For some people, a vacation is nothing unless you can use your credit cards. It must not only offer you the chance to explore new places and widen your vistas, it must open new doors to shopping pleasures. It must offer new or at least highly treasured delights to be explored, admired and purchased. This is a goal easily achieved if you arrange for a stay at the Westin Kaanapali Resort Villas.
For those who do not like to wander far from their vacation home to do their shopping, consider the wonders of the Whalers Village. It is located about a mile south of the Westin Kaanapali Resort Villas. Nestled boldly on the well-known Kaanapali Beach, Whalers Village is open every day of the week to fulfill a shopper’s dreams of obtaining something familiar or finding something unique.
Choose from some 90 shops. They contain the products of such exclusive companies as Tiffany’s, Coach and Louis Vuitton as well as some local stores presenting their fine products for perusal. You can find surfers’ duds, batik designs and shell jewelry intermingling with the latest in swim wear, somber colors and sparkly diamonds. You can shop, wine, dine and people watch all with the beach within arm’s reach.
Whalers Village also offers some free and fun events. You can learn how to make traditional Hawaiian Leis or Hula dance. You can catch live music or dance performances. It is also the host of a uniquely Maui festival – the Maui Onion Festival. It occurs here in May. You can purchase this truly Maui edible souvenir and delicacy during the festival or by traveling to a farmers’ market in Central Maui or along the South Shore.
Further Afield from the Westin Kaanapali Resort Villas
If you want to go on a shopping exploration, consider visiting nearby Wailea. Here, you can visit several upscale shops and restaurants. As is typical around the Globe, you can find the standard Banana Republic, Gap, Louis Vuitton and Tiffany. For local flair and style, visit Ki’i Gallery.
Further afield in Central Maui is Wailuku. This town is for those who want to wander down narrow alleys to view antiques. Main Street is also becoming exceedingly popular with shoppers. Farmers’ Markets also provide you with the chance to corral something unusual. Talk with the concierge at the Westin Kaanapali Resort Villas for some suggestions.
Maui does provide the familiar large exclusive shops. It also offers you a chance to find something unique and local to take back with you. From your location in West Maui at the Westin Kaanapali Resort Villas, you are ideally placed to sample all this island has to offer.charge it.