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Oceanfront, Remodeled, Luxurious Bed & Bedding, Air Conditioned, free WiFi!

Bedrooms 1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

You will feel at home

Description of Condo

Our beautifully redecorated one bedroom/one bath oceanfront condominium is at Maalaea Kai in beautiful Maalaea Maui. We are always working to keep our condo updated and as nice as we can. In 2017 we installed beautiful bamboo flooring in the living room, kitchen, and hallway.

The entire condo is air conditioned! Our unit differs from most condominiums in Maui in that the building is on a cul-de-sac so there is little vehicular traffic. Also, unlike most condos, you can hear the ocean from the bedroom as well as the living room. Because we are a corner unit, our bedroom has windows on two walls and one of them faces the ocean! We are also unique in that our plush bed and bedding are of the highest quality we could buy. You will think you're staying at a 5 Star hotel!

Living Room

Being a corner unit, there is a side window, in addition to the sliding glass door, that gives you more light and airflow. The living room has new bamboo floors, a sleeper sofa, which sleeps two, and a love seat. (Knowing that sleeper sofas aren't as comfortable as a regular bed, we have a pillow top to put on top of the mattress so its nice and comfy.) There is a dining table with four chairs. Our entertainment system includes a 40' flat screen TV, a DVD player, and a CD player. You can also connect your iPhone to play your own music. We have a large selection of movies on DVD. We have free wifi and free long distance to the U.S. mainland and Canada.


Our bedroom has plush carpeting, new drapes, and a king-size bed (two extra-long twins connected together in a king-size frame so you won't feel your companion moving in the middle of the night). We are very particular about the bed we sleep in and our comfort is as important to us as it is to you. Our mattresses are Simmons Beautyrest Euro Plush Pillowtops. You will love them! The sheets are buttery soft and the four king pillows are 100% down. We bought the best pillows we could find! (We also have non-down pillows in case you are allergic.) The duvet is beautifully done by Calvin Klein. You will be in total comfort while falling asleep to the blissful sound of the ocean!


Our kitchen has a new stove/cook-top and is fully stocked with everything you could want, including beautiful Hawaiian china, wine glasses, a blender, a toaster, a microwave, an oven, a refrigerator, and all the pots and pans you would need.


The bathroom has a nice tub/shower combination. We put in a new mosaic tile floor and a beautiful new vanity and matching mirror.

Other Amenities include:

*Beach towels

*Picnic cooler


*Iron and ironing board

Maui Tax ID #W32592422-01

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About Owner

We, Danny and Frederick, live in Snohomish WA and own a spa called The Gated Sanctuary, Centre for Healing. The spa specializes in therapeutic massage and hydrotherapy.

Danny lived on Maui in 1991 and had always wanted to return. We both share the same love and respect for Hawaii, its people and their culture. We have a special love for Maui in particular.

Living in the quiet countryside of Snohomish County in WA, we wanted to find a special place in Maui that was equally quiet and oceanfront. We looked all over South Maui and fell in love with Maalaea. Most condos in South Maui are off of busy streets and you can hear a lot of road noise from the bedrooms, which are typically off of the street. Maalaea is different in that the condominiums are all along a quiet cul-de-sac.

We also like Maalaea because, being in the 'valley' portion of Maui, it has a bit more wind than other parts. This keeps the area cooler than many other parts of the island.

The other wonderful thing about Maalaea is its location. It is literally minutes away from most anywhere you would want to go in Maui.

Owner purchased this condo in 2012

Why Owner chose Maalaea

When we walked on the property of Maalaea Kai the first time in 2012 we immediately noticed the attention to detail in how the grounds and the building are maintained. It's immaculate! Before buying this condo we looked at many, many properties all over Kihei and Maalaea. This one really stood out to us in that it's impeccably kept.

We also fell in love with the fact that the building is on a cul-de-sac so there is little vehicular traffic. Most condos are on busy streets so there is a lot of road noise. This isn't the case here.

And finally, we loved the fact that our unit has windows on two walls in the bedroom and one of them faces the ocean. It's rare to be able to hear the ocean from your bedroom. Most condos have the bedrooms facing the street so you hear a lot of road noise if you open the window. In our unit you hear the blissful sound of the ocean!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you for a wonderful stay. We felt we were visiting with friends while they were away. The condo is so homey and not sterile.

The view is breathtaking with a most enjoyable breeze. The book, "Maui Revealed" was extremely helpful. Thank you!

PS Saltimboca, near the pier, (15 minute walk) is a lovely Italian restaurant for those who do not wish to cook on arrival...
Oct 2014
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Maalaea Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1) Our king bed is two twin, extra-long mattresses put together so you won't feel your companion moving in the middle of the night. Our mattresses are Simmons Beauty Rest Plush Euro Pillow Tops. They are unbelievably comfortable! Our four king pillows are 100% down and were the best quality pillows we could buy. Comfortable bedding is as important to us as it is to you! Sleeper Sofa or Futons (1) We have a pillow top to add to the sleeper sofa so you will get an extremely comfortable night's sleep.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
*Beach chairs *Beach blankets and towels *Two adult and two child snorkeling sets *Beach umbrella *Picnic cooler *Hairdryer *Iron and ironing board


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Oceanfront, Remodeled, Luxurious Bed & Bedding, Air Conditioned, free WiFi!
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Truly, a home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this condo last September for 5 days and it was THE best! We traveled with our 4-year-old and 2-year-old and the the location is just perfect. It is just steps to the Maui Ocean Center where we bought a one-week pass. It is a perfect central location as it is also just 5 minutes drive to Kihei, and 15 minutes to Costco. It is also a HUGE plus to see the sunrise and sunset everyday. The 2nd week of our vacay, we stayed at the Ka'anapali Ocean villas but we enjoyed our stay here better. We'll definitely book here again next time. Lastly, the owner was also very easy to work with and responded to my messages instantly:)

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for writing this nice review, Lou! I'm so glad you and your family had a nice time. I hope you visit again. Aloha, Danny PS: I enjoyed our conversations! :-)
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Beautiful views! Air conditioned. Sea turtles!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time here. Maalaea Kai is centrally located so you are close to everything. The room is very clean. The AC works great! The last two evenings we were there we saw sea turtles right next to the property.

The bed was extremely comfortable. Contact with the host was very easy.

We will stay here again.

There is no sand beach here but that wasn’t a priority for us. Plenty of public beaches nearby.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A nice place to stay with an amazing view

  • 5 of 5

When I walked into this unit, I said ‘Wow!’ It is tastefully decorated giving a peaceful atmosphere. The ocean view from the big balcony is beautiful. We could even see many sea turtles at the seawall down there.

We only had two full days on Maui so our time in the unit was mainly spent sleeping. The bed in the master bedroom was comfy. So was the sofa bed which was shared by my two adult-sized children. They said that it was surprisingly comfy with the mattress topper. With the limited floor space from the sofa bed being out all the time it would have felt cramped if we had spent more time in the unit, though.

Although we didn’t use the kitchen, it looked well-stocked with all the utensils and appliances you would need. There were also lots of beach and bath towels, some pool noodles and snorkelling gear. The laundry is outside, just around the corner.

The building is within walking distance to the Maalaea Harbor. There are a few restaurants and small general stores/delis nearby where you can buy some food and drinks. It is also not far from the airport.

Overall, this was a nice place to stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice place!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here for 1 week and we really enjoyed our stay. The place was very clean, cozy and the view was awesome as we could look out straight to the water. We had everything we needed. Parking was close and came with the property rental. This was nice as we didn’t need to scramble to find parking :) We will live here again in future visit

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect. Two things to note: A good location, close to Kihei and fairly close to Lahaina, but quiet and not much nightlife close by if you are looking for that. Some people talk about watch sunsets, from my experience you will see sunrises, but not sunsets. The condo had an amazing view in the morning, bright and airy. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Peace

  • 5 of 5

This condo is impeccably decorated with the most comfortable bedding and sheets imaginable. My beloved and I enjoyed our rests here and the island of Maui is ecstasy. I recommend this place of peace!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Centrally located, Maalaea is conveniently located and is literally minutes from Kihei, Wailea, Kahului, Wailuku, Lahaina, and Kaanapali.

We are just:

*8.5 miles (18 mins) from Kahului Airport;

*6 miles (15 mins) to Kihei;

*14 miles (25 mins) to Wailea;

*15 miles (23 mins) to Lahaina.


Maalaea Kai has a reef; there is no beach. But the longest walking beach in all of Hawaii (more than four miles!) is just four buildings down from our building so it's just literally steps away. You can walk along the ocean on the grass most of the way to get to the beach.

Fun in the Ocean/Activities:

Maalaea Harbor is a short walk and offers many exciting activities including:

*Snorkeling excursions of Molokini Island;

*Dinner cruises;

*Scuba diving;

*Whale watching cruises during whale season;

*Game fishing;

Restaurants, Shops, & Miniature Golf:

Maalaea Harbor Village Shops is also a short walk and offers excellent restaurants a wonderful general store and latte cafe and shops. There is also a miniture golf course within a short walk.

The Maui Ocean Center:

The Maui Ocean Center in Maalaea provides an up close view of Hawaiian marine life without getting wet!

Pacific Whale Foundation:

Located in Maalaea, the Pacific Whale Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving the whales from extinction. They provide top quality cruises.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $145

Cleaning fee is $145. Check-in is at 2pm, Check-out is 11am.

We have a minimum stay of 3 nights. Because we get many requests for stays of a month or longer during high season, we generally don't accept reservations of less than a week unless it fills in a gap between two other reservations from December 15th to April 8th.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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