What is the best area of Maui?
What is the most expensive part of Maui?
Maui's Wailea-Makena area is famous for its rich and famous residents who pay top dollar for its mixture of beauty, seclusion and ideal weather.
Which side is better in Maui?
Most travelers stay in the leeward side of the island in West or South Maui. These are the best areas of Maui to stay if you want to be close to lots of activities, beaches and restaurants. I always recommend staying in all parts of the island throughout your Maui vacation.
Kihei is Budget Friendly
Accommodations, shopping, and dining tend to be more moderately priced here, compared to most other visitor areas on the island. So, Kihei is that rare creature — a budget-friendly destination on Maui!
What part of Maui is best for families? There are two main areas families generally stay on Maui: Wailea or Ka'anapali. Both areas have great weather, snorkeling, and beaches.
The wettest periods on Maui almost always occur in winter, when the tradewinds bring additional moisture to the islands. This period runs from mid-November through late March on average, and some of these systems can carry quite a bit of rain.
FAQ. How much time do you need in Maui? We recommend at least one week in order to experience all that Maui has to offer. While you can get a flavor of Maui even if you just visit for a day or two, as a minimum, try to plan 3 to 5 days in Maui.