Luxury Hawaii : Luxury Hawaii 2017
LUXURY HAWAI‘I 11 SHERATON WAIKIKI Its infinity-edge pool which overlooks Waikīkī Beach with views to Lē‘ahi (Diamond Head) is the major selling point of this resort. It also has ocean views from 80 per cent of its 1,636 renovated guestrooms and suites and a Spa Khakara on the fourth floor. Dining options include Rumfire Bar and Restaurant, the open-air The Edge of Waikiki and Hapas Pizzas. Visit sheraton-waikiki.com THE MODERN HONOLULU This stylish boutique hotel has a sleek Sunrise Pool and a Sunset Pool one floor above overlooking the marina. Have a drink at the quirky lobby bar The Study, dine at acclaimed restaurant Ravish or al fresco at The Grove Restaurant and Bar before dancing the night away at Addiction nightclub. Visit themodernhonolulu.com THE KAHALA HOTEL AND RESORT Experience casual luxury at this independent hotel on a quiet beach in Honolulu’s exclusive residential area Kahala, only a 10-minute shuttle ride away from Waikīkī. Everyone from Princess Diana and Elizabeth Taylor to George Clooney has stayed here. Dine on fusion fare at Hoku, Italian cuisine at Arancino or at the more casual Seaside Grill. Visit kahalaresort.com THE RITZ-CARLTON RESIDENCES WAIKIKI BEACH Opened in July 2016, this 38-storey residential-style resort has 307 rooms overlooking the ocean, including penthouses with rooftop plunge pools. Positioned next to the Luxury Row retailers Tiffany & Co., Chanel, Saint Laurent, Gucci and Miu Miu, it has the highest infinity-edge pool in Waikīkī, overlooking the treetops of Fort Derussy, a large Ritz-Carlton Spa and Sushi Sho’s first location outside of Japan, as well as a Dean & Deluca gourmet market and another restaurant BLT Market. A second tower will open next year, marking the completion of the resort. Visit ritzcarlton.com/waikiki Imperial Suite at The Kahala Hotel and Resort.