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New Year’s Eve Celebrations at The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Fairmont Grand Del Mar

by Aoife O'Riordan

Dec 27, 2021

© Courtesy of Fairmont Grand Del Mar


Celebrate New Year’s Eve the Hawai’ian and San Diego way with festivities offered at The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua, and the Fairmont Grand Del Mar. From a four-course feast to live entertainment, there is something for the entire family and both properties to ring in the new year.


Fairmont Grand Del Mar

Fairmont Del Mar’s New Year’s Eve experience will include a luxury suite and reservation for four at Addison Restaurant, an acclaimed and already sold-out dining institution. Throughout guests’ stays, a personal New Year’s Concierge will be available as well.


The hotel is also home to the Explorer’s Club, a fun area for kids to hang out, play video games and make crafts. Kids can also enjoy the warm Californian weather with a dip in the pool and an evening sit by the fire as fireworks light up the night sky.


The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua

Have a Hawai’ian New Year’s Eve at The Ritz-Carlton Maui starting with a New Year’s Eve dinner at Banyan Tree. This four-course meal will include live entertainment 5–8:30 p.m.


Lanai View

© The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua


Following a delicious meal, guests can join in on a lei making session where families can make fresh flower leis while learning about its cultural importance. The hotel will also host hula lessons where guests can try on grass skirts and learn the popular hula dance. The hula lessons will incorporate the history of the dance and how it has kept the stories, traditions and culture of Hawai’i alive to this day.


For those wanting to visit The Ritz-Carlton Maui before New Year’s Eve, the hotel has an array of events and activities to keep guests in the holiday spirit. On Dec. 28, enjoy some poolside fun with a water balloon toss and other fun activities starting at 10 a.m. At 7 p.m. that same day, dress in your pajamas for storytelling time. On Dec. 29, take part in the sand snowman building contest at 2 p.m. on Fleming Beach and be in the running for some fun prizes.


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