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Kamaole Sands - Beautiful Oceanview Penthouse Condo

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,188 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 14 nights


About the property

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

Beautiful direct ocean and garden views from this elegant vaulted ceiling, two bedroom, two bath penthouse condominium (yes, there is an elevator) in desirable Building 2, located in one of Maui's most popular rental properties.

The gardens are spectacular and include a beautiful pond near the pool and a second pond with soaring fountains. Recently remodeled and beautifully appointed, this immaculate fourth (top) floor unit boasts 1200 square feet of living space, a spectacular circular oak staircase leading to the spacious master bedroom loft suite, tile floors, and a very well appointed kitchen remodeled in 2016 with bamboo cabinets, Quartz countertops and all stainless appliances.

Tastefully decorated with elegant 'Island style' furniture and beautiful local and Oriental art work.

Directly across the street from Kamaole III Beach, one of Maui's best, and just a few steps to other great beaches, shopping, and restaurants. Four tennis courts, two Jacuzzi spas, beautiful pool, childrens' wading pool, fitness center and a cyber cafe are all located on site.

Aloha Concierge, our on site activities desk, can help you arrange your Maui adventures and offer a complimentary continental breakfast and orientation your first morning on island. Wednesday afternoon festivities include live Hawaiian music and complimentary mai tais poolside. A number of championship golf courses are only minutes away.

This is our home away from home for several months during the winter and we know you will love staying in our condo and will feel that it is your home away from home too.

Keywords: Condominium

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Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2017

About The Owner

Our family has been visiting Hawaii since the 1960's and when Sarah's mother moved from Alaska to Maui in 1974, Maui became our favorite family vacation spot. We have been so fortunate that our expanding family still gathers there every winter. Summers are spent in Anchorage, Alaska, with visits to California in spring and fall to see the grandchildren.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2002

Why The Owner chose South Maui

Kamaole Sands has so many amenities that many other properties lack. The grounds are spacious and beautifully landscaped. The units are large and many boast beautiful garden and ocean views. We were so fortunate to find a top floor unit in Building 2 with beautiful ocean and garden views As grandparents we knew that Kamaole Sands was the best property we had visited in providing activities for children of all ages and more than met our needs for adult activities. Proximity to the beach was another important factor in choosing Kamaole Sands.

What makes this condo unique

Kamaole Sands is one of the most popular properties on Maui for visitors. The central location is just minutes away from half a dozen golf courses. Shopping and restaurants are with walking distance and the best beaches on Maui are just across the street. Some of the popular amenities include, two spas (one for adults only), great swimming pool (covered at night to retain heat), fitness center, ping pong table, foosball, complimentary mai tai party poolside on Wednesdays with live local entertainment, beautiful tropical gardens and fabulous barbeque stations located throughout the property.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We just got back from staying for a week in your lovely condo in Maui. We wanted to let you know that we had an absolutely wonderful time. Last year we stayed in 10-XXX and your unit has better beach access, better pool access, and better bbq access, not to mention a great parking place. Your beautiful condo exceeded our expectations in every way. Thank you so much for allowing us to rent it. My family has already started lobbying for a two week stay next year. So I am sure we will be in touch. If you have any other jaded Californians who are hesitant to rent through a private party we would be happy if you wanted to use us as a reference.
Aug 2005
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Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1188 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen
  • King size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Queen Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Three flat screen cable TV's, DVD, Complimentary High Speed Internet, On Site Cyber Cafe, Fitness Center, Reserved Parking, complimentary mai tai party with Hawaiian entertainment poolside Wednesday afternoons, complimentary continental breakfast and orientation hosted by Aloha Concierge poolside on your first morning on Maui. Security personnel patrol the grounds 24 hours a day.


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Kamaole Sands - Beautiful Oceanview Penthouse Condo
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Paradise Near a Great BEACH

  • 5 of 5

My mom, friend and I spent a relaxing week at Kamala Sands. Sarah is so great to work with. The unit is spacious, well equipped with everything we needed and the view is amazing. The stars sparkle at night and the ocean sparkles during the day. The grounds are so lovely and lush. Okay...the best part..the beach, a very short walk across the street, is great for snorkeling and swimming AND everyday, there was at least 6 sea turtles hanging out. I can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Could not have been better!

  • 5 of 5

We have used VRBO on many occasions around the world and this stay topped them all! Sarah's condo is exceptionally well equipped, with everything you might need for a stay in Maui. The kitchen is stocked with all of the cooking utensils, pots, pans, dishes, etc., one would want. There are dishes appropriate for taking outside to one of the many barbecues on site, along with the necessary bbq utensils. For outdoor activities, we made great use of the beach chairs, umbrellas and towels. There was some snorkel equipment, but we travel with our own and didn't need to use any of it. The apartment's location is excellent, as it is very close to the pool area, tennis courts and most importantly, the beach! It is a short five minute walk onto one of Kihei's best beach locations. There is also a park right by the beach if you are looking for a place to picnic, throw a football, etc. It is about a five minute walk from Sarah's condo and into the water ... tough to beat!!

The Kamaole Sands condo complex is outstanding. As noted, the bbq's are readily accessible and plentiful. Excellent tennis courts (four) are open from 7 a.m. to dusk. The pool is lovely, although our only use of it was for the 'MaiTai Wednesdays', which were great fun. 3:00 - 4:45 every Wednesday is maitai time, when the condo association puts on a bit of a party for all residents and guests. In the pool area is the fitness room, which is excellent for a room its size.

Nearby Kamoale Sands are many things to do / see. One member of our family attended yoga several times while we were in Maui. It was a short (15 min) walk or drive (2-3 min) away. Coffee shops abound, but our favorite place was about a 7 or 8 minute walk. They have other snacks for sale and the kids loved the Shave Ice options! Shopping of all sorts is also close by, most of which is in close walking distance including walking to a great grocery store about 25 min away.

So our recommendation if you are looking to stay in the Kihei area is to stay at Sarah's place if you can. We will seek it out our next time in Maui. We loved it! Thank you, Sarah, for the use of your condo and for the ongoing, excellent communication with us from the point of first contact, right through until we returned home. Everything is sincerely appreciated! If we could give more than five stars we most certainly would!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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You Won't Be Disappointed!!

  • 5 of 5

This Condo has one of the best views in the complex, as well as lovely garden views, best of both worlds! You will not be disappointed if you choose to stay here. Sarah is absolutely wonderful to work with, always replied within 24 hrs, something we have not experienced when renting other condos here. The unit is very well equipped with everything you would need, even beach chairs, towels, buggie boards, snorkel equipment. Kitchen recently updated, all new appliances and ample furnishings. We have stayed in a lot of units here at Kam Sands over the last 20 yrs, I have to say this one is the best so far, perfect location & amenities! Can't wait to come back. Thank you for a wonderful stay Sarah.

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful penthouse condo

  • 4 of 5

From the moment we entered the condo complex we were impressed. The property is beautifully landscaped, the front desk and concierge personal friendly and helpful. The amenities; bbq's, pool and workout room well used and clean. The keyless entry was easy to use. The plastic tub filled with beach toys, beach chairs, umbrellas and even a boogie board made the vacation lots of fun. There were four beach towels, which we were grateful for, however we were six, so would have liked two more. Printing our boarding passes and on-line tickets to a theatre production in Lahaina was easy and free of charge in the complex office. And the complementary Concierge Breakfast (although not much of a breakfast) was informative. The Wednesday night mai-tai party was great fun with entertainment included.

The only disappointment came when we went upstairs to the master suite. The bedroom is an open loft which was not mentioned in the description on VRBO. Since we were celebrating our anniversary, we were hoping for some privacy. This is not possible with family members sleeping on the fold-out sofa directly below. Both bedrooms, the living and dining rooms have overhead fans which really helped with the Hawaiian humidity. Overall we had a great time and would highly recommend this location.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Thank you to the owner for providing us with great accommodation in Kihei. She is very approachable and helpful. The décor is more like a home than a hotel property. The kitchen is beautiful and exceptionally well equipped and the beach (toys) are plentiful. The lanai is comfortable and has a lovely view of the ocean and the mountains. The unit worked well for 5 adults, one using the sofa bed in the living room. Kamaole Sands complex is extremely well maintained and has enough security staff and employees to keep things running smoothly. Kamaole Beach III is across the road and other access roads are close by. There is easy access to shopping and restaurants.

As seasoned vacationers in hot climates, we found the upstairs loft and bathroom and the main floor bath and bedroom to be hot at times. Another beach towel would have been helpful. However, we had a very enjoyable stay and would definitely book this property again.


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  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful condo in lush tropical gardens

  • 5 of 5

This is a very nice property with everything you need to make your stay a home away from home! The first morning we were woken up by birds singing. The view from the lanai is beautiful, lush landscaped gardens, a nice pool, ocean to the right just across the road and stunning mountain views to the left. Sarah was very helpful, providing information on where to eat, places to shop and suggestions on which activities our family might enjoy! There is also an elevator to take you to the fourth floor and a parking space just beside it. Very helpful when carrying groceries or beach chairs, coolers etc. up and down. There is a lovely beach right across the road and another right beside it. There are plenty of fans in the condo to keep you cool at night and the trade winds keep the condo cool during the day. Five of us stayed here and we had plenty of room with my son sleeping on the pull out sofa bed. We really enjoyed our time here and would recommend this property to family and friends! The only negative thing was that when we arrived there were some tiny black insects running along the counter but after wiping it down they didn't come back! Thank you Sarah for sharing your home with us.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Car: recommended

Whale watching, outrigger canoe paddling, SUP, Snorkel, Scuba, Hiking, Golf, Tennis


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Check out/Cleaning Fee $130
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 13.42%

Rates do not include:
$35 "Resort Fee"
payable to Castle Resorts on check in
Hawaii State Tax ID#W01924536

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.