Nearby Attractions

Things to Do on the Kā`anapali Beach Resort

Kā`anapali Beach

The Traveler’s Choice awards are awarded annually by TripAdvisor.  Only the best hotels, destinations, and beaches receive this prestigious accolade. With several miles of white sand and pristine water, it’s no wonder why Kā`anapali Beach ranked as #2 on the Top 25 Beaches in the United States in 2017.

Pu'u Keka'a (Black Rock)

Black Rock, also known as Pu'u Keka'a, was once revered as a place where the spirits would leap from this world to the next. Today, Pu'u Keka'a is known for exceptional snorkeling with shallow, clear water, colorful reefs and exotic sea creatures. From November to May, humpback whales travel to the waters off of Kā'anapali, making it a top whale-watching destination.

Whalers Village Shopping Center & Museum

Set beachfront in the center of Kā`anapali Beach Resort, and a short stroll away from the hotel, Whalers Village is a shopper's paradise with 90 stores featuring Maui's best assortment of art galleries, quality fashion, jewelry and dining. The museum shares the history of Hawai’i's whaling past and houses the world's largest collection of whaling memorabilia.

Lahaina Town

Lahaina is visited by approximately two million people each year.  Over thousands of years of rich history, Lahaina was once the capital of the Kingdom of Hawai'i from 1820 through 1845.  From beaches to restaurants, the area is home to some of the best attractions that Maui has to offer.

Front Street has been ranked one of the "Top Ten Greatest Streets" by the American Planning Association.  Enjoy a pleasant stroll, and if you need some rest, relax under the massive Banyan tree in the town square.

Kahekili Beach Park

This is a beach located on the northern most part of the Kā`anapali Beach Resort. Beginning divers and snorkelers love Kahekili Beach because the reef comes right up to the shore.  Green sea turtles are known to frequent the waters here.

Golf Courses

Kā`anapali Royal Golf Course, is home to the World Cup, Women’s Kemper Open, Champions Tour, and the Champions Tour Skins Game.  Designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr., The north course is 6,700 yards and begins at sea level and runs along the shoreline all the way to the West Maui Mountain foothills.

Professional instruction is available at Kā`anapali Beach Resort’s south course, Kā`anapali Kai.  This 6,400 yard long course was designed by Arthur Jack Synder and is more accommodating to golfers of all skill levels.

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