Destination guide

Take the "Road to Hana"

Set on Maui's eastern tip, Hana is one of Hawaii's most isolated coastal townships. It sits at the end of the Road to Hana, a scenic highway that hugs the coast for many picturesque miles. It's an iconic American road trip, though despite its fame Hana itself remains wonderfully laid-back. The town is home to a tightknit community and has managed to retain its status as an untouched tropical paradise. If you're searching for a glimpse of 'Old Hawaii' Hana vacation rentals could be just the place to seek out.

Things to do

A taste of tropical Hawaii

With its black lava sand and hidden sea caves, Wai'anapanapa State Park is a just a stone's throw up the coast. Whether you want to relax on the beach or peer into tidal pools, it's an enchanting slice of Maui's east coast. Run by a local family, Hana Farms is brimming with tropical fruits, colorful flowers, and fragrant spices. It's a great place to stock up on edible souvenirs, or devour a slice of banana bread and a refreshing ginger lime soda.


In search of Hana seascapes

Most visitors arrive via the Road to Hana, an impossibly beautiful highway that winds its way past cascading waterfalls, lush hillsides, towering cliffs, and rugged seascapes. Not to mention a handful of white-knuckle hairpin bends and narrow bridges. For fun in the sun, Hana Bay Beach is a firm favorite. The bayside park is perfect for splashing in the surf, unpacking a picnic, and listening to locals strum ukuleles as the sun goes down. If you'd rather enjoy a private sunset session, Hana vacation rentals treat guests to breezy decks and sparkling ocean views.


"Hang 10" at Hana's Koki Beach Classic

Maui is a sanctuary for winter sunseekers, with high season spanning from December to April. Resorts are often crowded and booked to capacity, which makes Hana vacation rentals a fantastic option for those in search of rest and relaxation. If you want to beat the crowds, plan a visit in spring or fall. For a glimpse at Hawaii's surf culture, visit in September, when Koki Beach hosts the annual Hana Surfing Classic. The town also fills up for April's East Maui Taro Festival _ a lively weekend of hula dancing, Hawaiian music and of course, plenty of poi.

Natural features

Welcome to the "House of the Sun"

Just west of Hana is Haleakala National Park, known by locals as the "House of the Sun". It lives up to its name, with spectacular sunrises in the Summit District. Perched high above the clouds, the Haleakala Visitor Center is a fantastic place to watch the fiery display. The Summit District is also known for its otherworldly landscape of towering volcanoes, cinder cones, and ancient lava flows. You can explore the region by car, or take on one of the rugged hiking trails. If you're a birder, keep an eye out for the park's endangered Hawaiian geese.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Hana

Fly into Hana, HI (HNM), the closest airport, located 3.2 mi (5.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Kahului, HI (OGG), which is 30.7 mi (49.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Hana?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 67 vacation rentals near Hana. From 25 Houses to 16 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Hana for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Hana?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Hana. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kahanu Garden: 128 vacation rentals
  • Red Sand Beach: 65 vacation rentals
  • Pools of Oheo: 61 vacation rentals
  • Fagan's Memorial: 64 vacation rentals
  • Wailua Falls: 54 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hana listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hana?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 25 Houses in Hana. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hana include:

  • Cottages: 16 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 16 rentals available
  • Cabins: 16 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Hana?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation rentals with pool available in Hana. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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