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Fairmont Orchid


Photo: Courtesy of Fairmont Orchid, Big Island

1 North Kaniku Dr.
Kohala Coast
Big Island, HI, 96743, United States
TEL: (808) 885-2000

Nestled in a sheltered bay along the northerly Kohala Coast, this towering hotel offers sweeping Pacific views from almost every one of its 540 rooms and suites. (Conveniently, every unit has its own lanai—private balcony—for enjoying them.) The Fairmont Orchid’s 32-acre property centers around its lovely half-moon beach, where snorkeling, surfing, and kayaking—as well as good old swimming and sunning—are all top-notch. But there’s also a 10,000-square-foot swimming pool, tennis courts (reservations are a must), and a 36-hole golf course. The spa is one of the island’s most impressive, serving up Kona-coffee body scrubs and couples’ massages in open-air, oceanfront hales (huts).

Room to Book:

The top floor of the North Tower—Fairmont Gold—for upgraded service, décor, and views.

Insider Tip:

On Saturday nights, the hotel hosts a “Gathering of the Kings” luau celebration—part feast, part music and dance performance, part Polynesian history lesson.


Open / Closes
  • Business Center
  • Babysitting
  • Beach Resort
  • Concierge
  • Destination Spa
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Family Friendly
  • Gym/Fitness Center
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Island Resort
  • Kids' Programs
  • Laundry Service
  • Meeting Room
  • Maid Service
  • Parking Available
  • Pet Friendly
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Tennis
  • WiFi
  • Water Sports

Number of Rooms: 486

Number of Suites: 54

Number of Restaurants: 3

Number of Bars: 3

Number of Pools: 2

Year Opened: 1990



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