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Hyatt Regency Maui

Voted one of the Top 10 Most Popular Honeymoon Resort in Hawaii by Conde Nast Traveler, the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa is a great choice for travellers who enjoy good food, luxurious interior and a paradise style beach.

Hyatt Regency Maui

Though the Hyatt Maui offers 800 beautiful rooms that are spread over eight floors and three buildings, it never felt crowded when I was there. That’s due to the variety of different facilities in the hotel. These include, for instance, a half-acre pool with waterfalls, 10 onsite restaurants and lounges, an area with exotic wildlife including penguins, and a lots of of cultural activities. The hotel is also known for one of Maui’s best rated lu’au, Drums of the Pacific. Depending which room you have in the hotel you might even be able to see the show from the balcony.

Maui Hyatt Regency

Hyatt Regency Maui

Haven for Foodies

The Hyatt Regency Maui is home to amazing restaurants and cocktail bars: The Japengo restaurant offers Pacific Rim cuisine and sushi and was rated Best Asian and Pacific Rim Cuisine. The Ūmalu Restaurant & Bar serves modern Hawaiian cuisine and Son’z Steakhouse yummy seafood and steaks. There are also lovely and peaceful places for breakfast and coffee. Of course you will also find plenty of pool bars :)

Hyatt Regency Maui

Beautiful Oceanfront Location

Location-wise the Hyatt Regency in Maui ticked three of my four paradise boxes: 1) beautiful beach, 2) waves for surfing, and 3) coral reefs for scuba diving. For 4) mountains and nature, just rent a car and head up to Maui’s breathtaking volcano or drive along the Road to Hana – both are incredibly beautiful and fun day tours.

Private Picture Perfect Beach

The Hyatt Regency Maui is located on Ka’anapali Beach, the signature beach of West Maui. The beach is 3 miles long, has white sand and crystal clear water. And the best thing: the beach is literally just a few seconds walk from the hotel’s impressive pool area. Either just hop into the ocean and then walk back to your lounger on the pool or choose one of the hotel’s comfy loungers on Ka’anapali beach directly. I chose the latter option most of the days. I just loved relaxing on these huge sunbeds with a Bellini in my hand while having the most breathtaking view of the ocean. PARADISE.

Sunrise surfing..

If you are up for some surfing, just walk around 200 metres further down the promenade and you will arrive at a surf rental place. I usually went there for 8 am, surfed for an hour and then walked back to our hotel in time for breakfast. The waves are not huge in this part of Maui but are perfect for long boards and a chilled out morning work out.

Say hi to Reef sharks

Maui has some gorgeous scuba diving spots and a couple of them are located in short distance from the Hyatt Maui Hotel. To book a scuba diving trip, just head over to the hotel’s instructors a bit further up on the hotel’s beach. Alternatively, pay a visit to the concierge who is happy to book any trip for you. There are also trial sessions offered in the hotel’s pool.

We even saw three reef sharks during our scuba trip which was super amazing. We also saw giant turtles and so so so many colourful fishies. The marine life is seriously impressive and a must-see for scuba divers.

Maui Hyatt Regency

Hyatt Regency Maui

Swimming in the moon shine

The Hyatt Regency Maui has an incredibly beautiful pool and you can swim in the pool after dinner! I’m not sure whether that’s a normal thing to do in Hawaii. For most of the hotels that I have been to though, the pool closes around 8 pm. The water temperate is surprisingly perfect at night which is either due to the strong and lasting heat of the Hawaiian sun. Well, or due to a little help from the hotel. The pool is not even crowded at night. I guess most of the hotel guests don’t feel like hopping back into their bathing suits after having dressed up for the evening. So, take your sweetheart and go for a little swim at night!

Picture this: You are floating in a beautiful pool in the moon shine. Looking at the stars. And your hear nothing except the waves and the pool’s waterfall :)

Hyatt Regency Maui

Last but not least: the most helpful concierge service

This usually doesn’t make the separate category criteria but the Hyatt Regency concierge personnel was nothing short of amazing. They pretty much planned the whole Road to Hana tour for us. On top of this they gave us plenty of great suggestions for restaurants and coffee places and wouldn’t stop naming little road trips to Maui’s picture perfect nature spots. One time I made the last minute decision that I’d like to get a mani and pedi in the afternoon (as in ‘I’d like get it booked for in the next two hours, pretty please’). The concierge lady immediately  called five salons until she was finally able to get me booked in. Little note here: If you’d like to have a treatment in the Hyatt Regency SPA, book a couple of days or so in advance :)

Maui Hyatt Regency

How to Book the Hyatt Regency Maui

To read more about the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa, click here for the hotel’s website.

 

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23 COMMENTS

  • Your pictures are absolutely stunning. If I ever find myself in Maui, I know where I’m staying!

  • samantha mayers

    Wow. This sounds like paradise to me. Hawaii is one of my bucket list places to visit and the hotel sounds amazing. Perfect in fact. I really hope I can visit one day. Soon! ha. x

  • five little doves

    Wow! I can totally see why this has been voted one of the top ten honey moon destinations! We didn’t have a honeymoon as such but if we had of done, it would totally have been somewhere like this!
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  • Chellbee

    This is absolutely breathe taking. It’s so important to have great concierge service when you on vacation, it makes or breaks the experience. Love that dress btw!

  • Shawna

    Wow. What beautiful pictures. It looks like an amazing place!

  • Tots2travel

    Hawaii is on my bucket list. Choosing accommodation would be different but this looks genuinely appealing and good quality.
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  • katie

    gorgeous! I had my baby moon in Maui and loved it! such a beautiful spot

  • Kizzy

    What an amazing place to holiday. I’d love to go to Hawaii some day. It’s amazing how the staff at a resort can make a holiday so much more enjoyable too.
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  • Clare

    Oh my goodness this looks like heaven on Earth. Wow. I’ve never been to Hawaii but looking at this I think I will add it to the must do holiday list

  • Anabelle

    I’ve stayed at this hotel before and love it! Thanks for all of the tips and pretty pictures to remind me that it’s been too long since i’ve been back :)

  • lex

    such a lovely place, i like the environment as it seems kinda peaceful too. awesome picture of the place too.

  • katriza

    Wow place is beautiful! What a great place to stay and I hope one day I can go with my hubby! Definitely adding this to our bucket list!

  • This place looks so beautiful. Loving the photos here.

  • andrea

    I want to go:) Looks gorgeous and you’re an excellent photographer.

  • Sarah

    It looks so beautiful and relaxing there! I hope to be able to visit sometime.

  • Amber Myers

    How beautiful! I’ve always wanted to go to Maui. This hotel looks so amazing. I’ll keep this in mind if we ever make it there!
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  • Chava Mazal Stark

    Your pictures are stunning. Maui is on my bucket list — thanks for sharing!

  • Gillian

    Gorgeous photos! Posts like these give me a serious case of wanderlust. Hyatt Regency is a well-known chain of hoteliers too, I would expect no less.

  • Blair villanueva

    Oh my this resort is heavenly! I would love to spend my vacation here with my Amore. Wish I could visit Maui someday!

  • Roselle Cee Tee

    Oh how I dream of going to Hawaii someday. I have relatives who have migrated to Hawaii decades ago. But right now I’m limited to travel to countries where visa is not required because I hate the hassle of applying for visa in my country.

  • Looks like an amazing place to stay and visit, I’m not surprised it is so popular with honeymooners

  • Kara

    It looks like an amazing place to have a holiday. Maybe once the kids are older we could enjoy a childfree break there

  • Seppy

    Wow, breathtaking pictures!!

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