Looking for a destination with a year-round sunny season? Then head over to Maui where temperatures range between 26-30°C (79-86°F) all year long. “The Valley Isle” is a great location to visit for families and couples, with almost 50 KM of beautiful beaches – white, black, and red sand all make their mark. Maui is a great spot to do some surfing, windsurfing, and snorkeling; or just relax and sunbathe on the beach! There are so many great adventures to be had on Maui some of which include attending a Luau, Helicopter Tours, Off-Road ATV Tours, Waterfall Rappelling and so much more. One of the great things about Maui is there are a variety of 5-star hotels to choose from. Below is a sampling of some of The Luxury Travel Agency’s favorite luxury hotels on the island!
Favorite Luxury Hotels in Maui #1: Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort
Known as Wailea’s most intimate beachfront resort, Andaz Maui at Wailea offers a secluded tropical hideaway on Maui’s premier southwestern coastline. Featuring 301 guestrooms and suites, including 11 luxurious two- and four-bedroom oceanfront residential villas, guests can enjoy five world-class food and beverage venues, including Morimoto Maui and Ka’ana Kitchen, as well as the award-winning ‘Awili Spa and Salon. Finding a lounge chair is never your concern with five unique swimming pools, including three cascading infinity-edge pools, a lagoon pool, and a separate adults-only tranquility pool.
Adventure seekers are treated to a wide variety of complimentary hotel activities, including outrigger excursions, guided kayak tours, stand-up paddleboard sessions, or simply borrowing snorkel gear to explore stunning reef directly in front of the resort. Additional complimentary amenities include use of GoPro HERO cameras, mixology sessions, an extensive selection of fitness classes, ukulele and hula lessons, and complimentary snacks in your guestroom refurbished each day.
If the numerous pools and activities don’t keep you busy, simply stroll down the Wailea Beach Walk, located just in front of the resort. This picturesque ocean-side pathway is your key to exploring any of Wailea’s restaurants, shops, or neighboring resorts, all just minutes away.
Favorite Luxury Hotels in Maui #2: Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa
Located on world-famous Ka’anapali Beach, Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa is a tropical oasis that spans over 40 picturesque oceanfront acres. This iconic resort features an open-air atrium lobby and three guestroom towers that offer spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and Mauna Kahalawai (West Maui Mountains), connected by strolling walkways through lush manicured gardens.
All guestrooms and suites are newly renovated and completely reimagined with authentic Hawaiian touches, elegant furnishings, and modern finishes. Each room features an open closet and a lanai with glass balcony from which to enjoy breathtaking views of mountains or sparkling sand and sea.
The resort’s 10 distinctive dining venues includes Son’z Steakhouse and the award-winning signature restaurant Japengo – voted “Maui’s Best Restaurant” and “Maui’s Best Sushi” in 2019 by the readers of Maui No Ka ‘Oi Magazine. The resort’s 100,000 square feet of flexible indoor-outdoor event space can be customized for weddings, elopements, meetings, and conferences. Entertainment is offered nightly at the exciting “Drums of the Pacific Lu‘au”, which concludes with a thrilling three-man fire knife dance.
Guests of all ages can enjoy a rooftop astronomy program, lei making, hula lessons, wildlife tours, penguin feedings, tennis, SCUBA, water activities and a 24-hour ocean view fitness center that offers daily fitness and outdoor yoga classes. Kamaha‘o, A Marilyn Monroe Spa, is Maui’s only oceanfront full-service spa and salon, with an array of treatments and amenities including oceanside massages, hair, nail and makeup services, a steam room, sauna, and more.
At the pool deck, guests are invited to play in the half-acre free-form pool with a 150-foot lava tube water slide, children’s splash pool, and the Grotto Bar that can be discovered in between two waterfalls. An assortment of poolside daybeds and oceanfront cabanas are available to rent and can be chosen to fit your relaxation style.
Favorite Luxury Hotels in Maui #3: The Ritz Carlton, Kapalua
Situated on 54 acres of Maui’s pristine Northwest shore, the iconic Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua is a restorative sanctuary where you can experience Hawaii the way nature intended. Untouched natural landscapes and lava rock peninsulas inspire the feeling of being transported a world away while still being close to the island’s most desired experiences.
Its exclusive and secluded location is nestled within Kapalua Resort’s 22,000 acres of wide-open space surrounded by a necklace of six award-winning golden sand beaches. You’ll be wrapped within miles of coastal and mountain hiking trails, along with protected nature and marine preserves offering endless opportunity for exploration. Guests of all ages are introduced to the natural beauty and cultural traditions of Hawaii with Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment program. Through guided, family-friendly excursions, Maui becomes a living classroom where adults and children learn about the environment and leave with an appreciation and respect for nature. Two championship golf courses, locally inspired cuisine and exclusive Kapalua experiences encourage adventure and discovery while a Hawaiian spa and restful pools overlooking the Pacific Ocean balance relaxation with wellness.
After a perfect day in Kapalua, unwind in the spacious luxury of a newly reimagined Residence for the ultimate privacy with all the comforts of home set against captivating natural beauty. Island inspirations are found throughout including a private, furnished lanai overlooking the ocean or mountains, works from local artists and décor that draws from the surroundings. With kitchens boasting top-of-the line Wolf appliances, well-appointed living spaces and thoughtfully tailored amenities, these Residences are sure to feel like your home away from home in paradise.
Favorite Luxury Hotels in Maui #4: Fairmont Kea Lani
Retreat to a one-bedroom suite or two-story villa and discover quintessential Hawaiian luxury at Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui. Nestled on the sunny southern shores of Wailea, a chic oceanfront community, this 22-acre award-winning resort features a state-of-the-art spa, island-inspired cuisine and authentic cultural activities.
Fairmont Kea Lani offers the ultimate retreat for travelers looking for space to unwind and luxuriate. The exclusive collection of oceanfront villas offers expertly appointed two- and three-bedroom villas (ranging from 1,800 to 2,200 square feet) with gourmet kitchens, laundry facilities, tricked-out entertainment systems, private courtyards with plunge pools and barbecues. These villas offer all the privacy of home along with the services and amenities of a luxury resort.
Guests will enjoy Hawaiian cultural and island activities along with world-class dining and spa experiences. The resort’s three pools offer private cabanas available for rent with new luxury cabanas designed with a mini fridge, dining table and lounge beds available at the Adults-only serenity pool. Located steps from Wailea’s picture-perfect Polo Beach, adventures in paddle boarding, snorkeling, scuba diving, Hawaiian canoe sailing, outrigger canoe paddling and much more await.
With so many great partner hotels to choose from, your next quest to Maui is waiting for you right around the corner! Contact The Luxury Travel Agency now to find out how we can help you book your next escape!