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Kapalua
Where white sand beaches and the glimmering, blue Pacific meet green, lush, volcanic peaks sits Kapalua, Maui. Located on Maui's northwest shore, Kapalua is exclusive, sophisticated and relaxing with activities like golf, tennis, water sports and tropical life that soothe the senses and the soul.

Host to the renowned Kapalua Wine & Food Festival, nestled amongst Cook pines and surrounded by acres of pineapple, Kapalua is the perfect getaway. Access to breathtaking nature, outdoor activities and beach-life are why visitors love Kapalua vacation. After a day in the sun, experience an authentic Hawaiian Luau. Feast on traditional foods such as succulent kalua pig cooked in an earthen oven, poi or haupia... more Where white sand beaches and the glimmering, blue Pacific meet green, lush, volcanic peaks sits Kapalua, Maui. Located on Maui's northwest shore, Kapalua is exclusive, sophisticated and relaxing with activities like golf, tennis, water sports and tropical life that soothe the senses and the soul.

Host to the renowned Kapalua Wine & Food Festival, nestled amongst Cook pines and surrounded by acres of pineapple, Kapalua is the perfect getaway. Access to breathtaking nature, outdoor activities and beach-life are why visitors love Kapalua vacation. After a day in the sun, experience an authentic Hawaiian Luau. Feast on traditional foods such as succulent kalua pig cooked in an earthen oven, poi or haupia (coconut pudding). Steep in Hawaiian tradition as you enjoy this long-lived Hawaiian festivity which includes time-honored Hawaiian music, hula dancing and fire dancing. From your accommodations, plan a trip to the Haleakala Volcano; explore the lush vegetation, birds and animals in this protected marine-life conservation district. Follow a walking trail through the paths of ancient lava rivers that have long since cooled And visit the caves, marveling at the stalactites, stalagmites and flowstone. Walking the winding trails of this ancient subterranean river of lava is safe and easy and an enjoyable activity for the entire family. Climb to the peak of the Haleakala volcano and take in the spectacular view of the crater from the rim, or be adventurous and climb down into the crater on foot or on horseback. less

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Kapalua Beach
Kapalua Beach
Attraction type: Beaches
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D.T. Fleming Beach Park
D.T. Fleming Beach Park
Attraction type: Parks; Beaches
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Dragon's Teeth
Dragon's Teeth
Attraction type: Other
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Jean Michele Cousteau's Ambassadors of the Environment
Jean Michele Cousteau's Ambassadors of the Environment
Attraction type: Educational sites
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Village Walking Trails
Village Walking Trails
Attraction type: Hiking Trails

All places to eat » Places to eat

Merriman's
Merriman's
Ranked #1 of 13 Restaurants in Kapalua
Price: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Seafood, International, American, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free
Good for: Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar
Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar
Ranked #2 of 13 Restaurants in Kapalua
Price:
Cuisines: Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free, Hawaiian
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Plantation House Restaurant
Plantation House Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 13 Restaurants in Kapalua
Price: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Hawaiian, Pacific Rim, American
Good for: Families with children, Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
The Wine Palette
The Wine Palette
Ranked #4 of 13 Restaurants in Kapalua
Price: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Bar, Wine Bar, Contemporary
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Cane & Canoe
Cane & Canoe
Ranked #5 of 13 Restaurants in Kapalua
Price: $29 - $59
Cuisines: American, Pacific Rim, Asian, Hawaiian
Good for: Scenic view, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

The Kapalua Villas, Maui
4.0 of 5
The Kapalua Villas, Maui
$231 - $440
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Kapalua
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Lahaina Shores Beach Resort
3.5 of 5
Lahaina Shores Beach Resort
$167 - $334
Ranked #5 of 31 Hotels in Lahaina
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Aston Mahana at Kaanapali
3.5 of 5
Aston Mahana at Kaanapali
$250 - $433
Ranked #6 of 31 Hotels in Lahaina
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua
5.0 of 5
The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua
$513 - $1,148
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Kapalua
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Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Montage Kapalua Bay
5.0 of 5
Montage Kapalua Bay
$835 - $1,996
Ranked #1 of 31 Hotels in Lahaina
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Marriott's Maui Ocean Club  - Lahaina & Napili Towers
4.0 of 5
Marriott's Maui Ocean Club - Lahaina & Napili Towers
$295 - $662
Ranked #9 of 31 Hotels in Lahaina
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