Based in Lahaina, Marriott's Maui Ocean Club has long been a favorite among RedWeek members and boasts one of the largest rental posting counts of any resort. Marriott's Maui Ocean Club carries a strong focus on relaxing and taking in all that beautiful Maui has to offer. Nestled right up alongside Ka'anapali Beach, the Ocean Club offers classic beachside fun as well a host of shopping and dining opportunities in the nearby Whaler Village. Perhaps the biggest draw of Marriott's Maui Ocean Club is the 3.5 acre superpool complete with a water slide, waterfalls, children's area and a poolside bar.
Also, be sure to check out Marriott's Maui Ocean Club - Lahaina Villas and Marriott's Maui Ocean Club - Napili Villas for units with full kitchens.
On the western shore of Oahu, Marriott's Ko Olina Beach Club truly embraces the spirit of water; the resort is ringed by seven lagoons as well as countless waterfalls and fountains. A host of tropical gardens and native flora only enhance the hidden-paradise vibe of the Ko Olina Beach Club and lend a exotic feel to the property's numerous pools and whirlpools, poolside bar and grill, full-service marina and wedding chapel. Situated just thirty minutes from downtown Honolulu, there's plenty to keep any group occupied - snorkeling, windsurfing, sushi dining, helicopter rides and the staple favorite; lounging under the sun.
Situated oceanside on Honolulu's famed beach Waikiki, Hilton Hawaiian Village seeks to provide everything needed for the perfect Hawaiian vacation. There's six pools and a waterpark, twenty separate restaurants and bars, scenic grounds with exotic wildlife and gardens, ninety boutiques and specialty stores, Mandara Spa and daily activities that range from hula lessons to giving surfing a shot - and it's all onsite. Guests testify that getting away from the resort to experience the rest of the area is a challenge in and of itself!
This is only the first installment of many more to come in out Top 25 series! Check out next week's post to get an in-depth peek at which other Hawaiian resorts made our list!