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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.

Tour Volcano National Park, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Things to Do on the Big Island of Hawaii

NATURAL WONDERLAND
Top 10 Things to Do on Big Island
From night swimming with manta rays to stargazing from the summit of a mountain, GAYOT has selected ten exceptional activities to help you make the most of your next trip.


SPOILED FOR CHOICE
Top 10 Wine Lists

People love freedom of choice, and that's exactly what a top wine list provides for oenophiles. Enjoy the excellent wine lists at these fine Hawaii restaurants.
Brasserie du Vin, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Wine List Restaurants in Hawaii

The fairway on the sixteenth hole at sunrise at Poipu Bay Golf Course, 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 game, Hawaii is a golfer's paradise. Here are the ten best places to elevate your game.


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. You'll feel like an old pro.

The beachfront setting of The Kahala Hotel & Resort

Learn about Camp Hyatt and other kid-friendly adventures in our Hawaii Family Vacation Guide

KID-FRIENDLY ADVENTURES
Hawaii Family Vacation Guide
Check out our five-day itinerary for Oahu and Maui, including family-friendly hotels and restaurants as well as activities for all ages, such as surfing, snorkeling and museums.


PLACES TO STAY FOR LESS
Top 10 Cheap Hotels

Our selection of inexpensive hotels includes a classic motel, cozy cottages and a family-owned bed and breakfast, saving you money to spend on food and fun in the sun.
Naniloa Volcanoes Resort, one of our Top 10 Cheap Hotels in Hawaii

The dining room at Tidepools, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Seafood Restaurants in Hawaii
SEA OF DELICACIES
Top 10 Seafood Restaurants in Hawaii

Whether you're fond of fresh-caught salmon or a fan of soft-shell crab, enjoy the bounty of the sea at one of Hawaii's top seafood restaurants.

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.
The exuberant vegetation of the botanical garden in Kauai, Hawaii

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