Have you already booked your tickets to the incredible island Maui? Maui is so beautiful and has so much for an enthusiastic traveler that you will go mesmerized by the wonders it offers you. No matter if you are up for some adventure or just relax by the pristine beaches; Maui is just the perfect spot for an enjoyable vacation. Here in this post, we have highlighted the best things to do in Maui and make it the most interesting and memorable vacation of your life. Keep reading for some first-hand tips and things to enjoy in the island.
Relax at the beach
Your holiday to Maui is incomplete without visiting the amazing beach. If you are there with your partner or beloved, one of the most romantic things to do in Maui is to soak in the beauty of the beaches. The place has several incredible beaches but South Maui is home to the best ones.
Go to the Big Beach, also famous as Oneloa Beach is best for sunbathing and surfing. You can also go to Keawakapu Beach for snorkeling and whale watching. There is a 400 yards offshore artificial reef consisting of almost 100 antique cars which is great news for both car lovers and snorkelers. Are you one of these? If so, it is just your place!
Plan a submarine tour
Join the Maui Atlantis Submarine Adventure Tour to get an opportunity exploring the wonders of Maui’s underwater in a submarine. You will be almost 100feet deep in the waters seeing the beautiful coral reefs and marine life. Isn’t it a marvelous experience to explore the marine life? Yes, it’s same like you see in the movies! You mighty even grab a sight of a whale or sharks under sea. Even booking a business class flight will pay off well for this enthralling experience.
Enjoy stand-up paddle boarding and surfing
Maui has a lot more to offer than just snorkeling and sunbathing at the beaches. You can try surfing, a great Hawaiian activity and this incredible island is the best place for beginners to learn. You will find various surfing schools for people who seek something new in life. If you are an experienced surfer, there are some of the fantastic spots for you too.
Try surfing at the North Shore and Honolulu bay, some of the favorite surfing spots of experienced surfers. However, keep in mind that these are not a place recommended for beginners.
Do not miss out the local food
Food is one of the most important of the 100 things to do in Maui you will find on the internet. Try out the delicious and traditional Hawaiian dishes like the famous Kalua Pork. It is a unique way a pig is cooked in an underground oven making the dish soft and juicy. You will find the yummy snow cone in different exotic flavors. You can also stop by Geste Shrimp Truck, a fantastic place to catch some Spicy Pineapple Shrimp or Shrimp Scampi. You, a foodie? Why wait anymore? Get your last minute flights and fly to Maui this holiday season.
Take the Helicopter Tour
Once you have explored Maui from the ground, get higher to have a view from the air. You will have the opportunity to take a helicopter tour in Maui to get a spell bound of the island. This allows you to see the areas of the marvelous island which you otherwise couldn’t explore (from the ground). The aerial view of cliffs, beaches, valleys, forests and volcanoes with leave you awe-struck.
Imagine if you have this view with the helicopter doors off? An adventurous tour filling your heart with amazement, isn’t it? However, only take this ‘doors off view’ if you are bold enough. Popular helicopter tour routes include Haleakala Volcano and West Maui mountains.
Take a drive on the Road to Hana
The 65 miles extension of a Hawaiian road is the famed Road to Hana, one of the favorites of tourists. It is an ideal way to get the view of the thick green rainforests and majestic waterfalls of Maui. You can reach to several major attractions on this island through this road. Take a tour van, rent a car or drive yourself to get this pleasant experience. However, we would advise you to take the tour van as the roads are curvy and dangerous. Being on the tour van will also let you know about its mythological and historical significance in detail.
Visit the Bailey House Museum
If you are a history lover, this museum is your soul destination in Maui. The famous Bailey House Museum is dedicated to Hawaiian history and art. You will find the Pre-European Hawaiian artifacts featured along with some exclusive artworks of the 19th century. Ensure you visit the museum if you are anywhere near the ‘lao valley.