1. The Sheraton Kauai Resort’s Intimate, Low-Key But Luxe Vibe
Very similar to Goldilocks within the The Three Bears, this is nothing tougher to nail than a resort making an attempt to be every little thing, to everybody, but kudos to the Sheraton Kauai Resort for getting the vibe right here excellent.
Because of a latest renovation, the ambiance is welcoming, and the areas are ethereal, clear, trendy and alluring. Add to that, little nooks and crannies tucked alongside the property that enables for privateness and appears like you may have the place to your self. With 314 rooms (2 of them suites), the scale of the resort is manageable (not like some resorts that really feel such as you stroll for days). The resort rooms are additionally spacious, trendy and clear. And the best way the resort is located, you will get an excellent ocean view, pool view or luxe backyard view—all with patios or balconies.
The added bonus of a smaller resort? You may really feel snug letting your youngsters wander away to the sport room or discover the grounds when you sit and luxuriate in a drink—and the view.
2. Zero-Entry Pool & Splash Space for Little Youngsters
The principle pool and the little child’s splash pool are linked—clutch you probably have youngsters which are totally different ages. With no lifeguard on responsibility, two separate swimming pools are a father or mother’s nightmare however this ocean-front water characteristic connects the 2, making keeping track of everybody, tremendous straightforward.
Add to that, the little child’s pool is zero entry with splashing water options, together with a waterfall (because of the infinity-edge of the large child pool and is the place the 2 swimming pools join)— little youngsters will adore splashing round.
3. Sheraton Kauai’s Meals Is Prime Notch
Resort meals can run its course pretty shortly however after 5 days, we nonetheless hadn’t had our fill. Belief us once we say that with 4 eating places on the property, we had been somewhat nervous that we would get food-bored or not have sufficient choices—particularly with a picky-eater in tow. Fortunately, that was not the case. The meals choices had been different and completely executed and we walked away feeling glad by each meal. Highlights embody:
First Gentle Espresso and Juice Bar: Open as early as 5:30 a.m. (an early-morning miracle in case you are nonetheless waking up in your time zone), you will discover custom-made espresso drinks in addition to pastries and sandwiches. A must-order? The ube latte—both iced or sizzling.
Dawn Restaurant: If you’d like a sit-down breakfast, right here you may get a breakfast buffet or order meals a la carte. The Acai bowl and the English muffin sandwich had been large hits. Youngsters with a candy tooth will love the ube pancakes—they arrive with ube-white chocolate syrup, macadamia nuts, and caramelized bananas.
The Crooked Surf: This poolside spot with ocean views is the place you may get drinks, snacks and lunch. The youngsters liked the meat sliders and we liked the Crooked Surf Tacos—fish tacos that had been frivolously battered and hit the spot greater than as soon as throughout our keep.
Moa Moa Hawaiian Fish Home: For a memorable, upscale eating expertise that’s nonetheless kid-friendly, head to Moa Moa. Pacific Island delicacies is on the menu with mussels, and market fish are simply among the highlights. Should you do not eschew garlic, order the Kauai Garlic Prawns on a mattress of linguini pasta—fairly probably the perfect garlic shrimp dish we ever had.