• Manele Bay Cliffs

Lanai Holidays

Lanai holidays call travellers to an island of untouched tranquility. The smallest inhabited Hawaiian island, Lanai lets nature take centre stage, with beautiful blue water beaches, abundant sea life and miles of backcountry to explore. Lanai is a paradisiacal land of serenity and adventure that’s just waiting to be explored. 

Relax on the secluded white sanded Polihua Beach, or head to the shallow and rocky Shipwreck Beach to experience the eerie feeling left by a rusted 1940s oil tanker that remains beached not far from the shore. There’s a feeling of mystery inland too, at the Garden of the Gods. This arid landscape abounds with boulders and rock towers has been sculpted by years of intense winds and sunshine. At sunset, the scene warms and intrigues the soul in equal measures, coming alive with the vivid red colour of the sand. 

The Small Town of Lanai City

Take a wander around this charming town and you’ll likely end up stopping to talk to friendly locals along the way. Learn about the island’s history and traditions at the Lanai Heritage Centre and relax in the tree lined Dole Park. Just outside of Lanai City lies the Munro trail; hike, drive or cycle along the trail, watching as the flora becomes ever more lush as you go along. Follow the trail it’s entire 7 miles to Lanaihale, the island’s tallest peak, and, if it’s a clear day, gaze over the sea to the spectacular view of five of Hawaii’s other islands. 

Island hopping is a great way to explore Hawaii, so why not combine your Lanai holiday with relaxing on Maui’s stunning beaches, visiting Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island and exploring Honolulu on Oahu? You could head further afield and contrast a rejuvenating holiday in Lanai with the city lights of LA or San Francisco, or experience an entirely different culture in Japan

Destination Highlights
  • Visit Puu Pehe, otherwise known as Sweetheart Rock, a legendary triangular rock that rises from the sea between Manele and Hulopoe Bay
  • Relax on Hulopoe Bay beach, one of America’s best beaches
  • Drive to Kaumalapau Harbour and watch as the sun sets on another day
  • Explore Keahiakawelo, Garden of the Gods, an arid and mysterious area occupied by boulders and rock towers

Time Zone

GMT -11 hours

Flight Time

Approx. 16 hours via mainland USA and Honolulu


USD - US Dollar

Visa Information

Ensure you have a valid ESTA prior to travel


Hawaii is the only American state to have two official languages, Hawaiian and English

Health Information

No vaccinations are required for travel to Hawaii

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