Continually a hot spot for family travel, Hawai’i boasts numerous resorts for the whole family to enjoy. Experience the wonders of Hawai’i at one of these acclaimed, family-friendly resorts this summer.
On Oahu, Aulani offers something for the whole family, from fun adventures to soothing relaxation for parents. The resort allows kids to experience Hawai’ian culture, art and music. At Aunty’s Beach House, teens can go snorkeling in the Rainbow Reef to enjoy sunrise yoga on the beach. The entire family can come together to experience the KA WA’A Luau, featuring songs, dancing and a great Hawai’ian feast. Pre-show activities include flower arranging, Kapa painting, temporary Kaku tattoos and pa’i taro pounding.
Situated in Kailua-Kona, this hotel sits on 13 acres facing the beach, sitting adjacent to the Kailua Pier. The hotel’s Kona Boys Beach Shack offers ocean equipment and activities for the whole family to take part in. Guests can try their hand at paddleboarding, kayaking and snorkeling. The hotel also offers submarine tours with Atlantis Adventures, delving 100 feet beneath the surface to see Kona’s marine life.
Book the new Lanai by Land and Sea package for an unforgettable summer vacation. The package, designed for guests wanting to see much of the island, includes an activity each paid night when booking a garden-view room. Activities include horseback riding through the hills of Koele, archery at Lanai Archery and Shooting Range, sailing aboard Lanai II to snorkel amongst colorful fish and undergoing the ultimate adrenaline rush on the Adventure Tower’s more than 70 obstacles.
Australian adventure travel company Aurora Expeditions announced its partnership with Australian-based education platform UpSchool on an Arctic education program, perfect for family travelers. The 10-week course explores the importance of the Arctic region. The program encourages children to create a plan for how their community can contribute to positive environmental change.
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For many, a Hawai’ian vacation is the family trip of a lifetime, one that will make memories the entire family will cherish. If the island of Oahu is on your itinerary, be sure to check out these top three activities the family is sure to love.
Some of the top hotels and resorts from across the country invite family travelers to take advantage of exclusive booking offers this summer. The offers allow families to maximize vacation days and skip all of the stresses that typically come with travel. Here are just some of the hotels with exciting and exclusive summer offers.
United Airlines officially became the only major U.S. airline to own a flight training school with the opening of United Aviate Academy on Jan. 27. The moment was made even more historic with its inaugural class, which is 80 percent women and people of color.