Wailea has a pleasing mix of homes, gated communities, and luxurious condos. There are 3 beachfront condos, the Wailea Ekahi fronting Keawakapu beach, Wailea Elua Village fronting Ulua Beach and Wailea Beach Villas fronting Wailea Beach. In addition, Wailea Point is an oceanfront condo in Wailea located between the Four Seasons and the Fairmont Kea Lani resort hotels. Many other fine condos are located further back from the ocean, many with golf course frontage.
Further South, Makena has less density and more privacy. It has 2 oceanfront condos, the Makena Surf and Maluaka at Makena (under construction). The Na Hale O Makena sits further back from the ocean. Also in Makena are homes and mansions, some bordering the local road, some tucked away and unseen.
Championship golf courses in this area include three Wailea Golf Club courses - the Wailea Old Blue, Wailea Gold, & Wailea Emerald plus the Makena Golf Course. Also available are shopping and fine restaurants.