Best Big Island Luxury Hotels
Top Luxury and Boutique Hotels on the Big Island
We have selected five of the finest luxury hotels on Big Island. Most of these outstanding hotels are situated in the Kohala region on the sunny west coast, where some of the island’s most beautiful beaches are.
Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
Four Seasons Resort Hualalai was named one of the Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the United States by Trip Advisor. You are sure to create great memories while discovering the culture of Hawaii during your stay.
The resort offers 192 guest rooms and 51 suites and villas. The suites and villas are intimate two-story bungalows arranged in small crescents along the beachfront and golf course.
There are multiple dining options offered to satisfy your cravings. Unwind at Four Seasons Resort, and enjoy the relaxing environment of the Hualalai Spa.
Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel
Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel opened in 1994 and is sisters with hotel Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. The two hotels share 1,839 acres of pristine oceanfront land, encompassing two of the world’s most sought-after beaches- Mauna Kea Beach (or Kaunaoa) and Hapuna Beach.
There are plenty of opportunities to relax and/or spend time doing fun activities.
These resorts feature a world-class championship golf course, fabulous dining with a selection of fine restaurants, and 350 spacious guest rooms including 36 ultra-luxurious suites.
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel is the ultimate choice on the sunny Kohala Coast. As one of the top ten beaches in the world, it is the ideal place for a relaxing vacation or honeymoon. It was built in 1965 and was named one of the three best hotels in the world at that time. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel has been refurbished and renovated more recently to ensure that your experience is of the utmost luxury and elegance.
The Mauna Kea Golf Course was named Most Scenic Hole by Golf Events Magazine and Best of the Best by AGM Platinum Award. In addition to the scenery, it has seven options of fine and casual dining. It also has a variety of activities to suit all tastes and ages, as well as the ultra-high quality and comfort of the beautiful accommodations.
Overall, the hotel was awarded World's Best Top Hotels and Resorts in Hawaii by Travel + Leisure.
The Fairmont Orchid
The Fairmont Orchid is situated within the resort area Mauna Lani on Big Island’s west coast. This region was traditionally held in high regard by Hawaiian royalty. The culture and history of this place live on today, where guests may experience true Hawaiian hospitality. The scenery is extremely mind-blowing with tropical gardens, the white sand lagoon, and Green Sea Turtles on the shoreline.
There are also plenty of activities to choose from that will satisfy your stay at the Fairmont Orchid. Oceanfront dining is available and guests can choose from a variety of restaurants.
This hotel consists of 540 rooms including 54 suites that are spacious and luxurious. Some rooms provide an overlook of the ocean or gardens. Overall, the hotel was awarded as Four Diamond Hotels by AAA/CAA.
Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows
Mauna Lani Bay Hotel sits on the shoreline of Big Island’s Kohala Coast. It is conveniently located 23 miles north of the Kona airport. This magnificent resort boasts 341 guest rooms private lanais, as well as ocean bungalows that feature 4,000 square feet of living space.
Two superb 18 hole golf courses are carved from ancient lava fields and sit atop ocean cliffs with the fresh sea air enlivening your experience. It's no wonder these golf courses were awarded Premier Golf Resorts People's Choice, Silver Awards by Golf Magazine. Mauna Lani offers a long list of dining options and activities for the entire family. Be sure to put your feet up, and relax at the Mauna Lani Spa. Solar energy and other green innovations make the Mauna Lani Hotel and Bungalows one of the top eco-friendly resorts in the world.
They were awarded Worlds Best Top Hotels and Resorts in Hawaii by Travel + Leisure.
The Big Island of Hawaii offers some of the finest luxury accommodations in the world. With such a wide array of options, you are sure to find your home away from home.