Destination Weddings at The Fairmont Orchid
The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii on the Kohala Coast of the Big Island is a perfect setting for Hawaii weddings and one-of-a-kind celebrations. The spectacular resort scenery, including gorgeous waterfalls and sweeping oceanfront views, provides an unforgettable backdrop to any special event. A sense of magic and romance surrounds you as you spend time enjoying the sunsets, experiencing luxury service and exploring this breathtaking island paradise.
The Fairmont Orchid resort, located in Mauna Lani Hawaii, features a variety of indoor and outdoor wedding venues to suit the occasion, please click on the links to the left to explore our Hawaii wedding options.
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.
Indoor Wedding Locations
Kilohana Room & Garden
Offering sweeping sunset views of the Kohala Coast resort, this indoor/outdoor function space is the ideal location for your wedding reception at The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii reception. Shuttered doors open to a private lanai and grassy area surrounded by tiki torches, perfect for cocktails before moving inside to your wedding dinner.Â With a built in wooden dance floor and seating for up to 80, this beautiful room is located just steps from the lobby.
The Grande Ballroom
For larger gatherings, this elegant 14,000-square-foot ballroom can be divided into three sections or can serve up to 1,120 people banquet-style. Doors open up to views of the beautiful nymph fountain in the center of the Ballroom Courtyard.
The Plaza Ballroom
This ballroom can seat up to 90 people banquet-style and can also be divided into three separate rooms. Doors open up to views of the beautiful nymph fountain in the center of the Ballroom Courtyard.
The Promenade Ballroom
Located on the garden level of our Hawaiian resort, this ballroom can seat up to 250 people for a banquet-style wedding reception.Â This ballroom can also be divided into three separate rooms.
Hawaii Beach & Outdoor Wedding Locations
With nearly 76,000 square feet of open-air space and pristine weather conditions, Hawaii beach weddings and special events are limited only by your imagination.Â Explore The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii on the Kohala Coast where the beauty of Hawaii beckons your love.
Along the peppered shoreline of black and white coral, this breathtaking setting boasts panoramic site of the ocean, resort and summits of the Kohala Mountains, Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa.
Host your Hawaii beach wedding in a sandy coconut grove with towering palms overhead. Adjacent to the ancient Keanapou fish pond, this site also features swaying palms and glowing tiki torches.
Kilohana Room and Garden
Offering sweeping sunset views of the Kona resort, this indoor/outdoor function space is the ideal location for your reception at The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii. Shuttered doors open to a private lanai and grassy area surrounded by tiki torches, perfect for cocktails before moving inside to your wedding dinner.Â With a built-in wooden dance floor and seating for up to 80, this beautiful room is located just steps from the lobby.
Stately palms enclose this rectangular lawn area with a view of the 9th and 10th fairways of the Francis H. I'i Brown north golf course and the ocean beyond.Â A raised natural stage is perfect for the head table or band.Â This wedding site offers privacy yet is just a short walk to the lobby area and adjacent to the Tennis Pavilion.Â Champion figure skater Kristy Yamaguchi said 'I Do' to hockey player husband Brett Hedican here -- now it's your turn to build on the romance.
The Courtyard Lanai
On the garden level beneath the Lobby, this courtyard features sculpted tile and railings and overlooks an open lawn as well as the hotel's 10,000 square-foot pool and the ocean beyond. Â
An intimate, serene setting next to flowing waterfalls, lush gardens and mature palm trees.Â Offering spacious room for a buffet and tables near the South Tower.
All of our Hawaii wedding cakes are created in our hotel bakeshop. Our team of culinary experts bake each cake with pride and tender loving care and are happy to honor your special requests.Â All of our Hawaii wedding cakes feature the finest ingredients. Please click here for wedding cake informatoin and a link to our wedding cake brochure.
The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii, is a AAA Four-Diamond resort (540 rooms) located on the alluring and exotic Kohala Coast of Hawaii Island.Â An award-winning destination paradise, the resort has been included among the Greatest Hotels in the World by Travel + Leisure magazine.
The resort offers a full-service spa and fitness center The Spa Without Walls, featuring 5 oceanfront hale (huts) and 8 additional waterfall hale, five highly acclaimed restaurants; AAA Four Diamond award winning Brownâ€™s Beach House oceanfront dining, Norioâ€™s Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar; Luana Lounge for tropical libations, Hale Kai Restaurant perfect for families, a full-service Deli with gourmet get-it-to-go options and In-Room Dining as a pleasant alternative.
Weddings and special events are a specialty as our on-site wedding planners guide you through the options to create your day to remember.Â Venues range from oceanfront, toes in the sand, to cascading waterfalls amid tropical foliage to a coconut palm grove or even on a Hawaiian outrigger canoe just to name a few.
For decades, visitors to the islands have been intrigued by the aloha, the charm and the warm hospitality of the Beachboys. Their cultural knowledge, ocean skills and storytelling talents were legendary.Â This tradition -- and the spirit of old Hawaii -- thrives here at The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii through the Hui Holokai Beach Club Program.Â Join them for stand up paddle boarding, outrigger canoe adventures, snorkeling and more.
All rooms and suites offer the following complimentary amenities:
Bathrobes (light waffle cotton) and slippers
Iron and ironing board
Three telephones, two with speaker phone and one in the bathroom
42" LG LCD Flat Screen Televisions with built in media panel
Wooden valet clothing stand
Writing desk and one chair
Pillow topper on mattress
Keurig Coffee Maker
Health Club & Spa
The Fitness Center features the latest in fitness equipment with views of the expansive lawn and pool beyond.Â Other fitness activities offered include daily seaside yoga, meditation, pool aerobics, art classes, a world-class tennis pavilion and more available with purchase of an Activities Card.Â Many additional activites are complimentary including daily Hawaii Arts & Crafts and cultural hikes on the resort exploring ancient Hawaiian petroglyphs and lava shelter caves.
Spa Without Walls
The Spa Without Walls is a full-service facility with private outdoor venues that allow the natural beauty and healing properties of Hawaii to contribute to your wellness treatment. Indoors, there are treatment rooms, a steam room and separate dry sauna plus a boutique featuring spa products.
Babysitting and Nannies
Bell Staff Â
Parking ($17 self, $22 valet daily)
Safety Deposit Boxes
Extensive meeting and function spaces, 10 tennis courts and adjacent to the famous Francis H. Iâ€™i Brown golf courses north and south, a little slice of heaven awaits you at The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii.Â For more information, visit www.fairmont.com/orchid, hotel direct 808-885-2000 or toll free 1-800-845-9905.