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