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Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay

  • One Manele Bay Road, P.O. Box 631380, Lanai City, Hawaii, 96763, U.S.A.

    October 2005

    Tom Roelens
Physical Features

Property Size: 1,001,880 square feet/93,078 square metres

Total Number of Rooms: 201

  • Guest Rooms: 180, averaging a spacious 700 square feet (65 square metres)
  • Suites: 21

Number of Stories: 4

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Design Aesthetic:

  • Inspired by Hawaii's diverse and storied Polynesian influences, the décor for the cliffside resort above the beach showcases bespoke furnishings and artwork, rich materials and contemporary amenities such as intuitive lighting, temperature, service, and privacy controls and a 75" platinum bezel LED television panel for unparalleled in-room entertainment

Interior Designer(s): TAL Studio


  • Island of Lanai is a former pineapple plantation that once produced up to 75% of the world's pineapple supply
  • Opened 1991, managed by Four Seasons since 2005


  • Overlooks protected marine preserve of Hulopo'e Bay and neighbouring islands Maui, Molokai and Kahoolawe
  • 25-minute flight from Honolulu, 45-minute ferry ride from Maui
  • Frequent shuttles to Lanai City to explore the charming plantation town as well as access to hiking, horseback riding, archery, clay shooting and more in the green uplands of the island

Opening Date: October 2005

Design Aesthetic:

  • Clean, contemporary island design incorporating the colours and textures of Lanai
  • Indoor and outdoor treatment areas

Number of Treatment Rooms: 11

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Signature Treatment:

  • Ki pola ho'olu (cooling ti-leaf wrap) (50 minutes)

Special Features:

  • Eucalyptus steam room
  • Red cedar dry sauna
  • Exclusive Kala‘au Paʻi spa ritual to begin each treatment

Philosophy: Know your farmer, know your food

  • Four Seasons Resorts Lanai supports more than 100 local farmers and fishers
  • Approximately 65 percent of menu items come from the Hawaiian Islands

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Examples of Locally Sourced Ingredients:

  • Seafood, including mahi mahi, Kona lobster, onanga, opa, ahi
  • Vegetables from Alberta's Garden on Lanai
  • Pineapples
  • Tomatoes
  • Avocados
  • Molokai sweet potatoes

Restaurant: One Forty

  • Cuisine: American steak and Hawaiian seafood, local ingredients
  • Signature Dish: Red Dirt Rubber Ahi Tuna with black garlic potato puree, broccolini, tomato tarragon vinaigrette
  • Indoor Seating: 145

Restaurant: Kailani

  • Cuisine: Contemporary Italian-Mediterranean
  • Signature Dish: Lamb chops with grilled polenta and romesco sauce
  • Indoor Seating: 140

Restaurant: Nobu Lanai

  • Cuisine: Japanese
  • Signature Dish: Black cod with miso
  • Indoor Seating: 110

Restaurant: VIEWS at Manele Clubhouse

  • Cuisine: Island-influenced

Lounge: The Sports Bar

  • Indoor Seating: 46


  • Number of Tennis Courts: 3
  • Tennis Lessons: For a fee
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  • Name of Course: The Challenge at Manele
    • Location: Off site with special privileges
    • Date Open: December 1993
    • Designer: Jack Nicklaus
    • Par: 72
    • Yardage: 7,039
    • Number of Holes: 18
    • Special Holes: 12th – with tee off from a cliff 150 feet (45 metres) above the ocean
    • Additional Services:
      • Pro shop
      • Golf instruction available
      • Driving range
      • Putting green
      • Clubs rental
  • Name of Course: The Experience at Koele
    • Par: 72
    • Yardage: 7,014
    • Number of Holes: 18
    • Additional Services:
      • Pro shop
      • Golf instruction available
      • Driving range
      • Putting green
      • Clubs rental

On-site Activities:

  • Snorkelling

Off-site Activities:

  • Surfing


  • Number of Pools: 1
    • Manele Bay Pool: Featuring two adjacent whirlpools and regularly offered ice water, Evian spritzes, chilled towels and amenities

Fitness Facilities:

  • Special Features: Ocean views
  • Sample Fitness Activities:
    • Tai chi
    • Pilates
    • Strength-training classes
    • Yoga
    • Spinning classes
    • Water aerobics
    • Fitness walks
For Younger Guests

Kids for All Seasons: Supervised children's programme in a dedicated facility

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Meeting Rooms

Total Size: 55,682 sq ft / 5,173 sq m

Largest Ballroom: 13,582 sq ft / 1,262 sq m

Meet and Feed Capacity: 600

Banquet Capacity: 600

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Outdoor Banquet Capacity: 600

  • Breakout Spaces: 5

Unique Meeting and Event Facilities: Numerous indoor and outdoor spaces for meetings and events within the Resort and around the island