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Thank you ! Yes I’m following your page ! I think we will go ahead to make plans to Honolulu, I had a friend that recommended Hilton Hawaii village but we are trying to decide if that one or The Royal Hawaiian Luxury collection resort ??? Thank you so much for your help
We’re going to Maui, and booked the Royal Lahaina Resort. We’ve never been, but our agent said she’s booked other guests there and they have all enjoyed it. It was so much more budget friendly than a lot of other places. We debated doing two islands, but didn’t want to miss a whole day by flying again. Good luck, I would def book things now. Especially if you plan on renting a car!
Oh, also check out the travel restrictions for Hawaii, they require either vaccination verification or a negative test to visit. Look up Hawaii travel restrictions and check of the Safe Travel Hawaii website.
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Go with Royal Hawaiian! It’s closer to everything and a great hotel— it’s one of my favorites (along with the Sheraton)! Sheraton and Royal Hawaiian share a pool. However, the adults only infinity pool is only for Sheraton guests. So if you want to take advantage of that, I’d actually choose the Sheraton.
Was going to say the same thing, my parents had to cancel their trip there because of the COVID restrictions
We just went to Kauai and it was amazing! We stayed at the Wyndham Bali Hai Villas in Princeville, and I would definitely recommend the Wyndham specifically as well as that part of the island. I know you mentioned different islands, but if you or anyone else is interested, I'd be happy to give more specific recommendations. Two covid-related things that might not be super obvious: 1. Most people know to book your plane tickets under the name that's on your ID, but to go to Hawaii right now, you need extra (covid-related) documentation. If your ID doesn't match your covid vaccine card (or test results, probably) because you've only started to officially change your name, you can still get into the state, but they want proof that everything belongs to the same person. I brought my license and passport with my original name, my social security card and vaccination card with my two-part married name, and my marriage certificate connecting everything. They accepted all of that (and me) into Hawaii, but they made note of all of it. 2. Book a rental car NOW. There's a rental car shortage at the moment. We literally couldn't find one at all for several weeks before we left, and then a week before our flight, we were thrilled to get one that was like 3x what we were expecting to pay.
Sorry, just seeing this, so I apologize for the delayed response. I'm from Hawaii and happy to answer any questions.
Here would be my top suggestions by island:
OAHU- Main island with Honolulu, Waikiki, North Shore, Pearl Harbor, etc. Very Touristy - Hilton Hawaiian Village -Located in Waikiki - Turtle Bay Hilton- Located on the North Shore of Oahu
HAWAII (THE BIG ISLAND)- More laid back, lots of eco-adventures (scuba diving, snorkeling, waterfalls, volcano) - Hilton Waikoloa Village- Located in Kona (this is probably one of my favorite hotels in Hawaii and would be my top pick)
- Royal Kona Resort
MAUI- A great vacation spot with a good mix of touristy things and eco-tours. -Ka'anapali Beach Resort - Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa
KAUAI- Very laid back, quiet island, lots of eco-adventures (waterfalls, hiking, beaches, etc). - Hilton Garden Inn Wailua Bay
- The Westin Princeville
Feel free to message me if you have any questions at all.
We stayed in Wailea at the Andaz and it was a dream! Definitely more of a Couples and adult resort, even though there were still kids. The staff was phenomenal. It was a secluded resort on a private beach, with cascading infinity pools.
It was also a great location. Typically people stay on Kaanapali area but its so hard to get to the rest of the island. Wailea was perfect. Not super central, but closer to more areas.