Hawaii has been popular with honeymooners for decades, and justly so. Make the most of the islands' eternal appeal by proposing Hawaii for other romantic occasions, from destination weddings to anniversary celebrations.
Halekulani has 43 suites in all; opt for one with views of
The concierge manager, Nicholas Yamaguchi ([email protected]), oversees a team of nine who can assist with providing private surfing lessons, food tours, private dining and personal shoppers. They can also arrange a romantic dinner at Halekulani's La Mer restaurant, which appears perennially on AAA's Five Diamond list.
The luxurious SpaHalekulani has seven suites, including one with a traditional Japanese furo (soaking tub) and the other with a deluxe shower for two. The spa director is Gloria Ah Sam ([email protected]; 808-931-5011), who encourages advance reservations.
Send clients who want a quintessentially Big
It's wise to book the resort at least eight to 11 months ahead during peak travel periods, such as late December through February, July and August. The most requested hale are those in the Royal category, thanks to their exceptional oceanfront locations; most of these units also have a Jacuzzi on the lanai. (Repeat guests book them a year out.)
Private Family Getaways
A number of guests prefer the tropical "deserted isle" atmosphere of those hale perched in the setting of the lagoon: We suggest you reserve Pond Tahitian 1-7, Chief Marquesan 1-4, Pond Marquesan 1-6, Pond Hawaiian 1-9 or Fijian 3-7 for your VIPs.
Families love the Hale Maluhia and New Caledonian; both are two-bedroom units and each can accommodate up to eight guests. The agent liaison here is Sales Manager Lani Cool ([email protected]; 808-325-5555). General Manager is Ulrich Krauer ([email protected]) who agents can contact directly if they are sending VIPs.
Guests choppering in from another island can land right on the resort's helipad. Kona International caters to private jets in addition to commercial flights.
The spa has three treatment rooms and two
Destination weddings are also quite popular at