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Grand Wailea, a Waldorf Astoria Resort

3850 Wailea Alanui Drive, Kihei, HI, United States


Grand Wailea, a Waldorf Astoria Resort


Insider Tip

The Grand Wailea's art collection features original paintings, sculpture, graphics, murals, and artifacts by such artists as Fernando Botero, Fernand Léger, Pablo Picasso, and Andy Warhol. Works from regional artists are also represented. Also, when open to the public, the Wailea Seaside Chapel located in the resort's most tranquil garden/lawn is worth a visit. Combining New England and Hawaiian influences, the chapel includes woods, 17th-century Italian glass chandeliers, a vaulted ceiling, and a stained-glass mural glowing in the sun.

Hotel Overview

Beachfront resort
Recognized as a favorite beachfront playground in Maui's Wailea area, this resort surrounds guests with luxurious amenities and family activities.
Private lanais
Each of the 780 guestrooms is 640 sq. ft., with private lanai, marble bathroom, and oversize bathtub. The gated Napua Club Tower provides added services.
Spa, waterpark
Guests of the Grand Wailea will enjoy the luxury of Spa Grande, award-winning restaurants, and an expansive water park.

Amenity highlights:

The resort's six restaurants and lounges include a terrace bistro, a thatched-roof seafood restaurant, a Japanese tea house, and a swim-up bar. Spa Grande offers about 100 treatments (surcharge), many using island-grown ingredients. The 2,000-foot water canyon includes nine interconnected pools, as well as slides, waterfalls, grottos, and spa tubs.

What to expect:

  • Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


3850 Wailea Alanui Drive, Kihei, HI, United States



Spread over five wings, the Grand Wailea - The Waldorf-Astoria Collection’s 780 air-conditioned guestrooms have island-inspired decor, louvered doors, ceiling fans, and private, furnished lanais. Starting at 640 square feet, the spacious Wailea rooms offer high-speed Internet access (surcharge), 55-inch flat screen TVs with premium channels, DVD/VCR (on request), power stations on desk and bedside, coffeemakers, microwave (upon request - fees apply), in-room safes, and internet access (surcharge for upgrade program). Marble bathrooms have oversized tubs, separate glass-encased showers, bathrobes, slippers (upon request) , phones, and signature Spa Grande toiletries.


  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom telephone
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Child care (in room, surcharge)
  • Climate control
  • Clock radio
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Designer toiletries
  • Electronic/magnetic keys
  • Extra towels/bedding in room
  • Hair dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • In-room safe
  • Internet access - complimentary
  • Internet access - dial-up
  • Internet access - high speed
  • Internet access - surcharge
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Makeup mirror
  • Massage - available in room
  • Microwave
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channel(s)
  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Rollaway beds
  • Separate tub and shower
  • Turndown service (on request)
  • Video-game console
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up calls
  • Window opens


Property Amenities

Adjacent to Wailea Beach, the Grand Wailea Resort is within a mile of Wailea's upscale shops, golf club, and tennis complex. The resort stretches across 40 acres of gardens accentuated by art, koi ponds, and waterfalls. On-site recreation includes a water complex with interconnected pools, a 50,000-square-foot health spa (surcharge), and a health club with sports courts, fitness classes, and personal training (surcharge). Introductory scuba-diving clinics are included in a daily resort fee. Camp Grande (surcharge) offers day and evening activities for children ages 5-12. Bistro Molokini serves contemporary island cuisine and Humuhumunukunukuapuaa specializes in fresh island seafood. Other dining options include a terrace breakfast restaurant, a casual café, a grotto bar, casual poolside dining at Volcano Bar, and 24-hour room service. The resort's meeting and event space includes a ballroom for 3,200 guests, an intimate seaside chapel, and 17 breakout rooms. A business center provides copying, faxing, shipping, and high-speed Internet access (surcharges). Included in the daily resort fee, wireless Internet access is available in the lobby and other public areas. A $30 daily resort charge is collected upon arrival (fee does not include tax and is subject to change without notice). The fee includes:

  • A floral lei greeting and tropical punch upon arrival
  • Local calls
  • High-speed Internet access in guestrooms and wireless Internet access in select public areas
  • Coffee or tea in guestrooms
  • Use of Spa Grande's cardiovascular and strength-training facilities
  • Participation in select fitness classes
  • Garden, art, and Hawaiian Cultural tours
  • Admission to introductory scuba clinics and water aerobics

Valet parking only. No self parking. A $30 daily valet fee per car, per day, plus tax to be paid direct. Valet fee is in addition to the daily resort charge.
Fees do not include tax and are subject to change without prior notification.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Arcade/game room
  • ATM/banking
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Babysitting/Childcare

Number of rooms: 780


Know Before You Go

  • Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: USD 31.5 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 0.00 (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 30 per day (in/out privileges)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:

  • Resort fee: USD 30.00 per accommodation, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • Additional inclusions

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Renovations and Closures
The property is undergoing renovations. The following areas are affected:

  • Dining venue
  • Spa
During renovations, the resort will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.


Guests of this luxury Maui hotel can dine at any one of seven restaurants on property. Kids Eat Free for children 5 year and under all meals when accompanied by a paying adult off of the Keiki menu.
Bistro Molokini
Centrally located on a terrace with ocean views, this casual, open-air restaurant has an exhibition kitchen and kiawe-wood-burning ovens. Contemporary island cuisine with a California touch includes fresh fish and pizzas. Open for lunch and dinner.
Grand Dining Room
Buffet and à la carte breakfast is served on an indoor/outdoor terrace with panoramic views of the resort and ocean.
Named after Hawaii's state fish, this thatched-roof restaurant floats on a salt-water lagoon. The Polynesian-influenced menu includes an abundance of seafood and fresh island fish. Open for dinner nightly.
Cafe Kula
Offering light fare such as pastries, quiches, salads, sandwiches, soups, and gourmet coffee drinks. Open from early morning until late afternoon. Takeout available.
Volcano Bar
A poolside venue for tropical drinks, salads, and sandwiches. Open from mid-morning until early evening.
Botero Gallery Bar
Surrounded by bronze sculptures by Fernando Botero, this stylish lounge offers live island music, cocktails, and pupus. Open evenings.
Grotto Bar
A water canyon and a grotto lead to this swim-up bar, which serves an array of tropical drinks, with or without alcohol. Open from midday until late afternoon.


The Grand Wailea - A Waldorf Astoria Resort has a meandering, 2,000-foot-long water canyon with nine interconnected pools, including a grotto pool, an activity pool with volleyball net, and a sandy-bottom baby beach. A separate 4,850-square-foot pool is inlaid with a hibiscus motif. Several spa tubs are scattered throughout the complex.

Known for its aromatic baths and ocean views, the 50,000-square-foot Spa Grande (surcharge) offers about 100 treatments, many utilizing locally grown ingredients. An adjacent 24-hour fitness center provides separate cardiovascular and weight training areas, an aerobics space, and a multi-purpose indoor sport court. Select fitness classes are included in a daily resort fee, and personal trainers are on site (surcharge). The resort fee also includes introductory scuba-diving clinics.

Designed for children ages 5?12, Camp Grande offers half- and full-day programs (surcharge). Other facilities include an indoor play area for younger children and a game room for teens.

The Maui resort's manicured gardens front Wailea Beach, where equipment rentals for snorkeling and other ocean activities are available. Complimentary bicycle use is available. Excursions to Molokini Islet, just offshore, can also be arranged (surcharge).

Within a mile of the resort are Wailea Golf Club's three 18-hole championship courses and the 11-court Wailea Tennis Center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Aerobics
  • Basketball
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Bird watching
  • Boat launch
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Golf - driving range
  • Golfing
  • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Motor boating
  • Mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • Pilates classes/instruction
  • Playground
  • Rafting
  • Rowboat
  • Running track/path
  • Scooter/Moped Rentals
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Water skiing
  • Whale-watching
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga classes/instruction