Getting away for a 2015 escape even if for a week or just a few,  it’s an important way to maintain balance and mental clarity, as well as have some fun! Maui is truly unique in so many ways with it’s true sanctuary of natural  beauty and aloha spirit.

Whether you are in the ocean, relaxing on the beach, spending time in the mountains or cruising the coastline Maui boasts the incredible magic you’ve been craving. Being the second largest island in Hawaii, Maui offers an endless variety of activities for every traveler plus fun around every corner! With over 30 plus miles of pristine coastline filled with hidden discoveries like the sea caves of Makena Landing and the ever popular sun-worship sanctuaries like Wailea Beach. The ideal getaway for beach-lovers is in south Maui.

Where to stay? Well, choosing where to stay to melt into your restore time can be a big decision when you are customizing your Maui vacation to see and do it all. If you’re staying for more than a weekend make sure you book a vacation condo that helps you save time and money. Vacation rental companies like

can help you arrange and choose the appropriate accommodations for your party so you can easily get out and explore the many natural treasures the island has to offer. Booking a Maui vacation package early in the year will also allow you to relax in the weeks before your trip, because shouldn’t every aspect of your vacation be incredible and dreamy?

Here’s 6 ways to absorb and get into the soul of the “Magical Isles” of Maui.

1) Stop at a local roadside stand and buy fresh coconut or a pineapple. Watch the owner slice it with his machete. Eat and enjoy the real stuff!

2) Try Maui’s famous Hawaiian Poke Bowl from Foodland or a local restaurant. Choose brown or white rice and pick your favorite island poke mix. You’ll love the quality and healthy benefits of the the poke bowl.

3) Catch a short flight to Molokai and experience what is considered to be the State’s most “Hawaiian” island. Moloka’i offers one of the state’s longest white sand beaches and has authentic cultural secret is found on the east end of the island in a deep green cleft in the Earth known as Halawa Valley.

4) Catch a short ferry ride over to the island of Lana’i. Explore some of the island’s hidden corners for a day this little island is an outdoor enthusiast’s ultimate playground. Try the downhill mountain bike ride from 3,300 ft. Lana’ihale summit and enjoy the winding descent on the pine-scented Munro Trail until you reach the dusty turnoff for the Palawai basin and the Garden of the Gods

5) Although thousands of visitors per year make the pilgrimage to the summit of 10,023 ft. Haleakala volcano inside of Maui’s Haleakala National Park, not everyone can take on the bucket list experience of staying in a backcountry wilderness cabin at the top. To learn more visit Haleakala National Park Cabin Permits

6) If you jonesing for a road trip. The Hana Highway is a three-hour scenic drive through one of Hawaii’s last unspoiled frontiers, which includes numerous cascading waterfalls and tropical rain forests. A day trip worth every second making memories as you go.

So, no matter what you decide routines and rituals, like vacations, are important to the health and well-being of you and your family. Make a new years resolution that stands out and speaks volumes  from the daily demands of juggling work and home. The benefits of play and family time together is well worth living living.

Take a breather and redefine what vacation means. Contact Maui’s vacation experts to see how we can help you plan your healthy getaway. Reach out to our one and only Maui office at 866-572-2664.