South Maui Overview
South Maui is the sunniest and driest area of Maui. It's home to miles of sandy beaches and something else very special - a clear view of the islands of Lanai, Molokini and Kahoolawe!
It's also where you'll find upscale Wailea and Mekena with their wondrous white sand beaches and multi-million dollar resorts.
South Maui real estate consists of a wide variety of affordable homes and condominiums, second homes, vacation rental investments and luxury properties.
One thing is consistent, though. And that is the beautiful sand & surf you'll find in South Maui.
South Maui neighborhoods and districts include such towns and areas as Kihei, Makena, Wailea, Maui Meadows and Maalaea.
South Maui offers a variety of local entertainment including: restaurants, night clubs, golf courses, tennis courts, surfing, movie theaters etc. You'll never get bored living in this part of Maui!
You can begin finding your dream South Maui home or condo. Just use our links below to use complete MLS listings. You can search the entire area in the first set of links or scroll further down to see homes & property for sale in specific South Maui towns & neighborhoods. If it's on the market, you'll find it here!
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Kihei, Maui Hawaii is located on the southwest shore and is inhabited by island visitors and locals alike. Its biggest draw is the six miles of beach for sunning, swimming, surfing, body boarding, snorkeling, kayaking and whale watching. Kihei is a nice affordable area of Maui with condos, small hotels, shopping centers, and lots of restaurants. Kihei is also is near the Kelia Pond, a National Wildlife Conservation District with its endangered stilts and coots.
Kihei has a mixture of single family homes and condominiums. Kihei single family home median sales price is estimated at $405,000 with the sales prices ranging from $350,000 to several million. The median sales price for Kihei condominiums is estimated at $250,000 with the price range running from $115,000 to $450,000 with some around a million.
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Wailea and Makena:
Wailea, Maui and Makena, Maui are so close together they're often referred to just as Wailea-Makena. These areas are devoted primarily to luxury living and vacations. Wailea is a 1,500-acre, master-planned resort community. The development is guided by a master plan that ensures low density and good community planning, along with the Wailea Community Association's design guidelines which are intended to preserve Maui's island environment.
Wailea boasts three golf courses including the Blue Golf Course, the Gold Golf Course and the Emerald Golf Course, which is the favorite of women golfers. With a mixture of condominiums, townhouses, single family homes and gated communities, it offers security and privacy in a lush tropical environment. Walking and biking paths means you really have no reason to stay indoors.
Makena hosts the Makena Beach and Golf Resort and is at the entry way to a preserve area of lava flows and secluded beaches. Hawaiians and locals fish the ocean waters from lava flows jutting into the ocean. It's true local living and eating here!
With so many choice oceanfront, ocean view and golf course frontage homes, town homes and condos available in the Wailea-Mekena area, so find it hard to choose the best property for them. Prices for single family homes and houses are at the high end of the Maui market. The median sales price fluctuates wildly with prices ranging significantly from just under $1,000,000 to in excess of $20,000,000. The median sales price for condos and townhouses also fluctuates wildly with prices ranging from the upper $300,000’s to in excess of $10,000,000.
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Maui Meadows is part of Kihei, Maui and is located on an upslope on the Mauka (mountain) side of Piilani Highway which gives it some of the best views in all of Maui. It's a neighborhood comprised mainly of single family homes and houses. Homes can often be rented out as vacation rentals or held privately as second or primary residences. The median sales price is estimated at just under a million with prices ranging from the mid $600,000’s to just under $3,000,000.
Maalaea, Maui is home to a small boat harbor with whale watching tours, cruises and pleasure boats. Though the three mile beach is not a good one for sunning, it is great for surfing, wind surfing and long beach walks.
Ma’alaea includes the Ma’alaea Harbor Shops, Maui Ocean Center, and a variety of restaurants. Ma’alaea Bay is part of the National Humpback Whale Marine Sanctuary and nearby is Kealia National Wildlife Refuge which provides 700 acres of natural wetland habitat for endangered native water birds, migratory ducks, shorebirds, and is nesting ground for the endangered hawksbill turtle.
Maalaea housing consists primarily of condos which can be rented including some as vacation rentals. The median sales price is estimated at around $290,000 with most sales prices currently running from $250,000 to $450,000