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Makena Beach Resort

ex. makena beach & golf resort

5400 Makena Alanui, Makena, Hawaii, United States, 96753  show map
 4 stars
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Makena Beach Resort

Free Wi-Fi

Valet parking

24-hour services

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception


Paid babysitting/ Child services

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Air conditioning
Facilities for kids

Children's play area

Children's pool

Kids club


Private beach

Sun loungers



Makena Beach Resort offers a quiet accommodation in Makena. Renovated in 2011, the hotel combines luxurious architecture with ultimate comfort.

Overlooking the Pacific Ocean the property boasts a perfect location in Makena district of Makena. The venue is close to the white-sand beach with sunbeds, sun loungers and umbrellas.

Wailea Beach is 4 km from the hotel and Molokini Crater is 6 km away.

It will take a 35-minute drive to get to Kapalua airport.


Makena Beach Resort features 310 contemporary rooms with a great view of the sea and such various amenities as a laptop safe, television, a writing table, an iron with ironing board and a DVD player. In-room self-catering facilities include a dishwasher and a stove.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the dining area every morning. The authentic restaurant serves American dishes. After exploring sights of Makena, residents can go back to Makena Beach Resort for snacks and sushi served in the onsite coffee bar. Guests can wine and dine at Red Food Truck and Cafe on the Green, located in the neighborhood.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 


Such facilities as a car park, a luggage storage and a newspaper stand are available on-site.


A health club, a spa area and a hot tub as well as a gym, aerobics classes and a fitness center are offered on the premises. The hotel provides kayaking, table tennis and cycling for an active pastime.


Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   310.

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  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Early check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Children are welcome
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Bicycle storage
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors
  • Mobile phone network

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Scuba diving
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Aqua fitness
  • Horseback riding
  • Tennis court
  • Badminton
  • Volleyball
  • Golf course
  • Table tennis
  • Aerobics


  • Free shuttle service
  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter


  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar


  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Fax/Photocopying


  • Cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club

Spa & Leisure

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sun loungers
  • Umbrellas
  • Live entertainment
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds


  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror


  • Refrigerator


  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor



Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 


Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

5400 Makena Alanui, Makena, Hawaii, United States, 96753

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  • Red Food Truck (cuisine: American)
    500 ft
  • Cafe on the Green (cuisine: American)
    2400 ft
  • Maluaka Beach
    700 ft
  • Little Beach
    1.1 mi
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    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
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Local attractions

  • Little Beach1.1 mi
    Wailea Alanui Rd., Wailea
  • Wailea Beach2.5 mi
    Wailea, Maui, HI
  • Wailea Beach2.9 mi
    Wailea Alanui Drive, Wailea, Maui HI
  • Polo Beach2.1 mi
    Wailea, Maui, HI
  • The Shops at Wailea2.8 mi
    3750 Wailea Alanui Dr

Near the hotel

  • Maluaka Beach700 ft
    190 Makena Rd, Makena

    Restaurants nearby

    • Red Food Truck500 ft

      Address: Makena Road North of Makena Beach

      81% likes this, based on 15 reviews
      Cuisine: American

    • Makena golf course restaurant2700 ft

      Address: 5400 Makena Alanui
      Phone: 808-875-5888

      78% likes this, based on 104 reviews
      Cuisine: American, Asian fusion, Hawaiian
      Price Range: USD 0 - USD 30

    • Cafe on the Green2400 ft

      Address: 5415 Makena Alanui
      Phone: 808-875-5888

      73% likes this, based on 138 reviews
      Cuisine: American
      Price Range: USD 10 - USD 20

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
    • Number of floors:
    • Number of rooms:

    Makena Beach Resort Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Makena Beach Resort

    FabulousBased on33 reviews

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    Guest reviews

    • Single

      Staff was really friendly, walked in as a guest and walked out as a friend.

      Paying for internet, expected it to be included in the rate I was paying for my room.

    • Couple

      The beautiful and secluded beach and location.

      I was a little put off by the outdated decor.

    • Couple

      Location of the hotel is great: it is set aside of other hotels in the area and makes an impression of a secluded place. Very good restaurant (Molokini): it can actually really be considered a gourmet restaurant, absolutely great. Very friendly staff. Good beach which is effectively isolated for the use by the hotel guests, because remote and not surrounded by other hotels, which is quite a luxury on Hawaii. We also liked the stand-up paddling courses offered by the hotel.

      1) The concierge made an impression of being reluctant to book a dive trip with a provider that was not on their "preferred list" which I found a little bit inappropriate. 2) Beach equipment for rent (snorkel gear, umbrellas, etc.) is expensive, especially the hourly rates. I found it strange that beach umbrellas had to be rented, but this seems to be a custom on Hawaii.

    • Couple

      Location Location Location! Makena is truly a stay in paradise. Hotel was equipped with everything one expects from an excellent resort and all staff were very friendly and accommodating. Whilst probably a little pricey for the average holiday maker, we felt that we really received what we paid for. Setting is really romantic with gorgeous, well maintained gardens and time moves at a leisurely pace giving a sense of being away from the world. Fabulous!

    • Older travelers

      The atmosphere, it is a rather big hotel but somehow it doesn't feel big. The location, close to a beautiful beach. The room had nice utilities, for example glasses instead of paper cups.

      I never like it, in general, that I have to pay for internet access in the room.

    • Couple

      Location is good. Receptionist was very nice. Views was good.

      Query for breakfast was too long but with a lot empty tables, mabye cleaning and rearranging table can be done much more quickly.

    • Couple

      Great place to stay in Hawaii. Clean, renovated and amazing location. I especially like that they don't nickel and dime you like the other resorts that I have stayed. Parking, even valet parking is free! Not so at Grand Wailea. Make that waterslide more of an attraction and Grand Wailea won't have a chance. Very personalized service also. Free breakfast package was great too.

      The only thing that I didn't think was ideal was swimming pool which needs a few more bells and whistles. Put a better slide on the pool and the jacuzzi could be spruced up. Put a little spa structure at the beach!

    • Older travelers

      Staff was great, particularly valet/bell people. Breakfast buffet was outstanding.

    • Older travelers

      Really enjoyed the beautiful and delicious breakfast buffet included in the price. This part of West Maui is gorgeous and this hotel feels off-the-beaten-path. The beach and surrounds are stunningly pretty. The hotel has a high-quality feel with beautiful wood trims everywhere -- these have been lovingly refinished and add a lot to the ambience. Diners will especially enjoy the beautiful ponds.

      Although most employees were wonderful, friendly, helpful....one poolside towel/equipment employee was too involved in his own lengthy conversation to help us. Hope he'll be leaving soon so he doesn't mar the lovely experience for others.

    • Older travelers

      Beach, ease of snorkeling and watersports on site, with diving nearby. It was in a relatively quiet area, much calmer than the Kihei area. Lovely hotel, staff was excellent. Quiet, comfortable, well decorated rooms. We had a package with a daily all you can eat, buffet breakfast that was superb! The breakfast satisfied us until mid afternoon. We also made good use of the mini frig in the hotel room and the daily free water bottles.

      Having to pay $16/day for in room wi-fi was a surprise. There is a hot spot in the lobby, so we used that. Not a big deal for us, but might be for someone on a business trip.

    • Older travelers

      Beautiful grounds, views; comfortable rooms & useable balconies

      Bathroom layout awkward, shower weak (very minor issues)

    • Couple

      The location and scale of the resort. It is a beautifully designed place.

      The price I paid was outrageous for the quality of the resort. Even with a last minute booking - when you charge $500 per night then you should be able to deliver the service. The staff were not very gracious about requests. First put us in a room overlooking a construction side and called it an upgrade. When I asked to be moved it took a lot of pushing. When we asked to stay 1-2 more nights they didn't get back to me for over 12 hours. I booked into the Grand Wailea and have been enjoying the quality of service you expect when paying top prices.

    • Older travelers

      Staff was great, particularly valet/bell people. Breakfast buffet was outstanding.

    • Group of friends

      It was quiet

      Was lied to at reception stating that firstly that a deposit was required which is standard, then when I was notified by my bank that transactions for the full amount was attempted as well as deposit, I spoke with reception again who just said in a rude tone that it was something that the computer was "automatically doing"

    • Couple

      The staff was great,the pool area was very relaxing!! Food was good!

      A hot tub would be a good feature I think! The pool was not 'young'family friendly! We did not have our kids with us on this trip (ages 7,5,3) and am glad.....I would hesitate to bring them to this resort as the warmer pool has no shallow end! Also it would be nice to have a little change area or relaxation open air room off the beaten track for spa users with the entire spa being outdoors!! Open air cabanna massages were fabulous but nice place to relax after treatment would be lovely!!

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Makena Beach Resort Makena location
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    Hotel Address:

    5400 Makena Alanui, Makena, Hawaii, United States, 96753

    Get directions
    • Red Food Truck (cuisine: American)
      500 ft
    • Cafe on the Green (cuisine: American)
      2400 ft
    • Maluaka Beach
      700 ft
    • Little Beach
      1.1 mi
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
    • Number of floors:
    • Number of rooms: