Kaanapali, HI

Travel Guide
Kaanapali Beach showing swimming, a sandy beach and general coastal views
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.

Aston Kaanapali Shores
Aston Kaanapali Shores
3.5 out of 5
3445 Lower Honoapiilani Hwy, Lahaina, HI, 96761
The price is $286 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 4
Stay at this 3.5-star beach aparthotel in Lahaina. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools, and a beach locale. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (2,709 reviews)
"if it wasn't for the construction going on, it would have been prefect!"

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

Royal Lahaina Resort
Royal Lahaina Resort
3.5 out of 5
2780 Kekaa Dr, Lahaina, HI, 96761
The price is $403 per night from Oct 31 to Nov 1
Stay at this 3.5-star beach hotel in Lahaina. Enjoy free WiFi, 3 outdoor pools, and a beach locale. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff in ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,004 reviews)
"Great access to Beach. Beautiful property."

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2022

Honua Kai Resort & Spa
Honua Kai Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
130 Kai Malina Parkway, Lahaina, HI, 96761
The price is $495 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
Stay at this 4-star beach condo in Lahaina. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 4 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the pool and the comfy rooms in our reviews. ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (2,310 reviews)
Amazing Resort!
"We absolutely loved this Resort, our two bedroom condo was awesome. We'll be back!"

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2022

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.
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, 96761
Stay at this 3.5-star family-friendly aparthotel in Lahaina. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and a fitness center. Our guests praise the clean rooms and the family ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,808 reviews)
"Really nice layout of the property. Plenty of things to do around. Nice beach and pool right next to the resort."

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2022

Aston Kaanapali Shores
Aston Kaanapali Shores
3.5 out of 5
3445 Lower Honoapiilani Hwy, Lahaina, HI, 96761
Stay at this 3.5-star beach aparthotel in Lahaina. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools, and a beach locale. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (2,709 reviews)
"if it wasn't for the construction going on, it would have been prefect!"

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

Honua Kai Resort & Spa
Honua Kai Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
130 Kai Malina Parkway, Lahaina, HI, 96761
Stay at this 4-star beach condo in Lahaina. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 4 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the pool and the comfy rooms in our reviews. ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (2,310 reviews)
Amazing Resort!
"We absolutely loved this Resort, our two bedroom condo was awesome. We'll be back!"

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2022

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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