Kaanapali is located in West Maui and is a favorite destination for both visitors and residents. It offers something for everyone, such as, beautiful beaches, fresh ocean air, breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and the islands of Lanai and Molokai, and convenient shops and restaurants. It’s no wonder why people love Kaanapali.
The Kaanapali Resorts have endless luxurious amenities including, award-winning accommodations, championship golf courses, shops, local boutiques, art galleries, beaches perfect for snorkeling, swimming and hanging out in the sun. Some of the top resorts include Kaanapali Beach Hotel, The Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas, Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa and the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa, just to name a few. In addition to the resorts, there are many residential homes and vacation rentals in the area. Most of the resort amenities are also available to residents which is another reason why Kaanapali is a perfect location for those who wish to use their Maui home as a vacation rental.
The Kaanapali Beach has over two miles of beautiful sand with the resorts and restaurants located just steps away from water. Whalers Village also sits on Kaanapali Beach and it is an outdoor shopping complex with many boutiques, restaurants, and the whaling museum. With plenty of easy beach access, Kaanapali Beach offers great swimming and snorkeling. Black Rock is also a popular spot and it’s located in the middle of Kaanapali Beach. Guests and locals enjoy snorkeling here as there are many kinds of tropical fish and sea turtles. Watch out for the cliff divers, it’s a local tradition to cliff dive off of Black Rock.
So, if you’re visiting, a local resident or thinking about residing in Kaanapali, there are a number of great reasons why people love this location in West Maui. Leave us a comment and tell us what makes Kaanapali a great destination for you.