Hawaii Islands is an ideal year-round tropical destination renowned for its myriad outdoor adventure options and unique culture. If you are planning a vacation this holiday season then get ready to be pampered and welcomed with the fabled Hawaiian aloha spirit at the many upscale hotels and resorts. Here are some of the best luxury hotels and resorts where you can stay during your holidays.
Fairmont Orchid, Big Island
The scenic 32-acre oceanfront Fairmont Orchid resort is situated on the sunny Kohala Coast of Big Island. The resort is renowned for its lagoon activities such as canoe rides, paddleboarding and kayaking. The property among others also prominently features golf course, tennis courts, restaurants, cascading waterfalls, tropical gardens, a lava-rock spa tub, and a secluded snorkeling bay with tropical fish and sea turtles. While staying here you can also gain access to the beach as well. The resort offers a total of 540 well-appointed rooms with many amenities, including furnished lanais, safes, Wi-Fi, 42-inch LCD TVs, mini-fridges, phones, and marble bathrooms with double vanities.
Halekulani Hotel, Oahu
The smoke-free Halekulani Hotel has an illustrious history of service for more than 100 years now since its humble beginnings. The sprawling hotel spanning in 5 acres of lush gardens on Waikiki Beach is renowned for its gracious Hawaiian hospitality, top-notch service and delectable cuisines. You can look forward to all kinds of amenities required for a great holiday experience. The hotel offers a total of 410 spacious rooms, including 43 suites. Among prominent facilities offered here include an award-winning spa, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and a swimming pool, complete with pool bar service and furnished sun deck. The hotel’s La Mer restaurant, which serves a wide range of delicious international and Hawaiian cuisines, has been hailed as among the finest in Hawaii. The guests can also seek to indulge in various water sports and outdoor activities such as golf, tennis, beach surfing, scuba diving, sailing and snorkeling.
The Ritz-Carlton, Maui
The Ritz-Carlton is a 5-Star beachfront resort situated in the heart of Kapalua and is quite nearby Kapalua Golf Resort Bay Course and Oneloa Beach. Spread in an area of 54 acres, this tropical oceanfront resort brings you close to one of Maui’s largest nature preserves, award-winning D.T. Fleming Beach and world-class golf courses. While spending your holidays in Hawaii, you will be able to get opportunity to staying in one of its luxurious 463 rooms, featuring many amenities such as iPod docking stations, refrigerators, complimentary Wi-Fi, LCD televisions, and private lanais. Among other facilities here include a spa, a sauna, a tennis court, outdoor swimming pools, a poolside bar, a beach bar, a bar/lounge, restaurants and a coffee shop. This resort is ideal for all those interested in sunsets, sand beaches and snorkeling.
St. Regis Princeville, Kauai
St. Regis Princeville is the iconic brand’s first resort in Hawaii. This luxury resort is situated in the 9,000-acre area resort community of Princeville at Hanalei, on the northern shore of Kauai (also popularly called the “Garden Island”). The guests staying here can look forward to all kinds of amenities expected from a spectacular island destination. While staying at this luxurious haven, overlooking Hanalei Bay, you can indulge in outdoor activities such as horseback riding, kayaking on the idyllic Hanalei River, hiking the majestic Na Molokama mountain range, snorkeling, and learn surfing.