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Location! Location! Location! Steps from Charley Young Beach!

Bedrooms 1
Space 535 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property


Aloha! And Mahalo for choosing to spend your vacation at my cozy one bedroom condo, Maui Melia! It will now be your home for the duration of your stay on this magical tropical island . . .

Kalama Terrace is in the perfect location . . . it's a mere 5 minute walk to tickle your toes in the sands of spectacular South Kihei Maui beaches like Kamaole Beach Park I (AKA Charley Young Beach) and Cove Park, the hub of South Kihei.

Prepare yourself to embark on the vacation of a lifetime . . .

Upon arrival at Maui Melia, here is what you will discover:

* Charming, spacious 1-Bedroom/1-Bath condo just two blocks from the beach

* All bed/bath linens, beach towels, A/C, washer/dryer on site

* Clean, sparkling pool accompanied by BBQ grills in the community area

* Free Cable TV, CD player, beach chairs/mats/toys, umbrella, & coolers

* Free High-Speed Wi-Fi

* Terrific views from the Lanai (patio) that overlooks the pool

* Stocked with most everything you'll need for your Maui Vacation

* Just blocks from restaurants, shops, night life, & amazing beaches

Perhaps start your day @ Kihei Caffe ~ it's been voted 'Best Breakfast' 6 years in a row . . . and it's less than 1/2 mile away!

Then after breakfast you can finally take that surf lesson you've always talked about! Kalama Beach Park is a quick walk up the coast, and the waves are perfect for beginner, as well as intermediate, surfers.

Hang 10, Dude!

After your invigorating morning, dry off, and head a few blocks south to dine at the 808 Deli. Great sandwiches (some gluten-free choices, too), yummy salads, and good prices . . . plus an ocean view!

It's been voted 'Best Sandwiches on Maui' by the readers of the Maui Time Weekly each year.

Maybe you feel like exploring this amazing island and want to venture a little further south. Treat yourself and stop in at the upscale Shops of Wailea. There you will find:

Everything. You. Ever. Wanted. : )

While there, be sure to stop at Lappert’s Hawai‘i . . . they serve locally made ice cream and sorbet, plus coffee, baked goods, and gifts. To die for!

Now that your sweet tooth is satisfied, continue your adventure until you reach the legendary Haleakala Volcano Lava Fields. They were formed by two big volcanic eruptions over a million years ago! Then keep winding your way south down to La Perouse Bay, it is a spectacular sight to see and experience.

Before dinner head back up north a short way and indulge yourself with a Lomi Lomi massage at the Makena Beach and Golf Resort. Ah-h-h-h, Maui . . .

Want to eat dinner where the locals dine? Then head to the Hawaiian-themed Cafe O'Lei . . . they have a raw bar, plus fresh fish, chicken, steaks, and even vegetarian fare! Savor their delectable cuisine as you watch the sun sink into the Pacific . . .

Feel like a little night life? Sweet! Make your way back to 1913 S. Kihei Rd. where you will discover several eclectic clubs, all with a different theme . . . one will most certainly be to your liking!

Back at the condo, you can retire, confident in knowing your dreams are coming true!

And that you can do it all over again tomorrow . . .

More Details

Lynne Decosmo
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
August 22, 2017

About Lynne Decosmo

With my first roots in Massachusetts, twenty five years ago I was compelled to move southwest towards the sun! I landed in beautiful San Diego, but, in my heart of hearts, knew I was eventually destined for Hawaii.

Seven years ago, Magical Maui captured my attention, and my heart . . . it was then that I decided it was where I would spend my Golden Years. : )

I was a middle school teacher for 39 years and really did love my job and the kids, but was very happy to retire in June of 2016, and anticipate spending many blissful years on Maui!

My second profession is as a personal trainer. It's really my passion to both be active myself and to help others be healthy and strong as well. So, even though I am retired, I certainly won't be idle!

Maui is the perfect place to either participate in a wide variety of sporty activities or just kick back and watch the amazing sunsets! Guaranteed I will be doing some of each!

Come along and join me, won't you! : )

Lynne Decosmo purchased this condo in 2013

Why Lynne Decosmo chose South Maui

Right from the start, I knew I wanted to buy a place in Kihei . . . it is THE HOT SPOT on Maui! The beaches . . . a-a-a-ah, the beaches . . . they are wonderful, and just a five minute walk from my condo at Kalama Terrace. There's great shopping all up and down South Kihei Rd., it's in close proximity to amazing Wailea, there are endless places to explore, and tons of things to do.

I looked at a LOT of properties before finally settling on Kalama Terrace. When I stepped inside the unit I immediately had a feeling of 'coming home.' I couldn't wait to get to the lanai to check out the view. The sparkling pool with turtles tiled into the bottom was just three floors below . . . I'm on the top floor, so there's no noise from above.

I looked to the right and saw beautiful Plumeria trees . . . then to the left and was thrilled to get a peek of the ocean! Plumeria translates to 'melia' in Hawaiian, hence the condo name: Maui Melia.

My one-bedroom condo at Kalama Terrace is cozy, inviting, and well-stocked.

I know I found THE one!

What makes this condo unique

At the risk of being repetitious, the location of Kalama Terrace is perfect, in my eyes. It is tucked just off South Kihei Road, so it is quiet and peaceful. There are many full-time tenants here, which means pride of ownership, not your typical rental condo complex for sure.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My husband and I stayed at this condo for two weeks on our first Hawaii vacation. We were nervous booking something online, not knowing what may be in store. We were, however, not disappointed. The condo and Lynne lived up to everything that was advertised. Condo is in a great location and is just the right size for a couple. With the balcony overlooking the pool and shaded by beautiful trees it was the perfect place for morning coffee or evening relaxing. Lynne was in touch on a moment's notice and was very helpful with any suggestions or issues. Thanks Lynne- we will recommend you and your condo to our friends!
Mar 2015
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Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 535 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Brand new tiled shower installed in April 2014. New bedroom mattress and sofabed in 2016!
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Your one-bedroom 'Home Away From Home' contains a comfy Queen bed, personal TV, spacious chest of drawers, large wall closet, two night stands with lamps, two luggage racks to store your suitcases, and a large ceiling fan to keep you cool as you sleep. There is also a queen sofabed in the living area that sleeps two more guests.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Don't feel like eating out every night? Make sure to pick up a Preferred Customer card at Foodland and Safeway grocery stores. You will get some nice savings! Do you want to keep your fitness during your vacation? The Gym Maui offers a great deal: Just $55/month.


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Location! Location! Location! Steps from Charley Young Beach!
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 54 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This place absolutely made our Maui vacation great. The location is perfect, central to everything, beaches, dining, stores, groceries. The owner is wonderful and made everything easy and effortless. The pool is clean and not very crowded. There is a beautiful breeze at night if you open the windows so the air conditioner wasn't always needed. Laundry does require quarters, but the facility is clean and the machines work very well. The apartment is nicely decorated with a wonderful Maui vibe and has everything you need to feel right at home. This was our first visit to Maui, but it certainly won't be our last, and this place is the first place we will be looking for!!

Mahalo Lynne for helping us make memories that will last forever!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha, Johnna! Thank you for the fabulous review! It was very kind of you. My goal is to give a quality experience for my guests because it's their vacation! I want everything to be working, clean, and in order when folks arrive. I am happy to know you found all of that to be true. : ) I am so happy your first Maui visit went so well! Do come back, though, because there is much more to experience! And do stay at Maui Melia! Warmest Mahalo, Lynne
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Perfect holidays at Maui Melia!!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed in condo #307 (Maui Melia) for nearly three weeks. It is a very spacious unit, very clean and perfectly equipped. There is everything you need. The condo is close to the beach, to several supermarkets, bars and restaurants. It is absolutely recommendable. Furthermore, Lynne, the owner of the condo, is a very considerate and friendly person. She responds immediately to emails and takes care of the tenants. We will certainly come back to Maui Melia.

It was our best Kihei experience.


  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha, Carmen & Ludger! You two were dream guests! And I greatly appreciate such a kind and wonderful review! I am so happy Maui Melia was just right for you . . . and I would love to have you back as guests in the future anytime! Warmest Mahalo! Lynne
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Maui Melia was amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Mahalo Lynne for such a great stay!

We had the best time in Kihei! Maui Melia was so close to everything; beaches, shops, great restaurants. Lynne had many brochures and ideas to make the best of our stay. The condo was stocked with everything we needed! Very clean, adorable, and so cozy! We will definitely be back as soon as we're able!

The only regret we have, is that we didn't stay longer!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha, Danielle! Thank you so much for that glowing review! : ))) I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and all the amenities. I appreciate wonderful guests such as yourselves so much! It really is difficult to leave Magical Maui, isn't it? I used to feel the same way before I was finally able to move here. : ) Do come back soon! You would be very welcome! Warmest Mahalo! Lynne
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Relaxing stay at Maui Melia and Maui

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location. Centrally located to restaurants, grocery stores and shops. Beach is also walking distance.

The condo itself is cozy and wonderfully decorated. It was also well-equipped with things that made our vacation comfortable and easier. It is definitely home away from home. This place is highly recommended. Can't wait for our next Maui vacation!

Thanks Lynne for being wonderful and answering our questions in no time

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha, Hazel! Mahalos for your spectacular review! I am so grateful you appreciated the location of the condo . . . it is certainly close to everything. : ) Thank you, too, for ALL your kind words. I do strive to provide a comfortable, clean, and happy environment for all of my Maui guests! Definitely come back to visit at Maui Melia again . . . you would be most welcomed! Warmest Mahalo! Lynne
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Just a super experience!!!

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful location, less than a block to the beach where we spent every evening watching the sun go down and the waves roll in! Ahhh...

Everything within the unit worked well, it's higher up so no Mosquito problems on the balcony.

Very comfortably furnished and the bed was great too. The bathroom was very well done with a modern walk in shower.

Parking space was a little tight so a large vehicle might be an issue, But it would be a total pleasure to stay there again!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha, Ray! Mahalos for such a terrific review! You folks were such great guests, and I SO appreciate that! I'm glad you liked the location and the amenities. I do make a concerted effort to be sure my guests enjoy their stay! And you are more than welcome to visit again! Warmest Mahalo! Lynne
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Great location and clean inside

  • 5 of 5

Nice quaint space. My friend slept on the pullout sofa bed and it wasn't very comfortable. The bed in the room was okay but the mattress sank so I felt like I was sleeping in a hole. But other than that we had an amazing time on Maui!

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha, Jeannette, I am very happy to hear you enjoyed the location of the condo, it is pretty great! I am also pleased that you appreciated how clean the condo was! That is really important to me. Your honest feedback is appreciated. As for the sofa bed, I guess they are not the most comfortable things, in general. : ) But, I was surprised to hear about the other mattress as it is only a year and a few months old. I will flip it when I go in on Thursday. I am glad you did enjoy your time on Maui! Mahalo! Lynne
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Nearest Airport
13.6 Miles
Kahului Airport
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Elleair Maui Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
0.75 Miles
Rte. 31, Piilani Highway
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Kamaole Beach Park I


Rates & Availability

Kihei Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer Saver
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Standard Season
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
Holiday Season
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
High Season
Jan 16 2018 - Apr 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
Standard Season
Apr 16 2018 - May 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
Summer Saver
Jun 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2018 - Dec 14 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $110
Damage Deposit $100


Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM

Weekly/Monthly Specials May Be Available

PayPal Accepted: Request Invoice * Add 3% in USA * Add 4% Internationally

Cancellation Policy: $100.00 Cancellation Fee after initial deposit is paid. The final deadline for cancellation is 30 days prior to arrival. There are no refunds after this date unless the property can be rented for the same dates.

Trip Revision Policy: $25.00 Fee to revise dates once a deposit has been made and a Reservation Confirmation has been sent to guest.

Hawaii Tax ID Number 195-537-9200-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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