Maui attracts millions of visitors each year with its beautiful beaches, sparkling waters and breathtaking natural sites. It’s become one of the world’s most-visited destinations for romantic getaways, honeymoons and wedding celebrations, and there are dozens of activities that couples can enjoy together. From relaxing sunset cruises to high-energy Luau shows, Maui offers plenty of options for couples who want to explore Hawaiian culture and take in the beautiful settings around Maui.
Take a romantic vacation to Maui, which provides various activities for couples to bond.
Traditional Luau Celebration at the Grand Hyatt Maui Resort
Experience ancient Hawaiian cultural traditions and indulge in a gourmet Luau buffet meal at the Grand Hyatt’s nightly Luau performance. This action-packed show features the “Drums of the Pacific Polynesian Spectacular” with traditional Hawaiian music, an authentic Imu Ceremony and a grand feast of Polynesian specialties. The fun starts at 4:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency in Maui at 200 Nohea Kai Drive. Call (808) 661-1234 for more information.
Take the Maui Princess Dinner Cruise
The Lahaina Cruise Company offers a romantic Maui Princess Sunset Dinner Cruise adventure that’s perfect for couples who want to explore the beautiful waters of the South Pacific. The two-hour cruise sails from Lahaina Harbor and includes a special dinner service so you can enjoy a great meal while taking in spectacular views of the island of Lanai. Call (877) 500-6284 for more information.
Take the Volcano Air Tour
Explore Big Island with a bird’s eye view as you fly along the south shore and over Haleakala on a charter plane. The tour will take you across famous natural wonders including the Akaka Falls, Hilo and the Hamakua Coast along the north shore. The 2 hour, 15 minute flight is the perfect way for couples to watch the Hawaiian sunset from the sky. Tours are available from Tom Barefoot Tours of Hawaii. Call (800) 779-6305 fore more information.
Explore Haleakala National Park at Sunrise
The majestic Haleakala mountain is one if the island’s most visited natural sights and couples can head to the “House of the Sun” visitor’s center at sunrise to watch the sun rise from the rim of the crater. The Kula Lodge nearby serves up a hearty Hawaiian menu, so you can both enjoy a delicious meal together after your morning of exploration. Call (808) 572-4400 for information about Haleakala National Park and events on the park grounds.
Take a Kayak Tour from Makena
Explore Turtle Town and other sites around Maui on a kayaking and snorkeling adventure with your significant other. You will get to paddle with the sea turtles, see humpback whales swimming across the ocean and even touch a dolphin or two. Three to five-hour tours are available from Hawaiiactive.com.
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