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Makena Surf

4.0 of 5 4850 Makena Alanui, Check in at 34 Wailea Gateway Place, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753
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    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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edmonton, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2011

We enjoyed whale-watching from the lanai as we had our morning coffee every day. The grounds are pretty. We used the barbeque almost daily and we also enjoyed fresh herbs from the herb garden. It's a short walk to the beach and the water was not too rough when we were there. Plenty of sea turtles and fish in the... More 

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Alberta
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95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2011

We saved the best for last at the Makena Surf !! We spent 2 weeks in Hawaii with our 2 kids (aged 12 and 9) and spent 4 nights in Waikiki, 1 night in Hilo, 2 nights in Kona and 7 on Maui and LOVED the Makena Surf. It is a condo complex and not a resort have others have... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2011

We had stayed here many years ago so looked forward to our stay. VERY DISAPPOINTED!! We were given a unit in the C building which is next to the road and over looks the parking lot and tennis courts. A view of the ocean was only available from one corner of the balcony. One small sofa and a wicker chair... More 

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DestinationMaui, Sales and Marketing Coordinator at Makena Surf, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear about your disappointment with your accommodations. Makena Surf is represented by various management companies as well as rented by owner. Although we can’t tell which unit you are referring to, we would like to invite you to preview all of the suites represented by Destination Resorts Hawaii by visiting our website prior to your... More 

Boston, MA area
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2011

We stayed in unit 303G which is a third floor 2 bedroom unit. The setting is absolutely gorgeous, right on the water and the view from the unit is spectacular. It faces west, so you get a stunning sunset from a large and very private balcony. The complex is very quiet and there is plenty of privacy. The unit is... More 

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DestinationMaui, Sales and Marketing Coordinator at Makena Surf, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent experience at Makena Surf. We are so happy that you enjoyed the tranquil setting of this oceanfront property. To accommodate late arrivals, Destination Resorts Hawaii offers after-hours check-in assistance so there are no worries if you arrive on a late flight or encounter unforeseen delays. Our Ho’okipa... More 

St. Paul, MN
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2011

This was a family vacation trip with our two adult sons and their girlfriends. The Makena Surf condo was ideal for our needs. Our ground floor, corner unit had great views of the rocky shore and beach from which to watch the surf and enjoy the sunsets. There are nice sand beaches a minute walk north and south of the... More 

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Milwaukie, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2010

This was our first trip to Maui. My imgination of tropical Hawaii was matched with the grounds at Makena surf. Stunning and beautiful. Everything about our trip was perfect. The grounds, beach, condo, views from lanai, staff. We saw whales most days from the lanai and watched amazing sunrises and sunsets. We stayed in F building and found the views... More 

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Laguna Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2010

I have been a frequent traveler to Maui over the years, and have always enjoyed it... however, staying in an ocean front condo (Unit F-206) was truly the most amazing place I have ever stayed on the island! Gorgeous condo, great snorkeling, peaceful setting... everything I could possibly ask for on a Maui vacation! I highly recommend the Makena Surf!!!!

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Houston, TX
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2010

The Makena Surf condos might be the most perfect beach condo we've every stayed in. It is on a small, secluded beach. The view from our room, 207B was over-the-top with the beach and water, perhaps just 20 yards in front of our lanai. Great views of West Maui, Molikini and Kaho'olawe. Post card sunsets every night. As a matter... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2010

We have been to all the Islands numerous times and stayed for the 1st time at Makena Surf - Unit B-203 There is nothing better! What took us so long to find it? Our 2 bedroom 2 bath unit was well equipped and furnished. Oceanfront at its' best. Large Lanai with table & chairs, and lounge chairs. Doors to Lanai... More 

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Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2010

I have been to Maui on three previous trips this was by far the best location I have stayed at. The beach by the condo was perfect for our kids, boogey-boarding, snorkeling and shell hunting all on site. If you are tired of the beach there are two fantastic swimming pools and a tennis court to occupy your time. An... 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*
Number of rooms: 107
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