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Spectacular Top Floor 180 View Unit, Stylish Remodel with Granite, Original Art!

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The West Maui Mountains and Maalaea Harbor enhance the 180 view to the north

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Last updated: 08/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-10 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Kihei Akahi condo description

With whale-watching, sunsets, and swaying palm trees in between, this top-floor, one-bedroom unit has one of the best views in South Kihei. Located at the back of the complex, it is high up and has no street noise--only the rhythm of the surf washing up on beautiful Kamaole II Beach, just in front of the complex and a quick walk down the lushly landscaped drive. Safe for kids and novice swimmers, and one of only three life-guarded swimming beaches in Kihei, this pristine stretch of sand is backed by a park with restrooms and showers, and cradled by rocky points on either side where snorkelers may swim with tropical fish and sea turtles.

The unit's spectacular Western view encompasses the West Maui mountains, the islands of Lanai, Kahoolawe and Molokini, and continues on southward to the palms and golf courses of Wailea. Sunset is the event of the day year-around; from the comfortable swivel chairs at the bistro table on the lanai you will enjoy a clear view of the sun sinking into the Pacific, as well as the sounds of the conch-blowers and the whisper of the palm fronds as evening falls.

But here's the best part! The comfortable unit has recently undergone a high-end update, including solid maple cabinets, slab granite countertops with tile backsplash, new appliances, new furniture, carpets and decor, a queen Beautyrest bed in the bedroom plus queen sofa sleeper in the living room. Also included are a completely outfitted gourmet kitchen, computer desk with complimentary high-speed wireless internet access for your laptop, and free long distance calling to the Mainland and Canada. There's a flat screen TV/DVD, plus stereo and CD player, and even original artwork.

Beach chairs and beach towels, coolers and other fun amenities are provided for your convenience, as are all necessary linens and table decor.

Less than one block away is a wide selection of restaurants, shops, and small grocery stores--no need to get in your car several times a day. Whether you are looking for romance, adventure, or just relaxation, you will love the affordability, the location, and the tropical ambiance of this superb accommodation.

Keywords: Condo, Kihei, vacation rental, view, Kihei Akahi, D Building

Property Type

  • 6 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 6
  • 660 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : Top floor view unit

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Designated smoking areas on the property with comfortable park benches. Individual unit and lanai are non-smoking...moreless

          • Limited Accessibility
          • Pets Not Allowed

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

          • Convertible bed(s): 1 queen

            Sofa in living room makes out to queensized bed...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Beautyrest pillowtop mattress,all new bedroom furniture...moreless

          • Ceiling fan plus tower portable fan. High windows provide ventilation with privacy...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Recently remodeled with granite counters and maple cabinetry, completely tiled tub enclosure with glass door. Tub/toilet area is compartmented - door closes off from vanity/sink area. Continuous quiet building vent fan keeps bathroom fresh....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Several complete sets of dishes and glasses to serve up to 8. Tray storage with cookie sheets, muffin tins, etc. Serveware for entertaining, unbreakable utensils for pool use....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Owner is avid cook. Everything from a garlic press, juicers, mandoline, barbecue tools and a cocktail shaker to crab crackers and chopsticks available!...moreless

          • Dining:

            Using 2 extra chairs from lanai, up to 6 can be seated at the glass-topped table. Ceiling fan provides gentle breeze throughout living space...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Basic cleaning supplies, useful tools, several portable coolers, breadbaskets, etc....moreless

          • Stove:

            New high-BTU convection gas range with griddle insert, oven and warming drawer...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Also toaster oven, blender, ice crusher, and fully outfitted gourmet kitchen. ...moreless

          • Microwave:

            Built-in above range with vent fan, convection ability....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Dishwasher
          • Refrigerator
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room seats 6:

            Comfortable sofa seats three, easy chair situated with good reading lamp....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Several sets of linens for both queen bed and sofabed, plus 6+ pillows...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Additional open spaces for guest parking...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            New stack unit located within the unit...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Bath, hand and beach towels provided...moreless

          • Parking:

            Complimentary reserved parking space...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            New stack unit with gas dryer...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • On-island Property Manager - Condominium Rentals Hawaii. Hawaii State Tax I.D. #W01310490-01...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Many books of local interest, plus both fiction and nonfiction selections...moreless

              • Television:

                New 32' flat screen with built-in DVD player...moreless

              • Toys:

                Some sand toys...moreless

              • CD Player
              • Games
              • Stereo
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable

              Communications

              • Telephone:

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

              • Broadband Access:

                DSL at built-in computer desk is plug and play and is free to guests...moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                Secure wireless connection for this unit also...moreless

              • Internet

              Pool & Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    Two pools with new tile and decking and ample sun chaises and small tables, as well as several dining tables and two commercial stainless steel gas grills at each pool....moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    Raised bistro table with padded swivel chairs to enjoy spectacular view without obstructions...moreless

                  • Tennis:

                    Onsite tennis court may be booked at office for reserved play....moreless

                  Theme

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

                  Location & View

                      • Ocean View:

                        Excellent beach for swimming or snorkeling is right in front of complex - no need to drive....moreless

                      Activities

                      • Cinemas
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services
                      • Golf
                      • Cycling
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Surfing
                      • Hospital
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Kayaking
                      • Hiking
                      • Parasailing
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Sailing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Fishing
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Groceries
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Churches
                      • Library
                      • Marina
                      • Playground
                      • Restaurants
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Luaus
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Boating
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Shopping
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Surf Fishing
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 13 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer - low season
                      Jun 16 - Sep 30, 2014
                      4 night min stay
                      $99
                      $2,600

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest

                      Fall - shoulder season
                      Oct 1 - Dec 15, 2014
                      4 night min stay
                      $110
                      $3,000

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest

                      Christmas holiday
                      Dec 16 - Dec 31, 2014
                      10 night min stay
                      $145

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest

                      winter - high season
                      Jan 1 - Apr 15, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $125

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest

                      Spring - shoulder season
                      Apr 16 - Jun 15, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $110
                      $2,800

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest

                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Resort fee $45 + tax
                      • Cleaning fee $95 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 13.42%

                      Notes:

                      Additional discounts may apply; please email owner for quote for your exact dates. Check in is 3 p.m., check out 11 a.m. Early check in or late check out may be available at no extra charge. $150 cancellation fee up to 60 days before arrival, thereafter, refund may be available only upon booking to another party.


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                      Last updated: 08/19/2014
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                      Location

                      13 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Kahului Maui
                      100 Metres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Kamaole II
                      150 Metres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Moose Mcgillicuddy's
                      5500 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Mt. Rainier
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Wailea
                      150 Metres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Fred's Mexican

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Excellent snorkeling from rock points at both ends of beach in front of complex. World-class aquarium at Maalaea about 7 miles north, plus fantastic whale-watch boats hosted by Pacific Whale Foundation.

                      Don't miss the Saturday 'Swap Meet' in Kahului (7 a.m. until 1 p.m.), best place for flowers, local fruit and veggies, shave-ice, and best prices on treasures to bring home.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1991

                      About the owner: That's me welcoming my grandaughter on her second visit to Maui, an island with a good bit of my family's history intertwined. When my folks started coming to Hawaii in the 'fifties, they visited each island, then narrowed it to each location on Maui, and ended up in Kihei, just the best! Best access, best beaches, best weather, and nicest people. So when I decided I had to have a place of my own, they had done all the work for me! I have loved this location and my sweet condo with its large view for nearly 20 years now, remodeled it twice, and have a harder time every year dragging myself back to Seattle where my job is. But if I never left, I wouldn't be able to share it with all the wonderful guests I've welcomed over the years. I hope you will join them!

                      Why the Owner Chose Kihei Akahi:
                      It's simply 'no ka oi' - the best! Cleanest ocean water on Maui (no agriculture upcountry), sweetest outlook due west with outlying islands, best whale-watching, and safest swimming beaches in Kihei. Two-block walk to family restaurants and shops, easy access to Kahului and airport.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                      I love to be outdoors--whether it's hiking, swimming, suntanning, or watching sunsets. I hike across Haleakala every year (to make sure I can still do it!) and tell my guests about other wonderful places to explore in my guest book. I think there can't be more lovely nor safer swimming beaches than the Kamaole Beaches--no rocks, gentle surf, water as clear as glass and as caressing as silk. And I make new friends down around the pool and barbecue grills every time I visit, but I can always retreat to the peaceful surroundings of my top-floor eyrie to watch the sunset and comtemplate the beauty of this magical island.


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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • The West Maui Mountains and Maalaea Harbor enhance the 180 view to the north

                        The West Maui Mountains and Maalaea Harbor enhance the 180 view to the north

                      • The unit has been newly tiled, furnished, painted and carpeted within the last 5 years.

                        The unit has been newly tiled, furnished, painted and carpeted within the last 5 years.

                      • Whether it's May or December, alfresco oceanview dining is a daily pleasure.

                        Whether it's May or December, alfresco oceanview dining is a daily pleasure.

                      • Ceiling fans in living space and bedroom keep the tropical breezes gently moving

                        Ceiling fans in living space and bedroom keep the tropical breezes gently moving

                      • View from the lanai gives a clear view of pool activities

                        View from the lanai gives a clear view of pool activities

                      • An open bar area allows guests to watch the cook and screens kitchen preparation

                        An open bar area allows guests to watch the cook and screens kitchen preparation

                      • Tile floors and backsplash, slab granite counters and solid maple cabinetry!

                        Tile floors and backsplash, slab granite counters and solid maple cabinetry!

                      • New stainless convection gas range for serious cooking and easy clean-up

                        New stainless convection gas range for serious cooking and easy clean-up

                      • Slab granite is also in the compartmented bath with tiled tub enclosure.

                        Slab granite is also in the compartmented bath with tiled tub enclosure.

                      • Lush landscaping at Kihei Akahi surrounds you with the fragrance of flowers

                        Lush landscaping at Kihei Akahi surrounds you with the fragrance of flowers

                      • Lifeguards oversee the beach. There are showers and restrooms as well

                        Lifeguards oversee the beach. There are showers and restrooms as well

                      • The most popular and reasonably-priced complex on the Kamaole beaches Gold Coast

                        The most popular and reasonably-priced complex on the Kamaole beaches Gold Coast

                      • A cozy reading niche and the flat-screen TV for comfortable evenings at home

                        A cozy reading niche and the flat-screen TV for comfortable evenings at home

                      • The full-on Western view entrances you from the moment you open the front door.

                        The full-on Western view entrances you from the moment you open the front door.

                      • The coveted D Building - no road noise plus unobstructed top-floor Western views

                        The coveted D Building - no road noise plus unobstructed top-floor Western views

                      • You can comfortably whale watch from the lanai even on a windy day

                        You can comfortably whale watch from the lanai even on a windy day

                      • Complimentary hi-speed internet access plus wireless is ready for your devices

                        Complimentary hi-speed internet access plus wireless is ready for your devices

                      • This cared-for unit is stocked with all the dishware and glassware you may need.

                        This cared-for unit is stocked with all the dishware and glassware you may need.

                      • Bedroom has new furniture, Beautyrest bed and full-length mirrored wall closet.

                        Bedroom has new furniture, Beautyrest bed and full-length mirrored wall closet.

                      • The unit is just above the upper pool and barbecues for convenient access

                        The unit is just above the upper pool and barbecues for convenient access

                      • Kamaole II Beach is safe, beautiful, and right across the street!

                        Kamaole II Beach is safe, beautiful, and right across the street!

                      • And in January the sun sets directly in front of your unit

                        And in January the sun sets directly in front of your unit

                      VRBO #185324

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                      This listing was first published here in 2008.

                      Date last modified - Monday, July 07, 2014

                      $99 - $145 per night (USD)
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                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 08/19/14
                      Minimum stay: 4-10 nights
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