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Rock to the Roll of the Surf

Bedrooms 1
Space 550 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Book now and relax on a lounge chair at the. water's edge while reading a book or watching the turtles right in front of you...or just take a snooze!

This condo is located in the Milowai condo complex, come enjoy that warm Hawaiian sun, the trade winds blowing and the ocean right in front of you. In fact the only thing between you and the water is the warm air! There are no streets to cross, no 'peek-a-boo' views -- you are direct oceanfront.

Our one bedroom, one bath, oceanfront, second floor condo is very special to us and we would like to share it with you. It was here we first visited Maui years ago and fell in love with the blue ocean steps away and the soothing sound of the waves breaking on the shore right in front of us.

We fell in love with the view from the lanai - watching the bright, warm sun rising over Haleakala volcano each morning we were mesmerized by the view, while we sipped coffee and read the morning paper. The lanai even has a rocking chair.

We have ceramic floors, mirrored walls, and you'll see the local sights of Maui on the walls through my photographs.

We have vintage Hawaiian furniture throughout, our new kitchen has white cabinets, appliances, dishware, silverware, cookware, and all new linens.

Our bedroom has mirrored closet doors and white plantation shutters. These shutters allow you to open the top for a great breeze that is always present in Ma'alaea while giving you the maximum amount of privacy. There is a screen door on the front door and the main front door has an adjustable door stop so you can open it with various degrees of openness.

We have two ceiling fans, one in the bedroom and the other in the living room.

Our king size bed features a comfortable mattress and box spring and you'll sleep on our 400 thread-count linens. There is a mountain view from the bedroom.

If you want to relax in the condo, you'll find a large selection of DVD tapes of all varieties of movies. You'll never have to take a trip to the video store!

The view from the lanai is the gem of our condo. There is only one word to describe it--OUTSTANDING! Watch the sailboats, snorkelers, surfers and swimmers put on a show right in front of your eyes.

In the winter you will be entertained by the humpback whales from the lanai and if you really want to get up close with the whales, walk the one block to the harbor and board a whale watching boat.

On the walk back visit the many award winning restaurants for a snack or full course lunch or dinner.

There's a small kiddie beach in front of the condo complex, at the end of our dead-end street is a five-mile white sandy beach.

On the beach you can choose to sit in the warm inviting sunshine, or under one of the broad, wide shade trees. There's never a crowd here, just the friendliest people you can imagine. You can even arrange to have a massage right on the beach!

The Ocean Center (Aquarium) is located one block away and there's a mini-gold course, rock climbing wall and plenty of shops for you to spend some time. There's a convenience store located there for some quick pick ups of food. Larger stores are just 15 minutes away.

As you can see, this is our special place and we want to share it with you to make this your home away from home.

No Smoking (and that includes the lanai) or pets, please.

Keywords: Condominium, oceanfront

More Details

Member since: 2005
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 day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

This comment was in our guestbook in the condo--

The place was great! It had everything we could have asked for and you made us feel right at home. Thanks for the use of your beach accessories too!

We had a great vacation in Maui. Thanks for everything.
Nov 2006
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Maalaea Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • tub in bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Pack-n-Play available
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
King Bed, Pull-Out Couch, Phone with answering machine, Flat Screen TV, DVD Player, Cable TV in bedroom, Under the Counter Microwave, Stove with Self-Cleaning Oven, Cooking Utensils, Can Opener, Blender, Coffee Maker, Ceiling Fans, Linens, Toaster, Beach Chairs, Wicker Beach Mats, Boogie Boards, Beach chairs, Beach towels, Elevator in Building, Large Size Washer & Dryer in Unit, Shared Gas Grill (BBQ), No Pets, Screen Door, Hair Dryer in bathroom


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Rock to the Roll of the Surf
average rating of 4.75 based on 49 reviews

Beautiful ocean view!

  • 4 of 5

Very central location.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Condo with turtles swimming in front

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this lovely condo. The views are amazing and the turtles swimming right out front are so beautiful. The bed is cozy. There needs to be knives that can cut. The large knives were all plastic and do not cut anything. Had to change what we were going to cook because of this. Would highly recommend this location.

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha, glad you had a great time. Sorry about the knives. A quick phone call to us would have brought you a new set so you wouldn't have to change what you wanted to cook. Remember that the next time you stay somewhere. A call to the host will solve any obstacle you may be experiencing. Hope to see you again someday! Aloha, Barbara
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White House, TN

Good condo in wonderful location

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I spent three nights in this wonderful little condo and would definitely come back. The ocean crashes against the breaker wall a few yards from the lanai, so you can't get any closer to the ocean without getting wet. There is not a good beach in walking distance, but if you continue down the road in front of the condo there is a park with a large beach at the end of the street (about a mile away).

Maalaea is a great little town, with a few shops and restaurants within walking distance, as well as the gas station / convenient store / Carl's Jr just up the road. The condo is right next to the harbor, where lots of folks come for charter boat tours. And from Maalaea it's an easy drive to any part of the island, so it's a convenient location.

The condo itself is well appointed and had everything we needed. The area is quiet, and we loved seeing the lights of Kihei and Wailea across the bay at night, and watching the sun rise over Haleakala. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fair Oaks, CA

Centrally located, spectacular view with amazing trade winds

  • 5 of 5

This condo was perfect for our week long getaway from the mainland. My husband, along with our 11 month old son, and I stayed and felt so cozy and at home here. The condo had everything we needed plus an amazing view. From our lanai we were able to see turtles by the dozens in the water. There is no real beach access but there is s small kiddie beach steps away. It's not your typical Maui beach because it's in the harbor but it still serves a great purpose. There are 2 small stores within very close walking distance and they even carried diapers for when we ran out! As far as the condo itself goes, it was exactly what our small family needed. The only thing the kitchen was lacking were cooking spices but we left a couple to pay it forward. Otherwise, the kitchen had everything we needed to enjoy our home cooked meals and let me tell you that blender can make a mean piña colada. We only used the AC a handful of times because the trade winds were so strong and the gusts of wind cooled the house very well when everything was opened. The bedroom was well stocked with pillows and it was nice having a ceiling fan in there to keep the air moving. Overall, the house was very clean and I felt very comfortable allowing our son to crawl all over the floors. Nothing stood out as dirty and you can tell the condo is thouroughly cleaned between uses. Barbara was a gem to work with as well. Ultimately what sold us on this place was that she was able to provide us with a high chair and pack n' play and this condo is very baby/toddler friendly. The pool was nice and clean and the maintenance man as well as other residents we encountered were friendly. Another selling point is how centrally located it is to the airport, Lahaina and Wailea. We highly recommend this charming condo!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bay Area, CA

Perfect location & AMAZING views

  • 4 of 5

Barbara was great to work with and was very accomodating - she responded promptly to any of our messages and helped make our stay easier. The condo is adorable and has a gorgeous view. We ate breakfast on the lanai every morning of our stay so that we could gaze out at the view and hear the waves. The location was great too -- pretty centrally located. The wedding we were on Maui to attend was at the King Kamehameha Golf Club, which was only 5-7 minutes up the road, so it was perfect for us! We were not too far from Lahaina or Kihei/Wailea or Kahului. We highly recommend this condo for a lovely stay. It isn't first-class fancy, but it is clean, cute, and definitely a great deal for the price!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice Unit with poor parking

  • 4 of 5

The directions to get to this unit were very clear and easy to follow. There was parking under the upper parking deck, the assigned space was hard against the wall. The space was not very wide, so I banged the driver's side door several times. To leave, you have to back out into the down-ramp area and I almost got nailed by a minivan one day. My wife had to stand outside the car to warn me if there was someone coming down the ramp. I also got a nastygram for backing into the space.

Other than the poor parking If another space becomes available, the owner should grab it), it was a beautiful with an outstanding view. Thankfully, there was an elevator, so no stairs needed to be dealt with. The lanai was very nice, with a chaise as well as table chairs, and my wife liked to read out there. The kitchen had what appeared to be brand new appliances, plenty of dishes and silverware (sorry, forgot to start the dishwasher before we left), and new, high-capacity washer and dryer. I do wish that there had been some cooking oil and/or cooking spray. The owner left a basket with several staples, and I really enjoyed the banana bread and mango butter

Location of the unit is very convenient to all points on the island

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Robert and thanks for taking the time to review this property. Glad you had a great time and everything in the condo met your expectations. I live in this building and my parking spot is also next to a wall. It can be a challenge sometimes but I've mastered a strategy to help out with this and I'm sorry we didn't connect so I could have helped you with this. Unfortunately the condo rules don't allow us to back in and the parking spots are deeded to the particular condos so our spot is our spot. I love the covered parking since the sun never beats down on the car and in the rare times it rains you never get wet! Again, I wished we connected since you didn't need to back out onto the ramp area to exit. There's another way. If you're ever back this way I'd be happy to help you. Loved having you as a guest! Aloha, Barbara
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Kahului (ogg)
Nearest Barpub
Beach Bums a block away
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles Lanai and Molokai
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Maui Lani
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Sugar Cain Train tourist ride in Kannapoli
Nearest Motorway
Highway 30 up the street
Nearest Restaurant
Several at harbor a block away
Nearest Beach
Sugar Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
5-Mile White Sandy Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Small Harbor
Car: recommended

Whale Watching (in season), Turtle watching all year-round.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning fee $140

Additional cleaning charged if condo left in poor condition.

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.

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