Family Resorts and Kid-friendly Hotels in Hawaii

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If an exotic vacation with the whole family is your cup of tea, surely the first thing that comes to mind is the breathtaking Aloha State.

Book a stay at one of the best hotels for families in Hawaii and enjoy the tropical climate, explore the incredible nature, swim in the turquoise waters of the Pacific Ocean, and much more!

We’ve compiled a list of the best kid-friendly hotels and resorts in Hawaii so the only thing you need to do is to pick your favorite accommodation and book a vacation you and your family will remember for the rest of your lives.

Best family resorts and kid-friendly hotels in Hawaii

The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort

Located directly at the beach, The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort provides its guests with various family-friendly activities and facilities.

At this 4-star family resort, children stay free of charge and can be babysat or participate in a children’s activity program.

While kids are having a great time, parents can relax in the full-service spa or by the infinity pool. Snorkeling, scuba diving, and sailing are available close to this upscale family hotel.

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai

Indulge in the ultimate luxury experience by staying at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai. All rooms in this accommodation are decorated in a Hawaiian style.

This 5-star kid-friendly hotel boasts fantastic ocean views and a seawater pool. But besides enjoying themselves in the pool or on the beach, parents can escape the stress of everyday life in the on-site spa.

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai features three restaurants and a golf course. National park Hawai’i Volcanoes is a two-hour drive from this kid-friendly hotel.

Fairmont Orchid Gold Experience

Located in Waikoloa, Fairmont Orchid Gold Experience is the perfect combination of comfort and luxury with families in mind. This kid-friednly resort boasts a private beach and a pool.

Parents can ask for babysitting services and try out the hot tub, relax in the full-service spa or rent out free bicycles. 

Even the pickiest of eaters won’t be left hungry thanks to the kids’ menu offered by the on-site restaurant.

If you are looking for a family resorts with spa and babysitting, check it out!

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa

Settled on the island of Maui, Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa is a luxury resort ideal for a family stay. Boasting a full-service spa, five on-site restaurants, and a fun water park, Hyatt Regency Maui offers something for every generation.

Every room in this kid-friendly resort features Hawaiian decor, an ensuite bathroom, and a coffee maker.

The kids will surely enjoy the waterpark’s pools, bridges, and lava slides. Guests can also take scuba diving classes or go wildlife watching.

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Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa

Experience Maui and its beauties by staying at this exceptional family resort that offers an outdoor pool and three tennis courts.

Every room features a tropical theme that adds up to the Hawaiian vibe. At Sheraton Maui Resort, children stay free of charge.

Experience true Hawaiian culture by trying hula dancing classes or explore the islands’ blue water by going scuba diving. After a long day of fun activities, relax and unwind at the full-service spa.

Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa is an excellent choice for a family vacation in Hawaii. This kid-friendly resort is situated on the Kohala Coast overlooking the Anaeho’omalu Bay.

Adjoining rooms are available, and children under 17 stay free of charge.

Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa guests can enjoy a waterpark with slides and a lazy river, an on-site spa, lei-making courses, and authentic Polynesian shows.

Wyndham Kona Hawaiian Resort

Enjoy a cozy family vacation in Hawaii by staying at Club Wyndham Kona Hawaiian Resort. This 3.5-star family resort in Kailua-Kona offers a BBQ grill and a picnic area so prepare a hearty meal and enjoy al fresco dining.

This family resort features two pools and a hot tub, but guests can also spend a lovely day at a nearby beach with the whole family.

Suites in Club Wyndham Kona Hawaiian Resort are equipped with a kitchen, while all rooms provide a homey vibe.

Prince Waikiki

Check out Prince Waikiki for your next family vacation in Hawaii. This 4.5-star hotel features two outdoor pools, two restaurants, and a poolside bar.

Besides being pet-friendly, this resort offers complimentary stays for kids. Have no worries about your children being too far from your sight because Prince Waikiki offers adjoining rooms for guests’ convenience.

Waikiki beach is located just a 10-minute drive from Prince Waikiki.

Queen Kapiolani Hotel

Create long-lasting memories in Honolulu’s Queen Kapiolani Hotel. This 4-star hotel provides a pool and a sun terrace that overlooks Diamond Head.

Keep the family in one place by booking a family room and spend a worry-free vacation. Most rooms at this kid-friendly hotel include a private balcony with stunning ocean views.

Queen Kapiolani Hotel is pet-friendly, and children stay free of charge. Honolulu Zoo is across the street from the hotel.

The Modern Honolulu

Have a fantastic vacation in The Modern Honolulu resort! This 4-star accommodation offers two exotic pools and is close to Waikiki Beach.

In this family  hotel, children stay free of charge. The rooms are very spacious, and most of them have beautiful views of the ocean.

You can dine at the on-site restaurant and unwind later at one of the three bars. Besides sunbathing and swimming, you can enjoy golfing, biking, kayaking, or scuba-diving nearby.

Castle Halii Kai at Waikoloa

Castle Halii Kai at Waikoloa is an excellent choice for a family vacation in Hawaii. This family resort provides its guests with two pools, one being the children’s pool.

Besides pools, you can relax in the hot tub or have a bite to eat at The Ocean Club Bar and Grill. Each villa in this accommodation comes with a fully-equipped kitchen.

Anaeho’omalu Bay Swimming Beach is 20 minute walk from the resort, and you can go shopping at Mauna Lani, which is just ten minute’s drive away.

Wyndham Royal Sea Cliff Resort

If your destination of choice in Hawaii is Kailua-Kona, you should check out Club Wyndham Royal Sea Cliff. This hotel for families is located near the beach and offers two pools. Relax in the hot tub or the sauna, and play tennis at the on-site court. 

Rooms come with a fully equipped kitchen, so you don’t have to worry about picky eaters.

Besides enjoying the pool and tennis, guests can learn to scuba dive without having to leave the hotel’s vicinity.

Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel

Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel is situated on Waikiki beach and is close to the Honolulu Zoo. This 4-star family-friendly hotel features two pools, a poolside bar, and an on-site restaurant.

Every room in this accommodation is very spacious and has a balcony. Children stay free of charge at Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel.

Besides enjoying the pool or the beach, you can visit the aquarium or golf course located just minutes from the property.

Hilton Grand Vacations Club Ocean Tower Waikoloa Village

Spend a beautiful vacation at Hawaii’s Waikoloa at the Ocean Tower by Hilton Grand Vacations featuring three outdoor pools.

Besides pools, you can spend a day at the beach, just a few steps away from the hotel. You can also relax at a full-service spa.

For an active vacation, try playing tennis or squash, or make shopping your ‘cardio of the day.’

Paniolo Greens Resort

Paniolo Greens Resort has everything you need for a great family vacation. This accommodation offers a pool with a children’s wading area.

In this 3-star hotel for families, you can relax in a spa tub or have a nice workout at the golf or tennis court.

Try Hula lessons or lei making if you want to become one with the beautiful Hawaiian culture. Volcano National Park is nearby if you want to go on a field trip.

SCP Hilo Hotel

If you plan to stay in Hawaii’s Hilo, SCP Hilo Hotel is an excellent choice. This family-friendly hotel is located a stone’s throw away from the beach and offers a complimentary stay for children.

This kid-friendly hotel provides free bike rental and features a restaurant serving Hawaiian cuisine.

Nearby SCP Hilo Hotel, you can try kayaking, sailing, skydiving, hiking, biking, or golfing.

Grand Naniloa Hotel Hilo

Enjoy your next family vacation by staying at the Grand Naniloa Hilo, a DoubleTree by Hilton in Hawaii’s Hilo. This four-star hotel offers a pool and is located near the beach.

Each room in this accommodation provides a garden, ocean, or harbor view. Children stay free of charge.

Grand Naniloa Hilo, a DoubleTree by Hilton, features an on-site restaurant and offers guests a free round of golf daily.

Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

Have a fantastic kid-friendly vacation at the Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel. This four-star hotel provides a pool and breathtaking views of Mauna Kea Peak.

This accommodation offers adjoining rooms and features an on-site restaurant and a gift shop.

Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel is located close to a golf course. Guests can also enjoy biking, hiking, or kayaking nearby.