Plan Your Trip to Maui
Vacation Planning Guide
Voted “Best World Island” year after year. Maui is where the world comes to play. Explore the the island with us to make the most out of your beach vacation.
Maui (nicknamed the “Valley Isle”) is the 2nd largest island in the chain of Hawaiian Islands. World famous for its magnificent beaches, sparkling waterfalls and lush tropical landscapes, Maui is consistently the #1 choice for romantic getaways, destination weddings and family vacations. Not only good for lovers, Maui has plenty of appeal for the thrill seeker, nature lover and golf enthusiast.
This is the sunniest and driest area of the island with miles of sandy beaches, upscale resorts and world-class golf. Kihei is a small beach town with budget friendly accommodations, shopping and restaurants.
The east side of the island is the wetter side and home to the lush tropical Iao Valley and the scenic Road to Hana. Upcountry is where you will find farms and gardens and the soaring summit of Haleakala National Park.
The west side of the island is the drier side and home to Lahaina, a former whaling village and magnet for those seeking exotic shops, excellent cuisine, unique art galleries and of course world famous Ka’anapali Beach.
The season and weather can have a large impact on your budget if you are trying to minimize costs. The off-season is usually around March-May and September-November. During these months, you are more likely to get lower cost tickets and rooms and there will be less people on the island (except for holidays). Read more…
Most flights arrive at Maui’s main airport, Kahului Airport (OGG). You can get a direct flight from many cities in the United States. The best way to see the island is to rent a car. You will have the freedom to go at your own pace and extend your stay at the attractions that are important to you. There are tours offered on the island if you are not able to rent a car.