Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Kaanapali

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Kaanapali. This city's snorkelling, shopping and spas draw many visitors. Kaanapali Beach and Kapalua Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Kaanapali

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Kaanapali has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kapalua Golf Club Plantation Course (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Maui Ocean Center (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Kaanapali Golf Courses (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Kapalua Golf Resort Bay Course (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • The Dunes at Maui Lani (13.7 mi / 22 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Kaanapali

Kaanapali is famous for its beautiful ocean views, breathtaking sunsets and tropical setting. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Kaanapali. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kaanapali Beach (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Kapalua Beach (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • D.T. Fleming Beach Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Iao Valley State Park (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Maui Nui Botanical Gardens (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Kahekili Beach (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Kaanapali

Fly into Kapalua, HI (JHM-West Maui), the closest airport, located 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Kahului, HI (OGG), which is 15.7 mi (25.3 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Lahaina Sugar Cane Train Kaanapali Landing Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Kaanapali?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,547 holiday lettings around Kaanapali. From 3,205 flats & apartments to 20 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Kaanapali?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kaanapali:

  • Historic Lahaina Front Street: 494 holiday homes
  • Montage Kapalua Bay: 469 holiday homes
  • Ukumehame Ahupuaa: 268 holiday homes
  • Halama Street: 269 holiday homes
  • Downtown Lahaina: 406 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Kaanapali? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Kaanapali. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Whalers Village: 5,872 holiday lettings
  • Drums of the Pacific Lu au: 6,042 holiday lettings
  • Kaanapali Golf Courses: 6,030 holiday lettings
  • Whalers Village Museum: 5,875 holiday lettings
  • Skyline Eco Adventure: 5,879 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Kaanapali listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Kaanapali?

Yes, of course. offers 3,205 Flats in Kaanapali. Our other popular types of Kaanapali holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 440 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 195 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Resorts and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kaanapali?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4,122 holiday homes with pool available in Kaanapali. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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