Choosing where to stay in Maui


The first question that comes across your mind whenever you plan to visit a beautiful destination like Maui is where to stay? With so many attractive options at your disposal, deciding the place can be quite confusing, particularly if you are visiting the island for the first time. There are several types of accommodations available. You can select the best place to suit your taste and your preference.

Deciding where to stay on Maui can be based on following questions:

1) What region you would like to stay in?

There are 6 primary regions on this breath-taking island of Maui, where several visitor accommodations are available. These are – North Shore, West Shore, Central Maui, Upcountry and East Maui. The two most popular and largest destinations which have many options for accommodations are South Maui and West Maui. Within these 3 main regions, there is a wide choice of towns, resort communities and neighborhoods. 

2) What type of accommodations do you prefer?

Villas and Condominiums:  In Maui, there is a wide range of excellent villas and condos. Their size ranges from compact studios with 3-bedroom apartments, furnished and designed to make you feel at home. Condo rentals are very popular among tourists because they provide in-room kitchen facility and that is a superb cost saving and convenient option for dining. 

Villas in Maui differ from condos, as the former are more upscale as they offer spacious homes with impeccable interior, great services and number of amenities. In Maui itself there are above 70 villa and condos properties. 

You will find some are quite basic with simple accommodations and amenities along with an affordable price. While other villa properties are super luxurious and come with unmatched facilities and are exceptionally world-class resorts. They even have restaurants, spas, and a very courteous staff.

Resorts and Hotels: This can be considered as the most traditional kind of tourist accommodation. In Maui, there are approximately 7,800 hotel rooms that range from small, basic to extravagant luxurious resorts like Napili Surf Beach Resort. Most of the resorts and hotels in Maui are mainly located in the primary resort locations of South Maui and West Maui. Few properties are located in other regions of this amazing island.

Bed and Breakfast: One of the other places to stay in Maui is cozy B&Bs. If you are looking for a place which offers a personalized experience, then this should be the perfect choice. B&Bs are often operated and owned by families. These kinds of accommodation provide you a private room in someone’s home on a rental basis. They can be some kind of a small inn too. You can be with some other guest or might not. Sometimes breakfast is included along with other amenities. According to the law B&Bs in Maui are required to get a permit from the county, before renting out.

Maui is blessed with incredible beauty from mountains to oceans and rich culture. It is a perfect tourist destination, therefore, come and embrace the island.


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