Welcome to Wailea-Makena

Find your dream home in this tropical paradise

Prospective homeowners looking to find that little piece of paradise will be thrilled to see the luxurious and peaceful area of Wailea-Makena. These two adjacent communities offer residents some of the newest high-end properties on the island, allowing residents to live the opulent resort lifestyle they’ve been dreaming of.

While the majority of West Maui is on the older side, Wailea and Makena are more recently developed neighborhoods and come with an array of amenities and conveniences as a result. These areas were specifically designed to give homeowners the sense that they live in their dream vacation spot, so the scenery is picture-perfect and pristinely maintained.

With a variety of single-family homes and condominiums in the area, there are numerous opportunities to find the perfect piece of property. Since most of the construction is new, buyers can rest assured that the homes will be fitted with high-end appliances, stunning beach views, and gorgeous floor plans.

What to Love

  • Picture-perfect scenery
  • Beautiful new homes
  • Easy access to every necessity
  • Wide range of luxurious amenities

People & Lifestyle

Wailea and Makena are some of the most desirable locations on the island. As a result, the area is considered one of the most affluent. Residents living in these communities earn upper-middle-income, with the majority making well over twice the national average annual household income. While there is a diverse mix of professions throughout the area, most residents report working in executive, management, and white-collar professional occupations.

Many neighbors in Wailea and Makena prefer living a more elegant lifestyle, which is reflected throughout the community through the numerous private clubs, tennis courts, gyms, and spas.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The dining scene in Wailea and Makena is some of the best on the island, with numerous delectable eateries throughout the communities. Lineage is undoubtedly one of the most popular hot spots. This modern take on classic Hawaiian cuisine has not only made this restaurant a destination for foodies but has also helped them earn numerous accolades and awards over the years. Their menu includes black sesame hummus, smoked locally raised pork, and steamed local fish with black bean truffle.

Another popular high-end option is DUO Steak and Seafood at the Four Seasons. Their exciting approach to New American cuisine includes dishes like caramelized french onion soup, local fish in a yellow curry coconut broth, and a smoke and bourbon wagyu burger that guests simply rave over. When locals are looking for a place to enjoy happy hour, there’s no place better than the Monkeypod. Their handcrafted cocktails and one-of-a-kind dishes are guaranteed to have you feeling better in no time.

Of course, if you’re really looking for an authentic and fun experience, the Waldorf Astoria Grand Wailea Luau can’t be beaten. This dining event allows guests to enjoy a luxurious family-style service featuring dishes such as poi bowls, shoyu chicken, and Kalua pig and cabbage - all while watching the beautiful story of the island unfold through music and dance.

When Wailea and Makena residents need to get some shopping done, the Shops at Wailea are the go-to spot. This luxurious, high-end open-air shopping center allows visitors to stroll through world-class brands like Louis Vuitton, Prada, and Tiffany & Co. before they sit down to a great meal at any of the numerous restaurants right on site.

Things to Do

While central Maui is only a short drive away, residents in Wailea and Makena have no reason to leave when they’re looking for something to do in their spare time. The Wailea Golf Club is one of the most popular spots in the area. The club offers 18 hole championship-level courses, including their blue course, emerald course, and gold course, all of which have their own personality and difficulty.

When residents are looking for more of a laid-back and relaxed experience, they can always stop by Makena Beach Park. This beautiful ocean beach is the perfect place for swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, sightseeing, and even fishing. Keawakapu Beach is another popular spot for a relaxing afternoon. An idyllic location, this beach is usually a bit quieter and can be the best option for residents looking for a bit of an escape.

Film aficionados will love having the annual Maui Film Festival right outside their door. This one-of-a-kind, open-air festival celebrates the beauty and power of film making and has become one of the most highly-regarded festivals in the industry.    

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