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Bedrooms 3
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms ( 2 Kings, 2 doubles)+ Queen sofa sleeper, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8

Luxury and location combined! This 2,700 square foot oceanfront 3 bedroom, 3 bath penthouse condo with central air-conditioning on two levels is a true Hawaiian paradise. The Sands of Kahana is a luxury condominium resort located midway between the world famous resorts of Kaanapali and Kapalua. Kahana Beach is just below your bedroom- a lovely white sand beach located within the Sands of Kahana resort. The ocean views from the condo are breathtaking - Lanai and Molokai seem close enough to touch, and the sunsets every evening are spectacular.

A brand new granite- topped mini-kitchen has been added to the huge upstairs king suite, featuring a refrigerator, microwave, toaster and Keurig coffeemaker (pods supplied), along with all utensils, and tableware. Enjoy some morning or evening privacy in the comfort of your own suite!

The main kitchen is beautifully supplied with everything needed to prepare a gourmet meal and a washer and dryer for your use is conveniently located within the penthouse.

Open the windows and hear the soothing sounds of the surf! Brand new tropical furniture, carpet and draperies, luxury mattresses and flat screen TVs in every room , spacious rooms and bathrooms, huge, fully equipped kitchen and sweeping ocean and island views from your lanai complete the picture. A complete media set up including cable TV, Apple TV (connect your iPhone and iPad wirelessly stream your own video and photo content), blu-ray player and DVR.

A new Bluetooth stereo system and smart phone charging clock radios have just been installed. Two of our bedrooms have luxury king beds, the third bedroom has two new memory foam - topped double beds and of course, there is a brand new queen sofa sleeper in the living room sectional sofa.

More than 70 excellent restaurants are 1-15 minutes away, featuring everything from family and ethnic fare to elegant ocean side dining.

The sunsets from the lanai are legendary - a perfect excuse to stop and appreciate Hawaii's natural beauty at the end of the day. Every amenity is supplied - air conditioning, free high speed Internet and Wi-Fi, a computer and wireless printer for guest use, a spa tub with ocean view in the master suite (all bedrooms have a bathroom ensuite) and flat screen TVs, iPod docker radios and phones in each bedroom.

Beach towels, music and video library and a closet full of boogie boards, beach mats, snorkels, masks, flippers, beach toys, chairs and umbrellas are there for your use.

The Sands of Kahana features lighted tennis courts, basketball court, sand volleyball court, beachside pool and separate brand new children's wading pool and activity area, hot tub, fitness center, small putting green, koi pond, 16 granite-topped gas BBQ units, pool and beachside restaurant, surf, snorkel and boogie board rentals and a concierge and activity service. The Sands restaurant has recently begun poolside drink and pupu service, and features an outstanding daily Happy Hour service as well.

Keywords: Condominium, oceanfront, AC, penthouse

More Details

Cindy Vinson
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

About Cindy Vinson

We went to Maui for our honeymoon and have been returning ever since! We're Californians born and bred, having lived in both San Francisco and LA most of our lives.Over the years, we've come to Maui frequently with both family and friends and it's our favorite spot to kick back and relax. By now, we know the island pretty well and we're always happy to share our little-known favorite spots, activities and restaurants with you!

Cindy Vinson purchased this condo in 2000

Why Cindy Vinson chose West Maui

We love the Sands of Kahana because of the great location, fabulous, uncrowded beach, fantastic oceanfront views that go on forever and the HUGE size of our condo - 2700 square feet to spread out in and enjoy!

What makes this condo unique

The Sands is so close to everything we want to do! Great beach, wide range of restaurants- many within easy walking distance, like Roy's and equidistant to Lahaina, Kaanapali and Kapalua. Two of the best snorkeling spots in Maui are just a few miles away and there's great surfing right of the southern end of our beach!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We want to thank you for renting your gorgeous home to us.

We had a fantastic time! Your home was perfect for our family. Everyone had plenty of personal space as well as plenty of space for gathering together.

We appreciated your well stocked kitchen! And a very generous supply of towels!

Everything was wonderful!

The view is beyond words!

At most anytime we looked, we could see whales spouting and playing around.

Also... Several sea turtles came right up on the beach.... And numerous turtles came on the beach just south of the grounds of the Sands.... Where the rocks are...

Your home is so beautiful and sooooo comfortable!

If we ever get to go back to Maui, we will certainly check with you to see if we can rent from you again...

We all wanted to refuse to leave..... :-).

We enjoyed the island... Powered hang gliding in Hana, the road to Hana, going to the blow hole .... And all the sights on that route, Ultimate Whale Watch, snorkeling (Bob's Snorkeling.... To get the prescription goggles), swimming in the ocean, Haleakala, sea turtles, mixed lunch plates, fish tacos, gelato, Honolulu Cookies, Ono shave ice.... And so much more.

This vacation will be a fantastic lifelong memory for all five of us!
Feb 2014
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Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 8
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 18:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Dbl sink/ vanity/ separate jetted tub, toilet, dbl shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Separate dressing room/ sink area, double shower, toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Separate double sink/dressing area, double shower, toilet
  • All 3 bathrooms feature double sinks and dressing areas separate from the tub/ double shower and toilet areas. All 3 showers are double size. The downstairs master bath jetted tub features an ocean view.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , luxury Trump king bed- downstairs master/ oceanfront
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , 2 new double pillow-top luxury beds,private ocean view lanai
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Upstairs suite, king bed, private mini-kitchen and bathroom
  • King size beds (2), Double Beds (2), new Queen sofa sleeper in living room sectional sofa
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The condo is very large, with 2,700 square feet of living space. All rooms are large, with 3 lanais - two with direct ocean views and one with a view of the west Maui mountains.


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average rating of 4.909091 based on 24 reviews

Family Vacation

  • 4 of 5

What a beautiful place to stay in. The condo was beautiful, clean and had breathtaking views. The amenities that were already there as well as the available beach items at our disposal made the vacation relaxing and enjoyable. As my son said when we got there, "why did you have to rent such a beautiful place? I might not want to leave the condo."

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Joanne! We're so happy that you found our penthouse as beautiful and comfortable as we do! The views of two islands and the amazing sunsets cannot be beat anywhere on Maui and having all the amenities- big and small- present makes a vacation so much more carefree!
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Bellingham, WA

Great location. Very well appointed condo with incredible views! Turtles, Whales, Surf, and Sun!

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of 4 adults and 3 older teens. The condo was a perfect fit for all us. The kitchen was well equiped. There were plenty of beach towels, and beach toys. We used the beachside Sands of Kahana gas grills for cooking when we weren't eating out. Those that snorkeled saw turtles every time. Those that didn't could see the turtles from the lanai. We also saw whales breaching and spouting! Everyone in our group agrees we will be coming back again!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad that you loved our penthouse enough to return next time you visit Maui! We hope you'll return and enjoy the complete kitchen and 3 bath remodel that we have scheduled for April, 2018! It's hard to imagine better views of the sunsets, sunrises, neighboring islands and of course, our favorites- the turtles and whales. We enjoy providing lots of beach supplies and toys for our guests and a very well-stocked kitchen with everything you could possibly need for those who enjoy cooking.
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Sarasota, FL

Maui Beachfront Condo

  • 4 of 5

Spacious condo with a fantastic view.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you enjoyed how large our penthouse is- 2700 square feet is one of the largest condos in Maui! The views are indeed fantastic- you can't get any closer to the ocean without being in it and the sunsets are our particular favorites. From our lanais( there are 3) you can see Molokai and Lanai, with the sun setting between them most of the year!
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A Glorious Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We spent two beautiful weeks in this condo and it was perfect! It was comfortable, clean, and had everything we needed including beach toys and snorkel gear. Cindy was a pleasure to work with and the booking process was very easy. One of the highlights was watching the turtles from our balcony. It was tough to leave!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so delighted that you enjoyed our penthouse! It's hard to beat those amazing oceanfront views and sunsets and the feeling of being right above the glorious Maui shoreline! We're pleased that you noticed how hard we work to see that everything is kept thoroughly clean and that you enjoyed the extra touches like our beach closet and the Maui- made soaps and shampoos we provide. Do come back and visit again!
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Martinez, Georgia

Above and Beyond Expectations

  • 5 of 5

We just spent 2 glorious weeks in your beautiful condo and really didn't want to leave. We had a very long day - arrived at the condo and found it to far exceed our expectations. The rooms are so spacious and have very nice furniture. It was a big plus having 3 bathrooms! The double sinks in each bathroom, plus having the toilet and shower separate, were great features also (really nice big showers)!! The view from the lanai(one of three) was spectacular - every evening we enjoyed gorgeous sunsets and watched the big sea turtles swim very close to shore. The water was calm so paddle boarding for my granddaughters was great. The grounds are well kept and not overcrowded. We have stayed on all the Hawaiian islands and by far our best choice yet was choosing Bill and Cindy's condo!! I would come back here in a heartbeat! This unit is so well stocked with everything you might possibly need. Lots of towels, beach towels, linens, etc., and some kitchen appliances that I don't even have! We searched for quite awhile before we decided to stay here and I must say it was the BEST decision we could have made. Being on the eighth floor and in a corner unit facing the ocean is unbeatable. There were 7 of us and we had plenty of room throughout the condo. Bill and Cindy Vinson are wonderful people to work with - very prompt on replies to e-mails and even called once we arrived to make sure everything was okay. Great owners of a great condo! I HIGHLY recommend staying here - you most certainly won't regret it! Very convenient location on the West side of Maui. We will certainly stay here again!!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! Thanks so much, Marge! It's always so nice to hear that our efforts to make our piece of Maui paradise perfect for our guests are appreciated ! We're delighted you enjoyed everything the penthouse has to offer- Please Do come back again and enjoy our returning guest 10% discount. Mahalo!
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Sands of Kahana

  • 5 of 5

I have just finished a seven day stay at this magnificent condo in Kahana Maui. I have extensive experience at multiple properties on all of the islands of Hawaii and I have to say this condo is the Babe Ruth Home Run....this is the best of the best!!!!! It just can't get any better.

It is a large comfortable home with the perfect view and the perfect lay out. The kitchen is fully equipped with whatever a cook or chef might need to create a wonderful meal..and there are multiple BB stations on the property. The beds are comfortable and each room permits a wonderful serenade of the sound of the ocean. The home has all of the ocean gear necessary for a fun time on the beach. The beach here is dozens of times better than that of the Ritz down the road and better than most beaches you will experience on the island. I tried snorkeling, spear fishing, and kayaking, while others were surfing (a bit out to sea) sail boarding,and doing other ocean sports. It is a great home for a family get away and or a get away for couples and /or friends It is an easy drive to golf courses, other beaches, and to multiple restaurants a island shopping. It is convenient to all island adventures and a pedestrian friendly area also! The complex is sophisticated and quiet. You will be able to relax, decompress and have whatever adventure suits your heart. Bill and Cindy have been thorough, direct and professional in all of their dealings with me.

There is a difference between a flower and a Gem. This condo is a gem. Don't pass up the opportunity!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, Steve! We're so glad you enjoyed the penthouse as much as we do - Please come back anytime. We're always pleased when guests notice the extra care we've taken to make sure they have absolutely everything needed for a relaxing, carefree stay in Paradise!
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Nearest Point of Interest
local Farmer's Market - twice a week
Nearest Point of Interest
Roy's of Kahana

Sands of Kahana is a full-service resort with an on-site, beachside restaurant and bar, beach equipment rentals, activity concierge, tennis courts, putting range, sand volleyball, separate children's pool, fitness center, etc. Day ferries to Lanai and Molokai are nearby in Lahaina. Local entertainment includes many Luaus, Hawaiian music venues, magic shows, hula shows, etc.


Rates & Availability

Lahaina Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer, 2017
Jun 2 2017 - Sep 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
Early Fall, 2017
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
Fall, 2017
Oct 10 2017 - Dec 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
Holiday, 2017
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 3 2018
7 night minimum stay
Winter, 2018
Jan 4 2018 - Mar 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
Spring, 2018
Apr 1 2018 - May 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
Summer, 2018
Jun 1 2018 - Aug 17 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $250 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.25%

The tax rate for all lodgings on Maui is 13.25%.
Our local agent is Sullivan Properties
Hawaii tax ID #W33890867-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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