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Condo in Kihei
Maui's Best - Wailea Ekahi 47A
Ekahi says it all. Don't come all the way to Maui to stay in a bargain space. Unit 47A is a one bedroom (with sleeper sofa), two-bath renovated on the ground floor. This means a larger lanai than upper units. It also means that when you step off that lanai, you step onto A LOT of grass. Our condo is a 5-minute (barefoot) walk to the most wonderful of all Maui beaches; a ten-minute walk to the shops at Wailea. Restaurants nearby. Convenient yet without the road noise.2067153903 Privacy and peace.
$519 per night
Condo in Wailea-Makena
A.R.A Retreats: The Molokini
FULLY Renovated Summer 2023! Nicknamed “Molokini” this condo has stunning ocean view front and center of Molokini, you can witness multiple humpbacks jumping and playing during whale season from the comfort of your own private lanai. This condo is located in Wailea Ekolu in the well-known luxury resort community of Wailea. It offers a beautiful space for you to unwind after you spend all day taking in the sunshine around the island. Sit and enjoy your coffee whilst taking in our amazing views
$378 per night
Condo in Kihei
Luxury condo • 180° Ocean Views • Steps to Beach
Enjoy panoramic ocean, mountain, beach & sunset views year round at Hale Meli (short for "Hale Mahina Meli" or “Honeymoon House” in Hawaiian), a top floor condo with exquisite designer interiors and high-end amenities. Ideally located in Kihei, the condo is right across the street from one of the best beaches on Maui and is walking distance to restaurants, shops and grocery stores. It is also your perfect home base for exploring the rest of Maui, being centrally located on the island.
$237 per night

Stay near Wailea-Makena's top sights

Kamaole Beach Park II201 locals recommend
The Shops at Wailea222 locals recommend
Makena Beach149 locals recommend
Kamaole Sands3 locals recommend
Fairmont Kea Lani - Maui5 locals recommend
Makena State Park45 locals recommend

Other great vacation rentals in Wailea-Makena

Condo in Kihei
The Pi Life: Ocean Views & Steps to Beach
$209 per night
Apartment in Kihei
Wailea Couples Retreat, 300 FT To Keawakapu Beach
$402 per night
Condo in Kihei
180 Degree Ocean View in Wailea! WE 204
$414 per night
Apartment in Kihei
Luxurious Wailea Ocean Vistas
$382 per night
Condo in Wailea
Gorgeous Condo in Wailea Ekahi Village!
$379 per night
Condo in Wailea-Makena
Tiki Tiki - A Gorgeous Boho Beach Hideaway!
$350 per night
Condo in Kihei
Luxury Condo in Wailea Ekahi w/Direct Beach Access
$288 per night
Apartment in Wailea-Makena
Fully Remodeled Elegance in Wailea 2 Bed 2 Bath
$313 per night
Condo in Kihei
Wailea Ekahi 4E, Close to Greenbelt, Split AC
$331 per night
Condo in Kihei
Luxury Wailea Remodel - Beachfront Community
$293 per night
Vacation home in Kihei
Modern oceanfront remodeled 1bd I Royal Mauian 509
$551 per night
Condo in Kihei
Sweeping Ocean Views; Private High End Condo!
$335 per night

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Wailea-Makena

Total rentals

1.8K properties

Rentals with a pool

1.6K properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

20 properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

1.1K properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

39K reviews

Nightly prices starting at

$10 before taxes and fees

Your guide to Wailea-Makena

All About Wailea-Mākena

Located on the southern shore of the Hawaiian island of Maui, Wailea is a resort area famous for its white-sand beaches, sprawling golf courses, and relaxing spas. Wailea-Mākena provides a great base for visiting southern Maui’s sandy shores, such as the nearby Wailea Beach, which is just a short walk from town, or Mākena Beach, where you can go for a refreshing swim or explore the pristine coastline by paddleboard or kayak.

You can also find many interesting natural attractions nearby, such as La Perouse Bay or Ahihi-Kinau Natural Area Reserve, which is teeming with marine life. Take a break from the sun and water by visiting the Shops at Wailea, a complex that features 70 retail stores — art galleries, boutiques selling Hawaiian shirts and water-sports gear —and restaurants serving creative takes on local mahi mahi and deep-water ahi tuna.

The best time to stay in a vacation rental in Wailea-Makena

Thanks to Maui’s consistent heat all year round, this is a great place to visit at any time. During the summer, the days are long, hot, and sometimes muggy, which is why many travelers cool off in the crystal-clear water found on Maui’s beaches.

During the spring and fall, the crowds thin out, making this a great time to visit if you want to have the beaches and hiking trails all to yourself. While the clouds gather overhead more frequently in the winter and the region sees a higher amount of rain, the warm weather remains, and showers are generally quick to come and go. Winter is also the best time to visit if you’re interested in whale watching or driving along Maui’s Road to Hana, a winding road famous for its waterfall hikes and lush greenery.

Top things to do in Wailea-Makena

Mākena State Park

Mākena Beach State Park, on the south side of town, is home to one of the largest undeveloped beaches on Maui. This stretch of shoreline, commonly referred to as “Big Beach,” features glistening white sand and cerulean waters surrounded by native kiawe forests and mango groves. Wander inland and you can hike up the 360-foot-tall Pu’u Olai, a dormant volcanic cinder cone, where you can survey the coastline from on high.

Ahihi-Kinau Natural Area Reserve

Located less than a 10-minute drive from Mākena State Park, this marine reserve offers one of the area’s best snorkeling spots. The ocean floor is covered by a coastal lava field intermixed with coral, making it a popular home for many different species of tropical fish, including butterfly fish, parrotfish, surgeonfish, and turtles. At the reserve, you can snorkel directly from the shoreline.

La Perouse Bay

Just 20 minutes south of Wailea-Mākena, La Perouse Bay is outlined by lush green vegetation and jagged lava rock formations, created when the now-dormant Haleakalā Volcano last erupted in 1790. Now the blackened lava rocks shelter numerous tide pools. If you’d like to peer in at the marine creatures living there, bring shoes with thick soles, as lava rock has many sharp edges.

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