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Gorgeous Penthouse with Fabulous Views and Excellent Reviews

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Beachfront luxury, professionally decorated, close to both Lahaina and Kihei

Find your own private paradise in this spectacular and spacious penthouse corner suite.

Offering panoramic ocean and mountain views, this luxury three-bed, three-bath 1,700 sq. ft. oceanfront condo is situated in close proximity to South Maui (Kihei, Wailea, and Makena) and West Maui (Lahaina, Kaanapali, and Kapalua), the two areas most preferred by visitors to the island.

Beautifully decorated in a modern Maui design style, the penthouse includes air conditioning throughout, a private elevator opening directly into the unit, and large ocean-facing lanai - you'll experience the true essence of indoor/outdoor living in this fabulous island vacation home.

The luxurious living space offers the same incredible ocean and mountain views. Open the sliding doors and experience the ultimate in indoor/outdoor living, as refreshing sea breezes sweep through the condo.

Begin your day with a steaming cup of java while watching whales, dolphins and sea turtles frolic in the ocean. Later in the day, relax on your large private lanai sipping a cocktail watching the sun slide slowly into the Pacific. After dinner, curl up on the couch for a movie on the large flat screen TV.

Enjoy a fully equipped kitchen to prepare your favorite meals. Not in the mood to cook? Check out some amazing Maui restaurants right nearby or just a short drive away. Don't forget to peruse the local menus we’ve collected.

The penthouse also has a washer and dryer, making it easy to pack light. You’ll find beach umbrellas, beach chairs, coolers, boogie boards, toys, floats and more! Don't forget about our variety of board games, Wi-Fi, cable TV, and DVD player.

After a day of fun in the sun, enjoy the peaceful ocean-view master suite featuring a king size bed with tropical quilt, flat screen TV, and an elegant en suite master bath with large walk-in shower, luxurious jetted bath and dual vanities. The beautiful 2nd master suite is similarly furnished with a king-size bed, flat screen TV, and second full bathroom. Our third gorgeous suite offers a queen bed and full bathroom as well.

To ensure you make the most of your Maui holiday, we offer complimentary concierge services allowing you to easily arrange for activity & restaurant reservations, transportation needs, cultural experiences, spa services, and more!

Last but not least, your island oasis is conveniently located near the resort’s oceanfront swimming pool along with a two-station barbecue area.

Revel in the tropical luxury and unforgettable views of this Hawaiian home away from home!

Hawaii Transient Tax ID #: TA-170-495-5904-01

More Details

Kim Hembree
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Kim Hembree

My husband Mack and I have visited beautiful Maui many times over the years. Finally, on our 25th wedding anniversary, we realized a long-time dream and purchased our first property in South Maui. We enjoyed hosting our extended family and friends so much, we decided to purchase additional Maui properties to share the aloha with island visitors.

Over the years, we've rented homes and condos all over the island, and experienced everything from nicely outfitted places to those that have seen better days. So we've taken great care to design and decorate our properties to not only meet, but hopefully exceed your expectations.

We look forward to providing a relaxing and luxurious home base for your island activities and adventures. As they say in the islands, Maui No Ka 'Oi! (Maui is the Best!)

Warmest Aloha,

Kim & Mack

Kim Hembree purchased this condo in 2010

Why Kim Hembree chose Maalaea

The Dolphin Penthouse is centrally located on Maui with excellent access to all parts of the island but just as importantly has spectacular ocean views! A spacious layout in the condo allows guests to spend time together, while also having the option of retreating to the privacy of their own bedroom suite. And, don't forget about the private elevator!

The Milowai property has outstanding amenities including an oceanfront pool, barbecue grills and we're just a short stroll away from Maalaea Harbor where you can enjoy great restaurants, shopping and a variety of ocean activities.

What makes this condo unique

The Dolphin Penthouse is centrally located on the island, making it easy to explore all areas of Magical Maui. Importantly, we've taken great care to create a relaxing and luxurious base camp for your island activities and adventures.

Whether you kickback for the day and enjoy the stunning views or you spend the day exploring this amazing island - your time in the condo will feel like a luxurious home-away-from-home experience.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just book it. Great condo and service. Perfect location. Watch whales and turtles!
Feb 2018
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Maalaea Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • - We have a 6 guest limit. - This is a Non-Smoking property. - Quiet hours from 10pm - 8am.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Wet Bar
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • All bedrooms have their own attached full bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , master has lanai access, walk-in closet, flat screen t.v.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , bedroom 2 also has an en suite bath and a flat screen t.v.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , bedroom 3 also has an en suite bath and a flat screen t.v.
  • King size beds (2), Queen size bed (1) sleeper sofa in living room.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Boat ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Please inquire at time of booking if interested in services such as private chef and massage. The penthouse is stocked with an initial supply of toilet paper, paper towels, laundry soap, etc. at the start of each reservation. Once these have been consumed, guests may purchase additional items as needed.


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Gorgeous Penthouse with Fabulous Views and Excellent Reviews
average rating of 4.9404764 based on 86 reviews
Buffalo New York


  • 5 of 5

This property was fantastic! It was exactly as described with many amenities and special touches. I can’t wait to return!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Aloha, Having been a property owner and frequent visitor to Maui I had a good idea of the property location and a hint of how nice the Dolphin Penthouse might be. i got the location right but the condo was PERFECT. Great location...quiet but active. Great restaurants and of course the General Store. Turtles every day in the cove. Whales everyday off the lanai. Harbor activity was entertaining.

There were 3 couples on our vacation and we all expressed a desire to come back and stay at the Dolphin. Oh yeah, the private elevator was the topper.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Mike ~ Mahalo for sharing your experience at the Penthouse! We loved hosting the six of you and hope to get the opportunity to do so again. Wishing you warm alohas from our entire team!
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MORE than we expected!

  • 5 of 5

When my family put me in charge of finding a place for us to stay, the bar was set pretty high from our prior stay in Maui in 2010 when we stayed in Lahaina. Having 6 people, it was harder to find a 3 bedroom condo, but this place was completely amazing!! In addition to that, Roland was incredible at answering our questions and giving us many good referrals of restaurants, grocery stores, etc. He contact us throughout the stay to see how we were doing and made sure we were always satisfied. He got my sister and I an icecream cake to celebrate our graduations (which was the reason for the trip). He even txt me during the "THIS IS NOT A DRILL: BALLISTIC MISSILE HEADED TOWARDS HAWAII" false alarm to keep us updated on what information he had, which I thought was extremely thoughtful considering he had his own family to worry about. The penthouse was amazing and is true to every picture! We enjoyed watching the fisherman off the break wall and all of the sea life. I can't say enough great things about this place!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Laura & Jessica ~ Mahalo for the very generous feedback! We loved hosting you on such a special celebratory trip and are so happy everyone enjoyed this beautiful island. Please come see us again on your next Maui adventure or future celebration. Warm Alohas!
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Beautiful Penthouse

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time and Roland couldn’t have been more helpful!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, lovely and so family friendly!

  • 5 of 5

This was a gem! We stayed for a week, and loved the view, the property, and the people. Roland was so helpful and responsive. We had a little 15 month old and he made sure all of our needs were met. When baby is happy, we are happy! The location is wonderful. Easy to get to so many places, but without the frenetic pace of the big resorts. We so enjoyed the little beach, and just sitting and enjoying the sunsets and waves. Turtles were precious! The condo is so well equipped, and has a great floor plan. The kitchen was great for cooking family meals. The private elevator was such a treat! We would return again and hope to soon!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Jane ~ Mahalo for taking time to share your experience. It was our pleasure to host the four of you plus the little one! We're so happy everyone enjoyed the Penthouse and it's many amenities. Please do come see us again. A hui hou!
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December 2017- Family re-connect trip

  • 5 of 5

My wife, 2 adult sons and daughter in law, just finished an incredible 9 day stay at the Dolphin Penthouse! We found the unit was all that the pictures showed. It is very well maintained, and furnished with everything that we needed. The views are breathtaking (including from the Jacuzzi in the master suite), and you can't get any closer to the water. The location of Maalaea was perfect for us, as it was centrally located to all the key areas of Maui we wanted to visit. Being right next to the harbor was great for booking a snorkeling trip, and to watch the boats come and go each day. We had heard some talk of how windy Maalaea can be, but we never experienced any serious windy conditions. Tom and Roland were incredibly accommodating to all of our needs, including connecting us with Matt, who booked all of our excursions, reservations, etc. All 3 responded very quickly and thoroughly, whenever we called, both prior to and during our stay. We enjoyed our stay, will plan to return, and would highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Eddie ~ It was our pleasure hosting your family. Mahalo for sharing your experience at the Penthouse along with this amazing island. Please come visit us again on your next Maui holiday. Warm Alohas!
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Kamaole Beach Park III
5 Palms Restaurant
Pacific Rim Restaurant
Sarento's On the Beach
Mediterranean Restaurant
Kamaole Beach Park II
808 Deli
808 Bistro
Moose McGillycuddy's - Kihei
Fred's Mexican Cafe - Kihei
Mexican Restaurant
Coconut's Fish Cafe
Seafood Restaurant
Da Kitchen Express
Hawaiian Restaurant
S and Q's Coffee & Shave Ice Shack
Cafe O'Lei Kihei
Pacific Rim Restaurant
Maui Thai Bistro
Thai Restaurant
Maui Tacos
Mexican Restaurant
Taqueria Cruz
Mexican Restaurant
Maui Teriyaki
Japanese Restaurant
Koiso Sushi Bar
Maui Fish'n Chips
Fish & Chips Restaurant
Cafe @ La Plage
Aloha Thai Fusion Foodtruck
Thai Restaurant
Kinaole Grill Food Truck
Kamaole Poolside Cafe Maui
Sandwich Shop
Ka'Ana Kitchen
Hawaiian Restaurant
Morimoto Maui
Japanese Restaurant
Ulua Beach
Wailea Kitchen and Tap
American Restaurant
Humble Market Kitchin
Hawaiian Restaurant
Lappert's Hawaii Ice Cream and Coffee
Ice Cream Shop
Cheeseburger Island Style
Hamburger Restaurant
Joy's Place
Vegetarian Restaurant
Tommy Bahama
Hawaiian Restaurant
Longhi's Wailea
Maui Vegan Personal Chefs
Vegan Restaurant
Mo' Bettah Food Truck
Vietnamese Food To Go
Vietnamese Restaurant
Wayne's Sushi Fresh Off The Boat
Sushi Restaurant
Surf Break Shave Ice
Snack Bar
Manoli's Pizza Company
Pizza Restaurant
Fabiani's Italian Restaurant
Italian Restaurant
Pita Paradise
Greek Restaurant
Diamonds Ice Bar & Grill Taco Truck
Bar & Grill
Horhitos Mobile Taqueria
Mexican Restaurant
The Market
Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman - Wailea
Hawaiian Restaurant
Kihei Caffe
Ohana Seafood Bar & Grill
Seafood Restaurant
Three's Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill
Lava Rock Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill
Lava Java Coffee Roasters
Coffee Shop
Paia Fish Market South Side
Seafood Restaurant
Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Kahului Airport (OGG)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Beach Bums (cocktails with amazing ocean view)
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Lahaina to Island of Lanai
Nearest Golf
3.2 Miles
Kahili Golf Club,Dunes at Maui Lani,Maui Nui +more
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Sugar Cane Train goes from Lahaina to Kaanapali.
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
30, 31, 380
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Cafe del Vino
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Sugar Beach
Car: recommended

This luxury penthouse is ideally located, giving you especially convenient access to both south Maui (Kihei, Wailea, Makena) and West Maui (Lahaina, Kaanapali, Kapalua). Both areas offer world-class restaurants and shopping, as well as golf, spas, hiking opportunities, and all the water sports you can imagine!

Within walking distance from the penthouse is the Maui Ocean Center, one of the Zagat Survey's U.S. Family Travel Guide's Top-Rated Attractions in Hawaii. The Ocean Center provides an up-close view of Hawaiian marine life without the need to get wet!

Also just a stroll away is the Maui Golf & Sports Park, where guests can enjoy a tropical miniature golf course, bumper boats, rock climbing, and an extreme trampoline. Great fun for everyone!

Take a short drive and you'll find activities such as horseback riding, ziplining, historical sites, helicopter tours, and luaus. Many guests also enjoy biking down Haleakala Volcano or taking a day to explore the Road to Hana.




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning $299
Tax Rate 14.42%

We recommend that all guests purchase Travel Insurance. Hawaii General Excise Tax 4.167%, Transient Accommodations Tax 9.25%, Total Tax 13.417%. Hawaii Tax ID# 170-495-5904-01. Lost elevator key replacement cost $400.00. Typical check-in time is 4:00 p.m., and typical check-out time is 11:00 a.m. Until confirmed, rates subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund