Discover a selection of 5,000 vacation rentals in Kaanapali that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including high chairs for kids and kitchens. Prices start at $158 per night, and hotels and villas are popular options for a stay in Kaanapali. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Island paradise at Kaanapali vacation home rentals

With laidback vibes, lively nightlife and a 3-mile stretch of golden sand, Kaanapali lives up to its reputation as Maui's glitziest beach resort. This enticing slice of Hawaii lures sun seekers of all shapes and sizes. From honeymoons and destination weddings to family reunions and surf getaways, Kaanapali lends itself to every occasion. The coastline is studded with luxury Kaanapali vacation rentals, so why not stay local with studios, condos and apartments just steps from the sand? Spend your days relaxing on the beach, taking in fiery sunsets and sipping on tropical cocktails under swaying coconut palms.

Things to do

Places to visit near Kaanapali vacation homes

For most people, Kaanapali represents a chance to relax, unwind and slip into island time. Kaanapali vacation rentals make it easy with a stunning lineup of executive properties set in West Maui's top resorts. When you've had your fill of sun, sand and Mai Tais, why not switch gear at the Whalers Village Museum? It offers a fascinating glimpse at Maui's "Golden Age" of whaling, as well as the anatomy of the gentle marine giants.


Activities near your Kaanapali summer rental

You'll find Maui's liveliest stretch of sand down at Kaanapali Beach. Gaze out to the horizon and you'll see sun-bronzed surfers waiting for the perfect wave, parasailers gliding across the water and luxury yachts bobbing just offshore. On calm days, the water is glassy and ideal for snorkeling. Confident swimmers should head to Black Rock, a coral-strewn lava promontory located just in front of the Sheraton. It's teeming with sea turtles, tropical fish and colorful sponges. Golfers will be in their element, with a pair of championship courses to choose from.


Tropical vibes in Kaanapali

Thanks to its tropical climate, temperatures remain steady throughout the year. Whenever you visit, expect to bask in daytime highs that hover around the 70s and 80s. Winter is high season in Kaanapali, when Maui enjoys clear skies, calm water and sultry temperatures. As well as snowbirds, Kaanapali vacation rentals attract legions of families over Christmas and New Year. Winter is also prime whale-watching season, with 1000s of humpbacks cruising along the West Maui coast. Summer is also in hot demand, especially over the Memorial Day to Labor Day stretch.

Natural features

Kaanapali – a West Maui keeper

Kaanapali sits on the shores of West Maui, Hawaii's self-confessed capital of fun. The landscape ranges from glitzy resorts and pristine beaches to tangled jungles and untamed coastlines. Get your bearings with a stroll down the Kaanapali Beach Walk, a mile-long pathway that hugs the coast. If you're craving a quieter scene, head to Kahekili Beach Park. The laidback stretch of sand is fringed by lush coconut palms and hot-pink morning glory flowers. Venture inland and you'll hit the West Maui Forest Reserve, a verdant oasis of rainforest valleys, cascading waterfalls and emerald-green peaks.


Top beach locales near Kaanapali vacation rentals

In addition to Black Rock and its namesake beach, Kaanapali has beautiful beach locales for sunbathing and swimming. Vacation homes are available near places like Kahekili Beach Park, a boardwalk-lined beach with a picnic pavilion, grills, and other amenities, and Puʻu Keka‘a, a lava rock formation on a sandy beach with cliff jumping and snorkeling. You'll also like Honokowai Beach Park, a waterfront beach with a play structure, picnic tables, shade trees, and nearby amenities.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Kaanapali

The nearest airport is in West Maui Airport (JHM), located 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Kahului Airport (OGG), which is 16.1 mi (25.9 km) away.

Family friendly

Family attractions near Kaanapali vacation homes

Kids can enjoy an array of family-friendly attractions near Kaanapali vacation homes. The Myths of Maui luau, an oceanfront luau with Hawaiian food, live music, dances, and a fire show, and the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, a whale sanctuary with a visitor center and shoreside whale-watching opportunities, are 2 highlights. Kids will also like Honokeana Bay, a rocky cove with calm waters for swimming and snorkeling and a native population of sea turtles.

How many vacation rentals are in Kaanapali?

The whole property to yourself and no sharing with strangers — that's what you get when you choose a vacation rental with Vrbo. It just takes a quick Vrbo search to book a unique stay to share with the people closest to you. Our current selection of vacation rentals in Kaanapali is ${propertiesCount}.

What is the most popular type of vacation rental accommodation in Kaanapali?

The most desirable types of vacation rentals in Kaanapali are condos. Searching for something different? Vrbo has a variety of options to match the unique needs of our guests, so you'll see vacation properties in lots of sizes and shapes. The ideal fit is waiting for you — get yours today.

How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in Kaanapali?

Different factors affect how much you'll pay for a vacation rental in Kaanapali, such as the length of stay, type of property and season. Still, all of our vacation homes have something in common — exceptional value. Simply add your travel dates to find your home away from home.

How much does it cost to rent a beach house in Kaanapali?

Prices for beach houses in Kaanapali differ depending on the type and size of the property and when you're traveling. Simply enter your dates of travel into Vrbo and the number of guests to view available options and prices. From there you can use our filters to refine your search by ratings, nearby activities, amenities and more.

Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Kaanapali?

With 2,055 vacation rentals that welcome four-legged guests, your furry companion can also come along on your Kaanapali vacation. Use the filter tool to browse our pet-friendly vacation rentals and find a stay that's pawfect on Vrbo.

Can I rent a house with a pool in Kaanapali?

Grab your swimsuit and inflatable flamingo, because there are 2,008 houses with a private pool in Kaanapali. Base yourself at one of these superb vacation homes and you'll enjoy pool days every day. Simply enter your travel dates into Vrbo, then check the 'pool' filter to find the ideal place for a splashing good time!

What are popular rental amenities in Kaanapali?

An ocean view, mountain views and beach sun loungers head the list of most popular rental amenities in Kaanapali. Whether you're taking a trip by yourself, with your other half or a group of family members, Vrbo will help you find a vacation rental that fits your tastes with all the conveniences you're looking for.

Are there large group vacation rentals in Kaanapali?

Take your pick of 124 properties in Kaanapali that can host a group of 10 or more guests. Whether you're organizing a family trip or some kind of special event, there's plenty of room to get your group together under one roof.

Are there vacation rentals in Kaanapali that welcome kids?

With 2,051 family-friendly vacation properties available in Kaanapali, now is a great time to introduce the kids to the wonders of travel. Simply click on our "Properties good for families" filter to discover stays loaded with amenities perfect for traveling families, like full kitchens, private pools, entertainment units and bunk beds.

What are the top attractions for families in Kaanapali?

Keeping the kids amused during your vacation in Kaanapali is easy with these leading family-friendly attractions:

  • Brick Palace
  • Skyline Eco Adventure
  • Kaanapali Beach