5 Best Reasons to Love St. Regis Princeville Resort
Did you know there is an actual place that is the inspiration for the song “Puff the Magic Dragon?” Guests staying at the St. Regis Princeville Resort look out on magical “Hanlei” Bay, the ever-present “autumn mist” hovering above the Makana Mountains, and the Pacific Ocean described as the “sea” in this beloved song.
The views, ambiance, and history springing from this resort on Kauai’s north shore combine to make the St. Regis Princeville a remarkable vacation destination. Guests staying at the haven Hawaiian legend refers to as the “house of joy” discover a mystical locale that matches the island essence springing from the “Puff” romantic melody.
The hospitality ingredients that make the St. Regis Princeville a renowned Hawaiian luxury resort are both traditional and unique. Let’s explore Princeville’s most celebrated hotel, and the glorious section of paradise that so grabbed the hearts of the royal Kamehameha family back in the 1800’s, they named the area after their son, the Prince.
The Views | The ocean views at the St. Regis Princeville are immense. The resort is strategically situated so that suite and restaurant views feel like the ocean is wrapped around you. Stationed just beyond the ocean is the impressive two-tiered Makana Mountains. You’ll find that the St. Regis Princeville takes the term “room with a view” to a whole new level.
The Food | The Makana Terrace, the Nalu Kai Grill, and the St. Regis Bar are architecturally designed to maximize their ocean views. Breakfast at the Makana Terrace is an especially nice alfresco start to your day. The Kauai Grill Restaurant service, cuisine, and views are as exceptional as any meal you’ll have in your lifetime. The Kauai Grill culinary setting at sunset is extraordinary.
The Golf | The Robert Trent Jr. designed Princeville Makai Golf Course is ocean golf at its finest. It’s also mountain golf with the magnificent presence of the Makana Mountain Range accompanying your round. Princeville Makai wants even the non-golfer to experience its natural beauty. Morning Yoga is offered on Mondays and Wednesdays on Makai’s signature 7th hole jutting out on a peninsula. Makai also offers evening Sunset Tours by golf cart.
The Excursions | If you love the outdoors, you’ll love Kauai. Choose from world-class snorkeling at Tunnels Beach, experience nature at the Botanical Gardens, see the entire island with a helicopter tour, or drive down to southern Kauai and explore Waimea Canyon.
The Service | The St. Regis Princeville team practices a Kauai-island version of hospitality that is as kind as any you’ll enjoy on the planet. From the valets, to check-in, to the concierge, to room service, to the bartenders, servers and landscaping, there is a sincerity to the way these 526 employees help their guests. Stay at the St. Regis Princeville and feel a heartfelt style of luxury. Like the song says, “You’ll love living by the sea when vacationing at the St. Regis Princeville.