Papakea is located approximately thirty miles from the Kahului Airport on the west coast of Maui. There are a total of 364 units at this large, garden-style complex. The VI program has 25 one-bedroom and 3 studio condominiums. On-site amenities include two swimming pools, two jacuzzis, tennis courts, and BBQ/picnic area. Off-site, but nearby, there is golf, live entertainment, shopping, restaurants, and many tourist activities. Although this is a waterfront location, there is not any beach area. Papakea is located 10 minutes away from the historic town of Lahaina, center of the island's whaling industry from 1840 to 1865. Today, the town is a center for pineapple and sugarcane production. Guests can choose from a wide variety of water sports at the beach adjacent to the resort. Two swimming pools, two tennis courts, a barbecue and picnic area, along with a beautiful tropical garden can all be found on site. Golf, local cruises, and deep-sea charters are available nearby as are many fine shops and restaurants.
Another resort in the area you may like is the Sunterra Resorts Hololani. Sunterra Resorts Hololani is located in Lahaina, on the Maui Island in Hawaii and makes for a great vacation getaway. By renting a condo directly from an owner at Sunterra Resorts Hololani, which is a resort condominium, you will find your best vacation value! Sunterra Resorts Hololani has 300 feet of beach front, offers a swimming pool and is near restaurants and shops in the Lahaina and Napili area. Sunterra Resorts Hololani Resort offers two bedroom units, sleeping up to six comfortably.