Rendezvous With Romance
In 2010, over half a million love-struck visitors chose to celebrate their wedding or enjoy their honeymoon in Hawaii, making the Islands one of the world’s top destinations for romance. With Valentine’s Day falling in February, SPG Resorts Hawaii has something special for lovers – and invites all those pierced by Cupid’s arrow to escape to paradise, where breathtaking scenery meets luxurious pampering at one of our 11 premier resorts on Oahu, Maui, Kauai or the Big Island. Here, guests can rendezvous with romance on many different levels – from intimate affordable getaways to sheer luxury and indulgence. Lovers can create their own one-of-a-kind romantic experiences, from dinner under the stars to couples massages and spa treatments.
Hawaii’s Big Island
Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa offers romantic wedding and vowrenewal packages. Keauhou means “a new beginning” and the resort is the perfect setting to begin your “new” lives together with a spectacular oceanside chapel on an emerald-green, velvet lawn. Tropical flowers, a Hawaiian soloist, an officiant and a photographer await your exchange of vows. Allow the wedding specialists at Sheraton Kona to create your perfect everlasting moment. Visit www.sheratonkona.com and click on Weddings.
For a unique and superbly romantic dining experience, guests may arrange a private, bay-front “Dinner Under the Stars” at Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa. Whether you are planning a wedding proposal, post-wedding dinner or a special celebration with friends, Dinner Under the Stars offers an appealing option in an unparalleled oceanfront torch-lit setting. Visit www.sheratonkona.com and click on Dining Offers to view four elegant menus.
If you are searching for a romantic escape, Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa has the best deals year-round! The Endless Escape rate lets you discover Hawaii’s Big Island with rates starting at $169, based on availability. With rates like these, the only thing that’s missing is you. Reserve at www.sheratonkona.com or call 866-716-8140 and ask for Promo Code PHY.
Enjoy dinner and the latest theatrical music and dance show to hit the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani’s Ainahau Showroom. The Creation Show offers guests an opportunity to see and experience the mythical creation of a Polynesian man and woman, along with their spectacular voyage through Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, the Marquesas Islands, Samoa and Hawaii. The Creation Show plays on Tuesday, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. Adult tickets range from $55 to $145 per person. For more information or reservations, please call the Starwood Dining Reservation Center at 808-921-4600 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enjoy Breakfast in Bed with that special someone at the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani. This indulgent package provides couples with overnight accommodations and a full American breakfast in bed, chocolate or fruit and champagne for $235. Please visit www.princess-kaiulani.com. Feel like staying in your room with the one you love? “Dine On Your Lanai” at the Sheraton Waikiki. Enjoy a romantic three-course offering and choose from a selection of sumptuous menu options, created and inspired by Sheraton Waikiki’s signature senior executive sous chef, Ryan Loo. $45 per person or $80 per couple. For reservations, please visit www.sheratonwaikiki.com/guestservices/roomservice.
Experience a special Taste of Romance Menu at the Moana Surfrider, including a three-course tasting menu ($90) with wine pairings ($32), created by Chef Rodney Uyehara. The tasting begins with a trio of chef’s favorite appetizers: Hawaiian blackened ahi, shrimp cocktail with mango-infused cocktail sauce and house-cured lomilomi salmon. The second course features a savory duo of New York strip and Australian lamb chop served with a merus-cut king crab leg. Complete the romantic dinner with a signature chocolate spring roll, mango sorbet or a Kula-strawberry shortcake. The menu combines the best flavors the Beachhouse has to offer with preferred romantic seating in the Grand Salon or on the Veranda. For more information, please visit www.moana-surfrider.com. Relax together at the Moana Lani Spa’s two beautiful oceanfront suites with breathtaking views of Waikiki Beach. Choose from our many rejuvenation spa packages such as the Rendezvous for Two or the Honeymoon for Two. Both include the heavenly classic massage and private suite with whirlpool. For reservations, visit www.moanalanispa.com.
Cool ocean breezes, a candlelit beachfront cabana, and the freshest flavors of the Islands – it’s not a dream – it’s the new dining experience at The Royal Hawaiian’s Azure Restaurant. The Royal Papa‘aina (Royal Table) is an eightcourse tasting menu ($150 per person), featuring the freshest, choicest local ingredients, by acclaimed Executive Chef Jon Matsubara. Sample the akolea black sturgeon soy caviar with passion chili soda, chilled Kona lobster, Hawaiian moi and more. Complete with wine pairings, this intimate culinary affair is set within the billowing sanctuary of the private beachfront Chef’s Cabanas at Azure. For more information or to make reservations, please call 808-923-7311.
Say “I Do” to romance at The Westin Maui Resort and Spa. The resort’s “Celebrations of Aloha” wedding center helps couples create the perfect romantic events to celebrate their love. The “Intimate” wedding package provides the bride and groom with a personal wedding specialist to coordinate the event, choice of resort location, garden chairs for guests, fresh flower lei for the couple, a non-denominational officiant, wedding certificate and sunset dinner for two ($1,675). Other packages include enhancements such as a live music performance by a solo Hawaiian or contemporary musician, professional photography, champagne, and a traditional Hawaiian oli (blessing) and conch shell blowing.
The Westin Maui Resort & Spa has one of the first online bridal registry services for couples to enjoy honeymoon activities in Hawaii as wedding gifts. Family and friends can easily select and purchase accommodations, room upgrades, sightseeing tours, couples massages, sunset dinners and entertainment selected by the newlyweds through the resort’s website, www.westinmaui.com.
In February, the Westin Maui Resort and Spa will offer specials on their incomparable chocolate massage (regular price $135, special price $100), sweet berry facial (regular price $135, special price $100), and many other services, such as the chocolate-covered strawberry pedicure, Heavenly body wrap, couples massages and facials. Make reservations at www.westinmaui.com or call toll-free 866-716-8112.
At the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa, couples work personally with the Restaurant Managers to choose the perfect “Dinner Under the Stars” venue from 23 acres of tropical paradise. Couples may then select from three unique, multi-course menus to complete their dream evening. . During dinner, personal butler service is on-hand to ensure guests have everything they need for a romantic evening. Prices start at $200 inclusive per person. For more information or to make reservations please visit www.sheraton-maui.com.
The Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa has created a new wedding ceremony location, Kaanapali Point. Located on a quaint, private lawn, Kaanapali Point is a divine wedding location for ceremonies with up to 40 guests. The lawn is perched just steps above Puu Kekaa (Black Rock) offering a beautiful lava-rock formation as the backdrop for wedding vows. In the distance, guests will be treated to panoramic views of Molokai and Lanai across the sparkling Pacific. For more information please visit www.sheraton-maui.com.
Situated on 26 acres of pristine beachfront paradise, The Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas offers couples endless possibilities to plan their wedding, renew vows or enjoy a honeymoon retreat. Wedding packages start at $700 with the “Renew” package which includes wedding coordination, choice of resort location, two specialty lei for lei exchange ceremony, non-denominational officiant, one-tier wedding cake, keepsake certificate and a bottle of champagne. Couples may customize their wedding from the extensive list of amenities and services provided by the resort for a truly distinctive affair. For more details, visit
The Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas features the “Chef-In-Action” where couples can enjoy personalized chef services in the comfort of their own villa. A menu is catered to the couple’s preference, and a chef will personally prepare a gourmet meal and present it in their villa. For more details, visit www.westinkaanapali.com. For additional pampering while indulging in a romantic honeymoon at the resort, couples can enjoy a relaxing massage. The resort’s award-winning Spa Helani, a Heavenly Spa by Westin™ offers the popular Ka‘anapali Couples Ritual Massage which begins with a Polynesian-style massage and finishes with a luxuriously smooth and creamy coconut crème bath for two, featuring Island botanical essences to uplift the spirit. For more details, visit www.westinkaanapali.com or call the spa at 808-662-2644.
Starting this month, in celebration of Valentine’s Day, Spa Helani, a Heavenly Spa by Westin™ is offering a “Kuuipo” sweethearts package that includes a special couple’s instructional massage (25 minutes per person). Each partner learns the basic techniques of massage to enable them to give their beloved a relaxing massage. The couple will then enjoy a 25-minute coconut lemongrass bath, followed by a refreshing spa lunch for two and an instructional couple’s massage book. Priced at $230.00 per couple, the package is available throughout the month of February 2011. For more details, visit www.westinkaanapali.com or call the spa at 808-662-2644.
Breathtaking sunset views at an intimate oceanfront dining experience with butler service and a customized souvenir menu are all a part of the Sheraton Kauai Resort Romantic Dinner package (starting at $450). For details, please visit www.sheraton-kauai.com.
The beautiful Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas is the perfect setting for romance. Indulge your beloved with a serene 4-5 course poolside dinner paired with wine, served by a private butler. For more information, please visit www.westinprinceville.com.
Starwood Hawaii Packages
The Honeymoon Package Planning a honeymoon? There’s no better place to start than SPG Resorts Hawaii. From tranquil hideaways to elegant beachfront retreats, our 11 hotels and resorts on Oahu, Maui, Kauai and Hawaii’s Big Island are ideally designed to capture the beauty and timeless romance of the Islands. Honeymoon amenities include a bottle of champagne and room upgrade. For more details please visit Honeymoon Packages or call 800-837-0490.
Experience Paradise with that someone special at a Sheraton, Westin, Luxury Collection, or St. Regis property in Hawaii! SPG Resorts Hawaii is the perfect destination for couples. From luxury resorts that cater to your every need, to intimate, affordable getaways, you’ll find an ideal environment that offers romance, privacy and gracious hospitality. Most packages include breakfast and a bottle of champagne. For more information or to make reservations, please visit Offers or call toll free (866)-716-8140 and ask for Promo Code ZS3.