Welcome to our latest exploration of exquisite and exclusive gems nestled amidst the stunning landscapes of Hawaii. In this voyage, we unravel the captivating world of boutique hotels scattered across this idyllic archipelago in the United States. Prepare to embark on a journey that combines ultimate luxury with personalized experiences, where intimacy meets elegance, and authentic Hawaiian hospitality awaits.
Hawaii, renowned for its breathtaking beaches, lush rainforests, and awe-inspiring volcanoes, offers a sublime backdrop for these intimate havens. Discover secluded hideaways tucked away along pristine coastlines or nestled within vibrant cities like Honolulu. Each boutique hotel exudes its own distinct charm and character – from contemporary chic to traditional Hawaiian-inspired design. Immerse yourself in the rich culture and history of the islands while indulging in world-class amenities tailored to your every desire.
Whether you seek adventurous outdoor escapades or tranquil moments basking under swaying palm trees by infinity pools overlooking turquoise waters – Hawaii's boutique hotels promise an unforgettable sojourn infused with opulence and serenity. So pack your bags as we transport you to a land where beauty knows no bounds and luxury finds solace amidst nature's breathtaking canvas.
The Best Boutique Hotels in Hawaii
Hale Napili (Lahaina)
Located just 3 miles from Kapalua-West Maui Airport, Hale Napili in Lahaina offers guests stunning ocean views and a relaxing atmosphere. This apartment hotel provides spacious suites and studios, each featuring a fully equipped kitchen and free Wi-Fi. The accommodations are amply furnished with a flat-screen TV with cable and a private furnished patio for guests to unwind on. The hotel also offers outdoor fun with its shuffleboard court and an oceanfront picnic area furnished with loungers and umbrellas where guests can enjoy the beautiful views. BBQ facilities and Tiki torches are provided for added convenience. Nearby attractions include the Maui Ocean Center, located 24 miles away, and the Kapalua Spa which is just a short 13-minute walk away.
– Ocean views
– Fully equipped kitchens
– Free Wi-Fi
– Outdoor shuffleboard court
– Oceanfront picnic area
Castle Halii Kai at Waikoloa
Castle Halii Kai at Waikoloa is a luxurious oceanfront resort located less than 20 miles from Wailea on the Big Island of Hawaii. This stunning property offers guests a range of amenities including an on-site restaurant, an 18-hole golf course, and a gift shop. Each air-conditioned villa features a fully-equipped kitchen, washer and dryer, as well as free internet access and a large private terrace. Guests can relax by the cascading swimming pool, children's pool, or hot tub on the sun terrace. The resort also offers an oceanfront fitness cabana for those looking to stay active during their stay. Anaeho’omalu Bay Swimming Beach is just under 2 miles away and The Shops at Mauna Lani are only a 10-minute drive from the hotel.
– Oceanfront location with stunning views
– Fully-equipped villas with modern amenities
– On-site restaurant offering fresh, locally-sourced cuisine
– Relaxing swimming pools and hot tubs for guest use
– Convenient proximity to beautiful beaches and shopping options
Located just a short stroll away from Waikiki Beach and the Royal Hawaiian Center, The Laylow, Autograph Collection is a stylish mid-century modern hotel that offers guests an unforgettable experience. Situated only 4.8 km from the Diamond Head Crater Hike, the hotel provides easy access to a range of exciting activities and attractions. With its welcoming amenities and relaxed atmosphere, The Laylow truly captures the essence of Hawaiian hospitality. Guests can take a dip in the refreshing swimming pool or indulge in delicious cuisine at the on-site restaurant. The hotel also features an activity desk to assist guests in planning their adventures. Additionally, beautiful beaches, bustling shopping areas like the International Market Place, and numerous dining options are just moments away from this fabulous boutique hotel. Each room is equipped with a smart TV and WiFi for ultimate convenience and entertainment. Furthermore, guests can enjoy nightly entertainment as well as complimentary shaved Hawaiian ice by the poolside – perfect for cooling off after a day of exploring under the sun. Moreover, being within walking distance to various points of interest makes it even more convenient for travelers to discover all that Honolulu has to offer. And with Honolulu International Airport just a 20-minute drive away, The Laylow ensures seamless travel arrangements for its discerning guests.
– Prime location within walking distance of Waikiki Beach
– Stylish mid-century modern décor
– Refreshing swimming pool
– Delicious on-site restaurant
– Complimentary nightly entertainment and shaved Hawaiian ice by the poolside
Other places to stay in Hawaii
Boutique Hotels in Downtown Hawaii
Boutique hotels in downtown Hawaii offer a unique and personalized experience, boasting stylish and intimate accommodations. With their central location, guests can easily explore the vibrant city while enjoying the charm and luxury of these boutique establishments.
Montage Kapalua Bay
Located in the breathtaking Kapalua Bay, Montage Kapalua Bay is a luxurious 24-acre oceanfront resort offering spacious suites with free WiFi and full kitchens. The resort features an outdoor pool, restaurant, and spa and wellness center. Golf enthusiasts can indulge in a round of golf at the nearby Kapalua Golf Club Bay Course or take advantage of the state-of-the-art Kapalua Golf Academy. Each suite at Montage Kapalua Bay includes a flat-screen cable TV, seating area, private balcony with stunning views, and a luxurious bathroom complete with a spa bath and guest slippers. Additional amenities such as a washer and tumble dryer are also provided for convenience. Guests can enjoy various activities on-site or in the surrounding areas including tennis, hiking, windsurfing, and golfing. With its picturesque location and exceptional facilities, Montage Kapalua Bay offers an unforgettable luxury experience.
– Spacious suites with full kitchens
– Outdoor pool overlooking the ocean
– Close proximity to golf courses
– Range of activities available on-site
– Luxurious spa facilities
Napili Kai Beach Resort
Located in Hawaii, Napili Kai Beach Resort is a full-service resort that offers a range of amenities to ensure a memorable stay. Guests can enjoy two 18-hole putting greens, four pools, and snorkeling opportunities. The oceanfront accommodations feature a patio and are within walking distance of the Kapalua Golf Club Bay Course. The resort also hosts a weekly mai tai party and provides barbecue facilities for guests to use. The rooms and suites are tastefully decorated with tropical themes and include modern comforts such as cable TV, CD/DVD players, refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee machines. The Sea House Restaurant is an open-air Maui restaurant that serves delicious meals throughout the day while Makai Hale offers snacks and lunch by the main pool. Coffee is available in the mornings, followed by afternoon tea in the lobby for guests to enjoy. For relaxation, massages can be arranged at the resort's spa or guests can make use of the fitness center for some exercise. Other recreational facilities on-site include shuffleboard courts and a bocce ball court.
– Oceanfront accommodations with patios
– Wide range of amenities including pools and snorkeling opportunities
– Weekly mai tai party
– On-site dining options serving delicious meals throughout the day
– Spa services available for ultimate relaxation
The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club
The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club in Waikiki is a charming boutique hotel that offers a unique and vintage-inspired experience. Each bungalow and suite is beautifully decorated with hand-crafted furniture, custom-tile bathroom floors, and eclectic artwork. Guests can enjoy optional in-room coffee and cocktail service while relaxing on their private balcony. The hotel also features Mahina & Sun's restaurant, which serves delicious dishes made with organic ingredients sourced from local farmers. The restaurant also offers crafted cocktails and a specially blended coffee exclusive to The Surfjack. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, poolside entertainment, cultural activities, and private cabanas for hire. With its convenient location just minutes away from Waikiki Beach, Diamond Head State Monument, shopping centers, and vibrant art districts like Kakaako and Chinatown, The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club provides the perfect combination of luxury and convenience.
– Vintage inspired bungalows and suites
– In-room coffee and cocktail service
– Mahina & Sun's restaurant featuring organic ingredients
– Outdoor pool with poolside entertainment
– Convenient location near popular attractions
Hawaii 5 Star Boutique Hotels
Hawaii's 5 star boutique hotels offer an unparalleled level of luxury and exclusivity. With stunning ocean views, impeccable service, and a unique blend of Hawaiian charm and modern elegance, these hotels create an unforgettable experience for discerning travelers.
Volcano Village Estates (Volcano)
Volcano Village Estates is a charming bed and breakfast located in the heart of Volcano on The Big Island of Hawaii. Its convenient location puts it less than 5 minutes' drive away from the renowned Volcanoes National Park and the fascinating Volcano Art Center Gallery. The accommodation offers free Wi-Fi in all of its rooms, which are tastefully designed with comfort in mind. Each room features a fireplace, refrigerator, tea and coffee-making facilities, and an en suite bathroom. Some rooms also boast additional amenities such as a bar area or a bay window, adding to the charm of this boutique hotel. Guests can take leisurely strolls through the beautiful garden at Cottage Hale Ohia, immersing themselves in nature's tranquility. With Hilo International Airport and Black Sand Beach just 30 miles away, exploring nearby attractions is easy for guests staying at this delightful retreat.
– Convenient location near Volcanoes National Park and Volcano Art Center Gallery
– Free Wi-Fi provided in all rooms
– Cozy rooms with fireplaces for added comfort
– Beautiful garden for leisurely strolls
– Close proximity to Hilo International Airport and Black Sand Beach
Wailea Elua Village
The Wailea Elua Village in Wailea, Hawaii is a luxurious boutique resort that stretches along the stunning Ulua Beach. Just a short 5-minute drive from the Wailea Blue Golf Course, this resort offers guests not one, but two outdoor pools and direct access to a private beach. The property boasts fantastic amenities such as a fully-equipped gym and relaxing hot tub. Guests can also enjoy recreational activities like putting on the green or unwinding in the pool pavilion with a good book from the small library. The accommodations at Wailea Elua Village are beautifully furnished and offer either garden or ocean views. Each unit features a spacious seating area with comfortable sofas, cable TV, and DVD player for entertainment. For those who prefer to dine in, each accommodation comes with a well-appointed kitchen complete with stove-top, oven, dishwasher, cookware, and dishware. With 24-hour concierge services available and attentive staff always ready to assist guests' needs, this Destination by Hyatt Residence provides ultimate convenience and exceptional service. Within just 25 minutes' drive of the resort is the Maui Ocean Center while Kahului Airport can be reached within 30 minutes.
– Tranquil location along Ulua Beach
– Two outdoor pools for relaxation
– Convenient access to Wailea Blue Golf Course
– Fully-equipped gym and rejuvenating hot tub facilities on-site
– Spacious accommodations with well-appointed kitchens
Whalers Cove in Poipu (Koloa)
Whalers Cove in Poipu, located in the charming Koloa area of Hawaii, is a luxurious apartment hotel that offers a truly unforgettable experience. Situated right on the oceanfront, guests can enjoy breathtaking views and easy access to the nearby shops and gourmet farmers market at Kukuiula Village, just a short 5-minute walk away. Each spacious unit at Whalers Cove features a fully equipped kitchen, allowing guests to prepare their own meals if desired. The apartments also boast modern amenities such as free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV with cable for entertainment. For added convenience and comfort, each unit includes its own washer and tumble dryer. Guests can unwind on their oceanfront balcony while taking advantage of the gas BBQ facilities or make use of the beach gear available on site for some fun in the sun. Golf enthusiasts will be pleased to know that Kiahuna golf course is only 1 mile from the hotel, offering an opportunity to play amidst stunning scenery. Lihue Airport is easily accessible with just a 35-minute drive. With its prime location, luxurious accommodations, and top-notch amenities, Whalers Cove is an ideal choice for those seeking an exceptional stay in Poipu.
– Stunning ocean views from each apartment
– Fully equipped kitchen for convenience
– Free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TV with cable included
– Oceanfront balcony complete with gas BBQ facilities
– Beach gear available on site for added enjoyment
The Trendiest Boutique Hotels in Hawaii
Hawaii offers a selection of trendy boutique hotels that cater to the modern traveler. With sleek design, vibrant atmosphere, and personalized service, these hotels are perfect for those seeking a stylish and unique experience in paradise.
ESPACIO THE JEWEL OF WAIKIKI
ESPACIO THE JEWEL OF WAIKIKI is a luxury hotel that opened in July 2019, located directly in-front of Waikiki Beach in Honolulu. This exquisite hotel offers an array of amenities and features including a rooftop infinity pool, a full-service spa, and an exclusive fine dining experience at Mugen restaurant. The elegant suites are adorned with Italian marble details and accents from Morocco, equipped with Smart TVs and fully controllable settings through an iPad. Guests can enjoy a wine card with two bottles of wine provided, complimentary admission to the Bishop Museum and Honolulu Museum of Art for adults and children, as well as in-suite shopping by Neiman Marcus. Each suite has its private entrance on its own floor, a modern kitchen with high-end appliances, a hot tub on a private balcony, and even a sauna (except for the Accessible suite). The property also offers daily continental breakfast, round-trip luxury airport transportation per reservation, complimentary car services, and features amenities like a gourmet rooftop barbecue station, rooftop infinity swimming pool with whirlpool and sundeck. Popular attractions such as the Honolulu Zoo are also conveniently located near ESPACIO THE JEWEL OF WAIKIKI.
– Rooftop infinity pool.
– Exclusive fine dining at Mugen restaurant.
– Elegant suites featuring Italian marble details.
– Complimentary admission to Bishop Museum & Honolulu Museum of Art.
– In-suite shopping by Neiman Marcus.
The Islands at Mauna Lani (Waikoloa)
Located on the beautiful Mauna Lani golf course on the Big Island of Hawaii, The Islands at Mauna Lani is an upscale apartment hotel surrounded by stunning gardens. This property offers spacious townhomes that are furnished with all the comforts of home, including full kitchens and separate living and dining areas. Guests can enjoy access to two 18-hole golf courses, a full-service spa, and the exclusive Mauna Lani Beach Club. With its convenient location, guests can also easily explore historic petroglyph trails, local shops and restaurants, and relax on pristine beaches. The hotel features outdoor swimming pools, whirlpools, barbecue facilities, washers and dryers in each accommodation unit as well as central air conditioning. Recreational activities such as snorkeling and scuba diving are also easily accessible.
– Beautiful surroundings with gardens
– Spacious townhomes with full kitchens
– Access to golf courses and beach club
– Convenient location for exploring nearby attractions
– Amenities include swimming pools and whirlpools