Families love Maui with its many kid friendly hotels and resorts, huge swimming pools, and safe swimming beaches. It is clearly the most family friendly island in Hawaii.
Our Favorite Family Resorts on Maui
Ka’anapali Beach Hotels & Resorts for Families
Marriott’s Maui Ocean Club offers a 3.5-acre heated outdoor pool, a luxurious spa and private balconies in every suite. The hotel overlooks Ka’anapali Beach. There are plenty of options for families with all rooms being able to accommodate a family of 4 and the 2 bedroom options able to take up to 8 people. The pools have some wonderful features for kids such as a pirate ship.
The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Ka’anapali is a great option for families looking for a beach vacation in Hawaii. This resort is located on the beautiful Ka’anapali Beach and features an on-site luau and hula dancing and lei making classes. There are 6 outdoor pools, including a waterslide and an adults-only area, as well as a children’s club, making it ideal for kids of all ages. In addition to its scenic location and fun amenities, the resort also has 5 restaurants and bars that serve traditional Hawaiian cuisine, as well as a full-service spa for parents to relax in. The rooms come with a flat-screen TV, a refrigerator, coffee machine and a private balcony with views of the ocean or the resort grounds. For families, the Westin Maui offers several room options including double or king-sized rooms, as well as suites that come with separate living areas and additional space. These options make it easy for families to find a room that fits their needs and comfort.
Kaanapali Alii, a Destination by Hyatt Residence, is located on Ka’anapali Beach. It offers family friendly condominiums with full kitchens. There is an excellent an excellent outdoor pool, and the beach is wonderful. Rooms are available as a 1 bedroom with two double beds, or a 2 bedroom option.
The Sheraton Maui Resort and Spa is a luxurious family-friendly hotel located on the beautiful island of Maui. Offering breathtaking ocean views and a wide range of amenities, this resort is the perfect choice for families looking for a relaxing and memorable vacation. The resort features spacious rooms, multiple dining options, a stunning pool area, and a full-service spa for ultimate relaxation. Whether you are seeking adventure or relaxation, the Sheraton Maui Resort and Spa has something for everyone, making it one of the top family hotels on Maui.
Situated in Ka’anapali, on the west coast of Maui in 40 acres of tropical gardens, this 4 star resort has 5 restaurants, a water park, and a luxurious spa. Many rooms offer private balconies with ocean views.
Family Friendly Wailea Hotels & Resorts
This luxurious family friendly resort on Wailea Beach has 40 acres of grounds containing 7 restaurants including some great family friendly options, a water park (always a huge hit with the kids), and a luxurious spa (for Mom and Dad). This an excellent choice for a family resort on Maui, Wailea Beach offers excellent swimming and the resort really knows how to look after kids.
This 5 star Maui family hotel is a short walk from Wailea Beach. Offering luxurious accommodation, a kids club, pools & waterslides as well as a spa and 5 restaurants (including a Starbucks). It is an excellent resort for a family vacation in Maui.
Four Seasons may not be the first hotel that springs to mind for families, but for those that can afford it this resort offers some wonderful (but very expensive) two and three bedroom options that will suit larger families. There are also double rooms that will suit a family of four that are more affordable. Overlooking Wailea Beach, this 5 star Maui hotel has 3 restaurants including one by Wolfgang Puck. There are 3 pools and a spa. Rooms are large & luxurious with ocean or garden views. It is a very luxurious hotel, but for families looking for an upscale vacation on Maui it is perfect.
Right on the beach in Wailea, this luxurious family hotel offers 3 outdoor pools and 5 restaurants, as well as direct beach access and a spa. Fairmont Kea Lani offers a range of family friendly rooms including 2 double beds in a single room or some 2 and 3 bedroom suites that are excellent for larger families looking for a luxury hotel in Maui.
Kapalua Family Hotels & Resorts
Located in beautiful Kapalua Bay, this beachside family resort offers spacious suites with full kitchens. Families love the 2 and 3 bedroom options. And kids will love the large outdoor pool. This resort also offers an excellent restaurant and a spa.
The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua is set on 54 acres and offers 2 golf courses, tennis courts, a 3 level pool, a spa, and 3 restaurants. Accommodations are very luxurious better suited to families with older teens than rambunctious pre-teens.