Accommodation in Kaanapali
Kaanapali is a beautiful resort area on Maui’s west coast, and one of Maui’s main tourist destinations. Here you will find many hotels, resorts and condos as well as peaceful beaches, varied and affordable cuisine and a number of golf courses.
Kaanapali is about 45 minute drive from Kahului Airport and a 10 minutes’ drive from Lahaina (or you can take the Sugar Cane Train, but this is more of a leisurely trip). We recommend hiring a care so you can make the most of exploring this beautiful destination.
While staying in Kaanapali make sure you visit Pu u Keka a, or “Black Rock“, the ancient Hawaiian landmark on Kannapali beach. This is also a great area for swimming, snorkeling or just lounging on the pristine golden sand.
With three miles of white sand and crystal clear water, it’s no wonder why Kaanapali Beach was once named America’s Best Beach. Fronting Kaanapali’s hotels and resorts, this former retreat for the royalty of Maui is now a popular getaway for the world.
Kaanapali was Hawaii’s first planned resort and has become a model for resorts around the globe. Five hotels and six condominium villages face this renowned beach. Also fronting Kaanapali is the open air Whalers Village, a world-class shopping complex that has a variety of exceptional shops and restaurants, a renowned whaling museum and free Hawaiian entertainment. Kaanapali also has two championship golf courses, the Royal Kaanapali and the Kaanapali Kai, where you may even see a breaching whale as you try to line up a shot.