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Discover a quieter side of Maui with Inspirato’s four upscale homes in Kapalua. Each three-bedroom residence belongs to the sophisticated resort community of Montage at Kapalua Bay, known for its pristine golf courses, cascading pools, and excellent snorkeling.
Snap Dragon, Day Flower, and Oneloa sit on the second floor, featuring open-air lanais with lush garden views. Kahili, a ground-floor home, offers a private lanai that opens onto a lawn. All are just a two-minute walk to Kapalua Bay Beach.
The latest addition to Montage's artistic collection of distinctive hotels, resorts and residences, Montage Kapalua Bay is set within a pristine 22,000-acre natural paradise on Maui's spectacular northwest shore. Step into Montage's unique spirit with Hawaii's gracious "ho'okipa" (hospitality), incorporating the area's coastal heritage through design, architecture, food, and cultural programming. The resort has earned numerous accolades, earning a Forbes Five-Star Award in 2017 and the designation as the "#1 Resort on Maui" by Travel + Leisure in 2019. From guided yoga sessions and a rejuvenating spa to the Sunset Pool and the gorgeous crescent beach, your Destination Concierge can make all the arrangements.
Don't miss a hike through the Kapalua Maunalei Arboretum Rainforest, where the roots of the banyan trees spring from above-ground and luscious flowers grow. Pick guava right off the trees on your way to the summit and its incredible views.
Merriman's Kapalua takes pride in using fresh local ingredients in its delicious dishes. Dine in the most stunning oceanfront location on Maui, directly on the point overlooking Kapalua Bay.
Take a catamaran across the channel to the island of Lana'i, where you'll get a new glimpse of Hawaiian life. This historic plantation town offers shopping, local artisans and casual dining. Bring your snorkeling gear and explore the coves.
Experience the thrill of a Kapalua Adventures zip line over lush valleys. There are more than two miles of fast-flying zip lines and two can zip side by side. Kids will love the giant swing, ropes course and Hawaii's longest suspension bridge.
Kapalua Resort's Plantation House puts a new twist on Eggs Benedict, offering many versions of this breakfast favorite. Try the Cajun sashimi ahi with wasabi hollandaise in a plantation home setting as you take in the West Maui coastline.
Spend a morning walking the beautiful Mahana Ridge Trail through an area that was once home to pineapple and coffee farms. Roundtrip, the trail is six miles, but worth the effort for amazing views of Mokupe'a and Honokahua Gulches.
Tourist-and family-friendly Maui is the perfect site for first-time visitors to Hawaii. It is easily covered by car and offers an array of activities for everyone in the group. Try snorkeling, zip lining, swimming, sailing, golf and more.
Maui's south side is known for its luxury resorts, while the west side features affordable condos for the budget-conscious. Visitors from both sides will enjoy the parks, reserves and nature hikes found throughout the island.
While visiting the Hawaiian islands, you will often hear "Aloha," as people greet one another and "Mahalo," which means "Thank you." A handshake or friendly hug is a common way to greet someone.
Maui is six hours behind New York, three hours behind San Francisco and 11 hours behind London. This also means departure flights commonly occur late at night (on Maui time).
If Kapalua is your vacation dream, many locals suggest that the summer is the best time to visit. But it's Hawaii. Is there a destination more magical and perfect for the vacation of a lifetime, no matter the season? You'll find honeymooners, families and locals alike enjoying Kapalua's natural beauty and majestic beaches.
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