Kaanapali Alii tennis pro makes play fun for everyone

This oceanfront condominium resort of Kaanapali Alii offers the rare amenity of an experienced on-property tennis pro! Dan Van Poucke emphasizes making tennis something everyone can enjoy. Families can easily borrow racquets and share informal play with no time pressure. Yet Dan also understands the unique needs of tennis pros because he played the Hawaii Grand Prix circuit for 15 years! “The most frequent comment I hear from guests is how comfortable they feel here. I maintain that welcoming attitude!” explains Van Pouke.

Guests of these luxury beachfront Maui condos enjoy unlimited play on three lighted Classic Clay courts reserved exclusively for guests of Kaanapali Alii. This soft surface is easy on the body and creates a medium play pace.

 

Kaanapali Alii Amenities Tennis Pro

The tennis courts are part of the Alii Athletic Club. All guests of Kaanapali Alii are members and can enjoy unlimited complimentary use of the fitness center with Matrix cardio equipment and a yoga stretching studio. Suggestion for guests with a late flight home: after check out, drop off your luggage at the bell desk, energize with a pre-flight work out, schedule a massage, and leave refreshed!

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Best Family Reunion Locations: Kaanapali Alii Oceanfront Condos

If you’re looking for the best family reunion locations, look no further. The oceanfront condos at Kaanapali Alii are hands-down the best choice. There are many reasons for this – we’ll go over them in this blog post. If you have any questions about the Kaanapali Alii resort, and how it accommodates large groups, don’t hesitate to contact us – we are happy to help!

Leaf-IconReason #1: Kaanapali Beach

One of the biggest reasons that Kaanapali is at the top of the list for best family reunion locations is that it is the perfect location: The resort sits right on Kaanapali Beach, which is considered one of the top beaches on Maui. Maui’s beaches are famous for their beauty, and Kaanapali Beach is the quintessential white, sandy beach. There are a myriad of activities to enjoy right on the beach, including snorkeling, swimming, parasailing, whale watching, surfing, or just lounging in the sun reading a book.

Leaf-IconReason #2: Wide Variety of Activities

One of the reasons that Kaanapali Alii is at the top of the best family reunion locations list is that its location provides easy access to a wide variety of activities. For those traveling with a bigger group, it offers many different activities for the variety of preferences in your group – and all within walking distance. The Whalers Village Shopping Center is just steps away, and there are many shops, restaurants, and bars to explore and enjoy.

Leaf-IconReason #3: Spacious, Comfortable
Accommodations

Kaanapali Alii’s condos are spacious, and comfortable for big groups. Our condos range from 1,500 – 1,900 square feet, which means even the biggest families can stay comfortably. Each on of our condos features two full baths, air-condition, a fully-equipped kitchen, and the best part: A private lanai for the whole family to enjoy. When your family books their family reunion in Maui, Kaanapali Alii’s oceanfront condos are the best accommodation choice!

Best Family Reunion Locations According to USA Today: Kaanapali Alii a Great Place for a Reunion

You don’t have to take our word for it: According to USA Today, Kaanapali Alii is one of the top 10 great places to gather the family for a reunion. The gorgeous location, wide variety of activities to fit the preferences of every person in your group, and spacious, luxurious condos will create the perfect backdrop for the best family reunion ever!

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The Perks of Staying at a Maui Beachfront Condo in Lahaina

Imagine waking up in the morning, opening your windows to feel the fresh sea breeze on your face and the rush of the surf in your ear. You’ll have breakfast on your private lanai, the sun warming your skin as you savor your coffee and take in the view of the Lahaina beach. This is a typical morning for those who choose Kaanapali Alii as their Maui resort. For those who stay in one of our Maui beachfront condos, the perks and benefits are countless. Today, we’ll try to highlight a few of the major benefits you’ll enjoy when you stay at our world-famous beach resort.

 Icon-LeafYou’re On the Beach

The most obvious perk of staying in a Maui beachfront condo is that you aren’t close to the beach, you on it. Gone are the days of packing up your umbrella, beach tote and towel, and driving to the beach. Instead, all you have to do is step out the door: World-renowned Kaanapali Beach is directly in front of the resort – its golden sands beckoning and easy to access. When you stay on a condo on the beach, you’ll be able to spend more time actually relaxing by the shore, instead of gathering up everything you need for the entire day and spending time driving to the beach. And, if you decide you need an afternoon cocktail, massage, or simply want to take a nap in your room – you’re just steps away.

Icon-LeafSpacious Accommodations

Vacations are meant to be relaxing. Which is why we don’t understand it when people stay in rooms the size of postage stamps while they travel. Having a spacious room in which to relax is an important part of the unwinding process. When you stay in a Maui beachfront condo at Kaanapali Alii, you’ll experience four times more space than the standard hotel room. Our condos range from 1,500 to 1,900 square feet. Our condos are designed to be a home away from home – a tranquil retreat from your busy life. And, our condos have their own private lanais, which allow you to be in your room but still enjoying the beauty of Maui.

Icon-LeafCountless Amenities

When you book your stay with Classic Resorts, you’ll have access to countless amenities, and take advantage of our excellent customer service. For example, you won’t pay any resort fees, our accommodations meet our strict quality standards, and our daily maid service is absolutely free. When you stay at a Kaanapali Alii Maui beachfront condo, you are minutes away from the legendary Kaanapali Golf Courses, which offers a stunning panoramic view of the area. An added benefit is that you have complimentary, unlimited access to our new yoga studio, fitness center, and private tennis courts.

Stay at a Maui Beachfront Condo for the Most Relaxing Vacation

There are many perks to staying at a Maui beachfront condo. When you stay on the beach, you’ll be able to fully appreciate the beauty of Hawaii and the spirit of ohana (family) that permeates this magical, stunning place. Book your stay today!

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Want to feel better? Just come to Hawaii!

Reserve a spacious luxury condo at Kaanapali Alii and know that exhilarating sunny days are in your near future.

Well being starts on the world famous Kaanapali Beach and extends to complimentary unlimited use of our popular Alii Athletic Club. As a guest it’s a Club and you belong! Drop by the 3,000 square foot fitness center featuring state-of-the-art Matrix cardio equipment and individual TVs, a yoga stretching studio, spa treatment rooms, and more. Meet our tennis pro and enjoy complimentary unlimited play on the adjacent lighted tennis courts. Late flight home? After check out, drop off your luggage at the bell desk, enjoy a pre-flight work out, shower in the Athletic Club, and leave refreshed!

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Escape the Gray: Watch the Sunsets of Lahaina in Maui

Winter is cold and gray for most people in the world. Currently, the east is recovering from the “ridiculously snowy” blizzard of ’16 –  a storm that buried people in New York in over 26 inches of snow, and the unsuspecting people of Georgia with 6 inches of snow. Did your car, home, and town get blanketed in snow and ice? Thankfully, there’s a way to escape the bleak winter you are currently experiencing: Book a flight to Maui, and stay at Kaanapali Alii.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll enjoy:

 – Watch Wildlife

Kaanapali Alii is situated right on the beach. This offers you easy access to the ocean, and all the wildlife it contains. The sea is simply teeming with a rainbow assortment of fish, colorful coral, and curious turtles. One of the best ways to enjoy the sights is to rent a paddleboard, so you can paddle slowly over the beauty below.

 – Watch the Sunsets

Maui is known for its sunsets. The perfect end to a warm, sun-soaked day on the beach is to walk along the shoreline, weaving in and out of the surf, and watch the sun sink below the surface of the ocean. The orange, red, yellow, and purple shades that paint the sky are the perfect end to a perfect day in Maui!

 – Watch the Whales

In Maui, you can catch a glimpse of the whales as they migrate. They often cruise through the waters around Maui, Kahoolawe, Lanai, and Molokai. Watching from the shore is a treat, or you can take a charter or a tour to get up close to see these majestic animals in their own environment.

Winter Warmth Sale for Beachfront Condos in Maui

If lounging on the beach and reading a book, dipping into the emerald-green ocean for a swim, or whale-watching before catching a Maui sunset sounds like a great break from the winter blues and grays, book your stay at a beachfront condo at Kaanapali Alii. Our luxurious condos start at only $399 a night. Book your stay and escape today!

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Winter Warmth Rates: Leave the Snow Behind-Fly to Maui!

Are you sick of the winter chill? Tired of shoveling snow? You’re in luck: Kaanapali Alii is offering fantastic rates from only $399 a night through our “Maui Winter Warmth Rates” so you can escape the freezing weather! It’s time to trade your snow shovel with a floppy hat, your umbrella with whale watching, and your wool socks with a swimsuit, flip-flops, and sunglasses!

Use Maui’s Sun to Melt the Winter Chill Away!

It’s Time to Renew and Re-Energize

Winter is tough. Between the cold temperatures, grey skies, and the feeling that it will last forever, it can be tough to keep your spirits up during the winter and spring. If you’re feeling blue, it’s time to close our eyes and dream about your Maui Warmth Vacation at Kaanapali Alii. If you’re feeling the need for renewal and re-energizing, travelling to Maui is just what you need. Here are a couple ways you can relax in Maui:

 – Seawater Purification Renewal

In the stillness before the dawn on Easter Sunday on March 27, guests will gather on the beach for a sea water purification ritual called “Hiuwai.” This renewing event is led by our Hawaiian cultural specialist, Fred Torres. During the ritual, you will wade silently into the tranquil sea while releasing grief, stress, or problems. This event is also held before dawn on each New Year’s Day.

 – Stress Relief in the Beauty of Maui

Maui is one of the best places on earth to unwind, de-stress, and relax from your busy life. Take relaxing strolls on the beach, spend the afternoon whale watching, snorkeling with tropical fish, or simply reading a good book, and finish off each perfect day taking in the magnificent sunsets of Maui. Maui is home to many natural sources of renewal that will re-energize your life during these long winter months.

Book Today: There are No Hidden Resort Fees

When you book at Kaanapali Alii and Classic Resorts, you are reserving your accommodations with the official property management company. This means a couple of things: First, there aren’t any hidden resort fees, and second, you’ll receive property services such as maintenance and daily housekeeping. In our spacious condos, you’ll have room to relax and enjoy everything Maui has to offer!

To book, visit www.kaanapalialii.com or call (866) 990-9280 and book your stay today!

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Whale Watching in Lahaina Town from Ka’anapali Beach

“Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.” – John Lubbock

There are certain things words simply cannot describe. Whale watching is one of those experiences. How can you capture the sight of enormous creature in its natural habitat in mere words? There something exquisitely beautiful about seeing an enormous sea creature move slowly around in the limitless blue sea. As words cannot describe it adequately, we hope you’ll enjoy this video as much as we do:

Where to Watch Whales in Lahaina Town, Maui

Maui offers excellent whale watching. In fact, in many places you can see whales from the shore. If you’re excited to simply see the magnificent creatures from a distance, this is an excellent option. The beaches of Ka’anapali are a fantastic place to camp out and keep your eyes peeled for whales! The best season for whale watching is from November through May. Here are a few things we suggest you bring along when you watch whales on Ka’anapali Beach:

  • Camera: While you likely won’t capture the magnificence of whales using your camera (unless you’re a nature photographer), it’s fun to capture the memories!
  • Binoculars: It’s fun to be able to get a better glimpse of the whales from your perch on the beach.
  • Focus: One of the best things about whale watching is that it offers you a glimpse into nature. Really focus – look at the texture and color of the skin, and how it moves in the water. You’ll likely find whale watching a very relaxing experience!

Whale Watching Tours in Lahaina

If you want to get a more up-close and personal experience of whales, going on a whale-watching tour may be a good choice. There are countless places to choose from! Spend some time researching different companies, and deciding what time of experience you are looking for. A good place to start is by reading reviews of whale watching in Lahaina on TripAdvisor and other review sites. Look for companies that are highly rated!

Need a Place to Stay? Kaanapali
Alii Resort is the Best Choice

If you’re looking for accommodations near Lahaina Town, Maui, Kaanapali Alii Resort is an excellent choice. When you stay in one of our condos, you’ll have much more space than a hotel room (our condos are 1,500 to 1,900 square feet). And, you’ll be minutes away from the whale watching and other activities that Ka’anapali Beach and Lahaina Town provide. You’ll have access to our private, lighted tennis courts, as well as unlimited and complimentary use of our new fitness center and yoga studio. Kaanapali Alii resort will be your home away from home in Maui!

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Why Kaanapali Alli is the Ideal Luxury Oceanfront Condos in Maui

November marks the tourist season in Hawaii; as the Mainland states get colder, Maui resorts fill to capacity. The weather is only one reason that makes Maui one of the top winter escapes, the extraordinary Kaanapali Beach, Lahaina’s history and culture and the world’s best whale watching also create an unforgettable Hawaiian vacation.

Kaanapali Beach has been named one of the best beaches in America numerous times. White sand beach, crystal waters, and adventure and water activities for adults, children, families and groups. Kaanapali Beach and Lahaina are the most popular destinations for visitors to Maui. Whether your perfect vacation is filled with action, parasailing, snorkeling and surfing or you prefer to lounge on the beach or by the pool with a tropical adult beverage – Kaanapali Beach will not disappoint. Located on the Kaanapali Beachwalk, Kaanapali Alii features oceanfront or Mountain View 1- and 2-bedroom condos. Steps from the water, the resort also has a fitness center, yoga studio, outdoor pool, children’s wading pool and whirl pool as well as an onsite boutique spa.

Whale Watching season begins in November and lasts throughout winter until mid-April. More than 10,000 humpback whales make their way from the icy Alaska waters to Hawaii’s thermal sanctuary. The shallow, calm channel between Maui, Lanai and Moloka’I are a favorite spot for the majestic mammals. Watch whales breaching and lobtailing from the private lanai of your luxury oceanfront condo as Maui’s famous sunsets frame this remarkable sight.  Book your whale watching tour to experience these beautiful ocean creatures play and care for their young calves. Many cruises include snorkeling, specialty voyages and dinner and drinks. Guided tours will educate you to the history, behaviors and migration of the humpback whale as well as the conservation taking place to preserve marine life and their habitat.

Kaanapali Alii is a short walk to Whalers Village, an open-air mall that encompasses more than 90 fine stores and restaurants, outdoor stage with live entertainment and the Whalers Village Museum. If you are seeking some retail therapy or want to nosh on fresh seafood and sashimi, participate in traditional Hawaiian activities or learn the Maui history of the whaling industry you will find it at Whalers Village. Front Street in Lahaina is a few minutes away by car and is the heart of art galleries, local events and various restaurants. Another nearby attraction to Kaanapali Alii is the Kaanapali Golf Course, the Robert Trent Jones Sr. designed Royal North Course and Arthur Jack Snyder Kaanapali Kai South Course, offering 36 championship holes. Hawaii Golf is definitely on the bucket list for most golfers.

Kaanapali Alii has the location for their guests to enjoy the award winning beach, a multitude of outdoor activities, amazing whale watching and chef-inspired cuisine. The resort’s amenities and service have earned Kaanapali Alii 5-star reviews but what about the accommodations? The luxurious spacious condominiums are between 1,500 and 1,900 square feet. Each of the condos have separate living, dining and sleeping areas, fully-equipped gourmet kitchens and spa-like bathrooms. You will enjoy central air conditioning, full-sized washer and dryer, private lanai and you will never pay a resort fee. Why stay in a standard hotel room when you could enjoy your Maui vacation in Luxury Oceanfront Condos?

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Top 15 Interesting Facts about Maui and Hawaii

Maui is considered the Best Place to Visit in the United States (1); the Island and the state of Hawaii have incredibly interesting culture, history and ecology. As you beginning your Maui vacation planning, here are 15 fun and interesting facts about the state of Hawaii and the island of Maui.

  1. Hawaiian, along with English, is the official language of the state of Hawaii.
  2. The Hawaiian alphabet has 13 letters: five vowels (long and short) and eight consonants, one of them being a glottal stop (called ʻokina in Hawaiian).
  3. First reported western contact with Hawaii was James Cook in 1778.
  4. Maui has been voted the “Best Island in the World” 16 times by Conde Nast Traveler  Magazine.
  5. Maui has 30 miles of white, red, and black sand beaches, 80 beaches in total and has more miles of accessible beach than any of the other Hawaiian Islands.
  6. Haleakala, Maui’s most famous volcano, is the largest dormant volcano in the world. The crater is 21 miles across and 4,000 feet deep – large enough to hold the island of Manhattan.
  7. Lahaina was the original state capital, until Honolulu took that honor in 1850.
  8. Hawaiian’s have the highest life expectancy in the U.S. at 81.3 years.
  9. The breathtakingly beautiful “Road to Hana” drive is 45 miles long, has 54 one-lane bridges and 600 hairpin turns.
  10. Hawaii is one of the Best Whale Watching Destinations Around The World , number 3 in fact.
  11. Whale Season is from mid-November to early-April.
  12. Over 12,000 Humpback Whales travel 3,500 miles from Alaska to Hawaii each year to breed, birth and nurse their calves.
  13. Hawaiians eat more than 7 million cans of Spam each year.
  14. Lahaina and Kaanapali receive less than 10 inches of rain per year; Puu Kukui in the West Maui Mountains gets more than 365 inches of rain every year.
  15. Hawaii has 11 of the world’s 13 climate zones on the islands combined.

For further information on Maui, read more:
Ali`i Kula Lavender – Sustainable Aloha on Maui
Maui Day Trips
Things to Do in Maui

Sources: (1) U.S. News & World Report, Wikipedia, Best Places Hawaii, Huffington Post

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Maui Luxury Condo Rentals at Kaanapali Alii

Most hotel rooms, regardless of their location usually consist of a bathroom and one room that serves as your bedroom, dining area, office and entertainment center. A small closet with a few hangers, an iron and ironing board as well as a hairdryer are now considered standard amenities. These rooms however can be claustrophobic, even when traveling solo, let alone with a group.

Kaanapali Alii located in West Maui on the famous Kaanapali Beach boasts 11 floors and more than 180 vacation condo rentals. The one and two bedroom luxury condos range from 1,500 to 1,900 square feet with garden, mountain or ocean views. A “standard” condo at Kaanapali Alii features separate living & dining area, two full baths, full sized washer and dryer and central air conditioning. Each vacation rental has a fully equipped gourmet kitchen and private lanai.

Kaanapali Alii Resort provides guest services and amenities that you expect from luxury Maui accommodations. Guest services desk, concierge, sundry store and daily maid service will ensure that you have everything that you need for your vacation. Kaanapali Alii has two freshwater swimming pools with a waterfall, two whirlpool spas and a children’s pool; an open air pavilion and gas barbeques add to the outdoor entertainment.

Kaanapali Alii has an onsite athletic center and fitness classes, three outdoor tennis courts and the Alii Spa offering expert massage services including reflexology and “Pohaku” hot stone therapy. The resort is steps away from the top beach in the U.S., Kaanapali Beach, perfect for the energetic visitor. Myriad activities can be found at this popular beach including snorkeling, parasailing, surfing, scuba diving and a multitude of boat tours. June through mid-August the Alii Kids Summer Program, for kids 6-12, offers complimentary crafts and lessons for guests of the resort.

Maui has much to offer the more than 2 million guests the island hosts every year. Variant microclimates; dry and warm on the western coast, lush and tropical in Hana and the Iao Valley and the volcanic area of Haleakala, home to the 3,000 foot deep crater. The temperatures remain comfortable throughout the year – making a Maui the ideal vacation spot any time.

Kaanapali Alii, luxury Maui vacation condo rentals and resort, will exceed your expectations on your next stay. Exemplary service, comfortable spacious accommodations, best location on Maui and indulgent amenities.

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