Aloha! I am a Destination Wedding Photographer based in Hawa'i and I love sharing advice for future brides and the newly engaged. In this blog I am sharing all the information you need to know about one of the most luxurious wedding venues in Maui, the Merriman's at Kapalua.
Tucked along the stunning Kapalua Bay in West Maui, the Merriman’s Kapalua resort is a breathtaking oceanfront wedding and reception venue in the popular island town of Lahaina. A fabulous location for couples seeking a romantic all-inclusive setting to say "I Do". This unique venue provides gorgeous views, chic details, and locally harvested farm to table cuisine by Merriman's. Whether you require an indoor or outdoor event, Merriman’s provides the perfect tropical backdrop for your Hawaii wedding. There is a plethora of magical vast spaces, picturesque scenic views and the ability to accommodate small intimate ceremonies or lush grand weddings. Merriman’s is the right destination for the foodie at heart and style in mind.
No matter what the size of your celebration, Merriman's can accommodate your Hawai'i Wedding. These are the capacity limits of these spaces...
Maximum Outdoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Maximum Indoor Reception: 200 guests
Maximum Outdoor Reception: 24 guests
There is a site fee applied to ceremony locations and a food & beverage minimum for all reception spaces, starting at 4,000. The venue allows five hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for a ceremony only wedding ranges from 700 to 3,500. Additional hours can be arranged upon availability. A non-refundable security deposit of 50% of the food and beverage minimum is required plus a 100% of the site rental fee is required. The friendly staff will give you more information for all your daytime wedding details. An outside Event Coordinator is allowed with the venue's approval.
And for some of the top farm to table menus available they have great options for your wedding. Three types of menus are available: a 2-course plated for 75/person, a 3-course plated for 85/person, or 4-course plated for 95/person. During cocktail hour, for hors d'oeuvres to be served is an additional 10/person. The beverage package is a hosted bar by consumption starting at 10/drink. It is important to note that guests are not permitted to utilize any location on the property other than the space agreed upon in the booking contract. Ceremony-only events must make arrangements with Merriman’s Event Team to receive food and beverage service. Large parties that have not made prior arrangements with the Event Team will not be accommodated at the inside bar or outside at the Point Lounge, due to space and staffing limitations. Cocktail Receptions are available on the Grassy Overlook and the Deck, with prior arrangements. While food and/or service are not included in the Site Fee, both can be provided to suit client requests.
With gorgeous ocean side options and jungle coves to create your dreamy tropical wedding, this is the spot for you to imagine all Maui has to offer. No matter how intimate or grand your wedding is gonna be, I recommend going with all-inclusive packages for your vendors. I love customizing all-inclusive photography packages for my clients. Taking the ease of finding your beauty team, florals, photo, video and even an officiant all in one Wedding Collection will relieve a lot of stress. Connect with me to learn more, I would love to hear all the beautiful details:)
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