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Modern, Relaxing Beach Condo in South Kihei, Maui, 2BR/2BA

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 880 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

View Condo across from beach, 2 Bedroom+QUEEN Sleeper Sofa, 2 Bath(Sleeps 4-6)

Aloha and welcome to your home in paradise! Mahalo for looking at our condo - you'll be happy you did!

This condo was completely renovated (down to the studs) in August 2014: Complete remodel of kitchen (new layout, bamboo cabinets, granite counter tops, stainless appliances, etc.) and both baths (amazing onyx sinks, new vanities, walk in showers, new lighting), new full-sized washer & dryer, new flooring throughout - a real 5-Star upgrade!

This South Maui Condo is a spacious 2 Bedroom / 2 Bath. The master bedroom is on the main level while the second bedroom is in the loft upstairs. This top floor unit has partial ocean views (Maalaea Bay) and a sweeping view of the West Maui Mountain. The unit has complimentary high-speed internet and extended digital cable.

The unit is in the desirable building 3, away from the noise of South Kihei Road but still steps away and across the street from the beach. It is on the 4th (top) floor facing the ocean/West Maui mountain.

Note: Our property is privately owned, but professionally managed by Maui Condo & Home who are a phone call away for any of your needs during your stay.

Our Hawaii General Tax ID is GE-066-370-3552-01.

Our Hawaii Transient Accommodations Tax ID is TA-066-370-3552-01.

PLEASE NOTE: Hawaii TAT tax will increase 1% (from 9.25% to 10.25%) on Jan 1 2018. Since VRBO does not support date based taxes, the higher rate is displayed (and any 2017 rentals will be discounted to 9.25%!

Amenities (see more below!):

* 42 inch flat screen HDTV

* Blu-Ray DVD Player

* Sound Freaq wireless sound system

* FREE high-speed internet, extended digital + HD cable

* FREE calls to all of US and Canada

* Fully Renovated Kitchen with Stainless Appliances, Bamboo cabinets, Microwave, Coffee Maker, etc.

* 2 Fully renovated Baths with Onyx sinks and walk-in showers

* FULL SIZED Washer/Dryer en suite

* Queen Bed (Master), 2 Twins (Loft Bedroom), Queen Sofa Sleeper (Hide-a-bed)

* Covered Lanai w/lounge furniture

* Vaulted Ceilings

* A/C

* Ceiling Fans (Living Room, Master)

* 3 Floor Fans

* Snorkel/Beach gear (towels, boogie boards, goggles, flippers, etc.)

More Details

Owner
Scott Humanek
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 23, 2017

About Scott Humanek

Welcome to our home away from home on the beautiful island of Maui. As residents of Seattle, we are a short six hours away and come to Maui as often as we can. We take pride in keeping our home clean and welcoming and hope that you find it inviting.

Scott Humanek purchased this condo in 2012

Why Scott Humanek chose Kihei

Having traveled to over 100 countries, we have had a chance to see the world and experience a lot that it has to offer. But something about Maui is special and always beckons you back. South Kihei is a laid back community enjoyed by all and the Maui Vista is in the heart of it - close to shops, restaurants, bars and beaches and a great 'home base' for all that Maui and the surrounding islands have to offer.

What makes this condo unique

The views, location and the architectural 'bones' sold us on the home and we have invested significantly to upgrade every aspect to have an updated luxury beach feel. We hope that you enjoy it as much as we do. We have also added a number of touches including some of our own photos from around Maui and other art from local artists.

We completed substantial renovations in late 2014 taking it to the bare studs and concrete walls to make it new and fresh. We've refreshed nearly everything in the condo including the furniture including a queen-sized sofa sleeper to make it more comfortable for parties of 6, towels, linens, kitchen gadgets and more. We have replaced the flooring throughout, added a ceiling fan in the living room, a new master closet, complete redesign of BOTH bathrooms and a completely redesigned kitchen with all stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops and bamboo cabinets. The kitchen was more than just a refresh, it is a whole new design - including an island - very open and unique for Maui Vista! The floor plan photo reflects this redesign.

Amenities

Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 880 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 (level 2) - toilet , shower , Fully Renovated AUG 2014
    Bathroom 1 (level 1) - toilet , shower , Fully Renovated AUG 2014
  • Both bathrooms completely gutted and renovated in summer 2014. The main level bathroom is a bit larger but both have walk in showers, a toilet and vanity with large onyx sinks.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 (upstairs loft) - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 (main level) - 1 queen , New memory foam mattress topper!
    Sofa bed (Queen) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen-sized Hide-a-Bed
  • Master Bedroom is on the main level and has a queen bed set. The second bedroom is in the loft upstairs with two twin beds. The sofa is a queen-sized 'hide-a-bed' so up to 6 guests can sleep comfortably.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The unit will be stocked with basic welcome amenities to start your stay (shampoo, soap, coffee, paper towels, etc.) but we suggest picking up more for longer stays when you get your groceries. The unit is cleaned before your arrival but you can coordinate with our cleaning service (at an additional charge paid directly to them) for cleaning during your stay. Contact our on island representative (MCH) if interested during your stay.

Reviews

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Modern, Relaxing Beach Condo in South Kihei, Maui, 2BR/2BA
average rating of 4.826087 based on 23 reviews
Seattle, WA
5

Absolutely Fabulous! --Best condo on Maui!

  • 5 of 5

Best place to stay on Maui! Fully remodeled gorgeous, beautifully detailed, for an extraordinary beach vacation! The owners thought of every detail.

Fully stocked kitchen with everything you can imagine to make gourmet meals and serving right in your own condo.

State of the art laundry and drying racks for your special needs.

Every kind of beach toy you can imagine: boogie boards, football, paddles, beach chairs, beach blankets, beach umbrella, cooler, everything you need.

Spacious lanai for sipping drinks and tv tables for dining. With beautiful vistas.

Scenic, plumeria tree lined walkway, right to the expansive Charlie Young Beach across the street, with showers and fun snorkeling.

Walking distance to all the Kihei shopping, dining, grocery, and 3 more beaches!

Anytime we needed the property manager, they picked up on the first ring. Only place we will stay in Maui!

Thank you for making our stay so special!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and thanks so much for your kind words about our place in Maui. We have taken great care to design the perfect oasis in paradise and glad you enjoyed it so much. We look forward to being able to host you again soon.
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5

It was amazing. Great location, the amenities were fantastic, the beach was so convenient.

  • 5 of 5

the property is very well maintained and stocked with all the essentials and many extras(beach towel/chairs/coolers). all the appliances are new and in perfect working order. the layout was very conducive to our plans and the people at the property were friendly and accommodating. We would go back in a heartbeat. one of our best vacations ever......

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and thanks so much for your kind words about our place in Kihei, Maui. We are so glad to hear that it was one of your best vacations ever and that our place could play a part in that experience. We found the original layout a bit challenging and glad you enjoyed our uniquely designed main room. We tried to think of every detail for the perfect stay. We look forward to being able to host you again soon.
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5

Beautiful and generously appointed condo!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this condo. It is beautifully decorated, was immaculate upon arrival and fully stocked. There is nothing we needed but couldn't find. The condo is perfectly located, too. The walk to downtown Kihei was less than 10 minutes and a beautiful walk along the beach at that. The lovely Charlie Young beach was just a five minute walk through through the lush grounds of Maui Vista (take the pathway not the parking lot) and we saw many turtles and enjoyed snorkeling there. Kam 1, 11 and 3 all 5-10 min each away, too. Easy drive to Wailea! Just minutes from the best fish tacos EVER at Coconut's and incredible, reasonable island food at Da Kitchen Express!

After comparing the location of this unit to others in Maui Vista and around Kihei, we see we were very lucky to land such a quiet, back from the road location. It was very peaceful yet still close to all the fun. (You have to walk down to the iconic Tiki Lounge for a lava flow at night when the touches are lit. And enjoy happy hour at Three's! All just a walk down the street.

The owners of this condo are delightful and responsive and easy to work with.

Quit your all night searches and book it already.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and thanks so much for your flattering review. We agree that being a bit back from the road gives you that added serenity on your vacation and we have tried to design that perfect oasis for our guests. Glad you and your family had such a wonderful time and hope to be able to host you again on your next visit to Maui.
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5

Amazing Honeymoon

  • 5 of 5

If you’re looking for constructive feedback about how we feel you can improve the service and accommodation on offer, I’m afraid you’re out of luck. Our experience from start to finish has been perfect.

The booking process was straight forward, swift and reassuring. The mobile application was clear, easy to use and meant we had the check in procedure, codes and instructions on arrival at Maui Vista. There were no delays and we went straight into the condo.

The information supplied in the condo for services and appliances was extensive and very useful, the island guide books and the DVD are a great touch.

The location in Kihei was spot on, we loved the beach and snorkelling directly opposite the complex, both Kelly and I were lucky enough to snorkel with turtles on more than one occasion at this beach. The Condo itself was packed with everything we needed during the trip. We used the beach chairs and the snorkel gear regularly and everything was good quality and clean.

This is a trend that extended to much more than just the beach accessories, ‘clean and good quality’ applied to everything in the condo. Without exaggeration I can say the mattress was the best we’ve ever slept on – I still miss it now, our own is a poor replacement. The condo was our home for two weeks and it was extremely comfortable.

The staff at Maui Vista were informative, friendly and a pleasure to deal with. The concierge, RW, helped us decide which activities to try and where the key places to visit were on the island. He’d add hints and tips that really paid off and everything he recommended turned out to be as good as described.

I’m pretty sure we covered every accessible inch of the island and it was worth it! The activities, locations and views on offer catered to all of our moods. When we wanted to be adrenaline junkies, nature lovers, historians or shopaholics we were kept busy and entertained. When we wanted a relaxing and quite day, there were plenty of secluded beaches to choose from.

It was a honeymoon to remember and we couldn’t have been happier with it. We hope to return in the future and we’ll be sure to contact you.

Mahalo

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful condo in the heart of Kihei

  • 5 of 5

Our family had an amazing spring break in Maui, and this condo was the perfect home base. The unit is beautifully decorated, and it is stocked with all of the beach toys you could possibly need. We loved getting up in the morning to drink coffee on the lanai and listen to the birds. Charley Young beach was just a short walk away where we could enjoy the waves, watch the whales playing off shore and even see a couple of turtles. The grounds of this complex are well kept, and everyone we met was incredibly friendly. We had zero complaints. All in all, a great place to spend your vacation!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and thanks for your kind words about our condo, its location and the community we are fortunate to call our second home. We look forward to the chance to host your again on your next visit to Maui!
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4

Great location!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great first vacation to Maui. We travelled with three children (9,7,4) and found this condo to be a perfect fit. The condo is well stocked- kitchen has everything to cook comfortably. The washer and dryer was a great convenience for a longer stay and with kids. The condo also had well stocked beach gear in terms of chairs, mat, towels etc. Charlie Young beach is an easy walk across the street and we found it to be the best beach for our crew ( had an other family with smaller children), the waves were manageable for the younger kids. The location is easy acess to shopping, grocery stores and restaurants. The condo air conditioner isn't super powerfully but once the evenings cooled off and with the screen door and fans it was comfortable for sleeping. Highly recommend this unit and look forward to returning!!

Highlights: whale watching with Boss Frogs, Paia- Flatbread Co., Paia Fish Market, Charlie Young Beach, Pizza Madness Maui, Aquarium

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and thanks for your review. We agree that Pizza Madness is where it is at for the best slices in South Maui! Appreciate your tips for other guests and look forward to the opportunity to have you visit our home again soon.
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Map

Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Kahului International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Life's a Beach
Nearest Ferry
21 Miles
Molokai Ferry
Nearest Golf
1.6 Miles
Elleair Maui Golf Course
Nearest Train
21 Miles
Sugar Cane Train (Lahaina-Kaanapali)
Nearest Motorway
0.7 Miles
Piilani Hwy (HI-31)
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Kihei Cafe
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Charley Young Beach
Car: recommended

Maui Vista is a few short steps away (across the street) from the popular Charley Young Beach in sunny South Kihei. A short drive or 15 minute walk gets you to the best of Kihei shopping, restaurants, bars and entertainment. The complex has an activity desk/concierge, but there are a variety of other activity desks along South Kihei Road to schedule popular excursions (snorkeling, paddle boarding, whale watching, etc.) The unit is in the highly desirable building 3 facing West/Northwest - views without the noise of South Kihei Road.

If you get a car (highly recommended) you can also access all the rest that the island has to offer - the road to Hana, the Bamboo forest, Old Town Lahaina, many world-class beaches and golfing and the crater at Haleakala just to name a few!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Reservation Fee $40
Property Damage Protection $59
Discount (varies, ask) $0
Tax Rate 14.42%

All rates are subject to change until confirmed.

Owner'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.