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The Peaceful Palms at Wailea.......Welcomes You!

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Last updated: 07/15/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-12 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

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If you have ever stayed in Wailea you know why this particular area on the island of Maui is described as a Tropical Paradise...if not, you are about to!
CONDE NAST TRAVELER MAGAZINE'S 2013 READER'S FIRST CHOICE AWARD again goes to Maui (20th time): The 'Best Island in the World,' as well as 'Best U.S. Island' for the 22ND consecutive year, stating that readers rave about this “veritable paradise.”

Mark Twain and Robert Louis Stevenson were among the first famous tourists to publicly marvel over Maui. Repeat visitors often return to Maui's sunny South Coast...where the peaceful atmosphere, tropical landscaping and sweeping vistas, pleasant weather, and palm-fringed golden sand beaches are unrivaled!

A warm Aloha greets you at our family’s spacious 1-bedroom, 2-bath, 1022 sq ft condominium (an upper level end unit) plus a double lanai at The Palms at Wailea. With vaulted ceilings and attractive Hawaiian decor, and situated amid the tropical grounds of The Palms at Wailea in the scenic world-class resort of Wailea, you can be sure of a classic Hawaiian setting for your stay.

The Palms at Wailea resort is located 16 miles from Kahului Airport. Scenic Keawakapu Beach is a pleasant 10 minute walk, partly along The Palms at Wailea tropical waterfall path. Or, in less than 5 minutes from our door-to-sand, you may drive and park in one of two lots adjacent to, but hidden from, scenic palm-fringed Keawakapu Beach. Shopping for groceries or whatever your needs may be in Kihei Town, or taking in The Shops at Wailea... each is a very short drive, or you may choose to walk to The Shops at Wailea either along the beach or along the golf course.

Imagine awakening to the soothing sounds of tropical songbirds... viewing the bluest of oceans through the palms...with breakfast on the lanai...also a perfect spot to relax after the beach, to read, to sun or in shade...and to enjoy dinner at sunset.....always a spectacular view from our lanai as it sets behind the island of Lana'i. Our second (top) floor, end unit location allows us more privacy and the ability to leave the doors wide open to welcome tropical breezes.

Ours is one of the few condos at The Palms at Wailea that is fully air conditioned...and on our lanai is a Weber gas BBQ, both at no extra charge to you. (In contrast, The Palms On-Site Management charges $15/day for A/C, and $10/day for a portable BBQ). We have free Internet access and all calls to the US and Canada are free. We invite you to share our family's comfortable 'Tropical Getaway' for your stay and we wish you Aloha and Hana Hou...

Repeat guests have enthusiastically compared their stay at our Palms at Wailea Condo with a stay at a high-rise luxury hotel: our roomy floor plan and spacious lanai, convenient dedicated parking place just steps from our private entry, attractive and comfortable tropical decor, The Palms at Wailea grounds with sweeping ocean views, inviting pool and Jacuzzi: 'Comparable luxury....incomparable privacy for a fraction of the cost!' Stroll down the hill to famous 'Wailea Beach Walk' which ambles by Andaz Resort, The Marriott, The Grand Wailea, The Four Seasons, and The Fairmount Kea Lani, where you may jog or walk several miles in each direction in the sand or on a paved walkway, or both!


Driving Directions for the 25 minute drive from Kahului International Airport (OGG) to our Palms at Wailea Condo will be sent after final payment is received.


WHALE SEASON: Maui has earned the distinction as one of the best places in the world to whale watch from December to April when the ocean has been described as 'whale soup.' Take a commercial boat tour or watch from the shore.
In MAY the International Festival of Outrigger Canoes in Lahaina is a cultural event you won't want to miss.
In JUNE the Maui Film Festival in Wailea: three large outdoor screens, on the beach, between the Wailea Blue and Gold Golf courses, or the Celestial Dome Theater atop the Marriott Wailea Beach Resort.

Golf, Tennis, Spas, Restaurants.
Close proximity to some of the world’s most renowned spas where non-hotel guests are welcome to enjoy nurturing in a tropical retreat serviced by professional estheticians and massage therapists.

Wailea features four World-Class golf courses: The Wailea Blue, Gold, and Emerald Golf Courses. (Please see the Wailea Golf Club website below) or the near-by Makena Golf Course. When reserved through The Palms Activities Desk, our guests receive discounts on golf at many of the Maui courses including The Blue Course and Makena. Reservations may be made with The Palms Activities Desk 30 days or less before arrival. The nearby famous Wailea Tennis Club has 11 courts, three with night lights. There are also public tennis courts and a municipal golf course in nearby Kihei.

When you tire of the convenience of your own kitchen and private outdoor grill, tropical dining and nightlife await nearby. Here is a list of recommendations from previous guests:

Merriman's MonkeyPod Kitchen - Wailea
Sansei - Kihei (discount nights Sunday, Monday and Friday)
Eskimo Candy - Kihei (best fresh seafood market, eat in, take out)
Five Palms - on the beach Kihei
Sarento's - on the beach Kihei
Big Wave Café - Kihei (5-6 pm half price dinners)
Cheeseburger in Paradise - Wailea & Lahaina
Maui Tacos - now in several locations (this tiny, very casual strip mall eatery was ZAGAT rated in 2009 & 2010!)
Joe's - at Wailea Tennis Club (half price dinners 5:30 - 6:30)
The Fish Company - Pa'ia
Mama’s Fish House - Pa'ia
Kula Lodge - Kula
Hailemaile - UpCountry
Home Made Cafe - Kihei - at Azeka Shopping Center/Makai: (Known for their yummy Malasada's!)

Keywords: Condominium


Property Type

  • Condo

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome:

    Pak-n-Play crib, a Futon, Beach Toys, some Children's Books....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    For the Comfort of All... We Thank our Guests for abiding by our NO SMOKING policy in the Condo and on the Lanai. The Palms is a NO SMOKING Property....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

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

  • Bedroom 1


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • King size beds (1) Master Bedroom, Baby Cribs (1) For the Little Ones (Keiki) We Have a Pak-n-Play, and 2 Futons., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Comfortable Queen Hide-a-Bed in Living Room...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Comfortable Backpack Beach Chairs, Cooler with Blue Ice, Beach Mats, Beach Towels, Beach Umbrella, Beach Toys for Keiki....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    Maui Island Paradise DVD (Preview the sites you may want to see on the Island of Maui from the top of Haleakala, to Hana and the Iao Valley) and Hawaiian Music CD's....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) Brand New Flat Screen HDTV's in the Living Room and Master Bedroom. There is an upconverting DVD Player with each HDTV. High Speed Internet; WiFi; Digital Phone Service with Free Calls to US and Canada....moreless

  • Stereo
  • VCR


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

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Views of Haleakala from our Entry and the far end of our lanai....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    We Have a Partial View of the Ocean through the Palms from our Lanai, Living Room and Master Bedroom, with the island of Lana'i in the distance. Great sunsets!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Free Long Distance:

    All calls to US and Canada are free....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    100% All-Cotton HTC Bed Linens and Plush Bath Towels; Plenty of Beach Towels are provided....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Our Dedicated Parking Space is just a Few Steps From Our Private Entrance....moreless

  • Telephone:

    (2) With Answering Machine....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    We have TimeWarner Internet Access as well as a WiFi Network. Also, with a full ocean view, internet access anywhere near the Clubhouse and the Palms Pool Areas....moreless


  • Cooking Utensils:

    We like to cook, so it's 'Just Like Home': Plenty of Quality Cookware, Glassware, Dinnerware and Flatware, Cutlery (sharp knives!), A Variety of Quality Utensils, Toaster, Blender, Non-stick Wok, Rice Cooker, Coffee Grinder, Cookbooks....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Our Tile and Granite Kitchen is a Bright and Pleasant Spot to Prepare Meals: including all the necessities required for anything from a simple meal to a gourmet feast. Plenty of dish towels and place mats. Plastic Dishes and Glasses for Keiki. The Pass-though Window from the Kitchen makes it easy to enjoy every meal on our spacious double lanai....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    New 21 Cubic Foot Stainless Refrigerator with Ice Maker....moreless


  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Double Lanai with Partial View of Ocean and the island of Lana'i through the Palms; Half Shaded, Half Open to the Sun and the star-studded night sky. Convenient pass-through window from kitchen. Dining table seats 6. Conversation seating with coffee table, at other end of lanai....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    The Palms Salt Water Pool Has an Ocean View and Clubhouse; Shade or Sun; Wi-Fi and High Speed Internet....moreless

  • Shared Hot Tub:

    Jacuzzi Located by the Pool, with a full ocean view....moreless



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Value Season
Apr 23 - Dec 17, 2015
3 night min stay
Holiday Season
Dec 18 - Jan 7, 2016
12 night min stay
Regular Season
Jan 8 - Apr 7, 2016
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

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  • Tax Rate 13.42%


No cleaning fee for reservation of 7 days or longer.

Cancellation policy available upon request.

HI Tax ID: W83158581-01

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Whale Watching Season on Maui: December through April. Maui is world renowned for the large whale population that returns to island waters from Alaska each year and can be seen from the shore or viewed up close on commercial whale watching tours. Excellent tidepools at nearby Keawakapu Beach and Ulua Beaches. Excellent snorkelling at Ulua Beach, where Pacific Whale Foundation docents staff an information station to answer your questions and offer guidance about the sea creatures seen at the reef.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Jane & Dean Burroughs from The Central Coast of California

Why the Owner Chose The Palms at Wailea:
The location! Lushly landscaped, non-commercial Wailea on the sunny south side of Maui......has beautiful golden sand, palm-fringed beaches with views of the islands of Lana'i and Kaho'olawe, Molokini crater, the West Maui Mountains and Haleakala.... With four Championship seaside golf links: Blue, Emerald, Gold, and Makena.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
We absolutely love our tropical 'home away from home'...our well-cared-for, well stocked condo has many comforts to make everyone's stay more pleasant. From our door to the sand of lovely Keawakapu Beach it is less than a 10 minute walk; or, a 2 minute drive to several parking lots close to, but not visible from, the beach. Walking south Keawakapu Beach continues with lovely Wailea Beach Walk and ambles along Mökapu, Ulua, Wailea, and Polo Beaches: unrivaled beaches for every activity, including tidepooling and excellent snorkelling and scuba diving. In addition to our world-class location, our nicely appointed condo offers the comforts of home in an upscale tropical setting. From The Palms salt water pool and jacuzzi are expansive ocean/island/mountain views. Awaken to the sounds of tropical songbirds...the soft rustle of palm fronds...and watch the day come alive as the sun rises over Haleakala. The day is yours to enjoy...and Maui has a broad variety of temptations. At dinner on our lanai you can watch the sun set on the island of Lana'i.

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  • Dining on Our Lanai

    Dining on Our Lanai

  • Our newly updated living room.

    Our newly updated living room.

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Second Full Bathroom

    Second Full Bathroom

  • The start of another beautiful day....sunrise on Haleakala from our front door.

    The start of another beautiful day....sunrise on Haleakala from our front door.

  • A View of the Island of Lanai'i from Our Lanai

    A View of the Island of Lanai'i from Our Lanai

  • Private Stairway to Our Upper Level Condo

    Private Stairway to Our Upper Level Condo

  • The Palms at Wailea Entrance

    The Palms at Wailea Entrance

  • The Palms at Wailea Salt Water Pool & Jacuzzi

    The Palms at Wailea Salt Water Pool & Jacuzzi

  • Nearby Mokapu Beach looking south

    Nearby Mokapu Beach looking south

  • A Special Treat: Maui's Humpback Whale Season

    A Special Treat: Maui's Humpback Whale Season

  • Morning mist silhouettes Maui trees....

    Morning mist silhouettes Maui trees....

  • Welcome to Our Palms at Wailea Condo

    Welcome to Our Palms at Wailea Condo

  • Kitchen and Dining Area

    Kitchen and Dining Area

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • Additional Seating Area on Our Double Lanai

    Additional Seating Area on Our Double Lanai

  • Mid-day view of Haleakala from our front door.

    Mid-day view of Haleakala from our front door.

  • Sun Setting on the Island of Lāna'i as Viewed From Our Lanai

    Sun Setting on the Island of Lāna'i as Viewed From Our Lanai

  • View of Our Upper Level Condo

    View of Our Upper Level Condo

  • Palms Pool House Entry

    Palms Pool House Entry

  • Nearby Keawakapu Beach looking north....connects to Famous 'Wailea Beach Walk'

    Nearby Keawakapu Beach looking north....connects to Famous 'Wailea Beach Walk'

  • Sun setting on the island of Lāna'i as viewed from our lanai.

    Sun setting on the island of Lāna'i as viewed from our lanai.

  • Picturesque views abound....all around the island.

    Picturesque views abound....all around the island.

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