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Splurge-Worthy Luxury Family Travel Destinations: US & Canada

Splurge-Worthy Luxury Family Travel Destinations: US & Canada

Hawaii Luxury Splurge: Grand Wailea Resort & Spa


From $679/night standard room

Bs momWhat can I say? We got married here and have returned with our daughter twice. It is a truly amazing place.” – Trekaroo Superoo B’s Mom

The Waldorf Astoria Resort luxury property, the Grand Wailea Resort & Spa, located on Maui, features more than 40 acres of lush landscaping situated along a private beach just perfect for relaxing the day away while waiting to see the sun dip into the Pacific below. The six onsite restaurants, luxury amenities, European spa, golf courses, and massive pool system (that easily won a place on Trekaroo’s Best Family Pools in the United States article) keep families entertained, pampered, and content while vacationing on the Valley Isle.

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Hawaiian luxury resorts for families

Aulani Disney Resort & Spa, Oahu, from $499. Mickey Mouse fans will love the splurge at Aulani, Disney’s only stand-alone hotel and resort. Parents will love the attention to detail, included daily kid’s club, and onsite dining options, including a character breakfast that can’t be beat. Don’t miss a Disney-approved excursion to the rest of Oahu; you’ll get the same superior service while out and about.

Grand Hyatt Kauai, from $529. Family-friendly activities, close proximity to Kauai’s most sought after activities and sites, and stellar service take front and center at the Grand Hyatt Kauai. Parents recommend purchasing the dining plan to make your stay even more serene.

Turtle Bay Resort, Oahu, from $479. Located on Oahu’s North Shore, Turtle Bay Resort recently underwent a massive renovation and upgrade, making it the prime spot for a surf-inspired splurge. From surfing lessons to watching the pros take to the waves below, this stellar resort is worthy of the price tag.

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Big Island, from $1095. Located on the Big Island in Kaʻūpūlehu, this splurge destination features first-class service, a stunning setting, and kid-friendly concierge service. Families love the buffet-style breakfast and visits with sea turtles on property.

Finally, let’s finish our luxury tour in the Northeastern US. Click next to explore Northeastern US & Canada.

Katie Bodell