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Maui Oceanfront Condo w/Spectacular Views & Central Location

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Two Bedrooms, Two Full Baths with Sleeper Sofa, Sleeps 6

Discover the majesty of Maui from this 100% oceanfront condo in conveniently and centrally located Maalaea. This beautiful location is on the shores of Maalaea Bay, a whale sanctuary to the humpback whales, which travel to the warm waters of this pristine location to breed and give birth every year. Walking distance from the condo is the popular Maui Ocean Center & Aquarium with numerous restaurants and shopping options. Across from the Maui Ocean Center is the harbor where water activities are available for snorkeling, diving, sightseeing and dining adventures. The central location of our condo lies between two major tourist areas, just a 20 minute drive in either direction, to Wailea on one side and Lahaina/Kaanapali on the other. The airport is just a 12 minute drive. If it's adventure you want, the road to Hana is near our door step as well as the drive to Mt. Haleakala Volcano. Walk to the end of our street for 7 miles of white sand beach for great swimming & surfing

Location, Location, Location: The village of Maalaea sits adjacent to Maalaea Bay, first stop for the humpback whales on their way to Hawaiian waters every winter to breed and give birth. You can discover the wonders of Maalaea just as the whales have known instinctively for thousands of years! Our Island Sands Condo is located twelve minutes from the airport and centrally located between Kaanapali on the west shore and Wailea to the south. The condo is 100% oceanfront, just 80 feet to water's edge. The grounds are meticulously maintained and landscaped with pool, barbecue area and lots of lounging space. The unit has spectacular ocean views of Haleakala volcano, Molokini Island and endless ocean. The condo is equipped with air conditioning, a full kitchen, inside washer and dryer, cable TV with DVD, VCR, CD, AM/FM, free WiFi high speed internet cable connection, sofa with queen sleeper in living room and decorator furnishings. Both bedrooms have queen beds.

Activities Abound: Within a short walk is Maalaea Harbor with many ocean activities including snorkel trips, scuba diving, dinner cruises, whale watching and fishing expeditions. Several restaurants are also in the harbor as well as retail shopping. Be sure not to miss the fabulous Maui Ocean Center, a world class aquarium which was voted 'Best Land Activity' in the Maui News. A short walk in the other direction takes you to the beginning of a seven mile stretch of white sand beach known as Sugar Beach which leads all the way to Kihei. Another favorite pastime is just relaxing on your own private oceanfront lanai at the condo watching the whales. You can also watch the boats leaving and returning to the harbor loaded with happy sightseers or gaze at the spectacular 10,000 foot rise of Haleakala volcano across the Bay. Evenings on the lanai have a sparkling view of the lights studding the 'up country' leading to the top of the volcano. If you are looking for paradise, this is it!

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Gil Van Valkenburg
Member since: 1999
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2018

About Gil Van Valkenburg

'Maui no ka oi' Maui is the best! My first trip to Maui was to attend a friends wedding 30 years ago and I have been coming back ever since. I enjoy actively managing my vacation rentals which brings me to Maui for extended stays several times a year.

Why Gil Van Valkenburg chose Maalaea

On my second trip to Maui, I decided to stay in a condo at Maalaea Banyans. I was immediately struck with the most spectacular view of the ocean, bay, 10,000 foot rise of Mt. Haleakala volcano, boats cruising out to Molokini island and the sound of surf breaking right out in front of the condo. Maalaea Bay is also a whale sanctuary where whales can be seen in full view from your lanai (covered deck) from December to April. the condo is centrally located and just a 20 minute drive to all the major tourist attractions yet tucked quietly on the ocean for a relaxing retreat.

What makes this condo unique

The central location makes it convenient to the rest of the island yet within walking distance is the harbor with fishing, snorkeling, scuba, dinner cruises and the popular Maui Ocean Center with aquarium, numerous shops and restaurants. If you don't feel like cooking or barbecuing at the property, you don't have far to go for whatever you want.


Maalaea Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • New and tastefully remodeled baths with glass block enclosures, new tile, new cabinets with granite tops, new toilets and fixtures, beautifully decorated.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Living Room - Queen Sofa/Sleeper
  • Queen beds in each bedroom. Sofa opens to a queen sleeper in living room. Sleeps five maximum.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • marina
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Maui Oceanfront Condo w/Spectacular Views & Central Location
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews

Great location!

  • 4 of 5

Had a wonderful time! Owner fabulous to work with.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Exactly what we were looking for -

  • 5 of 5

We took our elderly parents with us on this trip. I wanted a condo wit two bedrooms, two baths, elevator and ocean view for this stay. Gil's condo had all these attributes. We had such a wonderful time with my folks sitting on the lanai, watching the sunrise, turtles swimming by, boats and finishing our day with the beautiful sunsets. The condo was nicely decorated, had all the amenities we needed for our trip. That included a washer and dyer! The grounds & barbecue area were immaculate. Maui Oceanfront Condos are very quiet. The location was just perfect for us. At first, I was concerned about sending a check to Gil. But after talking to him about the condo and his quick responds to my calls and emails, I had no concerns about sending him a check. I highly recommend this condo to anyone visiting Maui.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Condo

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed at the condo over Christmas. The location was great. It's a short walk to the harbor for boat tours and the Maui Ocean Center. The airport and grocery stores are about 20 minutes away. There are 2 convenience stores in walking distance, but the prices are almost double, so I recommend driving to the grocery store.

The condo was nicely decorated and well maintained. It's great to have a washer and dryer, so you don't have to pack as many clothes. They provide beach towels and beach chairs if you want to use them. The view is exactly as advertised. Even though we never saw any whales from the balcony; the sun rises are beautiful. And it was nice having assigned parking.

The complex was peaceful and they have gas grills available by the pool.

I don't usually pay for rentals by check and was a bit nervous, but I had absolutely no issues in my dealings with Gil and paying by check.

I would highly recommend this condo to anyone visiting Maui.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Maui Condo, Ma'alaea

  • 5 of 5

My favorite place to stay when I'm in Maui. Gil's condo is updated and very nice. It has a nice washer and dryer as well. I love to watch the turtles right outside of our balcony every afternoon.Oceanfront all the way. Gil is very helpful in anything you need. I always come back to his condo ., I just feel really comfortable here. I love to drive around the island to hike go to other beaches , watch the windsurfers, shop, but if I feel like just staying around the condo I just walk out by door to a nice white sand beach. My son snorkeled right outside our place and saw turtles and lots of fish. It was great. I can't wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Salt Lake, UT

Marilyn and Lorie

  • 5 of 5

We loved our weeks stay in this Condo. It was so well equipped, it felt just like a home away from home. We ate all our meals on the wonderful, private lanai and were out there every night till bedtime -- enjoying the stars and the sound of the waves. The pool area was very enjoyable -- the water temperature was perfect -- no Marco Polo was terrific. And we enjoyed visiting with the other guests and residents, both at the pool and bar-b-que area. Having an assigned parking space was a big plus also. It was a great week and we can't wait to return. Gil was very helpful, informative and pleasant to work with. Mahalo for such a great condo.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Titusville NJ

Great Maui condo near MA'ALAEA harbor

  • 5 of 5

Rich A.

This Island Sands condo was the perfect place to stay for our vacation in Maui. It's central location was great for all of our daily activities. Our family of four adults and one child found the condo well equipped with everything we needed. It included boogie boards, snorkel gear, beach towels, mats, umbrellas, chairs and cooler. Inside the condo were updated appliances i.e. Maytag washer and dryer, updated kitchen appliances and counter tops and everything yo would need to prepare meals. We rented this condo for nine nights and were on the go every day to some part of Maui. This included a day trip to Hanna and Charles Lindbergh's church and grave site, a morning trip to Haleakala National Park (great view of this volcano from our condo) a Saturday morning at the Swap Meeting (flea market) in Kahului where we found everything from local produce and crafts to a massage. My daughter even found a used book sale at the old sugar mill school. We also visited the Sugar Museum for a lesson in the production of sugar cane and its history in Maui. We booked a morning snorkel trip on the Four Winds II which leaves from the MA'ALAEA harbor just a short walk from our condo. They provided breakfast and lunch and a wonderful trip to Molokini for a morning of snorkeling. Again Molokini is visible from Gil's condo as well as the boats coming and going from the harbor. A visit to the condo pool was refreshing after a day snoring or surfing. We were pleased to meet some of the wonderful local condo residents as well as other guest at the pool and share some interesting stories. From this condo it was easy to get to Kihei and Wailea for great beaches. We arranged for surging lessons at Kihei. Another great beach trip took us north to Kapalua to the D. T. Fleming Beach Park which has wonderful facilities with life guards. Stop in Lahaina was a must stop for this historic town with it beach's and harbor is a great place to visit was just a short trip from our condo. We highly recommend this condo and Gil was great to work with.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Perfect, central location for exploring the majesty of Maui. 100% oceanfront location on Maalaea Bay whale sanctuary and walking distance to the Maui Ocean Center and harbor with snorkeling, diving and dining boat excursions as well as numerous restaurants and shopping. Just a 20 minute drive to two major tourist areas of Wailea or Lahaina/Kaanapali and convenient to the airport and the road to Hana or Mt. Haaleakala volcano preserve. After an active day you return to your oceanfront condo and the sound of soothing ocean waves and gentle island breezes.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $150
Tax Rate 14.42%

Cancellation Policy: Notice must be received thirty days prior to arrival date for a full refund or deposits may be retained
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed
All payments are in US dollars

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.