Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
The luxurious 780-room Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa is situated on 40 meticulously landscaped oceanfront acres on Maui's southern Wailea Beach, voted one of America's best beach destinations. Located just 17 miles from Kahului Airport, the Grand Wailea offers more than 100,000 square feet of flexible function space, including the 28,000-square-foot Haleakala Ballroom, the largest resort ballroom in Hawaii. Consistently ranked a world-class meeting venue and premiere Hawaii resort, the hotel also features 15 meeting rooms and two executive boardrooms, as well as seven outdoor venues with spectacular ocean views.
The stately Haleakala Ballroom, with space for up to 1,600 guests, features five hand-crafted Italian chandeliers and soothing earth tones. The ballroom is divisible into five rooms, all equipped with outdoor pre-function space in the 12,000-square-foot covered Haleakala Gardens. Here, tranquil pools filled with exotic flowers create a beautiful and elegant backdrop. Located adjacent to the fantastic Hawaiian Garden, meeting rooms offer space for up to 275 guests each, while two conference rooms each feature 12 matching chairs and a private phone booth.
The resort's seven outdoor areas include the 22,964-square-foot oceanside Molokini Garden, which boasts a saltwater lagoon, tiki torches, lava rock walls and full electrical support capabilities for gatherings of up to 2,500 people. The 8,830-square foot Chapel Lawn features a manicured lawn for up to 600 guests, while the outdoor lanai Chapel Overlook can accommodate up to 120 guests. The 9,922-square-foot Beach Courtyard affords amazing views of the West Maui Mountains for up to 500 guests, while the intimate Tropical Fruit Garden and the Chapel Garden, each with space for 120 guests, feature exotic fruit trees, gazebos and colorful tropical flowers.
Grand Wailea's spectacular amenities include a full-service business center with copy, fax, shipping and rental capabilities. The Grand Wailea also features six restaurants and lounges, five championship golf courses, nine pools with waterslides and the 50,000-square-foot award-winning Spa Grande, which offers more than 100 luxurious spa treatments. The resort's extensive art collection features more than 80 paintings, sculptures, graphics, murals and artifacts by local and international artists such as Andy Warhol and Pablo Picasso.
The Grand Wailea is the recipient of several prestigious awards, including the AAA four diamond rating, Meetings & Conventions Gold Key, Gold Platter and Gold Tee awards, as well as Smart Meetings' Platinum Choice Award. The Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa has hosted such groups as the American Association for Hand Surgery, Mason Contractors Association of America, Society of Uroradiology and American Medical Association.