Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Maalaea

The ocean views and wildlife provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Maalaea. This romantic city is known for its aquarium, seafood restaurants and whale watching. Kaanapali Beach and Maui Ocean Center are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Maalaea

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do during your stay? Travellers enjoy fun activities like whale watching and snorkelling. Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Maalaea a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Maui Ocean Center (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Kapalua Golf Club Plantation Course (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • The Dunes at Maui Lani (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Maui Nui Golf Club (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Wailea Blue Golf Course (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Wailea Emerald Golf Course (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Maalaea

Travellers enjoy Maalaea for its seaside and island views. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Maalaea is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kaanapali Beach (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Iao Valley State Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Maui Nui Botanical Gardens (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Wailea Beach (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Hookipa Beach Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • D.T. Fleming Beach Park (16.7 mi / 27 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Maalaea

The nearest airport is in Kahului, HI (OGG), located 8.6 mi (13.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Kapalua, HI (JHM-West Maui), which is 15.3 mi (24.6 km) away.

Where to stay near Maalaea?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,461 holiday rentals near Maalaea. From 3,850 Condos/Apartments to 297 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Maalaea is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Maalaea?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Maalaea:

  • Haiku: 19 holiday homes
  • Historic Lahaina Front Street: 511 holiday homes
  • Ukumehame Ahupuaa: 281 holiday homes
  • Downtown Lahaina: 410 holiday homes
  • Plantation Estates: 28 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Maalaea?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Maalaea. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge: 9,040 holiday rentals
  • Kaanapali Beach: 5,920 holiday rentals
  • Whalers Village: 5,924 holiday rentals
  • Whalers Village Museum: 5,921 holiday rentals
  • Kapalua Golf Club Plantation Course: 5,342 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Maalaea listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Maalaea?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 3,850 Condos/Apartments in Maalaea. Our other popular types of Maalaea holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 297 holiday houses
  • Villas: 94 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 40 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Maalaea?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3,882 holiday homes with pool available in Maalaea. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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