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Awards and Accolades

Our award-winning oceanfront paradise redefines luxury with a state-of-the-art spa, island inspired cuisine and authentic cultural experiences. We’re the ideal island getaway with distinctive dining venues, bars and a gourmet market, three swimming pools including an adult-only pool, a comprehensive fitness and wellness program.

2021 Awards

FAIRMONT KEA LANI
Travel + Leisure Magazine, 500 ‘Best Hotels In The World’ list
• US News & World Report, Best Hotels in United States – Gold Badge
• Hotels.com, ‘Loved by Guests’ Award
• UNESCO Sustainable Property Distinction


2020 Awards

FAIRMONT KEA LANI
• Travel + Leisure Magazine, The World’s Best Awards, Top 10 in Hawai‘i
AAA/CAA, Four Diamond Awards
• Smart Meetings, Platinum Choice Award

RESTAURANT
• Kō, Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi, ‘Aipono Award, Best Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine, Gold
• Kō, Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi, ‘Aipono Award, Best Local Flavor, Gold
• Kō, Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi, ‘Aipono Award, Restaurant of the Year, Silver
• Kō, Open Table, Diners’ Choice, Best Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine


2019 Awards

FAIRMONT KEA LANI
• HSMAI Adrian Award Silver Winner for 2018 Influencer Wellness Campaign
• U.S. News Travel, Best Maui Hotels and Best Hawai‘i Hotel
• HLTA Awards: Finalist for Hotels/Accommodations – Large Hotel
• PBN Women Who Mean Business: Astrid Heckert
• TravelPulse.com, Travvy Awards, Best Honeymoon Hotel/Resort – Hawai‘i, Silver
• TravelPulse.com, Travvy Awards, Best Destination Wedding Hotel/Resort – Hawai‘i, Gold
• TravelPulse.com, Travvy Awards, Best Individual Hotel – Overall – Hawai‘i, Gold
• LUX Life Magazine, LUX 2019 Hotel & Spa Awards, Most Luxurious Beach Resort 2019 – Hawai‘i
Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi, ‘Aipono Award, Excellence in Sustainability, Gold
• Travel Weekly, Magellan Silver Award: Hospitality – Overall-Family Resort/Hotel
• Green Key Eco-Rating Program, 4 Key
• Maui Hotel & Lodging Association, Po‘okela Award: Outstanding Property
• World Spa and Wellness Awards, Finalist for Best Team – Willow Stream Spa

KŌ RESTAURANT
• Kō, Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi, ‘Aipono Award, Best Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine, Silver
• Kō, MauiTime, 2019 Best of Maui: Best Resort Restaurant
• Maui County Farm Bureau: 2019 Mike Lyon’s Award Chef Tylun Pang


2018 Awards

FAIRMONT KEA LANI
• Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Poll, The Best in the World Awards, Top 25 in Hawai‘i
• Travel + Leisure Magazine, The World’s Best Awards, Top 15 in Hawai‘i
• TravelPulse.com, Travvy Awards, Best Destination Wedding Hotel/Resort – Hawai‘i, Silver
• TravelPulse.com, Travvy Awards, Best Honeymoon Hotel/Resort – Hawai‘i, Silver
• U.S. News Travel, Best Maui Hotels and Best Hawai‘i Hotel
• Maui Time, 2018 Best of Maui: Best Cocktail and Bar on Maui: The Training Room at LUANA Lounge
• The Maui News, 2018 Best of Maui, Best Chef: Tylun Pang
• Hawai‘i Magazine, 2018Best of Maui, Luxury Resort
• Hawai‘i Magazine, 2018 Best of Maui, Romantic Getaway
• Hawai‘i Magazine, 2018 Best of Maui, with Aloha Spirit
• Hawai‘i Magazine, 2018 Best of Maui, Guest Services Program
• Green Key Eco-Rating Program, 4 Key
• Prevue Meetings + Incentives, Visionary Award, 2018 Best Outdoor Meeting & Event Space

KŌ RESTAURANT
• Maui Time, 2018 Best of Maui: Best Kama‘aina
• OpenTable.com, 2018 OpenTable Diners’ Choice Award
• Kō, Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi, ‘Aipono Award, Best Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine, Gold
• Wine Spectator Magazine, 2018 Award of Excellence


2017 Awards

FAIRMONT KEA LANI
• Travel + Leisure Magazine, The World’s Best Awards, Top 25 in Hawai‘i
• U.S. News Travel, Best Maui Hotels and Best Hawai‘i Hotel
• Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Poll, The Best in the World Awards, Top 25 in Hawai‘i
• BRIDES, 2017 Best Honeymoon Awards, Top 10 Resorts in Hawai‘i
• Trip.com, 2017 Family Tribe Best Hotels
• Family Vacation Critic, 2017 Family Vacation Critic Favorite
• TripAdvisor, 2017 Certificate of Excellence
• USA 10Best Awards, Best Waterfront Resort
• Travel Weekly, Silver Magellan Award, Beach Resort/Hotel category
• TravelPulse.com, Travvy Awards, Best Destination Wedding Hotel/Resort – Hawai‘i, Silver
• TravelPulse.com, Travvy Awards, Best Honeymoon Hotel/Resort – Hawai‘i, Silver

KŌ RESTAURANT
• Kō, Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi, ‘Aipono Award, Best Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine, Gold
• Wine Spectator Magazine, 2017 Award of Excellence
• TripAdvisor, 2017 Certificate of Excellence
• Maui Time, 2017 Best of Maui: Best Kama‘aina
• The Maui News, 2017 Best of Maui, Best Multinational Cuisine

LUANA LOUNGE
• Maui Time, 2017 Best of Maui: Best Mixologist – Aaron Alcala-Mosley

WILLOW STREAM SPA
• TripAdvisor, 2017 Certificate of Excellence


2016 Awards

FAIRMONT KEA LANI
• Travel + Leisure Magazine, World’s Best Family Resort
• U.S. News Travel, Best Maui Hotels and Best Hawai‘i Hotel
• Travel + Leisure Magazine, The World’s Best Awards, Top 25 in Hawai‘i
• TripAdvisor GreenLeader Award
• TripAdvisor,
2016 Certificate of Excellence
• BRIDES, 2016 Best Honeymoon Awards, Top 10 Resorts in Hawai‘i
• USA 10 Best Awards, Best Waterfront Resort
• Travel Weekly, Gold Magellan Award, Beach Resort/Hotel category
• Green Key Global, Eco-Rating Program, 4 Green Keys
• Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Poll, The Best in the World Awards, Top 25 in Hawai‘i

KŌ RESTAURANT
Kō, Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi, ‘Aipono Award, Best Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine, Gold
• Kō TripAdvisor, 2016 Certificate of Excellence


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