Family-Friendly Fun at Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa

January 24, 2017

Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa, located on 23 oceanfront acres at legendary Black Rock on Ka‘anapali Beach, is the perfect destination for families.

Learn ukulele or hula, roast s’mores at the resort’s beachside fire pits, or enjoy snorkeling at nearby Black Rock.

Here are the top 5 reasons to visit Sheraton Maui for a family-friendly getaway: 

1. Roast Beachside S’mores. 

Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa’s new beachside s’mores offering is the perfect way to end a beautiful day spent in Maui with family.

Guests can choose to purchase one of two s’mores kits: traditional or local.

The traditional kit features all the favorites, with marshmallows, graham crackers, chocolate chip cookies, Hershey’s chocolates and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.

The local version embraces the flavors of Maui and includes Maui cookies, macadamia nut pieces, sprinkles, li hing mui sugar, bananas, pineapple, strawberries and a selection of chocolates, along with graham crackers and marshmallows.

The resort’s fire pits are open nightly from 6 – 9 PM, and are located oceanfront right below Cliff Dive Bar.

Guests traveling to Sheraton Maui will love experiencing a local take on a classic childhood favorite – families can have toes in the sand, s’mores in hand while enjoying beautiful views of Ka‘anapali Beach, and Lanai and Molokai in the distance.

2. Have Oceans of Fun at Maui Ocean Center’s Hawaiian Marine Life Hale. 

Maui Ocean Center’s Hawaiian Marine Life Hale at Sheraton Maui is the perfect place for families and keiki (children) to learn about marine life. 

Footsteps from Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa are one of the world’s top rated beaches and an underwater natural “amusement park” known as Pu’u Keka’a, or Black Rock.

Pu’u Keka’a is home to many of Hawaii’s unique fish, invertebrate animals, honu (green sea turtles) and marine mammals.

Resort guests and visitors of all ages are invited to learn about the vibrant marine life along the Ka’anapali coastline at the Maui Ocean Center’s hale.

There, a marine naturalist from Maui Ocean Center is present daily from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM to interact with guests, talk story and answer questions.

Interested in viewing and playing with animals up close? You can also visit Maui Ocean Center’s large aquarium in Maalaea!

3. Learn Hawaiian Cultural Activities from the Resort’s Cultural Advisor. 

Interested in learning hula, ukulele, Hawaiian language, and more?

Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa’s cultural advisor Jack Stone teaches guests about ancient Hawaii through traditions like coconut husking, taro pounding, bamboo stamping, lei making, hula dancing and ukulele lessons.

Jack has a true love for Hawaiian culture and music.

Guests will see him around property, strumming his ukulele, talking story with guests and visitors, and carting the “Aloha Wagon,” which he brings with him to conduct the resort’s cultural activities.

Head to the resort’s Keiki Activity Hale and you will find Jack ready and waiting to share the spirit of Aloha with your family!

4. Snorkel at Black Rock or Relax on a Floating Bean Bag in the Lazy River. 

Once you’ve learned about tropical marine life at Maui Ocean Center’s Hawaiian Marine Life Hale, head to Kaanapali Beach for snorkel fun at Black Rock!

Tropical fish and honu (green sea turtles) can often be seen playing in the beautiful waters.

During whale season (November – April), you will also see whales breaching in the distance and you can even hear them singing underwater!

Prefer to splash in the pool? Sheraton Maui’s 142-yard lagoon style pool is like a lazy river, and the resort has floating bean bag chairs so you can relax while cruising the winding waters.

Whatever your preference, ocean adventures and family pool time are perfect for making new memories.

5. Explore the Resort on a Selfie Scavenger Hunt. 

Grab one of the resort’s Selfie Scavenger Hunt guides to discover 5 signature selfie spots at #sheratonmaui.

Follow the clues to arrive at each spot, then upload your best selfie to your favorite social channels and tag #sheratonmaui or #sheratonmauiselfie!

Have a favorite family photo spot that’s not on the list?

Capture an image and upload with the resort’s hashtag for the chance to have it added to the scavenger hunt.

Happy snapping!

Reserve our Family Package online or call 866-716-8140 and ask for rate plan SPGFAM

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