8 Best Seaside Hotels In Maui, Hawaii

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With a diverse range of attractions and activities in its reserve, Maui is a go-to spot for both leisure vacationers as well as adventure seekers. Whether you want to soak up the sun at Kahului Bay or set out on a hike to Haleakala volcano, Maui offers a trunkful of activities you can explore while you are here. Though popular for its beautiful beaches, this place has much more to itself than its captivating shoreline. Just read these FAQs about Maui to find out more! From hiking and mountain biking to wining and fine dining experiences, you can have it all in Maui. The island is also home to natural sites such as Haleakala National Park and Maui Nui Botanical Gardens, where tourists can witness the real magic of nature. To take in everything that Maui offers, go through this list of best seaside hotels in Maui, Hawaii.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and location with easy access to the sea. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on March 14, 2024.

1. The Mauian Hotel (from USD 420)

Enveloped by bountiful trekking and shopping sites, this elegant hotel is nestled comfortably in the laps of Napili Bay. With amenities such as a swimming pool, barbecue grills, and oceanfront shuffleboard courts in its reserve, it offers a fun-filled stay to its guests.

The serene guest rooms and studios ensure comfy and clean accommodations. They also come with a fully equipped kitchen where you can prepare tasty meals for the group. If you want to watch TV with cable TV channels or use the internet, you can head to the Ohana Room. Guests who want to enjoy golf and tennis can visit the nearby Kapalua Resort.

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The Mauian Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 5441 Lower Honopiilani Road
61.2 km (38.1 mi) from Haleakalā National Park

Parking Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Free parking

2. Kohea Kai Maui, Ascend Hotel Collection (from USD 335)

Merely steps away from the Pacific Ocean, this opulent Kohea Kai Maui Beach Resort and Hotel is family-friendly and has all the comforts needed for a hassle-free stay. In addition to basic amenities such as free WiFi and TV with lots of cable channels, the guest rooms also feature a microwave, refrigerator, and coffee machine. All the rooms come with balconies where you can enjoy the breathtaking ocean or garden view. Furthermore, the property also encompasses two outdoor hot tubs and an outdoor swimming pool, adding to a fun experience.

Another great thing about this hotel is the convenient location. Aside from the beach, you get to experience the local culture and authentic Hawaiian cuisine in the nearby restaurants. The Bailey House Museum is another nearby attraction where you can learn more about the local history and culture.

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Kohea Kai Maui, Ascend Hotel Collection

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 551 South Kihei Road
32.02 km (19.9 mi) from Haleakalā National Park

Parking Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Free parking Internet services Express check-in/check-out

3. Days Inn by Wyndham Maui Oceanfront (from USD 232)

Nestled on the Keawakapu Beach, this beachfront hotel puts you close to several snorkelling sites. Its comfortable accommodation options are complete with a TV, refrigerator, coffee machine, and microwave. A fitness center and barbecue facilities come as an added advantage for those who want to add a dash of luxury to their Maui vacation. Guests can relish the experience of oceanfront dining at the on-site restaurant, Sarento’s On the Beach, which is mainly known for its lip-smacking seafood and steaks.

Furthermore, national parks with hiking and biking trails are nearby if you want to explore more. Other nearby activities include several water sports including canoeing, fishing, sailing, water skiing, scuba diving, and more.

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Days Inn by Wyndham Maui Oceanfront

Wifi Available

Address: 2980 South Kihei Road
30.22 km (18.8 mi) from Haleakalā National Park

Parking 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Laundry Free parking Internet services

4. Hotel Wailea, Relais & Châteaux - Adults Only (from USD 1099)

Settled on a cliff overlooking the southern coastline, this plush property invites you with its extraordinary amenities and luxuries that you certainly won’t find in a cheaper hotel. The suites in this hotel feature free WiFi and private decks that offer aerial views of the ocean.

While you are here, you can soak in the sunset views at The Lanai or indulge in a private dining experience at The Treehouse. The hotel also includes an array of amenities such as a fitness center and a spa and wellness center for guests who would love to add a pinch of luxury to their vacation. Parking is also available with no additional charges. 

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Hotel Wailea, Relais & Châteaux - Adults Only

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 555 Kaukahi Street
29.16 km (18.2 mi) from Haleakalā National Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

5. Lahaina Shores Beach Resort, a Destination by Hyatt Residence (from USD 230)

If you want to enjoy unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean, this beautiful property is an ideal pick for you. The rooms in this 3-star hotel are air-conditioned and have a lanai and a fully equipped kitchen replete with a toaster, oven, and microwave for easy meal preparation. A secure parking space is available for a minimal parking fee.

Guests can also use the barbecue amenities to make their evenings special. A quick five-minute walk from here will take you to the Banyan Tree and Sugar Cane Train. If you want to unleash the real vibe of this city, you can head to the historic Front Street to explore its popular restaurants and shops.

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Lahaina Shores Beach Resort, a Destination by Hyatt Residence

Wifi Available

Address: 475 Front Street
56.45 km (35.1 mi) from Haleakalā National Park

Parking Garden Non-smoking rooms Babysitting/child services Laundry Dry cleaning Free parking Internet services

6. Maui Seaside Hotel (from USD 379)

Just a stone’s throw away from Kahului Shopping Center and Ho'aloha Park, this beautiful hotel brings you closer to everything that Maui offers. Whether you want to admire the local culture and arts at Maui Arts and Cultural Center, explore the beauty of Kahului Harbor, or relax in the outdoor pool or at the private beach, you cannot run out of exciting activities to do while here.

The rooms within this amazing Kahului hotel come with an air conditioner and a flat-screen TV with cable service, in addition to a mini fridge. Those who wish to start their day with a scrumptious serving of breakfast can visit Tante’s Island Grill, the hotel’s amazing onsite restaurant. It has a great airport proximity for easy ingress and egress. For less complex hotel transactions, you can use your credit card for payments.

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Maui Seaside Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 100 West Kaahumanu
37.84 km (23.6 mi) from Haleakalā National Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

7. Courtyard by Marriott Maui Kahului Airport (from USD 574)

Courtyard by Marriot Maui Kahului Airport is an amazing beachside property close to Ho’aloha Park and Kanaha Beach Park. It’s also close to the Kahului Airport, even providing free airport transfers for guests. State parks and commercial establishments such as the Ka'ahumanu Center can easily be accessed from this hotel as well. Aside from its great location, guests are assured of cozy accommodations with top-notch amenities and services—from an outdoor pool and a hot tub to free WiFi and parking space.

The hotel is not just great for tourists but for business travelers as well. Some of the business-friendly amenities include meeting facilities, an airport shuttle service, and a concierge service manned by professional desk staff.

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Courtyard by Marriott Maui Kahului Airport

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille

Address: 532 Keolani Place
35.87 km (22.3 mi) from Haleakalā National Park

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Business centre Laundry

8. Paia Inn (from USD 799)

Perched on the northern shore of Maui, this boutique hotel offers its guests easy access to expansive sandy beaches. Other than its wide range of amenities, the beach hotel is also known for its central location that puts several restaurants and shops within walking distance. Plus, Kahului Airport is 5.3 kilometers (3.2 miles) away or just about a 10-minute drive, which makes it great for tourists and business travelers.

The rooms within the property are well-maintained and complete with a flat-screen TV and a minibar. If you are in the mood to treat your taste buds with delicious island cuisine, you can make your way to the in-house restaurant, Vana Paia.

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Paia Inn

Address: 93 Hana Highway
32.09 km (20.0 mi) from Haleakalā National Park

Private parking WiFi Available Fax/photocopying Parking Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Windsurfing Cycling Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays

Have a fun-filled beach vacation in Maui

With its unique blend of serenity and adventure, Maui never fails to amuse its visitors. Whether you want to discover the marine life at Molokini or set out on a road trip to Hana, the beautiful island has a long list of activities to keep you entertained throughout the stay. If you fancy the idea of a laid-back vacation by the beach, check out the best seaside hotels in Maui, Hawaii. We suggest reading the guest reviews if you want top see what previous visitors have to say about these amazing hotels.

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