The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii (Big Island)

Kohala Coast Hawaii oceanfront Hotel and Resort

The Fairmont Orchid offers elegant beachfront accommodations amidst the natural beauty of the Big Island. The Orchid Beachboys introduce the Hawaiian culture of canoes, oceans and adventures on the beach. The Spa Without Walls offer treatments amongst tropical waterfalls. The Fairmont Gold Concierge Floor provides the ultimate in luxury.

Activities & Amenities

- 10,000-square-foot freeform pool
- Sandy children’s pool
- Two lava-rock spa tubs
- Fitness center with cardiovascular equipment and free weights
- Resort wear, jewelry, and spa products are available for purchase in the resort’s boutiques
- The Keiki Aloha children’s program
- Snorkeling
- Kayaking
- Surfing
- Turtle watching
- Spa Without Walls (surcharge) featuring oceanfront massage cabanas


Spread over two wings and six floors, the 540 guestrooms all feature sliding-glass doors that open to private, furnished lanais (balconies). Island decor includes teak woods, Hawaiian botanical prints, and tropical accents. There are one and two bedroom suites and 2 presidential suites.


An oceanfront restaurant serves regional cuisine with nightly Hawaiian music and hula shows. Other dining options include a breakfast restaurant, a sushi bar, a Hawaiian cowboy-themed lounge, and a poolside bar.

Brown’s Beach House: This open-air oceanfront restaurant features Hawaiian cuisine with fresh local ingredients. Casual lunches include Hawaiian-style crab cakes, linguine with Kauai shrimp, and crab and avocado salad; dinner selections include kiawe-grilled seafood and soft-shell crab. Open for lunch and dinner with nightly Hawaiian music and hula shows.

Norio’s Sushi Bar & Restaurant: This intimate dinner restaurant overlooks koi ponds and features fresh sushi, teriyaki, tempura, and a selection of sakes and wines.

The Orchid Court: This breakfast restaurant serves daily buffets and à la carte items in an open-air setting with tropical garden and waterfall views.

Brown’s Deli: Open all day, Brown’s offers on-the-go snacks, sandwiches, fresh fruit, salads, pastries, and coffee drinks.

Ocean Bar: In the shade of milo trees, this poolside spot serves tropical drinks, pupus, and casual island fare from late morning until late evening.

Kahakai Bar: Cocktails and pupus are served beachside under a Polynesian-style thatched roof. Open from late morning until early evening.

The Paniolo Lounge and Polo Bar: The lounge has a koa floor, leather furnishings, and a paniolo-inspired menu. The Paniolo pays tribute to the island’s equestrian and cowboy history. Open from late afternoon until late night, the bar features billiards and board games.

Luana Lounge: Guests can sample light appetizers and fine wines in an open-air terrace with ocean views. Open from late afternoon until late night.

Child Policy

Kids aged 5-12:

The Keiki Aloha children’s program is designed to enhance your keiki’s (child’s) Hawaiian vacation
experience here at The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii. Keiki (children) between the ages of 5 and 12 are welcome to join the fun!
Amenities and supervised activities include:
- Daily Arts and Crafts with the Hui Holokai Beach Club Ambassadors
- Nature walks
- Snorkeling
- Pool: Open 24 hours a day
- Keiki sized hot tub near the walkway to Hale Kai Restaurant
- Keiki sized lei upon arrival

Babysitting services are available at the resort. Please contact Concierge at 808-887-7368 for additional information.

Weddings and Honeymoons

To assist in creating the perfect experience, the wedding planners at The Fairmont Orchid will ensure that every aspect of your wedding is a success, down to the last orchid petal. Together, you will create a tailored romantic event that combines all the essential components to exceed your expectations and stay within your budget.


Please ask for rates.