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HAWAII TRAVEL GUIDE

Wailea Beach Near Four Seasons Resort Maui
Wailea Beach Near Four Seasons Resort Maui

The Best Hawaii Restaurants, Hotels, Spas and More

Aloha! Welcome to "The Best of Hawaii," a GAYOT travel guide featuring everything you need to know for an unforgettable vacation. With its tropical climate, pristine beaches, towering volcanoes, regional cuisine, celebratory luaus, Kona coffee and honorary lei greetings, Hawaii has more than enough to woo its visitors, and GAYOT is your go-to place to learn about it all.



See the sights from above with Blue Hawaiian Helicopter Tours, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Things to Do on the Big Island

NATURAL WONDERLAND
Top 10 Things to Do on the Big Island

From night swimming with manta rays to stargazing from the summit of a mountain, GAYOT has selected 10 exceptional activities to help you make the most of your next trip.

Find the best things to do on the Big Island



Eat like a local at one of the best plate lunch restaurants in Hawaii

ALL ON ONE PLATE
Top 10 Plate Lunch Restaurants in Hawaii

Get yourself a plate lunch with white rice, macaroni salad and an entrée, and eat like a local at one of GAYOT's Top 10 Plate Lunch Restaurants in Hawaii.

Find the best plate lunch restaurants in Hawaii



The fairway on the 16th hole at Poipu Bay Golf Course at sunrise, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Golf Courses in Hawaii

TEE OFF IN PARADISE
Top 10 Golf Courses in Hawaii

With its calm breezes, varied terrain and some of the most celebrated courses in the world, Hawaii is a golfer's paradise. Here are the 10 best places to elevate your game.

Find the best places to tee off in Hawaii



The beachfront setting of The Kahala Hotel &  Resort

ROOKIE RUNDOWN
Hawaii 101

Starting on Oahu and ending on the Big Island, GAYOT's five-day itinerary features some of the best beaches, restaurants and tourist attractions. By the end of the trip, you'll feel like an old pro.

Plan the perfect Hawaiian vacation



Kapalua Zipline in Maui, Hawaii, one of GAYOT's Hawaiian adventures

NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART
Hawaii Adventures

If you are looking for more than just lounging by the pool and shopping till you drop, GAYOT's Hawaii adventure guide is full of thrilling experiences.

Find the adrenaline rush you're looking for



Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Family Hotels in Hawaii

FUN FOR EVERYONE
Top 10 Family Hotels in Hawaii

What better way to spend your vacation with the kids than on the shores of Hawaii's best beaches? GAYOT's Top 10 Family Hotels in Hawaii will help you find a great place for you and your nearest and dearest.

See our list of the best spots for the whole crew



Ocean views make Canoe House one of the Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in Hawaii

HAWAII IS FOR LOVERS
Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in Hawaii

Looking for that perfect spot to show a loved one just how much they mean to you? GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in Hawaii is full of light-speckled patios, roaming musicians and inspirational gardens that are perfect for setting the mood.

10 sexy spots to impress your significant other



Hanalei Bay on Kauai's unspoiled North Shore

THE GARDEN ISLE
Kauai Travel Guide

Discover the best attractions, hotels and restaurants of Kauai, dubbed "The Garden Isle" for its exuberant collection of flora.

Learn about a beautiful Kauai vacation

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