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Ocean View ! Steps to beach, restaurants and 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 guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 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
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • 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, restaurants and shops.
average rating of 4.787879 based on 33 reviews

Beautiful property located just steps away from the beaches!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Jim for such a wonderful vacation home!! It was adorable and furnished with everything we needed for our stay! The view was amazing!!! Easy to plan, Jim was awesome to work with and communicated everything well leading up to our stay. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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very nice

  • 5 of 5

we enjoyed the condo, the location is perfect-just a few steps to the beach.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely perfect, and a great value.

  • 5 of 5

Great location, across from a wonderful beach. The pool is very pleasant and has a covered area if you've had enough sun for the day. The unit was really good for the price. I'm very pleased. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Property, Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Owner was very communicative, property is clean, comfortable and well appointed and situated across the street from the beach, and literally next door to places to eat and shop. Highly recommend 808 Deli next door, affordable and high quality food. And don't forget The Cinnamon Roll Place, a couple doors down, not to be missed!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Greensboro, NC

True spirit of Aloha

  • 5 of 5

All communications with Jim were helpful, timely, and welcoming. The condo was lovely and felt like being in a nice home. Very well equipped with good quality materials in kitchen and bath. Lanai has view of garden type setting directly below with flowers blooming and birds singing. View of beach that is just across the street is beautiful. Guests here feel welcomed and cared for. Thanks!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Coquitlam, BC

Wonderful Condo In So Many Ways

  • 5 of 5

From the first contact with Jim through to our departure, everything was perfect. Jim responds very quickly to any correspondence. The condo is directly across from Kam II. No driving required. The view from the condo is great. Everything in the unit was clean and well maintained. Well equipped kitchen, lots of towels, beach equipment and storage for your belongings. I love the fact that the decor is not Hawaiian. The chairs and sofa are comfortable to sit on. The grounds of the complex are beautiful. I love all the various plants around. Never a problem to find parking as each unit has a reserved spot. Jim's spot is in a convenient location.

I know we will be back to this unit again. Thank you Jim!

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • 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

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.

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