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Direct Oceanfront BOTH Bed Rms/Living Rm: Perfect for your Family or Two Couples

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrms + Convertible bed, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6): Few Units This Large

We think our condo will be everything you are looking for to have a perfect vacation. #214 is located on the second floor; close enough to the ground to watch all the local bird and quail activity across the property grounds and yet high enough to offer extensive views of the boats on the ocean, colorful water sports and humpback whales breaching in season (Dec – April). Every sunset is different and can be seen from different vantage points from either of the private lanais off the living room or master bedroom.

This condo is the largest floor plan available; don't be fooled, but look at this closely - most 2BR/2Bath units at Kauhale Makai are 799 sq. ft. Only a few units like ours with both bedrooms directly looking out upon the ocean are 975 sq. ft. What you end up paying for a unit doesn't correlate with what you will get, so look closely at what size you are getting. We have done an extensive remodeling project involving the entire unit. You will enjoy the beauty, inside and out. It is so peaceful and private here.

This condo sleeps 6 with comfortable options for either two couples or a family. One bedroom has a King bed and the other bedroom has a queen-size bed. Both rooms serve as master bedrooms with views of the Pacific Ocean, West Maui Mountains, neighboring islands and Ma’alaea Harbor. Each has its own separate adjoining bathroom. For the family option, the King bed is prepared in advance as two twin beds. The queen pull-out sofa bed in the living room is very comfortable.

Experienced Hawaiian vacationers will appreciate the quiet, central air conditioning; a rare commodity in condo complexes in Kihei. This really makes for a more comfortable stay.

This is a perfect place to relax or to play all day. We supply boogie boards, air mattresses, beach toys, beach chairs and umbrellas, beach towels and coolers. There is a wide range of restaurants and a farmer’s market within a mile of the condo. Nearby you will find shopping centers ranging from outlet malls to world class boutiques - and golfing in Wailea. Beaches known around the world are only minutes away.

Last, but not least, to rent this condo is a unique experience in service and communication. Margie, the owner, does not work through a managing agency through the reservation process but receives all communication herself before and during your stay. She has a fast response rate and as you can tell from the multiple rave reviews, having this connection with her makes a big difference towards having a wonderful vacation experience.

Tax IDs

TA-077-026-3040-01

GE-077-026-3040-01

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Owner
Margie Olson
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

About Margie Olson

We are a married couple in our 50s with three grown kids. We live in Washington State and Glenn is retired but Margie is still having fun working as a nurse manager in a hospital. When we are both retired we hope to spend a lot more time at our condo being warm. We see this purchase as a family investment and want to make it as nice as possible for others to experience.

Something that makes a big difference for our guests is that Margie does not work through a booking agency to rent her condo. Because she personally manages her reservations and wants to receive all questions, she has a fast response rate and it is a personal experience for you as the guest if questions arise before or during your stay. As you can tell from reading her rave reviews, having this connection with the owner makes a big difference.

Margie Olson purchased this condo in 2009

Why Margie Olson chose Kihei

Kihei is on the sunny-side of Maui. We wanted to chose a location that would be the best bet for great weather year-round. We also appreciate that the location is central to everything on Maui - everything you want to see or do is close.

What makes this condo unique

Our condo is very large, almost 1000 sq. ft.; both bedrooms feel like master rooms with panoramic views and each has its own custom-designed bathroom. We are located directly on the oceanfront with spectacular views and direct, easy access to the beach but not so close to the water that beachcombers are underfoot. Lastly, we think the second floor location is perfect because it provides excellent views of all the property wildlife and the Pacific Ocean with a total sense of privacy.

Guestbook comments from the owner

From email sent to owner: "The condo was PERFECT for me and my family! It was just the right size. The location was a great launching pad for our many day trips around the island. We enjoyed a couple of nights at the BBQs and swims in the pool. And of course after our days running around the island, retiring to the Lanai to relax and watch the sunsets.



The condo was nicely furnished. I can't think of anything that we needed?? Very comfortable.



We had such a nice vacation. Hard to come back to the cold weather. We will definitely consider another trip in 2010. My husband's sister lives in Kihei so it's a good excuse to visit again".



Marianna Akin

Portland, Oregon
Nov 2009
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Amenities

Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Bathroom is off of bedroom number 1.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Bathroom is off of bedroom number 2.
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Choice of King bed or Two Twin beds in larger bedroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen size sleeper sofa with new memory foam mattress.
  • King size beds (1) King, Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) King bed can be pre-arranged to be set up as two twin beds, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Brand new queen sleeper sofa purchased May 2012 equipped with memory foam mattress - very comfortable!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
King bed or two twin beds per your preference first bedroom; Swimming pool, Toddler wading pool, Jacuzzi in residents/guests-only pool area; Sauna; We have a 'beach closet' full of gear for your use (snorkel gear, boogie boards, air mattresses, beach toys, beach chairs, umbrellas, cooler, beach towels); Gas grill BBQs and picnic tables; Putting green; public tennis courts; shuffle board and horse shoes; volleyball; Shared laundry facilities; Free wireless internet access; free reserved parking spot; Concierge service; Ironing board and iron; Hairdryers in each bathroom

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.888889 based on 73 reviews
5

Best condo in the complex!

  • 5 of 5

I was maid of honor in a wedding whose 20 guests all booked condos at the 938 South Kihei complex. My friend and I booked Margie's place because it was a great deal and was facing the ocean.

All of the guests and Bride and Groom visited each others condos throughout the week of celebrations. ****All of our friends in the complex commented that we had the best condo! **** Clean, airy, light filled, convenient, the best view (we loved the magnificent tree off of the 2 lanais), the most luxurious bathrooms, and all around most comfortable. Needless to say, Margie's condo became the most popular gathering spot for all of us during the week.

Thank you Margie for making this wonderful occasion even better!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

My stay in Kihei

  • 5 of 5

My stay in Kihei (property ID 282748) was great in every way. The decor was warm and inviting and helped us feel right at home compared to the feeling that one gets when at a hotel. The view off both lanais was breathtaking and we very much enjoyed the sunsets from that view. The kitchen was just large enough for us and was very well stocked with the necessary items to prepare meals if so desired. The appliances were in great condition and are relatively new. There is a nice collection of DVD's as well as a nice collection of books just in case anyone wants to take a break from the beauty of Maui. All of the rooms were clean and very well maintained. It was a nice to also have an assigned parking spot. The main office was very accommodating in attending to our needs and questions. The grounds were very clean and well maintained, including the parking lot. The pool area was really nice and very well maintained. The grilling area and outdoor tables were very clean and well maintained. There is not a bad thing that I can say about this property. I definitely would stay here again and would highly suggest this property to my family and friends.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful view, good quality unit

  • 5 of 5

The condo is as advertised, larger than others we've stayed in during vacations in Hawaii. The condo is in excellent condition, furnishings are nice and all appliances worked well. The views from the lanais look out over a large grassy expanse to the ocean, with the ocean within a three minute walk. It was great to walk out to the beach and watch the sunset.

Having a separate bathroom attached to each bedroom was extremely useful.

Overall, the condo fit our needs (2 couples, 1 one year old) very well. The complex is very quiet and we had plenty of space. We made freequent use of the beach towels, beach chairs, boogie boards, bucket of toys, etc. during our trips to the beach. We found this to be good value and highly recommend this unit.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to relax and get away

  • 5 of 5

On the beach! It was an amazing getway destination! Views of sunset were stunning!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic unit, very responsive owner

  • 5 of 5

We spent seven nights in the unit with two adults and two young children and had a wonderful stay. The views out of the living room and both bedrooms are breathtaking, particularly at sunset. The place was clean and well appointed when we arrived, with all of the towels, snorkeling equipment, boogie boards, etc., etc. we needed for our stay. There was plenty of space and the second bathroom was a real bonus.

We had several questions for Margie during our stay and she responded almost instantly. She is a real professional.

The location is excellent for access to Kihei and the beach in front of the condos is nice for morning and evening strolls. The overall complex shows a little age, but the pool and grounds are cared for daily and the residents we met were friendly and considerate. Margie's unit was clearly renovated and really shines.

We hope to book this property again on our next visit to Maui!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location; comfortable condo

  • 5 of 5

There were 3 of us at this condo and there was plenty of space for us. The kitchen had everything we needed. The balcony was a wonderful place to sit - so relaxing to have breakfast out there listening to the surf and the birds.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

cleaning / registration $180 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.42%

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