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Makena Surf

4.0 of 5 Condominium   |   4850 Makena Alanui, Check in at 34 Wailea Gateway Place, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Afliesler Santa Cruz, California
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Santa Cruz, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay in this 3 bedroom unit. The kitchen was incredibly well stocked. We had family dinners on the lanai at sunset every night. The views were incredible. The beach is steps away and it was wonderful. We had a turtle swim up to us one afternoon while we were playing in the surf. The snorkeling was... More

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DestinationResortsHI, Guest Experience Manager at Makena Surf, responded to this review

Aloha....We appreciate you taking the time to post your review of Makena Surf. It is a beautiful beachfront property and as you experienced, the snorkeling in front is outstanding. Turtles often frequent the area and they are beautiful to see, from a safe distance. Hopefully, you can come back soon to get reacquainted. Mahalo, Matt Smith Destination Resorts Hawaii More

Rancho Cucamonga, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in F-110 on this our 2nd visit to Makena Surf Perfection Large grass area in front. No walls, bushes, or trees blocking any views from inside or on the lanai. Comfortable two bedroom two bath unit. Condo had everything you would want or need. Including own BBQ grill. Just a few short steps to the pool and a short... More

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DestinationResortsHI, Guest Experience Manager at Makena Surf, responded to this review

Aloha....I was thrilled to see that you enjoy Makena Surf so much and that you have found it to be your "perfect" place to stay when visiting Maui. Also, thank you so much for mentioning us as your Rental Management Company of choice. We look forward to welcoming you back. Mahalo, Matt Smith Destination Resorts Hawaii More

Great Falls, Montana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Can not say enough glowing remarks about the unit and property. The pictures do not do it justice. We stayed in b 103 and the unit was wonderful and the property well maintained. Good pools, nicely sized not crowded beaches. Security at night. Had a relaxing stay with our 3 kids. The unit was spotless and all communication I had... More

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Kennewick, Washington
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

The Makena Surf G304 is amazing. This condo was recently renovated and it's beautiful all the way through. 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. It has two lanai's that overlook an unobstructed view of a small beach. Also unsurprisingly, the best views of a Maui sunset you could ask for.

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DestinationResortsHI, Guest Experience Manager at Makena Surf, responded to this review

Aloha...Thank you for your review and I was happy to see that you were able to enjoy some of Maui's gorgeous sunsets from your lanai. Mahalo, Matt Smith Destination Resorts Hawaii More

Toronto, Ontario
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Just returned from our stay at Makena Surf. I still miss sitting on our lanai and visiting the beautiful beach and pool. We had a wonderful time. The condo unit was well equipped, very clean and perfect for our family of 6. We saw whales from our lanai and from the beach. My kids loved boogie boarding at the beach.... More

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Laguna Niguel, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
4 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Stayed here March 5 to 12 during whale season. Two bedroom condo managed by Destination Resorts. Made reservation thru Travelocity. Great service. Large spacious condo and large lanai with great furnishings Everything clean and frig had ice maker. Kitchen well stocked with new pans and nice dishes/glasses/silverware. This unit was right on the ocean with quick access to a small... More

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DestinationResortsHI, Guest Experience Manager at Makena Surf, responded to this review

Aloha...It sounds like you had a lovely visit to Makena Surf. It is a wonderful property right on the ocean away from all the crowds. I was also pleased that you were able to enjoy all the marine life that Maui has to offer. The winter months when the humpback whales are visiting is truly a special time, even for... More

San Diego
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62 reviews 62 reviews
16 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

This unit is probably hard to beat for comfortable living – watch the video: http://youtu.be/Z6q3kepW4XI - Some details are below. We planned this trip around the whales. We kayaked out to whales, took the Pacific Whale Foundation boat to see a whole lot of whales, sailed to Molokini and saw lots more whales, and I stand up paddled offshore to... More

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DestinationResortsHI, Guest Experience Manager at Makena Surf, responded to this review

Aloha.....I would like to say thank you for taking the time to post such an extensive review of your visit to Makena Surf. With the location of the property being right on the ocean, whale watching from your lanai does become an addictive activity this time of year. Mahalo, Matt Smith Destination Resorts Hawaii More

2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We recently stayed 5 nights in condo F202 at Makena Surf Resort. First, we booked our room directly through Destination Resorts web side. One of their packages was a discount for using your American Express card. The discount was really great (20%) but I am not sure it really was worth it (I will try to explain below). If you... More

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DestinationResortsHI, Guest Experience Manager at Makena Surf, responded to this review

Aloha....We appreciate you posting a review of your visit to Makena Surf and I was thrilled to read that you enjoyed the property. I would also like to apologize for the mix up with the bedding in the unit. Sleeping on twin beds is not how I would want to spend my anniversary. I do wish however that you would... More

Hallstead, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Took my parents and my family to Hawaii for the first time and after mulling over tons of reviews I decided that e103 was looking to be my pick for our first taste of Hawaii, and boy am I glad we did, this condo turned out to be the best I could hope for, it was a great location for... More

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DestinationResortsHI, Guest Experience Manager at Makena Surf, responded to this review

Aloha.....Thank you so much for posting your review of Makena Surf and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon to "your home away from home" here on Maui. Mahalo, Matt Smith Destination Resorts Hawaii More

Sacramento, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

At first we were upset because I read the reviews about room B206 and I asked specifically not to get that room and we got the room anyway and when my husband spoke with one of the guys from destination about our concern he was RUDE about it and then started judging my husband asking if he was in a... More

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DestinationResortsHI, Guest Experience Manager at Makena Surf, responded to this review

Aloha.....I am so glad you enjoyed your visit to Makena Surf. We appreciate the high praise and recommendation, and hopefully we can welcome you back for an anniversary. Mahalo, Matt Smith Destination Resorts Hawaii More

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Address: 4850 Makena Alanui, Check in at 34 Wailea Gateway Place, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Wailea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Makena Surf 4*
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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
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A quiet retreat on secluded Paipu Beach.Located along a half-mile stretch of Paipu Beach, the Makena Surf resort is a fantastic choice for a secluded Hawaii beachfront vacation offering spectacular ocean views and luxurious appointments. Retreat to a world of peace and privacy through a gated access and meander along cobbled pathways and lush tropical foliage. Select from two- or three bedroom oceanfront suites that open onto your private lanai with glass balconies that overlook the Pacific Ocean. Each suite offers a fully equipped kitchen, separate living/dining area and en-suite washer and dryer. This beachfront resort features two swimming pools, two whirlpool spas, four tennis courts and 90 holes of championship golf at the nearby Wailea and Makena Golf Courses, where guests enjoy preferred rates. Amenities include $155 in resort credits for dining and spa services at nearby resorts, parking, hi speed Wi-Fi internet access, phone calls, housekeeping and a Maika'i grocery discount card. ... more   less 
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