Situated in an untouched paradise, the Four Seasons Resort Lana’i is the epitome of an intimate escape. The Pacific waters glisten in the distance and the lush grounds provide an otherworldly home to those looking to bask under the Hawaiian sun.
It comes with no surprise that the Four Seasons does it time and time again — that is, the perfected stay. It starts first in Honolulu at their private airport lounge where you complete your check-in upon waiting to fly to Lana’i. Light snacks and beverages are provide in the privacy of the lounge, where your journey is just starting to begin. A quick flight lands you on what may be one of the smallest airports around and with a shuttle to the hotel, you arrive in no time. The grandeur of the entrance is quintessential Hawaiian — a warm welcome with a lei and cold drink.
To say that the Four Seasons Resort Lana’i knows how to create a paradise is an understatement. Lush grounds with hundreds of plant species makes an oasis full of hidden retreats and areas to relax in. Koi ponds, local birds, and plentiful views of the ocean add to the charm of the stay. With two pools overlooking Hulopoe Bay (one adult-only) and plenty of lounge chairs to choose from, it often feels like you have the hotel to yourself. A quick walk down the paved path gets you to the secluded beach where shaded chairs await for a relaxed afternoon. You may even spot spinner dolphins or whales in the distance.
Though there is plenty of relaxation to be had, whether it’s at their Hawanawana spa with blissful treatments or at the pool, there is also plenty of adventure. Home to the Jack Nicklaus Signature Manele Golf Course, the 18-hole course is coveted for it’s pristine greens and ocean views. With a clubhouse and the restaurant Views, you can come here and play a picturesque round and enjoy a beautiful lunch. Throughout your stay, you can book private excursions across the island like the highly recommended horseback ride or catamaran sunset sail. Whether you prefer to be in the water or enjoy the view, the wide range of experiences means there’s something for everyone.
When it comes to dining, the Four Seasons Resort Lana’i executes in a way unlike others. It starts with the iconic NOBU LANA’I where chef Nobu Matsuhisa showcases his refined Japanese cuisine all created with local ingredients, all with incredible views of the ocean. Another highlight includes Malibu Farms where you can enjoy healthy food like cauliflower pizzas and burrata salads, all within footsteps of the pool. One dinner not to miss is an exceptional experience at ONE FORTY. Highlights like wagyu steak and fresh local seafood come together elegantly with a curated menu. You can even meet with the chef to create your own personalized private dinner (enquire with concierge for the private dinners). For those looking for something relaxed, the Sports Bar & Grill is a lively scene providing cocktails and extensive menus with favorites like venison pizza and fresh pastas.
After a day’s worth of adventure and relaxation, the Four Seasons Resort Lana’i has rooms and suites that you may never want to leave. Natural tones with a hint of Japanese design, provides a luxurious space that has everything you could need. Complimentary Wi-Fi, terry bathrobes, and in-room amenities like a Nespresso machine are the perfect touch to the stay, creating a home away from home. The beds of course will give you a good night’s sleep and quite possibly the best reason to sleep in.
If you’re looking for an escape into one of the most secluded islands in the Pacific, look no further than the Four Seasons Resort Lana’i. It’s a destination for those craving an intimate stay connected with nature, where the sun seems to always be shining and the waters always warm. Paired with the Four Seasons perfected service and touch, it’s a destination resort you’ll never want to leave.
Bon Traveler’s Tips For Staying at the Four Seasons Resort Lana’i
- Book an ocean view room for the best view.
- Experience one treatment at the spa.
- Explore the island by either horseback, UTV, or 4WD.
Get in Touch
The Four Seasons Lana’i
1 Manele Bay Rd, Lanai City, HI 96763
*Bon Traveler was welcomed as a guest of The Four Seasons Lana’i. As always, all opinions are own.