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Gateway to Keauhou Bay: observe the majestic manta Rays.
Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay is a blend of adventure, heritage and authentic Hawaiian aloha hospitality. You can observe majestic manta rays at Rays on the Bay, and enjoy the 200-foot lava tube water slide, hot tubs and children’s play area.
The ultimate pool experience on the Kona coast: a 200-foot lava tube water slide, hot tubs, fountains and a sandy-bottomed children’s play area. Ho’ola Spa offers a healing Himalayan Salt Room and an oceanfront treatment patio.
Sweet Sleeper Beds
All 519 nonsmoking guest rooms are newly refreshed with furnishings, carpeting, flat-screen TVs and visual art from renowned Hawaii designer Sig Zane. Each room and suite also features furnished lanais, high-speed wired and wireless Internet (surcharge), compact refrigerators, bathrobes, and Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Beds.
Situated on the iconic lava rocks of the Kona coast, overlooking historically significant Keauhou Bay, guests relax, experience and create memories with family and friends. The newly revitalized and completely unique oceanfront resort flourishes with naturally landscaped lands that were once the birthplace and playgrounds of kings which offers guests a profound sense of place and storytelling that can be shared and appreciated across many generations.
Considered the “Gateway to the Bay,” the Flying Fish outfitters store provides an all-access pass to fun and adventure where guests can have immediate access to paddle boarding, kayaking, fishing, surfing, boat tours and exploring the pristine reef. The ocean view restaurants partner with local farms and fishermen to serve only the freshest ingredients. Rays on the Bay is the world’s only restaurant where you can enjoy live music seven nights per week by fire pit and observe majestic Manta Rays in their natural habitat. Under the stars, a weekly luau offers a colorful journey through history.
Offering the most ultimate pool experience on the Kona coast, including the 200-foot lava tube water slide, hot tubs, sprouting fountains and our sandy-bottomed children’s play area. Ho’ola Spa offers a healing Himalayan Salt Room and an oceanfront treatment patio.
- Meeting facilities size (feet) - 9840
- Meeting facilities size (meters) - 886
- Number of meeting/conference rooms - 5
- Multiple large conference rooms
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Poolside bar
- Swimming pool - children's
- Swimming pool - outdoor
- Spa tub
- Full-service health spa
- Steam room
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Room service (limited hours)
- Secure parking
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Banquet facilities
- Event catering
- Exhibit space
- Business center
- Audiovisual equipment
- Secretarial services
- Business services
- Computer rental
- Total number of rooms - 519
- Express check-out
- Security guard
- Multilingual staff
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- 24-hour front desk
- Beauty services
- Tour assistance
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Hair salon
- Laundry facilities
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Number of floors - 7
- Tennis on site
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Wedding services
- Shopping center shuttle (complimentary)
- Rooftop terrace
- Luggage storage
- Express check-in
- Arcade/game room
- Health club
- Free parking
- Free valet parking
- Area shuttle (complimentary)
- Coffee shop or café
- Concierge services
- Currency exchange
- Technology support staff
- Designated smoking areas
- Wireless Internet access - surcharge
- Parking (surcharge)
- Pool table
- Smoke-free property
- Spa services on site
Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge
Free parking, Parking (surcharge), Secure parking, Self parking (surcharge), Free valet parking
- Room Amenities
- Premium TV channels
- Video-game console
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Complimentary newspaper
- Air conditioning
- Multi-line phone
- Voice mail
- Coffee/tea maker
- Wake-up calls
- Turndown service (on request)
- Shower/tub combination
- Extra towels/bedding in room
- In-room massage available
- Hair dryer
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Electronic check-out
- Electronic/magnetic keys
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Window opens
- Clock radio
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Climate control
- Daily housekeeping
Ainakai Restaurant - Open-air restaurant with bay views. The restaurant features a breakfast with tropical buffets, island juices, fresh fruit, Kona coffee and made to order omelets and waffles. Breakfast is served daily between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.
Rays on the Bay - Offers views of the ocean and live music. The bar serves fresh local seafood, artisan pizza, farm-to-table cooking, beer and a variety of rums.
Holua Bar - Located next to the Manta Ray super slide and pool. Menu includes salads, wraps, and sandwiches. The bar also serves tropical cocktails and the full line up of micro-brewed beer from the local Kona Brewing Company. The bar is open from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM, food service until 5:30 PM.
Keauhou Bay Coffee Company - Located poolside. Offers gourmet coffees, pastries, Italian gelatos, and light snacks. Open from early morning until early afternoon; re-opens for dinner.
Haleo Luau Dinner & Show - For a unique Hawaiian cultural and dining experience, reserve your place at the table for Haleo lu`au dinner and show on the Hawaii Lawn Monday evenings; reservations required.
Haleo Luau and Dinner Show - Local dancers and musicians interpret the legends of Hawaii and Keauhou at sunset. Guests dine on a dinner buffet featuring traditional Hawaiian foods.
Manta Talks - Presentations by researchers teach guests about the manta rays that are unique to the Keauhou area. Held nightly Monday - Saturday.
Oudtoor Movies are shown Wednesday - Friday evenings. Guests can watch the shows from lounge chairs or from inner tubes in the pool.
Guests of Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay are treated to a waterslide and multi-level system of pools dramatically nestled along the ocean's lava cliffs and unequaled in Hawaii. At 14,100 feet, The Manta Ray Super Slide & Pool means guests of any age can find their special place to relax, nap, splash, squeal and enjoy the warm tropical sun of Hawaii. A river system connects the upper and lower pools, leading to a waterfall and transitions a 200-foot-long lava tube waterslide. The waterslide is the center of pool fun and activity. A 900-square-foot sandy-bottomed children's pool area includes a shallow water beach and interactive fountains for play. Nearby is Holua Bar for food and refreshment meant to make a day poolside just as relaxing as it sounds!
Two 18-hole golf courses and a driving range are available at the adjacent Kona Country Club.
With some of the best snorkeling on the island, Kahaluu Beach Park is one mile away. Keauhou Bay is home to numerous manta rays, which can be viewed in the evening from various resort locations. Guests can interact directly with the rays through nighttime snorkeling and scuba-diving excursions (surcharge).
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Playground nearby
- Table tennis nearby
- Basketball on site
- Running track/path on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Swimming on site
- Volleyball on site
- Whale-watching on site
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
- Accessibility equipment for the deaf
- Braille or raised signage
Policies & Fees
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is noon
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: Cash not accepted
Pets not allowed
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Resort fee charged at hotel/condo
- Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:
Hotel resort fee inclusions (may be listed elsewhere in this description as complimentary or available for a surcharge):
- Resort fee: USD 30.00 per accommodation, per night (effective 8 January 2013)
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Pool access
- Spa tub access
- Fitness center access
- Fitness/yoga classes
- Sporting facilities or equipment
- Shuttle service
- Business center/computer access
- Internet access (may be limited)
- Phone calls (may be limited)
- In-room safe
- In-room coffee
- In-room bottled water
- Concierge/valet service
- Self parking
- Additional inclusions
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- Valet parking fee: USD 6 per night
- Late check-out fee: USD 25
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 65 per day
- Additional Details
Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
Awards & Affiliations
- This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.
The "Escape" room categories (only those with the word "Escape" in the title) are a rate-based room category and include no value-adds. No minimum length of stay required.
Not valid with any other offers: Sunsational Savings, Sunsational Savings Plus, Get to Know, and Grand Opening Special Rate.
Keiki aloha program
Games and activities program for children ages 5–12. Open daily from 9 AM to 3 PM. Cost is $45 per child per session, lunch and T-shirt included. $35 for each additional child.
Rates may not include tax and are subject to change without availability.
Kids Meals Promotion
One child age 5 and under, per room, per paying adult, will enjoy complimentary breakfast and dinner at the AinaKai Restaurant, plus complimentary lunch at the Manta Ray Bar. One child age 6 - 12 per room, per paying adult, will receive the above meals at 50% off. Offer combinable with Sunsational Savings.
Certain menu restrictions apply.