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Panoramic ocean views, beautifully remodeled - FULLY AIR CONDITIONED!

Bedrooms 1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

Romantic oceanfront 1 bedroom unit - luxury remodel.

From our fully air conditioned, beautifully (FULLY) renovated one-bedroom oceanfront condo, you'll enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of Molokai & Lanai across the tropical blue Hawaiian waters. Savor fiery sunsets from your lanai, or watch sea turtles, dolphins, or whales (in season) just off shore.

Most Papakea units have window-type air conditioners in the living room only. But our oceanfront Papakea home features a new, dual zone (living room AND bedroom) air conditioner. This means that even on those rare days when the tradewinds fail, you'll always be cool and comfortable!

Your Hawaiian home away from home has been completely renovated, and comes with everything you need. The fully equipped kitchen features granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. In the living room, you'll find a 47 inch TV with Blu-ray player and separate Bluetooth capable CD/IPod sound system, and comfortable designer furnishings. We've also provided a compact in-unit washer/dryer for your convenience. The bedroom features a king-size bed with luxurious pilowtop mattress to ensure your most comfortable night's sleep ever, and its own flat screen TV. Throughout, the condo showcases art by local Maui artists. We've also included beach towels, beach chairs, an small cooler, and boogie boards to make your beach time more enjoyable. On your oceanfront lanai, our bar height lanai set ensures there's nothing between you and the tropical Hawaiian waters.

Papakea's lovely, secluded tropical grounds cover 13 oceanfront acres, and include two pools and two jacuzzis, plus lighted tennis courts, putting greens, shuffleboards, and poolside BBQs. There's also free wifi internet, and an on site concierge to help you plan your on-island activities.

The location of Papakea couldn't be better. While Mother Nature removed Papakea's beach several years ago, you are just a short walk to famous Ka'anapali Beach and the boardwalk which stretches all the way south to Black Rock, and beyond. That means you have all the access to one of the best beaches in the world without the intrusion of crowds of beachgoers right outside your window. You are just steps from a terrific snorkeling reef, where you can enjoy swimming with the gorgeous Hawaiian fish and sea turtles. You are also within walking distance of casual dining, a coffee shop and grocery and convenience stores, and just a short 15 minute drive to either Lahaina or Kapalua.

Please note that Papakea Resort charges a facilities use fee of $17/day for the first 10 days of every 30 day stay, up to a maximum of $170 for any 30 consecutive day rental period. This fee is collected by the front desk, and covers such resort amenities as parking, pools and spas, tennis courts, putting greens and shuffleboards, cable TV and resort wide free internet.

NOTE REGARDING PAPAKEA SEAWALL PROECT - You may have read in other travelers' elsewhere that Papakea Resort began work in December 2015 to reinforce its aging seawall. The work was completed in Spring of 2017, and the resort seafront and grounds are completely restored. PAPAKEA IS BACK!!

Hawaii State GET#: GE-194-754-1504-01/TAT#: TA-194-754-1504-01

More Details

Carol Shearer
Member since: 2015
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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Carol Shearer

We first visited Hawaii in 1984, and ever since then dreamed of owning a home there. We love to travel, and have visited many places over the years, but Maui has a special place in our hearts.

Carol Shearer purchased this condo in 2014

Why Carol Shearer chose Lahaina

The first time we ever visited Maui, we stayed at Papakea. The peaceful beauty of the place, and its incredible oceanfront location, won our hearts. The meandering paths, the beautiful koi ponds and grounds, and the property's sense of seclusion are truly special. The kindness and generosity of the Papakea staff always make us feel welcome, and the close proximity to all that West Maui has to offer made it the perfect place for us. And honestly, the nightly sunsets over the ocean are what we always dreamed of - they are spectacular!

What makes this condo unique

We have completely renovated our condo from top to bottom. Cabinetry and tile, appliances and furnishings, even the art on the walls and the pots and pans in the kitchen are new. Our condo is truly oceanfront - 50 feet from the water, with stunning ocean views. The sounds of the sea will lull you to sleep at night, and greet you with the sun in the morning.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We've stayed at Papakea many times, but A-209 is simply the best. Private amazing view, and beautifully decorated. The kitchen was very well appointed, but we would suggest the addition of a real coffee maker (instead of a Keurig) (A note from the owners...we appreciate your suggestion - we will be adding a coffee maker and a coffee grinder for our guests!). We had a wonderful stay, and hope to come back soon. Thank you for sharing your beautiful condo with us.
Feb 2015
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Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Completely renovated. Fully tiled shower with frameless glass door; rain shower head and separate wand hand shower. Separate vanity area with custom cabinetry and granite counter top. Makeup mirror and blow dryer provided.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King size bed with comfy pillowtop mattress purchased in 2017. Please note bedroom now has air conditioning, although the ceiling fan and ocean breezes are usually all that's needed to keep the bedroom comfortable for sleeping. But during the hottest times of the year, if the trade winds stall, you'll still stay cool with quiet, cold! in-room air conditioning.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Panoramic ocean views, beautifully remodeled - FULLY AIR CONDITIONED!
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 55 reviews

A repeat customer!!!

  • 5 of 5

We are happy to say that we've had the privilege to stay at Papakea A209 twice and it does not disappoint! The pictures do not do this lovely condo justice. The proximity to the ocean is so close that we have been able to watch a couple of turtles playing in the water from our lanai. And 2 sets of binoculars are provided for viewing the breaching whales and spinner dolphins in the distance...which was very exciting for us this trip. The owners of this condo are very attentive and have thought of everything. The kitchen has many gadgets and small appliances should you need to cook during your stay. Although we did not cook, we can say that the blender works great for making Lava Flow drinks! A209 is in a building that is closest to the ocean and this unit is on the end. This provides for much privacy, as opposed to the other buildings which have partial ocean views, but everyone also has a "view" into your condo from across the complex. But in building A, we really had a sense of complete privacy during our stay. Directly in front of the lanai is a small seasonal beach. Beach chairs, ice chest, boogie boards and more are available for your use in this condo. We took the chairs and our drinks to this little beach and never saw another guest for hours. Building A is also close to a private, gated entrance, so getting in and out of the Papakea complex is quick. There is so much to do on Maui and though this was our 7th trip over the past 25 years, we find so many new things to see and do each time. This condo is by far the best place we've stayed on Maui and we hope be back again and again!! We send warmest Aloha to Carol and Dennis for their hospitality and thank you for another wonderful stay in your beautiful Maui home!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Papakea’s Finest...

  • 5 of 5

This was our third time staying at Papakea and our favorite unit we’ve stayed in by far. If you’re reading this, you can already see the pictures so you know the unit is gorgeous inside and out—the waves are literally right outside your door. Awesome to fall asleep to at night. Carol was a pleasure to work with—friendly, attentive, quick to respond to questions, and a very gracious host. The chocolates upon arrival were a great welcome. We highly recommend this unit and will definitely be back again!

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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A fantastic week !

  • 5 of 5

This condo is absolutely gorgeous! It’s newly renovated, beautifully decorated and oh so comfortable. I wish I could take that bed home! Carol and Dennis - the owners - are dedicated to making sure you have everything you need and to making sure you have a wonderful time in their condo. The lanai looked right out onto the ocean and we spent hours watching the whales. One can paddle board or snorkel in front of the resort and beaches are very close. There’s a great boardwalk two resorts over that is easy to get to and let’s you walk along the ocean. You are walking distance to restaurants , shops and a grocery store. This resort is lovely and very well maintained and has two pools, hot tubs, shuffle ball courts and putting greens. Lots to enjoy. If you’re looking for a Mauii holIday this condo in the Papkea Resort is perfect. We’ve already booked for next year! Mahalo Carol and Dennis!

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Beverley - it made our whole day to read your comments. We agree that it's pretty magic watching the whales from the lanai! We're so glad you enjoyed the condo - it has been our goal for the condo to be as warm and welcoming as Maui itself, and we're happy you feel we succeeded. We can't wait to welcome you back. Mahalo!!
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Seabeck, WA

Wonderful condo amazing ocean view

  • 5 of 5

This condo was perfect for our needs. Very comfortable and clean and very nicely updated. The kitchen was very well stocked. It was great to have a washer and dryer in the unit. What’s so special about this condo is that it is definitely ocean front. What a treat it was to sit out on the lanai with our morning coffee watching the whales. Listening and watching the crashing of the waves amazing!! The resort where this condo is located is very well maintained, quiet and beautifully landscaped. I would highly recommend this condo ,the owner, Carol was easy to work with and very thorough .

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Larry - I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. Everything you mention - the beauty of the resort, the sound of the ocean, the views from the lanai - those are all things we love about the condo too. Mahalo nui loa!
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Beautiful view- Crashing Waves

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 10 great nights- the view is spectacular- the condo was well equipped with all necessities, everything worked great TV- WIFI, fans- and you certainly don't need the air conditioning- with the great trade-winds. Carol certainly takes care of everything- directions- instructions, etc. Thank you Carol, everything was wonderful. We will be a repeat customer.

Peter and Bellinda.

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Peter and Bellinda - it's so wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your time on Maui, and in our Papakea home. We would love to welcome you back!
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Fish Market Maui
Seafood Market
Honokowai Okazuya & Deli
Teppanyaki 2 Go
Ohana Tacos - Maui
Taco Restaurant
Hawaiian Restaurant
Bad Ass Coffee
Coffee Shop
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
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Pailolo Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill
Pulehu, An Italian Grill
Italian Restaurant
Castaway Cafe
American Restaurant
Beach House Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill
Royal Ocean Terrace Restaurant
Hawaiian Restaurant
Miso Phat Sushi
Sushi Restaurant
Dollie's Pub & Café
Pizza 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
Beachwalk Market & Pantry
Pizza Restaurant
Ka'anapali Grille & Tap Room
Mama's Rib's & Rotisserie
Barbecue Restaurant
Joey's Kitchen Napili
Nearest Airport
29 Miles
Kahului Airport
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Java Jazz
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Honoapiilani Highway
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Next door or across the street
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Ka'anapali Beach
Car: recommended

Maui offers travelers just about everything imaginable in the way of activities and places to explore. Explore Maui's many gorgeous beaches - one of the best, Ka'anapali, begins at the south end of Papakea, and stretches for miles all the way to Black Rock and beyond. You can walk to several great restaurants situated along the beach. Other great West Maui Beaches include D.T. Fleming, Kapalua, Oneloa and Napili Bay, just a short drive north. A 15 minute drive south takes you to Lahaina Town, which has a rich history coupled with great shopping, dining, and activities such as parasailing, sunset dinner cruises, Molokini snorkling excursions, and boat trips to Lanai, as well as whale watching cruises in season. Drive south around the island toward Kihei and Wailea to find more beautiful beaches, or to enjoy the Shops at Wailea. Head upcountry to explore the galleries in Makawao and the sweeping vistas of Kula and Ulupalakua. Take a day and experience the beauty of the famous (and infamous) drive to Hana, or greet the day at the top of Mount Haleakala. But don't forget to save time to watch the sunset from your oceanfront lanai! If you choose to stay in for dinner, there's a supermarket just across the street, Fish Market Maui that sells the catch of local fishermen and seafood meals to go just a block north of Papakea, and a 3-day-a-week farmer's market just a quarter mile north.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee/restocking $170 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 14.42%

$1000 deposit towards rental and signed rental agreement to reserve your dates. Balance due 90 days before arrival. If reservation is canceled prior to more than 90 days prior to arrival - deposit is refunded, less $500 cancellation fee. No refunds if canceled within 90 days of arrival, unless and to the extent we can rebook at comparable rates. E-check, personal check, or bank check preferred. Credit cards accepted. Hawaii Transient Accommodation Tax (TAT) of 10.25%, and General Excise Tax (GET) of 4.166% charged on daily rate and cleaning fee. Resort fee of $17/day will be collected directly by front desk at Papakea, and is not included in any quotes or amounts collected by owner. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Hawaii State GET#: GE194-754-1504-01. Hawaii State TAT#: TA 194-754-1504-01.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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