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Winter is in full swing and the Hawaiian sunshine is calling. Check out this list of winter deals to get snowbirds to the Hawaii’s islands and out of the cold.
ISLAND OF HAWAII
The Four Seasons Resort Hualalai is offering a rare 4th Night Free package for limited dates in early December. Visit
Stay longer and receive a complimentary night for every three consecutive nights booked, as well as daily breakfast buffet for two at Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel. This is the Island of Hawaii’s only all-ocean-facing resort with 350 rooms – the largest rooms on the Kohala Coast at 600 square feet or more – all facing Hapuna Beach. Visit princeresortshawaii.com/hapuna-beach-prince-hotel.
Travellers can experience Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and receive every fifth night free when booking four consecutive nights. Daily breakfast buffet for two is also included. Visit princeresortshawaii.com/mauna-kea-beach-hotel.
With Koloa Landing Resort’s Pampered in Paradise package, this Holiday Season, couples can get ready to enter true relaxation mode. Guests will walk into ocean view, luxury accommodations – the largest on Kauai – to a chilled bottle of champagne. Couples can then make their way to the on-site Spa at Koloa Landing and head into private couple’s treatment quarters for a relaxing couple’s massage and warm coconut oil scalp treatment. All of this is included in the total price of the Pampered in Paradise package as well as a 25% discount on accommodations. Visit koloalandingresort.com/kauai-packages.
Guests will have time to explore even more of Kauai’s scenic North Shore with a US$1,000 resort credit for every five-night stay booked at the St. Regis Princeville resort. Golf enthusiasts will enjoy the spectacular ocean views from Princeville Makai Golf Club’s course, ranked among Golf Digest’s Top 100 Greatest Public Courses in America for 2015 and 2016. Post-golf, guests can relax with spa treatments at the St. Regis Princeville’s Halele‘a Spa, enjoy epicurean delights from the resort’s multiple dining venues, or redeem the full credit for a five-night room upgrade. Guests are free to elect how to spend their $1,000 credit. The resort credit offer is valid through Dec. 22 and subject to availability. For more visit stregisprinceville.com.
Sea S’more Whales at Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa
Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa is offering guests a special opportunity to experience whale season with its new seasonal package, ‘Sea S’more Whales’, available for travel dates Jan. 1 – April 15, 2017.
Sea S’more Whales combines relaxing and fun experiences like the resort’s beachside s’mores and the exclusive Na Hoku Club Lounge, during the most magical time of year to visit Maui, when humpback whales can be seen spouting and breaching offshore. The Sea S’more Whales package inclusions are as follows:
. Deluxe Ocean Front Accommodations
. Welcome s’mores basket amenity and Sheraton Maui binoculars for use at the resort’s fire pits
. Access to Na Hoku Club Lounge, which serves complimentary daily enhanced continental breakfast and nightly pupus (appetizers) and drinks, and offers a prime spot from the atop Black Rock to watch for whale splashes
. $25 donation to Maui’s Pacific Whale Foundation adopt-a-whale program supporting ongoing whale research. The adopt-a-whale program includes a personalized adoption certificate, the whale’s backstory and a map detailing sightings.
Daily rate starts at $575 with minimum three night stay. For reservations mention rate plan WHALEPKG or visit Sheraton-Maui.com.
Whale Season at Kaanapali Beach Hotel, Maui, HI
Book now to save your clients a date with humpback whales. Travellers will spend three nights in a partial oceanview room with Maui breeze, and get on a very special whale watching tour. The Whale Encounter package starts from $939 and includes the following:
. Partial Ocean View Accommodations (three night stay)
. Breakfast buffet for two one morning
. Lunch for two at the Tiki Grill
. Whale Watch for two
. Keepsake logo cooler bag
. Two beach towels of choice
. Compact car
With the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa’s Ultimate Maui Vacation package, families and couples will experience an adventurous and culturally-inspired Maui getaway. The package include daily car rental, complimentary breakfast buffet, two tickets for the Drums of the Pacific Luau, two tickets to the Tour of the Stars rooftop stargazing experience led by an astronomy expert, and more.
The Ultimate Maui Vacation Package can be booked starting at $379 a night. This package includes the following:
. Hertz SUV daily rental
. Complimentary daily self-parking at resort
. Complimentary daily buffet breakfast for two adults and two children (see Swan Court Christmas buffet menu here, if traveling over Christmas)
. Two tickets for the price of one to the Drums of the Pacific Lu’au
. Two tickets for the price of one to the Tour of the Stars
. Complimentary ticket for one child (ages 12 and under) to Submarine, Lanai Snorkel, or Dolphin Watch Excursion when accompanied by paying adult
Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, Maui
Guests can celebrate the holidays in luxury with a Royal Pacific Suite and indulge with a $500 hotel credit and complimentary fifth night. This package is valid through Jan. 4 and includes the following:
. Luxury accommodations in the ocean front Royal Pacific Suite
. Fully Equipped Kitchen
. Butler’s Pantry
. Formal Dining Room
. Separate Living and Dining Areas
. Two Bedrooms with King Bed in each, and sofabed
. Expansive Ocean Front Lanai
. $500 hotel credit
. Complimentary 5th Night
Hotel Molokai’s flash sale offers 33% off a three-night stay (or more) with payment due in full, non-refundable and pricing based on dates and availability. For more info on this and other deals visit hotelmolokai.com.
The Modern HONOLULU’s Friendsgiving Room Special offers guests joining the hotel’s Friends with Benefits loyalty program up to $ 200 in hotel credit per stay (based on room type booked). Credit can be used anywhere on property and is available as soon as you check in. With the FWB Friendsgiving offer, in addition to hotel credit, guests can take advantage of room rates starting at $279 per night, complimentary early check in, and complimentary late 1 p.m. check out. In addition, when guests present their room key card to select partners at the Ala Moana Shopping Center, they’ll be eligible for exclusive offers available only to guests of The Modern Honolulu.
Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa
In celebration of its 40th anniversary, the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa has launched a romantic ‘Suites Set Sail’ package. Created in partnership with Hawai‘i Yachts/Global Ocean Club, the luxury travel offering steeped in Hawaiian spirit features a variety of premium considerations including two nights in the resort’s Presidential Suite, Regency Club access, a private sunset yacht cruise featuring gourmet Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine, and roundtrip private Bentley transportation to and from the resort. Visit Waikiki.Regency.Hyatt.com
The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club
Now through Dec. 31 clients can get a free daily car rental when booking at the Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club. http://surfjack.com/offer/room-free-car-rental/.
Guests can also receive a dining credit of up to $100 for Mahina & Sun’s. For stays three or four-nights guests will receive a $50 dining credit. Stay five or more nights and guests will receive a $100 dining credit. Book now through Dec. 24 with travel dates through Dec. 31. Use promo code: MAHINA. Visit surfjack.com/offer/mahina-suns-dining-credit/
Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki and Golf Club – Oahu
Stay longer and receive a complimentary night for every three consecutive nights booked, as well as daily breakfast buffet for two. Located at the entrance to Waikiki, Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki features all oceanfront rooms with panoramic views, fine island cuisine and the only 27-hole championship golf course in Hawaii. Visit princeresortshawaii for more.