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Enjoy fantastic ocean views from private lanai!

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

The best location at Papakea! Our fourth (top) floor, corner unit is the perfect accommodation for families or couples looking for a relaxing, peaceful setting with stunning sunset and ocean views. The soothing ocean waves and warm tropical breezes add to your Maui experience. Prefer air conditioning? A newly installed and upgraded system is available. The vaulted and exposed beam ceilings give an extra spacious feel to our home away from home!

Our updated condo sleeps six: the main bedroom has a comfy queen-size bed; there is a new queen-size sofa sleeper in the living room; and the airy loft has another queen-size bed. There are two full bathrooms: one on the main floor and another in the loft. Our fully equipped kitchen offers granite counters, dishwasher, full-size oven and microwave. There is a new washer and dryer in the unit for guests' use, as well.

Stroll through Papakea's lushly landscaped 13 acres and you will find two swimming pools, two Jacuzzi hot tubs, putting greens, tennis courts, shuffleboard courts and koi ponds. Fabulous golf courses are just minutes away. During winter months, the whales can be seen from our lanai breaching and slapping their fins on the water.

Looking for that perfect place to relax, recharge and refresh that is close to activities, restaurants and shopping? Our condo is for you!

More Details

Jenelle and Reno Morella
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 a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2018

About Jenelle and Reno Morella

Reno and Jenelle met in Northern California on a blind date in 1975 and have been together ever since. We lived in Georgia and Texas for a few years, but returned to our California home and raised our family there.

Jenelle and Reno Morella purchased this condo in 1998

Why Jenelle and Reno Morella chose Lahaina

One of our long term goals was to own a vacation property. When the time was right, our connection to Hawaii made that the place to search. We looked on the big island of Hawaii, then on Maui. We started with Kihei (south Maui) but then refocused or search on West Maui. We were getting close! We looked at several properties and just happened to find Papakea. As soon as we walked on the property, we felt it was the place for us. The ocean front location, lush landscaping and tidy buildings provided the feel we were looking for without the hustle and bustle of huge resort. Our search was over!


Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Smoking is not permitted in the condo or on the lanai. The property has designated smoking areas. A map will be provided at check in.
  • The resort charges $17/night facilities fee payable directly to the resort at check in.
  • Guest must submit a phone number and address to the owner to complete the reservation process. A Papakea reservation number will then be provided.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • 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
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Loft bedroom with bath
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Enjoy fantastic ocean views from private lanai!
average rating of 4.7916665 based on 24 reviews

Our week in paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time and the property was so beautiful! The Condo was more than we expected! It was so comfortable and had everything we needed and more! It was so beautiful watching the ocean waves from the lanai every day! It was so nice to lay in bed and listen to the waves! Parasailing and helicopter ride was the big events this time! Also a guided trip around the island including Hana! We hit all our favorite restaurants the Sea House, Lealani's, went to Freda's and Mamas! Thank you so much for sharing your piece of paradise! We definitely will be back again!

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at our Maui home, and look forward to your return visit. Mahalo!
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Amazing views!

  • 5 of 5

This property has fabulous views and the complex is well-maintained. Jennelle was extremely responsive and accommodating - wish all owners were as great as her :-) Have fun in paradise!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good location and fantastic view

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed the stay very much.

Fantastic view and BBQ was very nice!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our time here!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved loved this condo. Beautiful view. Reminds me of my view in Kaneohe over 25 years ago.

  • 5 of 5

Thank you. Great property and awesome view. I want to come back with my husband and children. We will for sure. Lovely place. Kitchen is great. Furnishings are super. mahalo!

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Papakea Condo Exceed Our Expectations

  • 5 of 5

As noted in other reviews that location and views of this condo are unreal. You are as close to the ocean as you can get. We liked the fact that it is a corner condo that allows you to get a cross breeze by opening the side windows. We also had the treat of seeing the hump back whales swimming between the islands from the lanai.

You are also far enough away for the pool (which was wonderful) to not here that noise but close enough to run over for a refreshing dip in the pool. I can attest that there is a new mattress in the loft and new knives in the drawers. All of the appliances worked well and have the compact washer and dryer were perfect fro our needs. We had three people in our group and the condo worked fine for us.

The close proximity to the ABC and Times Grocer Store are a real plus for this location.

You may have to park a fair distance away from the condo if you stay out past 9 but you will fins a parking spot. The elevator location made it easy to get your luggage and "supplies" into the condo. They have luggage carts that can be used to haul larger items if need be but it can be a bit of a challenge to find them at times.

The grounds are well kept and our overall experience was very pleasurable and I am certain that we will return.

Jenelle was very timely in getting back to us and made the overall rental process very easy. Thanks Jenelle!


  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for your positive comments and for taking the time to send them! We are always pleased to hear guests enjoyed their stay and the Maui experience.
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $175
Tax Rate 14.42%

Free parking and Wi-Fi! Internet service just upgraded!

Free boarding pass printing available in lobby.

Check out cleaning fee is $175.

Effective 7/1/16 the resort charges a $17/night Facilities Use fee for the first 10 days of your stay payable at check out.

Deposit of $500 is required to hold your dates. Full payment required 60 days prior to check in. Deposit minus any fees is refundable up to 60 days prior to arrival. Non-refundable after that.

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.