The Westin Nanea Ocean Villas, situated on 16 oceanfront acres of North Kā'anapali Beach, today announced that it will open on April 15, 2017, and is currently confirming reservations for May 1, 2017. The resort, whose name "nanea" means relaxation in Hawaiian, will provide its guests with luxurious repose rooted in ancient Hawaiian culture. Having received the necessary permits for the first two buildings late last year, the property will reach this milestone two and a half months ahead of schedule.
“With the symbolism of the hīna‘i (fish basket) at its center, The Westin Nanea Ocean Villas honors the history of the land and the gathering of stories – stories of our island home and stories of our guests,” said Angela Nolan, Hawai‘i area managing director, Signature Experiences. “We are excited to open our doors in April, providing guests the opportunity to create their own special vacation memories at this beautiful resort.”
Comprised of one-, two- and three-bedroom villas, The Westin Nanea Ocean Villas is designed to be a relaxing haven replete with culturally inspired programs and distinctive Hawaiian experiences. Under the careful guidance of the resort’s director of culture, Makalapua Kanuha, Hawaiian culture has been carefully woven into design elements throughout the property. Additionally, the Pu‘uhonua o Nanea Cultural Center will be at the resort’s heart. Its innovative and educational cultural offerings will honor local history, language, art, crafts, music and dance.
The world-class amenities at The Westin Nanea Ocean Villas will include an expansive lagoon-style swimming pool, children’s beach pool and play area, oceanfront cabanas and a WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio. Mauka Makai Restaurant (mauka: toward the mountains; makai: toward the ocean), the resort’s full-service restaurant, will pay tribute to the farming and fishing cultures of ancient Hawai‘i. With an emphasis on farm-to-table, Mauka Makai will utilize indigenous plants and vegetables grown on-site and from local farms to complement popular local dishes. It will also feature the Westin® brand’s signature SuperFoodsRXTM menu with nutrient-rich and delicious options to tempt every palate. Additionally, the Inu (Drink) Pool Bar will provide a relaxing setting to enjoy oceanfront views, cocktails and lighter fare. Guests will also enjoy access to resort amenities at The Westin K?‘anapali Ocean Resort Villas located next door, including Spa Helani, a Heavenly Spa by Westin®.
Each of the villas at The Westin Nanea Ocean Villas will offer many of the key amenities of home, combined with signature Westin touches. The master bedrooms will include king-size signature Westin Heavenly® Beds and Westin Heavenly® Baths with showers, bathtubs and vanities. The living areas will offer armoires, queen-size sofa sleepers and private furnished lanais. Villas will also come with fully equipped kitchens and washers and dryers.
For more information or to make a reservation, please visit westinnanea.com.
About The Westin Nanea Ocean Villas
Situated on Maui’s North K?‘anapali Beach, The Westin Nanea Ocean Villas is designed to provide a relaxing haven complete with culturally inspired programs and authentic Hawaiian experiences. Every feature of the resort — from the Pu‘uhonua o Nanea Cultural Center to the locally sourced art — celebrates native culture and traditions. The Westin Nanea Ocean Villas offers world-class amenities including an expansive lagoon-style pool, full-service restaurant, beach bar and a WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio. All villas offer many of the key amenities of home, combined with signature Westin® touches, such as the Westin Heavenly® Bed and Westin Heavenly® Bath. Villas also feature fully equipped kitchens and washers and dryers. Visit westinnanea.com.
About Vistana Signature Experiences, Inc.
VistanaTM Signature Experiences, Inc., an operating business of ILG (Nasdaq: ILG), is the exclusive provider of vacation ownership for the Sheraton® and Westin® brands under license from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, LLC and is an authorized partner of the SPG® program. More than 220,000 families own at the company’s 20 villa resorts in the U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean, which operate under the Sheraton and Westin brands. Vistana offers a flexible vacation lifestyle, giving Owners and Members the ability to vacation within a collection of villa-style resorts in the best locations within the most sought-after destinations. Customers also enjoy privileged access to trade their ownership for stays at more than 1,300 hotels and resorts in nearly 100 countries through Starwood Preferred Guest®, one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, allowing members to earn and redeem points for room stays, room upgrades and flights, with no blackout dates. Headquartered in Orlando, FL, and with over 4,300 employees in North America, Vistana continues to build on its more-than-35-year history of excellence in vacation ownership and leisure travel. For more information, please visit vistana.com.
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