Makena Beach and Golf Resort, Maui
The Makena Beach and Golf Resort (view panorama) is a 17-acre resort in West Maui set amongst tranquil gardens featuring koi ponds, streams, waterfalls and meandering pathways. Part of the wider 1,800-acre Makena Resort complex, the Makena Beach and Golf Resort is just 3 miles from the up-market shops at Wailea. The town of Kihei is also only 4 miles away, and there are plenty of golf courses in the area as well as on-site.
The Makena Beach and Golf Resort has 310 guest rooms. Of these, 286 are regular guest rooms while the remianing ones are suites. All are located within the same ‘A’ shaped, 5-story building and feature full or partial ocean views. Also, all rooms have sliding screen doors which open out onto a private lanai. The lanais face an open-air atrium courtyard, which provides guests with views of the atrium garden as well as the ocean. Inside the rooms and suites décor uses warm, tropical colors with floral island-style motifs. All rooms come with air-conditioning, refrigerators and coffee makers. All are relatively spacious, with the Makena Suite in particular encompassing a generous 1,600 square feet.
There are many recreation activities to choose from within the Makena Beach and Golf Resort itself. On-site facilities include a splash pool complete with separate children's pool and spa tub. One of the main attractions is the on-site, 18-hole golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. A driving range, putting green and pro shop add to the allure. Other activities include tennis (six courts available), croquet and table tennis. Horseback riding is available at the property's own Makena Ranch, or for those feeling a little less sporty, Hawaiian craft classes are offered. Of course, there is also a fantastic beach on the resort's doorstep; beach gear is available for rent.
The resort includes a wide variety of café or restaurant options whether you want a light snack or a full meal. A poolside bar or separate coffee shop caters for daytime indulgences, whilst Café Kiowai offers buffet breakfasts out on the open-air terrace. For lunch, the Makena Clubhouse offers casual food and early evening drinks. Come sunset, guests will want to head to the Zen Zen Restaurant Pacifica for sushi and other Pacific Rim inspired meals. After dinner, the Molokini Lounge serves up cocktails and pupus.
The Makena Beach and Golf Resort can comfortably cater for large groups. The special event space includes a 520 capacity ballroom and six more outdoor locations.
The Makena Beach and Golf Resort Overview
- 310 room resort within the Makena Resort complex
- On-site golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr.
- Close to local golf courses and shops
- Variety of on-site dining options including sushi restaurant
5400 Makena Alanui, Wailea-Makena HI 96753
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