Honolulu’s most bustling beach is going from touristy to trés chic thanks to the addition of The EDITON, a new luxurious, contemporary hotel on Waikiki.
Mixing polish with personality, perfectionism with individualism and comfort with charisma, this stunning new property was conceived in collaboration with architects George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg and landscape designer Deborah Nevins to resemble a home away from home for the stylish traveler. So you get all the pleasure of being steps from one of Hawaii’s most popular beaches while enjoying a heavy dose of luxury and leisure on site.
Recommended Resort: The Waikiki EDITION. Located near the fashionable retail stores of Ala Moana Center and Kalakaua Avenue, the brand new hotel is more than a place to hang your bikini and board shorts after a day at the beach, it’s an experience all in itself.
The lobby features fragrant and lush Hawaiian gardens and a wall-to-wall surfboard installation by artist and internationally famed former professional surfer Herbie Fletcher made from over 100 collected, broken surfboards from the sports best pipeline surfers like Kelly Slater and Andy Irons.
The 353 beautiful rooms and suites are decorated in natural tones and rich woods, many overlooking the Yacht Harbor and ocean. The Spa at Waikiki is conveniently located near the Private Sunset Beach and offers all the treatments and amenities you’d expect of luxurious escape.
Check In: 175 Ala Moana Boulevard in Honolulu. 800-466-9695, editionhotels.com.
Check Out: MORIMOTO Waikiki at EDITON. World-renowned chef Masaharu Morimoto of Iron Chef fame brings his dynamic and unique cuisine to this new eatery, featuring an innovative approach to a contemporary Japanese menu that infuses traditional dishes with Western ingredients and techniques.
Don’t Miss: Surf and Bikini Boot Camp. Melt away those post holiday pounds and start the New Year off right with this adventurous way to get fit and enjoy the island’s natural beauty.
A team of pro-surfers, naturalists, yogis and personal trainers, including renowned nutritionist Corey Coopersmith and two-time World Longboard ChampionSaize Shayne Goodwin, take guests on a four-day program that combines fitness, wellness and luxury. The first program of the year starts January 13.
Blog Post by Always a Bridesmaid Columnist Darren Elms.
Photos courtesy of The Waikiki EDITION
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