Mauna Lani Bay Hotel is a luxury oceanfront getaway on the Kohala Coast. Lush tropical grounds feature Hawaiian fishponds, lava flow, and ten man-made ponds with colorful fish and sea turtles. There is a beautiful white-sand beach, two scenic 18-hole golf courses, tennis club, sports center, and a full-service spa. The spa has a unique indoor/outdoor design with treatment huts, lava saunas and a meditation pavilion. Vacationers can choose from a selection of daily classes, including Yoga, aerobics, dance and others. Guests can choose from a selection of watersports, and sign up for the Children's Camp.
Atrium-style entrance with waterfalls, tropical plants and ponds leads to 342 guest rooms, most with ocean views. For the ultimate indulgence, book one of the five individual bungalows, each with a private swimming pool and a 24-hour butler. Read also: 12 Best Luxury Honeymoon Villas.
The signature restaurant has views of the ocean. There are many other restaurants at the resort.
Remember to book your spa treatments and tee times before you go, especially in high season. Rooms start from $430 per night, depending on the season. Golf, family and spa packages are also available. Children's Camp rates start at $50 per day.
Couples looking for the ultimate luxury getaway can book one of the five private Bungalows. These accommodations come with a five star treatment that includes stretch limousine pickup at the airport and a 24-hour butler.
Each Bungalow measures 4,000 square feet in size and has a private swimming pool. There are two master bedroom suites with their own entrances to the pool, three marble baths, private garden enclosures and a living room. Couples can enjoy as much privacy as they want.
The butlers are ready to fulfill requests ranging from cooking for a party to arranging last minute romantic picnics and tours of the island.
Remember to fill out your pre-arrival questionnaire so that the staff can prepare personal touches such as champagne, magazines and foods that greet you when you arrive to the resort. Rates range from $4,900 to $5,600 per night. Ocean View rates start at $4,000 per night and Ocean Front from $4,500 per night.
68-1400 Mauna Lani Drive, Kohala Coast, HI 96743, Phone: 808-885-6622
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