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Ho’olei Villas Ranked As Best Resort In Hawaii

As experts in the community, we were positive it could happen and now it finally has! The Ho‘olei at the Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, was voted as the number 1 resort in Hawaii by the Condé Nast Traveler 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards. Ho’olei also ranked as the 8th best overall resort in the United States.

“It is truly an honor to be recognized by guests and peers who experienced a stay at  Ho‘olei Villas and Grand Wailea,” said J.P. Oliver, managing director, Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort. “Our job is to bring the best of what Maui has to offer and provide a place that will be forever remembered by our guests. It’s a privilege to be a part of that experience and we hope to continue to provide those memories for many more years to come.”  

Ho’olei #1 Hawaii Resort Selction Process

Ho‘olei Villas achieved a near perfect score of 98.86 across a record 600,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers. They were asked to review their favorite resort destination accommodations based on a variety of metrics:

  • 32nd annual Reader’s Choice Awards
  • 10,000 hotels, resorts, and spas rated
  • 15% qualified based on criteria selection
  • Wellness retreats added as a category

Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are recognized by the global community as the longest running award for excellence and prestige.

About Ho’olei Condos For Sale

The Ho‘olei Villas at Grand Wailea is a sister property of the world famous Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort. The Ho’olei community is an 120 vacation condominium built in a townhomes style. Sitting on thirty acres of flourishing tropical land, Ho’olei is one of the newest additions to the Wailea Resort. 

Top Reasons to Love Ho’olei

  1. Exclusive access to the Grand Wailea Resort through a Kulana Club membership
  2. Flex use as a vacation home and short term rental with income potential
  3. Proximity to the best South Maui beaches and the best Wailea golf courses

2019 Ho’olei Market Update

With 8 units sold through 9 full months, the Ho’olei market has been productive throughout the year. With a high barrier to entry, Ho’olei has performed extremely well among Wailea condos for sale. Although inventory has been slightly down compared to recent years, the low inventory has generated strong demand among buyers.

Check out our most recent market update here.

  • Number of Ho’olei condos sold: 8
  • Average sold price: $3,064,166
  • Highest priced Ho’olei condo sold: $3.45 million
  • Lowest priced Ho’olei unit sold $2.5 million

Ho’olei Condos For Sale

With 5 units for sale, buyers should anticipate market activity to pick in a few months as we head into a “slower” month with many visitors returning towards the middle of November.

Although, October sees less visitors, there are buyers across the globe monitoring the market daily, don’t miss out by stayinh up to date with our Ho’olei new listing email alerts. The alerts can be customized to any criteria including single family homes and condos. If you need assistance in setting up this feature, we would be happy to do so!

  • Number of Ho’olei condos for sale: 5
  • Average asking price: $3,199,000


Price: $3,295,000
Beds: 3
Baths Total: 3.5
Sqft: 2619
Acres: 30.167
City: Kihei
State: HI
Zip: 96753

See a complete inventory list of Ho’olei condos for sale

Contact a Maui Real Estate and Lifestyle Specialist

Upper row views from Ho’olei

If you’re interested in learning about our private collection of listings, please contact our team for more information.   We specialize in the most exclusive Maui Real Estate including the Makena Wailea resort areas.  Our team of exceptional agents are ready to find you your perfect Maui lifestyle property.  We respect your privacy and look forward to connecting with you soon. Mahalo!

Anthony Sayles R(S)

(808) 280-6531

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