Ihilani for valentines
Love is in the air at JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa, Ko Olina, which is offering a kamaaina sampler package perfect for Valentine's Day, whenever you celebrate it.
The package, valid through Dec. 20, includes accommodations with unlimited use of spa and fitness facilities, a choice of dinner for two at Naupaka Terrace restaurant, or a Couple's Aromatherapy Massage, or Two Thalasso Therapy Treatments.
The package starts at $439 per room-night (double occupancy). Those who book this package between today and Thursday will receive a Valentine's Day turndown amenity consisting of chocolates and a rose.
If you're trying to find a Valentine's gift, those who purchase a gift certificate for a half- or full-day program at the Ihilani Spa from now until Wednesday will have a bonus of a complimentary 25-minute Sea Salt Glo or a 25-minute Deluxe Thalasso Treatment for your loved one. The certificate will be valid for use until May 31.
For reservations, call 679-0079. More information is online at www.ihilani.com.
'Aloha' from Kauai
The Aloha Beach Hotel Kauai, an oceanfront property at the mouth of the Wailua River on Kauai, is offering several value packages for travel through Dec. 20.
Aloha Beach Hotel's "Room & Car Package" includes a choice of room category and a compact car from Dollar Rent-A-Car. The 2007 Room & Car Package starts at $148 per night (based on double occupancy) for a Garden View room. The hotel's "Room & Breakfast Package" offers a choice of room category plus daily buffet breakfast for two. The Room & Breakfast Package starts at $150 per night (double occupancy) for a garden-view room.
The "Room, Car & Breakfast Package" offers choice of room category, daily buffet breakfast for two and a Dollar Rent-A-Car rental. The package starts at $178 per night (double occupancy) for a garden-view room.
The "Snorkel Kauai Package" takes advantage of the property's location adjacent to Kauai's Lydgate Beach Park, one of the safest swimming and snorkeling areas on the island's east side. Guests can enjoy snorkeling in a protected cove that is home to colorful fish. The package includes a choice of room category; daily breakfast buffet for two; eco-friendly fish food (two packages per day); snorkel mask and fins rental for two; and use of one underwater camera. The Snorkel Kauai Package starts at $167 per night (double occupancy) for garden-view accommodations.
A "Romance Package" includes three nights' accommodation in choice of hotel room category, Junior Suite or private one-bedroom Cottage; a bottle of champagne; a midsize rental car; and a $75 dining credit for dinner at the hotel one evening. The Romance Package starts at $546 for two in a Garden View category room.
Packages are based on availability of rooms and/or cars at time of booking. Reserve at (808) 823-6000 or toll-free (888) 823-5111; or visit www.alohabeachhotelkauai.com.
Make this Valentine's month one to remember with a stay at Halekulani's Vera Wang Suite, marking its second anniversary on Wednesday.
As the ultimate luxury hotel suite, Halekulani provides guests staying there a formal 24-hour butler service to cater to their every whim. Guests receive a complimentary bottle of Billecart-Salmon Rosé Champagne, as well as special gastronomic delights based upon the guests' tastes and arrival time. World-renowned mixologist and Halekulani's director of beverage arts, Dale DeGroff, has created a unique cocktail menu especially for guests of the Vera Wang Suite, which are prepared and served en suite.
The rate for the suite is $5,000 per night. Call 923-2311.