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Ground Floor 2BR W/ Private Lawn ~ Steps to the Beach ~ Luxury Beachfront Resort

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

*** Our cancellation policy is incorrectly stated as no refund by VRBO. Please see below under the "Rates" section for our cancellation policy. ***

=== Construction Update: The Westin Nanea Ocean Villas is now open and the units closest to us will be fully operational by late September 2017.===

Honua Kai Luxury Resort - Ground Floor 2 Bedroom Condo w/ Private Lawn

This special retreat is uniquely located in a quiet corner of the resort. Enjoy the spacious feeling of 11 ft ceilings and 1,100 sq ft of living space, covering 2 master suites and an open living room and kitchen floor-plan. Over sized sliding doors open to an ample lanai, bordering your own private lawn area – totaling 740 sq ft. From there it is a short stroll down a beautifully manicured walkway to the beach, passing pools and BBQ area on the way. Surrounded by beautiful Hawaiian vegetation, you will feel like you are in your own tropical garden, because you are!

Honua Kai is one of the newest and most exciting resort in West Maui. It is beautifully landscaped with lush tropical gardens and swaying palms. Take time to enjoy all the features of the 3 naturally landscaped pools, hot tubs, BBQs, Maui’s only Duke’s Beachside Restaurant and the world famous Ka’anapali North Beach just steps beyond. There is a reef right in front of the resort, great for snorkeling with the turtles; and you can enjoy walks down the boardwalk all the way down to Whaler’s village with all its shops and restaurants.

WHY choose our Ground Floor Unit at Honua Kai:

- Extra high 11’ ceiling, Spacious lanai and Own private lawn

- Short stroll down to the beach directly from the lanai (less than a minute walk)

- Similarly easy access to other on-site amenities

- Extra private lawn space surrounded by special tropical landscaping

- What you see is what you get (vs. hotel booking gives no choices on the exact unit to stay in)

WHAT our unit offers:

• Fully equipped kitchen with state-of-the-art Bosch appliances and granite counter tops

• Spacious bathrooms with separate tubs, glass door showers and double vanities

• A king size bed in each master suite (one of which can be split into 2 twins)

• A queen sleeper sofa in the living room

• Large flat screen HD TV’s in every room

• Wi-fi/Internet access

• Beach Towels and additional Linens & Towels

• Boogie Boards

• Beach Chairs

• Beach Umbrella

• Beach Toys

• Booster Seat

• Pack 'N Play

• Queen Size Inflatable Air Bed (in addition to the sofa bed)

ABOUT Honua Kai:

- Honua Kai is the newest luxurious beachfront 'condo-tel' in West Maui (completed in 2010).

- It offers on-site restaurants, poolside food & drink service, valet & bell service, concierge, beach activities desk, 24-hour fitness center, Aina market, Whaler's general store, and BBQ grills, etc.

- It has an intimate/quiet/adult pool, a larger infinity edge pool, a lazy river, a large central pool with slide, 2 waterfall grottos, shallow sandy bottom pool for little kids and multiple hot tubs.

- Snorkeling and swimming with turtles right in front of the resort

- The boardwalk along the beach leads to Whaler’s village with all its shops and restaurants

- Non-smoking

Keywords: Ocean front property, Beach front property, Ka'anapali, Maui, Hawaii, Honua Kai, Hokulani, Maui luxury vacation rental, Maui condo vacation rental, Duke's Restaurant, romantic getaway, secluded, resort

More Details

Owner
Mimi
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, german, mandarin
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

About Mimi

Our family currently resides in the SF bay area and we are a multicultural and multilingual family coming from 3 different continents.

Mimi purchased this condo in 2013

Why Mimi chose West Maui

We have lived and have traveled all over the world for many years. There is nothing quite like the Hawaiian islands, and within Hawaii we just fell in love with Maui as it has the perfect blend of natural beauty, excitement, and amenities.

We stayed at the Honua Kai for just one week in early 2013 and loved it so much that we decided to buy this unit right then and there. The resort is by far the newest beachfront property on Kanaapali and among the newest in all of Maui. We believe it is the perfect luxurious and yet laid back family vacation spot in paradise, offering fully equipped spacious condos with full four-star resort amenities.

What makes this condo unique

- Ground floor unit with spacious lanai and own private lawn

- Special tropical landscaping around lawn provide added privacy

- Short stroll down to the beach

- Similarly easy access to pools, Koi pond for morning fish feedings (great fun for kids), BBQ areas, etc

Guestbook comments from the owner

My family and I had a fantastic time. Our only complaint was that we should have stayed longer!



The unit was perfect for our family. Well stocked with everything we needed. My 19month toddler loved being able to run out the lanai and onto the boardwalk without taking the elevator. No complaints whatsoever.
Sep 2014
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Amenities

Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Both en-suite bathrooms are modern with granite counters, double vanities, separate glass door shower stalls, large tubs.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Master Suite
  • 2 Master Suites (one of the king beds can be split into two twins), Queen Sofa-bed in Living room, inflatable Queen size air bed, Graco Pack 'n Play.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
1) The Honua Kai has an extensive 'aquatainment' area including: an intimate/quiet/adult pool; a larger infinity edge pool; a lazy river; a large central pool with slide, 2 waterfall grottos, shallow sandy bottom area for little kids; multiple hot tubs. 2) Our unit is completely outfitted with Beach Towels, Beach Chairs, Beach Toys, Boogie Boards, inflatable Queen size air bed, Graco Pack 'n Play, Fisher-Price Healthy Care Booster Seat, Bath Products, and In Room Safe. 3) Other amenities include: Onsite Cafe (Duke's Restaurant), and Onsite Market (Aina Gourmet Market), Sandy Beach, Snorkeling, and Whale watching.

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Ground Floor 2BR W/ Private Lawn ~ Steps to the Beach ~ Luxury Beachfront Resort
average rating of 4.87931 based on 61 reviews
5

Wonderful visit!

  • 5 of 5

We LOVED our visit. The condo was amazing, Mimi was quick to communicate and her property manager was very helpful as well. The "resort" was beautiful and we definitely plan to return in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Redlands, Ca
5

Perfect!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in this unit. Mimi was exceptional to work with and Monty got back to me immediately when I had a request. The unit isn't facing the water but you can see if from the lanai. I loved being on the ground floor and simply opening up the patio doors to get on the path to the shortest walk to the beach or to Dukes for happy hour! Clean and spacious, right out the front door is the Aiina market for coffee or muffins, the next building over has a more ABC type convenience store and workout room. Mimi has the unit ready for you with umbrellas, beach chairs , boogie boards and towels. We snorkeled in Napili and came back to the beach here and actually saw more turtles at the beach out front than in Napili! There is construction going on directly across from the lanai but we weren't there much during daytime hours and so we were not impacted by it. They start early but most seems to be inside construction and some landscaping, it is almost completed. With windows closed you wouldn't know they were there. Loved, loved, loved this place! Would definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

High ceilings, big rooms, very close to pool and beach

  • 5 of 5

Mimi was so accommodating from the start. The location on the property was awesome. Boardwalk was great. Whalers village and black rock close by. I would highly recommend this condo to others. We had an amazing trip. 10 days of heaven we didn't want to leave.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic condo and better customer service

  • 5 of 5

Mimi, is a phenomenal owner who provides exceptional customer service. We were on vacation to celebrate a work retirement and wedding anniversary, and sadly our building, and the neighboring property, had some unexpected construction that caused a great deal of noise. Mimi was kind enough to offer us a discounted rate because of the inconvenience.

The condo and location was still incredible and our overall experience was only accented by her generosity.

We had a great getaway and I'd highly recommend any of my friends and family stay at Mimi's condo.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great resort, right on the ocean. First floor unit for easy access.

  • 4 of 5

This unit was top notch inside. Beautifully furnished, quality kitchen equipment and nice and comfy beds and sofa. It is ground floor, so you can just hop on the path and get to the ocean or Duke's, a nice restaurant within the resort. The staff to welcome us were timely and friendly. We really enjoyed our stay. The pools are nice, and at night tiki torches abound and the pools are well lit. The landscaping is very well done. Would give it 5 stars, but there is some construction going on blocking what would have been a knock-out view. But the easy access to beach, front of resort and restaurant help make up for that. There are showers right off the beach to rinse off sand. Snorkeled right off beach in front of resort. It would be a great place for a family or friends retreat.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Castleton, Indiana
5

Absolutely gorgeous, great location!

  • 5 of 5

From the beginning, Mimi, Albert and Monty were very accommodating and thorough about the condo, rental agreement, and construction next door. The condo itself is amazing! Spacious, updated, comfortable and near the beach- what more could I ask for! The price is right since the lanai is about 50 feet from the beach. It was so wonderful waking up super early (eastern time zone jet lag) drinking coffee while listening to the ocean or taking a short walk down the boardwalk. Monty and Mimi were always available for questions and provided an abundant of information about the condo itself and things to do on the island. I do wish the construction was finished, but that was out of anyone's control. It really didn't impact our vacation, especially since we were gone most of the day. I would highly recommend this condo!

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Damage Insurance $59

WHAT'S INCLUDED:
The nightly rate includes PARKING, full access to the resort's amenities, TV, phone, and internet.

CANCELLATION POLICY:
ALL CANCELLATIONS MUST BE MADE IN WRITING. Cancellation outside a 60-day period prior to arrival is subject to a cancellation fee of 10% of the total rental amount. Any cancellations made within the 60-day period will result in forfeiture of payments made up to the date of cancellation. The VRBO service fee and the CSA insurance fee are non-refundable.

VRBO SERVICE FEE:
The VRBO service fee is paid by the guest and it goes entirely to VRBO/HomeAway. We do not have the ability to discount or waive the service fee amount. The service fee is non-refundable if the reservation is cancelled per the guest’s request.

Minimum night requirements may apply.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund