Wondering where to stay on Maui? Here are three possibilities that run the gamut from luxurious to surfer-chic.
1 Hotel Wailea, Kihei
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With 72 secluded suites, winding paths and waterfalls, this adults-only hotel on Maui’s southwestern shore is the very image of romance. A Relais and Chateaux property, this hotel’s on the hillside, not the beach, but the hotel staff is happy to shuttle you – via Mercedes, not the adorable “Fantasy Island” jeep (yes, really) parked out front – to the shore where cabanas and towels await. Rooms start at $509. Take a peek inside the hotel here.
2 Paia Inn, Paia
The boutique Paia Inn is filled with paintings by local artist Avi Kiriaty and other artistic touches.
The former plantation town of Paia is a surfing haven these days, a charming bohemian spot with a single stoplight and a main drag edged with bikini shops, arty boutiques and tempting little locavore eateries. It’s a great home base for that trek up the Road to Hana, and a laid-back destination all on its own. You’ll find the boutique Paia Inn perched on a corner, its cozy rooms filled with colorful art and comfortable furnishings. And as of last year, there’s a cafe, too. Rooms start at $199. Here’s a peek inside the …read more
Source:: The Mercury News