Kauai, is known for its gorgeous beaches, plunging waterfalls and soaring cliffs. A family vacation to “The Garden Island” offers countless adventures for kids of all ages. There are some great family friendly hotels and resorts throughout Kauai, which will ensure that every member of your family has the vacation of their dreams.
The Grand Hyatt Kauai – This resort sets the bar for all other kid friendly island getaways. Their Camp Hyatt Kauai is an all day fun-fest for kids ages 3 through 12. Best of all, the camp runs a morning and an evening session every day. Parents can get in a golf game or a dinner a deux, while the kids learn to hula, mingle with parrots & koi, and splash around one of the several pools & waterslides on site. Alternatively, attend one of the many family friendly activities, such as their outdoor concerts and luaus, which are fun for all. The Hyatt also offers their Enrich program, which allows families to spend a day volunteering with local organizations. Kids can visit the Humane Society, and take a dog for a run on the beach, or help construct a new home with Habitat for Humanity.
The Kauai Marriott Resort – The Kauai Marriott is another great choice for families. From Saturday – Wednesday the Kauai Kids Club offers a menu of special activates including scavenger hunts, coconut bowling, and sand sculpting. Kids can choose to attend a single event or go for the whole day. Additionally, most of the restaurants have kids menus or kid-friendly options. Even the spa has a special mani-pedi package for little girls who want to be just like mom. The Marriott also offers babysitting services if parents want to attend one of the evening events.
The Sheraton Kauai Resort – The Sheraton runs a kids program every Monday through Friday. Kids can explore tide pools, make flowered leis, or learn to play the ukulele. Many regular activities are also kid friendly, such as yoga and Zumba classes, or lessons in surfing or snorkeling. There is also a separate children’s pool and a playground on site, and the Lava Café offers a special kids buffet at every meal.
The Kalaheo Inn is a great choice if you’re on a budget. This family owned hotel boasts studio, one or two bedroom suites, all with fully stocked kitchens. There is a pool and restaurant on site, and the owners stock plenty of games and beach toys for the kids. Shopping and restaurants are within walking distance, and the kid-friendly Poipu Beach is only 15 minutes away.
If you are thinking about take a vacation to Kauai, contact us so we can help plan your dream trip!