Kids Activities

Embracing the California lifestyle, Terranea offers families a multitude of exciting adventures and amenities inspired by the region's natural beauty. Whether exploring tide pools, playing golf at the family-friendly Links at Terranea, kayaking along the beach cove, gliding down the Resort Pool's waterslide or stargazing at night by the outdoor fire pits, Terranea promises endless fun for families vacationing at the Resort.


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Children can have their own Terranea experience at the Tide Pool Kids Club, or families may choose from a variety of activities they can do together, including:

Water Thrills

The Resort Pool is a hub for families during their vacation. Kids will enjoy slipping and sliding down the 140-foot water slide and dashing around the Splash Zone. The pool area also features a large pool for swimming, two hot tubs, a fire pit and private cabanas with flat screen TVs and poolside dining service. The Vista Pool, located next to Terranea's signature restaurant mar'sel, is also open for children 13 years and older.

Active, Outdoor Fun

Organized activities give all members of the family an opportunity to partake in outdoor fun including:


The Links at Terranea 9-hole par-3 golf course is inviting for families, and professional instruction is also offered.

Nature Walk

Self-guided nature walks along the scenic Discovery Trail highlight the coastline and introduce guests to the indigenous plants and wildlife.

Friday Family Fun Night

Join us with the whole family for s'mores by the fire.

Ocean Adventure

Terranea offers families a wide variety of ocean adventures including kayaking, standup paddleboarding, and surf camps.

Dining For All

A variety of family-friendly dining options are offered at Terranea. Kids will enjoy Terranea's menus featuring a selection of their favorites with healthy and nutritious ingredients. Terranea's family dining options, include catalina kitchen, bashi, Nelson's overlooking the Pacific Ocean, and sea beans coffee boutique. Poolside service at the resort pool and in-room dining are also offered.

S'mores at the fire pits at Terranea's main resort pool
sea beans gelato
Fun summer day at the splash pad at the main resort pool