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Unique Dolphin Cottage at Kaanapali!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,850 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

The International Colony Club (ICC) is nestled behind the tracks of the scenic Sugar Cane Train on 10 acres in the beautiful Kaanapali Beach Resort area--Maui's #1 vacation destination! There are 42 individual cottages situated on quiet, meticulously landscaped grounds. World-famous Kaanapali Beach (consistently ranked among the top five beaches in the world by publications like Conde Nast Traveler Magazine) is just across the road and less than a five-minute walk from ICC.

A quintessential island cottage, Dolphin Cottage at Kaanapali offers a one-of-a-kind, artistic, and all natural environment that takes one back to old time Maui plantation style living. The custom-designed, two bedroom, two bathroom cottage has ocean views and more than 1,850 square feet of living space. Its steeply pitched roofline allows for lofty exposed-beam ceilings, while its plank siding and wooden louvered windows complete the charming cottage setting. Subtle details include antique wrought iron and brass light fixtures, built-in leather furniture, eight ceiling fans, seven sky lights, top-of-the-line appliances, full-sized washer & dryer, two-person spa tub, and even a seven-square-foot shower room!

In décor as in all else, the attention to detail at Dolphin Cottage is unsurpassed among West Maui vacation rentals. High-end furnishings and amenities are featured against a cheerful, relaxed, island-style backdrop. Over the Lanai entrance a world-class surfboard by a renowned Maui shaper welcomes guests. The pop of colorful art by local artists brightens the walls, natural fiber jute rugs are scattered about on concrete floors, and furnishings combine indulgent comfort with superior craftsmanship. In the Kitchen, koa wood 'Dolphins at Play' by a famous local sculptor hangs from the exposed-beam vaulted ceiling, and in the shower room Hawaiian hula dancers beckon from hand-painted tiles.

A premium queen-sized pillowtop sleigh bed is in the Master Bedroom, a premium queen-sized carved wooden bed is in the Second Bedroom, and a queen-sized sleeper sofa is in the Living Area. Dolphin Cottage comfortably accommodates up to six guests. A 42' HDTV with DVD player and video library, as well as a central sound system bring modern comfort to your stay in paradise.

Surrounded by tropical foliage, with bird song filling every room and gentle Trade Winds caressing through quaint wooden-jalousie windows, by day Dolphin Cottage is filled with natural sunlight. The freshly-painted interior enhances the daylight feeling. By night it is awash in romantic moonlight.

Please be advised that there are some drawbacks to this lush, natural, tropical environment. We're in the tropics where friendly lizards and insects thrive, and this is an open-air plantation cottage. Somehow, lizards and insects seem to find their way inside even though the cottage is fully screened and pest-control measures for unsavory critters are in place. It's all part of the Hawai`i experience!

Come to experience what it feels like to live at one with Hawaii's gorgeous natural environment. Visit Dolphin Cottage at Kaanapali!

TAX #TA-023-493-8368-01

PERMIT #STWM 2016/0017

Keywords: Cottage, Home, Bungalo, Cabin

More Details

Barb Jones
Member since: 2005
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018


Kaanapali Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2) Premium pillow-topped queen-sized sleigh bed in Master Bedroom; Premium queen-sized carved wooden bed in Second Bedroom., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen-sized sleeper sofa in Living Area.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Video Library ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(46 traveler reviews)

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Unique Dolphin Cottage at Kaanapali!
average rating of 4.652174 based on 46 reviews
San Clemente, CA

Highly Recommended

  • 5 of 5

I gave 5 stars for all the accuracy, but, the photos and description were good, but the house/property was great! Better than they described!! The house is much bigger than it looks in the pictures. There's no ac, but the breeze is perfect, and there are so many fans - it was never too hot - you truly feel like you are in paradise! It's a short walk across the road to a great beach in Maui. They have all kinds of toys and extra sheets, etc. for the couches/beds. Plenty of space for a large family. We had grandparents and a 2 year old with us and it exceeded everyone's expectation. Thank you for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2007
  • Stayed: July 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Incredible location and remarkable grounds

  • 5 of 5

A plantation style home with lots of perks!

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from our stay at the Dolphin Cottage. It's a lovely home and the online pictures are an accurate depiction of the property. The property & grounds were very nice and relaxing! We appreciated the kitchen being stocked with pots, pans, beautiful plates and everything we needed to make nightly dinners! We had movies to watch and board games to play - thank you! We enjoyed listening to peaceful music that we found we could enjoy with the stereo in the closet!

Just a couple of issues that could be addressed; Many lizards in the house. It wasn't a big deal once the kids got over it but there were probably over 50. The kids were a little freaked out when we found a small millipede inside.... but that didn't stop us from enjoying the home.

I sent an email to the property manager reporting how the dryer wasn't working properly and how one kitchen cabinet was hanging on just one hinge, with no reply.

While we enjoyed having toys like the masks and snorkels available to take to the beach, many of the items were broken and unusable.(Umbrellas & chairs).

We did however, appreciate having beach towels available!

Overall, this is a wonderful place and the owners did a great job attempting to offer everything a family could want or need in a beach vacation home. The little issues we had were small and we were able to really enjoy ourselves at this home despite them.

I would stay there again! Thank you for giving us an opportunity to enjoy your lovely home!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The most comfortable place, that's makes you feel at home.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful setting, grounds were amazing with all the plants and trees. I even loved the anoles that stayed with us.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in this charming cottage. We not only enjoyed our time on Maui, but we actually really liked the time we spent in the cottage. The place was very well renovated with a unique floor plan and nice aesthetic. The whole home speaker system was a real treat too, especially when enjoying the bath. If we come back we will stay again and definitely recommend it to anyone going.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Authentic Hawaiian getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Very inviting open air cottage house with rustic feel and authentic Hawaiian feel. Clean, plenty of space and very comfortable atmosphere. Beds were comfortable, plenty of extra blankets and pillows if needed, lots of towels. We were especially pleased by the abundance of beach supplies (boards, umbrellas, chairs, sand toys for our kids, snorkel gear). Everything we could have needed for our little getaway. Would definitely come back next time to Maui.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.42%

Owner'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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