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Private 2 BR/2 BA Remodeled End Unit: Luxury and Location on a Family Budget

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After a day in the sun and sand, kick back and take in the Maui sunset

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  • Minimum stay:1-10 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

A quarter-mile-long crescent of safe, lifeguarded, sandy beach with gentle surf, flanked by dramatic rocky points teeming with tropical fish and turtles--where is this slice of paradise? Right across the street from your stylish and spacious 2-bedroom/2-bath condo! No need to load the family in the car: just grab the cooler, beach chairs and beach towels(all provided in your unit)and walk to some of the best swimming and snorkeling on Maui! There are only three lifeguarded, designated swimming beaches in Kihei; if you want to do more than gaze at the ocean from a distance, this is the place to be!

Unlike many rental units, the owners frequently stay here themselves, resulting in personal touches and thoughtful upgrades that will make you feel like an honored house guest. With a recent remodel, this very spacious unit is on the first floor (one up from ground floor) of the coveted D Building--an end unit with whispering palm fronds surrounding it and a peekaboo Western ocean view, plus exceptional privacy and quiet at the far end of the building.

New carpeting and linens in the bedrooms (plus a new pillow top queen mattress) are complemented by ceramic tile floors throughout the rest of the unit and new designer paint set off by white millwork and new six-panel interior doors. A peninsula kitchen with custom cherry cabinetry and all new stainless steel appliances is charmingly open to the living area, making entertaining irresistible, especially with the inclusion of the over-sized lanai open on two sides to the tropical breezes. The two bathrooms were luxuriously updated in 2011 to include designer tile and granite countertops. Four new white ceiling fans in bedrooms and living area keep those breezes moving, but there's also an air conditioner if needed. Trendy halogen track lights add drama in the kitchen and gracious entry hall. In-unit washer/dryer keeps beachwear easily clean, and there is convenient access to the reserved parking just outside the door.

Twin beds, also new, in the second bedroom and a queen sofa sleeper in the living room add ample room for an extended family or two or three couples...room to sleep six if desired. A desk and cable hookup offers space for your laptop connection to the complimentary high-speed internet service; flat-screen TV, DVD/VCR player and ipod docking station are provided for your additional pleasure...that is, if you can tear yourself away from the romantic tropical landscaping, two pools with barbecue grills, tennis court, and the five-minute stroll down to fabulous Kamaole II Beach and the nearby shops and restaurants.

Keywords: Kihei Akahi, vacation rental, family friendly, Kihei

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 950 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : First floor is one up from ground floor

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years old, please...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Ideally suited for kids with tile floors, oversized safe lanai, sand toys and twin beds in second bedroom...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking areas provided outside the building; no smoking within unit or on lanai...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    except for legally-sanctioned service animals...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Master bedroom: 1 queen

    New pillow-top mattress...moreless

  • Second Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    new mattresses and box springs...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 queen

    New sofabed with hotel-quality 6' mattress...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Master bathroom: toilet, shower

    Ensuite remodeled master w/ tile and granite, step-in shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Remodeled tile and granite second bath with tub, glass doors...moreless

  • Both bathrooms are compartmented with door between tub/toilet and sink/vanity area. Both remodeled in 2011 with granite counters, full tile tub/shower enclosures with glass shower doors....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Luaus
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Oceanfront:

    Kihei Akahi is located just across the street from Kamaole Beach Park II - sand beach with lifeguards, restrooms, showers, picnic facilities....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Glass top rattan table w/ 4 chairs, desk chair in addition...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access:

    Complimentary to our guests...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator:

    First floor is one up from ground floor...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Multiple sets of linens for each bed...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Two upholstered chairs as well as seating for 3 on sofa. Computer desk, media tower with TV, DVD, stereo and ipod dock...moreless

  • Parking:

    Complimentary reserved parking just steps from entrance to unit...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Open parking available for additional guests...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Free local calls, plus free long distance to the Mainland and Canada, answering machine...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath, hand, and kitchen towels as well as beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Stack washer/dryer located within the unit...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Regular drip coffeemaker plus Keurig ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Ample pots and pans plus serveware. Electric teapot....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Ample glass and dishware for 6-8 guests plus plastic wine glasses and dishes for pool use....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Ultra quiet, stainless steel new in 2014...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Exceptionally spacious with all new stainless steel appliances: gas range, stainless steel dishwasher and sink, stainless fridge and microwave, handy pantry and ample cabinet space....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Stainless steel, new in 2014...moreless

  • Oven:

    Convection option, warming drawer...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Portable coolers, useful tools, spare lightbulbs, step stool...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Handsome stainless steel unit new in 2013...moreless

  • Stove:

    High-capacity four-burner gas range with additional griddle inset...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Golf:

    Multiple luxury golf courses at Wailea, about 2 miles away...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Exceptionally spacious, tiled, with chaise and 4-person table and chairs and cocktail table...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Exceptional grounds with Botanical Walk maps available at office...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Two commercial gas grills at both pools...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Onsite tennis court may be reserved at office...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Rotating selection of beach chairs, beach umbrella, sand toys, beach mats and boogie boards...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    (2) Two pools on the property; both pools have high-end renovations as of 9/10. Lower pool open from 8 am til 9 pm, wireless available....moreless

Building Type

  • Building
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low season
Jul 16 - Sep 30, 2015
5 night min stay
$150
Shoulder Season
Oct 1 - Dec 19, 2015
4 night min stay
$165
$4,800

Discounts: 30 nights or more: $160 Nightly

Christmas holiday
Dec 20 - Dec 31, 2015
10 night min stay
$235
High Season
Jan 1 - Apr 15, 2016
4 night min stay
$225
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $145 + tax
  • Resort Fee $45 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13.42%

Notes:

10% surcharge for stays of less than 7 nights. Please contact owner for firm quote for your exact dates. $300 deposit to confirm reservation, balance due 60 days in advance of arrival. Cancellation: $150 refund of deposit up to 60 days before arrival; thereafter, refund available only upon booking to another party. Early check-in or late check-out may be available at no extra charge


Cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 08/24/2015
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Location

13 Miles
Nearest Airport
Kahului
200 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Moose McGillicudy's
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Wailea
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Piilani Highway
200 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Fred's Mexican
150 Metres
Nearest Beach
Kamaole II

Car: Recommended

On island representative:

Condominium Rentals Hawaii

808-879-2778

Hawaii Tax ID W01310490-2

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: That's me, with one of the grandchildren that instigated my purchase of a second, 2-bedrooom unit at Kihei Akahi...now my kids and grandkids can be there when I am, and I can cheer on their efforts at swimming across the pool and building the best sandcastle on the beach! My Mom and Dad started coming to Maui in the fifties, and, when I got to the point where I couldn't live without my Maui fix, I discovered they had already done all the work for me in identifying the best island and best beaches, and they are right here in Kihei!

Why the Owner Chose Kihei Akahi:
In all senses, it's just the best! The Kamaole Beaches are stellar (and have been voted as best beaches in the world by several different publications) because they are safe, lifeguarded, close to snorkeling, and superb for swimming. I can walk to the library, good grocery stores, many restaurants and shops-- they're all within a mile of Kihei Akahi. It's also close to upscale Wailea with its many golf courses and shops, but much more economical. Access into 'town' (Kahului/Wailuku) is even easier now with a new four-lane highway all the way...not an all-day trip as it can be from the Kaanapali/Kapalua area. And the micro climate? Let me just say that when it's raining on most of the rest of Maui, Kihei is usually still in the sunshine!

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
I love to be outdoors, and as a remainder-of-the-year resident of the Seattle area, I also crave sunshine, sunsets, swimming and hiking. When winter rolls around here, it seems like the sun doesn't rise until 9 and is setting again by 3 in the afternoon. That's just not enough daylight! When I'm in Kihei, I slow down, live every minute, glory in the birdsong, watch the whales cavort, become transfixed by the rhythm of the waves, smile at the little kids romping on the beach...and never even think of turning on the TV.


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  • After a day in the sun and sand, kick back and take in the Maui sunset

    After a day in the sun and sand, kick back and take in the Maui sunset

  • Living room has seating for many and new flat-screen TV/DVD + ipod dock.

    Living room has seating for many and new flat-screen TV/DVD + ipod dock.

  • Breezy open kitchen and dining area are perfect for family mealtimes.

    Breezy open kitchen and dining area are perfect for family mealtimes.

  • Centrally-located desk with cable internet hook-up.  Wireless also available

    Centrally-located desk with cable internet hook-up. Wireless also available

  • Queen bed with Beautyrest mattress faces full-wall mirrored closet (not shown)

    Queen bed with Beautyrest mattress faces full-wall mirrored closet (not shown)

  • Newly renovated master bath has elegant shower, granite countertop vanity.

    Newly renovated master bath has elegant shower, granite countertop vanity.

  • Second bath also has granite counters, new tiled tub enclosure with glass door.

    Second bath also has granite counters, new tiled tub enclosure with glass door.

  • The D Building is quiet, private, and has an incomparable Western  ocean view

    The D Building is quiet, private, and has an incomparable Western ocean view

  • Surrounded by lush greenery, the lanai is a perfect space to relax or entertain

    Surrounded by lush greenery, the lanai is a perfect space to relax or entertain

  • Upper pool at the south end of D Building also offers two commercial gas grills

    Upper pool at the south end of D Building also offers two commercial gas grills

  • Kam II beach has lifeguards, restrooms, and 1/3 mile of golden sand.

    Kam II beach has lifeguards, restrooms, and 1/3 mile of golden sand.

  • Located at the Kamaole beaches, this complex is one of the most popular in Kihei

    Located at the Kamaole beaches, this complex is one of the most popular in Kihei

  • Newer queen sofabed has super-comfortable 6' mattress

    Newer queen sofabed has super-comfortable 6' mattress

  • Gleaming stainless fridge and 'flame-thrower' gas range will please the cook

    Gleaming stainless fridge and 'flame-thrower' gas range will please the cook

  • Dining area with new table and comfy chairs is open to kitchen and living area.

    Dining area with new table and comfy chairs is open to kitchen and living area.

  • Tropical greenery surrounds the bedrooms for privacy.

    Tropical greenery surrounds the bedrooms for privacy.

  • Comfortable twin beds also have newer mattresses and box springs

    Comfortable twin beds also have newer mattresses and box springs

  • Unsurpassed amenities!  Tennis court, two pools and right at the best beach!

    Unsurpassed amenities! Tennis court, two pools and right at the best beach!

  • The lanai is spacious enough to accommodate a large group of family or friends

    The lanai is spacious enough to accommodate a large group of family or friends

  • The grounds are a tropical paradise with fragrant flowers and level lawns.

    The grounds are a tropical paradise with fragrant flowers and level lawns.

  • Kamaole II Beach:  right at the entrance to the complex!

    Kamaole II Beach: right at the entrance to the complex!

  • Clean sand for castles, rocky points for snorkeling, right in front of the Akahi

    Clean sand for castles, rocky points for snorkeling, right in front of the Akahi

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  • Bathrooms
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