Check in at London Heathrow airport for your mid morning flight to San Francisco. The flight takes twelve hours, allowing for the time difference (8 hours behind) you will arrive in San Francisco mid afternoon
On arrival make your own way to The Fairmont Hotel for your first three nights accommodation
World-renowned, The Fairmont San Francisco hotel presents an awe-inspiring picture of historic San Francisco. The grandeur of the hotel coupled with its reputation for impeccable service promises a truly memorable experience. The recently completed restoration of the hotel is highlighted by the re-emergence of the Main Lobby as a grand public space. Each of the hotel's spacious guestrooms and suites were also redecorated in elegant style.
Central to Union Square and Fisherman's Wharf, The Fairmont San Francisco is located at the only spot in San Francisco where each of the City's cable car lines meet. With a panoramic view of the City and the Bay from high atop Nob Hill, The Fairmont San Francisco holds an unmatched blend of elegance and superb service for an unforgettable stay.
The Fairmont San Francisco hotel is a testament to luxury with 591 individually furnished and decorated guest rooms. Built in 1907, the hotel combines a classic ambience with modern amenities.
Recently restored to their original splendour, we recommend The Fairmont rooms that are both cosy and quiet, located on floors two through six in the historical seven-story main building. These rooms are beautifully decorated with Royal blues and gold’s, and each has a marble bath. All rooms have windows that open and face the interior rooftop of the Main Building.
The Fairmont San Francisco offers two fabulous dining options during your visit to the hotel. The Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar offers exotic Asian cuisine, along with the City's best Mai Tai, in the unforgettable setting of a tropical rainforest. The Laurel Court Restaurant & Bar offers a true Northern California fine dining experience featuring fresh indigenous ingredients paired with one-of-a-kind wines from local boutique wineries.
San Francisco is a beautiful travel destination with its rolling hills overlooking the majestic Pacific Ocean. Also famous for its liberal and forward thinking cultural ideologies, San Francisco is a great place to visit for business or for leisure. It is known for its rich history as host of the American counterculture generations of the Beats and Hippies.
Today the city has evolved into a very diverse and unique centre for education, entertainment and commerce. The hometown of one of America's most famous landmarks in the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco offers a wealth of activities to keep you entertained for several days, from Alcatraz to Fisherman’s Wharf, shopping to theatre, cable car rides through the city to a day trip to Napa Valley or Yosemite National Park.
Time to leave your heart in San Francisco and take a mid morning flight to the Hawaiian Islands and the Island of Oahu
On arrival make your own way to The Halekulani for a week of pampering and sheer indulgence at this magnificent beach front hotel
The Halekulani has been hosting visitors to Waikiki Beach for nearly 100 years, some of the more distinguished guest that have visited this beautiful hotel include movie legend Clark Gable, Jazz Great Dave Brubeck, American President Richard Nixon and prime Minister John Major. Today its reputation for gracious hospitality, impeccable service and magnificent cuisine is unequalled on Oahu and renowned throughout the world.
All Halekulani rooms feature large balconies, designed to let you take full advantage of Hawaii's magnificent tropical climate. Rooms are categorized by view: Garden Courtyard View, Partial Ocean View, Ocean View, Ocean Front and Diamond Head Ocean Front. The majority of rooms offer stunning views of the deep blue waters of the Pacific Ocean.
Dining - Award-winning chefs create one-of-a-kind dishes from Hawaii's freshest, most delectable ingredients. Each of Halekulani's three restaurants offers its own distinct style amid stunning views of the sea. Select from the elegant “La Mer” (Hawaii's only Five-Diamond Restaurant), Orchids for casual elegance or “House Without A Key” for relaxed resort dining until sunset.
Concierge - Perhaps nowhere is the Halekulani spirit more evident than with the knowledgeable and resourceful concierge staff. They have but one goal: to make everything about your experience at Halekulani utterly exquisite. At your service around the clock to provide whatever you need, from the ordinary to the extraordinary - with the latest information on Honolulu's hottest restaurants, theatres, events and attractions.
Beach & Pool - Lush palms define the borders of the hotel's signature Orchid pool. The heated 46 x 82 foot fresh water pool overlooking Waikiki Beach has become one of Halekulani's most talked-about landmarks. On the bottom of the pool is a stunning mosaic of a Cattleya Orchid, comprised of 1.2 million pieces of imported South African glass tiles. After your swim, relax in a lounge chair on the spacious deck. Should you require anything else, personal attendants are on duty ready, as always, to deliver the finest personal service you've ever experienced including cold towels, magazines and a selection of CD's.
Water Activities - When you're ready to explore the beach, there’s a wide range of outdoor activities. From outrigger canoe rides, snorkelling to sailing and deep-sea fishing and of course, surfing on Waikiki Beach, all these exciting Hawaiian experiences await.
Oahu is where the timeless natural radiance of the Hawaiian Islands meets the modern luxuries of today, Hike down a lush mountainside, just minutes away from a soaring cityscape, feast at a luau under the stars one night; dine at a five-star restaurant another. Sunbathe all day on the North Shore then dance all night in Waikiki, there’s no shortage of things to do on Oahu.
At first glance, this bustling cityscape may seem familiar, but set against the warm wash of pink clouds at dusk, the azure ocean, and the unmistakable silhouette of Diamond Head (Leahi), these city lights are like no other lights on Earth.
Oahu is called the "Heart of Hawaii" so it's the appropriate home to Hawaii's widest range of popular activities and sights: Waikiki, The North Shore, Pearl Harbor, Bishop Museum, Iolani Palace. The attractions are endless on Oahu.
Sorry but you will need to rise early this morning to catch your 07:30 flight form Oahu to Los Angeles, the movie capital of the world.
On arrival in Los Angeles make your own way to The Andaz Hotel in West Hollywood for this last three nights of this amazing multi centre holiday Andaz stands for more than just the name of this West Hollywood hotel. Meaning "personal style" in Hindi, the hotel is committed to bringing you the latest in style, service and high-touch innovation.
Have fun and relax at the brand-new Andaz West Hollywood. Top-to-bottom renovations transformed the famed 70s "Hyatt" into a traveller’s retreat, ideal for the independent thinker who wants to personalize their travel experiences.
Relax in the cosmopolitan ambiance of this West Hollywood hotel, accessible for the independent thinker who's travelling for business or pleasure. At this West Hollywood hotel, you will find yourself with a front row seat to the Sunset Strip, one of the most famed walkways in the world. Slide into a comfy lounge chair in your hotel room with its very own sunroom as you enjoy the spectacular views of LA, high above the cruise of the strip along the famed Hollywood Hills.
At Andaz West Hollywood, there is no need to wait in lines. You will be greeted by an Andaz Host who is prepared to give you the insider's tips, tours and guides to anything your heart desires on the 'strip' and beyond. Upon arrival, they will offer you a seat in the lounge and a glass of wine or bottle of water, all while checking you into your room. Additional hotel amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, non-alcoholic mini bars that are replenished daily with healthy snacks and beverages, and local phone calls.
Enjoy the freshest market ingredients at RH, serving Southwestern French signature dishes in an open kitchen setting. RH Bar provides for pre and post dinner drinks and a lively atmosphere. High above the Sunset Strip, the Sun Deck allows guests to unwind poolside on a chaise lounge by day, and sample a cocktail by night with the bright lights of LA twinkling below. There is also a fitness centre and the option of in-room spa treatments to create your very own combination of flavours reflective of your own particular taste.
The question in Los Angeles is never what to do, but where to begin. The county is home to many famous attractions in a relatively concentrated space. Your choices include amusement parks, architectural landmarks, art museums and galleries, beaches, parks, hiking and shopping, to name a few. After the sun goes down, you’ll find there’s an abundance of nightlife options, including movies (of course!), as well as live music and comedy provided by performers both legendary and yet-to-be-discovered. A region of great diversity, you'll discover a world of culinary adventures.
Los Angeles has more than 50 miles of coastline and 33 public beaches, so you can always find a stretch of sand to snatch and plenty of waves to catch. But don’t forget your appetite, an extra suitcase and a sense of adventure, because LA’s coastal cities are more than just a bunch of pretty places. From the quiet enclave of Malibu with its celebrity residents to the funky ambience of Venice with its offbeat street performers, each of these waterfront wonders offers its own personality and its own take on dining, shopping, attractions and activities
Time to say farewell to the glitz and glamour of Hollywood and head back to the airport to check in for your early afternoon flight back the Heathrow.
As you relax in your seat sipping your in flight Gin & Tonic time to reflect on the highlights of your amazing multi centre holiday and start to think of where to next year.