On The Island of Maui, Hawaii
An exquisite gem of a "lifestyle resort" on the exclusive east coast of
the island of Maui, The legendary AAA Four Diamond Hotel Hana-Maui
and Honua Spa, where tranquility is a way of life. This luxury
resort has long been known as a favorite Hawaiian vacation
retreat for generations of travelers seeking a serene and
enchanting escape. Hana is the perfect location for honeymoons,
romantic getaways, and small weddings. The Resort reflects
a wonderful blend of Hawaiian heritage and the unspoiled natural
beauty that makes Hana such a special place. Luxury accommodations
include spacious, bungalow-style Bay Cottage Suites with patios
and romantic, plantation-style Sea Ranch cottages that offer
dramatic ocean and mountain views.
Located on an acre of landscaped grounds, the intimate takes advantage
of the spectacular views of Hana Bay.
Here, guests can enjoy the ultimate in nurturing with massage,
facials, and body treatments. The spa features steam rooms,
cold plunge, aquatic therapy pool, lava rock whirlpool and
To reach Hana, the "Shangri-la of Hawaii", you can cheat and fly in on
one of the two inter-island air carriers serving the Hana airport, or you can
drive the incredible fifty-two
mile well-paved scenic Hana Highway through a tropical rainforest of
breathtaking beauty. If you elect to fly into Hana, you will be met at the
airport by the hotel's 1932 Packard "jittney" for a leisurely drive through
Old Hana Town to the hotel's reception area.
When you arrive at Hotel Hana-Maui, you'll be greeted with a
a welcoming tropical fruit beverage and the
spirit that the hotel staff is famed for offering their guests.
Then you will be driven to your "room" . . . and here's where you get
your first surprise, if you're used to the usual high-rise
properties with their cookie-cutter cubicles that pass for
Guest suites are located in plantation-style Sea Ranch Cottages, all of
which overlook the ocean. Most feature private hot tubs ... 93 rooms
and suites located on 66 acres of tropical beauty. If you haven't
seen a spectacular Hana sunrise from the privacy and comfort of your
Sea Ranch Cottage lanai, you haven't lived! Watching cloud-afire
dawns is all part of the take-your-time ambience that is Heavenly
While there are no TV's in-room (you'll love the media "fast"),
there is a well-stocked private library just off the hotel lobby
along with a sundry shop offering the latest in murder mysteries and
must-read business journals and magazines. There is even a highly acclaimed
art gallery, The Hana Coast Gallery, to browse through;
filled with both fine art and
Hawaiian Native handwork, as an adjunct to the hotel's own fine
collection of antique artifacts.
Activities such as tennis, complimentary
daily yoga classes, hiking, horseback riding, and picnicking on
stunning, secluded beaches make for a varied and unforgettable
vacation experience. There's also the hotel's Wellness Center with
its own pool and gym. But perhaps the most universally loved pastime
is simply relaxing under one of the hotel's umbrellas at the famed
Hamoa Beach - - described
by James Michener as "the most perfect crescent beach
in the Pacific." Hotel Hana-Maui is the Hawaii hotel
that you have always dreamed about.
Hotel Hana-Maui features two restaurants; the Main Dining Room and
the Hana Ranch Restaurant, and one lounge, the Paniolo Bar with its
live entertainment (and the hotel's only TV, for those major
sporting events you can't live without). During season, weekly luaus,
complete with a traditional imu-roasted pig and Hawaiian poi are
held at Hamoa Beach by torchlight.
All this within the rich island heritage of Hana itself, often
called "The Last Hawaiian Place". It's no wonder this tropical
resort is considered by many international travel guides to be the World's
Most Romantic Hideaway.