Room type

Super Saver Room

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children)

Standard Room, Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Standard Room, Oceanfront

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Get an overview of this hotelSecluded beachfront golf resort in South Maui

With a stay at Makena Beach and Golf Resort in Wailea (Makena), you'll be minutes from Maluaka Beach and close to Wailea Beach.

This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Makena Golf Course and Makena Beach State Park.

Make yourself at home in one of the air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and LCD televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with Egyptian cotton sheets. Rooms have private lanais. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries.

Relax and unwind with massages, body treatments, and facials. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as outdoor tennis courts, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub. Additional amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the complimentary area shuttle.

Enjoy a meal at one of the resort's dining establishments, which include 4 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access room service (during limited hours). Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar. Buffet breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and a computer station. This resort has 3 meeting rooms available for events. Free valet parking is available onsite.

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 wired Internet, a computer station, and 24-hour business center 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 free valet parking. The helpful staff is also available to assist guests with tours and tickets.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

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


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

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

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

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.

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.

  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Boat tours on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • 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 

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 


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 time ends at Midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

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.


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 30.00 and USD 125.00 per person (approximately)
  • 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. A fee for a mandatory Christmas Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 24 December. 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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