Experience the Best Sunrises and Sunsets in Hawaii

April 5, 2017

Are you an early morning riser?

Wake up early, grab a camera, and photograph the sunrise.

Guests are guaranteed to be rewarded with the first peek of the day’s awesomeness.

Here are our favorite SUNRISE spots:

#1 – A favorite lookout point at Sheraton Maui for panoramic views of Kaanapali Beach, the West Maui Mountains, and the resort grounds can be found in Sheraton Maui’s original lobby, on the 8th floor of Hoku Hale, current location of our Na Hoku Sheraton Club Lounge.

It’s one of the best places to catch the sun rising behind the West Maui Mountains!

#2 – Start your day with a refreshing dip in The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villa’s Na Pali view while watching the Kauai sunrise.

Located between buildings 6 & 7, this infinity-edge plunge pool provides a stunning birds-eye view of the Pacific Ocean and the island’s dramatic coastline, all the way to the historic Kilauea lighthouse.


There are many picture perfect spots to view sunsets in Hawaii.

Whether it’s from atop a Hawaiian mountain or down at the beach, sunsets in Hawaii never get old.
Our favorite spots:

#1 – Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa’s Cliff Dive Grill is a great spot to catch not only a magnificent Kaanapali sunset, but also the resort’s evening cliff dive ceremony.

Grab a tropical beverage and relax while enjoying the warm Hawaiian breeze and scenic views.

#2 – A day of poolside renewal and rejuvenation culminates with spectacular sunsets at the magnificent aquatic playground of The Westin Maui Resort & Spa on Ka’anapali Beach.

#3 – With live entertainment on your right and the ocean in front the best place to watch a Waikiki Hawaiian sunset is at beachhouse at the moana or from the second floor of the Tower.

#4 – The best spot to catch a beautiful Ka‘anapali sunset is Pailolo Bar & Grill, The Westin Ka‘anapali Ocean Resort Villas’ open air, oceanfront sports bar.

Guests can take in the breathtaking views from the restaurant or from the restaurant’s nearby fire pit, which is lit nightly.

#5 – Sheraton Kauai Resort’s signature restaurant, RumFire Poipu Beach, features floor-to-ceiling windows and an unparalleled vantage to watch Kauai’s stunning sunsets, offering over 180-degree vistas of the ocean from every seat.

Request Table 53 for an intimate booth table that features one of the best views in the house and a way to give back to the community by enjoying a memorable dinner.

You dine, we donate.

#6 -The best place to take in the sunrise over Hualalai or sunset over the Pacific is Pa’akai point at Sheraton Kona’s Rays on the Bay.

Offering a spectacular 300-degree view of ocean to mountains, Pa’akai is the perfect place to greet the day or cheers to the day.


#7 – Catch the perfect sunset from The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort right on Waikiki Beach, fronting the hotel.

Don’t forget to grab a mai tai to complete this “Only at The Royal” experience,

See for yourself! Reserve our FREE NIGHT SPG355N offer now.

(Original post May 25, 2016.)

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