Kapalua is widely acclaimed for its amenities including two legendary world-class championship golf courses, numerous recreation facilities, fine restaurants, luxury boutique shopping and a shoreline that includes nearby Ka’anapali Beach, consistently ranked as “The Best Beach in America.” So come take a peek at what’s in store for you…
Sansei Seafood Restaurant
Known for its imaginative creations and lively atmosphere, Sansei serves diners contemporary sushi and new wave Asian inspired dishes. It is understandable why Bon Appetite considers this restaurant one of its favourite sushi and Asian restaurants.
Located at perhaps the most beautiful spot on earth, Merriman’s Kapalua serves the freshest Hawaiian Regional Cuisine with their “Farm to Table” concept. Enjoy year-round sunsets from the dining room or while enjoying a glass of wine on the outdoor lanai.
The Wine Palette
Located in the heart of the World Class Kapalua Resort, The Wine Palette is a modern and classy full-service bar with casual lanai seating and a hip lounge area to relax. Bring your appetite and try a few of our tapas selections from cheese and charcuterie, spinach artichoke dip, to grilled Panini’s and steak skewers.
Sitting amidst the iconic Cook Pines and overlooking the 18th hole of the Bay Course, Pineapple Grill is casual but elegant favourite of locals and visitors alike. The innovative menu at Pineapple Grill places a strong emphasis on the use of fresh local ingredients.
The Plantation House
Located in the club house of the Plantation Course, the Plantation House Restaurant melds award-winning Hawaiian-Mediterranean cuisine with gracious Hawaiian hospitality. From its unique vantage point on Kapalua's Plantation Golf Course, the elegant dining room offers panoramic ocean views and breath-taking sunsets.
Opened in January 2016, Taverna Italian Eatery was created to be a gathering place. A place where long-time residents, returning guests and first-time visitors could come together and relax and enjoy the beauty of Maui’s mountains and sea, and feed their bodies and spirits with Italian cuisine created from fresh ingredients by an innovative and renowned Chef.
"America's Best Beach" in 1991, Kapalua Bay gained worldwide attention by being ranked “America’s Best Beach.” With gentle breaking waves above and vibrant marine life below, Kapalua Bay offers a sheltered sanctuary for exploring the wonders of the ocean. Kapalua Bay includes a beach activities desk offering a wide variety of water sports equipment and activities.
Maui Whale Watching
The Island of Maui is without a doubt the best place to be in Hawaii for whale watching from the shoreline. You can watch them from your coastal resort, from the lanai (porch/balcony) of your vacation rental or hotel room, or from a scenic lookout. See them from the sand, and be very careful if you are watching them as you are driving.
From shopping for groceries and gifts to dining with the family, Napili Plaza’s diverse selection of more than 15 merchants boasts the small-town ambiance locals and visitors have enjoyed for over two decades.
DT Fleming Beach Park
Fronting The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, D.T. Fleming Beach is a long white sand beach that is perfect for running and sunning. Winter swells make this a popular location for boogie boarding and surfing. A variety of beach activities and equipment are available.
The Kapalua Coastal Trail is the perfect reason to leave the posh suites at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, for a quick outdoor adventure. The Dragon’s Teeth are located just beyond the Ritz-Carlton chapel.
The sensation of striking a dew kissed drive into the morning Kapalua sun is, to the avid golfer, golf at its finest. Recognized as one of the top golf resorts in the world, Kapalua’s two championship golf courses are nothing short of breath-taking.
Kapalua Hiking Trails
Kapalua has miles of trails from mountain ridges to the coastline. You’ll find trails weaving a diverse tapestry throughout the land for every kind of hiker.
Spa Montage Kapalua Bay is designed to immerse you in the glories of nature and engage you in the ultimate in Maui wellness discovery. The 30,000 square foot Spa Montage perfectly integrates a peaceful indoor-outdoor experience with both ancient and contemporary products and services.
Kapalua Tennis Garden
Opened in 1979, the Kapalua Tennis Garden is sculpted out of lush tropical foliage with stunning views. The hillsides bloom in a profusion of colour, creating a perfect backdrop for the ten plexipave courts paired in tiered clusters; four lighted for night play. Each set of courts is secluded in landscaped privacy with its own viewing lanai.
Craving more adrenaline-pumping excitement than a hammock on the beach? Kapalua Ziplines offers guests the ability to “fly” across gulches on the West Maui Mountains. With nearly two miles of parallel zipping, Kapalua’s zipline course is one of the country’s largest.