Book your room at Makena Beach and Golf Resort
Super Saver RoomMax Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children)
Standard Room (Scenic View)Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)
Standard Room, Partial Ocean ViewMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)
Standard Room, Ocean ViewMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)
Standard Room, OceanfrontMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 2 children)
Secluded beachfront golf resort in South Maui
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On Maluaka Beach
This 1,800-acre Makena Resort is few steps from Maluaka Beach, also known as Turtle Town, one of Maui's best snorkeling beaches. 3 miles from Wailea's upscale shops, and 4 miles from Kihei Town.
Guests enjoy 8 tennis courts, premiere snorkeling, a heated pool with pool deck and free cabanas, outdoor spa tub, mini-golf, and croquet lessons. An 18-hole championship golf course is nearby.
Many of the resort's 310 tropical guestrooms overlook the ocean and all of them open to a furnished lanai, a great place to relax, especially during whale-watching season!Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
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Makena Beach and Golf Resort
At your hotel
Occupying 17-acres of beachfront on Maluaka Beach in South Maui's expansive Makena Resort, this hotel curves around an open-air atrium of Asian-inspired gardens with koi ponds, streams, and waterfalls accentuated by meandering paths.
Recreation options include 18 holes of championship golf nearby, tennis (surcharge), a fitness center, and an outdoor splash pool with children's wading pool. The adjacent beach offers swimming and is also one of the most popular snorkeling spots in Maui, as well as being a departure point for boat cruises.
The Makena resort has the Molokini Bar & Grille, which serves cocktails and pupus, as well as Café Kiowai, which serves breakfast on a garden terrace.
Meeting and special-event space includes a conference room, a ballroom for 520 guests and 6 outdoor locations, most with ocean and garden views. Free wired and wireless Internet access is available throughout the property.
The Makena Beach and Golf Resort offers a complimentary resort shuttle service to select destinations, including Wailea shops, free self-parking, and valet parking for an extra charge.
- Designated smoking areas
- Beach/pool umbrellas
- Grocery/convenience store
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Outdoor tennis courts 8
- Number of restaurants - 3
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Beach umbrellas
- Beach cabanas (surcharge)
- Pool cabanas (complimentary)
- Pool sun loungers
- Beach towels
- 24-hour front desk
- Health club
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Multilingual staff
- Laundry facilities
- Room service (limited hours)
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Outdoor pool
- Children's pool
- Poolside bar
- Spa services on site
- Total number of rooms - 310
- Number of floors - 5
- Babysitting or childcare
- Golf course on site
- Tennis on site
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Coffee shop or café
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Concierge services
- Shopping on site
- Snack bar/deli
- Area shuttle (complimentary)
- One meeting room
- Luggage storage
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Picnic area
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Direct access to private beach
- Free self parking
- Wedding services
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Park your car
Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge)
In your room
- Free local calls
- Private bathroom
- Designer toiletries
- Premium bedding
- Complimentary bottled water
- Digital TV service
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Egyptian-cotton sheets
- Pillowtop mattress
- LCD TV
- Premium TV channels
- Pay movies
- Air conditioning
- Coffee/tea maker
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Climate control
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- In-room safe
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room massage available
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Microwave (on request)
- Daily housekeeping
Eat and drink
Café Kiowai - Serving buffet and à la carte breakfast daily—including signature Eggs Benedict—on a glass-sheltered terrace with garden views. Drinks and children's menu are also available.
Molokini Bar & Grille - This full service restaurant has a sunset terrace with live island entertainment and hula music. Serving weekly specialty buffets, including the popular Champagne Sunday Brunch, the Molokini Bar & Grille features an a la carte menu of chef inspired signature items and tropical drinks.
Pool Bar Grill - A venue for casual fare such as sandwiches, salads, burgers, pizza fresh from the oven, and tropical drinks.
Barista 5400 - Offering Starbucks brand coffee drinks, grab and go breakfast and lunch items, and home-made sweet delicacies.
Part of the 1,800-acre Makena Resort, the 17-acre Makena Beach and Golf Resort hugs a crescent of secluded beach with calm ocean waters. Water-sports equipment rentals are available, including kayak tours, outrigger canoe rides, and paddle boards; a 46-foot catamaran (surcharge) sails from the beach to Molokini Islet, where some of Maui's best snorkeling can be found.
On-site facilities include an outdoor splash pool, children's pool, and spa tub. A fitness center provides free weights, strength-training equipment, and cardiovascular machines such as an elliptical trainer, stair machine, and treadmill.
Three full-service service Wailea Resort Area Golf courses are nearby.
Adjacent to the golf course are six tennis courts (surcharge). Makena Tennis Club courts and clinics are available for a fee.Other activities include croquet, shuffleboard, Hawaiian craft classes, volleyball, and fitness classes; fees may apply.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golf lessons available nearby
- Bicycle rentals on site
- Miniature golf on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Boat tours on site
- Golfing nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Scuba diving nearby
- Water skiing nearby
- Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Volleyball on site
- Golfing on site
- Kayaking on site
- Rowing or canoeing on site
Services at the resort's Maui-influenced Makena Kai Day Spa include facials, massage, and body treatments. Cabanas feature oceanside showers.
- Massages on beach
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Hydrotherapy treatments
- Facial treatments
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
The fine print for Makena Beach and Golf Resort
When you arrive
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
When you leave
Check-out time is noon
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
- In-room microwave fee: USD 25 per night
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 60 per night
We should mention
Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
Awards & Affiliations
- This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.
- The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.
The Get Up and Go - Continental Breakfast at Barista 5400
Book a stay in any room type and receive a daily $20 resort credit, good for continental breakfast at Barista 5400, for each night booked. Enjoy any combination of food and beverage up to a $20 value. Barista 5400 features Starbucks specialty coffee drinks, breakfast sandwiches, pastries, fresh fruit, yogurt, and other lighter fare.
Continental breakfast credit has a maximum daily value of $20, to be used in 1 single, daily room-charge transaction. Continental Breakfast Package is specific to rate booked. Overages are the responsibility of guest. Any remaining, unused credit has no cash value and cannot be credited for other resort purchases or future continental breakfast purchases. Extra-adult room charges do not include any additional breakfast credits. Blackout dates may apply.
Kids Stay Free
Children 17 and under stay at no extra charge when sharing a room with their parents. Valid for bookings and travel anytime.
2 adults and 2 children maximum per room booking. Must use existing bedding. Children are also welcome at all dining outlets, offering special menus for guests ages 5 to 12.
No Resort Fees
No additional mandatory resort charges or fees are associated with your stay. All guests receive complimentary daily self-parking, complimentary resort shuttle to nearby beaches and shopping areas, complimentary in-room wired or wireless high-speed Internet access, complimentary wireless in public areas, and various resort activities such as 18-hole mini-golf, croquet, shuffleboard, and introductory SCUBA. Guest Internet access will require user acceptance policy adherance on each computer and mobile device.Other restrictions may apply.
The Full Makena - Daily Breakfast Buffet for 2
Book a stay for travel now through December 19, 2014 and receive daily hot and cold breakfast buffet for 2 adults at Café Kiowai with custom, made to order omelettes, fresh home-made pastries, fruit, breakfast meats, and more.
A la carte value is $30++ per person. Breakfast inclusion must be used on a daily basis and cannot be stacked for future use. Any remaining, unused credit has no cash value and cannot be credited for other resort purchases or future stays. Extra-adult room charges do not include any additional breakfast credits. Valid for travel through December 19, 2014. Children under 12 - reduced, breakfast pricing is separately available, and is not included in the rate. Blackout dates may apply. Sunday brunch cash differential price is also available and may require advance reservations. Breakfast buffet package is specific to rate booked.