Four Seasons Resort Lāna‛i, on a 90,000-acre secluded island just nine miles from Maui, is now celebrating its grand opening.

In a Hawaiian blessing ceremony, Lawrence J. Ellison, owner, Four Seasons Resorts Lāna‛I, and Isadore Sharp, Founder and Chairman, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts; were joined by Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa, local dignitaries, community members, and employees to untie the sacred, mana-filled lei and officially open the Resort.

The new Resort features 217 guestrooms including 51 suites, lobbies, and seating areas for contemplation; multiple dining experiences such as the signature ONE FORTY, NOBU LĀNA‛I, VIEWS at Manele Golf and Sports Bar; an immersive spa and wellness program; luxury retail boutiques featuring Missoni, Jimmy Choo, and the Lāna‛i Collection; plus the highly regarded, 18-hole ocean-view Jack NicklausSignature Manele Golf Course.

Sophisticated Design Meets Beachside Innovation

Inspired by Hawaiʻi’s diverseinfluences, the redesignedinteriors feature walls of teak and zebra wood edging artisan-produced Nepalese Lokta paper and mahogany floors laid with wool hand-woven area rugs. Fully integrated and intuitive lighting, temperature, service, and privacy controls offer a highly responsive in-room technology experience that also includes a 75-inch, platinum-bezel LED television panel, in-room iPad Airs, wearable key wristbands that allow guests maximum flexibility, and more. 

Lush Hawaiian Landscaping Showcases New Pool Experiences

Verdant botanical gardens and waterways create intimate enclaves as well as spectacular vistas of the Pacific Ocean, while serving as beautiful backdrops for works of outdoor art and sculpture. A lagoon-style, free-form pool features a cascading waterfall and two spas. Set apart is the adults-only Retreat with waterfalls and lava-rock grottos that echo Lāna‛i’s iconic cliffs and offer stunning views of Hulopoʻe Bay, where resident dolphins are a frequent sight. Delve further into the gardento find sublime sanctuaries perfect for relaxing on a secluded chaises and daybeds.

“We are delighted to share a unique destination experience that has rich culture, diverse landscapes, and limitless options for relaxation and adventure here on Lāna‛i,” said Tom Roelens, General Manager, Four Seasons Resorts Lāna‛i. “We offer guests the opportunity to experience Lānaʻi by Four Seasons through a number of activities curated by the Resort, in true Four Seasons style.”

Lāna‘i‘s diverse topography creates the chance to partake in unique activities. Hike and horseback ride in green upcountry lands, or off-road in a Polaris UTV across red dirt roads colored by volcanic rock. Play championship golf. Snorkel in a marine sanctuary teeming with colorful fish. Cruise among whales and dolphin or charter a luxury sailing yacht for the ultimate ocean experience. Explore the islands in a helicopter or take control and learn to fly a helicopter by yourself.  Experience authentic Hawaiian culture learning from our kupuna (elders) or relax on a deserted beach accessible only by a 4×4 vehicle.

Experience Lāna‘i by Four Seasons: In celebration, the Resort is offering a Stay Longer – Fourth Night Free to discover how Hawaiʻi was meant to be enjoyed.

Celebrate at Four Seasons: Unforgettable Special Events

With flexible indoor and outdoor space accommodating parties up to 500, including a newly refurbished Conference Center, the private-island feel of Lāna‘i is an exciting backdrop for spectacular conferences, incentives, and social occasions such as weddings and birthday parties. Take gardens and beautiful ocean vistas, add whimsical sparklers, fireworks, private yachts, helicopters, and bubbles, and turn it all over to the mastery of Four Seasons staff for a truly unforgettable event.

Four Seasons Resort Lāna‘i is located on a pristine island a few miles west of Maui that enjoys a simpler pace of life and offers Hawai‘i as it was intended to be. Guests can enjoy unique cultural adventures, myriad water and land activities, world-class tennis and golf. For more information, or to make a reservation, please contact Four Seasons at 1-800-321-4666, visit your travel professional,, or join our online communities at Facebook @FourSeasonsResortsLanai, Twitter @fslanai  and instagram @fslanai.


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