Escape to an island paradise steeped in rich cultural and traditional Hawaiian customs when you stay at The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua. From the moment guests arrive at this breathtaking Maui resort, they are enveloped in captivating surroundings featuring lush flora and greeted with a warm Aloha reception with a Kukui Nut Lei. With direct access to the secluded, award-winning D.T. Fleming Beach, guests of the luxury Maui hotel can relax in the sun, or connect with the natural, tropical environment through hiking, snorkeling and a variety of other outdoor activities.
From tropical rainforest hikes to authentic Hawaiian cultural experiences, let us help create an unforgettable Maui escape that offers impeccable service and luxurious resort amenities in a breathtaking Hawaiian setting. Whether your ideal vacation is appreciating the natural beauty of the island of Maui, discovering the fascinating local customs or rejuvenating your senses at The Ritz-Carlton Spa®, Kapalua, this world-renowned Maui resort is sure to delight.
This legendary Maui hotel is located on the western edge of the island, a paradise Hawaiians call the “Island of the Sun.” Kapalua can be loosely translated as “arms embracing the sea,” which refers to the Maui resort’s dramatic lava peninsulas.
Combine nature’s playground, various golf courses, and a host of recreational activities on land, in the air and in the water, you’ll soon discover that there’s no shortage of things to do on Maui when you stay at this luxury Kapalua resort.
Explore beautiful white-sand beaches, mountain springs and captivating surroundings that make up this island paradise. From hiking and biking to snorkeling and parasailing on Maui, an array of land and water activities are just steps away from this world-renowned Kapalua beach hotel.
As Jean-Michel Cousteau says, “All kids start out as scientists, constantly asking ‘Why? What’s that? How does it work?’” Ritz Kids resort experiences tap into that innate curiosity by introducing their youngest guests to both the natural wonders and the rich cultural traditions. Immersive and adventurous, the resort experiences provide your child with enthralling activities to reward their interest in the beauty and workings of the world we live in. With a diverse collection of activities based on the four pillars of the program – water, land, environmental responsibility and culture – kids are swept away by everything from coral reefs and forests, to recycling and sustainability, storytelling, art, and even food.
Escape to award-winning luxury in the spirit of Aloha at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, Maui. This exclusive oceanfront hotel captures the essence of island hospitality combined with rich resort amenities. Guest rooms and hotel suites featuring dark floors, marble bathrooms, and island-inspired décor provide luxurious accommodations, while our Club Level offers exclusive amenities for a truly remarkable hotel experience.
The luxury hotel suites and guest rooms offer stunning views of the lush foliage and soothing ocean waves, access to our restorative spa and fitness center, and a chance to lose yourself in the tranquility and beauty of our island paradise.
With architectural designs reflecting a unique sense of place and absolutely breathtaking oceanfront views, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua restaurants feature a wide variety of Hawaiian imagery and local ingredients. From fresh sashimi and tasty Japanese appetizers at Kai Sushi to spacious outdoor seating at Alaloa Lounge, their oceanfront restaurants offer tantalizing seafood dishes. Their newest dining experience, The Terrace Chef-Crafted, boasts world-class cuisine and a robust wine selection complemented by dramatic views of the Pacific Ocean, the Pailolo Channel and the lush flora of the resort.
If you are searching for local flair, the Beach House is one of the only spots in Maui where you can dine without another man-made structure in sight and one of a handful of four-star restaurants in Hawaii. While you indulge, you will be treated to scenic surroundings, including the Honolua Bay and the hillside of Hawaiian sacred grounds. Swimmers from D.T. Fleming Beach can access the Beach House directly from the beach without having to enter the hotel property.