by Whitney Rife
Wailea Beach Marriott consists of eight low-rise buildings filled with more than 540 spacious rooms and suites. Rooms feature furnished lanais, flat-screen televisions and Revive Collection bedding. Suites can include up to two private bedrooms with living areas and sofa beds. Mala Wailea is the main restaurant at the hotel, serving seafood and burgers, and open all day. The Kumu Bar & Grill is poolside, and the Wailele Snack Bar is situated next to the children’s pool. Also, an onsite dinner luau is performed in a dinner show format with three acts. Two separate pools areas are on the grounds. The children’s area displays waterslides. Wailea Beach is adjacent to the property, and an activities center rents water sports equipment. Three championship golf courses and the Wailea Tennis Center are all within a couple miles of the resort.
Our Editor Loves
- Pools with waterslides
- Rooms and suites with private lanais
- Traditional onsite luau
Fantastic property! They have a little bit of everything in a great location. The service is exceptional. When you go, you need to visit Blinnk Photography there on site. They give you a complimentary 45 minutes photo shoot and the pics were amazing. Emily was our photographer and she is an artist. Zeke helped us pick our photos and he was great.
We live on Maui, but the island is larger than you might think and every so often we love to visit another part of the island for a "staycation". We thought heading to Wailea would be perfect for a few days and we chose the Wailea Beach Resort and could not have been happier.
The arrival experience is so nice with the fresh lei and welcome drinks and lobby is beautiful, with sweeping ocean views and a beautiful banyan tree with an ALOHA marquee that is great for photos. The rooms are well-appointed with modern amenities. We sprang for an ocean view room in Hale 4, overlooking the resort's infinity pool and the ocean. For dinner we ate at the pool bar, Kapa, and got our complimentary welcome mai tais. I am always a little hesitant about drinks that are labeled as complimentary because the quality is usually terrible, but these were amazing. So delicious and well-crafted with fresh garnishes. For dessert, the resort actually had s'mores down by the fire pit overlooking an epic sunset!
The next day, we woke up and had our in-room Nespresso coffee and then it was pool time. We loved the variety of pools the resort has. The serenity pool is adult only and perfect for relaxation. There is also an adventure pool and since we have a one year old girl, we opted to get a cabana there to have shade and also plenty of room for my daughter to crawl around. Don't make the mistake of thinking this pool is just a kids pool....they have two water slides that are huge for a hotel and top notch. We (as in the adults in our 30s) must have went down each water slide 15-20X! The covered slide is so fast...your body turns into a torpedo! We also ate poolside and I highly recommend the shrimp scampi rice and the "Mo Bettah" tots and poutine. And in addition to hanging out by the pool, we played cornhole, Connect Four, and the resort also has an awesome game room.
Overall, we left so happy with going to Wailea Beach Resort for our stay-cay. Great service with the spirit of aloha, beautiful facilities, awesome location, great food and drink, and tons to do made for a perfect stay.