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COASTAL HIKE & TIDE POOL EXPLORATION

Join the resort’s naturalists for a hike along the Kapalua Coastal Trail with stops at some of Maui’s best beaches and bays and lessons on Kapalua’s history.

CITIES UNDER THE SEA –

AN EXCLUSIVE JEAN-MICHEL COUSTEAU’S AMBASSADORS OF THE ENVIRONMENT EXPERIENCE

This underwater photography and snorkeling expedition travels amid the living communities of fish, coral and algae. Naturalists guide you on an interpretive and exciting snorkel with underwater digital cameras.

I.D. ME SNORKEL –

AN EXCLUSIVE JEAN-MICHEL COUSTEAU’S AMBASSADORS OF THE ENVIRONMENT EXPERIENCE

Join our Cousteau-trained naturalists on this reef survey snorkel where you’ll assist in identifying fish, green sea turtles and monitoring the adopted coral head.

Exclusive Pu’ukukui Watershed Hike Experience – Email for customized pricing

Experience the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of a guided hike at Pu‘u Kukui Watershed Preserve. Led by Pu‘u Kukui Watershed Preserve staff, the hike will focus on the unique natural communities of the Hawaiian mountain bogs and cloud forests, and the rare native flora and fauna found there. Enjoy lunch and an interactive Q&A session with your tour guide. Follow up your hike of a lifetime with an unforgettable dinner at the signature Banyan Tree Restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua.
 
For more information, please email clifford.naeole@ritzcarlton.com.

Sunset Ceremony Nightly in the Hotel Lobby, Complimentary

Nightly at sunset on the lanai of the hotel lobby overlooking the sparkling Pacific Ocean, the sound of the conch shell will echo throughout the lobby to summon the energies of the day and allow us to say mahalo (thank you) for such a wonderful day in Kapalua. The beat of the pahu (sacred Hawaiian drum) signify the heartbeat of the day’s light and a short oli (chant) will put the day to rest. 

Hula Lessons, Complimentary

Learn this unique dance and how it preserves and perpetuates the stories, traditions and culture of Hawaii. Our hula instructors will teach a traditional hula along with the story of the dance.

Sense of Place, Complimentary

The complimentary Sense of Place program begins with the presentation of Dr. Elizabeth Kapu‘uwailani Lindsey’s award-winning documentary, Then There Were None. The film is followed by a discussion of the history and subjects broached in the documentary. Then, guests are led on a walking tour to the border of the Honokahua Preservation Site, where they discover its significance to ancient Hawaiians and role in today's cultural renaissance. 

Self-Guided QR Code Cultural Art Tour, Complimentary

Guests can take a self-guided tour to learn about the cultural significance of artwork throughout the hotel. By scanning the code, you will receive an image of that piece of artwork along with an explanation from the Hawaiian Cultural Advisor, Clifford Nae‘ole, detailing out how that item relates to the local culture and traditions of the Hawaiian people.

Origami Class, Complimentary 

Learn the delightful Japanese art of paper folding with our complimentary origami class. 

Lei Po‘o Workshop 

With the help of the island's top lei makers, handcraft your own beautiful Lei Po‘o (Hawaiian flower crown) with fresh local blooms, sourced from an Upcountry Maui farm. 

SOUND HEALING MEDITATION

Using gongs, crystal singing bowls, Tibetan bowls, chimes, bells, and many other instruments to send a wide range of frequency through the body, matching the frequencies within the body removing negative and stuck frequency which causes the body dis-ease or disease.
 
Other benefits include:

  • deep state of relaxation
  • stress relief
  • emotional healing
  • physical healing
  • pain relief

To reserve, call 808-665-7079