The most geographically isolated archipelago on Earth, the Hawaiian Islands hold a special place in our collective imagination. Their seclusion and volcanic history have endowed them with some of the most stunning beaches on the planet, from scenic expanses of white sand to isolated volcanic coves. The hard part is choosing where to lay your towel. To help you prioritize, GAYOT has chosen ten of the best beaches from Maui to the Big Island. Some are family-friendly with full public facilities, while others are romantic and remote. We've also made sure to include great spots for surfing, snorkeling and wildlife sightings. Keep your eyes open for honu (green sea turtles); they’re revered by Hawaiians and considered to be good luck!
KID-FRIENDLY ADVENTURES Hawaii Family Vacation Guide
Check out our five-day itinerary for Oahu and Maui, including family-friendly hotels and restaurants as well as activities for all ages, such as surfing, snorkeling and museums.
NOT JUST FOR LOCALS Unique Hawaiian Spa Ingredients
Hawaii boasts some of the world's best spas and most unique spa ingredients, including mountain apple, noni and volcanic mud. Find out where to go for treatments.