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Wailea, Maui in October

An October 2002 trip to Maui by jphennessey

Quote: For those that can afford it, the Wailea area in Maui offers one of the best, most luxurious versions of the American paradise of Hawaii.

Wailea, Maui in October

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Overview

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With a powder-soft golden beach, and a relatively gentle surf, Wailea offers excellent swimming, snorkling and diving opportunities. From the Kihei harbor, it's possible to book a trip aboard one of the Trilogy catamarans, which are skillfully sailed to some of the best snorkling spots around, based on the prevailing winds. For those interested in nature at some of its most exotic, a drive up to the extinct volcano of Haleakala should not be missed. Haleakala is probably the only park in the US that starts at over 10,000 feet, and extends 26 miles down to the ocean. From the observation post at the top, it's possible to see an overview of the many smaller cinder cones within the ...Read More

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea

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Hotel | "Four Seasons Wailea"

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For those with the means to stay at The Four Seasons, I cannot recommend it highly enough. I must point out that I am not in that club, but instead ended up staying there 17 nights in October, 2002 and 21 nights last October at no cost to me (!) on a project for work. Due to the unusual situation that I was both living and working at this luxury resort, I was able to see things from many perspectives, both as a customer to the hotel and as a short term colleague to the hotel staff. Having been lucky enough to stay at two other 5-star resorts earlier this year, I can say with confidence that the staff at The Four Seasons excels in every respect. This is one time that all but the most jaded tra...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on November 14, 2002

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea
3900 Wailea Alanui Drive
Maui, Hawaii 96753
(808) 874-8000

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jphennessey

jphennessey
Boca Raton, Florida