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Maui Oceanfront Condo - Welcome to Paradise!

Bedrooms 1
Space 611 sq. ft.
Property type condo


About the property

Upper West Maui at its Best

Welcome to another great MAUI FOOTPRINTS property (Kahana Reef #221).

You will not find a nicer view on the island! Kahana Reef offers spectacular, unobstructed views of Molokai and Lanai, wonderful sunsets, dolphins, whale watching (during the winter months) and sea turtles. You can literally throw a stone into the ocean from the lanai. Endless activities are available on the island or just sit back and enjoy the peace and tranquility of Maui.

This highly upgraded, second-floor, one-bedroom unit includes a fully-equipped kitchen, bathroom with granite counter-tops and terrazzo tile and a private lanai with complete oceanfront views. Peaceful and serene, our unit offers a delightful alternative to large, high-rise hotels and resorts. At over 600 square feet, this unit sleeps 4, with a king-sized bed and convertible sofa. No need for air conditioning as the gentle trade winds keep you comfortable year round.

The owners remain committed to this vacation rental with numerous 2016/17 upgrades which include new carpeting, a new Sealy Posturepedic king mattress and a new sleeper-sofa with an eight-inch mattress.

Everything you need for your island getaway is provided or is just a short walk away. An oceanfront swimming pool, propane BBQ grills, laundry facilities and lounge chairs are all on premises. A sandy beach is located just steps outside your door. Shopping, restaurants and the local Farmer's Market are all within walking distance. Located between Kapalua and Ka'anapali, championship golf and fine dining are just minutes away. Additional shopping and entertainment in Lahaina are only a 10-minute drive.

Maui is internationally acknowledged, year after year, as the #1 destination island in the world, and we believe you will understand why as you experience Maui living at its finest. Inquire today and let's start planning your vacation in paradise!

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The Hawaiian GET & TAT License # is: GE -101-599-8464-01 & TA-101-599-8464-01.

More Details

Property Manager
Becky Fuller
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018


Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 611 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • We require a 25% deposit to hold a reservation. The balance is due 60 days prior to your check-in date.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • 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
  • Nicely upgraded with a walk in shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • The large bedroom is equipped with a king-sized bed. Additionally, there is a queen-sized sofabed in the living room.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

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Maui Oceanfront Condo - Welcome to Paradise!
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews

Beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our very brief stay! My husband and I were traveling with our daughter and her friend. This unit was just perfect for the four of us. Everything was clean and had updated appliances, counter tops, rugs, etc. It was very quiet at night. Sunset was spectacular. What a prime location. Loved the sea turtles along the wall! Would stay here again in a heart beat!

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful oceanfront condo

  • 5 of 5

221 is everything advertised. So relaxing to sit out on the balcony and listen to the ocean. Everything in this condo is well thought out for a comfortable visit, The location is great. Definitely would recommend this condo.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Little Things Make a Difference

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed in Kahana Reef 221 for two weeks in December. It was our 7th or 8th visit to Maui, and the first in the Kahana neighborhood. We liked the older residential feel of the area, and there was everything we needed within walking distance. The property was quiet and well maintained, and the apartment was even nicer than the pictures indicate, including the best-equipped kitchen we've ever had. The view is spectacular, and though it was early in the season, we got in some good whale-watching from the Lania. The Maui Brewing Company was a ten-minute walk, and a nice surprise. It's not just a great microbrewery; the food is also excellent. Becky is a very efficient rental agent, and made the whole visit incredibly easy to organize. She remembered we had asked for a late check-out if no one was moving in the next day, and offered it without any prompting before we even got around to checking with her. Little things like that make a huge difference when you're traveling, and are much appreciated. We'd happily return to this property.

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Stay

  • 4 of 5

Becky was very easy to work with, and the property is exactly as represented in the photos. It was a perfect, beautiful stay for my husband and I while attending the Xterra World Championship. Kitchen and bathroom nicely appointed, gorgeous view, fantastic cross breeze, very comfortable bed. Could definitely hear the surf from the bedroom. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Five Star Quality, but...

  • 5 of 5

A little caveat to our four star review. We have stayed at the Kahana Reef several times over the last few years and have always had a great experience. This unit is beautifully appointed and stocked with everything you need. We would absolutely stay there again. However, when we arrived for our stay, we found a note on the kitchen counter telling us that the dishwasher was not working and that parts were on order. It went on to say that 'this is Hawaii, and sometimes things take a while'. Things happen and sometimes they are beyond anyone's control. Having said that, leaving a note like that is fine if you are loaning your condo to a friend or relative. If you are charging someone to rent it from you, there is a different level of obligation. At the very least, we should have received a call in advance offering us the ability to find another place. Quite frankly, if it were me, I would have just put in a new dishwasher and figured it was just part of the cost of doing business. Better to spend $500 on a new dishwasher than lose a $1000 rental. I understand that it might seem a little nitpicky and, as I said, we would absolutely stay in the unit again because it is very nice, but we didn't choose a place without a dishwasher for a reason and felt that it should have been handled differently.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed our unit and your time on Maui; we are also sorry that you were inconvenienced by the dishwasher being out of service. Our guests' satisfaction is very important to us! Unfortunately, it is quite common on Maui to have to wait for parts from the mainland...island life has many wonderful perks but some drawbacks as well. Ordering a new dishwasher would not have alleviated the problem, as the delivery schedules here are often quite lengthy. We hope that the overall quality of our unit, as well as the tropical paradise setting, helped to offset any inconvenience. Thanks, again, for your stay with us!
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Maui condo experience

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Kahana Reef was a great time of relaxation after a week in Oahu. The rental was even better than we had anticipated. It was right at the water, clean, efficient and close to restaurants, so that we did not feel the need to travel didtances every day.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Maui Brewing Company
Nearest Ferry
6 Miles
Lanai and Molokai ferrries in Lahaina
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Highway 30
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
China Boat
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Kahana Village
Car: recommended

The Kahana Reef resort is a four-story (with two elevators) 88-unit complex located in Kahana, which is about 15 minutes from Lahaina and 5 minutes from Kapalua in upper West Maui. The resort is directly on the water, with sunset views every day of the year, as well as views of both the islands of Lanai and Molokai. Peaceful and serene, our unit/complex offers a delightful vacation alternative to large, high-rise hotels and resorts.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125
Tax Rate 14.42%

A one-time cleaning fee of $125.00 will be included in the reservation.

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.