SOURCE: Marriott International
MAUI, HI--(Marketwire - May 17, 2012) - Falling captive to the Maui Film Festival's majestic celebration of cinema, festival attendees can experience equally spectacular natural presentations when staying at a nearby oceanfront luxury resort in Maui.
Guests of the renowned Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, a valued Maui hotel sponsor of this year's Maui Film Festival, can easily bask in all the wonder and cinematic vision of the festival's Celestial Cinema while also enjoying pristine accommodations, flaming Wailea Beach sunsets and remarkable island scenery.
Destined to transform Wailea Beach and local venues with its five days of cinema merriment, the Maui Film Festival is set for June 13-17, 2012 and welcomes filmmakers, industry luminaries and a diverse audience of movie lovers from around the world to share in the festival's mission of compassionate and transformative storytelling. Since its inception in 2000, the festival has developed a reputation as one of the most exciting of Maui events, drawing a large crowd of attendees many of whom call "The Valley Isle" their home and others who think of it as their home away from home.
Maui travelers will find the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort a tranquil destination where a host of amenities, five swimming pools and endless ocean views easily add to the magic of a Maui Film Festival vacation. Located adjacent to Wailea Beach, film festival events are close at hand and the resort offers a wealth of Maui visitor information through its online visitor's guide, so it's easy to plan a perfect trip. Upcoming events, local activities and area attractions can all be found online with links to respective websites, local maps and transportation information.
Offering two on-site restaurants, a snack bar and Starbucks Coffee House, guests don't have far to go to enjoy Mediterranean, Pacific Rim and Continental dining or their favorite fast foods and premium beverages. For an even more traditional island dining experience, the resort hosts a luau banquet and show 4 nights a week, complete with tropical cocktails, a variety of fun and interactive events and a luau show. Special services for special occasions are also available, including a floating cabana candlelight dinner that includes a five-course meal for two served by a personal attendant.
About the Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa
The Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa is conveniently located so guests can enjoy local Maui shopping, easy access to beautiful golf courses, local tours and popular attractions. This sophisticated, yet relaxed getaway also offers 27,000 square feet of flexible event space and is an ideal destination for corporate conferences, professional trade gatherings or elegant social events. Venues include an expansive rooftop terrace, magnificent ballroom, a variety of breakout rooms and an additional 60,000 square feet of meticulously landscaped oceanfront function space that can easily be set for events with 10 to 1,000 attendees.