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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 - 7 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 w06580022-01. 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
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 22, 2017

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 South Maui

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
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 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 4.96 based on 50 reviews
Raleigh NC

Great location, great views, responsive owner. Very comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Great condo, walking distance to both shopping and beach.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing place for our honeymoon

  • 5 of 5

Matt and Colleen's place was absolutely stunning. The condo served as our home base for the 4 nights that my wife and I spent on Maui for our honeymoon. The views from both of the lanais are incredible and we found ourselves spending quite a lot of time there (before forcing ourselves to leave the place and go out and explore the island). The condo was perfectly clean when we arrived and plenty of things are provided for you. There are plenty of excellent bars/restaurants within walking distance and amazing beaches and attractions within just a short drive. Some of our nearby favorites were Three's happy hour ($3.50 margaritas...), Maui Brewing Co, Maluaka Beach, and taking surf lessons with Maui waveriders across the street. Matt provided a great list of things to see and do prior to our arrival and the guest book left in the condo was a great resource as well. Matt and Colleen made the entire process very easy and we would stay here again in a heartbeat. - John & Marisa

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This is our second time staying in the same condo....abd we had a great time once again..

  • 5 of 5

The unit was very clean and well equipped with eveything to hit the beach. We love the location and had a acouple of days where we didn't even have to get in the car. The sunsets off the lanai were awesome. See you next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Chris, Thanks for staying with us (again!). I love it when families travel together and rent both of our units at the same time. We think the unit is in a great spot also, there are days we don't use our rental car also. I also really appreciate repeat customers. You've stayed multiple times with us, in both our units, and are already booked for next year in our two bedroom unit (#454560) Thanks so much! See you in 2018. Mahalo, Matt and Colleen
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Annapolis, MD

Great location to everything on Maui

  • 5 of 5

Matt's condo was a perfect place to call home on the first leg of our honeymoon. The condo was equipped with everything you could need. We loved eating breakfast on the lanai with those beautiful views. We took advantage of the beach gear and towels for relaxing and adventure. The condo is located in the perfect spot. There were many dinner and bar options within walking distance. In addition, Kihei was a convenient location to many other activities and attractions on the island.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Amber, Congratulations on your wedding! Thanks for including us in your honeymoon plans. I think you were the 13th honeymoon couple we hosted this year. We think the location of the condo is great also. There's just so much to do so close to the unit. And those views... Looking forward to having you back, maybe on your anniversary? Mahalo, Matt and Colleen
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Westminster, CO

Great location and beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

This unit was perfect for our little family of 3. The Queen air mattress was great for our 17yr old. The location is perfect for swimming and walking to local food, coffee and shopping establishments. We had the unfortunate experience of a medical emergency the last four days but the condo was perfect for recovery and relaxation!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Cavalieri Family, Thanks for staying with us and the great review. I'm glad the unit worked well for you and your husband and your daughter. The Costco Aerobed is surprisingly comfortable, much better than a hideabed, in my opinion. Sorry about your medical emergency, but at least you had great views during your recovery. Looking forward to hosting you again. Matt and Colleen
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Philadelphia, PA

Everything you need in Maui

  • 5 of 5

Matt and Colleen really thought of every detail in their Kihei condo! The condo is furnished with all of the basics and then some. It is a great location central to many activities and restaurants. We very much enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. I pay particular attention to anonymous reviews to ensure that they still felt the unit worked well for them and they would recommend. I'm proud even our anonymous guests give us 5 stars!
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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
Damage Deposit $200

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.