From private beaches to tennis courts to salt water pools, these 14 resorts put exclusive to the test. Offering gorgeous views and stellar service, if this isn't heaven for you, we don't know what is.
2199 Kalia Road
This famed hotel has long been the gathering spot of princesses, statesmen, presidents, and A-list celebs for ages, and remains a fave among the rich and famous.
1 N Kaniku Dr
This stucco resort on the Kohala Coast is fronted by a white sand beach.
3550 Wailea Alanui Dr
The rooms at Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort are elegantly minimalist in design, with clean lines, crisp white linens, polished wooden furniture and artwork inspired by native Hawaiian culture.
5000 Kahala Avenue
This hotel stands apart from the pack of finer hotels on Oahu for a number of reasons, beginning with its location.
2259 Kalakaua Avenue
With its Moorish-style turrets and archways, the aristocratic, oh-so-pink Royal Hawaiian was Waikiki's first true luxury hotel.
1 Manele Bay Road
With the closure of its sibling lodge, this resort is the premier destination on Lana‘i.
68-1400 Mauna Lani Drive
This beautiful luxury beach resort on the Kohala Coast is chock-full of excellent features: top-rated dining, golfing, tennis, fitness training, and spa experiences.
1 Keomoku Hwy
Upcountry plantation-style on Hawaii's pristine Lana'i with championship golf and horseback riding.
1 Ritz-Carlton Drive
Up-to-date rooms, top-notch dining, a quality spa, polished service, and beautifully landscaped grounds of national park proportions.
3900 Wailea Alanui Drive
This resort was perfect even before the management built the adults-only infinity pool with its underwater music system and swim-up bar.
1571 Poipu Rd
This 602-room behemoth (renovated in 2011) rewards guests with large, tasteful rooms, award-winning golf, immaculate grounds, and a host of high-end restaurants.
5520 Kahaku Road
Tucked away in a secluded beach cove a few miles from Hanalei, the St. Regis at Princeville is Kauai’s preeminent luxury resort.
72-100 Ka'upulehu Drive
“Perfect,” “heaven,” and “the best vacation of my life” are just a few ways guests describe this understatedly gorgeous, isolated resort where most of the 243 rooms...have ocean views.
2251 Poipu Road
Those seeking a "romantic getaway" could not "ask for a better experience" than a stay at this "intimate", "secluded" 121-room "boutique" resort.