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Review: Honua Kai Resort and Spa

Honua Kai Resort and Spa: The Space You Need.  The Luxury You Deserve

Honua Kai Resort and Spa is located on North Kaanapali Beach on the island of Maui and features luxurious one, two and three bedroom suites spread out on 38 beachfront acres with spectacular ocean views.

Resort Overview:
Honua Kai opened in 2009 and provides whole ownership opportunities, as opposed to timeshare units, of its one, two and three bedroom units.  Currently, the resort consists of two towers, the Hokulani and Konea, comprised of 635 units featuring studios, one, two and three bedroom suites ranging in size from 583-2,700 square feet.

There are two restaurants on site, 3 acres of aquatic playground, concierge desk, fitness center and the Ho'ola  spa.  It offers all of the amenities of a resort with the extra space you need.

Resort Amenities:
  • Duke's Beach House offers an authentic Hawaiian oceanfront dining experience serving locally grown ingredients, seafood and steaks.

  • Aina Gourmet Market offers a full coffee bar and other grab-n-go items.
  • Concierge Servies
  • Ho'ola Spa
  • 24-Hour Fitness Center

  • 3 Acres of Aquatic Playground
    • Quiet Pool
    • Kids Pool
    • Water Slide
    • Beach/Pool Desk
    • 5 Hot Tubs
    • Pool Side BBQs

The beach is a short walk away from the pool area and will be less crowded then the main stretch of Kaanapali Beach:

Note that there is also a $29 resort fee that includes self or valet parking, wifi and an in suite starter kit.

The different units available are perfect for couples and families and feature contemporary open floor plans, luxurious living spaces, gourmet kitchens, stainless steel appliances, washer/dryer, outdoor BBQs and glass railed lanai's, with some as large as 3,200 square feet.  During my recent visit to the resort, I was able to tour a studio suite, two bedroom suite and a three bedroom suite to get a feel for what the resort has to offer its guests.

In Suite Amenities include:
  • Full gourmet kitchens
  • Granite counter tops
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Sofa Sleeper
  • Flat Screen TV in each room
  • Private Baths for each room
  • Large Lanai
  • Sliding glass doors out to the lanai
  • Glass railings
  • In Suite Starter Kit

A Studio Suite is approximately 600 square feet of living space, a full kitchen and washer/dryer.

A Two Bedroom Suite offers 1200 square feet of space perfect for families:

A Three Bedroom Suite offers 1600-2650 square feet of living space and has the best ocean views at the resort from the lanai.

If you're planning a trip to Maui and are looking for resort amenities with the extra space that is great for families, Honua Kai is a great option to consider.