Destination guide

Travel to tranquil Kapalua

The ocean views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Kapalua. This city's snorkeling, golfing and diving attract many visitors, and its relaxing and romantic location add to the charm. Kaanapali Beach and Kapalua Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Kapalua

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Travelers enjoy fun activities like snorkeling, golfing and hiking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Kapalua a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kapalua Golf Club Plantation Course (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Maui Ocean Center (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Kapalua Golf Resort Bay Course (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Kaanapali Golf Courses (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • The Dunes at Maui Lani (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Kapalua

Kapalua is famous for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Kapalua. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kaanapali Beach (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Kapalua Beach (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • D.T. Fleming Beach Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Iao Valley State Park (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Maui Nui Botanical Gardens (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Oneloa Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)

Transportation options to and around Kapalua

Fly into Kapalua, HI (JHM-West Maui), the closest airport, located 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Kahului, HI (OGG), which is 15.8 mi (25.4 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Kapalua?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 4,595 vacation rentals near Kapalua. From 413 Villas to 3,245 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Kapalua for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Kapalua?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Kapalua:

  • Montage Kapalua Bay: 480 vacation rentals
  • Historic Lahaina Front Street: 497 vacation rentals
  • Plantation Estates: 29 vacation rentals
  • Ukumehame Ahupuaa: 267 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Lahaina: 410 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Kapalua? offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Kapalua. From travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kapalua Resort: 5,017 vacation rentals
  • Kapalua Golf Resort Bay Course: 4,988 vacation rentals
  • Maui Arts and Cultural Center: 9,112 vacation rentals
  • Pu'u Pehe: 1,624 vacation rentals
  • Kihei Regional Park: 4,986 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Villas in Kapalua?

Yes, of course. has 413 Villas in Kapalua. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kapalua include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3,245 rentals available
  • Houses: 700 rentals available
  • Resorts: 376 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kapalua?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4,161 vacation rentals with pool available in Kapalua. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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