Hawaii knows what it’s doing when it comes to turning on the charm. Exuberant tropical vibes, stunning natural experiences and an alluring culture means the Hawaiian Islands are firmly ensconced on bucket lists all over the globe.
A visit to the thriving epicenter of Honolulu is a must, and THE MODERN HONOLULU offers you a holiday basecamp that is so thoughtful in its luxury that you’ll never want to leave. Discover the ways in which this unique hotel can not only enhance your Hawaiian experience, but also bring it to a whole new level of holiday bliss.
What luxury resort is complete without a jaw-dropping pool? THE MODERN HONOLULU's Sunrise Pool offers views of the Waikiki skyline on one side, and seascapes from the other, ensuring you are cocooned in an oasis interrupted only by smiling staff members serving you cocktails. Adults are invited to climb the enticing wooden stairs to discover the Sunset Pool, a haven of gently swaying palm trees, sandy beaches and elegant chaise lounges that center on a tranquil lagoon.
Wine and Dine
Fresh, local and artisanal; this is the theme of the food offerings from THE MODERN HONOLULU, an ethos that dishes up the ideal menu for your Hawaiian escape. From Molokai Sweet Bread French Toast to Island-Style Ahi Tuna Poke, the chefs set out to tantalise your tastebuds with the authentic flavours of Hawaii.
Settle in to the stunning dining room of Ravish Restaurant, catch the balmy breezes from an al fresco table at The Grove, or enjoy the funky ambience of The Study; a seemingly innocent wall of books in the hotel lobby that rotates to become one of Waikiki’s top bars by night.
Therapists of The Lather Spa at THE MODERN HONOLULU are chosen not only for their skill, but also for their ‘essence of aloha’; that is, the level of genuine, personalized service they are able to provide for guests. Using local and organic products, these masters of relaxation will coax your body and mind into a state of total contentment.
Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning the lounges are cleared from the Sunset Pool to make room for Beach Yoga. After an hour of soul stretching, you’re ready for a day of exploring O’ahu, and the Concierge at THE MODERN HONOLULU have a handpicked range of tours and activities they recommend for total destination immersion. Set out to snorkel or scuba dive amongst vivid marine life, take a helicopter ride over the spectacular landscape, or head to The Bishop Museum and marvel at the huge collection of royal Hawaiian heirlooms and photographs.
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There are no stock standard furnishings or predictable artworks; the hotel’s much-awarded concept was designed to delight the viewer in surprising ways. The sleek lines of the reception hall are interrupted by an explosive installation of broken surfboards, all snapped in action, and all signed by their owners. Yves Klien is responsible for the blue glass tiles that decorate the Sunset Pool, and the wall coverings that lead to the spa and ballroom are hand painted renderings brushed on to beige linen.
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