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December 5th thru 23rd Special Peak Rate $189 Steps to the Beach & Great Reviews

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Aloha & welcome to paradise at the beautiful and quiet Kihei Akahi B105, centrally located and within walking distance to many restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and just steps to Kamaole Beach Park II. One of Maui’s finest beaches for swimming, snorkeling, sunbathing, or whale watching. (Season: Nov- April)

This exceptional ground floor end unit is ideal for those with children, couples with friends, and for those that don’t want to deal with stairs or elevators. With a large lanai and grass area, this nicely furnished, 2 bedroom/2 bath condo has 2 plush Queen Beds, Queen sleeper sofa, clean & extra linens, air conditioning, ceiling fans, full kitchen, and all the amenities of a hotel, and more. Free Wi-Fi and free long distance to the US and Canada. For a day at the beach there are beach chairs, umbrellas, boogie boards, towels, and coolers. Or, stay at the property enjoying the Kihei Akahi amenities that include 2 pools, tennis court, and gas BBQ’s.

If your looking for a clean, convenient, comfortable, and affordable home away you couldn't be making a better choice. Come and experience a truly memorable Hawaiian vacation and reward yourself with all the amenities, fun, and services this rental has to offer. We invite you to take a look at our great reviews from prior guests and look forward to your vacation with us.

*** Ask about our "NEW" convenient and time saving packages. Such As: Grocery Shopping / Costco, Decorating for the special occasion, flower arrangements, and fruit baskets ***

Mahalo Nui Loa,

Jon & Shelley

Owners / Property Managers

Kihei Akahi Resort B105

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Jon & Shelley Benedict
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 18, 2017

About Jon & Shelley Benedict

We enjoy Managing and Operating our vacation rental personally. From our own experience as VRBO renters, dealing with a private Management company may not be the most pleasant experience and may feel like an impersonal process when planning your vacation. There is a little more flexibility dealing directly with the owner and we love being involved in communicating directly with our guests.

We take pride in offering our guests a great home away, providing our guest with a memorable Hawaiian experience, and for our guests to take away a small piece of the Aloha spirit.

Whether you are new to the island or one of our frequent guests, we believe that the Service we provide is what separates us from other owners. We have owned our condo since 2010 and from all the great reviews over the years it has been very rewarding to know we have had a small part in our guests Maui experience.

Jon & Shelley Benedict purchased this condo in 2010

Why Jon & Shelley Benedict chose South Maui

We have done a lot of research in choosing the perfect vacation rental on the island of Maui. The Kihei Akahi complex is centrally located on the island and is a personal favorite for many of our guests for that reason. With Kamaole Beach Park II (One of Maui's Best Beaches) for spending the day in the sun within steps of the condo, many fabulous restaurants & shopping right next door to the complex, and being Central to everything on the island, makes The Kihei Akahi and our condo a great choice.

What makes this condo unique

The Kihei Akahi is a clean, quiet, and a well manicured property. Our bottom floor end unit is convenient and easily accessible from the close parking stall. There is a large grass lanai between two community pools and a Tennis Court for a day of exercise. We offer air conditioning in the unit with ceiling fans and stationary fans for maximum comfort and more kitchen amenities than the average rental. The rental is fully stocked with all the amenities of a resort and more.


Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 11:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 15:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Contact owner for refund
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2) Both Beds are with Bed Bug Mattress Protectors, Baby Cribs (1) Port a crib Pak-N-Play available upon request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen Size
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • 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
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Free Wi-Fi and Free Long Distance to US & Canada


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

December 5th thru 23rd Special Peak Rate $189 Steps to the Beach & Great Reviews
average rating of 4.9459457 based on 37 reviews

Great condo in a nice central location

  • 5 of 5

The condo was clean and comfortable. It was well stocked with everything we needed in the kitchen and for the beach. We loved that there was so much beach gear. It was perfect for our family and the owners were great to work with too.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Future Guests, These are the types of reviews we love to add to our collection of Happy Guests. We take pride in our Guests needs and pay attention to the details of their vacation. We hope, that after reading our great reviews, to hear or see a reservation from those that expect and appreciate a "Higher Standard". We welcome you to take a look at our Calendar, that is always up to date, and make a reservation with us. Thank you Elizabeth for your kind words. We hope to hear from you soon to stay with us again. Either in Maui, Hawaii or at our other location in St. Thomas, USVI. Have a blessed 2017 and beyond. Mahalo Nui Loa, Jon & Shelley (949)278-2745
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Pearl City

Very Satisfied

  • 4 of 5

Excellent property location - just across the street from a great beach and near shopping malls. Easy drive to scuba charters and local attractions. The unit was clean with all the kitchen/dining utensils, cookware, and dishes needed. Owners provided excellent communication from start to finish.

The only thing keeping me from giving a 5-star is that the unit was warm due to our stay being in the middle of summer and only one a/c unit in the living room. Had to sleep with the bedroom doors open and fans blowing cooler air into the rooms while we slept. That actually made the rooms quite comfortable and ideal for sleeping.

All things considered, I would recommend staying at this location and will consider staying here again on our next visit to Maui.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Michael, Thank you for the great review. Sorry we fell short during the hottest period we have had this summer in many many years. We are one of the few owners that actually supply an Air Conditioner in our rental for our guests. Can you imagine what it would have been like if we did not have an A/C , ceiling fans, and the stand up portable fans? :) We hope to hear from you, family, or friends to stay with us if you or they are thinking about coming out to Maui for vacation. We will be putting a portable air conditioner in the rental for our future guests in the event that things start to warm up again. Thank you for the advisement on that. We want to make sure all our guests are comfortable during their stay. Even in the event of a heat wave. Have a blessed 2016 and if you are going to be out on vacation in the Caribbean, we also have a vacation rental in St. Thomas, USVI and would love to have you stay with us there too. You can see our rental on at We would love the opportunity to turn that 4 stars into a 5 star on your next stay with us :) Mahalo, Jon & Shelley
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Seattle, WA

Great property, excellent location and unbeatable value!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this property with our two kids (4, 7) for 10 days in May 2016.

The condo is very well appointed. All appliances worked great, no issues really to speak of. With small kids, we do a lot of cooking, including grilling, and we found everything we ever needed for that. Beach equipment was a nice bonus. Loved the ground floor patio - the kids got to get out on the grass and run around a chasing birds :)

Having the Kamaole beaches across the street was a huge plus. Although we were mostly out and about exploring Maui during the first part of the day, being able to walk to the beach in the afternoon was very neat.

Thanks Jon and Shelley!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Another Satisfied Guest :) These are the types of reviews that we like to see. I know we say this a lot, but to our future Guests, We want to help make your vacation just as memorable and relaxing. Thank you Andrey for the kind words. We are very happy to hear that you had a great time in our place and that we had all the amenities that you needed. We hope to hear from you in the future if you come back out to Maui. And, hopefully we will have the pleasure of having you stay with us again. Take a look at our St. Thomas, USVI property in the Caribbean if your on that side of the planet. Another paradise of a different flavor :) Have a blessed 2016 and we look forward to hearing from you in the near future. Keep in touch. Mahalo Nui Loa, Jon & Shelley
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Westbank, British Columbia

Great stay !

  • 5 of 5

We just arrived home from our wonderful Maui vacation - Thank you Jon & Shelley for making our stay so comfortable and homey! We loved the location, amenities ! 2016 provided nothing but 18 days of total sunshine and a great place to call home each evening! We had 6 of us to start and then 4 in the middle and finally 5 days with just us 2 :) The pool complex was fun and convenient and even though only 2 bbq's at each, there was never a line up - just social time to meet others! We got to meet some of the annual visitors and made new connections that we will treasure. Thanks again ! Recommend to all!

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Heike, Thank you so much for the kind words. This really means a lot to us that you had a great stay and wonderful vacation on Maui. May this review be a guide and tool for those future guests that are looking for a place here in Maui, that our place will make the perfect home away. Have a blessed 2016 Heike and we look forward to hearing from you soon to stay with us again. Jon & Shelley
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Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Condo was perfect! We arrived late and were unable to retrieve the parking permit, but were able to speak with security and were assured that we were not going to be towed that evening, but to check in with the office the next morning. The security officer was very nice and very professional. Jon also came by that evening and check in with us to make sure we made it, since we did arrive late, and he made us feel very comfortable and welcome, we truly appreciated the extra attention. There were four of us who stayed and we all loved all the amenities, location, and access to the beach. Kitchen was supplied with all the utensils needed for cooking and the living room was spacious and comfortable for us (four adults). The cards/games, etc were a bonus when we just wanted to sit home and relax. The pool was super fun and clean and was perfect when we were eating dinner (no clean up in the kitchen) because it had a BBQ along with tables available to sit and eat. We were walking distance from shops and a short drive to Safeway. The Black Sand Beach was also a short drive, located by Wailea, it was beautiful with many sea turtles that pop up, and if you're willing to snorkel here, you'll hear the sounds of the whales singing to each other. A food truck, located walking distance from the condo, next to the Chevron, serves an amazing calamari, coconut shrimp, spicy garlic shrimp, pulled pork, mahi mahi (there was more variety, but that was all we tried ;)). We had an awesome time! Thank you Jon & Shelly, we are definitely planning another trip :)). We love Maui!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Lisa, These are the types of reviews that we like to receive. Another satisfied guest :) We love to make the vacations of our guests memorable and convenient. It sounds like we have over achieved here and look forward to your return next year Lisa. Thank you for again for staying with us. We appreciate the positive and great things that you complimented us on. Have a blessed 2016 :) To our future guests who are on the fence on who to stay with, let this review and all our other great reviews carry weight in your decision. You won't be disappointed. Mahalo Nui Loa, Jon & Shelley
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Incredible Experience

  • 5 of 5

Aloha! We miss you and your fabulous condo already! After spending 15 days beaching, touring and experiencing so many of the various amazing opportunities of Maui, we would recommend your glorious condo to anyone. Being first time visitors, your genuine help and suggestions were spot on and made our celebratory holiday just right! Your ground floor condo is perfectly located and beautifully decorated with everything a traveller could ask for. Your detailed description and pictures of your condo matched what we experienced. Many, many, many thanks!! See you again. Mahalo, the women from Canada

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: :) Awe, my "Girls from Canada" Thank you so much for all your kind words. This means so much to me and our future guests that read your great review of our place. We are here to help our guests have a memorable and wonderful experience while on Maui. By the sounds of everything, we have succeeded again, in providing that positive and memorable stay in our home. It was great to meet all of you and spend a brief moment to get to know each of you and take up a small moment in your celebrations. You all have made a wonderful impression as great Canadian's. I myself look forward to keeping a personal friendship with each of you and you all are welcome back to Maui and in our home any time. Thank you again for staying with us. We look forward to seeing you all again. Hopefully next year. Many blessings in 2016 and the years beyond. Keep in touch :) Mahalo Nui Loa, Jon & Shelley
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Kahului Airport
Nearest Barpub
Freds Mexican Restaurant (Next Door to Complex)
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Ferry to Lanai & Molokai out of Ma'alaea Harbor
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Makena Beach & Golf Resort
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Sugar Cane Train Ride (For Kids) Lahaina
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Pali Hwy
Nearest Restaurant
Cafe O' Le (Next Door to Complex)
Nearest Beach
Kamaole Beach Park II
Car: not necessary

For your enjoyment and a day at the beach we offer our guests beach chairs, beach towels, umbrellas, ice coolers, boogie boards, beach toys, and sand games. There are also tennis raquets and tennis balls to use at the Kihei Akahi tennis court, child floats for the pools, and basketball, soccerball, footballs, and volleyball to use at the beach parks.


Rates & Availability

Kihei Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 2 2017 - Sep 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall Shoulder
Sep 2 2017 - Oct 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
Peak & Whale Season
Oct 28 2017 - Dec 20 2017
5 night minimum stay
Christmas Holiday
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 13.42%

* Guests will receive our Rental Agreement after payment. The Rental Agreement must be returned to finalize booking. * Guests will receive our Welcome Package 30 days prior to arrival that contains: Contact Information, Driving Directions, and the Lock Box Code for entry.

* HOLIDAYS = All stays over a holiday fall under our Holiday Policy and the Final is due 60 days prior to arrival. Cancellation policies apply stipulated in the rental agreement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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