- What side of Maui should I stay on?
- Is Wailea Beach or Kaanapali Beach better?
- What is the best time of year to go to Maui?
- What is the most beautiful beach in Maui?
- How far is Kaanapali from Lahaina?
- Is Lahaina or Kaanapali better?
- What is the best side of Maui to stay on?
- Which side of Maui has the best beaches?
- What do the locals do in Maui?
- Is Lahaina Maui safe?
- Can you walk from Kaanapali to Lahaina?
- What should you not miss on Maui?
- Is it better to stay in Kaanapali or Wailea?
- How long is the Kaanapali Beach Walk?
- Where do cruise ships tender in Lahaina?
- Where does the Kaanapali trolley go?
- What is Lahaina known for?
- How long does it take to drive around the whole island of Maui?
What side of Maui should I stay on?
west sideThe west side of Maui includes Kaanapali, Honokowai, Kahana, Napili, Kapalua and Lahaina.
Kaanapali Beach is my favorite area of Maui to stay on.
This is the luxury part of the west side of Maui..
Is Wailea Beach or Kaanapali Beach better?
Kaanapali has rougher ocean, and the only snorkeling at Kaanapali I’m aware of is by the Sheraton. … Kihei/Wailea has snorkeling right at the beach in the rock outcroppings; no need to drive a long distance. There is a lot of beach, and parking areas are close by. There are many good choices of condos in So.
What is the best time of year to go to Maui?
The best times to visit Maui are April through May and September through November. The spring and fall shoulder seasons provide the pleasant weather Hawaii vacationers seek without the high rates and heavy crowds that accompany the summer and winter.
What is the most beautiful beach in Maui?
Hamoa BeachHamoa Beach Though it’s a mere pocket of sand at the Hana end of Maui—no longer than 1,000 feet—Hamoa is undoubtedly one of Maui’s most scenic beaches. It’s backed by a thick forest of Hala trees, its shore is wide and golden, and its waters a brilliant shade of emerald-green.
How far is Kaanapali from Lahaina?
about 8 milesLahaina (depending on where in Lahaina) is about 8 miles from Ka’anapali (depending on where along Ka’anapali). Bottom line, close for driving, not walking. Kapalua is another 15 – 20 minutes north of Ka’anapali in a car.
Is Lahaina or Kaanapali better?
The main difference between the two is that Kaanapali is a planned area of resorts and condos on an absolutely perfect beach. It’s expensive. Lahaina, a real town with a colorful history, is on the water but has no real beach (especially compared to Lahaina), but as a result is very reasonable price-wise.
What is the best side of Maui to stay on?
west sideSo some people feel that the west side is the best area to stay in Maui. However, the south side has the advantage of slightly less rain in the winter. Kihei (the condo area of the south side) has more family restaurants than the condo area of the west side.
Which side of Maui has the best beaches?
West MauiWest Maui is actually one of the prettiest parts of Maui, with the West Maui Mountains rising up in the background offering some amazing hiking trails, it has some of the best beaches on the island (if you don’t mind the crowds) and you’re close to the famous Honolua Bay and all that’s going on in Lahaina and Ka’ …
What do the locals do in Maui?
Top 5 Things to Do on Maui for LocalsWaianapanapa State Park.Papalaua Wayside Park.Haleakala National Park.Polipoli Springs State Recreation Area.
Is Lahaina Maui safe?
Maui is generally a safe place, both for visitors and those of us who live here. Our island welcomes nearly 3 million visitors each year, and the vast majority of those people experience nothing more distressing than a sunburn.
Can you walk from Kaanapali to Lahaina?
This is one of the most popular paths on Maui. Not only is it a gorgeous beachfront walkway with an easy flat surface, it starts just around the corner from the Black Rock Sheraton and a few other resorts, so it’s a cinch for anyone staying nearby.
What should you not miss on Maui?
TOP 25 Things To Do in MauiWatch the surfers.Witness a haleakala sunrise.Transform into a mermaid.Explore the road to hana.Old lahaina luau.Take a hike with no ka oi adventures.Visit molokini crater.Paia town.More items…
Is it better to stay in Kaanapali or Wailea?
In a nutshell, Wailea is more upscale and less crowded. Kaanapali is near many more commercial attractions.
How long is the Kaanapali Beach Walk?
2.7 mileKaanapali Beach to Black Rock Beach is a 2.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, running, and nature trips and is accessible year-round.
Where do cruise ships tender in Lahaina?
Location: Cruise ships anchor in the Lahaina harbor and tender passengers to the old whaling town in the heart of touristy West Maui. You can walk from the dock to restaurants and shops, or take a taxi to nearby beaches. The Lahaina Visitors Center is located across the harbor.
Where does the Kaanapali trolley go?
The Kaanapali Trolley offers free pick-up and return to all the Kaanapali resort hotels, condominiums, Whalers Village Shops and Restaurants, The Fairway Shops and Kaanapali Golf Courses located WITHIN Kaanapali Beach Resort.
What is Lahaina known for?
Nestled between the coast and the West Maui Mountains, Lahaina is known for its long history as well as the gateway to Kapalua and Ka’anapali beach resorts. Front Street shopping, oceanfront restaurants and stunning mountain scenery are just a few of the reasons to visit this seaside town.
How long does it take to drive around the whole island of Maui?
7 to 9 hours round trip from Kahului depending on stops. Drive to Hana and back – 10 to 12 hours depending on stops and finding a place for lunch or a picnic. Drive all the way around (make the loop) – 10-12 hours with more stops but less time at them.