1 Hotel Hanalei Bay Redefines Sustainable Luxury

1 Hotel Hanalei Bay merges luxury accommodation with a mission focused on sustainability and supporting its surrounding community. The resort is located on the cliffs of Hanalei Bay, where the St. Regis Princeville Resort once stood. Utilizing every bit of the beauty of Kauaʻi’s northern shoreline, the hotel puts nature on full display. Vines grow from the walls, flora flourishes and midcentury modern furnishings perfectly complement the overall design aesthetic of the place.

As a brand, 1 Hotels focuses on being entirely eco-sustainable. And this idea of incorporating the community and its natural splendor is apparent in everything 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay does. From the walls to the ceilings, reclaimed and locally sourced materials were used during the construction of the property. Its Good Things shop displays locally made items and crafts from Kauaʻi businesses, and even the linens are 100% sustainably sourced.

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A room at 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay.
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And the rooms? They’re luxurious, with spacious bedding options and an ocean view in almost every room—even those labeled as mountain view. Many rooms come equipped with lounge-worthy couches and seating spaces, which can  make the place feel more like a home than a hotel. And the rooms are all about sustainability too. A wooden room key is used to unlock your not-so-humble abode, closet hangers are made with 100% recycled paper and even the coasters are made from recycled cork.

This mindset of sourcing locally is pushed to its delicious extremes at the property’s signature restaurant, 1 Kitchen. Serving ʻono (delicious) plates, the intimate dining experience is paired with an unforgettable view of Hanalei Bay. Even with the appetizers, the culinary staff at 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay shows its dedication to using everything local. The kanpachi crudo is a standout among its first course servings. Using

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10 Beach Destinations Perfect for a Mother-daughter Vacation

Visit one of these stunning beach destinations for your next mother-daughter getaway.

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Looking to spend more quality time with your mom (or daughter) while making lifelong memories? If the answer’s yes, consider embarking on an epic mother-daughter beach getaway for some much-needed bonding. Whether you choose to stay close to home in the US or hop on a long-haul flight, options abound. From the blue waters of the Caribbean to the towering dunes out in the Hamptons, here are 10 of our favorite mother-daughter beach vacation ideas to inspire your future travels.

Palm Beach, Florida

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With its pristine beaches, chic boutiques, and a seemingly endless amount of haute eateries, swanky Palm Beach is sure to please even the fussiest of mother-daughter duos. This iconic South Florida locale has attracted well-heeled travelers for decades with its picturesque beaches and seen-and-be-seen atmosphere. What’s more, some of the best spots are just steps from Worth Avenue, where shopping and dining options abound. Conversely, true beach bums will appreciate a stay at the uber-luxe Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, which boasts its own private stretch of sand.

Nassau, Bahamas

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For a fun-filled beach vacation, head straight to The Bahamas. A quick three-hour flight from New York (and just an hour from Miami), the Bahamian capital of Nassau is best known for its postcard-worthy turquoise waters and soft, sandy shoreline. Should the two of you need a break from the sun, spend some time wandering through downtown Nassau, which is chock-full of colorful architecture — plus plenty of shops, murals, and historic monuments.

Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

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Carmel-by-the-Sea is easily among America’s most charming beach towns. Aside from the fairy-tale downtown area that’s dotted with quaint shops, eateries, and galleries, Carmel-by-the-Sea

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