The isolated archipelago in the Pacific Ocean known as Hawaii became the 50th U.S. state in 1959 and the gracious people of the islands have been welcoming visitors ever since. The Hawaiian Islands are home to breathtaking beaches, rich and diverse wildlife, and even active volcanoes. In fact, the Big Island of Hawaii is still growing today.
A great way to experience the tropical paradise of the Hawaiian Islands is in a number of resorts where you don’t have to worry about a thing besides soaking up the sun, experiencing the culture, and exploring one of the most beautiful places on Earth. Here are some great package resort options:
Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows – Nestled on a pristine white-sand beach amidst exotic tropical gardens and atrium-style enchantment, this inviting resort is ideal for honeymooners, golf and spa enthusiasts and couples looking to tie the knot. An exquisite blend of sophisticated luxury and first-class amenities, guests enjoy two championship golf courses, an inspired menu of treatments at the Mauna Lani Spa, sensational restaurants including the award-winning CanoeHouse and Sushi Bar, a professional wedding and romance staff dedicated to ensuring your special day is magical and opulent amenities including a dynamic fitness club, beach cabanas, bicycles to explore the resort, snorkeling equipment, historic tours of petroglyphs and fishponds and educational fish and turtle-feeding tours.
Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii – This luxurious beachfront resort is nestled on 32 acres of sunny Kohala Coast at Mauna Lani. An award-winning paradise, Fairmont Orchid offers luxuriously appointed guestrooms with private lanai, a full-service spa featuring outdoor massages and a variety of dining venues from which to enjoy the spectacular sunset. Lauded for an exceptional ocean and cultural program, world-class tennis facilities and championship golf, the recreational possibilities are as diverse as the island itself. All guests receive complimentary amenities including kukui nut lei upon arrival, daily local newspaper and complimentary activities including Hawaiian arts and crafts.
Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort – Indulge in complete pampering and service during stays at this unforgettable Hawaiian gem. On the island of Maui, the Grand Wailea is a honeymooner’s dream. It offers gourmet cuisine at a diverse offering of restaurants, exciting bars and a grandiose spa recognized as one of the world’s best, while families will enjoy the exciting activities pool where thrilling water slides, lazy rivers, white water rapids and the only water elevator in the world will keep little ones entertained throughout their stay. You’ll also find pristine beaches with crystal blue waters exclusively available for resort visitors.
The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Ka’anapali – Situated along legendary Ka‘anapali Beach, The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Ka’anapali is a picture-perfect tropical escape surrounded by mountains and glittering seas and provides a haven of pure relaxation. The 759-room resort abounds with ways to rejuvenate from the resorts 87,000 square-foot aquatic playground, world-class restaurants, cultured entertainment and thrilling activities. Shopping at neighboring Whalers Village and championship golf are just steps away. Key resort features designed to provide a blissful balance include in-room comforts such as Westin’s Heavenly Bed, uplifting renewal at the Heavenly Spa by Westin healthy and delicious dining with oceanfront settings and Westin Kids Club. Lush gardens and cascading waterfalls provide the perfect backdrop for an island wedding. It is the place Where Heaven and Aloha Meet.