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With beautiful beaches, active volcanoes and warm weather, paradise may sound pricey, but that needn't be the case. From the cosmopolitan Honolulu to the sun rises over Mount Haleakala, let CheapTickets lead you to the land of aloha. Hike Diamond Head, drink Mai Tais at sunset and kayak the Kealakekua Bay. Whether it's your first trip or an annual pilgrimage, the ultimate Hawaii vacation is only a click away.

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Cheap Hawaii Vacation Packages

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort

4 stars
4.2 / 5 783 reviews
The Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort boasts 22 acres of roaring waterfalls, huge water slides, fragrant botanical gardens and fine white sand. Local artists Herb Kane and John Young have adorned the inside walls with original works, and there's something for everyone to do in the resort's 10,000-square-foot Super Pool, along with morning yoga and hula aerobics classes. The resort is home to many fish, birds and turtles, and guests can even feed the resident penguins during visits. When it's time for a feeding of your own, no less than 18 eateries include your own personal chef at Benihana or a family-friendly brunch at the Rainbow Lanai. Cap it all off with a Hawaiian Lomi Lomi massage, before stretching out on the mosaic tiles of the Mandara Spa's private pool, or immerse yourself in Polynesian culture with weekly fireworks and luau celebrations on the beach. Key Facts2,860 guestrooms150,000-square-feet of conference and event spaces5 pools and separate kid's poolGymSpa18 restaurants, including CJ's New York Delicatessen, Benihana, Fresco Italian Restaurant, and takeout at Fresh Connection4 bars: Tropics Bar, Paradise Lounge, Tapa Bar, Hau Tree BarOn-site shopping areas at Lagoon Drive, Rainbow Bazaar, Diamond Head Tower, Kalia Tower, Ali'i Tower, Tapa Concourse and Rainbow TowerKid's club: Camp Penguin24-hour business centerWatersports rentals and lessons, including surfing, kayaking and paddleboarding NeighborhoodWhen you stay at the Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel Oahu, which occupies a large portion of Honolulu's Waikiki Beach area, the Pacific Ocean is practically at your doorstep, Next to the resort, guests can travel back in time at Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon, an artificial wading pool built during the 1950s, while the Diamond Head summit is often within perfect view. Head over to the main thoroughfare of Kuhio Avenue for the best Waikiki nightlife, or travel a few miles inland to downtown Honolulu for attractions like the State Capitol and 'Iolani Palace. Hints and tipsOf the five towers at the Hilton Waikiki Beach, Kalia Tower and Ali'i Tower have their own check-in desks, making it easy to bypass lines in the main lobby.Choose Rainbow Tower for spectacular panoramic views or Ali'i Tower for the utmost in privacy - including a separate sundeck, swimming pool and whirlpool.
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Royal Lahaina Resort

4 stars
4.0 / 5 662 reviews
The Royal Lahaina Resort is a family-owned complex of traditional tower hotel rooms and plantation-style beach huts beneath swaying coconut palms. Thanks to the lush 27-acre property size, there's nothing to interfere with views of those mesmerizing ocean waves and neighboring island Molokai, as you snooze in a wicker chair by the sea. Golf enthusiasts have access to two 18-hole championship courses at the Kaanapali Golf Resort, while nature-lovers will be thrilled with many whale-watching opportunities. At night, guests can indulge in Hawaiian history by joining in with a traditional "Myths of Maui" luau, and let the sound of Polynesian drums, the dazzle of colored costumes, and the intense fire knife dance initiate them into island life. Key facts350 guestrooms (97 cottage rooms, 236 tower rooms, 17 suites)11 event spaces3 outdoor pools and Jacuzzi11 tennis courtsBocce ball and shuffleboard courtsLimited free Wi-FiSnorkelingValet parkingGift shop3 restaurants: Royal Ocean Terrace Restaurant & Lounge, Don the Beachcomber, The Royal Scoop (ice cream parlor)2 barsRoom serviceMassage available NeighborhoodLocated on the tip of the renowned Kaanapali Beach, up the coast from Maui resort Lahaina and less than five miles from Kapalua West Maui Airport (JHM), the Royal Lahaina is down-shore from the more rowdy boardwalk scene, but only a 15-minute stroll from the restaurants and shopping of Whaler’s Village. The hotel is also just north of Black Rock, a large lava formation which serves as a local landmark for cliff-diving and snorkeling fans. Hints and tipsTo book the most secluded getaway, choose the Royal Beach House, which provides exclusive beach access, plus a private pool and hot tub. For active types, fantastic snorkeling is available in Table Reef, near the front of Kahekili Beach Park.
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Aston at Papakea Resort

3 stars
4.2 / 5 255 reviews
Beachfront paradise in Kaanapali with the luxury of condo livingSet upon 13 lush beachfront acres in west Maui's luxurious Kaanapali Beach, the Aston at Papakea Resort offers condo-style living in paradise. All units are equipped with a full kitchen, washer/dryer, private balcony and free Wi-Fi. The resort adds extra value with free guest parking, two swimming pools, two lighted tennis courts, two putting greens, barbecue areas and free yoga classes. Kids get their own brand of fun with Aston's activity club, Camp Kamaaina. Great shopping and dining are available throughout the area. HighlightsFull kitchen, free parking and free in-room Wi-FiKids activity clubSituated on Kaanapali Beach, one of Hawaii's best beaches and ocean views of neighboring islands and whales in winter LocationThe Aston at Papakea Resort sits oceanfront on the most fashionable stretch of Kaanapali Beach, just north of the popular snorkeling area Black Rock. Guests enjoy magnificent views of the islands of Molokai and Lanai, heavenly whale watching in winter and convenience to everything west Maui has to offer. Whalers Village is a few minutes away by car, with shopping and executive-chef restaurants such as Cane & Taro and Hula Grill. RoomsThe Aston at Papakea Resort is a condo resort offering studios and one-, two- and three-bedroom units ranging from a spacious 454 square feet to 1,217 square feet. The three-bedroom condo accommodates up to eight people, perfect for the family or a group of friends. All units feature a private balcony, fully-equipped kitchen, air conditioning, washer/dryer, TV/VCR/DVD player and free high-speed Wi-Fi. DiningAll Aston at Papakea Resort condos feature full kitchens, making dining in easy and affordable. Additionally, Kaanapali and its neighboring communities offer numerous cafes and restaurants. RecreationTwo swimming poolsTwo JacuzzisTwo lighted tennis courtsTwo 12-hole putting greensFree yoga classesCamp Kaanapali for kidsGolf (nearby) Transportation Kapalua West Maui Airport (1.9 mi/3.1 km)Kahului Airport (28 mi/45 km) Attractions Whalers Village (2.1 mi/3.5 km)Lahaina Town (5.2 mi/8.4 km)Maui Ocean Center (19.8 mi/31.9 km) Policies and feesThe hotel will undergo exterior renovation from 21 April to 3 November. Renovation works are from Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Work on Saturdays is possible but will be avoided unless necessary. No guest will be placed in the building that is being worked on.
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Mana Kai Maui

3 stars
3.8 / 5 15 reviews
Welcome to Mana Kai Maui, "Where Heaven Meets Earth", with the mile long Keawakapu Beach at your doorstep. We do things differently here at Mana Kai. Why? Because we were designed around one very simple idea ~ to cater to your needs. Because we never forget why we were here. For you. The 26 employees of the Mana Kai Maui ohana (family) strive to preserve the "Aloha Spirit". Our guests have been returning for many years. Some even go back to the year we opened in 1973. Generations of visitors return annually to be greeted with Aloha by name. Just as our visitors return year after year, we have the good fortune of retaining a long time staff with a handful of employees at 20+ years of service. It is this familiarity that embraces the soul and spirit of the Mana Kai Maui ~ where true Aloha lives. This aloha extends to free wi-fi access, free local phone calls, daily maid service, free parking, free cable flat screen tv's complimentary pool towel exchange, laundry facilities on every floor (tokens may be purchased during front desk hours) and no resort fee. Our 1 and 2 bedroom condominiums have fully equipped kitchens. The Mana Kai Maui Resort is comprised of 98 individually owned condominiums. The Mana Kai Maui Hotel, LLC is an owner partnership company that manages 50 condominiums from the partnership operated offices and front desk, located on our lobby level at the Mana Kai Resort. We are the official on-site rental program, and are here to assist you with any questions or requests you may have. Our front desk is open daily from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm HST. In addition, you may also print your boarding passes during the front desk hours of operation. Our reservations staff is also located on site and available Monday - Saturdays from 8 am to 4:30 pm. Please contact us with any questions you may have, or, if you just need some Aloha. Property renovation will take place from April 28 2014-July 2014. Renovation hours will be from 8a-5p, Monday-Friday.
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Royal Kona Resort

3 stars
3.8 / 5 434 reviews
Oceanfront Kailua resort features Don the Beachcomber mai tai heavenPerched on a lava-rock promontory on the edge of downtown Kailua-Kona, the Royal Kona Resort is a landmark hotel with renovated rooms and stellar ocean views. On site, guests find the legendary Don the Beachcomber Restaurant and Don's Mai Tai Bar. A tri-star shaped hotel built around an open-air lobby and surrounded by a tropical saltwater fishpond, the atmosphere captures the Big Island spirit without forgoing all the niceties of resort living. A sandy beach ledge, sheltered swimming lagoon and split-level swimming pool add to the romance.   HighlightsSplit-level swimming poolFitness centerLegendary Don the Beachcomber restaurant and mai tai barSaltwater swimming lagoon and mini-beachEvening luau and Polynesian revue LocationThe oceanfront Royal Kona Resort is perched on a dramatic lava-rock bluff in Kailua-Kona town, just minutes from restaurants and shops. The Kona region is a favorite Big Island destination for its sunshine, snorkeling, coffee and macadamia nut farms, big-game fishing and local-style charm. RoomsThe tri-star shaped Royal Kona Resort has recently refurbished and remodeled its accommodations, resulting in a fresh, Island-contemporary atmosphere. Each alii, bay and lagoon tower guest room features a beautiful garden, mountain or ocean view, private balcony, air conditioning, TV, mini-refrigerator and high-speed wireless Internet access at the Royal Kona Resort (fees may apply). DiningThe Royal Kona Resort is home to the legendary Don the Beachcomber Restaurant and Don’s Mai Tai Bar, where, of course, a mai tai is a must. Several nights a week, the Royal Kona Resort also presents an oceanfront luau and Polynesian revue. Restaurants are plentiful throughout Kailua-Kona. RecreationEnjoy the Royal Kona Resort's split-level swimming pool, saltwater swimming lagoon and mini-beach, tennis courts (fees apply), fitness center and full-service spa (fees apply).   TransportationKona International Airport (9.4 mi/15 km)   AttractionsHulihee Palace (0.7 mi/1.1 km)Downtown Kailua-Kona (0.8 mi/1.2 km)Kahaluu Beach Park (“Snorkel Beach”) (4.1 mi/6.6 km)Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park (4.4 mi/7 km)Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park (19.2 mi/30.9 km)Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (via Captain Cook) (92.8 mi/149 km) Policies and feesThe pool will be closed from 23 September to 30 September. During this period, the private saltwater lagoon will remain available. Guests can also use the pool facilities at neighboring Kona Reef.
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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
San Diego Honolulu Wed, Nov 12 - Wed, Nov 19 $398
Honolulu Maui (Island of Maui) Thu, Dec 4 - Fri, Dec 5 $131
Honolulu Lihue (Island of Kauai) Wed, Jan 7 - Tue, Jan 13 $137
Maui (Island of Maui) Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) Tue, Apr 14 - Tue, Apr 21 $169
Honolulu Hilo (Big Island of Hawaii) Tue, Apr 14 - Wed, Apr 15 $185
Honolulu Kapalua Thu, Jan 22 - Tue, Jan 27 $154
Honolulu Hoolehua Fri, Jan 23 - Tue, Jan 27 $112
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Best time to take a vacation to Hawaii

  • Best Time to Go

    Hawaii’s archipelago is thriving with good weather the whole year round. Mauna Kea of Hawaii Island features excellent skiing conditions during the winter months. The best months for Hawaii vacations in terms of minimal wallet damage, smaller crowds and good weather, are May and September. You will be able to enjoy the best of the sea while island hopping through Hawaii’s six islands tailored for travelers: Maui, Oahu, Hawaii Island, Lanai, Molokai and Kauai.

Insider tips for Hawaii travel

  • Ala Moana Hotel

    Check out Ala Moana Hotel, nestled between Honolulu and Waikiki beach and home to Rumors nightclub and just a short walk away from the Ala Moana Beach Park.

  • Appetizers

    Enjoy the local appetizers such as the Loco Moco, hamburger steak served with rice and egg, at the Café 100 on Hilo on the Big Island.

  • Queen Kaahumanu

    Choose between the Queen Kaahumanu Center or visit the local shopping options at Paia Town in Maui.

  • Ancient Petroglyph

    Ancient petroglyph drawings are found on boulders and ancient lava flows near Lanai’s Shipwreck Beach.

  • Na Pali Coast

    The Na Pali coast in Kauai prides itself as the spot for Jurassic Park & King Kong movie shoots, and is heralded as the most breathtaking shoreline around the world.

Hawaii highlights

  • Hawaii highlights
  • Waikiki and Honolulu (Oahu)

    The starting, stopping and staying points of many Hawaii vacations, Waikiki and Honolulu have been shaped with tourism in mind. Hula dancers, beaches and ukuleles abound, but you'll also find plenty of cheap eateries, hotels and shopping, too. Trek up to Diamond Head Crater for gorgeous views in the Pacific, and bring the little ones to the Hawaii Children's Discovery Center to enjoy hands-on exhibits and educational activities.

  • Pu'uhonua o Honaunau (Oahu)

    A sanctuary for Hawaiians of old, this historic park offers serene spots to stroll on your Hawaii travels. View ancient temples, wooden ki'I, tidepools, turtles and more. Admission prices are a modest $5 per vehicle, or $3 per person when entering on foot or bike, and free for kids 15 and younger.

  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Big Island)

    See the awesome power of nature at this unforgettable site where hiking opportunities are second to none. Kilauea is the world's most active volcano, constantly sending streams of molten lava into the sea. Entrance fees cost just $10 per vehicle or $5 for individuals. Get there before 9 a.m. to enhance the experience with a ranger-led program.

  • Waimea Canyon (Kauai)

    Over 10 miles long and up to 3500 feet deep, this craggy chasm of long-dried lava is the place for photo-opportunities. Stay up top for extraordinary vistas or hike through the canyon floor alongside the Waimea River to witness natural history in action.

  • Haleakala National Park (Maui)

    Discover why Mark Twain claimed sunrise on Mount Haleakala sublime. You have to start your trek early (about 3 a.m.), but the dawning views from the summit make it oh-so worth it. On the way you'll experience unique wildlife, volcanic landscapes and seriously soulful terrain. A three-day entry pass is $10 per vehicle or $5 for individuals, making it a budget must on your Hawaii travels.

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