Centrally located, Sugar Beach Resort rests on Maalaea Bay, on the states longest stretch of uninterrupted shore. Sugar Beach, named for its fine white sand, is a six-mile long beach excellent for swimming, snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaking, canoe paddling or for just relaxing. Gaze at the spectacular sunsets, watch for whales, or swim with green sea turtlesthe opportunities are limitless.Tropically furnished units have full kitchens, cable TV, telephone, in-room washer/dryers and private lanais to relax and enjoy Kiheis gentle trade wind breeze.After a day of fun in the sun, return to Sugar Beach Resort to enjoy the oceanfront swimming pool, whirlpool spa and sundeck. The resort has a barbecue area and dining tables with a full ocean view, an activities center, an on-site convenience store and a Deli with a bar.There is so much to see and do on the island, having a quiet and inviting place to lay your head each night is vital to a vacation in paradise. Kihei is located about 20 minutes from Kahului airport and about 30- 45 minutes from Lahaina.South Maui has, arguably, the best beaches on Maui. The golden sand and crystal clear water is a top pick for those who want to experience true paradise. Among some of Kiheis most popular beaches are Kamaole Beach Park I, II and III, which are great for swimming and families. These beaches are also the best place to sit back and watch the Maui Sun drop behind the Pacific Ocean for a perfect Maui sunset.Kihei has many options for shopping from groceries to clothing to souvenirs. There are three grocery stores located in central Kihei.