There are about 98 Maui hotels, so when you take a trip to the South Pacific’s premier vacation island of Maui, this number can be overwhelming. Accommodations are as varied as the island’s beaches. There are accommodations for every budget type. There are luxury hotels, mid-priced hotels, condominiums, for romantic getaways, for family vacations. Where to stay in Maui? Consider these top Maui hotels.
Grand Wailea is a resort, hotel, and spa all rolled into one. Located at 3850 Wailea Alanui in Maui, this hotel has won perhaps every award for hotels and resorts including the Conde Nast Traveler’s Gold List, the AAA Four Diamond Award, and the Travel & Leisure’s Top 25 Hotels in Hawaii. Grand Wailea’s treatment facility spa is the largest in Hawaii— it covers 50,000 sq. ft. and offers more than a hundred varieties of body and beauty treatments. Among Grand Wailea’s best features include a 25,700 sq. ft. activity pool complete with slides, water-powered elevator, infant pool, swing, and waterfalls. Grand Wailea has 780 rooms, all of which are declared non-smoking areas, and can be quite filled up during peak season.
Four Seasons Resort
Sitting next to Grand Wailea is the Four Seasons Resort. Located at 3900 Wailea Alunui, Four Seasons Resort offers access to several types of recreation including 18-hole golf courses, tennis clubs, whirlpools, and free use of bicycles and 1-hour use of snorkel equipment. The hotel’s spa has been named one of the world’s top spas by Conde Nast and Travel and Leisure. Though there are only 380 rooms, the rooms measure a spacious 600 sq. ft., and are built with lanais, most of which are overlooking the ocean.
On the northwestern coast of Maui lies the Kapalua Resort. This 23,000-acre resort and master-planned community has been named one of the “World’s Best Places to Stay” by Conde Nast Travelers Gold List in 2004. There are two low-rise accommodations in the resort— the Kapalua Villas, a condominium, and the Ritz Carlton Kapalua Resort. Kapalua Resort’s amenities include 3 championship golf courses, tennis clubs, boutiques, and art galleries. Also in the resort community are a marine life conservation district, a Hawaiian burial ground, wildlife sanctuaries, and historic churches and plantation homes.
Maui has a number of prestigious hotels to stay at. Make your pick and enjoy an incredible Hawaii vacation.