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 4,807 holiday lettings around Kaanapali. From 3,195 flats & apartments to 24 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:

  • Montage Kapalua Bay: 490 holiday homes
  • Historic Lahaina Front Street: 608 holiday homes
  • Halama Street: 266 holiday homes
  • Ukumehame Ahupuaa: 285 holiday homes
  • Downtown Lahaina: 455 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: 6,104 holiday lettings
  • Whalers Village Museum: 6,109 holiday lettings
  • Drums of the Pacific Lu au: 6,204 holiday lettings
  • Black Rock: 5,919 holiday lettings
  • Skyline Eco Adventure: 6,139 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 3,195 Flats in Kaanapali. Our other popular types of Kaanapali holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 24 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 407 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 212 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 4,273 holiday homes with pool available in Kaanapali. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Explore destinations around Kaanapali

Whalers Village
6,104 holiday rentals
Whalers Village Museum
6,109 holiday rentals
Drums of the Pacific Lu au
6,204 holiday rentals
Black Rock
5,919 holiday rentals
Skyline Eco Adventure
6,139 holiday rentals
Kaanapali Golf Courses
6,189 holiday rentals
Lahaina Sugar Cane Train Kaanapali Landing Station
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Waipuilani Park
5,600 holiday rentals
Kanaha Beach Park
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Halawa Bay Beach
4,530 holiday rentals
Jean Michele Cousteau's Ambassadors of the Environment
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Maui's Winery
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Maui Ocean Center
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Honolua Bay
5,321 holiday rentals
Holy Innocents Church
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Kapalua Golf Club Plantation Course
5,644 holiday rentals
Costantino Art Gallery
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Lahaina Harbor
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Outlets of Maui
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Brick Palace
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