Best Family-Friendly Resorts in Hawaii

Best Family-Friendly Resorts in Hawaii

Planning a vacation that’s fun for the whole family isn’t always easy, but choosing a great destination like Hawaii makes the process simpler. That’s because Hawaii is an ideal destination whether your family wants to be in the middle of the action or would rather just spend a few days soaking up the sun. Choosing the right resort can go a long way toward making your vacation a success.

Fortunately, Hawaii offers plenty of family friendly resorts from which to choose.

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort

2005 Kalia Road , Waikiki, Honolulu, United States

On Oahu, few resorts can compete with these family friendly amenities. Younger kids attend Camp Penguin where they participate in a wide range of activities. The whole family can enjoy water sports or relax on the white sand beach. Families can also feed the resident penguins and turtles, take Hawaiian dance lessons, learn how to make leis or strum a ukulele. It’s fun and educational option.


Aulani Disney Resort & Spa in Ko Olina

 Aulani Disney Resort and Spa

92-1185 Ali`inui Drive, Oahu, Hawaii, United States

Nobody knows great family vacations like Disney, making this resort on Oahu an obvious choice. This all-inclusive property lets every family member enjoy storytelling sessions and interactions with beloved characters. There are plenty of entertaining and educational events, and guests can also try their hands at various Hawaiian crafts.


 

Grand Wailea – A Waldorf Astoria Resort

Grand Wailea - A Waldorf Astoria Resort

show prices3850 Wailea Alanui Drive, Wailea, Hawaii, US

This enormous, upscale resort could be just what your family is looking for, particularly if they enjoy water sports. The main attraction is the pool area. It’s six levels tall, features a water elevator and just might be the most entertaining pool area in the islands. Kids also get a kick out of Camp Grande, which caters to kids ages five to 12. Fortunately, this resort doesn’t leave out adults. There’s an adults only pool and a world class spa on site.


 

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea

show prices3900 Wailea Alanui Wailea, Maui, Wailea, Hawaii, United States

This gorgeous property offers year round kids activities and doesn’t forget to include the teens. IPods and Kindles are complimentary accessories and the resort’s on the beach location makes this one a cinch as a perfect choice for traveling families with finicky kids.


 

Fairmont Kea Lani Maui

Fairmont Kea Lani Maui

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4100 Wailea Alanui Drive, Wailea, Hawaii, United States

Also found on Maui, this ultra luxurious resort recognizes that’s it’s important to keep the kids entertained. They can learn a bit of the local language, build a volcano and learn to hunt lizards. With a babysitting service and plenty of available water sports, adults will enjoy this resort too.


 

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