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Ocean view ! Steps to beach, dining & shops.

Bedrooms 1
Space 655 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

Bright, clean and comfortable, contemporary and uncluttered with a great view of the ocean and the lush tropical gardens below.

This is a very well renovated one bed/one bath unit in KA building C unit 509, nicely furnished and well outfitted. Being up higher on the fifth floor, the lanai provides both a good ocean view and a garden view, away from the noise of the pool/bbq areas and the main road. Use the lanai to enjoy a lazy morning coffee or bask in the last glow of sunset with a cocktail. Thoroughly outfitted kitchen (useful extras like a blender, crock pot, rice cooker, etc.), green granite countertops and hardwood cabinetry, updated appliances, gas cooktop, flat screen TVs in both living room and bedroom, AM/FM radio/CD player. Overhead air con unit in the living room, but the open windows and a ceiling fan on low keep it perfectly cool at night. For the daytime, our condo features a lockable steel screen front door. Day or night, the soothing Pacific breezes are comfortable and pleasant. The unit does NOT have central A/C.

The bedroom is also well appointed with a new king size bed, quality linens and a selection of pillow firmness. The linen cupboard is very well stocked with plush thirsty bath sheets and beach towels. The sofa bed in the living room has a six inch mattress to avoid that 'bar in back' feeling the next morning.

Highly desirable location in south/central Kihei, within walking distance to shopping, food stores (even an organic food store one block away!), services and restaurants, and the Maui bus stop only a few steps away. For those not wanting to rent a car, check out the ever growing network of Maui bus. Ask us about cheap car rental too. And then there's the beaches! Kam II is right across the street, but that's only one of several fantastic beaches within walking distance. Gorgeous Big Beach and intriguing Little Beach are only a 15 minute drive away. From the soft brown sands of our own Kam II beach, it’s normal to see whales playing offshore during the season, and it’s easy to go snorkeling right from the beach. Kihei Akahi also offers beautiful, clean pools and patios with BBQs, and a tennis court at no extra charge.

Especially for those interested in longer stays, there is a lot of cupboard space in the kitchen and bedroom, letting you get fully unpacked and feeling settled and sorted like you're at home.

We have many useful extras like binoculars, larger Tommy Bahama beach umbrellas and chairs, beach toys, a hotel-style safe in the bedroom, and more.

And finally, we are pleased that we can extend concierge services from Mike and Edy, our on-island support team. They are available to answer questions or provide suggestions (which restaurant? where can I buy? where is a doctor? what's the best tour for...? at no charge to you.

They will also provide fee based services at reasonable rates - need groceries stocked before you arrive? Want extra maid service during your stay? Contact them before you arrive or during your stay, they're there to make your vacation as relaxing as possible.

Extra charge of $10 per person/per day for 3rd or 4th adult.

More Details

Property Manager
Jim Thorne
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2018

About Jim Thorne

We fell in love with Hawaii from the very first visit. The soft breezes, sun and sand seem to soothe the soul. And whale watching from the lanai is an amazing experience!

We're two working people who appreciate the variety of activities and pace that Maui offers, from the very active to the very sedate, and never a worry about snow or cold.

Jim Thorne purchased this condo in 2014

Why Jim Thorne chose Kihei

Kihei Akahi's location and its floor plans have tremendous appeal. Just across the street from a wonderful beach, and great ocean view, but enough distance from the road to keep things quiet. Walk down to the beach, which is optimally situated for classic Hawaiian sunsets, truly breathtaking.

The floor and window layout is intelligently designed, you really don't need air con because of the effectiveness of the air flows when the windows are open. The combination of light breezes and the ceiling fans keep things cool and comfortable for a sound sleep.

We also recognized the extra conveniences for longer stay guests, ie plenty of storage space in the bedroom and kitchen, free long distance phone, WIFI.

What makes this condo unique

-Condo has been thoroughly and thoughtfully remodeled - there are no remnants of old linoleum or carpet and no stained popcorn ceilings, completely new cabinetry

- Directly across the street from the beach

- Proximity to services, restaurants, shops and tours

- Offset from the road to keep it quiet and peaceful

- Cool and comfortable from the breezes

- Concierge services (free and fee based) available


Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 655 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Queen sized sofa bed in the living room. Ideal for a couple, single adult or two children.


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Ocean view ! Steps to beach, dining & shops.
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 24 reviews
Beaverton, OR, USA

Everything we needed

  • 5 of 5

First off, the bed was so comfortable, place was quiet, and the kitchen cookware in excellent condition. The place had so may helpful items including flashlights and binoculars for sight seeing. Jim was not only quick but thorough in each of his responses to my many questions. I could not have asked for a better place to stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Vancouver, BC

Convenient and comfortable stay

  • 5 of 5

The owner was great to deal with and no complaints. 3rd visit to Maui in the same complex you can't go wrong !

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location with lots of beaches within walking distance also restaurants and stores.

  • 4 of 5

Well equipped kitchen.

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Top-Notch Experience!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time in Maui, and a big part of it was our experience with Jim's great condo rental. The unit was impeccably clean and modern, and it contained just about every convenience you could think of, well labeled and organized.

(Due to a storm, we had a neighborhood-wide power outage for the better part of a day while we were there, and the condo was equipped well even for that!)

There's a lovely beach right across the street, plenty of shops and restaurants within walking distance, and a quiet, mature vibe around the property. And a wonderful view of both mountain and sea from the lanai. An excellent supermarket is less than 10 minutes away.

Most of all, Jim was a superb source of information and hospitality before, during, and after our stay. We'd stay at this property again in a New York minute.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Jim was attentive and thorough. Great bang for the. buck. Lanai view is much better than depicted in the photos. Great central location and had everything we needed. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maui, my second home

  • 4 of 5

The staff were friendly and welcoming, gave me lots of information. The property was well maintained. Sitting on the lanai and enjoying the view, when I wasn't in the beach was great. I had a problem with the AC which was dealt with pretty quickly. The owners Jim and Chris were great, very responsive. Great location, just across from Kam II beach! A very relaxing and enjoyable vacation, Maholo

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Kahului (OGG)
Nearest Beach
Kamaole Beach II
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning on checkout $120 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.25%

Hawaii Tax ID TA-125-213-0816-01
Hawaii Tax ID GE-125-213-0816-01

Minimum 10 day rental over Christmas and New Year.
Extra charge of $10 per day for 3rd and 4th adults.

60 days or more before arrival: deposit is refundable less a $50.00 admin fee
Less than 60 days before arrival: will refund whatever days we can successfully rebook, otherwise nonrefundable.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.