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Mauna Kea Resort Five Star Luxury on the Big Island of Hawaii

Hawaii's Hidden Secret this resort has the islands most stunning location from $1459pp

Mauna Kea Resort Five Star Luxury on the Big Island of Hawaii

The Mauna Kea Luxury Secluded Resort

5th Night Free, Daily Breakfast and Mid-size Car

Snorkel off Hawaii's Most Beautiful Stretch of Beach & See The Manta Rays

Highlights and Features of The Mauna Kea Resort

  • Luxury updated Guestrooms have private lanais and some feature large soaking tubs for two
  • Beach and Pool services plush chaise lounges, umbrellas, cabanas, and beach activity
  • Weekly Luau, Sunday brunch, and clambake on the beach
  • Hawaiian culture shared through lei-making, hula, crafting classes, music, luau
  • Incredible Museum quality Pacific and Asian art collection, over 1,600 pieces gathered by Mr. Rockefeller for The Mauna Kea in 1965.
  • Soul-soothing therapies body treatments at the transcendent new Mauna Kea Spa
  • Fresh flower lei greeting at arrival
  • Natural white sand Kaunaoa Beach, one of Hawaii's best-ranked beaches
  • 18-hole championship Mauna Kea Golf Course
  • Enhanced beach and pool services
  • Meandering Koi Ponds
  • Spectacular tennis - 11 court Seaside Tennis Club
  • New 2,500 square-foot fitness center
  • Lei-making, hula lessons, Ti-leaf skirt creations, Hawaiian drum making, and gourd bowl decorating classes (complimentary or nominal fee)

Guests can watch manta rays careen and "dance" in the spotlight off the Mauna Kea beach. Their dinner, tiny crustaceans called krill, are attracted to the lights, which in turn attract the manta rays.

Insider Tip: If you want to go to Hawaii, and escape touristy crowds, consider the Big Island, and if you choose to go, the Mauna Kea will be your best bet if you want a secluded, romantic beach feeling resort. The snorkeling is fabulous off the beach!

Our Latest Special for the Mauna Kea Resort includes 5th night free, daily breakfast and mid-size car

  • Starter Package: Stay 6 days/ 5 nights at Mauna Kea Resort in a Golf Vista Room, 5th night free, daily breakfast and mid-size car, plus a honeymoon amenity from the resort.
  • Upgrade to Beachfront room from $1789 per person OR Oceanfront $2150 per person
  • Stay a week in luxury, 7 nights golf vista room with car from $2129 per person
  • Extend your stay to Maui, Oahu or Kauai, our experts can customize your Hawaii Island Hopping Honeymoon start to finish

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Complimentary Honeymoon Bonuses

  • Anniversary discount travel voucher- a $50-100.00 credit towards a future trip with us
  • Exclusive 20% savings on exclusive tropical travel wear from Barbara Gerwit Designs as seen on Good Morning America, CBS news and more.

  • Free upgrade guaranteed
  • free daily breakfast
  • welcome amenity special surprise!

We are not an "Online" Booking Site, We offer Personalized Planning:

Rates are subject to change without notice on our website, Please email us for exact rates for your dates of travel. Rates are based on low season, and priced "per person" based on 2 people for the number of nights listed (most start at 5 nights + we can add nights + airfare) Rates are not valid over holiday periods or last-minute travel. Hawaii packages do not include resort fees or parking. Passports and "True ID" now required for boarding most flights, must be valid for 6 months from the travel date. Deposits are 100% nonrefundable, Click here : Terms and Conditions of our packages


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Mauna Kea Resort Hawaii's Hidden Paradise

Unforgettable Honeymoons top Big Island of Hawaii recommendation

"Every great beach deserves a great hotel" This was said by Laurence S. Rockefeller, who founded The Mauna Kea Beach Hotel in 1965. He knew the great beach at Kaunaoa also deserved spectacular golf and exceptional dining to accompany the most exclusive and expensive resort of its day. Four decades later, following a $150 million repair and renovation, The Mauna Kea once again stands as a landmark of luxury on the Big Island's golden Kohala Coast.

Mauna Kea Resort Features:

Fresh flower lei greeting at arrival
Natural white sand Kaunaoa Beach, one of Hawaii's best ranked beaches
18-hole championship Mauna Kea Golf Course
Enhanced beach and pool services
Meandering Koi Ponds
Spectacular tennis - 11 court Seaside Tennis Club
All manner of ocean sports and activities
New 2,500 square-foot fitness center
Tropical spa treatments
New 2,500 square-foot fitness center with 43 Life Fitness exercise machines
Indoor and outdoor group function spaces - picture-perfect wedding sites
Museum-quality Pacific and Asian art collection, over 1,600 pieces with Art tours
Soul-soothing therapies and beatific body treatments at the new Mauna Kea Spa by Mandara

Lei-making, hula lessons, Ti-leaf skirt creations, Hawaiian drum making, and gourd bowl decorating classes (complimentary or nominal fee)


Check out Manta Ray Point at Night

Watch a group of graceful manta rays careen and "dance" in the spotlight. Their dinner, tiny crustaceans called krill, are attracted to the lights, which in turn attract the manta rays.

Dining at The Mauna Kea

Twice Weekly Luau, Traditional Sunday Brunch and Clambake on the Beach

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel restaurants are designed with a creative combination of cultured international cuisine and fresh, local Kohala Coast ingredients prepared with lokomaikai (sharing with kindness from within).

Manta & Pavilion Wine Bar

with dramatic exhibition kitchen and extensive wine program, including the innovative Enomatic wine experience


The Copper Terrace

for sunset ceremony, music and cozy firepits for conversation, cocktails and pupus

Mauna Kea Clambake

A longstanding tradition that's still the Big Island's most remarkable Seafood buffet....romantic al fresco dining under the stars. Indulge in Keahole Maine lobster, sashimi, shrimp, crab claws, oysters, mussels and clams, plus prime rib of beef and a decadent dessert bar all accompanied by Hawaiian music for dancing in the sand. Saturdays only

Oceanfront Luau

Get ready for the sound of surf against soulful steel guitars. Laden tables fragrant with imu-roasted kalua pig, island fish, laulau, lomi salmon, sashimi and piles of pineapple, papaya, and more. Teach your keiki the joy of finger-licking poi, dancing hula to the "Hukilau" or being wowed by the fire dance. Created for Newsweek magazine back in the 60's The Mauna Kea Hawaiian Luau completes the experience with a taste of culture shared by means of music, food and family tradition.






Mauna Kea Luxury Five Star Hawaii Resort

Luxury Hawaii hotel amenities - symbols of true hospitality, given in the spirit of "lokomaika'i," sharing with kindness from within

258 Luxury Guestrooms and Suites Featuring:

  • Nightly turn-down service
  • Private lanai
  • Built-in entertainment center with large flat screen TV, media hub for internet access
  • Bedside iPod clock-radio
  • Mini refrigerators stocked with bottled water replenished daily
  • Coffee maker and Kona Blend coffee service
  • Safe for valuables
  • Robes and slippers
  • Iron and ironing board, hair dryer
  • Luxurious LOccitane bath amenities: shampoo, conditioner, soaps, body lotion
  • Writing materials and a selection of popular magazines and visitor information
  • The Art of Mauna Kea, a beautiful coffee-table book about Mr. Rockefeller's art collection
  • Complimentary use of the Fitness Center
  • Enhanced beach services: thick orange towels, padded chaise lounges, cabanas, umbrellas,
  • Water sports and activities
  • Valet and self-parking available (daily fees apply)

Mauna Kea Hawaii Room Categories:

Guestrooms have crisp, clean lines, cloud white and bold sunset colors, along with the unchanged wow of wonderful views from the wide lānai. New, refined furnishings and fun finishing touches are subtly supported by hi-tech bells and whistles to produce a luxury guestroom experience that is ultra-high quality and ultimately comfortable.

Mountain View

Floors 5-8 north end. Room 400 sq ft / Lanai 189 sq ft. View of the mountain and golf course. Bathroom features shower/tub combo.

Golf Vista

Floors 5-8 south end. Room 615 sq ft / Lanai 265 sq ft. View of the mountain and golf course. Features 2 private lanais, large walk-in closets, separate shower and tub, most have double vanities.

Plumeria Beach Club

(Beachfront/Floors 2-4) - Room 457 sq ft / Lanai 133 sq ft. View of the beach and ocean. Bathroom features double sinks, shower/tub combo.

Plumeria Beach Club

(Beachfront/Ground Floor) - Room 457 sq ft / Lanai 133 sq ft. View of the beach and ocean. Bathroom features double sinks, shower/tub combo. Easy access to lawn and beach.

Ocean View

Floors 5-7 north end. Room 400 sq ft / Lanai 189 sq ft. Panoramic view of the ocean. Bathroom features shower/tub combo.

Deluxe Ocean View

Floors 5-7 south end. Room 615 sq ft / Lanai 265 sq ft. Panoramic view of the ocean and beach. Features two private lanais, large walk-in closets, separate shower and tub, most have double vanities.

8th Floor Ocean

Floor 8 north end. Room 414 sq ft / Lanai 133 sq ft. Located on the top floor of the main tower with a panoramic view of the ocean. Bathroom features a shower/tub combo and most have double vanities.

8th Floor Deluxe Ocean -Floor 8 south end. Room 634 sq ft / Lanai 270 sq ft. Slightly larger than the Deluxe Ocean View rooms. Located on the top floor of the main tower with a panoramic view of the ocean and beach. Features two private lanais, large walk-in closets, separate shower and tub, most have double vanities, and Bose stereo system.

Plumeria Beach Club Poolside Jr. Suite

Floor 3-4 poolside. Room 545 sq ft / Lanai 133 sq ft. Slightly larger than the standard Plumeria Beach Club room with a view of the pool with partial ocean. Features shower/tub combo, double vanities, Bose stereo system, sofa sleeper, espresso machine in addition to coffee maker.

Plumeria Beach Club Jr. Suite "00" - Floor 1-4 south end. Room 545 sq ft / entry room 294 sq ft / Lanai 133 sq ft. View of the beach and ocean. Features a private lanai and entry room, shower/tub combo, and double vanities, Bose Stereo system, sofa sleeper, and espresso machine in addition to coffee maker.





“the Mauna Kea, lovely, we loved the fact that this hotel was so secluded, on its own stellar white sandy beach, perfect crescent shaped beach ( could not stop taking pictures of the beach) We loved that you could snorkel right off the beach in very clear water, that was calm and beautiful and see so many fish and cool fun things under the water.

we loved every minute of our honeymoon trip to Hawaii, and are so glad we chose the Big Island of Hawaii over Maui or Kauai, the big island was so much less touristy. ( had been to the other islands before) the Big Island is BIG!! we didn't get to see a lot of the island but need to go back again to see it all. We drove around quite a bit, loved the landscape, and the volcano was incredible.

The scenic beauty, not crowded island, and mostly the lovely Mauna Kea Hotel, the staff were great, the rooms were beautiful, luxurious, great food, amazing atmosphere, and ambiance, we spent most of our time on their beach which seemed to be the best on the island. We visited the Four Seasons ( beach not swimmable and narrow) and the Mauna Lani ( again not much beach) but we had a great dinner at Mauna Lani at the Canoe House restaurant, and a great breakfast ( but expensive) at the Four Seasons.

Thank you Unforgettable Honeymoons for making our dreams come true! (and for talking us into not spending $900 a night at Four Seasons, and choosing Mauna Kea which was fantastic)

Alex and Barb

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