Frequently Asked Questions – Is There A ‘Best’ Time To Vacation In Maui?

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Honestly, any time of the year is a great time to visit Maui – but the BEST time for you depends a lot on what it is you want to do most when you get here! No matter when you visit, you’ll definitely want to check out our Maui condo rentals. Now, we’ll give you a few suggestions about how to figure out when you want to schedule your vacation.

First off, there are basically two seasons in Maui, summer and winter. Winter begins about November and lasts through March, and during this time, it’s a bit cooler with a little more rain. Winter conditions are also a bit less humid than during the summer season, which lasts from April through October. In Hawaii, it can rain when you least expect it, as with most cities or locales located on the ocean, but it usually doesn’t last long.

Winter months are when Maui experiences the most visitors, and you probably know why – it’s when people are trying to escape the cold where they live! Summer months bring lots of families vacationing while the kids are out of school. During what would be considered spring and fall in most states (for instance October or November, or April and May) you’ll find it’s less crowded and prices are often lower than during prime tourist season. From fun activities and events to accommodations, you’ll find lots of discounts during these periods.

If you love water sports, you may want to avoid visiting Maui during February and March, as this is the peak time for whale-watching and parasailing, jet skiing, and other activities may not be allowed. However, if whale watching is on your to-do list, February or March is the perfect time to come!

Summer months may be a better option if you’re anticipating exploring all of the great hiking opportunities, as the rain in winter season may affect the trails and your hiking experience.

Many who visit Maui are interested in festivals, parades, and cultural celebrations and events. These events take place year-round, but you can easily find out what’s going on by searching online, whether you’re interested in a marathon, canoe race, a PGA golf tournament, or other special events and attractions, such as the “Festivals of Aloha” every fall. If you can dream it, it’s available on Maui!

So when is the best time to vacation in Maui? Whenever you want to, according to your interests. There’s no bad time, considering the warm climate and amazing tropical surroundings all year long!

Whenever you choose to visit, be sure to choose your accommodations carefully! You want plenty of space, great views, and close proximity to the beach, food, shopping, and more. Our Maui condo rentals provide all of this and much more – well-appointed luxurious spaces, where you’ll feel right at home on the beach!

Heading To Maui For Vacation? Facts About The Island You Probably Don’t Know

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If you’ve never been to Maui, chances are you picture plentiful sunshine, tropical surroundings, and of course magnificent beaches. While all of this is true and not a figment of your imagination, there are a few facts about our wonderful island we think you’ll find interesting. Headed to Maui for vacation? Be sure to book your Maui condo rental now before they’re all gone! Meanwhile, enjoy these interesting facts.

Hiking a volcano is common. Most people don’t picture a volcano as something you hike, but lots of visitors hike up Haleakala, a shield volcano at the Haleakala National Park that rises more than 10,000 feet above sea level! Of course the volcano is dormant, and its name means “house of sun” so you’ll want to be sure to bring along the sunscreen.

Where does the name ‘Maui’ come from? According to legend, the Hawaiian islands were pulled from the sea from by a demi-god named Maui. Other than legend, some say the island was named after the son of a Polynesian navigator who discovered the island.

Sand isn’t just sand – and it isn’t all a bland beige color! Most people have seen plenty of sand in their lifetimes, most of it beige in color. On Maui you’ll experience gorgeous beaches with white, red, and even black sand depending on which beaches you visit. For instance, the sand is a beautiful black color at Waianapanapa Beach due to the fact that the sand consists of lava pebbles.

One of our trees is humongous – and we do mean big! Okay, so who in the world wants to see a tree when they’re headed to Maui? You may change your mind when considering the size of what is said to be the biggest tree in the U.S., a banyan tree that takes up almost an acre of space in Lahaina and is 142 years old! With 16 trunks supporting this massive tree, it’s a popular spot for parties and festivals, and truly a magnificent sight.

Of course you don’t have to hike a volcano or go see the banyan tree, but it’s fun information to know. With all there is to do and see on Maui you’ll have a hard time fitting it all in! At Honua Kai’s Finest, our Maui condo rentals are the best you will find, offering luxurious amenities, spectacular views, quick access to the water, and much more. Book your vacation rental today!