Bring the Whole Family Our Kid-Friendly Resort In Maui
Maui is a paradise of discovery for young guests, and the Ritz Kids program invites children to ignite their curiosity. Whether they spend the morning searching for sea turtles, tossing pizza dough or mastering their knowledge of volcanoes, Ritz Kids facilitates memorable interactions between children and their environment.
Other kid-friendly resort features include special welcome amenities and a menu featuring healthy, locally sourced dishes.
A ‘registration form’ for children to complete upon check in
Ritz Kids welcome packet with coloring book and scavenger hunt focused on the Ritz Kids four key pillars: water, land, culture and environmental responsibility.
Welcome card and toy amenity in guest room
A Ritz Kids menu offered throughout all hotel restaurants, with healthy and local options available
CHILDREN AND YOUTH PROGRAMS FROM AGE 5 - 14 Proof of age required at check in.
Turtle Tracks 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. $84.95 Adventure outside with a naturalist to search for green sea turtles in the wild. Learn about Hawaiian turtles, the sand they nest in and discover the role turtles play in the Hawaiian culture.
Creative Kitchen 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. $94.95 Don your chef hat as we go on an exclusive tour of our hotel’s kitchen and organic garden. Make your own pizza and learn about the local ingredients that make up this tasty treat.
Survivor 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. $84.95 Can you imagine arriving at a deserted island? No computers, TVs or video games! What would you do? How would you survive? Join us on our journey to square one and learn the basics of island survival and discover what early Hawaiian life was really like.
Creatures of the Night 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. $84.95 Venture into the night to experience heightened sensory awareness while observing nocturnal wildlife. Dinner provided for children at an additional cost. Please inquire about dinner menu with Ambassadors.
Whale Wonders 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. $84.95 Discover the natural wonder of whales and dolphins as our naturalists share their knowledge of these magnificent creatures through interactive activities and games. We’ll feel what it’s like to have blubber, discover how they feed with and without teeth, and experience how sound can be used to communicate as well as find food.
C.S.I. Water Investigation 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. $84.95 Water pollution is a crime and Ambassadors have the important job of investigating the source through special water-testing techniques. We collect samples and analyze the final conclusions to help solve the case!
Life at the Edge of the Sea 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. $84.95 Explore tide pools as we take a close-up look at both sides of the water’s edge. During this program children will discover life in the tide pools through hands on exploration and guidance from our experienced naturalists.
Turtle Tracks 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. $84.95 Adventure outside with a naturalist to search for green¬¬ sea turtles in the wild. Learn about Hawaiian turtles, the sand they nest in and discover the role turtles play in the Hawaiian culture.
Creative Kitchen 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. $94.95 Don your chef hat as we go on an exclusive tour of our hotel’s kitchen and organic garden. Make your own pizza and learn about the local ingredients that make up this tasty treat.
The Fires of Pele 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. $84.95 Sand sculpting, storytelling and a hike to an ancient lava flow will help us to learn how the Hawaiian islands rose from the middle of the sea as fiery volcanoes.
Wet and Wild Waves 1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. $84.95 Through hands-on experiments, learn about ocean currents, tides and what makes the perfect wave. Take a journey outside to see the water in its powerful state from a safe, dry location on property.
Marine Debris to Artistry 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. $84.95 There is no waste in nature. Engage your artistic talents by creating unique artworks and jewelry using native Hawaiian plants and new-found treasures such as beach glass.