These Swoon-Worthy Maui Wedding Venues are Everything

Crystal blue waters, pristine beaches, and regal palms — the beauty of Maui wedding venues is unreal.
Jessica Estrada - The Knot Contributor.
Jessica Estrada
Jessica Estrada - The Knot Contributor.
Jessica Estrada
The Knot Contributor
  • Jessica contributes wedding planning, wedding etiquette and relationship content to The Knot.
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  • Jessica has a journalism degree from Cal State University, Northridge and is certified as a life and success coach.
Updated Jun 30, 2021

When you think of Hawaii destination weddings, Maui wedding venues are definitely the first to come to mind and with good reason. The Hawaiian island is beyond beautiful with its golden sand beaches, glistening turquoise waters, captivating coastlines, and breathtaking sunsets. Maui is spellbinding to say the least, making it easy for couples to say "I do" to the Hawaiian island as their dream destination wedding location. And the Maui wedding venues in and of themselves induce heart-eyed emojis. From sprawling lawns offering sweeping ocean views to tropical gardens and a fairytale-like castle, there's a Maui wedding venue for every couple. To help you with your wedding planning process, here, we've rounded up some of the best of the best Maui wedding venues. Read on for all the dazzling details then head to The Knot to start planning your special day.

Grand Wailea Maui, A Waldorf Astoria Resort in Wailea, Hawaii

Tropical, beachy, and downright gorgeous—these are the words that describe the Grand Wailea Maui, A Waldorf Astoria Resort. Couples who have their destination wedding at this oceanfront Maui wedding venue have the option of three unique spaces to exchange vows: the Wailea Seaside Chapel, the point at Molokini Bluff overlooking the ocean, and right on Wailea Beach's white sand. For the reception, there's indoor and outdoor options to choose from. Whatever you and your fiancé decide on, it's bound to be memorable.

Four Season Resort Maui at Wailea in Wailea, Hawaii

The Four Season Resort Maui at Wailea ticks all the boxes of the perfect Maui wedding venue setting—sparkling blue waters, manicured beachfront lawns, lush greenery, towering palm trees, and luxe ballrooms. Romance is definitely in the air at this beach wedding destination. We love the Wailea resort's "one wedding a day" rule which means you and your fiance's special day will take center stage at the resort to ensure it's exactly as you dreamed.

The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua in Kapalua, Hawaii

Not only does The Ritz Carlton Kapalua provide the dreamiest spaces for your Hawaiian wedding ceremony and reception (think sprawling lawns with ocean views and fancy ballrooms), it's also a great wedding location to enjoy pre and post wedding day too. Their team of wedding planners can help with planning other fun activities including spa sessions, time on the golf course, showers, farewell brunches, and in true Maui style, celebratory luaus.

The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Ka'anapali in Lahaina, Hawaii

The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Ka'anapali, set on 12-acres of beachy paradise, can host weddings both big and small. There are two ballrooms available to dance the night away, as well as various outdoor spaces featuring sweeping ocean views, of course. The dreamiest one of all is the Oceanfront Lawn dotted with palm trees. Come sunset, the sky dazzles in shades of orange and pink creating a picturesque setting for celebrating love.

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa in Lahaina, Hawaii

Nestled on 40 beachfront acres of Hawaii's Ka'anapali Beach, the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa offers packages for Hawaiian weddings of all sizes thanks to multiple indoor and outdoor Maui wedding venues. For an intimate beach wedding, look to the Oriental Gardens overlooking the Swan Lagoon occupied by swans, pink flamingos, and mandarin ducks. For a big wedding with up to 200 guests, you can't go wrong with the Halona Kai venue made stunning by local flora, views of Maui's turquoise waters, and a serene koi pond.

Merriman's Kapalua, Maui in Lahaina, Hawaii

Hawaii's Merriman's Kapalua, Maui is known for its farm-to-table cuisine starring food that's locally grown or caught making this Maui wedding venue a great option for couples who want to delight their guests' palates. Here, couples can exchange vows on a cliff overlooking Kapalua Bay, and then celebrate with friends and family with a sit-down dinner under the elegant outdoor dining cabana complete with chandeliers. There's also the option to book out the entire property for the night.

Royal Lahaina Resort in Lahaina, Hawaii

The Royal Lahaina Resort is known for its Myths of Maui Luau, Maui's longest running oceanfront luau filled with dancing, music, and Hawaiian cuisine. So no matter what event space you choose at this Hawaii resort, it's sure to be infused with aloha energy. Think luxury cottage with waterfalls and a private pool, a tropical garden, or torchlit luau at sunset. Also, this Maui wedding venue scores bonus points for its guest rooms and suites with private lanais.

Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort by Hyatt in Wailea, Hawaii

With beachfront ceremonies and sunset receptions featuring views of the sparkling ocean and West Maui mountains, Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort sure delivers on the Hawaiian wedding experience. Wedding packages here include all the essentials for a dream destination wedding as well as the little details that make the day even more special such as leis for the couple, a solo musician for the ceremony, a custom wedding cake, a bamboo canopy, a rose petal pathway down the aisle, and more.

Fairmont Kea Lani in Wailea, Hawaii

Situated on the south shores of Maui's Wailea coast, Fairmont Kea Lani is as spellbinding as it gets. This Maui wedding venue offers multiple ceremony and reception venue options for your wedding day including a plush ballroom, a terrace with ocean views, a tropical garden, and a beach lawn with panoramic views of the Wailea coastline. Laid-back couples that desire a more casual celebration can opt for a private afternoon pool party with their friends and family. Now that's what we call a dream Hawaii wedding.

Haiku Mill in Haiku, Hawaii

With its splendid botanicals, enchanting relics, and romantic vibes, Hawaii's historic Haiku Mill, affectionately called the "castle in the jungle," feels like a fairytale come to life. Located just off the famous road to Hana on Maui's north shore, this Maui wedding venue's every corner is awe-inspiring and magical including the Old European Cane House that serves as a getting-ready suite and the 100-year-old mango tree. One thing is for sure: you and your partner will swoon over your wedding photos forever and ever.

Montage Kapalua Bay in Lahaina, Hawaii

The Montage Kapalua Bay is a quintessential Maui wedding venue perfect for big celebrations but it also sets the scene for a memorable, romantic elopement. The Maui resort's intimate ceremony packages includes a ceremony at the Cliff House (a Kapalua landmark with a wraparound lanai overlooking the ocean), a non denominational officiant, a Hawaiian lei exchange, a two-tiered wedding cake, and a Veuve Clicquot champagne toast.

Sugar Beach Events of Hawaii in Kihei, Hawaii

What's special about Sugar Beach Events of Hawaii is that they help plan your wedding day, provide catering services, and have a beachfront event space too, making it easy to plan a dream day here whether you're a Maui local or live thousands of miles away. The wedding venue called Hale O Aloha, which is Hawaiian for House of Aloha, was designed specifically for weddings and features a ballroom, a bridal suite, and a restaurant-level kitchen.

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