfront bungalows feature two bedrooms, premium amenities and services, access to an exclusive infinity pool, and a 95 square-foot deck.

Says Christine Dicaire: “You may think your family needs a lot of space, but the excitement of sharing your own private place on the beach, actually promotes togetherness.” 

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