By Sonia Isotov
The Fairmont Kea Lani, the Four Seasons Resort Maui, the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua, and the Wailea Beach Villas have all been ranked on the upcoming Condé Nast Traveler’s Gold List for 2013, an annual reader’s choice poll.
In total, 13 resorts located in Hawaii made the Gold List, also including: The Fairmont Orchid, Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa, Four Seasons Resort Lana`i The Lodge at Koele, Four Seasons Resort Hualali, Four Seasons Resort Lana`i at Manele Bay, Halekulani, Royal Hawaiian, St. Regis Princeville Resort, and the Trump International Hotel.
The resorts were rated on criteria including location, activities, service and guestrooms, the list is based on magazine-subscriber votes.
“We are thrilled to have The Fairmont Kea Lani and The Fairmont Orchid honored in the recognized Condé Nast Traveler’s Gold List,” said Christof Luedi, the regional vice president for Hawaii and the general manager of The Fairmont Orchid, Hawai’i.