Haleakala National Park cabins are located in the midst of Maui's scenic wonderland. Haleakala National Park encompasses a diverse array of landscapes, including a dormant volcano with the same name as the park, which means "House of the Rising Sun" in Hawaiian. If you're looking for a place to stay that is big on scenic views, one of the Haleakala Maui cabins will provide a memorable setting for your Maui vacation. You'll be surrounded by natural wonders as far as the eye can see, which you can explore at your own pace. As wilderness cabins, the three cabins have some basic amenities, without going overboard. You'll find a nice, comfortable place to relax, along with some basic kitchen supplies and a stove. These aren't luxury cabins, but they provide a nice alternative to tent camping.
Like the other Haleakala Maui cabins, the Holua cabin is not accessible by car. These are called wilderness cabins for good reason because it takes a hike to arrive here. This cabin, which is located nearly 7,000 feet up the summit, requires the shortest hike—3.7 miles when following the Halemauu Trail or 7.4 along the Keoneheehee Trail. One of the options for Haleakala camping is a short stroll away. This wilderness campground also is closed to car traffic. You will need to bring some supplies with you, including food and sleeping bags, but this choice for Haleakala National Park cabins is equipped with cookware and padded bunk beds. Water is available, but it needs filtering before drinking.
The second of the Haleakala Maui cabins, Kapalaoa Cabin is surrounded by native Hawaiian landscapes. Nestled at the bottom of the cliff near the south side of a valley, this wilderness cabin offers a scenic retreat far from the hustle and bustle of modern life. The Kapalaoa Cabin, at 7,250 feet in elevation, is a 5.5 or 7.3 mile hike, depending on which of the Haleakala hiking trails you choose. Once you arrive, you'll be treated to amazing views including red cinder cones that will look fantastic in your photos.
Like the other Haleakala National Park cabins, the Paliku Cabin can be reserved up to 90 days in advance and is available year round. This wilderness hideaway is accessible after a hike between 8 and 10 miles. At the base of a cliff on the rain forest, the scenery is exceptional here; it's not uncommon for fog and clouds to gather on the cliffs nearby. Because of the extra moisture, it's rather cool here. Another one of the options for Maui camping, the Paliku wilderness campground, is just minutes away from this cabin.