1 Ritz-Carlton Drive, Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii 96761 USA
Phone:  +1 (808) 669-6200   •  Map & Directions

Holiday Festivities at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua
For a complete list of complimentary holiday activities, please click here.

Let us inspire you with the splendor of the season and the spirit of aloha.

Hanukkah Menorah Lighting
November 27 – December 5
In observance of the 2013 Hanukkah Celebration, the Ladies and Gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua will light a Menorah located at the main Lobby entrance, daily at sundown.

Teddy Bear Tea
Saturday, December 21 – Salon Foyer
This classic holiday event includes inspired tea presentations for the young and young at heart with cookie decorating, storytelling, a pianist and special cameos by Frosty the Snowman, Chris the Christmas Bear and of course, Santa Claus. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. – $30 per child 4 to 12 years of age; $45 for adults; inclusive of tax and gratuity.

Holiday Game Room
December 21- January 1, 2014 – Game Room
Kids and teens will enjoy the hottest hangout on Maui for listening to music and playing video games, including pool, foosball, air hockey and ping pong. 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Christmas Eve
Tuesday, December 24 – Lobby
Children of all ages are invited to stop by to be photographed with Santa Claus! Guests will also enjoy festive entertainment including Hawaiian music, traditional hula dancing and a melodic trio. Photographs from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., with images available for purchase on-site or online.

Sweets & Treats Dessert
Tuesday, December 24 – Alaloa Lounge
Satisfy your sweet tooth with a decadent display of unlimited holiday desserts and five signature eggnog cocktails by the hotel’s mixologists; perfect to get you in the spirit of the season. 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. – $15 per person unlimited dessert bites and $15 Eggnog cocktails. No reservations required.

Holiday Craft Activities
December 24 - 30 – Keiki Room #2402
Children are invited to take home tangible memories from a special holiday craft in the Kids room #2402, 4th floor. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Holiday Family Feature Of The Day
December 24 - 30 – Amphitheater
The entire family is invited to sit back, relax and take in a complimentary movie presentation – a treasured seasonal pastime! Please contact the concierge at extension 7400 or by direct dial at (808) 665-7089 for movie location and titles.(PG) Daily Matinee: 3 p.m.

Holiday Story Time “Once Upon An Island”
December 24 - 30 – Lobby
For our youngest guests, join us for keiki story time in the Lobby. Read along with us and enjoy local lore of Hawaii and traditional holiday favorites! Daily: 10 a.m.

“Wish On A Wave” Tiki Hour!
Saturday, December 28 – Poolside
Celebrate with family and friends with style at a special Tiki Hour event poolside. 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Alaloa Lounge New Year’s Eve Celebration
Tuesday, December 31 – Alaloa Lounge
New Year’s Eve Celebration from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m., featuring a Hawaiian duo and hula dancers, followed by a live band at 8 p.m. Pricing to be determined.

New Year’s Countdown Celebrations For Children
December 31 - Ambassadors Hale
Children 5 and older start their New Year’s Eve night with a fun Keiki Pa’ina (party) dinner buffet at the Ambassadors Hale. After dinner they venture out for a guided night hike followed by a New Year’s Eve celebration with dancing, games, movies, face painting, snacks and sparkling cider with a fun dessert surprise! Cost is $150 inclusive of the dinner. Children must be escorted to the Ambassadors Hale no later than 6pm and picked up by 1am at the centrally located Ambassadors Keiki Room 2402.

Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment program will also offer a range of environmental activities for children 5 and older with trained naturalists, including Cities Under the Sea, Adventures in Nature, Underwater Photography, Star Voyager, Marine Debris to Artistry, and Turtle Tracks. Adults can enjoy guided hikes to the Kapalua Arboretum, whale watching excursions and underwater photography snorkeling sessions. Please make reservations at least 24 hours in advance by calling extension 7292. We recommend that you register your children as soon as possible, as Ambassadors of the Environment activities are based on availability.