For many people, the ultimate vacation is a trip to Hawaii. Since the discovery of these small islands in the vast Pacific, visitors from across the world have journeyed here to enjoy the sun and sand and ambiance. The golden sand beaches in Wailea are exactly the daydreams imagined, with phenomenal swimming, snorkeling and sunbathing adding to the appeal. Factor in the consistently sunny skies, and it’s easy to see why Wailea is a hotspot vacation destination for tourists traveling to Hawaii.
With its tidy golf courses, protective privacy walls and discreet signage, Wailea looks like a members only country club. Wailea is South Maui’s most elite haunt. Don’t bother looking for gas stations or fast food places; this exclusive community offers only the best beachfront resorts and low-rise condo villas, complete with all the glitzy accessories.
Wailea's signature beaches include Wailea Beach, named “America’s Best Beach” back in 1999, Polo Beach, and Ulua Beach Park. The Wailea Blue, Wailea Gold and Wailea Emerald golf courses offer 54 holes of championship golf that will challenge a scratch golfer and still be enjoyable to a duffer.
The Shops at Wailea features world-class restaurants and shops, along with regular entertainment programs. Wailea is also home to events such as the Maui Film Festival, February’s Whale Week as well as award-winning restaurants serving the best of Hawaii Regional Cuisine. Wailea’s world-renowned spas round out an unforgettable Maui getaway.
Look, many people go on vacations to explore and hike and seek adventure...and then there are people who consider such endeavors as a total waste of energy (including me). There are some of us who go on vacation to be pampered; some of us go on vacation to relax and rest from the stress of living. If you're one of us, Wailea is the best place in Hawaii, or maybe the entire Pacific Rim, to visit.
Keep the name "Wailea" in your memory banks. There may be a time very soon that you are in a position to vacation in Hawaii. If so, don't forget us. Wailea is where memories are made.