Maui: Hotel Packages for Maui, Molokai, and Lanai

The following is a sampling of packages and hotel news for the islands of Maui, Molokai and Lanai. Unless otherwise noted, rates are per unit rather than per person, and tax is additional.

Classic Resorts


Participating Properties: Lahaina Shores Beach Resort and Kaanapali Alii Resort, on Maui:
Sample package: The Extra Value plan offers Kaanapali Alii guests a choice of four play options at no extra charge when they stay at least three nights (five for the golf option) based on daily rates starting at $270 per unit.

Destination Resorts
Participating properties: The group's six condo villages on Maui.
Sample package: Forever and Ever, priced at $250 per couple, includes a vow renewal ceremony performed by a Hawaiian minister, two floral leis and champagne.

Outrigger Hotels & Resorts
Sample package: First Night Free for clients staying at least seven nights and paying published rates, available on Maui at the Napili Shores Resort, where rates start at $135 per night; the Maui Eldorado, from $150; the Palms at Wailea, from $170, and the Kaanapali Royal, from $175.

Aston Wailea Resort
Sample package: Fifth Night Free based on rooms starting at $216 also includes guaranteed upgrade to next room category and buffet breakfast for two.

Embassy Vacation Resort-Kaanapali Beach
Sample package: The hotel (which recently became a Marc Resorts member) is offering a Romance Plan, priced at $1,375 per couple, including one-bedroom oceanview suite, and convertible car rental.
News: In addition to adding the Embassy Vacation Resort to its roster, Marc Resorts now manages the Kihei Bay Vista, formerly an Outrigger.

Four Seasons Resort Maui
Sample package: Romance For All Seasons, priced at $4,485 per couple, includes three nights in an oceanfront one-bedroom suite.

Grand Wailea Resort, Hotel & Spa
Sample package: Four- and seven-night Spa packages, priced from $1,434 and $2,469 per person, double, include oceanview accommodations, daily spa and salon treatments.

Hyatt Regency Maui
Sample package: A basic three-night Hyatt Vacations Package, priced from $509 per person, double, including accommodations, hotel taxes and roundtrip airport transfers (or Avis rental car), can be enhanced with Romance, Family and Golf options.

Kamaole Sands
Sample package: Fifth Night free (or free rental car) based on daily rates starting at $115 for a studio suite (one-, two- and three-bedroom suites also available, all with fully equipped kitchens).

Kapalua Bay Hotel
News: The hotel completed a $14 million top-to-bottom renovation and upgrading late last year, and acquired a new management company, the Halekulani Corp.

Kapalua Villas
Sample package: Seven-night Natural Choice Eco-package, from $995 per person, double, includes villa accommodations, nature gift basket, and Maui Pineapple Plantation tour and activities.

Kea Lani Hotel, Suites & Villas
Sample package: Five-night Villa Hideaway, from $5,980 for a one-bedroom villa accommodating up to four people (larger units also available), Avis rental car and food basket.

Maui Coast Hotel
Sample package: Room and Car package, from $129 per unit, per night, includes accommodations with coffee-maker and mini refrigerator and car rental.

Maui Marriott
Sample package: Maui Grab Bag, priced at $239 per room through March and $209 from April 1 to Dec. 19, includes oceanview room and a choice of a National Car Rental compact car or breakfast for two.
News: The hotel recently unveiled a new Health & Fitness Center and completed renovations that allowed it to fully comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Maui Prince Hotel
Sample package: Prince Honeymoon Getaway, priced at $825 based on a three-night minimum, includes oceanview room, dinner and rental of a convertible.

Napili Kai Beach Club
Sample package: Family Reunion offers 25% discounts on room rates, based on 10-room minimum, or free car rental for smaller groups staying at least five nights.
The hotel has introduced a Mahalo Dollars Reward plan that offers bonuses on bookings such as extra amenities and gift certificates to both travel agents and their clients (restrictions apply).

Old Wailuku Inn at Ulupono
News: Rates at this recently opened inn, housed in a historic former private residence, are from $120 to $180.

Renaissance Wailea Beach Resort
Sample package: Three-night Ultimate Romantic Island Fantasy includes accommodations in the 3,000-square-foot Aloha Suite, five-course dinner and private helicopter tour for $9,000.

Ritz-Carlton Kapalua
Sample package: Wedding Packages, from $4,000 to $8,000, includes marriage license arrangements, clergyman, musician, three-course dinner, oceanview room and breakfast.

Royal Lahaina Resort
Sample package: The Royal Experience all-inclusive package rate has been reduced to $299 per night (two-night minimum required) and includes accommodations, economy car rental with unlimited mileage and all dining taxes and tips.
News: The hotel is paying 17% commission on its 1998 packages, and is discounting its honeymoon rates by 5%.

Sheraton Maui
Sample package: The hotel, whose 1998 rates are from $290, is participating in ITT Sheraton's Fifth Night Free plan, SureSaver Rates featuring savings of up to 32%, the Keiki Aloha Children's Program, and Specialty Market programs.

Westin Maui
Sample package: The Fifth Night Free Westin Maui Splash, available in any room category, includes a $200 credit toward food and beverage, beach rentals and logo purchases.

Whaler on Kaanapali Beach
Sample package: Romance Package, priced at $220 per couple, per night, includes king-bedded studio with kitchen and Avis rental car with unlimited mileage.

Kaluakoi Hotel & Golf Club
Sample package: Seventh Night Free based on daily rates from $105 per hotel unit and $155 per condo unit includes greens fees at the Kaluakoi Golf Course.

Kaluakoi Villas
Sample package: Fourth Night Free plan, based on daily rates from $125 for a studio suite.

Ke Nani Kai
Sample package: Three-night golf plan, priced at $552, includes one-bedroom suite and 36 holes of golf.

Lodge at Koele and Manele Bay Hotels (sister properties and members of Lanai Resorts)
Sample package: Four-night Dining is Paradise, priced from $1,936, double, at the Lodge at Koele, and from $1,772 at the Manele Bay, includes accommodations and breakfast and dinner at choice of restaurants.

***

Hotel & Resort Contacts

CHAINS
Classic Resorts (for Lahaina Shores Beach Resort and Kaanapali Alii, Maui): (800) 642-6284; Web site classicresorts.com

Destination Resorts: (800) 367-5246; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site www.destinationresortshi.com

Outrigger Hotels & Resorts: (800) OUTRIGGER; e-mail: [email protected]; Web site www.outrigger.com

MAUI
Aston Wailea Resort: (800) 922-7866, or (800) 336-5599 for groups; Web site www.aston-hotels.com

Embassy Vacation Resort-Kaanapali Beach: (800) 535-0085; Web site www.marcresorts.com

Four Seasons Resort Maui: (800) 332-3442 or (800) 334-MAUI; Web site www.fshr.com

Grand Wailea Resort, Hotel & Spa: (800) 888-6100

Hyatt Regency Maui: (800) 233-1234; Web site www.travelweb.com/hyatt.html

Kamaole Sands (Castle Resorts & Hotels): (800) 367-5004; Web site www.castle-group.com

Kapalua Bay Hotel: (800) 367-8000; Web site www.kapaluabayhotel.com, or for the Kapalua Resort www.kapaluamaui.com

Kapalua Villas: (800) 545-0018; Web site for the Kapalua Resort:www.kapaluamaui.com

Kea Lani Hotel, Suites & Villas: (800) 882-4100; Web site www.kealani.com

Maui Coast Hotel: (800) 895-6284; e-mail [email protected]; Web site maui.net/-mch

Maui Marriott Hotel: (800) 228-9290 or (800) 763-1333 directly to the hotel; Web site www.marriott.com

Maui Prince Hotel: (800) 321-MAUI or (800) WESTIN-1; Web site www.westin.com

Napili Kai Beach Club: (800) 367-5030; e-mail [email protected]; Web site www.napilikai.com

Old Wailuku Inn at Ulupono: (800) 305-4899; e-mail Maui [email protected]

Renaissance Wailea Beach Resort: (800) HOTELS-1; Web site www.renaissancehotels.com

Ritz-Carlton Kapalua: (800) 262-8440; Web site www.kapaluamaui.com

Royal Lahaina Resort: (800) 22-ALOHA; Web site www.2maui.com

Sheraton Maui: (800) STAY-ITT; Web site www.sheraton-hawaii.com

Westin Maui: (800) WESTIN-1; Web site www.westin.com

Whaler on Kaanapali Beach (member of Village Resorts): (800) 367-7052; Web site ten-io.com/vri

MOLOKAI
Kaluakoi Hotel & Golf Club: (888) 552-2550

Kaluakoi Villas (Castle Resorts & Hotels): (800) 367-5004; www.castle-group.com

Ke Nani Kai: (800) 535-0085; e-mail [email protected]; Web site www.marcresorts.com

LANAI
Lanai Resorts (The Lodge at Koele and Manele Bay Hotel): (800) 321-4666

Comments
JDS Travel News JDS Viewpoints JDS Africa/MI