Hawaii lies scattered across the Pacific like a series of emeralds. 2,000 miles from the USA, they take a bit of effort to access but the rewards are immense.
Beyond the stereotype of surfers, Elvis, colourful shirts and hula dancing locals, there are great treks, dramatic landscapes, world-class diving, a tasty food scene and a multicultural society that welcomes everyone.
Where to go in Hawaii
Lanai Island is the best for luxury and relaxation. Perhaps Hawaii's most enticing island, Lanai is one of untouched tranquillity.
Maui offers Hawaii's best whale watching and wind surfing, as well as brilliant sun rise hiking opportunities to volcanoes, through green-flanked mountain slopes, past waterfalls, refreshing pools and deep valleys.
When to go to Hawaii
Hawaii generally enjoys excellent weather throughout the year. In summer, temperatures rarely exceed 32°C while, in winter, the lowest you’ll see is 18°C although you’re more likely to experience something averaging in the mid twenties. The busy seasons are during the peak holiday periods of December, April and June to August. The winter (November to March) experiences some rainfall, although rain is possible at any time.
Top itineraries in Hawaii
Hawaii is one of the world's most romantic destinations and one of the most exhilarating, home to fiery volcanoes, vivid coral reefs and emerald rainforests. A deeply ingrained surf culture adds to the laid-back atmosphere and you'll find the locals some of the most welcoming in the world.
Top places to stay in Hawaii
A jewel on the Kona coast, the Sheraton Kona Resort is the perfect base to explore the area’s rich cultural history and beauty, whilst making use of the resort’s outstanding facilities.
Rated one of the Top Ten hotels in Honolulu by TripAdvisor, Outrigger Reef Resort embraces authentic Hawaiian traditions and hospitality on the white sands of Oahu’s world famous coastline.
This oceanfront resort combines traditional Hawaiian hospitality with award-winning dining, comfortable rooms and nightly entertainment.
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