Food Traveler Magazine Winter 2016 - Page 86

holiday ISLANDS in the Amenities include three swimming pools; an ocean-fed snorkeling lagoon; waterfalls and waterways; locally inspired treatments at the Kohala Spa; the Dolphin Quest educational center; a Museum Walkway; the Club Keiki children’s program; an 18-hole seaside putting course and an expansive tennis complex. Waikoloa Beach Resort Welcomes a Second Serving of Paradise The adventure doesn’t end there… Waikoloa Beach Resort is an alluring destination unto itself that offers some of Hawaii’s most delectable cuisine, from fine dining to comfortable creations that satisfy. Guests give in to seductive aromas and exquisite presentations at dining outlets that range from creative island-oriented dishes inspired by locally harvested produce and meats to quick service favorites. Golfing guests can swing and savor with the Mai Grille by Chef Allen Hess — the perfect location for a quick lunch or post-round pupus and libations in a casual yet elegant setting overlooking the 18th hole of the championship Kings’ Course. Guests can also take advantage of gourmet markets found at Queens’ MarketPlace and Kings’ Shops that offer ingredients for home cooked meals and treats. The Queens’ MarketPlace is a Grand Emporium of gourmet foods, wines and cheeses, including imported delicacies never before available on the Big Island. The gourmet market brings shoppers the opportunity to explore a variety of both locally produced and internationally-imported organic and specialty foods, an extensive assortment of dry-aged beef, smoked seafood and more than 250 different artisan cheeses as well as in-store wine tasting rooms. Waikoloa Beach Resort is a gateway to cultural immersion, engaging travelers in the area’s rich history through interactive cultural entertainment such as hula and ukulele lessons and historic Petroglyph tours. Adventures within Waikoloa Beach Resort range from two championship golf courses to worldclass shopping and activities at Queens’ MarketPlace and Kings’ Shops. For accommodations visit www.hiltonwaikoloavillage. com or call 1-800-HILTONS. For more information about Queens’ MarketPlace and the Kings’ Shops, contact the Waikoloa Land Company at 808-886-1000. For information on Waikoloa Beach Resort visit www.waikoloabeachresort.com. 84 FoodTraveler l Winter 2016