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Best Maui Places to Stay on the Beach with a View

Best Maui Places to Stay on the Beach with a View

01 Aug 2023

Aloha, and welcome to the irresistible paradise of West Maui. Here is where turquoise waters meet sandy shores, and Maui's Pacific Ocean draws you in. Discover a collection of Maui Resort Rentals' finest oceanfront accommodations while immersing yourself in West Maui's unmatched luxury. 

Savor an unforgettable stay at one of Maui Resort Rentals' handpicked oceanfront vacation residences. All offer the unrivaled Pacific Ocean, outer island, and magical Maui sunset views. Whether nestled in lush tropical gardens or along the West Maui coastline, these accommodations provide the ultimate setting for the best vacation in the Hawaiian islands. 

With Maui Resort Rentals, all guests can feel assured knowing we only provide our clientele with the best accommodations and services. From shuttle services to activity planning, our reservations team is ready to help you create a memorable vacation on the Valley Isle. 

Please enjoy reading about our top picks for the best places to stay with a view of West Maui! 


Top 10 Maui Places to Stay on the Beach with a View


1. Honua Kai Hokulani 601



At the luxurious Hokulani 601 in West Maui, guests can immerse themselves in a dreamlike tropical paradise. This spacious and elegantly appointed vacation rental offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and the nearby islands of Molokai and Lanai. Just steps from Ka'anapali Beach, this vacation gem creates a fabulous environment for decompression, relaxation, and rejuvenation.

Guests will enjoy modern amenities, including a fully equipped kitchen, private lanai, and stylishly designed living spaces. The resort boasts multiple pools, a serene spa, and direct access to a pristine beach. Whether basking in the Hawaiian sun, snorkeling in crystal-clear waters, or exploring nearby attractions, the Hokulani 601 experience promises unforgettable vacation memories.

Surrounded by lush landscapes and complemented by warm Hawaiian hospitality, this Maui gem invites travelers to embrace the Aloha spirit and savor the best of island living during their stay.

Hokulani 601 is an oceanfront penthouse outfitted with three bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 2650 square feet of indoor living space. With the ability to comfortably sleep eight guests, all will enjoy this perfectly appointed West Maui vacation rental.


Learn more about Hokulani 601 here.



2. Ka’anapali Alii 3-1106 



At Ka’anapali Alii 3-1106 in West Maui, guests can enjoy a luxurious and unforgettable vacation experience. 

This stunning beachfront condominium offers breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and pristine sandy shores. This generous and elegantly furnished accommodation provides all the comforts of home, with modern amenities and a fully equipped chef's kitchen. Guests can also relax on the spacious and covered private lanai, savoring the gentle ocean breeze and stunning Maui sunsets. 

The resort boasts a myriad of recreational activities. It includes sparkling swimming pools, hot tubs, tennis courts, and more. For those seeking outdoor adventure, nearby opportunities for snorkeling, surfing, and winter whale-watching tours abound. With its prime location near the lively Kaanapali Beach boardwalk, guests can easily explore a variety of dining, shopping, and entertainment options.

Ka’anapali Alii 3-1106 promises an unforgettable tropical getaway where relaxation and excitement intertwine. It's a two-bedroom oceanfront suite located in the exclusive Ka'anapali Ali'i Resort. With the ability to sleep eight guests in 1845 square feet of indoor living space, this comfortable West Maui vacation condo offers two bedrooms and two bathrooms. 


Learn more about Ka’anapali Alii 3-1106 here.



3. Ka’anapali Alii 1-1105 



At Maui's Ka’anapali Alii 1-1105, guests are in for an unforgettable Hawaiian retreat. This luxurious oceanfront condo offers a perfect blend of comfort and scenic beauty. 

As guests step inside, they are greeted by a spacious and tastefully decorated living space featuring modern amenities and breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. The fully equipped kitchen allows for convenient meal preparation, and the private lanai offers a perfect spot to soak in Maui's mesmerizing sunsets (celebratory glass champagne in hand). 

Whether lounging by the pool or indulging in the sunshine at the nearby sandy beach, guests can relish West Maui's laid-back island vibes. Adventure seekers can explore nearby attractions like Black Rock or dive into various water sports. With its prime location, upscale facilities, and Hawaiian hospitality, Ka’anapali Alii 1-1105 promises a blissful tropical escape.

Oceanfront Ka’anapali Alii 1-1105 sleeps six guests with two master bedrooms and two full bathrooms. Since it's located on the 10th floor, we have to let you know that the views from this West Maui vacation rental are literally jaw-dropping!


Learn more about Ka’anapali Alii 1-1105 here.



4. Whaler 1201



At Whaler 1201 in Ka'anapali, guests can expect nothing short of an unforgettable West Maui vacation experience! 

This 12th-floor oceanfront condominium offers fantastic views of the Pacific Ocean and the neighboring islands of Lanai and Molokai. The spacious and elegantly designed accommodation features modern amenities and a fully equipped kitchen. Surrounded by Hawaiian deco, this West Maui vacation rental provides the utmost comfort and aloha-induced vibes during your stay.

Guests can enjoy ultimate relaxation on the private lanai, watching stunning sunsets or spotting whales during the Humpback Whales' annual winter migration to West Maui's waters. The resort also boasts direct access to the world-renowned Kaanapali Beach, where glorious sunshine, soft white sand, and crystal-clear water await you.

For outdoor adventure seekers, nearby activities include snorkeling, scuba diving, and more fun water sports. Whalers Village shopping center is just a short walk away, offering a variety of shopping, dining, and live entertainment options.

Whether you're seeking a romantic getaway or a family vacation rental on Maui, Whaler 1201 promises a slice of Hawaiian paradise with its prime location, luxurious amenities, and awe-inspiring natural beauty.

Whaler 1201 is a two-bedroom and two-bathroom oceanfront penthouse that can sleep eight guests. This one receives a notable mention as it was once the personal residence of the developer of the Whaler’s Resort.


Learn more about Whaler 1201 here.



5. Whaler 1101



Hands down, Whaler 1101 offers an unforgettable vacation experience on our beautiful island of Maui. 

Situated on the acclaimed Ka’anapali Beach, this cozy oceanfront condo provides guests with breathtaking panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and the neighboring islands of Molokai and Lanai. This West Maui accommodation also features modern amenities and stylish decor, ensuring comfort and relaxation throughout your stay. 

Guests will surely savor stunning sunsets from the private lanai (cocktail in hand) while enjoying the soothing sounds of the waves reaching Ka'anapali shoreline. 

During Maui's winter whale watching season, guests can spot Humpback Whales blowing and breaching from this North Tower vantage point.

Whalers Resort boasts access to a plethora of activities like snorkeling, swimming, and basking in West Maui's renowned sunshine. Within walking distance, the lively Whalers Village shopping center offers abundant shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities. Whether you're seeking adventure or tranquility, Whaler 1101 promises a beautiful retreat in paradise that all guests will enjoy. 

Set on 941 square feet of indoor living space, Whaler 1101 can sleep four people with a primary suite, convertible sofa, and two spacious bathrooms. 


Learn more about Whaler 1101 here.



6. Ka’anapali Beachfront Estate



At the Ka’anapali Beachfront Estate in West Maui, guests are provided with an unparalleled tropical vacation experience. 

This luxurious beachfront retreat offers a seamless blend of comfort, elegance, and tropical natural beauty. With its prime location along Ka’anapali's pristine shoreline, visitors can indulge in mesmerizing sunsets, underwater visits to vibrant marine life, and awakening to the sweet sounds of waves gently reaching the shoreline.

Without a doubt, this exclusive Ka'anapali estate provides a full range of lavish amenities. The spacious and wonderfully appointed suites all have panoramic views and private lanais. Guests can unwind in the infinity pool, relax with a book in the lush garden, or rejuvenate with multi-daily dips in the ocean as it's just steps away.

Adventurous travelers can explore nearby attractions like the famous Black Rock, embark on thrilling water sports, journey West Maui by horseback, and more. Island-style culinary experiences surround as the estate is nestled between some of West Maui's most renowned fine dining restaurants. 

Ultimately, the Ka’anapali Beachfront Estate promises an unforgettable West Maui getaway, leaving guests with only one thought, "we should book this estate again next year!"

The Ka’anapali Beachfront Estate is the epitome of luxury and relaxation, with eight bedrooms and nine and half bathrooms sprawled over 11,000 square feet. With the ability to sleep twenty guests, here's a West Maui estate that promises the dreamiest West Maui vacation. Here's a perfect West Maui vacation rental for large groups, multi-family holidays, or a fabulous wedding retreat in West Maui.


Learn more about the Ka'anapali Beachfront Estate here.



7. Whaler 1202



Whaler 1202 offers a distinctive setting for a perfect West Maui vacation. 

Situated on the 12th floor, this lovely vacation rental offers comfort, convenience, and breathtaking ocean and outer island views. Nestled along the world-famous Ka'anapali Beach, guests can wake up to the soothing sound of waves reaching the shoreline and marvel at the daily magical West Maui sunsets from a 500 square foot private wrap-around lanai.

This spacious and exquisitely furnished vacation condo features modern amenities like a fully equipped kitchen, comfy beds, and a stylish living area. The Whaler Resort also offers fantastic facilities like a beachfront swimming pool, hot tubs, barbecue areas, and tennis courts. Just close by, golf enthusiasts can perfect their game at the Ka'anapali Golf Resort.

Located near premier shopping and dining destinations, guests can indulge in tasty Hawaiian delicacies and explore the local culture. Whether seeking relaxation or adventure, Whaler 1202 is a perfect home-like setting for all. All guests will undoubtedly create lifelong vacation memories from this oceanfront abode.

Whaler 1202 offers 1444 square feet of vacation living with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. This rental is a fantastic option for a family vacation in West Maui, as it offers sleeping accommodations for up to six guests. 


Learn more about Whaler 1202 here.


8. Honua Kai Hokulani 650 



At Honua Kai's Hokulani 650 vacation rental on Maui, guests can genuinely savor that vacation they've been dreaming of!

This luxurious oceanfront condo offers a sublime blend of modern comforts and breathtaking natural beauty. The spacious and beautifully designed interior is outfitted with all the amenities needed for a relaxing stay. From the private lanai, guests will surely soak in the stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and the neighboring islands of Molokai and Lanai. Just stunning!

The resort itself features multiple swimming pools, a waterslide, and a lazy river for endless fun and relaxation. The proximity to Kaanapali Beach allows guests to enjoy the soft sandy shore and participate in daily water sports. As the sun sets, the gentle ocean breeze and mesmerizing colors provide the perfect ambiance for a relaxing evening. Whether seeking adventure or tranquility, Honua Kai - Hokulani 650 promises a fantastic Maui vacation experience.

Hokulani 650 is a three-bedroom and four-bathroom oceanfront penthouse. Located on the sixth floor, West Maui's "King Kamehameha Suite" can comfortably sleep up to eight guests. 

As an added notable mention, guests can find groceries and sundries on location at the Whalers General Store and make reservations for breakfast, lunch, or dinner at Duke's Beach House Restaurant. 


Learn more about Hokulani 650 here.



9. Puamana 2403



Nestled in a quiet beachfront neighborhood of Historic Lahaina Town, Puamana 2403 offers guests a beautiful and conveniently located West Maui vacation villa. 

Stepping inside, guests are greeted with a tasteful blend of modern amenities and island-style charm. Newly renovated, Puamana 2403 has spacious rooms, elegant decor, and breathtaking "front row" ocean views. The villa's private lanai invites relaxation with the melodic sounds of swaying palm trees and waves reaching the shoreline. Here, guests can enjoy daily beach strolls, swim in the ocean, and take a refreshing dip in the oceanfront pool. 

Travelers craving adventure and socializing can explore nearby areas like the Historic Town of Lahaina. On Front Street, in the heart of Lahaina, guests can peruse a collection of boutiques, surf shops, bars, art galleries, and restaurants.

At Puamana 2403, guests can enjoy a quiet, home-like vacation setting. Here, guests will surely take advantage of easy access to water sports, shopping, dining, cultural outings, and more.

Near downtown Lahaina, Puamana 2403 is a three-bedroom and four-bathroom oceanfront townhome. With the ability to sleep nine guests on over 1481+ square feet of living space, here's another great spot for a family vacation in West Maui.


Learn more about Puamana 2403 here.



10. Ka'anapali Alii 1-405



At the Ka'anapali Alii 1-405 vacation residence in West Maui, guests are graciously invited to a fabulous oceanfront setting. 

Nestled along pristine Ka'anapali Beach, this luxurious resort rental offers unobstructed ocean and sunset views from all windows and walkways. In addition, this spacious and comfortably furnished condo provides all the comforts of home, with modern amenities and a fully equipped kitchen.

Guests can bask in West Maui's glorious sun at the beachfront pool, take long beach walks, go for a run, and decompress at the resort's incredible spa facilities. This vacation home truly offers all with nearby activities like snorkeling, surfing, Maui farm tours, and so much more. Golf enthusiasts will also appreciate the proximity to championship golf courses at the world-famous Ka'anapali Golf Resort. 

The property's central location allows easy access to West Maui's best restaurants, shopping centers, and Hawaiian cultural attractions.

Ka'anapali Alii 1-405 has two bedrooms and two bathrooms on 1845 square feet of living space. It can sleep up to eight guests with a master king suite, a two-queen bedroom suite, and convertible sofas. 


Learn more about Kaanapali Alii 1-405 here.


Mahalo for reading our blog! We invite you to vacation in paradise with Maui Resort Rentals. Discover the ultimate Maui getaway and enjoy breathtaking ocean views, luxurious accommodations, adventure, and world-class holiday amenities. 

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