Day 1 in Maui
Welcome to Maui! Upon arrival at the airport, you will go through customs and immigration. Should you opt to purchase a transfer to your hotel; a representative will be waiting for you as you exit immigration. Arrive at your hotel, check in and do not give in to jet lag! There is so much for you to see and do!
Head to Kapalua Beach on the northwest coast, just north of Napili on Route 30, by far the finest beach on Maui, and a great place to swim, snorkel or kayak. From here, head south to Kaanapali Beach, which is just north of the town of Lahaina. You will find the Whalers Village and Front Street here with some great restaurants and shopping options. Be sure to visit Black Rock where you can witness or take part in cliff diving.
As the evening approaches head to The Old Lahaina Luau for an evening of Hawaiian culture and a delicious buffet, including roasted pork that is cooked in an underground oven. Enjoy all of this whilst watching one of Maui`s spectacular sunsets.
Day 2 in Maui
Today wake up super early and make your way up to Haleakala `house of the sun` for one of the most memorable Maui experiences, watching the sunrise from almost 10,000 feet above sea level. Also, home to Haleakala National Park featuring over 30,000 acres of land where you can hike in the crater of the dormant volcano, take a bike ride down the slopes and check out the spectacular waterfalls with freshwater pools and lush landscapes. Be sure to bring some warm clothes, food and drink.
From here check out the small historic town of Hana, considered to be one of Hawaii`s last unspoiled frontiers where you will find souvenir shops and places to enjoy some lunch. Just north of Hana is the Wai`anapanapa State Park if you want to stop and check out the black sand beaches. The legendary road to Hana is a 55-mile road that leads to Kahului and takes you through rainforests, waterfalls and dramatic scenery of the island the entire drive takes anywhere from two to four hours.
Take a cocktail hour sunset sailing cruise from Maui to the neighboring islands of Lanai and Molokai. You can enjoy dinner at one of the many beach areas with several dining options and a breathtaking view. Retire for the evening.
Day 3 in Maui
For your last day in Maui book a morning at the spa! There are a wide range of amazing spas to choose from. Wailea Beach and Makena Beach are both resort areas where you can most likely find spa facilities at a beachfront location with surrounding shops, restaurants and golf courses.
After lunch head north to the Maui Ocean center, the aquarium features the largest tropical reef in the Western Hemisphere and includes exhibits featuring sea turtles, humpback whales, sharks and more than 2,000 fish.
For your last night head back to Kaanapali to Whalers Village where you can check out Hula Grill and dine on dishes created by chef Peter Merriman who is one of the original 12 founders of the Hawaii Regional Cuisine movement, listen to live music and sip on a cocktail.
Additional Days in Maui
If your additional days in Maui are between December and May be sure to go on an unforgettable whale watching excursion. Sail the calm, clear waters of the Auau Channel between Maui, Lanai, and Molokai which is famous for spotting whales.
Check out Iao Valley State Park, a 4,000-acre park with 10 miles of lush, stream-cut valleys with amazing rock features. The Iao Needle is a famous landmark here, a vegetation-covered lava remnant rising 1,200 feet from the valley floor at 2,250 feet above sea level. Hiking trails are available and a botanical garden.
If you are a surfer be sure to visit Honolua Bay and Hookipa Beach (world famous beach for wind-surfing) during the winter months. Or if you are a first-time surfer looking for lessons head to Kaanapali, Lahaina, and Kihei.
Your Last Day in Maui
Depart from your hotel to the airport for your return flight home. We recommend that you purchase a private transfer to the airport if so the representative will meet you at your hotel with plenty of time to get you to the airport for your flight out.