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Kahana Nui Villa - The most luxurious beach front home on Maui

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 6 Bedrooms + Den, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Kahana Nui Villa is one of the few permitted vacation rental homes on Maui.(CUP #2002/0017)

Our beautiful 6 bedroom 4.5 bath home on the sand in Kahana West Maui sleeps up to 12 guests with four direct beachfront suites. Our Bali style home has been a favorite of visitors for years and now they can enjoy it as on of Maui’s few legal beachfront vacation homes.

Kahana Nui Villa, Maui's most exclusive, luxurious, and private beachfront vacation home - The Kahana Nui Villa. We offer a custom built, tropically designed, beachfront home for rent - by the week or month. The home is located within a few miles of Lahaina, Kaanapali, Napili and Kapalua - Resorts, Shopping Areas, Night-Life and Water Sports are only a few of the reasons this area of Maui is most visited.

During the winter season, whale watching from your private deck is outstanding! The Villa offers a white sand beach.

Keywords: House, estate, villa, maui, lahaina, kahana, oceanfront, beachfront, vacation rentals, west maui, exotic

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Suzy Moffett
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
December 14, 2017

About Suzy Moffett

Aloha! My Name is Suzy Moffett and I have enjoyed all the wonders Maui has to offer to those of us lucky enough to live here: Surfing, Fishing, Hiking, Fantastic Dining, Unreal Sunsets. My family and I have our home on Maui and run Kahana Nui as an extension of our family home. Our guests become part of our extended Ohana.

Suzy Moffett purchased this house in 1999

Why Suzy Moffett chose Lahaina

When we built Kahana Nui, we dreamed of creating a unique home that would complement the beauty of this idyllic location. Our plans were to build a 'pole house', but we did not want it to have the appearance of a “house on poles”. A concept was developed for a ground level Lanai adapting the openness of the Bali style homes. By having beautiful, carved screens integrated into the supporting structure, a “Balinese Lanai” could be added to enhance the home. Trips were made to Bali and Java. The skill of the carvers and uniqueness of many items expanded the concept. The carved screens were used throughout the house. The furnishings were combined with decorations to capture the Bali Style. Many ideas were suggested and different approaches tried until the house evolved as you now see it.

What makes this house unique

Pure Luxury In Paradise! Ocean breezes keep the climate temperate year round. From your choice of the upper or lower decks, you will enjoy spectacular views of the Islands of Lanai and Molokai. Magnificent sunsets are a daily pleasure. Located Only a few miles north of Lahaina and Kaanapali, in Kahana, Maui, the home sits on its own private little piece of oceanfront paradise. This location is ideal for shopping and dining out and is conveniently located just minutes from the West Maui airport and the world class Kapalua golf courses, as well as surf spots and unreal hikes.


Lahaina House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Parties/events not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Sunset - toilet , tub , shower , 2 sinks
    Royal Java - toilet , tub , shower , 2 sinks
    Roccoco - toilet , shower , shared bath with back bedroom
    Bali Suite - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 4.5
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Roccoco Room - 1 king , walk out oceanfront lanaina, walk in closet, flat screen tv,
    Sunset - 1 king , Oceanfront walk out lanai, walk in closet, flat screen tv, a
    Royal Java - 1 king , walk out oceanfront lanai, flat screen tv, ac,
    Bali Suite - this is the room connected to Bali Suite, has 2 twins
    Back bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Den - Large tv, sofa
    Bali Suite - 1 king , walk out oceanfront lanai, ac, flat screen, connecting room
  • My home sleeps 12 very comfortably. There are 2 fold out floor futons if you have a few extra small children. There is also a pack n play.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Kahana Nui Villa - The most luxurious beach front home on Maui
average rating of 4.8095236 based on 21 reviews

Wow! That was SO peaceful!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 12, three generations, stayed at this property the first week of October, 2017. We were a little spooked at first because the workers, lawn care, pool cleaning, etc, are so quite! The home was everything we expected from the pictures and description, however, there is no way to describe the tranquility! It really is an amazing place that I have already recommended to friends who frequent Maui regularly. We loved the privacy of the backyard pool and hot tub. The arrangement if the house itself is very conducive to multiple families having their own space. The home is well equipped with everything we needed. Thank you, Suzie, for such a great place for a very special occasion!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect place for a group of 12

  • 5 of 5

Kahana Nui was perfect for our party of 12. Four families each had separate areas, yet we were all under one roof. Plenty of room for togetherness, yet space for each family to have their own area when they wanted. With two small babies, it was easy to isolate them for naps. Four cars fit easily in the garage and driveway. The bedrooms are well appointed with comfortable beds and plenty of storage. The views are amazing from the bedrooms and four of them have access to an outside patio The bathrooms are awesome, well equipped with soap, towels, shampoo, etc. I personally loved the huge shower. There is also a shower under the stairs near the pool for washing off sand and dirt before going upstairs to the living quarters, which kept the upstairs clean. The "no shoes in the house" rule also kept the area clean.

The children loved the pool and hot tub and also being a few steps from a beautiful sandy beach. We rented two paddle boards, which worked out quite well in the mornings when the ocean was still. The kitchen is fully equipped and a joy to work in with our multiple cooks combining kitchen skills during meals. We had a personal chef in one night and he was so very happy to have a large kitchen to work in and everything he needed to make us a lovely dinner. We were also glad to be close to grocery stores, and various activities, yet nicely secluded in the house. The kids loved the closet downstairs near the pool, filled with noodles, various toys, and fun things to add to their enjoyment of the pool. Do be aware that the main living quarters are on the second and third floors, so this would not be a place for someone who cannot negotiate stairs.

Thanks, Suzy, for a wonderful week at your beautiful home!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Inside and Outside

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of 12. We vacationed at Kahana Nui with our two sons and daughters-in-law and our six grandchildren ages 14 through 21 in July, 2017. Our first impression was of opening the front door and looking straight out to the ocean. It was amazing. After walking through the living room to the deck, we could then see the pool area as well as the ocean. Even Better!

The house was beautiful with all of the wood carvings on the doors and woodwork. The coffee table in the middle of the living room was beyond description with all of the carvings. We took numerous pictures of just that. The décor of the entire house, the appliances, the comfortable beds, and the luxurious bedding and towels made us feel that we were in the lap of luxury yet still very much like home.

We rented kayaks and stand-up paddle boards to use on the ocean in front of the house. The best times to use those were in the mornings and later in the afternoons when the winds calmed down. The house provided boogie boards, pool toys, and many big thick beach towels which was so nice because we were in the pool and hot tub nearly all the time. Since it was hot when we were there, we appreciated the air conditioning in all the bedrooms. In the afternoons we got a very nice breeze coming in through the fold out doors on the deck. Also the pull down shades on the deck that tie to the railing were a great help against the bright afternoon sunshine yet did not block the beautiful view. As perfect as our stay at this house with the ocean and pool was, probably the best, most memorable part were the gorgeous sunsets over the island of Molokai. Our stay at this house was like a dream vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. It is families like yours that I love to see in my house. I'm glad you all had a great time and I hope to see you again. Mahalo Suzy
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Wonderful, wonderful property!!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a lovely week at this beautiful home! There were 12 of us, 6 adults and 6 grandchildren and we made lifetime memories in this spectacular spot!! The home was immaculate and well cared for...there was so much room to be together and also room for quiet time...we all enjoyed the pool daily even after all the snorkeling and surfing as it was so relaxing and so beautiful...we all loved this property and appreciated that we were able to share this lovely property...again, thank you so much for sharing this little piece of paradise,

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and thank you for the lovely review Toby. We hope we get to see you the next time you are on Maui. Mahalo Suzy
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This Property is Spectacular

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 13 people stay at Kahana Nui Villa and we had a wonderful experience.

The house is located on a spectacular property. It is within 15 minutes of Lahaina, surrounded by golf courses and beaches. The house itself is ideally suited for multiple families. Our family consisted of 4 groups. Each group had its own bedroom(s) and bathroom. Although we were a large group, we never felt cramped. There is a ton of space for everybody. The pictures online do not do this masterpiece of Polynesian architecture justice - it is better than the pictures. The kitchen is well stocked with all of the dishes, glasses and cooking utensils you will need. The house was very clean, the sheets and towels seemed brand new and the bathrooms had all of the amenities one would expect from a five star hotel. The pool and hot tub were very well maintained. (Cleaned twice during our visit). Finally, the folks that own this house were absolutely committed to our comfort. They provided a concierge service that helped us book all of our activities - Luau, snorkelling excursion, golf and volcano bike ride. It's a classy property owned and operated by kind classy people.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing Family Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

My family of 11 (which includes 3 toddlers) had such an amazing time at this home. We especially loved all the hand carved wood details and furniture throughout the entire house - this house definitely makes you feel like you're on vacation! Anything you would need to stay in and cook a meal is right in the house but the house is very close other restaurants as well. We stayed in all but 1 night of our 9-night stay, as we frequented the fish market and other markets close by for all our meals. The bedrooms were amazing and we could whale-watch from bed (as well as the balconies). The 4 master bedrooms all had amazing ocean views and it was so nice to have the sliders open during the night and listen to the ocean. The 2 upstairs masters have 2 rooms with 2 twins in both in close proximity, with one of the rooms connected to the master. These rooms were perfect for the kids. All rooms had AC units in them that worked well enough to cool the rooms if necessary. The bathrooms are also fantastic and fully stocked with towels. The second level sitting area was perfect for the kids to run around in. The kids loved being so close to the beach and so did the adults as the kids are in plain view from the second story balcony. The sunsets were amazing and the weather was perfect. It did rain 2 1/2 of the days we were there but we could still sit on our balconies and enjoy the outdoors. The second level sliding door(s) open completely and we had it wide open every day. Downstairs, on ground level, there is a ping pong table and a closet stocked full of sand toys, water shoes and a bunch of other things to enjoy the beach as well as some pool toys. The pool and spa were amazing pluses as well and the lawn area. It was perfect to enjoy the sun and catch some rays. We had a photographer come to the house one afternoon and do family portraits at sunset and the grounds and beach were perfect for that, we got some fantastic shots. We had one issue with a screen door but it was addressed and fixed promptly. Suzy was a pleasure to book the vacation with and deal with up to our departure. This house is really great, definitely the way to go if you're taking your whole family on a vacation to Maui. We hope to stay at Kahana Nui Villa again the next time we visit Maui!

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Kapalua West Maui


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $600 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 13.42%

100% refund prior to 90 days. There is also a $600 outclean charge.

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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