t has been said that arriving at the 4.5-Star Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel is similar to coming home, even if it is your first visit there. The staff greets all guests with such warmth and kindness, as well as a cool Oshibori (warm towel) and a glass of passion orange juice, you know immediately this is a very special place.
The hotel is located on 32 oceanfront acres on one of the most beautiful beaches in all of the Big Island – rated “Number one beach in America” by Conde Nast Traveler. There are beautiful swimming pools, a poolside Jacuzzi and always the beach – a long stretch of white sand with a small cove nearby where sheltered waters offer a chance to see giant sea turtles and exotic sea life while swimming and snorkeling. There is also an Arnold Palmer/Ed Seay designed 18-hole championship golf course to enjoy.
Other property amenities include complimentary valet and self parking, complimentary admission to the Hapuna Fitness Center with state-of-the-art equipment, steam room and sauna, locker rooms, towels and more, high speed internet access (fee), dry cleaning services, business center, Paul Brown Salon & Spa and much more.
Hapuna Beach has six restaurants and lounges with its signature restaurant, the Coast Grille & Oyster Bar, featuring the freshest Pacific Rim cuisine with indoor/ outdoor seating. Hakone Steakhouse – Sushi Bar is an award-winning signature restaurant offering sizzling steaks, chops, fresh island fish, lobster, chicken and sushi. Ocean Terrace overlooks Hapuna Beach and is a casual open-air breakfast restaurant. Something brand new is the Thursday only Let’s Go Crabbing, an all-you-can-eat buffet featuring every type of crab you can imagine from soft shell to Alaskan Snow crab, Dungeness and other delicacies such as sake steamed manila clams. For meat eaters, there are also carving stations for roast beef and turkey.
Arnie’s Clubhouse has a casual atmosphere and an inviting menu of healthy selections including what some consider the best hamburgers on the island. The Beach Bar features lunch and snacks with sandwiches, salads, fresh island fish and a full bar. During the summer months enjoy their “Dive-In” movies on Saturday nights, free. And just beneath the lobby you’ll find the open air Reef Lounge with spectacular ocean views of Hapuna Beach and the Kohala coastline.
This is simply a wonderful hotel with impeccable service, beautiful décor and many activities where you can experience a vacation of a lifetime.