Indulge in the moment at this five-star hotel on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Timeless happens here
The more the world changes, the more you appreciate how some things stay the same. The legendary hotel has welcomed generations of families to relax, reconnect and rejuvenate for more than 50 years. Anchored by the natural beauty of pristine Kauna’oa Bay, families gather here to create new traditions and enjoy life’s simple pleasures.
Jewel of the Hawaii Island
A variety of spacious guestrooms with a large lanai frame inspiring island views and acres of tropical resort to explore.
In the main building, room types and views include oceanfront and golf vista, while all accommodation in the ocean wing boast views across lush greenery to the nearby ocean with an easy pathway that leads to the white sands of Kauna’oa Bay.
Suites offer upgraded in-room amenities and provide additional living space to enjoy lazy Hawaiian afternoons or to entertain family and friends in the comfort of your own home away from home.
All luxury guestrooms and suites are elegantly furnished, featuring crisp, clean lines, cloud white and bold sunset colours along with wonderful views from the wide lanai. Amenities include large flat screen TVs, media hubs, bedside iPod dock with clock radios, and luxury L’Occitane bath products.
The hotel’s restaurants incorporate a creative combination of fresh, locally sourced island ingredients. Begin your day in the open-air bay-view restaurant, home to a legendary breakfast buffet with made-to-order waffles and omelets, tropical fruits and juices, whole-grain cereals and tasty pastries.
The hotel’s café features local, 100-percent Kona coffee, muffins, yogurt, warm breakfast sandwiches, quiche, fresh fruit and more to graband- go when you’re in the mood for a light breakfast or a late morning coffee pick-me-up. Head to the bar for casual, creative tapas and entrees incorporating locally grown ingredients that are easily paired with a selection of craft cocktails, tap beers and wine.
The hotel also offers an unforgettable Sunday brunch buffet, a Mauna Kea tradition, with all your breakfast and lunch favourites enhanced with selections of savoury brunch specialties, including a temptation table with irresistible desserts.
Dine beneath the stars and along the shoreline of Kauna’oa Bay. Whether an intimate table for two or a family gathering of twenty or more for breakfast, lunch or dinner, the resort’s personalised private dining is the ultimate dining experience to create lasting memories.
The Mauna Kea Hawaiian Lu‘au completes the experience with a taste of culture shared through music, food and family tradition.
Endless recreation options for guests include the Seaside Tennis Club with 11 courts at the ocean’s edge, and the legendary Mauna Kea Golf Course offers a rewarding Hawaii Island golf experience for golfers of every level, or or elevate your energy in the sleek fitness centre.
Unparalleled beach experiences
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel sits on one of the few white-sand beaches on the Kohala Coast, its idyllic shores are the perfect spot to unplug, unwind and explore the ocean with family and friends. Beach activities for the whole family include snorkelling, canoe rides, stand-up paddle boarding and seasonal whale-watching. Or relax and soak up the absolute luxury of unscheduled time in a plush poolside cabana.
Children will enjoy daily activities at the Mauna Kea Keiki Club including shell hunting and hiking to finding treasures at beautiful Kauna’oa Bay.
Relax and indulge
The Mauna Kea Spa by Mandara offers a combination of Balinese and Hawaiianinspired therapies. Choose from a variety of massages, body treatments, aromatherapy and skincare services featuring the signature Elemis product line. The full service facility offers five luxurious treatment rooms including a couples suite with balneotherapy.
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel has long been a favourite destination for a romantic wedding. Whether you dream of an intimate, barefoot ceremony on the beach or a grand, indoor reception fit for Hawaiian royalty, the resort’s wedding coordinators provide personalised attention to every detail to ensure your special day is perfect.
Hundreds of museum-quality art objects from the Pacific and Asia are displayed throughout the hotel, collected by hotel founder Laurance S. Rockefeller. The expansive collection spotlights Pacific Rim culture and spirituality. Indoor and outdoor group function spaces and meeting rooms are also available, as well as picture-perfect wedding sites. Reconnect with life’s simplest and most authentic pleasures at Mauna Kea Beach Hotel.