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Celebrate National Mermaid Day at These 2 Resorts

by Kimberly Inlander

Mar 27, 2023

© Atlantis Paradise Island

Destinations / Caribbean

Family travelers with kids who love mermaids probably already know March 29 is National Mermaid Day. Maybe you have travel plans, but, if you don’t, consider these two resorts to celebrate, or keep them on your radar for next year.


Atlantis Paradise Island

In the Bahamas, Atlantis Paradise Island offers Atlantis Kids Adventures for guests ages 3–12  year-round, with special on-site programming for National Mermaid Day. All Day Mermaid includes story time, swimming with a mermaid, photos with a mermaid, a mermaid snack, a mermaid glitz and glam makeover and mermaid swag. Or, there is the Ultimate Mermaid experience with a culinary session to create Under the Sea Treats, story time, swimming with a mermaid, lunch, mermaid snacks, painting, a mermaid glitz and glam makeover and mermaid takeaways.


Book both experiences in advance.



mermaid class

© Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa

Enroll little mermaids-to-be in the resort’s Mindful Mermaid Academy, offering poolside classes where kids learn how to swim with a mermaid tail and adults and teens can focus on creative and advanced swimming techniques. For guests 4–7, the 45-minute Mini Mermaid Class includes a one-on-one lesson with a mermaid instructor. Kids 8 and up swim and learn ocean facts in the Beginner Mermaid Class, while teens and young adults learn how to take the ultimate underwater mermaid selfie in the Social Media Mermaid class.


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