2020 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Ko`a Kea Hotel & Resort
2020 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

August 4, 2020 – Tripadvisor gives a Travelers’ Choice award to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travelers and are ranked within the top 10% of properties on Tripadvisor.

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MC Master Tips: Pampering Your Pup

MC Master Tips: Pampering Your Pup

July 27, 2020 – When it comes to puppy love, Paséa Hotel & Spa knows a thing or two. From an 1,100 square foot dog park, to in-room dog amenities, and even a pet package which includes a spa day for your pup, this hotel knows how to treat a four-legged traveler. It is no wonder the resort, who embraces the nickname of Paw-séa, was named one of Travel + Leisure’s Best Dog-Friendly Hotels. Join the Paséa Hotel & Spa team for a 10-minute anatomy walk through of your pooch on how to properly give them a massage taught by the expert Aarna Spa therapists.

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Cooking with the Collection

Cooking with the Collection

July 10, 2020 – Have you been scrolling through Pinterest and overwhelmed with the number of recipes at your fingertips? We’ve been there too! Lucky for all of us, the Meritage Collection has tapped all of their executive Chefs—from Hawaii to California—and they have compiled their favorite recipes (cocktails included!) for you to make at home. Here are new recipes for Meyer Lemon Jam and a cocktail perfect for Summer, from Meritage Resort & Spa Chef Jose Mejia!

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5 Ways Your Home Can Make You Feel Better (Right Now)

5 Ways Your Home Can Make You Feel Better (Right Now)

July 2, 2020 – In a world with lots of uncertainty, a little bit of happiness can go a long way.

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Spa at Home: Unmasking Facial Tips

Spa at Home: Unmasking Facial Tips

June 30, 2020 – Unmasking SOS Facial Tips. While wearing a face mask has been this season's must-wear accessory, they can wreak havoc on your skin. We have tips from our pros for a beautiful “unmasking” DIY facial.

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Working from Home with Pets

Working from Home with Pets

June 26, 2020 – Pets brighten up even the best days. And we know some of you may be working from home still. So, in celebration of National Take Your Dog to Work Day, we are giving you some tips to make your at-home work day with your new coworker, more relaxed and stress-free.

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Cooking with the Collection

Cooking with the Collection

June 23, 2020 – The Meritage Collection has tapped all of their executive Chefs—from Hawaii to California—and they have compiled their favorite recipes (cocktails included!) for you to make at home. Here is a new chicken dish for you to try from Ko’a Kea Hotel & Resort Chef Noelani Planas!

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Virtual Drinking Games

Virtual Drinking Games

June 16, 2020 – These days, there’s a tremendous sense of community even if all our connections are happening virtually. Which is why we’ve compiled 10 virtual drinking games to play with friends, colleagues, and family members alike.

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Wine Glassware Class & Virtual Tasting

Wine Glassware Class & Virtual Tasting

June 10, 2020 – To get the scoop on how exceptional wine glasses help you savor even more of what great Napa wines have to offer, join us and Riedel for a wine glass webinar on Wednesday June 24th, from 5:30PM to 6:30PM PST, in partnership with Trinitas Cellars.

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The Oceans Were Made for You and Me

The Oceans Were Made for You and Me

June 8, 2020 – For the many people who don’t live by the ocean it may seem that your daily choices don’t affect our vast waters. But shockingly they do! Our Director of Wellness and Sustainability Kenzie Vath has provided best practices to maintain clean oceans.

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hawaiian flavors cooking class

hawaiian flavors cooking class

May 29, 2020 – Explore the flavors of the garden isle with native Kauai chef, Noelani Planas. Join the Ko'a Kea team as chef guides you through making flavorful poke bowls and coconut mojitos.

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Unplug the Electronics and Plug into Family Time

Unplug the Electronics and Plug into Family Time

May 26, 2020 – Life’s new reality: you’re home now for at least a few weeks with your kids, not knowing how to fill time since playdates and outings are limited.

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Spa at Home with Items Found in Your Pantry

Spa at Home with Items Found in Your Pantry

May 20, 2020 – Looking to relieve stress without leaving the house? We’ve got you. Head to your pantry, grab these items, and then fill up the bath!

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Keto Live Cooking Class

Keto Live Cooking Class

May 18, 2020 – Explore the flavors of Napa-Valley with a keto twist. Join Chef Vincent Lesage as he guides you on a light, keto menu to get you ready for those days in the sun, with wine pairings from Trinitas Cellars.

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Cooking with the Collection

Cooking with the Collection

May 18, 2020 – The Meritage Collection has tapped all of their executive Chefs—from Hawaii to California—and they have compiled their favorite recipes (cocktails included!) for you to make at home. Time to spice things up first with Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa Chef Vincent Savignano!

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Shapes & Pleasures – Wine Glassware 101

Shapes & Pleasures – Wine Glassware 101

May 13, 2020 – At Meritage Collection, it is no secret we love wine. No, like we really love wine. That is why we put a bottle of Trinitas Cellars Wines from Napa Valley in every single room.

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Movies and Milkshakes

Movies and Milkshakes

May 11, 2020 – Listen up, friends, families and loved ones: You don’t want to miss out on the best milkshake recipes for your next movie night indoors.

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Since We Have Some Time...

Since We Have Some Time...

May 8, 2020 – Trying to stay healthy when our daily activities are limited is rough, no question about it. But try taking this time to look at the positives!

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Ways to Give Back - National Nurses Day

Ways to Give Back - National Nurses Day

May 6, 2020 – In recognition and celebration of National Nurses Day, our Meritage Collection family extends their gratitude and thanks to the nurses and countless healthcare workers on the front lines during this time.

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The Art of Staying Busy

The Art of Staying Busy

May 5, 2020 – Maintain a Zen-state-of-mind while staying indoors. We asked our Area Director of Spa, Brisa Huezo, for tips on the art of staying busy and relaxed while we all stay safely at home.

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How to Surprise Mom with Extra Pampering this Mother's Day

How to Surprise Mom with Extra Pampering this Mother's Day

April 29, 2020 – A mother’s love is instant and endless; her support, guidance, and affection stay with you your entire life. She celebrates with you during the good times, lifts you up during the bad, and lets you know you are loved every day. Tell her just how much she means to you with a relaxing Mother’s Day surprise.

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Facebook Live: Fool Proof Mother's Day

Facebook Live: Fool Proof Mother's Day

April 29, 2020 – Mother's Day is right around the corner, so show her some love with a fool proof dinner with Estancia Chef, Vincent Savignano. Tune in live on Facebook as he guides you through an easy-to-prepare meal to treat mom

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How to Properly Pair Dinner + Wine for a “Night In,” According to a Certified Sommelier

How to Properly Pair Dinner + Wine for a “Night In,” According to a Certified Sommelier

April 27, 2020 – ​The Meritage Resort and Spa’s Assistant Director of Food and Beverage and Certified Sommelier, Mike Lee, shares how to best pair dinner with the perfect Trinitas Cellars Carneros Chardonnay or Pinot Noir for a cozy night in, so you can feel like a true wine pro at home.

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5 Books to Read for World Book Day

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5 Books to Read for World Book Day

April 23, 2020 – Reading allows us to explore the world without ever leaving our homes. So, in honor of World Book Day, April 23rd, we thought it would be fun to share a book list inspired by our resorts. Whether it’s a beach, garden, island or countryside you’re craving, this list will transport out of your house and on an adventure.

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At Home Fitness with Katie Dunlop

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At Home Fitness with Katie Dunlop

April 20, 2020 – Join Katie Dunlop of @LoveSweatFitness as she shows you how to stay active and well in the comfort of your own room or outdoors at our celebrated destinations. Katie is a nationally recognized fitness expert that is well traveled and knows a thing or two about how to stay active on the road. We call this: Love, Sweat, Paséa

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Meditation Moments

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Meditation Moments

April 18, 2020 – It's no secret that meditation is good for you. In fact, studies show that avid practitioners enjoy numerous health benefits including relief from insomnia, back pain and PMS, reduced blood pressure and so much more. But for those who have never tried it, it might seem daunting to know where to start. That's why our director of wellness and sustainability, Kenzie Vath, has taken out the guesswork and created three meditation videos to help you slow down and quiet your mind. Commit to just five minutes a day and help melt the stress away.

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Facebook Live: Beach Grilling Class

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Facebook Live: Beach Grilling Class

April 11, 2020 – Chef Prabeen brings his beach side grilling favorites into your home. Join us live from the Huntington Beach as Chef Prabeen Prathapan guides you step-by-step through some HB grilling favorites with wine pairings from Trintas Cellars wines.

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5 Zoom Backgrounds to Inspire Your Next Conference Call

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5 Zoom Backgrounds to Inspire Your Next Conference Call

April 10, 2020 – As most of us have shifted to working from home with social distancing measures restricting our ability to meet in person, online meetings have become the new normal. So instead of your living room or home office as your backdrop, why not brighten up those virtual meetings for you and your team members with some inspiring views from the beautiful hotels in The Meritage Collection? Sunset by the pool anyone?

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10 Bucket-List Attractions Without Leaving Home

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10 Bucket-List Attractions Without Leaving Home

April 5, 2020 – Have you been daydreaming of walking through the tropical gardens of Hawaii? Always wished you could take a trip to Italy, to marvel at Michelangelo’s work in the Sistine Chapel? Perhaps you’d even like to spend an afternoon enjoying the sight of frolicking giant pandas at San Diego’s famed zoo? Now, you can turn daydreams into reality without leaving your own couch.

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Easter Brunch Live Cooking Class

Easter Brunch Live Cooking Class

April 2, 2020 – We will miss our guests' smiling faces this year for Easter brunch so we wanted to do something special for you to enjoy at home. Join us live from the Napa Valley Food & Wine Center as Chef Mackenzie Rupp guides you step-by-step through a home made Easter dinner with wine pairings from Trintas Cellars wines.

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DIY SPA DAY FROM THE PROS

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DIY SPA DAY FROM THE PROS

April 1, 2020 – Looking for a way to add a little relaxation and Zen time into the household? Normal life can get so hectic that we sometimes let those small, yet most precious, moments slip away from us. That is why during this time, it’s important to enjoy every moment and take advantage of being with your loved ones--but in a blissful way, of course! That’s why our Spa Director, Brisa Huezo, (a hard-working mom of three) is spilling the details on how to curate the perfect spa day at home for the family.

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COUCHELLA A.K.A HOW TO PARTY TOGETHER IN A TIME OF SOCIAL DISTANCING

COUCHELLA A.K.A HOW TO PARTY TOGETHER IN A TIME OF SOCIAL DISTANCING

March 26, 2020 – Stay connected and be social with your friends and family.

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How to Organize Your Home Office to Boost Productivity

How to Organize Your Home Office to Boost Productivity

March 23, 2020 – ​HOW TO DESIGN YOUR HOME OFFICE PER FENG SHUI GUIDELINES

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Tried & True Hawaiian Hair & Skincare Secrets

Tried & True Hawaiian Hair & Skincare Secrets

March 16, 2020 – Tried & True Hawaiian Hair & Skincare Secrets

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10 Perfect Places to See the Sunset on Kauai

10 Perfect Places to See the Sunset on Kauai

January 23, 2020 – Tiki torches at Sunset

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Six-Day Self-Love Reset

Six-Day Self-Love Reset

January 15, 2020 – Practicing self-love is as easy as trying one of the Six-Day Self-Love Reset’s self-care strategies every day.

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Visualization – The Key to Realizing Your Dreams

Visualization – The Key to Realizing Your Dreams

January 5, 2020 – Visualization is about harnessing the power of those thoughts.

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Get Close On Kauai: Top 5 Romantic Spots

Get Close On Kauai: Top 5 Romantic Spots

November 26, 2019 – ​Secluded beaches. Unforgettable scenery. Captivating sunsets. Kauai was made for romantic getaways. Located on the sunny side of the island just steps from famed Po’ipu Beach, Ko’a Kea Hotel & Resort is an intimate hideaway with an air of romantic relaxation.

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Forbes Travel Guide's 7 Spots To Experience The Joy Of Missing Out

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Forbes Travel Guide's 7 Spots To Experience The Joy Of Missing Out

May 16, 2019 – 7 Spots To Experience The Joy Of Missing Out

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Stay Well, and Thrive, While on the Road

Stay Well, and Thrive, While on the Road

February 4, 2019 – The right environment is key to maintaining inner peace and wellbeing while away from home.

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Poke Paradise: Hawaii's Favorite Food goes National

Poke Paradise: Hawaii's Favorite Food goes National

April 26, 2018 – Hawaii’s favorite food—poke—has been around for centuries.

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5 Questions With Red Salt’s Executive Chef

5 Questions With Red Salt’s Executive Chef

January 25, 2018 – Red Salt, Ko’a Kea Hotel & Resort’s signature restaurant, is the four-time recipient of Honolulu Magazine’s Hale ‘Aina awards..

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