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Emerald Bldg. Ocean and Pool View. 2nd floor privacy.

Bedrooms Studio
Space 550 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Ocean View Studio in the Emerald Building. Fully upgraded to premium level.

Please check with us first about availability at Gmail: danajohnson100....

MKV was designed and built before the age of the mega resorts. The majority of the property consists of 2 story condos with plenty of green space between buildings. The homeowners association has worked for decades to improve the grounds with a wide variety of trees, flowering plants, gardens and landscape features. This also means the beach has fewer people especially due to the Kaanapali Golf Course to the south and private residences to the north.

The unit is a second floor corner studio which gets the morning sun on the lanai - a great place to have your breakfast and protection from the sun in the heat of the day. As it is on the second floor you can leave the doors wide open at night to let in the breeze and sound of the waves.

The lanai over looks the main swimming pool and has a view of the ocean.

Please check with us first about availability at Gmail: danajohnson100....

More Details

Dana Johnson
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Dana Johnson

We had been going to MKV for 25 years and loved it so much we finally bought a studio in the Banyan Building in 2011. Just when we were comfortable we bought #285 and sold our first one. We want a comfortable place that we can spend the winters where you don't have to plug in the car.

Dana Johnson purchased this studio in 2014

Why Dana Johnson chose West Maui

One of the best beaches in the world is steps away.

MKV has an atmosphere that is far more relaxed than any of the other hotels. It is easy to mingle with others or find a quiet place to relax. My favorite place is on a chaise under the palm trees overlooking the ocean after my morning walk on the beach. We take binoculars for whale watching and a book.

What makes this studio unique

Our annual 'to do' list includes:

A boat dive to Lanai and lots of shore dives. One hour walk every morning.

Lunch in Lahaina at an outside table where we can toss our shrimp tails to the fish.

A spectacular drive with a picnic lunch to the rugged north coast to buy a loaf of the 'Worlds Best Banana Bread' - so they claim.

A visit to the Maui Ocean Center.

Mountain biking directly up hill from MKV - a real thigh burner.

Happy hour at Sansei Seafood at the Kapalua Golf course.

.....everything else is optional.


Lahaina Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Studio - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Both King & Sofa-bed are high quality and new as of Oct 2014
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Emerald Bldg. Ocean and Pool View. 2nd floor privacy.
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
Auckland, New Zealand

Lovely condo with everything you need

  • 5 of 5

Loved our 7 night stay here. Kitchen is equipped with everything you need and the bed is large and super comfy. Enjoyed our breakfasts on the balcony in the mornings and cocktails in the evening as the sun went down. Would definitely recommend staying here. Thank you so much.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is a very well appointed and beautifully decorated condo. The location is outstanding. It has a beautiful ocean view and is nicely tucked away for privacy. The nicest studio we have found at Maui Kaanapali Villas. Thank you for sharing it with us.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful condo in Maui Kaanapali Villas

  • 5 of 5

What a perfect condo to stay in on Maui! The condo was completely renovated and updated. It had all the amenities we could have asked for. There were beach chairs, beach towels, boogie boards, pool noodles and snorkel gear. The kitchen was equipped with all the appliances you would have in your kitchen at home and was great for prepping meals so you could spend more time out at the beach! The BBQ was nice and close to the condo and worked very well for grilling up meat. The bathroom came stocked with shampoo, conditioner, body wash and make-up remover towelettes. The king sized bed could not have been more comfortable and had nice bedding. The owners have obviously taken time to make their condo a perfect home away from home.

The location was perfect with the pool and ocean were both visible from the large wrap around porch. Multiple grocery stores and shopping were very close. There was a great boardwalk in front of the condos for your long morning walks along the beach!

I could not recommend this place more and we cannot wait to come back to stay!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at Maui KV many times, love to lay in a lounger in the grass, close to a great sandy beach. This specific unit was better equipped than we have ever seen before, everything we needed was there from pots and pans to coffee maker, blender, coolers, beach chairs and so on. The most important things we have found to need when staying in Maui, are to find a spot close to the beach so you don't have to walk too far, this unit scores a perfect 5. Also need a nice fridge and ice maker, this one was great, made lots of ice and was a nice big unit that cooled quickly. A comfortable King bed, appointed nicely, comfortable couch, nice deck even the bath towels were nice, not the ones you can hold up and see through. Also the AC worked great, kept it very cool and the ceiling fans helped too. There were large bottles of shampoo and body wash, nice size bars of soap, all may seem minor but when you need these things it is nice, and all in this unit were a step up from what you would usually find. Two things to note that we do not mind is this is a second story unit so no evaluator and you need to take steps up and down, and it is a studio unit, so not huge but very comfortable for the two of us.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place To Stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was the 3rd time staying at MKV and by far the best trip. The views from the balcony were terrific along with the decor of the room. Very clean and updated kitchen and bathroom. I will definitly stay in this condo again...

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Almost perfect.

  • 4 of 5

We recently stayed in Maui - it was our first visit to the Hawaiian Islands. Upon arrival, we were impressed with the room and the decor - very pretty, very well designed and very clean. The resort itself is great - nice and quiet, not a mega resort at all. Which is exactly how we like it. The beach in front of the hotel is perfect for swimming and has literally no waves at all.

It was nice that there were items left behind by other guests, like spices and oils for cooking. We also left a few things behind. I was pretty disappointed, however, that there were only two beach towels for a unit that sleeps 4. We ended up having to buy beach towels (which are NOT cheap in Maui!). There were two beach chairs, which is awesome, and also an umbrella that we couldn't use because it was bent. In addition, there was NO TOILET PAPER except for half a roll. I would think for a vacation rental, while it is a condo, this place would at least have necessities like toilet paper. We also had no paper towels, and no cleaning supplies (like Windex or 409) in order to clean up (since maid service isn't included) after ourselves. Again, something we had to buy.

I have stayed in vacation rentals before, and this is definitely a good one, with a great location. I think they could improve on basic necessities being provided. Otherwise, great stay. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so sorry about the deficiencies in the condo and we thank you for bringing them to our attention. TP, paper towels and other items should be supplied in the unit and we apologize that they were not. This was a serious oversight. We have spoken to our on-island rental manager and cleaners and we are working on a new system to be sure in nothing is overlooked in the future. We know how important a vacation is and we want your stay to be perfect, not almost perfect. We are so sorry for the inconvenience.
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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