Get The Best Deal At Four Seasons Maui
The best way to get discounts, special offers, free benefits and ultimately the cheapest rate at any Four Seasons hotel or resort including the Four Seasons Paris is to never, ever book on the Four Seasons website direct. You will NOT get the best deal.
Book your next Four Seasons stay via our luxury travel concierge and we can give you FREE loyalty-style benefits, room upgrades and perks, at the same rate as the fourseasons.com website. Our rates are as cheap as the Four Seasons website, but also offer a bunch of valuable FREE additional benefits. These benefits will be added to your booking at no extra cost even if the rate is a special offer rate such as a four nights for the price of three or three nights for the price of two promotion.
Our Special Offer
You will benefit from the following perks at every Four Seasons Hotel including the Four Seasons Maui if you book with luxury travel concierge:
Breakfast for two people per bedroom.
Food and beverage credit or spa credit of USD100 per stay (where you can spend your credit depends on the hotel but the value is always $100).
Upgrade of one category, based on availability at time of check-in (this usually excludes suites).
Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability.
Complimentary basic Internet in all guest rooms.
Complimentary welcome gift.
Get Priority Upgrades
The Four Seasons hotel benefits that our luxury travel concierge offers are prioritised because we are an exclusive and official Four Seasons agent. What does this mean? Put simply, a room booked by us will get priority upgrades over those who book any other way (including booking via the website direct). Book with us to get a free upgrade. If there is only one room available at the hotel, which is the category above yours, we put you at the front of the line. You will be prioritised to get this upgrade!
Special Offers & Discounted Rates Online
The great thing about booking with our concierge is that you can get these free benefits whilst taking advantage of Four Seasons hotel special offers and promotions. Each individual hotel has it’s unique special offers page, here the links to the Hawaiian Four Seasons offers pages including the offers you will find at the Four Seasons Maui:
Booking with our luxury travel concierge and all the discounts and deals outlined above can also be combined with our own additional Four Seasons perks.
Why Four Seasons Maui?
The thing the Four Seasons hotels do so well, is to provide a guarantee of room quality, service and of a resort of an extremely high standard. Wherever you go in the world, the rooms will be large and luxurious, the bathrooms, in particular, are always enormous, even in the base rooms. Their cheapest rooms are still of an excellent size, standard and quality. In fact, they are usually identical to the rooms with a larger price tag, and are often only differentiated from each other by the view.
As an example, at the Four Seasons at Wailea in Maui, the cheapest rooms are the rooms with Mountain views (which face towards the car park). These rooms are the same size and quality as the Garden View Rooms where your lanai (large balcony) is looking over the garden, which is again identical to the next up, with is the Partial Ocean followed by the Ocean View rooms. Basically, the rooms and their beautiful Lanai are virtually identical. It is the view which varies and you pay more for a better view.
It is worth mentioning that even the cheapest room at the Four Seasons Maui is a great room, you are just facing the wrong way and won’t hear the crashing of the waves as you fall asleep, but I am very sure you will have a similarly great holiday, whichever room you choose. If you book via our luxury travel concierge we can bump you up a room level for free (as well as offering a bunch of other free benefits!).
Of course, the Mountain View room is undoubtedly the best deal as you get to enjoy all the benefits of the resort at the cheapest possible price. The consistent level of quality offered by Four Seasons guarantees you an enjoyable, whatever room you book. The best rooms are those on the Ocean Front (of course!).
Best Time To Visit
Visit in Hawaii’s off-season, when the rates are cheaper along with three for two-night deals being available and the islands are less crowded. Ideally, travel is spring (April to June) and fall (September to November). Winter in Hawaii can be cloudy and wet from December to March but it is a popular time to travel so expensive simply because the rest of the Northern hemisphere is so miserable and cold.
The Best Things About Four Seasons Maui
Whatever deal or discount you manage to book, the Four Seasons Maui is brilliant for a number of reasons:
Firstly, its location is brilliant in Hawaii’s most exclusive resort enclave of Wailea. From the outside, the U-shaped, low-rise building is not amazing and is quite similar to the other large-scale Hawaiian resorts, but the interior features a refined, luxurious and open air decor.
Communal areas are also always immaculate and the staff are always welcoming and often address you by your name (although I still don’t know how they manage to do this bearing in mind the size of some Four Seasons hotels!).
The large lobby has a glorious open design brings the tropical outdoors in. The lobby features a lively bar that overlooks the main pool area and where Hula dancers perform to the sounds of live Hawaiian music each day around sunset.
Four Seasons Maui houses hundreds of incredible art pieces by Hawaii-influenced artists throughout the property. The artsy character of the resort is clear from your very first moments at the property as you walk past two gigantic ceramic heads glazed with bold stripes that guard the lobby entrance.
The Four Seasons Maui has a wonderful garden that stretches down to the beach. There are three separate pool areas, catering to the needs of all guests. The resort’s central pool is called the fountain pool because of a giant picturesque fountain that emerges from the heated waters of the pool like Botticeli’s Venus. The pool – which has two whirlpools at both ends – is surrounded by plenty of cabanas that can be used free of charge (one per room). This pool area is open 24/7 and is very popular with kids but opens up to a more tranquil lawn with plenty of loungers that overlook the beach.
The waterfall pool is a free-form lagoon-style pool which is located next to the fountain pool and draws its inspiration from the ponds of Maui. Two parts of the waterfall pool are linked together with a short slide. This pool mainly attracts families with younger children, and parents can relax in one of the cabanas while keeping an eye out for their kids. Food and drinks are also available poolside, both here and around the fountain pool.
Both the fountain pool and waterfall pool can be very crowded during the school holidays, so for adults there is a third pool area, the serenity pool. This pool is located one level above the other two pools at the resort’s southernmost edge and has two hot tubes and four bubble loungers on its side. The pool is an infinity pool offering panoramic views of the ocean and beach and plays underwater music.
For a complete splurge, you can pay for one of six private luxury cabanas ($450 USD per day). While this might not be the best deal on the island and is certainly not a way to save money, these cabanas offer a great place to relax if your budget will stretch that far.
The resort has three restaurants which aren’t cheap, but are very good. The resort’s signature restaurant Spago, which is the only Hawaiian outpost of master chef Wolfgang Puck, offers a fusion of Hawaiian and California cuisine, paired with panoramic ocean views in Maui. While Spago is located in the lobby on the upper floor of the communal area, the two other restaurants are located one level below on each side of the fountain pool. Ferraro’s Bar e Ristorante which is Wailea’s only beachside al fresco restaurant, offering Italian cuisine for dinner and Duo Steak and Seafood restaurant is meant to be the best steakhouse on Maui, and is also the location of a great breakfast buffet each morning.
The Club Floor
One particularly attractive feature of this property is that guests that book into a Club room or Club suite enjoy complimentary access to the hotel’s exclusive Club Floor Lounge. The ‘hotel within the hotel’, Club Floor has its own concierge team solely dedicated to the 26 rooms and suites on the top level. Here, guests enjoy complimentary all-day refreshments, a full-service bar, and other appealing extras. Once you have entered the Club Lounge, everything is free, which can actually bring down the cost of your vacation.
Club floors often offer the best possible deal because, although the initial price is higher, you do not need to pay resort rates for food and drinks which can save you hundreds of dollars every day.
Most resorts in Hawaii charge a resort fee, even if you are paying on points. Book the Marriott in Wailea and you get your room rate for “free” (on points) but you are still charged an additional resort fee which makes a point booking here quite a bad deal.
Unlike the nickel-and-diming resorts across these islands, Four Seasons Maui does not charge a resort fee. It is the only hotel on Maui to not charge a resort fee and yet it still offers a bunch of complimentary extras, such as use of cabanas, resort car service (to golf, tennis, shopping and dining in the Wailea area), free sunscreen, introductory fitness classes (including Mat Pilates, Aqua Cardio Fusion and more), free of snorkel equipment for the first hour, free introductory daily scuba lessons, and Hawaiian outrigger canoe paddling excursions.
Reward Style Benefits At Four Seasons Hotels
There ARE ways to take advantage of loyalty style benefits, much like those that you would be gifted if you were top tier of one of the big chain loyalty programs. In fact, you can take advantage of these loyalty style benefits from your very first stay. And Four Seasons is not alone in this luxury offering. Most luxury hotels have hidden travel agent loyalty programs which give you free benefits if you book with the right “Virtuoso” or hotel partner agent. I have outlined the best luxury hotel loyalty programs which give you upgrades and free breakfast.
In a nutshell, never, ever book on the Four Seasons website direct. The same goes for all luxury hotels including Aman, Belmond, Langham, Leading Hotels Of The World and more. You will NOT get the best deal!
We are not cheaper, we are the same price as the Four Seasons website, but the free benefits we offer (outlined above) are massively valuable.
Will There Ever Be A Four Seasons Loyalty Program?
There have been rumours wafting about regarding a consumer Four Seasons loyalty program for years. The truth is that none of these rumours have come to fruition. At least not yet! The only way to get loyalty style benefits is to book through a high-end travel agency like our own luxury travel concierge.
As for rewards, forget it. You won’t be able to collect for free nights. Your best bet is to book a 3-4-2 free night offer or to book out of the main season when they discount some of their hotels quite heavily (like Four Seasons Grand Hotel Du Cap Ferrat in November, just before it closes). You can’t take advantage of the sun and heat in the same way in the low season, but a stay at a Four Seasons hotel is always fantastic, even in the rain!
Why Is There No Four Seasons Rewards Program?
Why doesn’t Four Seasons reward loyal consumers who book directly via the company’s official website? Apparently because of “customer feedback”, but if you book with our agency this doesn’t need to be a concern, as you get loyalty style benefits for free.
The lack of a loyalty program was explained by Four Seasons’s CEO Allen Smith as a decision based on customer feedback that showed that “Four Seasons guests are far less concerned about accumulating points to be redeemed for rewards as they are being in a position where they’re recognized and we understand their preferences and can serve them in that highly personalized way they’ve come to expect”.
How About Corporate Promo Codes?
There ARE special corporate promo codes, so if you are an employee of a company like Goldman Sachs, Bank Of America, IBM or the government, you might be able to take advantage of these discounts, but these codes are not widely available to the general public. Even though there is a Four Seasons promo code box on the homepage of their website, I have yet to find anyone who have access to a discount code that can be pasted into this promo code box! In addition, the discount is unlikely to be as good as the free benefits offered by our luxury travel concierge. We suggest asking for a free quote so you can compare prices and benefits and get the full picture before booking.
You do get a discount if you are a Four Seasons resident. In this case, if you own a Four Seasons residence, you will be able to book into other Four Seasons resorts at a discounted price. Again, this may not be worth as much as the benefits offered by our luxury travel concierge. Again, we suggest asking for a free quote before making your final decision.
Early booking discount rates, special promotional packages, rates with promo codes, friends and family rates, corporate rates, group rates, and other discounted rates usually also qualify for the perks which you get by booking with our luxury travel concierge, but it is always worth checking with our travel experts to be sure.
Why I Love A Four Seasons Hotel
I love Four Seasons hotels, not least because they are so lovely to my own child. They seem to be designed for families while remaining a great choice for couples too. Just look at the 3 pools at the Four Seasons Maui, two allow children but the third is a serene peaceful infinity paradise. My little boy who is growing up too fast but is still welcomed with open arms across all Four Seasons hotels. I have never felt uncomfortable taking him out in the evening, or fearful when I see other families at Four Seasons hotels as I have never seen a badly behaved child at a Four Seasons on all my travels – they must be worn out from having too much fun!
And when you are tired and in an unfamiliar part of the world that is far from home, a Four Seasons hotel will make you and your family feel cossetted and safe. The staff will know where the nearest pharmacy or doctor is, they will have a supply of any toiletries that you forgot, they will cater for your child who refuses to eat egg because “there are black bits in it” (pepper) even if that means redelivering a different version of the same meal twice. They will even entertain your children at one of their many wonderful kids clubs so it is a real vacation for you as well as the kids.
Four Seasons will satisfy the needs and tastes of any discerning traveller and is without a doubt one of the world’s best and most well-known luxury hotel brands. They will have thought of everything, and even though their environment may be slightly sanitised and have more of a Four Seasons personality than the personality of the local area, I am a major fan.
Is It Worth Booking Your Four Seasons room Via Your Credit Card?
Credit cards sometimes offer deals at luxury hotels but if you book through our own luxury travel concierge your benefits are prioritised over credit card bookings. By all means pay for your room using a credit card, but by using your credit card supplier to book your rooms you will not get the best discount or deal.
Four Seasons Maui is a brilliant hotel for couple and families, with pools designed for kids and to get away from kids, and a wonderful location right in the heart of the luxury resort area of Wailea.
Have a read of our reviews of the Four Seasons hotels in Hawaii below:
Find out which hotels I consider to be the best Four Seasons hotels in the world.
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