Iao Needle: This is about a 25 minute drive from the condominium. This area has great hiking and scenery. The lava formation protrudes about 1500 vertical feet. This is a popular tourist attraction.
Lava flows: Past Wailea and Makena about 25 minutes you will end up at the flows. As you drive, keep towards the ocean, this is the old Makena road, and it winds in and out of many coves passing old Hawaiian homes. This is where the lava last flowed from Haleakala into the ocean. Not may tourists travel this way but it is worth the visit. Be sure to look for Keawala’i, a quaint old ocean side Hawaiian church and graveyard built in 1832.
Skyline Hawaii: Choose your adventure! Sunrise and daytime adventures are available. Experience the natural wonder of Maui in exciting ways.
Scuba,Snorkeling and Snuba: There are many places to enjoy the underwater whttps://www.skylinehawaii.com/haleakala/sunrise/haleakala-sunrise-tourildlife. Rental gear is available all over the island. The lava outcropping you can see to the right side of our beach is a great spot for snorkeling. It is probably one of the best spots on the island. Scuba diving is enjoyed by all levels of divers. I would suggest contacting “Boss Frog” at the Mana Kai activity desk.
Tennis: Free tennis courts are located approximately one mile from the condominium. I suggest the Wailea Tennis Center. Enjoy lunch and browse the classy tennis pro shop.
Golf: Golf is absolutely fantastic on Maui. All of the courses are open to the public on Maui. If it is possible, call a day ahead for tee times and try to play in the mornings. The trade winds seem to blow ashore in the afternoons. You can rent clubs at the courses. There are 15 courses on Maui. I have been playing golf on Maui for over 40 years, so I have rated them according to personal preference. I enjoy Wailea, there are three courses there, so take your pick. These courses are always highly rated by Golf Digest. Next, I would recommend Makena, Kapalua, Sandlewood, and Pukalani. A special golf treat is on the island of Lanai. The boat leaves out of Lahaina. Call “Expeditions Of Maui” and they will take care of everything for you. Play golf at the “Challenge Of Mannelle” or the “Experience Of Koele”. I recommend Mannelle, as it is ocean side, thus more scenic, with much less chance of rain than upcountry “Koele”. Everything that you have read about these courses is more than true. A life time golf experience.
Fishing: When visiting Lahaina walk along the harbor, right behind the Pioneer Inn, pick a boat and set up a charter. The boat crews are very friendly.
Sailing: There are many boats available that sail out near the surrounding islands of Molakai, Lanai, and Kahoolawe. These trips are occasionally combined with meals or a sunset cruise accompanied by cocktails. Sail boats can be chartered out of Lahaina harbor.
Windsurfing: Maui holds the world championships windsurfing competitions and is known as the windsurfing capital of the world.
Hawaiian Luau: Get into the Hawaiian spirit of a luau. Enjoy the authentic Hawaiian dancing, music and food. They are great fun. We have been told that the Grand Wailea and the Maui Marriott put on a terrific show. This is second hand information, as we have not been to one in years.