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Old Feb 26, 14, 8:07 pm
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VandyBDL
 
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Originally Posted by canyonleo View Post
I can comment on two things (noting that I stayed at Andaz last year and GW over eight years ago). IMO...

First, with regard to beach and reef (I saw the pools twice in my two week stay - I'm in the ocean the whole day not on the property) they are fairly equal. I think Ulua+Mokapu is a little better than Wailea, but in general it's pretty equal.

Second, with regard to the properties, Andaz is much smaller and more intimate than Grand Wailea (which is quite grand). I think this is a big point of differentiation - one is a small boutique type property and one is a larger resort type property.
Thanks, goes in line with what I was thinking. I suppose I can't go wrong at either hotel if I keep my expectations in check and focus on relaxing!
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