Makena Surf

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(800) 367-5246 or (808) 891-6200
4850 Makena Alanui Dr, Makena
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This gated condo property may be overpriced, but the location is wonderful. It’s quieter than many condo resorts and a bit more isolated since it’s in sleepy Makena, south of Wailea. All the buildings, except A and C, are oceanfront. Buildings B and F are our favorites. Be aware that there are a lot of stairs at this property. Living areas in the units are on the ocean side, leaving the bedrooms in the back. Units are large, and most are expensively furnished. There are two herb gardens on site. Their beach, Po‘olenalena, is one our favorites in South Maui.

The main rental agent, Destination Residences, has extra services such as private chefs, various food packages with local specialty items, fresh flowers, wines and spirits, special event cakes, and rental cars available from $36 and up per day.

A few units have room safes. Prices for the 2/2s (1,038–1,655 sq. ft.) are $409–$1,239, 3/3s (1,379–1,640 sq. ft.) are $759–$1,529. 3- or 14-night minimum.

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Resort at a Glance

  • 107 units
  • 2 pools
  • 2 spa/hot tubs
  • Tennis court
  • Lighted tennis court
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fans
  • Walk-up only
  • No ADA accessibility
  • Lanais
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Washer/dryer in unit
  • Full kitchen
  • Empty fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker in room
  • BBQ available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Self-parking
  • Smoking area available
  • All non-smoking resort
  • Mandatory resort fee of 8.5% on room rate per day includes: internet, local and toll-free calls, self-parking, area shuttle, Hawaiian cultural canoeing tour, souvenir photo, gift cards to nearby restaurants and spas and some other items
  • Cribs available
  • Only service dogs allowed

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  • Po‘olenalena Beach

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