Dip into chocolate
The Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa is offering a Chocolate Lovers' Package for couples, starting at $1,836 for four nights ($459 per night), including taxes and gratuities.
In addition to accommodations in an ocean view room, the package includes chocolate-covered strawberries and champagne delivered by room service on the first night, and an "Exploration in Chocolate" at the Mandara Spa.
The exploration is a two-and-a-half-hour spa experience for two that begins with side-by-side massages. Couples can then enjoy applications of a pot of chocolate scrub. The experience is completed with a custom-prepared aromatic bath.
Additional nights start at $299 per night for an ocean view room, plus tax, available through Dec. 26, 2006. Call 1-800-HILTONS (800-445-9667) and ask for code "P2."
Plan surf summer
With the year off to a fast start, it's not too early to think about summer vacations. For Millenials in need of active vacations, Maui Surfer Girls is offering summer camps with surf instruction for girls 12 through 17.
A seven-day camp runs July 16 to 22, 2006. The cost is $1,675, plus tax.
A 12-day camp runs July 24 to Aug. 4, 2006. The cost is $2,495, plus tax.
The camps have a 3-to-1 surfer-instructor ratio, and includes surf equipment, hi-king and windsurfing, cabin accommodations, meals and on-island transportation. Airfare is not included.
Also offered are year-round day programs for families. The day begins at 9 a.m. with a two-hour lesson. Then, from noon to 3 p.m., MSG provides hikes, windsurfing lessons, zipline tours, and more.
A day rate of $150, plus tax, per person for three or less, includes lunch. Discounts for four or more. Visit mauisurfergirls.com, or call (808) 280-8165.