Did you have a chance to see Monte and Simone’s proposal photos and video on our Facebook? Check them out—their excitement and happiness is positively contagious! Monte made a fabulous choice to get down on one knee at Ke’anae Peninsula, where the waves crashing against lava rocks made a perfect backdrop for his ecstatic now-fiancée. If you’re planning a trip to Maui, and have a similar idea in mind, or if you’re just looking for a special moment with your partner while you’re here, we’ve put together the most romantic spots around:
Monte and Simone aren’t the first couple to begin their engagement on one of our tours. Plenty of people have chosen to propose while overlooking the incredible, moon-like landscape of Haleakala. The perfect moment? Just as the sun illuminates the sky in thousands of sparkling pastels. The colder weather makes for perfect post-proposal snuggling, and the un-spoiled vistas of Mt. Haleakala are a wonderful setting for photos.
Front Street Seawall
If you and your honey are taking an evening stroll around Front Street in Lahaina, take a moment to stop by the seawall, overlooking a huge expanse of calm, still ocean. Just as the sun sets, and the water is covered by dots of gold, ask that all-important question in one of the prettiest settings imaginable. If you’re traveling with friends, ask someone to snap a picture of the two of you sitting on the wall—and then to capture those priceless reaction shots! Afterward, you’re in one of the best shopping and dining locales on the island, so it’s time to grab a celebratory drink!
If you spend any time at all in Central Maui, you owe it to yourself to visit I’ao Valley. You can spend some time in Kepaniwai Park, and learn about Maui’s first settlers from all over the world. Farther up, though, near the Nature Center, is a long, secluded hiking trail, which is a perfect “get away from it all” location. I love packing a thermos of coffee and a picnic breakfast, and going on an early-morning hike with my husband. Being surrounded by tropical fruit trees and unique foliage just exudes romance, and it’s a great place to ask that burning question to your sweetheart. Out of the three spots, this is the most secluded, so if you’re not into onlookers applauding this intimate event, it’s definitely worth looking into.
This is by no means meant to be an exhaustive list, and really, just about anywhere you choose on Maui will be a perfect spot for an unforgettable proposal. Did you get engaged on Maui? Let us know where in the comments!
P.S. Got an idea in mind, and need some help? Drop us a line! Whether you just need someone to snap photos while on your tour, or are looking to plan the perfect private tour before you pop the question, we love being a part of your Maui love story!