Romancing In Maldives

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An exotic honeymoon resorts selection includes a wide choice of naturally inspired, chic and exotic resorts, private tours, and other honeymoon ideas, be it in pure luxury style or that of a more adventurous one together with privacy and exclusivity along with elegance, fine gourmet dining and impeccable accommodations. What could be more romantic than a secret private island? Or more enchanting than a floating palace; a water bungalow, surrounded with nothing but the crystal clear turquoise waters of the shallow waist-deep lagoon?

Overview :

Located southwest of India, the Maldives is a group of nearly 1,200 small coral islands that form an archipelago of 26 atolls spread out over the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.

Each resort is set on its own island, offering seclusion and privacy, and many are well known for having some of the largest and most luxurious over-water villas of any island destination. Always natural, promising you a holiday of a lifetime, Maldives is truly the ultimate in long haul luxury. With pristine white sandy beaches, azure blue lagoons, palm fringed islands and deep blue Oceans, Maldives offers breathtaking nature and sheer beauty. Powder-soft beaches with spectacular ocean views lead to beautiful lagoons and beneath the water, the coral coastline forms an intricate underwater paradise resplendent with marine life.

With its warm temperature and exceptional clarity, the water off the Maldivian coasts is renowned for breathtaking snorkeling and diving spots. Endless skies and crystal waters in shades of blue edged by white sands soft as powder are surely the ultimate fantasy for romance.

Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru

Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru has received several awards since it’s founding in 1995. Recognized for its superior comfort and seclusion, it has steadily increased its foothold in the minds of those seeking the ideal beach getaway. Each award-winning villa is uniquely designed to reflect the spiral of a seashell. The understated elegance of the conical thatched-roof villas of Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru imparts a sense of traditional Maldivian magic.

Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru is designed following the Asian village concept, a cluster of one-storey wooden structures covered by thatched roofs. Designed for seclusion and privacy, guests can unwind in their little haven, undisturbed.

Quick Facts :

Class: ★★★★★

Location: North kaafu

Distance from Airport: 17 Kms

Transfer type: 20 minutes from airport by Speedboat

Number of rooms: 48 Rooms

Room Types:

  • Oceanview Pool Villa
  • Beachfront Pool Villa
  • Vabbinfaru Pool Villa

Activities:

  • Banyan Tree Spa
  • Banyan Tree Gallery
  • Dive Centre
  • Recreational Facilities
  • Reading Areas and Board Games
  • Gymnasium
  • Private Yacht Charter
  • Marine Lab
  • Wedding Facilities

 

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa is a vibrant garden island with all the charm and intimacy of a traditional Maldivian village; just 25 minutes from the airport. Adopt an entire ocean lifestyle at the Resort’s ‘Tropic surf’ Surf School.

Sail by dhoni to The Island Spa – the only spa in the Maldives on its own private isle. Retreat to traditional land and sea-based accommodations interspersed with fragrant borders of bougainvillea, frangipani and hibiscus flowers. As the setting sun paints the endless sky, the Sunset Lounge epitomizes the Resort’s laid-back and sociable vibe.

Quick Facts :

Class: ★★★★★ Deluxe

Location: South Kaafu

Distance from Airport: 20 Kms

Transfer type: 25 min from Airport by Speedboat

Number of rooms: 96 Rooms

Room Types:

  • Beach Pavilion with Pool
  • Sunrise Beach Bungalow with Pool
  • Sunset Beach Bungalow with Pool
  • Sunrise Water Bungalow
  • Sunset Water Bungalow
  • Sunrise Water Bungalow with Pool
  • Sunrise One-Bedroom Water Suite
  • Sunset One-Bedroom Water Suite
  • Family Beach Bungalow with Pool
  • Sunrise Two-Bedroom Water Suite
  • Sunset Two-Bedroom Water Suite
  • Two-Bedroom Royal Beach Villa

Activities:

  • Diving
  • Surfing
  • Water Sport Centre
  • Marine Discovery Centre
  • Leisure Activities
  • The Gym
  • Swimming Pools
  • The Island Spa
  • Recreation Centre
  • Kuda Mas Kids Club
  • Lava Lounge
  • Tennis

 

 

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru

Discover a more intense experience of nature at this remote island resort in the pristine Baa Atoll, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. Flanked by flawless white beaches and a two-kilometer lagoon, the island’s 44-acre jungle interior hides vast accommodation compounds and four isolated restaurants, inviting a real sense of discovery.

Snorkel with turtles and rays on the kaleidoscopic house reef or join pioneering research projects in the Marine Discovery Centre, including coral reefscaping and the country’s only full-time manta ray project. Immerse in the healing heart of the Spa and Ayurvedic Retreat, with all-inclusive 7, 14 and 21day programs supported by two ayurvedic physicians and ayurvedic cuisine.

Quick Facts :

Class: ★★★★★ Deluxe

Location: Baa

Distance from Airport: 120 Kms

Transfer type: 30 minutes from airport by seaplane

Number of rooms: 101 Rooms

Room Types:

  • Sunset Water Villa with Pool
  • Sunrise Water Villa with Pool
  • Sunset Water Villa
  • Sunrise Water Villa
  • Beach Villa with Pool
  • Beach Bungalow with Pool
  • Family Beach Villa with Pool
  • Two-Bedroom Family Beach Bungalow with Pool
  • Two-Bedroom Land and Ocean Suite
  • Two-Bedroom Royal Beach Villa
  • Two-bedroom Water Suite

Activities:

  • Spa
  • Diving center
  • Marine discovery center
  • Fitness facilities
  • Pools
  • Tennis court
  • Babysitting services
  • SEABOB rides
  • Wakeboarding
  • Banana boating
  • Kayaking
  • Dolphin cruises
  • Sunset fishing
  • Private island excursions
  • Tennis

 

Gili Lankan Fushi

Gili Lankanfushi™, Maldives is an intimate coral island in a sparkling lagoon, with jetties threading across the water out to spacious villa accommodations. Everywhere you look, marine life abounds. And the gleaming waters beckon.

Formerly known as Soneva Gili by Six Senses, Gili Lankanfushi™ is set on the private island of Lankanfushi in the North Malé Atoll. This luxury resort is just a 20-minute speedboat ride from the International Airport at Malé, the capital of the Republic of Maldives.

This 5-star resort is set on the private tropical island of Lankanfushi in the Malé Atoll, one of the 19 atolls that stretch over 800 kilometers through the Indian Ocean. It is one of the 1190 islands that make up the Maldives.

Quick Facts :

Class: ★★★★★ Deluxe

Location: North kaafu

Distance from Airport: 10 Kms

Transfer type: 20 minutes from airport by Speedboat

Number of rooms: 47 Rooms

Room Types:

  • Villa Suite
  • Residence
  • Crusoe Residence
  • Private Reserve

Activities:

  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis
  • Gym
  • Table Tennis
  • Jogging
  • Volleyball
  • Board-games
  • Diving
  • Six Senses Spa
  • Deep-sea fishing by Dhoni
  • Over water health spa
  • Snorkeling
  • Speedboats
  • Cultural excursions
  • Water sports center
  • Windsurfing
  • Hobiecat sailing
  • Game fishing

 

Jumeirah Dhevanafushi

The resort is hidden away on the southern end of the Maldives, on the Gaafu Alifu Atoll. Get a bird’s eye view of this incredibly country as you fly over islands on a 55-minute domestic flight from Male to arrive at the Kaadedhdhoo Airport. Arrive at the resort by a 20-minute speedboat ride.

Quick Facts :

Class: ★★★★★★

Location: Gaafu Alifu Atoll

Distance from Airport: 400 Kms

Transfer type: 55-minute domestic flight and 20-minute speedboat from airport

Number of rooms: 38 Rooms

Room Types:

  • Beach Revives
  • Island Revives
  • Beach Sanctuary
  • Ocean Revives
  • Ocean Sanctuary

Activities:

  • Over water state-of-the-art gymnasium
  • 5 star PADI certified dive center
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba diving
  • Windsurfing
  • Big game fishing
  • Infinity edge pool
  • Private snorkeling excursions
  • Talise Spa
  • Private or group yoga lessons
  • Private island picnics
  • Sunset fishing excursions
  • In-villa dining
  • Deep sea fishing

 

Jumeirah Vittaveli

Location l a short 20-minute boat ride from Male International Airport transports you to this serene island resort escape. Located on the South Male atoll, this is a luxury getaway within easy reach. Here you’ll uncover vast stretches of white sandy beaches and clear waters, forming an exquisite image for you to gaze upon, as you let the slow pleasures of life take over.

Season’s l the weather in the Maldives is generally pleasant with balmy mornings, sunlit days, iridescent sunsets and breezy nights. With the average temperature at about 30°C throughout the year, Maldives has two distinct seasons; the dry northeast monsoon from December to March and the wet southwest monsoon from May to November. April is a transitional period between the two seasons with occasional thunderstorms that offer a welcome respite from the sun.

Destination l a fun twenty-minute speedboat trip away from the resort is the capital island of Male. Unique in every way, this 2 km long x 1 km Wide Island, with a population of 70,000, is the busiest in the Maldives and one of the most densely populated capital cities in the world. With a remarkable mixture of modernism and traditional Maldivian culture, Male is also the most popular place for shopping and hosts a wide range of shops that sell every imaginable good from general merchandises to handicraft souvenirs and antiques.

Quick Facts :

Class: ★★★★★

Location: South Male

Distance from Airport: 13 Kms

Transfer type: 20mins from Airport by Speedboat

Number of rooms: 91 Rooms

Room Types:

  • Beach Villas
  • Beach Suites
  • Lagoon Villas
  • Lagoon Suite
  • Presidential Villa

Activities:

  • Diving & Water Sports
  • Private Dining
  • Talise Spa
  • Kid’s Club

 

One & Only Reethi Rah Maldives

One & Only Reethi Rah, Maldives is located on North Male’ Atoll, one of 26 natural atolls scattered across 90,000 square kilometers of Indian Ocean. Its spectacular shape creates six kilometers of stunning coastline with 12 beaches – ample space to grace each and every villa with an ocean view, a generous private verandah, and over-water deck or stretch of powder-soft sand.

The 35 kilometers between the resort and Male’ International Airport are swiftly covered by a 75-minute journey in a 55-foot luxury yacht. All transfers are arranged around flight schedules. There are two main seasons in the Maldives. From December to May it is sunny and fairly dry. From June to November occasionally there are brief downpours followed by sunshine. Temperatures range from mid-20s to mid-30s centigrade and peak in April and May. The local currency is the ‘Maldivian Rufi yaa’ (MRf), whilst US Dollars are used at the resort.

Quick Facts :

Class: ★★★★★ Deluxe

Location: North kaafu

Distance from Airport: 35 Kms

Transfer type: 75 minutes from airport by Luxury yacht

Number of rooms: 130 Rooms

Room Types:

  • Beach Villas
  • Beach Villas with pool
  • Duplex Beach Villas
  • Duplex Beach Villas with pool
  • Water Villas
  • Grand Beach Villas
  • Grand Beach Villa with pool
  • Grand Water Villas with pool
  • Three Bedroom Grand Sunset Residence

Activities:

  • Spa
  • Fitness Studio
  • Water Sports
  • Dive Centre
  • Land Sports
  • Boutique

 

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Maldives

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa spreads idyllically along a pristine beach and the serene lagoon. The award-winning resort, now re-launched, seamlessly extends the magic of the island’s blessed natural beauty in its design even as it offers the finest contemporary luxuries and services. Taj Spa, an authentic Indian spa, offers a range of signature wellness experiences. A choice of gourmet cuisine, water sports, and recreation make for a complete and exclusive destination.

Quick Facts :

Class: ★★★★★ Deluxe

Location: South Male’ Atoll

Distance from Airport: 8 Kms

Transfer type: 15 mins. From Airport by Speedboat

Number of rooms: 64 Rooms

Room Types:

  • Lagoon Villas
  • Deluxe Lagoon Villas with Pool
  • Deluxe Beach Villas with Pool
  • Premium Beach Villas with Pool
  • Ocean Suites with Pool
  • One and Two Bedroom Beach Villa with Pool
  • The Rehendi Suite – Two Bedrooms Presidential Villa

Activities:

  • Scuba Diving
  • Catamaran
  • Windsurfing
  • Parasailing

 

Velaa Private Island Maldives

Velaa Private Island is the realization of a dream to create a ‘beyond luxury’ ultra-exclusive boutique hideaway. This unique destination was developed to embody the very best of this unique archipelago, bathed by azure skies in the aquamarine waters of the Indian Ocean. The name of this private retreat, an elegant fusion of Maldivian culture with contemporary luxury, means “Turtle Island” in the local language – named after generations of sea turtles that have flocked hereto nest and hatch.

The resort design borrows from this theme, with turtle motifs, and the colors and patterns of turtle shell pervading the property. From a broader “bird’s eye view” which greets arrivals by seaplane, the island’s exclusive over-water villas are also constructed to resemble the head of a turtle, with the island forming the body. Velaa Private Island also ensures plenty of room for its marine visitors, with a hatchery and conservation plan in place. Velaa Private Island is just less than 20 hectares in size, around half a kilometer in either direction, Providing both exclusivity and privacy.

Quick Facts :

Class: ★★★★★ Deluxe

Location: Noonu Atoll

Transfer type: 40 – 50 minutes by seaplane

Number of rooms: 43 Rooms

Room Types:

  • Beach Villas, Houses & Residences
  • Beach Pool Villa (9 units)
  • Deluxe Beach Pool Villa (9 units)
  • Beach Pool House (7 units)
  • Velaa Private Residence (2 units)
  • Sunset Deluxe Water Pool Villa (8 units)
  • Ocean Pool House (1 unit)
  • Romantic Pool Residence (1 unit)

Activities:

  • Kids Club
  • Library
  • Shopping
  • Excursions
  • Diving
  • Land Sports
  • Golf Academy
  • Spa

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tahiti Spa and Wellness Collection

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Maeva! Welcome!Tahiti – Moorea – Bora Bora – island names that evoke a wonderful state of mind, seducing honeymooners, romantics, adventurers, and vacationers looking for escape. Here, around these South Seas isles, a romantic sunset sea sends giant curls of turquoise breaking onto the colorful reefs that protect the tranquil lagoons of warm, bright-emerald waters and white coral-sand beaches. With 118 islands boasting high, rugged mountain peaks, coral reefs, turquoise-blue lagoons, white sand, palm-fringed beaches, and luxuriously intimate resorts, each island paradise has something for everyone.

What makes Tahiti so unique for visitors?

People- Embrace the warmth of your Polynesian hosts whose love for their islands is seen through music, dance, and flowers.

Overwater Bungalows- Enjoy the drama and comfort of the world’s perfect hotel room while sleeping above soothing lagoon waters.

Cruising- Voyage within the legendary South Pacific aboard luxurious cruise ships, super yachts, or passenger freighter that travel between Tahiti’s most beautiful islands.

Polynesian Spas- Experience true relaxation and rejuvenation at one of the many luxurious Polynesian spas while nurtured by the tropical ambience.

Snorkeling & Diving- Share the warm, crystal-clear lagoons and Swift Ocean passes with schools of impossibly colored fish, docile sharks, and giant manta rays.

Honeymoons & Romance- Celebrate a new romance or a special anniversary in the most romantic spot on earth. Discover how the seclusion and setting of these islands create one of the world’s most desirable honeymoon destinations.

If you were here you’d be you again…Discover Tahiti…islands the way they used to be.

 

Bora Bora Vacations

Nowhere else in Tahiti says romance and adventure like Bora Bora. Graced with perfect beaches, the Bora Bora hotels in this South Seas jewel offer privacy and relaxation. Its dramatic peaks and shimmering lagoon will quickly put you under their spell. Explore surrounding islands by outrigger canoe, snorkel its clear blue waters, or shop for pearls at one of its many chic boutiques on a Bora Bora vacation

Most Popular Things to Do on Bora Bora:

  • Swim with the creatures in the Bora Bora Lagoonarium
  • Sail out to your motu at sunset
  • Explore the reef’s clear water and find colorful fish
  • Glimpse black-tipped sharks feeding
  • Venture to the interior in an air-conditioned 4×4 vehicle

 

Huahine Vacations

An oasis of peace and beauty in French Polynesia. Huahine is made up of two islands, Huahine-iti and Huahine-nui, connected by a small isthmus. Unwind in your private bungalow with a Tahiti vacation to Huahine island. Explore its many charms – the ancient marae, ancient sites at Maeva and Parea, hike in the Faahia Valley, snorkel in Avea Bay, or tour of the tropical gardens and delight in an organic lunch at Eden Parc.

Most Popular Things to Do in Huahine:

  • Explore the sites of Tahiti’s royal past
  • Savor French cuisine infused with local flavors
  • Frolic in the placid turquoise-blue waters
  • Tour the island interior and see vanilla plantations
  • Sunbathe on a deserted white-sand beach

 

Moorea Vacations

Just a short jump from Tahiti, Moorea takes you back to a time when South Seas life followed the gentle rhythms of sea and sun. Relax at a Moorea Resort, explore ancient archaeological sites in the Punch Valley, fine-dine Polynesian style at your Moorea Hotel, scuba dive in the lagoon, or hike the lush trail from Vaiare to Paopao. Seductively beautiful, our Moorea packages will have you under their spell.

Most Popular Things to Do in Moorea:

  • Cruise along the colorful lagoons in a motorized boat
  • Enjoy a guided tour of a Tahitian village
  • Delight in a dinner buffet and watch the Coco show
  • Encounter wild dolphins and whales on an eco-tour
  • Savor tropical fruit in your overwater bungalow

 

Rangiroa Vacations

Rangiroa boasts the most excellent diving in Tahiti. Visitors to Rangiroa come to be dazzled by this remote atoll’s teeming marine life. Venture out from your Rangiroa hotel and dive through the warm currents of the Avatoru and Tiputa pass in Rangi’s coral ring; or snorkel in the tepid waters of the Blue Lagoon. Find relaxation in the pink sands of Les Sables Roses near Motu Vahituri on your Rangiroa vacation.

Most Popular Things to Do in Rangiroa:

  • Explore Avatoru and Tiputa village
  • View marine life at any of the island’s dive sites
  • Tour Rangiroa’s pearl farms
  • Marvel at feeding reef sharks
  • Experience a dolphin-watching cruise

 

Tahiti Vacations

Once at Tahiti Faa’a International Airport, you’ll find the island an ideal place to acclimate to Tahiti Vacations with its warm culture. Visit the Tahiti hotels and browse Papeete’s open-air market; later, the night-food market to feast on fresh barbeque. On your Tahiti vacation, take a guided hike in the Fautaua Valley, climb the summit of Aorai and Mt. Marau, or simply relax at your Tahiti hotel — you’ve arrived.

Most Popular Things to Do in Oahu:

  • Marvel at the breathtaking sunset from a catamaran
  • Enjoy a captivating Polynesian dance performance
  • View Papeete Harbor and Point Venus from a helicopter
  • Journey into the heart of Tahiti on a 4×4
  • Relish sumptuous French cuisine

Tikehau Vacations

Known for its graceful pace, Tikehau, Tahiti is a ring-shaped atoll in the Tuamotu Islands where bougainvillea lace through trees and hibiscus blooms at every corner of the Tikehau hotels. From your Tikehau resort, hire a boat and bird watch, picnic, and unwind on a palm-tree lined motu; scuba dive in the Tuheiava pass, where manta rays swim- relax in the soft ocean breeze of your Tikehau hotel beachside bungalow.

Most Popular Things to Do in Oahu:

  • Dive and snorkel through the warm clear waters
  • Fish within the lagoon or out in the deep sea
  • Marvel at the multi colored sky on a sunset cruise
  • Rent a bicycle and explore at a leisurely pace
  • Savor a quiet picnic on a secluded isle

 

 

The Rivers Of Asia

Asia Rivers - Travel Destination

River cruises are destination-based vacations providing authentic travel experiences filled with culture, art, music, history, heritage and storybook scenery. A river cruise provides the convenience of docking in the heart of cities and towns along the way, often within steps of the main town square. Most river cruises are all-inclusive: shore excursions are included as are wine and beer with lunch and dinner, while some offer complimentary cocktails and beverages all day.

Get to know a country on a river cruise. Explore the waterways of the world while staying in a luxury vessel and enjoying good company and magnificent food, waking in a different city every day and disembarking right in the heart of these iconic destinations.

 

Asia River Cruises Overview:

A journey on one of Asia’s great rivers offers a tapestry of fascinating sights, colorful cultures, and ancient traditions. A journey on these rivers gets you closer to all the must-see sights and introduces you to the locals and their way of life.

 

Yangtze River

The most important river in the history, culture, and economy of China, the Yangtze is the longest river in Asia and the third longest in the world. At more than 3,900 miles, it flows from the glaciers of the Tibetan Plateau across southwest, central, and eastern China before emptying into the East China Sea at Shanghai. On these fascinating Avalon river cruises you will sail approximately 650 miles through the most impressive stretch of the river, featuring the Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, and Xiling Gorge—collectively known as the Three Gorges. Along the way you’ll encounter village life on the riverbanks, the beauty of the mountains and river, and will visit the awe-inspiring Three Gorges Dam, the largest hydroelectric dam in the world.

 

Mekong River

From its source high up in the Tibetan Plateau the powerful Mekong River courses for over 3,000 miles through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam, providing a lifeline for millions of people. As you sail along this vibrant waterway, fascinating scenes of daily life unfold, arousing your mind and senses—the sounds of a bustling local market, opportunities to sample traditional candy and rice wine, fishermen hauling in their daily catch, and master artisans crafting works of art from silk and pure silver. By the end of your journey along the Mekong you will have a better understanding of life along the river and the friendly people who depend on it.

 

Irrawaddy River

Coursing more than 1,300 miles through central Myanmar, the Irrawaddy and its surrounding valley form the historical, cultural, and economic heart of Myanmar. From its glacial origins in the soaring Himalayas, it meanders peacefully through jungle-shrouded highlands and sun-seared plains to its mangrove-dotted delta at the Andaman Sea. The country’s largest river, this “Road to Mandalay” offers you a fascinating glimpse of “The Golden Land” that is Myanmar.

 

 

Hawaii Family Collection

Hawaii Family Collection

 

Hawaii Big Island:

Hawaii, the Big Island, goes by many names, including Orchid Island, for its tropical rain forests, or Volcano Island — a nod to active Kilauea, one of the most active volcanoes on earth. Hawaii Island is not only the biggest island, but also the youngest of the Hawaiian Islands. Due to its two active volcanoes, Maunaloa and Kilauea, Hawaii Island is still growing larger to this day.

Most Popular Things to Do on Hawaii, the Big Island:

  • Spend a day at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  • Travel to the top of Maunakea
  • Marvel at the gorgeous orchids grown in Hilo
  • Glimpse the lava vents of Kilauea from a helicopter
  • Kayak to the Captain Cook Monument

 

Hawaii Kauai Island

Hawaii’s oldest and most tropical island, vacations to vibrant Kauai boast unequalled natural beauty. Also known as “Taua’i”, the Hawaii Island of Kauai is the 4th largest of the main islands. Due to Kauai’s natural tropical locale, the island has been featured in more than 70 well-known movies and TV programs. Lush Kauai sets the stage for romance and adventure on Hawaii vacations.

Looking for some local flavor? Check out the Kauai’s Heritage center of Hawaiian Culture and the Arts, often offering traditional classes in hula a well as trips to cultural and historical sites. The Hawaii Island of Kauai offers a plethora of cultural riches, and tropical treasures. Glimpse the remote beaches beneath Na Pali Coast, hike down the Waimea Canyon, or marvel at Bali Hai Mountain or stroll through Kauai’s botanical gardens on your Kauai vacation. Due to the very fertile land, the island of Kauai is also a culinary treasure from fresh mango, papaya, star fruit, kava and more. From sunny Poipu Beach, to the spectacular view from Waimea Canyon, a Kauai vacation will indulge your senses and inspire your imagination.

Most Popular Things to Do in Kauai:

  • Zipline across the jungle canopy
  • Enjoy peace and quiet in Princeville or Poipu
  • Travel down Waimea Canyon
  • Take an off-road tour of Hollywood movie locations
  • Enjoy views of Kauai’s waterfalls and valleys from a helicopter

 

Hawaii Lanai Island

Escape from it all and discover a Lanai island vacation getaway. If romance and isolation is what you seek, then the Hawaii Island of Lanai is for you. Rejuvenate your soul with the peace and quiet of this secluded island. The sixth largest Hawaii Island, Lanai was once known as “Pineapple Island”, and has been given the title of “Hawaii’s Most Enticing Island”. Escape modern life with Lanai, the true definition of untouched tranquility.

Lanai vacations offer a variety of activities, including hiking through ancient ruins, horseback riding, golf, sampling traditional Hawaiian fare, and snorkeling in waters where spinner dolphins frolic. There’s no public transport on the island, but rent a four-wheeler and drive past un-crowded beaches into rural terrain from your Lanai hotel.

Most Popular Things to Do in Lanai:

  • Ride horseback or a four-wheel-drive on an off-road trail
  • Play golf at the “Experience at Koele”or “Challenge at Manele”
  • Visit the Garden of the Gods
  • Marvel at the petroglyphs at Shipwreck Beach
  • Walk the historic Munro Trail

 

Hawaii Maui Island

Hailed as the Valley Isle of Hawaii — Hawaii vacations to Maui are celebrated for its charming towns, luxury hotels, world-class golf, and elegant beaches. Maui vacations offer exceptional experiences. See sunrise atop Haleakala, play on championship golf courses, venture out from your Lahaina hotel and shop for pearls and other treasures, go snorkeling off Molokini, or drive the breathtaking Hana Highway on your Maui vacation.

The second largest island in Hawaii, Maui has a diverse and breathtaking landscape that draws large amount of visitors to this unique island each year. Maui is also rich in art & culture, with many festival, live music, and traditional events taking place year-round. Whether it’s hula lessons, or an art festival, Maui is a must-see for any Hawaiian Island vacation. Don’t forget to check out one of the many family friendly attractions, such as the Maui Ocean Center, voted top-rated attraction for families by Zagat.

Most Popular Things to Do in Maui:

  • Watch migrating humpback as you sail on a catamaran
  • Shop for local goods in towns off the tourist track
  • Ride horseback through the pineapple plantation
  • Watch the sunrise while you bike down Haleakala
  • Swim in the Pools at Oheo

 

Oahu Island

Known as “The Gathering Place”, the Island of Oahu is the third largest island in Hawaii, and the most populous of all the Hawaiian Islands. Home of some of Hawaii’s best shopping; Oahu offers unique boutiques, specialty jewelry stores, and fine dining. The Royal Hawaiian Center in Honolulu offers three blocks of unique shopping just off the shores of beautiful Waikiki Beach. Or check out the Royal Hawaiian Center Cultural Events to take part in cultural programs to teach you how to strum a ukulele or dance the hula. Whether its lei making classes you seek, or a traditional Polynesian performance, the Island of Oahu will not disappoint.

The seaside skyscrapers of Waikiki Beach, the surf off of the North Shore, and quiet luxury Ko’olina make Oahu vacations world famous, but the memorial at Pearl Harbor, downtown Honolulu’s Iolani Palace and Chinatown, Bishop Museum, and the Polynesian Cultural Center also captivate travelers on Honolulu vacations. Beyond the Hawaii hotels in Honolulu, Oahu turns rural and beautiful Hanauma and Waimea bay beckon.

Most Popular Things to Do in Oahu:

  • Glimpse bottlenose and spinner dolphins
  • Experience the new Waikiki Beach Walk
  • Spend a day at the Polynesian Cultural Center
  • Stroll into Duke’s on the Beach
  • Visit the Pearl Harbor memorial