Some of the most isolated and beautiful beaches in the world are located in Wailea-Makena on the South Shore of Maui. This area is a master-planned community with five-star hotels and luxury neighborhoods. The area is surrounded by gorgeous scenery that includes lush-tropical greeneries and sandy-white beaches. Residents also get to enjoy the very best in shopping, art, and recreation. The real estate in Wailea-Makena is completely exclusive and has only the best in luxury estates and condominiums.
Ten different neighborhoods consist inside Wailea-Makena with the majority of them being gated and all providing absolute privacy. Owners in all of these neighborhoods enjoy the very best in conveniences and indulgences of highest of lifestyles.
Condominiums flourish in Wailea-Makena. The majority of them are priced in the millions but it is possible to find starting prices between $400 and $600 thousand. Some of the lower priced condos can be found in Wailea Fairway Villas, Grand Champion Villas, and Wailea Ekolu. Many of the communities in this area are very popular to be used as vacation rental communities to provide an extra income while the owner is away. Some of the communities are far more exclusive and do not permit vacation rentals, and these types such as Kai Mahi at Wailea and Kanai Wailea are more popular with permanent residents. The condominiums in these neighborhoods start at around $800,000 and can go to well over $1 million. The most exclusive condo communities that do allow vacation rentals are Wailea Beach Villas, Wailea Point, and Hoolei at Wailea; condos and townhomes here start at a little under $2 million and tend to go over $10 million.
Wailea-Makena is not just home to condominiums. Single-family homes are just as abundant in the area. Wailea Kai is a great starting place to look for homes as this is the lowest priced neighborhood, and homes here are usually between $900,000 and a little over $1 million. Next, at price ranges between $2 and $7 million are Wailea Resort and Wailea Golf estates. Each of these borders the world class gold resort, Wailea Resort, and these are also two of the most highly regarded neighborhoods in the resort. Wailea Highlands is one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in the resort and it is also the smallest; prices here range from $5 to $7 million. Maluhia at Wailea is the only neighborhood that offers oceanfront homes and they start from $7 million.
There are several homes located in the Makena area that are not in gated communities and have a starting price at $3 million. The gated communities in the area include One Palauea Bay, Black Sand Beach, and Makena Place, and these can start at $5 million and go to more than $20 million. Black Sand Beach is the only oceanfront neighborhood.
The average sales price for a condominium in Wailea-Makena is $600,000, and a single family home is $3.75 million. Most homes here only spend 197 days on the market. This area is well known for being one of the top in luxury and recreation in the country. Investors particularly have plenty of opportunities here to purchase rental properties. Someone seeking a permanent residence here will also have an opportunity to make this perfect area in Maui their new home.