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Panoramic ocean views, beautifully remodeled

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.

We've just completed installation of 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 in our oceanfront Papakea condo!

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 - 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 traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 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 ...
  • Telephone
  • 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 brand new pillowtop mattress. 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
  • 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
average rating of 4.9347825 based on 50 reviews

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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Peace on the Water

  • 5 of 5

Carol and Dennis have a beautiful condominium that has been completely renovated and is very tastefully decorated. The amenities are first class as well with up to date kitchen ware. At night if you leave the door open, the sound of the waves is very soothing. This is definitely designed for a couple who want a lovely place to stay. Finally, you can’t get any closer to the ocean. Owners are very good to work with and want to make your visit a good one. I recommend it highly.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible location and view.

  • 5 of 5

Awesome property, well represented in all that was reviewed prior to the stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mount Pleasant/Michigan

It was beautiful and perfect

  • 5 of 5

You cannot believe the description without see it in person absolutely beautiful, safe, perfect, clean and everything you need is in the kitchen fully stock. The appliances are outstanding also. Perfect for 2 people.

Carol the owner is soooo! Helpful with questions and places to go.

She gets right back to you.

People at the front desk is outstanding. I'm kind of hard to please but if I could give it 10 stars out 5 I would. I highly recommend this property.

Unless I'm trying to book it 😀

Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful place.

Joe 65 from Michigan Go Green!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great ocean view and property

  • 5 of 5

We loved the condo. The lanai is ocean view and just feet from the ocean. Great location. Great views. Short walk to the beach. We would definitely come back to this condo.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, GA

Maui no ka oi!

  • 5 of 5

It's never bad to be on Maui, and this condo had everything to make you feel at home. Well maintained, comfortable bed, plenty of beach gear, kitchen items, and a fantastic view. Easy walk to breakfast, shopping, beach, dinner, even an urgent care! Carol & Dennis have done a wonderful job, and were a pleasure to work with. Maui no ka oi!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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

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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

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