The ultimate island experiences can be found at these stunning resorts across Oahu, Maui, the Big Island, Kauai, and Lanai, voted best by T+L readers.
The tropical paradise of Hawaii may feel very far away, but with nonstop flights from virtually every major city in on the mainland (including Salt Lake City, Minneapolis, and New York), the islands are actually a lot closer than you may think. Once there, the resort options are seemingly endless — which is why our readers’ favorite places to stay in the Aloha State run the gamut in style, size, and location.
Every year for our World’s Best Awards survey, T+L asks readers to weigh in on travel experiences around the globe — to share their opinions on the top cities, islands, cruise ships, spas, airlines, and more. Hotels were rated on their facilities, location, service, food, and overall value. Properties were classified as city or resort based on their locations and amenities.
Ko'a Kea Hotel & Resort Ranked #3 Best Resort Hotel in Hawai and #1 Best Resort Hotel in Kauai 2018