Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions

The Kapalua® Experience

Kapalua® has it all! Five-star dining, two championship golf courses (including the PGA Plantation Course), award winning spas and some of the top beaches in the world are a sample of what this premier resort has to offer. You will find all these activities and amenities to be conveniently located within walking distance! Do not feel like walking? No problem! The complimentary resort shuttle will pick you up at your door, and then transport you to anywhere on the resort grounds.


Year after year, the breathtaking beaches of Maui are rated as some of the best in the world. Visitors flock to our island to relax in the warmth of our white sandy beaches, and play in its crystal clear tropical waters. Whether you are in search of an action-packed beach with great snorkeling to match, or, something more quiet, just to unwind, Maui has them all. With so many to chose from, there is almost certainly the perfect beach just for you!

Golf and Tennis

Maui is truly a golfer`s paradise! The island is home to some of the world`s top courses, which challenge even the most experienced golfer. With unrivaled scenery and courses for ever skill level, it is easy to see why Maui continues to top the list in all things golf.

Given the abundance of courses to choose from, we have compiled a list of our favorite golf courses and tennis facilities.


Maui is home to some of the most exciting and exquisite restaurants in all Hawaii. When staying on the island, be sure to treat yourself to the delicious flavors our island so uniquely showcases. Indulge in sweet memories that last a lifetime.

With a near endless number of restaurants to explore, we have put a list together of our all-time favorites. We have also highlighted some of our favorite dishes. Go ahead. Start dreaming!

Eat Where the Maui Locals Eat

The best way to discover just where to eat on vacation, is to discover just where the locals go. We have put together a list of some of the top food joints Maui locals frequent. Though many of these eateries are in no way fancy, they are in every way ono (delicious), and will more than likely become your favorites too!


Maui offers visitors a large variety of entertainment experiences. From the delight of an exotic luau, to the excitement of an action-packed Elvis impersonation show, Maui truly has it all! To make your decision a bit easier, we have compiled a list of our personal favorite shows on Maui.


When planning your next Maui vacation, be sure to check out the exciting events that take place on the island every year. From The Kapalua Wine and Food Festival to World Whale Day, there is a galaxy of opportunities for those wishing to take part in the fun!

Farms and Farmers Markets

We encourage our guests to take a beach break every so often, and for a delightful diversion, seek out the bounty of the farmland on Maui. Visiting a Maui farm, or a farmers market affords an opportunity to connect with the island on a more substantial level. Discover firsthand how pineapples are grown; walk the fragrant lavender fields in the gorgeous upcountry, or spend the morning selecting fresh produce from our local farmers market.

History and Art

When visiting Hawaii, be sure to reserve time out of your vacation to explore the rich history and culture of our island. There are endless opportunities to dive deep into the past, and learn about the events that helped shape the Hawaii we know today.

As a leader in the art world, Lahaina is known as the "Art Capital of the Pacific." There is nothing quite like a stroll down Front Street, starry canopy overhead, and local art galleries all about.

Land Adventures

If you are in search of excitement when planning your next vacation, then in Maui, you have come to the right island! With so many exciting adventures to choose from, all in your party will find the activity that is the perfect fit. How about a thrilling zip line tour? A bit too much for some? Then a horseback ride through the rolling hills of the Maui high country may be just the fit. Maui has you covered.

Ocean and Air Adventures

Every Maui visitor has their own idea of what makes for the perfect Maui vacation. For many, it is taking a romantic sunset sail or whale watching tour, while others look to spend their time jet skiing or on a submarine ride. With a near unlimited list of air and water activities to choose from, you will never be short of options.


After a long flight, or an active day on the beach, there is nothing quite as a luxurious as a spa treatment, and, from one of Maui`s world-class spas. Our island spas are unique by the way of the number and variety of treatments available, as well as the heavenly settings that can be found no where else. Melt away in a hot "Caca Hawaii Cocoon," or reconnect with a couples hot-stone massage in an outdoor hale. This is your time so do what makes you happy!


Many Maui visitors are drawn to the fabulous shopping and one-of-a-kind stores that can only be found on our island. Are you looking for that perfect souvenir? How about a ukulele, fine art or a new bikini in which to hit the beach? We have you covered, as Maui has it all! The following is a list we have complied, highlighting some of the best shopping destinations.