Nestled in South Maui, Wailea is a luxurious resort community that spans 1,500 acres of land, offering breathtaking ocean views and a sense of tranquility that’s hard to match. Here are eight compelling reasons why we’re head over heels for Wailea, and why we’re confident you’ll fall in love with it too:
Wailea is the oasis of luxury
Wailea represents the essence of luxury in Maui, with resorts, spas, restaurants, shopping, and golf offering world-class services. This upscale community also includes a range of distinctive condominiums and stately private homes, all designed to provide a sense of unparalleled privacy, serenity, and freedom.
Wailea is one of the finest places in Hawaii to unwind and enjoy the finer things in life.
Wailea’s beaches are simply world-class
Wailea is home to five beautiful, crescent-shaped beaches, including Wailea Beach, which was named “America’s Best Beach” in 1999.
These beaches offer excellent swimming and snorkeling opportunities, and are perfect for early morning and sunset strolls. Clear, calm waters and golden sands create a picturesque setting that’s perfect for relaxation and adventure alike.
And let’s not forget the views from Wailea: Kaho’olawe, Molokini, and sometimes Lana’i.
Wailea is a paradise for golfers
The Wailea Blue, Wailea Gold, and Wailea Emerald courses make up 54 holes of championship golf that have made Wailea a world-famous golfer destination.
These courses offer stunning views of the ocean and coastline, not to mention a worthy golfing challenge.
The Shops at Wailea is a shopper’s dream
The open-air Shops at Wailea is a must-visit shopping destination. It features world-class restaurants and shops, as well as cultural entertainment programs.
You can buy anything from a Gucci purse to boardshorts to fresh roasted Hawaiian coffee to locally made treats and souvenirs. And don’t forget the food!
Wailea’s dining is no ka oi
In Wailea you’ll find tons of dining options, from casual eateries to award-winning restaurants serving the best of Hawaiʻi Regional Cuisine.
To name just a few of the best:
- Morimoto Maui: unrivaled beach views, exquisite Japanese cuisine
- Monkeypod Kitchen: fresh local fish, hand-tossed pizzas, ocean views
- Humble Market Kitchin: celebrates Hawaiian culture, incredible coastline views
- Humuhumunukunukuapua’a: contemporary Hawaiian cuisine, farm-to-table philosophy
- Kō Restaurant: island family recipes, diverse cultural influences
Wailea has remote, gorgeous, historial hiking
Just south of Wailea, you can hike along the Hoapili Trail, also known as the King’s Trail. This trail offers gorgeous views of La Perouse Bay and traverses the lava rock terrain created by the last eruption on Maui in 1790.
The Hoapili Trail a unique way to explore the natural beauty of the island in relative quiet and solitude…just remember to bring sunscreen, hiking shoes, and plenty of water.
Wailea spas are the ultimate in self-pampering
These fabulous spas offer treatments and services designed to help you truly relax, heal, and rejuvenate during in Hawaii (the way it’s supposed to be).
Need we say more?
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