Wailea offers a wonderful destination for a relaxing, low-key vacation in the sun on Hawaii’s second largest island. Maui offers spectacular scenery, volcanoes, beautiful beaches and great shopping. Wailea is a relatively new resort but it is rapidly increasing in popularity. Popular as an idyllic wedding or honeymoon destination, a holiday villa in Wailea makes the perfect base for exploring the island’s natural beauty and lush vegetation. The island is known for its sugar plantations, pineapple farms and its exotic flowers. Although there are plenty of bars and restaurants close to Wailea, nightlife is fairly quiet.
Wailea is well-known for its beautifully maintained golf courses, each hole offering spectacular scenery and unique challenges.
Maui has some of the best beaches in the world along with clear warm seas. Relax in the sun, or take a snorkel and flippers and explore the fantastic underwater world. The area also offers excellent diving, including the offshore volcanic crater close to Wailea. Shopping
There are plenty of opportunities for shopping in and around Wailea. Lahaina Cannery Mall is in a replica canning factory and has 50 speciality shops and restaurants in a fun location.
One of the world’s most scenic drives can easily be enjoyed from your Wailea apartment in Maui. The winding 56-mile tour takes in old plantation towns, beaches, forests and the Haleakala Crater. Lahaina
A traditional Hawaiian evening is guaranteed at the Lahaina Luau with a delicious buffet of local dishes such as kalua pig and haupia (coconut pudding) alongside international dishes. The outdoor beachside setting is fantastic and the local entertainment is colourful and vibrant. Enjoy the local cultural activities including Hawaiian music, hula girls and even fire dancing.
Almost one third of the world’s pineapples come from Maui. See how pineapples grow, ride a cart, pick your own juicy pineapple and watch a pineapple cutting demonstration at one of the many pineapple plantations close to your holiday rental home in Waimea.
Wailea is well known for its year-round tropical warmth. Temperatures range between 79-84°F (26-29°C) from winter to summer although Maui does have a little rain each month from October to March which falls as occasional showers. The mountainous inland region has heavy rainfall throughout the year.
The main Maui airport serving your holiday home in Wailea is Kahului airport which receives both inter-island and overseas flights. It is approximately 25 miles from Wailea.
Honolulu International airport is on the nearby island of Honolulu so a connecting flight to Maui would be needed.