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Hawaiian Painting Retreat- December 2019
December 1-8, 2019

$3,380

Hawaiian Painting Retreat- December 2019

Join us for an amazing Hawaiian painting retreat on the Big Island of Hawai’i. Your trip will include 4 plein air art lessons with artist and teacher Alexander Rokoff. Alexander will walk you through the ins and outs of creating a timeless landscape oil painting in the breathtaking setting of Hawai’i. Any skill level will benefit from Alexander’s lessons, from beginners to the experienced artist. In the afternoons we will have time to explore all that the Kona area has to offer including its beautiful beaches and coffee plantations. In addition, we will enjoy two full day excursions to visit the amazing volcano and majestic waterfalls of the Big Island!


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*Please click on each day to view daily itinerary.

DAY 1 - Sunday, December 1 - Fly to Kona International Airport

Upon arrival, you will be picked up at the airport and transported to your resort. This evening we will enjoy a group dinner. Overnight at the Sheraton Kona Resort (Dinner included)

DAY 2 - Monday, December 2 - Painting & Coffee Plantation

Today we will start our plein air painting lessons under the skillful guidance of Alexander. In the afternoon, we will have the opportunity to visit a Kona coffee plantation. Overnight at the Sheraton Kona Resort (Lunch included)

DAY 3 - Tuesday, December 3 - Painting & Beach

We will continue our paint lesson today in the same location. In the afternoon, we will have the opportunity to visit a beautiful beach or enjoy time on your own in Kona town. Overnight at the Sheraton Kona Resort (Lunch included)

DAY 4 - Wednesday, December 4 - Volcanoes National Park

No trip to the Big Island is complete without a visit to its famous volcano. We will have a guided tour at Volcanoes National Park. Overnight at the Sheraton Kona Resort (Lunch included)

DAY 5 - Thursday, December 5 - Painting & Boat Cruise

Today we will resume our painting in another idyllic spot. In the afternoon, we will enjoy a boat cruise where we will get views of the beautiful coastline. Overnight at the Sheraton Kona Resort (Lunch included)

DAY 6 - Friday, December 6 - Painting & Beach

We will continue our paint lesson today in the same location. In the afternoon, we will have the opportunity to visit another beautiful beach. Overnight at the Sheraton Kona Resort (Lunch included)

DAY 7 - Saturday, December 7 - Waterfalls

Today we will enjoy our second full-day excursion to visit some of the beautiful waterfalls on the Big Island. In the evening we will enjoy a farewell group dinner. Overnight at the Sheraton Kona Resort (Lunch and Dinner included)

Day 8 - Sunday, December 8: Departure

Today we will say goodbye to our island paradise. Your masterpieces will continue to dry and be shipped back to your home address.



INFORMATION

Price:$ 3,380 USD per person (double occupancy), Mountain View Room

Single Supplement: $ 1,000 USD

Partial Ocean View and Oceanfront Room Supplement: Subject to availability; please request quote at time of booking

Pre and Post Night Extensions Available

What is included in the trip

  • All hotel accommodations at the Sheraton Kona Resort, including taxes and resort fees
  • Airport transfer upon arrival
  • All sightseeing and guided tours as per the itinerary
  • Transportation to painting locations and excursions
  • Lunch on Day 2-7
  • Dinner on Day 1 and Day 7
  • Professional artist instruction

What is not included

  • Airfare (Please ask us for a quote at the time of booking if you would like us to book your flight)
  • Personal expenses
  • Some art supplies (a packing list will be provided)
  • Travel Insurance: http://customizedjourneys.com/travel-insurance/
  • Tips for drivers and guides

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