The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua

1 Ritz-Carlton Dr., Kapalua, Hawaii, 96761, USA

One of Maui's most notable resorts, this elegant hillside property features luxurious service, upscale accommodations, a spa, restaurants, and a pool, along with an enhanced Hawaiian sense of place. Newly redecorated guest rooms and one- and two-bedroom condominium suites (some of which are available for rent) incorporate the rich colors of the ocean, mountains, and rain forests that surround the resort. Residential suites are in a separate wing, but all the hotel amenities are easily accessible. The elegant spa, with Hawaiian design elements, includes a yoga studio, treatment rooms, and private outdoor shower gardens. A new fitness center features state-of-the-art equipment. Amid the lush resort grounds, the multilevel pool and hot tubs are open 24 hours, and children have their own pool area. The Environmental Education Center features Jean-Michel Cousteau's "Ambassadors of the Environment" program, and a full-time cultural advisor instructs employees and guests in Hawaiian traditions. Although not directly on the sand, the Ritz does front D.T. Fleming Beach, one of Hawaii's best.

PROS

  • luxury and service you'd expect from a Ritz
  • Banyan Tree restaurant will please dedicated locavores
  • many cultural and recreational programs

CONS

  • expensive
  • can be windy on the grounds and at the pool
  • not on the beach and far from major attractions such as Haleakala
  • daily parking and resort fees

Location

QUICK FACTS

Resort
Service
Sophisticated
Near the beach
Luxurious Retreat

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 808-669–6200 | 800-262–8440

HOTEL DETAILS

321 rooms, 142 suites
Rate Includes: No meals

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