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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Makena Surf Condos: This condo complex is a series of 3 story buildings of 1-4 bedroom condos all with beautiful lanais and ocean/oceanfront views! Each condo is furnished and equipped differently by their owners, but all have full kitchens and washer/dryer and large lanai. The grounds are beautiful and immaculately kept! There are 2 herb gardens on the property and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

It is outstanding in so many ways. But the catch is that you have to get the right units with the right furnishings. Especially given the price. E102 is on the first floor within steps to the beach. it has maybe the best furniture, kitchen, lighting and bathroom. it has automatic blackout shades! E302, we prefer a little bit better.... More

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

Aloha......I would like to thank you for your extensive and flattering review of Makena Surf. It is a wonderful property with a lot to offer visitors to Maui who prefer to stay way from the large hotels. I would also like to thank you for bringing your housekeeping concerns to my attention. I will be following up with the housekeeping... More

California City, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

This is a very nice and quiet property. We got a great price on an ocean front unit. The staff is efficient and helpful. Really the only complaint would be that the pictures destination resorts showed on the website were not anything like the unit we got. Our unit was an old version of what is shown. We were greeted... More

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Mesa, Arizona
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10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Stayed in G-301 which had 4 bedrooms and over 3000 sq ft. Right on a perfect secluded beach area. Swam and snorkeled with the sea turtles everyday we were there. Condo was clean and well stocked with all the amenities you would need for a week in Maui. The sunsets on the lanai (balcony) are worth every penny you pay... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

Makena surf is a great location on what we think is the best beach in maui. Watching whales on the balcony everyday was a big highlight; and it's so nice to have a place to rinse off the toys and kids before heading back to the unit. We already have another stay planned for next year!

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

Aloha....Thank you for your review and continued loyalty. Mahalo, Matt Smith Destination Resorts Hawaii More

Billings, Montana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Beautiful condos with all the conveniences of home, spectacular views, great snorkeling. I'm on a first name basis with several sea turtles, was greeted by a Christmas wrasse on Christmas Day. A beautiful expanse of beach, great for walking. Watched several weddings from our balcony. Oh, and the sunsets!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

Our family of 7 enjoyed breathtaking views of the sunset, Molokai, sea turtles, and the Makena coastline from our corner condo. We had 3 lanais to enjoy panoramic views. First floor is the way to go at this property just steps from the surf and the beaches. This is our second stay at the Makena Surf and we loved it!!!

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

Aloha...I am so glad that you enjoyed your return visit to Makena Surf and hopefully we can welcome you back again soon. Mahalo, Matt Smith Destination Resorts Hawaii More

Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

My family including two young grandsons , found Makena Surf to have everything you could ask for in a beautiful, small privately owned ocean front location . After a week in a large, busy but fun Kaanapali beach hotel. we were looking for a quiet location that still offered a quality vacation time. We found it at Makena Surf, F110.... More

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

Aloha.....I would like to thank you posting your review of Makena Surf and I was happy to read that you found it to be the perfect spot for your family vacation. I also appreciate that you mentioned that you were able to go on our website and choose the unit that best fit your needs. This is a feature that... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Having only 4 nights in the Wailea area during our two week Maui vacation, we decided to splurge on the DR Oceanfront Prime condo in the Makena Surf. The wife and kids were delighted by the large condo and its proximity to the beach: out the slider, across the lawn, through the gate, and on the beach in about a... More

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La Quinta, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Beautiful views and serene property on the far south end of Maui. We woke up each morning to the cacophony of a rain forest and pounding waves. We witnessed a wedding or two a day from our beachfront lanai. Two pools and tennis courts kept the teenagers busy when the wind came up on the beach. Rained out for one... More

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Aloha....We appreciate you taking the time to post your review of Makena Surf and all that South Maui has to offer. 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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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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