Destination guide

The beachside setting of Maui is ready to explore

Enjoy the live music and other features of Maui. Renowned for its beaches, seaside and snorkeling, this city welcomes all visitors. Take in top local attractions like Haleakala National Park and Wainapanapa State Park. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Maui

Are you looking for attractions to visit during your stay? You'll be sure to enjoy Maui for its snorkeling and surfing. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Maui has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Maui Ocean Center (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Kapalua Golf Club Plantation Course (23.6 mi / 38 km)
  • Maui Nui Golf Club (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
  • The Dunes at Maui Lani (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Wailea Blue Golf Course (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Wailea Emerald Golf Course (11 mi / 17.8 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Maui

Travelers speak highly of Maui for its snorkeling and surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, September and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Maui

Travelers love Maui for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Maui is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Haleakala National Park (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Wainapanapa State Park (22.4 mi / 36.1 km)
  • Kaanapali Beach (23.9 mi / 38.5 km)
  • Hookipa Beach Park (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Wailea Beach (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Maui Nui Botanical Gardens (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)

Traveling to and around Maui

The nearest airport is in Kahului, HI (OGG), located 8.7 mi (13.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Hana, HI (HNM), which is 21.4 mi (34.5 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Lahaina Sugar Cane Train Station or Lahaina Sugar Cane Train Kaanapali Landing Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Maui?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 9,194 holiday lettings near Maui. From 512 Houses to 402 Resorts, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Maui for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Maui?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Maui. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Kihei: 4,571 holiday homes
  • Ekahi Village: 153 holiday homes
  • Napili Shores Maui: 70 holiday homes
  • Kuleana Resorts: 55 holiday homes
  • Lahaina: 8,973 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Maui! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Maui?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Maui with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Kihei: 4,571 holiday lettings
  • Lahaina: 8,973 holiday lettings
  • Wailea: 4,422 holiday lettings
  • Napili: 4,826 holiday lettings
  • Kaunakakai: 552 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Maui?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Maui are:

  • Kapalua Airport (JHM): 5,699 self catering accommodations
  • Upolu Airport (UPP): 206 self catering accommodations
  • Lanai Airport (LNY): 1,099 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Maui? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Maui. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Wailea Gold Golf Course: 4,592 holiday rentals
  • Wailea Emerald Golf Course: 4,595 holiday rentals
  • Shops at Wailea: 4,733 holiday rentals
  • Ulua Beach Park: 4,386 holiday rentals
  • Kihei Regional Park: 5,082 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Maui listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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