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Romantic, 5 Star Luxury, 25' from the Ocean! Incredible Views!

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Champagne, palm trees, the ocean, and the sun setting.

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Last updated: 10/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Honokowai condo description

One of the best condos in Maui (with the reviews to prove it)!

The beautiful pacific ocean is 25 ft away from your lanai! Listen to the waves and see the stunning views of Lanai and Molokai. During whale season, you can see whales all day long. The condo itself is designed as something I would expect from an upscale Maui resort. So it's very well appointed and very comfortable. A vacation condo should feel like home and somewhere you look forward to returning to.

I've put a lot of work into the place and care a lot about the condo and your experience in it. You can see that reflected in the reviews! :-)

Check out the beautiful, new shower! Finally got around to remodeling the shower and it came out amazing. All slate, river rock, and quartzite. There's also an Alsons shower head that provides a 'rain' effect or more traditional water flow. I'm stoked about it and you will be too. :-)

I keep my calendar updated. If it says condo is available, it is. I know it's frustrating when you see an available condo and it's just due to folks not updating their calendars.

Key Amenities: A/C, new high-end mattress, 600 thread count linens, free reserved parking, wired/wireless internet, flat screen TV, remodeled kitchen, newly remodeled shower, and lots of small amenities like a hair dryer in the bathroom and juicer in the kitchen.

Check out the Google Map below with some great recommendations for eating and activities. See the video for the view off of the lanai.

My name is Jim Tierney and I recently purchased this condo to live in 3 months of the year. I recently finished remodeling it and it came out beautifully. Since I'll be living in it, the remodel was necessary to make it someplace I'd want to stay. So this is not a normal rental unit where everything was done on the cheap! I love the Westin and their Heavenly Bed, so that was my target in creating the space (minus all the noise and timeshare sales pitches :-).

I figure there's two things people want from a Maui vacation... 1) to see and hear the ocean from their lanai and 2) to get some sleep. :-) As for the ocean, the condo is 25 feet away from the ocean so you can sit on the lanai and watch the waves crash into the sea wall or the sun set over the wide pacific and disappear behind Molokai. When it comes to sleeping I'm pretty particular about the mattress I sleep on, so it was important to find a good mattress that rivaled what I expect from the Westin. It's wrapped up in designer bedding and 600 thread count sheets. It's amazingly comfortable and I think you'll find it's wonderful to listen to the waves as you drift off to sleep.

It's a wonderful, luxurious space that will give you everything you want from a Maui vacation. I look forward to having you experience it for yourself.

If you're into cooking, the kitchen has been completely remodeled with granite countertops and custom wood cabinets. You have all the cookware necessary for a complete meal and then some. The dishes, glassware, and tableware are all beautiful and will make having dinner on the lanai at sunset feel like a 5 star restaurant. You are also a couple minutes away from a market that specializes in local and organic foods, if you're looking for fresh ingredients.

There's also a brand new air conditioner, which is not common in vacation rentals.

Of course, there's the usual stuff, 32' flatscreen TV with DVD and cable, high speed internet with WiFi, speakers to plug an iPod into, hair dryer, small library of DVDs, and even a desk to write postcards on or check email (not that you'd be doing that on your vacation). There's also stuff like beach chairs, a boogie board, snorkel equipment, and beach towels. The couch becomes a queen sized, simmons sofa bed to accomodate kids or another adult. This IS a sofa bed. It's a nice one, but like all sofa beds it's not the paragon of comfort, especially for adults.

There are two pools. However, this is a residential condo complex (meaning folks live here year round) so the pools aren't resort quality. There's no waterslides, bars, spa, lifeguards, or attendants handing you towels. They are nice, clean pools, but more modest than you'd find in a resort. Of course, the condo has pool/beach towels for your use and it's easy enough to mix up your own drinks in the blender. :-) There's also a couple day spas a short distance away.

The unit is adjacent to a sandy beach which is great for swimming and snorkeling or just laying out. There's a grassy area directly in front with a gas BBQ, tables, and chaise lounges. You're one block from restaurants and shopping. It's an excellent central location to go north to Kapalua or south to Kaanapali, Lahaina town and the Lahaina Harbor.


The condo is non-smoking and is on the second floor, up one flight of stairs.



Keywords: Beachfront Condominium

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            ...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (1) A high-end mattress that is better than the Westin's Heavenly Bed. We use 600 thead count sheets and designer bedding. The sofa can be used for 1 adult or children. It was the best sofa bed I could find on island, but some adults find it lacking. Please inquire if you have concerns....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo:

            Speakers with an audio connector for your mp3 player....moreless

          • Television
          • Video Library:

            A good selection of about 25 movies....moreless

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Romantic

          Attractions

          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Live Theater
          • Restaurants

          Leisure Activities

          • Beachcombing
          • Boating
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseback Riding
          • Luaus
          • Miniature Golf
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Beach View
          • Beachfront
          • Ocean View
          • Oceanfront:

            25 feet away from the ocean!...moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Basketball Court
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Jet Skiing
          • Kayaking
          • Parasailing
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Surf Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Skiing
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Dining:

            The dining area is the table on the lanai. Ocean front dining!...moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 2 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning
          • Broadband Access
          • Clothes Dryer:

            shared...moreless

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

            There is a reserved spot in our parking lot, however it is not covered....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            includes reserved parking spot...moreless

          • Telephone
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine:

            shared...moreless

          • Wireless Internet

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker:

            I would have nothing but bad reviews if I didn't have a coffee maker. ;-)...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Kitchen:

            Recently remodeled kitchen with granite countertops, beautiful wood cabinets, designer plates/tableware, and plenty of good cooking equipment....moreless

          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Kayak / Canoe:

            These are available to rent from the condo managers....moreless

          • Lanai / Gazebo
          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Tennis
          • Water Sports Gear

          Payment Type

          • Amex
          • Mastercard
          • Visa

          Pool / Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                There are two pools for the complex....moreless

               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.8
              from 66 traveler reviews
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              Nightly Rates .. From $129/night. Plus 13.4% Hawaii tax
              Four night minimum
              $300 Deposit due to confirm bookings
              Forfeiture of $300 deposit if cancelled within 40 days of arrival
              Entire rental fee forfeit if cancelled within 14 days.
              Forfeited amounts will be returned if the unit is rebooked.
              We accept Paypal, Visa, M/C, AMEX
              $90 Cleaning fee added to all bookings
              

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              Calendar

              Last updated: 10/18/2014
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              21 Unavailable
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              Location

              Not all activities are located on site but are within a 15 minute drive from the unit.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2009

              About the owner: Hi, I'm Jim Tierney. I live most of the year in San Francisco and escape to Maui whenever I get tired of the foggy weather. I run a small software company and have the good fortune of being able to work anywhere there's an internet connection. Luckily that's the case with Maui, so whenever I get an urge for whale watching, diving, or laying in the sun it's no problem coming over. I love diving and the diving in Maui is spectacular, there are some really beautiful spots. I also have a passion for photography, particularly whales and outdoor scenes, so you'll see some of my work on the walls of the unit. I hope you'll check out my place. I put a lot of work into it making sure it was a livable space for when I'm there. So I think the standards I have for the condo is much higher than most rental units.

              Why the Owner Chose Honokowai:
              I bought this because I'll be there about 3 months of the year and I wanted something on the ocean. A friend of mine lives in the same building so I was very familiar with the property and all it offered (ok, so mostly it offered the ocean about 20 feet way :-). It's amazing to watch the sun set during the summer, see the whales during the winter, and listen to the waves all year long.

              The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
              A wonderful view (did I mention you're 25 feet from the ocean :-), a high-end, very comfortable bed, a full kitchen, and air conditioning.


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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Champagne, palm trees, the ocean, and the sun setting.

                Champagne, palm trees, the ocean, and the sun setting.

              • The warm sun at the end of the day

                The warm sun at the end of the day

              • Newly remodeled kitchen

                Newly remodeled kitchen

              • Sunset dining on the Lanai

                Sunset dining on the Lanai

              • The beautiful, new shower of slate, river rock, and quartzite.

                The beautiful, new shower of slate, river rock, and quartzite.

              • Breakfast in Bed!

                Breakfast in Bed!

              • TV? Yeah, sure... but better to play guitar on the lanai or watch whales.

                TV? Yeah, sure... but better to play guitar on the lanai or watch whales.

              • The secret beach

                The secret beach

              • The other pool

                The other pool

              • The ocean is full of life and you're just 25 feet away from it.

                The ocean is full of life and you're just 25 feet away from it.

              • In the morning look for rainbows while you're having breakfast on the lanai

                In the morning look for rainbows while you're having breakfast on the lanai

              • Maui is truly the Magic Isle

                Maui is truly the Magic Isle

              • The grassy area and ocean in front of the condo

                The grassy area and ocean in front of the condo

              • Newly remodeled bathroom

                Newly remodeled bathroom

              • Relax... read, write in a journal, take a nap...

                Relax... read, write in a journal, take a nap...

              • Sunset over Molokai

                Sunset over Molokai

              • The kitchen

                The kitchen

              • One of the two pools

                One of the two pools

              • A baby from the family of turtles that comes to our seawall to feed at high tide

                A baby from the family of turtles that comes to our seawall to feed at high tide

              • There are several of my whale photographs in the condo. I  3 whales!

                There are several of my whale photographs in the condo. I 3 whales!

              • The Pohailani Map. We're in the buildings at the very bottom, next to the ocean

                The Pohailani Map. We're in the buildings at the very bottom, next to the ocean

              • 10,000 feet up on a rock in the middle of the Pacific. Awesome Maui stargazing!

                10,000 feet up on a rock in the middle of the Pacific. Awesome Maui stargazing!

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              0 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 3

              View calendar: Updated 10/18/14
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              Member since: 2003
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated 10/18/2014
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