Set on the white-sand beach of Hawaii Island's North Kona Coast, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai is a perfect spot to recharge your batteries and enjoy some classic Hawaiian sunshine and hospitality. With luxurious accommodation, great food, stunning views and plenty of activities, it's as popular with families seeking an action-packed vacation as it is with honeymooning couples.
Enjoy some elegant pampering at The Apothecary spa, which offers a menu of massages, body treatments and skincare therapies using natural ingredients such as black lava salt, hibiscus and crushed macadamia nuts. Here you can also relax by the quiet stream in the open-air Waiea (Water of Life) garden, or experience the lap pool, whirlpools, saunas, steam rooms and cold plunges. You can also enjoy a massage or beauty treatment in the privacy of your room.
There are 243 guest rooms, suites and villas, furnished in a luxurious, authentic Hawaiian style and decorated with original local artworks. Many have ocean views, and all have amenities including granite bathroom with deep soaking tub and separate glass-enclosed shower, Wifi, television with DVD player, iHome clock radio and docking station, tea- and coffee-making facilities and safe. The spacious beachfront villas have one or two bedrooms, as well as a private hot tub and oversized lanai.
You're spoiled for choice with seven swimming pools, including a saltwater pool stocked with tropical fish, as well as five whirlpools. You'll want to spend time recharging your batteries on the beach, or you can keep active with a visit to the fitness centre or a snorkelling, stand-up paddleboarding or canoeing trip. You can learn more about Hawaiian culture and traditions at the Ka‘upulehu Cultural Center, and there's a full programme of activities for children and teens. The Jack Nicklaus-designed Hualalai Golf Course features scenic fairways surrounded by fields of black lava.
Beach Tree offers al fresco dining, with a menu of Italian dishes with a Californian and tropical twist. 'ULU Ocean Grill offers fresh seafood, while 'ULU Sushi Lounge offers light fare and signature cocktails, such as the Asian Pear Saketini. Hualalai Grille serves classic American steaks, fresh fish, soup and cocktails, and Beach Tree Bar and Lounge is a wonderful place to watch the sunset. In-room dining is also available 24 hours a day.
100 Ka'upulehu DriveKa'upulehu, Kona, Hawaii96740