04 February 2013

A Vegan's Paradise in Honolulu: Where to Eat and Sleep

 Being animal-friendly doesn't just happen at home. Traveling with animals and eating delicious vegan food is a part of the battle when visiting new places. However, that doesn't mean it can't be more beautiful in Hawaii. Honolulu has some of the best cuisine for vegans with flavorful Hawaiian fusion recipes and tons of resorts that have pet-friendly programs. These dining spots offer dishes that both vegans and non-vegans can enjoy as well as cozy decor and charming presentation.

A Palace for My Pooch

An animal-friendly hotel in Honolulu offers rest and relaxation for both human and pet visitors. If you're looking for a place that has plenty of luxury but doesn't restrict visitors from bringing along furry friends, this hotel is definitely one of the top hotels in Honolulu as well.

One of the best animal-friendly destinations in Hawaii is known as the, Royal Hawaiian Hotel, located right in Honolulu. Located between Fort DeRussy Beach Park and Kapiolani Natural Park, the Royal Hawaiian offers a luxury resort with big suites, the Abhasa spa, private beach and gourmet dining, including the Mai Tai Bar, Aha'Aina, Surf Lanai and Azura Restaurant and Bar. Even better, there are plenty of vegan options at these restaurants, and resort stay includes breakfast.

Where the Vegans Go on the Big Island

Dining while on vacation gets a little hairy if you don't know the best vegan spots. Honolulu has plenty of vegan-friendly diners, cafes and gourmet restaurants that give you just what you want without needing to check with the chef. These are some great places for vegans in Honolulu:

The Peace Café serves organic vegan food near Diamond Head off South King Street. Charming and organic, The Peace Café is a local place where you can get healthy veggies, brown rice, bean sprouts, tofu and great sandwiches as well. The Peace Café is highly rated for vegans and non-vegans as well as a top destination in Honolulu.

Another vegan-friendly spot in Honolulu is also located off South King Street but closer to St. Thomas Square and Cartwright Field. The Loving Hut is known for a dazzling array of mock shrimp, organic tofu, carrots, taro, heavenly salad, rice noodles, organic cashew pate and so many veggie dishes many vegans and non-vegans are in heaven at a place like this. No wonder it's one of the most recommended places to eat for any palate in Honolulu.

Experience the island by keeping your vegan lifestyle at the forefront of your mind. There is no better way to enjoy this piece of paradise with your interests at heart and remaining true to what you believe.

Kendra Thornton: Travel advocate, TV spokesperson, PR businesswoman, proud wife and mama of 3. I am a long time travel expert who has been packing my bags and traveling the world since I was 3 months old! I've found my utmost desire in life is right here in my own home. I have mixed my excitement for travel by bringing the taste of authentic cuisine to my own home with some of my unique recipes. Enjoy!
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