- Expertly Crafted
- Peace of Mind
Set within 32 acres of gardens, the Fairmont Orchid boasts an impressive panorama on the Kohala Coast. This oceanfront hotel and spa offer restaurants, first-class amenities, and a convenient location for exploring the volcanoes, waterfalls, beaches, and jungle of Hawaii’s Big Island.
The 504 spacious guestrooms and suites offer a calming feel with state-of-the-art technology, marble bathrooms, and sweeping ocean views. Upgrade to Fairmont Gold for dedicated service, a private lounge, and the best views.
Dining options range from the breakfast buffet at Orchid Court, to fine dining at Brown’s Beach House and the new Binchotan offering Asian cuisine.
The resort is set around a lagoon-style pool, while the beach offers a safe haven for Hawaiian green sea turtles to bask on the shoreline. Explore the island, play a round of golf, or be pampered in the Spa Without Walls. Finish the day sipping cocktails and watching the sunset at Luana Lounge.
Fairmont Orchid Information
Location & Getting There
The hotel is a 45-minute drive from Kona International Airport (KOA). Alternatively, Hilo International Airport (ITO) is located on the east side of the island and is a 2-hour drive to the hotel.
540 guestrooms and suites with private patios and partial angled or full views of the ocean.
A diverse range of activities is on offer at the hotel. Take a cultural or a petroglyph hike, or listen to tide pool and turtle educational talks were given onsite. Snorkel, or canoe paddle in the ocean, or embark on a sunrise or sunset canoeing adventure. For craft-lovers, partake in a lei-making class by the ocean on a grassy knoll.
The hotel runs a Keiki Aloha Children's program for kids between 5-12. Kid-sized amenities are also available and childcare services can be arranged upon request.
- Four restaurants
- Swimming pool
- Spa Without Walls
- Steam room
- Fitness center
- Kids’ Club
- Meetings and events facilities
- Guided hikes
- Yoga classes
- Snorkeling and scuba diving
- Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
- The historic site of Pu'ukohola Heiau
- Pololu Valley
- Visit the waterfalls at Akaka Falls State Park
- Watch for turtles at Punaluu Black Sand Beach
Arriving at Fairmont Orchid is like arriving at a picture-perfect paradise as it instantly ticks all of the ‘ultimate escape’ boxes. Palm-shaded waterfalls tumble into koi ponds and long grassy lawns stretch to a small, sandy beach ahead. There are breezy courtyards, a huge pool, fabulous eating options, and the atmosphere is seriously no-stress, setting you up for an idyllic break.
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