The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii

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Located in Kamuela (Kohala Coast - Waikoloa), The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii is convenient to Great 4-D Movie Ride and Mauna Lani Historic Park. This 4.5-star resort is within close proximity of Waikoloa Kings Golf Course and Puako Bay.

Make yourself at home in one of the 540 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Rooms have private lanais. Cable programming and video-game consoles are provided for your entertainment, with wired and wireless Internet access available for a surcharge. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

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The Fairmont Orchid is a luxury resort located on the Kohala Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. Known for its stunning beachfront location and lush tropical surroundings, the resort offers a variety of activities and amenities to ensure a memorable vacation experience. Here are some activities you can enjoy at The Fairmont Orchid:

Beach and Water Activities: The resort is situated on a beautiful white-sand beach, providing opportunities for a range of water activities. Guests can enjoy swimming, snorkeling, paddleboarding, kayaking, and even take guided outrigger canoe rides. The resort may also offer equipment rental and lessons for certain activities.

Golf: The Fairmont Orchid is home to the Francis H. I'i Brown Golf Course, a championship course designed by renowned architect Ray Cain. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy a round of golf surrounded by stunning ocean views and lush green fairways. The resort may offer golf packages and assistance with tee time reservations.

Spa and Wellness: Pamper yourself at the resort's award-winning spa, the Spa Without Walls. Set amidst tropical gardens and waterfalls, you can indulge in a range of luxurious treatments, massages, and therapies. The spa may also offer yoga and fitness classes for guests seeking wellness and relaxation.

Tennis and Sports: The resort features tennis courts where guests can play matches or take lessons from experienced tennis professionals. The Fairmont Orchid also offers other sports facilities, such as a fitness center, basketball courts, and a beach volleyball court.

Cultural and Educational Activities: Immerse yourself in the local Hawaiian culture through various activities and events organized by the resort. You can participate in traditional Hawaiian arts and crafts workshops, learn about the history and traditions of the island through cultural presentations, or enjoy live music and hula performances.

Swimming Pools: The Fairmont Orchid boasts a stunning oceanfront pool complete with waterfalls, a sandy-bottom children's pool, and a luxurious adults-only pool. Guests can relax on poolside loungers, soak in the sun, and enjoy poolside food and beverage service.

Dining and Entertainment: The resort offers a variety of dining options, ranging from casual beachside cafes to elegant fine dining restaurants. You can savor delicious cuisine featuring fresh local ingredients and enjoy ocean views. Evening entertainment may include live music performances, luau shows, and themed events.

Excursions and Outdoor Adventures: The Big Island of Hawaii offers numerous outdoor adventures and natural attractions. The resort can assist in arranging excursions to explore nearby attractions such as Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Waipio Valley, Mauna Kea Observatory, or helicopter tours over the island's breathtaking landscapes.

The nearest airports are:

  • Waikoloa, HI (WKL-Waikoloa Heliport) - 3.4 km / 2.1 mi
  • Kamuela, HI (MUE-Waimea-Kohala) - 19.9 km / 12.3 mi
  • Kailua-Kona, HI (KOA-Kona Intl.) - 30.7 km / 19.1 mi
  • Upolu Point, HI (UPP-Upolu) - 34.9 km / 21.7 mi

The preferred airport for The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii is Kailua-Kona, HI (KOA-Kona Intl.).

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You can get some exercise with a round of golf or enjoy a lazy day at the private beach. This resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and an arcade/game room.

Enjoy a meal at one of the resort's dining establishments, which include 4 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access room service (during limited hours). Relax with a refreshing drink from a poolside bar or one of the 2 bars/lounges.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a business center, and limo/town car service. Event facilities at this resort consist of conference space and meeting rooms. Free self parking is available onsite.

  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Arcade/game room
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge)
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Business center
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Free WiFi
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Free self parking
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Full-service spa
  • Garden
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Golf course on site
  • Hair salon
  • In-room accessibility
  • Laundry facilities
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting rooms - 33
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Number of floors - 6
  • Number of restaurants - 4
  • On private beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 10
  • Pets allowed
  • Picnic area
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Roll-in shower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Sauna
  • Shopping on site
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Tennis on site
  • Terrace
  • Total number of rooms - 540
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Wedding services

TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

A beautiful property and great place to visit

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Reviewed 17 May 2020

We have stayed at the Four Seasons previously and decided to give the Fairmont a try as we were travelling as a family on this occasion. The property is beautiful and expansive. The pool area is...

Magical sunsets, great resort.

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Reviewed 06 May 2020

My wife and I visited this resort for 5 nights this past September. The stay was mostly outstanding with very few exceptions. I will try to break down the details of our experience by...

Still clinging to the absurd resort fee ????

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Reviewed 06 May 2020

Not my first time here. Was going to pay for reservations only to find that in the age of Corona and with the hotel being empty for 7 weeks, and with the travel industry likely to be in an economic...