4.6 out of 5

With a stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua in Lahaina (Kapalua), you'll be minutes from The Bay Course and Jean Michele Cousteau's Ambassadors of the Environment.

This 5-star resort is within close proximity of D.T. Fleming Beach Park and Kapalua Resort.

Make yourself at home in one of the 455 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and espresso makers. Your bed comes with down comforters and Egyptian cotton sheets. Rooms have private balconies. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, and LCD televisions with cable programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 3 outdoor swimming pools, an outdoor tennis court, and a sauna. This resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands. The complimentary beach shuttle makes getting to the surf and sand a breeze.

Enjoy a meal at one of the resort's dining establishments, which include 6 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. Thirsty? Quench your thirst at a bar/lounge, a beach bar, or a poolside bar.

Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a business center, and express check-in. Planning an event in Lahaina? This resort has 25288 square feet (2349 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Property Features

You'll be playing in the surf in no time with a free ride on the resort's complimentary beach shuttle. Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan with sun loungers (chaise longues) or relax in the shade with cabanas (surcharge). At The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua you can cool off in one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa.

There are 6 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/cafΘ. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a beach bar, a poolside bar, and a bar/lounge. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. This luxury resort also offers a children's pool, an outdoor tennis court, and a 24-hour fitness center. Parking is available for a fee.

Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Lahaina resort.

  • 1 building
  • 455 guestrooms or units
  • 9 levels
  • 6 dining venues
  • 27 conference rooms
  • 25288 sq ft of conference space
  • 2349 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1992
  • Bar on the beach
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Cabanas on the beach (surcharge)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Cabanas by the pool (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Business facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Playground on site  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge), RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua offers 455 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and DVD players. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

This Lahaina resort provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include laptop-compatible safes and espresso makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

  • Private balcony
  • Deep soaking tub
  • iPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • DVD player
  • Espresso maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 11 AM.

The Banyan Tree - This poolside restaurant specializes in seafood and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open select days.

Kai Sushi - Overlooking the ocean and pool, this sushi bar specializes in sushi and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open select days.

Burger Shack - This beach family restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

The Pool Bar and Cafe - This poolside cafe specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

The Alaloa Lounge - Overlooking the ocean and pool, this lobby lounge specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. A children's menu is available.

24-hour room service is available.

Breakfast

Start your morning with a buffet breakfast, available each day from 6:30 AM to 11 AM for a surcharge. Room service is available around the clock.

Nearby Things to Do

Snorkeling, scuba diving, surfing, paddle boarding, kayaking and variety of other water sports are available at any of the local beaches in the area:D.T. Fleming Beach - is a long white sand beach fronting The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua that is perfect for running and sunning. Winter swells make this a popular location for boogie boarding and surfing. Honolua Bay and Mokule`ia Bay - located just north of Kapalua Resort. Since 1978, the area has been protected by the State of Hawaii as Marine Conservation Districts. Beneath the waves, submerged gardens of coral house an abundance of marine life. Honolua Bay is an excellent location for summer snorkeling, but due to the large swells that attract top surfers from around the world, this should not be attempted during winter months. Kapalua Bay - With gentle breaking waves above and vibrant marine life below, Kapalua Bay offers a sheltered sanctuary for exploring the wonders of the ocean. Oneloa Bay –a favorite for locals seeking its secluded setting and fast-breaking winter surf. For those not desiring to get wet, the Kapalua Coastal Trail runs along the beach’s sand dunes. Recreation opportunities abound at the Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment. This program offers a range of environmental activities for guests of all ages with trained naturalists, including:• Cities Under The Sea• Adventures in Nature• Underwater Photography• Star Voyager• Marine Debris to Artistry• Turtle Tracks. Adults can enjoy guided hikes to the Kapalua Arboretum, whale-watching excursions and underwater photography snorkeling sessions. The Ambassadors program creates opportunities for each participant to learn about Hawaii’s unique ecosystems while demonstrating their connection to the larger global systems. This program also seeks to inspire guests to live a more sustainable life and to gain a greater understanding of the relationships between land to sea, humans to nature, people to people and present to future. According to Jean-Michel Cousteau, “We expect everyone, by learning more about our natural world and their places within it, to return to their communities as environmental stewards or ambassadors of the environment.” For the golf enthusiast, walk in the footsteps of legends at the annual home of the PGA TOUR's season-opening Hyundai Tournament of Champions when you visit our Maui golf resort in Hawaii. Set amid a 23,000-acre historic pineapple plantation, Kapalua’s Plantation Course and Bay Course offer two 18-hole golf experiences, each with distinct character, challenges and incredible views.

  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Ecotours on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Ziplining nearby 

Spa Services

Allow time-honored Hawaiian remedies to alleviate modern ailments in one of 15 treatment rooms, including two outdoor couples' cabanas; steam rooms, saunas, and spa tubs with lava stone walls; and relaxation areas with Basalt stone floors and rain showers. Most treatment rooms open to private outdoor shower gardens.Indulge in the healing powers of Waihua – the name ancient Hawaiians gave to water that is pure in every sense – at our luxury spa. Inspired by the spirit, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua's 17,500-square-foot spa offers a variety of treatments and therapies based on native Hawaiian healing and the potent plants, flowers, fruits and herbs abundant in the islands.Add vibrancy to your skin with a refreshing facial. Relieve stress and tension with one of the spa’s hot-stone Lomilomi massages. A full range of hair, manicure, pedicure, and waxing services are also available. The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua realizes the importance of a healthy mind, a sound body and a fruitful lifestyle. In addition to the Waihua Spa, the resort offers a 24-hour ocean-view Fitness Center and a variety of fitness classes taught by an outstanding group of experienced and talented specialists who are committed to promoting lifelong healthy behaviors. The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua Fitness Center offers a wide variety of mind/body fitness classes and equipment as well as personalized training on both our Cybex Strength and Balanced Body Pilates apparatus. If you are looking for inspiration and motivation the professionals at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua are here to assist you on your journey to health and wellness. Whether you are an avid yoga or Pilates practitioner, or a first-timer looking for something new, the resort has a class you are sure to enjoy.

  • Massages on beach 
  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Sports massage 
  • Number of treatment rooms 15 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 15 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 16 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Resort fee: USD 36.46 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Beach access
  • Fitness center access
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Shuttle service
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • In-room bottled water
  • Additional inclusions
We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 39 for adults and USD 18 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 22.92 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 31.25 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 150
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Name

  • Kapalua Ritz-Carlton
  • Ritz-Carlton Hotel Kapalua
  • Ritz-Carlton Kapalua
  • Ritz-Carlton Kapalua Hotel

You should know

Reservations are needed for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 16 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding. Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms. Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation. Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation. Set meals are served in guestrooms only (no menus or public dining).

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua is listed in the 2016 Condé Nast Traveler Top 100 List and the 2016 Travel + Leisure 500.