Hawaii Favorite Resorts

Hawaii Favorite Resorts

A brief description of 8 Hawaii favorite resorts chosen for the best value for your vacation budget.

Oahu Hawaii Favorite Resorts


Hilton Hawaiian Village

The Hilton Hawaiian Village is on the west end of Waikiki Beach.

It is adjacent to a saltwater lagoon that invites your children to swim safely, and fun for the teens too.

The property is an expansive 23 acres of lush gardens, shops, and restaurants with walking paths, perfect for children.

The central location is convenient to both Diamond Head and downtown Honolulu, take the city bus and see the sites.

Twin Fin Waikiki Hotel

The Twin Fin was named after the double-fin surfboards that made Waikiki famous for surfing.

The hotel is across the street from the beach and close to Kapiolani Park where there is a small zoo and aquarium.

The location offers easy access for a hike to Diamond Head Crater, go early, it gets warm in the mid-day

Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel

For a short stay before or after a cruise, the ocean-front rooms offer extraordinary views of the sunset.

The budget-friendly partial ocean-view rooms are great for those who want to explore the island’s tours and activities.

The 2 and 3-bedroom family suites offer comfortable bedding for up to 10 guests.

Dining options are many with choices for fine dining and “grab & go” take to the beach picnics.

Maui Hawaii Favorite Resorts

Royal Lahaina Resort


The Royal Lahaina Resort is north of Black Rock which divides Kaanapali Beach into North and South beaches.

The property hugs the north shore along a wide expanse of white sand and gentle waves.

Chosen for the luscious acres of gardens on 27 acres of natural beauty.

The Royal Lahaina offers a choice of rooms in the tower or a garden cottage.

Ocean-view cottages and mini-suites are also available.

Kaanapali Beach Hotel

Oceanfront on South Kaanapali Beach, the Kaanapali Beach Hotel is described as “Hawaii’s most Hawaiian Hotel”.

The hotel is selected as a Hawaii favorite resort for its quaint beauty and close walking distance of Whaler Village.

At the Whaler, you will find dining and shopping choices for visitors of every age, so just stroll down the beach for happy hour.


Experience authentic Hawaiian hospitality with cultural activities, music, and hula.

The relaxed atmosphere of the trees and gardens enhances your stay with recently renovated premium rooms in the South Wing.

Big Island Hawaii Favorite Resorts

Fairmont Orchid Resort Kohala Coast Big Island


The Fairmont Orchid is unique in every way.

Secluded in a private cove on the northwest coast of the Big Island.

Hawaiian green sea turtles and tide pools offer some of the best snorkeling and swimming on the Big Island.

The resort offers a children’s program and has a multitude of dining options.

32 oceanfront acres on the Kohala Coast of the Big Island, the Fairmont Orchid is definitely a Hawaii favorite resort.

Bask in the sun on a private lagoon beach, and hike through the largest petroglyph field in the Pacific.

Hilo Town on the East Shore of the Big Island

Grand Naniloa Hotel by DoubleTree

Selected as a Hawaii favorite resort for its oceanfront location in Hilo.

Its close proximity to the Kilauea Crater within Volcanoes National Park.


The Grand Naniloa Hotel, on the coast in Hilo with views of Mauna Kea and the lush Hamakua coastline.

Hilo is the gateway to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park where visitors can explore rainforest and waterfalls.

Kauai Hawaii Favorite Resorts

Poipu Beach South Shore Kauai


Poipu Beach is the best beach on Kauai and the Sheraton Kauai Resort is an oasis of tropical tranquility.

Walk along the long stretches of Poipu Beach, soaking in the sun, or relaxing in a shaded cabana next to the pool.

The white sand, brilliant sunshine, and breathtaking sunsets invite you to experience the breathtaking freshness of the wind at the edge of civilization.

Waipouli Beach Resort & Spa East Shore Kauai

Waipouli Beach Resort & Spa Kauai by Outrigger features 1 and 2-bedroom suites with full kitchens.

The heated river pool is fun for children, and 3 luxury spas are relaxing for adults.

The beach is good for walking but swimming is not advised due to offshore currents and submerged reefs.

A swimmable beach is nearby.


Included are complimentary in-room Internet access and daily parking.

The pools and spas are surrounded by 2 acres of manicured gardens. The pool has water slides and three sand-bottom whirlpool spas.