Travel Weekly's Hawaii E-letter: November 21, 2005

DESTINATION HOTELS & RESORTS will manage the Wailea Beach Villas on Maui. The oceanfront resort, with 98 two- and three-bedroom oceanfront villas, is scheduled to open in Feb. 2006. The villas will have kitchens, plasma TVs, wireless capability and use of on-property swimming pools, business center and 24-hour concierge. Visit for more information on any of the firms properties.


THE KAUAI BEACH HOTEL & RESORT, formerly the Radisson Kauai Beach Resort, is offering a $50 resort credit to guests who book a three-night stay through Jan. 10. A $100 credit is offered to guests who book at least four nights. Credits can be used for the spa, luau, dinner show, beach services, restaurants and lounges. In addition, guests taking advantage of this offer get credit for a one-night stay on a return visit. Go to for more information.


ALOHA HORSEBACK RIDES has opened on Kauai, offering morning, afternoon and sunset rides on 200 acres of private land. Located in Koloa, on the islands south shore, the rides take people through valleys, rainforest and a guava orchard to a point on Mt. Haupu that offers miles of uninterrupted vistas. Through Dec. 15 the company is offering 10% off all Sunday rides. Rides range from $100 to $250 per person, depending on the type of tour. Visit for more information.

OUTRIGGER introduced romance packages for the Outrigger Waikiki Reef, Outrigger Waikiki and Outrigger Keauhou. Packages include champagne on arrival, daily breakfast for two, a $100 credit at the spa and choice of ocean activities (catamaran ride for two or a two-hour surfboard rental and 15-minute lesson). Both include three nights deluxe accommodations. The optional Hawaiian Vow Renewal Ceremony takes place every Tuesday and Friday at the Reef. Keauhou includes a rental car for duration of stay. Prices at the Outrigger Waikiki begin at $1,210; the Reef, $756; and the Keauhou, $770. Go to to book.


WHALE QUEST KAPALUA will be held at the Kapalua Resort on Maui Feb. 10 to 12. The free program will educate visitors about the humpback whales that migrate to the islands each winter. Sightings, lectures, interactive displays and kids events will round out the activities. A Sunday golf tournament with a $250 entrance fee will raise money for the Whale Research Foundation. Visit for details on the hotel.   


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