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Breathtaking Oceanfront! New Remodel! Best location!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type condo

Overview

About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

This second floor oceanfront condo at the Kihei Surfside Resort is located on the sought after ocean side of the building and has a spectacular ocean view from the kitchen, living room, dining area and lanai. It is one of the larger, 1 bedroom, 1.5 bath units (680 sq ft). The unit has slate tile in all rooms except the bedroom, which is carpeted. The unit has had a recent makeover (March 2012) including new paint, doors, closet organizer, plantation shutters and furniture.

The kitchen is well equipped with modern appliances, including a large refrigerator with ice maker, electric stove with microwave hood fan above, full size dishwasher and garbage disposer. It has a light oak cabinetry with dark granite countertops.

The living room has a new queen size sofa-bed and a comfy swivel rocker rattan basket chair. There is a large, wall mounted flat screen LCD TV, DVD player, stereo and multi speed ceiling fan. There is free wireless high speed internet and telephone with free long distance calling to Canada and the US.

The oceanfront dining area has a round rattan glass table with 4 matching chairs.

The large lanai has a bistro table with two bistro padded rocker/swivel chairs – a perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee or a romantic oceanfront dinner!

The spacious entry hall has a dresser and a desk.

The bedroom has a King size bed, oversize closet, wall mounted 32” LCD TV multi speed ceiling fan and a digital security safe.

The master bathroom has a full size jetted tub and shower with tile surround; elongated toilet and lovely vanity with cultured marble top. The half bath is equally as tastefully decorated.

The unit is fully equipped with utensils, fresh linens and towels, iron/ironing board, hairdryer, beach chairs, beach towels and a cooler. Umbrellas, boogie boards and snorkel gear are NOT supplied, but are often left behind in the units by other guests – no guarantees. Laundry facilities are available on site.

This unit is an excellent choice for guests who are looking for a lovely, spacious, comfortable condo in a superior building location, on the ocean side of the elevator with a breathtaking ocean view.

Hawaii State Tax# TA-122-788-8840-01

More Details

Property Manager
Larry Rosenberg
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Larry Rosenberg

Aloha! We are John and Glenna Sumpter from Vancouver, Canada and we are the new owners of Kihei Surfside unit 203! Larry at handles our rentals. We have recently updated our new condo for the comfort and pleasure of our valued guests. A labor of love - you might call it! John and I first came to Maui on our honeymoon in 1984. After a 20 year (!) break, while raising 3 children, we returned to find that Maui was still our paradise. We returned twice a year for a couple of years before deciding that owning a condo was our dream. So we did it!! We did our homework and scouted Maui top to bottom and found Kihei Surfside to be the ideal location! And now we are so thrilled to be able to offer our guests the opportunity to enjoy heaven on earth in unit 203! Come sit on the lanai and watch the whales go by. They are so close it feels like you’re getting an inside peek at mother nature. Our unit is direct oceanfront; the ocean is a stones throw from our lanai. You cab go to sleep hearing the ocean pounding the reef. Enjoy world famous Keawakapu beach just steps away. There is great snorkeling and swimming right here or you can walk the beautiful beach for miles. We’re confident you will enjoy your stay!

Larry Rosenberg purchased this condo in 2012

Why Larry Rosenberg chose Kihei

We are convinced this property offers the best value and location for oceanfront accommodation in the south Kihei/Wailea area. All of the units are direct oceanfront, and the property has the most amazing oceanfront lawn area spanning over 2 acres, which is unique to our property. The best part about the Surfside are the friendly, happy people, and the great accommodating staff!

What makes this condo unique

The property is located right at the north end of world famous Keawakapu Beach. It is one of the finest white sand beaches anywhere. It stretches for miles past some of the most expensive homes and hotels in all of Maui. Great for walking or running. There is a reef right at our property that has the most amazing snorkeling we have seen anywhere. Unlike most other oceanfront properties in Kihei, the Surfside is perched right on the sea shore, set back several hundred feet from S. Kihei Road, so you hear the ocean, not the road noise. The complex has two high end stainless steel barbeques and picnic tables right at the ocean. Almost every night, we use the barbeque and eat our dinner at the oceanfront lit by tiki torches.

Guestbook comments from the manager

This was our first vacation rental experience and it was fabulous. Every step of the process was very easy and when we unlocked the door of our unit to step inside we were gob smacked at the view! Highlights were snorkeling with the turtles and listening to the whales under water. But the best was sitting on our deck in the morning or evening and watching the whale performances.. .awesome!
Feb 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Kahului (OGG)
Nearest Barpub
40 Metres
Five Palms (Maui's best happy hour!)
Nearest Golf
3.3 Miles
Wailea
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Piilani
Nearest Restaurant
40 Metres
Five Palms - Open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Keawakapu (voted Maui's most romantic beach)
Car: recommended

Kihei Surfside Resort is located at 2936 S. Kihei Road, South Kihei at the entrance of beautiful Wailea. This is the desert part of Maui, where the sun shines more than any other part of the island. The Kihei Surfside Resort consists of an absolute oceanfront concrete building of 6 floors and 84 deluxe units with an elevator. There is free parking on site. The resort is a twenty-five minute drive from the Kahului Airport (OGG). Rental cars are available at the airport or in Kihei town. There are also taxis available at the airport (about $50), a shuttle bus and public transportation.

Virtually all of the properties and resorts in Kihei are either located right on busy S. Kihei Rd., or if they are set back from the road - are across from the street from the ocean. One unique feature of the Kihei Surfside is that it is located at the quiet end of S. Kihei Road, AND is set back 300 feet from S. Kihei Road AND is located right on the ocean! Because it is hard to see from the road, many first time Surfside guests say that even though they have visited Kihei many times, they had never seen the resort!

Another unique feature of the property is that we have a 2 acre, immaculately kept oceanfront lawn area with dozens of loungers, with a heated swimming pool and deluxe barbeque facilities. In season, there are daily whale sightings from both the grounds and lanais. In fact, the Pacific Whale Foundation conducts their annual whale count from our property. The building is located at the north end of Keawakapu Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches on Maui (voted Maui’s most romantic), where you can walk for miles past some of the most expensive oceanfront homes on the island and the luxurious hotels of Wailea, including the Grand Wailea Hotel. It is customary for the residents of the Kihei Surfside to gather each evening for cocktails on the shore near the tiki torches for a traditional Hawaiian sundown ceremony. Feel free to join in – everyone is welcome - this is a great opportunity to meet your neighbors and fellow vacationers!

There are two very nice oceanfront restaurants within 100 yards of the resort; the Five Palms and Sarentos on the Beach. The Five Palms is known as the best happy hour on Maui, the bar menu and drinks are half price between 5 and 7:30PM, and after 9PM. Right across the parking lot from the Surfside is an upscale deli/grocery/wine store, Zach’s. Other larger grocery stores in Kihei, a short drive from the resort are Safeway, Foodland and Star Market. The island also has a Costco, Wal-Mart, K-Mart and Sears.

There is never any shortage of things to do on Maui. The Shops at Wailea, Wailea Golf Club, Wailea Tennis Club and Makena Golf Club are within a five minute drive. The Kihei boat ramp is located 100 yards north of the property. Several of the tour operators for snorkeling and diving launch here. See Maui Dive Shop, Makena Coast Dive Charters, and Blue Water Rafting. Maalaea Harbor is a 20 minute drive, and from there you would get the fishing charters and sunset dinner cruises, or visit the Maui Ocean Center. The old whaling town of Lahaina is a 45 minute drive; from there you can ride on the Atlantis Submarine, or go for a boat trip with the Pacific Whale Foundation. Helicopter tours are available from the airport. See Blue Hawaiian Helicopters or Air Maui. Feeling adventurous? Try riding a bike down Mount Haleakala - Haleakala Bike Company. For exercise enthusiasts, there are a couple of gyms nearby – Powerhouse Gym, Valley Isle Fitness, and Pilates Maui. There is also an oceanfront yoga studio Maui Yoga Path right across the parking lot.

We think this property has the best location in Kihei!

Amenities

Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1.5
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) New (2012) queen size sofa bed
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Oceanfront heated pool, great snorkeling, whale watching, walking distance to shops, restaurants, next to Kihei boat launch (snorkeling, diving whale watching), complimentary gas BBQ’s, oceanfront concrete picnic tables, shuffleboard, putting green, on site coin laundry, take/leave book depository, no fee movie library, free parking, front office offering business services (fax, mail etc.)

Reviews

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Breathtaking Oceanfront! New Remodel! Best location!
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 13 reviews
5

Wonderful Maui Vacation....again

  • 5 of 5

Our 10-day stay at Kihei Surfside was amazing as expected. Unit #203 was fabulous for the two of us and had amazing views of the ocean. The unit was fully equipped and all we needed was our food for the stay. We have rented from Rosie’s Rentals since 2013 and have always had first-class service and experience. Larry is great to deal with. We would highly recommend #203 and any unit that Rosie’s Rentals provides. We are back again April 2018, this time with our daughter!

~Adrian & Connie Sakundiak, Calgary

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland, Oregon
5

Kihei Surfside Heaven

  • 5 of 5

Kihei Surfside is a unique Maui secret. What we found here adds up to magic.

First, you’re literally oceanside, not across the road. All Lani overlook the water and beautiful resort grounds. Everyone gathers on the lawn for sunset, and the call of the conch shell.

The property is enormous, with a huge lawn and crystalline swimming pool. The sound of the surf soothes the soul, day and night. A few hundred feet down the path, over a mile of white sandy beach becons for sunrise walks, paddling and snorkeling. Best of all, it’s hidden from the crowds. Not visible from the main Kihei highway, the beach is much quieter than popular public beaches in town.

Our unit (203) is freshly remodeled, beautiful and new. After 10 days, we left with no suggestions for repair or improvements because it’s perfect. So comfortable!

Kihei Surfside is paradise. This is our first time here, we’ll be back. Preferably for a longer stay. Aloha!

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kihei Surfside #203

  • 5 of 5

We had a very enjoyable stay at Kihei Surfside. Everything from the grounds, accommodations and staff were excellent. It was our first time to Maui and we will definitely be back for another visit. Without a doubt we will be choosing to stay at Kihei Surfside on our return!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Joe, We were delighted to hear that your first visit to Maui resulted in an enjoyable stay at the Kihei Surfside. It's great to know you will be staying with us again. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Mahalo! ~Rosies~
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Northern Kentucky
4

Fantastic location: exception views & beach access

  • 4 of 5

Well maintained and updated condo with unbeatable views and very quick access to beach! Beautiful grounds. Modest pool.

We loved being very south in Kihei - away from the chaos but quick access. Extremely convenient location; but not very walkable to restaurants and stores (fine by us).

I have to admit being overwhelmed at check-in. It was 92+ that day and with the unit all closed up and without AC it was HOT. I did panic a little (not going to lie). Opened windows, got a cross breeze and had to leave for a while. It was warm sleeping one of the nights. A window unit would have thrilled me!!

The unit is well appointed and offers A LOT of fun things....chairs, cooler, umbrella, beach towels. There is NOT a lot of closet or storage space. The owners have a number of locked cabinets and the half bath closet. You don't need much in Maui - but just know going in that you might have to get creative with storing what you bring.

I'd go back - in a heartbeat!!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bellingham, WA
5

We Will Definitely Be Back

  • 5 of 5

The condo was better than the pictures showed on the site. The view was awesome with the lawn and the beach being just seconds from our front door. The condo was clean and ready when we got there and everything the listing described was exactly what it was. We said when we left that when we come back that this would be the only place we would stay. Did not disappoint...highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Auburn
5

Exactly as advertised

  • 5 of 5

Nice clean unit, newly renovated. Be-a-utiful View! Quiet at night, great for sleeping. Turtles out front, beach next door is perfect. We'll come back.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

<5 nights = cleaning fee $95 + Tax
Reservation Fee $25 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

THIS IS A HAWAII TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATION GOVERNED BY HAWAII LAW. HAWAII TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAXES MUST BE PAID ON THE GROSS RENTS COLLECTED BY AN OPERATOR FROM ANY PERSON RENTING HAWAII TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS. HAWAII LAW ALSO PROVIDES FURTHER REQUIREMENTS OF A TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS OPERATOR.

Hawaii State Tax# TA-122-788-8840-01

$95 cleaning fee for stays less than 7 nights.
The base rate includes up to 2 adults and two children (18 and under). $10/nt fee per person applies if more than 2 adults in the unit. Maximum 4 people.
Changes
There is no guarantee that changes can be accommodated - check first!
Permissible changes within 48 hours of booking are free;
Permissible changes after 48 hours of booking may result in a $25 fee;

10% deposit due within 14 days of confirmation to hold the reservation; balance is due 60 days prior to arrival. We accept checks or bank draft payable in**U.S. Funds only**. We don't formally take credit cards but we can send a PayPal invoice that allows you to pay securely with a credit card; they charge a 3% fee for this service which we will add to your invoice.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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