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Finally, Aloha: Five reasons you’d rather be at Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel right now

Looking for a place to reset and recharge after the last eighteen months? Hawaii’s Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel, located in the heart of Maui, has undergone a $75 million enhancement, and is over the moon to be able to welcome Australians back from 1 November, once international travel restrictions are lifted.

Looking for a place to reset and recharge after the last eighteen months? Hawaii’s Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel, located in the heart of Maui, has undergone a $75 million enhancement, and is over the moon to be able to welcome Australians back from 1 November, once international travel restrictions are lifted.

The Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel, known as “Hawaii’s most Hawaiian hotel”, is ready for the world to reopen once again.

Here are five reasons why you should say Aloha to Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel as soon as international travel resumes:

#5. Deep Dive into Hawaiian Culture 

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You don’t win the Most Hawaiian Hotel gong with some tikis and a handful of paper drink umbrellas, Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel’s recent renovation has made sure to weave Hawaiian culture into every aspect of the hotel to make it a celebration of the ocean and the foundation of the Hawaiian people.

Kaanapali Beach Hotel activity centre

If you want to learn more about the local culture head to the Hale Hookipa cultural centre in the lobby where you can organise activities such as learning the hula, taking lessons in the Hawaiian language or learning to string a kukui nut lei, provided complimentary to hotel guests. 

#4. Get a Taste of the Local Cuisine

Huihui restaurant, Kaanapali Beach hotel
Relax at the hotel’s signature oceanfront restaurant, Huihui

The brand new Huihui oceanfront restaurant celebrates the local culture using the freshest local ingredients. Perhaps you would like a burger made with ground venison fresh from Moloka’i, a poke bowl, or maybe a slider packed with steamed and shredded Kalua pork. Or the signature island dish of Island Fish Carpaccio with mackerel and tuna.

Island Fish Carpaccio at Huihui ©Mieko Horikoshi 2021/Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel
Island Fish Carpaccio at Huihui ©Mieko Horikoshi 2021/Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel

Huihui means “constellation” and is the ideal place to mingle under the stars with some of the best food on the island.

#3. Sip on Tropical Cocktails

Indulge with a smoked Li Hing Margarita ©2021 Mieko Horikoshi/Kaanapali Beach Hotel
Indulge with a smoked Li Hing Margarita ©2021 Mieko Horikoshi

Huihui is also the best place to sit and relax with a tall, freezing cold glass of tropical fabulousness. Have you even been to Hawaii if you have not sipped a fruit-packed cocktail by the beach? How about a margarita but with a hit of Kiawe wood smoke? Or perhaps a Hibis Kiss, made from hibiscus-infused vodka with fresh lime juice and local ginger and turmeric? It will be like the last two years never happened.

#2. Dive into Beach Life

Create memories in Hawaiian waters. Ka’anapali Beach Hotel
Create memories in Hawaiian waters

Hale Huakai is the water sports activities centre where you can organise the most fun you can have on the sand. In no time at all you can be balancing like a pro on a stand up paddleboard or learning to snorkel in the clear blue seas. 

Guests are provided with truly memorable and safe ocean experiences led by the hotel's highly experienced Maui watermen. Kaanapali Beach Hotel
Guests are provided with truly memorable and safe ocean experiences led by the hotel’s highly experienced Maui watermen

You can even hire a six-person outrigger canoe, the type that helped Hawaiians conquer the long ocean distances between islands, and explore the shoreline of Kāʻanapali Beach.

#1. Explore the Beautiful Island of Maui

Kaanapali Beach Hotel

Maui is the lush jungle immortalised in the movies, full of dense bamboo forests and cascading waterfalls. Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel can organise for you to explore the island (if they can drag you away from the beach!) with a road trip to Hana or a trip to see the sunset at the dormant volcanic crater at Haleakala National Park. Boundless beauty awaits.

Travel agent bonus: earn free nights as you book in your clients

Kaanapali Beach Hotel

Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel’s Maui for Free travel agent program allows agents to earn a free night for themselves with every 10 nights booked. Nights never expire, can be earned even if you don’t book directly, and can be gifted to clients or friends and family.

So don’t waste any time. Book a Premium room now and offer your clients an authentic Hawaiian experience.

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