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

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 535 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

1BR/1BA

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

Owner
Lynne Decosmo
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 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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Map

Nearest Airport
13.6 Miles
Kahului Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Vibe Bar & Nightclub
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Elleair Maui Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
0.75 Miles
Rte. 31, Piilani Highway
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Charley Young/Kamaole Beach Park I

Amenities

Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • 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
  • Near The Ocean ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • 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 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Beautiful tiled shower installed in April 2014. New bedroom mattress in 2017!
Bedrooms:
  • 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. Because it was recently broken, the sofabed in the living area is no longer operable. However, a very comfortable queen, self-inflatable air mattress has been purchased and is stored under the bed in the bedroom and will accommodate two adults or two children. Please do not attempt to open the sofa bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
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
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
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.

Reviews

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

  • 5 of 5

After scouring the internet and looking at probably hundreds of units I chose Maui Melia at Kalama Terrace for my first trip to Maui. I could not have picked a better spot. The unit itself is lovely. Pictures don't do it justice. The balcony has a nice view of the pretty blue pool. The condo has everything you need to feel right at home. And the location is fantastic. It is within walking distance (5min) to a beautiful beach. There are also shops and cafes very close by. Kihei is an awesome homebase for exploring the island. Communication with the owner was a breeze. When I come back to Maui this will be my first and only choice! Mahalo Lynne for sharing your lovely home.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Nui Loa, Hayley!!! I so appreciate your amazing review of Maui Melia @ Kalama Terrace! It is a wonderful thing to know I am able to provide a nice home for people to spend their Maui vacation . . . especially their first one! : ) And to have such a considerate guest such as yourself is priceless! I am feeling very grateful tonight. : ) Aloha, and see you again soon! Lynne
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Wonderful, will definitely return!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, little one, and I stayed at Maui Melia Property 506745/Kalama Terrace for a week. This condo is better than the pictures! The location is close to the beach, restaurants, and shops. You really cannot find better for the price. Lynne was very prompt at responses and available for any issues, we didn’t have any though. The condo had everything we could possibly need and more. I thoroughly enjoyed our stay and cannot wait to return! Thank you Lynne for sharing your place! My family and I had such an amazing trip, we will never forget it!🏝?🏝?🏝?

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and comfy unit

  • 5 of 5

Overall property was modest, but unit was very nicely furnished and comfortable. We had a great time! Even a peek ocean view!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha, Chris! Thank you so much for your great review! I am so pleased you and your family enjoyed Maui Melia! And I appreciate you taking such great care of my condo. : ) Please do come again to stay here when you next visit Maui! 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.

Mahalo!!

  • 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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5

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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AMAZING LOCATION, AWESOME SPACE

  • 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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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning Fee $110
Tax Rate 13.42%

**ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING INSIDE THE CONDO OR ON THE LANAI
**NO PETS ALLOWED AT ANY TIME

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

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.