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Aloha from Maui! We’re in Maui for six days (after being on the Big Island for six days) and we’re staying at the Hyatt Regency Maui in Lahaina on Ka’anapali Beach. Hyatt Maui is a stunning resort on 40-acres with six free-form pool areas with waterfalls, four restaurants including Ululani’s Hawaiian Shave Ice and award-winning Japengo, Japanese oriental garden with wildlife tours, and an authentic Polynesian lu’au.
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Hyatt Regency Maui has 775 oceanfront rooms and 31 upscale suites, each with its own private lanai with views of the Pacific Ocean, West Maui Mountains, scenic golf courses, or the resort’s lush gardens. We got to stay in the PRESIDENTIAL SUITE!
PRESIDENTIAL SUITE AT HYATT MAUI
Welcome to the presidential suite at Hyatt Regency Maui! We were so lucky to stay four nights in the presidential suite and the experience was truly memorable. The presidential suite is on the top 22nd floor and the space is HUGE – 2,307 square feet to be exact. Master king bedroom, soaking tub, guestroom, dining room with a wet bar, gigantic living room with two surround couches, and seven lanais (balconies) with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean.
PRESIDENTIAL SUITE AMENITIES
- Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi
- Three 60” LG LCD flat screen TVs with video on demand and video checkout
- Bath products from Kamaha’o, a Marilyn Monroe Spa
- Individual room temperature controls
- In-room dining during regular hours
- Concierge during regular hours
- In-room safe
- Bathrobes and hair dryer
- Iron and ironing board
- Kitchen with refrigerator
- iHome® alarm clock radios
Living room with wrap around couches – I love drinking my coffee in the morning and watching the sunrise.
Breakfast in bed in the master bedroom – you can order a breakfast buffet to be delivered to the room. Perfect for events, bachelorette/bachelor parties!
View from presidential suite lanai that overlooks the pool and the beach.
This is the sunroom with a full bed and it’s own TV and lanai.
Presidential suite bathtub at Hyatt Maui
I love a soaking tub and wish we had spent more time soaking in it!
POOLS AT HYATT MAUI
Hyatt Maui has six free-form pool areas with waterfalls, all surrounded by lush tropical plants on the edge of the Pacific Ocean and the pools are open 24 hours! The 150-foot lava tube waterslide is open 10am to 5pm. Don’t miss the swim up bar that’s hidden between the resort’s waterfalls, Grotto!
If wanting some privacy for yourself or your family, book the ‘Ohana Cabana that faces the ocean and seats 6 people with food and beverage service from ‘Ūmalu.
RESTAURANTS AT HYATT MAUI
Hyatt Maui has several dining options on the property: Honolulu Coffee, Swan Court, Ululani’s Hawaiian Shave Ice, room service, Grotto Bar, Son’z Steakhouse, ‘Ūmalu, Japengo, and Regency Club (available with Hyatt Globalist status, Hyatt Explorist status, book room with lounge access, or 3,000 Hyatt points per night).
We had a poolside Hawaiian lunch from ‘Ūmalu at our cabana. Poke nachos, ahi salad, and mai tais served in a real pineapple!
When we were on the Big Island, several people told us to eat at Japengo and the expectations did not disappoint. Japengo is Hyatt Maui’s Japanese restaurant that’s located along the Ka‘anapali beachfront with views of the Pacific and the resort’s waterfalls. We tried the entire sushi boat (!), seafood udon soup, and the miso glazed salmon. For dessert, the malasadas, and chocolate and banana Ka‘anapali pie were so good. There’s a reason why Japengo has been voted Maui’s best sushi and award-winning steaks, seafood, and craft cocktails.
ULULANI’S HAWAIIAN SHAVE ICE
Ululani’s was another food spot that was highly recommended to me and Hyatt Maui has their very own Ulululani’s on property! Gourmet shaved ice with syrups made with 100% pure cane sugar, purees, natural fruit juices, and extracts. I had the Blue Hawaiian (vanilla + coconut) with coconut ice cream and mochi – soo good!
I love that there’s so much do on property at Hyatt Maui – swim in the pools, suntan on the beach, try the activities, and walk the Japanese oriental garden.
ACTIVITIES ON HYATT MAUI RESORT
There are so many activities on Hyatt Maui – snorkeling, kayaking, SCUBA, SUP, a 150-foot lava tube water slide, tennis, and golf.
DRUMS OF THE PACIFIC LUAU
Hyatt Regency Maui has its own luau on property! Drums of the Pacific Luau is an authentic Polynesian cultural experience that shares songs, dance, and chats from the islands that influence Hawaiian culture. It’s an all-you-can-eat buffet with Kalua pork, open bar, and traditional imu ceremony all under the stars. We were greeted with a lei and mai tai before entering the luau and seated around the stage. I loved learning about the Hawaiian and Polynesian culture through the performances and trying the local food.
Learn about the 50 birds of 17 different species on the wildlife tour. There are South African Penguins, African Crowned Crane, flamingos, swans, and parrots that live at the Hyatt. Don’t miss the penguin feeding that’s every morning at 9:30am in the Atrium Lobby!