Hawaii Conde Nast Traveler readers name Wailea Beach Villas top Hawaii resort By Shane Nelson / October 27, 2014 Share 1 -- The Wailea Beach Villas, a luxury residential property on Maui’s southern coast, was named the No. 1 Hawaii Resort in Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards for 2014.The 11-acre property beat out second-place finisher the Four Seasons Resort Lanai, the Lodge at Koele and third-place Honua Kai Resort & Spa on Maui. The Wailea Beach Villas property was one of only two Hawaii resorts to finish in the publication’s readers ranking of the Top 25 Resorts in the U.S., placing 11th. The other was the Four Seasons Resort Lanai, the Lodge at Koele (No. 25). Wailea Beach Villas also finished 51st on publication’s Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World listing. Nearly 77,000 people cast over 1 million votes in Conde Nast Travelers Readers’ Choice Awards 2014. To view the results, visit www.cntraveler.com/travel-awards/readers-choice-awards/2014.