With beautiful beaches, sublime volcanoes and abundant, lush surroundings, it’s easy to see why Hawaii is one of the most popular honeymoon destinations. However, with so many different hotels, resorts and accommodation options to choose from across the eight major Hawaiian islands, finding the perfect pick for your budget and travel preference can be, ahem, overwhelming. That’s where we come into the picture: From no-frills rentals to uber-luxe suites and everything in between, we’ve rounded up the absolute best Hawaiian honeymoon hotels, resorts and rentals that range in price from under $100 to well over $100,000 (yes, really!).
The Best Hawaii Honeymoon Hotels, Resorts and Rentals (from $100 to $118,000)
1. Big Hawaii Volcano Coffee Cottage (Big Island)
- Rate : from $98/night
- Sleeps: 2 (1 bed)
- Why We Love It: Full kitchen, California king bed, screened-in lanai with private hot tub
Believe it or not, honeymooners can book a stay at this adorable cottage for just under $100 per night. Located on the Big Island, this one-of-a-kind Airbnb is ideally situated between Hawaii Volcano National Park and the stunning beaches of Hilo.
The space itself is just as spectacular with its tranquil decor and neutral color palette. Additionally, amenities include a king-size bed, a screened-in lanai (porch), a private hot tub and plush chaise loungers. Meanwhile, coffee lovers will especially appreciate a stay here—the coffee is grown on-site and readily available for guests to sip and savor.
2. Dream Waikiki Apartment (Oahu)
- Rate: from $222/night
- Sleeps: 2 (1 bed)
- Why We Love It: Ocean views, on-site sauna, on-site pool private balcony, outdoor furniture, full kitchen
This Waikiki rental—which was just remodeled in October 2022—offers tons of natural light plus sleek. Meanwhile, the modern interiors are sure to make you and your sweetheart swoon, from the marble kitchen counter to the neutral-hued bedroom, which offers floor-to-ceiling windows. We’d also be remiss not to mention the stunning 27th-floor ocean and Diamond Head views. Just steps away from the apartment you’ll find loads of restaurants, shops, and, of course, the world-famous Waikiki Beach. Take in the sunsets with a glass of bubbly out on your private balcony before sitting down for a romantic home-cooked meal: sounds dreamy, we know.
3. King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel (Big Island)
- Accommodation Type: Standard View Guestroom
- Rate: from $350/night
- Why We Love It: Spacious rooms and suites, private lanai, on-site spa
King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel—which is part of the Courtyard by Marriott umbrella— is the perfect place for honeymooners looking to explore the surrounding Kailua Kona area, which is lined with cute shops and restaurants. However, we wouldn’t blame you if you stayed on the property for the entire duration of your trip.
What’s more, this 13-acre, newly renovated property boasts a sprawling sandy beach with calm, clear waters that are ideal for swimming and snorkeling. Enhance your trip of a lifetime with a private yoga class or couples’ massage. That’s not all, though: other on-site activities and amenities include a sparkling infinity pool, private cabanas, and kayaking.
4. Koʻa Kea Resort on Poipu Beach (Kauai)
- Honeymoon Package: Island Zen Spa Package
- Rate: from $569/night
- Why We Love It: Spa credit, private balcony, soaking tub, waived resort fee, incredible eats, oceanfront spa
With its lush flora and rainforests, Kauai—also known as the Garden Isle—is the perfect place for lovebirds to relax and unwind. In terms of accommodations, look no further than the Koʻa Kea Resort on Poipu Beach, which boasts bright and airy interiors, an oceanfront spa, and an incredible on-site sushi bar and restaurant.
Wellness-seeking honeymooners should certainly book the Island Zen Spa Package, which includes your choice of accommodations (more on that in a sec!), a $200 spa credit, waived resort fees, a $150 resort credit and as a bonus, a free spa gift. Now, back to the rooms: For a well-worth-it splurge, consider staying in one of the Oceanfront Suites, which feature a private balcony, a separate living area, and a marble bathroom complete with a deep soaking tub and a TV. Relaxation awaits…
5. Fairmont Orchid (Big Island)
- Honeymoon Package: Fairmont Gold Experience Package
- Rate: from $699/night
- Why We Love It: Exclusive lounge access, expansive lanai, daily breakfast and snacks, fine dining options, world-class spa, luxe accommodations
Fairmont Orchid spans 32 scenic acres along the Big Island's famed Kohala Coast. This uber-romantic property offers everything from a world-class spa (oceanfront massages, anyone?) and private dining overlooking the beach—but that’s not all.
Those craving a true VIP experience can book the Fairmont Gold Experience. Upon stepping foot onto the property, guests are escorted to a private reception area. Other perks include access to the exclusive Fairmont Gold Lounge (which includes an expansive lanai complete with stunning ocean vistas), daily breakfast, a welcome bottle of champagne, canapes and snacks and (so) much more. A number of splurge-worthy enhancements are also available for purchase, including swanky fine dining experiences, romantic turndown service and celebratory cakes.
6. Turtle Bay Resort (Oahu)
- Accommodation Type: Ocean Bungalows
- Rate: from $999/night
- Why We Love It: Private oceanfront infinity pool, private lanais, deep soaking tubs, swanky spa, on-site hiking, wellness classes
Turtle Bay Resort is located on Oahu’s North Shore, which is best known for its top-notch surfing, unspoiled beaches and laid-back vibe. The resort’s Ocean Bungalows are a favorite amongst honeymooners for their private lanais and—you guessed it—postcard-worthy ocean vistas. These luxe accommodations are also outfitted with deep soaking tubs and spacious sitting areas for lounging in style. Bonus: Bungalow guests even gain access to a private oceanfront infinity pool.
Meanwhile, on-site amenities abound, including an 11,000-square-foot spa and fitness center, four swimming pools, two golf courses, 12 miles of hiking and mountain biking trails, an array of wellness classes and surf lessons. Couples can also contact the concierge to arrange bucket-list-worthy excursions like helicopter tours, beachside picnics, stargazing tours, boating and horseback rides: What’re you waiting for?!
7. The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua (Maui)
- Honeymoon Package: Honeymoon Package
- Rate: from $1,249/night
- Why We Love It: ocean-view rooms, daily free breakfast, expansive food, private balcony, one day VIP poolside cabana
The 54-acre Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua is fresh off a $100 million renovation, including new and improved rooms, dining experiences and public spaces. The property’s serene setting overlooking Honokahua Bay makes it a great pick for honeymooners. We especially love the resort’s Honeymoon Package, which includes a welcome amenity, one day in a VIP Luxury Poolside Cabana (bring on the frozen cocktails, plz and thx), daily breakfast and accommodations in a Deluxe or Deluxe Ocean View guest room.
When they’re not relaxing in their rooms or indulging in a relaxing spa treatment, newlyweds can enjoy additional amenities like two golf courses, a 10,000-square-foot pool complex complete with tranquil waterfalls and beautiful flora and top-of-the-line tennis facilities. Private dining experiences are available, as are exclusive honeymoon experiences like helicopter rides, luaus, ziplining, ATV tours, sailing and snorkeling.
8. Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort (Maui)
- Honeymoon Package: Connect + Revitalize Package
- Rate: from $1,660/night
- Why We Love It: Spacious rooms and suites, private dinner, couples’ treatments, astrology sessions, wellness-centric amenities
Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, is perfect for those seeking a relaxing escape. The property—which spans a whopping 40 acres—offers everything from lei-making and ukelele lessons to garden tours and six-plus bars and restaurants. Plus, rooms and suites start at a spacious 640 square feet, which means you'll have plenty of room to lounge.
Those seeking true, uninterrupted R&R can book the resort’s aptly named Connect + Revitalize package. This special promotion includes a private dinner, a couples astrology session, a couples spa treatment (choose from a massage or facial) and a Mind Body Spirit treatment (options include cupping, reiki, reflexology, guided meditation or breathwork, to name a few).
9. Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa (Oahu)
- Honeymoon Package: Crown Suite Package
- Rate: from $2,160/night
- Why We Love It: Tranquil spa, pool deck, cabanas, suite accommodations
The recently renovated Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa is just steps from the world-renowned Waikiki Beach, which provides the perfect backdrop for a romantic vacation. Resort amenities include a tranquil spa (where treatments feature pure flower and plant essences) and the one-acre Queensbreak pool and amenity deck, which boasts two luxurious pools with panoramic views of the Pacific (don’t forget to order an ube-infused cocktail and thank me later!)
The property is currently offering an epic Crown Suite Package that’s perfect for honeymooners. As part of the promotion—which is named after Queen Lili'uokalani – whose historic summer home once resided on the resort property—lovebirds will receive a Pua Kalaunu (“crown flower”) lei at check-in; a private tour of the historic Iolani Palace, daily cabana reservations at the new Queensbreak pool deck and two signature cocktails. Guests who book this package will also enjoy Crown Suite accommodations.
10. Montage Kapalua Bay (Maui)
- Honeymoon Package: Spa Memories Package
- Rate: from $2,567/night
- Why We Love It: Romantic restaurants, relaxing spa treatments, full kitchens, private lanais, soaking tubs, spa and meal credits
Searching for the perfect oceanfront hotel in Hawaii? Look no further than Montage Kapalua Bay, which is flanked by three white-sand beaches. The idyllic resort is also home to Spa Montage, where guests can reserve the magical Maui Romance treatment that includes a coconut milk couples bath in a stone-carved outdoor tub (yep, it’s as dreamy as it sounds) followed by a massage in a private outdoor treatment room. The fun continues at the adults-only Serenity pool followed by a romantic meal at The Cliff House, which serves up Hawaiian-inspired cuisine that’s sure to delight any foodie.
You can’t go wrong by booking the Spa Memories Package, which includes your choice of accommodations (either a one-bedroom garden- or ocean-view residence, both of which are stunning with full kitchens, soaking bathtubs and private lanais), as well as a $600 spa credit, a $60 daily breakfast credit and free valet parking.
11. ESPACIO The Jewel of Waikiki (Oahu)
- Accommodation Type: Beach View Suites
- Rate: from $3,500/night
- Why We Love It: Private entrance, Jacuzzi tub, outdoor daybed, private balcony, full kitchen, free breakfast
ESPACIO The Jewel of Waikiki really *is* the jewel of Waikiki. Since each suite here takes up an entire floor—and there is only nine floors total!—you’ll feel as if you have the entire property to yourself. Also, each accommodation spans multiple bedrooms and offers a private entrance plus a modern kitchen and spacious balcony complete with a Jacuzzi tub and outdoor daybed. We especially love the Beach View Suites, which, spoiler alert, are just steps from Waikiki Beach. Other amenities include private transportation around Waikiki along with complimentary breakfast.
While the accommodations are well worth the splurge, the on-site eatery, Mugen, is the true star of the show. The intimate eatery has just 36 seats and serves a delectable eight-course tasting menu (talk about dinner date goals). Take your honeymoon to the next level by booking an in-suite Kaiseki experience, in which a master chef will come to your room and prepare a marvelous tasting menu using seasonal and rare ingredients.
12. Four Seasons Resort Maui (Maui)
- Accommodation Type: Oceanfront Prime Suite
- Rate: from $9,500/night
- Why We Love It Soaking tubs, private lanais, adults-only pool, oceanfront spa treatments, swanky dining options
The first season of The White Lotus was filmed at the Four Seasons Resort Maui, so you just know you’re in for a treat when you book a stay here. Our favorite amenity? The adults-only Serenity Pool—where you can enjoy light bites and excellent cocktails in between dips in the water—offers absolutely breathtaking views of the Pacific. Couples can even splurge on a cabana rental for extra-VIP treatment. The two of you can then indulge in an oceanfront couples massage before grabbing a bite at one of three acclaimed eateries. Other hotel highlights include canoeing, house car service and up to six daily complimentary activities.
Take your stay to the next level by booking an Oceanfront Prime Suite, which is outfitted with deep soaking tubs and sprawling private lanais. Lastly, the property offers a handful of splurge-worthy exclusive experiences, including helicopter tours and swanky private dining experiences paired with action-packed adventures.
13. Four Seasons Resort Lanai (Lanai)
- Accommodation Type: Alii Royal Suite
- Rate: from $26,000/night
- Why We Love It Double soaking tubs, private lanai with daybed and lounge chairs, en-suite library
The Four Seasons Resort Lanai is located on the secluded, 90,000-acre Hawaiian island of Lanai. As such, the hotel is ideal for duos seeking respite and solitude while on their honeymoon. Popular activities here include sunset sailings and hiking, along with simply lounging by the pool or tropical garden. Elevate your experience by booking a stargazing excursion at the Lanai Observatory or partaking in the four-hour-long Suite Serenity couples experience at Hawanawana Spa.
The lavish Alii Royal Suite, located on the second floor of the resort, has everything you could ever want or need while on your honeymoon. The two-bedroom accommodation offers panoramic views of the Pacific and Hulopoe Bay, which is home to dolphins, colorful fish and vibrant coral reefs. In the bathroom, you’ll find a double Japanese soaking tub and walk-in shower for those extra-steamy nights (pun-intended, of course). Outside is a private lanai, lounge chairs, a dining table and an oversized daybed. Inside, there’s a beautiful library area and a spacious walk-in closet.
14. Hotel Wailea (Maui)
- Honeymoon Package: Paradise Found
- Rate: from $118,000/night
- Why We Love It: Adults-only, private jet transportation, multi-course dinners, en-suite massages, breakfast, yacht excursions, private butler, soaking tub, kitchenette
Perched 300 feet above sea level—and offering views of not one, not two, but three (!) Hawaiian islands—Hotel Wailea is easily one of the best honeymoon hotels in The Aloha State. The adults-only property, which spans 15 acres, offers spacious suites, each with expansive lanais. Guests of the hotel can choose from a handful of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, including dining in a private treehouse, scenic drives in a vintage Porsche and private surfing lessons and more.
Despite the (extremely high) price tag, the Return to Paradise package offers a slew of incredible perks such as roundtrip private jet transportation, a seven-course dinner for two with wine pairings and a drone photoshoot; Japanese whiskey tastings for two; afternoon all-you-can-drink rose with caviar, cheese and charcuterie; a two-hour in-suite couples massage, private aerial yoga silks class for two; daily breakfast; roundtrip airport transports and a luxury yacht excursion. As part of the package, you‘ll also enjoy a seven-night stay in a Celebration Ocean View Suite with personal butler service.