Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows

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Agent Review:
Ashley Larson

"The Mauna Lani comes highly recommended, it is a 5-star experience. Ask me about butler service in one of the private ocean front bungalows. This is a great romantic spot - the perfect honeymoon."

Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows is a luxurious beachfront hotel on the Big Island’s Kohala Coast. All guests are welcomed to the resort with a fresh flower lei and a tropical beverage. Complimentary tea and coffee is offered daily in the hotel lobby and complimentary valet or self-service parking is available to all hotel guests. Accommodations include stylish guestrooms and private bungalows.

Guestroom features include private lanais, writing desks, refrigerators, personal bars, luxurious bath robes, complimentary WiFi internet access, coffee makers, and twice daily maid service. Guests also receive complimentary shuttle service to and from the resort, use of a guest laundry room, and daily newspaper delivery. All bungalows feature two master bedroom suites, large living and dining areas, and an outdoor living area with a private plunge pool and jet spa.

Guests seeking a delicious on-site meal may choose between award-winning traditional cuisine with subtle island flare at the CanoeHouse, open-air breakfast at The Bay Terrace, and oceanfront burgers and American favorites at The Ocean Bar and Grille. Huli Sue’s at Mauna Lani is located in the golf clubhouse and serves lunch and dinner daily.

Complimentary hotel amenities include the Mauna Lani Fitness Club, lap pool, beach cabanas, bicycle rentals, tennis facilities, snorkeling equipment, a jogger’s amenities station, and golf clinics. Guests may choose to take part in a variety of Hawaiian cultural activities including hula lessons, weaving classes, Ukulele lessons, and lei-making classes. Additional on-site activities include historic tours of petroglyphs, turtle feeding tours, and Twilight at Kalahuipua‘a evening entertainment at the ancient fishponds. Avid golfers are sure to enjoy the resort’s two championship golf courses. Those seeking even more luxury should visit the award-winning Mauna Lani Spa which resembles an ancient Hawaiian village.

Nearby island activities include zip-line tours, visits to the Hawaii Wildlife Center, and stargazing tours at the summit of Mauna Kea. Nearby attractions include Pu‘ukohola Heiau National Historic Site, Kohala Mountain Road, and the beautiful black sand beach at Pololu Valley.