Maui: The Perfect Short-stay Getaway Photo by: Ululani’s Hawaiian Shave Ice

Maui: The Perfect Short-stay Getaway

Maui is one of the busiest of all the Hawaiian Islands; every day of the year sees a handful of planes landing and taking off. While there is no shortage of activities and opportunities available on Maui, the size of the island and the proximity of the sites mean that it is the perfect getaway for a short period of time. The west side of the island is very popular among tourists and you can easily spend your whole time here without missing out on anything. You’ll leave here feeling relaxed and rejuvenated!

5. The Blowhole

The Blowhole is a little natural wonder located just up the road from Lahaina. It is easy to get to, but still secluded enough that it receives fairly little visitors in comparison to its more popular rivals like the Road to Hana. Located off Nakalele Point, it is just a short walk to this bizarre rock and sea landscape where, on almost every day of the year, you get to witness one of nature’s most explosive shows – just don’t get too close!

Blowhole, Hawaii

4. The Banyan Tree

The Banyan tree is one of the most common Maui images, and everyone who visits marvels at the intricate, naturally grown tree in the middle of town. But, many people don’t know about the local market that sets up right under this tree nearly every Sunday. Each Sunday morning local artisans bring their product and set booths to show off their masterpieces. Artwork is common, but so is handmade jewellery, decorative pieces, detailed woodwork, and even little souvenir trinkets. The artists are very friendly and eager to tell you about their work; even if you don’t buy anything, they will happily sit and chat. There is no better way to learn about a culture than from the mouths of the locals!

Banyan Tree, Hawaii
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