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Great Unit with a Private Lanai

Bedrooms 1
Space 780 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)







Unique qualities of this unit are its central location within the complex and the fact that it is a ground floor unit. This provides for easy access to the pool, the barbeque and the

road to the beach (which is 1 block away) and is helpful for unloading groceries, loading and unloading luggage and items for day trips around the island.


A screen door, an upgraded window in the bedroom and a patio door, all of which are lockable, provide a cool breeze which keeps the unit comfortable most of the time. There is an air conditioner in the living room and ceiling fans in the kitchen, living room and bedroom to supplement the breezes.


The very private lanai has a garden view comprised of plumeria trees, a flowering hedge and an adjacent field filled with an abundance of green folliage.


We have rented units in Kihei Alii Kai many times and love the size of the units (700 sq feet in the one-bedrooms plus a 150 sq ft lanai). We have viewed units in many of the surrounding properties and none can compare.


The fully equipped kitchen is a pleasure to work in. It has been upgraded with maple cupboards, granite counters, and new flooring. A newly renovated bathroom with tub and shower is a beauty. The smooth-top stove has a self-clean oven and the microwave is over the stove. 2015 and 2016 saw us re-texture the walls , re-paint the living room, kitchen and halls, install new carpet in the living room and bedroom, replace the drapes, dishwasher, and air conditioner .

Sleep in the luxury of a queen size Simmons Beautyrest pillowtop mattress in the bedroom and a new sofa bed in the living room which has a queen size deluxe spring-filled mattress with a pillowtop.

Furniture has been upgraded with new queen size sofa bed, occasional chairs, dining suite and bedroom suite. A full sized washer and dryer allows for fresh clothes changes in a sweaty tropical climate

The beautifully tiled lanai (porch) has a chaise lounge and a table and chairs and opens onto a lawn with a plumeria tree.

Beach towels, beach chairs, a beach umbrella, and a cooler are provided.

Long distance calls to Canada and the USA are free as is the wi-fi internet access.


While car rental gives visitors the luxury of touring the island at your liesure, it can be expensive. If you would prefer an alternaitve mode of transportation, we can recommend the Maui Bus. Details for using the Maui Bus are available on-line and in the the Visitors Binder in our condo. Shuttle Services are avilable for getting to the condo from the airport in Kahului.

Keywords: Condominium, 1 bedroom plus queen sofa bed

More Details

Rod, Lois and Brad Tomlinson
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 8, 2018

About Rod, Lois and Brad Tomlinson

Rod and Lois have rented units in Kihei Alii Kai on many visits to Maui and always loved the spaciousness of the units and the closeness of the beach. Our family (children and grandchildren) spent Xmas 2010 at the complex and our son Brad got excited about having a winter retirement home in Maui in the future. So we casually started looking at property and the more we viewed, the more Kihei Alii Kai came out on top! When we found this ground floor, upgraded and private unit, with its perfect location in the complex, it sold itself!

This is now our comfortable tropical home away from home. We hope that you will love it as we do, and that you will treat it as carefully as you would your own home. Enjoy!

Rod, Lois and Brad Tomlinson purchased this condo in 2011

Why Rod, Lois and Brad Tomlinson chose Kihei


South Kihei has the best weather, most sun and three of the most popular beach parks in Hawaii. Unlike self-contained hotel resort settings, it has a folksy “village-like” atmosphere. You can walk to restaurants, shopping, beaches, a health-food store and internet café. There are six championship golf courses within 15 minutes and easy access to the Pi’ilani Highway for fast trips to other places on the island. Early morning on South Kihei Road is a jogger/walker's paradise. It is few minutes drive to central Kihei with three supermarkets (including Safeway), Longs Drug Store, hardware store, local theater productions and other shopping amenities.

What makes this condo unique

Kihei Ali’i Kai is a popular condominium complex with its own access road to ample parking for guests and visitors. Some of the parking is covered.

It is clean and well managed. The concrete and building block construction makes for quietness between units. The layout, designed with lanais located so they do not look at each other, creates a sense of privacy.

The pool is one of the largest and the pool deck one of the most spacious in the area. A large Jacuzzi complements both pool and deck. Showers for removing beach sand are located at the entrance to the complex. Two tennis courts complete the recreation facilities.

Two BBQ areas provide a place for guests to meet and visit after the sun goes down


Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 780 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • 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 ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • New tub with shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (1) Beautyrest pillow top.1 Sofa bed with deluxe queen size spring filled mattress with pillow top which sleeps 2.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
beach chairs, beach umbrella, cooler, binoculars, hair dryer, iron, ironing board


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(48 traveler reviews)

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Great Unit with a Private Lanai
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 48 reviews
calgary, ab

Absolutely perfect

  • 5 of 5

Unit was immaculate and in a great location. Very well stocked. It was exactly what we were hoping for and will definitely be back again.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you found our 'home-away-from-home' to your liking. It is especially nice for us that you, our fellow Calgarians, found it so. Thanks for posting your review.
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  • 5 of 5

The condo is equipped with everything you can possibly need for a comfortable stay at your own private apartment. The Lanai is so peaceful in the evenings and mornings and yet you can see the ocean from the complex, that's how close it is to the beach, just across the street. Perfect location and close to stores, restaurants and one of the main roads connecting us to Wailea and Lahaina. Thank you so much for sharing your place with us!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place in a great location

  • 4 of 5

Location is great and unit was comfortable and roomy. Lots of supplies and well stocked cabinets with cooking and cleaning equipment. Lots of towels, sheets and bedding with a in unit washer and dryer. A very pleasant place to stay while vacationing in Maui! Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable condo in a good location.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in this condo. Close proximity to a nice beach, there are a lot of shops and restaurants pretty close. Sunsets like a picture. Condo is well stocked with major necessities for having home away from home. Lanai gives the impression that condo extends further, which is very pleasant. There was a collection of beach toys, I wish there would be some sand toys. Adults and children like to build sand castles. Also, maybe a coat tree with some hangers to hang shirts that you do not want to put in the chest. These are the only two minor things that we would have modified. Otherwise it is a really nice place and we liked it a lot. Thank you for sharing it with us!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I think the idea of a few sands toys is a good one and I’ll buy some next trip. I don’t want a coat tree as I want to limit the amount of stuff in the condo so it’s not cluttered. There are lots of hangers in the closet. I’m glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Absolutely fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

Location is perfect! - 1 block from the Kamaole beaches where you will snorkel with huge green turtles.

Fully equipped! - Apart from the basics, beach chairs/umbrellas/mats, snorkeling gear, paddle boards, rice cooker/blender and tons of pots/pans, even things like ziploc bags/alum foil etc. And there's a tradition of folks leaving behind non perishables - we found popcorn and essentials like sugar/rice/vinegar/ketchup/spices. And left behind oil/cereal/spices/mangoes/avocados/nail clippers and lots more.

The unit felt better stocked at times than our apartment :) And everything is nicely labelled and well cared for.

The lanai is perfect for breakfast and feels very private! No one looking into your unit and you have a nice view of the lawn and trees where chickens and other birds roam.

Owners are also very responsive and will make sure you have a great time. For the location/amenities and price, I think this is one of the best deals in Maui!



  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Kihei Ali'i Kai Unit

  • 5 of 5

Great Unit on the backside of the complex with easy pool access. We have had the pleasure of staying at the Tomlinson's Maui Home previously and will always consider it one of our first choices when coming to Maui..

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
OGG Kahului, Maui
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Many nearby closest about 100 meters
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Kamaole I


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

over double occupancy $10 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250

CANCELLATIONS: There will be no refund for cancellations at less than 60 days before the check-in date unless we can re-rent the unit.

Not suitable for children.

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10.00 per night, per additional guest.

TAX ID# TA-148-624-5888-01 and GE-148-624-5888-01

Owner'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.

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