Maui is a sun-soaked jewel in the archipelago of the Hawaiian Islands. A premier location for destination weddings, couples from around the world journey to Maui to celebrate, indulging in the island's famous sunshine and more than 100 miles of pristine shoreline. Maui beach weddings allow you to tie the knot surrounded by awe-inspiring scenery. The island brings weddings to life, setting the scene for a fantasy Maui wedding sure to lead you and your guests on an adventure from sandy beach to mountain peak.
Culture & History
Local mythology roots the creation of Maui in the legend of a god who is said to have fished the land out of the ocean and set the sun on top of Haleakala—the island's highest peak. Storytelling is an integral part of Hawaiian culture, so it's no wonder that many couples choose this magical place to tell their own "Happily Ever After" story.
Local Wedding Appeal
Say "I do" on one of the island's many beach resorts where warm temperatures and oceanic trade winds ensure ideal weather for the perfect sunset ceremony. Maui wedding venues feature romantic spots with incredible views where you can exchange vows in paradise. Whether you plan to stay close to your hotel or venture out, Maui has enough sights and adventures to ensure everyone in your wedding party has a trip of a lifetime And after the tying the knot, newlyweds can treat themselves to Maui honeymoon packages for unforgettable experiences in Hawaii.
Grab a driver and play one of fourteen of the world's best golf courses, including one designed by Arnold Palmer.
Take the scenic route: The Hana Highway is 620 curves and 59 bridges of scenic, unspoiled beauty.
Spot humpback whales as they migrate to Hawaii's warm waters from December thru April.
Hike to (and cool off in) the famous tiered Seven Sacred Pools of Oheo in Oheo Gulch.
Immerse yourself in a traditional Hawaiian luau, a rich cultural and culinary experience on the beach.
Snorkel in the clear waters off of Ka'anapali Beach, next to the historic town of Lahaina.
Famous surfer Laird Hamilton, quarterback legend Joe Montana, and socialite Paris Hilton have soaked up the sun in Maui venues at one time or another.
Maui on the Cheap
Catching the sunrise over the Pacific Ocean from atop Mt. Haleakala, Maui's highest peak, is one of many no- or low-cost activities that are accessible by car. So be sure to book your hotel as a package that includes a rental car. You'll get a lot of extra mileage out of your wedding budget. Literally.