There are so many beautiful Maui locations to choose from when planning your wedding. The location you choose can set the tone for your special day and help make your dream Maui wedding come true. Please take a look at some of our favorite locations below. If you do not see a location listed, please feel free to contact us for more information.

Private Estate / Restaurant

Private Estates and Restaurants are wonderful choice for a relaxing, private experience on your wedding day.  Many estates offer beautifully curated grounds, with access to private shorelines for the most spectacular ocean views.  Your event can be hosted from start to finish at one location for a relaxed wedding experience for  yourselves and your guests.

Gannon’s Retaurant Wailea

Gannon’s Restaurant is located in Wailea, at the Wailea Golf course Gold & Emerald clubhouse.

Gannon’s is an amazing location with six different wedding and reception spots. This is our favorite restaurant location on the south side that handles weddings. Sitting on the side of the mountain a couple hundred yards from the ocean, this restaurant offers spectacular views of the ocean, and the islands of Kaho’olawe and Molokini. This location also has several beautiful grassy areas you could have your ceremony on. Then you proceed to one of their many reception areas that can accommodate whatever sized wedding you have. This location can handle just the two of you or a large group of several hundred. You can even buyout the entire restaurant and have it all to yourself if you like.

Features:

• Centrally Located in Wailea
• Ocean Views
• Economical
• Groups of 2-200
• Custom Menu Creation
• Wedding & Reception Options
• Excellent Photo Opportunities
• Ceremony/Reception in One
• Elderly/Disabled Accessible

Lower Lawn – Up to 60 guests

The lower lawn is a perfect location to have up to 60 guests as you dance in a semi-private location under the Maui stars. This is one of Maui’s few locations that allows you to dine and dance outside. This also comes with a backup location in case of bad weather. All types of musical entertainment is permitted at this location except for live bands.

 

Rates:

under 50 guests – $475.00
51 – 60 guests – $495.00

Includes Tables, Chairs, Service Ware, White Linens, Personalized Menus & Staff

Molokini Lookout – Up to 250 guests

There are so many beautiful Maui locations to choose from when planning your wedding. The location you choose can set the tone for your special day and help make your dream Maui wedding come true. Please take a look at some of our favorite locations below. If you do not see a location listed, please feel free to contact us for more information.

 

Rates:

$750.00 (includes 40 chairs)
$850.00 (if reception not held at Gannon’s)

Additional Chairs: $6.00 ea.
For the cost to have a wedding cocktail reception with food at this site, please call for pricing.
There are no restrooms or lighting at Molokini Lookout.
Your event must end just after sunset.
Shuttle service is required to this site.

Restaurant Interior/Buyout – Up to 250 guests

Gannon’s has a beautiful, spacious interior if you would like to have your wedding reception there. For ultimate privacy, the restaurant can be bought out completely for the entire evening if you would like. If you have a larger guest count, it really works out to be a great savings. It includes food and drinks. If you buy out the restaurant, you can have a live band and party till 2am. The interior of the restaurant was featured as the restaurant “Oceanos” in the Adam Sandler & Jennifer Aniston movie, “Just Go With It”.

Buy-out of the entire restaurant:

$10,000.00 – Sunday – Thursday
$11,000.00 – Friday & Saturday
+ Setup Fee – $600.00
Setup Fee For Round Tables – $1,000.00

This amount must be met in food & beverage sales, not including cake, set-up, tax & service.

 

Grassy Knoll Wedding Knoll – Up to 100 guests

This is a medium sized area great for small parties. Its is a semi-private area overlooking the first hole on the Wailea Emerald Golf Course. It has great views of the islands of  Molokini and Kahoolawe. This is a great budget friendly option.

Rates:

$350.00 (includes 30 chairs)
$400.00 (if reception not held at Gannon’s)

Additional Chairs: $6.00 ea.

Upper Pond – Up to 40 guests

This is one of my favorite small locations. It is a semi-private spot with a nice pond surrounded by palm trees and waterfalls. The atmosphere really comes alive when the sun sets and the lights surrounding the pond come on. This is a budget friendly option.

Rate:

$275.00 – Available for dinner only

Lower Pond – Up to 30 guests

This is a small, semi-private area located next to the pond. This option is for very small parties who are also on a budget.

Rates:

Prior to 2pm: $50.00
Dinner: $150.00


Olowalu Plantation House

This is one of our most favorite wedding locations on Maui, and definitely our favorite location on the west side of Maui. It is a private, oceanfront property. This beautiful location has a small beach fronting the property for the perfect photo opportunity.

Also with this property is a 3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Plantation Style home. This home is not intended for overnight use. However, it can be used during your wedding day. Each room is perfectly decorated in the old plantation style theme. With a beautiful large lawn and Palms Trees – a perfect location for a tent reception and a kitchen that caterers dream of. This location is ideal for a wedding of 2 to 300 and up.

Please contact us for more information on how you can have your Maui Wedding at the Olowalu Plantation House Estate.

Features

• 100% Private
• Oceanfront
• Have All Day or 1/2 Day Rates
• Choice of Caterer
• Own Bar Setup
• Unlimited Options
• Excellent Photo Opportunities
• Ceremony/Reception in One
• Permanent Concrete Dance Floor
• Sunset Views
• Use of Plantation House
• A/C Back Bedrooms
• Historical
• Bring in Live Entertainment
• Private Parking Area
• Views of Other Islands
• Coconut Grove
• Close to Lahaina

Pricing:

Full Use Of Property For Day:
Daily Rate – Weekday & Weekend (2pm-10pm):

up to 50 guests – $4000.00
50 – 99 guests – $5000.00
100-149 guests – $6000.00
150-200 guests – $7000.00

Events in excess of 200 will be charged at $20.00 per person in addition to fixed rate
Additional time block (10am-2pm) Add $1000.00 to above rates

Early Evening Rate (10am-7:30pm):

up to 50 guests – $3000.00
50 – 99 guests – $3750.00
100-149 guests – $4500.00
150-200 guests – $5250.00

Parties in excess of 200 will be charged at $20.00 per person in addition to fixed rate

Morning Rate (10am-2pm) and Sunset Rate (4:30-7:30): $2000.00

Time block includes set-up and break down
Restricted to parties of 50 or less

A cleaning fee of $200.00 will be applied to all rentals


Sugar Beach Events

The romance and elegance of the Hawaiian Islands is yours to experience as the alluring charm of the Valley Isle of Maui becomes the setting for your day. Just the name ‘Sugar Beach’ invokes thoughts of white sands nestled on the azure blue waters of the Pacific. Every wedding at the Sugar Beach Wedding Estate captures the ambiance and romance of this tropical oasis. At the estate, your wedding will create timeless memories in an imaginative setting for you and your guests.

The lush lawn is the ideal location for a sun-kissed outdoor wedding ceremony. The white sand beach to exchange your vows is intimate enough for small ceremonies, yet comfortable enough to accommodate a large sized function. The beautiful exterior serves as a backdrop for this private area that also features a simply designed arch where you can exchange vows. A ceremony in this space creates an easy flow to cocktails and then to your wedding reception.

The Sugar Beach Wedding Estate is one of the premier wedding and reception venue on Maui and the location captures the essence of the romance found here on Maui. The natural light, stone accents, live edge polished koa bar and floating spiral staircase add a uniquely dramatic dimension to your event. The Grand Hall is spacious and sophisticated; the ideal location for hosting events and wedding receptions up to 200 guests. It features a lively natural color palette and is elegantly appointed with a distinct cove and LED up-lighting. The décor features oversized teak entry doors that open to a foyer with polished stone chandeliers, and an unobstructed view of the grand sliding glass doors overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

Other features include an elaborately designed 22-foot ceiling with beautiful contemporary pendant lights and a mezzanine with an ocean view, overlooking the Grand Hall.

Please contact us for more information on how you can have your Maui Wedding at the Sugar Beach Wedding Estate.

Pricing:

• $5,250 ~ 12:00pm to 10:00pm (Up to 100 people)
• $5,750 ~ 12:00pm to 10:00pm (101 up to 200 people)
• $6,250 ~ 12:00pm to 10:0pm (201 up to 350 people)
• $2,000.00 ~ 8:00am to 12:00pm (Morning – Up to 100)
Please inquire for larger numbers

Included in venue rental fees:
• Use of up to 200 resin coated mahogany chiavari chairs
• 20- 60 inch round tables
• 10-36 inch round tables (can be made into highboys or cabarets)
• 8-6 foot banquet tables
• 48 inch glass top wicker table (great for dessert or sign in)
• Decorative antique Asian side table
• Ceremony arch
• European bicycle cart (can be used for display).
NOTE: Site fee does NOT include catering and beverages.


Pono Makena Sanctuary ~ “Sugarman Estate”

This is hands down our favorite wedding location on Maui. This beautiful location overlooking the ocean of South Maui is the perfect venue to have the wedding & reception of your dreams – ‘Island Style’.  With 3 acres, Pono Makena Sanctuary, also known as Honua Kai Lani or The Sugarman Estate  is able to offer several different areas to showcase during your wedding & reception. The options are endless!

This estate offers 3 different locations for a tent. Trees all around to help make for beautiful lighting and of course an intimate gazebo overlooking the ocean for the perfect photos.  A 3 bedroom home is on site with multiple restrooms, perfect for the On-Site Hair & Makeup artists to work in! This estate is rented by the day.

Features:

• 100% Private
• 3 Acres Oceanfront
• Have All Day
• Choice of Caterer
• Own Bar Setup
• Unlimited Options
• Ceremony/Reception in One
• Sunset Views
• Use of 2 Bedrooms/& restrooms
• Bring in Live Entertainment
• Private Parking Area
• Views of Other Islands

Pricing:

Large Ohana Plan: 80 guests max – $8,500.00

10AM to 10PM and includes setup (day prior) day. Setup day ENDS at 5PM. Use of house includes 2 bedrooms. Event restrooms will be available. There is no access to a kitchen.

Little Ohana Plan: 20 guests max – $3,000.00

4 hour max Use of house includes 2 bedrooms. Event restrooms will be available. There is no access to a kitchen.


Merriman’s Kapalua Restaurant

Merriman’s Restaurant is located in the middle of the Kapalua Resort in West Maui. It is directly oceanfront, adjacent to Kapalua Bay Beach, one of the most popular and beautiful beaches on Maui.

This location also has a beautiful oceanfront grassy area or an oceanfront deck area where you could have your ceremony. Then you could proceed into the restaurant to have your reception at one of their reception areas that can accommodate whatever sized wedding you have. This location can handle just the two of you or a large group of several hundred. You can even buyout the entire restaurant and have it all to yourself if you like. Please contact us for pricing, regular dinner menus, group menus, or more information on how you can have your Maui Wedding reception or dinner at Merriman’s Restaurant.

Wedding Location’s at Merriman’s:

Kapalua Bay Deck
Private Dinning Room
Restaurant Buyout
Kapalua Bay Grassy Overlook
Private Cabana & Tent Rentals
Luncheon Buyout

Features:

• Centrally Located in Kapalua
• Ocean Views/Oceanfront Dining
• Open Air Dining
• Ceremony on Lawn/Oceanfront
• Excellent Photo Opportunities
• Free Valet Service
• Multiple Reception Locations

Kapalua Bay Deck Ceremonies

Accommodates: Up to 300 guests

Located on the ocean with sweeping views of Kapalua Bay, West Maui Mountains, and the islands of Lana’i and Moloka’i. Perfect for ceremonies and cocktail receptions. Site fee includes full deck for the evening with the ceremony space and back deck section until 10pm. The back deck may be used for a cocktail reception and acoustic music is permitted until 9:30pm. If you do not book a dinner location, but would like to reserve the deck only for the evening, there is a $5000.00 site fee.

NOTE: They do not serve dinner outside on the deck.

Rates:

$2500.00
$5000.00 – If not having dinner at another location at the restaurant

Private Dinning Room

Accommodates: Around 60 guests

This location has breathtaking ocean views. Includes an indoor dining section with a covered front and side lanai. Seats around 60 guests with existing tables and chairs.

Rates:

$5,000 Food & Beverage minimum

Restaurant Buyout

Accommodates: Up to 200 guests or more (see description)

Merriman’s Kapalua offers stunning ocean views of the Pacific Ocean and Kapalua Bay. Interior and Lanai Maximum seating 200 with existing tables and chairs. Seating can be increased with rented tables and chairs and using outside seating on deck.

Buy-out of the entire restaurant:

$20,000.00 Food & Beverage minimum with a $5000.00 site fee

Kapalua Bay Grassy Overlook

Accommodates: Up to 30 guests

Located on the cliff’s edge of Kapalua Bay. Perfect location for small ceremonies under 30 guests.

Rates:

$700.00 Ceremony site fee

NOTE: If you book the grassy overlook on a Friday or Saturday, you must book a reception or dinner at the restaurant.

Private Cabana Rentals

Accommodates: Up to 20 guests

The Cabana is a permanent structure on their outside deck with ocean views.

Rates:

$2,000.00 Food & Beverage minimum

Luncheon Buyout

Accommodates: Up to 200 guests or more (see description)

Merriman’s Kapalua offers stunning ocean views of the Pacific Ocean and Kapalua Bay. Interior and Lanai Maximum seating 200 with existing tables and chairs. Seating can be increased with rented tables and chairs and using outside seating on deck.

Rates:

$500 Site Fee with a $4,000.00 Food & Beverage minimum


Ho’oilo House

The Ho’oilo House is nestled in the West Maui Mountains overlooking Maui’s magnificent ocean. Imagine having an intimate wedding under a stunning Koa Gazebo w/ flowers all around you and magnificent views of the ocean below. Ho’oilo House offers an intimate setting for a Wedding only, or a Wedding and Reception to follow around the manicured grounds and pool. This location only permits up to 25 guests and only acoustic music is permitted. We have worked out several special packages with the Ho’oilo House. Please contact us for more information.

Features:
• Private
• Quiet
• Multiple Photo Options
• Rain Back Up Location
• Private & Intimate Dinner

• Receptions up to 25 pax
• Ocean Views
• Palm Trees
• Manicured Gardens                                                                                                                                                          • Views of Other Islands


South Side Beach Locations

South Maui is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Situated on a drier side of the island, most offer long sandy stretches of beach with spectacular sunset views and are often less crowded. Lava Rocks add to the beauty and create a unique, scenic experience for your wedding day.

Those beach locations require a permit, contact us for more information on how to obtain this permit.

Mokapu Beach, Wailea

This is one of our favorite beaches in South Maui. Mokapu Beach is located at the north end of the award winning resort area of Wailea. Mokapu Beach is situated in front of the the Andaz Maui Wailea Resort. This location provides scenic views of Molokini, Kaho’olawe and the Pacific Ocean.

In addition to wonderful sunset views, it also has several great rock outcroppings and a wooden boardwalk that provides additional features that can be used for great photo opportunities. In addition to the beach there is also a grassy hill that can be used as a splendid wedding location.

Features:

• Long Beach
• Many Alcoves
• Centrally Located in Wailea
• Easy Access
• Restrooms
• Elderly/Disabled Accessible
• Close to Reception Locations
• Sunset Views
• Lava Rocks/Palm Trees
• Boardwalk
• Not Crowded
• Large Parking Lot
• Views of Other Islands

Po’olenalena Beach, Wailea

Poolenalena/Chang’s Beach is located at the south end of Wailea. It is a wide, sandy beach with plenty of room for you and your guests.

Features:

• Large, Long Beach
• Very Close to Gannon’s Rest.
• Multiple Photography Options
• Elderly/Disabled Accessible
• Sunset Views
• Lava Rocks/Rocky Areas
• Palm Trees
• Easy Access
• Large Parking Lot
• Views of Other Islands

Makena Cove, Makena

Located just south of Big Beach in Makena, between two oceanfront estate homes is one of our favorite locations, Secret Beach. This quaint white sand beach is bordered by lava on both sides, with the sunken crater of Molokini and the island of Kaho’olawe draped in the background. The sunset views from Secret Beach are nothing short of spectacular.

We recommend this spot for morning or mid-day weddings being that this is a very popular spot. If you want a sunset wedding here, expect their to be several couples at one time. Remember that this is a small, intimate beach.

Features:

• Intimate Beach
• Many Alcoves
• Great for Morning Weddings
• Easy Access
• Multiple Photography Options
• Sunset Views
• Lava Rocks/Rocky Areas
• Palm Trees
• Easy Access
• Views of Other Islands

Polo Beach, Wailea

Polo beach is located in front of the Kea Lani Resort and Polo Beach Condominiums. The soft, white sand and crystal clear waters of the Pacific ocean make this a perfect location for a beach wedding. The sunsets are colorful and it is not uncommon for people to gather at this beach to watch another day in paradise end.

Features:

• Centrally Located in Wailea
• Restrooms & Foot Shower
• Fronting Kea Lani Resort
• Walk to Kea Lani Receptions
• Close to other Reception Areas
• Sunset Views
• Lava Rocks/Rocky Areas
• Palm Trees
• Easy Access
• Large Parking Lot
• Views of Other Islands


West Side Beach Locations

West Maui beaches feature a tropical feel with palm trees, majestic cliffs and crashing waves. Trade winds tend to keep these beaches breezy and cool. Views of the West Maui Mountains and the island of Molokai in the distance create a stunning backdrop for your special day.

Those beach locations require a permit, contact us for more information on how to obtain this permit.

Kapalua Bay, Kapalua

This location is on one of the nicest beaches in all of Hawaii. It is consistently on many top ten lists of best beaches in Hawaii. The Kapalua Bay Beach is located in a cove between two beautiful points. Views of Molokai and the pristine waters of the Pacific, make this an ideal spot for wedding ceremonies and photographs. This is one of the most popular beaches on Maui, so it can become crowded with beachgoers, as well as other weddings.

Features:

• Beautiful, White Sand Beach
• Centrally Located in Kapalua
• Easy Access
• Close to Merrimans for Reception
• Restrooms
• Sunsets Over Molokai
• Lava Rocks/Rocky Areas
• Palm Trees
• Multiple Access Points
• Views of Other Islands

Ironwoods Beach, Kapalua

Ironwoods Beach is located in the heart of Kapalua Resort. This is our favorite beach for wedding ceremonies on the west side of Maui. A fantastic white sand beach with crystal blue waters where the waves can be breathtakingly beautiful as they crash upon the rocky point on each side of the bay. This beach is almost never crowded.

Features:

• Large, Long Beach
• Hidden Jewell
• Centrally Located in Kapalua
• Quiet Beach For Weddings
• Multiple Photography Options
• Sunsets Over Molokai
• Lava Rocks/Rocky Areas
• Not Crowded
• Views of Other Islands

DT Flemings, Kapalua

DT Fleming Beach is located on the north side of the Ritz-Carlton Resort. A fantastic beach where the waves can be breathtakingly beautiful as they crash upon the rocky point.

Features:

• Large, Long Beach
• Centrally Located in Kapalua
• Easy Access
• Sunsets Over Molokai
• Restrooms
• Lava Rocks/Rocky Areas
• Large Parking Lot
• Views of Other Islands

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