Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Wailea

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Wailea. Travelers like the snorkeling, golfing and diving in this romantic and relaxing city. Haleakala National Park and Wailea Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Wailea

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Travelers enjoy Wailea for its snorkeling, golfing and swimming. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Wailea a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Maui Ocean Center (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Wailea Gold Golf Course (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Wailea Emerald Golf Course (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Makena Golf Course (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Wailea Blue Golf Course (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Maui Nui Golf Club (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Wailea

Travelers speak highly of Wailea for its snorkeling. If you're planning a vacation around the weather, August, July, September and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 88°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Wailea

Wailea is famous for its beautiful ocean views, breathtaking sunsets and spectacular coral reefs. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Wailea is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Haleakala National Park (17.9 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Wailea Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Maui Nui Botanical Gardens (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Iao Valley State Park (17.4 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Maluaka Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Po'olenalena Beach (1 mi / 1.7 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Wailea

The nearest airport is in Kahului, HI (OGG), located 16.6 mi (26.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Kapalua, HI (JHM-West Maui), which is 26.6 mi (42.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Wailea?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,363 holiday lettings near Wailea. From 3,845 Condos/Apartments to 262 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Wailea is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Wailea?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Wailea:

  • Historic Lahaina Front Street: 508 holiday homes
  • Ukumehame Ahupuaa: 286 holiday homes
  • Downtown Lahaina: 416 holiday homes
  • Haiku: 22 holiday homes
  • Kaanapali Hillside: 298 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Wailea?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Wailea. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Wailea Emerald Golf Course: 4,525 holiday lettings
  • Ulua Beach Park: 4,672 holiday lettings
  • Wailea Blue Golf Course: 4,542 holiday lettings
  • Shops at Wailea: 4,660 holiday lettings
  • Wailea Gold Golf Course: 4,494 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Wailea listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Wailea?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 3,845 Condos/Apartments in Wailea. Our other popular types of Wailea holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 262 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 89 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 34 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Wailea?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3,860 holiday homes with pool available in Wailea. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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