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Top 7 Hotels in the Hawaiian Islands in 2022

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Hawaii removed all entry requirements for domestic travelers earlier this month, and their mask mandate officially ended on March 26th, 2022. These lessened restrictions, in addition to the islands’ tropical and serene charm, will likely make them a desirable destination for many travelers in the upcoming year. This list looks at seven excellent resorts on the Hawaiian islands to consider staying at for your next trip. 

Top 7 Hotels In The Hawaiian Islands

Koloa Landing Resort at Po'ipu (Kauai)

Koloa Landing Landing Resort features gorgeous, spacious rooms, several pools, and close proximity to several shops and restaurants. Staying at Koloa Landing will put you within a ten-minute walk to Popoi Shopping Village, a great spot to enjoy a delicious meal or check out some local shops. There’s plenty to do without leaving the resort as well – enjoy a drink from the on-site bar, or rent a cabana to spend a day in the sun lounging next to one of the hotel’s pools. 

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Koloa Landing Resort at Po'ipu (Kauai)
Koloa Landing Resort at Po'ipu

Napili Surf Beach Resort (Maui)

This beachfront boutique resort is perfect for guests looking to enjoy some fun in the sun! Situated off of Napili Bay, the resort offers guests on-site snorkeling, a private beach area, and two outdoor pools. For those looking to plan a longer stay on the island, Napili Sunset Beachfront Resort also offers apartment-style accommodations. They include a full kitchen and the option for an ocean view. 

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Napili Surf Beach Resort (Maui)
Napili Surf Beach Resort

Halekulani Hotel (Oahu)

You can look forward to enjoying a wholly luxurious stay at Halekulani. This resort features an on-site bar, stunning pool, and offers an airport shuttle, making it a high-quality and convenient choice.

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Halekulani Hotel (Oahu)
Halekulani Hotel

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa (Maui)

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa is an amazing choice for all kinds of travelers. Couples will enjoy a romantic stroll through the resort’s 40-acres of gardens, as well as options for couples massages at the full-service spa. Families with children will love the resort’s water park, which features a waterslide, cave, and rope bridge. And guests of all sorts will enjoy delicious food from one of the resort’s 5 restaurants. It’s also in a great location for those looking to explore the area surrounding the resort a little – Whaler’s Village offers a great selection of shops and is about a 10-minute walk away. 

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Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa (Maui)
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa

Sheraton Waikiki (Oahu)

This beachfront resort features sleek, modern decor and a variety of excellent amenities. Those traveling with children will be able to look forward to a child-friendly pool area, as well as on-site childcare services. Older guests also won’t have to worry about being disturbed by splashing children, thanks to the resort’s adults-only infinity pool which offers gorgeous views of the ocean (and sunset). If you’re wanting to check out some of the areas outside of the resort, Waikiki Shopping Center is only a few minutes walk away. The Honolulu Zoo, as well as The Honolulu Museum of Art, is also located within a couple of miles or a short taxi ride away. 

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Sheraton Waikiki (Oahu)
Sheraton Waikiki

The Laylow (Oahu)

The Laylow is another excellent option for those looking to stay nearby Waikiki Beach. This resort is about a five minutes walk from Waikiki Beach and features countless amenities as well as nightly entertainment. Guests can look forward to a gorgeous swimming pool as well as an on-site restaurant, and travelers wanting to keep up their fitness routine won’t be disappointed at the hotel’s fitness center. 

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The Laylow (Oahu)
The Laylow

Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

Waikoloa Beach Resort is an amazing choice for those looking to stay on the big island. The resort is a few minutes’ walk away from the beach and features spacious, modern rooms. Guests will enjoy lounging by one of the resort’s pools. You can also look forward to adding a little fun to their afternoon by checking out the waterslide. There’s no shortage of options when it comes to on-site dining, either. Enjoy some Hawaiian cuisine at the Hawaii Calls Restaurant, or stop by the Sunset Luau on Monday or Wednesday for authentic Polynesian live entertainment with dinner. 

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Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa
Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

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Friday 29th of April 2022

Pretty certain these hotels paid to be on this list.

Kashlee Kucheran

Friday 29th of April 2022

I wish! It would be nice to a get a big check from a hotel, but alas, no. Websites, by law, have to state if they are receiving any kind of payment for articles. No one paid us anything.