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Mauna Kea Beach Hotel  

7 nights from £1,699 per Person Including Flights

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Overview

The first hotel to be built on Hawaii (or Big) Island, and now extensively refurbished, the delightful Mauna Kea Beach Hotel offers a true insight into the chilled, tropical Hawaiian lifestyle, blending traditional Hawaiian décor with a modern twist.

Nestled on the incredible white sands of Kauna’oa Bay, this stylish resort was created to conform to the landscape’s natural beauty, using the warm sands, turquoise waters and soaring Mountain Kea as inspiration for both its vibrant look, and its tranquil ambience.

With a warm welcome and friendly service, you’ll feel like you’re staying in a luxurious home away from home, with wonderful oceanfront rooms and suites giving you an incredible view of the surrounding sceneries. Tuck in to authentic Hawaiian cuisine, and join in with a traditional Luau with fantastic hula and fire dancing – this resort certainly puts on a show.

Catering for families and couples alike, there’s plenty here to keep you entertained should you wish to take a break from soaking up the sun on the beach. From thrilling water sports and recreational tours, to fun Hawaiian cultured activities like coconut weaving and lei-making and moonlight stand-up paddle boarding, the resort beautifully blends fun and adventure with relaxation and seclusion. Golf enthusiasts will love the championship golf course too, whilst there’s also fantastic daily activities for children to enjoy, including treasure hunting and shell collecting.

Details

This fabulous resort is nestled on the beautiful sugary white sand crescent of Kauna’oa Bay on Hawaii Island, widely regarded as one of America’s best beaches. With Mountain Kea as its backdrop, you’ll be in awe of the jaw-dropping landscape that surrounds the resort. The secluded location also offers a tranquil ambience.

  • The resort is approximately a 35 minute drive from Kona International Airport, Hawaii Island

All rooms and suites include:

  • Furnished balcony overlooking the ocean or the golf course
  • Tropical yet minimalist décor
  • HD TV
  • Media hubs
  • Mini fridge with bottled water replenished daily
  • Coffee makers
  • Air conditioning
  • Separate tub and shower room

Choose from:

  • Beachfront – Airy 54sqm rooms with chic décor, direct access to the beach, and gorgeous views of the lawns and the ocean. These rooms interconnect, so are perfect for families.
  • Beachfront Lawn – Located on the first floor, these 54sqm rooms have the same amenities as before, but their first floor location offers better access to the beach. These rooms also interconnect.
  • Beachfront Suite – Colourfully decorated 117sqm suites offering views of the pool, lawn and ocean, as well as offering easy access to the beach. The suites feature a separate living area and bedroom, and a foyer with extra views of the gardens.
  • Beachfront Deluxe Suite – Similar to before, these bright 117sqm suites offer a separate living area, a foyer with garden views, panoramic ocean views from the balcony, and easy access to the beach. Located on lower levels than the Beachfront Suite, access to the beach is even more direct.
  • Golf Vista – These lovely 54sqm rooms offer stunning views of the front lawns, the golf course, and the Kohala Mountains, as well as luxury bedding. Interconnecting rooms are available.
  • Golf Vista Deluxe – Brightly decorated 81sqm rooms with a large balcony overlooking the golf course and mountains, luxury bedding, and an oversized bathroom with a soaking tub, a separate shower a second private walk-out balcony.
  • Ocean View – Located in the main tower, these 54sqm rooms have unobstructed views of the ocean and the beach.
  • Ocean Front – These vibrant 54sqm rooms are positioned at the front of the hotel, offering phenomenal views of the ocean.
  • Golf Vista Suite – Located on the top floor, these spacious 116sqm suites have wonderful views of the Kohala Mountains, Kawaihae Harbour, and the golf course. The suite features a separate living area, and an en-suite bathroom with a soaking tub, a wall-less shower, and its own walk-out balcony.
  • Ocean Front Deluxe – These tropical 81sqm rooms feature two balconies overlooking Kauna’oa Bay and the coastline, as well as an oversized bathroom with soaking tub and wall-less shower.
  • Premier Ocean Front Deluxe – Nestled on the top floor, these trendy 83sqm rooms have unbelievable views of the beach from the main balcony, plus an oversized bathroom with soaking tub, shower, and a second private balcony.
  • Hualalai Suite – Located on the top floor, the main furnished balcony offers breath-taking views of the beach and the coastline, featuring a separate living area and bedroom, and an en-suite with an extra walk-out balcony. 116sqm.
  • Mauna Kea/Mauna Loa Suites – Both 148sqm suites are on the top floor, offering panoramic views of the beach. Both feature a living area, dining room, and a bedroom, plus two private balconies overlooking the beautiful landscape.

All rooms sleep a maximum of three adults, or two adults and one child.

  • Manta & Pavilion Wine Bar – Offering a delicious breakfast buffet and divine dinners, alongside an award-winning wine list. Smart casual dress code.
  • Copper Bar – A spectacular place to gather with friends and family, tucking in to contemporary cuisine and washing it down with a handcrafted cocktail. Casual dress code, though no swimsuits allowed.
  • Hau Tree – Nestled on the bay’s white sands, this pretty open-air restaurant offers grab-n-go breakfasts, light lunches, and casual dinners. Grab yourself a sandwich, a salad or a burger, and take a sip of the signature cocktail Ovaltine Froth. Casual dress code.
  • Number 3 Restaurant – Adjacent to the first tee on the championship golf course, this charming restaurant serves simple yet tasty food, including fish tacos, burgers, and a classic Crab Louis. Casual dress code.
  • The Mauna Kea Luau – An authentic Hawaiian restaurant offering sumptuous local cuisine, serving delights such as sashimi, lomi salmon, island fish, and kalua pig. There’s lots of entertainment here too, including fire dancing the hula. Smart casual dress code.
  • Clambake – An al fresco seafood buffet that’s renowned as the Big Island’s best, serving up Keahole Maine lobster, crab claws, oysters, mussels, and more. Smart casual dress code.
  • Plumeria Coffee Bar – Head here for a mug of 100% Kona coffee, grabbing a muffin or yoghurt for a quick and easy breakfast as you go. Casual dress code.
  • In-room dining
  • The hotel resides on the naturally beautiful crescent beach of Kauna’oa
  • There is one luxurious pool, surrounded by private cabanas and close by to the beach
  • The Mauna Kea Spa by Mandara – Truly relax with a wonderful mix of Balinese and Hawaiian inspired treatments, including massages, body treatments, aromatherapy and facials. There are five treatment rooms, including a couple’s suite, and all therapies are done with the hotel’s signature Elemis products.
  • Mauna Kea Golf Course – once a barren black lava field, this bright golf course was created in 1964 by Robert Trent Jones
  • Oceanfront tennis court
  • Water sports – including snorkelling, scuba diving, boogie boarding, kayaking, deep-sea fishing, and canoe rides
  • Hawaiian culture experiences - including lauhala weaving, flower lei-making and Makahiki Games
  • Yoga and fitness classes
  • Mauna Kea Salon
  • Fitness centre - cardio equipment, strength training, and personal training (minimum age 14 years old)
  • Art museum
  • Boutique shops
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