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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"This was our 8th trip to Maui with our two boys (now 17 and 20), my tenth, and my wife has been there many more times than that. We've stayed in Kihei, we've stayed in Kaanapali (once) and several times oceanfront in a Makena condo. This stay in Sue's beautiful home in this very special place was by far the best of them all. We arrived in the dark and woke up the first morning to the gentle sound of waves and a predawn view that may be unmatched in all Hawai'i -- without even getting out of bed! It just got better and better from there. It's not just that the home is oceanfront, it truly is on one of the prettiest pieces of coastline on the island. The "old Hawaii" look and feel of the home is just right -- casual, comfortable and well appointed. This is the first place we've ever stayed that we were as content to just hang out at home as to go touring or to the beach. Coffee in the lounge chairs at dawn, and sunsets in those same chairs, margaritas in hand, were the perfect way to start and finish a day. The outdoor dining room, under a tree and over the water, was the perfect place for a barbecued dinner while the stars came out. Sue was an absolute pleasure to deal with as was Katarina, her property manager and caretaker. We will be back."
Guest: Martin J.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 19, 2015
"We spent 9 days in this unit and had an incredible vacation. The location of Makena Surf was perfect for us. It is secluded yet an easy drive to many great parks, snorkeling beaches, shops and restaurants. Also, great area to walk and/or run each morning! We prefer the quiet and low key areas when on vacation. The pools, grounds, beach and snorkeling directly in front of the unit are fabulous. Maria, the property manager, was also so easy to reach and helpful. We loved the welcome visit basket full of so many local goodies.
The unit is very spacious and the lanai was our favorite hangout. It is well stocked with the beach, bath and kitchen essentials that you would need for your stay. I feel I must mention the negatives.The unit is very attractive but in need of updating at this price point. The kitchen and baths are quite dated, especially the master. We found the master bedroom to get quite stuffy and the bathroom almost hot at times.
Would we return? Most definitely just may select another unit at Makena Surf...hopefully one that Maria manages."
Guest: Amy B.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 20, 2015
"My family and I have been staying in this condo in July for the past several years. We've travelled to many different resorts around the world and all agree that our stay here is definitely our favorite - which is why we always come back. It has everything you could possibly want - comfortable/tastefully decorated condo, beautiful view, a seemingly private beach just steps away, great snorkeling right from the beach (lots of sea turtles) and fantastic restaurants within walking distance or a short drive away. There's also a top notch barbecue area if you just want to chill out, cook your own food and watch the sunset. I can't recommend it enough. Once you're there you won't want to leave."
Guest: KCDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: August 3, 2015