A: The hotel's Royal Ocean Terrace Restaurant & Lounge has incredible views of the Pacific Ocean. Enjoy regional Hawaiian specialties in a casual, open-air setting overlooking the crystal blue Pacific and the neighboring islands of Lanai and Molokai.
A: Yes. The resort offers beach towels and beach chairs on a first come first serve basis. We also offer beach rentals, including snorkeling gear, at the Beach Activities Center. We recommend heading out early to get your spot.
A: Yes, the Royal Lahaina has a full-service spa on site that offers massage and body treatments designed to pamper the soul. Alana Spa is open daily 9 am - 6 pm. For advance reservations call 800-222-5642. View our spa menu.
A: The differences between Partial Ocean, Ocean View, and Deluxe Ocean View can vary based upon the room location at the resort. Partial Ocean View rooms are located on the 3rd through 5th floors of the main Tower and rooms facing north or south, offer limited views of the ocean and surrounding areas from the guestroom lanai. Ocean View and Deluxe Ocean View rooms offer views of the ocean from the guestroom lanai. If unsure which you would like, you can book the Partial Ocean View and then request to see a different view type upon arrival and pay a small upgrade fee as long as availability permits.
A: Yes, you can definitely have a small cooler down the beach for snacks and drinks, as long as there is no glass. Coolers are prohibited from the pool area, but there is an awesome little "beach bar" right next to the pool that has a great daily happy hour, so you can relax poolside.
A: No, although there is no full-service option, there is a self-service coin-operated laundry room and suit press on site for all guests to use. Please contact the front desk for more options if full service is needed.
A: Yes, the Royal Lahaina Resort has a "Beach Bar" next to the cottage pool that serves up hand-crafted cocktails in an ideal setting. Our Beach Bar is the perfect place to stop for a tropical cocktail or craft brew and watch the beautiful Maui sunset over the Pacific.
A: Maui sets itself apart from the rest of Hawaii when it comes to cuisine. Although all is Hawaiian fare, Maui is well known for its "Regional Cuisine," which combines the cooking techniques and ingredients from the Pacific Rim, West Coast, and Hawaii. Expect to find most dishes consisting of the quintessential Kalua pig, poi, and many coconut-based delicacies which are found in every luau. Ahi tuna is a local favorite, either raw or lightly seared, and Kulolo is a common sweet dessert found on the island.
A: Yes, vegans, vegetarians, and those with food limitations will love the flavors of Maui in any dish. Popular vegan eateries include Mana Foods, Choice Health Bar, Lahaina Grill and Flatbread Company Pizza, just to name a few.
A: You must check out the Hawaiian Green sea turtles while staying with us at the Royal Lahaina. Just off the southern coastline, stop at beaches such as Keawakapu in Kihei, Ulua and Polo Beach in Wailea, as well as Maluaka Beach just south of Makena Landing to see some of the best turtles up close. In West Maui, you can usually spot sea turtles in Kaanapali when snorkeling by Puu Kekaa, as well the point between Napili Bay and Honokeana Cove. During summer months when the surf is calm, Kapalua Bay and Honolua Bay are popular sea turtle hot spots as well.
A: No trip to Maui is complete without visiting one of the island's picture-perfect waterfalls scattered around Maui and easy to get to from Royal Lahaina Resort. The majority of waterfalls are concentrated along the infamously winding, Road to Hana, along Maui's tropical east coast. Some not-to-be-missed waterfalls include:
A: Taking a trip to see the world's largest dormant volcano, Haleakala, is unmistakably a must-do while staying with us at Royal Lahaina Resort. Watching the sun rise or set there is a popular activity amongst tourists and locals alike. Stargazing, hiking, biking, horseback riding and ziplining are other fun activities to explore the massive volcano and see Maui.
A: Yes. Ka'anapali Beachwalk gives you a direct walkway towards the black rock and Whaler's Village. It takes about 15 minutes to walk to Whaler's Village from the Royal Lahaina Resort and offers some stops along the way.
A: There are many options for getting around Maui to see the sights. The Royal Lahaina's shuttle goes to Lahaina Town & Whaler's Village. There are local public buses, tour buses, trolleys and of course taxi's/Uber. For the Road to Hana, it is recommended to rent a car, as there are many stops along the way that are both scenic and fun. For an ultimate adventure, book a sightseeing tour through our activities desk for help planning your Maui vacation. Schedule helicopter tours, whale-watching cruises, parasailing, scuba and snorkeling excursions, ziplining, and more, that all come with transportaion.
A: With tropical landscapes, stunning beaches, fragrant flowers, and awe-inspiring sunsets, getting Maui'd in Maui is a dream come true. The Royal Lahaina Resort offers curated packages to meet the needs of your big day. Our seasoned planners will work with you through every detail for a storybook wedding. From a small intimate gathering to a large wedding celebration on Maui's famed Kaanapali Beach is the perfect place for your dream wedding day. We offer pre-set wedding packages designed to cover the essentials, making your planning process easy and stress-free. Let us plan your reception, from cocktail hour to dinner and dancing, our team can help create the event of your dreams. View our wedding packages and contact us for more information.
A: Yes, the Royal Lahaina Resort offers full-service catering for your Maui event. Our experienced culinary team will work closely with our event planners to come up with a perfect menu for your event or wedding to ensure all your dreams and desires are met for your special day.
A: Yes, a wedding specialist will be on deck for the entire duration of planning, from the seating chart to the wedding cake, and everything in between. Our seasoned wedding coordinators have established relationships with the best vendors in Maui to help plan your special day. Contact us for more info on planning your Maui Wedding.
A: Yes, we do offer wedding cakes for your dream wedding in Maui. Wedding cakes symbolize a couple's unity and life together as one. Our wedding packages include a 6" single-tier wedding cake with fresh flowers that match your bridal bouquet. Custom cake sizes, designs, and flavors are also available. Email us for any questions or special requests.
A: The Myths of Maui oceanfront luau features a sumptuous all-you-care-to-eat buffet, complimentary cocktails and a beautiful celebration of music, drums, and dance. Hot entrees include Pan-fried Pancit Noodles, Teriyaki Chicken, Island Fish, Kalua Pork, and Asian Beef Stir Fry. Sides include Whole Kernel Corn, Fried Rice, Molokai Sweet Potato, Fresh Guava and Taro Dinner Rolls. See our complete menu for more details.
A: Yes, the Myths of Maui Luau offers nightly shows. All shows start at 6 pm for general seating. Seats are on a first-come basis, so make your reservations in advance or arrive early so you don't miss a beat.
A: If you're lucky to attend a mouthwatering and festive luau, you may want to dress the part. Comfortable clothes are always appropriate in Hawaii. Most ladies wear nice shorts, pants, or a casual tropical sundress. Men typically wear khaki shorts or jeans with an Aloha (Hawaiian) print shirt. You might want to bring a light sweater in the winter months, as after the sun sets, it can get slightly chilly.
A: Whether it is your first or tenth time to Maui, you'll fall in love with its tropical setting, temperature, and gorgeous landscapes all year long. Maui's balmy climate is relatively consistent, with daytime highs in the mid-80's in summer to mid-70's in winter, making it a great travel destination in any season. However, the majority of the rainfall occurs in the winter months, from November through March. Rain showers are typically short and are sometimes followed by glowing rainbows. Summers get pretty crowded due to summer break and vacations.
A: If you're hoping to catch a whale sighting while in Maui, try visiting during whale season. Typically it runs from December 15th to May 15th, with the peak activity taking place from January until the end of March. So if you are traveling to Hawaii during the holiday season, you can expect to see a whale during a snorkeling tour or out at sea.
A: Catching a sunset in Maui is truly like no other in the world. People stop what they are doing at pay attention to this post-card like end to their day. The Haleakala National Park is a dream-like place where you can hike on volcanoes at an altitude of 3,000 meters. The sunset and sunrise are amazing from this point. Every beach in Maui also offers an exceptional vantage point. Notable locations also include, Keawakapu Beach, Lahaina Pali Trail, and a Ka‘anapai Sunset Sail.
A: The Royal Ocean Terrace Restaurant & Lounge serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner overlooking the crystal blue water. Take a peek at their breakfast menu filled with both Maui-inspired options, as well as traditional favorites.
A: For some tasty cuisine near Whalers Village, check out Hula Grill, Leilani's On The Beach, and Monkeypod Kitchen By Merriman. There is a food court with a bunch of great eateries and coffee shops, like Haagen-Dazs, Nikki's Pizza, and Subway. Just outside of the village, try Relish Oceanside and Beach Bar for some Island Cocktails on the water.