Four Seasons Maui

After an incredibly long day of flying, and delayed flights, we arrived at Four Seasons Maui at midnight. Our reception was warm and friendly with a traditional lei greeting and their amazing mint ginger lemonade. The staff could not have been more helpful and they quickly whisked us away to our room for some much needed sleep. I hate that we arrived in the dark, but it actually made it even more special to wake up in Hawaii and see the amazing views for the first time.

Sunrise from my balcony

Sunrise from my balcony

Four Seasons in Wailea offers some of the largest guestrooms on the island. The rooms are angled so almost every room has a view of the ocean. We stayed in an ocean view room with two beds and a sleeper sofa so it could easily accommodate a larger family. They also offer a club level floor and numerous larger suites.

First stop was Duo’s for a spectacular breakfast buffet. The buffet features at least four stations of hot and cold foods, plus a couple smaller tables with pastries and cereals. They also have a gluten free section. Duo’s offers the breakfast buffet and then serves dinner with a focus on steak and fresh seafood. The also have Ferraro’s by the pool for lunch, Snorkel’s by the beach for light fare and snacks, Caffe Ciao for deli and bakery items, and the Lobby Bar. Their feature dinner restaurant is Spago by Wolfgang Puck.

Each weekday from 8:00am-1:30pm they host local artists and craftsmen in the open air along the first floor. You will find photography, jewelry, paintings. ceramics, and clothing. The vendors change daily so you can always find something different. I saw some very talented artists, esp. a black and white photographer,  and some stunning jewelry designs.

The pools area is quite large and features a beautiful fountain in the middle of the main pool. There is a smaller waterfall pool and then a separate private adult only (21+) area. There is food and drink service around the pools and all seating at the main pool area, including cabanas, is free. The adult only pool has cabanas for rent at $485 per day with champagne, fruit, large tv , couch, etc.

Pool Area

Pool Area

Adult Pool and Cabanas

Adult Pool and Cabanas

Four Seasons is beachfront. All beaches are public in Hawaii, but Four Seasons really does not share their beach with anyone. There is chair and umbrella service on the beach. They also offer complimentary snorkel and outrigger canoe trips. The Outrigger was one of my favorite things from the whole week.

 

Early Morning Beach

Outrigger Canoe

Outrigger Canoe

Besides water sports, there are plenty of ways to stay fit while here. They offer complimentary tennis , a cardio gym outside, regular gym inside, fitness classes, and a path along the beach for jogging or walking.

Four Seasons Maui is a beautiful hotel with fantastic service. They offer a great value with numerous complimentary services and amenities. There is no additional resort fee.
• Traditional lei greeting
• Children’s Program every day year round (9:00 am to 5:00 pm for kids ages 5 to 12)
• Use of crib, stroller, high chair, playpen. Toddler proof guest room with safety attachments
• Honeymoon, anniversary, birthday and children’s amenities
• Aloha Suite – early arrival and late departure facility with showers, lockers and lounge area
• Resort car to golf, tennis, shopping and dining in Wailea area
• Overnight shoeshine and sandal repair service
• Local calls and standard internet for multiple devices
• Enhanced coffee and tea service, and bottled water in room
• La Bottega bath amenities
• Use of cabanas, umbrellas and casabellas at main pool and beach
• Ice water, chilled towels and Evian spritz at pool and beach
• Sunscreen in a choice of three SPFs available in the pool area and beach
• Food amenity served four times daily at pools
• Use of two tennis courts including rackets
• Use of 24-hour Fitness Center & daily introductory fitness classes
• Use of snorkel equipment
• Games Room and video games including PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 & Nintendo Wii
• Golf putting green and croquet
• Introductory scuba clinic daily
• Hawaiian outrigger canoe paddling excursion

 

As a Virtuoso advisor, my clients will receive breakfast for 2 daily at Duo’s, plus an additional $100 food and beverage credit.

 

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