The Manele Bay Hotel Named 'Best Golf Resort In North America' By Conde Nast Traveler
The Lodge At Koele Earns 'Top Hotel For Service In Hawaii' Rating In Travel & Leisure
The Lana'i Resorts continue to receive top honors as they celebrate their 10th anniversary. Most recently The Manele Bay Hotel achieved the #1 spot on Condé Nast Traveler's 6th annual survey where readers pick "The 50 Best Golf Resorts in North America" and The Lodge at Koele received a "Top Service in Hawaii" rating from the Travel & Leisure readers' poll for "World's Best Service."
Manele Bay Hotel scored an overall rating of 94.3, placing it in first place among golf resorts in North America, Hawaii and the Caribbean. The Challenge at Manele course ranked fifth for course design, second for speed of play, and fourth for pro staff. Condé Nast Traveler said, "Just a hop from Maui, this golf gem has all the class of top tour facilities.
Guest rooms are large with Hawaiian personality. The elegant pool area overlooks Hulopo'e Beach, and the lobby's Asian murals add a touch of the exotic. The Challenge course plays intoxicatingly high above the shoreline, increasing in altitude as the game progresses."
Of its sister course, The Experience at Koele, the magazine said, "Set aside a day to play the wildly different high-country course at the sister property, Lodge at Koele." The upcountry course ranked highest for speed of play (89.1), and fourth overall for best golf resort. "Rustic American cuisine with a local flair is staggeringly perfect," said readers.
The Lodge at Koele received a "Top Service in Hawaii" rating by the readers of Travel & Leisure in its annual World's Best Service Survey. It also made it into the "Top Ten Hotels for Service Overall" worldwide. Guests at The Lodge are pampered with the unsurpassed service and island hospitality at this intimate hideaway in an upcountry setting unlike any other in Hawaii.
In honor of their tenth anniversary and to thank loyal guests and friends in the travel industry for their support, Lana'i is offering special rates through the Christmas season.
Stay seven nights at the Manele Bay Hotel and receive two of the seven nights free; stay four nights at the Lodge at Koele and receive the fourth night free. Daily room rates for this offer begin at $375 and are valid through December 26, 2001. Come join in the island celebration and experience this much secluded and lauded island.
The island of Lana'i lies off the western coast of the island of Maui and is the sixth largest of the major Hawaiian Islands. It is approximately 13 miles wide and 18 miles long, with ground elevations varying from sea level to more than 3,400 feet.
Secluded Lana'i has only 2,800 full-time residents and features miles of untouched beaches. Two airlines--Hawaiian Airlines and Island Air--offer more than 100 scheduled flights weekly, and Expeditions operates five round-trip ferries daily from Lahaina, Maui. The resorts on Lana'i are members of The Luxury Collection Hawaii of Starwood Hotels and Resorts.
For reservations and information, visit www.islandoflanai.com.
June 27, 2001