VIDEO of the south Maui leeward coastline. A natural wonder of wilderness as it weaves its majestic coastline of ruggedness to crescent shaped world famous beaches.
Ali’i Resorts features a collection of south Maui properties in Makena, Wailea and Kihei.
Makena offers a perfect place for snorkeling and for launching kayaks bound for La Pérouse Bay and Ahihi-Kinau Natural Preserve. Heading south the main road dead ends and hiking opportunities await the explorer. Follow the rocky trail for site seeing adventures, don’t forget to bring shoes, sun screen, long sleeves, hats and plenty of water. As you head north back to town, stop by Makena Landing a beach park with a small boat launching area, showers, restrooms and picnic tables perfect for afternoon kick back and relax time.
Heading north you meet the Wailea district. The best way to explore Wailea’s coast is to start from the Fairmont Kea Lani Resort and head north on the 1.5 mile coastal nature trail all the way to the Wailea Beach Marriot. Perfect for any morning stroll or a romantic evening of sunsets. Benches allow for pausing as you view the Alalakeiki Channel, a super spot for seasonal whale watching. Today, the manicured 1, 450 acres stands out like an oasis. Stop by the Shops of Wailea to discover the fine collection shopping.
Further north, past Wailea meets the 36 ocean front acres of South and North Kihei. A great spot for shopping, exploring restaurants, stand up paddle boarding, surfing, windsurfing and more. Enjoy the shady beaches of the trio of Kihei Kamaole beaches. Whether you choose Kamaole I, Kamaole II or Kamaole III or any of our long golden beaches on the south coastline it’s certain you will find a spot that suits you. And, south Maui has the best beaches on island!
Get out and explore!