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Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows

68 1400 Mauna Lani Dr, Kamuela, HI, United States
Classic Preferred Hotel

Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows


Insider Tip

Locals join guests by the hundreds on the Saturday before the full moon each month for an evening of Hawaiian storytelling, music, and dance beginning at twilight. Guests can bring their own picnic dinners or order a dinner for two through the hotel's catering department.

Hotel Overview

Secluded oceanfront
Mauna Lani sits oceanfront on the finest stretch of shoreline on the sunny Kohala Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. This resort features 30 oceanfront acres and three miles of secluded shoreline.
Tropical ambiance
341 guestrooms and suites have a tropical ambiance and all rooms have private lanais.
Spa, golf, cultural activities
Enjoy the Mauna Lani Spa, 36 holes of championship golf, tennis, fitness center, fishponds, cultural activities, and a children's program.

Amenity highlights:

Two 18-hole championship golf courses, six tennis courts, swimming pool and the Mauna Lani Spa offers dozens of massage treatments in six indoor treatment rooms and nine thatched-roof outdoor huts. A year-round children's camp includes a varying schedule of outdoor activities and learning Hawaiian crafts and games.

What to expect:

Couples, families, and golfers fill this Kohala Coast beachfront resort. This hotel's open-air atrium reception area and grounds are built around ponds filled with tropical fish, small sharks, and sea turtles. Historic petroglyphs are on site. Hawaiian music and hula is performed Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in the lobby, and both casual and fine-dining restaurants offer panoramic ocean views.


68 1400 Mauna Lani Dr, Kamuela, HI, United States


KOA - Kona International Airport



This six-story resort has 341 guestrooms and suites, and 5 stunning private Bungalows (one named “Bird of Paradise”). Bathrooms have polished Jerusalem stone floors, double vanities, and built-in, teakwood furnishings. All have a private lanai furnished with a table, two chairs, and lounge chairs. Toiletries include the hotel's own spa products. Features include a desk & chairs, coffee table, couch, two phones, WiFi and high speed internet access, 47 - 60” LCD TV, personal bar, his and hers marble basins, electronic safe, double and king size beds, refrigerator, clock radio, make-up mirror, hair dryer, flashlight, umbrella, robes and slippers.


  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom telephone
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Clock radio
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Extra towels, linens, bedding
  • Free local calls
  • Hair dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • In-room safe
  • Internet access - high speed
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Makeup mirror
  • Minibar
  • Multi-line phone
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Private bathroom
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway beds
  • Separate sitting area
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Television
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up calls


Property Amenities

Grounds at this six-story Hawaiian resort are filled with greens, cabanas, and hammocks under coconut trees. Historians guide on-site tours of petroglyphs. The historic Kalahuipua'a ponds are home to various tropical fish. Guests can watch fish feedings weekly. Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows is an eco-friendly beach destinations. Since 1989, in collaboration with Sea Life Park, Mauna Lani has raised juvenile honu (turtle) in its saltwater ponds until they are large enough to be released in the wild. The honu are part of the resort’s fish feeding tour designed to raise awareness of the endangered species. In addition, each Fourth of July, Mauna Lani releases healthy juvenile honu into the ocean as part of their annual Turtle Independence Day celebration. The garden area of the Maui Lani Spa resembles a Hawaiian village with thatched hale for treatments – two large enough for couples, one with a Vichy shower, two natural lava saunas, a meditation pavilion and a fragrance garden. Indoor area includes beauty and treatment rooms, locker rooms, steam showers, saunas and a retail boutique. Dining options include the open-air Bay Terrace serving bountiful breakfasts while the poolside Ocean Grill is perfect for lunch and sunset cocktails. The signature oceanfront CanoeHouse features contemporary American cuisine. The catering department can also prepare and serve a dinner for two, from a picnic-style meal to a formal seated meal. Self parking is complimentary.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • ATM/banking
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Babysitting/Childcare

Number of rooms: 343


Know Before You Go

  • Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: USD 31.00 for adults and USD 16.00 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 11.00 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) in public areas: USD 11.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 155.00 per person (roundtrip)
  • Self parking fee: USD 18 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 18 per night (in/out privileges)
  • In-room microwave fee: USD 25.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:

  • Resort fee: USD 25 per accommodation, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • In-room bottled water
  • Self parking
  • Valet parking
  • Additional inclusions

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.


Dinner is served nightly in an open-air setting with panoramic views of the beach and sunset over the ocean. The menu features contemporary American cuisine. Wines by the glass are paired with main courses. Reservations are recommended.
Bay Terrace
Breakfast is served daily in this open-air garden dining room with an ocean view.
Ocean Grill and Ocean Bar
Features tropical libations, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy refreshments delivered to them as they relax at the beach & pool. Hours of availability are: Lunch 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, Mid-day 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm and Sunset & Dinner 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm.
Shiono Japanese Restaurant
Located at the Mauna Lani Golf Clubhouse. Hours of availability are: 11:30 am - 9:00 pm TUES- SUN, and 11:30 am - 5:00 pm MON.
Room Service
Available 24 hours.


Activities throughout the week include tennis drills and golf clinics; water aerobics; hula and lei-making lessons; and on-site historic and fish-feeding tours at no additional fee. The concierge at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows can also arrange bicycle rental, stand up paddle board lessons, fishing, horse riding, scuba diving, surfing, canoe rides, and tours around the Big Island (surcharges). Two oceanfront golf courses offer panoramic views and over-the-water holes. On-site classes include Pilates, yoga, and a unique combination of a golf clinic and spa treatments (surcharges). The Sports & Fitness Club provides cardio machines and resistance equipment, a free weight room, a lap pool, and spa tub. Personal trainers (surcharge) are also available. A large, oceanfront swimming pool is located by the Ocean Grill and Bar. A year-round children's camp (surcharge) includes a varying schedule of activities such as learning Hawaiian crafts and games. Monthly, on the Saturday before the full moon, hundreds of guests bring their own picnic dinners and enjoy twilight storytelling, dance, and music. Annually, green sea turtles raised in the resort's pond are released into the wild on July 4th. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
  • Aerobics
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Boating
  • Dock
  • Fishing
  • Golf - driving range
  • Golfing
  • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pilates classes/instruction
  • Rowing or canoeing
  • Running track/path
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Water skiing
  • Whale-watching
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga classes/instruction