Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows


Amidst mountains and the sea on the sunny Kohala Coast on the tropical Island of Hawaii, the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows offers an exceptional experience with unparalleled value. Discover why Travel + Leisure consistently rates them one of the “Top Hotels in the World”. Mauna Lani is an exquisite blend of sophisticated luxury and Hawaiian hospitality.

Accommodations range from spacious guest rooms to incredibly luxurious bungalows. The Bungalows were completely renovated in 2012. The living space of each Bungalow invites ultimate relaxation with indoor and outdoor living featuring locally-inspired artworks by Hawaiian artists and stylish Koa furniture. The private outdoor Jacuzzi and heated swimming pool create a laidback setting for socializing or quiet enjoyment.

On the grounds of this magnificent 3,200-acre deluxe resort, guests can enjoy the ambiance of ancient Hawaii in the mystical fish ponds and petroglyphs, or relax in oceanfront cabanas and hammocks. The Mauna Lani Bay Hotel has a reputation for outstanding service; and perfect Kohala weather provides a wonderful opportunity to enjoy outdoor fun. Whether enjoying a morning tee time between ink-jet black lava and lush greens, getting pampered at the uniquely Hawaiian inspired Mauna Lani Spa or dining ocean-front at the legendary Canoe House restaurant… Mauna Lani allows you to be yourself. Discover your own journey of relaxation and luxury at Mauna Lani on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Mauna Lani Resort is a luxury golf resort with two championship golf courses, Mauna Lani North and South. Both golf courses offer a challenging experience to novice and professional golf enthusiasts alike. Mauna Lani has received Golf Magazine’s Gold Medal Award every year since 1988 and was host to the Senior Skins Golf Game for 11 years. The Big Island golf courses are masterpieces of design, each strikingly different, yet equally challenging. Each course is a world apart geographically, and in playing experience.

The Mauna Lani Spa is a uniquely Hawaiian day spa retreat ranked one of the “World’s Best Spas” by Travel & Leisure magazine. The spa resort is a reflection of the Island of Hawaii’s splendid range of geographic wonders. The luxury spa resembles a Hawaiian village with thatched hale for treatments, two natural lava saunas, a meditation pavilion and a watsu pool. Treatments include traditional Hawaiian therapies, baths, body treatments, and massage therapy.

Exceptional Values!
Extra Value: Free cultural activities, historic tours, and Hawaiian adventures.

Greening Your Life: This property is recognized by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) for significantly advancing the development of green power. The resort also generates the most solar electric power of any luxury resort in the world.

All golf courses are watered using 3 million gallons of brackish water each day, and a large percentage of the golf operation’ s electricity is provided by solar power.

A sustainable menu for meetings and events includes products harvested within a 100-mile radius.


All Rooms include:

  • Welcome lei greeting on arrival
  • Fresh tropical beverage on arrival
  • Newspaper delivered to guestroom
  • In-room coffee maker, Kona coffee & tea
  • Bathrobes
  • Refrigerator, Iron & Ironing Board
  • 47′ – 60″ HD TV
  • Shuttle service throughout the resort
  • Secured safe in each guestroom
  • Guest Laundry Room
  • Daily maid service



Overlooking the Mauna Kea Mountain, these rooms are the most affordable of the luxury guest rooms.


Overlooking the beautiful gardens of Mauna Lani, these rooms are perfect for guests who enjoy the colorful tropical foliage of Hawaii.


Ocean View rooms are located on the Kona/Poolside of the hotel or the Kohala/CanoeHouse side. Deluxe Ocean Rooms are located on the 5th and 6th floors offering a more expansive view.


Guestrooms feature views of tranquil fishponds, tropical foliage and the crystal blue Pacific.


Guestrooms are located on the 5th & 6th floor offering expansive views of tranquil fishponds, tropical foliage and the crystal blue Pacific.


Ocean Front View rooms are located overlooking the beach and they offer spectacular Kohala Coast sunset views year round. During whale season (November – April) you can see majestic humpback whales breaching off-shore. Deluxe Ocean Front rooms are located on the 5th and 6th floors offering a more expansive view.


These popular guestrooms are steps from the ocean and overlook swaying hammocks, palms trees and the crystal blue Pacific.


Located on the 5th & 6th floor, these guestrooms offer the ultimate view of swaying hammocks, the crystal blue Pacific and miles of shoreline.


Guestrooms overlook swaying hammocks, palms trees and the crystal blue Pacific Ocean. These spacious guestrooms offer an additional floor to ceiling window overlooking a view of the Kohala coastline.


All suites are located on upper floors and provide outstanding views of the ocean. Each suite features separate living areas and a wet bar. Enjoy breakfast from the comfort of your private lanai.


These spacious suites feature separate bedroom and living areas and a wet bar for entertaining. Suites are on the upper floors providing scenic ocean front views.


The newly opened Makaiwa Suite offers expansive views of the historic fishponds, pool area, mountains, the ocean and Kohala sunsets. The suite’s tropical open-air floor plan of 1,040 sq. ft. includes a 200 sq. ft. lanai – the perfect place for a private dinner. Located on the 6th floor this king-bedded suite includes a wet bar, double sink vanity, soaking tub and rain shower. The ambiance is enhanced with design elements by Hawaii’s Sig Zane. Makaiwa (Ma-ka-ee-va) is the name of the bay fronting the hotel.



The luxurious ocean Bungalows on the Big Island of Hawaii are set in cool blues and aqua, drawing inspiration from the Pacific or warm tones of burnt orange and yellow inspired by Kohala Coast sunsets. The 2,700 sq. ft. of indoor living space of in each of our Bungalows on the Big Island invites ultimate relaxation and the 1,300 sq. ft. outdoor lanai features a private pool, Jacuzzi and BBQ. Each Bungalow bedroom features luxury accommodations including a four post bed that heightens the atmosphere of sophisticated island living. The headboards showcase a custom carving of the Hawaiian flower that each Bungalow is named after. The two master baths each include a private tropical garden with a rain shower, and a stand-alone tub. Recent enhancements include a state-of-the-art entertainment system & 65″ LED HD television.


There are 3 Restaurants at Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows:

The Bay Terrace Open for breakfast. Cuisine: International Buffet.
The Ocean Grill Open for lunch & dinner. Cuisine: International.
The Canoe House Open for dinner. Cuisine: Farm to table.


No wedding packages found for this resort.

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Lynn Farrell