Top 7 Maui Wedding Venues
Take Your Pick From These Iconic Locations
Destination weddings are becoming more and more common nowadays, I mean who wouldn’t want to get married in an exotic location that only a select few of their loved ones get invited to share the occasion? We know we wouldn’t pass up that opportunity!
Many people journey from all around the world to have a Maui wedding. The question that always comes up is, where is the best place to have a wedding on Maui? Which wedding venues are the best?
Luckily, there is an abundance of wedding venue options on Maui to choose from. We have compiled a list for you to browse as you choose where to share this special day. We’ve narrowed them down to the top 7 Maui wedding venues to give you the best idea.
Andaz Maui in Wailea
A Luxury Destination
The Andaz in Wailea offers world-class amenities and white-glove accommodations for the special day. The Andaz carries a vibrant and serene feel to their venue as it sits facing the ocean with jaw-dropping views ranging from white sand beaches. Molokini crater sits to the left of the outdoor stage and the windmills in the center of the island with dancing palm trees surrounding you. The sunsets at the Andaz Wailea paint the sky gold and red, kissing the water with its colors reflecting on the sand.
When choosing the Andaz Maui in Wailea for your wedding venue you don’t have to worry about much because they’ve got you covered! They offer an indoor and outdoor venue for the reception but only an outdoor option for the ceremony. The indoor venue can hold a maximum of 300 guests while the outdoor venue can welcome up to 1000 guests.
This modern resort offers three main packages for their guests to choose from ranging from the Dream package, the Forever package, and the Celebration Package. They get more generous with each package offered!
Maui Tropical Plantation
A Beautiful Natural Setting
The Maui Tropical Plantation venue is the perfect central location for your Maui wedding. Located in the middle of the island with breathtaking views of the West Maui Mountains, the Maui Tropical Plantation is surrounded by 50 shades of green from the variety of plants and trees on the property.
The plantation itself spans over 1,800 acres with 900 of those dedicated to agricultural purposes on the outer property meanwhile the inner property is where all the magic happens!
Maui Tropical Plantation offers 12 different options to its guests from parties ranging from as little as 20 to a whopping 6000 people. They give you the option to have a Maui wedding that offers an intimate environment with its close proximity to what feels like all the space in the world with its largest venue that occupies 3 acres enabling you to properly celebrate and catch up with all your loved ones for the bigger families out there!
The venues offered by the plantation allows it’s guests many different settings to choose from, outdoors and indoors. You can choose to have your big day on an orchid lawn or mango lawn as you walk hand-in-hand with the love of your life with the colossal West Maui Mountains as your backdrop or take the party inside to the Mill House Sugar Room if you’re worried about the weather intervening with your Maui wedding. With 12 different options to choose from, you can have the wedding that you’ve always dreamed of.
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort
The Hyatt Regency offers one of the largest wedding venues on the Island on its 40 acres of property along the coastline of Ka’anapali. Located on the west side of the island, this area is also one of the most popular areas for guests to stay. The coastline of Ka’anapali has a beautiful boardwalk that stretches along one of the longest beaches on Maui. This path allows for beautiful strolls during sunsets or for the early birds that prefer the morning walks.
The Hyatt gives its guest’s wedding venue options with over 100,000 sq ft of indoor or outdoor space with five different venues to choose from accommodating up to 600 people. The most popular amongst their venues is the award-winning oceanfront lawn.
Sitting in front of the hotel with beautiful backdrops of the islands of Lanai and Molokai, this venue will impress. The resort does full-service weddings that have you covered with a unique personalized catering menu. The menu was created by an award-winning culinary team at the resort. Along with the menu, you’ll have many stylish and modern decor selections to choose from.
Surely, out of their five different Maui wedding venues on the property, there will be one that suits you for the perfect day to come. The Hyatt Regency is also known for its famous Drums of the Pacific Luau, one of the best luaus on Maui.
The Fairmont Kea Lani
Heavenly Wailea Setting
The Fairmont Kea Lani is also located in luxurious Wailea. A beautiful community on the south of the island surrounded by crescent-shaped beaches with a lovely boardwalk paved along the coastline giving its guests spectacular views of the popular Molokini Crater and the island of Kahoolawe.
The Fairmont made its way onto the list because of its reputation to go above and beyond guests’ expectations. Their wedding designer and culinary teams are some of the best on the island that offers services to match your vision for your dream Maui wedding. Lastly, they were recognized as the “Best Destination Wedding Hotel/Resort” by the Travvy Awards, a well-known company that honors certain suppliers, destinations, technology providers and attractions by those who know them best.
The resort has up to 8 wedding venues to choose from the dashing ballrooms of the interior of the Fairmont to the stunning and pristine lawns alongside the property. Our personal favorite is the Polo Beach Lawn because of its undeniably romantic setting set up by the popular Polo Beach of Wailea.
The Fairmont allows guests ample space ranging from 70-700 people depending on how intimate you would like your wedding to be. You can share the special day at the Royal Fountain Terrace that radiates a feel of royalty and intimacy or for the bigger crowds, have your Maui wedding on the preferred Polo Beach Lawn that can offer more than enough comfort for a large group of people.
The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua
The Ritz-Carlton is renowned for its ability to go above and beyond for their guests. As their credo goes, “The Ritz-Carlton Hotel is a place where the genuine care and comfort of our guests is our highest mission. We pledge to provide the finest personal service and facilities for our guests who will always enjoy a warm, relaxed, yet refined ambiance.” This surely does apply to their exquisite Maui wedding venues as well! Kapalua also offers a variety of great things to do while on Maui.
The luxurious resort is located on the north-west of the island with sea cliffs and the island of Molokai that make the perfect background for your wedding photos! The Ritz offers their guests wedding venue options outdoors or indoors with multiple selections for either choice. You can have your ceremony on the pristinely polished lawns alongside the cliffs or in the elegant ballrooms with impressive bohemian crystal chandeliers of the resort. The Ritz can easily accommodate up to 500 people on their property that stretch 23,000 square ft around the property.
One of the many things that make the Ritz-Carlton of Kapalua a great choice for you is the unsurmountable greenery in the area. Kapalua tends to get a lot of rain throughout the year allowing the plants to grow wild that give the area vibrant colors for your Maui wedding!
The Steeple House
Not all Maui weddings are on beaches or lawns. The Steeple House of Maui, located in vibrant Kapalua, gives its guests the opportunity to share their special day in a beautifully restored chapel. The Steeple House was built in the 1950s. Combining an old fashioned feel with modern touches, the Steeple House makes the ideal venue for a romantic wedding!
The 1,500 square foot chapel sits perfectly gracing the wedding with a magnificent background. Upon entering through grand french doors you’re greeted by the historic and romantic altar. The altar is illuminated by the sun’s light seeping through the windows. Creating an ideal space for your wedding photographer to capture the magic!
If you wanted to take your wedding outside to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Kapalua coast, The Steeple House offers outdoor options that can accommodate up to 500 people. Our personal favorite is the intimate Mau’u Terrace Lawn that sits directly outside of the altar with the glistening ocean on the horizon. If you’re looking for a classic and elegant setting for your big day this could be the one for you!
A Dream Maui Wedding
The Panoramic Paradise is an outdoor venue, located five minutes away from Lahaina town on the Maui Dragon Fruit Farm. Lahaina is a popular town on the west side of the Maui that is rich in history. This venue is one of a kind with its spectacular 180 degrees views of the West Maui Mountains, the ocean in its horizon and Maui’s two other sister islands known as Lanai and Kahoolawe.
The property stretches over 15,000 square ft being able to accommodate as many as 500 people that affords its guests a calm and grand feel. The Panoramic Paradise staff offers detailed wedding services to its guests and bamboo-styled suites that are tucked away on the property for the wedding guests to have a safe place to stay after the eventful night!
We mention this place last because it’s almost like a hidden gem. Not many venues on the island can offer that same humbling feeling as this property does. The feeling of standing close to the mystical West Maui mountains can fill your heart with gratitude and joy. We highly recommend hiring a drone photographer to truly capture the magic this place has to offer.