A balmy breeze whispers off the Pacific Ocean and a crescent-moon coastline cups the lush green valleys of Maui – in this verdant pocket of paradise, the magnificent Montage Kapalua Bay awaits. Rated five stars by Forbes Travel Guide for six consecutive years, the splendour of this oceanfront palace is globally applauded. The 2,700sqm spa exceeds expectations, with island-inspired services and tranquil treatment spaces. The nearby championship golf courses tempt with their pristine greens and impressive mountain backdrop. Meanwhile, gourmands are spoilt for choice with delectable dining options: choose modern Hawaiian dishes, shrimp cocktails and champagne, or sashimi in poolside cabanas.