Exotic. Embracing. Lush. Hawaii is a balm for the soul.
Strung like pearls in the South Pacific, the six islands that make up Hawaii are pin-up perfect. Smoking volcanoes, sparkling waterfalls, fervid rivers and dramatic canyons, dripping rain forests and kaleidoscopic sands. Lazy lagoons and spectacular surf, tranquility and adventure, nourishing treatments and exotic flavours — it’s a captivating combination.
Get active kite-surfing, wind-surfing, surfing, wake-boarding and kayaking; experience the thrill of the race in a traditional dug-out canoe, where you can be part of a passionate team; explore world-class sites from your private catamaran, including Molokini Crater where you can dive inside the crater itself; a breath-taking helicopter flight over Molokai, the landscape made famous by the Jurassic Park movies, and across the straits to Big Island, observing hot lava and other dramatic volcanic activity from the air; land and hike into untouched rainforests; cool off with a swim under a spectacular waterfall in the middle of the jungle; visit Big Island Candies, the original Hawaiian chocolate factory, and gorge on local macadamia nuts; experience a sunrise 3,000m above sea level at the summit of Haleakalā, the now dormant volcano that dominates the Maui skyline; join Hawaiian cowboys on a working horse and cattle ranch, riding through rainforests and along beaches, and learn essential cowboy skills before a laid back ranch-style barbeque; zipline through the rainforest canopy; take lessons from a professional surfer or just hang out in surf town Pāʻia; shop the high end art galleries of Lāhainā.
Where to Stay
Exceptional private residences; private yachts; world class hotels and resorts.
When to Go
December to April and June to August have great weather and some of the best opportunities for whale watching, diving, and watching legendary surf competitions.