Fairmont Kea Lani
Wailea, Maui, Hawaii
The family friendly Fairmont Kea Lani is an exclusive all-suite and villa resort overlooking Maui's stunning coastline and the white sands of Polo beach. Surrounded by 22 acres of tropical gardens It offers an range of onsite facilities and activities.
At a Glance
Great choice of restaurants throughout the resort including award-winning Ko
Super family friendly with its children's club and family pool
Three championship golf courses within a short drive
Excellent watersports opportunities
Maui's only all-suite and villa property
If you forget to pack your suncream don't worry there are complimentary bottles by each of the pools.Katie Aston
Try one of the French macaroons made daily on site at the deli, they're delicious!Anna Bleasdale
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Fairmont Kea Lani is situated in the district of Wailea in Southern Maui which is the location of some of Maui's best beaches as well as the island's most exclusive resorts, real estate and shopping. The resort has a Moorish influence with its whitewashed walls, domes, archways and towering lobby set within acres of tropical gardens dotted with palm trees and encompassing lily ponds and a number of swimming pools.
The 413 suites are located in buildings which border the gardens: each has a wide balcony and a spacious separate living room with a Queen sofa-bed ideal for families with smaller children. For bigger parties and those seeking more privacy the 37 and two or three bedrooms villas are the real lure. Each is a two-storey domed structure with a private plunge pool less than thirty seconds walk from the beach.
Polo Beach is a small protected cove of white sand with full beach service and a range of watersports. In the grounds there are two large swimming pools, one which is adult-only and the other a lagoon-style pool ideal for families. Golfers are spoiled for choice in the Wailea area with three championship, 18-hole golf courses at the nearby Wailea Golf Club.
The spa at Kea Lani embraces the influence of the Hawaiian islands offering treatments such as Hawaiian salt scrubs, local seaweed wraps and the Maui Glow. A comprehensive fitness program is available including sunset Pilates & yoga, water aerobics and Cardio Blast.
The Keiki Lani Kid's camp ensures that the little ones are kept busy offering children from 5-11 years a daily program focusing on Hawaiian culture including volcano building, ukulele and hula hula lessons.
Restaurants at the Fairmont Kea Lani range from the award-winning Ko serving dishes inspired by Maui's plantation era, to the casual Polo Beach Grille and Nick's Fishmarket offering the best of the pacific, and for something to go there's the Caffe Ciao Bakery and Deli.
Fairmont Kea Lani has a range of luxury oceanfront suites and villas. The One-bedroom Suites are spacious at over 860 sq.ft and feature a separate living area and bedroom. There is a queen sofa bed in the living room which can accommodate extra guests, a beautiful marble bathroom and a lanai with wonderful sea views.
Just moments from the beach are the two and three bedroom villas. These are two stories high and boast panoramic ocean views. They have a private terrace, plunge pool, barbecue, full kitchen, separate bedrooms and a separate living area with a sofa bed. They are ideal if you are traveling as a family or group of friends.
Children are welcome to come and stay at Fairmont Kea Lani and the resort is very well suited to families. Cribs and interconnecting rooms are available. The Keiki Lani Kid's Club can keep your 5-13 year olds entertained during the day at the activity center under the supervision of qualified staff to give you some rest and relaxation time. The Hawaiian Canoe Experience is a must if traveling as a family. This excursion teaches you the basics of paddling and the history behind it. There are child friendly menus in the restaurants and babysitting can also be arranged upon request if you want an evening out.
There is a variety of dining options at Fairmont Kea Lani, whether you want a formal fine dining setting or a more casual beach affair. The Ko restaurant has recently won several awards for its excellence. This fine dining restaurant offers family recipes from international cuisines such as Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese, Korean, Filipino and of course Hawaiian. The Kea Lani Restaurant is the best place to start your day with its breakfast buffet. Polo Beach Grille and Bar has a more laid back atmosphere with its poolside location serving American favorites. The onsite delhi is a great place to select a personalized picnic hamper for a day at the beach.
Willow Stream Spa is a new addition to the resort. The spa contains the latest technologies with state-of-the-art treatment tables, experience showers, and manicure and pedicure stations. Maui itself provides inspiration and ingredients for the treatments which take you into a world of relaxation and rejuvenation.
Polo Beach is a small protected cove of white sand with full beach service and watersports where guests can book beach entry scuba diving, surf & stand up paddle board lessons, kayak rentals and Hawaiian canoe experiences.
In the grounds there are two large swimming pools, one which is adult-only and the other a lagoon-style pool with a 140ft water slide which families love and for tinies there is a separate toddler pool. Golfers are spoiled for choice in the Wailea area with three championship, 18-hole golf courses at the nearby Wailea Golf Club.
Health and wellness are a big focus with the Spa Kea Lani and the well-equipped fitness center plus sunset yoga and Pilates, water aerobics and Hula hoop fitness and other classes on offer.
For those with an interest in Hawaiian culture, there is a daily Hawaiian canoe experience, a walking cultural tour and lessons in Hawaiian language.
Within a short distance of the resort are the Shops at Wailea with 70 distinct boutiques, shops, restaurants and art galleries.
Maui offers an incredible choice of activities, from horseback riding to adventure hiking, ziplines to surfing and sailing, helicopter tours over the island and nearby Molokoi and during the winter months (December to April) humpback whales migrate to the warm Hawaiian waters and can often be spotted from shore.
Location & Directions
Wailea, Maui, Hawaii
Fairmont Kea Lani i is located in Wailea Beach, on the south west coast of Maui, which is the second largest of the islands in the Hawaiian archipelago.
When to go
Maui's West Coast is the sunniest part of Maui, and is a year round destination with a tropical climate, with the very best months being April to October. Temperatures are high throughout the year but never excessive, as humidity levels are manageable. There is a rainy season from December to March which is also ironically, the tourism high season, when the scenery is at its most lush and long, hot days break up the rainy spells.