Things To Do In Maui
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Imagine perfect weather year round and incomparable island scenery, and that’s just the start of your Maui vacation. With so many things to do in Maui and so much to explore in this tropical paradise, it may be hard to know where to start. That’s why InvitedHome is here to help plan your next trip, so you can enjoy all the unique experiences Maui has to offer. Whether you want to explore free things to do in Maui, plan a romantic getaway, or just find some family-friendly tips for a day at the beach, we’ve got the expertise to help you put together an unforgettable Maui vacation.
What To Do in Maui
We’ve put together a comprehensive guide to help you choose between all the best things to do in Maui. Learn more about scenic drives in Maui, the best beach activities, the best hiking trails on Haupa'akea Peak, seasonal Maui events, and more.
What to Do in Maui's Great Outdoors
Experience the natural majesty of the island and take advantage of all the outdoor activities in Maui. Here's a quick rundown of a few things on offer:
Unforgettable Ocean Activities
Family-friendly ocean activities in Maui are almost as abundant as visitors’ smiles. Grab a snorkel with the kids or dive deep with scuba gear to see how many species of sea life you can spot. Learn to surf from one of the area’s many pros (they’re everywhere). Take a dinner cruise or catch your next meal yourself. Just don’t go home without experiencing some of the best whale watching adventures in Hawaii.
Leisurely Experiences in Maui
Soaring Maui Sightseeing
Soar high for the greatest sightseeing opportunities Maui has to offer. There are several Maui parasailing and helicopter tour operators, like West Maui Parasail and Air Maui, that wi ll give you unequaled views of the lush island below. You can also get your heartrate going by experiencing nature traveling down a zipline through the trees with Kapalua Ziplines.
Maui Calendar of Events
No matter the time of year, there’s always something special happening in Maui. Take a quick look to see what's happening during your Maui vacation.
Maui Arts & Cultural Center
The Maui Arts & Cultural Center (MACC) is a central pillar in the Maui art community. Here you can enjoy world-class performing arts, exhibits, classes, and more. In addition to music and dance performances, you'll also find art exhibits, plays, musicals, and educational seminars. It's been a huge attraction for our guests, but performers and entertainers have also stayed with us - and enjoyed the generous tax write off that comes from taking part in an event at a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization.
Where To Eat
DUKE'S BEACH HOUSE
The Duke's Maui menu includes island favorites like Kahuna Pancakes and french toast made with molokai sweet bread and lilikoi lava butter, while the Ohia Bar has perfect beach appetizers. Conveniently located within the resort, you'll be frequenting Duke's Beach House plenty.
AINA GOURMET MARKET
Where you can grab and go and enjoy a full service coffee bar.
YOUR VERY OWN KITCHEN
Grill up the catch of the day in the outdoor common area or prepare freshly bought groceries in your own expansive modern kitchen.
EASY AND CASUAL
DOWN THE HATCH MAUI
Down The Hatch offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but perhaps its most notable offering is the longest happy hour on Maui. The Down the Hatch menu includes loco moco, fried rice plates, the signature breakfast sandwich, and much more.
HONU SEAFOOD AND PIZZA
Whether you come for the views or the food, you won't be disappointed by Honu Seafood and Pizza. The Honu menu includes creative dishes that are beautifully displayed, like the fresh oysters mignonette sauce, shrimp mojo verde pizza, and the crab mac and cheese. Stay for a few of its signature drinks, and you'll have a full evening planned of fine dining in an amazing setting.
Maui's Castaway Cafe, billed as Ka'anapali's best-kept secret, offers simple but delicious Maui favorites in a comfortable setting right along the beach. Try the avacado toast or the Paniolo Breakfast, then make your way across the street for a day at the beach.
For 24 years in a row, the Lahaina Grill has been named the best Maui restaurant. In 2016, it was rated as one of the top 100 places to eat in the U.S. by Yelper users, while Open Table hails it as one of the top 100 places in the country for die-hard foodies. The Lahaina Grill menu includes impeccably prepared steak and seafood, with a list of prized desserts. See for yourself what has everyone raving about this Maui hotspot.
The tradition of eating local is still thriving at Merriman's, which supports regional farmers and ranchers, and aims to offer the freshest food with the most flavor. The company's mantra of "do the right thing" means guests are treated to a truly unique dining experience.
The Ritz-Carlton offers waterfront dining at its signature farm-to-table restaurant, Banyan Tree. Watch as masterful chefs prepare your meal tableside using the freshest Hawaiian ingredients. The Banyan Tree menu includes octopus, local snapper, and meats from local ranchers.
Honua Kai Resort is one of the newest oceanfront condo resorts on Maui’s North Ka’anapali Beach. The luxury Maui vacation rentals found in Honua Kai combine all the amenities of a high-end hotel with the privacy and comfort that’s synonymous with an InvitedHome vacation. A few of the top things to do at Honua Kai include:
There are four incredible pools from which to choose, each with their own distinctive features. Enjoy waterslides, lava rock-lined lazy rivers, waterfalls, and a serene infinity pool. The lush landscape provides privacy at the many hot tubs and creates secluded alcoves for peaceful lounging. Best of all? Most of Maui’s most exciting activities are near the Honua Kai resort.
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