Top 10 Hotels and Resorts in Hawaii to make your vacation unforgettable

Are you dreaming of a tropical getaway to the beautiful islands of Hawaii? Look no further! We have curated a list of the top 10 hotels and resorts in Hawaii that will make your vacation unforgettable. From stunning beachfront properties to luxurious mountain retreats, Hawaii offers a wide range of accommodation options to suit every traveler’s taste.

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1. Four Seasons Resort Hualalai

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai is one of the most luxurious resorts on the Big Island.  This immaculate beach front resort is 4 miles from Kekaha Kai State Park and 8 miles from Kona International Airport.

The stylish rooms and suites come with patios or balconies as well as espresso machines, soaking tubs and flat-screens. Upgraded suites add a separate living room. There are also 1- and 2-bedroom villas, some offering private pools. Sea views are visible in some quarters. Wi-Fi is free, and room service is available.

Parking is free. There are 7 pools, 3 restaurants and 2 bars. Other amenities include a spa, 18-hole golf course, tennis courts and fitness center, as well as a business center and event space.

2. Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection

Nestled between the dramatic Kohala Coast and Pico, or Central Five Great Mountains, Mauna Lani–meaning “mountain that reaches heaven”–is a sacred oasis where generations of families and friends come together to make memories on a once-loved land. By the greats of Hawaiian royalty.

Mauna Lani, the Aubergé Resorts Collection offers luxurious accommodations, beautiful ocean views, wellness offerings, several pools and more.

Each of Mauna Lani’s 333 rooms and suites features a soothing, creamy color palette with hardwood accents and pops of coral and teal. The focal point, as it should, is on the views: every room comes with a lanai balcony with mountain or ocean views.

3. Four Seasons Resort Lanai

The most exclusive paradise in Hawaii. Four Seasons Resort Lanai sits on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Hulopeo Bay, a marine sanctuary that is a playground for spinner dolphins and humpback whales.

The beautiful, low-key Four Seasons Resort Lanai, with grounds dotted with ponds, gardens, streams and ponds, sits on a cliff overlooking Manele Bay.

Four Seasons Resort Lanai currently houses 213 guest rooms, including 45 private suites. Other amenities include spa services, pools, and fitness facilities.

4. Halekulani

Halekulani is a beloved luxurious Waikiki oceanfront hotel with a long tradition of excellence in hospitality, cuisine and amenities.

Halekulani is a tourist favorite for its amazingly luxurious accommodations and stunning views of Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head. Rooms are decorated in Halekulani’s signature “seven shades of white” and feature free Internet access, flat-panel TVs and welcome fruit and chocolates.

Halekulani’s 453 rooms and suites offer a sense of spaciousness and contemporary comfort, and most enjoy ocean views.

5. Montage Kapalua Bay

Montage Kapalua Bay welcomes you with genuine island hospitality and authentic culture.

Overlooking Namalu Bay and a 4-minute walk from Kapalua Golf Club’s two courses, this state-of-the-art resort is set amidst 24-acres of waterfront gardens. It is 1 mile from the Dragon’s Teeth rock formations.

The 1- to 4-bedroom condos feature modern, island-inspired decor and garden or ocean views. All have full kitchens, living spaces and private lounges, as well as premium linens and toiletries.

There is a delicious Hawaiian restaurant, a casual terrace bistro and gift shop featuring local goods, as well as an outdoor pool area with a sundeck, cabanas and a poolside bar. Other amenities include an exotic day spa and meeting/event facilities.

6. Hotel Wailea

Hotel Wailea occupies 15 ultra-private acres overlooking the ocean, featuring 72 luxury one-bedroom suites—each reminiscent of a luxurious private beach house with expansive ocean-facing lanais.

72 Beach Chic one-bedroom suites, each with 720 square feet of living space and private lanai. Tesla Model Wylie Canyon Activity Pool has nine pools.

Hotel Wailea is designed for couples who want to relax away from the hustle and bustle of the beach, celebrate a special event with award-winning food and wine, or simply step out to enjoy the beauty of Maui.

7. Fairmont Orchid

Set on a sprawling 32-acre property near Paua Bay, this upscale oceanfront resort is a 13-minute drive from Holoholokai Beach Park and 20.6 miles from Waimea-Kohala Airport. 

Airy, spacious rooms have minifridges, flat-screen TVs and Keurig coffeemakers, as well as iPod docks, Wi-Fi access and balconies with ocean or garden views. The suites feature separate living areas; Some have 4-poster beds and whirlpool tubs.

Facilities include an 18-hole golf course, 10 tennis courts and 6 restaurants. There is also an outdoor spa, a 10,000-square-foot beach front pool and fitness center, as well as indoor and outdoor event space.

8. The Kahala Hotel & Resort

This upscale beach front resort is 5 miles from the shops and dining of Waikiki and 4 miles from the Honolulu Zoo.

Airy rooms and suites have 40-inch flat-screen TVs, iPod docks and complimentary Internet access, as well as coffeemakers and 24-hour room service. Minibar is available upon request. Upgraded rooms have balconies, some with beach or lagoon views, while high-end suites add separate living areas and designer furnishings.

Freebies include surf and paddleboard lessons, local shuttle service, and bike and beach towel rentals. There is a spa, a fitness center and 5 restaurants as well as a private lagoon with resident dolphins.

9.  Sensei Lanai, A Four Seasons Resort

This luxury resort hotel is 7 minutes from the Orchid House and Gardens Greenhouse and 0.9 miles from the Lanai Culture and Heritage Center. 

Featuring marble bathrooms, the colourful, airy rooms and suites also have balconies/terraces, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and DVD players, as well as iPod docks, minibars and tea and coffee-making facilities. Suites add sitting areas, dining tables and/or wood-burning fireplaces. Room service is available.

There are 9 restaurants/bars. Additional amenities include an outdoor pool, spa, tennis courts, and 18-hole golf course, plus a fitness center, horseback riding, archery, and hula lessons.

10. Ko’a Kea Resort On Po’ipu Beach

Located on Poipu Beach, this chic, beachfront resort is close to Kauai’s southernmost point.

Gentle, warmly decorated rooms and suites, with sea or garden views, have private balconies or patios. All also include iPod docking stations, Nespresso machines, free Wi-Fi and 24-hour room service. In-suite massage available (fee).

Common amenities include a pool with ocean views, an upscale seafood restaurant, pool bar and spa. An activity hut on the beach rents beach gear (surcharge) and a daily resort fee is charged.




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