We wish you a very Merry and a very Maui Christmas!

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Planning to spend this Christmas holiday on Maui? You’ll find the island decked out in lights, ornaments and Christmas cheer. Maui really knows how to celebrate the holidays with warmth and Aloha. As you’re making your Christmas vacation plans, we …

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Timeshare vs. Peer-to-Peer Rentals: What’s the verdict?

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A recent popular trend has become share or peer-to-peer vacations – like Airbnb, VRBO and HomeAway – where vacationers rent rooms or houses directly from homeowners.  For most families a vacation is a once-a-year event, where everything needs to go …

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Visit breathtaking Iao Valley State Park

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  Towering emerald peaks guard the lush valley floor of Iao Valley State Park. Located in Central Maui just west of Wailuku, this peaceful 4,000-acre, 10-mile long park is home to one of Maui‘s most recognizable landmarks, the 1,200-foot Iao …

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2016 first half Maui tourism figures: Visitor arrivals exceed 1 million, expenditures 2 billion.

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Visitor arrivals and expenditures on Maui were up for the first six months of the year, with arrivals topping 1.3 million (up 3% from the previous year) and spending at $2.3 billion (up 4% from last year), according to new data …

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Enjoy the benefits of ownership at The Gardens

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The decision to own your vacation comes with numerous considerations. These include your budget, your travel frequency, and your vacation style. They are different for everyone, but one thing is certain: People who become vacation owners – people like you! …

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Heed these helpful packing tips for your next visit!

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  Often competing with the anticipation of a long-awaited vacation to The Gardens at West Maui is the nagging consideration of what and how much to bring. This debate can befuddle even the most seasoned travelers, leaving them to anguish …

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Vacation ownership now an even greater value

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An increase in lodging rates in 2015 – up more than 18 percent over the previous year owing to a rise in travel frequency – now more than ever underscores the value of vacation ownership. Consistency of cost is a …

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Suffer no more from Guilty Vacation Syndrome!

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Are you suffering from GVS (Guilty Vacation Syndrome)? Based on the results of a recent family vacation survey, you probably are. It is especially likely if you’re a Millennial, 59 percent of which report feeling ashamed for taking or planning …

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Fresh Meals to Easily Prepare in Your Guest Unit Kitchen

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One of the best ways to save money on a Maui vacation is to put the kitchen in your spacious Gardens guest unit to good use.  You’ll save hundreds by preparing your own meals instead of eating out during every meal.  Hardly …

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Get your extended 260-day Maui forecast here

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Beautiful Photo courtesy Bruce Wheeler of Maui-Angels

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