Sample Itineraries – Romance

 Sample Itinerary|Romantic Vacation Experience

Featuring the islands of Maui and Lanai

6 nights/7days – Package itinerary includes inter island flights, taxes, ground transportation, transfers and activities | prices for this type of package start at US$3,400 per person Package rate does not include mainland flights. Please contact us domestic flights from the mainland to Hawaii. 

Day 1 – Kahului, Maui

 

The Kahului Airport is Maui’s prime airport, which has a well-designed terminal, atrium, baggage checking counters and ticketing facilities. Upon exiting the main terminal, you will be greeted with a fresh flower lei and collected your bags, the moment you turn towards open curbside pick up, the palm trees will be swaying from the tropical breeze. You know you are here…Your package will include a car rental to your hotel. Just across from the main baggage claim area is the car rental shuttle. Look for the car rental service name on the shuttle bus. Great thing is that the car rental office is just around a corner, about a 2 minute ride!

 

NOTE: All international visitors regardless of country of origin must present a valid passport or secure document when entering the United States this includes Hawaii.

 

The Hotel Wailea Maui

 

Escape the ordinary at the beautiful boutique hotel, the Hotel Wailea Maui, a haven for rejuvenation and spiritual transformation. Whether this is your honeymoon escape for the first time on Maui or reliving romantic moments with an anniversary, we and the Hotel Wailea Maui are here to ensure that your stay with us will be memorable. Discover a luxuriating island paradise nestled on the hillsides of Wailea where views of white sand beaches, crystal blue Pacific waters and lush mountains captivate your soul. Located within the exclusive Wailea Resort Community, this enchanting Maui boutique hotel and resort offers a serene sanctuary where passion is ignited and you are embraced by the authentic spirit of aloha. You will be greeted with warm and gracious “aloha” before checking in at the front desk. Here you will discover 72 luxury suites designed with vibrant island décor and stylish accents to offer an authentic Wailea vacation experience. Relax and rejuvenate in spacious 900 square-foot suites with sweeping views of the sparkling ocean and tropical garden. Beautifully decorated suites include separate bedrooms and living areas, luxury linens, deep soaking tubs, kitchens, wireless internet, TVs, plush bathrobes, and private lanais with chaise lounges and chairs.

 

Accommodation: 1 x 1 bedroom ocean view luxury for 3 nights – daily resort fee is not included in package total and to be paid directly upon arrival to front desk.Resort fee includes:

     *daily continental breakfast for all guests

     *valet or self parking

     *weekly managers reception

     *shuttle service to beach, shops, golf and restaurants in Wailea

     *access to Hotel Wailea Spa, business center and fitness center signing privileges at the Grand Wailea

Have a decadent dinner at the on-property restaurant “Capische?” or explore some of the many amazing culinary establishments by consulting with us on what your tastes are and make the reservations for you.

 

DAY 2 – Upcountry, Maui

 

Twin Falls Short Hike -This morning, you will be collected from your hotel lobby. You will be taken on an scenic adventure to introduce you paradise, by hiking up it! No Maui visit would be complete without taking a trip to one of the various waterfalls and pools. Discover the magic of Maui’s iconic twin falls with experienced nature guides, who will interpret the wonders of the unique Hawaiian floral and fauna, and  stories of local legends. At 10 and 20 feet high, Twin Falls is a popular Maui site which offers beautiful geological and natural formations. Should you want to take a “spiritual” dip in the cool pools under these falls or practice 10-foot cannonball jumps from safe rock ledges, this easy one-mile hike will leave you energized and closer to paradise than ever before.

 

Package includes the following for the hike:

     *Transfers to and from your hotel

     *Snack and bottled water for short Waterfalls Walk however longer trips include a freshly made lunch (inquire for more details)

     *Backpacks, rain gear, insect repellent, First Aid equipment


Full details will cover all FAQs for this hike and others offered.

 

Return back to the Hotel Wailea and relax around the pool, sunbathe on the fabulous Keawekapu Beach or take advantage of the signing privileges for the amenities offered at the Grand Wailea & Spa like a massage or various spa treatments for two.

 

Old Lahaina Luau – End your day by starting your evening with an authentic Hawaiian Luau. The The Old Lahaina Luau takes great pride in their presentation so that you can truly enjoy a special opportunity to try traditional Hawaiian foods and demonstrations, such as the “Imu” unearthing of the Hawaiian underground oven, poi pounding and kapa making.

 

Culminating your evening is our award-winning production of legendary music and hula that will take you on a musical journey through the history of Hawaii and our people. Included in your luau: tropical cocktails and beverages throughout the evening. And a bountiful buffet with a variety to satisfy everyone’s palate. Transfers not included

 

DAY 3 – Upcountry Maui

 

O’o Farm Tour – Get ready to start your last day on Maui by doing an upcountry farm visit and lunch with a drive to O’o Farm, an 8.5-acre organic farm in Kula. A decade ago, owners of the Pacific’O and I’O restaurants in beachfront Lahaina bought upcountry land and began experimenting with new and traditional crops, with a goal of supplying their restaurants with locally grown produce. Your morning begins with a meet and greet with farm manager extraordinaire, Richard Clark, will take you through the kitchen garden, explaining about the special organic world created on the farm while inviting you to pick our own salad mix and the restaurant’s local chef works on lunch.

 

The menu includes fresh broiled fish cooked with Maui sweet onions and a marinated tofu dish composed with fresh-picked kale, daikon radishes,beets and squash. Your healthy and fresh lunch will be enjoyed on a long wooden table and benches underneath rustic pergola and shaded by trees. Linger on after lunch by taking in the scenic upcountry setting which sometimes feels like you are not on a tropical island, until you see the vast Pacific ocean view below.  Finish this lovely afternoon with chocolates infused with house-made espresso, fresh roasted/brewed coffee and lively conversation among the new friends you’ll meet.

 

Included in your tour: educational tour by farm manager, gourmet lunch (Menu items may vary slightly based on what is in season), coffee, and water provided.  You are more than welcome to bring your favorite wine to enjoy with your lunch. Transfers not included

 

Ali’i Kula Lavendar Farm – To continue this upcountry bliss, just up the road by car, you can take a quick self-guided walk to the famous Ali’i Kula Lavendar Farm. This is a great place to take spectacular upcountry landscape and ocean views. It is truly unforgettable. The Ali’i Kula Lavender Farm with 45 varieties of lavender and native gardens filled with tropical flowers, macadamia and olive trees, something is blooming year-round. Most everything was cultivated by Chinese-Hawaiian farmer Ali’i Chang. Chang bought the land in 1992 after selling a nursery he owned near Hana. And though lavender is not native to Hawaii, what began as an experiment, grew into a nearly 20-year labor of love until he died spring of 2010.Pick up some of our favorites, samples of lavender tea and scones are offered on the porch overlooking the sugarcane fields. And be sure to stop in their little gift shop where for sale are lavender products made by 26 island businesses. You’re bound to find the perfect gift for each other or yourself.

 

DAY 4 – Manele Bay Lanai

 

Mokulele Airlines to Lanai – After checking out of the Hotel Wailea and dropping off your car at the Kahului airport. You will board Mokulel Airlines hopper flight to Lanai. On your flight enjoy spectacular aerial views of Maui, the Pacific ocean, Moloka`i, Lan’i and Kaho`olawe. On a clear day you may even see the Big Island of Hawai`i, and during the season (January – April) you’ll marvel at the record number of Humpback whales we share the ocean with during our flight.You’ll land in Lani City and after deplaning be shuttled to the Manele Bay Hotel where your romantic get-away continues…

 

Four Seasons Resorts Lana’i at Manele Bay – This ocean-side paradise bordering a marine preserve teems with colourful reef fish and protected species such as green sea turtles and spinner dolphins. Laze on the white-sand beach or golf on two world-ranked courses. Explore this untouched island playground, and experience your own private Hawaii.The moment you step foot in the lobby, a lei greeting and warm oshibori towels await you. Evoking a relaxed island feel, the Resort’s 236 spacious guest rooms – including 21 suites – feature warm golden tones enhanced by rich cherry and rustic wicker furnishings along with tropical accents and East Asian influences. All rooms open to a private lanai – Hawaiian for a terrace or balcony – furnished with an inviting daybed, small dining table and two chairs. Views encompass lushly landscaped gardens or Hulopo`e Bay and the Pacific Ocean.

 

Accommodation: 1 x 1 ocean view terrace room for 3 nights + daily full buffet breakfast for two in the One Forty Restaurant. Shuttle service fee is not included in package total, which will allow guests to use transfer service between the airport, the Lodge at Koele & Manele Bay Hotel.  Some of the added value amenities included in your stay:

     *Complimentary In-room basic WiFi

     *Daily arts and craft exhibits feature local artists, from painters and photographers to woodworkers and jewelry

      makers, who interact with guests and share the inspiration for their creations

     *Live nightly entertainment

     *24-hour business centre, with Internet access and printing

     *Early morning fresh coffee and tea service in the lobby

     *Multilingual Concierge, 24 hours

     *Twice-daily housekeeping service with evening ice delivery

     *L’Occitane bath amenities, including shampoo, conditioner, lotion and bath gel

     *In-room coffee maker with complimentary coffee

     *DVD/CD player with access to DVD and CD libraries

     *Beach tote to use during stayDaily newspaper (available upon request)

 

Once settled in, grab your beach gear and head to the beach. Located in Hulopoe Bay and fronting the Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay, this sweeping white sand shoreline was once named America’s Best Beach (it’s our favorite for sure!). This is Lanai’s most popular and most accessible beach. With fantastic snorkeling, tide pools to explore and just a short hike away, rising from the sea just between these two bays is the iconic Puu Pehe, or “Sweetheart Rock”. Besides being a picturesque natural landmark, Puu Pehe is also steeped in Hawaiian legend. Sunsets here can be especially romantic with dramatic views of Hulopoe Bay. You may even spot the spinner dolphins that frequent these waters perched atop this scenic lookout. Restroom and picnic facilities are available.

 

Dinner reservations will be made from some of the best choices on island for each night upon request.

 

DAY 5 – Central Lanai

 

Horseback Riding – Imagine riding freely through the rich natural & cultural landscape of this very special place and that is what is in-store for you on our private ride. An experienced and knowledgeable guide will ride with you through unspoiled territory encompassing some of the most spectacular views on the island. Your ride will venture through majestic Cook Pines which dramatically open up to a sweeping vista with views of Maui, Molokai, Koho’olawe and on a spectacularly clear day the Big Island of Hawaii. Wild deer, turkeys and sheep roam this area and encounters with mother nature are always an added treat. You set the pace and the guides will insure that your private ride through the awe-inspiring landscapes of Lanai is one that you will always treasure. Rides can be tailored to fit your interest levels in Hawaiian culture and history, flora and fauna, the environment or just the pure pleasure of horseback riding in the great & beautiful outdoors.

 

Various experience levels are accommodated accordingly;  easy ride if you are not too experienced or perhaps the ride of your life over majestic terrain that is awe-inspiring and sure to challenge the best riders – Previous riding experience required. One, two or three-hour private rides are available – this package includes 2 hours.

 

After immersing yourself in Lanai’s beautiful nature, it will be perfect time to just relax and unwind in the serenity and peacefulness at the another notable Four Seasons Resort, the Lodge at Koele. Infused with upcountry plantation charm, the Resort’s 102 luxurious rooms and suites are set on two levels within the main building which boasts a huge chalet pitched ceiling lobby, complete with fireplace and comfy sitting areas. Or stroll on the spacious lanai (balcony or terrace), guests can relax on rustic outdoor furniture and enjoy the crisp highland air like yesteryears. Tranquil vistas encompass a mix of views over the lush gardens, Orchid House, Pagoda, reflecting pond, riding stables and an old Hawaiian church. And if needing to satisfy any hunger alerts the Lodge at Koele offers a variety of casual dinning options; if a just wanting a little something more lite, we suggest the afternoon tea at the Bar for a fantastic array of tea sandwiches, sweet treats and a mind-blowing selection of teas. Or check out their lite menu with delicious mini cheddar burgers, spicy mayo & steak fries, baked goat cheese & tomato coulis dip or spicy tempura Ahi roll. For a more substanstial meal with full menus chose from over 7 restaurants.

 

Lanai City – Before heading back down to the Manele Bay, take a quick stop in Lanai City. Lanai City was founded in the early 1900’s as a plantation town originally built around Lanai’s booming pineapple industry. It is located just a few minutes down the road from the Lodge at Koele in Lanai’s central highlands. All the shops, restaurants and business of Lanai City are centered around Dole Park. This grassy spot is a popular place for locals to gather, meet and picnic. Here you will a few stores offering unique shopping and inexpensive dining. Also pop into Lanai City Grille, Hotel Lanai’s on-site restaurant. Wonderful food, lively atmosphere featuring Lanai’s talented musicians who play a blend of Hawaiian music and good old rock and roll. “The Grille” has become a favorite of locals and visitors a like. A place where you truly experience a sense of Aloha. Don’t worry will recommend this as one of your dining options.

 

DAY 6 – Hulopoe Bay

 

Snorkel & Sail Excursion – Today you will embark on an exciting and stunning snorkel and sailing trip. Take the resort shuttle down to Manele Bay for check in perfect for the guest who wants to get out on the ocean and experience the very best that Lana`i’s ocean has to offer. Guests board one of the Trilogy’s spacious sailing catamarans for a 4 hour ocean adventure to some of the islands most unspoiled snorkel sites. Lana`i is home to one of Hawaii’s largest schools of Spinner Dolphins and our captains and crew can usually find these playful mammals along Lana`i’s coastline.Included with Tour:

     *Catamaran Sail

     *Deluxe Lunch*Water & assorted sodas

     *Adult beverages (Bring I.D.)

     *Snorkel Gear & Instructions*Scuba Gear & equipment & Instructions – When purchasing the Scuba diving upgrade.

 

Be back in plenty of time for a little R&R at the Hulopoe beach, catch the sunset for your last night and prepare for a wonderful romantic dinner.

 

DAY 7 – Return to Maui

Depart to Lanai airport back to Maui Kahului airport. Though sad as it will be to leave this special and unique island paradise, the experience will enhance your loving bond for many years to come.


This itinerary is just a sample and is fully customizable – contact us today so that we can assist you in designing the perfect Island Paradise Vacation Experience!

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