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Maui, known for its lush landscapes, pristine beaches and sparkling waters, is often referred to as the Valley Isle. Verdant and exotic, this Hawaii island offers an abundance of oceanfront tropical resorts that are the epitome of high luxury. Listed below are the most exclusive Maui hotels for your next escape, each ranked at 3-5 stars, and offering an elite collection based on the sought after criteria of desirous location, luxury amenities, and endless sophistication and style.

Montage Kapalua Bay

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Make your vacation magical with a visit to Montage Kapalua Bay. Modern amenities await among the property’s 50 accommodations, ranging from one to four bedrooms, each with spacious living areas, private lanais, garden and ocean views, full gourmet kitchens, and more. Montage Kapalua Bay is also Hawaii’s newest Forbes Five Star property!

The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua

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Part of the trusted and exclusive hotel brand, The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua encompasses everything that one might desire in a tropical Hawaiian getaway. Literally meaning “arms embracing the sea,” Kapulua’s oceanfront locale surrounds guests with soothing ocean views at every turn, as well as impeccable amenities including stunning guest suites, two championship 18-hole golf courses, and more.

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea

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Forego the ordinary and opt for the extraordinary at Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea. Bury your toes in the white sands of Wailea Beach before wading into the crystal waters right off this 380 guest rooms and suite oceanfront property.

The Fairmont Kea Lani

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The Fairmont Kea Lani, located on Maui’s southern shores at Wailea, is Hawaii’s only all-suite and villa luxury oceanfront resort. Perched upon the pristine sands of Polo Beach, its spectacular grounds span 22 acres, and include onsite Willow Stream Spa, three swimming pools, fitness center, casual, family and fine dining options, and that’s just for starters.

The Westin Kaanapali

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You and your loved ones can also create memories that will last a lifetime at The Westin Kaanapali. Set upon 26 acres of Kaanapali’s North Beach, this resort features Maui’s most luxurious and exclusive oceanfront villas offering all the comforts of home with all of the glamour of a resort.

Andaz Maui

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Maui visitors may also avail yourselves of the Andaz Maui at Wailea resort’s amenities, including 15 acres of oceanfront accommodations, fine dining, and the beautiful backdrop of Mokapu Beach.

Honua Kai Resort & Spa

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Maui’s newest resort, Honua Kai Resort & Spa, also has its own unique charm. Located on Kaanapali North Beach, the 4-star resort offers guests several pools, a lazy river and an onsite spa to luxuriate within.

Grand Wailea

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Glamorous Grand Wailea is always a go-to choice for those accustomed to the finer things in life. A proud member of the Waldorf Astoria Resort family, this hotel has it all, including spacious suites, secluded villas, award-winning dining, championship golf courses, nine pools and more.

Hotel Wailea

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Hawaii’s version of Heaven on earth is achieved at Hotel Wailea. Super exclusive, the hotel offers only 72 suites on its stunning property perched at Wailea Beach.

Travaasa Hotel Hana

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Travaasa Hotel Hana treats its guests to a tropical island escape that is anything but ordinary. Voted the number one resort in Hawaii, this high-end hideaway perched above Kaihalulu Bay invites you to enjoy the best Hawaii has to offer.

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa

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Last but not least, Maui’s Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa, situated on Ka’anapali Beach,
more than earns the merit of being one of the best luxury resorts Maui has to offer. With stunning ocean views and four onsite gourmet restaurants, it’s a wonder anyone ever leaves!

See also:  Best Oahu Hotels, Best Kauai Hotels, and Best Big Island Hotels.