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OCEANFRONT LUXURY - Completely remodeled with amazing views!

Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 483 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, Studio + 1 Bath

Welcome to KAHAKAI HALE! Our OCEANFRONT studio #403 in the Lahaina Shores Beach Resort is on the fourth floor with a beautiful view of the ocean and the island of Lanai through floor to ceiling glass doors opening to the lanai. Watch the whales in winter and enjoy the lights of the cruise ships anchored in Lahaina harbor year around.

Go downstairs and relax at the pool or get some sun on the beautiful manicured lawn while lying on the chaise lounges provided. A few steps away is a gate to an inviting quiet sandy beach where you can snorkel and swim. Lahaina Shores is within walking distance of the Front Street Lahaina shopping area with a multitude of restaurants, galleries, boutiques, and museums. Right next-door is a quaint mall with many shops, a convenience store, and five restaurants, including one with a popular Hawaiian Luau and show six nights a week.

Our renovation was recently completed. All new furnishings, kitchen, flooring, etc. Our condo features a mirrored entry, tiling throughout the unit, and a fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. The living area has a comfortable King-sized bed, comfortable chairs, a large 50' LED flat panel HDTV and DVD. We also include free wireless high-speed internet access. The lanai is a wonderful place to sit and watch the whales (during whale season) or just to enjoy the view of the turquoise waters and palm trees. Let the soft sounds of the ocean surf lull you to sleep.

Lahaina Shores, with its peaceful elegance, is a lovely alternative to busy, expensive resorts. Once you have stayed here, you will want to come back every year. Frommers describes Lahaina Shores as 'Maui’s hidden jewel of a hotel'. Come stay with us soon!

Hawaii Tax ID W67283278-01

More Details

Owner
Lisa Bucek
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
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 15, 2017

About Lisa Bucek

Aloha, thanks for the taking time to look at our site. My wife and I were both born and raised with sand between our toes in South Florida always looking for the next adventure, and as a firefighter usually found it. We first ventured to Hawaii on our honeymoon in 2006, and traveled to each island in search of our dream home. We were both captivated by Maui and its lush tropical landscape and endless outdoor activities from the mountains to the ocean. Our studio has been extensively renovated and decorated in a modern décor. We have made this truly our home away from home.

Mahalo Nui Loa,

Cameron and Lisa Bucek

Lisa Bucek purchased this condo in 2013

Why Lisa Bucek chose Lahaina

Lahaina Shores is a charming resort that sits right on the beach, with panoramic views of the Pacific and natures wonders. We chose Lahaina Shores for many reasons; walking distance to shops, surf breaks, restaurants, and numerous historical sites. Additionally, the view is AMAZING!……

Sunsets over the Pacific with the island of Lanai in the background are just plain awesome. You will never get tired of sitting on the lanai listening to the sounds of the surf, looking out at the cruise ships, surfers, paddle boarders, clouds, and rainbows galore! Just walk out the back gate and you are on the beach; now its time to choose your adventure or just simply relax…

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time at Lahaina Shores and enjoyed the view from 403 more than can be expressed. If I ever have the opportunity to go back to Maui, I will definitely want to stay at 403.

We enjoyed the location so much. The weather was perfect. Thanks so much for sharing your piece of paradise.
May 2014
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Amenities

Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 483 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • CANCELLATION POLICY: 100% refund less $200 fee plus VRBO fees if reservation is cancelled more than 60 days before scheduled arrival check-in date.
  • No refund if reservation is cancelled 60 days or less before scheduled arrival check-in date.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Newly renovated bathroom with a walk-in shower. Towels, hand towels, washcloths, and starter soaps are provided. There is a hair dryer as well so no need to pack one!
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • studio - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The cleaning fee is for DEPARTURE CLEAN only. Daily maid service is not included. A mid-stay clean can be arranged for a nominal fee. CANCELLATION POLICY: 100% refund less $200 re-booking fee plus any VRBO/Homeaway fees. if reservation is cancelled more than 60 days before scheduled arrival check-in date. No refund if reservation is cancelled 60 days or less before scheduled arrival check-in date. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. PAYMENT TERMS: 50% due at booking with remaining 50% due at least 60 days prior to check-in date. Ask for the 5% DISCOUNT on the nightly rate if paying in full by eCheck. Wireless internet is included during your stay. There is a hair dryer, beach towels, beach chairs, and a beach bag included for use during your stay.

Reviews

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Spokane, WA
5

Awesome !!!!

  • 5 of 5

What a great find. After being thwarted by mother nature on several fronts for our anniversary vacation plans (rainy season, hurricanes, and wild fires) we decided to play it safe and travel to Maui. We were fortunate enough that Cameron and Lisa's unit was available on somewhat short notice and our only regret was that we couldn't stay longer.

The condo was just as described and more. It was super clean and had everything you need for a relaxing vacation. You can even enjoy the music from the luau next door in the evening. It's a short walk to downtown Lahaina but still far enough away for some nice peace and quiet.

We usually like to try new places when we travel but this is one place we will definitely consider going back to.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Scottsdale, AZ
5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a great trip to Lahaina. If you are looking for a quiet place to stay that is within a very short walk to all the action in Lahaina, then this is for you. The unit is very well appointed and taken care of. You can hear the ocean waves from the unit and the lanai is spectacular. If you are looking for a full service resort with elaborate pools, crowds, and pool bar (which we weren't), then this place is probably not for you. The owner is super easy to work with. I highly recommend this place. Matt H, Scottsdale, AZ.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Jose, Caifornia
5

Wonderful and Romantic Hawaiian Getaway. Absolutly Amazing!!

  • 5 of 5

You can stop looking around for a place to stay and book it. How many times have you reserved a room and either the pics, amenities, or the location just didn't meet your expectations? Not here. We felt like we hit a home run with the Bucek's piece of paradise. From the second we hit the lobby and and were treated like VIP visitors, there was a vibe that this place was special. When we actually checked in and cracked the door to where we would call home for the next week and a half, it was truly a drop jaw moment. The view was amazing, and everything was clean and truly first class. A/C was one of our must haves and, when needed, we were definitely cool and comfortable. We loved the sounds of crashing waves at night and the morning walks on the beach to get coffee. My wife actually said she liked staying here better than the Grand Wailea.... and she LOVES that place. So with all the beautiful locations in Maui to stay, Lahaina Shores #403 is our new go to. Thanks for an absolutely amazing vacation! We loved everything about this place and not a single negative thing to say. See you next time!! 🌴 🐠🌋

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, IL
5

Peaceful, clean paradise

  • 5 of 5

My fiance is very particular about cleanliness. We chose this place because so many others had written positive reviews about it being clean and comfortable. We found those reviews to be very accurate. It was obvious the owners take pride in keeping the condo clean. We didn't even find a speck of dust. The condo is updated and the bed and pillows were very comfortable. We slept soundly every night. It's close enough to the main stretch of town that you can walk but far enough out that you don't get any noise of cars or people passing on foot. The beach chairs, umbrella and guide books all came in handy. I especially loved that the owners wrote their own guide book sharing quick tips on things they enjoy in Maui. I have never been to Maui and I felt like Lahaina was centrally located to all the things I wanted to see. I would definitely stay here again. I prefer this to the stretches of hotel chains we found on Ka'anapali Beach.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing Honeymoon!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent 6 wonderful nights in Lisa's condo for our honeymoon. We knew we wanted to stay at Lahaina shores in a beachfront condo, but booking elsewhere you couldn't pick your specific condo...so we headed to VRBO and found Lisa's little gem. So glad we did! The location is amazing, right on the beach, within walking distance to downtown Lahaina. This condo is immaculate with every detail thought of. We made great daily use of the beach chairs, beach bag, and every other item provided in the condo...and there are many....coffee maker, bullet, blender, all cooking utensils and cookware, beach towels, cooler and so much more. Daily breakfast on the lanai was a perfect start to every day, bbq dinners cooked on the community bbq's which are nicely maintained. Close to so many great restaurants and shopping, and the best Luau right there next door. Best sunsets I've ever seen right from the lanai while enjoying a frozen cocktail in the evenings prepared in the blender in the unit. Overall a total 5 star experience and we can't wait to go back! Mahalo.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great time with a great place

  • 5 of 5

Nice, new, clean...Perfect. I especially wanted to note how well the kitchen was accommodated. I know we go to hawaii to enjoy the island, but if you like to cook, even on vacation, the kitchen is ready to go with pretty much everything you would need to put together a great meal.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Departure Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

PREFERRED PAYMENT: E-Check (ask about 5% discount if all payments are made using this option)

PAYMENT TERMS: 50% due at booking with remaining 50% due at least 60 days prior to check-in date.

DEPARTURE Clean fee: $150.00 (daily maid service is NOT included)
Optional Mid-Stay Clean fee: $75.00 arranged at booking

CANCELLATION POLICY: 100% refund less $200 fee if reservation is cancelled more than 60 days before scheduled arrival check-in date. No refund if reservation is cancelled 60 days or less before scheduled arrival check-in date. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

PARKING FEE: $3.50 per day paid directly to resort upon checkout.

Free High Speed Wireless Internet in unit.

Beach towels, beach chairs, and cooler are provided for your use during your stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund