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New on Waikiki Beach—Accommodations The first of its kind to land on the beaches of Hawaii, the Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach has recently opened its doors to the public.
The hotel, situated on the southwest end of Waikiki Beach, is in close proximity to a variety of restaurants and shopping centers, as well as both cultural and natural attractions such as Diamond Head volcanic crater, the Waikiki Aquarium and Kapiolani Park.
Amenities at the Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach include 416 guestrooms with 42-inch HDTV, complimentary WiFi, 24-hour Stay Fit fitness center and pool.
Rates start at $156 per night. For more information, visit waikiki.place.hyatt.com.
Yogi’s Retreat to Maui The Body, Mind, Spirit Equation: a Yoga Retreat, will take place at the Four Seasons Resort Maui from Feb. 27-March 3 as part of the resorts’ series of Unforgettable Events. Led by Vinyasa instructor Kathryn Budig, participants will learn Vinyasa flow—a combination of synching movement and breath. The retreat is open to students of all levels of practice and is designed to provide a mixture of challenging classes for all.
Rates start at $3,800 pp and include 5-night accommodations in a gardenview room, full breakfast daily, four sunrise and three sunset yoga sessions including two offsite excursions to inspirational settings, a traditional outrigger canoe closing ceremony, and Talk Story sessions in the Yoga Suite.
For more information, call (808) 874-2939 or visit fourseasons.com/maui.
Made in America—Culinary Celebrations Food and wine are highlighted from March 1-5 at the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka’upulehu during Made in America 2, a series of culinary events including cooking classes, fishing trips, farm tours and other events centered around cooking.
The original event, held in October 2011, was a celebration of top chef and food author Lucy Lean’s book, Made in America; Our Best Chefs Reinvent Comfort Food. The second event occurring this March will include a list of chefs featured in the book.
To promote the event, the Four Seasons Hualalai has created two packages. The 4-night package, available Feb. 29-March 4, includes luxury accommodations, daily breakfast buffet for two, two cooking classes, one wine class, one farm tour/lunch, three dinners and two signed Made in America books. Rates start from $4,380.
For a longer stay, the 7-night package is available from Feb. 29-March 7, and includes luxury accommodations, daily breakfast buffet for two, five cooking classes, one wine class, five dinners and two signed Made in America books. Rates start at $7,665.
Rooms and Made in America events are also available on an a la carte basis, starting at $775 per night.
For more information, call (888) 340-5662 or visit fourseasons.com/hualalai.
Value Season at Napili Kai Nightly rates and luggage fees are gone with the breeze at Napili Kai Beach Resort, as it announces Value Season specials.
During Value Season dates—Jan. 6-27, April 14-June 15, and Aug. 18-Dec.13—Napili Kai Beach Resort offers a Fifth Night Free incentive, providing a complimentary fifth night for guests staying four consecutive paid nights in select room categories, as well as a Seventh Heaven Special, which offers a sixth and seventh night free with a stay of five paid nights in select room categories.
If free accommodations aren’t enough, Napili Kai Beach Resort also offers the Let Us Take Care of Your Luggage program, which deducts the cost of airline baggage fees off the total cost of their stay up to a maximum of $125 per reservation; and the Keiki Eat Free program, allowing children ages 12 and under to enjoy free meals at the beachfront Sea House Restaurant through Dec. 13 with one paid adult meal.
Rates at the Napili Kai Beach Resort start at $250 per night. For more information, call (800) 367-5030 or visit napilikai.com.