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Air Conditioned Beautiful Oceanfront Condo Ground Floor #115

Kihei, HI, USA
  • Condo1126 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay5 - 14 nights

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

We listened to you and added air conditioning, and there are four air handlers. They are in all three bedrooms and one in the living room. This is on top of having gone all out in creating a professionally custom designed spectacular unit! You will not find another unit like it in Menehune Shores, and especially the fact that it is three bedroom, all of Kihei. As you walk in, you know right away that the color scheme, furnishings, and decor are special. We moved walls and increased the sizes of both bathrooms, without sacrificing adjoining rooms, a big plus.

We welcome those who appreciate quality and comfort. The unit accommodates six in beds. We can also supply futons with bedding for up to two children under about the age of ten that would not mind sleeping on the floor. As guests stay here, we are finding they want to return.

The unit is located on the ground floor in the center front of the building offering convenient accessibility from parking on one side and access to beaches, the manicured lawn, and the pool on the other. It is as close as you can be to the ocean view and be able to listen to the surf. A plus is that you are away from road noise. As you sit on your own lanai, you are looking at the historic 16th Century Alii (royal) fishpond of Ko'ie'ie, and during whale season (Dec-Apr) you can watch the humpback whales in Ma'alaea Bay. You also view the islands of Lanai and Kaho'olawe and Molokini crater. From the lanai, it's a treat to step out at night and enjoy the starry skies.

The unit is outfitted with free wi-fi, a 54 inch widescreen TV, home theater/entertainment surround system with Blu-Ray player and Netflix access. The kitchen has been updated with modern high-end appliances, new cabinets and counters throughout, king size beds in two bedrooms and twins in the third.

Next door is the Kalepolepo Park and Beach, and then the Hawaiian Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary and Learning Center that offers talks on a regular basis. It is a very short drive to various restaurants, grocery shopping, plus a complete variety of shopping. Excellent golf courses are nearby. Public tennis courts are within walking distance to the south. The Pacific Ocean Center with a wonderful aquarium is a short drive. You are centrally located to the whole island. You view Haleakala one direction and the Pacific Ocean in the other. It is a true Maui paradise!

Take a look at the pictures of the condo and of things to do while on Maui. Many of them were taken recently by a guest that stayed for a month.

Please note that our cancellation policy is a fee of $250 at the time of booking up to 60 days ahead of arrival and no refund after 60 days unless we are able to re-book; then you will be refunded for those days.


Cheryl Peterson

Member Since 2011
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Calendar last updated:
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About Cheryl Peterson

I live in Washington State, near Seattle. I first came to Hawaii on my honeymoon and loved it. Then when my parents were coming here often on business related to agriculture they discovered that Menehune Shores was being built, and they had one of the first opportunities to be able to pick a choice unit, and that is what they did in buying this three bedroom unit located on the ground floor and central in the building away from the road and on the water. Now my husband and I along with our two married children and four grandchildren visit as often as we can.

Cheryl Peterson purchased this Condo in 1977

Why Cheryl Peterson chose Kihei

As you come to realize when you stay here is that Menehune Shores is uniquely located on Maui. It is central to be able to access the major sights but still relatively private and away from the hubbub of crowded spots yet near grocery and other shopping and restaurants, golf, everything you might want. It is on the desirable west side of the island but not far from the airport; it is convenient to the major sights such as Haleakala, Hana, Lahaina, Wailea, some of the best beaches, and more. We truly love it. .

What makes this Condo unique

From your own private lanai (remember to take your binoculars!) you look out at West Maui, Kaho'olawe, Ma'alaea Bay, Lanai, and Molokini. During whale season you can see the humpbacks for a real treat. A unique aspect of Menehune Shores is that it is located right on one of the ancient fishponds that were built for royalty (called the Ali'i) literally hundreds of years ago. It is truly a treasured cultural heritage and this one happens to be one of the best that is maintained. You can go to the website Ko'ie'ie and learn more. It is so large that today it offers the benefit of shallow wading and swimming for children and for everyone to practice their snorkeling techniques. We spend a lot of time right at the condo taking a brisk beach walk, playing games, swimming, snorkeling, boogey boarding, enjoying the beach, playing shuffleboard, or we simply enjoy being together in the wonderful warm weather and Hawaii atmosphere. We also like to take a day and go to Lahaina. That's an easy drive. Or we may drive to the top of Haleakala; we need to have brought our jackets for that one. Or we may elect to take the infamous, beautiful, and extremely interesting 'Road to Hana.'


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Accessible
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king
      • Bedroom 2
        1 king
      • Bedroom 3
        2 twin/ single, Can be made into a king size
      • King size beds (2) Two bedrooms with king-size beds., Twin or Single Beds (2) Twin beds that can be converted into a king in the third bedroom.


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower, Larger, more counter and drawers, and now has ceiling fan.
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, shower, Also larger, more counter and drawers, and ceiling fan.
      • The design touches in both bathrooms are tastefully done. Tiles of Honus (turtles) in one and koi (fish) in the other.

      Location Type

        • Near The Ocean
          It is right on the ocean!
        • Ocean View
          From the lanai you view the Maui sunset, honus ( turtles), humpback whales and other sea life.
        • Oceanfront
          Steps from the ocean. You can lie in bed and listen to the ocean waves.


            • Adventure
            • Family
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Local Activities Guide
                    • Air Conditioning
                      The good news is that it is in all three bedrooms and in the living room, not simply in 1 or 2 rooms. There are 4 air handlers for your comfort.
                    • Basic Soaps
                    • Ceiling Fans
                    • Clothes Dryer
                    • Free Local Calls
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                      Besides standard supply of sheets and bathroom towels, there are beach towels and beach chairs for your use.
                    • Living Area
                    • Living Room
                    • Alarm Clock
                    • Local Restaurant Guide
                    • Paper Towels
                    • Parking
                      Free and close.
                    • Parking Off Street
                      Free parking close to the unit.
                    • Shampoo
                    • Telephone
                      Local calls only.
                    • Toilet Paper
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine
                      Washer and dryer in the unit.
                    • Wireless Internet
                      No charge for the internet
                    • Free Wifi


                        • Kitchen
                          Fully equipped. Even includes a wine/pop cooler.
                        • Blender
                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Freezer
                        • Gourmet Kitchen
                        • Ice Maker
                        • Coffee Maker
                          Full pot coffee maker plus a Keurig
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Pantry Items
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 6 people


                                • Books
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Games
                                • Games for Kids
                                • Music Library
                                  Popular Hawaiian CD's.
                                • Radio
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                  Cable for TV and free broadband wi-fi.
                                • Stereo
                                • Television
                                  54 inch widescreen TV with surround sound and Hi-Definition Channels. Netflix and Amazon Prime available through the internet on Blu-Ray player.


                                    • Large Cooler
                                    • Barbecue
                                    • Beach Towels
                                    • Beach Umbrellas
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      Lanai that leads out on a manicured lawn.
                                    • Golf
                                      Many wonderful golf courses on Maui including several at nearby Wailea.
                                    • Lanai / Gazebo
                                      Private with view toward ocean.
                                    • Beach Chairs
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      The kids run around and love it!
                                    • Outdoor Furniture
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      Two locations. Next to the pool are 3 grills and up on the roof are 4 grills.
                                    • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                    • Small Cooler
                                    • Tennis
                                      Walk to it to the south.
                                    • Unscreened Porch / Veranda


                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                        • suitable for elderly or infirm
                                        • wheelchair accessible

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Communal Pool
                                              A nice solar heated pool.
                                            • In Ground Pool
                                            • Outdoor Pool


                                                • cinemas
                                                • marina
                                                • pond
                                                • restaurants

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • shelling
                                                    • beachcombing
                                                    • luaus
                                                    • miniature golf
                                                    • photography
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • shopping
                                                    • shuffleboard
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking
                                                    • whale watching
                                                    • wildlife viewing

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • fitness center
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • kayaking
                                                            • parasailing
                                                            • sailing
                                                            • deepsea fishing
                                                            • snorkeling
                                                            • snorkeling/diving
                                                            • surf fishing
                                                            • surfing
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis
                                                            • wind-surfing


                                                                • This condo is a very special place. The overall design is beautifully appointed without being overdone. It's lovely and comfortable at the same time.

                                                                  House Rules

                                                                  Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                                  Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                  Cancellation Policy

                                                                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                  111 Reviews


                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  Still my favorite place to stay on Maui!!

                                                                  Cheryl P.-

                                                                  I have stayed in this unit five times now and enjoy it more every time. The owners pay close attention to detail and it shows. It is very conveniently located to be able to get around to the island sights such as Hana, Haleakala, Wailea, and Lahaina, yet it is quiet compared to much of Kihei. We love that it is right on the water! It has a good Indian restaurant on site, but we often drive to nearby Nalu's for island fare or to Coconuts when the kids are with us. We'll be back!

                                                                  Amazing Views

                                                                  Shannon K.Pinehurst

                                                                  This was a great property that exceeded my expectations. We had a group of 7 (5 adults, 2 pre-schoolers) and there was plenty of space so we never felt cramped. What really helped was being on the first floor so we could open the patio doors and extend the living space onto the nice lawn. Our kids loved playing ball out there and chasing the other kids around. And, of course, the views were incredible (especially sunsets). We booked this hoping to see whales from the lanai, but unfortunately, the majority of whales seemed to have left a little early this year. (We still found a few on a whale watching trip, though). I imagine during peak season, it would be great whale watching from this property. We did see sea turtles in the fish pond, both underwater and on the rock wall, which was a wonderful treat.

                                                                  Cheryl was fantastic to work with--very communicative and eager to help. Her property manager was also great. We ended up trying to fit a last-minute snorkel in our final morning (since the day before was shot due to rain) and our clothes weren't quite dry by the time we needed to leave. He allowed my husband to stay in the unit while he waited for them to finish. (The kids and I had everything else in the car).

                                                                  This was our first time staying in Kihei, and I'm glad we did. It was a very convenient location for getting around south Maui yet had everything we needed within a 5-minute drive. Much better than Maalea where we've stayed before.

                                                                  The unit itself is nicely updated, especially compared to others in the same building. The kitchen had everything we needed, though we didn't do any serious cooking. There were also starter supplies of detergents, trash bags, paper supplies, etc. The best part was all the beach gear. Our kids loved the sand toys and we appreciated the beach chairs.

                                                                  Overall, I highly recommend this property and hope we will be able to return soon!

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  We are very pleased that you chose our place for your family vacation. Like you say, it is great to be able to have the lawn as an "extension" of the condo. And the view absolutely can't be beat. Plus like you say, everything you might need is nearby. We look forward to your return.

                                                                  Beautiful unit, great location!

                                                                  Edward P.

                                                                  We had a tremendous stay at Menehune Shores. The owner Cheryl is a wonderful and accommodating person. She will keep in contact with you during the rental process and call you on the first day of your stay to make sure all is good upon your arrival. She was even able to extend our stay as we lost 3 days at the start due to snow storms on the east coast. Now that’s accommodating! The unit is nicely remodeled with all the amenities you could ask for, stainless kitchen which is well stocked, beautiful tiled baths, air conditioning if you need it, beach accessories, chairs, snorkel gear, boogie boards, etc., you will not want for more.We really enjoyed the ground floor location with its quick access to the beautiful beaches, pool and grills. Sunsets off the lanai are beautiful but make a trip to the roof for one, a nice experience. Kihei is a great location on Maui, wonderful place to start your explorations of the island.It has that laid back vibe and friendly atmosphere that is exactly what we wanted for this vacation. We will definitely contact Cheryl again when we schedule our next trip to Maui. A beautiful unit located on an island Paradise.


                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Wow, thank you so very much. You have really hit the highlights of the pluses of staying with us. It was fun to connect with you while you were there, and we look forward to your return.


                                                                  Andrew G.

                                                                  This place was great. We have two young kids (3yr old and 15 month old) and this place was perfect for them with the grassy area out back and just a few steps from the beach.

                                                                  The condo is stocked with everything you need and is close to “downtown” Kihei and only about 35 min from Lahaina.

                                                                  The beach is great for kids - no waves, shallow water and sea turtles out in the rocks.

                                                                  We will be back. The property owner, Cheryl, even called the first night to make sure everything was ok. Thank you Cheryl!

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thank you so much. It is a great place for kids the ages of yours to be able to run out on the lawn and to the nearby beach and swimming in the ancient Hawaiian fishpond right in front of Menehune Shores. We look forward to your return!

                                                                  Simply breathtaking such an amazing property

                                                                  Amanda N.

                                                                  The owner Cheryl was the nicest person. She called us the first day and then continued to communicate with our family to ensure our family was having a great holiday. Her home was beautiful and spacious with lots of household products. The condo was clean and the grass area was perfect for our family. It’s surround by beaches and the layout of the condo was perfect so we were not on top of each other. When we return we would love to stay here again. Thank you Cheryl for making our stay so enjoyable.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thank you so much for your kind words. I remember you, too, and it was especially rewarding to get to know you in that opportunity we had. I look forward to your return.

                                                                  Great place...Beautiful location.

                                                                  Lonnie B.

                                                                  We stayed here over Thanksgiving and the week after. You will not be disappointed. The accommodations are wonderful. Spacious rooms, Air Conditioned, well supplied kitchen and many extras including beach chairs, umbrellas, cooler, sand toys and scuba masks and snorkels. The view from the patio is spectacular, especially the sunsets.

                                                                  We travelled with our daughter, son-in-law and 3 small grandchildren. They loved everything. The condo is in a great location, close to shopping, great restaurants (highly recommend 808 Cafe, Maui Brick Oven and Kihei Cafe) and of course wonderful beaches.

                                                                  We highly recommend Menehune115 and look forward to returning soon. Thanks Cheryl for a great week of lifetime memories.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  It's true, you can make lifetime memories with family and/or friends at Menehune Shores on Maui. Our family sure has, and I'm so glad to hear that you have, too. We look forward to your return.


                                                                  Kihei, HI, USA

                                                                  Menehune Shores is in a wonderful location, central to sightseeing and not far from the airport. It is very convenient to be able to go up to Haleakala or to drive around to Hana. It is near Wailea for golf and to great beaches for swimming, surfing, snorkeling, and having beach time. Great restaurants and shopping are nearby, too.


                                                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                                                  Tax Rate

                                                                  Additional guests over 6 $40pp/night. Check-in time 3pm; check-out time 11am. Fewer than 5 nights cleaning fee of $225. Cancellation fee: $250, no refund after 60 days prior to arrival unless can re-book. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Year round availability. HI tax ID# W17818344.

                                                                  111 Reviews
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