A selection of the best luxury hotels in Hawaii, USA. A selection by Laura Becker
ESPACIO THE JEWEL OF WAIKIKI, a luxurious hotel opened in July 2019, is located in Honolulu directly in front of the renowned Waikiki Beach. It offers an exclusive experience with a rooftop infinity pool, a full-service spa, and Mugen restaurant for fine dining. Each suite is elegantly designed with Italian marble details and accents from Morocco, and features a private entrance on its own floor, a modern kitchen with Thermador and Miele appliances, a hot tub on a private balcony, a Smart TV, and a fully controllable iPad. Additionally, each suite comes with a Sauna (except Accessible suite) and a complimentary wine card with two bottles of wine. Guests can also enjoy complimentary continental breakfast, round-trip airport transportation, car services, admission to the Bishop Museum and Honolulu Museum of Art (one adult and children under 18), and complimentary in-suite shopping by Neiman Marcus.
Rooms: 8 Stars: 5
Experience the epitome of luxury in Hawaii at the Four Seasons Resort Lana’i at Manele Bay. Located ocean-side on Lāna‘i, the resort boasts stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, lush gardens and two swimming pools. Each elegant suite provides a private terrace, bathrobes, tea and coffee-making facilities, and is styled with dark wood furnishings and cream coloured linens. Plus, guests can enjoy twice-daily housekeeping service and evening ice delivery. Unwind at the onsite spa with its eleven massage rooms offering a variety of massages, facials and salon services. Enjoy complimentary set of Titleist or PXG clubs while playing on the golf course, or take advantage of the three tennis courts and observatory for gazing up at the stars. Dining options include One Forty, The Break and Nobu Lanai, each offering unique dishes made from local ingredients. For convenience, a private lounge at Honolulu International Airport is available###FINA.
Rooms: 236 Stars: 5
Experience the luxury of the Fairmont Orchid Gold, set within the Mauna Lani Resort on the Kohala Coast. Enjoy a private beach area, free bikes, outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Rooms are equipped with a desk, flat-screen TV, refrigerator, coffee maker, and radio. Some units have an ocean view. A concierge service and complimentary valet parking are available. Delight in the daily deluxe breakfast served in the Fairmont Gold lounge, and make use of the hot tub. Get active with cycling and bike hire. The resort also offers a gym and business centre. The reception staff speaks English, French and Japanese. The Shops At Mauna Lani and Genesis Gallery are both within easy reach.
Rooms: 45 Stars: 5
Nestled in picturesque Kapalua Bay, Montage Kapalua Bay is a premier 24-acre oceanfront resort. With its luxurious suites featuring free WiFi and full kitchens, private balconies with views, spa bath and slippers, this is one of the finest luxury hotels in Hawaii. An outdoor pool, restaurant, spa, wellness center, fitness centre, tennis courts, bicycle hire and entertainment staff are all on site. Guests can enjoy golfing, hiking, windsurfing and more in and around the resort. Kapalua Golf Club Bay Course is a 7 minute walk away, and Kaanapali Beach is only 9 km away. With its unique and cozy rooms, nice interior design and unbeatable location, Montage Kapalua Bay is the perfect destination for a Hawaiian getaway.
Rooms: 50 Stars: 5
Experience the best of Maui at the luxurious Four Seasons Resort, located on the glorious Wailea Beach. Boasting 3 swimming pools and 3 restaurants, each spacious guest room offers free Wi-Fi, refrigerated private bar, coffee maker, and two bottles of water daily. Enjoy a fusion of Hawaiian and California cuisine with ocean views at Chef Wolfgang Puck’s Spago restaurant, rustic Italian cuisine with a Hawaiian flare at Ferraro’s Bar e Ristorante, or poolside dining at DUO Steak and Seafood. Relax with a massage, facial, or salon service at the on-site spa and wellness center, or make use of the tennis courts and rackets. Shopping and golfing nearby, and Haleakala National Park only 43 miles away. Kahului Airport is 17 miles away.
Rooms: 383 Stars: 5
The Lodge at Kukui’ula, a Destination by Hyatt Residence is an exquisite luxury hotel located in Koloa, Hawaii. It offers gorgeous water sports facilities, a shared lounge, a spa centre, and free WiFi. The hotel rooms are equipped with flat-screen TVs, kitchenettes, and private bathrooms with baths. Guests can enjoy a range of activities on-site or in the surrounding area, such as snorkelling, tennis, and more. They can also use the gym and laundry facilities. The hotel is 6 km from Spouting Horn and Prince Kuhio Park. Experience luxurious living and explore the beauty of Hawaii at The Lodge at Kukui’ula, a Destination by Hyatt Residence.
Rooms: 35 Stars: 5
Experience luxurious living at Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort, located on 15 acres of Mokapu Beach. Enjoy the 4 outdoor infinity pools, 2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and free WiFi. Each guest room is appointed with a private balcony, 40-inch flat-screen cable satellite TV, minibar, coffee machine, and en suite bathroom. Suites and villas provide separate living areas and/or a kitchen and private hot tub or plunge pool. Sample the culinary delights at Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto’s restaurant, Morimoto Maui, or enjoy the poolside bars, room service, and 24-hour reception and Hawaiian market. Try outrigger canoe, paddle board, kayak and surfing lessons and tours, or get fit at the fitness centre with exercise classes and yoga instruction. This eco-friendly resort is LEED-NC Silver Certified and is just 10 minutes’ walk to The Shops at Wailea
Rooms: 299 Stars: 5
Experience the grandeur of Halekulani, the historic property located on the iconic Waikiki Beach, with stunning views of Diamond Head. Relax in the spacious lanai of each guest room, complete with luxurious en suite bathrooms, plush bathrobes, premium toiletries, and deep soaking tubs. Enjoy fine French cuisine at the oceanfront La Mer restaurant, seafood specialties at Orchids, and casual terrace dining at A House Without a Key. Unwind with a massage, facial, or body therapy at the Spa Halekulani, or take a dip in the heated swimming pool with glass tile mosaic and pool attendants. Stay connected with free WiFi and a flat-screen TV in each guest room. Shopping and dining at Ala Moana Shopping Center is only 10 minutes away and Honolulu International Airport is 35 minutes away. Guest are welcomed with a fresh fruit bowl and signature chocolates, making Halekulani a great place to stay in Waikiki.
Rooms: 453 Stars: 5
Experience the ultimate in luxury at the Ritz-Carlton Residences Waikiki. With 552 ocean-view rooms and suites, 246 of which are suites, it’s the largest hotel luxury suite offering on the island. Enjoy beautiful views from your room, along with residential amenities like gourmet kitchens, kitchenettes, and washer and dryer units. Relax in one of two infinity pools with private cabanas, or visit the premier fitness center, yoga room, and movie theatre. Pamper yourself with treatments at the Ritz-Carlton Spa, or indulge in creative, flavourful cuisine at one of the many dining options. If you’re looking for a meeting or event venue, the Ritz-Carlton Residences has over 6, 000 square feet of indoor function space. With easy access to Waikiki International Marketplace Shopping Center and Waikiki Beach, you’ll find everything you need for a memorable stay.
Rooms: 254 Stars: 5
Best areas to find hotels in Hawaii, USA
When it comes to finding the best areas to search for a hotel in Hawaii, USA, you really can’t go wrong. Hawaii is one of the world’s most popular holiday destinations, and with its stunning natural beauty, diverse culture, and abundance of activities, it’s no wonder why.
The island of Oahu is home to the state’s capital, Honolulu, and is the most populous island in the state. It is also home to Waikiki Beach, one of the most popular and iconic beaches in the world. Hotels in Honolulu and Waikiki Beach offer stunning views of the ocean, and many of them are located right on the beach. If you’re looking for a luxurious and sophisticated stay, the area of Kahala is the perfect place to find high-end resorts and hotels.
The island of Maui is known for its stunning natural beauty, with its lush rainforests, cascading waterfalls, and beautiful beaches. Hotels in Maui offer breathtaking ocean views, and many are located right on the beach. The Wailea area is home to some of the most luxurious resorts in the state, and is the perfect place to escape for a romantic getaway.
Kauai is the oldest of the Hawaiian Islands and is known for its lush tropical rainforests and stunning beaches. Hotels in Kauai offer an intimate and secluded atmosphere, making it the perfect place to relax and unwind. The area of Poipu is known for its luxury resorts and hotels, and is the perfect place to stay for those looking for a romantic getaway.
The island of the Big Island is home to Kona, which is known for its stunning beaches and beautiful sunsets. Hotels in Kona offer spectacular views of the ocean, and many are located right on the beach. The area of Waikoloa is home to some of the most luxurious resorts in the state, and is the perfect place to stay for those looking to experience Hawaii in all its glory.
No matter what type of experience you are looking for, you are sure to find the perfect hotel in Hawaii, USA. With its stunning natural beauty, diverse culture, and abundance of activities, it is no wonder why Hawaii is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world.