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Island Surf with Private Entrance for up to two Guests

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

Clean affordable for 1-2 guests who want to use their money enjoying Maui.

Aloha! We offer clean, comfortable, yet affordable, accommodations for up to two guests who prefer to spend more of their time (and money) enjoying the sights of Maui than on lavish resorts.

Great location. One bedroom studio in the heart of Kihei. We offer a clean two room studio. There is a coffee maker, mini refrigerator, toaster, and microwave, WiFi, TV with basic channels, and BluRay DVD. Two beach chairs and four beach towels, fluffy white towels, hand towels and wash cloths, and hair dryer are provided for guests as well as a copy of Maui Revealed.

A magnificent ocean front sunset awaits you just across the street every evening, with well lighted ocean front pathways at Kalama Park and the Cove. Watch the surfers, stand up paddle boarders, kayaking on acres of well maintaned open spaces. Play tennis, volleyball, skateboarding, catch, (3 baseball fields) or just hang out on the lawn. There is even a skating rink where you can rent skates, pavilions and BBQ's.

A short drive to the south puts you in the heart of Wailea with upscale dining, shopping and more wonderful, world class beaches. You can also catch the Maui Bus.

Island Surf houses many great businesses. You can rent bicycles, get a manicure, spa treatment, or tattoo, book a scuba dive, rent surf boards, or eat a great plate lunch all without never leaving the building. It is within walking distance to Maui's awesome beaches, shops, restaurants, and surfing.

The Island Surf is well maintained. There is a beautiful, solar heated pool and BBQ area on the second floor. Every year the whales migrate from Alaska to the Hawaiian Islands to give birth to their young. The Lobby has two elevators. The parking is free. The building is handicapped and wheelchair accessible (may have limitations). No Smoking is allowing in unit. No surfboards allowed in unit.

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Ligia Davila
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017

About Ligia Davila

I came to Maui in 1970 and knew I did not have to look any further. I fell in love with Maui and moved here. We brought our unit at the Island Surf because of the awesome location and convenience. You are right in the heart of Kihei and if you want to go diving or take surf lessons the location does not get any better.

Ligia Davila purchased this condo in 1996

Why Ligia Davila chose South Maui

You are located in the center of tourist attractions: you can walk to restaurants, grab a shaved ice, or stop and have a bite to eat, and people watch, at one of the sidewalk cafes. The Solar Heated Pool is located on the second floor with a newly remodeled BBQ area. Kalama Park is an Ocean Front Park across the street that has a walkway along the ocean, covered Picnic Areas, a skating rink, children's park, volley ball, & horse shoe.

What makes this condo unique

You are located on the main street in the center of Kihei's tourist attractions. On the First Floor you can sign up for surfing lessons, and for all your scuba diving needs the Maui Dream Dive Shop. Eat local grinds at Johnson's Deli, enjoy the Juice and Smoothie Bar or Joy's: who caters to a healthy life style. There is also a postal service, real estate office, and & nail salon.

The Island Surf is well maintained. The Lobby has just been remodeled and there are two elevators. The building is handicapped and wheelchair accessible (may have limitations). No Smoking or Surfboards are allowed in unit. WiFi included. Free Parking for one car.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Island Surf with Private Entrance for up to two Guests
average rating of 4.6875 based on 16 reviews

Great location

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at this place for 6 nights. We had a great vacation. Ligia was very helpful as she left a copy of Maui Revealed as well as some recommendations of things to do and places to eat. The place is on the small side but it has everything you need for 2 people. Lots of little perks like beach chairs, beach towels, boogie boards, and a bottle of wine. The place was really clean and always smelled nice.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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Simple, no frills accommodations. Great location 🤙

  • 5 of 5

Pros: Location; close to beaches, shops and restaurants. Great beginner surf and cheap board rentals across the road.Clean, comfortable place to sleep. Condo came equipped with beach chairs, boogie boards and a cooler bag. Building is older but very well maintained with a friendly aloha vibe from locals. If you want to spend your time and money on exploring Maui, this is an ideal spot!

Cons: pretty small, suits a couple or a single but that would be about it. No kitchenette; but there is a BBQ at the pool and all the cutlery, plates etc. Also as mentioned lots of reasonably priced food options nearby. Try South Maui Fish Co. food truck located in the parking lot behind the 76 gas station for some mind blowing Ahi Poke and fish tacos. Mahalo for the awesome place, we will be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Cozy home away in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

I don't think we will ever find a more caring host. The owner is such a gem and truly will go above and beyond to ensure you enjoy your island stay, do not hesitate to let her know if you need anything at all. I requested some small dish cloths and the next day we had a cute baggy of new dish cloths with ribbon hanging on the door.

The location was great, close to several outside markets, great restaurants (I loved the food at Sansei Seafood restaurant) and the feel of Kehei is very safe and relaxed. The room is on the backside of the building, and the lot next to the Island Surf is undeveloped, so it's a really nice jungley view with local wildlife roaming/flying around. It had everything we needed to enjoy a very relaxing vacation in paradise.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Perfect for our trip!

  • 5 of 5

We recently (Nov 2016) stayed at this unit within the Island Surf building, and loved it! From the start, the owner was very helpful and accommodating, and continued to be so right through our rental. The unit was perfect for what we were there for - exploring the island and not hanging around in the condo. It was well equipped with a fridge, toaster, coffee maker, and dishes so that we could make our own meals when necessary, and it was generously pre-stocked with some coffee for the machine as well as a beautiful bottle of wine upon arrival!

The supplied beach chairs were also something that we found extremely useful, as well as a mini styrofoam cooler.

The air conditioning unit was very much appreciated and wasn't distracting from sleeping at night - the neighborhood birds and roosters were louder! :)

The condo was situated directly across the street from the beach, and we walked it every morning with our coffees. A beautiful bonus! It was also situated amongst great restaurants and coffee shops which made our local dining a pleasure.

We enjoyed an extremely pleasurable trip in large part to our stay at the Island Surf, and we would recommend it to anyone embarking on a similar adventure in Maui!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Very nice stay...

  • 4 of 5

The Island Surf was a perfect home base for our stay in Maui. Conveniently located across the street from a park and down the street from great restaurants. The parking was easily accessible and we had no problems with the condo management. This unit has AC! which is a big deal on Maui since most places don't. Ligia provided towels, beach chairs and a wonderful guidebook to Maui which was our faithful companion the whole time we were there. Overall, if you are looking for a no-frills, convenient place to stay I recommend Island Surf.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Everything you need and nothing you don't.

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a great location on a budget on Maui, you've found it. My wife and I had only 3 days to enjoy the island and neither of us are the big, fancy resort type. So we wanted something close to a beach where we could go out all day and come back to relax for the night. Very clean. The owner was intent in making our stay as worry free and enjoyable as possible. We had a rental car but probably didn't need one as everything from beaches to restaurants to grocery stores were all within walking distance. We'll be repeat customers if we ever make it back to Maui.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Kahului (OGG)
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
3's Bar & Grill; Tiki Lounge; Life's A Beach
Nearest Ferry
26 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
2 Miles Elleair
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Surfside Deli, Joys (1st floor ); 3's Bar, Sansei
Car: not necessary

The Island Surf Studio is located in the heart of Kihei. You can walk across the street to the beach, your favorite sidewalk café, restaurant, grocery store, and there are plenty of places to go shopping. Across the street is the ocean front Kalama Beach Park featuring a skate park, Gazebos, BBQ’s, tennis courts, badminton, fishing,. surfing and paddle boarding.

On the first floor of the Island Surf you, sign up for surfing lessons or rent a paddle board and snorkeling equipment. The Maui Dreams Dive Co has all your scuba diving needs. You can rent bicycles, there are two restaurants, (Joy’s wonderful healthy food, or Johnson’s local grinds), an office for postal services, nail salon, and a real estate office right in the building! On the second floor there is a private solar heated pool and BBQ area for the guests of the Island Surf.

FYI: We have never yet had to keep a security deposit. All our guests have been wonderful. If the studio is left in good condition I will be delighted to return deposit. .


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High Season
Dec 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

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Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • New Granite bathroom counter top and Faucets. Bathroom Tub has been remodeled. Clean white, fluffy towels & hair dryer.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Studio - 1 queen
  • Queen Bed, excellent condition, sliding closet mirror doors, new fan, AC, table to use for writing or eating. There is a TV with DVD so you can rent DVDs. The TV does not get channels at this time.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Beautiful furniture. Very clean. Bathroom remodeled with new granite vanity top and faucets. Tub redone. Thick fluffy white towels. Two beach chairs, beach towels, beach bag. Wonderful Kona breeze. Solor heated pool and BBQ area for Island Surf guests. Fabulous location.

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