Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa situated on 23 oceanfront acres at iconic Pu‘u Keka‘a (Black Rock) on Ka‘anapali Beach, unveiled a multimillion-dollar transformation of its lobby, including a new expansive open-air lanai, lounge, reception area and The Sandbar, Ka‘anapali’s only lobby bar. The resort also debuted an ohana (family) game room as part of the second phase of the resort’s renovation, following a complete refresh of all guestrooms and suites.

With panoramic ocean views from the adjacent lobby lounge and open-air lanai, The Sandbar is the perfect destination for creative beverages, local bites, and live entertainment. Craft cocktails are infused with island flavors, as well as a curated menu of pupu (appetizers).

The fresh design and décor of the new lounge, reception area, open-air lanai, and The Sandbar blends soothing coastal shades of blue, gray, and tan with textural accents of wood and rock to create a calm, inviting space that plays off the island’s natural environment. Conceptualized by AHL, formally Architects Hawaii Limited, the 4,223-square-foot open concept floorplan brings the outdoors in, while emphasizing Sheraton’s brand focus “where the world comes together” by creating a central gathering place for guests to socialize and relax. Comfortable seating arrangements with plush sofas and rocking chairs lend to lingering while enjoying ocean and resort views along with Lanai and Molokai in the distance.

“We have had the pleasure of welcoming travelers and locals to Sheraton Maui for more than 55 years and continue to enhance the resort experience with fresh additions and updates,” said Tetsuji Yamazaki, general manager of Sheraton Maui. “We are proud to debut our reimagined lobby featuring unparalleled ocean views and new gathering spaces that allow us to continue our tradition of bringing friends and family together.”

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