What would a Hawaiian island lifestyle be without surf? Ask any local resident and they’ll say not much of a life at all! When it comes to living in Hawaii, surfing is everything. And it’s no wonder why. This outdoor water sport is fun, thrilling, and athletic! It’s a great way to get back in touch with nature and is legendary throughout the state. And whether you are in a Hawaii beachfront property or in one of the other pieces of luxury Maui real estate, you are never too far from some epic surf spots.
Here is our list of the top West Maui surfing spots.
Honolua Bay – Kapalua
With the cliffside views, long waves, and stunning sets left and right, it is not surprising that Honolua Bay is one of the most popular surf spots in Hawaii. And in addition to the killer surf, you can also catch some pretty stunning Maui sunsets!
Lahaina Harbor – Lahaina
This West Maui beach is great for beginner surfers. A handful of surfing schools call this area home and as a regular spot for local surfers, you can easily learn a lot from those who are there every day. It also is a beautiful location, where you can wander Lahaina’s famed Front Street!
Launiupoko Beach Park – Olowalu
As another great location for beginners, Launiupoko on a small day is great for those who are just learning how to surf. There are plenty of fellow novice surfers that will surround you, and there are many waves to go around. And you can even enjoy the uninterrupted view of the West Maui Mountains from the water!
Other Top Maui Surf Spots
Hookipa Beach Park – North Shore Maui
Situated along the island’s northern shoreline, Hookipa is a phenomenal surf spot. Just outside of the Paia town, you’ll find everyone from professional surfers to kiteboarders! Do keep in mind that this kind of ride is for the more experienced surfer as the waves break right over the reef.
Kahului Harbor – Central Maui
If you find yourself in Central Maui, Kahului Harbor is a popular surfing location. Catch a barrel and enjoy the ride at the Kahului Harbor Surf Spot.
That’s our list of some of the best places to go surfing on Maui. If you are looking for some of the best real estate on the island, we can help you there as well. Spend some time looking through our property listings and make sure to contact us when you see a home for sale that you like. We look forward to seeing you in the water and to hearing from you about all things real estate on Maui.