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Four Seasons Resort Lanai and Sensei Lanai, a Four Seasons Resort
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I’m a luxury travel writer who’s seen it all, but rarely step into a Four Seasons that doesn’t impress me. This one is particularly noteworthy, even among the brand’s crisp portfolio.
The 90,000-acre secluded paradise on Lanai (not far from the island of Maui) offers a wide range of outdoor activities such as archery, private horseback riding, snorkeling, and mountain adventures. fishing on the resort’s private fleet. There are also luxury oceanfront accommodations at Four Seasons Resort Lanai or sister wellness destination, Sensei Lanai, A Four Seasons Resort.
The Four Seasons Resort Lanai has 213 rooms in an array of low-rise buildings along the coast for a residential vibe. There are several outdoor restaurants, including Nobu Lanai; the Four Seasons Kids for All Seasons children’s club; a beach and pool with lounge areas nestled amid tropical gardens; luxury boutiques; and a range of courses and events included.
For a more exclusive, adults-only vibe, the sister resort, Sensei Lanai, A Four Seasons Resort, is an adult-only wellness destination spanning 24 acres. The 96-room complex is anchored in a large lobby and extensive outdoor gardens intended to connect with nature.
Sensei by Nobu offers classics from Chef Nobu Matsuhisa as well as selections that incorporate Sensei’s nutritional philosophy created in partnership with Sensei co-founder Dr. David Agus.
Outdoor facilities include 24-hour fitness room, movement studios, yoga pavilion and outdoor yoga spaces, 18-hole putting course, onsen baths for private relaxation, oasis pool with swimming lanes and gardens with lush flora as well as sculpture and art.
COVID-19 procedures are available here.