Kaanapali, HI, USA

Kaanapali, HI, USA

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Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 3,919 vacation rentals near Kaanapali. From 2,827 condos to 382 villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Kaanapali for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Sand, sun and surf in Kaanapali

With laidback vibes, lively nightlife and a 3-mile stretch of golden sand, Kaanapali lives up to its reputation as Maui's glitziest beach resort. This enticing slice of Hawaii lures sun seekers of all shapes and sizes. From honeymoons and destination weddings to family reunions and surf getaways, Kaanapali lends itself to every occasion. The coastline is studded with luxury Kaanapali vacation rentals, so why not stay local with studios, condos and apartments just steps from the sand? Spend your days relaxing on the beach, taking in fiery sunsets and sipping on tropical cocktails under swaying coconut palms.

Hit the sand at Kaanapali Beach

You'll find Maui's liveliest stretch of sand down at Kaanapali Beach. Gaze out to the horizon and you'll see sun-bronzed surfers waiting for the perfect wave, parasailers gliding across the water and luxury yachts bobbing just offshore. On calm days, the water is glassy and ideal for snorkeling. Confident swimmers should head to Black Rock, a coral-strewn lava promontory located just in front of the Sheraton. It's teeming with sea turtles, tropical fish and colorful sponges. Golfers will be in their element, with a pair of championship courses to choose from.

Slip into Kaanapali time

For most people, Kaanapali represents a chance to relax, unwind and slip into island time. Kaanapali vacation rentals make it easy with a stunning lineup of executive properties set in West Maui's top resorts. When you've had your fill of sun, sand and Mai Tais, why not switch gear at the Whalers Village Museum? It offers a fascinating glimpse at Maui's "Golden Age" of whaling, as well as the anatomy of the gentle marine giants.

Tropical vibes in Kaanapali

Thanks to its tropical climate, temperatures remain steady throughout the year. Whenever you visit, expect to bask in daytime highs that hover around the 70s and 80s. Winter is high season in Kaanapali, when Maui enjoys clear skies, calm water and sultry temperatures. As well as snowbirds, Kaanapali vacation rentals attract legions of families over Christmas and New Year. Winter is also prime whale-watching season, with 1000s of humpbacks cruising along the West Maui coast. Summer is also in hot demand, especially over the Memorial Day to Labor Day stretch.

Kaanapali – a West Maui keeper

Kaanapali sits on the shores of West Maui, Hawaii's self-confessed capital of fun. The landscape ranges from glitzy resorts and pristine beaches to tangled jungles and untamed coastlines. Get your bearings with a stroll down the Kaanapali Beach Walk, a mile-long pathway that hugs the coast. If you're craving a quieter scene, head to Kahekili Beach Park. The laidback stretch of sand is fringed by lush coconut palms and hot-pink morning glory flowers. Venture inland and you'll hit the West Maui Forest Reserve, a verdant oasis of rainforest valleys, cascading waterfalls and emerald-green peaks.