Maui

From surf beaches to colourful plantation towns and the rolling green hills of Upcountry Maui, it’s no wonder Maui is the second-most visited Hawaiian Island

An exhibit at Maui Ocean Center Image Tommy Lundberg Hawaii Tourism Authority
An exhibit at Maui Ocean Center Image Tommy Lundberg Hawaii Tourism Authority

Activities

What to see and do

Book a tour to go whale watching, snorkelling at Molokini Crater and see sunrise at Haleakalā Crater on Maui before soaking up the vibe at a First Friday party

Best hotels and resorts

Where to stay

Accommodation on Maui is concentrated in three regions. Kā‘anapali, on the north-western side of the island, is a family-friendly resort area along the beautiful Kā‘anapali Beach. A little further north Kapalua is a luxurious resort area with championship golf courses, while in the south, Kīhei, Mākena and Wailea offer more high-end hotels and resorts, and a quieter vibe.

Best restaurants and cafés

Where to eat

From paddock-to-plate experiences in Upcountry Maui to locals’ favourite fish burgers in Pā‘ia, Maui is heaven for foodies.

Eat, Stay & Play

Family Travel

It may be one of the world’s top honeymoon destinations, but Maui has an abundance of experiences and resorts to entice families as well.