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Kalani’s opened in 2004, and is a premier dining destination of South Lake Tahoe, California. Step into our beautiful restaurant, where island finishes make a stunning contrast to the mountain landscape. Enjoy your meal in our intimate dining room, or the relaxed Puka Lounge or Raw Bar. Several different menus and a variety of craft cocktails, fine wines, and local beers, ensure nobody will be left out. Our knowledgeable, friendly staff strives to earn your praise with first class customer service. Whether it’s your first time, or you’re a regular part of our Ohana, every time you visit us is a special occasion.

Kalani’s Hawaiian fare is just what you’re looking for-- fresh island ingredients in unique combinations create our remarkable cuisine. We blend Hawaiian regional cooking with Asian and European techniques to deliver a bold menu that’s sure to please. A signature favorite is our Miso-Yaki Seabass, featured in Bon Appetit, accompanied by a variety of fresh Hawaiian fish direct from the islands and a selection of premium beef, chicken, lamb, and pork entrees. The Raw Bar offers creative sushi dishes prepared to the highest standards including, delicious signature rolls, freshly made pokes, and mouthwatering crudos. Stop by on the weekends for Tahoe’s only authentic Hawaiian Style Brunch offering bottomless mimosas, specialty coffees, and includes our lunch menu with popular Hawaiian favorites like Loco Moco, and Chicken Katsu.



The Xplorer Pass™ offers access to exclusive hidden gems and unique Xperiences™ around the world with unbeatable travel perks for its members. We believe travel should excite the soul, so we created the ultimate platform to "Xplore" the world with NO SERVICE FEES.

What sets Us Apart?

Unlike other destination travel sites that have expensive booking and service fees attached, Xplorer Pass™ puts that money back into your pocket and the local communities, by eliminating that service fee and booking directly. 

Xplorer Pass™ aims to curate the world's best hidden gems & Xperiences™ all in one seamless platform. Providing strategic partnerships for our community, saving time & money.  

Never again will you feel lost in a new city. 


A “Hidden Gem” property offers guests something more than just a pillow to rest their head at night. It can be high-end or inexpensive, private home, bed & breakfast, cabin or treehouse. Whether it’s modern or rustic, urban, waterfront or a charming country abode, it must ultimately offer guests a unique stay and a one-of-a-kind Xperiences™ only a local would know about.

We are looking to partner with you via our Xplorer Pass Ambassador™ program to help give you a way to monetize your travels around the world with our platform.

A community of true explorers, who share first hand knowledge of their travels so others can enjoy!  Think you have some hidden gems to share?

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As a host property, you’ll be featured within our community of “Hidden Gems” for our members to book with directly! Xplorer Pass™ puts money back into your pocket by eliminating those expensive service fees that your guests must unnecessarily pay.

Host properties also will receive ONLINE TRAFFIC as part of our platform. We actively promote to our members new places to stay, new local Xperiences™ that drive guests to locations they might not have found themselves. Let us know why your property is a hidden gem and we will make it known!

NOTE: Not everyone qualifies to be an Xplorer Pass™ Host. Each location is handpicked!

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