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Oceanfront Charmer: Our Surf - Your Lullaby

Bedrooms 2
Space 878 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Hale Hau`oli (Happy Home in Hawaiian), is where your master bedroom and living room are both as close as it is possible to get to the ocean without being sprayed by surf -- a rare find on Maui.

Awake to the sound of surf slapping on the shore reef and stars filling the tropical sky above palm trees swaying in the trade winds. On romantic full moon nights the entire Ma`alaea Bay shimmers silver, highlighted by white-tipped waves and bobbing sea turtle heads. No traffic sounds! Only birdsong and a panorama painted in vibrant golds and reds, luring you out of bed to capture the sun rise over the ancient volcano Haleakala (House of the Sun).

Fix yourself a freshly ground cup of Kona coffee or a nice cup of tea, and a plate of local papaya, mango and bananas on the lanai, with the Pacific Ocean just 60 feet away, so close to the water you can count turtles from the lanai, or just kick back and watch the whales. Why settle for less when you’ve come all this way to experience paradise?

Our luxurious two bedroom, two bath Condo is situated on the top floor of a four-story building in Ma`alaea, on quiet Hau`oli Street, which dead ends into a beach that is a secret to all but local residents. Our master bathroom has been totally remodeled and has handmade Hawaiian petroglyph tiles with half inch frameless glass enclosure. The other bathroom also remodeled, has a pebble floor and a walk-in shower also with half inch frameless glass enclosure. The maple kitchen is generously appointed with all appliances, water filters, stainless steel sink and a microwave/convection oven.

The floors are soft-on-your-feet maple pergo and tile, with colorful walls and Hawaiian decor. With central air conditioning, you will be comfy no matter what time of year you come. Two elevators guarantee you easy access.

Ma`alaea Kai is one of the best buildings on the block, the coolest and the quietest. We have the largest swimming pool, oceanside, surrounded by expansive lawns planted in putting-green grass. Lush blooming hibiscus, bougainvillea and plumeria fill the air with tropical smells underneath coconut palms. Lounge chairs offer a day off to read or work on your tan. Two gas grills and one charcoal grille, cleaned daily by the staff, are placed at the ocean’s edge with tables and chairs. Our resident manager keeps everything ship shape, and lights the shore tiki lights every weekend.

A quick stroll in one direction brings you to the charming Ma`alaea Harbor where fishing and snorkeling boats take off for the day’s runs; or to Haycraft Beach Park where you can either jump into the ocean for a morning dip or walk/run/beachcomb the six miles of secluded sand to Kihei’s Sugar Beach. No crowds here since access to the beach is protected from the road by the bird-filled ponds of Kealia Wildlife Refuge.

Living in centrally located Ma`alaea puts you in walking distance of the Ocean Center Aquarium, the Pacific Whale Foundation, a shopping center and fabulous oceanfront restaurants a mini-golf and climbing area, a gas station and convenience shops. Beaches for snorkeling, swimming and surfing are all close by, as are 19 famed golf courses. Twenty minutes to the west is the old whaling village of Lahaina, with its magnificent Banyon Tree and shopping galleries. Ten minutes east is the long village of Kihei and a bit further the ritzy resorts of Wailea. You couldn't be in a better place to explore all Maui has to offer.

As we say here: a hui hou, or see you soon! Aloha.

Hawaii Tax ID No. W01452246-01

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Anne MacColl
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 10, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Nice hearing from you on our return home. We very much enjoyed the condo you provided for us and were much impressed with the location, the view, AND THE SHOWER!!!. We had a marvelous time with our friends touring around the entire island. We will certainly recommend your place to all our friends who travel to the island. We hated to leave but life gets in the way sometimes.

We hope to be back one day and make use of your lovely condo.
Mar 2012
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Ukumehame Ahupuaa Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 878 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Both bathrooms have been totally done with walk in tile and six way shower heads.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (2) Hawaiian style bedspreads, comfortable extra thick mattresses.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Ceiling Fans in each room plus a locking screen front door to allow in the trade winds, All Linens provided. Walk-in Showers with half inch thick frameless glass enclosures - Hair dryers in each bathroom.


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(29 traveler reviews)

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Oceanfront Charmer: Our Surf - Your Lullaby
average rating of 4.7586207 based on 49 reviews

Beautiful condo!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a lovely stay in Anne & Mac's condo. The location was absolutely perfect, the weather was fantastic and we saw SO many turtles!! The condo is nicely appointed and comfortable. Would love to stay again. Thank you for sharing your piece of paradise with us!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was our pleasure to welcome you to our condo and so happy you had a lovely time and hope you can come back again some time.
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Will Definitely Stay Here Again

  • 5 of 5

This condo was perfect for our vacation. The centralized spot, right by the Maui Ocean Center was extremely convenient. We were 15 minutes from Kihei and 15 -20 minutes from Lahaina, depending on traffic. The only minor annoyance was that the hot water didn't last long at all. Regardless, I'll definitely be looking to book here again for our next trip to Maui.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy you enjoyed your stay. Sorry about the hot water - we're restricted to a 40gallon water heater so not much we can do about that.
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Comfortable - Good Location - Whales, Whales, Whales!!!

  • 4 of 5

Condo was just as represented on VRBO. We loved the location; easy drive for everything on the island. It does sit very close to water - we watched whales in the bay all day long from our lanai! And it is within walking distance to Whale Foundation, aquarium, shops and restaurants.

A few things are always must haves for us on our trips to Hawaii - a comfortable bed, walk-in shower and usable outdoor space. This condo offered all of these. The grounds are impeccably kept - grills were cleaned everyday and spotless, pool is not overly large or lavish but is good for a cool-off dip, and the lawn and lounge chairs along the shore provided us with many relaxing hours for reading and daydreaming! I can honestly say, out of our 10 trips to Hawaii (3 to Maui) this condo has the most enjoyable waterfront we have had!

Just a couple suggestions for the condo itself......As an older person who has some mobility issues, I would have appreciated a grab bar in the showers. By the way, the showers are beautifully done! We also found that in the morning the sun shone directly into condo; it was very bright and heated up quickly in the mornings even with fans running and doors open. I think a window treatment (maybe vertical blinds or even sheer curtains) would be helpful. And finally, kitchen utensils could use an upgrade (knives need sharpening, new plastic storage bowls). Loved the floor tile in the kichen!

We really enjoyed our stay on Maui this trip and Anne's condo gave us a very comfortable place to come "home" to every evening. We explored some places we had not visited before - petroglyphs at Olawalu, Sugar Museum, lavender farm, Makaweo - all very inexpensive, fun sightseeing! It is truly paradise!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Edna: Thank you for your kind review. I will certainly take into consideration the suggestions you have made. I appreciate the time you took to write your review. It's so helpful for me and for future guests. Regards, Anne
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Beautiful, clean and million dollar views

  • 5 of 5

Anne and Mac's Maui home was exactly what we were looking for. The views are stunning. The condo complex is very well maintained and the landscaping was manicured.We arrived right after Christmas and the Christmas lights on the path to the pool and around the pool were really something to see. Tiki torches are lit along the ocean at night creating a magical island feel. About 25 minutes to Lahaina and a half hour to the airport.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your positive review. Happy you had such a good time and hope you will return some day.
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Fantastic views. Wonderful hospitality.

  • 5 of 5

Anne and Mac are wonderful people. We had to extend our trip on Maui for a medical emergency with my boyfriend and they were so accommodating and flexible when it came to extending reservations and a pleasure to talk to on the phone. Thoughtful, helpful people with hearts of gold. Also, the condo is beautiful, well maintained and pretty much had everything we needed. The grounds are also well kept and watching sea turtles and the sunrise over Haleakala was a definite plus. Thanks Anne and Mac! My Mom and I will both be back for sure. Happy Thanksgiving!!

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Was a pleasure to accommodate Keri and her mum under some trying circumstances. Happy to oblige and would do so again.
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Our Winter Retreat....again!

  • 5 of 5

Ditto to everything I said last year and even more! This year we had some of our best friends with us, and they were "in awe" with the beautiful view we had from the lanai. They didn't think they would be getting up early, but after the beautiful sunrise the first morning they changed their minds. They were on the lanai even before I got up. As many times as we've stayed in Maalaea we saw more whales and turtles tha ever of the main reasons we go during the winter months. This condo has everything you could ask for and the best view on the island. Anne is delight to talk with and so helpful in answering all of your questions. We're already looking at dates for next year and plan to stay at Anne and Mac's condo again...for the third time! If you want to read last year's review take a look at "Our Winter Retreat" from Carolyn J. It's just another day in paradise! Thanks again Anne and Mac!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Beachcombing, Whale and Turtle Watching, Sunbathing


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

One time cleaning $130
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 14.42%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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