The Fabulous Fairmont Kea Lani Resort is a Maui paradise waiting to welcome you for your special Hawaiian vacation! This newly renovated, luxury resort is in the Wailea Beach area, which is stunningly beautiful featuring some of the island’s best beaches. The Wailea Beach area is a bit sunnier and drier than other parts of the island. You can plan for many hours spent lounging by the pool or playing in the waves on Polo Beach.
The Suites and Villas are HUGE
Fairmont Kea Lani has 450 spacious suites with the smallest one being over 860 square feet. No matter which suite category you choose you will have lots of room to spread out and make yourself at home! All of the suites and Villas were renovated in 2023 to reflect the comfortable, contemporary style of the island and showcase the cultural heritage.
Honeymooners, couples, and small families will enjoy the ocean view suite which includes a beautiful entryway, large bedroom with a king or two double beds, separate living area with a sofa bed and a spacious bathroom with double vanities, shower, stand alone bathtub and separate water closet area. The spacious lanai offers stunning ocean views with two separate sliding doors, one from the bedroom and one from the living area.
The villas are perfect for large and multi generational families. The resort has 37 villas available in two and three bedroom options sleeping up to 8 guests. The two story villas are fully equipped with a kitchen and dining area, living room, laundry room, spacious bedrooms and bathrooms, and a large lanai with plunge pool and even a barbecue grill. The villas will offer all of the comforts of home surrounded by the beauty of Maui.
Take a look at this video highlighting the stunning suites.
The Award Winning Dining Options are Amazing!
Your taste buds will be spoiled with all of the wonderful dining options on property. Start your day with a delicious breakfast at Kea Lani Restaurant. The chef uses fresh ingredients to prepare classic island style dishes along with a buffet that will nourish you for your day ahead.
Grab lunch at AMA Bar and Grill with views of the pool and beach in a stunning outdoor dining venue or dine poolside in your private cabana. If you are heading out for some afternoon exploring, grab a sandwich, salad, or picnic to go at the Makana Market + Cafe.
After an exciting day sightseeing or enjoying the resort, head to KO, the resort’s signature award winning restaurant to enjoy a glass of wine and ahi cooked on a lava rock at your table.
In the mood for some seafood? Make your way to Nick’s Fishmarket which boasts some of the best seafood on the island. They also have an extensive wine list for the perfect pairing. If you would like a low key, light dinner, the Luana Lounge sets the mood with craft cocktails, small bites, and even live music.
There Is So Much to Do on Property!
You don’t even need to leave the resort as Fairmont Kea Lani provides the perfect mix of fitness, relaxation, and cultural activities. Start your day with a leisurely stroll along the walking path running along the beach to enjoy a Wailea sunrise.
Take part in the wellness program at the resort which includes a full 24 hour fitness center with pretty fabulous views. Join a fitness class such as yoga, barre, and bootcamp. Head to the Willow Stream Spa for a full body massage or other rejuvenating treatment.
Learn about Hawaiian culture as you become part of the Fairmont Kea Lani ‘ohana. The cultural program includes hula and ukulele lessons, E Ala E sunrise chat, a torch lighting ceremony, Hawaiian culture selfie scavenger hunt, lei making, and much more.
Polo Beach Offers the Perfect Beach Day
The resort is located on Polo Beach which is perfect for relaxing with a great book, body surfing, boogie boarding, and snorkeling. The resort has beach umbrellas that can be arranged by the beach attendants. If you would like to paddle board, snorkel or kayak you can do these activities right at the resort as well.
The Hawaiian canoe experience is not to be missed! You can learn about this ancient tradition and take part in learning how to navigate the canoe. This is a complimentary experience, but it is recommended that you reserve this before you arrive to ensure availability.
During the winter months humpbacks can be spotted from shore! It is estimated that 12,000 whales migrate to Hawaii during the winter season. February is typically the best month for whale watching in Maui . The whale season ranges from approximately December 15-April 15.
Fairmont Kea Lani Has Something for Everyone!
It is not very often that you find a resort that is perfect for travelers of all ages with different vacation goals, but Fairmont Kea Lani truly does!
Families will love the spacious villa accommodations, kids program, laid back atmosphere, pools (even a waterslide!), and ease of getting around the property.
Couples and honeymooners can experience romance over a private outdoor dining experience, spend a day exploring the island or participating in guided excursions, relax with a couples massage. Spend the day at the adults only pool, order in room dining for a night in, and enjoy a sunset stroll along the beach path.
Active travelers will love the location of Fairmont Kea Lani with three championship golf courses and an award winning tennis club within five minutes of the resort. Ocean activities such as kayaking, snorkeling, and surfing are easily accessible as well as shopping and island excursions.
If you are looking for luxurious, spacious accommodations coupled with beautiful surroundings and activities for all ages, look no further than Fairmont Kea Lani. The staff will treat you like ‘ohana and you will feel as though this resort is your second home. You may never want to leave and you will truly create Maui memories that will last a lifetime.
Reach out to one of our Journey Planners to start planning your Hawaiian getaway today.
Thank you so much to Journey Planner Andrea Cassidy for writing this blog and sharing her expertise. Learn more about Andrea here.