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As Jean-Michel Cousteau says, "All kids start out as scientists, constantly asking 'Why? What's that? How does it work?'" Ritz Kids experiences at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay tap into that innate curiosity by introducing our youngest guests to both the natural wonders and the rich cultural traditions of our family-friendly resort. Immersive and adventurous, the resort's experiences provide your child with enthralling activities to reward their interest in the beauty and workings of the world we live in. With a diverse collection of vacation activities based on the four pillars of the program - water, land, environmental responsibility and culture - kids are swept away by everything from coral reefs and forests, to recycling and sustainability, storytelling, art and even food.

Ritz Kids Day Program: Offered on a full- or half-day basis 7 days a week with 24-hour advance notice required. This program for children ages five to 12 allows them to experience a variety of stimulating activities.

The day may include:

  • Going to the beach, building sandcastles, exploring tide pools, etc.
  • Swimming at the Colony Club pool
  • Board games
  • Arts and crafts projects
  • Tennis, Golf, Soccer, Volleyball, or Basketball
  • Making S'mores at the fire pit
  • A movie

Full Day: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., includes lunch and snacks, $150 per child. Ritz Kids programs may be extended up to an additional two hours for $30 an hour, per child.
Half Day: 9 a.m. to noon or 1 to 4 p.m., includes snacks, $100 per child. Ritz Kids programs may be extended up to an additional two hours for $30 an hour, per child.

Each child should bring the following to Ritz Kids:

  • Swimsuit
  • Warm sweater or jacket
  • Change of clothes in case your child gets wet at the beach
  • Comfortable athletic shoes

Kids Night Out:

Children can get away for a night of fun and excitement, while parents enjoy a quiet dinner at Navio on Friday and Saturday evenings. The supervised night includes a special dinner, movies and arts and crafts. The Kids Night Out program is offered from 6 to 9 p.m., or until 11 p.m. for parents who need a bit more time out. The Kids Night Out is $110 per child. Programs may be extended up to an additional two hours for $30 an hour, per child. 24-hour advance notice required.

For additional information or reservations, please call (650) 712-7000.

Younger guests visiting The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay can enjoy a variety of cuisine designed just for their taste buds.  The Children's lunch and dinner menu is offered in our restaurants Navio and The Conservatory and through In Room Dining.

The Children's Menu includes:


Served with Chicken Apple Sausage and Breakfast Potatoes 

Chocolate Chip or Banana 

Or House-Made Granola Served with Milk and Side of Toast 

Served with Brown Sugar and Berries 

Served with Berries and Whipped Cream


Apple or Orange Juice 

Milk or Chocolate Milk


Chicken and Vegetable Soup 

Hot Dog with French Fries
Hamburger or Cheeseburger with French Fries
Chicken Fingers with French Fries
Cheese Pizza
Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
Petit Filet Mignon with Garden Vegetables


One Scoop Ice Cream Sundae
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Root Beer Float


Milk shakes
Soft Drinks