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5900 Lower Honoapiilani Road, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-9094
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 07/27/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/27/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#5 of 34 in Lahaina
Location
4.8
Cleanliness
4.6
Service
4.5
Value
4.2
Travelers' Choice
Plantation-style Resort on a secluded beach; 3 miles from Kapalua-West Maui Arpt; 9 mi from Lahaina & 36 mi from Kahului Airport.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Diving
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Parking
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Shallow end in pool
Restaurant
Kids' meals
Snack bar
Vending machine
Snorkeling
Kids club
Kids pool
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Massage
BBQ facilities
Concierge
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shops
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Kitchenette
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Safe
Seating area
Separate living room
Sofa
Clothes rack
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Dishwasher
Microwave
Oven
Refrigerator
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
Landmark view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
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Julie N wrote a review May 18
South Jordan, Utah12 contributions
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What a beautiful place to stay! We walked in our first day and the grounds were pristinely manicured. True island beauty with plants, flowers and cleanliness! Every room had some type of view of the ocean, what a treat! Staff was friendly and helpful with any and all of our questions. Rooms have lots of room! They are clean and well maintained. Offering extras such as beach towels, a portable cooler, and environmental friendly shopping bags. This is for sure at the top of my list of places to stay in Maui, we had a lovely time!
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled
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HoustonNatives wrote a review May 18
Houston, TX4 contributions4 helpful votes
After scouting this place 6 years ago got to finally make it back post-COVID and experience the incomparable ambiance of a more classic Hawaiian resort -- and was NOT disappointed. The landscaping is fantastic. The staff's dedication shows consistently in the many details of the rooms, facilities and gardens. Not only do you have Napili Bay beach, but just a few dozen yards away is the popular Kapalua Beach, which stands out on its own. If you want a quiet place to take in your thoughts and the ocean sounds and views, there's no resort more serene while maintaining a smaller crowd (if any) theme. This was our 4th trip to Maui and unless you want to spend big and stay in Wailea, we have not run across a more ideal resort.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Michael V wrote a review May 16
Oro Valley, Arizona176 contributions88 helpful votes
Napili Kai is a beautiful, peaceful, and welcoming resort. We enjoyed our stay so very much. Our room was really nice and the views were outstanding. The staff were all great. The restaurant was excellent. The beach at the resort was amazing with reefs, tide pools, turtles, and lots of pleasant sea life.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled
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bagh wrote a review May 2
Manchester32 contributions17 helpful votes
We spent a week here on holiday, with our two young children. The room/apartment was fantastic. We were very impressed with the size and quality, it was exactly what we needed for a family. The bathroom was huge, we had a small kitchen with everything you needed if you did want to self-cater. The main room had a very large, very comfy bed and our kids slept on individual sofa chairs which were very good quality. We had a lovely, large balcony which overlooked the pool and you could see the beach from a distance. The room had tasteful decor and felt very clean. We only used the main pool with our kids. They loved it and would hop between the hot tub and pool. Amenities were good as the snack bar was next to the pool, toilets were close by at the restaurant and the beach was the other side of the hedge! It did feel a little 'tired' in areas e.g. pool furniture, and the snack shop but it was clean and well maintained. It would be nice if there were more sun loungers or chairs for the beach available. The beach was AMAZING. Beautiful, clean, calmer waves than others in the area.....turtles! There is a beach restaurant that was very busy/popular. We ate there once for dinner and once for breakfast. It was nice, but not much atmosphere and felt very busy and rushed. It's also pretty pricey. The location and view makes the place. It would be lovely to have a different bar area, or one that has better views of the beach where you could easily sit for a drink without having to sit inside the restaurant. A word of warning, the local supermarket is extortionate! Buy all supplies before you reach Napili. There are some local restaurants which were fantastic at the small plaza; Fond and Joe's Kitchen are well worth a visit for evening meals at a reasonable price. Also a couple of cute coffee shops for brekkie. It is quite a drive to reach other parts of the island e.g. road to Hana or the harbour for boat trips, but it's a nice scenic drive. It's worth staying at this hotel for the days when you aren't exploring elsewhere as it's beautiful. I would highly recommend this hotel for families and if we are ever fortunate to return to Hawaii we would be booking here again.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Lisa A wrote a review Apr 2022
17 contributions1 helpful vote
We stayed three nights. This is not a happening resort, but a relaxed, low key wonderful place on beautiful Napili Bay. We stayed in a Beachfront room, room 2 and it was the perfect size for myself, my 12 year old daughter, and 15 year old son. We had dinner one night at the onsight restaurant and the food was pretty good (my son did not like his burger). There are not many beach chairs. I really appreciated the feel of this place and the area. If you are looking for a lively hotel with lots of activities, this is not the place. We split our trip between Napili Kai and a large resort to get the best of both worlds. I would stay here again.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled
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easyrider_1234 wrote a review Apr 2022
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania194 contributions84 helpful votes
We stayed here for 4 nights in April as part of a Costco vacation package booked in Jan and we really enjoyed this place. Our room was in the Lani 1 bldg. on the 2nd floor and had great views of Napili Bay which was only about 100 feet away. The place is old school and may need an upgrade or 2 but everything worked fine and the staff and amenities and location were excellent. 20 minutes from Lahaina, 2 minutes from kapalua golf course. There are long drives to Hana and Haleakala but the aren't bad drives with great scenery. We highly recommend this place for a quiet relaxed great Maui vacation.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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HuskerTraveler2 wrote a review Mar 2022
Lincoln, Nebraska1076 contributions388 helpful votes
Our room was #35 in the Honolua wing and was only 35 steps to the beach. Quiet rooms. Great restaurant on site. It appears reservations are needed at least a week ahead for noon and evening. Great breakfast which was on the higher side, but not bad since it affords a fabulous beach view. Some snorkeling. Nice boogie boarding waves on this public, but secluded bay. The location is close to the end of Maui's west shore developments, so not near the traffic as found around Kaanapali and Lahaina. We liked that there were virtually no dogs on the beach and property. Evidently, we're not the only travelers that are not dog people. Family atmosphere during the week of our stay. Not a party place, which is fine for us. Less than 5 minutes to groceries and other local small eateries and a killer coffee place. Another cool feature is a small performance pavilion on site that offers local hula dancing one evening and a great ukulele and traditional music show. The only downside is the awful taxes and fees (17%) tacking on nearly $100/day. We'd love to go back.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Traveled
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tubasteve wrote a review Mar 2022
Washington286 contributions90 helpful votes
Having stayed elsewhere at Napili Bay I knew the location was incredible, but the hospitality and amenities at Napili Kai really enhanced our experience. I can’t say enough about the kind staff and immaculate grounds. Our son enjoyed a few kids program activities and my wife and I also enjoyed some activities including the horticultural tour. Dreaming of our return to paradise. We will absolutely return. Mahalo Napili Kai!
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled
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bookw23 wrote a review Mar 2022
United Kingdom8 contributions1 helpful vote
We had an incredible experience at Napili Kai. The oceanfront rooms are beautiful, with private balconies and expansive views. Clean, beautiful rooms, kind staff, and a great family feel. If you are not a fan of big resorts and want to be in a space that blends into nature BUT offers wonderful amenities, STAY HERE. Mahalo to all at Napili Kai who made our stay so special.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Traveled
Room Tip: Parking is easy - you have a reserved lot based on your room location.
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HBMeesh wrote a review Mar 2022
Huntington Beach, California39 contributions4 helpful votes
10 nights and we were lucky enough to have an Ocean View Suite directly over the lobby with the most incredible view. This resort has exactly the traditional Hawaiian feel and style we were looking for and I understand why most people say they come back every year. I'm already planning my return trip! First of all the room was perfect with our own very well stocked kitchen, coffee maker, blender etc. Everything was provided for our stay and I really didn't need to pack coffee, tea, shampoo, candles etc. with daily housekeeping. The daily breakfast at the Sea House was included in our package and was gourmet and welcome cocktails were strong! The resort provides beach towels and chairs and there is a rental place in walking distance to rent snorkels, umbrellas, boogie boards etc. Kapalua Bay which is the premier snorkel is a 5 minute walk but we snorkeled daily in Napili Bay and swam with the turtles. Dream vacation!
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Date of stay: June 2021
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$451 - $743 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesHawaiiMauiLahaina
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Napili Kai Beach Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Napili Kai Beach Resort?
Nearby attractions include Slack Key Show (0.08 miles), Kapalua Coastal Trail (0.08 miles), and Napili Beach (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Napili Kai Beach Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Napili Kai Beach Resort?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Napili Kai Beach Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Napili Kai Beach Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Napili Kai Beach Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Hawaiian Village Coffee, The Coffee Store Napili, and Gazebo Restaurant at Napili Shores.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Napili Kai Beach Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Napili Kai Beach Resort?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Napili Kai Beach Resort offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Napili Kai Beach Resort?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Cliff House (0.3 miles).
Does Napili Kai Beach Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.