Maui Bay Villas by Hilton Grand Vacations unveils its first 31 gradually opening units

Maui Bay Villas Exterior. PC: courtesy.

Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. has announced the smooth opening of its brand new beachfront property, Maui Bay Villas by Hilton Grand Vacations in Kīhei. Located on Maui’s southwest coast, the all-suite luxury resort marks HGV’s premier location on the island and 10th property in Hawai’i.

With the completion of its first phase, Maui Bay Villas initially opened 31 suites to owners and guests. Each suite has one or two bedrooms, as well as a full kitchen, living room and dining area.

Progress on the remaining phases is well advanced, with construction slated for 2027. When completed, the complex will include a total of 388 villas, a clubhouse, on-site restaurant, poolside bar and grill. and over 15 acres of recreational space.

“Maui Bay Villas is one of our most anticipated properties and we are excited to be able to share our vacation lifestyle and aloha with owners, guests and the Maui community,” said Mark Wang, President and Chief from the management of Hilton Grand Vacations. “HGV is dedicated to being a steward of our environment, a good neighbor to our community, a respected employer and a phenomenal host. It is truly a pleasure and an honor to open up on beautiful Maui.

Along with the construction, HGVs made infrastructure improvements, including the installation of new sidewalks and cycle paths, pedestrian crossings with flashing lights, drainage system improvements and a landscaped median. along South Kīhei Road. Two bus shelters for public transport are in operation and new public parking spaces within walking distance of the beach will be added in future phases.


Maui Bay Villas has installed water efficient appliances in all units and public areas and provided water refill stations to promote the use of refillable bottles. The company will also avoid single-use plastics in its catering operations where possible; and use environmentally friendly products throughout its operations, including in landscaping.


With advice from a local arborist, HGV identified the trees growing on the site – including more than 80 coconut palms – and transplanted them into nurseries for care until they could be turned over and replanted on the property. .

At the helm of Maui Bay Villas is a local management team comprised of: General Manager Will Bethel; Jay Corpuz, chief engineer; Shermila Beauvais, Director of Client Services; Joy Valenzuela, executive housekeeper; and Kyle Eldridge, director of safety and security.

Currently, Maui Bay Villas has approximately 50 full-time positions in its resort operations and is looking to fill additional positions as it continues to develop fully including 20 full-time positions in Sales, Marketing and administration, and finally, more than 200 full-time reception positions. More information on career opportunities is available online:


In addition to the Maui Bay Villas resort positions, some 170 to 200 local construction jobs were created during the first phase of construction of the project, and another 110 to 140 construction jobs are expected to be needed during the remaining phases.

In accordance with local health guidelines, HGV celebrated the gentle opening of the Maui Bay Villas with a small private blessing. A grand opening is tentatively scheduled for next year.

In the meantime, cHGV is working to establish and expand its community support efforts in Maui. Initial plans include developing an employee ridesharing program, a resort recycling program and employee food drives, in addition to hosting beach cleanups.

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