Outrigger Condos in Lahaina and Wailea (Maui) include Great Services/Amenities (12/07)

In an effort to escape the blustery Los Angeles Winter, (hey, 60 degrees is hard to handle when you are used to 85!) we jumped on a plane and flew to Maui. We booked our airfare and car rental through Pleasant Holidays (www.pleasantholidays.com) and got a really affordable rate even though it was peak holiday season. Upon landing we both decompressed instantly. The views from Kahului Airport alone are spectacular.  The weather- sunny, 80 degrees with a nice warm breeze… ahhhh, now we’re talkin’! We hopped in our rental car and began the breathtaking trip to Lahaina where we would spend the next three nights at Outrigger Aina Nalu. What a great spot! What we especially liked about Outrigger Aina Nalu is the intimacy and the luxury it offers. Located just a few blocks off of the world famous, bustling Front Street in Lahaina, it is accessible to all the liveliness of this historic waterfront and yet it is an Oasis suitable for a peaceful romantic getaway. Plenty of other hotels offer great amenities and luxurious accommodations, yet many are over-crowded and you end up feeling like just another tourist trying to find a quiet spot by the pool avoiding splashes by little Johnny and friends visiting while on Winter Break. Outrigger Aina Nalu offers all of the luxury and amenities of other resorts with the added feeling of peace and serenity. There are only 188 Units on the property and 148 in the rental program so it never feels overcrowded. There were several families staying at Outrigger Aina Nalu. One family even had a pizza party in the pool pavilion. We just never felt over crowded. The property is beautifully manicured creating a comfortable intimate, garden setting. The condos (except for the studios) come equipped with a full kitchen and a washer and dryer. We stayed in a 2 bedroom/ 2 bath unit and felt as if we could very comfortably live there! The condos are stylishly decorated with natural stone and tropical woods. They are newly remodeled with warm accents and contemporary styling. We loved the stone shower and the feel of the stone tile beneath our feet. The living room and both bedrooms come with flat screen televisions. (It was playoff season when were there so televisions were necessary) But come on, this is Hawaii get outside already! Ok, no problem!  Right outside, next to the sunken, no-lip pool (pictured below) is the pool pavilion (also pictured below) equipped with a huge HD flat screen television and plump, comfy couches! We divided our time between laps in one of the two large pools, dipping in the hot tub and lounging in one of the several pool-side cabanas watching the San Diego Chargers slip past the Colts. (Sorry Indiana fans) The beauty of all of this is that we never felt over crowded by other guests, if we wanted to mingle we could or we could keep to ourselves in our own little Oasis. Check out the website for more info and fabulous pictures which depict only part of the beauty of this great vacation destination. www.outrigger.com/hotels-resorts/hawaiian-islands/maui/outrigger-aina-nalu or
call 800-688-7444

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Outrigger has condos throughout Hawaii, Guam, Fiji and Australia. We were fortunate enough to experience another Outrigger property while on Maui. We spent two nights at Outrigger Palms at Wailea.

www.outrigger.com/hotels-resorts/hawaiian-islands/maui/outrigger-palms-at-wailea

Wailea is a quiet, beautiful spot nestled on the southern part of the Island. The beaches here are beautiful and not crowded. Outrigger Palms at Wailea condos sit hillside overlooking the ocean, creating a feeling of privacy. The grounds are perfectly manicured and feature over a hundred varieties of palm trees. The condos are spacious with full kitchens, large sunken living rooms, big master bedrooms, porch style balconies and washers and dryers. Our condo had only one bedroom, yet it felt roomy enough to house a family. There were two bathrooms and a lot of space for entertaining guests. The complex has a lovely pool and whirlpool hot tub. Families staying three nights or more at Outrigger Palms at Wailea are given the Outrigger’s Island Explorer program. It is a free kit designed to get kids and their parents out discovering Hawaii’s unique natural environment. In the kit are directions on how to conduct ecologically-safe explorations, how to determine wind directions, check tide changes and surf conditions, read cloud formations, and identify the myriad of nature’s gifts that wash up along the shoreline. Children will also learn how to prepare for a hike, chart a map, and recognize the animals living in Hawaiian rainforests. This is a great way for children traveling during the school year to enjoy their vacation while learning away from the classroom. The staff at Outrigger Palms at Wailea is extremely helpful and ready to serve. We had a technical problem on our first night and the general manager himself showed up late at night to solve the problem. Now that’s service!

If you enjoy shopping, Outrigger Palms is just a short walk from The Shops at Wailea. Here you will find designer fashion, art galleries and fine dinning establishments.

Just up the hill from Outrigger Palms is The Wailea Golf and Tennis Club. If tennis is your thing we recommend checking out www.waileagolf.com/index.php?linksid=30 to reserve a court. The complex features eleven- Plexipave courts, including three lit for night play. We played on their stadium court that can accommodate up to a thousand spectators. Unfortunately, we had no fans that day. The staff is extremely hospitable, helpful and professional.

For more information on Outrigger Palms at Wailea, Outrigger Aina Nalu or any other Outrigger visit www.outrigger.com 

 

CONTACTS

Nancy Daniels, APR, PR Manager     Alyson Helwagen, Vice President    Date: September 25, 2007

Outrigger Enterprises Group                Bennet Group PR                            Release Number: 77/07

Ph: 808-921-6839                               Ph: 808-531-6087, ext. 2

Email: nancy.daniels@outrigger.com    Email: alyson@bennetgroup.com

 

Outrigger Aina Nalu on Maui Completes

$30 Million Makeover

Extensive Renovations Make Outrigger Aina Nalu Lahaina’s Premier Condominium Resort Offering Exemplary Service, Exquisite Accommodations, and Hawaiian-Style Elegance

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LAHAINA, MAUI, HAWAII – Outrigger Aina Nalu has completed a multi-year, $30 million redevelopment that has transformed this property into Lahaina’s premier condominium resort in the heart of Maui’s most popular historic town. With brand new interiors and comprehensive exterior renovations now complete, Outrigger Aina Nalu offers luxury accommodations – coupled with legendary Outrigger service – creating a unique guest experience that captures the grace and elegance of old Hawaii.

            The all-encompassing makeover features the best in Hawaiian-inspired design. “Our goal with Aina Nalu was to capture the spirit of an elegant Hawaiian oasis, coupled with Outrigger’s exemplary service, to create a unique guest experience that celebrates the rich history and stunning natural beauty of the area,” said Tim Alex, director of sales and marketing for the Outrigger Condominium Collection. “We believe Outrigger Aina Nalu is a luxury condominium retreat like no other in Hawaii.”

            The nine-acre Outrigger Aina Nalu, set in a peaceful garden atmosphere, is a pleasant stroll from Lahaina’s harbor and waterfront, which is bustling with shopping and award-winning restaurants along Front Street.

            A cool breeze greets guests at Aina Nalu’s new porte cochere and open-air lobby featuring craftsman wooden furnishings and a stunning native Hawaiian tapa design.

Outrigger Aina Nalu’s low-rise, two-story plantation style design offers the intimate atmosphere of a private residence. Condominium units are set amid tall palms, Hawaiian-inspired water features, manicured lawns and landscaped gardens of lush green foliage.

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All of Outrigger Aina Nalu’s 188 newly remodeled one- and two- bedroom condominium units are designed with an elevated sense of modern elegance — combining stylish but comfortable furnishings with art and décor elements depicting historic Hawaii. Renowned local designer Marion Philpotts of Philpotts & Associates created Aina Nalu’s interiors to refresh, rejuvenate and reconnect guests with the elegant yet care-free lifestyle that is the essence of vintage Hawaii.

            The full kitchens are beautifully appointed with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, while the bathrooms feature natural stone walk-in showers, ceiling fans and custom tile flooring. Dark hardwood cabinetry, mahogany wood furnishings and a color palette of natural stone, textured russet and bronze, effortlessly combine throughout the bedrooms, living rooms, kitchens and bathrooms. Also providing an atmosphere of comfort are wooden shutters and tapa-style carpeting throughout all guest units. High speed internet, air-conditioning and flat screen televisions complete the exceptional guest amenities.

            What used to be the OHANA Maui Islander is now the beautifully enhanced Outrigger Aina Nalu, which also features a new “tension-edge” pool and whirlpool spa, along with the expansive, beautifully furnished open-air pool pavilion. Surrounding the pool are four thatched-roof relaxation cabanas with barbecue areas. Two torch bowls light up the pool arrival area to provide a comfortable glow for evening users.

            Reservations at Outrigger Aina Nalu – located at 660 Wainee Street – are available in 2008 for rates starting at $299 for one-bedroom condominiums, and $369 for two-bedroom condominiums. Online specials are available depending on time of year and availability. For reservations or more information, log on to www.outriggercondos.com, or call 1-800-OUTRIGGER.

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About Outrigger’s Condominium Collection

Outrigger’s Condominium Collection is a special product line within the Outrigger Enterprises Group comprised of 14 deluxe resort condominium properties offering studios and one-, two- and three-bedroom units. These fully furnished accommodations are located in some of the most desirable locations in Hawaii, with properties available at both well-known resorts as well as at some truly unique and “out of the way” places. Outrigger’s Condominium Collection offers visitors a true sense of discovery when exploring Hawaii. For more information, visit www.OutriggerCondos.com.

 

About Outrigger Enterprises Group

Outrigger Enterprises Group is one of the largest and fastest-growing hospitality services companies in the Asia-Pacific region. Outrigger is a family-owned company with 60 years of hospitality experience and runs a highly-successful, multi-branded line of hotels, condominiums and vacation resort properties, including Outrigger Hotels & Resorts, OHANA Hotels & Resorts, Outrigger Condominium Collection and Embassy Suites®-Waikiki Beach Walk®. Outrigger Enterprises Group also operates and develops hotel properties and hospitality-related retail and real estate opportunities for partners in Hawaii, the Pacific, the mainland USA and Asia. For on-line information, log on at www.outriggerenterprisesgroup.com and www.outrigger.com.

Outrigger Aina Nalu

660 Wainee Street, Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii 96761

PH: (808) 667-9766; Fax: (808) 661-3733; EM: oan@outrigger.com

Reservations: 1-800-OUTRIGGER (688-7444); Website: www.outriggercondos.com

 

Fact Sheet

 

 

THE PROPERTY AND LOCATION

 

<!–[if !vml]–><!–[endif]–>Outrigger Aina Nalu is the largest and newest resort condominium in the heart of Maui’s historic Lahaina town.  Set in a peaceful garden atmosphere, at 660 Wainee Street, the resort is just minutes away from famous Front Street and Lahaina Harbor. In the early 1800s Lahaina was the busiest whaling port in the Pacific. Today, both visitors and locals alike stroll, dine, and enjoy its charming historic waterfront. From stylish bistros serving sophisticated Hawaiian cuisine, to world-class galleries filled with eclectic art and souvenir shops that abound with treasure, Lahaina is one of Maui’s most delightful destinations.

Outrigger Aina Nalu’s low-rise design maintains an intimate feeling amid tall palms and manicured lawns. Each studio, one- and two-bedroom accommodation is beautifully furnished in contemporary island style décor. Natural stone, colors of russet and bronze, and textures of tropical woods and rattan effortlessly combine to provide an atmosphere of comfort and ease. Every unit offers airy, open rooms as well and most offer a kitchenette or full kitchen with clean, modern lines.

SERVICES AND AMENITIES

 

All guests at the Outrigger Aina Nalu will enjoy the following amenities:

Two Swimming pools and sundeck

  • Whirlpool spa
  • Concierge
  • Pool Pavilion
  • Activities desk
  • Laundry / dry-cleaning valet
  • Automated wake-up call
  • Island Explorer Program for kids staying at least three nights
  • Postcards from Paradise, mailed free of charge

 

ACCOMMODATION FEATURES

 

Highlights of the Outrigger Aina Nalu include:

One and two-bedroom units, featuring full kitchen with dishwasher, built-in microwave, refrigerator, stovetop/oven, cookware, tableware

Studio units, featuring built in microwave oven and executive refrigerator and sink

Spacious living areas

Brand-new, tropical-style interiors, with dark wood furnishings

Walk-in natural-stone showers

Air conditioning

Ceiling fans, for additional comfort

Balconies on second floor of two-bedroom units

  • Washer / dryer in one- and two-bedroom units
  • Cable TV/High Speed Internet access
  • Complimentary daily housekeeping service
  • Family-friendly accommodations
  • Exceptional value at an affordable price
  • Ten-minute stroll into the heart of Lahaina town, one of Maui’s liveliest destinations
  • Walking distance to a wide array of fine restaurants, art galleries and nightlife activities
  • Minimum two-night stay required

 

RESERVATIONS

 

In 2008, rates start at $299 for one-bedroom condominiums, and $369 for two-bedroom condominiums. Online specials are available depending on time of year and availability. To make reservations or request information about Outrigger Aina Nalu, visit www.outriggercondos.com, or call 1-800-OUTRIGGER.

Outrigger Palms at Wailea

3200 Wailea Alanui, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii 96753

PH: (808) 879-5800; Fax: (808) 874-3723; EM: Palms.Wailea@outrigger.com

Reservations: 1-800-OUTRIGGER (688-7444); Website: www.outriggercondos.com

 

Fact Sheet

 

THE PROPERTY AND LOCATION

 

<!–[if !vml]–><!–[endif]–>Outrigger Palms at Wailea’s elegantly designed stucco apartments are situated on a gently sloping hillside facing the scenic Wailea Coast, on Maui’s southern shore. This serene and exclusive location is just minutes from distinctive shops and galleries, fine restaurants, and popular beaches that comprise the renowned Wailea Resort. Guests can stroll the perfectly groomed gardens, tee off at Wailea Golf Club under clear skies, or just recline at the pool without a care in the world. Only minutes away, Wailea gives guests the chance to experience fine dining at nearby oceanfront restaurants while enjoying sunset views of Lanai, Kahoolawe, and Molokini islands just offshore.

 

SERVICES AND AMENITIES

All guests at the Outrigger Palms at Wailea will enjoy the following amenities:

  • Large swimming pool, with whirlpool spa
  • Adjacent to three world-class championship golf courses
  • Beautiful grounds, with well-manicured lawns and elegant landscaping
  • Guest privileges at Wailea Tennis Club, an 11-court complex featuring grass courts
  • Tour desk
  • Complimentary wireless Internet access in lobby and pool deck
  • Island Explorer Program for kids staying at least three nights
  • Postcards from Paradise, mailed free of charge
  • Laundry / dry-cleaning valet 
  • Complimentary guest parking

ACCOMMODATION FEATURES

 

Highlights of the Outrigger Palms at Wailea include:

 

Spacious contemporary style two-story condos, with sunken living rooms

Condos come with full kitchens, including dishwasher, stovetop/oven, full-sized refrigerator, coffeemaker, cookware and tableware

All units have a balcony

  • Air-conditioned master bedrooms with additional air conditioning for the entire unit available on request for a fee

Washer and dryer

Cable TV

Complimentary daily housekeeping service

  • Family-friendly accommodations
  • 10-minute walk to The Shops at Wailea, featuring elegant dining, charming cafes, fabulous art galleries, and boutiques from the most distinctive fashion brands 
  • Just a short drive from the world-famous Wailea Beach
  • Near the historic Haleakala volcano, a great spot to watch a spectacular sunrise
  • Minimum two-night stay required

RESERVATIONS

 

In 2008, rates start at $279 for a one-bedroom suite or $315 for a two-bedroom suite. Online specials are available depending on time of year and availability. To make reservations or request information about Outrigger Fairway Villas, visit www.outriggercondos.com, or call

1-800-OUTRIGGER.

 

 

 

ABOUT OUTRIGGER ENTERPRISES GROUP

 

About Outrigger Enterprises Group

Outrigger Enterprises Group is one of the largest and fastest-growing hospitality services companies in the Pacific. A family-owned company with more than 60 years of hospitality experience, Outrigger operates a highly-successful, multi-branded line of hotels, condominiums and vacation resort properties, including Outrigger Hotels & Resorts, OHANA Hotels & Resorts, Outrigger Condominium Collection and Embassy Suites-Waikiki Beach Walk.* Outrigger Hospitality can been found in properties owned and operated throughout the Pacific, including Hawaii, Fiji, Tahiti, Guam and soon Bali and Palau. Outrigger Enterprises also operates and develops hotel properties and hospitality-related retail and real estate destinations for partners in Hawaii, the Pacific, mainland USA, Australia and Asia. More information is online at www.outrigger.com or www.outriggerenterprisesgroup.com.

 

*Embassy Suites is a registered trade mark of Hilton Hotels Corporation.