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Wailea – Maui

Wailea is located on the beautiful island of Maui and is many things bundled up into one. Want great beaches? Wailea has them. Want amazing resorts? Wailea has those as well. Interested in world championship golf on some of the most beautiful golf courses in the world? Guess what? Wailea has that as well. The area is filled with great things to do and there is no better place on Maui than the Wailea area.

Wailea Layout

The Wailea area on Maui is made up of five crescent shaped beaches, amazing golf courses, and 5 star resorts. Spanning over 1,500 acres in south Maui, Wailea is the best definition of “resort style living” that there is. While this area is a hub for visitors, it is also home to many residents, all of whom get to enjoy great golf and ocean views from just about anywhere.

Signature Beach

While Wailea has five amazing beaches, all of which bring their own unique style to the table, the areas most popular and famous beach is Wailea Beach itself. Voted “America’s Best Beach” in 1999, this amazing beach provides ample opportunity for sun, fun and activities.

Championship Golf

Maui is filled with championship golf courses, but perhaps none are more beautiful than the ones offered at Wailea. The Wailea Blue, Wailea Gold and Wailea Emerald offer golf enthusiasts 54 holes of championship golf, most of which is located right on the coast. The golf courses in the area of some of the most renowned in the world, and you can definitely see why.

Restaurants and Shopping

As with any resort luxury area in the world, Wailea is home to plenty of fine dining spots and world class shopping. There is no shortage of great places to eat, and you will find all of your favorite high end shops and more in the area. Conversely, the Maui Film Festival is also held here, making Wailea home to that event and a few other world renowned events.


Experiencing Wailea will leave you with something that you will never forget. The area is beautiful, full of life, ready to take on any type of traveler. If you are looking for fine dining, world class golf, great beaches, amazing shopping, and all around resort style living, then Wailea on the island of Maui is a destination adventure that you must experience!

Next time you are on Maui consider staying in the Wailea area, it will be like no other resort experience you have ever had.

Hawaii Tourism