From its lush forests to its pristine beaches and stunning coastal views not to mention its consistently warm weather, sunshine and idyllic resorts and experiences, Maui is easily one of the United States ideal destinations for travel. Looking for a tropical island paradise? Look no further than the island of Maui. Come with Island Trader Vacations as we take a closer look at the best of the best in Maui, a top U.S. island paradise.
Maui is the second largest of the Hawaiian Islands. At just over 720 square miles in size it home to close to 150,000 residents and one of the most influential and largest CDP’s in the island. The Seat of Maui county, the city of Wailuku is a great place to begin or end your journey on this “magic isle”. Find out more about what makes this island truly magical with us.
If luxury is what you seek then look no further than the Four Seasons Maui. Featuring spacious rooms, many with stunning ocean views and balconies overlooking the mighty Pacific, you would be hard pressed to find anything more luxurious in the islands. Choose from 3 pools, one of which is adults only, three popular restaurants featuring local and popular cuisine options, a spa and wellness center featuring al fresco massages not to mention the swim up bar, private beach, lush tropical gardens and a multitude of activities and more.
What makes a beach “the best”? From activities and amenities to tranquility and sunsets, there are a number of features which help rank beaches but it truly does boil down to the eye of the beholder. For this reason, we offer to you 3 of the best beaches on Maui.
Kaanapali Beach = Activities are the deciding feature for this exciting beach. From cliff diving to parasailing, you will find it all here.
Keawakapu Beach – Considered a “secret”, this beach is known for its generally peaceful surroundings but offers plenty of things to see and do as well.
Kapalua Beach – Named one of the favorites in the islands, this beach offers natural tidal pools, calm water and in winter, migrating whales.
Mama’s Fish House is frequently named one of the best of Maui and Hawaii. First established in the late 1950’s this popular restaurant was the first fresh fish restaurant on the island. Nestled on the beach near a coconut grove, the food and the views make this one you won’t want to miss.
Best Authentic Experiences
From the beauty of the Pools of Oheo to the rich history of the communities of Makawao and the whaling village of Lahaina, the beauty of the Haleakala National Park and the stunning Iao Valley State Park, there are hundreds of authentic destinations appealing to the history lover, nature lover and lover of all things Polynesian. Choose your destinations carefully and plan to come again as you will surely miss out on dozens of experiences worth your time.