Putting on the Ritz, Hawaiian Style: The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, Maui

Lahaina, Maui, is a 19th century whaling village that has morphed into a touristy town filled with oceanfront restaurants and T-shirt shops. It wasn’t that way in the late 60s when I first visited this plush, lush island.

But 10 miles north is a AAA Five Diamond-rated resort: The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua.

It’s a favorite honeymoon spot. It’s ranked as the #5 Golf Resort in North America by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler. It’s got three championship courses, three diverse beaches, a first-class spa, Golf Academy, restaurants, and it’s a luxe family resort to boot.

W: www.ritzcarlton.com/kapalua.

Posted by Gil Zeimer on March 30, 2006 in Food, Travel

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