Baldwin Beach Park
Locals favorite and rated # 2 of thing to do in Paia by Trip advisory, this beach offers long stretches of white sandy beach. Baldwin showcases views of the gorgeous West Maui Mountains.. is family friendly, equipped with lifeguards, restrooms, and showers to keep you comfortable for hours. If you stroll west a mile down the beach you will end up at Baby Beach a great protected swimming spot. This Beach is a great place to sunbathe, socialize, hang up a hammock, or go for a swim. Keep your eyes out for a turtle swimming next to you!
Just outside the Town of Paia you will find Paia Bay. Home of the Paia Youth center and a famous body boarding spot known for its large and regular shore break. You can often watch the Keiki bodyboarding and surf up this spot. This is a great beach to hang out or sunbathe and this Beach is equipped with restrooms, and showers. If you walk down the beach you will pass a nice wooded area and Paia’s clothing optional beach before arrive Baldwin Beach.
Historic Town of Paia
Deemed one of America’s best small towns, so small, if you blink, you might miss it. This old plantation town, which became a mecca for surfers, windsurfers and hippies may make you feel like you’re stepping back into the 1960’s, from dreadlocks to tie dye shops this is a place to see. Paia is also home of the Maui Dharma Center, a gorgeous must see landmark while in Paia town! Hang out with the locals at Charley’s Saloon where legend has it you may be able to catch Willie Nelson, or other famous people… always a great place to listen to live music and grab a cold beer. Come to Paia to kick back and experience your Maui vacation to the fullest. Loaded with unique boutiques, restaurants, and art galleries, you’ll be sure to find a souvenir for anyone on your list!
One of the Premier kiteboarding and windsurfing beaches in the world also contains historic WW2 artifacts hidden in throughout the park. You can see bunkers, a plane wreck, artillery placement, and metal rails and wheels strewn about. If you take time to explore the area off of the beaten path you will come across many WW2 artifacts. There are bike paths and walking trails through the park. In addition to the many outdoor activities that Kanaha has to offer, it is also a great place for the family picnic.
Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum
The Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum is a non profit organization dedicated to preserving and presenting the history and heritage of the sugar industry and the multiethnic plantation life it engendered. The museum contains artifacts, photos, audio/video displays, plus outdoor exhibits of sugar harvesting machinery. The Plantation Store contains sweet treats, books and other items related to sugar history, all airport ready and most fit into your carry-on luggage!
"Take a trip back in time"
Historic Surf Town add-ons
North Shore Scooter Adventure
Scooter and Hike to Water Falls $48
Scooter Tour along the North Shore to a guided hike through lush forest to water falls. Afterwards stop to see the turtles!