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Island Style priv, Oceanfront,40’ from shore VIEW!

Bedrooms 1
Space 604 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Relaxing and Lovely Property on the Ocean, with Both Ocean & Garden Views

LakiNalu is Hawaiian for Lucky Wave, and we know you will feel all the good fortune of Hawaii wash over you as you enjoy playing in our ocean waves! The condo includes a large 110 sq ft covered lanai which expands the living space. A great ocean view, oceanfront location that keeps all the traditional Hawaiian Charm and feel in a low rise, low density resort atmosphere. We have lush plantings and gardens, cool trade winds, and sounds of the ocean inviting you to leave your stress behind and keep you at peace for your stay with us. We have an observation deck for sunset viewing, a BBQ, lounge chairs oceanside, and dual staircases leading to the ocean and garden area, and parking.

Lakinalu is well appointed with above average style, that give you a real presence of an island home. The atmosphere goes beyond the norm in detail.

The location at Maui Sands can't be beat. We are in Honokawai, between Ka'anapali and Kapalua, close to everything. Directly across the street is The Fish Market Deli, The Okazuya Takeout (famous for teryaki steak and lemon caper mahi mahi), as well as our favorite fish tacos from Ohana Tacos, where every sauce and salsa is made fresh! Within a short walk north you will also find a fishing store to rent or purchase fishing gear, two spa locations, Bad Ass coffee for your morning java, and The Farmers Market Health Food, which holds a produce market in their parking lot 3 times a week for fresh organic local produce. About a 1/4 mi. south is Times Grocery, Java Jazz Cafe, souvenir shopping and scuba/snorkeling/bike rentals. A little further south and across the street from Times is the Honokawai Beach Park with one of the nicest beach walks along one of Maui's most beautiful beaches.The Whalers Village shopping center is about 3 miles south in Ka'anapali. Lahaina Town is about a 15minute drive south with tons of shopping and restaurants for any taste and time of day.

More Details

Property Manager
Tony-Gerard Federico
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Tony-Gerard Federico

I have lived in Hawaii as a school director for 10 years, and have returned for visits to friends on Maui and Ohau. I loved living in Hawaii and made many friends from many different cultures. I currently spend most of my time in my Vermont home near Lake Champlain, when not traveling for work. Vermont is a beautiful place with people who love the land and take time to connect through kindness for others. In a real way for me this is also what Hawaii offers when you take it a little slower and make time to see the beauty of the islands and it's people. Lakinalu also offers me a great place to do my writing, with lots to keep me inspired. I wish to share this wonderful opportunity with you.

Tony-Gerard Federico purchased this condo in 2014

Why Tony-Gerard Federico chose Lahaina

Lakinalu represents to me the old Hawaii with it's low lining buildings off the shore. It is a quietier place than a large resort and offers some special private moments. The views of Molakai are really romantic no matter what age, and especially at sunset. You can snorkel in front of the property or just take a nice dip in the large tidal pools.

What makes this condo unique

Lakinalu is remodeled to share some real polynesian furnishings, to include a Samoan wedding garment given to me by a Samoan chief. The weaved baskets were also given to me during my visits of the various island in Polynesia. Lakinalu is well furnished with all you need to feel at home if you stay for only a few days or a few weeks. The location also offers you the ability to walk to shopping and dinning out. The lanai is big enough to hang out or use for dinning while you listen to the sound of the ocean.

Please note that there is no washer or dryer in this unit or on site. The Hospitality website will provide information on area laundramats available.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We've found everything we needed, and more, to have a great stay on Maui. Thank you for all the attention to detail and first class amenities.

We enjoy eating breakfast on your beautifully designed lanai, grillingfish on the nearby grill and watching sunset on the deck. Simply put: Paradise on Earth. Hope to be back again soon.
Oct 2014
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Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 604 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • 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 - toilet , shower
  • Newly remodeled bathroom with large step-in shower. new adjustable hand held shower head.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Super comfortable queen size bed. Close enough to fall asleep to the sound of ocean waves! New flat screen TVS We also have a newer model queen size pullout couch. Super comfortable, no bar in the middle of your back, and equipped with a fluffy mattress topper.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
The front door has a security screen installed making it easy to open the front door to allow the breezes to flow through. This unit is situated perfectly to swim, snorkel, paddle board & kayak right off the shoreline! There are 3 volcanic reefs parallel to our shore. During low to mid-tide, the inner area, amid the seawall & the 1st reef is a well protected area. Between the 1st & 2nd reef is a natural channel we refer to as 'the tub', only 4-7' deep, the reefs protect this area from ocean swell and is great snorkeling along some of the healthiest reef on the west side of Maui! We see turtles daily, as well as tons of fish, Eagle rays, sea birds and the occasional Monk seal. From December through mid April this is a great location for whale watching. Past the 2nd reef and among the lava labyrinth of the 3rd is the best area to observe a large variety of sea life while snorkeling!


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(34 traveler reviews)

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Island Style priv, Oceanfront,40’ from shore VIEW!
average rating of 4.7058825 based on 36 reviews

We loved staying here. Very clean. Lots of ammenities.

  • 5 of 5

There is alot to do within walking distance. The owner, Tony, called to make sure everything was ok. We were impressed. He gave us some good tips on things to do and places to eat. The unit is equipped with everything you possibly need. Loved sitting on the lanai with morning coffee. Would definitely recommend this property and stay here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Lisa, Thank you for your thoughtful review and recommendation. It was great having you stay at Lakinalu. I hope life brings you here again to the beautiful Valley Isle. Please come again and enjoy a special returning guest discount. All the best. Mahalo....Tony-Gerard
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Great Location

  • 3 of 5

I was very happy with this place. The location was great, Tony was very helpful, even calling to check we made it in ok. There is a lot within walking distance of the condo, including places to shop and eat.

The view was amazing and the building felt very private and secure. The condo is ocean front, but there is no beach front. We were fine with that, because it was still beautiful and you could still get right in the water because there were steps leading down. Because we were staying during whale watching season, we could see whales playing in the water from the balcony and the oceanfront viewing area. There is a lot of donated beach gear available to use at the condo, plenty of boogie boards and snorkel gear and even chairs, but no beach towels. The condo was pretty clean, my only complaint is that it is carpeted and the carpet felt dirty. I would suggest you bring house slippers because it is custom to remove shoes in Hawaii. I wonder if other guests ignored this request and that's why the carpet was in the state it was in. Even with that, I'd happily stay again, but I'd be sure to pack slippers.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Rosie, Thank you for your stay at Lakinalu and your comments about how well situated and clean the you found my place. It is a great location and wonderfully quiet but very accessible, and well appointed. BTW, there are at least 10 to 12 beach towels in the closet to include a picnic bag and cooler bags. I was frankly very surprised about your comments on the carpet since it is regularly steamed cleaned. In fact, I returned a few days ago and found no signs of stains or dirt. I am currently staying at my place for the next two months and certainly and upon my departure the carpet will be steanmed cleaned again. The housekeeper also removes and signs of spills that may occur between guests. I am comfortable walking about in my place barefoot which is certainly the custom in Hawaiii and respected by my guests. As you indicated the place is very clean and that same standard applies to all aspects. The carpet color is a darker biege and it fits well wih the decor. I hope my response helps alleviate any concerns. Regards from Maui, Tony-Gerard
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Southwest MN

Peaceful, heavenly, comfortable, island style.

  • 5 of 5

This oceanfront hidden beauty is well appointed. All the things we needed were there and then some! The owner was easy to reach and we felt spoiled and comfortable. The area is safe and with in walking distance of so many things that you could walk up and down the street to anything you need. Including a world class beach, fresh farmer’s market, coffee shop, and a complete grocery story It was clean, fairly updated and the bed was very comfortable.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Gwen, Mahalo for your review of Lakinalu, your very positive comments are greatly appreciated. I know you had a great time exploring the island to include your trip to Hana and the visit to Entabeni Gardens. You have made great memories that will last a long time. All the best to you, Tony-Gerard
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Seward, Alaska

Great place for a stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Tony's condo for three weeks, and had a wonderful time. One of the first things that happened was a call from Tony to make sure that we got in safely and had everything that we needed. The assigned parking kept us from having to find parking on the street (almost impossible in that area in any event). There is a close-in parking spot for loading and unloading so that you don't have to carry groceries and luggage too far. He also gave us the name and number of people who could help us with any issues. The Cable TV system had recently been upgraded, but the new box had not yet been installed. That was fixed in quick order and all was well. The condo is in excellent condition and very nicely appointed in "Island Style." I think that the air conditioner was in working condition, but we never needed to turn it on. There was always a nice breeze blowing through the condo to keep the temperature moderated. The kitchen was very well-equipped and appointed with sufficient dishes and utensils to get us through our cooking chores. We survived the "Ballistic Missile Warning" and had a great time. The condo is near enough the water to take morning coffee downstairs to commune, as Lee (my wife) says, with the turtles and whales, which were present in abundance. The condo grounds are not suffering the sinkholes which are plaguing much of the west Maui coastline, and were very pleasant. The lanai is where we had ALL of our meals, never eating inside once during our stay. The condos were generally quiet, with quiet hours between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m., so falling asleep to the sound of the ocean was about the loudest thing around. All in all, we would highly recommend Tony's place for any length stay, but the longer, the better.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Walter, Many thanks for you positive thoughts and words. You and your wife settled right into the aloha of our community. It was a delight to have you as my guest, and very nmuch enjoyed getting to know you. It is my hope you come again as a special returning guest to include a reduced rate. I am also planning to make some improvements to Lakinalu this winter which should add to your future stay. All the best to you. Aloha nui loa, Tony- Gerard
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Quiet, Ideally Located, Comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

My fiancee and I planned this trip only a couple weeks before the holidays and we were shocked to get such a great place for such a reasonable price. Tony was very easy to communicate with and he had awesome ideas for places to go and explore. The condo is very comfortable, with an ocean view and a very short walk from coffee, a fish market, ABC store, beach parks, and a farmers market. It is also a very short drive to Whaler's Village, as well as Napili and Kapalua. There is a grassy area on the water with lounge chairs and a BBQ, which is ideal to catch an evening cocktail and a beautiful sunset. We will definitely be staying here again!

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Josh, It was great to get to know you and have you stay at Lakinalu. It is my pleasure to have such nice people as guests with the appreciation for Maui I love Lakinalu and the opportunity to share iit with great people. Please come again and enjoy a reduced rate for returning guests. All the best to you both.! Mahalo nui loa.....Tony-Gerard
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San Diego, CA

All that was promised, and more.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have literally just returned from a delightful week in Maui and in this place. We loved the location and the place was exactly as promised (which isn't always the case with vacation spots). The condo was spotless, well-equipped (above and beyond, really) and comfortable. The sound of the waves lulled us to sleep at night and soothed us after a long day of snorkeling and enjoying the island. Would have loved a direct view of the ocean and beach, but this was a nice affordable compromise. Tony calling us on the first full day was a nice bonus and he helped us find a great local beach to get started in our snorkeling for the week. He was unusually attentive and responsive throughout. All in all a great experience!

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Steven, Many thanks for your kind words about Lakinalu. I am pleased that your stay was above expectations, and the sound of the ocean helped to give you the feel of Hawaii. We will be trimming some of our palm trees to even give a better view of the ocean for the future. I am sorry you couldn’t stay longer on this trip. Please come again and take advantage of the discount for returning guests. Mahalo.....Tony
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Honokowai Okazuya & Deli
Fish Market Maui
Seafood Market
Ohana Tacos - Maui
Taco Restaurant
Bad Ass Coffee
Coffee Shop
Teppanyaki 2 Go
Hawaiian Restaurant
L & L Hawaiian BBQ Honokowai
Hawaiian Restaurant
Java Jazz
Pizza Paradiso Mediterranean Grill
Mediterranean Restaurant
Nachos Grande
Mexican Restaurant
Slappy Cakes
Breakfast Restaurant
Duke's Beach House
Seafood Restaurant
Aina Gourmet Market
Coffee Shop
Pailolo Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill
Pulehu, An Italian Grill
Italian Restaurant
Beach House Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill
Castaway Cafe
American Restaurant
Miso Phat Sushi
Sushi Restaurant
Dollie's Pub & Café
Pizza Restaurant
Royal Ocean Terrace Restaurant
Hawaiian Restaurant
Hawaiian Village Coffee
Coffee Shop
Maui Brewing Company Brewpub
China Boat Restaurant
Pan-Asian Restaurant
China Bowl Asian Cuisine
Chinese Restaurant
Hanks Haute Dogs
Fast Food Restaurant
Black Rock Steak & Seafood
Seafood Restaurant
Teppan-yaki Dan
Japanese Restaurant
Round Table Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Island Press Coffee
Coffee Shop
The Cliff Dive Bar
Bar & Grill
Ka’anapali Beach
Tiki Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill
Tiki Terrace
Hawaiian Restaurant
Legends of Ka'anapali Luau
Hawaiian Restaurant
Hula Grill Kaanapali
Hawaiian Restaurant
Häagen-Dazs® Ice Cream Shop
Dessert Shop
Whalers Village
Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman - Ka'anapali
New American Restaurant
Island Vintage Coffee
Nikki's Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Joey's Kitchen at Whalers Village Shopping Center
Hawaiian Restaurant
Leilani's on the Beach
Hawaiian Restaurant
Relish Oceanside
Steak House
Relish Burger Bistro
American Restaurant
Wailele Polynesian Luau
Hawaiian Restaurant
Hawaiian Restaurant
Mama's Rib's & Rotisserie
Barbecue Restaurant
Joey's Kitchen Napili
Maui Tacos
Mexican Restaurant
Beach Bum's BBQ & Island Grill
Barbecue Restaurant
Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Kahului International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Java Jazz
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Honoapi'ilani Hwy
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Ohana Tacos, The Fish Market, The Okazuya
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Honokawai Beach Park
Car: recommended

Honokawai is located on the Northwest shore of Maui, with views of the islands of Molokai and Lanai across the channel. Maui Sands epitomizes old school Hawaii ambiance. This is a low density property, with beautiful grounds, including mango and banana trees. We are a very easy short walk from some lovely beaches and Honokawai Beach Park. There are many good local restaurants, a large grocery store, two farmers markets, a health food store, a coffee shop and some great spa facilities, all within a 3-5 minute walk. One of the favorite things about this location is the Farmers Market that is a short walk away across from the Honokawai Beach Park. They hold a special outdoor produce market on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings, but they offer fresh organic produce and a deli from 7am to 7pm, 7 days a week. The Farmers Market offers wonderful healthy acai bowls, juices and smoothies.

A short drive south to Whalers Village, and further on to Lahaina brings you to great Front Street shopping and historic sights. The Historic town of Lahaina has something for everyone, From Warren and Annabelles Magic Show (some of the best close hand magic we've ever seen) to shopping and the Award Winning Ulalena show at the Maui Myth and Magic Theater, you will have no problem finding great entertainment.

The Wharf in Lahaina has it's share of wonderful excursions to choose from as well. We particularly like Trilogy for a day trip to the Island of Lanai. There are many sunset cruises to choose from, fishing, sailing, and whale watching trips to fit most budgets.

North towards Kapalua there are 3 more championship golf courses, as well as fabulous beach walks and mountainside hiking! Nothing like a sunset view from the side of a volcano!

We are within minutes of some terrific restaurants and a short drive from many many more. Ocean gear such as fishing equipment, snorkel gear, and kayaks can be rented within walking distance. There is a bicycle and scooter rental across the street.




Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $105 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.42%

Every 14 days, we require a mid-stay cleaning at a fee of $50.00.

A 50% deposit is due within 3 days of booking. Bookings less than 5 days in length or less than 30 days from check in must be paid in full within 3 days of booking.

75% if cancelled 60 days or more prior to the Check-in date
50% if cancelled between 59 and 30 days prior to check in.



Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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