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Stunning Views from Two Lanais, Top Floor Penthouse. Developers Personal Unit

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Huge one bedroom corner penthouse with commanding views

Brand new remodeled one bedroom and new on the market!

This double lanai, dual view top floor penthouse is absolutely over the top!

Unit 606 is a very unique property. It was originally built as the developer of the building's private suite. Based on the size, spaciousness and views of the unit, he used it as a location to host cocktail parties and neighborhood gatherings. Over it's life, the unit has had very few owners and mostly was used as a gathering space.

We recently purchased it and proceeded with a large scale remodel. The results are spectacular. New double pane glass to provide silence when you want, and huge doors to bring the outside in when you prefer.

Please feel free to call me at 360-929-0413 (Seattle time Zone) to discuss any particular needs or fees.

Modern, fully updated spotless condo with TWO great views of the ocean. Because of the unique corner aspect of the unit, you also get views of Haleakala and the West Maui Mountains. There are only a handful of units in all of Kihei with these views. Everything is new, from the stainless appliance package to the front load washer and dryer, Egyptian cotton beach towels and super high quality linens. This unit is a huge one bedroom with nearly 1000 square feet of open, airy space.

-Two commanding ocean views from two different lanais: take in the outstanding view through the wall to wall, floor to ceiling glass wall in the living room/kitchen and a different view from the master bedroom

-completely remodeled: everything is new, including appliances, front load washer/dryer, furniture, bedding and all utensils, right down to the Henkel knives

-great, central location: walk to shopping, dozens of restaurants, beaches, surfing, stand up paddle boarding, snorkeling and more. There are days we never use our car!

-large bedroom with a cal-king bed

- full bathroom bright with new tile, granite and cabinets

- air conditioned in bedroom and living room

-free Wi-Fi, long distance to US and Canada, cable

-free parking

-beach toys included, snorkels sets, chairs, cooler, umbrella, thick beach towels, boogie boards

-high quality Costco inflatable queen bed available for the kids

Every time we enter our condo, we are struck by how beautiful the views are. One wall of the living room is entirely made of glass, and the light fills the whole space. In addition, one wall of the master bedroom is glass also, with commanding views of the south Maui coastline. The glass has been replaced with thick double pane glass to provide quiet and moderate the Maui sun. Most units haven't invested in the expense of new glass. At $22,000, I understand why, but the increase in comfort is extreme. I wouldn't rent a unit that did not have updated glass. The lanais are over 16 feet wide and provide a great space to hang out, watch the waves and surfers, and enjoy the tropical weather.

We have furnished our condo to be modern and comfortable. You will find full sized couch and chairs, a king sized bed, tons of storage, large closets. The kitchen is outfitted with a new whirlpool appliance suite including microwave, dishwasher, self cleaning glass topped range and refrigerator with ice maker. We even have special outlets that have USB chargers built into them. The kitchen is outfitted with top quality pans, knives and small appliances.

Free WiFi, phone calls to the US and Canada. A large flat screen TV in the living room and another flat screen in the bedroom. The living room has a blu ray player. There is a radio with a provided cord to plug in your ipad, ipod, iphone or MP3 player

Island surf is in a great central location. Immediately to the north is a area the locals call 'the Triangle'. It has lots of shops and scores of restaurants and night spots. Across the street is Kalama park, offering playgrounds, roller hockey, volleyball, surfing, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking and wide open spaces to play catch or just hang on the grass. You can watch your friends and family play in the surf right from the front room.

A short drive to the south puts you in the heart of Wailea with upscale dining, shopping and more wonderful beaches.

Island surf houses many great businesses. You can rent bicycles, get a manicure or spa treatment, book a scuba dive, rent surf boards, or eat a great plate lunch all without never leaving the building.

There is a pool and BBQ area on the second floor, both with ocean views.

-our on-island contact is within walking distance to the condo and will promptly attend to any issues you may encounter. Their number is 808-268-6485.

If you need other dates, you can check out our other rental in the same building. It is a two bedroom, two bath #454560.

Since we have two units in the building, and work with the owner of the unit adjacent to ours on the 6th floor, we can offer wedding party accommodations with berths for up to 12 people.

Please check out the video of the unit we posted. The sound is on in the video, if you listen closely you can hear my wife's footsteps. The unit is just that quiet....

We have a two bedroom/two bathroom unit in the same building. Some guests combine the units as they have family and friends come during their stay. The two bedroom unit is # 454560.

This condo is licensed for vacation rentals, Hawaiian tax id. #TA-042-517-0944-01. Beware of condo owners not providing their tax number, often they are scams or not licensed. If you are looking at a rental that does not provide their number, they are probably operating illegally. Please be careful, the state is enforcing these and you may find yourself without a place to stay when you arrive. Try googling 'nonpermitted vacation rentals target of enforcement' to see a recent article on the issue. Kauai recently closed 320 non-permitted vacation rentals with two weeks notice and all the guests were left without accommodations.

More Details

Matt Keller
Member since: 2013
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:
April 26, 2018

About Matt Keller

We live in the Seattle area and have been visiting Hawaii frequently for the past 15 years. After visiting different islands, we settled on Maui as the best combination of recreation and amenities. We believe you simply cannot do better than Maui. There is a reason the movie stars vacation here!

After looking at scores of condos, we snapped up our unit in the Island Surf. It had the best combination of views, layout, and location. We have found that we can park our car for days at a time and walk to everything. Our unit was dated and tired, so we launched into a full scale remodel. We love the newness of the unit now and the modern feel.

Our plan is to retire and split our time between Maui and Seattle area. Until then, we wanted to share our great location and remodeled unit with others.

We hope you enjoy Maui as much as we do.


Matt and Colleen Keller

Matt Keller purchased this condo in 2015

Why Matt Keller chose Kihei

We have seen Island Surf on all of our trips to Maui. In fact, we have rented surf boards on the bottom floor in the building. When this unit came for sale, we jumped at the opportunity. After all, this is the top floor Penthouse unit. It is truly the best one in the building. It has such a great location, is within walking distance to so many amenities, and the unit has great views with a open and airy feel. It also was almost 1000 square feet, huge by Hawaiian standards. After looking at Island Surf for so many years, we are still in awe that we were able to buy here.

What makes this condo unique

The best benefit of Island Surf is the view. Following close behind is the size and layout of the unit, 1000 square feet with two walls entirely of glass providing a great, open feeling. Combine that with the central location and ability to walk to so many attractions and you just can't beat it.


Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • 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 , combination tub/shower
  • Full Bath, new comfort high toilet and new vanity with solid surface top. Hairdryer supplied.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , One wall of bedroom is all glass with stunning views
  • Cal King Bed in bedroom. Also, bedroom has it's own AC unit.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Since we have this unit and a two bedroom as well as a great relationship with the unit next door to us (605) we can accommodate wedding parties of up to 12 people.


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Stunning Views from Two Lanais, Top Floor Penthouse. Developers Personal Unit
average rating of 4.9692307 based on 65 reviews

Great stay!!

  • 5 of 5

Can’t say enough good things about this amazing condo! The location in Kihei is absolutely perfect. Everything you need is within walking distance. The views from both lanais are amazing... especially to watch the sunset. Matt was incredibly helpful with any questions we had and was always quick to respond. We stayed here with our 1.5 year old and would definitely say it was accommodating to her as well. We would recommend this condo to everyone and hopefully will visit again!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Love Maui

  • 5 of 5

Incredible view and great location in Kihei. Matt was great with helpful hints. Also, we had a bit of an issue with the shower and Matt responded very quickly and got us back on track. Thanks again Matt. We hope to return soon. God Bless!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Kenneth, Thanks so much for staying with us. I'm glad you had a good time and enjoyed the unit. I'm sorry about the shower malfunction. Once again, I was happy with our maintenance team that found out about the issue at 8pm and had it fixed by 7am. We try and be very responsive. Looking forward to having you back! Matt and Colleen
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Amazing Views, Nice Condo, Great Location

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I just returned from our trip to Maui and we loved this place. Everything is delivered as advertised. Matt was fantastic to work with providing very clear and simple instructions for the checkin and checkout process. He also provides a very detailed list of things to do and eat during your stay.

We loved having the beach across the street, great restaurants a stones throw away and ample parking to have a car to explore the island.

The suite is very clean including the kitchen and bathroom which are always a must for me and my wife. We used the blender to make pina coladas and the kitchen to make our breakfast daily.

The pillows aren't the most comfortable if that's a game changer for you but we'd still highly recommend this place and hope to return.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mathew, Thanks so much for staying with us and the nice words. I'm glad you enjoyed the location, we love the central location also. So much to do so close. I'm sorry the pillows weren't a good fit for you. I should have pointed out there are two other sets in the closet, I keep different types of pillows in the unit for the different positions guests sleep in (side, back, stomach). Looking forward to having you back! Matt and Colleen
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Great location! Great ocean views! Wonderful place!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I celebrated part of our honeymoon at Matt and Colleen’s. It was both of our first trips to Hawaii and first time using VRBO, we couldn’t have asked for a better experience! Matt was more than available to answer any questions we had prior to our vacation. It was very easy to access the unit. The condo was great and very cutely decorated with a beach theme! Thanks again!! đź’ž Jenny and Jeremy

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha J and J, Congratulations on your new marriage! And thanks for staying with us for your honeymoon. We love the location also, it's just so close to so much. Looking forward to hosting you again! Mahalo, Matt and Colleen
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Great place to stay with lovely inside space, excellent beaches, lots of nearby attractions!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed this well-kept, well-stocked, roomy condo with 2 lanais! We were there for 5 nights as the last part of a Maui vacation. After spending 2 nights camping inside Haleakala crater, it was delightful to be in this luxurious condo. Fantastic eateries all around and great beaches too! The only downside is that it can get a bit noisy in the evenings as it's across from a beach park, and there is some road traffic. It didn't bother us too much - this comes with the marvelous conveniences!

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Cecily, Thanks so much for staying with us and the great review. We love the connivence of the unit also, there's just so much to do so close. We enjoy sitting on the lanai and listening to the spirited volleyball games in the park (sometimes we join them) and I like having my morning coffee and listening to the city wake up. It's also great to slide the brand new $20K sliders shut and have virtual silence when I want it. Hope to host you again! Mahalo, Matt and Colleen
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Great Place

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed her Feb 4 to Feb 10. As newbies to Maui we could not have found a more perfect place to experience Maui for the first time. From the beach decor which calms you the minute you walk in to the incredible views from both lanai's to being in the perfect location to experience the Maui culture, we loved every minute of being here. The condo has such great views that it was hard at times to leave. We were able to walk across the street to the beach, walk to shopping and restaurants and enjoy the beautiful sunsets from the lanai. This condo has all the necessities you will need for your stay and then some. I look forward to returning to Maui in the near future and will look to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Lisa, Thanks for staying with us and for the great review. We are continually thankful for what a great unit 606 is. It's the only one like it in the entire building. Views, views and views. And so much to do so close to the building. Looking forward to having you back. Matt and Colleen
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Threes Bar and Grill
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Threes Bar and Grill
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Cove Park
Car: recommended

Since we own a 2 bedroom unit in the same building and have a great relationship with the adjacent unit next to our 6th floor unit, we can accommodate wedding parties of up to 12


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 14.42%

There is a $100 non-refundable booking fee. Cancelation will be 100% refunded (less the booking fee) if cancelled more than 60 days prior to arrival. If cancelled less than 60 days prior to arrival, we will refund if we can re-rent the unit, which we will make a valiant effort to do.

Owner'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.

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