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The Best of the Best Just Got Better at Papakea Resort!!!!Beautiful Remodels!

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Last updated: 03/31/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-8 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

** If your dates are flexible, we may be able to offer you a BETTER rate, let us know **

** Last Minute Special Rate can be as low as - $300/nt. **

This is a beautiful 2011 renovated three bedroom (one is a large loft), two bath with vaulted ceilings on the 4th floor at the fantastic Papakea Resort! Our Condo was just remodeled in August 2011 by well known high end Builder/Designer Mike Harvey. You will not believe how great it turned out as the pictures do not do this unit justice. The kitchen is decked out with “Exotic African Mahogany” cabinets accented with all Stainless Steel Appliances and Gorgeous Granite counter tops. The master bedroom has been furnished with the same high end furniture used in the top hotels in Kaanapali Beach. Imagine waking up in the morning and looking out your bedroom window and seeing a serene coy pond, lush green lawns with putting green, with the back drop of a whale filled turquoise ocean, nothing closer to heaven! The second bedroom has been outfitted with a Queen Canopy Bed with the same high end furniture (the whole unit has these great furnishings). The third bedroom, the loft, stands at top of a classic spiral stair case. It is a giant space so it has both a queen bed and two twin beds and still plenty of room to spare. We also added a sleeper sofa in the family room just in case you need to add two more people to your party allowing up to 10 people.

Second renovation included state of the art mini-split multi-zoned A/C. The only A/C you should demand from your rental. Each room has its own register and it can actually pull the humidity out of the room and cool, VERY FAST! No more waiting all day just to get the room 2 degrees cooler! We also put in wood floors in the bedrooms and loft (SOME PICTURES STILL HAVE OLD CARPETING IN THEM). See below for reasons, they are important.

State of the art KEYLESS Entry system. Now you can walk on the beach, swim, play and not have to carry an annoying key or key card with you. Your whole party will have access and you can not forget your key inside.

Papakea resort is a beautifully landscaped, low-rise complex of 4 story buildings on 13 acres at north end of Kaanapali Beach. It Includes 2 swimming pools, 12 barbecues, 2 spa's, 2 shuffleboards, 3 lighted tennis courts, 2 putting greens, and many more Extras!!! This condo is not only perfect for your family vacation but also great for family reunions, weddings, etc. You will not find this any where else on Maui!!! Great deal!!

Please note that some dates may require minimum stays.

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To some this second renovation may not seem like much, but in Hawaii, these costs were very significant. In fact the cost of just these two items on this second renovation was more than 25% of the first renovation’s cost!

The new A/C was because our past guest were given a chance to tell us their top recommendations for our units. The most common (two) was the A/C. The issue, these wall units do not remove the humidity very well, take many hours to cool, and then only seem to cool a couple of degrees. They also leak a lot of water because the water they take out of the air, they put into a pan on the bottom of the A/C expecting evaporation to remove (which does not), which has its own set of issues. After installing and using the new units, we can say that nobody should ever have the other style or even no A/C. We use them very little ourselves, but sometimes removing the humidity from the air makes a world of difference in comfort. And to do it, you only need to run the A/C in that one room for a short amount of time, not all day!

As for the carpets, well that was the second most recommendation. Although we all love carpets, there are two issues that came up, one is they look dirty too easily and make the place look not as nice, second is the environment is already very warm, and it is nicer to have a cooler feeling under your feet. Not to mention that the wood floors are just so much richer looking.

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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/31/2017

Property Type

  • Condo

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    This is a very large Loft...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 queen

    In main room...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Papakea is a great location on the Ocean, 10 min. from Kapalua Golf courses Home of the PGA Tour (The Plantation Course and the Bay course at the RITZ). You will find plenty to do at Papakea ,as you look down from the Condo right at the resort, there is a 9 hole putting green for kids and adults! Yoga classes on the beach, and swimming aerobics Walk down from the condo to the beach to do some boogie boarding, great snorkeling steps away from the condo! Activity Desk, Concierge, and Welcome Breakfast to introduce you to all the property has to offer. ...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Luaus
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 7 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking:

    One Spot Per Unit included. Additional parking can be arranged with front desk...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub


Write a review 4.9
from 91 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season as low as
Apr 24 - May 31, 2017
2 night min stay
High Season starting at
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2017
2 night min stay
Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2017
2 night min stay
High Season
Aug 1 - Sep 4, 2017
2 night min stay
Low Season as low as
Sep 5 - Nov 17, 2017
2 night min stay
Nov 18 - Dec 3, 2017
2 night min stay
Dec 4 - Dec 15, 2017
2 night min stay
Christmas/New Year
Dec 16 - Jan 7, 2018
8 night min stay
Jan 8 - Jan 31, 2018
3 night min stay
Feb 1 - Feb 28, 2018
3 night min stay
Mar 1 - Mar 24, 2018
3 night min stay
Mar 25 - Apr 7, 2018
3 night min stay
Apr 8 - Apr 30, 2018
3 night min stay
May 1 - May 31, 2018
3 night min stay
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2018
3 night min stay
Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2018
3 night min stay
Aug 1 - Sep 5, 2018
3 night min stay
Sep 6 - Nov 17, 2018
3 night min stay
Nov 18 - Dec 1, 2018
3 night min stay
Dec 2 - Dec 22, 2018
3 night min stay
Dec 23 - Jan 5, 2019
3 night min stay
Ask about per nt discounts
Jan 1 - Jan 1, 2021
1 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $195 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13.42%


The Resort will charge a(bout, as it could change in time) $17/nt Facilities use fee on the first 10 days of each 30 days of stay.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 03/31/2017
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You will find Two large Tennis courts at Papakea, Shuffleboards at the beach !! on the properties.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1983

About the owner: This condo has been in our family for almost 30 years. Our father purchased the unit and lived in Papakea way back when because he had the vision to see this resort becoming one of the most desired locations on Maui. We have been coming to visit Hawaii for the last 20+years and consider Maui to be a home-away-from-home. Can you think of a better place to spend your time??

Why the Owner Chose Lahaina, HI, USA:
We inherited the properties and rather than sell them we felt it was better to keep them for rental so others could enjoy what we have been experiencing for the last 20 years.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
We love this condo!! We really enjoy hanging out with our teenage girls on the beach, This is a great location because of it's easy access to restaurants, evening BBQ's at the pool, whale watching, boating , snorkling at Kapalua Bay, golfing,shopping...and sooo much more!!. And now that it has been remodeled this spot is 'the best of the best'!!!

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Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/31/2017

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  • Look at new floor!

    Look at new floor!

  • Lanai with view

    Lanai with view

  • Bonus Room

    Bonus Room

  • Loft with lots of room to spare. Kids will never want to come down

    Loft with lots of room to spare. Kids will never want to come down

  • Master Bath Shower

    Master Bath Shower

  • Brand new kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances and Granite Counter Tops.

    Brand new kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances and Granite Counter Tops.

  • View of Adjoining beach accessible from Papakea

    View of Adjoining beach accessible from Papakea

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • View from the Lanai

    View from the Lanai

  • Bonus Room view of unit

    Bonus Room view of unit

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • View from Loft

    View from Loft

  • Even the second bathroom and shower has been remodeled with stone tiles

    Even the second bathroom and shower has been remodeled with stone tiles

  • View from Lanai

    View from Lanai

VRBO #373386

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Monday, May 22, 2017

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