Aston Hotels & Resorts announced that Aston Waimea Plantation Cottages on the island of Kauai has been named a 2012 Fodor’s Choice, selected from thousands of nominees worldwide. Aston Waimea Plantation Cottages, a favorite among travelers, was honored by Fodor’s for its truly unique and remarkable vacation experience. The historic cottages, fully restored with modern amenities, offer a respite from traditional travel accommodations and an ideal location on Kauai’s famed Napali Coast.

Fodor’s Travel experts and editors award the designation to leaders in the field of service, quality, and value. Only the top 15 percent of its listed properties are honored as with the Fodor’s Choice distinction, signifying recipients as the best of the best, providing a truly remarkable experience in their price range, destination or category.

“It’s an honor to have Fodor’s, a leading name in travel guides, recognize Aston Waimea Plantation Cottages as one of the best in the world,” said Shari Chang, senior vice president of sales, marketing, and revenue management for Aston Hotels & Resorts. ”The nostalgic charm, rich history, and beautiful grounds of this property offer an experience unlike any other.”

Fodor’s is one of the world’s leading providers of travel and tourism information. Covering over 7,500 worldwide destinations, Fodor’s has provided the most up-to-date, accurate information to travelers for over 75 years. In selecting the Fodor’s Choice winners, Fodor’s writers experience, examine and evaluate thousands of hotels across the globe.

About Aston Waimea Plantation Cottages

Set amidst a 27-acre coconut grove, Aston Waimea Plantation Cottages is a tranquil getaway, blending both nostalgic and modern cultures of Hawaii. This unique, oceanfront resort was created from restored historic sugar plantation homes updated with modern conveniences and hand-selected furnishings. The hotel features an on-site restaurant, oceanfront wedding and event venues and a variety of activities ranging from beach volleyball to beachfront yoga.

The only hotel in the Waimea area, Aston Waimea Plantation Cottages offers convenient access to Kauai’s famous Waimea Canyon, Koke`e State Park, the Napali Coast and other notable attractions on Kauai’s south coast.

About Aston Hotels & Resorts

Aston Hotels & Resorts operates a diverse range of condominium resorts and hotels with accommodations from hotel rooms and condominium suites, to villas and cottages that suit any lifestyle, taste or budget. Based in Honolulu, the company manages more than 4,500 units in over 27 properties on the four major Hawaiian Islands, South Lake Tahoe, California, Sun Valley, Idaho and Lake Las Vegas, Nevada.

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