A great bet for families, especially given the wealth of Recreational activities on Maui. Kapalua itself offers a range of beach and water sports, golf on some of Hawaii’s best courses, mountain zip-line tours, and more. Like the Mauna Kea, the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua recently completed a major (and much-needed) renovation, and is now better than ever. Accommodations 463 rooms and suites. Dining Five restaurants and one bar serve everything from Hawaiian cuisine to sushi to salads and smoothies. Facilities Spa, fitness center, and golf. Rates Packages start at $349 per night.