Don’t look too much further for your ultimate New Year’s Eve getaway. The best Hilton Grand Vacations resorts are in some of the best destinations to ring in the New Year. Head to Hawaii, watch the Ball Drop in New York City, ride the rollercoasters at Universal Orlando, or celebrate in Sin City. Hilton Grand Vacations Club has owners covered.
Get out of the cold this New Year’s Eve and head to Hawaii for the best celebrations on the islands. The Grand Waikikian by Hilton Grand Vacations Club is just the place to stay on the tropical paradise of Oahu. Luxury, elegance, comfort and adventure await you while you celebrate at midnight. The resort is surrounded by Hilton Hawaiian Village, a grandiose experience with signature luau’s, Catamaran sailing, shopping and dining.
Waikiki is hosting a stunning fireworks show this year. Visitors can watch in awe of the shimmering lights over the Pacific Ocean. The best part for Grand Waikikian guests is you can watch in the comfort of the resort. With 39-floors in this towering resort, guests may even catch a glimpse of the fireworks show from their private balconies.
Five pools, including a 10,000-square-foot superpool is open to guests for sunbathing and splashing in. Recreation programs are available to entertain even the kids, like a salt-water lagoon, swimming and snorkeling. Parents can enjoy their vacation time as well, while relaxing and unwinding at the Mandara Spa. It’s no wonder why the Grand Waikikian is one of the best Hilton Grand Vacations resorts.
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Perhaps one of the most famous and best Hilton Grand Vacation resorts, the Elara is in the midst of all the action on the Las Vegas Strip. You’ll be blown away just as you’re pulling up to its location, as it’s unique architecture towers over the city. Amenities and accommodations are unbeatable here, with 50 floors that provide sweeping views of the mountains, desert, and city lights.
Besides floor-to-ceiling windows and excellent scenery, the exotic outdoor pool is complete with spa tubs, private cabanas, outdoor pool bar and grill. Lounge the day away (weather permitting) before heading back to your luxury suite. Accommodations come in studio sizes, with a mini-kitchen for convenience. Or, bring the entire family in three and four-bedroom suites, which include fully-equipped kitchens and private bedrooms.
If you’re experiencing analysis paralysis trying to plan your NYE excursions, check with Elara’s full-service concierge. They can help you find show tickets, local attractions or make dining reservations.
Nestled between 53rd and 54th Streets, The Hilton Club New York has a convenient and exciting location for your NYE experience in the city. With dining options right on the property, lounges for owners only, as well as incredible views—this resort covers all the bases. Right nearby are some of the best and most popular attractions, including The Museum of Modern Art, Radio City Music Hall and Times Square.
As one of the best Hilton Grand Vacation resorts, owners don’t have to just watch the Ball Drop on T.V., you can experience it in real life. NYC is famous for having the greatest celebrations as the sun sets, all the way until the morning of New Year’s Day. Make sure to secure your BallDrop Pass, which grants visitors access to drinks, live DJs, food and more on Times Square.
Come back to your ultra-comfortable suite when the evening ends, with fluffy pillows, room service and spacious accommodations.
If you’re planning a family-friendly New Year’s vacation, look no further than Orlando. Theme parks are open for special holiday hours, with all-day entertainment and attractions. Kick-off the new year with Walt Disney World theme parks, which stay open until midnight and end with spectacular fireworks shows. Head to Magic Kingdom, Epcot, or even Hollywood Studios for magical celebrations.
For travelers 21 and up, EVE at CityWalk, Universal Studios is the place to be. Buy an EVE pass, where visitors are granted access to multiple night clubs, food, drinks, entertainment and a midnight toast. Universal Studios itself will also be open for your rollercoaster lovers. Rip through the evening on the Rip Ride Rockit while listening to your favorite pop songs.
When your evening comes to a close, head back to one of the best Hilton Grand Vacation resorts at Tuscany Village. Inspiration coming from Tuscany’s elegance and whimsical scenery, you’ll be within minutes of Walt Disney World and Universal Studios. As far as on-site dining goes, guests have options from the Fresco Market & Deli, Toscana Pool Bar & Grill, as well as Fresh Tuscan Pizza. Take your food and drinks to either one of the two heated swimming pools, while the kids play in the interactive water feature.