The 4.5-star Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa – The Waldorf-Astoria Collection is a legendary, award-winning resort. Located on 40 beautifully landscaped acres in the center of the Grand Wailea community, fronting Wailea Beach, considered one of the best beaches in America. The Grand Wailea Resort has been voted the Best Luxury Resort, Best Resort Guest Services Programs, Best Resort Pool and Best Resort Spa by Hawaii Magazine readers in 2015. For elegance, for romance, for service – it would be hard to find a more perfect resort on one of the world’s most perfect islands.
The pools at the Grand Wailea are the most spectacular in the islands. The 2,000-foot-long Wailea Canyon Activity Pool has nine free-form pools at six levels, beginning at 40 feet and dropping to sea level and ending at the beach. There are four jungle pools, a whitewater rapids slide, four intertwining slides, a Tarzan pool with rope swing, the world’s first water elevator, Scuba Diving Pool, six waterfalls, three Jacuzzis, sauna, caves, an infant pool, baby beach and the swim-up Grotto Bar. The poolside Volcano Bar serves salads, sandwiches, exotic tropical drinks. The elegant Hibiscus Pool is for adults only, 18 years and older and offers stunning views of the Pacific, two Jacuzzis and total relaxation.
There are 9 difference dining spots and bar outlets at the Grand Wailea, offering a variety of cuisines from fine dining to casual. Humuhumunukunukuapua’a, fortunately referred to as Humuhumu, is a beautiful floating seafood restaurant named after Hawaii’s state fish. Featuring Island cuisine with Hawaiian and Polynesian influences the restaurant is extremely popular. The Grand Dining Room features a breakfast buffet that offers a large amount of items as well as ala carte selections. Bistro Molokini has an exhibition kitchen with wood burning oven and a great blend of Island and California cuisine. For some great sandwiches and cappuccino, check out Café Kula, a casual gourmet deli with lots of selections. The Botero Lounge is a very stylish lounge offering cocktails, appetizers and island music, open evenings.
The award-winning Spa Grande is the largest spa in Hawaii at 50,000 sq. ft. With 40 treatment rooms, Spa Grande features the unique Terme Hydrotherapy Circuit, an experience one should not miss. The spa’s Fitness Center has a large amount of equipment including impact-free elliptical trainers as well as a top-of-the-line Weight Room. Camp Grande is a 20,000 sq.ft. facility designed for family entertainment to accommodate children 5 to 12 years old with their parents. The facility are open to all guests who do not participate in Camp Grands programs as well, and has their own snack bar, craft room, video game rooms, theater and more.
The Wailea Golf Club is just a short distance away and features three championship 18-hole golf courses, including Wailea Gold Course, Wailea Emerald Course and the “Grand Lady of Wailea”, the Wailea Blue Coudrse. Considered one of the finest tennis facilities in the state, the Wailea Tennis Club features 11 courts with Plexipave courts with three lit for night play, located less than a mile from the resort.