Fairmont Kea Lani

Maui, Hawaii

The hotel

For those wanting to indulge in sheer luxury and serenity, the Fairmont Kea Lani is ideal. Located in one of the most scenic places on earth, this superb resort offers a full range of amenities and activities, including a full-service spa. The Hawaiian cultural programme allows you to submerge into the history of the islands by offering educational activities such a lei making and ukelele lessons and also an exciting 1-hour adventure on an outrigger canoe (spaces fill quickly, so book in advance). As well as private access to Polo Beach, guests can enjoy the use of three swimming pools, including an adults-only pool and there's a 140-ft waterslide that's perfect for kids. Take in the spectacular sunsets and views of the islands from the open-air lobby bar, offering live entertainment from local musicians.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Honeymoon
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Valet parking
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Laundry Service
  • Games Room
  • Internet Access

Where is it

On pristine Polo Beach, on the sunny southwest shores of Maui. Guests may use the nearby Wailea Tennis Club and Wailea Golf Club with its three Championship 18-hole courses*.

Hotel information

450 suites and villas on 7 floors with 5 lifts. All with private balcony or lanai, air-conditioning, separate living room, 2 TVs , DVD player, WiFi*, telephone, tea/coffee maker, microwave, mini-fridge, safe, hairdryer, iron and board. Fairmont Suite with 1 king-size bed and pull-out sleeper sofa, sleeping maximum 4 people.

Fairmont Mountainside Suite offers views of of Kaleakala with 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds and a sleeper sofa, sleeping maximum 4 adults.

Fairmont Garden Suites overlook scenic tropical gardens with 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds and a sleeper sofa, sleeping maximum 4 adults.

Partial Ocean View Suites have a partial or angled view of the ocean from the outside of the suite with 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds and a sleeper sofa, sleeping maximum 4 adults.

Ocean View Suites have partial or angled view of the ocean from inside of the suite with 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds and a sleeper sofa, sleeping maximum 4 adults.

Deluxe Ocean View Suite offer a full view of the ocean with 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds and a sleeper sofa, sleeping maximum 4 adults.

Two Bedroom Ocean View Villas and Two Bedroom Ocean Front Villas have two storeys with two master bedrooms and a living room. There is a full kitchen, a private courtyard with a plunge pool and barbecue. This villa offers 2 king-size beds or 1 king-size and 2 double beds, there's also 1 queen-size sleeper sofa in the living area, sleeping maximum 4 adults.

Three Bedroom Ocean View Villas and Three Bedroom Ocean Front Villas have the same amenities but with 2 king-size beds, 2 queen-size beds and 1 queen-size sleeper sofa, sleeping maximum 6 adults.

Villa guests receive a reusable bag filled with fruit, drinks and snacks, complimentary valet parking and daily breakfast buffet at Kea Lani Restaurant (4 guests daily for a 2 bedroom, 6 guests daily for a 3 bedroom).

5 restaurants, including Kõ (plantation era inspired cuisine), Caffe Ciao Bakery + Market (Italian with Hawaiian flair), Kea Lani (open-air breakfast buffet and à la carte), Nick's Fishmarket, AMA Bar & Grill and Luana (cocktails and music). Swimming pool, 2 freeform lagoon pools connected by a 140-ft water slide, children's wading pool, 2 whirlpools and a swim-up bar. Spa*. 24-hour fitness centre and Fitness and Wellness Programme. Games room. Shops and boutiques. Water sports* including snorkelling, kayaking, sailing and windsurfing. Hawaii cultural activities (including outrigger canoe paddling, language classes, lei making, ukulele and hula lessons). Kids' club. Room service* and 24-hour in-suite dining*. Complimentary self-parking. Valet parking $27 plus tax per night (payable locally, subject to change).

Resort fee from $35–$50 plus tax, per room per night, payable locally (subject to change)

Resort fee includes: - Unlimited business internet access - Access to thousands of full-content, current-day newspapers and magazines with PressReader on smartphone, tablet or laptop - Access to 24-hour fitness centre and to daily Inspire Your Energy classes** - Self-parking for one vehicle - Shuttle service within the Wailea area with convenient access to nearby shopping, activities, dining and championship golf** - In-suite bottled water - Daily beach umbrella rental (1 per suite, 2 per villa; available on a first come first served basis) - 1-hour snorkel equipment rental (2 sets per suite, per day) - Sunscreen and after-sun lotion available at the Pool Pavilion - Cultural activities including the Hawaiian Canoe Experience (advanced reservations required), Hawaiian Culture Property Tour, Olelo Hawaii (Hawaiian Language) and authentic Hawaiian crafts** - Access to Keiki Lani Kids Club for children ages 5-12 years (advanced reservations required). Resort fee, tax and inclusions are subject to change - please see hotel check-in for current inclusions available to you upon arrival. **Inspire Your Energy fitness classes, Keiki Lani, cultural activities, shuttle service and snorkel rentals are subject to space availability.

Wheelchair accessible rooms available on request. Please note that these rooms are subject to availability and may be restricted to specific room categories and bedding arrangements. Rooms and facilities vary between hotels so please check at the time of booking. For more information and contact details please check out our Special Assistance page

5 nights at all times.

*Denotes local charge

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Sep 4, 2020 2pugs2010 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The hotel is in a beautiful location in Maui and very easy to get to from the airport. A very relaxing place and the staff are extremely friendly and helpful. The rooms are big especially the bathroom. There are plenty of restaurants to choose for dining.
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Jul 17, 2020 SWD_01

Awesome hotel, staff was great location is amazing. Room was well maintained. I received excellent customer service as soon as I arrived to the hotel. First impressions are always made before even walking into a hotel and exceeded my expectations. Will be coming back for another visit.
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Jul 14, 2020 Sagiventurer

Prior to staying here, former guests raved about the "white heaven" (Kea Lani's translation). I truly wanted to love this resort. I really liked it, just didn't love it. The lobby is spacious, open-air, and tropical (typical of most Hawaiian upscale resorts). The suites are huge with large bathrooms. The 2 and 3 bedroom beachfront villas are… Read more
Prior to staying here, former guests raved about the "white heaven" (Kea Lani's translation). I truly wanted to love this resort. I really liked it, just didn't love it. The lobby is spacious, open-air, and tropical (typical of most Hawaiian upscale resorts). The suites are huge with large bathrooms. The 2 and 3 bedroom beachfront villas are great with private pools. The pool area is also nice. It even has a water slide. Unfortunately kids get bored with the one slide. Some adults too. All this sounds great but there is only one problem. I stayed at the Grand Wailea prior. Grand Wailea set the bar above the Kea Lani. I expected clean, white, crisp, somewhat modern style interiors. The only white thing was the exterior. I would recommend Kea Lani for the low key luxury guests. Nice hotel. Very nice. Just not heavenly. Read less
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Jun 17, 2020 LuxurytoLazy Chicago, Illinois

Who knew this would be our last trip before Covid-19 hit? It was a special trip and the Fairmont was a huge part of this. Every room is a suite and we loved our location with a partial Ocean view. A separate living area made 4am business calls easier to take while the lucky sleeper slumbered on. The bathroom is huge with a tub and separate… Read more
Who knew this would be our last trip before Covid-19 hit? It was a special trip and the Fairmont was a huge part of this. Every room is a suite and we loved our location with a partial Ocean view. A separate living area made 4am business calls easier to take while the lucky sleeper slumbered on. The bathroom is huge with a tub and separate shower. Our room had a huge balcony and we enjoyed it. We have stayed at the Four Seasons Wailea many times and were worried that the Fairmont might not be as special. Not the case. There are 2 pools and we never had an issue getting a place to sit. There is also beach seating. Service was solid. Not outstanding by the pool but they were busy and happy to be flagged down even if they did not check in often. We did rent a private cabana a few times and that is one thing we missed about the Four Seasons (every room is guaranteed a cabana free of charge). But the Fairmont is a click down price wise so it makes sense. Dinner at Ko was delightful as were two lunches. I would skip Nick's (read the reviews). It is not run by the Fairmont and you can see it in the service and overall experience. We can't wait to return to the special place that is the Faiirmont Kea Lani. Read less
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May 24, 2020 Daydream786905 Munster, Indiana

We took our kids to Maui and stayed at the fairmont. We were hesitant since our honeymoon stay in 2015 was not as expected. The resort promised to make it right and they delivered on that promise. While this was a much different vacation than our honeymoon it was still so much fun. The activities for the kids were perfect not obnoxious and in your… Read more
We took our kids to Maui and stayed at the fairmont. We were hesitant since our honeymoon stay in 2015 was not as expected. The resort promised to make it right and they delivered on that promise. While this was a much different vacation than our honeymoon it was still so much fun. The activities for the kids were perfect not obnoxious and in your face but really engaging and fun. My son and I have Celiac disease and the resort was excellent at safely accommodating our needs and providing enough gluten free options that we didn’t fee deprived at all. The service was impeccable and the aloha spirit was everywhere. We hope to stay at Kea Lani again on our future visits to Maui! Read less