by Hilarey Wojtowicz
Situated along 15 acres of beach in Maui, the Andaz Maui at Wailea is a luxurious resort for families. The resort has 297 guestrooms and suites, with seven other luxury rentals available. Guestrooms and suites come with complimentary beverages and snacks, free Wi-Fi and balconies. All have ocean or beach views.
Resort activities include four infinity-pools, 15 acres of beach, water sport rentals (for a fee), lei-making classes, coconut weaving classes, fitness classes on the beach and the Awili Spa and Salon.
There are five onsite dining options. The Ka’ana Kitchen serves up dishes made with local ingredients and flavors true the island. The Morimoto Maui restaurant offers sushi, fish and other asian-inspired seafood dishes. The Mokapu Market is open 24 hours a day and offers everything from snacks and sandwiches to soda, wine and beer. For smaller bites, try the Bumbye Beach Bar, great for breakfast with coffee, juice and fresh baked pastry items. For farm-to-table cuisine, head to the Lehua Lounge, where adults will also enjoy specialty cocktails true to the island.
Our Editor Loves
- Located on 15 acres of soft sand
- Complimentary in-room mini-bar with snacks and beverages
- Free Wi-Fi
- Water Sports
- Connecting Rooms
- Family Room 5+
- Onsite Dining
We enjoyed our stay at the Andaz. The breakfast buffet was so good! The ambiance is relaxing.The staff were very friendly and helpful. The location in Wailea is excellent. Everything is picture perfect!
Very nice hotel. We almost stayed at the Four Seasons but changed to the Andaz because we had other family members wanting to try it. Although this resort is nice it is NOT on the same level with the Four Seasons.
The advantages of the Andaz: great staff, very nice hotel with an outstanding location. The Andaz is also less expensive than the Four Seasons. We also loved the free laundry room (detergent and bounce sheets included). The Andaz luau was also fantastic and a memorable family experience.
The disadvantages of the Andaz - weird configuration of the room. I had to call the front desk to ask where the refrigerator was located. The bathroom also doesn’t have a lock and the door is on a slide which often came off the tracks. There is also a weird closet. No room to hang your stuff.
Overall a very good choice. Our family would return for another visit.