Posted by Mapuana Andrade on Saturday, November 5th, 2022 at 6:52pm

Overlooking Palauea Beach, the Makena ocean view estate 5-bedroom, 8-bathroom property is the highest sale on Maui year to date. 


(Makena, Maui) – A recent transaction from Island Sotheby’s International Realty agents, Ryan MacLaughlin, PB and Alex Cortez R(B), marked the largest sale on Maui this year at $28,500,000 — the highest in the last 15 months on the Valley Isle. 38 Ualei Place is one of the most exclusive offerings to ever come on the market. The property boasts brand new construction and serves as a quiet getaway, overlooking one of the most pristine beaches in Hawaii. 

This heavenly Makena estate is an awe-inspiring family compound that highlights endless ocean, sunrise & sunset views and offers the best of all worlds. 

This all-encompassing 5-bedroom, 8-bathroom home sits perched above the Makena shoreline, overlooking the beautiful Palauea Beach. From the tall floor-to-ceiling windows, incredible pool overlooking the ocean and neighboring island, and immaculate details throughout, there is no other place that represents Maui living quite like this. 

“One of of the most awe-inspiring homes on Maui, it is a testament to master craftsmanship in one of the most exclusive enclaves in Hawaii.” - Ryan MacLaughlin, Principal Broker, Island Sotheby’s International Realty

Right away, you notice that this James Colt masterpiece, completed in 2018, is beyond a typical smart home. Strengthened with quality steel construction and impeccable attention to detail, it is also an icon of island living with complimentary mature tropical landscaping and fruit-bearing trees throughout. 

The home's entrance spotlights a zen garden of water, fire, and metal serenity with multiple water features & stainless steel fire torches. When entering through the oversized 1000 lb pivot front door, consisting of Wenge wood, stainless steel & glass, you are welcomed to an aura of a luxurious Maui lifestyle. The walnut wood flooring details can also be found along the trim, ceilings, and entry gate, enhanced by the artistic lighting inside and out. Resort-like living takes on a new meaning with the stunning 100-bottle floor-to-ceiling glass temperature-controlled wine room and the heated infinity zero-line saline pool. If that's not enough, it leads to an elegant water bar and the ocean-view fire pit. 

The advanced Control Four smart home system manages the entire property with one button on-off global accessibility, allowing you to thrive in the intimate privacy, safety, temperate climate & clean air Maui offers. 

Situated at the prime entrances to the luxurious Makena Resort and the Wailea Resort, with a pedestrian gate to white sandy beaches, you conveniently live within the 5-star resort environment. Indulge in all the finer things, such as fine dining, elegant shopping, golfing at the Emerald Golf Course or Wailea Golf Club, tennis, cycling through Wailea, hiking the Wailea Oceanfront Boardwalk Trail, and breathtaking ocean activities. 

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Media Contacts:

Alex Cortez

Realtor® (B), Co-Owner, Broker-In-Charge



Ryan Maclaughlin

Principal Broker, Owner

(808) 879-8880

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