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Paradise Found Beachfront Condo-New upgrades-Kana #217; $160/night in August

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 957 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Quiet, romantic, tropical Kana'i A Nalu, at the north end of Ma'alaea Bay in South Maui, provides a unique setting for your Hawaiian vacation. Our privately owned two bedroom two bath beachfront 'home away from home' is a corner unit on the second floor of a 4 story building at water's edge. Our private lanai, 30 feet from the ocean, looks across white sand beach and ocean to neighboring Islands and 10,000 foot Haleakala. It provides the perfect winter viewing spot to watch, up close and personal, the mother hump back whales train their young for their long trip back to the Northern Pacific

In November 2016 new granite counter tops were installed in the kitchen and both bathrooms. Also new tile in the master shower. New sinks and faucets with all that. New ceiling fans and lights. All so new that just a few new images posted!

Enjoy all the benefits of a corner unit on the second floor: the added security of not being at ground level, the privacy of having bedroom windows looking out on the beautiful courtyard, pool and ocean instead of sidewalk and parking lot and the absence of foot traffic past your private lanai.

All prices are in US Dollars.

The master bedroom has a comfortable cal king-size bed with a private bath and wall to wall windows with full view of beach, courtyard and pool. The second bedroom, with a view of the pool, courtyard and ocean, has twin beds that can be made up as a king. A second bathroom is across a small alcove. A queen-size sleeper couch in the living room can accommodate up to 2 additional guests. The tropical furnishing throughout and the well stocked full kitchen and generous supply of beach gear will make your vacation one of easy comfort. Our private lanai gives us much pleasure - reading, eating, whale watching or just plain relaxing to the sound of the gentle surf. Our Green Sea Turtles are seen 10 to 15 feet offshore and the reef just off our beach delights the snorkelers. The beach in front of our condo continues to the north end of Kihei as part of the Kealia Nature Preserve: this translates to no development, no traffic and no problems - just 4 miles of empty white sand beach.

There is WiFi in the condo.

A five to ten minute walk from our condo presents a wide variety of activities: snorkel and sunset cruises from the marina, a world class aquarium, miniature golf park and bumper boats, a small shopping area and many different restaurants. The eating choices range from the various restaurants through other excellent, less pricey eateries to Carl's Jr and a Deli/convenience store.

We provide the best of both worlds on Maui. If you are running away from work, snow and cold, or responsibilities in general, our laid back remnant of 'Old Maui' will have you relaxed in no time. If you want activity and want to see the Island, you are 15 minutes from the airport, 20 minutes from the North Shore, Lahaina, Kihei and Wailea, and 5 miles or less from 4 golf courses. When you are overwhelmed with all the activities available on the Island, trade the traffic and heavily populated tourist areas for the quiet serenity of Ma'alaea; dig your toes into the white sand beach in front of your own private lanai and unwind to the sound of the surf and the trade winds blowing thru palm fronds.

We Welcome You to Our Paradise Found!

Keywords: Condominium, beachfront, sandy beach, oceanfront

More Details

Owner
Don Huntress W01149170-01
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english, swedish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

About Don Huntress W01149170-01

We are Don, a retired airline pilot, who grew up in Chicago and Arizona: and Colleen, a retired interior designer, from Alberta and British Columbia, Canada.

Don Huntress W01149170-01 purchased this condo in 1998

Why Don Huntress W01149170-01 chose Central Maui

It was love at first sight. We had stayed for several years up in Kaanapali back in the early '70s and found it too crowded, too congested - even then. Now it was 1998 and we were giving Maui another try, staying up the street, before the beach starts. We walked through the grounds at Kana'i A Nalu and we were hooked. Still feel the same 17 years later.

What makes this condo unique

Relaxed Island living with a great view of the islands, beach and ocean. Love watching the whales come back every year - they are in so close we can watch the mothers teaching the babies. Enjoy the friendships developed over the years with the other owners and the many renters that return year after year.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Your condo was perfect for us – so much more space than a hotel (the teens having their own bathroom was a blessing!!).

A great central location to explore the island and with such a fantastic view – we ate many meals on the balcony and made good use of the BBQ. Good surf right off the beach and even saw turtles several times. We enjoyed snorkeling at Molokini (went with the small Red Boat tours which I would highly recommend as we got to snorkel the drop as well). Did the bike ride down Haleakala, walked some of the ridge trails, hired SUPs and surfboards, drove around both volcanoes – loved some of the beaches by Hana.

The kids went paragliding which was a real treat captured on GoPro. Enjoyed a food tour of Lahaina and the more quirky fun scene of Paia. And tried the Maui Brewing Cos beers too.

So loads of photos and many fond memories.
Jul 2015
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Amenities

Maalaea Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 957 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Second bath has tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Insuite master bath has a shower stall.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Corner bedroom with view of the Ocean and courtyard
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Twin beds can be made up as king. View of Ocean/courtyard
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Living room has queen size sleeper sofa
  • King size beds (1), Twin Beds (2) can be joined to make king bed., Living room(1) Queen size sofa bed
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Beach towels, Charcoal and Gas Grills

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(47 traveler reviews)

Paradise Found Beachfront Condo-New upgrades-Kana #217; $160/night in August
average rating of 4.8510637 based on 49 reviews
5

Great Place, Great Location !!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully decorated, comfy furniture, fully stocked. Would give it a 6 star if I could!! Great central location for day trips arount the island. Perfect Lanai for coffee with the best ocean view. I would stay there again in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You so much for your kind review : ) I'm glad you had a great week and we hope to hear from you again.
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5

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

This is the 2nd time we stayed at Don and Colleen's condo. This latest time was 8/5/07 through 8/21/07. They have a very nice condo, great for a family. I love the location and that is an end unit. Master looks over the beach and pool, 2nd looks over the pool. No issues with not wanting to leave a window open in the 2nd bedroom since a lot of the time the second bedrooms face a walkway. Lanai looks directly onto the beach (35 ft). No A/C, but it is not needed with the tradewinds that come through the valley and through Maalaea. Nice central location 20-25 minutes to Lahina, 10 minutes to central Kihei, 10 minutes to Kahalui. Like not being in the middle of a "city", sugarcane field behind complex. A little market within walking distance up the street for the emergency milk or small needs. I like the tile floor throughout the unit, so much easier to see that it is clean than carpet. We usually had breakfast at the condo, 75 / 25 on dinner, using the BBQ's out by the pool is very nice setting (they have gas a charcoal). Had no problems with anything, a non issue which is how it is supposed to work.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2007
  • Stayed: Jul 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Our second stay here

  • 5 of 5

We love the quiet, central location and you can't beat the view of the ocean from your balcony. The condo is always neat and has a lot of extras like beach towels and chairs. We hope to come again.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing view!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to Maui and it will not be our last! The condo was very convenient to the beach and falling asleep to the sound of the waves was soothing! The way the condo is set up you can get a pretty good breeze going through by opening windows. An air conditioner would be an added bonus especially after spending time in the hot sun. We really enjoyed snorkeling but the water conditions just outside the condo was murky. We heard from locals it was due to construction and last year it was perfect conditions for it. The pool provided rest relief for this Alaskan from the heat of the sun! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will do it again! Mahalo!!

  • Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind note and I'm glad you enjoyed your stay on the island and in the condo. The ocean and the pool are the best relief from the sun and the heat : ) Hope to hear from you when you decide to return to Maui.
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5

Wonderful condo. Felt like we lived there.

  • 5 of 5

This is a very nice, well-equipped unit in a good location. It is nicely decorated and made us feel like we lived there instead of being in just another condo. The owners provide much more than most condo owners do, like enough toilet paper, trash bags, coffee/filters, and laundry soap for the stay. Also a big plus: there's a washer/dryer right in the unit! There is no air conditioning, but we didn't need it at all. The view is great and the ocean is RIGHT THERE in front of the unit. You do have to walk just a tiny bit to get to where the swimming is better. We had a very relaxing stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Oceanfront Condo

  • 5 of 5

We watched whales & turtles swimming by our condo everyday. The condo is so close to the ocean that it is impossible to miss the water activity. The pool was nice & a great way to cool down after sitting out on the provided lawn lounge chairs. Quiet, beautiful grounds to enjoy.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Kahului OGG
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
King Kamahamaha
Nearest Beach
12 Metres
Maalaea Bay
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Maalaea Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer/Fall 2017
Apr 16 2017 - Dec 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
$195
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas 2017
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$265
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
January 2018
Jan 6 2018 - Jan 31 2018
5 night minimum stay
$240
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
February 2018
Feb 1 2018 - Feb 28 2018
5 night minimum stay
$270
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2018
Mar 1 2018 - Apr 15 2018
5 night minimum stay
$235
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer/Fall 2018
Apr 16 2018 - Dec 14 2018
5 night minimum stay
$195
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$195
 

Additional information about rental rates

One time cleaning fee $140 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 13.42%

All prices are in US dollars. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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