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It's Maui Time! Get into the Aloha Spirit and truly enjoy your stay!

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Spacious condo, 1 Bedroom, 2 bathrooms, directly across from Kamaole III beach.

Enjoy your Maui vacation at the best location on the island. Southwest Maui has the highest percentage of sunny days on the entire island. We are directly across from Kamaole III beach, so your 2 minute walk brings you to awesome sand, sun, and surf. Great for swimming and snorkeling, and well protected for the kids too. Our condo is spacious, cool, and comfortable. This condo is completely tiled throughout, including the beautiful Lanai. Enjoy your Maui vacation lifestyle with spacious living, dining, and entertainment areas. The ceiling fans add extra comfort, and AC is provided. The Lanai has an awesome view of the ocean, and is a great place to have your morning coffee or your evening pupus and drinks. The kitchen is fully equipped for all of your cooking and entertaining needs, and has great counter space for prep work, and to set out that awesome spread. There are two full bathrooms, one for you in the master suite, which includes a beautiful walk-in shower. The second, for your guests, is spacious and comfortable, and has its own tiled shower area with glass block accents to let the light in. The living area has a queen-sized sofa sleeper, with a brand new memory foam mattress which is actually comfortable, can't even feel the bars! Plus a new entertainment center which includes a Sony lcd tv, dvd, free cable, a stereo, and free wireless internet! The master bedroom has a new queen sized 14' memory foam bed, a Samsung lcd tv with free cable, a dresser for your items, and plenty of closet space. Our condo has great ventilation to keep you cool and comfortable, screened entry door, and jealousy window vents above to let those tradewinds through. There are boogie boards, beach chairs, beach umbrellas, and snorkel gear in the lanai closet for you to use at the beach, plus beach towels in the master bedroom closet. A washer and dryer are in the unit for your convenience as well. A five minute walk from our condo brings you to restaurants, shops, and nightlife. So convenient for all of your vacation desires.

Property Manager
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 9, 2018

About Stephen

My wife and I have been traveling to Maui since 1984, and one of our favorite areas has been the town of Kihei. The weather is awesome here, always a bit more sunny than other parts of the island, and there are so many beaches and activities directly at hand. We have lived in Alaska for close to 30 years, hence the need to seek out warmer, sunnier climates in order to re-energize. We've been bringing our kids here almost from day one, so much to do and enjoy with them! The lure must have been great, because our son now lives on Maui with his wife, and two beautiful kids! We moved to Seattle two years ago, in order to be closer to family, especially our daughter, her husband, and their two beautiful children. Alaska still has its lure, so we travel back now and then for fishing and friends. Maui completes a most excellent triangle.

Stephen purchased this condo in 2013

Why Stephen chose Kihei

We chose Kamaole Sands, and this property in specific, because it is one of the most beautiful properties on the island of Maui. The grounds are meticulously maintained, with walkways, water features, and landscaping that is just superb. The amenities are awesome, there is a front office for check-in, and the service is great. There are tennis courts, a swimming pool with 2 jacuzzis, an activities and concierge area, plus a work-out room as well. The grounds contain separate barbeque areas, and each building has its own elevator.

The location can't be beat. Directly across the way is Kamaole III beach, which has a large grassy area for picnics and viewing sunsets. The beach is quite nice, with excellent swimming and snorkeling from points at both ends. You can walk to shops, restaurants, nightlife and grocery stores within minutes, and nothing beats the area for morning walks, runs, and bike rides. A quick drive to the South takes you to the resort area of Wailea for golf, shopping, restaurants, and beaches, and additional sight seeing. A great property that you may never want to leave.

What makes this condo unique

We love our condo due to many facets, including the location (can't be beat) the overall look of Kamaole Sands (just beautiful), and the comfort of our unit. The tiled floors, and the great ventilation keep it cool and comfortable. The lay-out of the place with a master suite that includes a full bath and walk-in shower, and a separate full bathroom for additional guests makes it so everyone has their own space. The kitchen is easy to work in with plenty of counter space for prep, and presentation, the living area is roomy, the dining area is comfortable, and the Lanai is spectacular! The fact that this is a corner unit is great, it lets in more light, and keeps the neighbors down to a minimum. The ceiling fans and the AC are there to keep you cool, and the entertainment system includes a Sony LCD TV, stereo player, DVD, and wireless internet. From the kitchen, through the living area, to the lanai, the views outside are just beautiful. Your own slice of paradise on Maui!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Steve contacted us several times by email. The place was as described. The grounds around the condo are really beautiful, and it is close to town as well as the southern beaches. Having boogie boards was great, since we didn't have to rent them.
Feb 2015
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Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main Bathroom - toilet , shower , Full bathroom with tiled shower, and glass block accents
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Master bathroom has tiled walk-in shower with bench
  • Two full bathrooms for you and your guests' comfort and convenience. Fully tiled with beautiful accents.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Master Suite - 1 queen
  • The Master Suite has a brand new queen bed with a super-comfortable 14' memory foam mattress, large dresser with mirror, two nightstands, and a Samsung lcd tv with free cable. There is plenty of closet space, plus the suite has its own full bathroom with walk-in shower.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Front office for check-in and tennis accomodations. Free Maui newspaper and computer/internet access. 24 hour security and free parking.


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It's Maui Time! Get into the Aloha Spirit and truly enjoy your stay!
average rating of 4.3846154 based on 30 reviews

Best get away home in paradise!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time back, and this time we brought the kids. Perfect little home away from home. Very clean and well stocked with everything you could imagine needing and more. The kids favorite was eating out on the lanai. We all loved having the nice cross breeze that you get with the sliding glass and front door opened (so great that you don't even need to use the AC). That fresh Hawaiian air... we just can't get enough! Thanks so much for everything! We had the greatest time and hope to come back soon! Aloha!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha, I am so glad you had a chance to bring the kids with you, and to enjoy the lanai, our condo, and the things we provide! Looking forward to having you and your family back at any time. Mahalo, Steve
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February 2018 in Paradise

  • 3 of 5

Kam Sands was our home away from home for a full month. We've stayed at Kam Sands several times and love it. It's central to everything you might want to do in Kihei and right across from the beach. It doesn't get any better than that. Steve was awesome to deal with. He responded quickly to emails and phone calls and answered all of my questions. We liked the location of his condo - right by the stairs, close to the BBQs, and a view of ocean from the lanai. It was also nice to be able to stand on the lanai and talk to the BBQ'er below. The kitchen was adequately equipped with lots of plates and bowls but we could have used more glasses and cutlery so that we wouldn't have had to run the dishwasher as frequently. The condo was comfortable and adequate but could use some updating. There is no light over the dining table making it a bit dark for dinner. The shower in the master bathroom has been updated and is very nice. The bed is very comfortable but at the moment could use a new mattress protector. The one that is there is pretty much worn out making it difficult to sleep on. There were lots of towels in the condo - both bath towels and beach towels. The washer and dryer are quite noisy and sound like they might conk out at any time. One of my complaints with Kam Sands is the lack of drying space in any of the units. Adding some hooks on the lanai or inside the unit to hang things to dry would be a nice touch. This condo is definitely as presented in the ads, Steve was great to deal with, and I would not hesitate to recommend it to others.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sherwood Park, AB

Nice close walk to the beach

  • 3 of 5

The location of the Condo was fantastic. Close to the beach and restaurants.However we were a bit disappointed, as there were no boogie boards, and cooler for the beach. Also no large plastic glasses, to take to the pool. The condo lacked a salad bowl to make salads, and plastic containers for left overs. There were only 2 small glass containers. Also we paid for a late check out of 8:00 pm. At 11:00 am that morning the cleaning staff came to clean the condo. Explained to them that we had a late check out, which they were not aware of. It’s a good thing we were in the condo when she came, cause what would they have done with our stuff.After the cleaning staff left , we went out for a couple of hours, and when we came back the condo the door code was inactivated. Had to make a trip to the office, they allowed us to use the phone to make a call about the door code. Was advised that the owner did not advise them of the late check out. Was assigned another door code for the remaining of the day. The rest of the day was good after all that.

Bob and Sylvia

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha, and thank you for the information included in your review. As the owner, I confirmed the late check out with my on island representatives at Maui Condo and Homes no less than 3 times, so I am extremely disappointed in their treatment of you. I will be contacting them shortly. As for the other items, we as owners always try to stock 2 boogie boards, plus plenty of dishware, glasses and flatware as well. My on island representatives are to inspect my condo before and after a guests entrance and departure, and again I am truly sorry and disappointed in their lack of communication to me regarding these items, and that they hadn’t supplied these items. I know that these are nothing but excuses, however I am contacting them directly after this submission, and will be addressing these events accordingly. Thank you again for all of your information, and I am truly glad that you found a way to make your day better.
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Sunny Kihei

  • 4 of 5

Our family had a blast on our Maui Vacation! We really loved the location of the condo, the view from the Lanai, a short little walk from the beach & the Kamoale Sand grounds - so beautiful! The kitchen is well stocked with all the supplies needed for cooking. This condo is so worth it - especially for the price! Go eat at Monkey Pod - everything we had there was unbelievably amazing!

My son was a little bummed when he saw that both boogie boards were broken when we pulled them from the outdoor storage. We borrowed a board from a local friend so it all worked out:)

All in all - you will not be disappointed with this condo should you choose to bring your family to Maui to sunny Kihei!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review and so sorry about the boogie boards! I will endeavor to get them replaced right away! Mahalo, Steve
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Great place, perfect location and everything you need to enjoy your vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the condo, it had everything we needed. Great view from balcony and pool, BBQ's were nice to have for the evenings. We walked to a lot of things close by including the beach right across the street to snorkel and we saw several turtles there.

Definitely would recommend and stay here again. Thanks so much!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very clean

  • 4 of 5

Liked the garden setting

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Kahului Airport (OGG)
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Five Palms Beach Grill
Nearest Ferry
26 Miles
Ferry to Lanai
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Wailea Blue Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Piilani Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Five Palms Beach Grill
Nearest Beach
Kamaole III
Car: recommended

Our condo's location is fantastic! Directly across from us lies Kamaole III beach, one of the best areas on Maui to enjoy your snorkeling and swimming experiences. We are on the South end of Kihei, right next to the resort area of Wailea, great for world-class golf, shopping, restaurants, and nightlife. Within a short walking distance from our unit are beautiful beaches, parks, restaurants, shopping, nightlife, and grocery stores. 24 minutes North is Maalea Harbor, a great jump off point for whale watching, snorkeling, scuba, and fishing tours. The Maui Oceanlife Center Aquarium is a must see there too. A few minutes drive to the South takes you to some of the best beaches in the world, including one of our favorites, Makena Beach. Continuing on takes you to great horseback riding, turtling areas, hiking, plus some of the best scenic views on the Island.




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $90 + Tax
Reservation fee $40 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.25%

Rates are subject to change prior to booking.
State of Hawaii tax ID 002-520-4736-01

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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