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Southlake
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I travel frequently for work and leisure and have high expectations. There is absolutely nothing that could have been done better. The property and staff were exceptional and the location is second to none.

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

Aloha...Thank you for posting such a wonderful review. It was a pleasure reading your comments and I appreciate you acknowledging our hard working staff. Please come back and visit us again soon. Mahalo, Matt Smith

Los Angeles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic property. Beautiful beach. Can't wait to come back again. Huge condo. State of the art audio/video system. Impeccably appointed. Exceeded our expectations. Better value than the Four Seasons or Kea Lani Hotels.

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Ludlow, Vermont
Reviewed 4 December 2016

condo E-103 was very nice. We had lovely views and saw whales right in front one evening. Beautiful sunsets. Wonderful pool which could have been a little warmer but was very uncrowded. Beautiful grounds.

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

Aloha...Thank you for posting your review and the 5 star rating. We appreciate you choosing Makena Surf for your Thanksgiving vacation and hopefully we can welcome you back in the future. Mahalo, Matt Smith

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 December 2016

When your 'twenty-something' children tell you that as you walk into the appartment, you know its a winner. And app A102 is a winner. Large and spacious. Luxurious living area with views out to the beach and ocean. Two bedrooms; one king size bed, the other two singles. Two bathrooms - a little dated compared to the rest of the...

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Immaculately maintained, secure, private and yet close to anything you might want. Clean, private, quiet, well manicured. Swimming pools, tennis courts, grills, beach, what more could you want? Rental or home, this is paradise!

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Rolling Hills
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Surroundings gorgeous love the herb gardens Perfect place to snorkel kayak an paddle board Great views of whales sunsets an rainbows can see both other Islands Everyone in units so friendly so relaxing to sit out on lanai w views an listening to waves birds

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Aloha...We appreciate you taking the time to post your review. I am so glad you enjoyed the property and especially the herb gardens. They are a nice amenity for those who love to cook. Please come back and visit us again soon. Mahalo, Matt Smith

Garberville, California
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Our family loves makena surf. The property is gorgeous, beautifully landscaped. All of the rooms have amazing views. The property is large, and there are many units, but even at its busiest it doesn't seem overcrowded. It's pricey, but that's oceanfront Maui for you. We love staying here and have booked again for next year. Oh, and the premiere housekeeping...

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Aloha...Thank you so much for the wonderful review. It was a pleasure reading your comments and we are honored that you continue to stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back next year. Mahalo, Matt Smith

San Diego, California, United States
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The location is awesome, the condo we had was mediocre at best. The beds are small and uncomfortable, and lots of bugs inside and out. The best part was the location and the private beach just steps away. It's likely we won't stay here again.

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I stayed in a 3 bedroom/3 bathroom condo at the Makena Surf property in Maui. An amazing location within 100 yards of the sand. The overall property was constantly being groomed by landscapers, the pool (always clean) was rarely used, and the beach was absolutely perfect. I mean, we saw sea turtles going past us as we waded in waist-high...

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Aloha...Thank you so much for the wonderful review. I am so glad your group of six enjoyed themselves at Makena Surf and your recommendation truly means a lot to us. Please come back and visit us again soon. Mahalo, Matt Smith

Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Excellent place to stay. Clean, quiet, excellent snorkeling just outside, close to great stores and restaurants. DR staff was helpful and responded to any questions or concerns. If I come back to Maui, I would definitely stay there again.

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Aloha...It was a pleasure reading your review. I am thrilled that you had such a wonderful time and we would love to welcome you back on a future visit. Mahalo, Matt Smith

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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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
Region: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Wailea
Price Range: RM2,047 - RM6,431 (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, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Choose ground floor, NOT right on the beach - more private”
 of 5 bubbles svc99, 3 Dec 2016 | 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, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room F110 (Prime Deluxe Oceanfront View, ground level, it includes housekeeping service)”
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 of 5 bubbles HannaPark, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Buildings C and E are great”
 of 5 bubbles A2485MEmatthewh, 27 Dec 2015 | Read review
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