Lahaina: Best Things to Do

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Maui is the second-largest island of Hawaiian Island

The island is best known for the beautiful beaches, its scenery from Haleakala Volcano, and the snorkel trip in Molokini Crater

Maui has the most beautiful beaches like Mokulei'a Bay Beach, Kapalua Bay Beach, Napili Bay Beach and many more

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SIGHTSEEING

Have a snorkel trip on the Maui beaches. You'll relax your mind with the beauty of colorful coral and school of tropical fish. The Molokini Crater offers various kinds of snorkeling trips. It's recommended to have a snorkel trip in the morning. Don't forget to put your sunscreen.

Molokini Crater

Destination for boat & rafting excursions to a volcanic atoll known for snorkeling & diving

DOWNTOWN

Maui's most busy area is in Lahaina Town, Front Street. It's also home to the primary harbor in West Maui. The area is filled with restaurants, bars, shopping stores, and art galleries. The recommended places you can visit in the town are Lahaina Historic Trail, Kai Pua, Lahaina Banyan Court Park, and The Pacific Whale Foundation.

Lāhainā Banyan Court

This compact public space features a historical courthouse & Maui's oldest living banyan tree

SHOPPING

Whalers Village shopping center is filled with shopping, dining, and entertainment activities. Located in Lahaina, it's the biggest shopping center in Maui. The shopping center offers various shops in the mall where you can find almost everything there.

Whalers Village

Beachside mall with boutiques, restaurants, a whaling museum, hula lessons & other activities

FOOD & DRINK

The food that you have to try in Maui is their Ahi poke. It's a cuisine made of fresh yellowfin tuna. And for your drink, try the Mai Tai. It's a fresh orange drinking mixed with lime, simple syrup, and ogreat syrup.

CULTURE

Maui has diverse cultures and ethnic groups. The locals are warm and friendly to visitors.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

The best time to visit Maui is in the spring and fall seasons where the temperature and weather are pleasant for outdoor activities. You can book your tickets between April to May or September to November.

HOTEL

With Hawaiian style decorations, the Villas By The Cove offers the best stay for locals and tourists. It is just across the street from the Cove Beach Park, giving the best view of Maui beach for the visitors. But, for your budget stay, you can stay in the Maui Beach Hotel. The hotel gives the best services and accommodation with its affordable price in Maui. The hotel is facing the Kahului beaches, giving the best view for your budget stay.

Maui Beach Hotel

an affordable hotel in Maui

Villas By The Cove

a Hawaiian style hotel facing the beach view in Maui

RESTAURANT

Have a great dining experience in Mala Ocean Tavern. The restaurant claims to be the best seafood cuisine servings. But if you want to try their various local foods, take your time exploring the Maui Sunday Market. The Sunday market spreads all around the island, but it centers in the Kahului Shopping Center parking lot. The market offers local foods, entertainment, and many others of local stuff. It's held from 4 pm to 8 pm.

Maui Sunday Market

Sunday Market in Hawaii with different options of food truck

Mala Ocean Tavern

Intimate locale on the beach features Pacific Rim & Mediterranean dishes, plus a variety of wines

CAFE

Maui Brewing Company is Hawaii's largest craft brewery. It's known best authentic Hawaiian craft beer. However, if you want to refresh, go to Ululani's Hawaiian Shave Ice in Lahaina. It is the most favorite shave ice in the town.

Ululani's Hawaiian Shave Ice - Lahaina

Renowned spot for shave ice featuring exotic flavors such as pickled mango, lychee & passion fruit

Maui Brewing Co.

a high quality beer and good atmosphere cafe in Maui

BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

Spend a sleepless night in Vibe Bar Maui. The bar opens every day! Offering live entertainment, this bar serves delicious martinis. But, if you are looking for a bar with a perfect sunset view, Haui’s Life’s A Beach is your destination. Located in Kihei, the bar offers a classic pub and karaoke bar.

Haui's Life's A Beach

Bustling karaoke nights & classic pub grub in an airy, unrefined setting across from Kalama Beach

Vibe Bar Maui

Nightlife destination offering pupu platters & full bar with daily specials & weekly themed events

INTERESTING PLACE

Wake up early and have a volcanic crater tour in Haleakala Crater. You'll see the beautiful sunrise from the best spot in the town. You can have a horseback ride touring the hiking trails. Another nature beauty you can enjoy in Maui is the Iao Valley State Park. located in Central Maui, it is a peaceful place for your relaxing trips. Enjoy the breathtaking view of tropical flora by easy hiking the area.

Iao Valley State Park

Park with a 0

6-mile hike featuring views of an iconic rock outcropping, plus a botanical garden

Haleakala Crater

Visitors can drive to the summit of this huge, inactive volcano within a unique, nature park

INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOT

Sunset on Kaanapali beach is a spot that you can't skip for your Instagram photos. With the beautiful white sand and its crystal clear water, you'll have the best photo with romantic vibes of a beach sunset. For another option, go to The Sunflower Field. It is located n Central Maui. The field is 200 acres filled with yellow sunflowers. The site will give a colorful and refreshing background to your Instagram posts.

Kaanapali Beach

Beach featuring resorts, eateries & shopping, plus a scenic beachwalk, swimming & snorkeling

Sunflower Field

vibrant sunflower fields in Hawaii