Sure, food and entertainment are important. But, ultimately, don't you just want a safe landing?
As I draw back the curtains on my first morning in room 712, all I can see is picture postcard Hawaii.
A guide to the best times to visit Hawaii and what to do when you're there.
Polynesian culture co-exists with the glitzy, iconic Waikiki strip.
Don't limit yourself in Hawaii - so many islands, so much to do.
Great food, tiki torches, fire pits and comfy lounges - there are reasons why guests tend to eat in at The Laylow.
Hot, spicy, fresh and flavoursome: Hawaii has it all.
Waterfalls, volcanoes, rolling surf, spectacular scenery – the best way to see Hawaii is to drive.
Don lei and say aloha Hawaii, for this is one drop-dead gorgeous part of the world that's not just for surfers and sunbathers. Loaded with natural attractions, watch as molten lava oozes over rock and into the steaming ocean below. See waterfalls tumble spectacularly over cliffs into oceans of azure. Snorkel with manta rays, whale-watch, or zipline through vivid green forests. Don't miss its unique cuisine with a Japanese bent.