Gold List 2010
JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa, Kapolei, Oahu, Hawaii
92-1001 Olani Street
Tel: 800 626 4446 (toll-free)
Tel: 808 679 0079
This west-coast 16-story resort has an "open, airy lobby and plantation shutters." Azul specializes in fresh fish and aged steaks; Naupaka Terrace focuses on Pacific Rim cuisine. Along with "amazing ocean views," rooms have teak furniture, duvets with Hawaiian tapa cloth designs, and "huge walk-in closets." The Ko Olina marina is a nearby base for sailing and diving excursions. Children can learn lei making and hula dancing at the kids' club.
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