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Holidays at the Orchid

Are you ready to trade your sweaters for swimsuits? We look forward to rekindling the joy, wonder and cheer the holiday season brings as you join us for a festive celebration in paradise at Fairmont Orchid. Our property transforms into a tropical wonderland every holiday season and we’re excited for you to explore all the fun we have in store.

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Holiday Events & Activities

Celebrate the festive season with a tropical twist! Build sandcastles with your keiki (kids). Paddle a canoe through Pauoa Bay. Watch Santa make his grand entrance by outrigger canoe. We’re pleased to offer a host of special activities the whole ‘ohana (family) can enjoy.

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Indulge in decadent holiday feasts without the fuss! Our fine dining restaurant, Brown’s Beach House, will offer a special four-course menu on Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve, featuring festive favorites and mouthwatering Hawaiian staples. We know that enjoying extraordinary meals over meaningful conversation is what really matters–because eating and drinking is savoring life.

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You deserve to pamper yourself this holiday season with a day at our open-air Spa Without Walls! Give yourself the gift of relaxation with a traditional lomi-lomi style massage or revitalize with a detoxifying body treatment, followed by a warm coconut oil scalp, neck and shoulders rub. Our spa is the refuge you’ve been dreaming of…

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Indulge in a private cabana and allow our staff to cater to your every need. Elevate your beach and pool experience as you choose from an array of generous food and beverage packages to make the most of your sanctuary.

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Holiday Markets

We’ve got your holiday shopping covered! Shop oceanside and join us for two special pop-up markets on Dec. 23 & Dec. 30, featuring locally made jewelry, art, soaps, treats and more.

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Ocean Adventures

There’s as much to do in the water as on the water at Fairmont Orchid. Our Hui Holokai Beach Club Ambassadors offer ocean adventures at every turn. Embark on a sunrise canoe adventure. Picnic on the beach. Reel in the big one and learn how to snorkel with the masters.