Imagine yourself being embraced by a cool island breeze, a neon drink in hand and a lei around your neck. Welcome to Lahaina, Hawaii. This West Maui destination is equal parts history and natural beauty. Even if you’re the staunchest of landlubbers, you can’t help but be seduced by the lush coastline and white-capped waves here. If you’re already an island aficionado, you might be enchanted enough to extend your getaway. Yes, holidays to Lahaina are the perfect way for any traveller to get a healthy dose of vitamin D and relaxation.
Things to Do in Lahaina
You can see Maui at sea level or from a bird’s eye view when your travels take you to Lahaina. Kayaking, zip lining and boating are just a few of the activities that greet you. Helicopter tours also await, so bring your best camera and a sense of adventure to Hawaii. “Moby Dick” and “Free Willy” fans will rejoice at the opportunity to go whale watching. Even if you’ve never considered yourself a member of the humpback whale fan club, after spotting one of these majestic creatures in the wild you may just be converted. The top Lahaina accommodation is a stone’s throw away from the best activities on the island, so you don’t have to trek far to find adventure.
Getting to & Around Lahaina
Kapalua Airport (JHM) is the closest airport to Lahaina. Just 11 km to the north, it’s easy to make your way to hotels in Lahaina by bus or car hire. Flights to Lahaina are commuter only, so you should plan on arriving at Honolulu International Airport (HNL) first. Once you’re in the area, you can explore Lahaina by boat, car or on foot (don’t forget those walking shoes!).
Wotif has the best deals on Lahaina hotels, and whether you want to explore the 55 acres of historic districts on land or spend hours scuba diving, Hawaii is calling your name. The best time to book your holiday is now!