This upscale resort appeals to travelers seeking a luxurious alternative to Kauai's typical casual style.
This is one of Kauai's top resorts, located on the cooler, greener and wetter North Shore of the island. The regal property boasts one of the most stunning settings in Hawaii, with breathtaking views of Hanalei Bay and the mountains visible through nearly every window. The resort reopened after a monumental renovation that added a luxurious spa and tastefully applied Hawaiian accents. Accommodations are spacious, and the showers have liquid-crystal windows that allow you to gaze at the scenery — for privacy, click a switch and the window clouds over. Bathrooms also feature oversize tubs and double vanities. The hotel offers a wide range of top amenities such as a challenging golf course, an athletic center, resort shops and a beach bar. The many splendid restaurant options include a poolside eatery and the Kauai Grill, a Jean-Georges Vongerichten signature restaurant overlooking Hanalei Bay.