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Gorgeous Oceanfront Penthouse,AC, 3B/3ba,largest condo on Maui/2700 sq ft!

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


About the property

Penthouse, 3 Bedrooms ( 2 King, 2 Dbles)+ Queen sleeper, 3 double baths, spa tub

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. Come and enjoy our BRAND NEW remodeled kitchen and bathrooms to be completed in May of 2018! Gorgeous new cabinets, granite, backsplashes, appliances , lighting and fixtures! 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 sandy 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. Maui Green Sea Turtles are everywhere here and are easy to see from the penthouse, the condo and the beach below, as well as plentiful whales from December to April every year.

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 new woven wood tropical blackout window reatments, 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 lanais( we have 3 lanais- two of them are direct ocean views) complete the picture. A complete media set up including cable TV, Netflix, 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 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, flippers, beach toys, chairs and umbrellas are there for your use., as well as a wheeled cooler.

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 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:
March 18, 2018

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 Lahaina

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: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • 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
  • 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
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • 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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Gorgeous Oceanfront Penthouse,AC, 3B/3ba,largest condo on Maui/2700 sq ft!
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 29 reviews

Even better than advertised!

  • 5 of 5

When I booked this condo I remember thinking that it sure looked good, but what would the reality be? The first moment we walked in, we found the answer--it is amazing! You feel completely at home and comfortable from the very beginning. It is huge, extremely well-decorated, and includes absolutely everything anyone could want or need-- cozy, comfortable furniture, generous linen and beach towel supplies, beach toys and equipment, kitchen space, appliances, gadgets, dishes, a huge pantry (that I would dearly love to have in my own home!), toys, books, movies, games--you name it, it was there! There are even strategically placed emergency flashlights throughout the condo, which came in very handy one night when a monster storm knocked out power to the whole island! The owners have put together a very thorough notebook that details not only everything you could ever need to know about the condo, but also about the island, places of interest, and dining. We were a group of six-three adults and three children ages 7 and under and everyone had more than ample space and privacy. My grandsons immediately claimed the space under the stairs as their special "fort". The lanais are spacious and well furnished, with views to die for! The grounds are beautiful and very well-kept, with lots of onsite activities. And the BBQ's are plentiful and spotless--resort staff really do clean them every morning! The proximity to the beach and the magnificent views are a dream come true.

But most of all, I can't say enough good things about the owner, Cindy. She keeps in personal touch with guests, and is readily available and responsive if any issues come up. Her commitment to her guests having the very best possible experience is obvious and very welcoming!

We can't wait to come back next year!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Marilyn! It's always our goal to make our guests feel welcome and cared for, and to provide the absolute best in our penthouse- we're so glad that we were able to do so for your family! We are excited to announce our upcoming remodel of the kitchen and bathrooms in the penthouse - to be completed by May 24, 2018. All new cabinets, granite countertops, new appliances, fixtures, lighting and of course a lot of new painting. Do come back and enjoy the remodeled penthouse!
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Beautiful penthouse

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed the stay. The location is amazing with easy access to so many fish and turtles. The house is quite spacious for a large group with many rooms. You can't beat the view. Cindy and Bill are so on top of things for the rental. They go out of their way to ensure everything is good for your stay. They contacted me immediately upon booking and once we arrived. You are guaranteed a good time

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that we met your expectations and that you liked our brand of customer service. We enjoy making sure our guests have what they need and want in the penthouse- it's your vacation and we want things to be perfect!
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Beautiful views-well equipped-best location!

  • 5 of 5

We would never stay anywhere else!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Jan! We're so happy to be your " go to" place to stay in Maui! We agree that in Maui it's all about the location and great oceanfront views- not to speak of the beautiful beach right below the penthouse! We love the casual, natural atmosphere at the Sands - lovely tropical grounds, beach volleyball, tennis courts, putting green, restaurant and bar by the pool and great new kid's pool and spa. Come back soon!
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Louisville, KY

Relaxing in Maui

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 7 enjoyed the spacious condo with three private master suites. The kids pool was perfect for our toddler. We used the wonderful assortment of beach equipment and toys on the property and at nearby beaches. We loved being in a quieter section of the island, with easy parking and access to everything Maui has to offer. The condo has the best equipped kitchen, beautiful furnishings and breath taking views from every window. Thanks Cindy for everything!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Sharon! We agree that the penthouse is in a perfect location- super easy to get to Kapalia, Kaanapali or Lahaina, but in a quiet, uncrowded beachfront location. Having the largest square footage of any west shore condo makes spreading out and relaxing so much easier!
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Berkeley, CA, USA

Sands of Kahana

  • 5 of 5

Amazing, amazing, amazing - it doesn’t get any better than this penthouse condo! We walked in and were thunderstruck by the ocean and island views! It feels as though you are floating above the ocean from almost every room and the sunsets were the best I’ve seen - vivid pink and purple sunset tones with both Molokai and Lanai in full view. This place is really huge - 3 bedrooms and three baths with each bedroom a suite of it’s own and even an upstairs second mini-kitchen. Our group of 7 was really comfortable and we never felt at all crowded. We’ve rented a lot of condos and houses in Maui over the years and this one is tops- Spotlessly clean, beautiful furnishings, kitchen with gourmet equipment, blackout tropical woven shades on the windows and Maui-made soaps, shampoos and lotions. The beach closet was full of great stuff to use at the beach, plenty of towels, beach towels, extra sheets, etc.

What more could anyone ask for? Added plus- the owners, Cindy and Bill, are delightful to work with and patiently answered all our questions about Maui, activities, restaurants, etc., even though the binder they provide for guests in the penthouse is extensive and up to date.

We enjoyed the casual restaurant in the resort (macadamia nut pancakes for breakfast —Mmmm!), workout facilities, put-put golf and sand volleyball court. We ran out of time to try the tennis and basketball courts, but you can’t do everything! The location is right between Kaanapali and Kapalua and is much less crowded than those areas, with quick hops to either area for restaurants and activities. There are many restaurants within easy walking distance - we liked Dolly’s Pizza and the great sushi place across the street. Oh- at least two farmer’s markets within easy walking distance too.

We hated to leave and we will be back as soon as humanly possible!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, Joshua- we're very happy that you loved those views of the ocean and the sunset as much as we do! Do come back next year after we complete the kitchen and bathroom remodels in April - they will be stunning!
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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: June 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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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.




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.4%

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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