Hotels in Maui

The five rooms are simple but elegant, with white-and-yellow walls, bamboo floors, and travertine tile bathrooms; a 150-foot path leads to a secluded stretch of beach.

Kaanapali's first resort claims Maui's best ocean setting. And that means beach activities from morning dives to astronomer-led stargazing.

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The 432-room low-rise hotel comes with authentic Hawaiian atmosphere, thanks to activities such as lei making.

Pure Maui, a luxury travel agency, assists clients in planning customized vacations. The company has a selection of more than 25 private residences, ranging from an eight-bedroom estate on the beach to a bungalow with a private pool.

The hotel, centrally located near shops and restaurants on the south shore, has 72 streamlined suites—all of which are 900 square feet, with soaking tubs and private lanais.

Moorish-inspired hideaway (domes, dramatic archways, and whitewashed walls) on 22 tropical acres. Brave a 140-foot waterslide, string orchids into leis, and golf with a view of mountains and ocean.

All the classic resort amenities, plus koi ponds, old-growth banyan trees, and other authentic Hawaiian details are par of this mahogany-and-rattan chic property on Maui's ruggedly beautiful south shore. The luau here is one of the island's most authentic.

Set on 27 acres, many of the recently renovated cottages have ocean views.

Formerly Hotel Hana-Maui & Honua Spa

Inside, calm and collected. Outside, aquatic uproar: five pools, slides, waterfalls, and a broad swath of Kaanapali Beach, with sucba, parasailing, and snorkeling at coral-crusted Black Rock.

For a sprawling resort, the Westin Ka’anapali manages to exude calm. This is in part due to the lone (though large) pool—a marked contrast to the aqua-playground of sister property the Westin Maui Resort & Spa.

On Maui’s southwest shore, a sprawling 40-acre resort with a 2,000-foot lazy-river pool and the largest spa in Hawaii. Art Highlight: Seventeen bronze sculptures by Fernand Léger, one of the largest collections outside the Musée National Fernand Léger, in Biot, France.

Maui’s Lahaina Beach area is home to these guest vacation rentals that a mix of hotel-style accommodations and timeshares. There are 277 suites on 12 floors, ranging from one-bedroom guestrooms to three-bedroom oceanfront villas.