A wooden horse greets guests in the foyer of the Four Seasons Resort Lanai, the Lodge at Koele. Once a pineapple plantation, Lanai is now a luxurious  place to kick back and enjoy the Hawaiian island’s natural beauty.
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A wooden horse greets guests in the foyer of the Four Seasons Resort Lanai, the Lodge at Koele. Once a pineapple plantation, Lanai is now a luxurious place to kick back and enjoy the Hawaiian island’s natural beauty.
A wooden horse greets guests in the foyer of the Four Seasons Resort Lanai, the Lodge at Koele. Once a pineapple plantation, Lanai is now a luxurious place to kick back and enjoy the Hawaiian island’s natural beauty. (Photo: Beverly Beyette / For The Times)
Waves lap the sand at Hulopoe Beach, near the Lodge’s sister inn, the Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay. Guests at the Lodge, which is inland, can hop a shuttle for the beach.
Waves lap the sand at Hulopoe Beach, near the Lodge’s sister inn, the Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay. Guests at the Lodge, which is inland, can hop a shuttle for the beach. (Photo: Beverly Beyette / For The Times)
A lacy gazebo adds to the tranquillity of the gardens at the Lodge at Koele. Outdoor activities are popular with guests at the resort, which has the feel of an upscale hunting lodge in the tropics.
A lacy gazebo adds to the tranquillity of the gardens at the Lodge at Koele. Outdoor activities are popular with guests at the resort, which has the feel of an upscale hunting lodge in the tropics. (Photo: Beverly Beyette / For The Times)
The Kailani Terrace at the Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay is a blend of styles — Hawaiian, Polynesian and Mediterranean, with an Asian influence. It’s also a showcase for Asian art and antiques.
The Kailani Terrace at the Four Seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay is a blend of styles — Hawaiian, Polynesian and Mediterranean, with an Asian influence. It’s also a showcase for Asian art and antiques. (Photo: Beverly Beyette / For The Times)
Grab a bite to eat at Pele’s Other Garden, a funky cafe in Lanai City. Lanai is a friendly place, one shop owner says. Small changes make news here, such as the opening last year of an ice cream shop.
Grab a bite to eat at Pele’s Other Garden, a funky cafe in Lanai City. Lanai is a friendly place, one shop owner says. Small changes make news here, such as the opening last year of an ice cream shop. (Photo: Beverly Beyette / For The Times)
An entertaining sign points the way in Lanai City. Even the City of Angels gets a mention. Life moves at a slower pace on the island. For those who need more action, bustling Lahaina, Maui, is just a 45-minute ferry ride away.
An entertaining sign points the way in Lanai City. Even the City of Angels gets a mention. Life moves at a slower pace on the island. For those who need more action, bustling Lahaina, Maui, is just a 45-minute ferry ride away. (Photo: Beverly Beyette / For The Times)
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