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Papakea - A Home Away From Home Oasis

Bedrooms Studio
Space 454 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Studio unit at one of the prettiest low rise condominiums on Maui.

Our recently remodeled 3rd floor studio unit (sleeps 2) at Papakea has been our home away from home for over 30 years. Located in the "B" building , it has beautiful views of the ocean and the islands of Molokai and Lanai. The unit comes with a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave, stove and dishwasher, washer/dryer, TV, WiFi , and a queen size Murphy bed. Resort amenities include lush tropical gardens, swimming pools, hot tubs, putting greens, tennis courts, and BBQ grills. A small shopping center including a grocery store is just across the street and eating establishments of all kinds are within walking distance. Papakea is only a short drive to Lahaina where shopping and restaurants abound. Beaches with all of the usual activities (snorkeling, swimming) are also very close. We fell in love with Papakea on the very first day we saw it and are positive you will too.

Richard Blazier
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 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 17, 2018


Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 454 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • One bathroom with shower (no tub). Single sink vanity.
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Studio - 1 murphy bed
  • Pull down Murphy bed with full sized queen mattress.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

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Papakea - A Home Away From Home Oasis
average rating of 4.7916665 based on 24 reviews

Excellent Value / Great Location

  • 5 of 5

An excellent value, great location, close to shops. This is a great studio condo, full sized / well stocked kitchen, washer & dryer. The unit was not cramped at all for two people. It has a Murphy bed, which was quite comfortable. We even left it down the entire time, and still had plenty of room in the unit. It has a wonderful ocean view, over looking the pool & putting green. Great for whale & people watching! I highly recommend this condo, and will absolutely try to book again on our next visit!!!

The Papkea Resort has daily activities. The resort charges a daily parking fee, and places a hold on ones credit card upon check-in. The parking spaces are tight.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location, friendly staff and great views!

  • 5 of 5

We really appreciate the opportunity to stay at Papakea. The unit was perfect for us and well appointed with everything we needed for our stay. Great communication from the owner and the property staff as verybattentive to our needs. We will definitely be back! Mahalo Rich!

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pleasant Stay at a Beutiful Setting

  • 5 of 5

Everything was clean, comfortable without being overdone. The condo was accommodating with full appliances, kitchen utensils, laundry, towels, bedding, and was complete with comfortable furnishings. We were pleased to find beach chairs, boogie board and little extras to make our stay relaxing. The view was amazing even better than the photos. The grounds were perfectly kept and beautiful. We would love to plan to visit here again.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great condo!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I loved our stay at this condo. Clean, efficient and great view. This was our second time at this condo and everything was as nice as our first time. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect little spot!

  • 4 of 5

Condo was perfect for our trip to Maui. Here's my list of pros/cons but know that I would happily stay there again!


-condo owner is SUPER responsive and helpful.

-resort is well located, parking is easy

-proximity to restaurants (Soup Nutz & Java Jazz!)/grocery stores/snorkel shops.

-condo is well appointed with the basics

-unbeatable view.

-easy to get assistance from front desk (compared to renting at an unattended complex)

-despite it's coziness, condo has plenty of seating and space.

-nicely updated.

Cons (I guess)

-if you're accustomed to condos that have the beach gear, cooking spices and laundry fixin's, plan to bring your own or make a quick trip to the store. More than ample supplies to prepare meals for yourself.

-bed is a Murphy which makes perfect sense for the space but a little uncomfortable if you have a sensitive back (I hurt mine a few years ago and struggled a bit but this is, of course, hugely subjective.)

-no ice maker (or not hooked up?). Obviously, small thing, but if you're filling a cooler everyday like we did, plan to pick up some bags of ice at the store. The trays will not be enough to keep up.

So that's my honest review! If you have a two person trip planned this is a great little place and the resort is a favorite of my family's! Aloha!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Perfect Fit!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I really enjoyed our stay in this studio condo. It provided everything we needed and more. This condo is updated and the murphy bed was quite comfortable. The grounds of this complex are immaculate. We had breakfast every morning on the lanai with a view of the ocean and pool! We loved it and would recommend this condo!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Teppanyaki 2 Go
Hawaiian Restaurant
Fish Market Maui
Seafood Market
Honokowai Okazuya & Deli
Ohana Tacos - Maui
Taco Restaurant
L & L Hawaiian BBQ Honokowai
Hawaiian Restaurant
Java Jazz
Pizza Paradiso Mediterranean Grill
Mediterranean Restaurant
Nachos Grande
Mexican Restaurant
Bad Ass Coffee
Coffee Shop
Slappy Cakes
Breakfast Restaurant
Duke's Beach House
Seafood Restaurant
Aina Gourmet Market
Coffee Shop
Pailolo Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill
Pulehu, An Italian Grill
Italian Restaurant
Castaway Cafe
American Restaurant
Royal Ocean Terrace Restaurant
Hawaiian Restaurant
Beach House Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill
Miso Phat Sushi
Sushi Restaurant
Dollie's Pub & Café
Pizza Restaurant
Hawaiian Village Coffee
Coffee Shop
Maui Brewing Company Brewpub
China Bowl Asian Cuisine
Chinese Restaurant
Hanks Haute Dogs
Fast Food Restaurant
China Boat Restaurant
Pan-Asian 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
Drums of the Pacific Lu'au
Dinner Theater
Japanese Restaurant
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100

Papakea Owner's Association will collect a $17/ night Resort Fee (for the first 10 nights) payable to the Association at checkout.

Rates subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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