Wailea travel guide

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You're Going to Love Wailea

With a population of 5,938, Wailea is a must-see destination in Hawaii, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. We recommend you stay at least 4 days in order to fully appreciate everything Wailea has to offer.

Where to Eat in Wailea

If you’re looking for affordable options, Humu Humu (3850 Wailea Alanui Drive) and Humuhumunukunukuāpuaʻa (3850 Wailea Alanui Drive) are great picks.

When to visit Wailea

Wailea in September
Estimated package price
$1271
2 travelers
Flight to Wailea
3 nights at hotel
Wailea in September
Estimated package price
$1271
2 travelers
Flight to Wailea
3 nights at hotel

How to Get to Wailea

Plane

When flying to Wailea, you’ll arrive at Kahului Airport (OGG), which is located 14 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Wailea include Air Canada, Alaska Airlines and Qantas Airways. The shortest domestic flight to Wailea departs from Honolulu and takes around 39m.

Car

Another option to get to Wailea is to pick up a car rental from Honolulu, which is about 101 miles from Wailea. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Turo, among others, in Honolulu.

Plane

When flying to Wailea, you’ll arrive at Kahului Airport (OGG), which is located 14 miles from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Wailea include Air Canada, Alaska Airlines and Qantas Airways. The shortest domestic flight to Wailea departs from Honolulu and takes around 39m.

Car

Another option to get to Wailea is to pick up a car rental from Honolulu, which is about 101 miles from Wailea. You’ll find branches of Sixt and Turo, among others, in Honolulu.

Airports near Wailea

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Airlines serving Wailea

Lufthansa
Good (4,677 reviews)
KLM
Good (847 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,745 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,443 reviews)
Air France
Good (975 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,604 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,944 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,368 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,212 reviews)
Finnair
Good (772 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (928 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,930 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (774 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,544 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (768 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (949 reviews)
China Eastern
Good (70 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (920 reviews)
Aeromexico
Good (774 reviews)
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Where to stay in Wailea

Average rates range from around $442 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $747 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Wailea

Most booked hotels in Wailea

Hotel Wailea, Relais & Chateaux - Adults Only
5 stars
Excellent (9.3, 118 reviews)
$910+
Four Seasons Resort Maui At Wailea
5 stars
Excellent (9.2, 161 reviews)
$879+
Fairmont Kea Lani - Maui
5 stars
Excellent (8.7, 162 reviews)
$854+
Wailea Beach Resort - Marriott, Maui
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, 284 reviews)
$769+
Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort - A Concept by Hyatt
4 stars
Excellent (8.6, 74 reviews)
$758+
Residence Inn by Marriott Maui Wailea
3 stars
Excellent (8.6, 39 reviews)
$593+

Renting a car in Wailea

Renting a car in Wailea costs $79 per day, on average, or $317 if you want to rent if for 4 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 31% more expensive than at Kahului.

Expect to pay $3.82 per gallon in Wailea (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.88 and $61.17. The most frequently booked car type in Wailea is Compact (Nissan Rogue or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Nissan Versa or similar) are, on average, 44% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Wailea costs $79 per day, on average, or $317 if you want to rent if for 4 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 31% more expensive than at Kahului.

Expect to pay $3.82 per gallon in Wailea (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $45.88 and $61.17. The most frequently booked car type in Wailea is Compact (Nissan Rogue or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Nissan Versa or similar) are, on average, 44% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.