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My husband and I are coming up on our 5th anniversary trip to Maui. This will be his first trip to Hawaii, so I’m hoping he enjoys it as much as I have on prior trips…especially since if he doesn’t it will be almost impossible to return thanks to the pretty long flight!
As usual, the trip is shorter than I wish it was, so we won’t get a chance to do anything and everything there is on Maui, but I want to make sure we aren’t missing any seriously “must do” Maui things. I have been to Maui before, but it was a for an even shorter visit, and to a different part of the island than this time. This time, we hope to be at the new Andaz shortly after it opens (assuming the Sept 1 date sticks, which seems likely), so we will be in Wailea as opposed to my last trip in Lahaina.
So far things in strong contention on the list are:
- Mama’s Fish House
- Sunrise from Haleakala
- Spa time (likely trying out the Omakase at the Andaz)
- Lay by the pool time
- Stare at the ocean time
My husband is also partial to doing something like an ATV tour, so that is a potential activity, but frankly I’m partial to being a little lazy on this trip.
I would love to hear if there are some “Maui must do” things we are missing, especially if they are in or near the Wailea area. Also, if you have any advice on the things already on our list, that would be great, too. You guys were fantastic with Kauai recommendations, so thanks in advance for the Maui tips! I am very excited for this trip and looking forward to trying out the new Andaz…and of course sharing all the details here.