Hawaiians love kids and to prove it two hotels managed by Filament Hospitality are offering special packages created for the little ones that are especially attractive for families when school’s out for summer. At Shoreline Hotel Waikiki and Coconut Waikiki Hotel children and with parents or adults, can experience the Coconut Waikiki Hotel’s Kids’ Rule! Package and an adventurous foodie package at Shoreline Hotel Waikiki coined “Forget the Surf Package,” which was inspired by Oahu’s growing and vibrant culinary scene.
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- Coconut Waikiki Hotel’s Kids’ Rule! Package is a family-friendly offering, which encourages kids to curate their own vacation, from checking themselves in to capturing the memory with a fun family pic. On arrival, they will receive a welcome sand toy kit from Coconut’s mascot Bosley the Gorilla! Kids participate in an island-themed drawing competition where the “artwork of the week” will be showcased in the hotel’s lobby and via social media. During their stay, children can also select one special activity from a visit to the Children’s Discovery Center to a ukulele, lei making or surfing lesson (additional fees apply for more than one child). Available through August 2016, the package price is $908 for a four-night minimum.
- Shoreline Hotel Waikiki’s “Forget the Surf” package provides a chauffeured foodie tour of Honolulu’s culinary gems. During the five-night stay for two, which starts at $249 per night, guests can eat their way through Oahu, now considered one of the most exotic and fast growing global culinary destinations. A typical day might start in colorful Chinatown (be sure to stop for a bao) while enjoying a two-hour food tasting and cultural walking tour presented by the Hawaii Heritage Center. Next, be whisked away for an enticing afternoon tea at Urasenke Teahouse in Waikiki before rounding off the day with a health-conscious meal at surfer-chic Heavenly Island Lifestyle, reflecting the richness of Hawaii with locally sourced, organic ingredients. Available through August 2016, the package price is $1245 for two for a five-night minimum.
San Francisco, California-based Filament Hospitality, is an innovative management company that specializes in independent lifestyle properties and alternative experiential destinations and educational retreat centers. The company was co-founded by Ingrid Summerfield, Erik Warner and Stephen Chan, who are passionate about redefining hospitality to better suit the needs of today’s traveler.
Hawaii is an exceptional destination for youngsters with all the beach activities and warm weather year around. Getting there is a snap with a five-hour flight on several airlines such as Hawaiian, Delta, United and American. For a special adult treat, book at romantic table at Chef Mavro—one of the finest and most restaurants in the islands. Also take the family on a shopping spree to Ala Moana Mall and be sure to ride the trolley around town.