Newly Remodeled 1 BR Garden View Maui Kamaole Condo - 5 Minute Walk to Beach
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- Minimum stay:5-7 nights
- Property type:Condo
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
Our ground floor unit is located in the Melia "M" Cluster, and is among the newest and most private buildings in the Maui Kamaole complex. We recently completed an extensive remodel of our condominium, including - new tile floors throughout; new tiled, walk-in showers; new cabinets/vanities in the kitchen and bathrooms; new stainless steel appliances in the kitchen; new, much quieter split air conditioning systems in the living room and bedroom, upgraded lighting throughout, new kitchen and bathroom plumbing hardware, etc.
Our unit boasts a spacious lanai off the living room, as well as a private courtyard in the rear, off the bedroom. Since this unit was among the last constructed, the architect incorporated many improvements in the design of this cluster. Thus, the condo makes better use of the same amount of space compared to the condos constructed in the earlier years.
Our unit has a beautiful garden view. Unlike some other units in the Maui Kamaole complex overlooking South Kihei Road, we do not have the corresponding traffic noise (e.g., trucks rolling down the road at 6 AM). You are also close to the upper pool area, but not so close as to be burdened with any noise. Likewise, you do not have to contend with a noisy parking lot, as some units do.
We are just a short five minute walk to Maui Kamaole III Park and Beach. This beach is one of the best kept secrets on the island. The "Locals" love the park and beach. Each evening you will find them there to watch the sunset with their family and friends. When we're on the island, we make the short walk to the park to watch the sunset, adult beverages in hand.
We are also less than a ten minute walk to Keawakapu Beach, one of the nicest beaches on the island. When we are on the island, we visit Keawakapu almost every day.
Our family visits Maui several times each year to check on the unit and to ensure that the unit is well stocked and in top-working order. We are continually upgrading the unit, having recently added an HDTV, together with a DVR to record your favorite shows or sporting events that you may want to view after a day at the beach or playing golf. We have a full lineup of channels from the local cable provider. Since Hawaii is two or three hours behind the West Coast, many of those live shows will broadcast several hours earlier than normal on the mainland. We have also provided a Blu-ray DVD player if you want to watch your favorite movie. Since we live in our unit at least four months per year, we ensure that everything works and is well stocked. We are aware of many condominiums poorly outfitted, for example, televisions that should be recycled, one pot for cooking, two coffee cups, five forks, phones that don't work, etc. The list could go on. Some owners never stay in their units and are only interested in maximizing revenue with minimal investment in their unit. This is a classic case of buyer beware when selecting a condo to spend your hard earned vacation dollars and vacation time.
The DVD is enabled to play Netflix and Pandora, if you bring your laptop and have an account with Netflix/Pandora/Hulu. In addition to the new HDTV, we provide free, wireless internet access within the unit and free long distance telephone access to the mainland and Canada.
We recently added a new, plush, pillow-top king size bed in the master bedroom. You will enjoy a great night's sleep.
Over the years we have provided a guest book for comments. We read all of these comments and are continually making improvements based on those comments. Here are just some of the positive comments that our guests have made in the past nine years:
·'We have stayed numerous times at Maui Kamaole and must say your house is the best ever!!'
·'We have visited Hawaii and particularly Maui several times, but two weeks in your wonderful vacation home is by far our most memorable and restful visit. We could not believe how much more peaceful and quiet a 'garden view' is than 'beach side.''
·'Your house is ‘maui-velous.’'
·'…it was truly wonderful to come ‘home’ to your beautiful condo.'
·'Your condo is beautiful and we enjoyed staying here.'
·'…(the condo) was more like a home away from home than a rental space.'
·'It was much nicer staying in your condo than being in a hotel.'
·'This place has everything.'
·'It was great to have a place that felt like home and very convenient to have the boogie board(s) and beach towels available.'
·'…lovely, modern, clean condo.'
·'We especially enjoyed the pool with the waterfall.'
·'Orbitz gave the condo and area five stars, so we will, too.'
·'…your condo was gorgeous.'
Our local representative on the island is Rentals Maui and our “Transient Accommodations License” number is W-40892668-01. We comply with the state of Hawaii in collecting and paying taxes.
In the very rare event that a guest has an issue, Rentals Maui has a full time representative to handle any problems.
Keywords: Peaceful Garden View, Sleeps four. Downstairs, end unit, located at the back of the Maui Kamaole complex. Near, but not too near, the upper pool.
Member since: 2010
- On floor 1
- 900 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Non Smoking Only:
- Not Suitable For Children
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
- King size beds (1) Newer, California King-sized bed with plush top. In 2015, we eliminated the sofa bed that was situated in the living room. We found that the couch housing the sofa bed was not very comfortable to sit on and that it was a challenge to sleep on comfortably. In its place we substituted a very comfortable, reclining couch. So comfortable in fact, that we have guests contacting us after the fact to find out where to purchase a similar couch. ...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- In 2016 we renovated both bathrooms. We installed new wall tile, floor tile, vanities, mirrors, lighting, shower glass, plumbing, etc., . The guest bathroom, just off the living room, has a walk-in shower with new hardware. In the master bathroom, we removed the tub, which was difficult to maintain and keep clean, and installed a large walk-in shower with a bench and new hardware....moreless
- New 55-in. HDTV with expanded cable coverage and high capacity DVR so you can record six, simultaneous programs, many of which show earlier in the day on Maui, Blu-ray DVD Player. Second 36-in HDTV and Blu-Ray DVD player in the Master Bedroom. Don't pack your hair dryer. We have one for you. If you like to read, we have a well stocked library of paperbacks. You can trade books if you want. Maui Kamaole also has a library of books and magazines to trade. Finally, do not bring beach towels. We have plenty for the whole family....moreless
We have a small library of mostly paperbacks in the bedroom. Feel free to exchange your books when you have read your book. The Maui Kamaole also has a number of books available to exchange and read...moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library:
Satellite / Cable:
The cable TV comes with a DVR and an expanded HD channel lineup. The DVR has the capacity to record six programs at once for later viewing. The Blu-ray DVD player is Netflix, Pandora, Hulu enabled...moreless
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
We go to either Keawakapu or Kamaole III Beach to view the sunset. We provide beach towels, beach chairs and mats that our guests can use to view the sunset and watch for the 'green flash.'...moreless
Keawakapu Beach, one of the best beaches in Maui, is about a 10 minute walk across the street. Kamaole III, another Maui top ten beach, and associated large lawn are across the street from our condo...moreless
- Mountain View:
Near The Ocean:
A five minute walk to the ocean. Kamaole III Beach sports a beautiful lawn, perfect for viewing sunset with your favorite beverage and pupus. Keawakapu Beach is also close, a best kept secret....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Broadband Access:
- Clothes Dryer:
We provide a Canon PIXMA MP495 Printer/Scanner for your use, although we cannot guarantee that the printer cartridge will have ink or printer paper. Cartridges are available at Walmart and can perhaps be refilled at OfficeMax. We left an Ethernet cable for direct connection to your laptop....moreless
- Free Long Distance:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
Parking Off Street:
Free parking less than a minute from our front door. Easily accessible. No stairs to climb. Note that some Maui Kam ground floor units require you to negotiate stairs to get in and out of the unit. ...moreless
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
The fully stocked kitchen comes complete with a new blender, coffee pot, toaster and all the miscellaneous utensils/condiments that you should need. We added new, custom made cabinets as well....moreless
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- Deck / Patio:
- Lanai / Gazebo:
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- Outdoor Grill:
Water Sports Gear:
Due to liability issues, we cannot provide beach toys such as boogie boards. Recently, an owner was successfully sued by a guest who was injured using an owner-provided boogie board. Towels provided...moreless
Pool / Spa
We are a very short walk (about one minute) to the upper pool in the Maui Kamaole complex. Maui Kamaole also has a second pool adjacent to the office. It is less than a three minute walk to the lower pool....moreless
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Spring, Summer and Early Fall
May 1 - Oct 29, 2016
5 night min stay
Oct 30 - Nov 26, 2016
5 night min stay
Nov 27 - Dec 16, 2016
5 night min stay
Dec 17 - Jan 5, 2017
5 night min stay
Jan 6 - Apr 30, 2017
7 night min stay
Spring, Summer and Early Fall
May 1 - Oct 29, 2017
7 night min stay
Oct 30 - Nov 25, 2017
7 night min stay
Nov 26 - Dec 17, 2017
7 night min stay
Dec 18 - Jan 1, 2018
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Cleaning and Check In $160 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Tax Rate 13.42%
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Walk across the street to Kamaole Beach III or walk down to the Mana Kai Hotel and watch the whales. Usually, the best season for whales is from December to March, with March being the peak month of whale season.
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: We both visited Maui for the first time in the mid-60's. Linda had just graduated from UW and Joe was on a Naval Academy midshipman cruise. For each of us, we loved Hawaii at first sight. We met and married 48 years ago when Joe was a graduate student at MIT, while on active duty in the Navy. We have both just retired and spend several months per year at our favorite place on earth, Maui. We are continually upgrading the unit to add more amenities and make their visit more enjoyable.
Why the Owner Chose Kihei, HI, USA:
Maui Kamaole is located in the best part of Maui, in our opinion. The South Kihei/Wailea/Makena area is more easily accessible to the airport than Ka'anapali, has better weather, more and better beaches, multiple championship golf courses, better shopping and is less crowded. We have stayed at resorts all over the islands and love Maui more than the other islands in the Hawaiian chain. When we purchased our unit, we knew that we had picked the best location on Maui. The airport is about 25 minutes away, traveling for the most part on a four-lane highway.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Maui Kamaole has two swimming pools. Our unit is located less than an easy one minute walk to the upper pool. It also has a wonderful sand bottom hot tub. Maui Kamaole recently renovated the lower pool next to the Maui Kamaole office. Both pools have covered areas and grills for those afternoon or evening BBQ's with extended family and friends. Great shopping is nearby at the Shops of Wailea. Three large grocery stores are no more than a five to ten minute drive. We are just a short five minute walk to Maui Kamaole III Park and Beach. The lawn and associated beach are one of the best kept secrets on the island. Just about every evening we make the short walk across the street to the park to watch the sunset, hoping for the green flash, beverages in hand. Our favorite morning ritual is to walk across the street and then turn south along the beach toward the Mana Kai Resort. We then walk up a gradual hill in Wailea and loop back around to beach and swim on the Keawakapu Beach near the Mana Kai. We buy a cup of coffee in the Mana Kai and sit on a grassy plain overlooking the ocean to watch the whales when in season. Maui Kamaole is also located within a five minute drive from Mokapu and Ulua Beaches, home of the most exclusive hotels on Maui. If you're a runner this is good run, a little more than a three mile round trip.
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Living room from the sliding glass doors of the lanai. Kitchen in background.
Completely outfitted kitchen with expanded counter top space, Bosch appliances
Comfortable seating to watch our big screen HDTV
Guest bathroom with new shower/tile/vanity/ countertop.
Master bathroom with new counter top, sinks and new vanity.
Hallway with entry table on the left, looking towards the kitchen & living room
Sunset at Kamaole Beach III across the street from Maui Kamaole.
View of the entrance to Maui Kamaole. Photo taken from over the boat harbor.
View of road leading out of Maui Kamaole. Our condo is out of sight, to left
View of living room lanai from garden. Our condo is in the rear of the picture.
Waterfall area of the upper pool, located within one minute walk from our condo
Cabana with two grills/seating for 16 outside front door. Tennis courts nearby.
View of kitchen. New cabinets, new appliances, new counter tops, new hardware.
Comfortable, reclining leather couch and quiet split air conditioner.
Totally remodeled guest bathroom with new vanity, counter top and shower.
New, tiled walk in shower. We eliminated dangerous hard to clean bathtub
Master bedroom. California King Bed. Very quiet split air conditioning system
Quiet, garden view on our lanai. Retractable umbrella to shield you from sun.
Aerial view of Maui Kamaole Complex with Boat Ramp in Foreground
Upper pool is about one minute walk from condo. Convenient without pool noise.
Walkway to Kamaole III beach and lovely great lawn. Best sunset views on Maui!
View of the upper pool and waterfall. Our condo is just out of sight to right.
Pool cabana for the upper pool just steps from the condo.
Lower Pool. New re-tiled. Short walk from our condo.
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Tuesday, October 25, 2016
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