Beaches, rainforests, volcanoes and even a cosmopolitan city that's up there with Miami Beach and Santa Monica — Hawaii has tremendous bragging rights. In celebration of all things Aloha State, we've tracked down five eye-catching Hawaii beach vacation package deals at a range of prices and in an array of accommodation types.
These vacation packages combine roundtrip airfare and three- to seven-night hotel stays. All deals can be adjusted for departure city and date range, so search away to find your preferred location, dates and prices.
1. Maui: Flights + 3 Nights at Select Resorts & Hotels - $564+
This roundup of 3-night packages from Pleasant Holidays lets you choose from a range of resorts in beautiful Maui, where nature meets luxury and golden-sand beaches abound. Locations include Lahaina, Kaanapali, Wailea and more — the starting rate listed is for a 3-night stay at the Lahaina Shores Beach Resort, departing from San Jose.
If three days isn't long enough to satisfy your Hawaii beach vacation appetite, check out the site's other offerings for longer stays.
2. Honolulu: Flights + 4 Nights at 3- and 4-Star Hotels - $986+
Here's another fabulous Hawaii beach vacation roundup, this time focusing on 4-night trips to Honolulu from Hawaiian Airlines. If you love the beach experience, but don't want to be far from restaurants, shopping and nightlife, Oahu's gleaming capital is your best bet.
The listed starting rate is from Los Angeles, staying at the Queen Kapiolani Hotel, but you can search for your own departure city and dates at the top of the page. The tab listing various destinations makes it easy to browse vacations in other Hawaiian islands as well.
3. Big Island: Airfare + 5 Nights at Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel - $1041+
Easy access to Hapuna Beach, with its secluded snorkeling cove, is just one perk of this 5-night vacation package deal from Expedia. Rooms come with furnished lanais and free Wi-Fi, and the hotel offers on-site dining, an expansive free-form outdoor pool and a spa tub.
The listed starting rate is from Los Angeles, traveling November 13 - 18, but you can adjust dates and departure cities in the search box on the Expedia deal page.
4. Maui: Flights + 6 Nights at 4-Star Guest Rated Aston Kaanapali Shores - $1069+
This 6-night escape from BookIt.com includes a stay at the Aston Kaanapali Shores, which gives access to Kaanapali Beach, named in the top ten U.S. beaches in TripAdvisor's 2014 Traveler's Choice Awards.
The hotel boasts a beachfront restaurant, tennis courts, a spa, two swimming pools and even free scuba lessons. The starting rate is from San Diego for November 6 - 12, but these details can be adjusted on the BookIt deal page.
5. Honolulu: Air + 7 Nights at 4.5-Star Guest Rated Shoreline Hotel Waikiki - $961+
A longer stay in Waikiki Beach is certainly not a bad idea, as you'll need all the time you can get to explore this legendary beach, a longtime favorite of surfers, honeymooners and families.
This weeklong Honolulu package deal from BookIt.com includes a stay at the Shoreline Hotel Waikiki, located just a six-minute walk from the oceanfront. Rooms come with private balconies, flat-screen TVs, iPod docks and coffeemakers, not to mention free Wi-Fi. But we doubt you'll spend much time in your room.
This trip departs from Los Angeles on November 7 — enter your own dates and departure city to find a package that works for you.