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'Island Casual' — Oceanfront — 'Elegantly Comfortable'

Wailuku, HI, USA
  • Condo1000 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay7 nights

2 Bed, 2 Bath. Ground Floor. View Includes Haleakala Sunrises. Enjoy.

'Truly a beautiful and peaceful retreat.'

Maximum occupancy is limited to four (4) persons.

This is a non-smoking unit.

One (1) parking space comes with the unit.

Guest(s) are not vacationing students, singles or couples under 30 years of age, or families with children age 7 and under.

Check-In time is 4:00 p.m.

Check-Out time is 11:00 a.m.

Contact Owner for Terms & Conditions Agreement*

* Approval of Terms and Conditions Agreement necessary prior to acceptance of reservation/payment.

Ideal Location: The ocean waves sooth. The humpback whales mesmerize during the calving season. Expansive beach is a short walk wrapping the bay for a glorious stretch of three miles.

Welcome the morning with sunrises over Haleakala. This apartment is within steps of a quiet little sandy spot that's separated from the bustling beaches - great early morning and dusk honu (Hawaiian green sea turtle) feeding action. Steps in the other direction take you to the heated pool.

Short walks to: Maui's longest stretch of undeveloped beach (if really lucky, you may see an endangered Hawaiian monk seal on the sand - be sure to maintain a distance of at least 150 feet from the protected animals), harbor (boating excursions), Maui Ocean Center, and two small grocery stores. It is centrally located for ease of sightseeing in all directions.

Subtle details that nod to tropical island. 'Magic Isle' inspired.

This unit celebrates love for Hawaii. It includes: original oil plenair paintings, acrylic still lifes, and batik by Maui artists, block prints by Deitrich Varez.

Island Casual: this apartment is furnished with care for comfort and ease while on island whether it be for pure pleasure or a working trip. It is being shared with aloha and gratitude.

* High speed wireless internet

* Keyless entry lock

* Dual zone modern air conditioning

* Private sleeping at separate ends of the floor plan

* Well equipped kitchen

* LED dimmable lighting

* 100% cotton linens (sheets & towels)

* Beach towels provided

* Large capacity washer/dryer

* Green slate flooring extends onto lanai

* FSC Certified Mahogany custom woodwork

* Caesarstone countertops

* Solid mahogany plantation louvered interior doors

* Luxury glass sliding doors and jalousies

* Traditional shoji rice paper with glass

* Teak ceiling fans

* beach chairs, beach umbrella, ice chest

* Smart TV's

Maximum Accommodation - 4 Adults.

The apartment is centrally located in Ma'alaea. Come discover why some call this area 'one of Maui's best kept secrets.'

With genuine aloha, we will do our best to make your stay here just right.


Lisa Murphy

Member Since 2014
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 09, 2018
About Lisa Murphy

Traveling to Hawaii can be a once in a lifetime opportunity. We are committed to an honest, gracious and respectful exchange.

Lisa Murphy purchased this Condo in 2012

Why Lisa Murphy chose Maalaea

View, peaceful sound of ocean waves, quick walk to miles of beach, floor plan, weather, heated pool, walk to harbor with boat excursions. Centrally located. Convenience of bus services.

What makes this Condo unique

Meticulously thoughtful renovation in which natural materials of mahogany and slate welcome and celebrate. the beauty of Ma'alaea Bay and this island. Incredible sunrises. Modern A/C It's perfectly warm - year round. If rain is falling or wind is blowing - not on the lanai. The arc of this building and covered lanai ensures calm outdoor dining.The unit fans to the ocean. The views and sounds of the ocean are amazing. This is a relatively private unit. The koi in the pond are directly out the door and are a joy coming and going. The morning birds chirp 'New Day.'


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
      • Guest Bedroom
        1 queen, Koi pond on exterior w/gentle waterfall, A/C, private bath
      • Master Bedroom
        1 king, Oceanfront, the sound of the waves, slider to lanai
      • Quality mattresses in each bedroom. Screened windows. Quiet ceiling fans. Organizer systems in each closet. Nightstands adjacent to bed in Master (oceanfront). Master bedroom has slider to lanai/privacy lined curtains. Guest bedroom has private bathroom and a jalousie window adjacent to trickling koi pond.


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, tub, shower, Accessed from guest bedroom.
      • Main Bathroom
        toilet, shower, Accessed from livingroom; steps from master bedroom.
      • A sense of spa quality with touches of luxury in efficient spaces.

      Location Type

        • Oceanfront
          View: emerald and saphire waters of Ma'alaea Bay with surface twinkling in the sunlight as if dotted with small floating jewels, Molokini Crater, Kao'olawe Island, Haleakala are all offered here.


            • Adventure
            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Romantic
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Iron & Board
                    • Air Conditioning
                      Fujitsu dual zone.
                    • Elevator
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                      An option that the Fujitsu provides - unlikely need.
                    • Internet
                    • Clothes Dryer
                      Kenmore Elite - front loading and stacked. Full size. This dryer truly dries amazingly well in a condominium vented circumstance due to quality of machine and well designed renovation.
                    • Linens Provided
                      100% Egyptian cotton sheets and coverlet. Down pillows with hypoallergenic covers.
                    • Living Room
                      Oriented to the gorgeous view. Couch, two chairs, coffee table, two side tables, one reading lamp, smart TV, desk alcove adjacent.
                    • Parking
                      One space - #10. Additional parking on street.
                    • Telephone
                      Toll free calls to Hawaii, US mainland and Canada
                    • Towels Provided
                      100% cotton towels. Four pool towels provided.
                    • Washing Machine
                      Kenmore Elite - front loading and stacked. Full size. Location of W/D in entry hallway closet alongside hot water heater.


                        • Coffee Maker
                          Bonavita coffee maker.
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          Well equipped for the pleasure preparing snacks, meals and beverages.
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Kitchen
                          Galley kitchen designed for ease and cooking with a view. Blender for healthy tropical smoothies ...
                        • Oven
                          Kenmore Elite - Convection/Standard
                        • Refrigerator
                          Kenmore Elite - filtered water & ice dispenser on door exterior. This is a great feature that means no need to buy bottled water which saves you from carrying and storing. Good for the environment.
                        • Stove
                          Kenmore Elite
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining
                              On Lanai. Always protected and lovely. Three swivel barstools at counter and one desk stool to add when needed at kitchen counter.
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 4 people


                                • Books
                                  Yes - from assorted Maui guidebooks to Hawaiian dictionary, Hawaiian culture, plants, marine life, and design interests - children's books, too.
                                • DVD Player
                                • Games
                                  Dominoes, cards, puzzles etc.
                                • Music Library
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Television
                                  Samsung Smart TV's
                                • Toys


                                    • Lanai / Gazebo
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                    • Outdoor Grill


                                        • not suitable for children

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Communal Pool
                                            • Heated Pool


                                                • marina
                                                • arboretum
                                                • churches
                                                • cinemas
                                                • library
                                                • live theater
                                                • botanical garden
                                                • museums
                                                • restaurants
                                                • ruins
                                                • synagogues
                                                • water parks

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • antiquing
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • boating
                                                    • eco tourism
                                                    • miniature golf
                                                    • beachcombing
                                                    • shelling
                                                    • shopping
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking
                                                    • whale watching
                                                    • wildlife viewing

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • fitness center
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • massage therapist
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                            • deepsea fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • kayaking
                                                            • pier fishing
                                                            • sailing
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • snorkeling
                                                            • snorkeling/diving
                                                            • sound/bay fishing
                                                            • surf fishing
                                                            • surfing
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis


                                                                • * Blender for healthy tropical smoothies * Juicer for oranges, grapefruits, lemons and limes * Small rice cooker * Small hand-held electric mixer * Small coffee bean grinder

                                                                  House Rules

                                                                  Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                  Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                  Cancellation Policy

                                                                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                  29 Reviews


                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  Very comfortable ground floor option with everything we needed.

                                                                  Sean M.Calgary, Canada

                                                                  Very comfortable unit. Ground floor was great with the lanai on the ocean. Location offered quick access to north, west and south Maui giving us great options every day.

                                                                  Loved Island Casual!!!

                                                                  Kimberly E.

                                                                  This oceanfront condo was perfect for our Maui getaway! It was beautifully decorated and had every possible convenience one needed. So great to walk into the condo our first evening and have fresh flowers, morning treats ready for the next day along with coffee and fruit! Even had chilled beer and wine. We felt spoiled!!!! For us it was ideal to be away from the crowds but definitely had exactly what we needed close by. Thank you Lisa for making our trip so special. Kim

                                                                  Perfect Vacation Spot!

                                                                  Angie C.Kamloops, BC, Canada

                                                                  We enjoyed our stay immensely! Lisa was an absolute joy to deal with. We were greeted with a gorgeous welcome basket of local fruit and goodies, fresh flowers and a lovely card. The condo is beautifully decorated, very clean and stocked with everything you need for a wonderful vacation. The beds are comfortable and the layout is well suited for two couples or a family. The best place is the lanai! The comfy rocking chair with ottoman was my favorite place to watch the whales every day. We had birds, storks and even a duck come to visit us on the lanai. There is a small beach very close and the turtles are there all the time.

                                                                  A short walk to an almost deserted beach where you can walk for ages. The other direction, again a short walk, is the marina. We enjoyed a sunset cruise and it was so nice to stroll home afterwards. There are 2 restaurants at the marina, various shops and the aquarium. The general store makes pretty good lattes!

                                                                  We have visited Maui many times and have stayed all over the island. Maalaea is our favorite area. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this beautiful condo.

                                                                  Beautiful and Perfect Location

                                                                  Sarah W.Houston

                                                                  We had a wonderful time here. The place was very clean and beautifully decorated. It was clear that there was a lot of attention to detail. Lisa was amazing to work with and made sure that we had everything we needed and all of our questions answered prior to our arrival. We ended up coming in quite late at night and arrived at a perfect welcoming. The place was beautifully lit and there was an amazing gift basket with drinks, snacks, little flowers - great start to the vacation! We were happily surprised how comfortable the beds were. Pretty much everything you need to go to the beach was provided - chairs, umbrella, towels - so convenient. Awesome water view. If you plan on exploring the whole island, this is the area to stay. It's close to the airport and easy access to West Maui, South Maui, Haleakala, Road to Hana. When we come back, we will stay here again.

                                                                  Wonderful Comfortable Property, Beautiful View!

                                                                  Wilda W.

                                                                  We enjoyed our stay at this property. The location was perfect for our trip. We stayed with another couple and the layout was perfect for two couples. Lisa was an awesome owner to deal with, she answered all of our question prior to arrival and the basket of goodies was a perfect way to welcome us. The place was clean, well maintained and stocked with little things that may have been forgotten....

                                                                  Everyone was so welcoming and pleasant, truly a wonderful vacation!!

                                                                  We hope to return and would absolutely recommend this property to family and friends!!!

                                                                  The beach was close and you could walk for miles on the beautiful coastline. Spectacular view! It was a short walk to the harbor and the marine center with access to tours, stores and restaurants.

                                                                  At home on Maui

                                                                  Vera W.

                                                                  This is a lovely, spacious condo, furnished to provide a Maui home for the owners. The owners are like gracious hosts welcoming you into their home. The furniture, flooring, appliances, amenities - that is everything- is of high quality and beautifully maintained. Even the welcome basket was first rate. This is the perfect condo for people who want a quiet, sedate location, right on a great walking beach, somewhat removed from the intense tourist areas, but within easy driving distance of everything. We loved exploring during the day and then enjoying the evening, and mornings also, at the condo, usually on the lanai.


                                                                  Wailuku, HI, USA

                                                                  Stop: Be in this beautiful location. Look: the ocean, the mountain, the crater, the island, the palms and blossoms delight. Listen: The waves soothe. Relax: beachtime - splash, walk, build sandcastles, run, look for shells, read a book, boogieboard, picnic. See: humpback whales breaching, fin and tail slapping. Ma'alaea Bay is within the Hawaiian Islands National Humpback Whale Marine Sanctuary. The whales breed, calve and nurse here from November to May. Eat & Drink: Be served from early morning to late evening at casual to fine dining choices or shop for groceries within walking distance. Barbecue by the pool. Swim: Immerse yourself in the ocean or the pool. Discover: Maui Ocean Center. Wonders for all ages. Explore: Ma'alaea Harbor's diving, snorkeling, fishing, sailing, and whale watching excursions. Birdwatch: Stroll the boardwalk at Kealia Pond Bird Sanctuary. This refuge provides some of the last remaining natural wetland habitat in Hawaii. Surf: Beginners to experts can ride the southside swells. Freight Train rolls from time to time (one of the world's fastest ridable waves). Shop: Snorkeling & diving supplies, weekly crafts, and souvineers galore. Drive: Destinations of Lahaina, Kanapali, Wailuku, Kihei, Wailea, Kahului, Paia, Makawao, Kula and beyond are all easy trips. Return to the relaxing peace and beauty of this gem set at water's edge in Ma'alaea.

                                                                  Rates & Availability

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                                                                  Contact Owner for Terms & Conditions Agreement (T & C) - Guest approval of T&C necessary BEFORE payment accepted; Credit Card Payment -- Fee of 3% U.S. or 5% International added per T&C; eChecks are a U.S. option (NO card fee); Property Protection Plan ($79 non-refundable) or Security Deposit ($3,000 refundable) options per T&C; cleaning billed at cost per T & C. Property/Parking Registration Fee paid by Owner. 4:00 p.m. Check-In. 11:00 a.m. Check-Out. Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice. HA Tax ID #'s -- TA-037-754-4704-01; GE-037-754-4704-01 Owners collect and pay quarterly in compliance with Hawaii vacation rental law.

                                                                  29 Reviews
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