While planning a spring break getaway may look a bit different across the globe this year with some families planning long weekend trips and others opting for extended getaways to accommodate remote learning and work, Hilton properties from Hawaii and Mexico to D.C. and Aruba, offer a multitude of experiences for families to enjoy much-deserved time off.
Families staying with Hilton can choose from a variety of escapes from non-traditional getaways featuring alpine adventures to mermaid fitness and beachside vacations. Plus, families can book Hilton’s Family Fun package featuring breakfast for the family and more in addition to enjoying peace of mind with Hilton CleanStay, Hilton’s cleanliness procedures and protocols to help families experience an even cleaner and safer stay.
Non-Traditional Spring Break Escapes
Remote Destinations: Families planning a scenic spring break can head to Sedona, home to more than 200 miles of hiking and mountain biking trails. Catering to all ages, Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock features fireside s’mores, hot air balloon excursions and jeep tours of Red Rock country. For an exhilarating vacation, Waldorf Astoria Park City is ideal for alpine adventurers as the resort offers slope-side access to the largest ski and snowboarding resort in the US and an array of family-friendly springtime offerings. With multiple suite options featuring kitchenettes and full kitchens, families can also enjoy the new in-suite Chef’s Basket Experience where guests can bond over culinary creations from the comfort of their room. Plus, book the hotel’s Best Of Park City package to enjoy a $100 resort credit per day.
Washington, D.C.: Families can soak up America’s history with Capital Hilton's “Nation’s Education Package.” Guests can take the week off from virtual learning and enjoy some of nation’s top cultural attractions including a self-guided tour of heritage trails spotlighting history, diversity and culture, museums, spacious accommodations and more. Families staying at Hilton’s newest DC property, Hilton Washington DC Capitol Hill, can experience the best of springtime in the city with the hotel’s Downtown DC Getaway package featuring plush accommodations, a $25 Lyft gift card to explore the nation’s capital and a $100 Caviar Food Delivery credit to enjoy the diverse flavors of DC.
Hawaii: Situated on 40 acres of Hawaiian gardens, Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort in Maui features nine pools, including the Wailea Canyon pool, an aquatic dream for families and kids that’s 2,000 feet long. All nine pools are on six levels and there are several water slides, three hot tubs, six waterfalls, rope bridges, swings, a "water elevator," and baby pool to accommodate family members of all ages. Adults can also enjoy culinary and cocktail delights after-hours with the hotel’s ongoing Culinary & Cocktail pop-up series. In Oahu, families can unwind at Hilton Hawaiian Village, located on the widest stretch of beach in Waikiki, beside five pools, which include a 10,000-square-foot Super Pool and the multi-layered Paradise Pool with dramatic waterfalls and the longest water slide in Waikiki.
Puerto Rico: From its mini-golf course and spray park to its video arcade and playground, Hilton Ponce Golf & Casino Resort, which faces the Caribbean Sea, features two outdoor pools, two whirlpools, and more. Young travelers excited by wildlife will want to visit Caribe Hilton which is situated on a private 17-acre lushly landscaped peninsula and boasts tropical gardens, a bird sanctuary with exotic plants, peacocks and ducks, pools and more. For families looking for a space to spread out, Embassy Suites by Hilton Dorado del Mar is an ideal option with its two-room suites, and location on a private beach on Puerto Rico´s northern coast with a lagoon style pool.
Aruba: With more than 100 beachfront palapas, two zero entry pools, an on-site diving center, waterproof library and educational turtle classes, families can bask in a true Caribbean getaway bursting with authentic experiences and cultural activities atHilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino. Plus, families who are looking to extend their stay can book the hotel’s Escape to Happiness package where guests stay for three weeks and get the fourth week free along with a number of other amenities including one two-tank boat dive (or snorkel) for up to two people with the hotel’s General Manager Vasco Baselli.
Mexico: Overlooking the Nichupté Lagoon and the Caribbean Sea, Canopy by Hilton Cancun La Isla features Wander Rooftop, an outdoor terrace with a pool as well as access to the Mandala Beach Club located a few minutes from the hotel. For shopping enthusiasts, the property offers guests direct access to La Isla Paradise Experience mall, with endless opportunities of dining, entertainment, and premium shopping. In Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit, Conrad Punta de Mita offers villa-like “Casitas” with large patios and private plunge pools. Families can enjoy an extra extended escape with the hotel’s Stay Longer & Work from Paradise featuring savings on accommodations, food and beverage, complimentary use of the hotel’s Kid Club and more. Adventure-seeking families can book Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal’s Dreaming of Paradise offer which features 35 percent off stays and more, plus a 20 percent discount on the resort’s Beyond the Beach Curated Exploration featuring bucket list experiences including swimming with whale sharks and snorkeling with sea lions. Plus, for teens and kids, Waldorf’s Teen Guide creates a personalized adventure itinerary for each teenager who participates in the program from zip lining to surfing while the Tortuguitas Kids Club is for younger guests and features fun and educational activities from piñata making to interactive scavenger hunts. Guests at Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort can discover the beauty of the Baja Peninsula on a whale watching excursion and book the hotel’s Beachfront Break package which offers suite accommodations, a reserved fire pit to roast s’mores at Enclave Beach Club, F&B credit, private roundtrip airport transfer, and more.
Family Fun-Filled Warm Weather Getaways
Florida: Located near Walt Disney World, Waldorf Astoria Orlando offers in-room dining ice cream sundae menus for kids and select suites that boast views of Epcot’s firework display. Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek is located in the middle of Orlando's theme park magic on a serene 482-acre Bonnet Creek nature preserve and offers an array of family activities including a three-acre lazy river pool and a water slide. The newly-renovated Reach Key West, Curio Collection by Hilton is located on Key West's only private natural-sand beach and offers activities such as island jet ski tours, private island picnics and eco-friendly coral reef exploration.
California: Perched on 175 acres atop a 150-foot seaside bluff, Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club caters to kids with activities like surf lessons, beachside picnics, a “Sprayground” pool splashpad, fireside s’mores and more. Families planning to extend their stay beyond spring break can book the hotel’s Edu-Cations package featuring luxury accommodations, access to expert on-demand homework assistance and a daily resort credit. In San Diego, Hotel del Coronado is home to Beach Village, a secluded oceanfront enclave offering cottages and villages that feature private patios with ocean views, gourmet kitchens and living rooms for families, plus activities from surf camp and mermaid fitness for kids to beach bonfires and history tours.
Guests who choose to travel are encouraged to check local/state/country government restrictions and safety measures related to COVID-19 before traveling.