The Best Hotels in Maui

Our recommendations for the best Maui accommodation

So, your holidays are coming up and you’ve decided to vacation at Maui. Good choice! You don’t just want to stay anywhere though, you want the best that Maui has to offer. Good on you! Fortunately for you, Maui has some truly outstanding places to stay whether you’re traveling as a family, for business, a honeymoon, or by yourself. For your convenience we’ve listed the best hotels in Maui to help you decide where to stay during your vacation of a lifetime!

Hotel Wailea

Ditch the kids and come to Maui’s sole adults-only hotel – Hotel Wailea. Intimately set within an exclusive enclave between mountains and the sea, Hotel Wailea is the perfect spot for enjoying spectacular views and basking in the tranquillity of the island.

Imagine, you and your partner having a beach to yourselves to enjoy each other’s company at. You don’t actually have to imagine, just stay at Hotel Wailea! Seclusion extends all the way to the beach, with your own specially designated area granted by the hotel. Wailea is committed to your perfect getaway, providing you with shuttles to and from the beach, beach amenities such as towels and umbrellas, and your very own picnic basket prepared for your convenience.

For those of you who don’t want to just relax and lounge around all day, Hotel Wailea also allows you to keep up with your fitness. Benefit from a range of facilities, including a scenic top-floor gym, a myriad of various types of yoga classes, or an all levels bootcamp workout. You can then wind-down and reward yourself with an authentic Hawaiian spa experience.

Spice up your vacation (or honeymoon) with one of Hotel Wailea’s many exciting activities. Take a leisurely stroll through their tropical orchard, gaze upon the coast with the Hawaiian Outrigger Canoeing experience, get an adrenaline boost with some kiteboarding lessons and much more!

Key Points

  • The only luxury adults - only hotel in Hawaii
  • Private beach experience
  • Excellent selection of fitness and wellness facilities
  • Plenty of things to do!

Ritz Carlton

Less than a mile inland, surrounded by a lush green landscape and two premium golf courses is the Ritz Carlton. It’s seclusion, tranquil atmosphere and the natural beauty encompassing it establish the Ritz as paradise on Maui.

In the spirit of family friendliness, the Ritz boasts multiple pools and Jacuzzis including a three-level, 10,000 square foot pool, a children’s pool and a whirlpool. As your children play in the pool, you might as well relax in the luxury cabanas, jacuzzi or spa. Speaking of which, their award-winning spa provides a holistic healing experience, utilizing traditional Hawaiian treatments and practices.

During your stay, you may choose from their spacious residential styled suites which offer spectacular views of the oceanfront or mountains, or their Royal Pacific Suite. The Royal Pacific Suite is fully equipped with top of the line amenities, king sized beds, a spacious balcony with sweeping views of the Pacific and more.  

As a cherry on top, the Ritz comes with a mouth-watering selection of luxurious dining options and bars, each offering their own unique flavours and takes on traditional Hawaiian food while utilizing fresh and organic ingredients grown locally from Hawaiian farms.

Key Points

  • Multiple pools and Jacuzzis
  • Outstanding spas
  • Prestigious golf courses
  • Plenty of dining options

Four Seasons

Overlooking the beautiful golden sand of the Wailea beach stands the Four Seasons resort. Epitomizing a classical Hawaiian palace, the Four Seasons makes it to our list with its breath-taking suites. But what makes these suites so breath-taking? Each room:

  • Is very spacious
  • Includes a private terrace
  • Has a marble bathroom
  • Has a customizable mini-bar

While other resorts have hidden fees and additional costs for services and facilities, Four Seasons stands out from the rest. Four Seasons has a wide range of complimentary services, activities, and facilities that you’d otherwise have to pay for. Your wallet will thank you!

It may be tempting to spend all your time relaxing at the resort, but there are plenty of other things to do and many adventures to be had. You could practice your golfing at one of three golf courses, hike through a forest of bamboo or even swim in the lava caves. Take it up a notch and go whale watching, or even go on a helicopter tour around the island. Just be sure not to forget your camera!

Key Points

  • Newly renovated with luxurious modern design
  • All-inclusive packages - no hidden fees
  • Great views of natural scenery
  • Plenty of things to do!

Fairmont

Fairmont

Live the vacation of your dreams on the Wailea coast where between the golden sand and tropical lush, you’ll find the Fairmont – a true island paradise. 

You’ll never experience a dull moment at the Fairmont. Stay active with beach activities, water-sports, tennis, golf or the 24-hour fitness center. Learn at one of Fairmont’s wellness classes or the Hawaiian cultural program. Jump into one of Fairmont’s various pools. Slip and slide down Fairmont’s very own 140 ft water slide! You may even want to do a little shopping.

You can improve your wellbeing or at the very least pamper yourself at Fairmont’s award-winning Willow Steam Spa which provides locally inspired treatments. Blending high quality products with Hawaiian tradition, your treatment will leave you feeling renewed and invigorated.

Fairmont is known for being the only all-suite and villa luxury oceanfront resort on Hawaii. Fairmont suites and villas are spacious, family friendly and come packed with useful amenities. Each suite boasts full entertainment systems and over-sized marble bathrooms. You’ll be overlooking the magnificent ocean views in style!

Key Points

  • Only all-suite and villa luxury oceanfront resort
  • Wide variety of suites
  • Award winning spa
  • Many resort activities

Montage

Montage Kapalua bay fuses genuine island hospitality, luxury accommodation and tropical paradise together to create a truly unforgettable experience.

Set on the edge of Kapulua Bay, Montage provides its guests with convenient access to spectacular views, beautiful beaches and prime snorkelling spots. Lost your towel? Don’t have snorkelling gear? Don’t worry! Montage has your needs covered. Montage guests receive complimentary snorkelling gear, beach chairs, towels, umbrellas and more.

Your Montage Kapalua bay experience only gets better! It goes without saying that your 5-star residential styled suite will contain gorgeous panoramic views of the bay. Furthermore, each suite is also generously packed with comfortable furniture and top-notch amenities.

Indulge yourself. Feast on the award winning “island” flavoured food at Montage’s main restaurant; Cane and Canoe. Bask in the ambience created by live music. Enjoy local Maui culture through the traditional Luau shows.

 

Key Points

  • Daily performances and live music
  • Award winning dining experience
  • Top of the line amenities
  • Proximity to premier snorkelling spots

If you’re still undecided, you may want to check out our more comprehensive list of hotels in Maui where you’ll find our lists of the best Maui accommodation depending on your needs.

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