Legendary luxury on the sunny Kohala Coast.
The location of this legendary hotel is incredible. The Mauna Kea volcano dominates up the mauka (mountains), while the Pacific Ocean and a gorgeous bay front the guest rooms, public areas and restaurants. Since Laurance Rockefeller opened the property in 1965, this elegant resort has set the standard for excellence. After nearly five decades of reigning as one of the world's best resorts on one of the world’s most beautiful beaches, this hotel re-emerged in 2008 with changes most notable for their subtlety. The 254 guest rooms and four restaurants offer a variety of choices for your stay. Also spruced up was the Robert Trent Jones, Sr.-designed eighteen-hole golf course, rated one of the finest in the world, and the eleven-court, seaside tennis club. Guests can unwind at the Mauna Kea Spa by Mandara, as well as the new 2,500 square-foot fitness center with 43 Life Fitness exercise machines. Thankfully, one thing that hasn't changed is the extraordinary display of priceless Asian and Pacific art and artifacts from Rockefeller's collection. The Tuesday night luau includes an island feast and authentic Hawaiian hula show, while the Saturday clambake is a favorite tradition among locals and hotel guests alike.