It’s not your imagination: That is a chill in the air. Which can only mean one thing: sweater sets! And winter vacations to warm destinations. Time to get planning now, especially when you can snag a high-end guesthouse in Kaua’i for 15 percent off just for being your great gay self.
From now till next summer, the Parrish Collection Kauai is offering a Rainbow Promotion to the LGBT community that offers significant savings on selected weeklong (or more) rental. Guests planning a Hawaii civil union (legal from January 1, 2012 onward) or commitment ceremony can also receive complimentary help to coordinate their event from the Parrish Kauai concierge as well as group discounts on additional vacation homes and condos used by friends and family of the couple.
Out of 200 choice properties, what types of distinguished abodes are available?
Each Parrish Kauai vacation rental has its own unique style and personality, but luxury amenities include hotel-quality linens, custom-roasted coffee, Malie organic bath products, spotless housekeeping, 24-hour emergency service, and discounts on air, car, and island activities. Some vacation homes include an "Island Host" program with personal greeting, Mai Tai reception, tropical flowers, and welcome basket with wine.
Reps from Parrish recommends two particularly attractive finds:
- Sunset Makai Hale: Enjoy 3,200 square feet of luxury with a private oceanfton pool, two suites, two bedrooms, and four baths, accommodating up to eight guests. Glass walls and custom floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors, “invite in the gentle sounds of the surf,” especially when soaking in the oceanfront tub. The grand entrance features cathedral ceilings showcasing tropical atriums, a lava rock pillar, and specialty woodwork. The property iscClose to some of the best snorkeling on Kauai's south shore. Prices begin at $1,150 per night.
- Lani Kai Cottage: Set on the dramatic coastline of Poipu Beach, it's an ideal romantic getaway with expansive ocean views from almost every room. Completely remodeled in 2007, the luxurious 1,800-square-foot residence features AC, two king bedrooms, and two baths, including a classic claw foot tub. Guests enjoy a spacious outdoor lanai and outdoor lava rock shower with ocean views and rock steps down to coastal tide pools. Daily rates begin at $575.
Properties can be viewed on ParrishKauai.com. "We're gay friendly and welcoming to all travelers,” says JP Parrish, president of The Parrish Collection Kauai. “It's our pleasure to extend a special discount to the LGBT community in celebration of Hawaii's upcoming civil unions."
To book, call 800-325-5701 and mention “Rainbow." Offer based on availability and applies to new reservations with a seven-night minimum stay completed by June 30, 2012; tax, processing, and cleaning fees excluded. Blackout dates from December 19 to January 5. Offer cannot be combined with other discounts.
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