In tropical gardens along Hapuna Beach, this upscale resort overlooking the Pacific Ocean is 3 miles from surfing at the Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and 27 miles from Ellison OnizukaKona International Airport.

Bright, island-inspired rooms offer Wi-Fi access (fee), flat-screen TVs, balconies and minifridges, plus coffeemakers. Upgraded rooms add ocean views. Suites have living rooms with sofabeds and wet bars. Kids age 16 and under stay at no extra cost with an adult.

Parking is free. Other amenities include 3 relaxed restaurants, an 18-hole golf course and a beachfront bar, as well as a spa, a gym, and an infinity pool with a hot tub.