Aloha! Voted the “Best Island Visited” for the last 17 years by Conde Naste Magazine, Maui is truly a piece of paradise. When you arrive at Kahului Airport, the majestic volcanic mountains, sweet smell of tropical flowers, and friendly smiles of the locals will welcome you to Maui. Let the adventure begin from the Seaside Maui Hotel!
This historic and sacred state park is located in central Maui, just a few miles from the Maui Seaside Hotel. It is an easy and fun hike through the scenic rainforest and streams with great photo opportunities of Iao Needle--the sacred burial ground for Hawaiian Chiefs and home to the Hawaiian Nature Center.
Visit the Iao Valley State Park.
A large park ideal for picnics, biking and hiking.
Visit Kepaniwai Park.
Considered one of the world’s best windsurfing areas.
Maui’s tallest peak that stretches from one side of the island to the other, and rises 10,000 feet above sea level. Haleakala means ”house of the sun” and a visit to Maui is not complete without waking up to the planet’s most beautiful sunrise at Haleakala. As you drive up to Mount Haleakala, you will find the farms and gardens of Upcountry Maui, where farm-to-table dining is defining fresh flavors of Hawaii.
Take a Hike on Haleakala.
The town of Hana is also known as Heavenly Hana—for once you drive the rugged coastal road to Hana, you’ll feel that you have visited a slice of Heaven. Hike through bamboo forest, bathe in the secluded mountain waterfalls, or swim in the black, white, or red sandy beaches. Take your pick of Hana Beaches.
Maui’s charming cowboy town and home of the 4th of July Jamboree and Rodeo.
Once a plantation town, the revitalized village of Paia is filled with art galleries, unique shops, homestyle bakeries, and casual restaurants. Mama’s Fish House is the perfect place to have a lazy afternoon lunch.
Grab a Paia fish burger.
Once a whaling outpost known for its taverns and rambunctious sailors, this town is now known for its abundance of great restaurants, shops and art galleries. Lahaina is also the gateway to Kaanapali.
Lahaina, land of the "relentless sun".
World-class hotels, condos and resorts line this beach area and championship golf course.
World-Class Golf at Kaanapali.
Located on the south shore of Maui, this town has an abundance of mid-range hotels, and condos.The beach is better known for windsurfing than for swimming.
Visit Kihei's beautiful beaches.
This 18- hole golf course, located near Maui Seaside Hotel, is easier to play in the early morning. By noon, the winds kick in, and this golf course becomes quite challenging and fun!
Maui's Best-Kept Secret. Maui Lani Golf.
A world-class performing and visual arts center that selects an artist each week from Hawaii and abroad to bring music, exhibits, and culture to the people and visitors of Maui.
Check show schedule for the Maui Arts and Cultural Center.
Maui’s county seat of government and home of historical buildings that date back to the early 1900s and can be toured in weekly public excursions. Wailuku First Friday (the first Friday of every month) brings Market Street alive with magicians, food vendors, jazz entertainers, and headliners from Oahu to entertain the crowds of local people. Shops and galleries extend their hours, and people mingle and dance in the street until closing.
Gateway to Iao Valley.
A four-year community college through the University of Hawaii is located near the Maui Seaside Hotel.
Learn about the Maui Community College.