Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hawaii is offering special packages for the fall, when the crowds disperse and hotel prices drop. Visitors can book any Endless Escape room rate this fall and winter at a Starwood hotel or resort in Hawaii and enjoy the lowest available rates and best rate guarantee. For example, stay for as little as $160 a night in Waikiki.
St. Regis Princeville Resort Poised to Become Kauai's Quintessential Address
The St. Regis Princeville Resort will open on October 1. The resort will introduce the services and amenities of the St. Regis brand, including St. Regis Butler service, the new Halelea Spa and the introduction of Kauai Grill, a signature restaurant by chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten.
The resort will have a new 10,000-square-foot Halelea (House of Joy) Spa and a unique infinity pool situated on the ocean overlooking beautiful Hanalei Bay as well as two 18-hole golf courses; the Prince and Makai, designed by Robert Trent Jones, II. The championship Makai Course is undergoing a major renovation that will be completed this fall.
'Aha 'Aina—A Royal Celebration, The Royal Hawaiian, A Luxury Collection Resort
Before the advent of what is now known as a luau, the Hawaiians would celebrate with an 'aha 'aina or feast. The Royal Hawaiian now has “'Aha 'Aina, A Royal Celebration” every Monday at 5:30-8:30 p.m. on the resort's Ocean Lawn. Price per person is $175.
Kai Market Opens at the Sheraton Waikiki
Hawaii's sugar cane and pineapple plantations, which began flourishing 130 years ago, created today's unique Island culture, which melds traditions from all around the globe. Plantation Nights at the brand new Kai Market—a "food fair" that offers delicacies from Hawaii's cultures of Hawaiian, Japanese, Chinese, Filipino, Russian, Spanish, Korean and more—is a showcase of the culinary creations that delighted earlier generations. Located on the makai (ocean) side of the Sheraton Waikiki, Kai Market serves breakfast and dinner daily.
Sheraton Waikiki Launches New Wine Bar Called "Flights at Twist"
Flights at Twist opened at the Sheraton Waikiki in August, letting guests try an assortment of wines, as well as a superb wine and food pairing experience with a new tapas menu by Executive Chef Ryan Loo. Guests can choose from five “airline boarding passes”—each featuring wine varietal combinations of three glasses including: Go Green (sustainable and organic wines), ABC Whites (anything but chardonnay), International Flight to Europe, ABC Reds (anything but cabernet), and Thunder from Down Under (big, bold and full-bodied). Each wine flight will range from $11—$17. Flights at Twist is open daily from 4:30 to 11 p.m., with limited-time, 25-percent-off "happy hour" pricing.
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Hawaii's Statehood
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Hawaii's statehood, book now for 50 percent savings off rack rates at the Sheraton Kauai Resort and The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas. Savor spectacular sunsets on Kauai's South Shore at the Sheraton Kauai Resort in sunny Poipu. Rates at the Sheraton Kauai Resort start at $285 a night for a partial ocean view room category or $385 a night for a deluxe ocean front guest room. Or enjoy the North Shore of Kauai at The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas with rates starting at $312 a night for an Island View Deluxe Studio or $425 a night for an Island View Deluxe one-bedroom villa. This offer also includes the 5th night free for stays longer than 5 nights, $50.00 daily food and activity credit, and two-for-one surf lessons with Hawaiian Surfing Adventures at world famous Hanalei Bay, named America's best beach. This special 5050 offer runs from now until December 25. Ask for rate plan 5050.
In addition, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hawaii, in conjunction with ABC's Emmy Award-winning talk and entertainment program, "The View," launched a nationwide search September 16 on its Web site (ABC.com/TheView) for America's "Ultimate Volunteer"—someone who is deeply involved in their community and inspires volunteerism in others. Starwood Hawaii will award the winner one million Starpoints, plus $10,000 in spending money. In addition, the winner and his or her nominator will travel to New York where the winner will make a special appearance on "The View" the week of October 19. America's "Ultimate Volunteer" will be able to use the one million Starpoints for multiple vacations in Hawaii at any of the 11 Starwood hotels and resorts in Hawaii.