If you ask any hardworking person as to where they will want to go for a vacation, most of them will surely choose to go to Hawaii. With the white sands beneath their feet, the cool ocean breeze blowing through their hair, the lovely sights to behold and the delicious cuisine Hawaiians have to offer, anybody who travels to any island in Hawaii will surely enjoy their vacation getaway. But it is more than just a lush tropical paradise! Hawaii offers a lot of amazing adventures for people who would like to create unforgettable experiences of a lifetime.
So if you are on the fence about finally taking that Maui vacation, here are our top 8 of the many reasons why you should book your stay today!
Beautiful Maui Beaches
When it comes to beaches, Hawaii is the perfect destination. For those looking for a well-deserved rest and relaxation in a tropical paradise, Maui will offer you plenty of options. No matter what type of ocean activities you’d like to try, from snorkeling and surfing to sunbathing and stand up paddling, you will find the right time and beach location to do them. If you’re planning on spending most of your time in the ocean, you might want to consider one of our Maui oceanfront or beachfront vacation rentals!
Delicious Hawaiian cuisine
Hawaii is known to be a melting pot of various cultures. Because of this, many culinary experts have influenced the Hawaiian cuisine that we know now. Some of the genuine Hawaiian food that you will surely want to try include Loco Moco, Poke, Kalua, Lau Lau, and many more. You will also find a lot of top Maui restaurants serving Hawaiian fusion dishes, such as the famous Hawaiian plate, Spam Musubi, Cha Siu Bao, and Manapua.
Warm Smiles and Welcoming Faces
As soon as you get to any of the islands of Hawaii, you can expect one of the warmest welcomes you will ever experience. More than just the lei and the welcoming drinks you might get from your hotel’s welcome committee, you will also find a lot of Hawaii locals who are ready to share a smile and lend a hand.
Road to Hana
Do you love road trips? Then you should make sure that the Road to Hana is a part of your Hawaiian travel itinerary. Whether you decide to join a van tour or drive yourself, this beautiful area in Maui is a fun day trip that you, your family, and friends will truly enjoy. This long drive has a lot of stops that you can choose from. Top stops include Paia Town, hiking at Waikamoi Ridge Trail, Garden of Eden Arboretum, Honomanu Bay, Waikani Falls, Wailua Falls, and more. Not to mention all the yummy places to stop and eat in Hana!
See our Top Things to Do in Hana for Your Next Maui Vacation
Exciting Ocean Activities
Looking for some fun ocean activities to fill your vacation itinerary? In Hawaii, there’s a large selection of water sports and activities to check out. Whether you are into surfing, parasailing, snorkeling, paddle boarding, fishing, or sailing, there are many travel agencies available on the island to help you accomplish your Hawaiian travel and activity goals. Be it for you and your friends, or for your whole family and kids, you can always find the best water activities to try and enjoy.
Are you a history buff? If you are, then Hawaii’s fascinating history will surely satiate your cravings for some history about Hawaii, its past kingdoms, religion, arts, and more. Each of the major islands of Hawaii are filled with stories about their myths, beliefs and traditions, with many of the locals still practicing and observing them. Many places in Hawaii are considered sacred and historical, which is why these places are being protected and given importance. There are also many museums in Hawaii that any history lover should definitely visit to check out the different historical exhibitions, documentaries, and stories each of these museums are featuring.
Amazing Island Culture
Apart from its beautiful history, the Hawaiian culture is also something that is worth experiencing first hand. Their customs, arts, music, and legends are what gives any visitor’s experience in Hawaii unique. From the lovely hula music and dances to the festive luaus and imus during gatherings, these cultural practices will surely make your Hawaiian vacation unforgettable!
Majestic Humpback Whales
One of the best places in the world for whale watching is Hawaii. Whether you are on the Big Island, Maui, Oahu or Kauai, you can get a chance to see for yourself the beauty of the North Pacific Humpback Whales migrating to Hawaii around November to May. You can even sign up for a whale-watching boat trips or for other water activities that can help you get a more up close and personal experience with these majestic mammals.
No matter what your reason is for going to Hawaii, you will always find an experience that will make your stay truly unforgettable. Be it the warm welcome from the locals, the different ocean activities, the beautiful sights or the vibrant history and culture of Hawaii, you can always expect a one of a kind tropical vacation that you can only experience in Hawaii. And with Maui lodging ranging from 2 bedroom to 3 bedroom condos for rent on Maui, you can be sure to find the best place to stay!