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Unbelievable & Romantic 1 Bedroom Oceanfront Unit

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 bedroom, 1 bath, sleeps 4

A wonderful modern unit on Maalaea Bay with a beautiful ocean view that was recently renovated with all new kitchen, bathroom, floor surfaces and furniture.

The oceanfront pool is a wonderful place to spend the day followed by a wonderful evening and dinner at the outdoor gas barbecues. Unit has a gorgeous ocean view for relaxing during those evening hours.

Maalaea village is a small ocean front community where you can easily walk to all levels of dining, shops, ocean front activities, and a beautiful gold sand crescent beach.

Unit is equipped with premium cable television plus free high speed WiFi Internet to keep in touch with the rest of the world.

More Details

Ron Gess
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 16, 2017

About Ron Gess

Ron and Shirley Gess Have lived on Maui for over 30 years. Shirley is a registered nurse at our local hospital and Ron operates a commercial cleaning company. We have a 28 year old daughgter who is also a registered nurse. We live in Wailuku and enjoy welcoming people to our island home. We have an advantage on taking care of our guests as we are here on the island and can insure our unit has all the details that will make your vacation special. Shirley routinely checks the unit and make sure it is fully equipped. We look forward to serving you.

Ron Gess purchased this condo in 1989

Why Ron Gess chose Wailuku

This is a very beautiful area as it is on a quiet dead end road and is very centrally located. Maalaea is 20 minute from Wailea, 20 minutes from Lahaina, and 12 minutes from the Kahului airport. The community is right on the ocean and right next to a very quaint harbor giving it a special feeling compared to some of the Monster hotels.


Wailuku Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Convertible Bed: Queen sleeper sofa
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Elevator. Activities (on site and nearby): Golf, Tennis, Theme Park (Amusement Park), Zoo/Wildlife Park, Sightseeing, Restaurants, Shopping, Rafting, Sailing, Kayaking, Boating, Waterskiing, Parasailing, Jet Skiing, Shelling, Swimming, Surfing, Windsurfing, Snorkeling/Diving, Biking, Mountain Biking, Wildlife Viewing, Hiking, Hunting, Rock Climbing, Fishing, Health/Beauty Spa, Cinemas/Movie Theaters, Miniature golf


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(45 traveler reviews)

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Unbelievable & Romantic 1 Bedroom Oceanfront Unit
average rating of 4.688889 based on 45 reviews

Beautiful spot, clean & good amenities

  • 4 of 5

Property and location is beautiful! The condo has wonderful cross ventilation with front door (security screen) and deck door open, very important when it's 88degreesF. We used the a/c first night only(its Maui, the air is soft, even when hot;)

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

The view of the condo is beautiful. We saw lots of sea turtles. The owner is very thoughtful, prepared everything we may need. It's a very nice stay. Will definitely recommend to others. And also thanks for the bottle of wine.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for a Couple

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed Rons Condo. Our only regret is that we did not stay longer. The condo worked great for the two of us and I could also see it working out if we had one younger child too. I already miss the quiet, peaceful atmosphere and great evening breeze. Nearby beach is walkable as is a fun BBQ restaurant with live music, Beach Bums.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing View

  • 4 of 5

I spent a week at this condo and it has one of the most amazing views off the lanai. It's a comfortable condo with fantastic (I mean fantastic) water pressure in the shower. It was nice to have a kitchen as there aren't many dining options in the area. The grounds are immaculate and the condo was clean when I arrived. The air conditioning doesn't reach the bedroom, so the near constant trade winds are needed to keep the room comfortable. The owner was quickly responsive when I had an issue with the dishwasher. He was also very accommodating when I departed as he let me stay in the condo until my flight. Overall I enjoyed my stay in the condo and still miss that gorgeous view.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location, comfortable

  • 5 of 5

This property is in a convenient location close to restaurants and shops. In a short drive you can pretty much get anything you would need for your stay. The condo was very comfortable with all the luxuries of home. It was quiet, other than the morning wake up call by the near by rooster. Every evening we had about 6 to 8 sea turtles show up right in front of the complex. All though we didn't use the pool it looked clean and well maintained. The view of Haleakalā was a very nice bonus every morning and evening. The grounds were very clean and well maintained. I would recommend this property to any couple that is staying on Maui. You wont regret it.


Darren and Michelle

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Darren and Michelle, Thank you for the great review. I would have to agree with your assessment, it is very accurate! the Island Sands 510 unit and complex are exceptional and the result is an awesome lodging experience. Shirley and I are so very happy you folks enjoyed your stay on Maui. The awesome accommodations coupled with Maui's beauty make for a wonderful vacation. Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to serve you and we hope to serve you again soon in the near future. Have a great Spring! Warmest Aloha - Ron
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Maui Feb 2017

  • 3 of 5

We enjoyed the Maalaea area of Maui where Ron's condo is located. The condo grounds were well kept, the building is tired. The unit does have a beautiful view and it was relaxing to whale watch, turtle watch, as well as watch the local fishermen that came daily to fish the area coastline. We had a couple of issues and Ron was quick to respond. Having stayed at other Maui VRBO's over the years, the bar was set high and unfortunately we were not overly impressed with this rental. Yes, the price was a drawing feature but if we were to do it over, we'd pay the little bit extra and stay elsewhere. We left some suggestions and it is hoped they will consider them. General, low cost maintenance/upgrades that could easily make a visit more comfortable and pleasant. We did not let the negatives outweigh the positives of our vacation and absolutely recommend a Maui visit!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.42%

From $105/nt
Weekly rate in US dollars: $805.00 - $910.00;
Dates available: Year Round

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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