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Maui – A favorite travel vacation destination with luxury hotels
Every year, millions of tourists travel to Maui for vacations and to enjoy its natural beauty, to swim, surf, and sunbath on Maui Island’s silky-soft white sandy beaches and blue water around its 120 miles sunny coastline, to spend a dream vacation in a harmonic atmosphere created by Hawaiian Aloha spirit, luxury hotels resorts excellent services and Pacific soft romantic melody.
Maui – One of the world’s best islands
Maui, known as the Valley Isle, is a top travel vacation destination and the second largest island in the Hawaiian Islands chain. The 729 square miles of Maui Island were formed when two volcanoes erupted out of the sea more than two million years ago. Gradually, the power of nature magically created this unique Pacific paradise formed by rain forests, valleys, springs, slopes, waterfalls, sandy beaches, exotic plants and flowers, beautiful birds, and many other tourist attractions.
Today, Maui not only produces tropical fruits, exotic flowers, vegetable from its green hills, clear waters and rich soil, but has also been continuously selected by readers of some travel magazines as one of the “Best Islands in the world” and one of world’s most favorite travel vacation destinations.
Maui Island offers visitors with many full-service first-class luxury hotels, scenic resorts, and vacation rental condominiums. Most of these Maui Hotels, Resorts and Vacation Rental Condos are located along Maui shore with spectacular view.
Maui Hotels Resorts – Booking:
Kaanapali, Kapalua, Wailea hotels with spectacular view
Maui has several major hotel and resort areas. Kaanapali Beach and Kapalua Bay of West Maui offer travelers with several famous hotels with luxury facilities, such as Hyatt Regency Maui Resort Hotel and Spa, Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Sheraton Maui Resort Hotel and Spa, Royal Lahaina Resort Hotel, The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach Hotel.
South Maui, including Wailea and Makena, provides some of the most luxury hotels with golf courses and beautiful sandy beaches, such as Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa – A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Four Seasons Resort Maui Hotel at Wailea, Makena Beach And Golf Resort Hotel.
The Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa, with 42-acre beautiful landscape in South Maui, offers visitors multilevel river-pool with waterfalls and waterslides, exotic massage therapy by top spa, and spectacular ocean view and one of America’s best beaches. Grand Wailea Hotel has been named in the Top Ten Resort and Spas in North America and the Top Ten Hotel Spas in the United States by travel magazines.
Getting there – Airlines reservations
You can reach Maui Island by airplane. All major airlines provide discount flight services to Maui Kahului Airport from the United States mainland, Canada and international cities.
Getting around – Car Rental for Maui
Major Car Rental companies offers car rental services to Maui Kahului Airport. You can make reservation online to get discount rental car for your Maui vacation.
Although Maui is located in tropical zone but the climate varies with average temperatures from 72°F to 79°F. It is perfect for outdoor sports, including golfing, tennis, hiking, surfing and other water sports.
Maui has 42 miles of sandy beaches along its 120 miles sunny coastline. D.T. Flemming Beach, Kaanapali Beach, Kapalua Beach, Launiupoko Wayside Park and Napili Bay Beach are located in West Maui. Kama’ole Beach Parks I, II, III, Keawakapu Beach, Maalaea Beach, Makena Beach and Ulua Beach are located in South Maui. Hookipa Beach and Kanaha Beach Park are located at north shore of Maui Island. Hana Beach Park and Hamoa Beach Park are located in Hana.
Maui parks and gardens
Besides miles of sand beaches, Maui Island has many parks and gardens. Haleakala is one of best-known mountains in the world. With 10,023-foot summit, Haleakala dormant volcano mountain is the location of the Science City which provides astronomy research and education.
Maui Haleakala National Park was designated an International Biosphere Reserve in 1980. Of its 28,655 acres, 19,270 acres are wilderness. Haleakala mountain top offers a spectacular 360° panoramic view. The visual horizon in many places in the Park is up to 115 miles out to sea. In addition to breathtaking sunrise and sunset, even cloudy skies can offer amazing sights including rainbows, moonbows and halos seen around your shadow. Millions of tourists from around the world travel to Maui every year to experience this wonderland magic.
Maui museums, historical attractions, Ocean Center
As the second largest island in Hawaii chain, Maui has about many museums and historical places. As a cross road of East and West, these Maui’s museums and historical attractions mirror the past of Pacific Region. The Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum, Bailey House Museum, Iao Valley State Park and Kepaniwai Heritage Gardens are some of the museums and cultural and historical attractions. Maui Ocean Center is one of the major attractions in Hawaii. The aquariums of Maui Ocean Center present fascinating sea life from Pacific Ocean surrounding the Hawaiian Islands.
Maui Island has 120 miles of shoreline with beautiful sandy beaches, 10 state parks, 15 county parks, one famous national park – Haleakala National Park, and about 16 golf courses. Maui’s 728 square miles offers visitors all kinds of outdoor activities, including golfing, tennis, hiking, camping, and water sports such as sailing, diving, surfing, snorkeling, and deep-sea fishing.
Maui has several major shopping centers, including Queen Ka’ahumanu Center in Kahului and Lahaina Cannery Mall in Lahaina. Ka’ahumanu Shopping Center has more than 60 shops and restaurants, located at Central Maui closed to the Kahului Airport. You also can find other shopping centers in Central, West and East Maui.
Maui nightlife & culture activity
With spectacular tropical sunset and ocean views surrounding the whole island, Maui offers visitors many evening activities, including Hawaii Lu’au and Polynesian Revues, performance art and cultural activities, sunset cruises, bars and clubs, country dance and ballroom dance.
Maui residents and community
Maui is modern and convenient for a good life with services by shopping centers, grocery stores, medical center and hospital, and basic public transportation system. Maui’s about 120,000 residents spread around several community areas with happy life.