Maui is a scenic island known for its pristine beaches and posh resort areas as well as charming small towns, lush landscapes and pleasant, sunny weather. Staying in a Maui condo provides you with close access to exceptional dining, shopping and activities with everything you need for a relaxing and luxurious Hawaii vacation.
Things To Do
A Maui vacation offers a multitude of choices when it comes to planning your itinerary for sightseeing and adventures. Great hikes, ziplining, kayaking, snorkeling and a host of other activities are available all around the island. Enjoy the vibrant excitement of Historic Lahaina Town with its rich past of Hawaiian royalty, American missionaries and the whaling era when many visiting ships brought their crews here.
Lahaina is now a center for the arts and also a departure point for sailing cruises and humpback whale watching tours. To the south is Kihei town lined with nice beaches and an abundance of shopping and dining options, and just to the south is the posh resort area of Wailea and the white sands of beautiful Wailea Beach and Makena Beach. The prestigious Wailea Resort is also known for its luxurious spa services and exceptional golf courses.
North of Lahaina are the resort areas of Kapalua and Kaanapali where you can enjoy some of Maui's finest beaches with excellent snorkeling and clear blue water. Browse the shops and grab a bite to eat along Kaanapali's oceanfront promenade. About three miles offshore of Maui is Molokini Islet where you can see a diversity of marine life by scuba diving or snorkeling in the half-submerged volcanic crater.
Take a drive through Maui's scenic Upcountry region to visit charming, small towns and flower farms, and then continue on up to Haleakala National Park for amazing views of the volcano's summit crater and surrounding area with hiking trails through forested areas that are home to rare native birds. Another scenic drive is the twisting and winding road to "Heavenly Hana" town on the eastern tip of the island where you will see many waterfalls and breathtaking coastal vistas. Just past Hana is the lower portion of Haleakala National Park with outstanding hikes including the Pools of Oheo and two impressive waterfalls.
Maui is the place to go for beaches! Over 80 beaches around the island offer great opportunities for a whole variety of water activities from snorkeling and scuba diving to surfing, bodyboarding, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking and more. On the western shore are several notable beaches including Kaanapali Beach with great snorkeling at Black Rock, and nearby Kapalua Bay lined with a lovely crescent of golden sand.
On the southwest shore of Maui is Wailea Beach nestled between two lava rock points with great views of the islands of Lanai and Kahoolawe offshore along with Molokini Islet. Nearby is the palm-fringed crescent of beautiful Makena Beach. These waters are also one of the best places in Hawaii to see humpback whales passing by offshore during the winter months. On the eastern end of Maui near Hana is Waianapanapa State Park with striking coastal views amid the rugged lava rocks and blue water. Nearby is the scenic Hamoa Beach in a tropical setting surrounded by sea cliffs.
Maui has great restaurants all around the island from Lahaina and Kihei on the southwest shore to the resort areas of Kaanapali, Kapalua and Wailea on the northwest shore and in the small towns of Maui's fertile Upcountry region as well as in Hana town on the eastern shore of the island. Many top chefs have made Maui their home and specialize in using the finest fresh fish and island-grown produce to create innovative and delicious menu items.
At Kapalua Resort enjoy seaside dining and an exceptional farm-to-table menu at Merriman's Kapalua which is run by one of the founders of the now famed Hawaii Regional Cuisine, chef Peter Merriman. Also notable is Morimoto Maui in Wailea for hand-rolled sushi and other memorable fresh fish menu items as well as views of Mokapu Beach.
The popular Lahaina Grill in a historic 1890 Lahaina town inn serves up great seafood and traditional American fare. In Kahului's Queen Kaahumanu Center there are numerous restaurants and a food court. Weekly Farmers Markets are held on different days all around Maui including Hana town, Kula, Pukalani, Kahului, Kihei and Lahaina.
Shoppers will delight in Maui's many small town shops as well as major shopping centers, boutique gift stores in posh resort areas and an abundance of art galleries and hand-crafted work by local artisans. The largest shopping center on Maui is the Queen Kaahumanu Center in Kahului with about one hundred merchants including major chain stores like Walmart, Costco, Home Depot and Whole Foods. On Maui's north shore shop in Paia, Haiku, Makawao and small towns in the scenic Upcountry region.
The oceanfront promenade at Kaanapali Resort is a fun place to browse the shops and enjoy the beautiful beach. Whalers Village at Kaanapali is home to more than 90 upscale shops as well as the Whaler's Village Museum. Old Lahaina Town has art galleries and interesting shops and to the south you will find good shopping in Kihei and also Wailea Resort including the Shops at Wailea.
Renting a car is recommended when staying in your Maui condo so you have easy access to the many beaches and attractions around the island from historic Lahaina town and the resort areas of Kaanapali, Kapalua and Wailea to the stunning landscapes atop Haleakala Volcano and the waterfalls and beaches of "Heavenly Hana." Maui's public bus system operates daily including stops at most major towns around the island.
Weather and Ocean Conditions
Maui weather is known for its abundant sunshine and warm, pleasant days with temperatures typically in the mid to upper 70s F. and low 80s. Weather conditions vary considerably in the different regions with the eastern and northern shores being more exposed to the northeast trending trade winds bringing the rain showers that create Maui's lush and tropical landscapes, while the southern and western shores are a bit warmer and drier, with sunny days virtually all year around. Temperatures can be significantly cooler at higher elevations like the Maui Upcountry and atop Haleakala Volcano.
Ocean conditions also vary considerably on different sides of the island. The western shores of Maui often have very calm conditions that are great for water activities, as do the other shores though conditions change from day to day. During the winter months northern swells intermittently bring high surf to northern facing shores, and occasional summer swells can bring high surf to southern facing shores. These ocean swells affect the various shores and beaches differently with some beaches providing more protection from the open ocean than others. For swimming and ocean activities visit Maui's lifeguarded beaches and talk to water safety personnel about the safest areas to enjoy the water activities you choose.
Maui condos provide a great accommodation choice for your vacation to the beautiful "Valley Isle" with all the luxuries of resort living along with the comforts of home. From beachfront resorts to high-end luxury condominiums, we have a Maui condo to suit your needs.
From your Lahaina condo you have easy access to great beaches, shopping and dining in Old Lahaina Town with easy access to ocean adventures including sailing and snorkeling adventures as well as whale watching tours during the winter months. Wailea Resort condos are located near beautiful beaches in one of Maui's most posh resort areas. Affordable Kihei condos enjoy easy access to many shopping and dining choices as well as three beaches lining the coast. Kaanapali and Kapalua condos are close to great snorkeling and upscale resort shops and dining.
Browse through our Maui condo rentals to get an understanding of the different amenities and property features we offer. Our goal at Hawaiian Beach Rentals is to provide you with an unforgettable place to stay on your Maui vacation. We take pride not just in having the largest selection of high-quality condos on Maui but also in the fact that we stand behind our product. We list only the best properties on our site. If you have any questions about Maui condominiums or which area is best for your Hawaii vacation please give us a call and we will be happy to assist you. See below for an over view of some of Maui's finest condo resorts.
Maui is an island with a rich history from the time of the Hawaiian monarchy through the eras of missionaries, whalers, the sugarcane industry and tourism development. Beginning in the 1970's master planned resorts were developed on some of Maui's most scenic shorelines including Wailea, Kaanapali and Kapalua, and today these are among the world's top visitor destinations.
King Kamehameha I established Lahaina as Hawaii's capital after he won a major battle that took place in Iao Valley in 1790. During the 1800s many whaling ships docked in Lahaina Harbor to restock their ships, and the boisterous whalers clashed with the American missionaries that had also established a presence in the region. Soon the sugarcane industry began to shape Hawaii's economy and immigrant laborers were brought in by the tens of thousands from China and Japan as well as the Philippines and numerous other countries. Many of Maui's residents today are descendants of these first sugarcane plantation workers.
Jet travel to the Islands began in 1959 and the 1970s saw Maui's tourist visitor numbers begin to increase dramatically as the master planned resort areas of Kaanapali and Wailea were developed. Follow the self-guided Lahaina Historic Trail to learn more about the fascinating history of Maui with bronze plaques along the route providing information.
Overview of Some of Maui's Finest Condo Accommodations
Napili Point Resort is located above beautiful Honokeana Bay which is nice for swimming, snorkeling, tidepool exploring and more. A low rise condominium resort, Napili Point Resort features one and two bedroom condos with great ocean views including Molokai and Lanai islands in the distance. Tropical landscaping, two oceanfront swimming pools, picnic and barbecue areas. Great place to watch the sunset and also see humpback whales passing by offshore during the winter months. Close by is golf, tennis, shopping and restaurants as well as Napili Bay.
Royal Kahana Resort is an West Maui oceanfront condo resort in Kahana between Kapalua and Kaanapali Resorts. Amenities include an oceanfront swimming pool (with a snack bar), fitness center, barbecue area, tropical landscaping, and shuffleboard and tennis courts. Full concierge service is offered as well as maid service. Great place to watch humpback whales passing by offshore during the winter months, and in the distance you have a nice view of the islands of Lanai and Molokai. The resort's lovely Cabana is available for wedding receptions and private parties. Close by is dining and shopping including the Kahana Gateway Plaza which is just a short walk away.
Valley Isle Resort is located on beautiful Kahana Beach on the western shoreline of Maui. One and two bedroom condos as well as studios are offered, and all have ocean views including sunsets over the distant islands of Lanai and Molokai. Amenities include fully equipped kitchens, high-speed internet, cable TV, swimming pool, barbecue grills, free on-site parking. Close access to great golf, shopping and dining including the resort areas of Kaanapali and Kapalua as well as Lahaina.
Hololani Resort offers two bedroom, two bath oceanfront condominiums between the posh resort areas of Kaanapali and Kapalua on Maui's scenic western shore. Condos have a fully equipped kitchen, dishwasher, washer/dryer, free internet access, spacious lanais and great ocean views including the distant islands of Molokai and Lanai. Amenities include a swimming pool, poolside gas-fired grills for barbecuing, an elevator and free underground parking. Close access to great beaches, dining and shopping.
Maui Kaanapali Villas is a newly-remodeled oceanfront resort in beautiful Kaanapali Resort with great views of the West Maui mountains and the ocean including Molokai and Lanai in the distance. Amenities include tropical landscaping on the 11-acre beachfront property, two pools, a jacuzzi, barbecue area, shuffleboard, laundry facility, small fitness center and Castaways Restaurant. There is also an on-site "beach shack" offering opportunities for snorkeling, sailing, canoe rides, stand up paddle boarding and kayaking as well as cabana rentals. Nearby is great dining and shopping as well as tennis and championship golf courses. Minutes away is the Kaanapali Beach promenade and Whalers Village.
Honua Kai Resort & Spa is one of West Maui's newest resorts located in the Kaanapali Resort area and offering studio and specialty suites. Amenities include private bathrooms for each bedroom, professionally equipped gourmet kitchens, washer/dryer, elevator, concierge, restaurant/deli and sundry shop. There is also an infinity edge pool as well as two more beachfront pools. Pick up some food at Aina Market or dine at the seaside Duke's Restaurant.
Kaanapali Beach Club Resort on the scenic West Maui shoreline just north of Kaanapali Beach. Amenities include spacious interiors with kitchens, free internet, air conditioning, a fitness center, tropically-landscaped grounds, atrium gardens on the beach, on-site dining, spa tub, sun deck, barbecue area, ocean-side massage and other spa treatments, nightly activities, a gift shop, room service, on-site parking and a two-story slide at the huge lagoon-style pool. The resort has a full-service restaurant and cocktail/bar lounge as well as a coffee shop and poolside bar.
Aston at the Whaler on Kaanapali Beach is located in the heart of Kaanapali Resort offering hotel amenities and services in a luxury condominium setting. Next door is great shopping and dining at Whalers Village which also has a whaling museum and hosts cultural events. Stroll along the oceanfront promenade for more shopping and dining options. Amenities include a pool and beachside barbecue area. Just across the road is the Royal Kaanapali Golf Course, and Lahaina is just a short drive to the south.
Aston Kaanapali Shores is located on Kaanapali Beach offering hotel services and amenities in a vacation condominium setting on ten acres of tropically-landscaped grounds including waterfalls. Aston Kaanapali Shores features one and two-bedroom suites as well as studios and hotel rooms. Suites and studios have fully-equipped kitchens. Amenities include a beachfront restaurant, Camp Kaanapali kids club, a day spa, elevator, concierge and close access to great dining, shopping and golf courses as well as myriad ocean activities.
Kihei Bay Vista is located just steps from the beach in Kihei town. Amenities include a pool, hot tub, outdoor dining area and gas barbecue grills. Kihei Bay Vista features one bedroom, one bath units with kitchens, washers/dryers and high speed internet in a quiet and relaxed atmosphere with close access to shopping and dining. Across the street is Kalepolepo Beach, and a short drive brings you to Wailea with championship golf and upscale dining and shopping as well as immaculate beaches.
Kihei Akahi is located just steps from the white sands of beautiful Kamaole Beach II in Kihei on Kauai's west shore. Studio, one and two bedroom condos are offered with fully equipped kitchen, private lanai, high-speed internet, washer/dryer and in-room safe. Amenities include two pools, elevators, tennis court and barbecue grills. Walking distance to dining and shopping.
Hoolei at Grand Wailea is located adjacent to the posh Grand Wailea on Maui's southwest shore in Wailea Resort. This gated residential condo resort is walking distance from Wailea Beach. Condos feature upscale interior with fully-equipped modern kitchen, air conditioning, large lanai, washer/dryer and attached garage. Amenities include ocean views, fitness room, free WiFi, swimming pool, sauna and two whirlpool spas. Walking distance to ocean activities, golf, dining and shopping.
Makena Surf is an oceanfront condo resort in Wailea Resort offering two, three and four bedroom units featuring full kitchens, dishwasher, central AC, large lanai, free DSL and washer/dryer. Amenities include pools, jacuzzis, tennis courts and barbecue areas. Close access to child-friendly beach great for swimming and snorkeling, and also to dining and shopping including the Shops at Wailea.
Grand Champions is located in the posh Wailea Resort on the scenic western shore of Maui. Amenities include washers/dryers, lush and well-manicured landscaping and two swimming pools (one family-oriented and one for adults). Both pools have jacuzzi spas and barbecues. Next door is the Wailea Tennis Center and great dining and shopping is found minutes away at the Shops at Wailea. Best of all is close access to the immaculate beaches of this area.
Outrigger Palms at Wailea is located in the prestigious Wailea Resort area and offers spacious, Mediterranean-style condos with full kitchens and washer/dryer. Amenities include swimming pool and whirlpool spa. Close access to beaches, golf, dining and shopping including fine cuisine restaurants at the Shops at Wailea. The immaculate landscaping complements the Mediterranean style architecture of Outrigger Palms at Wailea.
The Wailea Beach Villas are set on 11 tropically landscaped acres at the famed Wailea Beach on Maui's western shore. This is a world-class gated vacation resort with 24-hour security personnel. The resort has two swimming pools (adult and family), two whirlpool hot tubs, botanical gardens with ponds and waterfalls, poolside fitness center with showers and locker rooms, business center, recreation room and concierge. In-room massages and private chef service is also offered. Wailea Resort offers golf, tennis, dining and shopping nearby. Adjacent to Wailea Beach Villas is the Grand Wailea's Spa Grande for luxurious spa treatments.
Island Sands Resort is located along the Maalaea oceanfront which is great for viewing sunsets, taking walks along the miles-long beach, and watching humpbacks pass by during the winter months. Condos feature a full kitchen, private lanai, air conditioning, in-room safe, washer/dryer, cable TV and high-speed internet. Building has two elevators and free assigned parking. Kihei town is about four miles away.
Please browse through our listings in the following condo rentals on Maui.
In the Honokowai region, Mahana Resort, Paki Maui, Maui Kai, Papakea, Maui Sands, Hale Kai, Mahana, Makani Sands, Kuleana, Lokelani, Pikaki and Hale Ono Loa.
In the Kaanapali Resort area is the Kaanapali Plantation, International Colony Club, Kaanapali Shores, Hololani Resort, Honua Kai Beach Resort, Kaanapali Royal, The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach, Kaanapali Alii Resort, Maui Eldorado, Kaanapali Shores, Kaanapali Royal, Maui Kaanapali Villas, Aston Mahana at Kaanapali, Outrigger Maui Eldorado, Kaanapali Zen and Kaanapali Penthouse.
In the Kahana region is the Royal Kahana, Valley Isle Resort, Kahana Reef, Kahana Outrigger, Hololani Resort, Sands of Kahana, Pohailani, Kahana Villas, Kahana Sunset and Royal Kahana. In Kapalua are the Kapalua Golf Villas, Napili Kai Beach Resort, The Residences at Kapalua Bay, Bay Villas and Kapalua Ridge Villas. In Keawakapu is The Palms at Wailea. In the Napili area is the Napili Point Resort, Napili Gardens, Napili Bay Resort and Napili Shores Resort.
In the Wailea area is the Wailea Grand Champions Villas, Wailea Beach Villas, Wailea Ekahi Village Condos, Wailea Elua Village Condos, Polo Beach Club, Wailea Ekolu Village, Palms at Wailea, Hoolei at Grand Wailea Resort, Aston Maui Hill, Floral Gardens at Wailea Beach Villas, Castaway Cove at Wailea Beach Villas, Makena Surf Resort and Outrigger Palms at Wailea. In the Makena area is Makena Surf Resort and Wailea Beach Villas.
In Kihei is the Royal Mauian, Sugar Beach Resort, Kamaole Sands, Kauhale Makai, Kihei Akahi, Maui Banyan, Leinaala, Maui Vista, Aloha Pualani, Maui Kamaole Resort, Kihei Surfside, Pacific Shores, Maui Parkshore, Maui Sunset, Kihei Alii Kai, Haleakala Shores, Island Surf, Menehune Shores, Kihei Kai Nani and Launa Kai Resort.
Also in the Kihei area are Kihei Garden Estates, Mana Kai Resort, Kamaole Beach Club, Coral Villa at Kihei Beach Front Villas, Kihei Bay Vista, Island Surf, Kam Sands, Aston at the Maui Banyan, Wailea Point, Sugar Beach Resort, Hale Kai O Kihei, Maalaea Surf Resort, Kihei Beach Resort, Kamaole Nalu Resort, Halei Hui Kai, Kamaole One Condos, Kealia Resort, Koa Lagoon Resort, Wailana Kai, Koa Resort, Kihei Bay Vista and Waipuilani.
In Lahaina area are the Kahana Reef, Maui Kai, Aston at Papakea Resort, Kaanapali Royal, Polynesian Shores, Royal Kahana, Lahaina Shores, Honua Kai Beach Resort - Konea Tower, Honua Kai Hokulani, Maui Kaanapali Villas, Mahana Resort, Puamana Resort Community and Maui Sands.
Also in the Lahaina region are Lahaina Roads, Lahaina Shores Beach Resort, Paki Maui, Kahana Outrigger, Aston at the Whaler on Kaanapali Beach, Pohailani, Honua Kai Resort and Spa, Sands of Kahana, Kahana Sunset, Kapalua Golf Villas, Maui Kamaole, Kapalua Villas, Outrigger Royal Kahana, Outrigger Napili Shores and Outrigger Aina Nalu.
In Maalaea is the Island Sands Resort, Maalaea Kai Resort and Kanai A Nalu Condominium Resort. In Spreckelsville is Sugar Cove. In the Wailuku area are the Kanai A Nalu Condominiums.