Lumeria Maui Retreat
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... zone on a well kept winding road through green pasture land which is notably free of livestock. By the time we get to the entrance to Haleakala National Park, we have broken through into clear blue sky above us. At the Park Headquarters’ Visitor Centre, we check out the information displays, and take photos of the interesting silversword plants, which look like they have been sprayed with silver paint. The plant has a number of different forms, starting with ...
... brings us menus to drool over. We go for the full three courses (it IS Christmas). To start: wasabi crusted octopus, and opakapaka ceviche (with coriander, chilli and lime) both outstanding, but the ceviche is just incredible. Melt in the mouth and zingy, aromatic. For mains: we share baked MahiMahi stuffed with lobster and crab and crusted with macadamias, on bed of rice with a peanut and chilli sauce, and a traditional Hawaiian luau plate. ...
... not really) and it truly is beautiful here. There are tiny geckos everywhere and this lil guy was our welcoming party. He was barely bigger than a quarter! Here's some other pics from the cottage or from the beach below (Hamoa Beach)
I'm doing one more entry tonight that includes our day yesterday and today where did some hiking to see some cool sites.
... foliage. Josie was our trail leader once more. Mark stopped and took lots of photos of the falls, then we were back on the road.
Around 11:30 we stopped for lunch. Oh miracles of miracles, there was actually a McDonald’s in one of the larger towns. The kids were delighted.
After a quick lunch, we got back on the road and made good time to the airport. The airline wanted us to be at the airport 90 minutes before the flight. ...
... a morning person and love biking (more than I do), keep this option in mind. There are commercial vendors that can outfit you for this trip and will drive you and your bike to the summit.
Our visit to Haleakala was on a cloudy day. As a rule, always drive up the mountain even if the weather looks bad because often things are very different at the top. So even if it's cloudy or rainy at sea level, go because ...