- Paige Watts
Maui has some unforgettable stays, whether you want to be in the jungles on the east coast or beachfront on the west coast. These are the top 10 hotels in Maui, Hawaii.
Hotel Wailea is located within the Wailea resort area and is an intimate adult-only, five-star property with 72 suites on 15 acres. The hotel offers stunning beach and ocean views and a panorama of three neighboring islands. This peaceful retreat is designed specifically for couples to take a romantic getaway with the Zen-inspired landscape of tropical gardens, waterfalls, and meandering pathways. In addition to being close to some of Maui’s top attractions, Hotel Wailea also offers a beach valet service at Wailea Beach. It also provides complimentary morning yoga, complimentary Hawaiian outrigger canoeing on Wednesdays and complimentary tropical mixology classes on Sundays.
555 Kaukahi St, Kihei, HI, USA, +1 808 850 5139
Kā’anapali Beach Hotel
Kā’anapali Beach Hotel is recognized as Hawaii’s most Hawaiian Hotel for embodying the Hawaiian meaning of hospitality and the sense of place in Maui. Located on Kā’anapali Beach, this hotel has 11 acres of tropical gardens and free nightly hula shows. It has cultural classes offered daily, including hula lessons, ukulele classes, cultural garden walks and Hawaiian language lessons. The hotel is located close to Lahaina Town, the exceptional snorkeling at Black Rock, and is adjacent to Kā’anapali Golf Courses.
2525 Kaanapali Pkwy, Lahaina, HI, USA, +1 808 661 0011
Maui Sunseeker LGBT Resort
The beachfront and adult-only Maui Sunseeker LGBT Resort caters to the LGBT traveller and curious individuals looking to fully experience Maui. The hotel provides guests with the free use of coolers, beach chairs, towels, and umbrellas and lends out CD tour guides for the Road to Hana. Their Sunseeker activities concierge service is available to non-guests as well and provides access to unique island activities. At Maui Sunseeker, you can book a luxurious penthouse suite, which comes with many free amenities, for the price of a standard room at other Maui resorts.
551 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, HI, USA, +1 808 879 1261
At 3,200 feet elevation on the slopes of Haleakalā, Kula Lodge offers five rustic lodges. These lodges offer stunning views of the Kaho’olawe and Molokini islands to the south, the tip of Molokai to the north, and the West Maui Mountains to the west. Built in the 1940s as a private residence, this lodge features a garden terrace with incredible views. It has has a restaurant that is perfect for brunch by the wood-burning brick oven after watching the sunrise from Haleakalā.
15200 Haleakala Hwy, Kula, HI, USA, +1 808 878 1535
Mangolani Inn is a remodeled inn located in Paia with ocean views and is within walking distance of some of Maui’s best beaches, restaurants and shops within the historic plantation town. The property features five rooms to rent, including three different studios, the four-bedroom upstairs house, and the mango treehouse – a house built in a mango tree with the best ocean views. The property’s private grounds feature mango tree hammocks, tropical fruits and flowers to pick, a barbecue, and a hot tub.
325 Baldwin Ave, Paia, HI, USA, +1 808 579 3000
Maui Coast Hotel
Located in Kihei on the south side of Maui, Maui Coast Hotel is just across the street from Kamaole Beach Park I, Kihei’s best and largest beach. Maui Coast Hotel is within walking distance from Kihei’s great shopping and dining and is minutes from the Wailea Resort area with its boutiques and golf courses. Live poolside entertainment and cocktails are featured every night. Each spacious suite comes with a large seating area, a separate bedroom, a wet bar, and a private lanai.
2259 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, HI, USA, +1 808 874 6284
Hale Pau Hana Beach Resort
Hale Pau Hana Beach Resort offers vacation rentals with direct access to Kamaole Beach Park II. Every condo unit is situated on the beachfront with an ocean view. Each unit is individually decorated and comes with a complete kitchen, cable TV, a private lanai with a beach view, and complimentary WiFi. The grounds feature a heated outdoor pool, barbecue grills by the beach, and lawn lounge chairs. Hale Pau Hana creates a home away from home in paradise.
2480 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, HI, USA, +1 808 879 2715
Travaasa Hana is a relaxed, tropical resort located in the remote town of Hana on the eastern tip of Maui. The resort features a pampering spa, outdoor yoga and a pool with ocean views. It also has authentic Hawaiian experiences including throw net fishing, lei making, ukuleles, and local guides to share their cultural knowledge with you. The property offers spacious resort cottages and private suites ranging from the ocean bungalow to garden view. Experience the culinary Hana Fusion, a combination of classical and innovative techniques to give you a local taste of Hana.
5031 Hana Hwy, Hana, HI, USA, +1 808 359 2401
Maui Kai offers oceanfront condo rentals on Kā’anapali Beach. Each rental unit has panoramic ocean views and direct access to the sandy white beach. The resort property features a heated pool and jacuzzi, a poolside cabana with a kitchen, a lending library, and complimentary in-room and poolside WiFi access. All rooms come with a fully equipped kitchen, and the rooms range from the more economical junior suite oceanfront to the luxury two-bedroom oceanfront. Nearby Kā’anapali activities include the Whalers Village Shopping Center, a three-mile boardwalk, ocean activities, and tours.
106 Kaanapali Shores Pl, Lahaina, HI, USA, +1 808 667 3500
The Inn at Mama’s Fish House
On a private beach on Maui’s north shore is the Inn at Mama’s Fish House. The Inn offers spacious beachfront cottages located in a grove of coconut palms, luxury junior suites facing a private courtyard, and cozy garden cottages situated behind the beachfront cottages. All accommodations come with equipped kitchens, are right by the beach, and guests receive a discount at Mama’s Fish House Restaurant, one of Maui’s top restaurants. The town of Paia is close by with shopping, galleries, cafes, nightlife, and the island’s biggest organic grocery store.
799 Poho Pl, Paia, HI, USA, +1 808 579 9764