Hyatt Regency offers slew of plans

POIPU, Hawaii -- The Hyatt Regency Kauai Resort & Spa rolled out a number of packages for 2001, including a $40,000 wedding package as well as spa and romance plans.

The two-night wedding package, commissionable at 10%, offers accommodations for the wedding couple only. It does include other amenities for up to six guests.

On arrival, the wedding couple gets a limousine transfer to the hotel and has daily use of a convertible car.

The next day, the couple gets a massage and a meeting with the hotel wedding planner. The entire wedding party will then enjoy a catered sailboat ride.

On the wedding day, the women in the party (the bride and up to three women guests) get spa time, while the men (the groom and three of his guests) play 18 holes of golf at the Poipu Bay Golf Course followed by appetizers and cigars at the Poipu Bay Grill and Bar.

Also included are the wedding ceremony, a post-wedding dinner for the whole group at Tidepools or Dondero's restaurant, a wedding photo and a limousine transfer back to the airport.

The Hyatt wedding coordinator can be reached at (808) 742-1234.

The hotel's spa package runs from Jan. 2 through Dec. 16.

It includes four nights' accommodations, daily breakfast buffet, daily spa access and three treatments per person.

For gardenview accommodations, the price is $1,300 per person, double. For partial oceanview accommodations the price is $1,560, and $1,760 for a deluxe oceanview room.

Spa treatments include massage, facials and body scrubs. Access to the spa includes fitness, yoga and tai chi classes; use of fitness equipment; lockers; a whirlpool; steam room, and a lap pool.

The Hyatt's romance package also is available from Jan. 2 through Dec. 16 and includes accommodations for three nights.

Included are two breakfast buffets, a dinner on the beach, a bottle of champagne, two robes and a couple's massage.

The package with a partial oceanview room costs $2,435 per couple; $2,735 for a deluxe oceanview room; $3,870 for an ocean suite; $5,710 for a deluxe ocean suite, and $12,230 for the presidential suite.

A Sunshine on Sale package offers six nights' accommodations for two people and two breakfast buffets.

Double occupancy prices are $1,875 for a mountainview room; $2,100 for a lagoonview room; $2,350 for a partial oceanview room; $2,800 for a deluxe oceanview room, and $3,150 for a Regency Club oceanview room.

Guests in the Regency Club get daily continental breakfast and cocktails.

These plans also are available from Jan. 2 through Dec. 16.

Call (800) 554-9228 or visit the Web site at

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