We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Makena Surf

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Expert photos
Makena Surf
Makena Surf
Panoramas (5)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

151 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 145: English reviews
Santa Cruz
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks to Roxanne for easing the pain of construction this year. Normally we love the quiet and peaceful condo where we can enjoy the gorgeous outdoors. This year it was construction city much to our dismay.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank charlesaJ9205JI
Columbia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been staying at Makena Surf for over 17 yrs. and have loved it. This time F206 (our favorite condo) was being redone so we stayed in B106. It is lovely but no phone book, a crazy TV remote with no instructions on how to use it, a washer and drier that EACH take over one hour to do... More 

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank 93raymondd
Newport Coast, CA
Level Contributor
27 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been staying at The McKenna surf condos for over the past 15 years and the service and quality of the units has never changed. In fact destination residences has taken this to another level. On this trip we stayed in unit F308 and it's a unit we stayed in several times before. We love its proximity to the... More 

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank Xlady
DestinationResortsHI, Guest Experience Manager at Makena Surf, responded to this review

Aloha...Thank you for the lovely review. What a pleasure it was reading your comments regarding your most recent stay. We are honored that you have continued to stay with us over the years and look forward to welcoming you back. Mahalo, Matt Smith More 

Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in unit F308, a 3 bedroom oceanfront unit and paid a premium price for it. Unfortunately the condo had coir carpets throughout and with the moisture in the air, they put off an odor that smelled like cat pee! The staff did what they good with air fresheners and air purifiers but it did not help much. The... More 

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
1 Thank adventuresforus12
Beverly Hills
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay however that is mostly due to the setting, not the property. Unit was not clean. Housekeeping is spotty. Construction during stay was misleading for sure! Old property but has charm and a great setting at Makena Surf. Overall an average stay. Maintenance is way behind where it needs to be for a property tryjing to compete... More 

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
1 Thank Jmsurfsup
Laguna Beach
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our 11th visit to this property. We always stay in F104. However this visit was less than favorable because of the very disruptive renovations that were taking place above our unit and surrounding units. We were told of the construction but were led to believe that all the demolition and heavy work would be complete prior to our... More 

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank O7727PZrobertg
Indio, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We have stayed numerous times at Makena Surf over the years. We book a premium beachfront unit and enjoy the spectacular beach and sunsets. Love it! Mahalo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We will be back for more relaxing fun in the sun and golf!

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank skybuche
DestinationResortsHI, Guest Experience Manager at Makena Surf, responded to this review

Aloha...Thank you for posting your review and for the wonderful comments. We are honored that you have continued to stay with us over the years and look forward to your next visit. Mahalo, Matt Smith More 

Redwood City
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Big lanais with the best ocean view ever! Amazing sunsets. You can snorkel, body surf or boogie board all at the same beach which is never crowded. Turtles galore! Quiet location. Our sixth stay and we will be back for sure!

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank janetbW8716JA
DestinationResortsHI, Guest Experience Manager at Makena Surf, responded to this review

Aloha...We truly appreciate you posting your review and it was a pleasure reading your comments. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and plan on returning. We look forward to welcoming you back. Mahalo, Matt Smith More 

Springfield, Illinois, United States
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

If you want to remember Hawaii as a beautiful paradise, here is a room for you. Every morning, wake up in a beautiful ocean view in front of your living room. Walk out patio doors and go down lava rocks, then you will see turtles swim and fight against strong waves under your feet. Inside, updated kitchen and bathrooms are... More 

Helpful?
Thank HannaPark
Montreal
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Incredible place, excellent location, we made more than 60 trips around the world, and beleive us this is a great place to be. Everything was above expectation, good price for this type of accomodation.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
1 Thank Q3010CRmartinl
DestinationResortsHI, Guest Experience Manager at Makena Surf, responded to this review

Aloha...Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed Makena Surfs coastal magic and we hope you will come back and stay with us again soon! Mahalo, Matt Smith More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

374 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (94)
Viewed
View from Room (24)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (14)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (8)
Viewed
Room/Suite (19)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (23)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (224)
Viewed
Amenities (12)
Viewed
Beach (21)
Viewed
Pool (21)
Viewed
Second Pool (19)
Viewed
The Hotel (36)
Viewed
Two Bedroom Condo (115)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (56)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (7)
Viewed
View from Room (6)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (12)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (9)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (20)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Wailea
1.1 mi away
Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui
27.6 mi away
Montage Kapalua Bay
Montage Kapalua Bay
#1 of 31 in Lahaina
5.0 of 5 stars 331 reviews
2.3 mi away
Andaz Maui At Wailea
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.4 mi away
Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea
1.3 mi away
Hotel Wailea
Hotel Wailea
#1 of 7 in Wailea
4.5 of 5 stars 642 reviews
1.9 mi away
Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Makena Surf

Address: 4850 Makena Alanui, Check in at 34 Wailea Gateway Place, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-5499
Location: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Wailea
Price Range: $400 - $875 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Makena Surf 4*
Number of rooms: 107
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotwire, Vacatia, Priceline, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Travelocity and Jetsetter so you can book your Makena Surf reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Makena Surf Hotel Makena
Makena Surf Wailea, Maui
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay