The Best Hotels for Stargazing

For all the beauty and adventure of a luxury stay in a remote location, the greatest payoff can come from above. Here are 12 hotels for serious stargazing.

Members' Choice 2018: Most Welcoming Hotel for Kids

Bringing the whole family on vacation will always have its challenges, but these three properties excel at entertaining the kids so parents can relax.

Members' Choice 2018: Hotel With the Most Stunning Beach

Whether or not you're a water sports enthusiast, there is no substitute for a pristine coastline. Our members deemed these three beaches the most superlative.

Best Travel Experiences 2017

Andrew Harper looks back at the year in travel and reminisces about his most memorable experiences.

Hawaii Bookshelf

Recommended reading for a trip to Hawaii from editor-in-chief Andrew Harper.

My Hawaiian Music Playlist

Hawaii has a particularly rich musical tradition, which made it a great pleasure to put to put together a playlist for our journey to the Hawaiian islands.

Notable Hawaiian Art Galleries

During time ashore in Lahaina, I discovered three galleries and a home-decor shop well worth browsing.

Hideaway Report Classic: The Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

In the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel's boutique, I purchased a few postcards with aerial photos of the hotel and its broad sweep of private beach.

Cruising the Hawaiian Islands Aboard Safari Explorer

Travel through the Hawaiian islands has long been a favorite assignment. We opted to experience the archipelago aboard Un-Cruise's 36-passenger Safari Explorer.

Lanai Hotel Update

It is with keen anticipation that I have followed the progress of renovations at the two Four Seasons resorts on the unspoiled island of Lanai.

A New Maui Hotel Discovery

I sought a post-cruise stay at luxury hideaway Hotel Wailea, somewhere removed from the crowds and with memorable views of the Pacific.

Video: Cruising Through the Hawaiian Islands

Watch video from Andrew Harper's Hawaii Islands cruise on a seven-night journey aboard Un-Cruise's 36-passenger Safari Explorer.

Video: The Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

Watch video from Andrew Harper's stay at The Mauna Kea Beach Hotel in the Hawaiian Islands.

Video: A New Maui Hotel Discovery

Watch video from Andrew Harper's new hotel discovery in the Hawaiian Islands, beach resort Hotel Wailea.

Photos: Snorkeling in Hawaii

Andrew Harper shares travel photos and favorite trip experiences from a recent snorkeling trip in Hawaii, featured in the June 2016 Hideaway Report.

Letter From the Editor, June 2016

Andrew Harper reviews his travels from this month's issue, from the trout-filled streams of New Zealand to the islands of Hawaii.

Meet Travel Advisor Susan Blechschmidt

Susan Blechschmidt brings over three decades of travel experience to Andrew Harper. She specializes in travel to North America, Mexico and the Caribbean.

New & Noteworthy, February 2016

Mr. Harper reports on travel news from around the world including Cousine Islands reinvention, Four Season Lanai's opening and the new Six Senses Bhutan.

Top 9 Spring Break 2016 Destinations

Spring break travel often involves the entire family, and finding a destination at the last minute isn't always easy when traveling with a group.

'Gone Fishing': Deep Sea Fishing in Hawaii

Lush scenery and a tropical climate make Hawaii one of the world’s most sought-after destinations - especially for its outstanding deep sea fishing conditions.

Just Back From | Maui, Hawaii

A detailed trip report from a family vacation in Hawaii during the peak of whale season.

United States | 2015 Grand Awards

Each year, we have the pleasure of singling out a number of particularly memorable hotels and resorts. Here are the properties that Andrew Harper selected in the United States.

The Last Tiki Bar

For reasons that elude me, I decided to visit a tiki bar on my latest trip to Hawaii, Honolulu seeming to be the most promising venue. One would think that finding a tiki bar there would be effortless.

Featured Member: Michael Hawes

Featured Member Michael Hawes recently returned from a trip to Oahu with his wife. Michael found remarkable wildlife, a very well-run resort and Shangri-La.

Heaven for Hawaiian Shirts

Venture out on a Friday in Hawaii, and you will undoubtedly see one of the islands’ most iconic products — the aloha shirt. While elsewhere, workers dress down for casual Friday, in Hawaii, they observe “Aloha Friday.”

Waikiki Video

A video of our stay at Waikiki in Hawaii as reviewed in the June 2014 issue of the Hideaway Report.

Web Exclusive: Hawaii's National Parks

Rich in history and natural beauty, the Hawaiian Islands have numerous sites under the administration of the National Park Service.

Big Island, Hawaii Video

A video of our stay at Big Island, Hawaii as reviewed in the June 2014 issue of the Hideaway Report.

Web Exclusive: Hawaiian Rum

Given Hawaii’s vast fields of sugar cane, it is not surprising that the islands produce the quintessential cane-based spirit: rum. Perhaps the most intriguing comes from an old Quonset hut on Maui, just across the road from the Hali’imaile General Store restaurant.

Island Restaurant Selection

When I’m on the Big Island, I make a point to eat at Peter Merriman’s flagship restaurant, which for more than 25 years has championed Hawaii’s regional food.

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