17 Jun 2016

Nonstop to Paradise

Nonstop to Paradise

When it comes to proper highend beach resorts in Hawaii like Maui’s Fairmont Kea Lani or Kauai’s St. Regis Princeville, Oahu has lagged behind the other islands (which is why it’s often a stopover on the way to idyllic retreats elsewhere).

But you may want to ditch the day-killing connecting flight now that the Four Seasons has opened in Ko Olina, on Oahu’s underexposed west coast—a beautiful stretch of shore known for its near-empty beaches.

Unlike Oahu’s other luxury hotels, most of which are crammed together in Waikiki, the Four Seasons feels surprisingly “outer island,” set on 15 lush acres and with its own beach and three pools. And it’s only a 30-minute drive from the Honolulu airport—unless, that is, you want to take the hotel’s yacht or helicopter.

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