15 Things to do for Free or Cheap and Why You Should Wrap Your Christmas in Maui
There’s still time to switch things up this Christmas. Escape the holiday crowds, cold weather and icy windshields this season. Instead of building a snowman sink into a warm sunny beach and build a sandcastle. Skip the door to door caroling and sneak away to a secluded beach. Unwind with a Lomi-Lomi massage at one of Maui’s top spas. Reconnect your mind, body and spirit with the down time you deserve. Escape from family obligations and still visit Santa here in Maui go holiday shopping and experience a real Hawaiian Christmas.
Keep your cost down and book a red-eye flight into Maui. Check deals from frequent islands flyers like Hawaiian Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Delta.
Kick off December or the new year with Maui’s incredible returning humpback whale season. Imagine trying something new like stand up board paddling or return to a fav like snorkeling, scuba diving, sun bathing, fishing or playing a few rounds at a championship ocean view golf course. You name it December is a fantastic time to be in Maui with temperatures hovering in the 70’s. Rain occasionally makes an appearance but a few drops are easy to overlook since Maui truly sports the best beaches in all of Hawaii.
Don’t miss Maui’s “Aloha Spirit” which far outshines the mainland “Holiday Spirit”.
15 Free or Cheap Things To Do on Maui:
- Walk through Iao Valley State Park
- Stroll on the best south Maui Beaches
- Watch the best shoreline winter humpback whales breech
- Park in the over-look lot to check out North Shore Ho’okipa surfers
- Take a scenic drive along Hana Highway
- Make time to visit the dormant volcano at Haleakala National Park
- Don’t miss the Maui Ocean Center Aquarium
- Visit the Whalers Village Museum in Lahaina
- Take a break from the heat and head upcountry to Ulupalakua or Lavender Farms in Kula
- Take in the sweeping views of Twin Falls in Hana
- Try Maui’s famous poke bowl
- Stop by any of Maui’s Friday Town Parties
- Snorkel the best beaches
- Walk along this boardwalk with the ocean on one side and the wetlands on the other side at Kealia Coastal Boardwalk
- Drive across the wide lava field created 200 years ago by Maui’s last volcano eruption, to get to the black beach at LaPerouse Bay.