The change of seasons in Hawaii may be subtle in terms of weather, but when it comes to travel, there’s never a better time to save money than in the fall. In response to the traditional dip in visitor counts through early December, hotels have conjured up creative ways to boost their occupancies through value-added packages.
That’s good news for travelers who want to see Hawaii without breaking the bank. Whether clients prefer to stay in luxury resorts or opt for more moderate properties, here are some great visitor accommodation deals for autumn 2018.
Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii gives travelers a chance to savor oceanfront accommodations at reduced rates with its Fifth Night Free package. Clients who book the deal get daily buffet breakfast for two — a $70 value — and the fifth night free. From $339 per night, the promotion runs through Dec. 20.
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, a Kohala Coast icon, invites clients to visit at a discount with its Seventh Night Free package. If guests book a suite as part of the initiative, they also get breakfast buffet access for two. The deal, available through Dec. 14, starts at $625 per night for rooms and $1,470 for suites.
Hilton Garden Inn Kauai Wailua Bay touts an ideal location for travelers looking to explore the island to the fullest. Its Say Aloha to Your Next Adventure package encourages just that by providing free breakfast and exclusive discounts on local activities like jeep tours and zipline adventures. It’s good until Dec. 22, with nightly rates from $249.
Timbers Kauai - Ocean Club & Residences at Hokuala, the island’s newest visitor digs, boasts a Jack Nicklaus signature golf course. Clients can experience it courtesy of the Stay and Play golf package, which is available through Dec. 15. With rates from $1,425 per night, it includes three rounds of golf per person, round-trip airport transfers and daily breakfast.
Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort features There’s No Place Like Home, a package for couples with young children. Guests stay in a villa with baby or toddler extras like a crib, toys and games. It also provides use of a poolside cabana stocked with baby needs, a curated dinner, childcare for a parents’ date night and a departure gift. Nightly rates start at $1,948 through Nov. 15.
The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua wants clients to make themselves at home in northwest Maui, so it unveiled the Island Paradise Luxury package. Along with the fifth night free, guests get a $500 hotel credit and upscale accommodations in a suite or on the Club Level. Rates start at $780 per night through Dec. 18, 2019.
Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach, one of Oahu’s hottest new addresses, is running its Grand Opening Celebration offer through Dec. 21. With nightly rates from $290, the package includes a $50 resort credit and either VIP access to the infinity pool’s lounge chairs or a half-day in a private pool deck cabana.
The Kahala Hotel & Resort is helping clients get active with the Explorers package, providing a $120 credit for pool and beach rentals such as kayaks, snorkel gear and body boards. Also included are two Bishop Museum admissions, two bike rentals and daily breakfast buffet. Rates start at $480 per night through Dec. 21.
New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel, fresh from a renovation of its guestrooms, is promoting fall vacations with loved ones. Its Ohana Family package comes with connecting rooms via a balcony, a $100 dining credit, a bag or beach pail amenity and tickets to the adjacent Waikiki Aquarium. Rates start at $350 per night through Dec. 23.