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Epic Views of Ocean from 4th Floor, 20 Ft from the Sea!

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Open the door to your condo and see the stunning view from your private Lanai


Last updated: 03/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

1br/1bath, sleeps 4, elegant, clean, comfortable, and newly renovated

Come rejuvenate in our oceanfront condo! On your private Lanai/porch listen to the waves, enjoy watching turtles swim, and gorgeous views of Haleakala and Kahoolawe. Native Hawaiian canoes also race In winter time you can watch the whales come in to calve and teach their young to swim and play. Island Sands has a private beach for you to enjoy snorkeling, surf, kayak, paddleboard, fishing, or swimming with the turtles. Enjoy stunning sunrises and sunsets over Mt. Haleakala, and full moon shimmering on the ocean framed by swaying palm trees. Relax by the pool, or in our lovely condo with our guest amenities, and go home refreshed with the Aloha spirit of our condo.

The condo was renovated December 2014 and has all new furnishings and kitchen equipment, granite counters, ice maker in the fridge, a large pantry, and small appliances. There is also a washer dryer combination unit in the kitchen which works like a charm. New dishes and glassware make entertaining or cozy dining fun. You also have a pillow topped queen bed with luxurious sheets, and a couch with memory foam mattress for a great sleep listening to the waves roll, if you prefer to have guests stay. Flat screen Blue Ray TV and DVD/CD in the living room, and boogie boards and snorkel equipment await you on the lanai. Dimmer switch lighting, high boy table and chairs create a great view of the ocean and romantic ambiance for outdoor dining on the lanai. Bathroom has marble vanity, and lovely walk in shower.
Island Sands has barbecue grills for outdoor cooking, and tables in the pool area for gatherings, an outdoor shower, and a car washing area. It is located within walking distance of several good restaurants, which are across from Maalaea Harbor where you can go out on dolphin and whale watching excursions, sunset cruises, or snorkeling/diving adventures. Maalaea is centrally located in Maui so it is an easy drive to great places to explore such as the Haleakala National Park, Haiku/Paia ( wind surfing and other water sports), Ulapalakua local winery, Lahaina/Kaanapali and Keihei for shopping and night life, Kahului for the Maui Cultural Arts Center and more.
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Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/26/2017

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 4
  • 600 sq. ft.
  • Details:

    Elevator : complementary use of shopping carts in parking lot to help transport your purchases/luggage etc...moreless

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    The policy of the condo building.....we actually love pets but must adhere to the regulations....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Queen sized bed with pillow-top mattress, super comfortable, 600 thread count sheets, ceiling fans, and cool breezes via jalousy window near the bed. Cozy lighting on side tables. Spacious closet and dresser, and dressing table with mirror....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Granite topped vanity, with great storage for your toiletries sits beside a large walk in shower stocked with soaps, bath gel, and shampoo. There are plenty of towel bars with plush Egyptian cotton towels. A hair dryer, and curling iron are also provided for your convenience. A fresh orchid plant graces the vanity for an elegant feel. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Please call me if you have more questions about our lovely Oceanfront Aloha....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    Bring your own CD's as everyones music tastes are so different and we want you happy!...moreless

  • Stereo:

    CD player ...moreless

  • Television:

    Flat screen blue ray TV in living room. None in bedroom to allow a deeper sleep....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Stocked some classics, but bring your favorites as well!...moreless


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


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Luaus
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    small private beach with turtles coming up on beach to bask. Just go down the elevator and onto the private lawn and down to the beach. 5 mile beach is at the end of the road as well for long walks....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Haleakala sunsets and rises viewed from Lanai, and West Maui Mountains seen from bedroom....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    20 feet to ocean. edge. You enjoy full unobstructed ocean view from lanai framed by Haleakala, Molokini, Kahoolawe islands, and tip of the Marina. Expansive ocean view with whale activity in winter...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Dine indoors on the bar with hi chairs, or on the Lanai with seating for 4 in both places...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Unit in the living room present but rarely used as the fans and the breezes keep you cool...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Combined in the washer/dryer unit...moreless

  • Elevator:

    complementary use of shopping carts in parking lot to help transport your purchases/luggage etc...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Not needed in Maui!...moreless

  • Internet:

    Provided in our unit for your convenience...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    600 thread count sheets, and thick cotton bath/hand towels with washcloths. Kitchen towels and beach towels provided as well....moreless

  • Living Room:

    New sleeper sofa bed with memory foam mattress, gives great sleep listening to the waves. Blue Ray Flat Screen TV, DVD/CD, cieling fan, wine rack and serving tray, wood carvings, and soft lighting....moreless

  • Parking:

    Assigned space #64 awaits you. Turn in the second parking lot entrance and it is immediately on the left....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Both Beach and Bath/hand/washcloth towels provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Superb combination washer/dryer unit with good load capacity. Easy to operate, great job with cleaning and drying and does not take up counterspace!...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Standard coffee maker with filters provided...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    New dishes, silverware, utensils for serving, and serving plates, tupperware for storage. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Clean energy efficient dish washer does a great job and leaves glasses and dishes spotless....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen has unobstructed views of the ocean, granite countertops with a bar that seats for for dining or entertainment. Beautiful cherry cabinets. Great lighting....moreless

  • Microwave:

    New standard sized microwave sits near stove in convenient location for cooking. Spice rack on top....moreless

  • Oven:

    Toaster/countertop oven only, meets most vacationers needs for a quick baked potato etc. We have also added a portable 3 gallon convection oven to the pantry should you want to cook a pot roast etc....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Toaster oven, blender, electric mixer, electric whisk, electric can opener, and citrus juicer. Large pantry to store groceries. Some spices left for guests to use for cooking. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Large refrigerator with ice-maker, and roomy freezer, conveniently located for easy access for guests both in and out of kitchen....moreless

  • Stove:

    New electric stove top without oven. Toaster oven available for baked potatoes etc....moreless


  • Bicycles:

    ask ahead and we will bring a bicycle to the condo for your fun....moreless

  • Boat:

    Maalaea harbor is within walking distance and provides excursions by boat for snorkeling, scuba/snuba, fishing, sunset cruises, whale watching, dolphin watching and more....moreless

  • Golf:

    3 courses a 15 min or less drive from the condo. King Kamehameha, The Dunes at Maui Lani, and Maui Nui all have good restaurants as well as challenging courses....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Paddle boards can be rented and used in Maalaea bay. The Hawaiian Canoe club is nearby in Kihei. Outrigger Canoe races come right by the condo on weekends....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Watch boats, surfers, canoe races, turtles, manta rays, and in the winter season enjoy the whales just while sitting on the lanai. Stunning views of Kahoolawe, Molokini and Haleakala....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Walk the back lawn of the condo and you are literally walking to your own. How convenient....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear:

    snorkel gear for 2 and boogie boards for body surfing....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Lovely pool with cabana, barbecue grills, and outdoor shower are right on the ocean, and flanked by banana trees. ...moreless

Building Type

  • Building


Write a review 4.9
from 19 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
high season
Nov 1 - Apr 2, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning of the condo $150
  • Tax Rate 13.25%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 03/26/2017
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9 Miles
Nearest Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Beach Bums bar and Grille
15 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Molokai Ferry in Lahaina
3.7 Miles
Nearest Golf
King Kamehameha Golf Club
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Main corridor, going to Lahaina, or to Kahalui
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Saltimbocca Maui, General Store
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
on property, with 5 mile beach at end of our road

Your condo is in a very central location and about 15-20 minutes from most amenities, and other adventures can be found on Maui within a 30 minute drive. The winery is about 45 min drive but worth exploring as part of an Up Country Tour. Famous windsurfing town of Paia, is delightful, and most water sports can be done in Maalaea, as well as Kihei nearby. The famous Mamma's Fish House is a sure treat for old Hawaiian dining, and you are right at the Maalaea harbor where you can go on dinner or snorkeling cruises. There is all kinds of adventure and fun on this island, and your condo is perfectly located to make these an easy 1/2 day or day trip.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: Jim and I love to entertain and meet people from all over the world. We have travelled to Europe, China, India, Fiji, Tanzania, while living in North Carolina but when we came to Maui, we realized the beauty and rejuvenating power of this lovely island and it's people. We would like to share the Aloha with you by 'sharing our home' at #410 Island Sands.

Why the Owner Chose Maalaea, HI, USA:
We came to Maui and fell in love with Maalaea. The Island Sands Condo building is stunning, being literally right on the ocean with a private beach, the grounds and pool were so well maintained and the location was so convenient to most of the fun activities on Maui. When we first walked in the front door of the unit the view of the ocean and palm trees stopped us in our tracks. We couldn't believe the beauty and serentiy of the view, and bought the property though it had not been renovated in many years. We gutted the unit, put in all new furniture, appliances, kitchen and bath to restore it for maximum comfort, and serenity. We especially love the outdoor living with the private lanai, with high boy furniture that allow you to see the sweeping views while having a meal or cocktail. We added adjustable lighting at night for an intimate dinner or drinks. Pure magic.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
The sleeper sofa has a tempurpedic mattress for maximum comfort and the waves lull you to sleep in this bed. The master bed has a queen sized luxury mattress and pillows with 600 thread count sheets to give a sweet sleep. Air conditioning, cieling fans are rarely needed with the cool breezes that flow through the home. The kitchen has all new appliances, with microwave, and a terrific washer dryer unit. The granite bar seats 4 and adjacent to the kitchen, allowing great chats when meals are prepared in the kitchen, and is perfect for buffet type parties. Flat screen TV in living room, and CD/DVD player for home entertainment. Boogie boards for body surfing, beach towels, are there for instant fun at your private beach.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/26/2017

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  • Open the door to your condo and see the stunning view from your private Lanai

    Open the door to your condo and see the stunning view from your private Lanai

  • paddleboarding at sunrise

    paddleboarding at sunrise

  • Cushy comfort for a great nights sleep

    Cushy comfort for a great nights sleep

  • lovely island feel

    lovely island feel

  • great area for entertainment or computer work

    great area for entertainment or computer work

  • Full ocean view from kitchen. Chat with family in comfort

    Full ocean view from kitchen. Chat with family in comfort

  • Convenient table in hallway for Keys, hats, purses etc

    Convenient table in hallway for Keys, hats, purses etc

  • Plenty of places to hang towels! Great walk in shower.

    Plenty of places to hang towels! Great walk in shower.

  • Kayakers can fish or play here

    Kayakers can fish or play here

  • amazing sunset after a storm

    amazing sunset after a storm

  • Watch the windsurfers!

    Watch the windsurfers!

  • Watch a rainbow develop from from your private beach!

    Watch a rainbow develop from from your private beach!

  • Relaxing on the Lanai

    Relaxing on the Lanai

  • great waves for playing

    great waves for playing

  • large dresser and dressing table in bedroom

    large dresser and dressing table in bedroom

  • great kitchen with washer dryer combo and pantry

    great kitchen with washer dryer combo and pantry

  • Elegant bathroom with walk in shower, and plush towels

    Elegant bathroom with walk in shower, and plush towels

  • Body Boards and snorkel equipment for fun right off the beach!

    Body Boards and snorkel equipment for fun right off the beach!

  • Romantic, majestic full moon over the water

    Romantic, majestic full moon over the water

  • Lovely grounds and swimming pool with cabana, and BBQ grills on site

    Lovely grounds and swimming pool with cabana, and BBQ grills on site

  • Hike in the nearby Iao Valley

    Hike in the nearby Iao Valley

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017

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