Have you ever thought of witnessing beaches with sands in impossible colors? On your trip to Maui, you will experience the world’s amazing sights that you have never explored before. Maui has everything from freshwater pools to winding roads and spectacular beauty that makes Hawaii truly magical. Maui regularly attracts nearly three million visitors a year making everyone fall in love with the beautifully picturesque and unique charm it holds. Maui has something for everyone’s interest whether you are visiting with your family or friends, you will be moved by the stunning splendor of Haleakala’s volcano summit, deep blues of the ocean, amazing views of the black sand beach on the Hana Maui, wildly growing orchid flowers and the sweet scents of the hibiscus.
Reasons You Should Visit Maui at least once
Maui gifts you with the most awesome weather throughout the year. This is one major reason people go for Maui vacations and spend days with friends and family members. Moreover, Maui’s weather changes so quickly from rainy to sunny and vice versa. If you are on a Maui road trip, stay prepared for sudden rains and takes your gear such as raincoats, mud shoes, etc.
Maui has two seasons’ summer and winter and the whole year is a good time to visit this magical island.
Magical island vibes
People on the Maui encourage aloha spirit. Though it’s a law on Maui most people also do it willingly. They have an instinct of helping each other and doing well for others. By encouraging Aloha Spirit, people and government officials help create a better world. Locals send positive vibes and good feelings to others.
If you are traveling Maui in winter, watching the migrated whales is a popular attraction. The majority of migrated whales are found off the coast of Maui. They migrate from Alaska to give birth and raise their offspring in Hawaii’s warm ocean waters. The tour is offered every day from December to April and it starts in Lahaina. Humpback whales are magnificent creatures and it was an absolute thrill to witness them so easily. Make sure you visit in winter to have the best experience of whale watching.
Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles
If someone has been to Maui, they knew Molokini Crater is one the most popular scuba diving and snorkeling destinations in the state of Hawaii. . While venturing on a snorkel tour, remember that your will be exploring most premier snorkeling, snuba, and scuba locations. The most treasured vacation memories of your life that you can ever create for your family and kids are by watching green sea turtles.
Garden of Eden
Garden of Eden is one of the top spots on the road to Hana. It’s an attractive arboretum that has even been recognized officially for better land use management and conservation practices. The grounds are perfectly maintained and feature over 700 labeled herbaceous species, rich tropical varieties of flowers, plants, trees, and more. There is a fantastic art gallery full of Maui souvenirs and locally made gifts that you can adore and purchase. Tourists have to pay a $20 fee to enter the Maui Garden of Eden.
The road to Hana
Hana tours are immensely popular because of the adventure, stunning views, rainforest hikes, beautiful waterfalls, freshwater caves, bamboo forests, and black sand beaches. The road to Hana is known for its beauty that anyone can appreciate in a lifetime. If you are pressed for time or simply don’t like the idea of driving the road with curves then consider guided tours from reputed travel companies. They will take you in their own vehicle and help you uncover Maui’s eastern coastline in a completely different manner.
Maui is well-known for pineapples as they are delicious as well as grown in the giant fields stretched over the island. Many local fruit stalls and local farmer markets sell pineapples and other fruits. Visitors can also go for pineapple tasting tours where you learn everything from growing, planting, and history of Maui pineapples.
Volcanoes/ Haleakalā National Park
Several volcanoes merged when Maui Island was formed. Haleakalā, also known as East Maui Volcano, forms more than ¾ of Maui Island. Haleakalā is one of the tallest mountains with the highest summit. Haleakalā National Park is the perfect spot for witnessing sunrises and sunsets. However, it requires visitors to make reservations up to 60 days in advance for sunrise however, entering the park after 7 am doesn’t require tickets.
On the road to Hana and various other places on Maui, there are stunning waterfalls and freshwater pools. Tourists enjoy witnessing waterfalls and swimming in the freshwater pools while capturing the best moments in the camera. On a hot sunny day along the Hana highway, a dip in the freshwater pools is something rewarding and pleasant. The water here is crystal clear and very refreshing.
Multi-colored sand beaches
Maui’s beaches are extended to 45 km including white, black, and red sand beaches. Some of them are overcrowded with tourists from all over the world. The Big Beach is one of the largest beaches on the island most ideal for snorkeling or beach bumming.
Hiking in the rainforest
There are many trails on Maui offering hiking opportunities to the adventure freaks. Road to Hana has the most famous rainforest hikes leading to breathtaking waterfalls. If you love to experience the quietness, freshness, and sounds of the wildlife, put on your hiking shoes and head to nature on these beautiful trails.
Important Maui Tips for an Excellent Trip
Maui is fun all around the year. Snorkeling, sunrise, and sunset at Haleakalā, the road to Hana waterfalls activities are open the whole year but humpback whale watching attractions are popular in winter.
Why book a guided tour on Maui
Maui is a great place to spend your vacations and guided tours will make it more interesting and enjoyable. All the stress of the trip including beach hopping and Maui road trip, the professional guides will help you get the knack for it. Stardust Hawaii offers the best Maui-guided tours at reasonable prices ensuring our guests feel relaxed and have all the fun in this beautiful place.