One of the top honeymoon destinations in the world is Hawaii, caressed by the beauty of underlining the Pacific Ocean in the United States. A honeymoon in Maui is undoubtedly the honeymooner's spot crowded with lovely beaches, top-notch resorts, amazing spa centres, world-class traditional dinner spots, and many more. We have curated a list of activities for a honeymooning couple can participate in.
Here are the top 8 things to do on a honeymoon in Maui:
1. Couple's Spa in Maui
For a honeymoon in Maui, one should not miss the experience of a relaxing couple's massage at the Spa Grande in Grand Wailea Resort. Named as one of the top spas in the United States, their exhilarating Terme Hydrotherapy circuit speciality spa will take your breath away. There are varieties of body therapies, facial enhancements, and a 5,000 Square Foot Fitness centre to burn out your calories. You can blindly try the Wailele Spa package comprising the most-desired seashell massage. There is also a 15% discount on spa packages if you opt for more than three spas in a day.
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2. Scenic Drive to Hana
Travelling with your partner through the scenic road to Hana will be a romantic remembrance of your Maui Honeymoon. The dwindling roads by the uninterrupted Alaskan coastline are magical, and on your way, you will be accompanied by the majestic Wailua Falls and Waimoku Falls. Start your journey from early in the morning and grab a quick coffee by Anthony's Coffee Shop. Couples can stop by Twin Falls and take a swim around the shallow waters to have a good time. The nearby Puohokamoa Falls will catch your glance, and the Nahiku Marketplace by the roadside is perfect for some local souvenir shopping before embarking on Hana.
3. Sunrise at Mount Haleakala
Maui sunrise from Mount Haleakala summit, stationed at 10,000 feet above sea-level, is a must for lovers in Maui. Mount Haleakala, the largest dormant volcano in the world, is just 1.5 hours from Kahului. Start your journey in the dawn to see the sun bulging from the mountain tops at around 03:00 AM. Prior reservation is required in the Haleakala National Park to enter between 03:00 AM to 08:00 AM in the morning. Surely check the local sunrise timing before embarking on the journey and do pack up warm clothes for spending time in the higher altitudes. Tickets are charged as per each vehicle entering the parking lot.
4. Sunset Cruising in the Pacific Ocean
Under the crimson sky, cruising along the Pacific waters with your partner in Maui is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Couples can take a round trip to the exotic island and enjoy premium dinner on the cruise. Operators like Pride of Maui arrange a special romantic Maui Sunset Laua Cruise for travellers offering an open bar, unlimited Polynesian entertainment, and an unforgettable sunset dinner. Food is freshly prepared, and avoiding crowded boats, you and your partner can have privacy here.
5. Camping Under the StarsYou can find fascinating camping sites in Hawaii, be it beside a volcano or on the black sand sea beaches, to make a good memory during your Maui honeymoon. You can choose the Waianapanapa State Park to camp beside the gushing waves and the rugged topography. There are 12 campsite furnished cabins charging $90 per night for non-residents of Hawaii. You can also book tents at $18 per night. For a private campsite experience, you can choose Camp Olowalu, a privately owned campsite in Lahaina. Beachside tenting will require $20 per night, while cabins charge around $750 per night. There are also other popular camping sites like Camp Keanae, Polipoli Springs State Recreation Area, and Haleakala National Park.
6. Go Snorkelling With Your Partner
Starting with Honolua Bay, you can dive deep into colourful marine life. One can also explore the beauty of south shore Turtle Town Maui Maluaka beach. The Hawaiian green sea-turtles will accompany you to Maluaka beach. Apart from snorkelling, you can also relax and get an even tan on the soft sand beach. If you have more time in hand, surely venture into Kapalua Bay on the northwest of Maui. The two reefs protecting the beach pose a perfect destination for beginner snorkelers. The marine life here comprises butterflyfish, parrotfish, damselfish, triggerfish, and so many more.
7. Hit up the Local Breweries and Wineries
Hitting up the local breweries and wineries during your honeymoon in Maui would be an amazing experience. The Maui Brewing Co. in Kihei started as a local brewpub and is now the largest craft brewer in Hawaii. Take the brewery tours and explore the seasonal crafted beers in the tasting room with your partner. If you want to explore more, visit the microbrewery Kohola Brewery and the Rock and Brews in Paia Town. To get an experience of how local wineries look like, venture into Maui Wine in Upcountry Maui with exceptional scenic beauty and serenity.
8. Stopping by Lanai Islands
The 18 miles long coastline of the island is an affirmed place of paradise where you can see turtles crawling on the beaches. Hulopoe Beach of South Lanai and Polihua beach of North Lanai will entice you to spend days on Lanai island. You can explore the hidden hiking trails, try horse riding, snorkelling in tide pools and savour local dishes and make your honeymoon in Maui worthwhile.
Have we missed out on any of your favourite things to do while on your honeymoon in Maui? Let us know in the comments below!