Project Name

Kaʻanapali Ocean Resort Villas

Client

Vistana Signature Experiences 

Marriott International

Location

Kāʻanapali, Makaīwa, Maui

Year

2009

Services

Architecture

Master Planning

Located in West Maui, The Westin Kā‘anapali Ocean Resort Villas is a new destination timeshare resort in the Starwood Vacation Ownership portfolio. Program included 258 two-bedroom timeshare units, restaurant, fitness center, general store, pool bar & grill, keiki (kids) club, sales center, 3 pools, and 4 level parking structure. Master planning of the site called for a staggered/stepped building plan. The building design sought to break up the building massing to appear less monolithic, create separation to neighboring timeshare properties and to soften the visual impact from the adjacent highway.  The experience begins with the terraced water feature at Arrival and flows through the lobby to the River Pool inspired by a tranquil river that flows through a valley. The river then flows to the Beach Pool which transitions to sand creating a seamless connection to Kā‘anapali Beach.