Should I Have My Wedding At The Grand Wailea?

If you’ve been browsing Maui wedding destinations, then you’ve almost definitely seen the romantic silhouette of the Grand Wailea chapel.

This is an iconic wedding venue on Maui, and the rest of the Grand Wailea isn’t too shabby either.

Find out exactly what the Grand Wailea can do for you with this guide to prices, packages, and ceremonies.

A wedding couple holding hands at the beach.

Does The Grand Wailea Host Weddings?

The Grand Wailea doesn’t just host weddings—it’s known as one of the places to go on Maui to get married.

Browse through any collection of Maui weddings, and you’re bound to spot the iconic Grand Wailea chapel at some point. It really is that popular.

Grand Wailea Wedding Packages

Wedding planning at the Grand Wailea is designed to be accommodating.

They can plan everything from a total resort booking, to even a last minute ceremony because you simply fall in love with the setting.

Pilialoha Celebration

The Pilialoha Celebration from the Grand Wailea is a comprehensive package, offering an adaptable ceremony for the happy couple.

Included in the Pilialoha package is a wedding rehearsal, a member of the clergy to perform the ceremony, and a coordination of the marriage license appointment.

A solo musician can be chosen to accompany the ceremony, which will be captured over four hours by a photographer.

The Grand Wailea have covered the details as well. A bouquet for the bride and boutonniere for the groom are included, along with two deluxe lei and a floral petal aisle.

Nohie Celebration

For a slightly simpler package, the Nohie Celebration is available.

The Grand Wailea provides a wedding ceremony rehearsal, a marriage license appointment, a clergy to perform the ceremony, and a Waldorf Wedding Specialist to help you plan.

All the rest is up to you!

À La Carte Celebration

To take total control of your wedding, the Grand Wailea offers an à la carte celebration package.

The Grand Wailea provides a space for the vows and a Waldorf Wedding Specialist, to plan a ceremony perfectly suited to your needs.

Where Can I Get Married At The Grand Wailea?

The Grand Wailea is an expansive resort, with plenty of indoor and outdoor venues to host a wedding celebration.

Wailea Seaside Chapel

For the pinnacle of romantic destination, it’s difficult to get anything better than the Wailea Seaside Chapel.

The stained-glass walls light the inside with a glow from the Maui sunshine, while the gardens add a colorful charm to your photos.

And the chapel itself, with a stunning peaked tower and sloping roof, is postcard perfect.

The Point At Molokini Bluff

The Point is a private spot overlooking the Pacific Ocean, with a panoramic view of the islands surrounding Maui.

Wailea Beach

A few steps from the sands of Wailea Beach is the Courtyard, a private location for couples to say their vows against the ocean backdrop.

Reception Areas

A real advantage to the Grand Wailea wedding is the sheer amount of options available for the happy couple.

With 40 acres of tropical gardens, numerous airy rooms, and several on-site restaurants, there’s somewhere perfect for almost every bride.

Grand Wailea has the space to accommodate indoor and outdoor receptions, large parties and intimate ceremonies, and everything inbetween.

What’s On The Menu At The Grand Wailea?

Food is a big part of any wedding, and the Grand Wailea is known for having several on-site restaurants that are among the best in Hawaii.

Couples planning a wedding at the Grand Wailea can expect quality food, made with locally sourced ingredients prepared by exceptional chefs.

As with the ceremony, the Grand Wailea is all about accommodation when it comes to the menu.

Complete banquet menus are provided, but the culinary team will also meet with the couple to customize the menu.

And they really do mean customize. If you’ve been dreaming of your mom’s homemade dumplings, the Grand Wailea will do what they can to recreate them.

Breakfast is a big deal on Maui, and couples are invited to add a wedding breakfast to their celebration. Keep it traditional, or add some unique choices to match the setting.


Incorporate the drinks into your wedding package, and add some handcrafted cocktails, such as the lava flow, for a tropical flare.

As with the food menu, the Grand Wailea will do what they can to meet your wishes and budget, and design a drinks menu that is perfectly suited for you and your guests.

How Much Will It Cost To Host A Wedding At The Grand Wailea?

The Grand Wailea is a luxury location, and the wedding packages are highly priced to match the opulence of the experience.

  • The price for the Pilialoha Bond Of Romance Package starts at $16,950.
  • The Nohie Celebration Package is priced from $7,950.

Prices vary greatly depending on the package chosen and the size of the wedding party.

The Grand Wailea recommends booking the venue at least a year in advance and will take reservations up to two years ahead of the special day.

With that said, if you’ve absolutely fallen in love with the place on vacation, the resort will do what it can to accommodate an intimate ceremony during your stay.

Anything Else To Know?

The Mohalu by Spa Grande is the on-site spa for the Grand Wailea. Couples who book the Pilialoha package can enjoy a couples’ treatment on the day after the wedding day.

The Pilialoha package also includes a deluxe ocean view king room for two nights.

After that, the couple is offered a 50% discount on the best available room rate for the remainder of the stay.

Guest room blocks are available at the Grand Wailea, with a minimum of 10 rooms required per night. The Grand Wailea is a large resort, with up to 780 guest rooms available.

A Personalized Service In A Romantic Location

The Grand Wailea is a destination wedding venue with some of the most romantic locations on Maui.

The chapel itself has become an icon of the Maui wedding scene, and the on-site staff assist couples in creating a completely unique ceremony.


Other Places To Stay In Maui

We’ve written quite a bit about all of Maui’s available lodging, and continue to do so, but we wanted to share a few more places to stay from our friends at 

A Resort Stay: The Four Seasons Resort in Wailea is the cream of the crop of resort stays, with restaurants, ocean views, an on-site spa, and the Shops at Wailea are just down the road. Couples particularly love The Four Seasons!

Bed and Breakfast: Sometimes, it’s all in a name, and Adventure in Paradise is exactly what it sounds like, located in Haiku on Maui’s north shore. Wake up to a 180 degree view of Haleakala summit every morning from your private patio.

Hotel: The highly rated Maui Sunset hotel combines laid-back atmosphere and the beach of Waipuilani Park. Also, it’s only 1.7 miles from the Elleair Maui Gold Club!

Vacation Home: Find your home away from home at Puu Koa Palms, six minutes from Hookipa Beach, and near the Hana Highway. Also particularly great for couples!

Villas: If you’re looking to vacation in style with your own villa try the Andaz Maui, which include all the expected amenities along with grills and plunge pools.

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