We have been kicking around the Caribbean for the past 20 years and have decided to do something different in 2012 to celebrate our 20th anniversary. We are thinking Maui and maybe one other island. We can go for 7-10 days. We are interested in beautiful scenery and beaches and snorkeling. We like quiet and lack of crowds is a plus. So my questions are-
1) what other island would you add?
2) where do i want to stay on Maui?
3) what time of year might be best? (i'm thinking April after Easter or maybe May before Memorial day would be quieter/less crowded but might we still get to see some whales?)
I am going to order some books from Amazon and hit my local library but thought I'd start here since I've had such good luck planning Caribbean vacations on trip advisor.