Hotel The Mauna Lani Bay Kohala
Location. The beachfront Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows is located in Kamuela, Hawaii. The hotel rises from the midst of a 16th century lava flow, known as Kalahuipua'a, or "mountain reaching heaven." This ancestral home of Hawaiian monarchs is three miles from the Puako Petroglyphs and five miles from Puukohola Heiau. Hotel Features. Pacific Rim cuisine is presented at CanoeHouse, which boasts panoramic beach and ocean sunset views with offerings including China Town Duck with Tequila Sauce. Honu Bar serves cocktails, liqueurs, sashimi, and sushi adjacent to the atrium lobby, and Bay Terrace presents Mediterranean cuisine and daily breakfasts in its open air, garden dining room. Conference rooms, a business center and wireless Internet access are provided. Fire & Ice spa features specialty services including the Opu Huli, Lomilomi Hula and Pohaku Pa'a treatments. Carefully preserved ancient Hawaiian fishponds, petroglyphs, archaeological sites and marine life, including green sea turtles and tropical fish, punctuate this Big Island resort. Two onsite, 18 hole golf courses are built around the lava formations. A fitness center is available, as are tennis courts, historic and fish feeding tours, water sports, horse riding and a children's camp. Guestrooms. The 350 guestrooms feature teakwood furnishings, private lanais and dÚcor in shades of white, tan and pale blue. Bathrooms contain dual vanities, polished Jerusalem stone floors, bathrobes, slippers and designer toiletries. Each room includes high speed Internet access and video game consoles. Rooms feature coffeemakers with Kona coffee. Mini fridges are stocked upon request, for a fee. Expert Tip. This unique property is the only locale where the five surrounding Hawaiian mountain peaks Kaleakala, Hualalai, Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa and the Kohala Mountains can be viewed.