Very often when people think of Hawaii for a honeymoon or anniversary they rule it out because they think it’s too expensive. While it’s true that Hawaii is not the cheapest destination it’s certainly can be affordable especially this year. We have and continue to see tremendous deals on all islands with emphasis on romance.
Here are some ideas that can help you get started:
A popular resort on Oahu for romance lovers is the Turtle Bay Resort. They’re running a special romance package which includes buffet breakfast, sparkling wine and fresh strawberries on arrival. It also includes a convertible car throughout the stay which start at about $350 per night. If you want to take it a step further, the resort has breathtaking waterfront locations where you can either renew or exchange vows.
Another popular resort, located right on the shores of Waikiki Beach, is the newly renovated Outrigger Reef on the Beach. This property just completed a $110 million renovation complete with an outrigger museum. Every Tuesday and Friday they offer a complementary vow renewal ceremony conducted by a Hawaiian kahu or priest. The ceremony even includes hula and Hawaiian music and is available to guests who are staying at the Outrigger on the beach, a sister property nearby. The Reef also has excellent discounted rates which include daily breakfast.
On Maui, romance seekers can get the "You complete me Romance amenity" at the Sheraton Maui which can be added to any package or rate. The offer includes one category room upgrade, a king size bed guarantee, champagne, chocolate covered strawberries, a tropical floral arrangement and bath amenities which include his and hers Yukata robes. Couples also get a choice of either an intimate dinner under the stars, a room service breakfast or the use of a beach cabana for the day. The entire package is $800 and is all inclusive.
Over on Kauai Marriott has put together a complete package for those wishing to use the facility to get married. The package lets you choose any location on the property includes the minister, private gazebo, champagne, a deluxe bridal bouquet and boutonniere for the groom. The deal also includes wedding photography and a Hawaiian guitarist and all of the services of the Kauai Marriott wedding coordinator. The cost of the package is 3599 and rooms start at 199 per night.
The Mauna Kea Resort on the Big Island has a great wedding package located in this majestic setting. Called the "Ilima wedding package" it includes a personal wedding consultant, arranged appointment for a marriage license, clergy for the ceremony, tiki torches, a water station, white floral lei for the bride and a maile kei for the groom, a wedding cake and fresh flowers. The package also comes with professional musicians, time with a wedding photographer, a romantic dinner for two, a one hour lomi lomi couples massage, spa treatment and a deluxe oceanfront room on the wedding night. The total price for this package is $6800.
There are many more romance and Hawaii honeymoon deals that you can take advantage of if you’re planning a romantic Hawaiian experience. Almost all the major resorts can accommodate your needs however, it’s best to check with one of our agents to see what’s available. All of our agents are experts at planning packages so just give us a call at 1-800-843-8771 and any agent can help.
May 27th, 2010