When people go on vacation, they usually stay in a hotel. But if you want to try something new, why not get a vacation rental in Maui instead?
Vacation rentals offer everything you want in your home away from home. It has a kitchen, living room, washer and dryer, dining room, living room and a host of other amenities.
The best part about vacation rentals in Maui is that it is more affordable than staying in a hotel. You might be surprised to find one located near a beach or golf course and other commercial establishments so you don’t have to travel far when all you want to do is relax.
Since you are a guest in the home, it is best to keep the place tidy and clean. For instance, it is a local practice to take off your footwear before you enter the house so follow the rules.
How much does it actually cost? Well just like the hotels, the rates go up and down depending on the season. Expect rates to be high during mid-December and March then again in late Jun to early September.
So if you are planning a vacation during these times of the year, you better book ahead so there is still a place you can rent. You can do this online or by calling up your travel agent. Those who want to do it themselves can get in touch with the homeowner.
One thing you have to keep in mind though is that you will be charged an 11.42% accommodation tax. This is standard so make sure to add that to what is written in the price tag.
To give you an idea of where the best vacation rentals in Maui are, here are a few you can check out.
First is the Hale Red Palms that is a private cottage located in Lahaina. From here, it is walking distance to both the town and the beach. It is considered to be the perfect hideaway when you want to leave the world as you know it behind.
Next is the Valley Isle Resort that is in Kahana Beach in between Kaanapali and Kapalua. It has ocean front rooms, topical grounds, swimming pools and a barbecue area. Parking is free so you can drive around the island to take pictures, do some shopping and eat out.
Near the Valley Isle Resort is the Maui Kaanapalis Villas. This is a condominium complex that is fully furnished and air conditioned.
Then there is the Hale Beach Resort that is also a four story low rise condominium complex. It has an ocean front view and you can take a dip in the pool or go snorkeling by the ocean. You can even spend some time at the Jacuzzi
The Royal Kahana Resort is another example. They have studio type rooms, as well as one and two bedroom unit available.
Each room offers guests a view either of the Molokai or Lanai Island. There is a gym you can go to stay in shape and a sauna where you can cool off.
Any of these vacation rentals in Maui will surely make your stay in this island a memorable one. You just have to book in advance so you get what you want out of it.