5 of the Best Places to Enjoy Maui Nightlife

No trip to Maui, Hawaii, is complete with a night out on the town! Spend your day relaxing on the beach before hitting up a bar, restaurant, or dinner theater on the island. Whether you want to dance the night away or watch a beautiful sunset, Maui nightlife has something for everyone. Here are some of our favorite places to go for a fun evening with family and friends.

Where to Experience Maui Nightlife

1. Ambrosia Martini Lounge

Located in Kihei, South Maui, Ambrosia Martini Lounge is one of the most popular nightlife destinations on the island. This award-winning bar is open seven nights a week and specializes in live entertainment and delicious martinis. (Try the Lilikoi Lemon Drop – Ambrosia’s signature martini!) Visitors and locals can dance, mingle, and enjoy light snacks and drinks well into the night. Be sure to check their events calendar for a list of upcoming parties and themed events!

2. Haui’s Life’s A Beach

Haui’s Life’s A Beach was voted Kihei’s Best Sunset Cocktail Spot, and with spectacular views of Kalama Beach, it’s easy to see why! Locals and visitors frequent this casual bar to enjoy classic pub fare, catch a sports game on TV, and play pool or foosball. Haui’s also has live music every day for happy hour and is famous for their bustling karaoke night three nights a week. 

3. Old Lahaina Luau

If experiencing an authentic Hawaiian luau is on your bucket list, be sure to check out the Old Lahaina Luau. This beachside eatery offers an award-winning show each night, complete with traditional island cuisine, music, cultural dances, and demonstrations. It’s the perfect way to learn about Hawaii’s rich history while enjoying a spectacular ocean view. Call ahead to make your reservations.

4. ‘Ulalena at Maui Theater

Named a “spectacular theatrical sensation” by National Geographic, ʻUlalena is a must-see performance at the Maui Theater. This show shares the rich history of Hawaii through authentic Hawaiian music, dance, and over 100 live instruments. Audience members will leave with a deeper understanding of the island’s’ culture. Shows are held Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday at 5 p.m.

5. South Shore Tiki Lounge

The South Shore Tiki Lounge is a laid-back eatery and bar that offers delicious food, an outdoor lanai, and a great atmosphere. Enjoy a regular lineup of DJs every night and live music during happy hour from 4 to 6 p.m. Don’t forget to try a slice of their award-winning pizza! South Shore Tiki Lounge is located in the Kihei Kalama Village in Maui.

Nurse Your Hangover at the Old Wailuku Inn at Ulupono!

After you’ve had a few too many, head home to the Old Wailuku Inn at Ulupono and doze off in one of our comfortable guest rooms. You’ll enjoy a delicious gourmet breakfast the next morning that will leave you feeling refreshed and restored. No matter where the evening takes you, Maui nightlife will have you coming back to the island again and again! We look forward to hearing all about your adventures.

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