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Sunny Surf E301 at Makena Surf - Truly Is a Beach Front Paradise

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,360 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 0 - 5 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps up to 6

State of Hawaii Transient Accommodations Tax License #TA-094-662-2464-02

County of Maui Short-Term Rental License #Hotel-Zoned

Sunny Surf E301 is located on Maui island voted #1 best island in the WORLD by TripAdvisor's 2016 Travelers' Choice Awards! Maui island was also voted #1 best island in the U.S by Conde Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards published on October 18 2016.

Sunny Surf" E301 at Makena Surf is a sophisticated executive-style 3 bedroom (King California King and Two Twins or a 3rd King!) 3 full bath luxury resort residence that sleeps six guests in a prime top floor corner "penthouse" location From E301 there is a huge vista of turquoise waters powder blue skies scarlet sunsets and cotton candy white clouds that dance over the open ocean and golden beach below.

This privately owned uniquely decorated and professionally managed top floor corner villa has an open great room that was just re-decorated in a comfortable modern style that blends elegant Asian lacquered antiques with light colored decor that reflects the sand and surf outdoors There is no dated decor here! As of October 2017 the villa has all new exterior patio ceramic tile new carpet an all-new kitchen with 4 French door stainless fridge new cabinets in alabaster color solid wood with self-close mechanisms and pull out drawers and new black galaxy countertops to top off the new look A wall was removed which opens up the kitchen to the great room more New capiz and opal glass lighting provide a glamorous accent to this dreamy home that perfectly reflects the colors of sand and sea indoors E301 Sunny Surf is quite possibly the most sophisticated and elegant residence within the Makena Surf resort.

Overall in contrast to other nearby resorts Makena Surf is a tranquil oasis of tropical seclusion that offers resort living in a low-density low-rise and less crowded ambiance Within Makena Surf are free tennis courts free self-parking for up to 2 cars two heated swimming pools one of which is an over-sized lap pool near E301 two hot tubs roving on-site security staff and emerald green gardens with pastel blooming tropical flowers.

Back at E301 Sunny Surf you may enjoy a spectacular panoramic ocean and beachfront vista from two different spacious outdoor verandas One of the outdoor verandas also looks over the large lap pool Enjoy sunning on your own terrace while watching your family enjoy the pool The proximity of Sunny Surf to the pool and hot tub as well as to the sandy beach make is one of the most desirable villas in Makena Surf.

A visit to Sunny Surf is an extraordinary vacation experience Just below Sunny Surf E301 is a broad post-card perfect golden sand beach located directly in front of the E building Sandy Surf is truly a beach front paradise Set on the top floor the outdoor dining and living terrace opens up to expansive blue skies - no roof blocking your panoramic ocean sunset and moonset views!

At Sunny Surf you have use of the complimentary high speed wireless or wired internet service exceptionally well-equipped kitchen with all brand new appliances an in-villa Weber gas BBQ grill an in-villa washer/dryer safe and a full complement of household supplies There is a work counter that is stocked with office supplies and a multi-function office machine that prints scans and faxes There is indoor and outdoor dining for six to eight guests.

Sunny Surf features exceptional furnishings and appointments commensurate with an upscale resort villa The amenities and decor of E301 are superior to those of other owner-managed or generic rental-pool villas We recently upgraded the electronics Just added to the great room is a brand new 55 inch Samsung LED 1080p HD LCD flat panel television with HD Blu-Ray CD/DVD player an unlimited Netflix account to download movies and television programs an HD DVR digital cable box with HD programs an iPod dock and 5.1 surround sound speaker system Save your favorite shows on the HD DVR while at the beach! The two master bedrooms both have flat panel televisions with HD Blu-Ray CD/DVD player HD digital cable box with HD programs iPod Alarm Clock Radios and a personal safe for a worry-free vacation The third bedroom has a flat panel television digital cable box iPod alarm clock radio portable phone and a PS3 game console.

The entire villa has just been refreshed with plenty of new inventory Each bedroom has a brand new pillow top plush mattress along with an array of extra pillows in various styles and materials a down duvet cotton and acrylic blankets plush all-cotton mattress pads and high thread-count cotton bedding The bathrooms are loaded with thick soft cotton towels hair dryer make-up mirror cotton bathrobes and a bath scale Tropical theme toiletries are offered in 8 ounce size bottles - an eco-friendly gesture The gourmet kitchen is supremely well equipped with a very generous array of better quality cooking and dining supplies including an espresso machine Other useful amenities that we provide are beach towels beach chairs beach umbrellas and beach coolers.

You are guaranteed the specific residence as represented on this individual property display Further this private sanctuary a secluded and generously sized luxurious villa is offered at owner direct rates - with the added benefit of professional Maui-based licensed and professional property management! It is our goal to provide each guest with reasonable and competitive prices while providing a level of service and quality accommodations that elevates the luxury vacation experience above all other Makena properties There is a difference in quality when renting a "Makena Surf" villa that is offered by Private Paradise Villas.

The Makena area is a historic and fairly rural region on the island of Maui Remnants of old villages can be found in the rubble of lava covered shores and hiking trails lead the way to remote and pristine snorkeling sites The coastline south of Makena Surf is host to many small coves from which more adventurous visitors can launch a kayak or a scuba diving expedition (weather and surf conditions permitting) Venture out amongst schools of brightly colored reef fish or if you are lucky spot a sea turtle dolphin or humpback whale (winter season) We are particularly fond of the walking and jogging courses available in the Wailea and Makena area From Makena Surf you can head in either direction to exercise along Wailea's oceanfront paved promenade or follow the ancient Pi'ilani road towards La Perouse Bay for stunning scenery on lightly traveled roads.

In addition to the long and broad sandy beach in front of Makena Surf there are more than a dozen other sandy coves and beaches nearby The famous "Big" and "Little" beaches are located within a few minutes drive Also nearby are Polo Beach Wailea Beach Elua Beach and the lovely postcard-perfect beaches of Kihei such as Keawakapu Kamaole II Kamaole III and Charley Young Beaches All beaches on Maui are open to the public and they all offer public access with free parking Most also offer restrooms showers and picnic facilities.

An abundance of enjoyable ocean and outdoor sports can be experienced in the area canoe paddling paddle boarding boogie boarding skim boarding outrigger canoe sailing surfing snorkeling scuba diving kayaking and horseback riding.

Convenient take-out service is offered by many local restaurants including Longhi's,Tommy Bahama or Bev Gannon's remodeled "Gannon's" at the Wailea Golf Course Clubhouse.


GUESTS of Private Paradise Villas rental management and reservation service receive access to many valuable services..


- Payment by credit card at no extra cost

- No Daily Resort Fees

- Personalized In-Villa Welcome Greeting and Orientation

- Complimentary Late Check-Out (when available - confirmed during week of departure)

- A private villa that is unsurpassed in Quality and Cleanliness

- An abundant array of pre-stocked supplies including bountiful numbers of towels extra linens paper products office supply

- Extensive supply of good-quality cooking and dining supplies

- Top-quality in-villa coffee and tea making facilities (some villas have espresso machines) herbs/spices whole fresh coffee beans

- In-Villa Safe and Copier/Scanner/Printer/Fax

- Free Local Calls Long Distance to USA/Canada (may not be available in all locations) and Parking for up to 2 Cars

- Bona-Fide "Four Seasons Hotel" trained professional and complimentary Personal Concierge Service

- In-room Massage Spa Yoga and Personal Training Pampering on request at cost

- Butler or Private Chef available upon request at cost

- Personal Shopping Service for Groceries and Misc Errands upon request at cost

- Local Maui-based property management available for all of your needs

Just a few blocks from Makena Surf are the three famous golf facilities of Wailea Resort - the "Old Blue" Emerald and Gold Courses Wailea and Makena resorts are well known amongst discerning travelers for their legendary climate unlimited water sports and ocean recreation golden sand beaches 3 championship Golf Courses with driving ranges and twin tennis facilities Wailea Golf Courses offer players some of the most verdant and picturesque golf of any tropical destination Charming Kihei Town approximately 10 minutes away by car is a convenient resource for grocery shopping restaurant dining night-life Starbucks basketball courts skateboard park library natural foods stores post office banks pharmacy - and much more.

As a Private Paradise Villas guest you also now have an opportunity to play golf at Maui's premiere private club The King Kamehameha Golf Club for a special limited time per player fee of $195 + tax in the...

Private Paradise Villas Real Estate Broker License #17787

Irene Ann Aroner, Realtor, Principal Broker License #18795

State of Hawaii Travel Agency License TA #3570

Private Paradise Villas Activity Desk License #193

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Makena Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2360 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Private en-suite bath with expansive shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Private en-suite bath, shower, single vanity
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , En-suite bath with tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , New ultra-deluxe pillow top Eastern king bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Plush pillow top cal-king bed, dresser, side chair
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 2 All-new pillow top twin beds - can be made up as a King
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Sunny Surf E301 at Makena Surf - Truly Is a Beach Front Paradise
average rating of 5.0 based on 79 reviews

Beautiful property at a stunning location

  • 5 of 5

We loved the well-equipped and maintained unit overlooking the ocean with a great sunset view. It is just steps from a very nice beach and a few yards swimming from a reef that is great for snorkeling, with lots of Hawaiian green sea turtles.

The location is quiet, with restaurants nearby and the Safeway about a 15-minute drive away.

Staff was very helpful from the initial reservation through check-out. Jenny met us and showed us the unit even though our flight was late and we got there after midnight. The concierge Yvonne gave us some good recommendations for dining. The cleaning crew did a good job every day.

The unit includes an extremely well-stocked kitchen, wi-fi, beach chairs and umbrella, beach towels which they replace daily and snorkel gear.

The nearby pool is great for lap swimming at non-peak hours. The only lack is a gym, but there are places to go within a 15-minute drive. You can run as far as you want in either direction right outside the entrance gate.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha E. Family, Thank you very much for your wonderful review! Happy to hear you loved oceanfront Sunny Surf E301, it's location, cleanliness, well stocked kitchen and our personal concierge service. We hope to welcome you back to beautiful Maui island. Mahalo and A Hui Hou, Private Paradise Villas (formerly Tropical Villa Vacations)
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Beyond expectations

  • 5 of 5

Sunny surf E301 was an exceptional place to vacation. The views are breath-taking and the staff at Tropical Villa Vacations were great to work with before and during our vacation. The pictures of the unit are not misleading at all. I hope we get to go back and stay there again one day.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Sara and family! Thank you for your wonderful review of Sunny Surf at Makena Surf. We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed the breathtaking ocean views and the service provided by Tropical Villa Vacations. We very much appreciate your review and hope to welcome you back again to Sunny Surf again soon. With Lots of Aloha, The Tropical Villa Vacations Team
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Exceptional location

  • 5 of 5

The accommodation was exceptionally clean, and well appointed. The unit was very comfortable, lots of room to entertain. The proximity to the beach was outstanding. Overall, I highly recommend this unit. Can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha! Mahalo for your wonderful review of Sunny Surf. We’re so pleased to hear that you enjoyed our exceptionally clean and well appointed villa. We appreciate your comments and look forward to welcoming you back as guests of Tropical Villa Vacations!
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Wonderful choice

  • 5 of 5

We visited with a 2 yo and 3 yo and grandparents (6 total) and were very happy during our stay. The proximity to a fabulous and quiet beach and the complex pool were so helpful. No elevator was not really a problem. The place was well stocked and though furnished very nicely, was also kid friendly. Amazing views.

We lost AC for about 24 hrs but repairs were done on the weekend. We have stayed at other tropical villa vacation properties and enjoyed their service.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your time to post a review for us regarding Sunny Surf. We’re so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the breathtaking views and the many villa and resort amenities. We very much agree that the villa is quiet, and an amazing peaceful retreat to come home to after a long activity filled day in Maui. Thank you again, and we look forward to welcoming you back as guests of Tropical Villa Vacations! With Lots of Aloha, The Tropical Villa Vacations Team
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Makena Surf

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a wonderful stay at Makena Surf E301. It was our first time at Makena and this was one of the rare instances where the reality was better than the pictures! The unit was very comfortable and had everything we needed and the location can't be beat - right next to the beach with a gorgeous view. The people at Tropical Villa rentals were amazing, they were very accomodating and helpful. I can't reccomend this unit enough.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your wonderful review for Sunny Surf E301, a top floor 3 bedroom, 3 bath penthouse villa managed exclusively by Tropical Villa Vacations. We’re happy to hear that you enjoyed our clean, comfortable and spectacular ocean view villa. Your comments are very helpful to our staff, our business, the villa owner, and to potential future visitors who may be considering a holiday at Sunny Surf. As a small Maui based business, your support is invaluable to us. Thank you again, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Sunny Surf E301. Best Regards, Tropical Villa Vacations Team
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Calendar last updated:
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What makes this villa unique

Makena Surf is Truly a Beach Front Paradise

Guestbook comments from the manager

We really appreciate all of the items in the condo which are not normally provided (laundry detergent, coffee, q-tips, beach towels, etc.). Loved it and would stay again!
Jun 2016
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Nearest Airport
18.6 Miles
Kahului Airport (OGG)
Car: necessary

Makena Surf is a tranquil oasis of tropical seclusion that offers resort living in a low-density, low-rise, and less crowded ambiance. Within Makena Surf are free tennis courts, free self-parking for 2 cars, two heated swimming pools one of which is an over-sized lap pool near E301, two hot tubs, roving on-site security staff, and emerald green gardens with pastel blooming tropical flowers. You may enjoy a spectacular panoramic ocean and beachfront vista from two different spacious outdoor verandas. One of the outdoor verandas also looks over the large lap pool. Enjoy sunning on your own terrace while watching your family enjoy the pool. The proximity of Sunny Surf to the pool and hot tub, as well as to the sandy beach, make is one of the most desirable villas in Makena Surf.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • Rates are subject to 4.166% GET & 10.25% TAT Hawaii Taxes. A reservation service fee of $125 is payable directly to Tropical Villa Vacations. Unlike many other villas within this resort that charge up to 5% in extra "resort fees", there are NO OTHER EXTRA RESORT FEES charged.
    These rates are valid as of the current date. Rates are subject to change until reserved with a signed Rental Application & Agreement and payment of the initial amount due.

    Infants and toddlers under two (2) years of age are not included in the total guest count. Toddlers and children age two (2) and above are included in the total guest count.

    Occupancy is granted for the maximum number of guests noted above. Excess occupancy is not allowed and may also be regulated by resort and/or local County of Maui ordinance.

    Just a few of the inclusive complimentary benefits provided are Personal Concierge Service, parking for the number of vehicles stated in the property highlights on-line, high speed internet, local phone calls, tropical bath treats, and personalized arrival greeting and orientation.

    Security deposit plus credit card guarantee is requested for this property, plus a separate incidentals deposit for guest requested special services. The security deposit may be reduced for repeat guests on subsequent visits.
  • Damage deposit: $1,000.00

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