Manele Bay Cliffs

Destination

Lanai Holidays

Small Island Luxury

Lanai may be the smallest inhabited island in Hawaii, but it offers big things to visitors. Explore the two different sides to this laid-back island; indulge in luxurious resorts offering the very best amenities and championship level golf at the likes of Manele Golf Course, then release your inner adventurer by taking to the island’s rugged back roads in a four-wheel drive. Find hidden treasures on your journey, such as Keahiakawelo (Garden of the Gods) and Polihua Beach. 

Drive roughly 30 minutes north of Lanai City to explore the 8 mile stretch of beach, known as Kaiolohia or Shipwreck Beach. Over the years, this shallow, rocky channel has wrecked numerous ships and a rusted oil tanker from the 1940s is still beached here leaving a ghostly presence. Although swimming is not advised here, the beach has excellent views of Maui and Molokai and is great for beachcombing.

Visit Puu Pehe or Sweetheart Rock for one of the most photographed spots on the island. You can take the short hike from the Four Seasons Resort Lanai along the rocky cliffs and tide pools; you might even spot spinner dolphins from this scenic lookout.

Arrive on Lanai via Honolulu in just 35 minutes by plane or take a scenic, one hour ferry from Lahaina Harbour on Maui; during the winter months, this ferry journey is also great for whale watching; Lanai works perfectly as part of a Hawaiian Island hopping holiday.

Destination Highlights
  • Journey off the beaten path by 4x4
  • Photograph Sweetheart Rock
  • Relax on Hulopoe Bay beach
  • Watch spinner dolphins from rocky cliff tops
Essential Information
  • Time Zone GMT -11 hours
  • Currency USD - US Dollar
  • Visa Information Ensure you have a valid ESTA prior to travel
  • Language Hawaii is the only American state to have two official languages, Hawaiian and English
  • Flight Time Approx. 16 hours via mainland USA and Honolulu
  • Health Information No vaccinations are required for travel to Hawaii

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