Maui

Travel Guide
Maui

Whether it’s a romantic honeymoon, a fun-filled family holiday, a relaxing getaway or an active adventure you’re after, this lush Hawaiian island is sure to please!

Renowned for its pristine beaches and sparkling waters teeming with colourful marine life, Maui is the ultimate tropical holiday destination. This exotic oasis is the perfect spot to escape the stresses of everyday life and indulge in some truly spectacular scenery as you relax on one of the island’s many beaches. Treat yourself to a stay at one of Maui’s first-class resorts and see how the other half lives at Kaanapali Beach, a former retreat for the royalty of Maui.

Those seeking something a little more energetic won’t be disappointed as Maui offers a plethora of outdoor activities that are sure to get those pulses racing. Winter is the perfect time for a spot of whale-watching so if you’re travelling from Maui’s capital Wailuku, head west towards Lahaina for a glimpse of these beautiful creatures. Surfing enthusiasts should make a beeline for Honolua Bay in the northwest where the waves are huge and the professional competitions fierce. The summer months are the best suited for delving deep into the turquoise ocean for some snorkelling at Kapalua Beach.

Families will find themselves well catered for in the south of the island with a number of family-friendly beaches offering something for the kids, such as Keawakapu Beach. The little ones will also enjoy Maluaka Beach and Wailea Beach where they keep a watchful eye out for the hundreds of green sea turtles that dwell in these waters.

If you still haven’t found the beach you’re looking for, then head to Makena State Park which contains three scenic wildland beaches, surrounded by impressive sand dunes, or embark upon some scuba-diving off the half-moon-shaped volcanic crater of Molokini. For scenery that is simply out of this world, take a drive around Maui’s eastern coast; a long, winding serpentine route that slinks around corners and across bridges with spectacular views of the ocean on one side, and plunging waterfalls on the other.

The best way to reach Maui is to fly into Honolulu International Airport so pack your bags are visit this dream destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Maui

Maui Seaside Hotel
Maui Seaside Hotel
3 out of 5
100 W Kaahumanu Ave, Kahului, HI, 96732
The price is AU$445 per night from 18 May to 19 May
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Kahului. Enjoy free WiFi, a free airport shuttle and on-site parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,216 reviews)
"Was first time.. Very nice.. Would be nice if offered breakfast"

Reviewed on 12 May 2022

Maui Seaside Hotel
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
200 Nohea Kai Dr, Lahaina, HI, 96761
The price is AU$1,382 per night from 27 May to 28 May
Stay at this 4-star beach resort in Lahaina. Enjoy free WiFi, 6 outdoor pools and a golf course. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,014 reviews)
"one of best stays I have ever had"

Reviewed on 12 May 2022

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa
Royal Lahaina Resort
Royal Lahaina Resort
3.5 out of 5
2780 Kekaa Dr, Lahaina, HI, 96761
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$762 per night from 5 Jun. to 6 Jun.
Stay at this 3.5-star beach resort in Lahaina. Enjoy free WiFi, 3 outdoor pools and a beach locale. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff in ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (985 reviews)
"First time to stay in the garden cottages- perfect for multiple families staying together and for little kids to play in the grass area. However quite noisy due to daily gardening but understandable because the grounds are well kept and a beautiful hotel. Would definitely stay here again. This was ..."

Reviewed on 11 May 2022

Royal Lahaina Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Aston Kaanapali Shores
Aston Kaanapali Shores
3.5 out of 5
3445 Lower Honoapiilani Hwy, Lahaina, HI, 96761
The price is AU$520 per night from 18 May to 19 May
Stay at this 3.5-star beach aparthotel in Lahaina. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools and a beach locale. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (2,648 reviews)
"Ocean view was great and the pools were nice, but no direct Beach access To sit or walk on the sand,"

Reviewed on 3 May 2022

Aston Kaanapali Shores
Kaanapali Beach Club Resort by Diamond Resorts
Kaanapali Beach Club Resort by Diamond Resorts
3.5 out of 5
104 Kaanapali Shores Pl, Lahaina, HI, 96761
The price is AU$623 per night from 27 May to 28 May
Stay at this 3.5-star family-friendly aparthotel in Lahaina. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the clean rooms and the family amenities ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,750 reviews)
"Excellent"

Reviewed on 4 May 2022

Kaanapali Beach Club Resort by Diamond Resorts
Honua Kai Resort & Spa
Honua Kai Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
130 Kai Malina Parkway, Lahaina, HI, 96761
The price is AU$1,075 per night from 31 May to 1 Jun.
Stay at this 4-star beach condo in Lahaina. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 4 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the pool and the comfy rooms in their reviews. ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (2,218 reviews)
"The restaurant was amazing. I wish the spa prices were a little bit more reasonable but other then that I felt so comfortable that I didn’t want to leave!"

Reviewed on 11 May 2022

Honua Kai Resort & Spa
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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