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Condo, 1 Bedroom with Queen bed + Queen sofa bed + twin murphy bed, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2-4+)
You'll feel the luxury, love and detail we put into our condo when you first open the door. If you want to pamper yourself while in Maui -- you'll love our unit. Too many little extras to list here.
Our completely remodeled end unit located on the 2nd floor of building 2 in Maui Vista Resort was renovated in October 2011. Our one bedroom, one bath, condo was remodeled from top-to-bottom. New ceilings, new paint, new tile flooring throughout, new en suite washer and dryer, new Cherry wood kitchen cabinets, and granite counter tops.
We have tried to think of everything that you'll need in order to feel at home and have the best vacation while in Maui. The condo is equipped with a full size refrigerator with an ice and water dispenser in the door, stove/oven, dishwasher, microwave, plenty of cooking utensils, ice coolers, beach chairs, boogie boards for your use during your stay, tennis rackets, a coffee maker, Kerig machine and a hair dryer (so you don't have to pack one). In the event you have an unexpected guest we have also included an aerobed for your use.
The unit will accommodate 2-4+ guests, with a queen size bed fitted with an Island Dreams Waialea luxury mattress, a queen size sofa/sleeper and a twin size Murphy bed. Also included are flat screen televisions in both the living area and bedroom with cable TV and DVD players, telephone service (local and long distance to the US & Canada), high speed internet access (Wi-Fi or ethernet connections) at no additional cost. Air conditioning units and ceiling fans are included in both the main living area and bedroom for your comfort.
Just a 1-2 minute walk across the street to the beach. The resort is located across the street from the famous Kamaole Beach I (locally known as Charley Young Beach). There are three swimming pools on the property, six individually enclosed tennis courts (two per building), and gas-fired grills for each building. You will find that our unit is conveniently located to the building's pool (a view from the lanai), 2 tennis courts, and gas-fired grill. Elevators in each building so no stairs to navigate. Parking is also available on site and free!
For golfers, courses like Wailea Golf Club, Makena and Ka'anapali make for plenty of world class golf on this island.
***This property is owner operated and doing business as Maui Vista Escape and is licensed and permitted to collect applicable taxes and do business under State of Hawaii Department of Taxation #W21971397-01***
Comfortable Island Dreams Waialea luxury mattress on the queen size bed, a 5' inner spring mattress with memory foam topper on the sofa bed (for added comfort), as well as a quality mattress on the twin size murphy bed mattress. Baby playpen/crib also....moreless
Peak Season Dec 16 - Apr 15, 2015 6 night min stay
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Property Damage Protection$49
Departure Cleaning Fee$95 + tax
Damage Protection disc.$-24 + tax
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Kihei's central location makes it easy to get to other parts of the island and Kihei is known to be one of the hottest places to stay on Maui (temperature-wise) because it doesn't get the breezes that other parts of the island get (perfect for that winter getaway). During the winter months, whales can sometimes be spotted from the shore.
Kihei is a sprawly place, strung out along the coast for several miles but never more than a mile wide. The main road north-south along the ocean is South Kihei Road and it contains almost all the hotels, condos, restaurants, shops and beaches. So if you don't mind a bit of walking, you can probably get to most things you need without needing a car. If you do drive, the strip malls have their usual adequate free parking although individual restaurants and beaches may not.
Most of Kihei's restaurants and grocery stores are strung out along South Kihei Road (the main drag). There are both supermarkets and smaller food shops along South Kihei Road. Some of the supermarkets can also serve as a restaurant as they sell warm cooked food that is cheaper (and sometimes tastier) than what you find in restaurants. With your own kitchen and the BBQ grill outside your door -- you can enjoy home cooking.
Maui Vista Resort is an affordable vacation condo resort located in Kihei. A beautiful 10-acre resort, lush gardens, well-maintained property with 3 pools, 6 tennis courts, BBQ & picnic areas. Kamaole I Beach is across the street (a short 2-3 minute walk). Kam I (also known as Charley Young)is known as the best swimming beach, crystal clear water & gentle waves. Outside showers are also provided at Kam I. The condo itself is fully equipped including washer/dryer, TVs/DVDs & air-conditioners.
Lots to do: Go sailing, Kai Kanani Sailing Charters, 34 Wailea Gateway Pl Ste A105, 808-879-7218. Go snorkeling. There is some nice coral around Kamaole Beach Park III or take one of the snorkel cruises that depart from the Kihei Boat Ramp. You can rent or buy snorkel gear a local shops like Snorkel Bob's and Maui Dive Shop but we also provide some snorkel gear in our condo. Go swimming at one of the many beaches. The trio of Kamaole Beaches - Kamaole Beach Park I, II and Iil - are probably the nicest of the Kihei beaches. They each have their own changing rooms although parking is limited if you bring a car. When in Hawaii, a luau is always a nice excursion which features Polynesian music and dancing. Several resorts host them on various nights of the week. Most also feature a buffet dinner.
Visit Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge, this is a good place observe Hawaii's endangered wetland birds, along with a diversity of feathered visitors from as far away as Alaska and Canada, and occasionally from Asia. Best season to visit is the winter. Best time of day is in the morning. Of course, a walk along the beach, morning, noon, at sunset, or at night, is always relaxing and beautiful. For those early birds, don't forget to catch the sunrise from the top of Haleakala. Maui isn't a large island, so you can go anywhere from Kihei as a day trip.
Nearby, heading south on the Pi'ilani Highway, is the resort community of Wailea and the beautiful beaches of Makena. Further south, with snorkeling and hiking opportunities, is Ahihi Reserve and La Perouse Bay.
Heading out of town on North Kihei Road will provide access to the old whaling town of Lahaina and the resort areas of West Maui.
Heading north on the Mokulele Highway will bring you into the central part of the island, where you can hike or catch the sunrise (or sunset) in Haleakala National Park, drive the Road to Hana, hit the beaches on Maui's north shore or head upcountry and visit Maui's only winery.
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: We live in the State of Washington on the Eastside. We both work in the public sector when we aren't in Maui. Between us we have six children and two beautiful grandchildren. Most of our children have left the roost and half are college students (here and elsewhere). Our family is our greatest gift and sense of pride. We spend most weekends with our children in the area and our young grandchildren, Lola & Sheldon.
Why the Owner Chose Maui Vista: We started traveling to Hawaii in 2004. We have been to all the islands, and when we married in 2005, we married in Poipu, Kauai. We then cruised the islands for our honeymoon (including Maui). We continued to return to Hawaii and Maui for family vacations and special occasions. Maui is one of our favorite islands. We decided to purchased a condo in Maui because we hope that one day it will be our retirement haven. We really love Maui and the relaxing pace, as well as, the lovely beaches and activities. So when we were trying to decide where we'd like to purchase a condo -- the decision wasn't that hard.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo: We had a few things we wanted in our condo, and we weren't willing to compromise. We wanted to be in Kihei, where the weather is absolutely gorgeous year round. We wanted the complex to have elevators so people with disabilities or limitations could enjoy our home without restriction or inconvenience. We wanted the property to have a tropical resort feel. We wanted to be nearby one of our favorite beaches, Charley Young, and Kam II as well. Maui Vista Resort was the perfect fit for us.
In Maui Vista Resort, we found everything we wanted and then some. We are just a 1-2 minute walk from the beach, the tropical grounds with the lush vegetation are maintained to the highest level, parking is a breeze, the location is central to everything, and yes, we have an en suite washer/dryer (not something available in many complexes).
It was not our original plan to offer our condo as a vacation rental but we wanted to share what we had with others. In doing this, it has been a lot of work but definately a labor of love. Hearing how much our guests have enjoyed our condo and recognizing our 'attention to detail' has been most gratifying.