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Calimesa
Reviewed October 7, 2016

This place was amazing! We loved the condo it had an amazing view of the ocean and the walk down to the private beach was less than 30 seconds! The condo was very clean and kitchen was fully stocked with all the cooking amenities. The grounds were well maintained and the beach was always clean and quiet. I highly recommend...

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

Aloha...Thank you so much for the wonderful review. I am glad that you had such a memorable visit and your recommendation means a lot to us. Our hope is that we have the pleasure of welcoming you back for a future visit. Mahalo, Matt Smith

Novato
Reviewed September 28, 2016

The complexes are beautifically landscaped and kept. It's quiet! A204 has it all, views to die for, close to soft sandy uncrowded beach and practically our own glorious pool and spa. It's also near great restaurants and shopping.

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Lincoln
Reviewed September 23, 2016

We stayed in an ocean front 2 bedroom/2 bath condo. Interior was beautifully decorated and views of ocean and property were amazing. Location was secluded, private and quiet for a very relaxing vacation.

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

Aloha...We truly appreciate you posting a review and sharing your experiences. We are so glad that you had such a wonderful time and that your accommodations met all your expectations. Our hope is that you will come back and visit us again. Mahalo, Matt Smith

Belmont, United States
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Couldn't be a nicer place to spend a week or two----or a month or two! Our family of 7 was very comfortable in this 3-bedroom condo--Overlooking the beach and seeing turtles and our grandkids snorkeling. Many outstanding sunsets.

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

Aloha...Thank you so much for the five star review. We are thrilled that you and your family had a such a wonderful time at Makena Surf. Our entire team, including the turtles, look forward to welcoming you back on a future visit. Mahalo, Matt Smith

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed August 31, 2016

This was our 3rd year returning, and our love affair with Makena Surf is still alive and well. For the price, we are certain there is no better set-up available on the island. Luxurious accommodations (depending on which unit you choose), most wonderful and sparsely populated beach right outside the door, turtles everywhere, great snorkelling, proximity to countless activities, restaurants...

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Santa Cruz
Reviewed August 14, 2016

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.

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Columbia
Reviewed August 13, 2016

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...

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Aloha...We appreciate you posting your review and are honored that you have continued to stay with us over the years. Thank you so much for your feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back to residence F206 on your next visit. Mahalo, Matt Smith

Newport Coast, CA
Reviewed August 8, 2016

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...

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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

Reviewed August 4, 2016

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...

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Beverly Hills
Reviewed July 31, 2016

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...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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: $456 - $1,377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Makena Surf 4*
Number of rooms: 107
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“Most have ocean front rooms. We wanted to be on the ground floor with no major steps. It turns out the parking lot had steps!”
 of 5 bubbles patfrvt, 6 days ago | Read review
“Choose ground floor, NOT right on the beach - more private”
 of 5 bubbles svc99, 1 week ago | Read review
“We were in ground floor condo and at times could hear movement above us. There are no hospitality accomodations for day of checkout.”
 of 5 bubbles teresadD4582RJ, Sep 23, 2016 | Read review
“Room F110 (Prime Deluxe Oceanfront View, ground level, it includes housekeeping service)”
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 of 5 bubbles HannaPark, Jul 16, 2016 | Read review
“Buildings C and E are great”
 of 5 bubbles A2485MEmatthewh, Dec 27, 2015 | Read review
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