Hotel & Travel

The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua is the site for the 56th Annual Convention for WSAAI.

A hike through the lush rainforest, a round of championship golf, the warmth of golden sand beneath your feet, the excitement of a young mind as it learns about the wonders of nature. These are among the experiences that await guests at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua. Our oceanfront hotel introduces visitors to the culture and natural beauty of Maui while pampering them with luxury amenities to meet every need and desire.

Boasting 54 stunning acres, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua proudly maintains the Honokahua Preservation Site, a recognized “wahi pana” (sacred site) that lies adjacent to the resort and serves as a destination where Native Hawaiians can gather to conduct ceremonies and protocol. In addition to this beautiful sanctuary the resort offers guests the following features:


463 hotel rooms, suites and Club Level accommodations featuring dark wood floors, marble bathrooms, vibrant island-inspired décor and designs


On-property and nearby recreational activities include tennis court, basketball court, swimming, surfing, boogie boarding, sailing, kayaking, outrigger canoeing, stand-up paddling. Whale watching, snorkeling, hiking and more via the Ambassadors of the Environment program


Six dining experiences featuring local ingredients from the resort’s sustainable organic garden, fresh seafood and Pacific cuisine


The Ritz-Carlton Spa®, Kapalua featuring treatments inspired by ancient Hawaiian traditions and an array of body treatments, massage and facials, and a fitness center with cardio equipment and daily fitness classes so that you may “e malama kou kino,” which translates to “care for your body” while on Maui


Kapalua Resort shuttle available for transportation to nearby beaches, restaurants, shopping and golf courses within Kapalua Resort. Please visit the hotel's maps and directions page for further information


Two championship golf courses, The Bay Course and The Plantation Course, along with the award-winning instructions of the Kapalua Golf Academy

Airports & Directions

There are two airports on Maui that will get you to The Ritz-Carlton.  This includes:

Kahului Airport – OGG (all flights from the US mainland)

  1. From the KAHULUI AIRPORT, follow H-380 to the first traffic light and bear left through the light.
  2. Continue straight through the next few sets of lights crossing Pu’unene Avenue and continue to the junction of H-380 and H-30.
  3. Continue driving along the winding coastline towards Lahaina and through Ka’anapali, Napili and then Kapalua (highway signs will indicate towns).
  4. A green road sign on the right-hand side of the road will indicate ‘Office Road, The Village Course’. Take this left-hand turn (there is no traffic light).
  5. After turning left at the intersection you will be on Office Road.  Take the first right after the Honolua Store (entrance to the hotel) onto Ritz-Carlton Drive.
  6. Please allow 45-60 minutes for driving.

Kapalua/West Maui Airport – JHM (Some inter-island flights)

Taxi services are available for transportation to the hotel from KAPALUA AIRPORT or contact our concierge in advance to arrange another form of transportation (fees apply).

Suggested Transportation

Taxi service, private transportation and shared airport shuttle service are all available from the Kahului Airport (OGG). To make a transportation request via our concierge, click here.

SpeediShuttle offers shared and private transportation from the Kahului Airport (OGG). To book online with SpeediShuttle, click here.

An Enterprise car rental desk is available onsite and is open daily. To reach our onsite Enterprise rental desk, please call (808) 669-1901 ext 7577.


Valet parking is $30 USD (plus tax) per night, self-parking is $22 USD per night (plus tax).

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