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Kaanapali

Travel Guide
Kaanapali

Stay at a luxury resort, walk along the shoreline and learn the local legends surrounding the dramatic rocks that decorate sandy bays.

Kaanapali is a picturesque and serene region with several luxury resorts and excellent beaches. Make the most of the year-round sunny weather with a trip to the many beaches that line the town’s coast.

Sunbathe during the hot summer months on Kaanapali Beach, which is an idyllic spot with picturesque ocean views. Cool down with a dip in the ocean and go snorkeling to see the range of colorful fish. You can rent diving gear from a tour operator in a nearby mall.

Gaze up at the iconic Black Rock, or Pu’u Keka’a, which is steeped in folklore and tradition. It has an informative plaque explaining the legends surrounding it. Embark on the Kaanapali Historical Trail and Legends Tour for a comprehensive understanding of the regional lore. The trail includes 10 monuments with their own signs. Speak with docents at the local hotels for a deeper cultural understanding.

Take the Kaanapali Beachwalk that extends for 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) across a coastline adorned with lavish spas resorts. Join the many joggers and cyclists on this scenic route.

Enter the Whalers Village mall to browse its many shops, cafés and restaurants overlooking the water. Dine at one of the many international restaurants that decorate the coastline. Relax with a few beers and become accustomed to the slower pace of life here.

Among the highlights of the region is the Kaanapali Golf Resort, where you can practice your swing amid views of the spectacular rolling hills and the ocean.

Find the town on the western flank of the island of Maui. Fly to the small Kapalua West Maui Airport and drive south for a few minutes to get here. Visit nearby communes, such as Lahaina and Kapalua. Get around the region by car or shuttle bus.

Intriguing legends give a traditional backbone to the modern resort-laden town of Kaanapali.

Kaanapali Ocean Inn
Kaanapali Ocean Inn
2.5 out of 5
2780-A Kekaa Dr, Lahaina, HI
The price is CA $311 per night from Aug 8 to Aug 8
Located in Lahaina, this beachfront hotel is next to a golf course and within a 10-minute walk of May's Beach and Kaanapali Beach. Whalers Village and Black ...
3.6/5Good! (975 reviews)
"Everything was great except we didn't know there wasn't air conditioning in our villa. But the weather was wonderful so it was OK."

Reviewed on Jul. 25, 2021

Kaanapali Ocean Inn
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
200 Nohea Kai Dr, Lahaina, HI
The price is CA $799 per night from Aug 29 to Aug 29
Nestled on the beach, this Lahaina resort is within a 15-minute walk of Kaanapali Beach and Whalers Village. Black Rock is 1.4 mi (2.3 km) away.
4.3/5Excellent! (1,173 reviews)
"Fabulous is every way! We will definitely return!"

Reviewed on Jul. 31, 2021

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa
The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Ka'anapali
The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Ka'anapali
4 out of 5
2365 Kaanapali Pkwy, Lahaina, HI
The price is CA $899 per night from Aug 28 to Aug 28
Located in Lahaina, this beachfront resort is next to a golf course, just steps from Whalers Village and Kaanapali Beach. Black Rock is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) ...
4.3/5Excellent! (94 reviews)
"Perfect resort to enjoy the ocean and/or pool with the family. Definitely the nicest resort in the area."

Reviewed on Jul. 31, 2021

The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Ka'anapali
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Kaanapali Beach Club Resort by Diamond Resorts
Kaanapali Beach Club Resort by Diamond Resorts
3.5 out of 5
104 Kaanapali Shores Pl, Lahaina, HI
The price is CA $336 per night from Aug 9 to Aug 9
This family-friendly Lahaina aparthotel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Keka'a Beach and West Maui Mountains. Whalers Village and Black Rock ...
4.2/5Very Good! (1,584 reviews)
"Pool was nice and near beach"

Reviewed on Jul. 28, 2021

Kaanapali Beach Club Resort by Diamond Resorts
Honua Kai Resort & Spa
Honua Kai Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
130 Kai Malina Parkway, Lahaina, HI
The price is CA $774 per night from Sep 1 to Sep 1
Located in Lahaina, this beachfront condo resort is in the historical district and within a 15-minute walk of Keka'a Beach and West Maui Mountains. Whalers Village ...
4.4/5Excellent! (2,051 reviews)
"Beautiful Resort!"

Reviewed on Jul. 16, 2021

Honua Kai Resort & Spa
Aston Kaanapali Shores
Aston Kaanapali Shores
3.5 out of 5
3445 Lower Honoapiilani Hwy, Lahaina, HI
The price is CA $411 per night from Aug 31 to Aug 31
Located in Lahaina, this beachfront aparthotel is in the historical district and within a 15-minute walk of Keka'a Beach and West Maui Mountains. Kaanapali Beach ...
4.2/5Very Good! (2,514 reviews)
"This may have been our best vacation yet! Beach front views and a spacious condo made this a trip we will never forget. It was nice to have 2 pools and 2 spas to relax in after the beach. Easily walkable restaurants and food trucks near by. Will definitely stay there again."

Reviewed on Jul. 26, 2021

Aston Kaanapali Shores
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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