Best SPG Resort Programs for Kids
Discover some of our favorite things to do for families at resorts in the U.S., Mexico and Canada.
1. Sun & Surf in Scottsdale, Arizona
Just knowing the Westin Kierland Resort has a “Director of FUN” position on property tells you how much they cater to younger guests. From the moment you walk in, kids enjoy their own check-in line and are greeted with a smile. Their kids club, the Kierland Mining Co., is filled with activities like scavenger hunts, “Kierland Kampfires” and more. Kids love the resort’s outdoor pools, lazy river, waterslide, and FlowRider wave simulator.
2. Hang Tight in Hawaii
As if you need a reason to take the family to Hawaii, one look at the many resort programs at The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Ka’anapali, and you’ll be sold. They offer dive-in movies, ukulele 101 classes, lei making, scuba lessons, sun & reef awareness, how to hula classes, kids night camps and more. Some activities vary by month and season, so make sure to inquire about what is available. Trust us, your kids won’t be disappointed.
3. Discover the Magic of Disney
From fully supervised evening activities at Camp Dolphin, to a dazzling array of swimming pools and recreational activities, we ensure young guests of our Walt Disney World Resort, are entertained, so their parents can relax and have a little fun, too! From movies and s’mores on our white sand beach to creating poolside sand art to dining with Disney characters at our Garden Grove Restaurant, the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort has something for kids of all ages to enjoy.
4. Dolphin Connections in Waikiki
Embark on a memorable vacation to The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort in Waikiki and enjoy an exclusive opportunity to meet and interact with one of nature’s most amazing creatures, the dolphin. Created in partnership with world-class marine center Sea Life Park, the Dolphin Connection by Starwood program allows guests to learn about, feed, communicate with through hand signals, touch and interact with these extraordinary and intelligent ocean mammals.
5. Outdoor Adventure in Cancun
Due to their great seaside location, kids ages 4-12, enjoy amazing outdoor activities at the Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort & Villas & Spa in Cancun. Ranging from piñata making, to learning to dance the hula, to feeding the iguana at the onsite Mayan ruins—the resort’s Westin Kids Club features engaging activities to keep kids entertained. In the evenings, the whole family is invited to head down to the beach for s’mores!
6. Florida’s Hidden Gem
A beach-lover’s paradise, Sheraton Sand Key sits on America’s #1-ranked Clearwater Beach (TripAdvisor 2016 Travelers’ Choice Awards). Bring out your competitive spirit on our multiple beach volleyball and tennis courts, splash around with the kids in our beautiful pool, or enjoy the ocean and miles of sugar-white sand just outside your doorstep. For the adults, we feature spa services, fine dining and plenty of shopping all on-site. Treat your family to fun, relaxation, and sunsets, all on the best beach in the country.
7. A Waterfront Oasis
The Westin Cape Coral at Marina Village leaves nothing to be desired – at any age. With three outdoor pools, endless activities at the nearby marina (think: kayaks, paddleboards, fishing…), bike rentals and a Westin Kids Club® where ages 6-12 spend countless hours embarking on a day of exploration, your family will never want to leave. Adults enjoy our on-property spa, boutiques on the Promenade and superb food and cocktails, all in a private island setting for complete relaxation. More, each of our 1, 2 or 3-bedroom suites has a private balcony with breathtaking waterfront views and ample space for the whole family.
7. Mountain Adventures
There’s adventure around every corner at The Westin Trillium House, Blue Mountain, located two hours north of Toronto, Canada. The whole family can experience all the exciting activities around our resort this spring and summer, from scenic mountain biking to an exhilarating treetop walk and zip line to our popular Ridge Runner Mountain Coaster. Blue Mountain also offers summer camps for kids of all ages while the adults can enjoy our challenging golf course, spa services, fantastic dining, shopping and much more.
8. A Picturesque Retreat in Quebec
Mont Tremblant is a year-round destination with a wide variety of summer activities just steps from Le Westin Resort & Spa, Tremblant, Quebec. Take your fun to new heights with zip lines, biking, hiking and much more on the mountain. Splash around at the Beach and Tennis Club with swimming, boating and watersports, including a day camp for kids. Adults can unwind at our two 18-hole championship golf courses or bring the whole family to try their hand at our Le Petit Géant Mini Golf course.
9. An Unforgettable Retreat in Arizona
Discover a variety of family activities happening all summer long at Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass in Chandler, Arizona. Take advantage of a unique experience and explore the resort from a whole new perspective – river boats! Receive daily passes to enjoy the use of water bikes, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, and more. Explore all of the resort’s activities. Click here >