14 Family-Friendly Resorts in Hawaii for a Tropical Getaway

Family Friendly Resorts in Hawaii

Searching for the perfect family-friendly resort in Hawaii? When traveling with the whole family, it’s essential you book a resort that offers spacious accommodations, plenty of on-site entertainment, and an ideal location, which, when it comes to visiting the Hawaiian islands, comes naturally. But to make things easier, we at Timeshares Only put together a list of fourteen resorts that are sure to make your family trip to Hawaii both seamless and unforgettable. These spectacular family-friendly resorts in Hawaii feature kids clubs, beachside activities for the whole family, breathtaking views and experiences, and luxurious accommodations. Read on to discover the possibilities for your tropical getaway.

Family-Friendly Resorts in Hawaii: Maui Edition

Discover the top family-friendly resorts in Maui!

Marriott’s Maui Ocean Club 

It’s hard to find an oceanfront family resort in Hawaii that offers better amenities than Marriott’s Maui Ocean Club. Continue to find out more about what this best family resort has to offer!

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With direct access to beautiful Ka’anapali Beach, indulge in a luxury spa treatment on the beach, or lounge beside one of three heated pools. Not to mention, kids have their very own Discovery Cove and activities center. Almost three acres of lagoon await you at this tropical paradise, complete with private cabanas, on-site dining, and a poolside bar. So, you may never want to leave the resort. However, if you decide to venture outside this Marriott Vacation Club Hawaii resort, you will be close to all of Maui’s top attractions. In addition to luxurious amenities, you will stay in a fabulous suite. You will find stylish, modern decor in each room, as well as a private lanai for soaking in beach views and comfortable beds for the entire family.

Hilton Vacation Club Ka’anapali Beach

Maui’s western shore is home to Hilton Vacation Club’s Ka’anapali Beach, located minutes from downtown Lahaina. Guests can vacation in comfort and tranquility at this one-of-a-kind oceanfront resort!

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Grab a cushioned lounger and relax as the kids whisk down the waterslide or play pool volleyball. With lush landscaping and calming waterfalls throughout the resort (not to mention, a poolside bar), you’ll settle into island life just fine. In the oceanfront pool area, you’ll find a 1-acre swimming pool with a waterslide, hot tub, and kiddie pool. Additional amenities include an open-air cafe, a marketplace, direct beach access, mini golf, childcare, and a children’s program. You can choose between ocean or mountain views in your spacious one- or two-bedroom villa, so you will never be short of spectacular scenery.

The Westin Nanea Ocean Villas

Timeshare owners can enjoy 16 acres of tropical bliss on the north shore of Maui’s famous Ka’anapali Beach at the Westin Nanea Ocean Villas. Enjoy the fun-filled local activities Maui offers near this fabulous resort, such as rainforest hikes and snorkeling in coral reefs

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At this Westin Maui resort, take ukulele lessons or hula lessons, and let the kids run wild at the kids pool, boasting a splash pad, waterslide, and zero-entry sand-bottomed pool. As one of the best family resorts in Hawaii, the resort’s three pools and award-winning restaurants are perfect for treating the whole family on vacation. However you decide to spend your day, you will have an incredible one-, two-, or three-bedroom villa to come back to that offers all the luxuries of home. This Westin resort is the perfect Maui timeshare for your next island vacation.

Hyatt Vacation Club at Ka’anapali Beach

Explore this beautiful oceanfront Maui resort as a family. As one of the best family resorts in Hawaii, Hyatt Vacation Club at Ka’anapali Beach boasts a variety of state-of-the-art amenities as well as luxurious accommodations.

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The resort features a stunning infinity-edge pool, a zero-entry pool for kids, and even a waterslide! Just steps from the Ka’anapali Beachwalk, filled with shopping, dining, and exciting water rentals and bike rentals, you’ll seldom hear an “I’m bored,” during your stay. Not to mention, these spacious residential villas, up to 2,111 square feet in size, are testament to this resort being one of the best family-friendly resorts in Hawaii. Discover pristine vacation ownership with a one-, two-, and three-bedroom villa, featuring gourmet kitchens, private lanais, plush, tasteful furnishings, and stunning views of the ocean or West Maui mountains.

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Family-Friendly Resorts in Hawaii: Kaua’i Edition

Get the full scoop of the best family-friendly resorts in Kaua’i.

Wyndham Kaua’i Beach Villas

On the east coast of Kaua’i, the Garden Island, Wyndham’s Kaua’i’s Beach Villas is blanketed by lush vegetation and natural beauty. This luxurious Hawaiian resort is nestled in a quiet location on the shores of a beautiful white sandy beach. With this, it makes it one of the best family resorts in Hawaii for an intimate family vacation. If you’re looking for a laid-back, quaint, yet luxurious oceanfront Hawaii resort, you’ve found the right place.

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Splash in the resort pool, cook up a fresh catch on the barbecue grills, or play a game of doubles. However you spend your day, family memories are destined to be made here. Each spacious villa has a fully-equipped kitchen and separate bedrooms, so everyone in the family will feel right at home.

Marriott’s Kauai Lagoons – Kalanipu’u 

Marriott’s Kauai Lagoons (Kalanipu’u) is a family resort in Hawaii on the flourishing island of Kaua’i. This spectacular oceanfront resort boasts spectacular features. The resort has a sparkling saltwater lagoon, vibrant gardens, and a close proximity to many of Kaua’i’s most breathtaking natural attractions, such as the Fern Grotto.

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Each comfortable two and three-bedroom villa features private balconies, fully-equipped kitchens, and separate living rooms, as well as dining areas. The on-site amenities include times include car rentals, a world-class swimming pool complex, featuring a two-level pool and bubbling hot tub, a private beach, childcare, and boat rentals. Additionally, if you have any golfers in your family, they will love the location because it is adjacent to two championship golf courses and a golf range.

Pono Kai Resort by Bluegreen Vacations 

Pono Kai Resort was built with families in mind. This 11-acre oceanfront property is a gem among the best family resorts in Hawaii. With almost a mile of private beach on-site on the eastern coast of Kauai, you and the family can explore the stunning shoreline. Spend the days taking nature walks or snorkeling the crystal clear waters of the Pacific Ocean.

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This luxurious resort has fabulous amenities and accommodations synonymous with Bluegreen Vacations’ name (now a part of Hilton Grand Vacations). Just steps away, you can indulge in cultural activities, such as lei-making lessons, or dip in the heated pool. Other amenities include a putting green, tennis courts, and a sauna. This resort also offers a free breakfast buffet once a week while advising you on local attractions and excursion opportunities.

Explore Kaua’i Marriott: Family-Friendly Resorts in Hawaii

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Family-Friendly Resorts in Hawaii: Oahu Edition

Learn about the top family-friendly resort in Oahu!

Aulani, a Disney Resort: One of the Prime Family-Friendly Resorts in Hawaii

The enchanting Aulani in Ko Olina, Oahu, is a Disney Vacation Club resort. This family resort in Hawaii embodies Hawaiian culture in all of its forms. Hence, you can dance at a luau, dig into classic Hawaiian cuisine, and float on the glittering surf.

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Superior to other family hotels, you can reconnect with the adults of your group while the kids ages 4-12 play at Aunty’s Beach House or visit the complimentary kids club filled with fun activities and supervised exploration of the resort. At this play haven, kids can meet their favorite Disney characters and enjoy various water activities, such as boogie boarding, tubing, snorkeling, and splashing at unique play structures.. Meanwhile, this family resort keeps parents in mind, too. Escape to the adults only pool and refresh at the spa, and cheers to staying at one of the best family-friendly resorts in Hawaii.

This Disney resort offers a variety of standard rooms, suites, and one-, two-, and three-bedroom villas. For traveling families, the villas offer plenty of room to spread out. They feature kitchens and kitchenettes for homemade meals and quick snacks during your stay. However, the one- and two-bedroom suites also provide living areas and separate bedrooms that can easily accommodate a single family.

Grand Waikikian by Hilton Grand Vacations 

Prepare to have the trip of your life to Oahu when you stay at the Grand Waikikian. Guests can access all the amenities across the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort timeshare. Say aloha to local excursions, such as horseback riding, garden tours around Oahu, rope swing and zipline adventures, and more.

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This 39-story Hilton Grand Vacations Club tower has superb amenities and accommodations fit for the entire family. While the younger guests play at the kids club, you can soak up the sun beside one of four resort pools. Also, you’ll never go hungry with multiple on-site fine dining and casual dining opportunities, featuring dishes that will have the kids asking for seconds.

Marriott’s Ko Olina Beach Club

This next family resort in Hawaii, Marriott’s Ko Olina Beach Club, takes a “tropical oasis” to a new level. With a short drive away from Wet N’ Wild Hawaii, as well as a short walk from Ko Olina’s Golf Club, folks can enjoy plenty of exciting and thrilling nearby attractions.

Family-Friendly Accommodations and Amenities

Guests will be “wow-ed” by the fabulous amenities and accommodations within this 640-acre gated community. Keep the family entertained with on-site activities for kids, such as lei-making lessons and hula lessons. Additionally, the resort has three lavish pools, including a kid’s pool and a quiet pool for adults, beach access, and a fitness center. Being one of the best family resorts in Hawaii, suites include living rooms, spacious bedrooms, laundry rooms, and kitchen facilities so that you will feel right at home.

The Grand Islander by Hilton Grand Vacations

Next on the list of family-friendly resorts in Hawaii is the Grand Islander by Hilton Grand Vacations. The resort brings you a short walk from Kahanamoku Beach and a quick drive from Waikiki Beach. While lounging on the sandy shores of Oahu, you can enjoy delicious on-site restaurants that await you for dinner!

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Spend your days floating in the resort pool, playing water sports, or exploring downtown Honolulu. As one of the best family resorts in Hawaii, you’ll rest easy in generously sized suites. The accommodations can sleep up to eight guests and feature all the comforts of home, including a full kitchen and separate living and dining areas.

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Family-Friendly Resorts on Hawaii’s Big Island

Lastly, let’s discuss some of the best family resorts on Hawaii’s Big Island!

Bay Club at Waikoloa Beach Resort by Hilton Grand Vacations 

Picture yourself at Bay Club at Waikoloa Beach Resort, one of the largest and most exceptional Hawaii luxury resorts. Since this timeshare is located on the Big Island, there is plenty to do in the surrounding areas. Fun attractions the whole family will love include ziplining over KoleKole Falls or going on a safari at Volcanoes National Park.

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Whether you play a round of tennis, take a dip in one of two glittering swimming pools, play a round of putt-putt, or enjoy the incredible views of Waiulua Bay, your entire family will have something to indulge in. Spend the evening cooking out on the barbecue or tasting authentic local fare at the on-site restaurants. Each one- and two-bedroom suite provides ample space for everyone to stretch out and relax. Not to mention, each suite has a kitchen, as well as a washer and dryer.

WorldMark Kona

If you want to visit Kailua-Kona, a spot known for being the most beautiful on the Big Island, stay at WorldMark Kona. The Big Island is one of the best islands to visit in Hawaii, especially when you’re vacationing along the Kona coast. You can’t go wrong when staying at this Wyndham-affiliated timeshare, one of many pristine, family-friendly resorts in Hawaii.

Family-Friendly Resort Accommodations and Amenities

At this resort in Hawaii, condos are available in one- and two-bedroom sizes. They are generously sized, sleeping up to six guests, and include a kitchen, dining area, and living room. Moreover, having fun on-site comes as naturally as the Kona breeze. Take advantage of the fabulous amenities, such as movie rentals, a refreshing pool, and a steaming hot tub. Not to mention, there is an activities center on-site that hosts fun events throughout your stay.

Club Wyndham Kona Family-Friendly Hawaiian Resort

Escape to the era of traditional Hawaiian culture at Club Wyndham Kona Hawaiian Resort. Of family-friendly resorts in Hawaii, Hawaii’s rich heritage rings true amongst the lush tropical gardens and 30s-inspired Hawaiian architecture.

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The multiple outdoor pools are reminiscent of tide pools as if your beside a sparkling saltwater lagoon. Further, the children’s pool, kid friendly activities, and short walk to the beach ensure there will never be a dull moment of your stay. Venture off the resort to explore the local waterfalls and volcanoes, take surf lessons, golf, or simply shop and dine amongst the locals. Finally, the spacious two-bedroom bungalows create a unique experience characteristic of one of the best family resorts in Hawaii.

Stay at the Best Family-Friendly Resorts in Hawaii with Timeshares Only

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Whether you’re interested in vacation rentals or vacation ownership, Timeshares Only has you covered. We have Hawaii timeshares for sale and for rent at resorts that you can easily browse online today. If you have any questions or need assistance, don’t hesitate to contact us! You can call us today at 1-800-610-2734 or email us at [email protected] for help.

If you own a timeshare that affiliates with RCI or Interval International, there are fabulous Hawaiian timeshares that you can stay at through vacation exchange. Check out our blogs, RCI Hawaii Resorts You Need to Exchange for and Best Interval International Resorts in Hawaii, for more information on staying in one of these Hawaii resorts through vacation exchange.

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