Paia Homes for Sale
Paia is a town on Maui's northern shore that is full of character and a ton of history from Maui's sugar cane plantation days. It remains small with just under 3,000 residents, but holds so much interest and charms. Many people refer to Paia as Maui's hippie town.
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Paia Maui Hawaii
From the years of 1880 to 2000 Paia along the north coast of Maui in Hawaii was a hub of commercial sugar cane plantations. Today it is most widely known as the first stop on the Hana Highway as you exit Kahului just four miles from Maui's commercial airport. It is a quaint and funky town enjoyed by many tourists and beloved by a small population of year-round residents.
Paia may be small in size and population, but it is huge in interesting history and things to do. Paia is often called Maui's Hippie Town. It is also very close to several internationally recognized windsurfing spots and has earned the name "The World Capital of Windsurfing."
Things to Do In Paia
Shopping and Dining
One of the most popular activities in Paia is strolling through the downtown area with its collection of historic and interesting local shops. Some of the most popular restaurants and shops in the town include:
This market has been in Paia since 1989. It was once the spot where everyone in town would gather to enjoy time together and a good meal. Today the market is owned by Moon and professional surfer Yuri. The market is loved for its fresh ingredients including locally grown produce and large portions at great prices.
A casual dining venue that serves up Mediterranean and Indian cuisine. It is well-loved for its wide range of crepes, both sweet and savory.
A trip to the website comes with a confident claim that they serve the best food in Paia. This classic cafe/restaurant and bar serves up local and organic classics. It is homestyle comfort food using the freshest ingredients.
A hub of all things unique and artsy created by local Maui artists. Everything from unique one-of-a-kind jewelry to paintings and pottery you will not get anywhere else.
A store that is probably the most iconic representation of the culture of Paia. The trading company is a store of antiques and collectibles a place to find some great eclectic treasures.
Paia is close to a handful of great north shore beaches, two of the most popular include Ho'okipa and Baldwin.
The favorite beach of windsurfers. In the winter the surf can reach heights as tall as 30 feet. It is recommended that only highly skilled pros enter the water during the winter and only with extreme caution. The beach has a protected area for sea turtles. Some have given it the name "the Beach of Sea Turtles" while others call it "the Windsurfing Captial of the World."
A great beach with much calmer waters. It is popular for its long stretch of shore, white sands, clear blue water, and extremely calm waters safe enough for babies to play. It is a perfect place for families to enjoy the beach.
This park covers a sizeable area of the island of Maui. It is of course home to the well-known Haleakala Volcano. It is also home to the beautiful Oheo Gulch. The park is on the inland border of Paia. An amazing place to enjoy the unmatched outdoor spaces of Hawaii.
There are some great golf courses to be found in this smaller hippie town. It doesn't seem like a place you could find a great game of golf, but it is just one of the many interesting surprises you will find in Paia. The Dunes at Maui Lani is located here and was once voted as "One of the Best New Courses in America."
Homes in Paia
Real estate in Paia is as unique and eclectic as its culture. The town of Paia is surrounded by a handful of other smaller towns also considered to be part of Paia as they all share the same zip code. You can find both vacation and year-round properties. here. The Paia area is highly desirable for its charm and friendly people. Paia and its smaller surrounding towns including Kuau and Spreckelsville and Makawao offer everything from condos to multi-million dollar oceanfront estates.
Finding Homes for Sale in Paia
If you are looking for available real estate in Paia on Maui you can browse the listings included above. You can also contact us any time with questions about a property or to set up a private showing. We are happy to help with all of your Maui real estate needs.