If watching the sun paint the sky as it drops into the ocean waters is more your style, nothing beats a vacation on the Hawaiian island of Maui. Maui boasts miles of pristine coastline, warm ocean breezes, vibrant tropical sunsets that will captivate you each and every evening, and endless ways to enjoy the magical hour of dusk.
The west coast of Maui from Kapalua Bay Beach to Makena Cove is the best place to be for a Maui sunset. Watch an enchanting display of purple and orange hues reflecting off the tidal pools on Kapalua Bay Beach, book an underwater reef viewing adventure of Maui’s barrier reef followed by a sunset in a rooftop lounge (or toes-in-the-sand- tiki bar), or plan a romantic sunset picnic on the quieter shores of Keawakapu Beach or Po’olenalena Beach Park in Kihei.
The Lahaina Pali Trail is the best sunset hike on Maui with panoramic views over the Pacific Ocean, the central valley, and the neighboring islands, whale watching from November to May, and the best sunset views on Maui. The trail is a challenging 5-10 mile hike, but a short walk and steep vertical climb up from the Ukumehame trailhead is all you need to soak up Maui’s best sunset (bring a flashlight for the climb down!). Another famous bucket-list Maui sunset can be viewed from 10,023 feet above sea level, atop a dormant volcano at the summit of Haleakalā National Park, we recommend you stay till the stars come out for Maui’s best stargazing!
Xplorie partners with iTrip Maui and Maui Beachfront Rentals to deliver the best vacation accommodation on Maui and with local activity providers for free activities included with each rental. Book with Xplorie and enjoy a complimentary private Maui Jeep tour of the Maui’s beautiful secret spots, hidden gems, and majestic sunrises or a free, romantic sunset cocktail cruise along the shore of Maui, at no additional cost.