The best hotels in Maui for honeymoon luxury

The best hotels in Maui for honeymoon luxury

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Miles of breathtaking beaches, outstanding Hawaiian cuisine and tropical natural beauty to rival anywhere in the world, Maui is one of the best honeymoon destinations there is.

And because your honeymoon should be an extravagant and indulgent vacation (even more so than usual) we’ve hand-picked a selection of the absolute best Maui hotels for honeymoon luxury.

If you’re on your honeymoon you’re going to want to spend a good amount of your vacation time at your resort, and we’ve included plenty of stunning luxury resorts in Maui below that will make it almost absurd for you to want to venture off piste. Having said that, Maui is one special island, and it would be equally ludicrous not to at least take a glimpse at all that natural wonder.

The Road To Hana is a spectacularly scenic drive on Maui’s northeast coastline that will transport you to another time, and seemingly another planet. The road leads through lush rainforests, past powerful waterfalls, and dramatic seascapes. So you don’t have to worry about the winding narrow roads, and you can completely relax and immerse yourself in your surroundings, visitors are encouraged to go with an organised tour and guide, and there are plenty of luxury options available.

Another highlight worth stepping beyond the bounds of your luxury resort for is Haleakala National Park. In Hawaiian mythology, the crater at the summit of Haleakalā was home to the grandmother of the demigod Māui and, according to the legend, Māui’s grandmother helped him capture the sun and force it to slow its journey across the sky in order to lengthen the day.

The Haleakala Crater is one of the most beautiful places you can watch the sun rise anywhere in the world. You will need to make a reservation to enter the park for sunrise between 3am and 7am, and make sure to wrap up warm as the temperature is much cooler at the crater’s 10,000ft elevation.

There are far too many unmissable attractions to list them all here, but stargazing, wine tasting, and helicopter tours are all also well worth looking into.

That’s if you leave your resort. And it’ll be touch and go. The luxury hotels in Maui are above and beyond and some of the best luxury resorts in the USA, and combined with exquisite local food, and miles of soft white sand never far from your toes, most of your Maui honeymoon will be spent – very well spent – in paradise right on your doorstep.

Did you spend your honeymoon in Maui? Where did you stay? If you had the trip of a lifetime let us know so we can add the hotel to the list of the best hotels in Maui for honeymoon luxury below. Tell us about your experiences and let’s raise the profile of the places that are truly unforgettable. Contact us and let us know.

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Romantic Maui paradise.

Hotel Wailea

Hotel Wailea is one of the most intimate and exclusive resorts in Hawaii and is undoubtedly one of the best hotels in Maui for honeymoon luxury.

Luxurious tranquility

An intimate 5-star enclave set within the most exclusive resort community on Maui, Hotel Wailea boasts 180-degree, unobstructed ocean views of three Hawaiian Islands, breathtaking mountain scenery, and 15 acres of Zen-inspired landscaped grounds comprised of tropical gardens, cascading waterfalls and winding pathways.

The only luxury adults-only resort in Hawaii, this peaceful retreat is nestled within a lush tropical hillside perched 300 feet above the sea, with convenient access to island adventures by day and luxurious tranquility by night. Widely recognised as one of the most romantic hotels in the world, Hotel Wailea is undoubtedly one of the best hotels in Maui for honeymoon luxury too.

Every Celebration Ocean View Suite is located on the top floor, with vaulted ceilings and panoramic ocean views. Each suite has its own unique aesthetic, featuring designer decor and a collection of original artwork.

Luxuriate on your lanai as you savor breakfast each morning of your stay, and toast each other at sunset with an exquisite bottle of champagne.

Celebration Ocean View Suites include breakfast every day of your stay to enjoy either on your lanai or at the restaurant, a VIP welcome amenity and bottle of Laurent-Perrier Brut champagne.

If you’re thinking of spending your honeymoon in Maui, Hotel Wailea offers world-class luxury in a truly idyllic tropical setting.

Embrace the Maui lifestyle.

Montage Kapalua Bay

Montage Kapalua Bay offers a luxurious blend of relaxation and rejuvenation on the coast of Maui.

Luxury and romance

Set along the picturesque waters of Namalu Bay, Montage Kapalua Bay welcomes you with genuine island hospitality and authentic culture. As you relax across 24 acres of tropical paradise, the spirit of Hawaii merges with your own to create pono — a true sense of balance and harmony.

Along the shores of Kapalua Bay, residential-style accommodations overlook tropical gardens and the glistening Pacific Ocean.

Equipped with full gourmet kitchens, expansive outdoor spaces and elevated art and décor, Grand Residences are the finest accommodations at Montage Kapalua Bay.

Featuring high vaulted ceilings and unparalleled views of Namalu Bay and Molokai, the premier Ohia Lehua penthouse residence is a spacious retreat imbued with the spirit of island elegance.

With the beauitful Spa Montage Kapalua Bay offering authentically inspired and highly personalized treatments, and an excellent choice of restaurants for dining and drinks, Montage Kapalua Bay is one of the best hotels in Maui for honeymoon luxury.

Maui’s most luxurious oceanfront resort.

Four Seasons Resort Maui

Nestled on the stunning Wailea Coast, escape to Four Seasons Maui, an iconic Maui five star resort.

The wonders of Maui

Celebrate the wonders of Maui in this open-air beachfront resort – and allow the team at Four Seasons Maui to pamper you in the spirit of Aloha. Inhale the fragrance of plumeria as you dip into the adults-only infinity pool. Or set out to explore the island; with each step of your journey customized just for you, then unwind in some of the most spacious accommodations on the island.

The oceanfront suites at Four Seasons Resort Maui are a hotel-within-a-hotel, with a dedicated staff led by your own Personal Assistant and a heightened level of amenities, security and services. Overlook prestigious Wailea Beach and the Hawaiian islands beyond from the comfort of your private suite.

Ease into island life with a refreshing dip in one of three saltwater pools, and allow thoughtful attendants to pamper you. Or claim your own spot on the golden sands of Wailea beach and revel in the fresh ocean breezes.

See and be seen in the secluded adults-only Serenity Pool, which offers elevated panoramic views of Lanai and the West Maui Mountains from its infinity edge. Dive in and enjoy the underwater music system, sample speciality cocktails from a freestanding swim-up bar or settle into a refreshing bubble lounger.

Connect to the beat of the Pacific and savour cool tropical breezes with a massage in one of the traditional open-air hale (thatched treatment huts) next to the ocean with spectacular views of Wailea Beach.

Four Seasons Maui should be high up your list if you’re searching for luxury honeymoon ideas.

The perfect island escape.

Grand Wailea Maui

Experience luxury in the heart of Maui at the Grand Wailea Maui, A Waldorf Astoria Resort.

Explore Grand Wailea

Discover a retreat shaped by nature and inspired by culture. Openly embracing the Hawaiian Ku and Hina traditions with both arms, Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, embodies balance at every turn.

Fronted by the stunning Wailea Beach and surrounded by 40 acres of lush tropical landscape, the resort offers a tropical oceanfront paradise featuring luxurious accommodations, award-winning cuisine, Hawaii’s largest private art collection, locally inspired spa treatments, championship golf and tennis, and two extraordinary pools.

Come home to your own private retreat just steps from resort activities, restaurants, shops, and the sands of picture-perfect Wailea Beach. Step into your spacious guest room, suite, or secluded villa and find instant relaxation amid all the comforts of home, including marble bathrooms and spacious lanai, where breathtaking Maui views envelop you in the laid-back pace of island life.

Steps from resort activities, restaurants, and shops, guest rooms and suites starting at 640 sq. ft. offer lush tropical or ocean views, all with private lanais. Upgrade to a luxury suite for additional space including a separate living area and plush bedroom.

Discover a host of aquatic adventures in two incredible pools, or bask on one of Hawaii’s best beaches, just steps from the resort. Take a serene dip in the adults-only Hibiscus Pool, or relax on the warm sands of picture-perfect Wailea Beach.

The Grand Wailea is perfectly set up as one of the best hotels in Maui for honeymoon luxury.

A luxury resort inspired by the dramatic beauty of Kapalua.

The Ritz-Carlton Maui

The Ritz-Carlton Maui is an exclusive luxury retreat surrounded by 22,000 acres of pristine open space on Maui’s Northwest shore. One of the best hotels in Maui for honeymoon luxury.

Maui honeymoon luxury

As Kapalua translates to “arms embracing the sea,” The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua embraces guests with island luxury nestled among 22,000 acres of pristine wide-open space. Miles of hiking trails, natural sanctuaries and six golden sand beaches offer endless adventure. Championship golf, locally inspired menus and exclusive experiences encourage exploration. Spacious Residences with the comforts of home create the perfect respite for a memorable Maui escape.

After a perfect day in Kapalua, unwind in the spacious luxury of a newly reimagined Residence for the ultimate privacy with all the comforts of home set against captivating natural beauty. Island inspirations are found throughout including a private, furnished lanai overlooking the ocean or mountains, works from local artists and décor that draws from the surroundings. With kitchens boasting top-of-the line Wolf appliances, well-appointed living spaces and thoughtfully tailored amenities, these Residences are sure to feel like your home away from home in paradise.

Drink in ocean views over breakfast, indulge in a burger or savor reimagined steakhouse cuisine as you discover the six distinctive restaurants at The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua. With locally sourced ingredients and a dash of innovation, dining options celebrate the flavors and traditions of Maui.

Inspired by ancient Hawaiian traditions, therapies at The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua Spa embrace indigenous plants and customs for a holistic approach to wellness. Lush gardens create a tranquil outdoor setting where guests can unwind before or after a therapy, and they infuse treatment spaces, both indoors and out, with a sense of calm.

Explore services showcasing local botanicals and herbs cultivated in the resort garden. A Deep Cleansing Organic Facial incorporates essences of fruits, vegetables and herbs in its vitamin-rich applications.

Massages, makeup and nail services, men’s treatments and an array of tempting enhancements like Maui Vera Sunburn Relief are also available at this Maui spa where restoration is a centuries-old practice.

If you’re looking to be pampered the Ritz-Carlton Maui is one of the best hotels in Maui for honeymoon luxury, and an ideal destination for the ultimate Maui honeymoon.

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