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Kaanapali Beach

Aston Kaanapali Shores is located on Maui's sunny west shore in north Kaanapali, 4 miles from historic Lahaina and within 5 miles of the championship golf courses of Kapalua and Kaanapali.

Pools, tennis, shows

Resort-style perks include ocean-view dining, two pools, tennis courts, weekly Polynesian shows, and a children's program. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the property.

Island style

Suites, studios, and rooms at Aston Kaanapali Shores vary in size and amenities, but all offer island-style decor with wicker and rattan furniture, pineapple-motif lamps, and Hawaiian quilt art.

Renovations & Closures

The hotel will be renovating from 17 August 2015 to 18 December 2015 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Swimming pool
  • One of the swimming pools
Guests will have access to the following alternate facilities during the renovation:
  • Outdoor pool
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Facing the blue Pacific Ocean, Aston Kaanapali Shores resort is one mile from Whalers Village shopping and dining, two miles from the Kaanapali's golf courses, and five miles from Kapalua's golf courses.

The resort offers three complimentary tennis courts, two pools with spa tubs, a beachfront fitness center (surcharge), a sauna, barbecue grills, and a salon with ocean-side outdoor massage. A tropical koi-pond garden leads to a wedding gazebo.

Camp Kaanapali children's program for ages 5-12 operates on a seasonal schedule (surcharge; reservations required).

A farmers market across the street sells hot, prepared dishes in addition to salads and organic produce.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free reception 
  • Conference space 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Number of floors - 9 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Picnic area 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Sauna 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Total number of rooms - 463 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Arcade/game room  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pool  

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Climate control 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Shower/tub combination 

Where to Eat

Beach Club Restaurant - Located poolside, facing beach. Indoor and fresh-air seating. Casual, family-friendly restaurant open all day. Steaks, pastas, local seafood for dinner. Full bar specializing in tropical drinks.

Nearby Things to Do

Aston Kaanapali Shores is located directly along the golden-tan sands of Kaanapali Beach. The resort rents beach equipment such as boogie boards and kayaks. The beachfront fitness center (surcharge) includes a sauna. Two freeform pools are surrounded by sundecks with spa tubs.

Guests enjoy complimentary use of three lighted tennis courts. Scuba diving, snorkeling, and other activities (surcharges) can be arranged through the front desk. The resort offers complimentary scuba lessons in the beachfront pool.

Kaanapali's golf courses are two miles south. Kapalua's golf courses and golf academy are five miles north. Other West Maui activities include mountain hiking, boating, skydiving, and parasailing. From around December through April or mid-May, humpback whales can sometimes be spotted from the resort's grounds.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

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Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 17 years old stay free when using existing bedding.

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.

No cribs (infant beds) available


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Resort fee: USD 18.75 per accommodation, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • Lending library access
  • 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.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 9 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Camp Kaanapali is offered to children ages 5 - 12. Camp activities include a variety of Hawaiian cultural and outdoor-based activities such as hula dancing, ukulele lessons, beach exploration, lei making, sand art, kite making/flying, swimming, scavenger hunts, games, arts, and crafts.

One-time registration fee of $10 per child includes a t-shirt. Daily rate of $35 per session/child includes meals. Registration must be made 24 hours in advance upon arrival at the resort. Registration is held at 8 AM at the Camp Kaanapali Center in room 135. Friday evening sessions include dinner. Space is limited to 16 participants per session. Children who are ill may not attend. Camp Kaanapali is located at the Aston Kaanapali Shores and is available to registered guests of all Aston properties on Maui.

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