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  • Balcony
  • Bathroom
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  • Indoor Spa Tub
  • Fitness Facility
  • Spa
  • Golf
  • Breakfast Area
  • Restaurant
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Property highlights
Smoke free hotel
Free area shuttle
Free beach shuttle
Facility highlights
Outdoor pools
Fitness center
Children's pool

Book your room at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua

Room type

Room, Terrace

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Garden View (Residential)

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Club Room (Access to Club Lounge)

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Ocean View (Residential)

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Club Room, Ocean View (Access to Club Lounge)

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Garden View (Residential)

Max Occupancy: 6 guests (up to 5 children, 5 infants)

Suite, Oceanfront

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Ocean View (Residential)

Max Occupancy: 6 guests (up to 5 children, 5 infants)

Deluxe Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Deluxe Room, Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Suite, Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Luxury 5-Diamond Maui Beachfront Resort Rich in Hawaiian Culture and Tradition

Ideal West Maui Location

54 tropical oceanfront acres in the heart of Kapalua surrounded by world-class golf courses, award-winning D.T. Fleming Beach, and one of Maui’s largest nature preserves. Short drive to Lahaina and Ka’anapali.

World-class Amenities

3-tiered pool linked by waterfalls, children’s pool, ocean-view dining and fitness center, Hawaiian spa, two championship golf courses, tennis courts, free resort shuttle, nature hikes, organic gardens and more

Hawaiian-Inspired Decor

Minimum 440 sq ft Hawaiian inspired guestrooms with dark hardwood floor, marble bathroom with separate bathtub and shower, terry robes, free WIFI , wet bar, furnished lanai with stunning garden or ocean views.

At your hotel

At your hotel

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua is a beachfront resort situated in West Maui less than 10 miles from historic Downtown Lahaina and Ka’anapali Beach. From island-inspired guestrooms and suites to luxurious outdoor cabanas and 36 holes of championship golf courses, the lavish Waihua spa and tropical dining at one of six on-site restaurants, this resort provides a truly unforgettable retreat.

The only luxury resort just steps away from the white-sand of D.T. Fleming Beach and captivating natural surroundings, it allows you to explore exclusively unique Maui destinations.

Guests can hike through the lush Hawaiian rainforest, snorkel among coral reefs, and participate in underwater photography sessions while exploring nature's relevance to the Hawaiian culture. Guests can also partake in the resort's other cultural programs, such as “sense of place” discussions and tours to the boarder of the Honokahua Preservation. The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua provides an authentic Hawaiian experience beginning with the traditional Kukui Nut Lei for an authentic Aloha greeting.

Shuttles transport guests to the two golf courses, three secluded beaches, and a tennis complex and Kapalua restaurants near vicinity of the hotel. A free airport shuttle is also available from the Kapalua Airport (JHM).

The Jean- Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment program features an environmental and cultural education centre with excursions lead by expert naturalists, both cultural and environmental appreciation, combined with world class service and exclusive facilities deliver a true escape.

  • Television in lobby
  • Terrace
  • Beach shuttle (complimentary)
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge)
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Long-term parking (surcharge)
  • RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge)
  • Beach towels
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Conference space size (feet) - 15288
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1376
  • Number of meeting rooms - 18
  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Total number of rooms - 463
  • Tennis on site
  • Bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Business center
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Full-service spa
  • Express check-out
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Hair salon
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Number of spa tubs - 2
  • Shopping on site
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Garden
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Express check-in
  • Luggage storage
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of floors - 9
  • Poolside bar
  • Beach bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Year Built 1992
  • Number of restaurants - 6
  • Sauna
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Children's pool
  • Wedding services
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Park your car

Long-term parking (surcharge), Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge), RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge)

In your room

  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Cable TV service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Free local calls
  • Private bathroom
  • Down comforter
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • LCD TV
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • iPod docking station
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
  • Air conditioning
  • Phone
  • Bathrobes
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • DVD player
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Hair dryer
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Lanai
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Premium TV channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service
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Eat and drink

Several onsite restaurants and bars - from poolside cafes to sustainable dining, specialty Sushi bars to Lounge bars serving light fare, this resort has a wide range of onsite dining options to make the most of your stay. With architectural designs reflecting a unique sense of place and absolutely breath-taking oceanfront views, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua restaurants feature a wide variety of Hawaiian imagery and local ingredients. From fresh sashimi and tasty Japanese appetizers at Kai Sushi to spacious outdoor seating at the Beach House, the resort’s oceanfront restaurants offer tantalizing dishes. The Terrace Chef-Crafted features a delicate balance of sophistication and rustic charm. Every guest is immediately enveloped with the spirit of Aloha and feels like a returning friend. Distinctive menus created by Executive Chef John Zaner are inspired by the freshest seasonal, organic and sustainable ingredients from Hawaii’s local farms and Pacific coastlines which are showcased as brilliantly flavorful, chef-crafted delicacies. These culinary masterpieces are served alongside a world-class selection of fine wines and classic cocktails redefined with innovative mixology and local influence. The world-class cuisine and robust wine selection of The Terrace Chef Crafted is complemented by dramatic views of the Pacific Ocean, the Pailolo Channel and the lush flora of the resort. Kai Sushi - Offering the island's freshest sushi and Japanese cuisine, Kai Sushi features 20 varieties of sushi and sashimi. Guests are also able to interact with chefs such as Chef Tadashi Yoshino, about their vast knowledge of sushi, seafood and sake. Its design is inspired by the story of the native Hawaiians' arrival across the sea with hand-carved ceiling beams that recall the shapes of the outrigger canoes. The Terrace - The Terrace features a plantation-inspired design with green and gold and textured fabrics to reinforce the connection with the landscape. Slow-moving fans and wood screens illustrate the relaxed pace of island life, a sense of place that is peaceful and verdant. Guests will enjoy daily breakfast with views of the pool and ocean. The Beach House - Sip on tropical delights while enjoying the waves, surfers and sometimes, the whales. More than 40 fully-grown coconut palms form a natural canopy over this beachfront restaurant where guests delight in a selection of tropical cocktails and fresh, light fare.Alaloa Lounge - Named Best Lobby Lounge on the island by the readers of Maui No Ka Oi Magazine, The Alaloa Lounge offers an extensive menu of specialty cocktails, domestic and imported beers, premium spirits and signature appetizers and desserts. The Alaloa Lounge also offers a casual lunch menu. With its breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, The Alaloa Lounge is the place to view the Maui landscape, enjoy an informal lunch or, from December to April, enjoy whale-watching.

Play

Snorkeling, scuba diving, surfing, paddle boarding, kayaking and variety of other water sports are available at any of the local beaches in the area:D.T. Fleming Beach - is a long white sand beach fronting The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua that is perfect for running and sunning. Winter swells make this a popular location for boogie boarding and surfing. Honolua Bay and Mokule`ia Bay - located just north of Kapalua Resort. Since 1978, the area has been protected by the State of Hawaii as Marine Conservation Districts. Beneath the waves, submerged gardens of coral house an abundance of marine life. Honolua Bay is an excellent location for summer snorkeling, but due to the large swells that attract top surfers from around the world, this should not be attempted during winter months. Kapalua Bay - With gentle breaking waves above and vibrant marine life below, Kapalua Bay offers a sheltered sanctuary for exploring the wonders of the ocean. Oneloa Bay –a favorite for locals seeking its secluded setting and fast-breaking winter surf. For those not desiring to get wet, the Kapalua Coastal Trail runs along the beach’s sand dunes. Recreation opportunities abound at the Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment. This program offers a range of environmental activities for guests of all ages with trained naturalists, including:• Cities Under The Sea• Adventures in Nature• Underwater Photography• Star Voyager• Marine Debris to Artistry• Turtle Tracks. Adults can enjoy guided hikes to the Kapalua Arboretum, whale-watching excursions and underwater photography snorkeling sessions. The Ambassadors program creates opportunities for each participant to learn about Hawaii’s unique ecosystems while demonstrating their connection to the larger global systems. This program also seeks to inspire guests to live a more sustainable life and to gain a greater understanding of the relationships between land to sea, humans to nature, people to people and present to future. According to Jean-Michel Cousteau, “We expect everyone, by learning more about our natural world and their places within it, to return to their communities as environmental stewards or ambassadors of the environment.” For the golf enthusiast, walk in the footsteps of legends at the annual home of the PGA TOUR's season-opening Hyundai Tournament of Champions when you visit our Maui golf resort in Hawaii. Set amid a 23,000-acre historic pineapple plantation, Kapalua’s Plantation Course and Bay Course offer two 18-hole golf experiences, each with distinct character, challenges and incredible views.

  • Boat tours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Basketball on site
  • Ecotours on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Playground on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site
  • Tennis on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Ziplining nearby
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Relax

Allow time-honored Hawaiian remedies to alleviate modern ailments in one of 15 treatment rooms, including two outdoor couples' cabanas; steam rooms, saunas, and spa tubs with lava stone walls; and relaxation areas with Basalt stone floors and rain showers. Most treatment rooms open to private outdoor shower gardens.Indulge in the healing powers of Waihua – the name ancient Hawaiians gave to water that is pure in every sense – at our luxury spa. Inspired by the spirit, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua's 17,500-square-foot spa offers a variety of treatments and therapies based on native Hawaiian healing and the potent plants, flowers, fruits and herbs abundant in the islands.Add vibrancy to your skin with a refreshing facial. Relieve stress and tension with one of the spa’s hot-stone Lomilomi massages. A full range of hair, manicure, pedicure, and waxing services are also available. The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua realizes the importance of a healthy mind, a sound body and a fruitful lifestyle. In addition to the Waihua Spa, the resort offers a 24-hour ocean-view Fitness Center and a variety of fitness classes taught by an outstanding group of experienced and talented specialists who are committed to promoting lifelong healthy behaviors. The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua Fitness Center offers a wide variety of mind/body fitness classes and equipment as well as personalized training on both our Cybex Strength and Balanced Body Pilates apparatus. If you are looking for inspiration and motivation the professionals at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua are here to assist you on your journey to health and wellness. Whether you are an avid yoga or Pilates practitioner, or a first-timer looking for something new, the resort has a class you are sure to enjoy.

  • Massages on beach
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Steam room in spa
  • Sports massage
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Massages
  • Number of treatment rooms 15
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
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Accessibility

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

The fine print for The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua

When you arrive

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Only service dogs are allowed

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Fees

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:
  • Resort fee: USD 30 per accommodation, per night
Hotel resort fee inclusions (may be listed elsewhere in this description as complimentary or available for a surcharge):
  • Pool access
  • Beach access
  • Fitness center access
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Shuttle service
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls (may be limited)
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • In-room bottled water
  • Additional inclusions
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.
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We should mention

Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 16 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

A Green / Sustainable Property - First Party Certified
This property has performed a self-assessment, also known as First Party certification, of its sustainable tourism practices through Hawaii Green Business Program thus taking steps to understand its impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy. The property's claims have not been independently verified by a second or third party certification program.
  • The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua is listed in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2013 Travel + Leisure 500.
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Children Eat Free Promotion

Book a stay in any room/rate category now – April 30, 2015 for travel now - December 18, 2014 and January 4, 2015 - April 30, 2015 and receive the following:

  • Children 12 and under eat free from the children's menu for dinner at Alaloa Lounge and Kai
  • Children 5 and under eat free for breakfast in The Terrace Restaurant
  • Children 17 and under stay free when occupying the same room with their parents or guardians, and utilizing existing bedding
Offer may not include taxes or gratuities. Valid for 1 complimentary child meal per 1 full-paying adult. Not valid with in-room dining. Additional details available at check-in. Other restrictions may apply.

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