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4.5
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What We Love

  • Serene hillside location with a genuinely relaxing vibe
  • Graceful Japanese-inspired gardens and ponds
  • The free beach shuttle and beach concierge service that offers free water, towels, chairs and umbrellas at Wailea Beach

What To Know

  • Japanese umbrellas inspired the conical, high-ceilinged lobby
  • A free selection of Illy coffee and tea is included in the rate; a full breakfast is served in the restaurant (for an extra fee)
  • The hotel's tranquil atmosphere is more suitable for adults (children 15 and under are not permitted)

Amenities

  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Room Service
  •  Spa
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Overview

Luxurious Maui enclave that offers best of both worlds – beach action by day, zen-like serenity by night

The Lowdown

The property was once a private club for Japanese investors—it’s that unusual history that explains the zen-like beauty of the grounds, filled with mango trees, bamboo stands, koi ponds, cascading waterfalls and timber footbridges. The 72 suites, grouped in sets of four, feature a kitchenette and separate living and sleeping quarters. Guest room bathrooms are built for a king: cue a deep, angular soaking tub set on a pedestal, next to an enormous rain shower, with the stone-tiled bathroom completely separate from vanity and toilet. Bedrooms feature natural textures and tones from polished timber floorboards through to marine-themed artwork. The Restaurant at Hotel Wailea offers romantic dining with a view from the balcony or more intimate low-walled garden. Hawaiian ingredients—think Kona lobster and Kauai shrimp—are highlighted throughout the Italian menu. The pool area features private cabanas and a full bar service, along with evening fire pits.

In the Area

It would be easy to vacation entirely within Wailea – a ritzy resort community with five crescent-shaped golden beaches and outstanding golf courses within its perfectly manicured 607 hectares. Yet Maui offers much more. Rise early to catch sunrise from the top of Mt. Haleakala, sign up for the full-day Road to Hana scenic tour, or head out from Lahaina for a day’s sport fishing. Lahaina is also home to celebrity restaurant Fleetwood’s on Front Street (Mick Fleetwood occasionally makes a cameo) while Willie Nelson frequents Charley’s Restaurant & Saloon at Paia, a former sugar-plantation town.

How to Get There

Hotel Wailea, Relais & Chateaux
555 Kaukahi Street
Wailea, HI 96753 United States

Reviews

4.5 Very Good 1479 Reviews
Beautiful Property with the most helpful staff
leiladeet

We loved our stay at Hotel Wailea. From the moment we arrived the staff was welcoming and beyond helpful and friendly.
The grounds and gardens are immaculate. We thoroughly enjoyed the pool and open air fitness room.
Everything about this property is special.

Maui Dream
SeanoGin

Hotel Wailea has us wanting to go back again soon! Private setting, Amazing views, caring staff, great restaurant,cozy pool area with cabanas, 3 world class golf cources just 3 minutes away. Love Hotel Wailea!

Feels like your own private resort
Kellan O

Had the best honeymoon at Hotel Wailea. The food, the location, the service, the rooms, everything was the best. We felt no need to leave, except for a dinner out and trips to the beach. Can't wait to go back.