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Even Penguins and Whales Enjoy Warm Weather at Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa


Resort Caters to Winter Travelers with Several Travel Deals

KA‘ANAPALI, Maui, Hawaii – February 3, 2009 – Penguins and humpback whales are enjoying Maui and Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa, and so can winter travelers seeking warmer weather and a tropical atmosphere.  Born at the resort, a new baby penguin is awaiting a name and joins the family of other resident penguins living at the resort, and the humpback whales are visiting the Hawaiian Islands for their annual winter migration.  While escaping the winter cold and basking in the sun, guests can see the penguins firsthand and experience why they love living at the resort, as well as take a whale-watching cruise to see the humpback whales up close!

Reservations can be made for one of the following special deals, in which all include genuine hospitality: 

·         Three for Free  – Now available through June 21, 2009, the Three For Free includes every third night free, a complimentary room upgrade, and full breakfast for two adults.  Travel March 1 through April 30, 2009 and families on Three for Free also receive breakfast for two children daily.


  • AAA Members – Guests receive a 30% discount when paying the AAA rate. AAA members paying the AAA rate also receive free full breakfast daily for up to two adults through December 24, 2009.


  • Hyatt Retreats Packages – several to choose from including:
    • The romantic “Amour” package that includes in-room breakfast for two, champagne and a box of chocolates, and a Hawaiian Keepsake Album.
    • The “Balance” package with daily breakfast buffet for two, a spa welcome amenity, and the choice of a daily spa treatment from Moana Manicure & Pedicure with Paraffin Dip, a 50-minute Oceanside Lomi Lomi massage with Cocoa Butter Bliss, a Moana Signature Vitamin C Facial, a Macadamia Nut Indulgence Body Wrap, a 25-minute Body Scrub with a 25 minute facial, a 50-

minute Hot Stone Massage, or a 50-minute Swedish massage with Cocoa Butter Bliss.

    • The “Explore” package including a full breakfast buffet for two, and the choice of a daily activity to be selected from Drums of the Pacific Luau, Snorkel Sail for two adults on Kapalua Kai, Road to Hana Tour with Ekahi Tours, Ironwood Ranch Sunset Horseback Ride, Warren & Annabelle's Magic Show, Atlantis Submarine, Ulalena, Maui Myth & Magic Theater, Private Ocean Hale rental and lunch for two at Umalu Restaurant, or a Hawaiian Keepsake Album.
    • The “Awaken” Package that includes a full breakfast buffet daily for two.

For reservations or more information those interested can contact their travel planner or Hyatt reservations at 800-55HYATT or visit

About Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa

The oceanfront Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa is situated on 40 tropically landscaped acres along a three-mile stretch of the Ka’anapali Beach coastline, which is Maui’s longest crescent beach. Guest suites are accentuated with plantation-style wood furniture and Hawaiian elegance, with each room offering a private lanai to enjoy panoramic views. Exotic wildlife throughout the lushly landscaped grounds includes penguins, swans, flamingos and other tropical birds. In addition, the resort boasts a $3 million Asian art collection, and features Spa Moana, Hawaii’s first and Maui’s only oceanfront spa offering the Hawaiian Lomi Lomi and other massages and treatments.  Most recently the resort introduced its new $8 million poolside restaurant, Umalu.


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