February Hot Picks: Where to Stay on Maui
Does it feel like it’s about time to treat yourself to a toes-in-the-sand, ocean-breeze-in-your-hair kind of vacation? Leisure travel is on the rise! What better place to leisure your way along than on Maui? Expedia Group and Wakefield Research’s November 2021 collaborative study found 81% of adults plan to travel in the next six months, with well-being and relaxation top of mind (full source here). Well, we’ve got plenty of that here!
With Maui being within the top 5 most frequently searched travel destinations, let’s dive into our Hot Picks for February with recommendations on where to stay and play in Maui!
South Maui: Kihei & Wailea
The South Maui town of Kihei is lined by long stretches of white sandy beaches and offers an abundance of shopping, dining, and activities. Kihei accommodations provide comfortable, affordable stays with plenty to do within walking distance. Learn more about Kihei in our 8 Reasons Why You Should Stay in Kihei blog. The luxurious Wailea area is situated in an upscale resort community surrounded by world-class golf courses, fine dining, fabulous shopping, and some of Maui’s loveliest beaches.
Enjoy great values at Maui Kamaole Resort with the best of both worlds – the pricing of Kihei hotels at a Wailea-like property. This moderately priced luxury resort at the quiet south end of Kihei offers spacious accommodations in a low-density setting. Specially selected, updated one- and two-bedroom condos sit on 23 acres of tropical grounds, and most feature fabulous close-in ocean views. Book directly with the owners to get the best price possible!
SeaSpirit #811 is a privately-owned, independently-managed luxury villa at the Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort. Featuring over 3,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor living space, this villas includes 3 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms for up to 8 guests. Enjoy stunning ocean views, a private hot tub, state-of-the-art electronics, fully-equipped kitchen, and access to all of the Andaz resort services. Book directly with the management company for the best rate!
Wailea Seashore Suite K507 is a 3-bedroom luxury villa set on the top (5th) floor of the penthouse/tower building at the beachfront Wailea Beach Villas Resort. This unit has one of the very best ocean views at the resort and offers approximately 2,300 square feet of indoor and outdoor living space. Sleeps up to 6 guests with a well-stocked kitchen, private jacuzzi on the lanai, assigned parking, and gorgeous furnishings. Book directly with the management company for the best rate!
Maalaea is a peaceful little village situated on a scenic boat harbor, central to just about everything. Halfway between Kahului and Lahaina (just 10 minutes and 15 minutes respectively), Maalaea is also home to the Maui Ocean Center, one of Maui’s top attractions. Learn more about staying in Maalaea in our 8 Reasons Why You Should Stay in Maalaea blog.
Maalaea Banyans 418 features spectacular oceanfront views of Maalaea Bay from the top floor of the complex! This two-bedroom and two-bathroom condo provides a fully equipped kitchen, flat screen TVs, A/C, and washer and dryer. Just steps to the ocean, you’ll enjoy being lulled to sleep by the sounds of the surf and the palm leaves swaying in our cool tropical breezes. Book directly with the management company for the best deal!
West Maui: Kaanapali, Kahana & Napili
A stay in West Maui offers gorgeous white sand beaches, as well as beachfront resort areas and quiet nooks with a more secluded feel. Famous Kaanapali Beach extends for nearly three miles along the West Maui shoreline. Read more about 8 Reasons Why You Should Stay in Kaanapali. Napili and Kahana offer lovely beaches at the northern end of West Maui. The ambiance here is laid-back, and the peaceful setting of hotels and resorts in Napili and Kahana provides guests with a sense of being off the beaten path, nestled on the bay.
Kaanapali Shores Studio 334 is a completely remodeled, 3rd floor unit with partial ocean view and lanai. This unit sleeps up to 4 guests with a king bed and futon sleeper, featuring central A/C, an ultra-modern kitchen with granite counter tops, and brand new stainless steel appliances. Enjoy full access to the resort amenities including the shops, restaurant, tennis court, health club, salon, and sundry store. Book directly with the management company for the best price possible!
Kahana Reef 419 is perched on the fourth floor with stunning direct oceanfront views scanning the West Maui coastline and neighbor islands. This cozy one-bedroom unit catches cool trade breezes and comfortably sleeps four with a king bed in the bedroom and queen sofa sleeper. You will love the quiet vibe, convenient free parking, swimming pool, and oceanside BBQ grills. Book directly with the management company for the best rate!
Hale Napili is a small, intimate property nestled on beautiful Napili Beach. Friendly and easy-going, Hale Napili offers 18 comfortable 1-bedroom and studio condos, all individually owned and furnished in keeping with Hale Napili’s emphasis on comfort, convenience, and service for its guests. Amenities include guest laundry facility, daily coffee, lawn chairs and umbrellas, oceanfront bbqs and picnic tables, and shuffleboard. Book directly with the hotel for the best rate!
We look forward to seeing more visitors return as travel restrictions ease up. Be sure to review our Visiting Maui During COVID blog for everything you need to know before traveling to Maui. We update this blog frequently, as regulations change often.
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