"Build right on an ancient lava bed, this hotel has great ocean views. The pool is a winner with families. The property is about 15 minutes by car to town, so I would recommend a rental car so you can have the freedom to explore."
Resort amenities include a modern fitness facility with oceanfront views, two tennis courts with complimentary equipment rentals, and a beach volleyball court. The expansive multilevel pool area covers a surface area over 14,000 square feet and offers a variety of exciting features including a lava tube waterslide, cascading waterfalls, hidden whirlpool spas, and a sand bottomed wading pool.
Complimentary beach towels, pool toys, and other rentals are available to resort guests. Ho’ola Spa offers a variety of spa treatments as well as a high-end hair salon. The nearby Kona Country Club is home to two 18-hole golf courses, and the Makalei Golf Club offers a unique 18-hole golf course with spectacular island views and preferential rates for Sheraton Keauhou Resort and Spa guests
On-site dining options include fresh, island-style cuisine at Kai, poolside sandwiches, burgers, and cocktails at Sliders, evening cocktails and tapas at Manta Ray Bar & Grill, and delicious coffee at Keauhou Bay Coffee Company. Haleo, a unique Hawaiian luau show and dinner buffet takes place every Monday night on the Hawaii Lawn.
The resort offers a variety of complimentary cultural activities including a weekly hike to Lekeleke Burial Grounds, the Kaukulaelae Historical Tour, and a Hawaii Island Orientation. Several community events are hosted at the resort on an annual basis including the Kona Coffee Cultural Festival, the Lani Kauikeaouli Concert, and the Hawaii Slack Key Guitar Festival. Popular island activities include snorkeling with Manta Rays, stargazing tours of Mauna Kea, hikes to prominent waterfalls, and tours of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.