Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Maalaea

The ocean views and wildlife provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation 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-sees in the area. Many of our vacation 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? Travelers enjoy fun activities like whale watching and snorkeling. Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Maalaea a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Maalaea

Travelers enjoy Maalaea for its snorkeling. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, September, August, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 88°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Maalaea

Travelers enjoy Maalaea for its seaside and island views. Whether you're an adventurous traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation to and around Maalaea

The nearest airport is in Kahului, HI (OGG), located 8.6 mi (13.9 km) from the city center. 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 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 4,490 house rentals near Maalaea. From 3,934 Condos/Apartments to 245 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Maalaea for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Maalaea:

  • Historic Lahaina Front Street: 532 vacation rentals
  • Montage Kapalua Bay (Residences at Kapalua Bay): 474 vacation rentals
  • Haiku: 20 vacation rentals
  • Kaanapali Hillside: 306 vacation rentals
  • Halama Street: 292 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Maalaea?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Maalaea. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge: 9,208 home rentals
  • Maalaea Beach: 9,172 home rentals
  • Whalers Village: 6,094 home rentals
  • Black Rock: 5,794 home rentals
  • Waipuilani Park: 5,749 home 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Maalaea?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 3,934 Condos/Apartments in Maalaea. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Maalaea include:

  • Houses: 245 lodging choices
  • Villas: 90 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 41 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Maalaea?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3,944 vacation homes with pool available in Maalaea.

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