February 12th, 2017
Romance is always in the air here on Maui, especially on Valentine’s Day. It’s in the sound of the waves crashing on the shore and the soft embrace of the tropical trade winds upon your face. You can’t help but be in constant awe of the pristine blue waters, breathtaking sunsets, and the beautiful West Maui mountains.
However you like to celebrate Valentine’s Day, Maui’s got it! There are numerous ways to show your valentine your love. We listed a few ideas that are sure to woo your sweetheart.
1 – Explore Maui by Helicopter: This exceptional aerial tour of the island covers it all! Explore magnificent West Maui valleys, rainforest areas and waterfalls as well as East Maui, including Hana and Haleakala Crater. Exclusive to Blue Hawaiian, is the mid-flight landing at a scenic, remote site on the slopes of Haleakala.
2 – Indulge in the Feast at Lele: Not your typical luau, the Feast at Lele is the best combination of cuisine, music and dance of Polynesia that Maui has to offer, complete with table service and five epicurean courses from the Pacific island regions of Fiji, Tonga, Tahiti, Samoa and Hawaii. Share the Aloha and ignite a spark of romance in this intimate setting, complete with unobstructed views of West Maui sunsets and gently rolling surf at this beachfront venue.
3 – Instructional Couples Massage: If you’re looking for a different kind of spa experience, why not take some of the magic of your spa experience home with you? This unique treatment teaches basic massage techniques to help melt your partner’s muscle tension. Each person receives 50 minutes of guided instruction, producing a four-handed treat for one another.
4 – Spend an Evening Stargazing: Start with a beautiful sunset at Haleakala (10,000 foot dormant volcano) and follow up with a guided tour of the constellations. See the Milky Way and the visible planets through a 12-inch Dobsonian telescope. Maui Stargazing even supplies warm clothes for those who may have not even thought that Maui can reach such cool temperature!
5 – Dine at Mama’s Fish House: When planning a romantic get away to Maui, a sunset dining experience is a must! Palm trees gently swaying in fragrant, tropical breezes, the glow of tiki torches, Hawaiian love songs softly playing in the background; with the sound of waves crashing at the nearby beach as the sun sinks into the Pacific … now that’s romantic Valentine’s Day!
6- Snorkel Molokini Crater: Like the wind in your hair and the thrill of discovering a side of the island that only a few will see? This snorkeling excursion is for you! Along the way up the rugged Kanaio Coast, look for Hawaiian sea turtles and dolphins. From mid-December thru mid-April, the waters off Maui are a gateway to some of the best whale watching in the world during the annual Humpback migration.
7 – Hike in a Rainforest: Experience authentic Maui as you venture into lush rainforests, jump off waterfalls for a refreshing dip in the pools below, venture through the splendor and romance of the Hana Highway. Highly trained guides with will provide one of the most memorable days of your vacation, whether a short water fall walk or a full day rainforest hike.
8 – Horseback Ride in Makena: Experience the best sunset ride on Maui with the cool trade wind breeze blowing through your hair. The views are spectacular! You’ll get the opportunity to see La Perouse Bay, the south sope of Haleakala, the islands of Kahoʻolawe, Molokai, and Lanai.
9 – Take a Stroll through Aliʻi Kula Lavender Farm: Plan a full day exploring Maui’s beautiful upcountry! Before stargazing, spend a few hours strolling the Aliʻi lavender farm in Kula. The breathtaking views will relax and rejuvenate the mind, body, and soul.
10 – Zipline on the Slopes of Haleakala with your Sweetheart: Always wanted to zipline? Try soaring over massive canyons and through the eucalyptus trees on the slopes of the crater. Located right before the entrance to Haleakala National Park, Skyline Eco Adventures offers a 45 mph experience your sure to remember!