Christmas in Paradise
The Hotel: Fairmont Kea Lani
The City: Kihei, Maui, HI,
The Dates: November 27, 2012 to January 6, 2013
If You See One Thing: On December 24 at noon, Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive at the resort via outrigger canoe (pictured above), spreading gobs of seasonal joy to South Maui.
See the second largest Christmas tree in the state of Hawaii (25 ft. tall) inside the Kea Lani lobby, lit up with, oh, just about 23,000 lights. The official tree-lighting ceremony happens on Friday November 30 at 5pm.
"A Christmas in Paradise" Dinner buffet heats up on Christmas Day on the beautiful Polo Beach Lawn, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.