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2 Bedroom Renovated Oceanview - Steps to the Pool and Ocean

Bedrooms 2
Space 861 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5)

FABULOUS LOCATION - Just 50 steps to the pool, the hot tub and the BBQ’s and 100 steps to the ocean-front lounge chairs. Grab a cool drink and head out to watch the sun set between Molokai and Lanai. Bring your binoculars for excellent whale watching December to May or use the ones we supply in the condo.

CONVENIENT - Papakea Resort enjoys an outstanding Maui site and our unit is one of the very best locations within the complex. While some people may initially prefer a higher unit hoping for a view, our ground floor unit offers several advantages; the convenience of not climbing stairs several times a day, the ability to go out your lanai door directly to the pool and ocean instead of a trip around the back of the building. The ease of access to the BBQ’s means your food stays hot on the way back to your lanai. Once people try our unit, they seldom go back to a balcony property.

TOP QUALITY - Units in Papakea vary widely in condition. They range from some units that haven’t been updated since the 80’s, to ours which was totally renovated using top quality materials and fixtures. It's frequently mentioned by repeat guest that ours is one of the very best.

• Tile floors throughout for a cool, clean, easy-care environment.

• Cabinets in kitchen and bathrooms of African mahogany accented with exotic Jarra wood. Granite counter tops complete the executive look and feeling of quality.

• This is our vacation home so the kitchen is fully equipped with all the cutlery, gadgets and tools you need.

• Entertainment center features a large flat screen LCD TV, a Sony PlayStation 3 for DVD movies and games and a CD player with iPod dock for your music. Each bedroom also has a TV.

• Master suite features a king bed, large vanity with double sinks, a large tiled shower with double shower heads and a high tech “washlet” style toilet popular in upper-class Japanese households.

• Latest technology zone air conditioning. This allows each bedroom and the living room/kitchen to be cooled independently. This not only saves on the environment by allowing less use of the A/C but ensures you can quickly cool your sleeping area for a good night’s rest.

• Second bedroom features a queen bed plus a twin. Washroom has a new tiled shower and vessel style sink.

• Free wireless internet access throughout the resort.

This is our vacation home, so appliances, kitchenware and amenities are being constantly replaced or upgraded to ensure everyone, renters and owners, enjoy their vacation.

PEACEFUL AND BEAUTIFUL - Papakea is a quiet, well-maintained, family friendly resort that offers the peaceful beauty and an oceanfront location that is the reason people come to Hawaii. Major food store, restaurants and most of the services you want on holidays are within walking distance. Lahaina town is a short drive away with the shops and restaurants of Whalers Village half way between.

ACTIVITIES - Lots to do in and around Papakea. The resort features lighted tennis courts for guest use, a large well maintained putting green in the central park area right outside your door and various pool and exercise activities such as yoga and fitness instruction in the pool area. Tour arrangements can be made with on-site staff.

Keywords: Condominium, oceanfront, renovated, 2 bedroom, Papakea, value, tennis

More Details

Property Manager
Don Gibson
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Don Gibson

We are a group of people that love travel and have joined together to share vacation property around the world. We take pride in keeping our vacation homes comfortable and well equipped, not only for our personal use but our friends, family and renting guests.

Don Gibson purchased this condo in 2009

Why Don Gibson chose Lahaina

The low-rise buildings and lush, well maintained gardens of Papakea attracted us immediately. Only after staying here did we realize how convenient the location is to Lahaina, golf and restaurants. On vacation we appreciate the quiet, relaxing and secure ambience of Papakea and as owners we appreciate how well the property is looked after by everyone.

What makes this condo unique

At first we were looking for a high balcony location for the view, but after staying in the groundfloor unit we loved the convenience and quick access to all facilities. We like to travel with friends so the two bathrooms mean each couple has privacy and convenience. Papakea is so peaceful and relaxing, but lots of activities and excitement to be found around Maui.


Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • 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 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King size beds (1) in master bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) A queen and a single bed in bdrm 2, Twin or Single Beds (1) A single bed is in Bdrm 2 along with a Queen size,.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

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2 Bedroom Renovated Oceanview - Steps to the Pool and Ocean
average rating of 4.9 based on 20 reviews

Clean and Updated Condo

  • 4 of 5

Condo was well appointed exceptionally clean and updated. Kitchen had everything needed to cook. Only suggestion would be a comfortable sofa (instead of the Hawaiian rattan); new master mattress (inner spring mattress that is soft or just worn out - my husband liked it) and more beach towels. There were 3 in the unit so we had to wash them to get through our stay. Overall very nice unit. Unit had beach chairs, umbrellas and everything needed for the beach.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your nice review and hope you had a great time on Maui. Beds are always an issue, like in the Goldilocks story. One person finds it too hard, the next complains it's too soft. As owners and frequent users, we always look at this issue every time we come to Maui and your comments will be considered during our next visit. I apologise fort the beach towels. Our arrangement with our housekeeping service is to supply 6 beach towels for every visit. I'll follow up with them. Mahalo and aloha.
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Best Choice Ever

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time on Maui, and wont be our last, after a 9 hr flight from Auckland NZ we landed in Honolulu and transferred onto our Maui flight, arriving in Kahului airport the day previously , ( extra day changing hemisphere's) we did have a extended wait at Budget for our rental car (2 1/2 hrs) due to arriving at the beginning of labour weekend, but that very quickly became a distant memory, we arrived at Papakea resort and checked in effortlessly,

we were excited to finally see the "real deal" it was exactly what we hoped for, close to the pool, ocean front, central to all the amenities we would need, the condo was bright, clean and modern, in fact it was home away from home but in a beautiful piece of paradise,

over the next 7 x days we drove north to Honolua Bay, we drove East and did the "Road to Hana" well most of it as the traffic was particularity heavy with the additional influx of Labour weekend visitors, we had amazing meals at various restaurants,timed perfectly to start at "happy hour", stopped at Micks (Fleetwood Mac) bar to sample a (few ) cocktails, shopped at the clearance stores, shopped and ate at Whalers Village, my wife walked to various parts of Lahina while i was out paddle-boarding at 1000 peaks , the locals and tourist were all very friendly, with many commenting NZ was on their "bucket lists" Maui was on my "bucket list"

the fact it coincided with my 60th birthday will remain with me forever,

Thanks for sharing your home Don,

Absolutely Fantastic holiday in every way,

Alistair, Trudi, Sophia, and Matt, (Ramsay's/Kelly)

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love our American and Canadian guests but it is very nice to welcome people from "down below". With such nice reviews we sure hope to see more from beautiful NZ. Nice working with you Alistair. Come anytime.
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Wonderful getaway for a family of five

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a great time during our vacation in the spacious apartment enjoying the beach, the sunsets and the delicious food in the nearby restaurants. The apartment was clean and well maintained and had anything we needed for our stay to feel comfortable. Thumbs up recommended and a definite return destination for our us.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maui Delight

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at this condo. Papakea resort is located far enough from hectic hotel crowds yet super close to restaurants and shops. Lots of delicious eateries in walking distance (we liked the Fishmarket, Pizza Paradiso and Slappy Cakes). Plenty of resorts just down the strand for a nice dinner and drinks. We rented a paddle board from a little place around the corner (A&B surfboard). Great location for exploring West Maui and it's diverse beaches.

The condo is ground level which was a must for us. It made for easy in and out of the pool and BBQ area. We loved watching the sunsets from our lanai or just a few steps down by the water front, such a serene atmosphere!

For us as a family of 4 the floor plan of the condo worked nicely, 1 king bed, 2 individual beds for the kids and 2 bathrooms. At our kid's delight there was even a play station (which they ended up never using, lol). And best of all, the place was stocked with beach gear - boogie boards, beach chairs, snorkel equipment, perfect! The kitchen was nicely equiped as well.

Overall the resort is well managed and the staff at the reception was very friendly.

Communication with the owner was great and fast. This was our first trip to the island and we cannot wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Best condo I've stayed at in Maui

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Great location. Lovely condo. Great place for families. The only thing missing was easy access to a great beach but we found a few close by. Mahalo!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Duke's Beach House
Nearest Airport
29 Miles
Kahalui Airport
Nearest Beach
125 Metres
Ka'anapali Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250 + Tax
Damage Protection $49
Tax Rate 14.42%

Papakea Oceanside Resort collects a daily Facilities Fee from all guests at the rate of $17.00 per day per unit to a maximum of 10 days. This helps cover expenses of maintaining the resort and the various guest services. The Resort Fee is collected upon check-out directly from the guest, is paid to the Papakea resort and is over and above the rental charges listed here.
If your inquiry is within 90 days of your arrival full payment is due to confirm booking.

Manager'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.