Enchanting tropical breezes and warm sandy beaches are calling at the island paradise of Kapalua. This seaside slice of heaven is known for its deep sapphire blue waters, stunning natural attractions, and, of course, the picturesque golf courses hugging the coastline. The sugar-sand beaches offer a seemingly endless array of sun-soaked adventures and beachside activities.
No matter what time of year you come to visit Kapalua, our vacation rentals will treat you with unobstructed ocean views and a pristine setting to relax, unwind, and let the stress of the daily grind slip away!
Where is Kapalua?
Set on the northwestern tip of the iconic Hawaiian island of Maui
, you'll be six-and-a-half miles from Ka'anapali
and just under six miles from the oceanfront destination oft Honua Kai Resort
. This prime spot puts you close to a bevy of natural wonders like the Nakalele Blowhole and the West Maui Forest Reserve. Our vacation rentals are also surrounded by award-winning golf courses and island excursions, so fun will always be at your fingertips.
Things to Do at Kapalua
Known for its prestigious golf courses that consistently rank among some of the world's most sought-after, golf lovers will be in heaven in Kapalua. Grab your clubs and head from your vacation rental to The Plantation Course to revel in the perfectly manicured grounds and seaside fairways. Navigate the greens and try your best to stay away from the expertly designed hazards.
Make sure you have plenty of film or batteries and pack a few snacks for a day of exploring the lush trails that run through the West Maui Forest Reserve. Make your way through the rugged terrain on the Waihe'e Ridge Trail to the stunning reward of awe-inspiring views and the perfect spot for a romantic picnic with your special someone.
Reserve your spot on a scuba diving adventure to discover the beauty of the underwater world in your backyard. The skilled instructors will guide you through the schools of tropical fish and vibrant marine life. See the life-giving coral reefs that twist and turn along the ocean floor, or snorkel through the shallow waters to frame a few priceless underwater photos.
After you're done lounging on postcard-perfect beaches, rent a stand-up paddleboard to get in a bit of exercise while you take in views of the lush Hawaiian Islands
. Book a lesson with a pro to get out on the waves and hang ten in no time. What better way to spend your vacation at Kapalua than catching a few waves and reveling in the birthplace of the surfing styles!
Day Trips Around Kapalua
Take a trip to the Nakalele Blowhole to see the waves crash into the shore and send the surf spraying high into the air. Keep driving along the coast to visit the Waihe'e Coastal Dunes & Wetlands Refuge. With the waves gently crashing in the background and the rolling hills in front you, this is the perfect spot for a leisurely stroll and to take in the beauty at a slower pace.
Bask in the beauty of the Seven Sacred Pools of Ohe'o just at the southern tip of the Kipahulu Forest Reserve. As you continue your adventure, make a stop at Maluaka Beach to sip a glass of sweet wine at Ulupalakua Vineyards and maybe purchase some to take back home.
Let the refreshing island breezes swirl around you as you let yourself slip into island time when you book your stay at one of our vacation rentals in the seaside paradise of Kapalua.
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