This stylish boutique hotel is one of a kind in Wailea, the only Relais & Châteaux property in Hawaii. Compared with the flashier resorts at the coastline, it’s small, secluded, and serene—an oasis for honeymooners. The pool and cabanas are swank, with free cocktails by the fire pit from 5 to 6pm and mixology classes every Sunday morning. The verdant grounds and koi ponds have been transformed into a meditative garden. Large suites are outfitted with modern luxuries: wide-planked wood floors, Hawaiian kapa-inspired prints on plush king-size platform beds, deep soaking tubs, and daybeds on the lanai. Tidy kitchenettes feature Nespresso machines, two-burner Wolf stoves and Sub-Zero refrigerators. Hotel staff will load up a free tote bag with towels and water and chauffeur you throughout Wailea in the resort’s Mercedes SUV. It’s a 3-minute shuttle to the beach, and the hotel’s kiosk at Wailea Beach will supply you with umbrellas and chairs. Take advantage of the free outrigger canoe trip offered on Wednesdays. This isn’t a place that nickel-and-dimes guests, and employees come to know you on a first-name basis. Definitely plan to indulge at the new restaurant, Ondine, run by the culinary masterminds from Senia on Oahu. Brides- and grooms-to-be, take note: The lawn and gazebo at the hotel’s entrance is a fairy-tale venue for weddings and receptions.
555 Kaukahi St.
Our Rating Neighborhood Wailea Phone 866/970-4167 , 808/874-0500 Prices Suite from $499. 2-person max occupancy. Daily $30 resort fee Amenities Restaurant; 2 bars; concierge; fitness center; outdoor pool; room service; free shuttle service; free mixology classes and canoe trips; organic garden and orchard; signing privileges at nearby Grand Wailea; spa; free Wi-Fi Units 72 Web site Hotel Wailea Other Packages available