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Ocean Front Gem in West Maui - Green Sea Turtle Paradise!!

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Welcome to Mahina Surf 117. This is the view from our lanai!

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Last updated: 03/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Kahana condo description

Aloha and welcome to Mahina Surf #117! We are a unique, oceanfront boutique style condominium (with only 56 units!) located on Maui’s desirable West side. Our property was recently designated as non-smoking throughout.

Mahina Surf boasts stunning unobstructed ocean views where Humpback whales and their calves play during the winter and scores of green sea turtles call our beachfront their home year round!

Imagine yourself relaxing on your private lanai or poolside with a cool drink in hand. Picture the blue green ocean with the islands of Lanai and Molokai in the background. Take a dip in our beautifully tiled, heated saline pool, just steps from the ocean, and soak in the splendor of our beautifully landscaped grounds. You won’t even mind preparing the evening meal on our gourmet gas BBQ grills located at the ocean’s edge. Finally, at day’s end, there is no better place to watch the sunset; this is truly paradise!

Our condo is conveniently located within 5-10 minutes of some of Maui’s favorite tourist destinations. Just 3.5 miles to the south is the Kaanapali resort area and Whaler's Village with its famous beach, boardwalk, shopping and restaurants. Another 3 miles south of that is historic Lahaina town with its eclectic waterfront shopping district, restaurants and nightlife. Just 3 miles to the north of Mahina Surf is famed Kapalua with its championship golf courses and gorgeous beaches; perfect for body surfing, snorkeling, diving or just soaking in the sun. You are literally sandwiched in the middle of the best the Westside of Maui has to offer.

Mahina Surf #117 is a ground floor corner unit with twice as many windows as many of the other units on the property; taking full advantage of Maui's famous afternoon trade winds. You will love the smell and feel of these comforting breezes throughout your stay. As you look at our pictures, pay special attention to the windows; we are fortunate to be the beneficiaries of some of the most beautiful Hawiaiian landscaping on the island. Native hawaiian plants surround our unit, giving you a true sense of 'Aloha'.

The bedroom is appointed with a spacious King size bed, closet (with programmable safe) and a chest of drawers. Just down the hall to the right is an updated bathroom with full tub and shower enclosure, sink and 2 mirror vanity with shelving inside. (Plenty of room to store all of your toiletries.)

We have a fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator, oven, stove and microwave. It is well stocked with all of the cookware, utensils and appliances to satisfy any home chef. (Heck, we even have a juicer!) The kitchen opens up to a spacious living area with a large L-shaped queen sized sleeper sofa and chairs. We have an entertainment center with a flat screen LCD TV, Blu Ray/DVD, WiFi and iPod docking station. We also have library of Blu Ray's and DVDs for your viewing pleasure. (Although you may be distracted from your favorite TV show by the ocean views!)

We hope you enjoy our little piece of paradise as much as we do. It is truly the “best kept secret” on Maui!






Keywords: Ocean Front, 1 bedroom, Ground Floor, Boutique Style, Condo, West Maui, Kahana, Shopping, Beaches, Golf, Snorkeling, Turtles, Whales, Non-Smoking.

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Property Type

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

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    All units on the property and the grounds are designated as non-smoking....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

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

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom with King size bed, comfortable mattress and bedding. Sleeper Sofa with 6 inch thick Queen sized mattress. Child's port-a-crib also available....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bath tub, shower, and sink with two cabinet vanity. Plenty of room for toiletries. Hair dryer provided....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Please feel to use the Snorkel Gear, Beach Chairs, Beach Umbrellas, Coolers, etc. located in the Bedroom closet for all of your beach adventures! We also have a Programmable Safe to keep your valuables secure....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Lending Library next to Office...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Blu Ray DVD Player...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    iPod Docking Station & small CD player with radio...moreless

  • Television:

    Flat screen LCD/HD ...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Combination of DVD's and new Blu Ray videos...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Luaus
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Ocean View:

    Unobstructed Ocean View from living room and lanai....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Ocean front property. Great viewing of Sea Turtles, Whales (in season) Beautiful Sunsets Guaranteed!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining:

    Childs Booster seat in bedroom closet....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    On Site - shared...moreless

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

    Large comfortable L-Shaped Sofa; Flat Screen TV, Blu-Ray Player,video library, and iPod Player....moreless

  • Parking:

    Short walk with no stairs from the parking lot to our door....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    No parking fee!...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Free local calls to anywhere on the island of Maui....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bathroom towels and Beach towels are provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    On Site - shared...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    In room WiFi with guest access...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Brand New Stainless installed 7/18/14...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Very well stocked! ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Brand New Stainless installed 7/18/14...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Brand New Stainless installed 7/18/14...moreless

  • Stove:

    Brand New Stainless installed 7/18/14...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    With great Pool and Ocean Views right from the Lanai! ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    2 acres of beautiful grounds; one of the best maintained properties on the west side....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Right on the ocean with beautiful views of Lanai and Molokai; grill tools, veggie grill basket and smoker box provided in condo. Small herb garden behind the bench....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    We provide Dry Snorkels, Masks & Fins (two sets); Boogie Boards, Coolers, Sand Chairs and Umbrellas....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Heated saline pool with unobstructed ocean views; well maintained, and beautifully tiled!...moreless

  • Heated Pool
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season 2015
Dec 15 - Apr 15, 2015
3 night min stay
$180
$1,260

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

High Season 2016
Dec 15 - Apr 14, 2016
3 night min stay
$180
$1,260

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

High Season 2017
Dec 15 - Apr 14, 2017
3 night min stay
$180
$1,260

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$159
$1,113

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 13.42%

Notes:

10 nights or more 5% discount; 28 nights or more 15% discount.

Rates based on double occupancy; Additionals persons $10/night per person, including children.

Thirty day notice required for deposit refund on cancellation.$25 service charge on all refunds.

Christmas Holidays: Full payment due by 11/01. Cancellations are nonrefundable 7 night minimum stay.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Kahalui
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Dollies Tavern
3.4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Kapalua Bay Course
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Honoapiilani
0.7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Kahana Grill
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
Kahana

Car: Recommended

BEACHES: Maui has so much to offer and of course it's beaches are some of the best! Great beaches near our property are Kahakeli, Napili and D.T. Fleming for soaking in the sun and playing in the waves.

SNORKELING: Kapalua Bay is a great beach for the beginning snorkeler, protected, calm water with nice coral formations & fish. Some of the Best snorkeling in Maui can be found at Honolua Bay a bit further north. Huge coral formations, fish, eels, turtles and more; but, it is not as protected.

TURTLES: If you want to swim with Turtles, try the waters right out in front of Mahina Surf, they are plentiful. There is a very secluded, very small sandy beach about 30 yards south of the property that gives easy entry into the water. (you do have to scramble over a short stretch of lava rock to get there.) If scrambling over lava, is not your idea of fun, there is an even easier entry into the water at Mahinahina Beach (also know as S-Turns Beach) about 2 blocks north of the property. Sandy beach with easy entry into the water. Jump in and swim to the left for turtles galore!

SHOPPING: Lahaina town is one of our favorites, it's an eclectic little town with great restaurants, historical sites and is a perfect place to look for a souvenir. Some of our favorite restaurants are Aloha Mixed Plate, Kimos, and Lahaina Pizza Co. For a really nice dinner, you can't beat the Lahaina Grill. We had one of our best meals ever there, and I'm not talking just on Maui, I'm talking anywhere!

Another terrific area for shopping and restaurants is Whalers Village at Kaanapali Beach. (About 5 minutes south) We enjoy grabbing 'Pu Pus' at the Hula Grill; the tables actually sit in the sand with great views of the ocean. It is an excellent place for people watching and a great place to take in the sunset.

GOLF: We are only a few minutes away from the famed Kapalua Golf Course home of the Hyundai PGA Tournament of Champions. Even if you don't golf, it's worth a trip to see the course and the surrounding area. The Plantation House Restaurant, in the club house at the Plantation Course is a great place to grab a delicious breakfast.

SIGHTS: For those wanting to tour the island, the Road to Hana is a trip that you must do at least once. The Windward side of the island is lush and green, beautiful jungle-like terrain with waterfalls around every turn. Black Sand & Red Sand Beaches and, of course, the Seven Sacred Pools.

Another popular attraction is the Haleakala Crater. A trip up to the crater to take in sunrise is definitely worthwhile. On the way back down from the crater, take a side trip and visit the Tedeschi Winery for a sampling of their Pineapple Wine or Champagne.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2011

About: Hi, we are the owners Rick and Kris. We are both in the beverage distribution business in Western WA. We love the outdoors and enjoy diving, swimming, kayaking and snorkeling with our two sons. We also love to cook!

Why Kahana:
We have been coming back to Maui off and on for the past 25 years (since our honeymoon). Our favorite area in Maui is the West Side. We love snorkeling at Kapalua Bay and Honolua Bay, hitting the beach at Kaanapali, and playing in the surf at Napili Bay. We also really enjoy exploring the eclectic little town of Lahaina, especially when the art fair is up an running under the Banyan tree. Our condo is close to all of the places we like to go! We are so thrilled to finally have our own little piece of paradise!

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
We purchased our condo in Sept of 2011. We love the incredible views from the Lanai and the short walk right out the slider door to the pool, BBQs, and ocean. We especially enjoy walking down to the waters edge each night to see the turtles swimming and feeding right at our feet and watching the sun set. It never gets old!


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Photos

  • Welcome to Mahina Surf 117. This is the view from our lanai!

    Welcome to Mahina Surf 117. This is the view from our lanai!

  • Step into the bedroom with its comfortable King size bed. Notice the windows!

    Step into the bedroom with its comfortable King size bed. Notice the windows!

  • Another Picture perfect morning on the lanai'.  (Picture donated by a guest)

    Another Picture perfect morning on the lanai'. (Picture donated by a guest)

  • Relax in the Living Room. Sleeper sofa for extra guests has a comfy 6' mattress!

    Relax in the Living Room. Sleeper sofa for extra guests has a comfy 6' mattress!

  • Looking out the slider from the living room. Just steps to the pool and ocean!

    Looking out the slider from the living room. Just steps to the pool and ocean!

  • Looking to the kitchen from the living room. More windows for cool Maui breezes!

    Looking to the kitchen from the living room. More windows for cool Maui breezes!

  • You never know who you'll meet down by the BBQs! (Picture donated by a guest)

    You never know who you'll meet down by the BBQs! (Picture donated by a guest)

  • Scores of green sea turtles call our rocky beachfront home.  Say cheese fellas!

    Scores of green sea turtles call our rocky beachfront home. Say cheese fellas!

  • We supply Beach Chairs, Umbrellas, Boogie Boards & Snorkel gear for your use.

    We supply Beach Chairs, Umbrellas, Boogie Boards & Snorkel gear for your use.

  • Walking back up the path from the ocean at the south side of the property.

    Walking back up the path from the ocean at the south side of the property.

  • Just outside the office at Mahina Surf, a lovely Bird of Paradise.

    Just outside the office at Mahina Surf, a lovely Bird of Paradise.

  • Another beautiful sunset at Mahina Surf!  (Took this shot from in the pool)

    Another beautiful sunset at Mahina Surf! (Took this shot from in the pool)

  • Looking back at our condo #117 from the grounds

    Looking back at our condo #117 from the grounds

  • Another shot of the bedroom.  Beach towels provided!

    Another shot of the bedroom. Beach towels provided!

  • You will love cooking meals in our fully equipped kitchen!

    You will love cooking meals in our fully equipped kitchen!

  • Enjoy our flat screeen TV, blu ray player, movie library & iPod docking station.

    Enjoy our flat screeen TV, blu ray player, movie library & iPod docking station.

  • Soak in sun and ocean views, while you watch for turtles and whales (in season).

    Soak in sun and ocean views, while you watch for turtles and whales (in season).

  • Let this view inspire your next meal!  The island of Lana'i in the background.

    Let this view inspire your next meal! The island of Lana'i in the background.

  • More stunning scenery! Looking south toward Kaanapali, Lanai island on the right

    More stunning scenery! Looking south toward Kaanapali, Lanai island on the right

  • They crawl onto the beach, literally at your feet! (Beach 30 yds South of MSurf)

    They crawl onto the beach, literally at your feet! (Beach 30 yds South of MSurf)

  • Enjoy our beautiful grounds! Looking north to Molokai from the ocean access path

    Enjoy our beautiful grounds! Looking north to Molokai from the ocean access path

  • Oceanside looking back at the condos just below the pool. Inviting, isn't it?!

    Oceanside looking back at the condos just below the pool. Inviting, isn't it?!

  • Relax on the lanai and get ready to take in another beautiful sunset!

    Relax on the lanai and get ready to take in another beautiful sunset!

  • Aloha for now. Hope to see you soon! (Taken from our lanai, with a zoom lens)

    Aloha for now. Hope to see you soon! (Taken from our lanai, with a zoom lens)

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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated: 03/25/2015
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