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Oceanfront Property Garden View! Well Loved! Clean! Best Value!

Bedrooms 1
Space 604 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible Bed(s), 1 Bath (Sleeps 3)

Relax and enjoy the sound of the ocean waves! This condo is mere steps to the ocean and the nightly spectacular sunsets! It has a lovely lanai with a table and chairs for al fresco dining.

The Living area is clean and open with a comfortable queen size pull out couch, indoor dining, and a kitchen that boasts everything you need to cook almost anything!

This condo has a new hybrid memory foam/cool gel king size bed and an updated bathroom, with step-in shower.

Property Manager
Heather Buono
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 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Heather Buono

We are Irwin and Daphne Culver. We have been married for 43 years, and live and work in Apache Junction, AZ. Irwin is a licensed plumber and works as a maintenance technician, for Banner Health AZ, but his real calling is remodeling cars and looking after his Koi pond. Daphne works as a part-time Administration Assistant for Banner Health. She rescues Yorkies for YTNR and Mill Dog Rescue.

Our property manager is Heather Buono, owner of Grace Vacation Rentals Maui and she has lived on island for over 20 years.

Heather Buono purchased this condo in 2011

Why Heather Buono chose Lahaina

We purchased this condo after staying on the property several times. We wanted a special place that we can truly call our second home, somewhere we can settle into and just enjoy!

What makes this condo unique

Maui Sands is a Peaceful and Friendly place with good neighbors. It invites you to be calm and serene, and be happy! The proximity to the shoreline invites you to relax on the chaise lounges with a view across the channel to Lanai and Molokai, whale watching in the winter, or watch some of the most spectacular sunsets anywhere!

Guestbook comments from the manager

My husband and I enjoyed ourselves so much! The condo was great, well stocked and clean and the location was perfect.

Heather was such a pleasure to work with, so responsive and helpful. Thank you for the great place to stay on our annual vacation. We hope to be back and will definitely refer friends and family here!
Jun 2015
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Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 604 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • A list of House Rules will be provided with the Rental Agreement sent with the first payment. We can provide a list in advance as requested.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Newly renovated with a large step-in shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Very comfortable king size bed.
  • King size bed in the bedroom.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
We have an observation deck, built out over the seawall for whale watching and spectacular sunset views! This unit is perfect to snorkel, paddle board and kayak right off the shoreline! There are three volcanic reefs that run parallel to the shoreline. During low tide, the inner area, between the seawall and the first reef is perfectly protected for keiki to play in the water and build sand castles. Between the first and second reef, the water is between 7' and 4' deep, perfect for swimming with the turtles and enjoying a morning swim. Outside the second reef, and inside the third, is a wonderful labyrinth of lava nooks and crannies that provide great snorkeling!


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Oceanfront Property Garden View! Well Loved! Clean! Best Value!
average rating of 4.714286 based on 36 reviews
Cadillac Michigan

Home away from home.

  • 5 of 5

First time booking a vacation rental. Loved having our own place! Felt more relaxed as we came and went from activities. The beach was steps away, the little shops and eateries were close and within walking distance too. Really enjoyed the atmosphere and time we had here. Would stay again.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is wonderful to know when a guest enjoys the space and the neighborhood! Mahalo for taking such good care of the property as well! We'd love to have you back again.
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Maui Sands 708

  • 4 of 5

Great location with everything we needed. Very comfortable bed with nice breeze, did not even turn on the AC! Had all the furnishings necessary to make for a comfortable stay, but other than cooking meals and sleeping, we were not there much. Found the observation deck and BBQ a great place o hang out in the evening and meet some great people, who likewise like Maui Sands.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful location

  • 4 of 5

It was our first visit to Maui and the first booking with VRBO. Maui is amazing and the booking worked very well. We had a wonderful stay at this condo and we would definitely recommend it. The location is absolutely perfect and the condo is well equipped. There were only two things why we can´t give five stars. The bed was too soft/saggy and the water jet was too low (it was really hard to get the shower gel out of my long hair).

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Overall was very nice. I would rate it a3.5 .

  • 4 of 5

Nice location. 30 or 40 steps to the beach. The exterior and interior are dated. Things in this area are very expensive, so this was a good value. The condo was clean and we'll stocked.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Super location in the middle of lots

  • 5 of 5

The place was just what i expected. clean and had just what we needed to live there for a week. Heather was a great help as well. very easy to work with. thanks for all the info on things to do as well. One thing that bugged me was that the locks where hard to open, on front door. everything went great. super close to ocean. it was too ruff for us to swim or snorkel but there where places close by to do that.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Everett and Mahalo for your kind review! We enjoyed having you as well, and would love to have you back! Thank you for taking such good care of the unit.
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Lynn, Massachusetts

Amazing Beauty

  • 5 of 5

The property was wonderful. Close to Front St and a lot of things to do. The kitchen had everything we could have ever needed to cook. The bed was comfortable for me but my husband had a problem with his back. We really loved the deck by the water. We enjoyed every morning out there having coffee and feeding the birds. It's was very quiet while we were there and The sound of the waves rocked us to sleep at night. Will stay here again if it's available.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having you Dotty! I do hope you are able to come stay with us again. Thank you for taking great care of the condo!
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Honokowai Okazuya & Deli
Fish Market Maui
Seafood Market
Ohana Tacos - Maui
Taco Restaurant
Bad Ass Coffee
Coffee Shop
Teppanyaki 2 Go
Hawaiian Restaurant
L & L Hawaiian BBQ Honokowai
Hawaiian Restaurant
Java Jazz
Pizza Paradiso Mediterranean Grill
Mediterranean Restaurant
Nachos Grande
Mexican Restaurant
Slappy Cakes
Breakfast Restaurant
Duke's Beach House
Seafood Restaurant
Aina Gourmet Market
Coffee Shop
Pailolo Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill
Pulehu, An Italian Grill
Italian Restaurant
Beach House Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill
Castaway Cafe
American Restaurant
Miso Phat Sushi
Sushi Restaurant
Dollie's Pub & Café
Pizza Restaurant
Royal Ocean Terrace Restaurant
Hawaiian Restaurant
Hawaiian Village Coffee
Coffee Shop
Maui Brewing Company Brewpub
China Boat Restaurant
Pan-Asian Restaurant
China Bowl Asian Cuisine
Chinese Restaurant
Hanks Haute Dogs
Fast Food Restaurant
Black Rock Steak & Seafood
Seafood Restaurant
Teppan-yaki Dan
Japanese Restaurant
Round Table Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Island Press Coffee
Coffee Shop
The Cliff Dive Bar
Bar & Grill
Ka’anapali Beach
Tiki Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill
Tiki Terrace
Hawaiian Restaurant
Legends of Ka'anapali Luau
Hawaiian Restaurant
Hula Grill Kaanapali
Hawaiian Restaurant
Häagen-Dazs® Ice Cream Shop
Dessert Shop
Whalers Village
Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman - Ka'anapali
New American Restaurant
Island Vintage Coffee
Nikki's Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Joey's Kitchen at Whalers Village Shopping Center
Hawaiian Restaurant
Leilani's on the Beach
Hawaiian Restaurant
Relish Oceanside
Steak House
Relish Burger Bistro
American Restaurant
Wailele Polynesian Luau
Hawaiian Restaurant
Hawaiian Restaurant
Mama's Rib's & Rotisserie
Barbecue Restaurant
Joey's Kitchen Napili
Maui Tacos
Mexican Restaurant
Beach Bum's BBQ & Island Grill
Barbecue Restaurant
Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Kahului Airport (closest international)
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Java Jazz
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
I30 Honoapi'ilani Hwy
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
The Okazuya
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Honokawai Beach Park
Car: recommended

Honokawai is located on the Northwest shore of Maui, with views of the islands of Molokai and Lanai across the channel. Maui Sands epitomizes old school Hawaii ambiance. This is a low density property, with beautiful grounds, including mango and banana trees. We are a very easy short walk from some lovely beaches and a Honokawai park. There are many good local restaurants, a large grocery store, two farmers markets, a health food store, a coffee shop and some great spa facilities, all within a 3-5 minute walk. One of the favorite things about this location is the Farmers Market that is a short walk away across from the Honokawai Beach Park. They hold a special outdoor produce market on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings, but they offer fresh organic produce and a deli from 7am to 7pm, 7 days a week.

A short drive south to Whalers Village, and further on to Lahaina brings you to great Front Street shopping and historic sights.

North towards Kapalua there are 3 more championship golf courses, as well as fabulous beach walks and mountainside hiking! Nothing like a sunset view from the side of a volcano!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $110
Damage Insurance $59

• Bookings canceled at least 60 days before the start of the stay will receive a 100% refund. Cancellations must be made by 12:00 PM (Central Standard Time) on the appropriate day.
• All cleaning and damage deposits will be refunded for cancelled reservations.
• Please note it is VRBO/HomeAway practice to refund 100% of service fees they charge, but these fees are the sole purvey of VRBO/HomeAway, and not a part of this agreement.
GE TAT 195-926-8352-01

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.