The town of Lahaina is a great part of Maui to stay to be close to all the action. Our top accommodation picks range from a charming B&B to vacation rental townhomes on the beach.
Hawaii is a favorite tropical vacation spot for us, and we’ve visited the Hawaiian islands many times.
Don’t think just beaches though. There’s lots more to Hawaii than kicking back with a cocktail on a beautiful beach!
Quick Hawaii travel information:
Islands: 8 main islands, but there are 137 Hawaiian islands in total
Biggest island: Island of Hawaii
Capital: Honolulu on the island of Oahu
Languages: English and Hawaiian
Currency: United States dollar (USD)
What to buy: Check out the best souvenirs from Hawaii
Hawaii trip planning: Find crazy-useful flight, hotel booking and other tips in our Resources guide
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Discover the best hotels and condos in sun-kissed Wailea! We like the Four Seasons for unabashed luxury, Wailea Beach Villas for villas with kitchens and Kea Lanai for its lovely hotel suites.
Wondering where to stay in Ka’anapali, Maui? We’ve sussed out the best condos and resorts. We love The Whaler for luxury condos. For a hotel, the Hyatt Regency is a winner.
It may be a small Hawaiian island. But there are lots of things to do on Lanai – like hikes, 4-wheel drives and chilling on secluded beaches. So get off the grid, splurge on a hotel and experience Lanai!
Your first time to Hawaii is magical. But which is the best island to visit and how long should you go for? Our guide can help. We offer crazy useful tips for Hawaii first-timers.
Wondering what to do in Hawaii? Check out these fabulous attractions and activities – from snorkeling with sea turtles in Maui to visiting the serene Byodo-In Temple in Oahu.
Find out what you need to know about snorkeling Molokini and Turtle Town on Maui! Discover the best tours too. And, yes, you should spot giant sea turtles.
The best part of Maui to stay depends on your interests and budget. For example, Wailea has some of the poshest resorts. Surfers dig Paia. Ka’anapali boasts a fantastic beach and buzz. And Kihei is easy on the wallet.