Destination guide

The tranquil area of Makawao awaits your stay

The gardens and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Makawao. Travelers like the yoga, spas and horseback riding in this relaxing and scenic city. Haleakala National Park and Hookipa Beach Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Makawao

Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Makawao a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Maui Ocean Center (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • The Dunes at Maui Lani (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Maui Nui Golf Club (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Wailea Blue Golf Course (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Wailea Emerald Golf Course (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Wailea Gold Golf Course (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Makawao

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Makawao is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Haleakala National Park (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Hookipa Beach Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Maui Nui Botanical Gardens (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Wailea Beach (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Iao Valley State Park (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Lower Paia Park (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Makawao

The nearest airport is in Kahului, HI (OGG), located 8.1 mi (13 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Hana, HI (HNM), which is 20.3 mi (32.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Makawao?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 4,559 vacation rentals near Makawao. From 340 Houses to 3,872 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Makawao for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Makawao?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Makawao:

  • Haiku: 20 vacation rentals
  • Halama Street: 273 vacation rentals
  • Plantation Estates: 15 vacation rentals
  • Ukumehame Ahupuaa: 289 vacation rentals
  • Historic Lahaina Front Street: 510 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I rent Houses in Makawao?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 340 Houses in Makawao. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Makawao include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3,872 rentals available
  • Cottages: 77 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 77 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Makawao?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3,914 vacation rentals with pool available in Makawao. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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