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Luxurious condo with 2nd floor ocean & whale watching view

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 880 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Luxurious 2-bedroom 2nd floor unit with great ocean view & superb Maui location

With a unique, luxurious remodel, you'll appreciate what has been described as the nicest unit in the complex. Don't settle for just anything when you can make that Maui vacation a truly lasting memory.

The unit has king- and queen-size beds and a sleeper sofa, robes for 4 guests, washer and dryer, HD TV with cable service, ceiling fans throughout, iron and ironing board, and new appliances to meet all of your needs, including filtered drinking water from the refrigerator. We have air conditioning, wireless Internet, beach towels, lawn chairs, snorkel gear & assorted aquatic toys, & cooler and ice packs. Kihei Holiday, a conveniently located complex only 15 minutes from the airport, has a beautiful swimming pool with numerous lounge chairs for sunbathing, sizable Jacuzzi, and 2 large BBQ grills and dining tables.

You'll have a terrific view of the ocean for whale watching from the lanai first thing in the morning as you sip on your cup of coffee. With less than a minute's walk to the beach, you can take your wine glasses and bottle of Reisling for that romantic sunset viewing. In the morning, you can also walk or jog upwards of EIGHT non-stop miles of spectacular beach, possibly joining early-morning tourists in giant Hawaiian canoes or watching a Maui local beat her drum and pray to the ocean god. Snorkel or SCUBA dive at sensational nearby beaches, or rent a canoe, stand-up paddleboard, or kayak for an invigorating trip.

Excellent restaurants nearby include Starbucks, Kihei Caffe, Sansei (maybe the best restaurant in Kihei--50% off on Mondays, but be there by 5pm), Antonio's Pizza, Coconut's Fish Cafe, Ono Gelato, Ruby Tuesday, Cuatro, 808 Deli/Bistro, and Pita Paradise, to name but a few. Great shopping (and live music) at The Shops of Wailea include numerous art galleries, Gucci, Coach, Swarovski, Louis Vuitton, Tommy Bahama, etc.

Activities in Maui can fill your entire day and night: golfing, tennis, helicopter tours, downhill bike rides from Haleakala National Park, tours of the Iao Needle (site of a famous battle), whale watching from a boat, trips to spectacular Hana and the sacred pools, Molokini snorkeling, luaus, ziplining, dinner cruises, fishing trips, jet skiing, submarine underwater tours, para-sailing, Lahaina Segway advenures, wind surfing, dancing, and live theater.

For those who marvel at nature, Maui seems to really come alive from November to May with the migration of over 10,000 humpback whales and the amazing sights they provide. Less than a mile from the condo is the Humpback Whale National Marine Visitor Center.

Make yours a GREAT stay!

*Exquisitely finished condo

*Convenient location to Maui's attractions

*Awesome 2nd floor ocean view

*King bed, queen bed, sleeper sectional sofa

*New appliances, including cold filtered water

*Washer, dryer, iron, & ironing board in unit

*Free wi-fi & cable TV, DVD & HD TV

*Aquatic toys and beach equipment

*Excellent pool, Jacuzzi, BBQ

*Assigned parking & overflow parking if needed

*Miles of beach (12 miles round-trip for really long-distance jogs)

We also ask that you check these rentals for your upcoming vacations:

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico: listing #4303491 ("Terrasol Beach Resort exquisite ground-floor 2-bed 2-bath condo in Cabo sleeps 6")

South Lake Tahoe, California: listing #4018122 ("Beautifully remodeled cabin near Heavenly, casinos, golfing, beaches, & boating")

More Details

Owner
Etelka 'Etty' Ginga
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, hungarian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

About Etelka 'Etty' Ginga

Matt and Etty live in California but consider Maui home. They are outdoor enthusiasts who know the importance of a great vacation in restoring balance to our everyday hectic lives. Let them help you in experiencing a fun and memorable vacation in paradise.

Why Etelka 'Etty' Ginga chose South Maui

Kihei offers the best weather on Maui! And with a mere 15 minutes to the airport and Costco, WalMart, and K-Mart in Kahului, you can stock up on food and supplies for that one- or two-week dream vacation. This condo is conveniently located with reasonable drive times to Wailea, Makena, Lahaina, Kahalui, Paia, and assorted other points of interest. Even the trips to Haleakala Volcano and the sacred pools in Hana, though a few hours away, are still spectacular. Don't miss the sunrise at the volcano!

What makes this condo unique

You wake up from a long, refreshing sleep, fully energized for the upcoming day. Put on that robe, grab your cup of coffee, and sit in the lanai to take in the amazing full-body breaches of humpback whales. Put on your walking or jogging clothes, and head over to the nearby beach for a one-hour walk or jog on the sand--unless you're in training for a marathon, you will not run out of continuous, non-stop beach. Come back and sunbathe next to the pool and hit the Jacuzzi before heading out for a full day's adventures in paradise. Or do nothing at all and just eat, drink, and relax. You will return to the mainland recharged ... eagerly awaiting your next trip to Maui!

Amenities

Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 880 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Hair dryer, hair curler
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen-size sleeper sofa in front room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Beach chairs, beach towels, and beach mats provided for your use.

Reviews

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Luxurious condo with 2nd floor ocean & whale watching view
average rating of 4.6875 based on 16 reviews
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Across the street from the beach

  • 3 of 5

Condo is in a good area. Owners respond promptly to any issues.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: As an owner, I was very disappointed with having to deal with these guests and their alleged "issues." In three years of offering this vacation rental, we have NEVER BEFORE RECEIVED EVEN ONE COMPLAINT regarding its cleanliness because we work hard to ensure that it meets our high standards. For the first time ever, we received a complaint, with their claiming that the air conditioning filters were dirty. They also complained about not having enough toilet paper. We responded immediately to these matters by having our on-scene cleaning woman provide additional rolls of toilet paper and offering to clean anything in the condo that these guests were dissatisfied with. It almost seemed that these guests were hunting for anything even remotely amiss in order to obtain a refund. Lesson learned: we will not rent our vacation rental to these guests in the future.
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5

Clean and updated

  • 5 of 5

Nice location. Every thing was clean and updated. Also furnished with everything you need like beach towels and beach toys. There was even a high chair for our baby. Would recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great condo and location. Beyond our expectations.

  • 5 of 5

This renovated condo was absolutely perfect. Great communication with the owner. Everything you need is in the condo. The pool and BBQ are spotless clean. Very quiet location and allows you to rest and enjoy peacefully Kihei. The beach is foot steps away. Would rent this unit again without hesitation!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

beautiful condo!

  • 4 of 5

beautiful condo! We stayed there a week with 2 kids! Very well situated with a nice pool and barbecues. The condo is not ocean front, the ocean is across the street but you can see it very well from the lanai! The condo is very well furnished and very clean! We enjoy very much our stay. The only bad comment I have is that the internet is very poor most of the time or inexistant! You are catching the wi-fi from the pool area, there is no internet in the condo! That's the only negative point, coming from a another country and 3G roaming is quite expensive...a good wi-fi signal is very helpful specially if you want to plan the next day! Surprising in 2017....but other than that I recommend very much this place...

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Evergreen, CO
5

Perfect place to stay in Kihei

  • 5 of 5

When we go back to Maui, Jen and I will

hope Etty's condo will be available.

The location, the view from the lanai,

the extra bedroom, the bathroom and

the new kitchen worked perfectly for

our stay. We took our coffee every morning

and for sunset over to the beach, about 300 yards

away. Mahalo and Much Love to everyone at Kihei Holiday,

Dave Dickson

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland, Oregon
5

Great place to stay!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure of renting this unit for 9 days over Christmas break. This condo is nicely appointed and provides a lovely view of the ocean. We really enjoyed morning coffee on the lanai watching whales! Amazing.

I should also add, it's conveniently located. Definitely a gem of a rental at a reasonable rate.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Maui Ocean Center
Kihei Canoe Club
Sugar Beach Resort
Haleakala National Park (Kula)
Bamboo Forest
Iao Valley State Park
Hana Highway
"Long, windy road at a slow pace ... but it is absolutely beautiful with numerous awesome wat..."
Lahaina harbor
"Former whaling hub with assorted, quaint shops and restaurants."
Kaanapali Beach
"Fantastic place to sunbathe and snorkel."
Molokini Island
Makena Big Beach
"Great for sunbathing and snorkeling. Nude beach next to Makena Beach."
Garden of Eden Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
"Great place to visit. You'll feel like you're in Heaven!"
Nakalele Blowhole
"Very photographic and fun!"
Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Kahului
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Barpub
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Lahaina
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Wailea Golf Course & Makena Golf Course
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Lahaina
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
311
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Restaurant
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Sugar Beach

Only 15 minutes from Kahului Airport, 7 miles to The Shops at Wailea (great mall), 13 miles to the Iao Valley State Park (Iao Needle), 20 miles to Lahaina, 34 miles to Haleakala National Park (volcano), and a spectacular 57-mile drive to Hana. So much to do here: walk or jog the beaches, snorkel or scuba dive, sunbathe, golf, bicycle, kayak, jog, canoe, surf, windsurf, kitesurf, watch the whales or giant sea turtles from the beach or from a boat, dine in fine restaurants, see the sunrise from Haleakala volcano, shop at upscale malls, play tennis, or do nothing and relax. It really is paradise.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $159
Damage Deposit $300

Check-in time after 1:00 P.M. Check-out time is before 11:00 A.M.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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