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A Five-Star Maui Resort

Discover timeless island luxury at The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua. Nestled onto 54 acres overlooking the Pacific Ocean, this five-star resort complements Maui’s natural splendor with modern amenities like contemporary guest rooms and suites, championship golf courses, sophisticated dining, extensive event space and spa treatments steeped in Hawaiian culture. Perfect for honeymoons, family getaways and conferences, the hotel also features:

  • Redesigned guest rooms and suites
  • Accommodations with local art and design
  • Six distinctive restaurants
  • Private dining & locally sourced cuisine
  • Indigenous spa treatments
  • Two championship golf courses
  • Acclaimed tennis facilities
  • Family-friendly amenities and programs
  • Indoor and outdoor meeting space

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Resort Features & Amenities

Boasting 54 stunning acres, The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua proudly maintains the Honokahua Preservation Site, a recognized “wahi pana” (sacred site) that lies adjacent to the resort and serves as a destination where Native Hawaiians can gather to conduct ceremonies and protocol. In addition to this beautiful sanctuary the resort offers guests the following features:

  • 466 newly reimagined hotel rooms, suites and Club Level accommodations featuring dark wood floors, marble bathrooms, island-modern décor and designs
  • Six dining experiences featuring local ingredients from the resort’s sustainable organic garden, fresh seafood and Pacific cuisine 
  • The Ritz-Carlton Spa®, Kapalua featuring treatments inspired by ancient Hawaiian traditions and an array of body treatments, massage and facials, and a fitness center with cardio equipment and daily fitness classes so that you may “e malama kou kino,” which translates to “care for your body” while on Maui 
  • On-property and nearby recreational activities include tennis court, basketball court, swimming, surfing, boogie boarding, sailing, kayaking, outrigger canoeing, stand-up paddling. Whale watching, snorkeling, hiking and more via the Ambassadors of the Environment program
  • Kapalua Resort shuttle available for transportation to nearby beaches, restaurants, shopping and golf courses within Kapalua Resort. Please visit the hotel's maps and directions page for further information 
  • Full-service wedding and vow renewal coordination 
  • Electric vehicle charging stations

Kapalua Resort Features & Amenities

The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua is nestled within the pristine 22,000-acre Kapalua Resort, giving guests exclusive access to amenities and activities hosted within this Maui beach hotel and within the legendary resort, including:

  • One of Hawaii’s largest nature preserves with two marine sanctuaries
  • Signature Maui events each year: Celebration of the Arts, Kapalua Wine & Food Festival, Wellness Week, XTERRA World Championship and PGA-TOUR Tournament of Champions
  • Two championship golf courses, The Bay Course and The Plantation Course, along with the award-winning instructions of the Kapalua Golf Academy
  • Exciting outdoor adventures and activities including miles of hiking trails, and the Kapalua Tennis Garden designed for novice and pro players alike
  • Variety of dining options featuring local cuisine including Merriman’s Kapalua, Cane and Canoe, Sansei Seafood Restaurant and Sushi Bar, Pour House, Taverna and The Plantation House

Hotel Policies

Maui Resort Fee
The daily resort fee of $40 USD (plus tax) per room includes: fitness classes, Enhanced High Speed InternetService, Kapalua Resort Shuttle Service (golf, tennis, restaurants,beaches, shopping), One (1) Photo Session,Enhanced lei greeting, Cultural History Tours and Resort Activities (Basketball, Tennis, Shuffleboard, Cornhole -inquire at the pool).

Resort Fee is subject to change without notice.

Hotel Parking
Self-Parking $30 USD (plus tax) daily

Cancellation Policy
Two nights' room and tax will be charged 72 hours after the reservation is confirmed.  Cancellation is permitted 21 days prior to arrival.

For holiday reservations, December 17 – January 9, the total amount for the full stay (room and tax) will be charged if canceled within 60 days prior to arrival. 

Third Person Charge
$100 USD for ages 13 and older on Club level
Third person charge is subject to change without notice

Awards and Accolades

2020 | American Automobile Association (AAA) Five Diamond Hotel 

2020 | American Automobile Association (AAA) Four Diamond Restaurant, Banyan Tree

2020 | US News & World Report Travel “Best Hotels in the US”

2020 | Condé Nast Traveler, “Top Resorts in Hawaii” 2020

2020 | Travel + Leisure, “Top Resorts in Hawaii” 2020

2020 | Golf Digest, Editors’ Choice Award “Best Resorts – Hawaii”

2020 | Golf Magazine, “Top 100 Golf Resorts in North America” 2019-2020

2020 | TripAdvisor, “2020 Certification of Excellence”

2020 | Hawaii Green Business Certification



  • Main entrance
  • Registration desk
  • Accessible guest rooms have a 32 inch wide opening
  • Route to accessible guest rooms is accessible
  • Restaurants and lounges
  • Meeting spaces
  • Pool entrances
  • Spa entrance
  • Fitness center entrance
  • Business center entrance
  • Self-operating lifts or sloped entry
  • Pathway to registration desk
  • Service animals allowed for persons with disabilities


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