Condé Nast Traveler readers fee the highest resorts in Hawaii. You’ll be able to take mahogany canal boats or a tram around the Hilton Waikoloa Village on the Big Island’s Kohala Coast, and you would possibly must: The property stretches over sixty two oceanfront acres, and contains an ocean-fed lagoon, three pools with waterfalls, two championship golf programs, 20,000 square ft of retailers, and eight eating places.
Adults will love the Kohala Spa, which offers locally impressed treatments like a volcanic body ritual” using volcanic pumice stone. Rooms have white-marble-tiled entryways and rain showers, and terraces are furnished in mahogany with traditional Hawaiian-print linens. Nobu Lanai is known for its fashionable Japanese cuisine with a focus on local ingredients.
The 4 Seasons Hualalai is a primary example of a resort designed to seamlessly fit in with its setting. The resort’s 38 acres also features a community of pools and hot tubs, including a lazy river and waterfall. Each room, with a private lanai, appears out onto the ocean or the adjoining Jack Nicklaus golf course. Situated on Oahu’s North Shore, the family-pleasant Turtle Bay Resort has the whole lot to maintain you busy when you’re not lounging on the seaside—from a pair of scenic golf courses to off-street Segway tours.
Rooms come with views of Makana Mountain, Hanalei Bay, or fantastically-maintained gardens, and are tricked out with embroidered linens, customized furnishings, and marble loos; many even include non-public terraces. Guestrooms are undergoing a makeover set to be full in December, which implies that soon, you can begin the day with a caffeine kick out of your in-room espresso machine earlier than getting in a model-new bathe.
Formed like a horseshoe, the 4 Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea provides views of the Pacific Ocean from virtually each guest room. Stay in a luxury studio or a 1-3 bed room suite—full with a fully functioning kitchen (together with a range and dishwasher), residing space, and lanai. There’s golf and tennis on web site, plus two swimming pools—one with a 150-foot lava tube” waterslide.