Located on Maui's scenic northwest coastline, Kapalua offers sophisticated serenity and clear blue ocean waters lined with white-sand beaches and a backdrop of the verdant West Maui mountains. Our Kapalua condos provide all of the amenities of home with close access to dining and shopping to ensure a luxurious and relaxing stay at one of Hawaii's premier vacation destinations.
Things To Do
The pristine waters of and white sands of Kapalua make it perfect for enjoying lazy days at the beach or snorkeling amidst the colorful fish. If you are feeling more adventurous then your choices are numerous including tennis, golf, and a whole variety of water sports as well as sunset sails, parasailing bodyboarding and also whale watching during the winter months.
Golfers can choose from two exceptional courses including the Kapalua Bay Course and Plantation Course, and two more great golf courses in nearby Kaanapali Resort. After a day of adventure and fun pamper yourself with a luxurious spa treatment! A nice day trip from Kapalua is a drive through the scenic Maui Upcountry to the top of Haleakala Volcano for amazing summit views and hiking trails. Horseback riding tours are also available on the slopes of Haleakala.
Fleming Beach Park in Kapalua is great for swimming as long as the ocean conditions are relatively calm. The wide and sandy beach is also nice for beach walks and has plenty of shaded areas for relaxing as well as lifeguards and facilities. Nearby Kapalua Beach is a lovely crescent of sand offering an idyllic beauty that should't be missed. Just to the south is the three-miles-long Kaanapali Beach with great snorkeling around Black Rock. Launiupoko Beach Park just south of Lahaina is nice for children with lava rock surrounding a natural pool.
Kapalua and nearby Kaanapali offer numerous excellent restaurants including the fine Hawaii Regional Cuisine served at Merriman's Kapalua, which is also a great place to watch the sunset on the cliffs between Napili Bay and Kapalua Bay. The oceanside setting and farm-to-table menu create a memorable Maui dining experience.
Overlooking the Bay Course is the Pineapple Grill, and overlooking the Plantation Course is the Plantation House known for its signature mai tais. If you want to buy some groceries head over to Honolua Store in a historic plantation setting which also has a nice deli as well as an espresso bar for a boost of energy before you head back out for more Kapalua adventures. Head over to nearby Kaanapali Resort for more great dining options, and also to the south in Lahaina town.
Various shops around Kapalua provide for some fun exploring including top designer labels as well as Hawaii-themed gifts at the Kapalua Village Center's Logo Shop. Pick up some souvenirs at the Honolua Store and visit the resort hotels for upscale boutique shops. The area's two golf courses the Bay and Plantation courses, both have golf shops where you will find some unique gifts. Fine jewelry can be found at La Perle and Hutton's.
Head over to the oceanfront promenade at Kaanapali for more fun shopping. The thriving arts scene in Lahaina town makes for fun browsing, as do the many unique merchants at the Shops at Wailea farther south in Wailea Resort.
A rental car is recommended when staying in your Kapalua condo giving you easy access to area beaches and attractions as well as day trips to the Maui Upcountry, Haleakala National Park and the scenic road to "Heavenly Hana"on the eastern tip of the island. Maui's public bus system operates daily with service between numerous communities in West, South and Central Maui including Haiku, Kula and the Maui Upcountry.
Weather and Ocean Conditions
Kapalua is known for its warm, sunny weather all year around, with typically calm ocean water great for ocean activities. The cooling trade winds sometimes blow stronger later in the day so snorkeling may be best in the morning. Temperatures are typically around 75 degrees F. with summer temperatures slightly warmer and winter a bit cooler.
Like all beaches in Hawaii, conditions often change each day. During times of high surf and strong currents you should stay out of the water. For swimming and other water activities make sure to visit lifeguarded beaches, pay attention to posted warnings and check with lifeguards for safe areas to enjoy the ocean sports of your choice.
Kapalua condos provide the perfect way to enjoy your Hawaii vacation with the luxuries of home including nearby dining, shopping and entertainment. Browse through our Kaanapali condo listings to get an understanding of the different property features and amenities we offer.
Our goal at Hawaiian Beach Rentals is to provide you with a with an unforgettable Kapalua accommodation for your dream Maui vacation. We offer the largest selection of high-quality condos in Kapalua and stand behind our product, listing only the best properties on our website. If you have questions about our condo rentals or which destination is best for your Hawaii vacation needs, please give us a call and we will be happy to assist you.See below for an overview of some of Kapalua's finest condo resorts.
Resort development along Maui's western shore began in the 1960s with a luxurious, master-planned resort opening in Kaanapali along with the Royal Kaanapali Golf Course on former sugarcane plantation lands. The success of Kaanapali led to continued high-end resort development including Kapalua Resort making the region today one of the world's premier vacation destinations. To learn about the history of West Maui including Old Lahaina Town follow the self-guided route of the Lahaina Historic Trail and learn about the landmarks from informational plaques.
Overview of Some of the Finest Condo Accommodations in the Kapalua Area
Royal Kahana Resort is a West Maui beachfront condo resort in Kahana between Kapalua and Kaanapali Resorts. Amenities include a beachfront swimming pool with a snack bar, fitness center, barbecue area, tropical landscaping, shuffleboard courts and tennis courts. Full concierge service is offered as well as maid service. Close by is shopping and dining including the Kahana Gateway Plaza which is just a short walk away.
Valley Isle Resort is set on beautiful Kahana Beach featuring one and two bedroom condos as well as studios. All have ocean views with Lanai and Molokai in the distance. Amenities include fully equipped kitchens, high-speed internet, cable TV, swimming pool, barbecue grills, free on-site parking. Close access to great golf, shopping and dining including the resort areas of Kaanapali and Kapalua as well as Lahaina.
Hololani Resort offers two bedroom, two bath beachfront condominiums between the posh resort areas of Kaanapali and Kapalua on Maui's scenic western shore. Condos have a fully equipped kitchen, dishwasher, washer/dryer, free internet access, spacious lanais and great ocean views including the distant islands of Molokai and Lanai. Amenities include a swimming pool, poolside gas-fired grills for barbecuing, an elevator and free underground parking. Close access to great beaches, dining and shopping.
Kaanapali Beach Club Resort on the scenic West Maui shore just to the north of Kaanapali Beach. Amenities include spacious interiors with kitchens, free internet, air conditioning, a fitness center, tropically-landscaped grounds, atrium gardens on the beach, on-site dining, spa tub, sun deck, barbecue area, ocean-side massage and other spa treatments, nightly activities, a gift shop, room service, on-site parking and a two-story slide at the huge lagoon-style pool. The resort has a full-service restaurant and cocktail/bar lounge as well as a coffee shop and poolside bar.
Aston at the Whaler on Kaanapali Beach is located in the heart of Kaanapali Resort offering hotel amenities and services in a luxury condominium setting. Close by is great shopping and dining at Whalers Village which also has a whaling museum and hosts cultural events. Stroll along the Kaanapali Beachwalk for more dining and shopping options. Amenities include a pool and beachside barbecue area. Just across the road is the Royal Kaanapali Golf Course, and Lahaina is just a short drive to the south.
Napili Point Resort is located above the scenic Honokeana Bay which is ideal for swimming, snorkeling, tidepool exploring and more. A low rise condominium resort, Napili Point Resort features one and two bedroom condos with great ocean views including Molokai and Lanai islands in the distance. Tropical landscaping, two oceanfront swimming pools, picnic and barbecue areas. Great place to watch the sunset and also see humpback whales passing by offshore during the winter months. Close by is tennis, golf, shopping and restaurants as well as Napili Bay.
Maui Kaanapali Villas is a newly-remodeled oceanfront resort in beautiful Kaanapali Resort providing great views of the West Maui mountains and the blue Pacific with Molokai and Lanai islands in the distance. Amenities include tropical landscaping on the 11-acre beachfront property, two pools, a jacuzzi, barbecue area, shuffleboard, laundry facility, small fitness center and Castaways Restaurant. An on-site "beach shack" offers opportunities for snorkeling, sailing, canoe rides, stand up paddle boarding and kayaking as well as cabana rentals. Nearby is exceptional shopping, dining, tennis and championship golf courses. Close to the Kaanapali Beach promenade and Whalers Village.
Honua Kai Resort & Spa offers studio and specialty suites. Amenities include private bathrooms for each bedroom, professionally equipped gourmet kitchens, washer/dryer, elevator, concierge, restaurant/deli and sundry shop. There is also an infinity edge pool as well as two more beachfront pools. Pick up some food at Aina Market or dine at the seaside Duke's Restaurant.
Aston Kaanapali Shores on Kaanapali Beach features hotel services and amenities in a vacation condo setting on 10 acres of tropically-landscaped grounds with waterfalls. Aston Kaanapali Shores offers one and two-bedroom suites as well as studios and hotel rooms. Suites and studios have fully-equipped kitchens. Amenities include a beachfront restaurant, Camp Kaanapali kids club, a day spa, elevator, concierge and close access to great dining, shopping and golf courses as well as myriad ocean activities.
The Wailea Beach Villas are set on eleven tropically landscaped acres at the famed Wailea Beach in a world-class gated vacation resort with 24-hour security. The resort has two swimming pools (family and adult), two whirlpool hot tubs, botanical gardens with ponds and waterfalls, poolside fitness center with showers and locker rooms, business center, recreation room and concierge. Close to golf, tennis, dining, shopping and luxurious spa services.
Kihei Bay Vista is steps from the beach in Kihei town with a pool, hot tub, outdoor dining area and gas barbecue grills. Kihei Bay Vista offers one bedroom, one bath units with kitchens, washers/dryers and high speed internet in a quiet and relaxed atmosphere with close access to shopping and dining. Across the street is Kalepolepo Beach, and a short drive brings you to Wailea with championship golf and upscale dining and shopping as well as immaculate beaches.
Please browse through the Hawaiian Beach Rentals condo listings in the Kapalua region including Kapalua Golf Villas, The Residences at Kapalua Bay, Bay Villas, Napili Kai Beach Resort and Kapalua Ridge Villas.
In the Kaanapali Resort area are Kaanapali Plantation, International Colony Club, Kaanapali Shores, Honua Kai Beach Resort, Kaanapali Royal, Maui Kaanapali Villas, Aston Mahana at Kaanapali, Outrigger Maui Eldorado, Hololani Resort, The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach, Kaanapali Alii Resort, Maui Eldorado, Kaanapali Shores, Kaanapali Royal, Kaanapali Zen and Kaanapali Penthouse. In the Kahana region are the Kahana Sunset, Hololani Resort, Kahana Outrigger, Sands of Kahana, Pohailani, Kahana Villas, Royal Kahana, Valley Isle Resort, Royal Kahana and Kahana Reef