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Spacious Living Room with New Sofabed and Berber Carpeting

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Last updated: 07/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Kihei Akahi condo description

Aloha! Welcome to my home at Kihei Akahi. My one-bedroom Maui condo, located in sunny Kihei, is the perfect place to spend your Hawaiian vacation. My spacious (696 SF), ground-floor condo with lanai opening out onto a large lawn, has been tastefully decorated and comfortably furnished to provide you with a feeling of home away from home.

Inside is your own washer and dryer, ceiling fans, a window AC, free long distance phone service to the US and Canada, and a fully-equipped kitchen. In addition, the condo has a flat panel TV, an eclectic library of books and VCR tapes and DVDs -- several featuring Hawaiian history and/or culture.

Several times a year, I personally visit to decorate and make sure that my condo provides the best vacation experience possible for my guests. Please click on my web pages below for the latest pictures.

The Kihei Akahi complex boasts lovely tropical landscaped grounds with plumeria trees, hibiscus and other mature, lush Hawaiian plants. Across the street is sandy Kamaole Beach II. Here you will be able to catch the rays of the sun (wear sunscreen!) or swim and snorkel in the gentle surf. In the evenings the sunsets provide many opportunities to capture that special photo by which you will remember your time in Hawaii.

Wheelchair Accessible. (However, it is not be suitable for all handicapped guests. Please discuss needs with owner before booking.) Pets are NOT allowed. NO Smoking Please!

Keywords: Condominium

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 696 sq. ft.
  • Details:

    Elevator : My condo can also be accessed from the grassy area in front of the lanai....moreless

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            There is wheelchair access to the unit through elevators or lawn. Unit is spacious. However, this is not a true wheelchair-accessible unit. No internal modifications have been made to bath or other facilities to make them accommodate persons confined to wheelchairs. Please discuss needs with owner before booking. There may be some limitations that make this unit inappropriate for wheelchair-confined guests....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            This is a ground-floor unit with immediate access to a large lawn which makes the unit very safe for children. There are no internal stairs to be concerned about....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            NO SMOKING IS ALLOWED IN THIS UNIT or ON THE LANAI. Kihei Akahi has designated smoking areas on the grounds of the complex....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            No pets are allowed....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 years of age....moreless

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Convertible bed(s)

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          • King size beds (1) Guests love my traditional king-sized mattress with memory foam topper. Get your best sleep ever! The bedroom contains a soundproof window that can be left open or closed depending on the sleep needs of the guests., Child Beds (1) Blow-up bed with linens also available., Baby Cribs (1) There is a playpen bed for infants and small toddlers., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) There is a newer Queen sofa bed in the living room. It has a comfortable, high quality mattress suitable for children or adults....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1

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          • Bath has separate vanity area.

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Kitchen was updated with new cabinets and countertops in 2005. Coffee maker, grinder, plus many other extras--everything you will need. Appliances are new within the last six years....moreless

          • Stove:

            The unit has a propane gas stove with oven. (Most stoves on Maui are electric. The stove is newer and full-sized....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            My guests say I have the best-equipped kitchen of all the condos that they have rented....moreless

          • Dining:

            Additional outdoor dining on the lanai....moreless

          • Toaster
          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 4 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room:

            Attractive decor. Flat Panel Visio television. There is a reading library of over 200 books and a video library of over 20 movies -- several with Hawaiian themes....moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Window AC in living room. But it is rarely needed as the condo faces the ocean and the on-shore breezes are wonderful!...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Two sets of sheets for both the king bed and the queen sofabed are provided....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Reserved spot in lot immediately behind my condo....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Plenty of bath, kitchen and beach towels....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Personal washer/dryer combo in the condo....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Personal washer/dryer combo in the condo....moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • The condo has it's own In-room Safe, Answering Machine, Linens, Beach Towels and Chairs, Beach Umbrella, Ironing Board and Iron, Boogie Board, and Ice Chest. Snorkelers will appreciate the quality fins (six sizes!), masks, and snorkels in the condo for guests to use....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Video Library:

                Varied topics. About 20 tapes and DVDs -- some with Hawaiian themes. In addition, there is a small library of about 200 books -- many of them recent best sellers -- for those who like to read....moreless

              • Toys:

                Beach toys for children. In additional, there are seven sets of snorkeling fins and masks with snorkels as well as two snorkeling vests to go with them for guest use. ...moreless

              • Books:

                A library of about 200 books is in the condo for guests to read. Several books concern Hawaiian culture or settings....moreless

              • Music Library:

                Two CDs with Hawaiian Slack-key guitar music. One Hawaiian Chistmas CD....moreless

              • Television:

                26 inch Vizio flat panel TV...moreless

              • Stereo:

                Small music system....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

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              • DVD Player
              • VCR
              • CD Player

              Communications

              • Computer Available:

                FREE: A Dell Laptop connected to the internet via cable is provided to guests. It is not suitable for gaming but is adequate for internet surfing and printing up boarding passes with the printer....moreless

              • Broadband Access:

                FREE: You may choose to bring your laptop and plug into the provided cable if you prefer to work using your own computer instead of the laptop provided to guests....moreless

              • Telephone:

                Local and long distance calls to the US and Canada are free. There is an answering machine in the condo to capture voice messages....moreless

              • Internet

              Pool & Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    Two pools are in the complex. The upper pool is just a few steps from the condo's lanai/patio. The pool area has BBQs and tables as well as lounge chairs....moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    Condo has a supply of snorkeling gear of better quality than most rental companies. The are enough sizes of fins and masks to fit most anyone. There are two snorkeling vests and a boogie board....moreless

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    Table and four chairs for dining are on the lanai. Lanai is just a short distance from the pool area and the BBQs....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    A large grassy area is outside the lanai and provides a nice safe area for children....moreless

                  • Tennis:

                    The complex has its own tennis court....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Budget
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Location & View

                  • Beachfront:

                    Kihei Akahi is immediately ACROSS THE STREET from Kamaole II Beach which is a favorite for swimming, sunning, or snorkeling. The beach has picnic tables, showers, bathrooms, and a lifeguard....moreless

                  • Village:

                    Kihei Town is a small town in central/south Maui with a mix of residential houses and condo complexes. Grocery stores and many other shops and restaurants are near by....moreless

                  • Resort:

                    Kihei Akahi is a condominium complex with approximately 30% owner occupied. The remained of residents are vacationers....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Hiking
                  • Medical Services
                  • Kayaking
                  • Sailing
                  • Fishing
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Parasailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Golf
                  • Groceries
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Cinemas
                  • Churches
                  • Boating
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Shopping
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Luaus
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 30 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer-Fall 2014
                  Jun 26 - Dec 19, 2014
                  5 night min stay
                  $95
                  $623
                  Holiday 2014-2015
                  Dec 20 - Jan 5, 2015
                  6 night min stay
                  $130
                  $910
                  Winter 2015
                  Jan 6 - Apr 15, 2015
                  6 night min stay
                  $125
                  $805
                  Summer-Fall 2015
                  Apr 16 - Dec 19, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $97
                  $630
                  My Standard Rate
                  5 night min stay
                  $95
                  $623

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Exit Cleaning $110 + tax
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                  • Tax Rate 13.417%

                  Notes:

                  Rates are based on two adults and up to one child under 17. Additional adults or children will incur an additional $10 per night (plus taxes) charge. Infants not included in extra child charges. Extra fee for credit card payments through PayPal -- 3% transaction fee (US) or 4% transaction fee (international).

                  Discounts for stays of 15 nights or longer. Please inquire directly to the owner.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


                  This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 07/22/2014
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                  Location

                  14 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Kahului
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Kihei Akahi
                  Nearest Beach
                  Kamaole II -- across the street from complex
                  Kihei Akahi
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Right next to our complex. 3 minute walk
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Kihei Akahi
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Right next to our complex. 3 minute walk

                  Car: Recommended

                  Maui Ocean Center Aquarium -- a must see. Centrally located to all of Maui activities.

                  The Maui Bus runs on South Kihei Rd on which the Kihei Akahi complex is located. Those guests who prefer not to rent an automobile will find that the bus provides good access to much of the island.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2001

                  About the owner: Aloha! I have been coming to Maui since 1982 when I finally fulfilled my dream of visiting Hawaii. Maui really is a wonderful, special place and I feel fortunate to own my little piece of paradise and be able to share it with my guests. During my second visit to Hawaii a year later, I finally had the courage to try snorkeling and fell in love with the beautiful warm ocean and its inhabitants. Twenty years later (2003) I took it to the next level and became a scuba diver! Once I became a diver, I wanted to give something back and now I volunteer whenever I am in Maui -- counting fish and tracking the health of the reefs. There is even a picture of me in scuba gear on the cover of 'Preserving Paradise: Opportunities in Volunteering for Hawaii's Environment,' by Kirsten Whatley -- available from Amazon. This book is recommended for anyone who has an interest in enriching their experience of this magical place. I very much enjoy sharing my condo and encourage my guests to ask questions about Maui and their upcoming vacations. Many come back year after year and have become part of what I call 'my Maui family.'

                  Why the Owner Chose Kihei Akahi:
                  The first time I stayed at the Kihei Akahi complex where I now own a condo was in 1987. Previously, I had always stayed in the Kaanapali area in one of the hotels. My friends with whom I was traveling and I really liked the relaxed pace of Kihei and the spaciousness of one bedroom condos. Subsequently all of my return visits have been to this part of the island. When I finally decided to buy my own condo, I checked out many other properties as well but found that, for me, Kihei Akahi offered the best value. I liked the spaciousness of the units and having immediate access to the ocean across the street where I could snorkel or swim. Complexes in North Kihei, are near beaches that are not good for snorkeling or swimming. I also liked that I could walk to shops and restaurants -- a feature that I thought would appeal to my guests. And, of course, the grounds of the Kihei Akahi complex are kept up beautifully which makes it nice for me and my guests to visit.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                  I love that my condo sits at the back of the property facing west toward the sunsets and far enough away from the noise of South Kihei Rd. Being on the ground floor, I can simply walk out my lanai door and I am 20 seconds from the pool or am on the beach in about three-five minutes. I am walking distance to enough stores that I don't have to use my car unless I need something special. Birds and plants on the property give me a great sense of peace and happiness. I hope you experience the same when you visit Maui.


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                  Photos

                  • Spacious Living Room with New Sofabed and Berber Carpeting

                    Spacious Living Room with New Sofabed and Berber Carpeting

                  • Your Maui Home.   Kick Off Your Shoes and Breathe !

                    Your Maui Home. Kick Off Your Shoes and Breathe !

                  • A Place to Read or use the Laptop with Printer

                    A Place to Read or use the Laptop with Printer

                  • Swimming Pool and BBQ Grills are Conveniently Close to the Lanai

                    Swimming Pool and BBQ Grills are Conveniently Close to the Lanai

                  • Comfortable King Bed

                    Comfortable King Bed

                  • Vanity and Cute Wicker Shelving

                    Vanity and Cute Wicker Shelving

                  • Spacious Floor-Plan

                    Spacious Floor-Plan

                  • Seating for Four with New Table and Chairs

                    Seating for Four with New Table and Chairs

                  • View from the Lanai. Looking left toward the Pool Area (Behind Bushes).

                    View from the Lanai. Looking left toward the Pool Area (Behind Bushes).

                  • Great Snorkeling at Beautiful Kamaole II Beach Across the Street

                    Great Snorkeling at Beautiful Kamaole II Beach Across the Street

                  • Bamboo and Glass Dining Set

                    Bamboo and Glass Dining Set

                  • Kamaole Beach II -- a short three-minute walk.  Great for Swimming & Sun Bathing

                    Kamaole Beach II -- a short three-minute walk. Great for Swimming & Sun Bathing

                  • Comfortable Living Room Area -- Bright and Cheerful

                    Comfortable Living Room Area -- Bright and Cheerful

                  • Laptop with High Speed Internet and Printer to Print Boarding Passes

                    Laptop with High Speed Internet and Printer to Print Boarding Passes

                  • Comfortable Standard King Bed

                    Comfortable Standard King Bed

                  • Vanity Separate from Toilet and Shower Area

                    Vanity Separate from Toilet and Shower Area

                  • Bath Tub/Shower and Toilet Separate from Vanity/Wash Area

                    Bath Tub/Shower and Toilet Separate from Vanity/Wash Area

                  • Comfortable Lanai

                    Comfortable Lanai

                  • Large Grassy Area in Front of Lanai

                    Large Grassy Area in Front of Lanai

                  • Beautiful Sunsets from the Lanai
Taken by Regular Guest

                    Beautiful Sunsets from the Lanai Taken by Regular Guest

                  • Kihei Akahi Grounds

                    Kihei Akahi Grounds

                  • TV Cabinet with Library of Books and DVDs/VCH Tapes and Music System

                    TV Cabinet with Library of Books and DVDs/VCH Tapes and Music System

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                  Minimum stay: 5-6 nights
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