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Hawaii like a local 15 things to do in Hawaii

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Hot tips and hidden secrets Incredible island itineraries

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Oahu, Maui, Kauai and Hawaii, The Big Island


CONTENTS Nothing beats Creative Holidays

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Reasons to visit Hawaii

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Creative Club exclusive offers

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Itineraries and flexi-packs

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Hawaii’s best road trips

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Hawaii cruising

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Oahu

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Maui

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Hawaii, The Big Island

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Kauai

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Hotel features grid

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Important information

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Hawaii When you think about a summer getaway with the perfect blend of relaxation, shopping and nightlife, there’s one destination that comes to mind: Hawaii. Pay a visit to this tropical paradise and discover why travellers from all over the world just keep coming back. Hawaii— 1


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Meet the Creative Holidays team...

Find us on any street corner Nothing beats the excitement of planning a getaway. Nothing beats an escape to instant summer. Nothing beats time off work, time with the family, time to reflect, or time to relax. Nothing beats a holiday. Nothing beats a Creative Holiday.

THANKS TO OUR AGENCY PARTNERS, YOUR LOCAL TRAVEL AGENT IS A CREATIVE HOLIDAYS REPRESENTATIVE. Simply ask for Creative Holidays at any travel agency in Australia and you can enjoy the benefits of travelling with us along with the support of your local agent. Likewise, if you want to build and plan your trip online, you can opt to send your holiday itinerary to a travel agent and complete the booking in store. We’re here for you – your choice, your way.

The travel agents’ travel agent

Working behind the scenes, we’ve helped travel agents all over the nation plan and secure the very best holidays for hundreds of thousands of Aussie travellers. In other words, we’re more than just a fly and drop service. Once you arrive, we won’t leave you stranded – it’s just not the Creative way. We’re on the ground, finding out everything from where to score the best bargains in Waikiki, to which local beaches are known for great surf, how to keep the family entertained, and who hosts the tastiest traditional Luau.

ANY QUESTIONS? JUST ASK. Think of us like an expert guide; a worldly big brother, with insider tips. We know the ins and outs of where you’re going, and we’re happy to help whenever you need it. From the moment you jet off to the time you get home, we’re the ultimate travel companion.

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Q&A with... Milli

The Travel Corporation, Senior PR Executive I’M an

Ever wondered where travel agents get their advice? Well, now you know. We’ve been sending Aussies overseas for more than 30 years.

We’re tourists and locals, we’re wanderers and guides, we’re friends, families, fun-seekers and photographers. And we have one thing in common – we LOVE to travel.

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Online value offline service High touch and high tech, we bring you second-to-none human service with online prices. Online booking may be all well and good… until a spanner is thrown in the works. A date needs to change. You clicked a button twice. The site isn’t working. And suddenly you’ve been charged for something you weren’t quoted. You know the deal. So do we, and that’s why we have real life people to help you 100% of the time. From the Creative Holidays team, to our travel agent partners, we know where you’re going, we know why you’re going, and we’re happy to sort out any issues along the way. With a 24-hour on-call service available, this means smooth sailing every day of your trip. It sure beats talking to a laptop!

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Travelscene

Alicia

Escape Travel

Meet the family Creative Holidays has delivered great products, expert knowledge and unrivalled service for more than 30 years. Like any family, this experience all stems back to where we’ve come from and where we belong. Creative Holidays is a proud member of The Travel Corporation, a family-owned company that has been passionately run by four generations over the past nine decades. Each one of our 25 award-winning brands is cared for and managed by some of the most experienced and dedicated people in the travel industry. We love what we do, and it shows!

With over 4000 staff and one million customers a year, we are committed to exceptional service and personalised hospitality – no matter who you are, where you’ve come from, or where you’re going. We hire and retain the very best professionals in the industry and provide them with continuous training. No guest is just a number, and no staff member is just an employee. They’re the reason we’re in business. With a company mantra of “yes I can”, we believe in going beyond your expectations. When you live and breathe travel, it’s easy to achieve. thetravelcorporation.com

energetic PR executive and travel fanatic. I NEVER HOP ON A PLANE WITHOUT a good set of earphones and facial wipes AND IN MY SUITCASE YOU’LL ALWAYS FIND lots of space to fit all the new things that I plan to buy. I CAN’T WATCH OR LISTEN TO ‘The Beach’ sountrack AND NOT BE INSPIRED TO TRAVEL. I RECENTLY TRAVELLED TO Hawaii WITH CREATIVE HOLIDAYS. IF I COULD ENCOURAGE YOU TO DO THREE THINGS THERE IT WOULD BE: a

helicopter ride over the active Hawaii, The Big Island volcanoes AND a tour of Pearl Harbour AND serious retail therapy at Ala Moana shopping centre in Waikiki. DON’T LEAVE WITHOUT EATING incredible Japanese at Nobu Restaurant in Waikiki Parc Hotel AND DRINKING shaved ice in all flavours on a hot beach day. I STAYED AT Turtle Bay Resort on Oahu’s North Shore AND IT WAS buzzing and surf-inspired, with an awesome beach view. THE BEST SOUVENIR I BOUGHT WAS a coconut bikini top FOR my friend (just for the novelty!) TO FIND OUT ABOUT HAWAII HOLIDAYS, VISIT

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Wherever you see the Creative Club logo, you can rest assured you’ll be enjoying V.I.P. (or should we say V.I.T.) treatment with the best of them. We’ve personally negotiated with some 2000 hotels to bring you regular upgrade deals and other nifty bonuses. Combined with our easy lay-by terms and the flexibility to change dates, we feel it’s the sort of treatment you could get used to.

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WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM THE CREATIVE CLUB:

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And with our price-match guarantee, you can travel with the perks, without paying for it later! This brochure features some of our favourite Creative Club hotels and experiences. Tried and tested by Creative Holidays, we’ll vouch for them every time! You can hold us to that.

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Get more with Creative Holidays

Give more with Creative Holidays

We go beyond the welcome sign.

Learn more about our involvement with Bali Kids and the TreadRight Foundation by visiting our website.

When you’re travelling the world, you don’t want to miss a second. That’s why Creative Holidays has everything covered – from best-price airfares, to tried-and-tested hotels, cruises, car hire and one-off experiences you’ll never forget.

100,000 PRODUCTS

In addition to being spoilt by service, you’ll also be spoilt for choice. Creative Holidays has more than 100,000 products for you to pick from. What can we say? When it comes to travel, we’re a firm believer in having your cake and eating it too.

FLY HIGH WITH THE VERY BEST OF PARTNERS

We’re long-standing partners with every major airline to ensure we bring you the very best deal. We even secure special exclusive offers and sale fares just for our travellers! Stay up to date with the latest deals, from fullservice to low-cost airlines, domestic and international, at creativeholidays.com – we have you covered, wherever you dream to escape.

At Creative Holidays, we believe in giving back to the community. We’ve travelled across the globe and we want to make a difference.

BALI KIDS Creative Holidays is proud to support Bali Kids – a clinic that provides essential medical care to children from disadvantaged families. The clinic has a mobile medical and dental unit that travels to villages all over Bali to treat kids in need, as well as in-house treatment and full-time care facilities. Through the generous support of Creative Holidays and other kind donors, Bali Kids’ new Medical Care Centre is now a reality. Fully equipped with a new Dental and Medical Clinic, the centre also offers handicapped children aqua-therapy and full disabled access. To help support the initiative, you can pledge $1 per person with each booking made through Creative Holidays. Your generous support is used to fund medical and dental services and supplies. Find out more online at creativeholidays.com.

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Brand new website Our brand-new Creative Holidays website is the ultimate travel resource, with everything to help you plan the perfect holiday, from the best products to hot tips and local travel secrets. Check out thousands of travel products available online at creativeholidays.com.

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Every Creative Club product has been tried, tested and visited by a Creative Holidays team member. With these close working relationships, you can be assured access to all the Creative Club benefits plus unique year-round specials, added-value offers and exclusive deals. Go Creative Club and you won’t be disappointed.

Check out The Lounge at Creative Holidays to see all the latest updates from our company, our partners and globe-trotting travellers, all in one place. You can also follow Creative Holidays social media to meet fellow travellers, ask us questions, enter our competitions and share your own travel stories. We’d love to hear from you!

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DISCOUNTS AND DEALS

So the saying goes, “travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer”. We couldn’t agree more… but we still know the value of dollars and cents! Our competitive pricing, special discounts and always-on deals are designed to help you get the most out of your holiday, without breaking the bank. Check out creativeholidays.com or join our newsletter and be sure to never miss a great offer.

TRAVELLING AGAIN?

If you’ve travelled with us, we’d like to welcome you back with exclusive past-traveller discounts, both from Creative Holidays and our fellow Travel Corporation brands. Save 5% with Trafalgar, Uniworld, Insight Vacations, Contiki and more. Ask us how.

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TREADRIGHT FOUNDATION TreadRight is a not-for-profit organisation established by The Travel Corporation to encourage sustainable tourism, both within our brands and the places we visit. As constant travellers, we understand the need for a sustainable future. We want future generations to experience what our world has to offer. That’s why The Travel Corporation has made a commitment to contribute no less than $500,000 annually to fund TreadRight’s various initiatives. Read more online at treadright.org.

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ISLAND HOPPING IN HAWAII:

Reasons to visit Hawaii ...

Retail therapy Pack an extra suitcase because Hawaii is one of the best places to shop for your favourite designer labels (and pick up some bargains along the way!). There are factory outlets with year-round sales, open-air mega malls, and local craft and produce markets selling everything from macadamia nuts to traditional paintings.

WE’VE BEEN SENDING AUSSIES OVERSEAS FOR MORE THAN 30 YEARS, SO WHATEVER YOU’RE INTO, WE’LL HELP YOU FIND IT IN HAWAII. Ask travellers what they like best about Hawaii and it can be hard to explain. The islands have a certain energy about them, which some believe to be the ‘aloha’ spirit. Aloha not only means ‘hello’, ‘goodbye’, ‘affection’ and ‘compassion’ in the Hawaiian language; it’s also a philosophy that involves a deep respect for the past and a way of living and treating each other with love and kindness. This unique way of living filters through into every part of the island, from its natural environment to the friendly locals. Combine this spirituality with a great variety of things to do and see, and it’s hard to narrow down the reasons to visit Hawaii. Here are just a few to get you inspired...

Oahu With incredible shopping, nightlife and beaches, Oahu is the most popular island in Hawaii. Go for: Shopping

Stunning scenery The natural terrain in Hawaii doesn’t just vary between the islands, but throughout the different environments on each one. Spend the morning swimming with green sea turtles and enjoy an afternoon watching the sun go down from the rim of a magnificent volcano.

Maui Famous for its lush rainforests and fancy beachfront resorts, Maui is a tropical paradise. Go for: Diving

Buzzing nightlife If eating out, bar hopping and dancing until the early hours of the morning are your thing, you’re going to want to pay Waikiki a visit. Make sure you check the gig guide before you go – some of the biggest musical acts in the world can be found playing at Honolulu’s hottest nightspots.

Hawaii, The Big Island With volcanoes, rainforests and snowcapped mountains, Hawaii’s Big Island is the perfect destination for those wanting to explore. Go for: Adventure

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It’s always a good time to visit Hawaii – the islands have a comfortable yearround climate that sits between 24°C and 29°C.

Incredible adventure Go ziplining through the rainforest canopies, scuba dive alongside manta rays, mountain bike down an extinct volcano crater, surf the huge swells or go tubing down historic irrigation channels. Whatever adventure you’re looking for, you’ll find it on the islands of Hawaii.

Surf breaks Visit any one of Hawaii’s islands and you’ll find palm-fringed beaches that offer a range of different surfing conditions. Whether you’re taking on the huge swells at Banzai Pipeline or taking it easy on the gentle waves that roll into Waikiki Beach, Hawaii is one of the best destinations to go for a paddle.

Kauai Reconnect with nature and head to Kauai for some of the most beautiful coastline stretches in the world. Go for: Nature

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Creative Club exclusive offers Whether you’re looking for luxury, seeking adventure or just want to relax and unwind, we’ve got a hotel package to suit every holiday style. Check out these suggestions or get in touch with a Creative Holidays specialist or travel agent who can help you build your own perfect trip.

A part of the world-renowned Starwood Hotels & Resorts group, Sheraton has been providing luxury hotel and resort accommodation for decades. Spoil yourself on your next Hawaiian adventure and stay at a Sheraton Resort on every island. Luxury starts here…

Oahu

Hawaiian Airlines inter-island return fares from Oahu: • Add one island, from $224pp* • Add two islands, from $332pp* • Combine all three islands, from $460pp*

4 nights from

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Don’t leave without experiencing: A dip in the glistening, adultsonly infinity-edge pool, offering unparalleled views of Waikiki Beach.

Don’t leave without experiencing: The nightly Hawaiian entertainment and sunset Cliff Dive ceremony.

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Stay at the 3-star Aqua Aloha Surf Waikiki with breakfast daily and Wi-Fi.

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299pp*

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This stunning, 27-acre resort boasts lavish accommodation in modern Hawaiian style. Alongside luxury rooms and suites, there are charming beach cottages nestled amongst the resort’s tropical gardens and oceanfront lawns.

Perfect for: Convenience

Perfect for: Luxury

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Stay at the 4-star Aqua Kauai Beach Resort with Wi-Fi and airport transfers.

Stay at the 3-star Outrigger Royal Sea Cliff.

Set on 25 lush acres on Kauai’s longest beach, this gorgeous, centrally located resort is surrounded by exotic lagoons, cascading waterfalls and tropical views.

Quietly tucked into a spectacular lava rock bluff overlooking the Pacific, these residential-style condos are completely self-contained, offering a refreshing touch of comfort.

Perfect for: Indulgence

Perfect for: Freedom and privacy

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Kauai

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Stay at the 4-star Sheraton Kauai Resort with breakfast daily and US$50 resort credit. Don’t leave without experiencing: A delectable meal (complete with 180-degree ocean views) at the hotel’s restaurant, RumFire Poipu Beach.

Stay at the 4-star Royal Lahaina Resort.

Situated just two blocks from the palm-fringed shores of Waikiki Beach, Aqua Aloha Surf Waikiki in Honolulu embodies the relaxed island lifestyle of ‘aloha’.

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Don’t leave without experiencing: The first Salt Room in the Hawaiian Islands at the on-site Ho’ola Spa.

* Terms and conditions apply to all deals and packages. See online for more details.

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Stay at the 4.5-star Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa with US$50 resort credit.

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Stay at the 4-star Sheraton Waikiki Hotel with breakfast daily and US$50 resort credit.

Stay at the 4-star Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa with breakfast daily and US$50 resort credit.

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Nothing beats the freedom of travelling at your own leisure. Offering low rental rates and a hassle-free customer experience, Alamo is a value-oriented brand giving you the opportunity to tailor your trip, just the way you like it. Take a drive around Maui to explore its many hidden treasures, discover some of the untouched landscapes of Kauai, or wind around Kona’s stunning coastlines. Internationally recognised, Alamo allows you to explore your own Hawaii – all from the comfort of your very own rental car.

Car hire from $50* per day in an economy car Book 5 days and receive 2 days FREE

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Hawaii itineraries

Prefer to have your holiday mapped out in advance? From family fun in Waikiki to lazy days on Maui, we’ve got your Hawaii holiday plans covered. Oahu, Maui and Kauai

Oahu and Hawaii, The Big Island Oahu, Maui and Hawaii, The Big Island

Oahu and Maui DAY ONE to FOUR:

For the ultimate holiday experience, we suggest: • Lapping up the sun-soaked Waikiki Beach • Enjoying a traditional Luau dinner • A USS Missouri, Arizona Memorial and Pearl Harbour Tour • Treating yourself to a drink at Duke’s Waikiki • Spending a day at the Ala Moana Centre

DAY FIVE to SEVEN:

Your holiday begins on arrival in Honolulu. Meet your driver and be transferred to the 4-star Holiday Inn Waikiki Beachcomber for a four-night stay. Make the most of Oahu by: • Visiting the Moanalua Gardens Park • Parasailing high above the tropical waters of Maunalua Bay • Taking part in a sunset yoga class on Waikiki Beach • Driving to Oahu’s North Shore, the ‘surfing capital of the world’ • Hiking along the Makapu’u Point Lighthouse Trail

After checking out of the Aston Waikiki Sunset, you will be met in the lobby and transferred to Honolulu airport for your flight to Maui. On arrival, you’ll pick up your car for the next three days and selfdrive to the 3.5-star Aston Kaanapali Shores for a three-night stay. See page 14 for some fabulous Hawaii road trips.

DAY FIVE to SEVEN:

While here, why not: • Snorkel amongst the sea turtles • Visit the Haleakala Crater at sunrise and take in magnificent views of the Island • Go on a Hana Highway Adventure Tour

While hanging in Maui: • Unwind on Wailea Beach • Enjoy a fabulous meal and drinks at the Old Lahaina Lua • Go ziplining through the tree tops

DAY EIGHT: Check out of the Aston Kaanapali Shores and enjoy your final drive to Maui Airport in time for your flight back to Honolulu.

DAY ELEVEN: Check out of the Royal Kona Resort and enjoy your final drive to Kona Airport in time for your flight back to Honolulu. 7 nights (including inter-island flights) from

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Start your holiday in Honolulu, where you will be met on arrival and transferred to the 4.5-star Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort & Spa for a four-night stay.

Meet your representative in the Ilikai Hotel & Suites lobby for your transfer to Honolulu Airport and flight to Kona. On arrival, you’ll pick up your car for the next three days and self-drive to the 3-star Outrigger Royal Sea Cliff for a three-night stay. See page 14 for some great Hawaii road trips. Experience the best that Kona has to offer: • Admire the breathtaking Akaka Falls • Find the world-famous Kona Coffee Belt on a Kona Coffee & Craters Tour • Enjoy a spectacular sunset from the summit of Mauna Kea

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DAY EIGHT to TEN:

On your stay in Kona, book in for: • A full-day Grand Circle Island & Volcano Tour • Shopping at the Hilo Farmers Market • An incredible helicopter tour offering fantastic aerial views of the island

After touching down in Honolulu, you’ll meet your driver for a transfer to the 3.5-star Ilikai Hotel & Suites and a four-night stay.

DAY FIVE to SEVEN:

Meet your representative in the Holiday Inn Waikiki Beachcomber lobby for your transfer to Honolulu Airport and flight to Maui. On arrival, you’ll pick up your car for the next three days and selfdrive to the 4-star Royal Lahaina Resort for a three-night stay.

Check out of the Royal Lahaina Resort and drive to Maui Aiport, drop off your car and check in for your flight to Kona. Once here, take a leisurely drive to the 3-star Royal Kona Resort for a threenight stay, and enjoy another three days car hire to explore Hawaii, The Big Island.

DAY ONE to FOUR:

Experience the very best of Waikiki: • Race to the surf, with a board hired from Waikiki Beach • Learn how to strum a ukulele or dance the hula at the Royal Hawaiian Centre • Enjoy a festive evening at the Paradise Cove Luau • Picnic with the family in Kapiolani Park and pay a visit to Honolulu Zoo • Explore Waikiki’s lively restaurant, bar and nightlife scene

DAY ONE to FOUR:

Check out of the Outrigger Royal Sea Cliff and enjoy your final drive to Kona Airport in time for your flight back to Honolulu.

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Start your holiday in Honolulu, where you’ll be met on arrival and transferred to the 3.5-star Aston Waikiki Sunset for a fournight stay.

DAY ONE to FOUR:

While staying in Waikiki why not: • Locate your favourite underwater creatures at the Waikiki Aquarium • Go snorkelling in Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve • Brush up on Hawaii’s history with a visit to the USS Missouri and the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbour

DAY FIVE to SEVEN: Meet your representative in the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort & Spa lobby for your transfer to Honolulu Airport and flight to Maui. On arrival, you’ll pick up your car for the next three days and self-drive to the 4.5-star Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa for a three-night stay. For the best Maui experience, we suggest: • An open-ocean rafting tour to sheer sea cliffs and underwater caves • Driving the Road to Hana, one of the most popular road trips in the world • Exploring deep below the ocean surface on a submarine tour • Enjoying a live show at the Maui Arts & Cultural Centre

DAY EIGHT to NINE: Check out of the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa and drive to Maui Airport, drop off your car and check in for your flight to Kauai. Take a leisurely drive to the 4.5-star Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa for a two-night stay, and enjoy another two days car hire to explore Kauai Island. Our favourite Kauai activities include: • Soaring over treetops on a ziplining tour • Hiking through the Waimea Canyon State Park • A cruise and snorkel adventure on the majestic Na Pali Coast

DAY TEN: Check out of the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa and enjoy your final drive to Kauai Airport in time for your flight back to Honolulu.

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9 nights (including inter-island flights) from

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Hawaii’s best road trips With some of the most beautiful stretches of scenery in the world, Hawaii is the perfect destination for a good old-fashioned road trip. Take advantage of the beautiful weather in a convertible and feel the warm Hawaiian sun on your face as you take in the sights – because the journey can be just as much fun as the destination.

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The Circle Island Drive, Oahu

Hana is a peaceful coastal town in Maui that’s just as famous for the road that leads there as the unspoiled area itself. The Road to Hana is only 83 kilometres from Kahului, but it can take anywhere from two to four hours to complete since it consists of narrow one-lane bridges (59 to be precise), 620 curves and incredible island views. There are rainforests, waterfalls, beaches, dramatic stretches of coastline and plenty of places to make a pit stop for snacks and refreshments like shaved ice and homemade coconut candy, so get an early start and take your time to enjoy the ride.

Start at Diamond Head Lookout and follow the coastline around to Waialua Bay on the North Shore. Along the way, you’ll pass lush mountains, palm-fringed beached, surf breaks, turtles swimming in turquoise waters and great snorkelling spots. Follow Kamehameha Highway inland and you’ll discover the rural side of Oahu, complete with pineapple plantations where you can indulge on pineapple ice-cream and fresh juices. Other potential highlights include Hanauma Bay, Makapuu Beach, Sunset Beach, Pali Lookout and the Macadamia Nut Farm.

Hilo to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, The Big Island

Kapaa to Ke’e Beach, Kauai

Watch the landscape change before your very eyes at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, located 48 kilometres southeast of Hilo. Starting at sea level in Hilo, you’ll drive through lush greenery in Keaau, before approaching Kilauea, the world’s only ‘drive-in volcano’, that’s been continuously spilling lava since January 1983. The 17-kilometre Crater Rim Drive loop that circles Kilauea Caldera will take you to the park’s main attractions: the Kilauea overlook, Jaggar Museum, Halemaumau Crater, Devastation Trail, Kilauea Iki Crater Overlook and the Thurston Lava Tube.

Jump on Hawaii Route 56 and head up the coast to the tropical North Shore of Kauai. This scenic drive is made up of windy stretches of road that pass through dense rainforests, quaint towns and calming rivers. Continue along Hawaii Route 560, navigating through Hanalei town and Hanalei Bay, following a foot trail used by ancient Hawaiians and crossing eleven one-lane bridges (the first five constructed in 1912) before reaching the end of the road – quite literally. Here, you’ll find picture-perfect Ke’e Beach, famous for its unique reef lagoon and magnificent views of the Na Pali Coast.

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Nothing beats the freedom of being able to go where you want, when you want. With various models including economy, compact, intermediate, full-size and convertibles to choose from, cruising around Hawaii has never been easier.

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* Alamo price based on 7-day rental (2-door, Economy vehicle). Terms and conditions apply.

The Road to Hana, Maui

NCL 7-Day Hawaii Round-trip cruise price for inside cabin only, includes taxes - 7 Day Hawaii Round-trip (Pride of America). Prices are based on ‘best rate’ of the day. Refer to Guide to Pricing (page 41). Terms and conditions apply (please see page 41).

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Cruise the islands of Hawaii Make the most of your time in Hawaii with a seven night cruise on board the Pride of America – a cruise ship that has 18 restaurants, nine bars and lounges, plus spacious suites and balconies that are perfect for whale watching and taking in dramatic views of the Na Pali Coast on Kauai. For seven glorious nights, you’ll island hop between Oahu, Maui, Kauai and Hawaii, The Big Island, with overnight stays in both Maui and Kauai. With almost 100 hours in port, you’ll be able to discover the waterfalls, beaches, volcanoes, golf courses, historic sites and hikes on the four main islands of Hawaii.

Your 7-Day Itinerary... Sat: Honolulu, Oahu (Depart 7pm) Sun: Kahului, Maui (Arrive 8am, Overnight) Mon: Kahului, Maui (Depart 6pm) Tues: Hilo, Hawaii, The Big Island (Arrive 8am, Depart 6pm) Wed: Kona, Hawaii, The Big Island (Arrive 7am, Depart 5.30pm) Thurs: Nawiliwili, Kauai (Arrive 8am, Overnight) Fri: Nawiliwili, Kauai (Depart 2pm) Sat: Honolulu, Oahu (Arrive 7am) DISEMBARK!

Staff tip

“The 7-Day Hawaii Round-trip is a perfect choice for first timers. A balcony room will give you the best views of Kilauea Volcano and the Na Pali Coast!” Deana Creative Holidays, Head of Marketing

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THINGS TO KNOW: Did you know? Built in the late 19th century, The Westin Moana Surfrider was the first hotel in Waikiki. In the centre of the resort’s courtyard is an Indian Banyan tree, which was planted on site in 1904 when it was only seven feet tall. It now towers over 75 feet with limbs stretching approximately 150 feet across.

Local Tips: • Don’t leave without trying fresh and spicy prawns (or ‘shrimp’ as they’re known in Hawaii) from the graffiticovered Giovanni’s Shrimp Truck on Kamehameha Highway in Kahuku. • Pay a visit to the Ala Moana Centre for some serious retail therapy. The largest open-air shopping centre in the world, it specialises in everything from Hawaiian island art to high-end designer goods. • If you like Japanese cuisine, book in for dinner at Morimoto Waikiki in the Modern Honolulu Hotel. Conceived by celebrity chef Masaharu Marimoto, it’s the ultimate culinary experience – each dish presented like a work of art using island-grown ingredients. Trial Chef Morimoto’s tasting menu for the ultimate inspiration.

What to Pack: Your credit card.

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THE BUSIEST ISLAND IN HAWAII HAS NO SHORTAGE OF THINGS TO DO. TAKE A LOOK AT OUR TOP FIVE ACTIVITIES AND START PLANNING YOUR OAHU ITINERARY. DISCOVER MORE CREATIVE CLUB EXPERIENCES ONLINE, CALL US OR SEE YOUR LOCAL TRAVEL AGENT.

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Paradise Cove Luau With a tropical Mai Tai greeting and live Hawaiian music, you’ll be all set for a festive evening at Paradise Cove. Casually stroll through the Hawaiian Village and experience the arts and crafts of the islands, participate in a Hukilau on the Beach, and learn traditional net fishing techniques. In the evening, you’ll enjoy award-winning entertainment while feasting on delicious Hawaiian cuisine. Hot tip: Test your skills at a number of ancient Hawaiian games, including ‘O’o ihe (spear throwing) and Moa pahe’e (dart sliding). .

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Kualoa has been considered from ancient times to be one of the most sacred places on Oahu. On Kualoa Ranch, you can choose from a range of tours and activities, so you can learn about the area’s rich history and experience it’s natural beauty. The full day tour includes the choice of two one-hour adventures – the Movie Sites and Ranch Tour, Ocean Voyaging Tour, the Secret Island Tour, the Hawaiian Fishpond and Garden Tour, Ancient Hula Lessons, and the Legends and Legacy Tour.

Hot tip: If you’re feeling adventurous, you can do some of the tours on horseback or in your very own all-terrain vehicle!

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USS Missouri, Arizona Memorial & Pearl Harbour Brush up on Hawaii’s dramatic history and see the USS Missouri and the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbour. This guided motor coach tour also takes you through downtown Honolulu and on a drive through Punchbowl National Memorial Cemetery. As an added bonus, you’ll get to skip the queues. Hot tip: Look for the plaque on the wooden deck marking the spot where Japan surrendered.

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One-Day Hawaii Evening Volcano Special Spend the day exploring the unique geography of Hawaii’s Big Island. A visit to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park will tell you everything you need to know about the seismic activity that’s been a constant on the Big Island, and the culture that sprang up around it. You’ll see Mauna Loa, the world’s largest volcano, and Kilauea, the world’s most active volcano. You’ll also see other dormant volcanoes, lava beds and steam vents while discovering the legends meant to explain these natural phenomena.

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Parasailing Sail high above the tropical waters of Maunalua Bay where you’ll take in views of the Hawaii Kai coastline, Koko Crater, Koko Head and the Ko‘olau Mountain Range. Make sure you bring a camera and a resealable plastic bag to keep it dry on the boat and while dipping in the warm waters of the Bay. If you want to keep the adventure going, stay on for jet skiing, banana and bumper boat rides. Hot tip: Wear a swimsuit. Traditionally, everyone takes a momentary dip in the tropical waters of Maunalua Bay just before landing.

Welcome to a new dream destination in Hawaii – created by the people who know families best! Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa is a family paradise with a touch of magic where everyone can enjoy a world of amazing adventures, both together and on their own. Why we love it: Adults can relax and unwind in the Resort’s amazing, full-service spa, play a round of golf on the neighbouring course or enjoy an evening out – highlighted by a range of dining options from drinks and appetisers to gourmet fare. Teens have their own place to have fun, socialise and even enjoy spa treatments designed especially for them. And younger kids will love spending time at their very own state-of-the-art kids club, a magical place where Disney friends stop by to visit. But it’s when the family gets together that the fun really starts.

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Spend the day at the greatest pools in all of Hawaii, splashing down twisting water slides, playing in a watery wonderland and floating down a lazy river. Or stroll down to the Resort’s secluded cove for a day at the beach. You can even do some exploring with guided excursions and activities, like surfing lessons and horseback riding. Then in the evening, enjoy deliciously fresh food, rich in local flavours, and spectacular entertainment that celebrates the incredible culture and traditions of Hawaii. Style: Family-friendly Atmosphere: Magical Don’t leave without experiencing: • Incredible pool experiences at Waikolohe Valley, with its crystalline waters, winding streams and interactive play features. • Ka Maka Landing, a newly expanded area with infinity-style family pool, toddler splash zone, misty grotto and poolside restaurant, Ulu Café. • Rainbow Reef, the only private saltwater snorkel lagoon on Oahu. • Aunty’s Beach House, a magical kids club offering unique immersive and interactive activities. • Delightful escapes at the breathtaking Laniwai Spa and the only teen spa in Hawaii, Painted Sky.

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Outrigger Reef on the Beach

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Right on the beach, it’s easy to see why this comfortable and stylish resort gets rave reviews from travellers.

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Why we love it: It pays tribute to Hawaii’s traditional culture, with a fantastic lobby museum featuring stunning Polynesian canoe art, Hawaiian literary works and some unique Hawaiian artifacts. There’s also a range of great restaurants, a fun bar, newly refurbished fitness centre, Serenity Spa, and a whole range of leisure activities to choose from.

“For the best pancakes in Hawaii, head to Eggs n’ Things in Waikiki. Absolutely nothing beats their macadamia nut pancakes. They even sell ingredients separately so you can create the same meal back at home.”

Style: Modern Atmosphere: Luxurious Don’t leave without experiencing: Some traditional ‘pupus’ (hors d’oeuvres) at Kani Ka Pila Grille, which offers tropical drinks and live island music, performed nightly by Hawaii’s up-and-coming musicians.

Timeless local beauty blends with modern luxuries in beautiful Oahu – the heart of Hawaii. Known as ‘the gathering place’, this island paradise offers a range of Creative Club hotels and resorts.

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Sheraton Waikiki Hotel A towering icon on the Waikiki landscape, the Sheraton Waikiki offers a friendly vibe and is a great destination for families. Why we love it: Combining traditional Hawaiian hospitality with modern style and amenities, it’s the perfect island escape, located on the best stretch of this legendary beach. Recently refurbished, the Sheraton now features 1634 guest rooms over 30 floors, a first-of-its-kind super pool and some awardwinning restaurants. Style: Classy Atmosphere: Happening Don’t leave without experiencing: Innovative tapas, rum cocktails and dramatic fire pits at RumFire. From

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Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort The only true resort in Waikiki, the Hilton Hawaiian Village is located on Waikiki’s widest stretch of beach, across 22 oceanfront acres. Why we love it: This stunning resort has all of the style and comfort you’d expect from the Hilton, in a tropical beachfront setting. There’s a range of swimming pools, water sports, water slides, cultural activities, and nightly Hawaiian entertainment on offer. Don’t miss a massage at the on-site Mandara Spa. Style: Classic Atmosphere: Family-friendly Don’t leave without experiencing: The Waikiki Starlight Luau, featuring live entertainment, interactive games and an unforgettable island feast. From

Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach This blissful retreat boasts new furniture and elegant accents, plus stunning views of Diamond Head and the Pacific Ocean from all oceanfront rooms. Why we love it: Amazing views aside, this award-winning, renovated resort boasts an oceanfront pool and deck, cultural workshops, cabaret shows, the heavenly Waikiki Plantation Spa, and Duke’s Waikiki restaurant and bar. Designed to preserve the traditions of ancient island culture, it features 497 all-new guest rooms and 30 spacious suites. Style: Contemporary Atmosphere: Vibrant Don’t leave without experiencing: Fresh island seafood, USDA prime steaks and a lovely beachfront setting at Chuck’s Steak House. From

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OHANA Waikiki West With a convenient setting, and great value for money, OHANA Waikiki West is located across the street from the International Market Place, in the heart of Waikiki. Why we love it: This enormous hotel boasts over 659 rooms – most of which have kitchenette facilities, so they’re ideal for families or travellers on a budget. There’s also a fun grill and bar, an outdoor pool and sundeck, and even a country-western style nightclub, where you can party until the early hours. Style: Contemporary Atmosphere: Fun Don’t leave without experiencing: A free countrywestern dance lesson at Nashville Waikiki. From

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Holiday Inn Waikiki Beachcomber The Holiday Inn Waikiki Beachcomber Resort is a top pick for anyone wanting comfortable accommodation, friendly staff and a convenient location. Why we love it: Offering great value for money, this comfy resort boasts spacious guest rooms and suites, with private balconies (many of which have ocean views). Take a dip in the outdoor pool, a treatment at Spa La Cure, or workout in the fitness centre. There’s also a restaurant and bar, Jimmy Buffet’s, featuring live entertainment and a Honolulu Surfing Museum! Style: Modern Atmosphere: Relaxed Don’t leave without experiencing: Spectacular magic tricks and special effects at the resort’s riveting Magic of Polynesia stage show (additional costs apply*). From

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Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort & Spa With a friendly vibe, outstanding amenities and a great, central location, this multiple award-winning resort truly embodies the Hawaiian spirit. Why we love it: The spacious rooms have jaw-dropping ocean views, and you can relax in the resort’s freshwater swimming pool or premier spa (named as one of the top ten spas in Hawaii by Travel + Leisure Magazine). There’s also live performances, cultural lessons and some fantastic on-site boutiques. Style: Luxurious Atmosphere: Friendly Don’t leave without experiencing: The Friday afternoon Polynesian show, with lei making demonstrations, hula dancing, Polynesian art tattooing, and a Samoan fire knife dancer. From

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Sheraton Princess Kaiulani

Waikiki Resort Hotel

With over 1000 rooms on offer, the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani has amazing views over the Pacific Ocean, Diamond Head and Honolulu’s fabled city lights.

Just steps from the white sands of Waikiki Beach, this recently refurbished resort is great for couples or families, and offers all the comforts of home.

Why we love it: Gracing the former estate of Hawaii’s last princess, it offers great vacation value just steps from the beach. There’s also a stunning freshwater pool, an Olakino Fitness Center, exciting Creation-A Polynesian Journey show, and access to a whole range of island activities, including snorkelling, hiking and swimming with dolphins.

Why we love it: It has everything you need to relax into island life, including an outdoor pool, mini spa, gift shops and tour desk. There’s a sundeck on the second floor, surrounded by lush landscaping, and a mini-spa where you can enjoy a truly blissful body massage or facial.

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Don’t leave without experiencing: A Mai Tai cocktail and nightly entertainment at Splash Bar & Bento.

Don’t leave without experiencing: Authentic Korean food at Seoul Jung restaurant or a menu of classic American favourites (including delicious breakfast pancakes) at Ilima.

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With a fun, tropical vibe, this contemporary hotel is a great place to enjoy your Hawaiian experience from a prime stretch of Waikiki Beach. Why we love it: Designed with vibrant, tropical colours, it offers sensational views, thoughtful service, and a happening Tiki’s Grill & Bar, with fun live music. There’s also an exclusive Coconut Club – a plush retreat on the 21st floor that boasts unobstructed ocean views. Style: Contemporary Atmosphere: Happening Don’t leave without experiencing: A signature Breakfast on the Beach, served poolside to Hawaiian music and graceful hula dancing every morning from 6.30am to 9am. From

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Just a short walk to the beach, OHANA East offers comfortable, relaxed accommodation in a super-handy setting. Why we love it: This full-service hotel boasts tropical décor and every modern convenience you’ll need to relax and enjoy your stay. There are three restaurants, a piano bar with nightly entertainment, a pool, whirlpool spa, spacious sundeck and a renovated fitness centre (if you’re feeling virtuous!) Style: Tropical Atmosphere: Relaxed Don’t leave without experiencing: Piano-bar entertainment at Chuck’s Cellar, where you can also enjoy a sensational seafood meal. From

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Waikiki Parc Hotel With contemporary style and a laid-back vibe, this boutique resort is one of the hottest new addresses in Waikiki.

Hilton Waikiki Beach Just one block from the beach, this award-winning hotel offers all the luxury and comfort you’d expect from the international Hilton chain.

Why we love it: Offering a range of premium luxury facilities, the Waikiki Parc Hotel has everything you need to relax into island life. Stay here and you’ll gain complimentary V.I.P. access to a range of Oahu’s hottest arts and cultural destinations, and enjoy Peruvianinspired Japanese cuisine by celebrity chef Nobu Matsuhisa.

Why we love it: With some of the most luxurious guest rooms on the island, the Hilton Waikiki Beach also keeps a sense of Hawaiian tradition. For executive room guests, there’s a Club Lounge, which serves up complimentary breakfast and refreshments, plus an incredible rooftop pool and Mac 24-7 Restaurant that’s open round the clock.

Style: Chic Atmosphere: Vibrant Don’t leave without experiencing: A dip in the sparkling Parc Blue pool, which features stunning views of Waikiki Beach, plus incredible fire pits and seasonal dive-in theatre entertainment.

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Turtle Bay Resort & Ocean Villas

Constantly ranked as one of the top Honolulu hotels, the Embassy Suites offer premium accommodation and a whole raft of facilities to help you unwind.

The only resort on Oahu’s fabled North Shore, Turtle Bay offers relaxed apartment-style accommodation with a perfect mix of comfort and style.

Why we love it: You’ll enjoy a complimentary cookedto-order breakfast every day, plus a nightly reception (with free drinks, canapés and live entertainment). There are also yoga classes, a 24-hour fitness centre, poolside bar and fourth-floor Grand Lanai with a sundeck, pavilion seating and pool.

Why we love it: Recently refurbished and just steps from the beach, these modern apartments boast a raft of amenities. There are two landscaped pools, championship golf courses, a surf school, Nalu Kinetic Spa, and world-class shopping and dining – plus ‘Surfer, The Bar’ for local music and ice-cold beer.

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Don’t leave without experiencing: Sizzling steaks, friendly staff and over-sized martinis at Ruth’s Chris Steak House.

Don’t leave without experiencing: A soak in one of two hot tubs in the main pool area, surrounded by ocean views, tropical flowers and swaying palms.

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Halekulani Hotel

This bright, modern hotel is in a central location, offering comfortable accommodation and great value for money.

Located right on the beachfront, Halekulani has been welcoming guests to Hawaii for nearly 100 years.

Why we love it: Built to resemble a Chinese lantern, Aston Waikiki Circle Hotel is right across from Waikiki Beach, and offers 104 rooms, most of which have breathtaking ocean views. There’s a friendly activity desk, a daily newspaper delivery service, plus DVD and games rentals to fill your free time. Don’t miss pancakes from the on-site Eggs ‘n Things restaurant!

Why we love it: Today, the Halekulani Hotel is known for its friendly team and magnificent cuisine. The rooms offer everything you’d expect from a world-class resort, and the freshwater pool overlooking Waikiki Beach has become one of Halekulani’s most talked about landmarks. Look out for the stunning mosaic of a Cattleya orchid on the pool floor.

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This chic hotel is part of the Waikiki Beach Walk development, with vibrant entertainment, exclusive boutiques and world-class restaurants.

Just a short walk from Waikiki Beach, this condominium resort features hotel-quality service, combined with all the comforts of home.

Need more options? Creative Holidays is on the ground, trying and testing the best of Waikiki hotels. Whether you’re dreaming of luxury or trekking with the tribe, we’ll find the best stay to suit your travel style.

Why we love it: This stylish resort boasts 353 rooms and suites, with sensational views and private, furnished terraces. The design is sleek and minimalist, and there are two stunning pools (a sunrise and a sunset option!), one of which is perched atop the roof! There’s also a renowned Japanese restaurant, Morimoto Waikiki, conceived by the world-famous ‘Iron Chef’ himself: Masaharu Morimoto.

Why we love it: One of Honolulu’s premier stays, the Trump International Hotel Waikiki has everything you’ll need to enjoy your island getaway. As well as 462 luxury rooms and suites, it boasts a stunning infinity pool, world-class indoor and al fresco dining, and a blissful on-site spa. For families, there’s even a very cute Trump® Kids program.

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Westin Moana Surfrider

Fresh, sleek and sophisticated, The Modern Honululu is a luxurious haven that truly lives up to its name.

In the heart of Waikiki, this oceanfront resort introduced the world to Hawaiian hospitality in 1901. Often referred to as the ‘First lady of Waikiki’, it remains a legendary Waikiki landmark to this day.

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The two-towered Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach offers comfort and luxury in a gorgeous, tropical setting, making it a great base for anyone wanting to explore the island. Why we love it: With 426 rooms, and just 100 metres from the beach, this vast hotel has everything you need to relax and enjoy your Hawaiian getaway. There are several dining options, a fresh new room service menu, a full-service bar, and a Bakery Café. Every room has a plush Hyatt Grand Bed and a state-of-the-art media and work centre. Style: Classic Atmosphere: Decadent From

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Why we love it: This landmark high-rise offers both one- and two-bedroom suites, renovated with tropical décor. Each has a fully equipped kitchen, which is ideal for families and groups, and a private balcony – so you can relax and gaze out over the ocean, mountains or the lights of Honolulu after sunset.

Why we love it: With a strong sense of Hawaiian tradition, this Westin resort invites you to step back in time, while offering a suite of contemporary amenities. All rooms feature the Westin’s signature Heavenly Bed®, and for some pampering, there’s also a state-ofthe-art beachfront spa. Don’t miss the nightly happy hour! Style: Exclusive Atmosphere: Family-friendly From

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Aqua Palms Waikiki Nestled in the heart of Honolulu, this contemporary boutique offers comfortable accommodation and friendly island hospitality, just strolling distance from Waikiki Beach. Why we love it: It’s the perfect place to experience sun, surf and sand, with a rooftop swimming pool overlooking the Waikiki skyline. You’ll meet and minge with other guests and enjoy live music plus signature cocktails at a weekly manager’s reception, plus classic American cuisine at the on-site IHOP Restaurant. Style: Tropical Atmosphere: Laid-back From

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Maui With more than 80 incredible beaches and a combined shoreline spanning 193 kilometres, Maui is an ocean-lover’s paradise. Whether you want to read a good book in the sun, surf some crashing waves, or go snorkelling with sea turtles, there’s a signature sand patch to suit every travel style. Feeling adventurous? Strap on your hiking boots and trek to the summit of Haleakala for incredible sunrise views, wind your way along the Road to Hana Highway, or zoom through the treetops on an incredible zipline adventure.

THINGS TO KNOW: Did you know? Far from generic, Maui beaches come in all shapes and colours. Check out the famous black sands at Wai’anapanapa State Park, or enjoy the sparkling Red Sand Beach on Kaihalulu Bay.

Local Tips: • The Road to Hana can be quite narrow in sections, so keep that in mind when choosing a rental car. A small SUV is fine, but anything bigger will be a tight squeeze on the street. • Don’t leave the hotel without your bikini or board shorts – Maui is one of the best islands in Hawaii for diving and stumbling across beautiful tropical beaches. • For incredible snorkelling, visit the tiny island of Molokini – a crescent-shaped, partially submerged volcanic crater boasting a kaleidoscope of coral and more than 250 species of tropical fish.

What to Pack: Multiple pairs of swimmers.

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Head out on the ocean for five hours of snorkelling at the Molokini Crater and Turtle Town. You’ll be delighted by the array of colours and natural beauty with unparalleled visibility around the flourishing reef at Molokini. Turtle Town is teeming with a variety of marine animals and unique fauna – a clear highlight being the docile and plentiful Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles. Hot tip: Remember to bring your appetite – a freshly prepared barbeque lunch (plus an Open Bar serving Mai Tais) is included in the tour.

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Known and loved by Australians for its heavenly beaches, volcanic craters and scenic road to Hana, Maui also offers a range of stunning hotel stays. Check out some of our Creative Club favourites. Photography Polynesian Adventure Tours

Visit this working cattle ranch and discover six different ziplining tours through the 800acre, family-owned property. Located above Makawao in Maui, it’s positioned at the edge of a rainforest at an elevation of approximately 2000 feet. Zipline through the treetops and enjoy stunning views of the island, from Haleakala and the North Shore to the West Maui mountains and the beaches of Kihei.

Royal Lahaina Resort This stunning, 27-acre resort is right on Kaanapali Beach, and boasts lavish accommodation in modern Hawaiian style.

Hot tip: Zip high through the air next to your travel buddy on a side-by-side zipline tour.

Why we love it: Alongside luxury rooms and suites, there are charming beach cottages nestled amongst the resort’s tropical gardens and oceanfront lawns. Experience three hotel pools, two signature restaurants, a refreshing Beach Bar, tennis ranch, cabana rentals and even an ice-cream parlour, the renowned Royal Scoop!

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Road to Hana Highway Adventure With 620 curves and 59 bridges, the Road to Hana is one of the most popular road trips in the world. Travel by air-conditioned minicoach and capture an unspoiled vision of Maui. You’ll visit the quaint plantation town of Paia, check out the awesome Waianapanapa black sand beach, journey through Kaumahina State Park, and swim in the Ohe’o Pools (weather permitting). Hot tip: Don’t miss spectacular views of the entire Keanae Peninsula from Keanae Lookout, reached via Kaumahina State Park.

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Kaanapali Beach Hotel Perfect for families, with a stunning beachfront location, this hotel has a warm Hawaiian vibe and rooms that are decorated with traditional décor. Why we love it: Kaanapali Beach Hotel sits on 11 acres, surrounded by tropical gardens. There are two renowned restaurants, a whale-shaped swimming pool and Beauty of Aloha Spa & Salon on site for some well-deserved pampering, plus a whole range of complimentary Hawaiian activities. Check out the Kupanaha Magical Dinner Theatre for an enchanting nightly hula show. Style: Sophisticated Atmosphere: Friendly Don’t leave without experiencing: The Ohana Welcome Breakfast, complete with live music, hula and staff entertainment. It’s held Monday through Saturday at 8am.

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Outrigger Aina Nalu

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa

One of Maui’s largest apartment resorts, Outrigger Aina Nalu offers all the facilities you’ll need to enjoy your island escape.

Surrounded by lush, immaculate gardens, the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa is an oasis of calm in busy Maui.

Why we love it: It has a relaxed garden vibe and is a great private base for exploring the Lahaina region. You’ll enjoy all the comforts of home, including a fully equipped kitchen and laundry, alongside Asian-inspired room décor, a sleek infinity pool, elegant pavilion and cosy garden gazebos.

Why we love it: This world-class resort offers a whole raft of ways for families to enjoy island life. Frolic in the water playground, relax at Spa Moana, play a game of golf or tennis, enjoy nightly live entertainment, snorkel at Black Rock, marvel at the private art collection, or indulge at the on-site restaurants.

Style: Comfortable Atmosphere: Private Don’t leave without experiencing: A stroll through Lahaina town to nearby Front Street, where you’ll find a great range of boutiques, restaurants and entertainment options. From

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Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

Perfect for groups and families, Aston Kaanapali Shores offers all the comforts of home with hotelstyle service.

With spectacular views and an ideal location, this unique resort is one of the most luxurious in Wailea.

Why we love it: Friendly and welcoming, it’s set over 10 acres on beautiful Kaanapali Beach, surrounded by waterfalls and tropical gardens. All studios offer a fully equipped ‘at-home’ kitchen for convenience. There’s also a kids camp, day spa, complimentary scuba lessons and a popular beachfront restaurant.

Why we love it: You can’t help but feel relaxed and ready for island life at the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa! As well as some incredible panoramic views, you can enjoy a sublime day spa, nightly luau dinner show, Kumu Bar & Grill, incredible business facilities and locally inspired cuisine at Mala Wailea.

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Don’t leave without experiencing: The Camp Kaanapali children’s program, with activities like hula dancing, ukulele lessons, lei making and kite flying.

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The Westin Maui Resort & Spa With all the style and comfort you’d expect from the Westin, this lovely resort overlooks the ocean on legendary Kaanapali Beach. Why we love it: With its beachfront setting, several pools and tropical gardens, this Maui hotel has something for everyone. At the heart of the resort, there’s a huge aquatic playground. You can relax in one of five freeform pools, unwind in the secluded Jacuzzi, seek solace in the adults-only pool, or take a thrilling trip down a waterslide with 270-degree turns and a dramatic drop. Style: Contemporary Atmosphere: Laid-back Don’t leave without experiencing: The Wailele Polynesian Luau and its extreme fire-knife dance performance. From

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Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa Surrounded by 23 acres of lush gardens and lava rock waterways, the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa gives families and couples a little slice of luxury. Why we love it: It’s a great fusion of traditional style and modern luxury, with 508 rooms and suites (83% with ocean views). There are plenty of activities to keep you entertained, including a legendary torch lighting and cliff diving ceremony held nightly at sunset. Don’t miss the on-site restaurants, poolside bars, lounge Luau, and 130-metre swimming pool with lava-rock waterways. Style: Classic Atmosphere: Family-friendly Don’t leave without experiencing: The renowned ritual of Lele Kawa (cliff diving) from Black Rock. From

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Hawaii, The Big Island

Hawaii, The Big Island

FROM LUSH TROPICAL FORESTS TO ERUPTING VOLCANOES, HAWAII’S BIG ISLAND HAS AN ADVENTURE FOR EVERYONE. DISCOVER MORE CREATIVE CLUB EXPERIENCES ONLINE, CALL US OR SEE YOUR LOCAL TRAVEL AGENT.

Experience 11 of the world’s 13 climate zones on Hawaii, The Big Island – from volcanic deserts to snow-capped mountains and beautiful black sand beaches. Photography Polynesian Adventure Tours

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The aptly named Big Island is (unsurprisingly) the biggest and the youngest island in Hawaii – and it’s still growing! A vast canvas of environments, it’s home to everything from the tallest sea mountain in the world (Maunaloa) to the largest park in the state (Hawaii Volcanoes National Park) and one of the earth’s most active volcanoes (Kilauea). Those wanting a slower pace can wander the local farmers markets, soak in a natural hot spring or take a sunset stroll on one of the island’s beautiful, palm-fringed beaches.

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Departing from Waikoloa, you’ll tour the most geologically active environment on earth – the famous Kilauea volcano, which has been continuously erupting since 1983. From a prime seat up in the clouds, you’ll view lava flows and black sand beaches, cascading waterfalls, lush rainforests and towering sea cliffs that open into the meandering valleys of the Kohala Mountains. In one word: unmissable. Hot tip: The Big Island Spectacular Tour was voted number one by The Travel Channel as the ‘World’s Best Helicopter Thrill.’

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Grand Circle Island & Volcano Tour

Experience the scenic beauty and volcanic excitement of Hawaii on a full-day Big Island Grand Circle tour. This island adventure takes you to lush tropical rainforests and Volcanoes National Park aboard a spacious minibus or motorcoach. En route, you’ll visit a Kona coffee plantation, see famed black sand beaches, browse through displays at the Jagger Museum, walk through the Thurston Lava Tube, and drive past the many waterfalls of the Hamakua Coast. That’s just the start... Hot tip: Stop at Big Island Candies for a free tour. You’ll enjoy complimentary Kona coffee and quality sweet samples.

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Mauna Kea Summit & Stars Adventure Journey through space and time, from sea level to the high alpine, to witness the dramatic diversity of Hawaii, The Big Island’s landscapes. After a picnic-style dinner, you’ll make your way to the summit of Hawaii’s most sacred mountain for a sensational sunset amidst the largest collection of telescopes on earth. As daylight fades you will descend to a lower elevation, where your guide will reveal the wonders of Hawaiian night skies. Hot tip: The temperature can drop into the minus figures on the summit so dress like you’re going to the snow.

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Kohala Canopy Adventure Tour Perched amongst the trees of Halawa is Kohala Zipline’s Kohala Canopy Adventure. Featuring elevated suspension bridges, soaring tree platforms and thrilling ziplines, it’s an unforgettable experience for adventure seekers. From the moment you enter the aerial trekking course, you’ll be enthralled by the magic of Kohala. Exclusive features like twin WhisperLines and smooth stop braking ensure your safety and comfort, while delivering a canopy experience like no other. Hot tip: Make sure you wear closed-toe walking shoes and bring a light jumper as it can get cold in the rainforest canopies.

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Kona Coffee & Craters Tour Find out why Kona coffee is so special at the world-famous Kona Coffee Belt on the slopes of Hualālai. Nourished by afternoon showers and rich volcanic soil, this region produces some of the best coffee in the world. You’ll be taken right to the source of the 1800 eruption at Ka‘ūpūlehu Crater. After exploring the area’s volcanic features, you’ll then get to sample some of Kona’s finest at a local coffee farm. Hot tip: Skip your morning coffee at the hotel and save yourself for Hawaii’s finest.

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Best of the Big Island EVERY DAY IS AN ADVENTURE ON HAWAII’S (APTLY NAMED) BIG ISLAND. THINK ACTIVE VOLCANOES, BLACK SAND BEACHES, BOTANICAL GARDENS, SNOW-CAPPED MOUNTAINS – AND, OF COURSE, AN ARRAY OF CREATIVE CLUB RESORTS.

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Located on Hawaii Island’s sun-kissed leeward coast, Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa overlooks the Pacific from dramatic lava cliffs.

Royal Kona Resort With an amazing waterfront location right on Kailua Bay, the Royal Kona Resort has a tranquil vibe, and puts on some great live music several nights a week.

Why we love it: Perfect for families or honeymooners, this luxury resort is a great base for exploring the island. Enjoy the massive fantasy pool, slide and waterfalls – and for some pampering, make sure you try the ocean-side spa treatments. Don’t miss Rays on the Bay, the only restaurant in the world where you can view manta rays in their natural habitat.

Why we love it: Wander through the resort and you’ll notice a beautiful combination of traditional Hawaiian design and modern luxury. There’s a massage and spa centre for some holiday pampering, featuring both Eastern and Western techniques. Or if you’re keen to indulge, don’t miss a visit to Don the Beachcomber Restaurant and Don’s Mai Tai Bar, the largest open-air bar in Kailua-Kona (with more than 10 types of Mai Tais on the menu!).

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• A day trip to the spectacular Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, which is a scenic drive from the resort. • Hawaii’s first Himalayan Salt Room at the Ho’ola Spa. • A complimentary morning yoga class on the Bay View Lawn.

• 360-degree views of the Pacific Ocean and Kailua Bay at Don’s Mai Tai Bar. • The Royal Kona Resort swimming pool, dramatically set on a lava outcropping directly above the ocean. • The Lava Legends and Legacies festive luau show with a breathtaking ocean backdrop.

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Hilton Waikoloa Village With all of the style you’d expect from the Hilton, this vast resort has 1241 rooms, and is set along 62 oceanfront acres. Why we love it: It’s a tropical world of activity and relaxation – from mahogany canal boat rides, to swimming rivers, waterslides, a magical kids pool, and an ocean tower pool exclusively for adults. There are also daily activities and a soothing Kona Kohala Spa, which offers so many blissful treatments you’ll never want to leave! Style: Plush Atmosphere: Decadent DON’T LEAVE WITHOUT EXPERIENCING:

• A dip in the sensational network of pools, complete with waterslides, tropical fish and swinging poolside hammocks. • An incredible dolphin encounter guided by marine mammal experts, and perfect for the whole family. • Family-friendly poolside dining at the charming Orchid Marketplace.

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Courtyard King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel

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Nestled on the grounds where Hawaii’s most famous king ruled, this luxury hotel by the Marriott features top-to-bottom renovations and a culturally rich, beachfront location. *All prices based on per person, twin share rates. Terms and conditions apply (please see page 41). ‘Waikoloa Beach Resort Marriott Resort & Spa’ price based on leisure rates.

Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa on Keauhou Bay

Why we love it: Recently renovated and with a brand-new restaurant overlooking scenic Kamakahonu Bay, it’s the ultimate place for a ‘stay-cation’. Relax by the pool and whirlpool spa, enjoy live Hawaiian music, get active at the TennisCize tennis centre and unwind at the hotel spa. Style: Contemporary Atmosphere: Serene DON’T LEAVE WITHOUT EXPERIENCING:

• The spectacular weekend Prime Rib & Seafood buffet at Honu’s on the Beach restaurant. • The hotel’s Island Breeze Hawaiian Luau, available on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday nights. • A signature Pua’i Wai (Gift from the King) massage at The Spa at Kona Beach. From

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Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa Right on the Kohala coast, this premier resort offers amazing views, blending modern comfort with traditional style across 28,000 prime square feet. Why we love it: You’ll never find yourself short of entertainment at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott, with 36 holes of golf, a Mandara Spa, outdoor infinity pool, Hawaii Calls Restaurant and Sunset Luau. Renowned for its ocean sports, the resort also offers a range of Hawaiian cultural activities, including lei making classes, hula and ukulele lessons. Style: Sophisticated Atmosphere: Tranquil DON’T LEAVE WITHOUT EXPERIENCING:

• The resort’s Sunset Luau – an authentic Polynesian show unlike any other. • A swim at Anaeho’omalu Bay, a half-mile swimming beach, or in the resort’s sparkling infinity pool. • ‘Aloha hour’ at Hawaii Calls Restaurant & Lounge, featuring discount martinis, platters and tropical drinks.

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Kauai

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If you’re looking to reconnect with nature on an island that embraces the senses, then Kauai is your place. Feel the warm sand between your toes across 80 kilometres of picture-perfect beaches from Poipu Beach to Hanalei Bay, and experience breathtaking scenery whichever way you look. Head inland to discover incredible gorges, waterfalls and historic small towns, where no building is taller than a coconut tree!

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Kauai From lush greenery to picturesque beaches and quaint historical towns, Hawaii’s ‘Garden Isle’ is just waiting to be discovered. Photography Jamil Hassan

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Aqua Kauai Beach Resort With breathtaking views, this oceanfront resort is a peaceful oasis set over 25 lush acres. Why we love it: It’s the ultimate place to relax and unwind. There are four swimming pools, surrounded by a tropical oasis of cascading waterfalls, as well as four resort restaurants and lounges. The plush rooms offer soothing views over the ocean, beach and mountains. Don’t miss a rejuvenating massage at the Hawaiian Rainforest Spa. Style: Elegant Atmosphere: Tranquil From

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Courtyard by Marriott Kaua‘i Resort at Coconut Beach Nestled on Coconut Beach, this chic retreat is the perfect place to enjoy Kauai’s natural beauty.

Why we love it: It’s a great base for exploring Kauai, with contemporary facilities and a raft of activities – from scuba diving and snorkelling to mind-blowing helicopter tours! Have a dip in the two swimming pools, a workout in the fitness centre, or watch Green Sea Turtles swimming just offshore.

Why we love it: Relaxing comes easily at this worldclass resort, which boasts stunning ocean views and a sparkling pool and whirlpool, surrounded by lounges, hammocks and fire-pits. There’s also a blissful day spa, and whole range of cultural and recreational activities on offer – try lei making, wood carving or yoga on the beach.

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24

C

KAUAI (map on page 37)

C

Aqua Kauai Beach Resort

1

37

4

350

24

C

Courtyard by Marriott Kaua‘i Resort at Coconut Beach Kauai Marriott Resort on Kalapaki Beach

2

37

4

309

24

3

O

4

356

24

1

C

1

C

Sheraton Kauai Resort

4

37

4

394

24

1

C

St Regis Princeville Resort

5

O

5

251

24

L

436

C

C

• •

C

HAWAII, THE BIG ISLAND (map on page 32)

C

C

C

C

P

3

1

O

34

2

C

5

1

C •

Royal Kona Resort

3

A

1

1

1

2

4

P

L

3

2

L

L

3

O

1

1

P

3

1 •

1

F

2

L

P

1

1

L

1

P

5

P

L

3

2

24

154 A

1

O

511

3

3

O

29

O

1

7

34 4.5 1241

1

Royal Lahaina Resort

3

1

2 5

C

L

4

2

1 2

P

Outrigger Royal Sea Cliff

1

• •

C

L

Hilton Waikoloa Village

1

P

29

1

1

1

30 3.5 188 A

1

1

L

O

1

5

4.5 544

24

3

6

4

432

O

P •

O

1

Outrigger Aina Nalu

Aston Kona by the Sea •

2

3 5

Kaanapali Beach Hotel

4

C

C

3 •

48

22

1 O

24 •

23 3.5 275

5 17

F

51

52

Waikiki Resort Hotel

3

L

Waikiki Parc Hotel

3

C

P

C

24

1

1

24 4.5 353

1

4

47

1

1

The Modern Honolulu

1

1

C

C

1

24

1

F

O

L

24

4.5 338

1

F

22 3.5 441

24

• •

4 1634

O

Turtle Bay Resort & Ocean 49 Villas Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort 50 & Spa

2

33

L

20

46

Trump International

1

34

O O

OHANA Waikiki Malia

4

45

The Kahala Hotel & Resort

C

1

OHANA East

L

Sheraton Waikiki Hotel

C

4

30

1

C C

1

O

Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach

2

23

Hotel Renew By Aston

• •

25

24

1

24

Halekulani Hotel

1

1

F

F

F

O

F

Aston at the Waikiki Banyan

4.5 829 V 24

High-chairs (H) or Cots (C)

1

Children’s Swimming Pool

Babysitting

O

Kids Club

Number of Cafés

O

Children’s Menu

Number of Restaurants

Number of Bars/Lounges

Golf Course

Games Room

P

Tennis Court

F

Day Spa

Gymnasium

Water Sports:

A

Jacuzzi or Sauna

A

Swiim-up Pool Bar

24 •

Swimming Pool: Indoor (I) or Outdoor (O)

P

Inter-connecting Rooms

Non-Smoking Rooms

2.5 216 A 24

In-Room Safe

Ironing Facilities

Hair Dryer

C

Internet or Wi-Fi: Free (F) or Fee Payable (P)

In-house Movies

P

Television

24

Newspapers

2.5 596

Air Conditioning (A) or Fan Cooled (F)

O

F

Kitchenette

8

Refrigerator

Aqua Maile Sky Court

Mini Bar

Tea (T) and/or Coffee (C) -Making Facilities

L

P

Room Service: Limited (L) or 24-hr (24)

P

24

Breakfast Included

P

51

F

Internet or Wi-Fi: Free (F) or Fee Payable (P)

P

24

Shop

24

3.5

Business Centre

3.5 212

O

1

Laundry Service (L) or Coin Laundry (C)

O

7

3

Elevator

6

Aqua Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head

1

Parking: Free (F) or Fee Payable (P)

Aqua Ilikai Hotel & Suites

4

24

528

Shuttle Bus

1

315

5

Reception: Limited (L) or 24-hr (24)

2

O

Villa (V) or Apartment (A)

P

O

Rating

24

O

42 43

Number of Rooms

2.5 92

Family Features

Page Number or Online (O)

O

Dining, cafés & bars

Leisure & Recreation

Map reference

5

Room Features

Royal Hawaiian Hotel

OAHU (map on page 17)

Hotel Features

Queen Kapiolani Hotel

High-chairs (H) or Cots (C)

Aqua Ewa Hotel, a LITE Hotel

Children’s Swimming Pool

F

F

Kids Club

1

Children’s Menu

1

HOTEL FEATURES GRID

Family Features

Babysitting

A

Number of Cafés

P

O

Number of Restaurants

P

24

Number of Bars/Lounges

24

82

Golf Course

202

3

Games Room

3

O

Tennis Court

O

4

Day Spa

3

Aqua Bamboo Waikiki

F

Gymnasium

Aqua Aloha Surf Waikiki

Water Sports

F

Jacuzzi or Sauna

A

Swim-up Pool Bar

Swimming Pool: Indoor (I) or Outdoor (O)

Inter-connecting Rooms

Non-Smoking Rooms

P

In-Room Safe

24

Ironing Facilities

4 1103

Hair Dryer

O

Internet or Wi-Fi: Free (F) or Fee Payable (P)

2

In-house Movies

Ala Moana Hotel

L

Dining, cafés & bars

Leisure & Recreation

Television

F

Newspapers

Kitchenette

Internet or Wi-Fi: Free (F) or Fee Payable (P)

Refrigerator

Shop

Mini Bar

Business Centre

Tea (T) and/or Coffee (C) -Making Facilities

Laundry Service (L) or Coin Laundry (C)

P

Room Service: Limited (L) or 24-hr (24)

Elevator

24

Breakfast Included

Parking: Free (F) or Fee Payable (P)

307

Shuttle Bus

2

Reception: Limited (L) or 24-hr (24)

O

Villa (V) or Apartment (A)

1

Rating

Airport Honolulu Hotel

Number of Rooms

Page Number or Online (O)

Room Features

Map reference

Hotel Features

Air Conditioning (A) or Fan Cooled (F)

HOTEL FEATURES GRID

F

L

P

A

P

O

A

F

O

A

P

O

F

O

• •

A

A

P

O

P

O

P

O

P

P

L

A

P

C

P

L

A

P

L

F

L

A

P

P

L

F

A

F

P

L

F

L

A

P

F

F

L

A

F

O

P

P

24 •

A

P

O

2

1

O

1

1

O

3

3

2

1

1

1

1

2

1

• •

O

• • •

Pricing and hotel features grids are offered as a guide only and may be subject to variation or change. All facilities may not be available in every room category. Please see creativeholidays.com for a more up-to-date list of hotel features. Firm pricing can be determined and quoted at the time the booking is made.

C •

• R = On request

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