Saturday, April 23, 2022

How to Spend a Day at the Shops at Wailea

 Located on the shores of southwestern Maui, the Shops at Wailea is a premier shopping and dining destination. This unique town center offers over 70 boutiques, restaurants, and art galleries. There’s even daily live entertainment and events. Whether you’re planning a romantic honeymoon or a fun family vacation, a trip to the Shops is an essential part of any island getaway.



What You’ll Find at the Shops at Wailea

Boutiques & Stores

In the mood for some retail therapy? The Shops at Wailea offers an eclectic mix of retailers for your shopping pleasure. From jewelry and clothing to specialties and gifts, you’re sure to find the perfect outfit or souvenir.

Check out Canyon Beachwear, Honolua Surf Co., and Maui Clothing Company for all of your vacation essentials. Or pick up some snacks at Island Gourmet Markets. If you’re looking for luxury clothing and accessories, visit Bottega Veneta or Gucci. Feel free to view the directory listing for details.

Restaurants

For delicious food and refreshing drinks, head to one of the restaurants at the Shops at Wailea. Some of our favorites include:

  • The Cheeseburger Grille & Tap Room. This local hotspot has a friendly, casual atmosphere that’s perfect for families. Not sure what to order? Try the famous Cheeseburger Island Style made with fresh kalua pork, grilled pineapple, and Hawaiian teriyaki sauce. Yum!
  • Longhi’s. Longhi’s has been family-owned and operated in Hawaii for over 35 years. This upscale restaurant offers Mediterranean cuisine made with specialty products like organic meats and locally grown produce. Signature dishes include lobster Longhi, Ahi Au Poivre, and New York steak a la palm.
  • Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar. A spacious lanai and warm island breezes make Tommy Bahama ideal for lunch, dinner, or happy hour. Chef Marcus Lage will treat you to some of the freshest seafood and produce from the islands. Be sure to order the Rum Babalu cocktail, a mouthwatering tropical drink made with Kirk and Sweeney 12 Year Rum, lime juice, maple syrup, Angostura bitters, and ginger beer.

Art Galleries

After a memorable meal, stroll through one of the seven art galleries located in the Shops at Wailea. You’ll find spectacular photography, blown glass pieces, oil paintings, and more. The galleries are open daily from around 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Events

Did you know that the Shops at Wailea offers entertainment every night of the week? Past programs include coconut husking demonstrations, ukulele lessons, live music, and Polynesian dance performances. Visit their website for a full list of upcoming events.

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