Description - Only nine miles from Maui yet a world away, Lanai can feel like two places. The first is found in the two luxurious resorts where visitors can indulge in world-class amenities and championship-level golf. The other is found bouncing along the island’s rugged back-roads in a 4-wheel drive.
From the stunning views atop the pine-lined Munro Trail to watching the acrobatic Spinner dolphins from the Hulopoe Bay Tidal Pools, Lanai is a special place where you’ll find serenity, adventure, and intimacy.
Recreation - Golfing at Koele or Manele, off road up Munro Trail along the volcanic ridge of Lanaihale for a spectacular view. Wildlife viewing (dolphins).
Climate - Like most of the islands, the weather on Lanai is pleasant and drier than most. Lanai City sits at nearly 1,700 feet, where the warmest months reach about 72º F. So you may want a light jacket. Temperatures at the beaches are usually about 10º to 12º higher.
There is no direct service to Lanai from the mainland. Instead, fly to Honolulu International Airport (HNL) or Kahului Airport (OGG) in Maui, where you can connect to several local airlines with service to Lanai Airport (LNY). Otherwise, there is regular ferry service from Lahaina in Maui to Manele Harbor on Lanai’s southern coast.