Private Estates and Farms
Olowalu Plantation House
This may be one of the most popular wedding locations for an amazing wedding and private reception on Maui. This charming 1920’s plantation-style home has a quaint lanai overlooking a large oceanfront lawn accented with gorgeous old monkeypod, Monterey Bay fig, palm and pine trees and offers majestic views of Lanai and Kahoolawe with spectacular year-round sunsets. It is conveniently located just outside of Lahaina and enjoys mostly sunny weather year-round.
Ponomakena Sanctuary ~ formerly known as Sugarman's Estate
Formerly known as the Sugarman Estate and Honua Kai Lani. Located past the hustle and bustle of the resort areas in Old Makena is a large, gated, private estate whose main purpose is a meditation and yoga retreat but is available for private weddings and receptions. This is really quiet, beautiful and exclusive – the most private of all the sites. Guest shuttles are required. New ownership will allow weddings of up to 80 maximum guests. All wedding site fee proceeds go towards the nonprofit mother company and retreat upkeep.
Sugar Beach Events
This is Maui’s newest wedding & reception venue in South Maui/Kihei. Built just to be a wedding house, it is well designed and run by a true professional. A beautifully manicured oceanfront Lawn for wedding ceremony and cocktails followed by dinner in the open air, ocean view dining room. A beautiful bridal suite and a casual loft for the groom to get ready in are included in the rental. Ample parking and easy shuttle service. Lots of nearby condos for staying in the vicinity. Chef Lee has amazing culinary skills and her presentation is contemporary and beautiful. This venue does have a liquor license so all alcohol, food & beverage items must be purchased through the venue.
Lahaina Oceanfront Estate
Here’s a great venue/vacation rental for a smallish group (best for under 30 but can do up to 40 or so). Located directly on the ocean in Lahaina with a tiny little sliver of sandy beach (when the tide isn’t too high) and small lush lawn. There’s a wooden deck for dancing right on the ocean and a covered lanai for dinner or dancing. Available as a day use when booking closer to the event date or filling a pocket in the reservations, otherwise it is a vacation rental booking where you can hold your event as an add on.
Ka Hale Olinda
This is a different look for Maui – located upcountry, above Makawao, is a gorgeous property and house for a wedding and reception. The most amazing tree, complete with tree swing, makes the perfect backdrop for your wedding ceremony with the west Maui mountains and pacific ocean in the distance. Recommended for summer weddings as its elevation makes for cool nights and more rain in the fall and winter months. This site is available for day use or as an overnight stay with an event. Perfect for a rustic-chic event.
Hui No'eau Visual Arts Center
Located upcountry in Makawao is the quaint Hui with large lawns, a reflecting pool and beautiful ruins. This is a good option for larger groups with plenty of space for a big tent and guest parking. Set against the stunning backdrop of Haleakala, the 25-acre grounds of this Upcountry estate include two of Maui’s largest Cook Island pine trees, the historic remains of one of Maui’s earliest sugar mills, native Hawaiian flora plus jacaranda, palm and avocado trees, and extraordinary views of the West Maui Mountains and Maui’s North Shore. The historic plantation manor offers a selection of spaces wrapped in dramatic architectural features that create a fresh, sophisticated and unforgettable setting for your next event. Add on an a glass blowing wine glass session or jewelry making session with your wedding party or just the bride and groom for a truly unique event.
Coconut Palms Estate
Coconut Palms Estate – while not ocean front, this Lahaina ocean view venue is stunning. It’s not as large as Olowalu or Sugarman’s but perfect for a group of up to 50 or so. The wedding lawn is somewhat separate from the reception lawn. There is a small air conditioned bridal suite and a single bathroom. One great thing about it is that there is beautiful built in bar and some existing string lighting, speakers that go around the property and a paved area that can act as your dance floor – saving on the cost of renting these items. Transportation is required. This location is a true gem.
This sweet little cottage is located oceanfront in Kihei at Cove Park. Depending upon the tide, there is a tiny little beach just in front of the large, lush lawn. Gorgeous year round sunsets. Just beautiful. Ceremony only – only tiny, simple receptions on property. There is a sister property next door – book both and you have an amazing location for your stay and your event! There is also a vacation rental across the street from MyWaii that is great for simple receptions.