COMO Parrot Cay is known for it’s simple luxury, exceptional service and dining and spa experiences that surpass guest’s expectations – that’s for sure.  Guests of this spectacular private island resort enjoy rest and relaxation, as well as wellness activities allowing them to experience a retreat-like vacation which truly rejuvenates. As popular as COMO Parrot Cay is though, this question crops up time and time again:  “Is COMO Parrot Cay suitable for families?”

Our resounding response – YES!

COMO Parrot Cay ‘is’ the ideal vacation haven for families. Buy why?

Well, several reasons, but of the main reasons is because it really does address the needs of the entire family. There’s really a wonderful combination and culmination of activities to enjoy, jaw dropping nature, wonderful facilities and amenities, soulful hospitality, excellent culinary treats, stunning tuquoise shallow water everywhere, and wholesome and relaxing wellness experiences.  Guests of the resort can truly enjoy all of this, while their children (no matter what age) are having the times of their lives as well.

So what makes Como Parrot Cay ideal for families?

First of all – the Accommodations.

There are so many accommodation options to consider while on this private island retreat that’s just a 30 minute ferry ride away from the main island of Providenciales.

These would include:

  • Traditional resort style rooms in the main hotel building, offering Indonesion four-poster beds draped in white voile and teak furnishings, with views of landscaped gardens or of beautiful ocean vistas.  A separate banquette can be converted into a single bed for a child (618 sq feet)
  • COMO Suitesone-bedroom suite offering almost 1,300 sq ft of space along with a large balcony that flood the room with natural light and views of the ocean beyond.  Additional bedding is also available in the living room for children as well.
  • Beach Villasone, two, or three bedroom options – offering privacy and direct access to the mile-long white sand beach, along with a sundeck with plunge pool and outdoor shower.  Personalized COMO Butler service is also included complimentary for two and three bedroom villas.
  • Beach Housesone bedroom semi-detached beach house that look out on white sand dunes and the ocean, offering direct access to the beach, and a private heated plunge pool and sundeck just off of the living area.  Two bedroom houses sit amongst the dunes on the beach, also with a private sundeck with its own pool and the wonderful personalized COMO butler service
  • Private Estates – from two to five bedroom private estate villas, these stunning homes offer the very best of everything a family (or multi-generation family) will need for a truly memorable vacation

Second… the BEACH

With miles of white sandy beach and shallow calm waters, children spend hours upon hours enjoying nature’s best.  Plenty of beach toys and non motorized water sports are available complimentary (for adults and kids of all ages).

Third, Play by COMO

Play by COMO is ideal for children from 4 to 12 years old. Activities from this non-traditional kids’ club program include craft making, playing tennis, and water activities. Since there is a whole private island to explore without the worry of cars and traffic, nature walks and a visit to the banana and coconut plantations add to the fun. Some of the other activities available are the table tennis and pool tables as well as the games room where young ones can enjoy an assortment of video games.

Other unique programming options for Play by COMO include:

  • Wind Chime making
  • Mocktail making classes
  • Wilderness camping
  • Pirate treasure hunts
  • Catch and release at the dock
  • Children’s yoga and meditation
  • Bead works and tye-dye
  • Hobie cat riding
  • Backyard Olympics
  • Football (soccer) on the lawn
  • Kite making and flying


Of course, the other item to consider is dining. With the expansion of the two restaurants, the resort offers an extensive children’s menu. As well, the buffet style breakfast offers a wide assortment of items to enjoy for everyone.

This private resort sanctuary offers so many pleasures to experience by families of all sizes, be sure to talk with one of our local travel designers who live and work in the Turks & Caicos Islands.