Hawaii Guide


The Ritz Carlton Maui


The Ritz Carlton Maui is without a doubt one of the most prestigious and well recognized of Hawaii's golf resort hotels. The hotel is encompassed by an impressive 54 hole championship golf course that has been designed amongst a unique old style pineapple plantation setting and has prime views of three of Kapalua's most treasured beaches. Looking for that that ultimate piece of paradise then look no further! The luxurious Ritz Carlton can be found a few miles of Lahaina the island's illustrious whaling town. Extending over a thriving old style pineapple plantation, this hotel has grounds that cover an impressive 23000 acres! The opportunity to unwind has never been so close to your fingertips soothing white sandy beaches, serenely manicured landscapes and tropical settings that come to life before your very eyes.

So what does the Ritz Carlton have to offer? The hotel has wait for it...548 finely fitted rooms with panoramic views of the mighty Pacific Ocean and the "most Hawaiian of Isles", Molokai. A unique aspect to the Carlton is that it has chosen to reaffirm the Hawaiian culture by having its own Hawaiian cultural advisor. This has resulted in a number of programs being introduced that allow guests to experience the "raw" Hawaii. Some programs one could expect to look forward to include the "Sense of Place" tours and the well received "Aloha Fridays".

With regard to activities the Ritz Carlton Maui is unmatched being listed as the top hotel for activities 2004 by the readers of the independent travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler. On the grounds itself guests have access to a top of the range fitness centre (complete with spa), a breathtaking 10,000 square foot swimming pool that is encircled by a 20,000 square foot sundeck, 10 tennis courts and even basketball courts.

The prime position of this AAA Five Diamond Maui hotel also gives guest the chance to experience a whole series of island activities. The resort has in place a Guest Activities Centre that to help you make the most of your stay, whether it be diving the Molokini Crater, quietly watching the whales, or learning some new skills such as windsurfing! Experiencing the island is a high priority so we strongly recommend that while staying you take part in a proper Luau and get a full view of the island from one of Maui's famous helicopter tours.

For further information please write to:

The Ritz Carlton, Kapalua
One Ritz Carlton Drive
Hawaii   96761

Or please call 808 669 6200