Maui is such a picture-perfect, sunny vacation spot that you have to see it in the summertime. July is a great month to visit for its warm weather, fun events, and things to do. In this blog, we’ll tell you all about the best things to do on Maui in July when the weather is hot and the beaches are teeming with life.
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Top Things to Do on Maui in July
Attend a Festival
If you are visiting Maui during the Fourth of July, there will be plenty of ways to celebrate with others! Makawao Paniolo Rodeo & Parade celebrates the Maui paniolo (cowboy) era with a parade, barrel racing, and calf roping at Oskie Rice Arena.
The Lana’i Pineapple Festival is held every Fourth of July weekend to celebrate the history of pineapple plantations on the island. Known for its fireworks, food, and entertainment, the festival is a must-stop if you are near Dole Park.
There will be a plethora of firework shows throughout the fourth of July week which are best seen on a fireworks cruise. Cruiselines such as the Pride of Maui offer evening fireworks over the Pacific viewing shows that will take your breath away.
Enjoy a Luau
If you want to experience the best of the culture of the Hawaiian people, visiting a luau on Maui is a must! A luau is a traditional Hawaiian feast with dancing, music, and food. There are several luaus to visit on Maui, but the most well-known is the Old Lahaina Luau which often sells out.
A luau is a great idea for families looking to take advantage of a fun trip to Maui in July just make sure to plan ahead in advance!
Best Beaches to Visit
July is right in the middle of the summer season, and with high temperatures in the mid-upper 80s, a day at the beach is almost mandatory! Here are a few of our favorite beaches on Maui:
Ka’anapali Beach – One of the best beaches on Maui, Ka’anapali Beach is found on the west side of the island. Home to cliff jumping, white-sand beaches, and great shopping destinations, you will not run out of things to explore in July.
Paako Cove – A south shore cove, Paako Cove is a beautiful golden sand beach that is often overlooked by tourists.
Napili Beach – A family-oriented beach, this northwestern destination is home to our favorite visitors from the sea, sea turtles!
Stay at Kamaole Sands
If you enjoy an island stay that is elegant, modern, and climate-controlled, then there is no better option than a July stay at Kamaole Sands! Our Kamaole Sands condos will make your Maui getaway the easiest, stress-free vacation you’ve ever had.
No matter which one you stay in, you’ll have access to free Wi-Fi, your own washer and dryer, a fully equipped kitchen with BBQ utensils to grill outside, complimentary beach accessories like chairs, boogie boards, towels, umbrellas, coolers, and toys, and unlimited access to the resort’s pool, indoor gym, and tennis court.