Announcement: Welcome to the Honua Kai Cafe

Welcome to the Honua Kai Cafe (We have NO affiliation with the Honua Kai Resort & Spa Nor IntraWest, nor Playground) 20 times now!!!  On October 11, 2013 Conde Nast readers voted Maui as the #1 island in the world for the 20th time!  Why vacation at any other island in the world but the […]

Honua Kai Resort & Spa Price Comparisons

Honua Kai Reservation Comparison July 10 – 17, 2010 Periodically I do a review of the major reservation sites and publish the comparisons here.  The most commonly asked for reservation is a 1-bedroom for a family of 4, and that’s what I searched for.  There are many things to consider when doing such a comparison […]

Fodor’s Maui 2010: with Moloka’i and Lana’i

ISBN13: 9781400008353 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product Description Fodor’s. For Choice Travel Experiences. Fodor’s helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although you’re at the helm, Fodor’s offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of […]

Mistakes to Avoid When Looking for a Vacation Rental

There are plenty of things that can turn a vacation disastrous, and one of them is a cursory booking of a vacation rental. While this type of travel accommodation is generally safe and even sought-after by several travelers, it’s not without flaws. Especially now that more and more fly-by-night owners are using rental websites and […]

Vacation Rental For The Family

Opting for vacation rentals is one of the best ways to keep a handle on your family vacation. Vacation rentals, rental cottages or cabins can be a great way to stretch your vacation budget too! Not only will a week’s vacation rental generally cost you less than the same time’s stay in a local hotel, […]

Timeshare: The Inside Look at Timeshare Industry

In the beginning, the concept of purchasing a timeshare to make vacations more affordable was a good idea. Over the years the timeshare industry has developed a negative image. Commission driven salesmen will tell you that timeshares are a good deal. In most cases, timeshares turn out to be a better deal for the pushy […]

Frommer’s Maui Day by Day

Product Description Maui Day by Day is the perfect answer for travelers who want to know the best places to visit and the best ways to see the island. This attractively priced, four-color guide offers dozens of itineraries that show you how to experience the best of Maui in a short time-with bulleted maps that lead […]

Best Overall Dining Out

Best Overall Dining Out *** Note *** Since publishing this 6 months ago, I must include Duke’s Beach House as a “Must Try” restaurant while on Maui.  Click here to read more about this 5-star restaurant ocean front at the 5-star Honua Kai Resort & Spa on Ka’anapali Beach Maui. 1st Place – Stella Blues […]

How a Vacation Rental Can Make Your Travel Worthwhile and Affordable

Even with the tough economic crunch, nothing is stopping people from packing their bags and enjoying some little sunshine in the tropics or skiing their woes away in Aspen. While the cost is a primary concern among many, they find that opting for a vacation rental alleviates a wide-range of travel dramas. So just what […]

WKORV & WKORVN Owners!

Westin Ka’anapali Ocean Resort Villas and the Honua Kai Resort & Spa Our 1-bedroom villa at the Honua Kai Resort & Spa is just a 5-minute walk north of WKORV and WKORVN.  I can see WKORVN and WKORV from our lanai. Your 1-bedroom is 960 sq ft and ours is 700 sq ft, not comparing […]