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Room type

Standard Room, Oceanfront

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Standard Room, Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Standard Room (Scenic View)

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Super Saver Room

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children)

Standard Room, Partial Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Get an overview of this hotelSecluded 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.

Leisure options

Guests enjoy 8 tennis courts, premiere snorkeling, a heated pool with pool deck and cabanas for day use, outdoor spa tub, mini-golf, and ping-pong games. An 18-hole championship golf course is nearby.

Ocean views

Many of the resort's tropical guestrooms overlook the ocean and all of them open to a furnished lanai, a great place to relax, especially during whale-watching season!

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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 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, 3 meeting rooms, a ballroom for 520 guests, and 6 outdoor locations, most with ocean and garden views. Free WiFi and a computer station is available at 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. The helpful staff is also available to assist guests with tours and tickets.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 8 
  • Picnic area 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave (on request)  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Snack bar/deli  
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Lanai 
  • LCD TV 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Shower/tub combination 
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Where to Eat

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.

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Nearby Things to Do

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 8 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.

  • Boat tours on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Miniature golf on site 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Golfing on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
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Spa Services

Services at the resort's Maui-influenced Makena Kai Day Spa include facials, massage, and body treatments. Cabanas feature oceanside showers. Advanced reservations for massages and spa services required.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Sports massage 
  • Number of treatment rooms 2 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 17 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • In-room microwave fee: USD 25 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. 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.

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.

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