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SANDY BEACHFRONT! Romantic, Ground Floor, Garden Lanai

Bedrooms 1
Space 640 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

SANDY BEACHFRONT! Romantic, Ground Floor, Garden Lanai

Quiet, non-through road, on sandy Beachfront! There are many choices on Maui to stay but one of the best parts of this rental is its location… This is a serene, quiet getaway, hidden from all the hustle and bustle, yet close and convenient to sightseeing and activities. Ocean and Beachfront Condo, you are literally steps from the ocean. And of course, Free WiFi, High Speed Internet, and Smart HD TV!!

Centrally located to the airport (10-15 minutes), Lahaina/Kaanapali (15 minutes), Kihei/Wailea (10-15 minutes) and most popular activities on Maui. Costco, Walmart, Grocery Shopping are all within 10-15 minutes. This location is also a favorite spot for the whales to hang out and feed their young. It has an incredible view of neighboring Islands. Step out to snorkeling, swimming, stand up paddle boarding, beachcombing and beach strolls that go unobstructed for 5 miles, Beautiful Sugar Beach!!

Quiet & private unit (640 sq ft) just steps from the beach. The unit has fresh tropical decor, a remodeled, fully equipped kitchen with granite counters, newer appliances and cupboards (2013) and a surf board bar/island. The Bath/Shower is European style shower with inlaid river rock floor. Travertine flooring throughout the unit. 120 square ft. lanai and a landscaped yard extend the living area. The unit has two entrances. The front condo entrance and a patio sliding door that open to the lanai are bordered by palms, magnificent Red Ginger and tropical flowers. The airy cottage decor is comfortable and uncluttered with room to relax while you watch your favorite shows on the 42' flat screen TV. Enjoy your meals inside or outside. Bedroom has queen sized bed as well as a queen sized pull out sofa in the living room. Although the unit is considered garden view, you have a small ocean view from the lanai and it is literally one unit from direct ocean front, the pool and the BBQ grills. It's the best of both worlds; the quiet privacy of your private lanai or 25 steps to the oceanfront and crescent pool.

More Details

Property Manager
Tracey Cannon
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:
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2018

About Tracey Cannon

Having old time family ties to Maalaea, it's very special to own this property. 75 years ago, my husband's great-grandmother lived on this very land. Since she was Norwegian, it was even more unusual. We are now so pleased to be able to share this gorgeous property with others. Its a laid-back, hidden-gem that is reminiscent of the Hawaii of times past. Yet it is centrally located for those that want to explore the rest of the island and all its wonders. Yes, it is a place that you will always want to return to....

Tracey Cannon purchased this condo in 2017

Why Tracey Cannon chose Wailuku

Hono Kai Condo in Maalaea is a laid-back, hidden-gem. The property is on a sandy beach that extends all the way to Kihei, over 4 miles of gorgeous, walkable beach. Our Condo is at the Quiet end of a dead end road, next to a small Park, and beyond that is Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge! Perfect for nature lovers. It's ideally, centrally located for those that want to explore the rest of the island and all its wonders. It is a place that you will want to return to again and again...

What makes this condo unique

No where else on the island will you find the loveliest of beaches in such a quiet yet convenient location! Enjoy your morning coffee next to the ocean, as you are just steps to the Beach. You will love sitting in front just watching the turtles play in the ocean waves. See whales breaching right from the property or take a whale watch boat tour to see them up close. The soothing sound of the ocean will lull you to a peaceful sleep. Maalaea Village and Maalala Harbor are within walking distance, about .4 miles down a country lane. Restaurants, Bars, General Store, and access to Whale Watch Tours, Charter Fishing, Dive, Sunset and Snorkeling Tours, all leave from the harbor near you. Don’t miss the world class and Maui Ocean Center with it's Open Reef Aquarium, and the Pacific Whale Foundation. It is easy to get around and you feel safe, a short walk from your condo. A visit to Maui should be on everyone's bucket list, you will want to return here again and again!


Wailuku Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 640 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • It is customary in Hawaii to remove your shoes at the door. Rinsing the sand off your feet before coming inside will keep floors/bedding comfortable!
  • Please use the poolside shower before returning to the condo, as removing sand and chlorine will prevent damages and excessive cleaning fees.
  • On your day of departure: 1. Please discard leftover food and take the trash to the dumpster. 2. Please load and start dishwasher prior to exiting.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Walk in Rain Shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen Sized Bed in bedroom
  • Books ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • 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
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
We are the owners, living on Oahu. We have a property manager very nearby on Maui. If you need anything you can contact us, or the property manager is always more than willing to assist you while staying in our condo. Experience any part or all of Maui; If you want to walk on the beach, do everything or nothing and just relax, you will find it all and more here at Hono Kai. A visit to Maui is truly good for the soul. We hope you, too, will be filled with the Aloha spirit.


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SANDY BEACHFRONT! Romantic, Ground Floor, Garden Lanai
average rating of 4.785714 based on 14 reviews

Hidden gem!

  • 5 of 5

This condo is AWESOME! From the great floor plan, decorating, and cleanliness of the unit to the great view and privacy of outside! Best part is the beach and water views are steps away from the condo, STEPS! The unit has a closet FULL of beach toys! Boogie boards, umbrella, chairs, and coolers to name a few! We used the soft cooler everyday along with the provided ice packs in the freezer to keep our lunches for the day nice and cool! The fully stocked kitchen was great for whipping up easy meals! We will definitely stay here again! Cannot wait till our next trip to maui!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Daniel! I'm so happy you enjoyed your stay! It's a very special spot, for sure! Loved hosting you and look forward to your next trip. With aloha, Tracey
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Amazing Stay

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved everything about this condo. At first we were unsure about a garden view, but we were so glad we had one. It gave us shade and privacy. The beach was wonderful and we swam with sea turtles every day. The locals are so friendly. Great BBQ. Convenient location with quick access to all areas of the island. The beach wasn't over crowded like in major resort areas. This is our 2nd time in this location and we look forward to our next stay. Thank you for the Christmas decorations as it helped make our Christmas vacation feel like home. Thanks also for the extras like washing machine soap, boogie boards, sand toys etc. We could not have asked for a more perfect condo. One of our favs - a hidden gem.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for the great review! I look forward to your next stay! Tracey
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The best and longest hidden beach (in plain view) on Maui. Away from crowds. Very Quiet and Restful.

  • 5 of 5

A well kept ground floor unit in an ideal garden location with a side view of the ocean. Steps away from the beach and pool and BBQ lawn, but tucked away in a private close by corner. Maalaea is a well kept secret for condo living on Maui. The beach is superb, but the crowds are in Kihei, Wailea and Makena. A shopping center with restaurants and the Maui Ocean Center and the Maalaea Boat Harbor with snorkeling and whale watch trips are nearby.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for the great review!
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A Perfect Get-Away

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I spent 12 days at this wonderful condo on the beach; it was the perfect home base for our travels. What can I say? Recently redecorated and nicely appointed. The kitchen was well stocked with anything you could possibly need and, since we eat most of our meals there, it was appreciated. Loved the river rock shower and the huge shower head. Most importantly, the bed was very comfortable. That, along with the sound of crashing waves, ensured the best sleep I've had in awhile. It's fun to get up in the morning, grab a cup of coffee and head out to the area next to the pool to watch the sunrise. The owner, Tracey, was very helpful in every way. Exceeded my expectations.

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Extremely Happy!

  • 5 of 5

It was the perfect accommodation for my vacation! The size of the condo was perfect. It was very clean and close to the beach that didn't have a lot of people. No noise from neighbors and it was easy to find from the airport not to mention that the location was perfect being located in the middle of Maui. It was a wonderful experience that I can't wait to do again and again!

Thank you!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Julie! It was a pleasure to host you! I will let Vanda know you mentioned how clean the place is. She is quite a perfectionist and appreciates the compliment. We welcome your return visits! With aloha, Tracey
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Amazing find!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay! The central location was perfect, the place was spotless and had everything we would need, and then some. I loved that it was shaded and stayed relatively cool within the condo. Also, being steps away from the beach was jusf fantastic. We miss it already.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Jennifer! I’m so happy that you enjoyed yourselves and the condo, and I hope that you can return soon! 🌺🐠💦🌴
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Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Kahului Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Beach Bums
Nearest Ferry
0.4 Miles
Maalaea Harbor
Nearest Golf
3.8 Miles
King Kamehameha Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.7 Miles
Honoapiilani Hwy
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Beach Bums Bar and Grill, Seascape, Cafe del Vino
Nearest Ski
0.4 Miles
Maalaea Harbor
Nearest Beach
Maalaea Beach/Sugar Beach
Car: recommended

Whale watching (November-April) dinner and sunset cruises, diving and snorkeling tours leave from nearby Maalaea Harbor. Next to the Harbor, in quaint Maalaea village, is shopping, groceries, restaurants. also the renowned Maui Ocean Center, a world-class Hawaiian aquarium with a clear glass, walk through 'under water tunnel' allowing you to view sharks, manta rays and beautiful tropical fish.

The Maui Golf & Sports Park has entertainment for guests of all ages. It features two fun and challenging miniature golf courses, a natural 4,000 sq. ft. lagoon with water falls, bumper boats, water blaster guns, rock climbing and an X-Treme Trampoline!

Maalaea Harbour boasts some of the best restaurants: Beach Bums (personal favorite) – Huge Breakfasts, Ribs to die for, great nightly entertainment, coldest beverages, I can go on but you just have to check it out for yourself; Seascape Restaurant – family friendly; and Saltimbacca - Fine Dining Italian, you can never go wrong with Italian. Maalaea Harbour Shops also offer an Arts and Craft Fair, Pacific Whale Foundation Ocean Store, Hula Cookies & Ice Cream, Maui Dive Shop, Da Beach House, to name a few.

These are just some of the features in our area of Maalaea Bay. Maui has so much to offer, Helicopter Tours, The Road to Hana, Ziplining, Hiking, Luaus everywhere (love Wailea) to name a few. So whether you travel North, South, East, or West on the Island, you are in the center of it all.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Departure Clean $140 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 14.42%

Damage deposit returned 7 days following checkout if no damages occur.

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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