Experience the magic of Makena. Named in Hawaiian for “place of abundance”. The magic of the Makena Beach & Golf Resort lies in its great location directly in front of one of Maui’s best kept secrets and one of the most beautiful beaches on the island. Situated on 1800 acres at the southern end of Maui, where the slopes of Hawaii’s largest dormant volcano meet the rocky lava shoreline and sandy beaches of the Pacific Ocean. The Makena-Wailea area is a world-class Maui resort destination that is abundantly beautiful and offers plenty to see and do.