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Aston Kaanapali Shores

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Aston Kaanapali Shores

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With a 'home away from home' ambience on beautiful Kaanapali Beach, the 463-room Aston Kaanapali Shores blends hotel amenities and services with the casual lifestyle of a vacation condominium. Within 10 acres landscaped with waterfalls and lush gardens, guests can relax in hotel rooms, studios, and one- and two-bedroom suites.

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At Aston Kaanapali Shores, you'll feel right at home the moment you arrive. This condominium resort combines the comfort and convenience of spacious suites with hotel-caliber services. Located on beautiful Kaanapali Beach, your favorite outdoor vacation activities - from sunbathing to swimming and snorkeling - are literally just steps away.


With a "home away from home" ambience on beautiful Kaanapali Beach, the 463-room Aston Kaanapali Shores blends hotel amenities and services with the casual lifestyle of a vacation condominium.

A choice of one- and two-bedroom suites, studios and hotel rooms make the 10-acre beachfront resort an ideal retreat for families, friends traveling together, couples and destination wedding groups. Guests enjoy the best of both worlds with pleasant places to share the day and cozy retreats for private time.

All accommodations are air-conditioned and feature WiFi Internet access, cable television and daily maid service.

Studios and suites offer furnished private lanai (balconies) with views of tropical gardens and the ocean, plus full kitchens complete with dishwashers for added "at home" convenience. Tasteful decor includes marble countertops in kitchens, and such tropical touches as rattan furnishings and Hawaiian artwork.

For more space and luxury, our beachfront Aloha and Penthouse Suites indulge with a wrap-around lanai for sweeping ocean views off the living area and master bedroom, and designer kitchen with upgraded stainless steel appliances.

An ancient warrior training ground and later a retreat for Hawaiian royalty, Kaanapali is as rich with culture as it is with natural beauty. Since developers selected this three-mile beachfront stretch for Hawaii's first "neighbor island" resort in the 1960s, it has evolved into a favorite tropical getaway that balances recreation and relaxation.

With its sunny West Maui location, Kaanapali is celebrated for its romantic sunsets with the islands of Lanai and Molokai as a backdrop across Auau Channel. Swimmable year round, the calm offshore waters welcome those into snorkeling, stand up paddling, kayaking and surfing.

Beyond the Kaanapali Beach Resort area, diversions run amok. Snorkelers and scuba divers can swim amid the abundant marine life in the crystal clear bays of Napili, Kapalua and Honolua. Honolua Bay is also a top pick among expert surfers drawn to its fast-breaking winter waves.

A five-minute drive south of Kaanapali is colorful Lahaina, where whalers reveled along Front Street in the mid-1800s. Preserving its spirited character while blending in contemporary hot spots, the historic port has a more laid-back attitude these days. Streets are lined with art galleries, boutiques and casual restaurants. And harbor slips welcome ocean lovers with catamarans, sailboats and fishing charters.

Situated on Maui's famous Kaanapali Beach, Aston Kaanapali Shores offers a beautiful setting for romantic weddings and vow renewals in paradise. The resort's expansive lawns, landscaped gardens and picnic areas are available on a complimentary basis for bridal showers, family parties and receptions.

Couples can exchange vows in the intimate garden gazebo. Or they can go barefoot on the beach with nature setting the romantic stage. Our on-site wedding coordinator is available to consult with couples and assist with the ceremony, including arrangement of pre- and post-events.

Destination wedding guests can let their kids play away at Camp Kaanapali while they lounge on the beach or stand up paddle in Kaanapali's gentle waters. While brides and bridesmaids are pampered at the resort's day spa, the groom and his entourage can hop aboard a Lahaina sportfishing charter or play a round on Kaanapali's championship golf courses.

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Review date:   February 14, 2018 5:05AM
Review:   Hotel is clean. Staff have been very friendly. Having a kitchen to cook is a nice alternative to always going out to eat. Only downside has been no beach. Apparently the high tide has totally eliminated the beach here. There are other beaches within a short drive but it is not the same as simply walking down from your room and enjoying the ocean.
Author:   Dan Thomson
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Review date:   February 13, 2018 11:23PM
Review:   This is an amazing place. Two beautiful pool and hot tub areas. A nice gym. Some galleries and shops. An amazing view of the island of Lanai to watch the sun set over. And at one of the most affordable prices on the island. Can't go wrong here.
Author:   Garret Baker
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Review date:   February 21, 2018 4:03AM
Review:   Just beginning our vacation in West Maui at The Kaanapali Shores Resort. I can only hope that our entire stay is as good as day 1. The room is clean, with full kitchen and all necessary items, large master bedroom, good size living room with a double bed and a deck that easily hold a 3ft table, two chairs and a lounge chair. I will post further at the end of the week. The photos show the view from my deck of the ocean and part of their will landscaped grounds.
Author:   Michael Cohen
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Review date:   December 10, 2017 4:42PM
Review:   Really enjoyed my stay. The staff was very helpful and friendly throughout the visit. The two pools are nice and clean, and one has a waterfall. The rooms are large and have full kitchens, and have balconies to sit and watch the sunset. The room decor is slightly dated, but all in great condition. The hotel restaurant has a nice happy hour for drinks to have poolside. The location is convenient to a supermarket, ABC Store, and a handful of good restaurants close by, plus better beaches than what is accessible right from the hotel. I would definitely consider staying here again.
Author:   Daniel Campbell
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Review date:   February 12, 2018 5:33AM
Review:   Returning guest after 10 year's. Very nice hotel..upgraded our rooms for free. Has nice pools and hydro pools too. Own private beach is a plus.
Author:   Harmanjit Dev
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