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A Slice of Paradise in Oceanfront Condo (Island Sands)

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 670 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, with ocean , island, and mountain views.

Location, location, location! Wake up to diamonds sparkling on the ocean top.

Spectacular top floor views of Makena, Molokini crater, and the Island of Kahoolawe. Whales in full view from our lanai during whale season, all while enjoying your morning coffee and fresh island fruits! A short walk down the street brings you to 5 miles of a pristine white sand beach that you can walk to North Kihei. Along the walk is the Kealia pond bird sanctuary. Also down the street in the other direction is a 5 minute walk to shops, restaurants, sunset cruises, snorkel & diving trips, whale watching tours, and the world famous Maui Ocean Aquarium. Maalaea is centrally located and convenient to all areas on the island, whether it be the port town of Lahaina, the pristine grounds of Wailea, or rural upcountry. All of these are within 1/2 hour or less drive from our condo. There are also 4 golf courses within a 5 mile radius.

Our condo has recently been fully remodeled. New tile and wood floors. Bathroom has a walk-in shower. The kitchen has granite counter tops, custom red birch cabinets, new appliances, ice-maker, washer/dryer, and dishwasher. It is fully stocked for all your cooking needs.

Large bedroom with comfortable Queen bed. A Safe is located in closet.

Flat Screen Smart TV, DVD/VHS recorder, CD/AM/FM stereo. Fully stocked library of movies to view, CD's, games, and books. Free WiFi.

Decorated with some original vintage hawaiian art and tropical decor adds to the appeal.

The rooms have louvered windows (with screens) which allow the breeze to pass through. Ceiling fans in every room and out on lanai.

Binoculars for viewing the whales and sea turtles, not to mention some of the best surfers right out front.

Beach chairs, small cooler, umbrella, and snorkel gear provided.

Keyless electronic door entry.

Grill fresh island fish at one of our 3 gas BBQ's poolside while watching the Maui sunset.

If you've been dreaming about getting away to paradise, our condo is for you. You will not be disappointed - being next to the ocean with vast views and hearing the waves are pure heaven.

More Details

Owner
Vicki and John Stewart
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 4, 2018

About Vicki and John Stewart

We are from northern California and recently retired. This has been our part time island get away for the last 13 years. A rental management company has handled our vacation rentals for the last 12 years, and it was rated A+ Superior quality. We are now managing the vacation rental ourselves through VRBO! We hope you will enjoy our Maui home as much as we do!

Vicki and John Stewart purchased this condo in 2001

Why Vicki and John Stewart chose Maalaea

We fell in love with the views, the sounds of the ocean, & the central proximity to all island locations. The tropical breezes we get are soothing and cooling. Air conditioning is rarely needed. The grounds surrounding our building are immaculate and filled with beautiful Hawaiian plants and flowers. In our lobby is a welcoming waterfall and small pond filled with koi fish. The back side of our building is next to a sugar cane field, with the West Maui Mountains in full view. We are on a quiet street that dead ends to a sandy swimming beach with showers and shade trees. It also begins a unobstructed 5 mile sand beach walk into Kihei.

This is a great place to relax and enjoy the beauty of our Maui paradise.

It is very peaceful here - and one of the best kept secrets of Maui!

What makes this condo unique

Concierge services on property. Mon-Fri.

Complimentary coffee and pastries every Friday 8:00 - 10:00 am poolside to share & learn Maui favorites with other guests and residents.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for making our stay in Maui GREAT!! We have been vacationing in Maui for over 20 years. Your bed was definitely the best -- very comfortable!!!!!

Counting the days to January 2017.

Thanks again.
Jan 2016
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Amenities

Maalaea Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 670 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Newly remodeled
  • Walk in shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • * Large bedroom with comfortable Queen size bed, and sitting area. * New Novafoam 3" memory mattress topper that keeps you cooler for sleeping and adds luxurious cushioning. * A safe is located in closet. * New wood floor.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Unit equipped with beach chairs, beach towels, beach umbrella, & small cooler. Snorkel gear. Binoculars to watch the whales and turtles, not to forget the best surfers right out front when surf conditions are good! Starter supply of toilet paper, paper towels, laundry soap, dishwashers soap. Depending on length of stay, these will need replenishing. There is not daily maid service.

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A Slice of Paradise in Oceanfront Condo (Island Sands)
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 24 reviews
5

Stress relief

  • 5 of 5

I just spent a wonderful week decompressing and quieting the mind. I already miss the view of the surfers, ocean and islands from your lanai. The pink tone sunsets were beautiful and the night time stars, so bright. Thank you for a restful vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nice to hear it. That's what we like to do!
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Lovely condo, great view, well equipped, lovely pool

  • 4 of 5

Owner is wonderful, always accessible, condo has everything you need, great ocean view and very quiet

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Islands Sands property is lovely. The grounds are always kept in pristine condition.

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in Island Sands for the past six years and have found it very comfortable. Everything you need is there. The view is wonderful from the Lania, whales can be seen often. We do like the location, as it is quiet and everywhere you want to go is easily accessible. A walk to the beach or to the harbour is lovely in the morning. Very relaxing I must say! We enjoy the people we meet there at the pool, the coffee party Friday mornings, and also the pupu party on Saturday evening. All in all a great place to stay in paradise.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nice to have you return to our slice of paradise and that you continue to be our repeat guests. Aloha, Vicki and John
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5

Wonderful stay at this wonderful condo with a spectacular view!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location away from the crowds for this very comfortable condo! We loved the 7 minute walk to the harbor village of Maalaea and the 7 minute walk to the beach. We spent a lot of time on the lanai eating breakfast each morning, watching the whales in the afternoon and having a glass of wine as the sun set. It was a wonderful vacation!

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed yourselves during your stay! Please come visit us again. Aloha Vicki
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5

Exceeded our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was clean and it had everything we needed plus more! The view from the lania was perfect to have breakfast and drink our morning coffee. The condo also had a nice breeze that kept us comfortable. We didn't even have to turn the AC on during our stay. The location was perfect for us. We loved our first Maui trip so much! We will definitely be back in the near future!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful and peaceful location

  • 5 of 5

I loved my stay in 604. The condo was exceptionally clean and the kitchen was well stocked with essentials. What I loved most was the view from the lanai, watching the waves and rainbows. Really a wonderful place for a peaceful vacation.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you loved it!!
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Map

Maalaea Harbor
Seascape Maalaea Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Beach Bums BBQ & Grill
Barbecue Restaurant
Aloha Deli Ma'alaea
Cafe
Kahili Restaurant
Asian Fusion Restaurant
Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge
King Kamehameha Golf Course Clubhouse
Isana Restaurant
Korean Restaurant
Mill House Roasting Cafe
Coffee Shop
Maui Chef's Table
Fine Dining Restaurant
The Mill House
New American Restaurant
Blue Moon Cafe
Cafe
Monsoon India
Indian Restaurant
Brekkie Bowls
Health Food Restaurant
Waikapu On 30
Takeout Restaurant
Waipuilani Park
Amigo's
Mexican Restaurant
Sushi Paradise
Sushi Restaurant
Nalu's South Shore Grill
Hawaiian Restaurant
Antonio's Italian
Italian Restaurant
Maui Brick Oven
Gluten-Free Restaurant
Nutcharee's Authentic Thai Food
Thai Restaurant
Izakaya Genbe
Japanese Restaurant
Diamonds Ice Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill
Peace Love Shave Ice
Piko Cafe
Coffee Shop
Wow Wow Hawaiian Lemonade
Cafe
Coconut's Fish Cafe
Fish & Chips Restaurant
Vietnamese Cuisine
Vietnamese Restaurant
Java Cafe
Cafe
Home Maid Cafe
Cafe
Fork and Salad Maui
Organic Restaurant
Shearwater Tavern
Gastropub
Wow Wow Hawaiian Lemonade Aloha
Juice Shop
Miso Phat Sushi
Sushi Restaurant
Roasted Chiles
Mexican Restaurant
Peggy Sue's Maui
Hamburger Restaurant
Akamai Coffee Co
Coffee Shop
Jawz Tacos
Seafood Restaurant
808 Grindz Cafe
Cafe
Cold Stone Creamery
Ice Cream Shop
Fabiani's Bakery and Pizzeria
Italian Restaurant
1054 Togoshi Sushi Restaurant
Sushi Restaurant
Ba-Le Sandwich Shop
Sandwich Shop
Jamba Juice Pii'lani Village Shopping Center
Juice Shop
Maui Tacos
Mexican Restaurant
Tienda del Sol
Mexican Restaurant
Round Table Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Pizza Madness Maui
Pizza Restaurant
Eskimo Candy Inc
Seafood Restaurant
Nearest Airport
8.7 Miles
Kahului
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Beach Bums Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
0.25 Miles
Maalaea Boat Harbor
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Maalaea General Store
Nearest Beach
Maalaea Beach/Sugar Beach
Car: recommended

Marina Harbor for ocean excursions.

Maui Ocean Aquarium.

Miniature golf and water park.

Pacific Whale Foundation Trips.

Maalaea is within the Hawaiian Islands Humpback

Maui Tropical Plantation

Whale Marine Sanctuary.

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Insurance $59

Rates subject to change until confirmed.
Refunds if cancelled before 60 days, minus $100 handling fee.
Free parking.
Check in time after 3:00 pm, Check out time 11:00 am strictly enforced.
Any changes in reserved dates are subject to credit card fees. (2.5% U.S. and 3.8% international)

Owner'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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