Big Island Accommodations

6 Stunning Hawaii Resorts for a Luxury Vacation

Big Island Guide Travel Guide

Hawaii beach resorts are a go-to destination when one thinks “luxury vacation.” Palm trees, sandy beaches, warm ocean breezes, and outstanding food and drinks are all available no matter where you go throughout the Aloha State. But whether you’re looking for the height of luxury or a sprawling playground, these Big Island beachside resorts will offer a memorable, relaxing stay during your Hawaii adventure.

The Fairmont Orchid
1 N Kaniku Dr
Waimea, HI 96743
(808) 885-2000
Avg. low price: $330 per night

Spread across 32 stunningly manicured acres, the Fairmont Orchid is among the island’s most beautiful attractions. A Four Diamond resort hotel, a stay at the Orchid means comfort, luxury, and an attentive staff to cater to your every need. Included in the resort grounds are a spa, 10,000 sq. ft. oceanside pool, six restaurants, a beach club, golf course, tennis pavilion, and more.

Westin Hapuna Beach Resort
62-100 Kauna’Oa Dr
Waimea, HI 96743
(888) 977-4623
Avg. low price: $350 per night

Nestled in the black lava cliffs overlooking the beach from which it takes its name, the Westin Hapuna Beach Resort maintains an elegant, modern approach to Hawaiian resort living. With a golf course designed by Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay, a spa and fitness facility, and plenty of natural beachfront to explore nearby, guests will have little to want for during a stay at the Westin Hapuna Beach Resort.

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
72-100 Kaupulehu Dr
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
(808) 325-8000
Avg. low price: $1,250 per night

The definition of Hawaii luxury, the Four Season Resort Hualalai is nearly without comparison. Situated on a pristine beachfront property, the Four Seasons offers rooms, suites, and villas with uninterrupted, private relaxation. And with seven swimming pools, five whirlpools, easy beach access, three world-class restaurants, two beachside lounges, and a state-of-the-art fitness center and spa, there’s always something to do, see, and enjoy during your stay at the Four Seasons.

Mauna Kea Resort
62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Dr
Waimea, HI 96743
(808) 882-7222
Avg. low price: $425 per night

Positioned on the oceanfront of Kauna’oa Bay’s white sandy beaches, the Mauna Kea Resort gets its name from the dormant volcano within view of the resort’s grounds. The pearlescent waters of the bay allow for swimming with manta rays, snorkeling, or a serene and relaxing stroll while spotting the sea life. Seven dining options, a highly-regarded golf course, and tennis, fitness, and spa facilities round out a near-immaculate experience at one of the Big Island’s most impressive locations.

Hilton Waikoloa Village
69-425 Waikoloa Beach Dr
Waikoloa Village, HI 96738
(808) 886-1234
Avg. low price: $260 per night

With a whopping 62 acres of beachfront property at your disposal, the Hilton Waikoloa Village Resort boasts its own white sand beach that features a four acre lagoon, three pools, 175-foot waterslide, an adults-only pool, and easy access to watersports – all within the grounds of the resort. The perfect destination for couples or families, the Hilton offers familiar, comfortable service and accommodations for a memorable Big Island getaway.

Mauna Lani Resort
68-1400 Mauna Lani Dr
Waimea, HI 96743
(808) 885-6622
Avg. low price: $330 per night

Construction Notice – Resort Closed Thru Nov 2019 A mainstay of the Kohala Coast, the Mauna Lani Resort offers simple, elegant guest rooms, impressive suites, and expansive beach bungalows, ensuring there’s something everyone can enjoy, regardless of their budget. Complimentary activities include hula lessons, bicycle rentals, jogging amenities, tours of the historic nearby petroglyphs, fish and turtle feeding tours, special monthly events, weaving classes, ukulele lessons, lei-making lessons, and beach volleyball. No matter your interests, Mauna Lani has something exciting and unique for everyone in your party.

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