Hawaii is rife with spectacular beaches, lush valleys, endless outdoor activities, and a bundle of amazing experiences. Whether it is Maui’s quaint air, Oahu’s hustle and bustle, Lanai and Molokai’s unique adventures, or a drop-dead gorgeous landscape throughout, there’s a lifetime’s of things to do here. Outdoor enthusiasts can indulge in hiking, skydiving, surfing, whale-watching, or zip lining, while those interested in sightseeing can head out to explore the Hawaiian volcanoes, national parks, and a sprawling beachscape. For a slice of Hawaiian life, do visit its towns that are spread across the islands that make up Hawaii. Get the most out of your trip by booking one of these top luxury resorts in Hawaii, USA.
Luxury runs deep at Fairmont Kea Lani. It has richly furnished suites and villas, most of which boast garden, mountain, or ocean views. Five eateries are available on site — ranging from classic Hawaiian to Asian cuisine. The resort also has three swimming pools, which sets the scene for some serious R&R, complemented by the state-of-the-art fitness centre and a full-service spa.
Free shuttle service to the nearby Wailea Golf Club is also offered to the guests. Additionally, the resort’s concierge can help arrange transportation, outdoor activity tours, and cultural excursions.
Well-behaved dogs of up to 10 kg (20 lbs) in weight are permitted at the resort, at an additional fee. While dogs from within the state of Hawaii do not need additional clearance, admission of out-of-the-state dogs is subject to passing Hawaii State Laws regarding quarantine. All the dogs must be kept leashed while at the property, and must be secured in a carrier if left unattended in the guest rooms.
Perched in the midst of lush greenery and river pools, and fronted by a sprawling seascape, Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa oozes luxury. They offer modern guest rooms and suites, each with an access to a private balcony. In addition, there are 7 on-site eateries, 3 tennis courses, 18-hole golf course and pro shop, a 24-hour swimming pool, and lots of other shared facilities.
There is also a water sports centre with equipment rental and horse stables on site. Guests can spend their day at the ultra-pampering Anara Spa and Salon that offers some excellent massages, wellness, and beauty treatments.
Wake up to the glorious views of Maui at Wailea Beach Villas, a Destination by Hyatt Residence. It offers penthouses, as well as villas. While some accommodation units have garden views, others boast brilliant ocean views. Each penthouse and villa here is equipped with a gourmet kitchen, a grill station and laundry facilities, along with other standard amenities. Guests can even opt to have their accommodation pre-stocked with supplies by getting in touch with the hotel beforehand.
Additionally, guests have access to the hotel’s two lagoon-style pools (one is adults-only, while the other is a family pool), massage services, a gym, and child and babysitting services. The hotel can also help the guests in arranging transportation, as well as offer advice with sightseeing across the city. Location-wise, this property is a short walk away from Maui’s famous Wailea beach.
This oceanfront resort offers exquisitely furnished rooms, as well as suites. Some of these accommodation units also feature ocean views, while others have a garden view. All the suites come with to a private balcony. Pets are allowed here on request, but additional charges may be applicable. In addition to comfortable accommodation, the property has multiple on-site facilities, such as five restaurants, three tennis courts, two swimming pools, a golf course, and an indoor play area that guests can make use of.
The resort’s on-site spa and wellness centre offers a wide range of treatments and wellness services such as yoga classes, meditation sessions, salon facilities, and more. Guests can rent bicycles from the resort at an extra charge and explore the vicinity. Plus, they have access to a private lounge at Honolulu International Airport.
Nestled along the western coast of Oahu, Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina offer sumptuously done up rooms as well as suites, some of which boast gorgeous ocean or mountain views. This five-star resort has a two-bedroom penthouse suite, plus some accommodations with an in-room spa tub.
When you need to relax, head to one of the four swimming pools. Guests can even book one of their luxurious private cabanas for can unparalleled experience. The resort’s spa and wellness centre, on-site tennis court, a golf course, multiple eateries, and a range of other services make it a top choice. Guests with kids’ even have complimentary access to Camp Kohola that offers activities for kids and teens.
Sprawled along the coast of Kona-Kohala, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai is an amazing property to consider. They offer neat rooms and suites, equipped with world-class amenities, and guests have the option to choose from garden or ocean-view accommodations. Additionally, there is a full-service spa, a private strip of beach, five eateries, a golf course, and seven swimming pools on site. Pets, too, are allowed at this resort at an additional charge.
Daily coffee and snacks in the lobby, daily housekeeping twice a day, access to the cultural centre and activities, beach towels for use off-property, free dining for kids below four years of age, and in-room baby-proofing amenities are some of the excellent complimentary services that the resort offers.
Royal Sonesta Kaua'i Resort Lihue offers spacious guests rooms and suites with ocean, pool, or garden views. Select units also feature a private balcony. In addition, the property enjoys a stunning beachfront location, and offers some excellent amenities to its guests. These include beachside spa treatments at Alexander Day Spa and Salon, access to multiple on-site eateries, use of a state-of-the-art fitness centre, and participation in complimentary cultural activities.
Experience the best of hospitality at Wailea Beach Resort - Marriott, Maui. This four-star property boasts top-notch facilities in its capacious guest rooms and suites. All the accommodation units here have access to a balcony or patio.
While guests can enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking, boating, sailing, surfing, etc. at a convenient distance from the resort, there are several on-site facilities too. These include the resort’s full-service Mandara Spa, four swimming pools, a golf course, multiple eateries, and a fitness centre, among others.
Gloriously nestled along a strip of Kohala Coast, Fairmont Orchid is a brilliant luxury accommodation. For an extravagant experience, guests can book its exclusive Fairmont Gold accommodation that offers access to a private concierge and check-in, reserved lounge, complimentary valet parking, and lots of other facilities. Pets, too, are allowed at this property at an additional charge.
In terms of on-site facilities at the resort, there are 10 tennis courts, unique outdoor Hawaiian Spa Without Walls, and five restaurants serving American and Asian fare. Guests can also indulge in water sports and outdoor activities here, thanks to the resort’s oceanfront location.
Address: 1 North Kaniku Drive
Cycling Tennis court Smoke alarms Bicycle rental (additional charge) Live sport events (broadcast) Shuttle service (free) Concierge service Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed
Among capital city Honolulu’s best luxury resorts is Halekulani. They offer fully furnished guest rooms as well as suites, some of which boast ocean views too. Along with top-of-the-line accommodations, this property also offers its guests access to a full-service spa that specializes in traditional Polynesian rituals, multiple restaurants, a business centre, a lounge with live jazz music, and a heated swimming pools.
Explore the Aloha State
The weather in Hawaii remains largely consistent year-round. September to November are when the prices are at the lowest, while December to March can get pretty expensive. Although, if you’re a surfing enthusiast, December to March is the best time to visit. Rest assured, this brilliant, all-rounder destination holds many surprises.
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