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More Than a Few Lives Have Been Changed by a Visit to Wailea! *Summer Special!*

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This is your spacious, light, well-ventilated home away from home.

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Last updated: 09/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:6-14 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Grand Champions condo description

*****SUMMER SPECIAL - $140/NIGHT*****
That's right! Between now and August 20, 2014, book for a week or more and pay only $140/night (+ tax)!

Owners' note January 2014:

Please check out our 'Guest Comments' and see what our guests have written. These remarks (more than 130) are our best advertisement. If you stay with us you'll see them in the Guest Book! (By the way, we are UNIT 161 - an end unit with windows in every room.) We also have HD TV with recorder and a music player for iPhone/iPad.)

Here are just a few of the Guest Comments::

'Hi Richard, Your place surpassed our expectations! The layout is really open and spacious with lots of light. Very neat and clean. We enjoyed the extra little touches. Beach equipment and kitchen appliances made it fell like home. We appreciated all your help by email prior to our arrival. We truly had a great time and found it very relaxing.
You have helped to make our first trip to Maui memorable. Hope to come back soon. Cheers, A & D, Vancouver, BC, Cananda'


'Superb! We have been coming to Hawaii for many years, staying in houses, hotels, and condos. As far as condos are concerned, this is the best, bar none! Thank you for sharing Olu Olu with us, Richard. Beautifully appointed, well-equipped, great layout and location. Hawaii and Maui are still the best. We'll be back, hopefully in your condo. Mahalo!'
- Ev and Audrey V., Victoria, BC, Canada


'Can it get any better than this? I don't think so! Our initial impression was one of awe. Emily's first words were 'Can we rent this place next year?' Your set up for the condo immediately made us feel at home. While we did many activities here in paradise, I think our favorite one was just sitting on the lanai and drinking coffee while the sun rose. Thank you for sharing your condo with us!'
-Jim and Emily W, Tahlequah, Oklahoma


'We knew the minute we pulled into our own parking space at the condo that it was going to be GREAT! Everything was just as you described it and the pictures you have don't do it justice. The condo was clean and welcoming and what a wonderful location! Quiet and relaxing, we loved the golf course view, the birds and the wonderful Maui sounds. We thought the people in Maui were so nice and we really enjoyed talking with them. We went to a different beach everyday, walked to the shops and were very appreciative to have your VERY comfy bed! We returned home relaxed and can't wait to return. We will of course, come stay at your wonderful condo again. Thanks for sharing it with us.'
- William and Lisa B, Colorado

'Our 2nd visit inside 10 months - so good last time, we had to come back to Olu Olu; it's just like coing home again! You really do have a special place here and made all the more so with its relaxing decor and furnishings....All in all, another relaxing time spent in a very enjoyable, peaceful surroundings. Sure hope we can manage many more visits in time to come. All our regards.'
-M & J B., Auckland, New Zealand

'Richard, your home in Maui is superb. Our first visit to Maui was more than we could have imagined. It truly is 'Paradise'. We felt comfortable and 'at home' in the condo and it was wonderful to return to after 'hours on the beach.' Life doesn't get much better. And in the immortal words of A.S. (your Governor of California) 'I'll be back.' Mahalo'
-Daniel and Robin B, Vancouver Island, B.C., Canada

'Richard, we have just returned from Maui and I wanted to drop you a quick note just to say how much we enjoyed staying at your condo. It had absolutely everything we needed and more. We loved Maui so much that my husband is trying to convince me to return next March and if we do, we would love to stay at Olu Olu once again. I now underdstand what you mean by 'relax in Wailea', it was probably the most relaxing vacation we have taken in a long time (except for the trip along the west Maui mountain road which scared the #%@ out of us!). Anyway, we are considering what our travel plans will be for next year and if we do decide to return, I will be back in touch with you to check on the availability of Olu Olu. Mahalo'
- Gloria M, M, Ontario, Canada

DESCRPITION

Imagine yourself sitting on the living room sofa or on the private deck, overlooking the emerald green expanse of the beautiful Wailea Blue Golf Course, and beyond, the ocean, sunset, and West Maui mountains. Even though you are in the center of Wailea, you will neither hear nor see traffic.

We are most fortunate with the exact location and placement of this unit. If you come back to the unit in the heat of the day, the bedroom will be cool and shaded from the sun. Because our view is not directly west, in the living room/dining room/ kitchen, and on the lanai, you won't have the sunset glaring directly in your eyes, and yet you will be able to see some ocean, West Maui Mountains, etc. We can also leave the front door open all the time, for more air and light (there is a screen door) but maintain privacy because no one else walks by the front door.

This individually decorated and tropically appointed condo has an air-conditioner but because this is an end unit, every room (including both baths) has at least one (if not many) windows so you can enjoy the pure tropical breezes and hear the birds sing. [I believe the importance of good air circulation is often ignored, until you're stuck without it!.] If you want a comfortable, romantic, elegant, and private retreat, then this is the place for you.

We call our place Olu Olu, which means 'cool and comfortable' in Hawaiian. The Aloha Spirit is alive, palpable, and unforgettable. Come to Olu Olu, be our guests, and experience Paradise for yourself!

Keywords: Condominium (UNIT 161)

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Not Suitable For Children:

                We have only one bedroom....moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                21 years olds...moreless

              • Nude Beach
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Alternative Lifestyle
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              • Bedroom 1

                ...moreless

              • King size beds (1) This is an Eastern King bed and many of our guests have commented on how comfortable it is....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Fully equipped Kitchen with utensils (including salad spinner, cookbook, tupperware, etc), Toaster, Blender, Rice Maker, Coffee Maker, Iron and Ironing Board. We have tried to stock the kitchen with every thing we could think of....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                We have a very large variety of pots, pans, and cooking utensils...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Side by side with ice and water in the door....moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                4...moreless

              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Dishwasher
              • Microwave
              • Seating for 4 people

              Amenities

              • Air Conditioning:

                AC in the living room that is in a direct line with the bedroom so the whole unit can be cooled. However, we have stayed in unit every month of year, and with ceiling fans and windows in every room, we have never used AC, preferring fresh air....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Ample bath and hand towels and washcloths, including two for make-up removal....moreless

              • Parking:

                There is reserved parking for one car directly in front of the condo....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Washer is on lanai and is for use with this unit only....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Dryer in on lanai and is for use with this unit only....moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Two sets of linens...moreless

              • Living Room:

                Seats 4-5...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • We have two 'backpack beach chairs', comfortable, adjustable beach chairs, with 'backpack-like' storage compartments in the back, that make it easy to carry your stuff to the beach. There are also beach towels, an ice chest, a beach umbrella and woven mats for the beach....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television:

                    There are flat screen HD TV's in living and bedroom. The cable box in the living room has digital recorder....moreless

                  • Stereo:

                    There is a small speaker system for iPhone/iPad and a portable CD 'boom box'....moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Both TV's have cable service. There are 57 music channels on both TV's....moreless

                  • Books:

                    There are several guide books and a CD for The Drive to Hana....moreless

                  • Shared Hot Tub:

                    There are two hot tubs, one at each pool....moreless

                  • CD Player
                  • VCR
                  • DVD Player

                  Communications

                  • Broadband Access:

                    WE NOW HAVE FREE HIGH SPEED INTERNET ACCESS FOR OUR GUESTS. All you need is your computer. ...moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    (2) One in the living room and one in the bedroom; both are cordless....moreless

                  Pool & Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    There are two shared swimming pools....moreless

                  • Heated Pool

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    This looks directly onto the golf course and beyond it to the West Maui Mountains and partial view of the ocean to the side....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Not allowed in the unit but large gas grills are available at nearby pool....moreless

                  • Tennis:

                    The Wailea Tennis Club is adjacent to the Grand Champions....moreless

                  • Golf:

                    The Wailea Blue Course surrounds the complex....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Tourist Attractions
                  • Away From It All
                  • Romantic

                  Location & View

                  • Ocean View:

                    Limited view to ocean and sunset on lanai....moreless

                  • Golf Course Front:

                    We are directly on the golf course....moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    West Maui Mountains are viewable....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Live Theater
                  • Parasailing
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Kayaking
                  • Cycling
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Surfing
                  • Golf
                  • Fishing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Hiking
                  • Tennis
                  • Sailing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Medical Services
                  • Groceries
                  • Restaurants
                  • Museums
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Churches
                  • Ruins
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Luaus
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Shopping
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Boating
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shelling
                  • Fitness Center
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Jet Skiing
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Christmas/New Years
                  Dec 20 - Jan 5, 2015
                  14 night min stay
                  $195
                  High Season
                  Jan 6 - Apr 15, 2015
                  6 night min stay
                  $180
                  My Standard Rate
                  6 night min stay
                  $160

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                  • Cleaning (my cost) $120 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 13.75%

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                  Location

                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Kahului Airport
                  0.25 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Piilani Highway
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Ulua
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Joe's Bar and Grill
                  Grand Champions
                  Nearest Golf
                  Wailea Blue Course
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Joe's, Minoli's, Tommy Bahamas, Ruth's Steak House

                  Car: Recommended

                  Boogie Boarding, Wind Surfing, Whale Watching, Live Entertainment, and much, much more

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2000

                  About the owner: I lived in San Francisco for 35 years, until moving to Maui in 2008. San Francisco is still my favorite city in the world, but 'Maui no ka oi' (Maui is the best!). According to the stats, we have the best weather, year around, of any place on earth. I can't argue with that!

                  Why the Owner Chose Grand Champions:
                  I chose this condo in the Grand Champions in Wailea because the floor plan makes the unit seem more spacious, especially for a one bedroom. The condo has beautiful views - of the golf course, West Maui mountains, and the ocean. The Grand Champions is in the center of Wailea, and The Shops of Wailea, the big luxury hotels, superb restuarants, and most importantly, the fabulous beaches are all less then a 5 minute drive or a leisurely walk.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                  The condo is called 'Olu Olu' which in Hawaiian means cool, refreshing, satisfied, happy, cordial, and gracious. These are the feelings that come to mind when staying at the condo.


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                  • This is your spacious, light, well-ventilated home away from home.

                    This is your spacious, light, well-ventilated home away from home.

                  • The well-stocked kitchen allows you to enjoy meals and snacks the way you like.

                    The well-stocked kitchen allows you to enjoy meals and snacks the way you like.

                  • View of sunrise over Haleakala crater (from Bedroom).  Yes, it's real!!

                    View of sunrise over Haleakala crater (from Bedroom). Yes, it's real!!

                  • Your view of the  golf course and ocean beyond.

                    Your view of the golf course and ocean beyond.

                  • The 'Quiet Pool' is right next door;  you can grill with an ocean view.

                    The 'Quiet Pool' is right next door; you can grill with an ocean view.

                  • Sunsets like this are common.  Simply awesome and often a huge surprise.

                    Sunsets like this are common. Simply awesome and often a huge surprise.

                  • A walk on the beach is minutes away.

                    A walk on the beach is minutes away.

                  • Do you think you could ever tire of magnificent sunsets?

                    Do you think you could ever tire of magnificent sunsets?

                  • Moon  rising as sun sets on Keawakapu Beach in Wailea

                    Moon rising as sun sets on Keawakapu Beach in Wailea

                  • My front yard but you would have seen this from Olu Olu!

                    My front yard but you would have seen this from Olu Olu!

                  • Plenty of room to relax and enjoy.

                    Plenty of room to relax and enjoy.

                  • King Eastern Bed in quiet bedroom.

                    King Eastern Bed in quiet bedroom.

                  • The guest bathroom.  So your bathroom off the bedroom remains private.

                    The guest bathroom. So your bathroom off the bedroom remains private.

                  • The Grand Champions is a beautiful, well-kept facility in the heart of Wailea.

                    The Grand Champions is a beautiful, well-kept facility in the heart of Wailea.

                  • Tennis anyone?  The Wailea Tennis Club is just steps away.

                    Tennis anyone? The Wailea Tennis Club is just steps away.

                  • Makena Beach, also known as Big Beach

                    Makena Beach, also known as Big Beach

                  • My home in Maui Meadows, a  mile away, but the sunset is yours!

                    My home in Maui Meadows, a mile away, but the sunset is yours!

                  • This is YOU enjoying another Maui Sunset, and it's just 5 minutes away!

                    This is YOU enjoying another Maui Sunset, and it's just 5 minutes away!

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