The hotel has defined luxury on the 'Big Island' since opening in 1994 and completed Laurance Rockefeller's vision of two luxury properties on two of the finest beaches in the world. Contemporarily bold architecture offers nature to blend in with open-air public areas. Enter onto the 8th floor and immediately see the blue of the ocean, the white of the sand and greens of the landscaping, while smelling the fragrance of the plumeria trees scattered throughout the property. The property provides an escape with unparalleled service and excellent cuisine to tempt the taste buds. In addition to the 350 guest rooms and suites, this air-conditioned establishment provides a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service, a hotel safe, currency exchange facilities and a hairdressing salon. The hotel caters for all possible culinary desires at the café or one of the 6 other eateries. Business guests may take advantage of the excellent conference facilities, while children will be entertained at the kids' club (fees apply). For an extra fee, guests may also benefit from WLAN Internet access, room service and a laundry service, while those arriving by car may leave their vehicle in the hotel car park or garage.
This family-friendly hotel is situated on sunny Kohala Coast, fronting a natural, award-winning white sandy beach and nestled into Hapuna's bluffs, where natural artesian springs bubble around.
Each of the spacious guest rooms overlooks the Pacific Ocean, offering contemporary Hawaiian-style décor in pastel colours with large private lanais for savouring Hawaii's natural beauty. Each room offers complimentary bottled water, coffee, electronic safes, bathrobes and slippers, hairdryers, satellite TV, a radio and turndown service. Connectivity to the Internet incurs a nominal fee in each guest room. Other in-room amenities include en suite bathrooms with a shower and a bathtub, double or king-sized beds, a direct dial telephone, a mini fridge, an ironing set and individually regulated air conditioning.
Poolside refreshments and hammocks (fees apply), as well as sun loungers and parasols for unwinding next to the hotel pool offer a great place to sun bathe and enjoy a cocktail or two. Sip on Mai Tais, while watching the sunset and listening to nightly entertainment. Oceanside massages are offered (fees apply). Guests can keep up with their fitness regime at the state-of-the-art fitness centre (fees apply), where they can also use the sauna or steam room. A challenging 18-hole championship golf course is also located on the property (fees apply). Other leisure facilities include a hot tub and tennis courts (fees apply), while guests can enjoy water sports such as surfing and canoeing. For an extra fee, the hotel also offers aerobics sessions, spa treatments and an entertainment programme for children.
World class cuisine is on offer right on the property. Authentic Japanese cuisine, Pacific Rim and Oyster Bar are served at the Coast Grill, while guests can also enjoy a variety of breakfast items while dining outdoors on the ocean terrace or grab a quick snack at the Hapuna Café. Those on the go can take a quick lunch at Arnie's at the golf course.
American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are all accepted as methods of payment at this hotel.