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Maui Sands is a peaceful, low density ocean-front condominium complex offering vintage old Hawaiian charm. Located on the most desirable west side of the island in Honokowai at the northern end of Kaanapali. We are low density and geared towards relaxation. The sundeck offers a perfect perch to watch the breathtaking sunsets while simultaneously looking at the beautiful islands of Molokai and Lanai. Turtles are often spotted, and during whaling season, there are so many of these majestic animals that one visitor referred to it as “whale soup!” Monk seals and spinner dolphins are also spotted from the property.
Unit 719 is a private, second-floor unit that has been totally remodeled, offering hardwood floors, solid cherry cabinets, granite and glass mosaic tiles in the kitchen and granite and travertine in the bathroom. The unit offers beautiful furnishings, two flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi, an iPod docking station, and original artwork. The living room sofa opens up to a queen-size comfortable bed offering convenience to families. The kitchen is completely stocked and the unit has both ceiling fans and air conditioning.
Three parallel reefs in front of the complex offer beautiful snorkeling and many conveniences are located within walking distance of the condo. For example, nearby, there is a large grocery store, health food store, fish market, farmer’s market (on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays), the ABC store, a gas station, a coffee shop, ice cream shop, pizzeria, Subway, Mexican food, Duke’s restaurant, etc. Old Lahaina town is only five miles away and the Kaanapali beach resort is only two miles away, offering shopping, golf, spas, restaurants, and all types of water activities.
Smoking and pets are not allowed. A parking spot is assigned to the unit.
Fully remodeled, travertine tile with a
This unit is perfect to snorkel, paddle board and kayak right off the shoreline!
There are three volcanic reefs that run parallel
to the shoreline. During low tide, the inner area, between the seawall and the first reef is perfectly protected for keiki to play in the water and build sand castles. Between the first and second reef, the water is between 7' and 4' deep, perfect for swimming with the turtles and enjoying a morning swim. Outside the second reef, and inside the third, is a wonderful labyrinth of lava nooks and crannies that provide great snorkeling!
Bath, kitchen and beach towels are provided.
Although we do not have laundry facilities on site, we have a local drop off wash and fold service. We are happy to provide you with their information. We also have 2 coin operated laundromats....moreless
Dishes & Utensils
Totally remodeled kitchen. Everything you need to cook Thanksgiving dinner!
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A 50% deposit is due within 3 days of booking. Bookings less than 5 days in length or less than 30 days from check in must be paid in full within 3 days of booking.
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Honokawai is located on the Northwest shore of Maui, with views of the islands of Molokai and Lanai across the channel. Maui Sands epitomizes old school Hawaii ambiance. This is a low density property, with beautiful grounds, including mango and banana trees. We are a very easy short walk from some lovely beaches and a Honokawai park. There are many good local restaurants, a large grocery store, two farmers markets, a health food store, a coffee shop and some great spa facilities, all within a 3-5 minute walk. One of the favorite things about this location is the Farmers Market that is a short walk away across from the Honokawai Beach Park. They hold a special outdoor produce market on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings, but they offer fresh organic produce and a deli from 7am to 7pm, 7 days a week.
A short drive south to Whalers Village, and further on to Lahaina brings you to great Front Street shopping and historic sights. The Historic town of Lahaina has something for everyone, from Warren and Annabelles Magic Show (some of the best close hand magic we've ever seen) to shopping and the Award Winning Ulalena show at the Maui Myth and Magic Theater. You will have no problem finding great entertainment.
The Wharf in Lahaina has it's share of wonderful excursions to choose from as well. We particularly like Trilogy for a day trip to the Island of Lanai. There are many sunset cruises to choose from, fishing, sailing, and whale watching trips to fit most budgets.
North towards Kapalua there are 3 more championship golf courses, as well as fabulous beach walks and mountainside hiking! Nothing like a sunset view from the side of a volcano!
We are within minutes of some terrific restaurants and a short drive from many many more. Ocean gear such as fishing equipment, snorkel gear, and kayaks can be rented within walking distance. There is a bicycle and scooter rental across the street.
Year Purchased: 2009
About: Carol and Jim are the owners of this lovely unit. Jim is a retired tech executive and Carol formerly worked as a neuropsychologist and an educator. After gutting and remodeling their beautiful unit, they were able to enjoy living in it for several years. Now it’s time for them to return to their home in Half Moon Bay, California.
Why Honokowai: Location, location, location! Maui Sands is situated in Honokowai on 3.5 lush ocean-front acres with boundless activities, sights and shopping within easy reach.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo: Maui Sands is a gem offering old-world Hawaiian charm. It’s a calm, serene place with beautiful, lush grounds located directly on the ocean. The unit, itself, is beautifully remodeled using the best materials.