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Ekahi 1BR/2BA Close To Beach, Lower Village, Gorgeous Remodel

Wailea, HI, USA
  • Condo1180 sqft
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay5 - 14 nights

Perfect Hawaiian-decor Condo With Large Lanai, Only 2 Minute walk to beach

Ekahi 1Bd/2Ba 20b is a spacious, professionally decorated condo in the LOWER VILLAGE of Ekahi, at the bottom of the hill and closest to the beach. In fact it's only a 2 minute walk to world renowned Keawakapu beach! And because the walk path is nearly level, you avoid hiking up the hill after being at the beach all day -- as you might in other locations in Ekahi.

One of the largest 1 bd/2 ba condos (1180 sq. Ft. In ekahi), it's fully furnished and completely remodeled with beautiful hardwood floors, Hawaiian-styled furniture and colorful local art. Enjoy two, connected lanais that face a private garden, and peek-boo ocean views through swaying palms.

Being so close to the beach, you'll be lulled to sleep at night by the sound of waves and fall asleep in our comfortable new king sized bed. In addition, the new queen sofabed provides extra room for children or guests. And the second bath means plenty of privacy for everyone. The unit accommodates 4. There are no additional charges for extra guests or cleaning fees that some owners charge.

The condo's ground floor location provides easy access for unpacking the car or stocking up on groceries. We even offer Hawaiian cds for your listening pleasure to set the perfect tone.

Freshly painted, the unit sports recessed lighting and new hardwood and tile floors. Our condo is outfitted with a new propane gas BBQ w/ 5 burners, two large air conditioners and ceiling fans, internet access and free wi-fi, two new LED tvs, free Netfix, a new queen sofa bed, remodeled kitchen with stainless steel appliances, large washer/dryer and a desk and chair if you need to do a little work. The bathrooms are completely remodeled with granite counter tops, Italian tile, a rainforest shower in the master for a tropical treat, plus large closets and changing rooms. In addition, we have lots of beach equipment (chairs and umbrella, boogie board, snorkeling equipment, toys) and cushioned lounge furniture.

Ekahi village is one of only four oceanfront condo complexes in Wailea, Maui. The pool and pavilion are on the beach so you get a front row seat to breaching whales in the winter and breath-taking sunsets any time of the year. Ekahi is a low rise condo complex of 54 buildings, covering 34 acres on a sloped hill , with walking paths, and lush, tropical flowers and foliage throughout. Besides the main pool, there are 3 quiet pools in the complex (one of them just behind 20b).

Our guests qualify for Wailea resort guest golf discounts at all the Wailea golf courses. Plus, you'll enjoy a discount at Elleair golf course in Kihei (just tell them you're staying at Wailea Ekahi)

PLEASE NOTE: THE STATE OF HAWAII INCREASED THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATION TAX BY 1% AS OF JAN. 1, 2018, BRINGING THE TOTAL TAT AND GET TO 14.42%

Owner

Kathi Wahed, Hawaii Tax ID: W30305160-01

Member Since 2015
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Response time:
within a few hours
Speaks:
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Calendar last updated:
Mar 11, 2018
About Kathi Wahed, Hawaii Tax ID: W30305160-01

I'm a military brat (Air Force) who grew up living in many places around the world, including going to a DOD high school in Germany. I now live in Davis, CA, a university town near Sacramento. I'm retired and play lots of tennis, hike, swim, travel, read, write and enjoy my 4 granddaughters and cat, Josie!

Kathi Wahed, Hawaii Tax ID: W30305160-01 purchased this Condo in 1999

Why Kathi Wahed, Hawaii Tax ID: W30305160-01 chose Wailea

My husband and I had been visiting Hawaii for many years. In fact, we were married in Poipui Beach, Kuaui. We discovered Wailea in Maui and returned every winter because of the reliable weather and fantastic golf. When we discovered Ekahi 20B was for sale we decided to buy our piece of paradise. It was a dream come true. I love swimming in the ocean, playing tennis with a great group of Maui locals, and walking the oceanfront promenade in Wailea. I never tire of the sound of the waves, the steady hum of bird chatter and the gentle Maui breeze.

What makes this Condo unique

We fell in love with the open, roomy feeling of the condo, the large double lanai, the lush lawn and bougainvillea hedge, the sound of the waves at night, the short walk to the beach and pool and the scent of plumeria from the trees nearby. What's not to love!

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, New Ca. king mattress and high-thread count linens

        Bathrooms

        • 2 Bathrooms
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, shower, Walk-in shower with pebble floor & rainforest shower head!
        • Bathroom 2
          toilet, combination tub/shower, Includes large dressing area

          Location Type

            • Beachfront
              Ekahi Village is a beachfront property, with an amazing pool and pavilion affording fantastic ocean views.
            • Ocean View
              Partial, filtered through palm trees
            • Resort
              Ekahi Village has an incredible oceanfront pool and pavilion + 3 other quiet pools, beautiful landscaped gardens, low rise buildings, gorgeous views. Wailea is a top class resort community.

              Theme

                • Away From It All
                • Family
                • Romantic
                • Sports & Activities

                  Meals

                    • Guests provide their own meals

                      General

                        • Living Room
                          Looks onto lanai and lovely view. New queen-size sofabed w/ 6" mattress & memory foam mattress pad, comfy bamboo chairs, TV and DVD player w/ free Netflix, provide lots of entertainment.
                        • Air Conditioning
                          Two maximum size Carrier air conditioners cool when you need them; otherwise, overhead fans are wonderful
                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Internet
                          Free Wi-Fi available! Free Netflix!
                        • Iron & Board
                        • Linens Provided
                          Double set for each bathroom
                        • Clothes Dryer
                        • Parking
                          Building 20 parking designated for owners and guests. No extra cost.
                        • Telephone
                          Free local calls. Portable phones in kitchen and bedroom
                        • Towels Provided
                          Including 4 large beach towels.
                        • Washing Machine
                          Full size, stacked washer/dryer. Detergent provided.
                        • Free Wifi

                          Kitchen

                            • Coffee Maker
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Dishwasher
                            • Kitchen
                              Well-stocked kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite countertop and cherry cabinets. Convection toaster oven, microwave, coffee maker, blender, juicer, tea kettle, mini-Cuisinart available
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Pantry Items
                              Spices, salt and pepper, olive oil & Balsamic vinegar (usually left by previous guests)
                            • Refrigerator
                              Bottom freezer with ice maker. Handy and roomy!
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster

                              Dining

                                • Dining
                                • Dining Area
                                • comfy seating for 4 people

                                  Entertainment

                                    • Books
                                      A small selection in the condo + a library of books at the HOA office & at the pavilion
                                    • DVD Player
                                      Free Netflix!
                                    • Games
                                      Chess, checkers, puzzles
                                    • Music Library
                                      Hawaiian CD's
                                    • Satellite / Cable
                                      Oceanic Time Warner
                                    • Stereo
                                      CD & radio console + Bluetooth device to run your IPod or IPhone music.
                                    • Television
                                      Two -- one in living room and one in bedroom.

                                      Outside

                                        • Golf
                                          3 gorgeous courses in Wailea
                                        • Kayak / Canoe
                                          Can rent nearby at the Hotel Andaz
                                        • Lanai / Gazebo
                                          Double wide lanai with 6 chair dining set and 2 cushioned chaise lounges
                                        • Lawn / Garden
                                          Lovely lawn lined by high bougainvillea hedges
                                        • Outdoor Grill
                                          New propane BBQ grill w/ 5 burners
                                        • Tennis
                                          Small pickle ball court behind bldg. 20; Wailea tennis club nearby (world class)
                                        • Water Sports Gear
                                          Beach chairs, beach umbrella, beach toys, boogy boards (you accept any liability), noodles, snorkel gear

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Communal Pool
                                              Beautiful pool and pavilion overlooking the ocean. Showers, ice and vending machines, shuffleboard. 3 other quiet pools located in complex, one just behind building 20. Pickle ball court near Bldg.
                                            • Heated Pool

                                              Attractions

                                                • churches
                                                • cinemas
                                                • health/beauty spa
                                                • library
                                                • marina
                                                • museums
                                                • playground
                                                • restaurants
                                                • synagogues
                                                • water parks

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • photography
                                                    • antiquing
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • boating
                                                    • eco tourism
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • luaus
                                                    • paddle boating
                                                    • beachcombing
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • shelling
                                                    • shopping
                                                    • shuffleboard
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking
                                                    • whale watching

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • Babysitter
                                                        • fitness center
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • laundromat
                                                        • massage therapist
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • parasailing
                                                            • basketball court
                                                            • deepsea fishing
                                                            • equestrian events
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • golf privileges optional
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • hot air ballooning
                                                            • kayaking
                                                            • paragliding
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • sailing
                                                            • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                            • snorkeling
                                                            • snorkeling/diving
                                                            • surf fishing
                                                            • surfing
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis
                                                            • water skiing
                                                            • wind-surfing

                                                              Notes

                                                                • Wailea's beach are the best in the world. You'll love exploring them. Wonderful 45 min. walk (each way) on the path that curves along Wailea's beachfront. Gorgeous hotels are fun to walk through to admire the design, art, architecture & shops. The Shops of Wailea usually offers free musical enteratainment every Wed. night.

                                                                  16 Reviews

                                                                  Exceptional5/5

                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  Great unit with lovely location and beautifully landscaped.

                                                                  Randy B.

                                                                  This is a great unit. The location is close to the beach and to both pools. One of the pools is close but not to close to the unit. The unit is well stocked with everything you need in the kitchen. There is also beach chairs, an umbrella and assorted other beach/pool toys.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thanks, Randy! I’m so glad you found my condo comfortable and that you enjoyed your time in Ekahi, Wailea. It was nice interacting w/you. Hope you’ll come back. Aloha, Kathi

                                                                  Wonderful location and acccomodations!

                                                                  Nancy C.Maui AZ Palm Desert. NYC Europe

                                                                  We were first time condo renters in Maui. Been here dozens of times in hotels. Since my honey is an amazing cook we are often disappointed when we dine out as we eat so much healthier and tastier at home. For this reason we thought we would give 20B a shot. First and foremost the location is terrific. Right near the beach and walking path. The pool is a short walk for the main pool with a more private pool behind. Unit was clean and well equipped. The BBQ on the double patio was a big bonus. Gardens gorgeous. We liked it so much we are coming back in a few months to the same complex. Thank you for the hospitality and kitchen that allowed us a better overall Maui experience!

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  I’m so happy you and your husband enjoyed my condo, Nancy. It was great working w/ you & I look forward to your return. Aloha, Kathi

                                                                  Perfect spot!

                                                                  Audrey W.

                                                                  We spent our honeymoon here and loved it! Ekahi Village was the best spot! Private lanai, close to the best beaches, and nearby restaurants! We will definitely be back :)

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Congratulations again! So happy you enjoyed your special time at Ekahi 20B and look forward to your return. Much aloha!

                                                                  Great Stay

                                                                  Bev B.

                                                                  Kathi's condo I feel has the best location in the Ekahi complex. It is a short flat walk to both the beach and the main pool. One needs to know that most of the units, even those in the lower village have an uphill walk from the beach. However the grounds are gorgeous, some of the best in all of Wailea. I've never seen so many flowers blooming simultaneously. If you're carrying beach gear and coolers it can be quite the workout. Unit 20B is well furnished and comfortable. The bed was extremely comfortable with high thread count sheets. That's very important to me. A/C works well. There are A/C units in both the living room and bedroom. We ate most of our meals outside on the huge patio. BBQ is full size and spotless. I would love to see a Keurig coffee maker and maybe new bath towels for my next stay because I most certainly will be a return renter.

                                                                  Thanks Kathi!

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thanks so much for your kind comments. I'm happy you enjoyed my condo. And thanks for your suggestions, although my housekeeper must've accidentally put out older towels as I have brand new Hotel brand towels for the master bath. Unlike hotels, guests typically bring their own coffee so they get exactly what they prefer. Until next time....Aloha and Mahalo!

                                                                  A garden paradise close to the ocean & pool

                                                                  Lynn M.

                                                                  This beautifully decorated condo was comfortable yet beach-elegant. It definitely had a feel of being someone's home vs. a perpetual rental. There were notes about taking off shoes and being careful not to stain area rugs. Remember to bring some socks to walk around in. I'd say it's not a place to have young children and spills. The location in the development is really desirable. It is one of the closest units to the ocean (altho' you get just a peek thru' the trees the grounds are very beautifully maintained). The quiet pools in the development were not heated but a great place for adults to lay out and read. The community pool allows children, is heated, and overlooks the beach. There is lots of shade and fabulous breezes around the pool. The location in Kehei is so convenient to the Wailea Shops & restaurants and hotel/resorts to the south and to a more neighborhood vibe just to the north. The pop up cabana, chairs, goggles, and boogie boards in the closet were terrific and helped make our beach experience complete. Tip: get to the beach early in the day as the wind picks up around noon...or at least it did in mid October every day. Thank you Kathi for offering your beautiful piece of paradise and being so easy to work with.

                                                                  Beautiful condo and property!

                                                                  Melissa B.

                                                                  This condo is beautifully decorated and maintained. Staying in this condo was a great value versus staying at a resort with hefty resort fees. The location is convenient to many areas on the island. Waliea is a beautiful part of the island. The condo property is peaceful, quiet and lush with gorgeous rolling grounds, and beautiful pools. The first floor entrance and close parking made it very easy to get in and out of the condo, run out for food, etc. This condo would be great for a couple, or family with 1-2 young kids or teenagers. If you have rambunctious children, it may be stressful to stay here and worry about any of the beautiful Hawaiian decorations getting broken. It is a walk to the main pool and beach, so we found ourselves driving our 5 year old and all her beach stuff to the beach parking that is very nearby so we didn't have to carry things on the long walk. The bed is very comfortable and the bathrooms are large and beautiful as well. It was very helpful having in-unit laundry and access to the beach gear stored on the patio - which we would have had to rent. The beach is a great beach to walk along and snorkel in. We saw a turtle swimming along the beach there as well.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Thanks so much for your kind words. I'm happy you enjoyed my condo. I love it! I find the 2 minute walk to beach and pool pretty easy but with a 5 year old in tow and beach paraphernalia to carry, it is convenient to have the public parking lot so close. Until your next visit -- Aloha, Kathi

                                                                  Location

                                                                  Wailea, HI, USA

                                                                  South Maui is known for its beauty and reliable weather. Unlike other parts of the island, your vacation isn't likely to be ruined by rain in the winter if you stay in south Maui. Wailea is a luxury resort community with 3 top-rated golf courses, a large tennis complex, a wide range of gourmet restaurants, a high end shopping center and miles and miles of gorgeous white sand beaches. The town of Kihei is just next door with larger grocery stores, shopping centers, local music, ethnic restaurants and a fun, down home beach town feel. You can relax and do nothing, or swim, snorkel, surf or paddle board. Treat yourself to 5 star restaurants or pick up a fish taco at a local take-out. Sit by the pool at night and star gaze or go dancing at a nearby hot spot. Go sightseeing around the island or take a nap on the lanai. It's your vacation. Do what suits you. Just rest assured Maui has everything a vacation-goer could want. Wailea is approximately 30 minutes from Kahului airport.

                                                                  Rates & Availability

                                                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                                                  Damage Deposit
                                                                  $250
                                                                  Tax Rate
                                                                  14.42%

                                                                  Pay by check or international money order to owner and save 3% on your nightly rental rate. Minimum stay of 8 nights over Thanksgiving; 14 over Christmas/New Year holiday Cancellation MORE than 60 days prior to lst date of rental = an administrative fee equal to 2 nights' rental. Cancellation WITHIN 60 days of lst date of rental = the entire rental amount less a pro rata refund IF able to re-rent (minus the 2-day administrative fee) Late check-outs available when no guest is checking in the next day. 1-2 hrs. free; longer than that 1/2 day rate + tax. We recommend Trip Cancellation Insurance

                                                                  $290avg/night
                                                                  16 Reviews
                                                                  Exceptional 5/5
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