Morning Wedding on Maui at Kapalua Bay
Our last post discussed late morning wedding options for those of you who like to sleep in. For those of you who enjoy waking up early, we present Cassandra and Klaudia's morning wedding ceremony at Kapalua Bay. Arriving a bit before 8am we are greeted by birds and a nice cool breeze, light cloud cover and a spectacular blue ocean. Most of the beach goers are still eating breakfast or getting the kids packed up to go so in most cases, at 8AM, we have the beach pretty much to ourselves. Now why would you put yourself and family members through an early morning wake up call? Well, one reason might be if you plan to go to a luau after your ceremony. While the luaus usually start around 1 or 2 hours before sunset, you'll have the entire day to lounge around and relax after your morning ceremony! If you're on the west side, Kapalua Bay offers a stunning beach with cliffs, deep blue ocean, turtles and Coconut Grove, a beautiful grassy area mauka of the beach where we can take you for a few shots. This "second location" adds a depth and variety to your wedding gallery that's not readily available at most other beaches. Coconut Grove is like having a second location without having to drive anywhere! Parking at Kapalua Bay can be tricky, especially in the middle of the day, but in the morning, around 7:45 or 8AM, rock star parking is almost guaranteed.