Maui is the second largest and the second most visited of the eight Hawaiian Islands. Compiled here are some of the various reasons why it is a MUST VISIT vacation destination at least once in your life!
- VARIETY OF LANDSCAPES:
Maui is a land of diverse landscapes, which are a result of a unique combination of geology, topography and climate. Along the West Coast of the island there is an abundance of beaches where the sun is almost always shining.Then along the East Coast the island has a lush and green paradise that boasts absolutely gorgeous waterfalls in numerous valleys. In the center of the island are some mighty volcanoes that are not to be missed!
- DIVERSITY OF WEATHER:
A great majority of the accommodations in Maui are in regions with a weather that is dry and sunny, which is deemed as ‘Great Weather’ by many tourists. However, if you’re not a big fan of the sun then the wet and lush Northeast Coastline is ideal for you to stay. The weather in Maui, however, also changes with the different seasons.
- ACTIVITIES AND ADVENTURES:
When you’re in Hawaii you’ll definitely want to enjoy all things ‘Beachy’. But Maui will offer you much more, so much so that the activities it has to offer can be categorized into Aerial, Water and Land activities. You can go horseback riding, take bike, hiking or photo tours, or watch the whales entertain you. You can also get your adrenaline pumping by going surfing and snorkeling. And if that doesn’t suit your passionate spirit enough, you can always go paragliding or take one of Maui’s famous helicopter rides that are sure to leave you spellbound!
- THE HANA HIGHWAY:
If you’re one of those laid back people who would rather enjoy calm long drives than risk other activities that may be dangerous (not that any of Maui’s activities aredangerous), then this beautiful road along the East Coast of the island is where you should take the drive of a lifetime! Curving around lush green mountains and passing by black sand beaches and volcanoes, Hana Highway is the undisputed number one tourist attraction on the island.
Listed above are some of the attractions that make Maui stand out from other Hawaiian islands. Maui, ‘the playground of the wealthy’, is also an ideal tourist destination because of its shopping destinations, cheap and easy transportation and a scintillating blend of history and modern development. Indeed, ‘Maui no ka oi!’ (Maui is the best!)