We have many Westin timeshare owners and Marriott timeshare owners during this festive holiday season so we’ll start our list of Christmas dining options on Christmas Eve at the Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas, one of the most beautiful Westin timeshares anywhere in the world!

Christmas Eve, Tuesday, December 24, 2013


Pulehu, an Italian Grill

Westin timeshare owners and all guests of the resort are invited to enjoy two delicious options for dinner on Christmas Eve at the Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas.  The Ocean Pool Bar and Grill and Pulehu, an Italian Grill will be offering 3 and 4 course meals that everyone is sure to enjoy.  The Ocean Pool Bar and Grill will be open from 5pm to 9pm and Pulehu, an Italian Grill will be open from 5:30pm to 9:30pm.  For reservations at either restaurant call 808.667.3254.

Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Pacific Whale Foundation offers a Christmas Brunch Cruise which departs from Lahaina Harbor at 11:30am.  Surely, there is no better way to celebrate a beautiful Christmas morning on Maui than on a Christmas Brunch Cruise on the beautiful Pacific. The two-hour cruise takes place on an ultra-smooth double-deck power catamaran that travels along the scenic West Maui coast. Bring along your camera for the spectacular views of the West Maui Mountains and neighbor islands. As a special bonus of the season, sightings of humpback whales are also very likely!

whale-300x225They offer a free marine life poster for your party to take home. Book early for this very popular holiday cruise — it’s fun for all ages, and offers a truly Maui-style way to celebrate the Christmas holiday.  Call toll free:  800.942.5311 ext. 1 to make your reservations.

They are also offering a Christmas Dinner Cruise departing from Lahaina Harbor at 5:00pm where they invite you to eat, drink and be merry!  It’s where the Yuletide and the Maui tide meet! This holiday cruise offers a traditional Christmas dinner served in one of the world’s most beautiful settings: the Pacific Ocean at sunset, with spectacular views of the majestic Maui coastline and the neighbor islands. You’ll be watching for humpback whales, too, in a sea reflecting the golden hues of sunset. Sightings are likely at this very special time of year. The two-hour journey will delight your senses and refresh your spirit as this cruise takes place on a smooth-riding double-deck catamaran. The live island-style entertainment features holiday and Hawaiian music throughout the trip.  Call toll free:  800.942.5311 ext. 1 to make your reservations.

Grand Wailea is where you can start your holiday morning with loved ones at the beautiful Grand Dining Room Maui. Enjoy all your holiday favorites such as Prime Rib, Roasted Turkey and more while enjoying the panoramic views of the Pacific.  They also offer a “keiki” menu. Reservations are highly recommend, buffet starts at 11:30 am – 2 pm inclusive of sparkling wine and live Hawaiian entertainment and hula dancing.

Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas will have two dining options for Christmas Day dining.  The Ocean Pool Bar and Grill will be featuring a Christmas buffet with a plethora of flavors starting at 3:00pm.  Or you can enjoy an elegant four course dinner at Pulehu, an Italian Grill featuring such options as Kabocha Squash Gnocchi and Hawaiian Salt Crusted Rib Eye.  For reservations call 808.667.3254.

fleetwoodsFleetwood’s on Front Street in Lahaina will be serving Christmas dinner from 3:00pm to 8:00pm featuring a 3 course pre-fix menu for $90 or a Holiday a la Carte menu.  Please call 808.669.MICK (6425) for reservations.

Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa invites you to bring the family and enjoy the view of Black Rock over Christmas Dinner.  The Christmas Dinner Buffet seating is from 4pm to 8pm and features specialty seasonal salads, a carving station, the Chef’s Signature Dishes and more along with an array of pastries and desserts.  For reservations call 808.921.4600.

There is also the option of enjoying a Christmas Luau – a different and fun event for the whole family to enjoy!

Westin Maui Resort & Spa Kaanapali is featuring the Wailele Polynesian Luau in the Aloha Pavilion starting at 5pm.  The newly-revitalized Aloha Pavilion with cascading waterfalls, tropical gardens and tiki torches presents the perfect setting for guests to embark on an exciting journey to the Polynesian Islands where dance was considered not just as a form of entertainment, but as means of telling stories. Highlights include the story of Pele, Goddess of Fire and a new performance dedicated to Wailele (meaning waterfalls). The two and a half hour show also features dances from Hawaii, Fiji, Tahiti, New Zealand and Samoa. The breathtaking finale is none other than Maui’s only extreme fire-knife dance performance led by fire-knife dance champion Martin Tevaga.

There are special prices for children ages 6 to 12 and free shuttle service from Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas and the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa.  Call 808-661-2992 for reservations and note there is a 48 hour cancellation policy.

pineapple grill Pineapple Grill located in the Kapalua Resort is featuring a Christmas Night Chef’s Special menu presented by Chef de Cuisine Aaron Palone, in addition to their regular menu.  The menu looks delicious with an appetizer of oven roasted confit of duck and two featured entrees (with specialized sides) of a ginger and cilantro panko crusted Hawaiian catch and a charbroiled 14 ounce vintage rib eye.  They open for dinner at 5:30pm and reservations are requested.  Please call 808.669.9600 to make your reservations.

We hope this helps with your Christmas dining plans.  A Christmas Brunch Cruise, traditional Christmas menu, fine dining, pre-fix or a Christmas Luau – where else but Maui could you find such diverse (and delicious) options!

Merry Christmas to each and everyone from Advantage Vacation!

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