For most couples, there’s arguably no more quintessential
Another great reason to pick Hawaii? With no passport requirements for U.S. citizens, Hawaii isn’t as hard to travel to as, say, Fiji. Yet, it’s exotic enough to feel like you’re far outside of the country.
“Depending on where you are coming from, it is typically easy to get there and there are many different types of accommodations,” says Annie Davis, founder of Palm Beach Travel. “Hawaii is a place where people feel safe, close to home and they crave being outside after the past few years.”
How to Tell if a Hawaii
Honeymoon Package is Right For You
“In my experience, when couples are looking for
Whether you look for a
“Many times couples haven’t been to Hawaii and don’t know which island is a fit for them,” says Libbi Roed, a Hawaii-based travel agent. On top of that, most couples don’t know which resort to stay at. And for couples that want to see multiple islands, they don’t know how to island hop. “I receive lots of emails saying ‘Help, we want to come to Hawaii but we have no idea how to plan this.'” That’s where a travel agent can come in and make the process super easy.
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The Best Hawaii
Choosing the best package can be a bit overwhelming since the options are pretty much endless. To help guide you in your decision making, we tapped travel experts who have experience booking Hawaii
Note: For the Hawaii
Maui is probably the most popular Hawaiian island, especially for honeymoons. It’s a great starting point for all things romance, according to Barkley. She recommends the Grand Wailea Waldorf Astoria Resort. The resort is set on 40 acres of tropical gardens bordering Wailea Beach, and surrounded by the essence of Hawaiian island life.
“A must do in Hawaii is the road to Hana. It’s one of the most spectacular—and slowest—drives in the world. It starts in Kahului and snakes along 54 miles of east Maui coastline, past lush vegetation and countless waterfalls,” she says.
Price: From $6,223 per person for five nights. This includes an ocean view guest room, full-size rental car, Haleakala Sunrise Zip Excursion, Maui Sunset Dinner Cruise and more.
On the lesser-traveled Island of Hawai’i is the Mauani Lani, which is surrounded by 32 expansive oceanfront acres and made up of royal fishponds, natural lava plains, lush tropical gardens, alluring beaches and a spacious four-acre South lawn, notes Barkley.
“Mauna Lani, Auberge Resort Collection is an inspiring spiritual haven that captures a distinct sense of place deeply rooted in rich cultural traditions, yet seamlessly blends a modern tomorrow,” says Barkley. “Transformational experiences, enriching cultural immersion, unrivaled amenities, and curated moments await guests,” she says. Not to mention the array of exciting activities that help make this one of the best
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Price: For $4,103 per person, couples can enjoy five nights with an ocean view guest room, full-size rental car, a big island expedition helicopter excursion, Atlantic submarine excursion and more.
Located a stone’s throw away from the biggest city on the island of Kauai, is this magnificent
“Royal Sonesta Kauai is a beautiful tropical paradise where you can enjoy championship golf, gracious hospitality, and Hawaii’s largest pool,” says Barkley. “Catch the stunning sunset views from one of the gorgeous beaches. Hike through the trails of Waimea. Go deep sea diving & snorkeling. Kayak on the Wailua river. Enjoy a hot-stone couples massage overlooking Bali Hai mountain, and take a romantic sunset cruise with your beloved.”
Price: Starting at just $2,576 per person for five nights with ocean views. This also includes a full-size rental car, Napali Raft Snorkel Excursion, Kipu Falls Zipline Safari and more.
Keep Your Timeline in Mind if You Want to Island Hop
The best way to tackle booking a
- The Westin in the Hokupa’a Tower
- Four Seasons Maui (also known as The White Lotus, for all you fans)
- The Andaz
- The Wailea Beach Resort
- Grand Wailea
- Sheraton Kauai
- Grand Hyatt Kauai
- Ko’a Kea
- Westin a Hapuna Resort
- Mauna Kea Beach Hotel
- Fairmont Orchid Hawaii
- Four Seasons Hualalai
Honeymoon Packages FAQ
This is entirely up to you and what you plan on doing in Hawaii. If you know you both want to just lounge around the resort and stick to nearby activities, most hotels can help arrange transportation as you need it. However, if you are staying in Maui and want to do the road to Hana, a rental car is a must. So, think about what your ideal
When looking at any
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