Escape to Hawaii for an Island Vacation

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Who wouldn’t want to escape to Hawaii for an island vacation? The island state’s name translates to “homeland,” but some say that it means “Place of the Gods.” You’ll definitely feel both at home and like you’re in the heavens when you visit Hawaii. No matter which island you choose, you’ll want to find a great place to stay. Any one of these boutique hotel choices could help you feel laki, or lucky, as you experience such a Pōmaika`i, or good fortune, in Hawaii.

Close to Waikiki Beach

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If you’re looking to enjoy a beach vacation like no other, then a visit to Waikiki Beach is in order. Did you know that Waikiki Beach is actually a series of beaches? Whether you visit one or all of them, you’ll want to stay at Aqua Aloha Surf Waikiki. Grab your surfboard and get ready to hang ten when you see the gnarly waves. Enjoy a Wipe Out cocktail at the Aqua Aloha Surf Waikiki, and enjoy a few hours of shuteye before heading back to the beach.

Aqua Aloha Surf Waikiki
444 Kanekapolei Street, Honolulu, HI 96815

Oceanfront in Waikiki

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If you want to have a true Waikiki experience, then the Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki is your hotel. With 541 oceanfront rooms and 57 luxury suites, a golf club, restaurants, and so much more, you’ll feel like you’re in heaven. From the chilled oshibori towel when you arrive to the amenity kits to everything that makes up the hotel’s Prince Pleasures, you’ll probably plan your next trip to the Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki while you’re still in Waikiki.

Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki
100 Holomoana Street, Honolulu, HI 96815

Affordable Waikiki

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Sometimes you only want a room to store your things so you can spend all of your time at the beach, shopping, dining, and having fun. If that sounds like you, then the affordable Maile Sky Court hotel might be the right fit. The hotel is close to everything, it’s affordable, and it has a great happy hour. What’s better than that?

Maile Sky Court
2058 Kuhio Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815

Oceanfront in Maui

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Some visitors to Hawaii prefer the quieter side of Maui with its parks, hiking, and water activities. For an affordable oceanfront experience in Maui, consider the Maui Beach Hotel. Located in the heart of Kahului, the Maui Beach Hotel offers guests an economical option with a view that’s unbeatable.

Maui Beach Hotel
170 West Kaahumanu Avenue, Kahului, HI 96732

Affordability on the Big Island

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If you choose to stay on the Big Island of Hawaii, an affordable vacation option is the Kona Seaside Hotel in Kona. There’s always something to do in Kona like visiting a coffee farm or checking out Kailua Bay & Pier, home to the Ironman Triathlon. When you’re done exploring, return to the Kona Seaside Hotel and relax at the oceanfront location with a cocktail while you take in a glorious Hawaiian sunset.

Kona Seaside Hotel
75-5646 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

If a trip to Hawaii is in your future, don’t put it off any longer. Plan your Hawaiian vacation today!


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