Links to Resources near our South Maui vacation rentals
Concierge Services & Tour Assistance
Stop by pool #2 Monday – Friday at 8:30am for an island briefing, Q&A, and discount coupons for nearby restaurants and shops. Or call the information hotline daily 8am to 9pm at (808) 874-4919 or vist website at www.mauinfo.com.
Activities Especially for Kids
Pacific Whale Foundation for Kids: During the summer, PWF offers a day camp for kids K-5. The activities vary each year, but often include a trip to Maui Ocean Center, surf/windsurf lessons, boat cruise, hands-on science and crafts.
Summer Surf Camp: Maui Sports Unlimited offers 3 day surfing camps for ages 6-13. They are located right here in Kihei at Kalama Beach Park.
Maui Ocean Center: Hawaii’s aquarium has 60 indoor and outdoor sea life exhibits including turtle lagoon, hammerhead shark pool, sea jelly gallery and much more. They also have a tide pool where the kids can touch and play with the invertebrates. Only 10 miles north of condo.
Maui Golf & Sports Park: Right next door to the ocean center is a fun sports park for kids where they can enjoy bumper boats, rock climbing, miniature golf and the extreme trampoline.
Sugar Cane Train: Kids enjoy a 6 mile ride on a steam train. Departs from Lahaina which is a 25 mile drive North of condos. Best coupled with a day trip to Lahaina for shopping & dinner.
Glow-Putt: Glow in the dark miniature golf in Lahaina is fun for the entire family.
Wild Wheels Wentals: Offers free same day delivery of rental items such as cribs, high chairs, strollers, rollaway beds and wheelchairs. Open 24/7. Phone: 808-879-0220
Akamai Mother’s Rentals: Specializes in equipment rentals for children’s needs including cribs, strollers, toys, bouncers, boosters, car seats, beach chairs and more. Free delivery to Maui Vista. Phone: 808-298-1336
Snorkel Bob’s: Rent masks, fins and snorkels for adults and children. Located down the street at 2411 S Kihei Road. Phone: 808-879-7449
Maui Dive Shop: Rent scuba equipment daily or weekly including regulator, wet suit, mask, snorkel, fins, air tank. They also offer lessons and excursions. Located down the street at 2463 S Kihei Road. Phone: 808-879-1533
Charter Boats, Excursions & Cruises
Pacific Whale Foundation: Provide whale & dolphin watching excursions with certified naturalists. Offer daily snorkeling trips to Lana’i or Molokini. Sunset cruises also available. Depart from Maalaea Harbor (10 miles north of Maui Vista). Phone: 800-942-5311 x1
Pride of Maui: Offer whale watching, snorkeling, scuba & sunset cruises. Snorkel to Molokini or Tutle Town in a glass bottom boat. Depart from Maalaea (10 miles north) Phone: 808-298-1336
Fish Maui: Sport or Bottom Fishing Charters depart daily from Maalaea (10 miles) or Lahaina. Phone: 808-344-3520
Sunrise Protea Farm: A beautiful protea farm located in Kula – a great place to stop when taking a day trip to Makawao, Paia or on your way to Haleakala. Phone: 800-367-7768
Old Lahaina Luau: The best and most authentic luau on the island. Located in Lahaina.
The following links may be helpful when traveling to Maui. Once you get here, follow the driving directions below to Maui Vista.
Airport: There is only one primary airport on Maui, Kahului Airport, which is 13 miles from our condos (28 minute drive).
Directions: Take 380 to 311 South to Route 31 (Pi’ilani Highway). Just before the town of Wailea, exit to a street called Alanui Ke Ali’i on the right and take it down to the ocean. Turn right (north) on South Kihei Road to the third property on the right, the Maui Vista.
Rental Cars: Most of the major car rental companies are located at the Kahului airport in Maui. Find a short list of options below.
If you are wanting a more affordable option look for a rental agency located offsite from the airport. Most provide free pickup and delivery at the airport.
Note: In either case, when picking up a map, tell the car rental company that you need directions to Wailea (Kihei will be on that route).
No Ka Oi Motors: Offer a free shuttle van that will pick you up curbside at the airport right outside of baggage claim and take you to the office headquarters just 5 min. from the airport to pickup your vehicle. After-hours options also available. Book online at mauicarrentals.net or call 800-567-4659.
Airlines: Hawaiian Airlines is rated #1 for flights to Hawaii. We are providing a list of some airlines below that fly directly into Kahului in Maui. Once you are on Maui, you may wish to do some island hopping. Island Air provides inter-island flights.