The Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay has garnered attention for its dramatic views and its emphasis on privacy. An ocean-side paradise, the Manele Bay hotel is home to a marine preserve that will excite any diving enthusiast. Colorful reef fish swim with protected species such as green sea turtles and spinner dolphins. The Manele Bay Four Seasons has been providing the thrills of the ocean to travelers, along with a white-sand beach to relax on after a snorkeling or diving session. The quiet island of Lanai is the perfect backdrop to relax in Four Seasons luxury for a honeymoon or other romantic getaway, family reunion, or much-needed vacation.
An opportunity to experience a more private Hawaii, the Manele Bay Four Seasons offers 236 rooms and suites with a variety of accommodations options. The average size of a room is more than 700 square feet at this Manele Bay hotel, and the rooms are equipped with balconies, original artwork, and marble baths. It is easy to understand how the Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay has earned its reputation. With classic touches such as mint-laced chocolates during turndown service, complete with an orchid on your pillow, this hotel displays the highest levels of service to its guests.
The Four Seasons shows an awareness that extra space is a luxury. Standard rooms are anything but standard at this five-star resort. From the presidential suite to ocean suites and partial-view ocean suites, there is a room in the price range of many travelers at this Manele Bay hotel. It is a popular destination for weddings, and Microsoft founder Bill Gates held his reception in the privacy of the Four Seasons. Romance is enhanced by the colorful gardens and warm ocean breezes. The dramatic coastal setting is also a perfect place for an anniversary celebration or romantic getaway. Experts at bringing together the location, cuisine, and extras that will make a wedding memorable, the Four Seasons Manele Bay easily exceeds the expectations of their guests.
With options for fine dining, casual dining, and room service, the Manele Bay Four Seasons and its restaurants cater to all taste buds, and the hotel's Asian-inspired decor matches the serenity of the views of the Pacific Ocean. The options for enjoying the scenery are plentiful, as swimming pools, the white-sand beach, private cabanas, and the coveted Four Seasons suite all take advantage of the natural beauty of the island. A world-class golf course provides a challenge to even experienced golfers at the Manele Bay Four Seasons. Dramatic terrain with deep gorges and ravines makes mistakes irreparable on this course.
Thirty minutes from the airport, the Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay has a spa that is open twelve hours a day. Use of the fitness center is complimentary for all guests, and tennis is available as well. The Manele Bay Four Seasons has recently offered a Stay Longer package, extending guests' vacations with a complimentary night at the hotel. This recent trend in luxury accommodations shows a desire to lure travelers away from competition, but on the island of Lanai, the Four Seasons at Manele Bay has no comparable property other than the inland Four Seasons Lodge at Koele, with its aura of a country manor.
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