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Suite life with extra value at Embassy Suites Waikiki Beach Walk

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Embassy Suites Waikiki Beach Walk offers great amenities and value for a Waikiki vacation. A full, cooked-to-order breakfast and evening cocktail reception is always included in the nightly room rate off this all-suite resort. Location Embassy Suites Waikiki Beach Walk is located at 201 Beach Walk in Waikiki. (See this Google Map link to explore the area.) Restaurants, shops and, ... Read More »

Luxury Maui vacation living at Montage Kapalua Bay

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“I’d love to go back to stay at the Montage Kapalua Bay.” I’ve probably said that at least a dozen times since our stay in October 2014. There are so many reasons why I’d like to return, but if I had to describe it in just a few words, I’d say that this residence-style accommodation provided all the conveniences and ... Read More »

Kohala Coast Luxury at The Fairmont Orchid

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We recently stayed at The Fairmont Orchid for four nights and oh how we wish we could have stayed longer!  Why? There’s lots to love as we will illustrate in the following photos and video. Located on the beautiful Kohala Coast The resort sits on more than twenty acres along the famed Kohala Coast of Hawaii, the Big Island. The ... Read More »

Top luxury hotels you must visit in Hawaii

Cascading, three-tiered pool at Ritz-Carlton Kapalua

Guest writer, Alicia Lawrence, highlights Hawaii’s top luxury hotels and resorts. These properties and their amenities will wow you. Even if these resorts may be outside of your budget, Alicia suggests ways visitors can enjoy the luxurious surroundings. You don’t have to be a hotel guest in order to enjoy the spas and restaurants at high-end Hawaii resorts.  No Hawaiian vacation – ... Read More »

Review: Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa in Maui

Infinity pool at Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa offers gracious hospitality along the sunny shore of Wailea. Take our quick video tour of the Wailea Beach Marriott. The location Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa spans twenty-two beautiful, oceanfront acres in South Maui. The resort’s prime, peninsula location sits between Ulua Beach on the north and Wailea Beach on the south. South Maui tends to ... Read More »

Review: Honua Kai Resort in North Kaanapali, Maui

The ocean front playground for kids of all ages at Honua Kai

Honua Kai Resort offers the comforts of home but with the added amenities of a resort. This all-suite resort offers guests their own, fully-equipped gourmet kitchen, living areas, a large lanai, separate bedroom(s) with large baths. With all the high-end appliances and furnishings, staying at Honua Kai gives you the feeling of living like a rockstar in your personal Maui villa. ... Read More »

Back from Maui

North Kaanapali Beach

Wow, how quickly a five-night visit passed! As I reflect back on the last week, I can hardly believe how much we did in such a short period of time, with thanks again to the Maui Visitors Bureau and their partners for hosting us. I want to give you a preview of posts to come with a brief summary of our ... Read More »

Maui’s Grand Wailea review with video and photos

Peaceful water features on the grounds of Grand Wailea

With Wailea being one of Hawaii’s most luxurious beach resorts, Grand Wailea fits right in. The grand entrance with stately statues and water features make a great first impression for this high-end, Waldorf Astoria property. We recently enjoyed a four-night stay at Grand Wailea and want to share our impressions with you. For a great first overview, check out our ... Read More »

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