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Winter Sun Inspiration

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

Looking for some Winter Sun Inspiration? The Solus Decor team have been taking some inspiration from our installations around the world.

The days are shorter and the winter coats are out, winter is on the horizon if not already here and it has us dreaming of some winter sun.  Looking at the travel experts advice we have fire pits installed in some of the best winter sun destinations around the world. Here’s a few few winter sun recommendations if you are looking for some inspiration.


Solus Halo Firepit outdoors lit Loews - Santa Monica
Elevated Halo at Loews – Santa Monica

Looking to keep a hold on to warmer days but still enjoy a gentle breeze? Look no further than California, ideal for those looking for a more gentle climate and you won’t get bored with so many things to see and do.  This a shot of our Elevated Halo fire pit at the Loews Hotel in Santa Monica with fantastic views of the famous Santa Monica Pier. More than 7 million visitors a year come to Santa Monica as one of the most famous beach cities, noted as one of National Geographic’s top ten and its close proximity to other Los Angeles attractions. Santa Monica Beach offers on average more than 300 days of sunshine a year and has some of the best sunsets on the West Coast.



A wonderful haven with a fantastic climate for those in search of winter sun. You can hop around the islands to see the vast  flora and fauna and learn about the rich culture and history of the islands.

This is an installation at a residential property for a Canadian client, who built their dream vacation home in Maui, Hawaii so they could make the most of the winter sun every year.  They have framed the house beautifully using our halo low fire pits. A wonderful oasis of calm to enjoy the winter months.

Solus halo low firepit set at a vacation home in Maui


For those looking for a little more excitement and entertainment with their winter sun then the famous Waikiki Beach is what you need. Waikiki beach is on the island of Oahu and is Oahu’s main hotel and resort area and a vibrant gathering place for visitors from around the world. Along the main strip of Kalakaua Avenue you will find world class shopping, dining, entertainment, activities and resorts.

With so much in the surrounding area the Hyatt Regency Hotel Waikiki is the perfect beach place to base yourself to enjoy all that Honolulu and the rest of Oahu has to offer. After a day of exploring, the hotel has created the perfect spot to sit back, relax and enjoy the views with a a drink around the fire in the evening. The hotel have used the Hemi fire pits as part of the outdoor area in the Regency club area.



Looking for all inclusive luxury without the children? Look no further than Warwick Paradise Island  An all-inclusive resort hotel in the beautiful setting of the Bahamas.  All-Inclusive takes any stresses out of your vacation, leaving you to simply enjoy yourself. You can relax on the resort’s private harbour beach or take in some of the best views of Nassau Harbour.


St Barths

The definition of beach side luxury, Hotel Le Toiny is a five star luxury resort on the exclusive island of St Barths.

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Hemi fire pit at Hotel Le Toiny, St Barts

Bee Osborn has created a relaxed, light and airy space using soft creams with luxurious textures in the fixtures and fittings.  Hotel Le Toiny is  a 5-Star tropical paradise overlooking the Caribbean Sea on the hills of St. Barthelemy The Resort is made up of 22 luxury one and two bedroom suites nestled in of a lush palm grove bordered by Toiny beach.  The hotel has been designed as a sanctuary for guests to relax both indoors and outdoors.

Solus Decor are thrilled to be part of this stunning resort.  They have chosen to incorporate our Hemi fire pits on their beach terrace, providing a wonderful space for guest to enjoy at night.  The Hemi provide gently warmth as the sun goes down and a soft light that adds to the ambiance of this unique setting



Get in touch with us to find out more about our fire pits at these winter sun destinations.

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Feature Project: Maui Vacation Home

Halo 36 Hawaii


We are featuring a recent residential installation as part of a fantastic project in Maui, Hawaii.



The client made contact with us directly as they began to look at the landscaping of the exterior of the major development they were undertaking in Maui, Hawaii. As things progressed with the majority of the build their attention soon turned to the landscaping element of the project and how they would develop this to compliment the architectural design of the main house.  The client is Canadian and were familiar with the Solus product given its Canadian roots and despite living overseas for many years they were keen to incorporate an element of the Canadian design into their new beach side home.



Hawaii Halo 36
Feature Project, Maui with Halo Low 36″



The overall concept and design of this sensational space was designed by the prestigious architect, Rick Ryniak.  Rick Ryniak is a Hawaii based architect who has built a solid reputation for creating sensational designs for the rich and famous in Hawaii. Rick’s design ethos is built around creating designs that work for his client’s lifestyle by understanding the way they live to incorporate these elements into his designs.  This house is no exception and we are thrilled to see our products in such incredible surroundings.



Halo 36 Hawaii
Feature Project, Maui with Halo Low 36″



The client opted for the Halo Low 36″ fire pit to compliment their landscape design and architecture. Each Halo cradles its flame, allowing the flickering fire light to reflect on its polished concrete surfaces.  Recessed bases create the impression that the concrete tops float, adding visual lightness for a modern feel.  The Halo Low is available in 36” and 48”with the option of natural gas, bio ethanol fuel and liquid propane making then easily adaptable for any outdoor space.




Feature Project, Maui with Halo Low 36″


We can’t think of a better place to sit back, relax and watch the sun go down.


To find out more about the Halo Low and our other products to create your dream outdoor space don’t hesitate to get in touch

with us.