Our island expert, contributing editor Marion Laffey Fox, dove deep into her little black book of top coastal resorts and found these amazing accommodations. Book now―your beach chair is waiting.
WHY GO? Treat yourself to casual elegance in a resort on 50 oceanfront acres. Cavort in the sea or in one of multiple saltwater swimming pools. The top-rated Anara Spa features outdoor treatments under thatch-roofed huts with soaking pools, lava-rock shower, and ginger-steam grotto.
HOLIDAY FUN: Best ornament contest, s’mores and stargazing on the beach, cookie decorating, Keiki (children) Meet with Santa, holiday brunch; 800/233-1234 or kauai.hyatt.com