My fiancé and I are planning our honeymoon to Hawaii and are having a hard time deciding where to stay. There seem to be sooo many nice hotels/resorts on the beach, but unfortunately they are over our price range and we are looking for something a bit more laid-back.
We found one place on Maui that looks like it would be right up our alley, The Paia Inn, but it is all booked up for when we're there (end of July).
Does anyone have any suggestions for places to stay in Maui and/or Kaua'i?
Thanks for your help! :)
If a TV is not important, try The Mauian on Napili Beach. Cute, simple property on a lovely bay, good for snorkeling, swimming or sitting on the beach and watching a beautiful sunset. www.mauian.com
Aleks Sandra, check out Aston Maui Lu for a cheap resort, it's located in Kehie , I hope that I spelled that right, I would recommend for an authentic Hawaiian resort, The Kaanapali Beach Hotel. They have a nightly hula show and entertainment, also lie making and Ukelelie lessons! other hotels are Outrigger Royal Kahana Resort Hotel Maui, Outrigger Napili Shores. To get your best service and get the best price for your stay, I would check with a travel agent who can match you with the best price and amenities for your honeymoon. Some resorts offer complimentary champagne and even a sunset dinner cruise. Travel Agents have access to all of the supplier deals and perks and can match you with the best deal and perks to meet your budget!
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Hi, I went to the Aston Kaanapali Shores in Maui. beautiful place very laid back resort. I went from NYC and flight and hotel were around $1500 in august. Paia is a small pretty town we visited but i don't know if i recommend staying there since its a bit of a drive to get around. and don't pick a hotel near the airport area. look on the map and try to stay on the west side and south side of the island in maui on the beach. we rented a car and drove everywhere since thats all you can really do to get around at a good rate but gas is also expensive, so os being in Paia. it might not be ideal for the trip its just a nice place to visit for a day trip.
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We were married on Charles Beach in Maui and stayed at a tea house bed and breakfast. Secluded eclectic With The ocean and cruise ships out one bedroom window and Mt. Haleakala out the other.
Inexpensive -- Hidden in a secluded jungle, powered by alternative energy (no utility poles!), the off-the-beaten-path Tea House Cottage (website; tel. 800/215-6130 or 808/572-5610) gives you the chance to get away from it all while staying connected. Your private cottage has two decks, a screened lanai, a bedroom, a small kitchen, and a unique bathhouse. Rates of $135 single (2-night minimum) and $150 double (2-night minimum) include taxes and complimentary breakfast the first morning. Owner Ann DeWeese is on the property and can provide any helpful tips you need during your vacation. Discounts available for 4 or more nights.
I lived on Maui for 5 years. Summer time is very busy for tourists but you can still find a fairly laid back atmosphere when you do a vacation rental. I did a quick search for you and found vacationrentals.com. There is a lovely deal there for the end of July. Type in this deal# DTWGZG and get $40 off your room. That will put you at $119 a night. It is a 2 bedroom beautiful condo.
You are 4 minutes from the beach and a lovely grocery store is right up the road. Lots of restaurants and shops on the strip and local bars with live music. It is located in south Kihei. I also think you get a view of the best sunsets in Kihei. Lots of calm ocean water as well so great for swimming and snorkeling.
Private condos are the way to go on Maui. They're less expensive and often are equipped with a small kitchen and on-site laundry. Make sure to find a property closer to a beach.
Aloha! We recommend the Iao Valley Inn in Wailuku. Beautiful locally-owned B&B and the perfect place to relax in nature while still being close to many north shore attractions (10-15 minutes to Paia) and only 20 minutes to the beaches in Kihei/Wailea. http://iaovalleyinn.com/
Get an online membership to redweek.com. on this site you can search hundreds of timeshares that owners can't use and often rent at deep discounts..we have gotten great deals this way..1 yr membership was very moderate priced and you can search all over the world for other trips you May be planning