The Most Luxurious Neighborhoods in Hawaii

Maui is the second largest island in Hawaii. It has a total land area of 727.2 square miles. It is divided into four districts: East Maui, West Maui, South Maui, North or Upcountry Maui and Central Maui. These five districts have their own interesting landmarks and natural wonders. The island is covered in lush greenery, surrounded by pristine beaches, world-class resorts, dining places, and shopping districts. Many places in Maui also let you experience its amazing past and tradition that still lingers up to today. Hawaii luxury real estate is breathtaking. If you want your vacation to be action-packed or just laid back and relax, Maui is the best place for you.

Hana, East Maui

From Kahului, you need to drive two to four hours before your reach, Hana. Getting there, you will be treated to some of the most picturesque beaches and lush mountains. While here, don’t forget to visit the Twin falls, Lower and Upper Puohokamoa Falls, Three Bears Falls, Garden of Eden Botanical Arboretum, Palau Valley, Kaumahina State Wayside Park, Nahiku Road and Landing.

Once there, you will see how beautiful the place is. Hana beach Park is the best place to swim. You can explore freshwater caves, cemeteries and religious sites at Wai’anapanapa State Park. Don’t forget to go to Kaihalulu Beach and discover why it is called Red Sea Beach.

Lahaina

Lahaina is the location of early settlers in Maui that becomes witness to the island’s rich history. It became the capital of Hawaii in ancient times and the seat of European settlement later on. Lahaina is located on the northwestern part of the island and became a port for whaling vessels and Christian missionaries.  Today the place is touristy and houses many restaurants, art galleries, and gift shops. Despite the modernity, you can still feel and see the historic ambiance of the area.

Makawao

Makawao is a part of Upcountry region. This part of Maui is located in highland hugging the slopes of Haleakala Mountain where the soil is fertile and agriculture is evident. A diverse variety of flora can be found here, and most of the vegetables in the island come from this region. Cattle ranchers attend their heads while feeding on the green grasses that grow in the mountain ridges.  This is also the location of the only winery in Maui- the Tedeschi vineyards.

Wailea

Located in the southern part of Maui, Wailea is considered the resort capital of the island where most of the affluent families would check-in in upscale hotels and play golf. There are fabulous restaurants as well as posh shopping centers. There is a lovely park that displays nature taken as a work of art. Don’t forget your check book as this is a very expensive place to visit.