Gannon's restaurant

Gannon's sits above the ocean surrounded by a beautiful golf course In sunny Wailea on Maui's south shore. Your ceremony will be held on a lush grassy lawn overlooking the ocean. 

WHY WE LOVE THIS VENUE:

- Private setting

- Ocean Views

- Plenty of room for larger groups

- It has a wonderful onsite restaurant and bar where you can hold a dinner or full reception. We will connect you with the Gannon's team to create the perfect after ceremony options for you and your guests.

- Near several beautiful beaches so you can also incorporate beach photos during your couples portraits.

- Room for any ceremony customizations you want, custom arches and chairs are an available upgrade at this location.

- No time or date restrictions at this location

- It is near the resort area of Wailea so it is a convenient option if you and your guests are staying in Wailea or Kihei.

THINGS TO CONSIDER:
- Only available Tuesday-Saturday, no Sunday or Monday Weddings.

- The ceremony lawn has the road to the entrance of the restaurant running nearby it. This is not a busy road as it only leads to the restaurant but it is something to consider (see photo). 

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THE FOUR SEASONS WAILEA

Host your guests at Maui's most luxurious resort. Located in Wailea the Four Seasons has 3 different ceremony locations to choose from all on a lush grassy lawn with an ocean view. 

WHY WE LOVE THIS VENUE:

- Choice of three locations:  Plumeria Point, Wailea Point or Plumeria Gardens. Plumeria Point is rooftop and framed by two large plumeria trees, Wailea Point is a grassy lawn overlooking the ocean close to the beach path and Plumeria Gardens is a rooftop lawn overlooking the ocean and the resort.

- Use of the hotel grounds after the ceremony for breathtaking photos.

- The resort is ocean front so you can also incorporate beach photos for your couples photos.

-A variety of reception options after your ceremony: a private oceanfront dinner for two under the stars, a private room in one of their world class restaurants or a swinging soiree in one of their private event spaces.

- Immaculate grounds and friendly resort staff add to your guests experience.

- You can stay where you have your ceremony and walk down to your wedding.

- Room blocks are available so all your guests can stay as well.

THINGS TO CONSIDER:

- Food and Beverage must be booked through the Four Seasons to have your ceremony here with us. Contact us for details.

- Guest will need to valet park at the resorts main entrance

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The Hyatt Regency Ka'anapali

In the heart of Ka'anapali Resort at The Hyatt Regency. We offer 2 different ceremony locations to choose from both on a lush grassy lawn with an ocean view. 

WHY WE LOVE THIS VENUE:

- Choice of two locations:  Makai Lawn is literally one step from the sand at Kaanapali Beach offering amazing ocean views for your ceremony. and can host up to 70 guests. Japengo lawn is an intimate location with open ocean views and can host up to 20 guests for an intimate morning ceremony.

- Use of the hotel grounds after the ceremony for breathtaking photos.

-A variety of reception options after your ceremony: a private oceanfront dinner for two, a private room in one of their world class restaurants, a beautiful brunch or a swinging soiree in one of their private event spaces.

- Immaculate grounds and friendly resort staff add to your guests experience.

- You can stay where you have your ceremony and walk down to your wedding.

- Room blocks are available so all your guests can stay as well.

THINGS TO CONSIDER:

- Although the venues are oceanfront, state permitting laws prohibit our photographers from going on the beach. Any beach photos must be done with the photographer staying on the resort property and photographing the couple from there.

- Guests will need to valet park at the resorts main entrance

- Makai Lawn has the main Ka'anapali beach path behind it so you will have the general public walking near your ceremony.

- Ka'anapali beach located in front of the ceremony site is a public beach and you may have beachgoers walking by.

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Merriman's Kapalua

This oceanfront venue in Kapalua in Northwest Maui is a great option for those looking for an oceanfront venue with easy beach access that can also host a reception at the same location.

WHY WE LOVE THIS VENUE:

- Direct Oceanfront
- Easy Beach Access
- Sunsets are fantastic
- Delicious dining options at same location

- It is just steps to the famous Kapalua Bay with interesting lava rock formations that make for epic wedding photos!

-There is a restaurant & bar onsite so you have great options for a reception, cocktail hour or dinner for your guests at the same location as your ceremony. We will connect you with the great team at Merriman's to create the experience that fits you best!

- Located in Northwest Maui, it is a short drive for those staying in the resort areas of Kaanapali and Kapalua

THINGS TO CONSIDER:

- The beach that the ceremony site is next to is a popular public beach, there will certainly be beachgoers and possibly other weddings on the beach.

- The Northwest coast of Maui tends to get more precipitation than other resort areas.

- This location can get windy at times, best to plan an updo or half up half down hairstyle.

- The MAX guest count for the lawn is 40
 


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THE STEEPLE HOUSE

This unique wedding venue in Kapalua west Maui was built in the 1950's and was founded as a church to serve the pineapple and sugar cane plantation workers, it was recently restored as a luxury wedding venue. It sits adjacent to the Ritz Carlton the resort area of Kapalua and Napili.

WHY WE LOVE THIS VENUE:

- It has both an ocean view outdoor ceremony location as well as a beautiful indoor chapel. You have access to both areas so it is a great option in case of inclement weather. 

- It has a beautiful bridal suite included in the rental that can be used to put your finishing touches on such as dress and flower crown. It is also great for getting ready photo ops. 

- You can extend your venue time for a reception on property and hire one of their recommended caterers directly to provide the food service & rental items needed 

- A very short car ride to the epicly scenic Ironwoods beach so you can also get beach photos for your couples portraits.

- The property is very large and there are lots of great backdrops for photos, stone walls, steps, big grassy lawns and sweeping ocean views are just some of them!

THINGS TO CONSIDER: 

- Kapalua has more rain and wind than the other resort areas of the island ( which is why it's great it has an indoor option).

- While the venue is totally private, there is a beach path from the hotel in the distance which does have people walking on it behind the ceremony.

- No ceremony only packages on Saturdays

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Wailea Beach Resort

This gorgeous resort has some of the most oceanfront wedding ceremony locations on the island. We have partnered with the resort to offer two locations as a part of our package offerings. Makani Point and Lanai Point are both close to the beautiful Ulua Beach in the upscale resort area of Wailea.

WHY WE LOVE THIS VENUE:

 - Views views views! Everywhere you turn you are looking at something beautiful. 

- The Wailea Beach resort is a great option for accommodation with its recently remodeled property, amazing pools and central location in the Wailea resort it's a great option for our couples and their guests alike. The convenience of staying at the same resort you will have your ceremony and reception at is the ultimate Simple Maui Wedding!

- A variety of post wedding meal options are available, from a casual oceanfront lanai, to upscale dining at Humble Market Kitchen to a private outdoor dinner under the stars, this location has you covered. We will connect you with the team at the resort to help you plan the perfect after ceremony celebration. 

- No time or day restrictions.

- Both ceremony locations are a short walk to the beach for couples photos.

- The resort is located on the south side of the island,  known for its consistently good weather and amazing sunsets.

- The resort's many gathering areas means you have great rain back up options, which are not available for beach weddings.

THINGS TO BE AWARE OF:

- Both ceremony locations sit adjacent to the Wailea beach path that connects guests to other parts of the hotel so you will have people walking by your ceremony and guests at the hotel can see your ceremony site from the resort grounds.

- There are additional parking fees for you and your guests if you are not staying at the hotel

- Both locations can fit up to 25 seated and 30 with some guests standing ( such as a wedding party) 


Ulua Beach

Lanai Point

Makani Point

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Olowalu Plantation House is a Maui gem!

Once a working sugar plantation this historic property lives on creating sweetness with beautiful Maui weddings! The 1922 cottage with huge oceanfront lawn and old growth trees is a stunning place to say "I Do".

WHY WE LOVE THIS VENUE:

- The large property gives you multiple places to hold your ceremony, you can have lush green backdrops, ocean backdrops or large historic trees.

- Cottage with a bridal sweet and wrap around porch is great for changing and relaxing before the ceremony.

- It has a small but scenic beach in front of the property for beach photos and a jetty that gives you west maui mountain views as well as panoramic ocean views. 

- Can accommodate large guest counts

- Total privacy at this location, the beach rarely has beachgoers and the entire property is privately owned.

THINGS TO BE AWARE OF:

- The property owners give the public access to the jetty and ocean access so there may be a few people in those areas.

- Limited to Monday- Thursday only without an upcharge.

- This venue is extremely popular and requires more flexibility with your wedding date in order to book it.

OLOWALU PLANTATION HOUSE

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A dreamy setting in the ruins of an 1800's church.

The coral brick walls surround the altar of this rustic hawaiian wedding venue. Built in 1852 this outdoor chapel offers a rustic yet dreamy setting for your Maui wedding. 

WHY WE LOVE THIS VENUE:

- The large lush property offers plenty of options for photos with the tropical foliage of Hawaii as your backdrop.

- The altar is beautiful as is or enhanced as you see in the photos to show off your bridal style.

- A beautiful beach is less than a half mile away for the addition of beach photos. 

- Located in North Kihei, this location is easy to get to from most areas of the island and close to many dining options for a post ceremony reception.

- The open air chapel offers a more traditional feeling, with a Hawaii twist!

THINGS TO BE AWARE OF:

- There is no rain back up for this location, although it rarely rains in this part of the island.

- Availability is subject to the church schedule, it is still a working church.

- The beach is a VERY short car ride away, but is just a little to long to walk in wedding wear, so bride and groom portraits only (no guests) is recommended at the beach.

- The restrooms are also a bit "rustic" and there is not room to change on site.

Rustic Hawaiian Ruins Wedding VEnue

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The King Kamehameha golf club is perched in the west Maui Mountains and offers spectacular bi-coastal views of the south and north shores of Maui. 

Centrally located in Wailuku, it is between the popular resort areas of Kihei/Wailea and Lahaina making it convenient if you have guests coming from both parts of the island.

WHY WE LOVE THIS VENUE:

- The property has two different ceremony locations to choose from. The Kahalawai Terrace is a large lawn with amazing views and Hoapili Gardens is an intimate grassy overlook surrounded by a pond and waterfall, perfect for elopements with 12 or less guests. 

- The package includes a bridal room where the bride can get ready.

- The clubhouse is designed in exquisite art deco style by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Originally designed for Marilyn Monroe but never built, the plans were adapted for the golf club. It truly is one of the most unique venues on Maui. 

- The golf club has full catering abilities and can arrange for a reception on the property for breakfast, lunch or dinner. You can also add on bar service and more!

THINGS TO BE AWARE OF:

- This location can be windy

- The beach is a 15 min drive away, if you would like beach photos as well, you will need to add on additional photography time. 

King Kamehameha Golf Club

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All of our Maui wedding venues have been hand-selected because of beauty, proximity to popular island locations, photographic backdrops and overall quality. 

We feel we have chosen the best venues to offer to our clients based on feedback of what our clients want, but if there is a venue you are interested in that is not on the list, feel free to reach out to our coordinator team. We may be able to provide you a custom package at that location. 

If you have not chosen an island 100% yet and are still open to other options. We also offer some beautiful Oahu Wedding Venue Packages through our sister company Simple Oahu Wedding. Check out these unique and epic Oahu Venue Wedding Locations here.

If you have any questions about any of our maui wedding venues, please contact us, and we will get back to you in 24hrs or less. 

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