THE FULLEST Guide to Maui
Maui is an alluring mix of natural beauty, outdoor activities, fresh food, and easy living. Long story short, Maui ticks all the boxes of a family holiday to a tropical paradise. So it makes sense that our founder and Editor-in-Chief, Nikki Bostwick, had a generous list of places to check out after her most recent visit to the island.
If you’re after a more traditional resort, then head over to Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort. This luxury hotel is set on 15 beachfront acres and blends local culture with hotel amenities. Enjoy regional farm-to-table dining, direct access to Mokapu Beach, and rooms boasting tropical views.
Mana Foods is a unique gem located in the heart of Paia town and has become an integral part of the Maui community. It employs over 150 people and stocks over 400 local vendors. Also recognized for its variety of natural, local, and organic products, at affordable prices, Mana Foods strives to support the local business community.
Accurately named baby beach, this is a shallow and sweet bay that’s the perfect place for little ones to enjoy an ocean dip.
Maui’s most famous volcano, this incredible crater is truly humbling in size and beauty. The World Heritage Site can be explored in numerous ways from huge sunrise hikes to an evening visit to its observatory. Plus, it’s full of ancient history and myth — definitely an unforgettable natural wonder.
Although located at Andaz Hotel, you can still check out this stunning beach — you’ll just need to pay for umbrellas and chairs for the day. The good news is that it’s easy with the kids so you don’t have to carry or rent all those things yourself and there are bathrooms and food/drink at the hotel if you run out!
A stunning, enchanting park with a forest of trees that you walk through right into the water — if you were looking for some island magic, this is the place for you.