This used to be a church camp located approximately 10 miles outside of the town of Lahaina, Maui, but has since been sold and is now operated by the owners of the property.
There are 6 cabins on the site, which comfortably sleep six people on army type cots. In addition there are bathrooms with showers and a large mess hall and kitchen. There is also a large 30 plus camping/tent site adjacent to the cabins.
There is a pay phone and wifi services (if you are close to the office in the main area of the camp).
The camp is well maintained although the buildings are really showing their age, as they are probably at least 60 plus years old.
The camp buildings are typically used by locals and others for overnight functions and can be booked by calling the camp office. Book early if you want to use the cabins and adjacent facilities as they are heavily used.
Camping is very basic and rustic. Outdoor portable toilets are the only facilities available. It is extremely busy as many of Lahaina’s working poor use this campground as home base.
The camp is well situated to Lahaina and Kihei and all of the typical holiday activities that they have to offer.
All in all a very inexpensive way to stay in what can be a very expensive area, but be prepared to rough it!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Camp Olowalu is an affordable alternative to hotels while being even closer to nature. Visiting this rustic retreat is like visiting Hawaii the way it used to be - a peaceful and fun tropical paradise year-round. Experience some of the best whale watching, snorkeling, and kayaking Maui has to offer right off our beachfront property. Hike multiple nearby trails and discover the traces of ancient Hawaii. Adventure is waiting for you right outside your camping grounds. We offer our cabins for group events and tentalows and the camp sites for individuals ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Camp Olowalu Hotel Lahaina
- Camp Olowalu Maui/Lahaina