Four Seasons Hualalai
The Four Seasons Hualalai is one of the most luxurious accommodations you can choose for yourself if you are staying in Hawaii. Known for its unique brand of seclusion without the remote isolation offered by more homey and rustic types of accommodations, the Four Seasons offers the best in leisure and luxury. This resort is part of the famous Four Season chain of hotels based in Toronto, Canada. It is located on Ka' upulehu Drive on the Kona-Kohala coast on the Big Island.
The Four Seasons Hualalai was designed specifically to reflect the nature around it, which is why it sports native Hawaiian materials like rattan, bamboo and lava rock. The resort has consistently placed among the top-rated hotel and resorts in Hawaii since it opened for business in 1996.
The hotel boasts of an array of luxury services, from the world-class spa to any of the five pools, among them the Sea Shell pool and the King’s Pond which is an excellent pool to snorkel in because of its collection of 3,500 fishes and spotted eagle rays.
The hotel is famous for the Hualalai Sports Club and Spa. Here guests can work out in any of the three gyms, unwind in the sauna or the spa. The spa offers various options for massages, body wraps, facials and almost any other of pampering guests could want. The resort also has rock climbing walls, tennis courts and a cold plunge.
One of the best things about the Four Seasons Hualalai is the championship 18-hole premier golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus. The golf course was ranked as one of the best by Golf Magazine in 2002.
From rounds of golf guests can also head directly to the stunning restaurants that overlook the sparkling Pacific Ocean, or they can have their meals at the hotel Clubhouse.
Services include valet parking, twice a day maid service, 24-hour room service and a multi-lingual concierge desk.
Suites go for around $500 to $1650 depending on the package you avail of. Garden view rooms usually go for cheaper, while the more expensive packages usually feature the Superior Suites with Golf Ocean views. Guests can avail of a complimentary night if they avail of the Stay Longer Package.
The hotel distinguishes itself from other hotels in that it is not built like most contemporary hotels which are basically glorified high rises with swimming pools on the top floor and nothing else. The Four Seasons Hualalai has remained true to its goal to deliver authentic Hawaiian accommodations infused with world-class luxury as seen in its golf courses and world class spas, and more so in the way its cottages are laid out to ensure the best in luxurious privacy.
Activities guests can indulge while staying at the resort include golf, croquette, shopping and cycling. Guests can also enjoy the children’s program and teen’s program which is done all year round.
The Four Seasons Hualalai is the perfect choice of accommodations if you are looking for the best of luxury in this side of Hawaii. If you want the best in comfort and style while basking in the natural lushness of Hawaiian flora with the Pacific just right outside your door, then this resort is the perfect choice.