Grand Wailea: The Jewel of Maui
Grand Wailea is a resort many call "the best in the world". So it should come as no surprose that it is nominated for a Luxist Awards' Readers' Choice Award for Best Family Luxury Summer Vacation.
Located on Maui´s most beautiful and serene beach, Grand Wailea offers stunning ocean views and is surround by mesmerizing gardens and lush tropical flowers. This expansive Grand Wailea resort truly reflects the natural beauty of Maui. It also boasts one of the largest and most valuable collections of international art in all the Hawaiian Islands.
Gallery: Grand Wailea Resort Hotel, Maui
The Grand Wailea offers endless possibilities for any age. Lounge by one of the many pools, including the Wailea Canyon Activity Pool, which has nine free-from pools, a 2,000 foot long river pool with waterslides and waterfalls, an adult only pool, and baby sand/beach pool. There are also five championship golf courses in close proximity, as well as an 11-court tennis complex and a 50,000 square foot award-winning spa on the grounds of the resort.
Steps away from the resort, is Wailea Beach, which is not only the best beach on the island, but it is rated one of the top in the world. There you can snorkel with turtles, boogie board, kayak, make sand castles, or simply relax in a cabana and witness the perfect sunset.
Setting this resort apart from the rest of the pack are the day and night programs offered by Camp Grande, a 20,000 square-foot-facility which is a mini-resort for kids 5 to 12 years old. Activities may include sand sculpting contests, guided tide pooling and reef exploration, swimming, relay races, games, arts & crafts (such as making an authentic Hawaiian lei or a Puka shell necklace), and scavenger hunts. The evening camp features walkie-talkie tag, hotel scavenger hunts, crab hunting and theatre games. There's also a movie theater with wide selection of movies, Nintendo game room, Foosball and ping pong tables, an indoor play area with Lego blocks and board games and a large crafts room. Facilities are open to all Grand Wailea guests who do not participate in Camp Grande programs, although children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
Reservations for Grand Wailea can be made online or by calling its toll-free reservation line at (800) 888-6100.
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