Romance Hawaii Guide : Romance Hawaii Guide 2016
KAUA‘I’S PERFECT BACKDROPS Kaua‘i offers a multitude of stunning locations for weddings, anniversary celebrations and vow renewal ceremonies. Popular locations include: • Kaua‘i’s many picturesque crescent- shaped beaches • at the base of a spectacular waterfall surrounded by lush tropical foliage • the historic coral limestone Wai‘oli Hui‘ia Church • Kaua‘i’s superb oceanfront resorts • under a magnificent hau tree with heart-shaped leaves • the island’s spectacular botanic gardens. FAVOURITE COUPLE ACTIVITIES Discover Kīlauea’s historic lighthouse and bird sanctuary — home to the great frigate bird with its two-metre wing span. Dive in one or more of 35 remarkable sites, including the outstanding reef off Mākua Tunnels Beach (Hā‘ena). Embrace a mountain tubing adventure. Unique to Kaua‘i, you’ll traverse gently-flowing historic irrigation channels in a large inflated inner tube. It’s a fun and relaxing way to explore the beauty of the remote interior. Get an aerial perspective. The best seats in the house on Kaua‘i are up in the air via helicopter, revealing the island’s spectacular natural beauty including many hidden natural treasures. Prepare to have your breath taken away! Go coastal and be ‘wow-ed’! Accessible by boat, kayak and air (or on foot for extremely experienced hikers only), the Nāpali Coast is a place of extreme beauty, spanning a 25 km stretch of coast on the northwest flank of Kaua‘i. Head off-road and explore magnificent tropical forests, valleys and panoramic mountain-tops on a guided ATV (all-terrain- vehicle) journey. Some tours also take in famous movie backdrops. Hike the Grand Canyon of the Pacific, Waimea Canyon, and discover astounding views and endless photo opportunities. Kayak deep into the spectacular rainforest along the Wailua River to discover magical Fern Grotto and Secret Falls. Snorkel together in the calm, clear and protected waters of Po‘ipū (south), Kē‘ē (north) and Lydgate (east) beaches. Soak up historic Hanapēpē’s thriving art scene every Friday night when local galleries open late to showcase and celebrate the very best in local paintings, sculpture and crafts. USEFUL WEBSITES FOR KAUA‘I WEDDINGS & HONEYMOONS Please download an online version of the Kaua‘i Travel Planner. gohawaii.com/au/kauai/visitor-guide In the very back of this guide you will also find a listing of handy wedding and honeymoon services. ROMANCE HAWAI‘I 15 REVIVE YOUR BODY & SPIRIT Thisimageandabove:AubreyHordPhotography Succumb to the heavenly strokes of a lomilomi massage and heated pohaku (stones) to relieve weary muscles. Wander hand-in-hand through the breathtaking Na‘Āina Kai Botanical Garden’s magnificent hedge maze (Kīlauea).
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