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Watch the whales from the lanai who give birth in Maalaea bay!

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Last updated: 08/22/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Ma'alaea Kai Penthouse Suite is a two-story, non-smoking unit with two full bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, living room, and lanai. It can easily accommodate two couples plus kids or a family of six or seven. Probably the best feature is a two-story, open-beam ceiling living room, and lanai. A two-story, glass wall opens to a breathtaking view of the ocean.

As you plan your ultimate Maui vacation, don't settle for a 'partial ocean view.' The Ma'alaea Kai Penthouse Suite looks out on a huge ocean view and the pool, surrounded by meticulously-kept grounds. In the distance is the ancient Haleakala Volcano.

The Ma'alaea Kai Penthouse Suite is handsomely decorated with a Japanese-Hawaiian flair so consistent with the island's culture. The upstairs bedroom enjoys an open view of the ocean through the two-story windows. You can even see the ocean from the upstairs shower! The living room and lanai have a spacious feeling that literally mirrors the deep blue Pacific Ocean.

The kitchen is fully-equipped with everything you will need for a quick breakfast or a gourmet dinner served out on the lanai. All the appliances are new including microwave, toaster, coffee grinder for fresh Kona coffee, and a four-speed smoothie machine so you can enjoy all the incredible tropical fruit available here on Maui.

The Ma'alaea Kai is simply the best maintained and most beautiful condominium-hotel along the Ma'alaea Bay coast. A huge, putting green-style lawn and bright blue pool are the only things that separate you from the ocean. Palm trees sway in the tradewinds and gorgeous tropical flowers bloom everywhere. In the last two years the Maui Sea turtles have made our condo their home. At times we count up to 50 of them feeding off the rocks right in front of the condo. You can walk right in and snorkel with them along with many other tropical fish varieties. Explore the ancient underwater caverns that are just past the surf. Unlike most other resort areas on Maui, Hauoli Street is a short (one-fourth mile) tropical walk to Sugar Beach. Just north, a two-minute walk takes you to Ma'alaea Bay boat harbor for all your boat trips and shopping at the Ma'alaea Harbor Village.

Sugar Beach is just a five-minute walk from the Ma'alaea Kai and is probably the quietest beach on Maui, and one of the longest. You can walk or run along this beach for miles and pass only a few other people. Sugar Beach is great at sunrise or sunset or for catching rays midday without another soul in sight. Because it is tucked around the bay, Sugar Beach is an ideal place for children to enjoy the ocean where waves and undertow are always safe.

The Ma'alaea small boat harbor is one of only a few such harbors on Maui. This is the island's main launching point to the crystal-clear, tropical waters of Maui. Snorkeling trips, deep-sea fishing, and sunset cruises all begin right here and you do not even have to park. Above the harbor is the Ma'alaea Harbor Village, a small but quaint shopping area with four excellent restaurants. The Maui Ocean Center is also located here and a visit is highly recommended. The General Store has reopened and has excellent food and almost anything you need for cooking meals. It has great coffee and pastries, I always enjoy shopping at the store.

The Seascape Restaurant is my choice for lunch and hosts a stunning open-air view of the harbor and ocean. Beach Bums is a great addition to the Harbor, you can have breakfast, while chatting with the local boat captains. The food is great and the price is great too. They also have a really nice Happy Hour...Mai Tai's are $3.50!

Sunrise from the Ma'alaea Kai Penthouse Suite is an experience in itself. Pre-dawn light brings the chatter of a thousand birds and iridescent blue waters. The trade winds ruffle the palm trees and caress your senses as you sit with your first cup of Kona coffee in the huge lanai. As the sun breaks over the ancient 10,000-foot Halealala Volcano, your face and your world are bathed in sunlight. Your penthouse is illuminated with a bright warmth that leaves you glowing. It is time to think about the day's activities or simply sit back and have another cup of coffee.

Ma'alaea Bay is Maui's most quiet, secluded, best-kept secret. It is truly the most centrally located vacation area on all of Maui, lying at the ocean front and between two volcanoes that formed the island. The old whaling port Lahaina is 18 miles to the north. Bustling Kihei is eight miles to the south, and it takes just ten minutes to drive from the airport to the Ma'alaea Kai Penthouse Suite.

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 4
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 4-7

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    ...moreless

  • King size beds (1) Beautiful hand crafted oak king size bed, Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) our sofa is also a convertable bed ; we also have one futon mat...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Boogie Boards, Snorkeling gear, Fins, Fishing Poles, Hand Weights and beach toys for the kikis!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    we have a few CD's...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    We have a new flat screen and sound system in the living room and a flat screen TV in the upstairs master bedroom loft....moreless

  • Toys:

    Sand toys for kids, fishing poles....moreless

  • Video Library:

    (3) we have several movies...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Luaus
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean:

    We are just steps from the ocean!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    (3) 2 doors down, on the same floor as our condo...moreless

  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Hand Weights...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    We have WiFi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    (3) 2 doors down, on the same floor as our condo...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    You can also enjoy dinner in this area, it is just beautiful!...moreless

  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    We have seating for 6 on our lanai, perfect for outdoor dining!...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Jetted Tub
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Holidays
Nov 19 - Dec 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$300
Whale Season
Jan 1 - Mar 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$275
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$200

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $150
  • Tax Rate 13.14%

Notes:

Fee of $100.00 for more than four persons. Cleaning fee is $200.00, if your stay is less than seven nights. All rates subject to change.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 08/22/2016
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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Kahului
0.3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Beach Bums
0.3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Beach Bums, Seascape, Maalaea Store Cafe
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Sugar Beach

Car: Recommended

Whale Watching, Ocean Kayaking, Sunbathing

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: Retired after 38 years in education! We will be enjoying Maui every chance we get! πŸ’πŸ³πŸŒ΄πŸŒΊπŸ’«πŸ πŸ–

Why the Owner Chose Wailuku, HI, USA:
Future retirement home, we love Maalaea!

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Relaxing by the ocean reading a favorite book, snorkeling, dip in the pool, and our very favorite is taking a boat trip, we love being out on the ocean! You will enjoy our home!


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Watch the whales from the lanai who give birth in Maalaea bay!

    Watch the whales from the lanai who give birth in Maalaea bay!

  • View of pool, grounds and ocean from lanai of the unit.

    View of pool, grounds and ocean from lanai of the unit.

  • The fully equipped modern kitchen has everything to cook a gourmet meal.

    The fully equipped modern kitchen has everything to cook a gourmet meal.

  • Tastefully decorated with Hawaiian and Japanese art and furniture.

    Tastefully decorated with Hawaiian and Japanese art and furniture.

  • Our new handcrafted king bed provides luxury and comfort, fabulous ocean view.

    Our new handcrafted king bed provides luxury and comfort, fabulous ocean view.

  • Upstairs bathroom vanity.

    Upstairs bathroom vanity.

  • Downstairs bedroom has a nautical theme and view of the harbor.

    Downstairs bedroom has a nautical theme and view of the harbor.

  • Looking up at the two story open glass wall. Our lanai now has seating for six

    Looking up at the two story open glass wall. Our lanai now has seating for six

  • Sugar Beach is a short stroll away and is one of the quietest beaches on Maui.

    Sugar Beach is a short stroll away and is one of the quietest beaches on Maui.

  • The Maui Ocean Center is a 5 minute walk and a very popular Maui destination.

    The Maui Ocean Center is a 5 minute walk and a very popular Maui destination.

  • Boat trips are a 5 minute walk. Whale watching, sunset, snorkeling and dinners.

    Boat trips are a 5 minute walk. Whale watching, sunset, snorkeling and dinners.

  • Hawaii's colors surround you at the Maalaea Kai. Penthouse Suite.

    Hawaii's colors surround you at the Maalaea Kai. Penthouse Suite.

  • Our lanai with seating for six is a great place for all meals.

    Our lanai with seating for six is a great place for all meals.

  • View of kitchen and private upstairs loft.

    View of kitchen and private upstairs loft.

  • View from kitchen looking out the 16 ft wall of glass to the ocean.

    View from kitchen looking out the 16 ft wall of glass to the ocean.

  • Handmade mirror reflecting Sugar Beach.

    Handmade mirror reflecting Sugar Beach.

  • View looking back at master bedroom.

    View looking back at master bedroom.

  • Newly remodeled downstairs bedroom.

    Newly remodeled downstairs bedroom.

  • Downstairs bathroom features a large Jacuzzi tub and shower.

    Downstairs bathroom features a large Jacuzzi tub and shower.

  • Just step out of our condo and enjoy
paradise! Turtles feed just off this view.

    Just step out of our condo and enjoy paradise! Turtles feed just off this view.

  • The Maalaea Shopping Village is a 5 minute walk with shops and restaurants.

    The Maalaea Shopping Village is a 5 minute walk with shops and restaurants.

  • Come watch our beautiful sunsets!

    Come watch our beautiful sunsets!

  • Panoramic view of ocean and Haleakala from the grounds of the Maalaea Kai.

    Panoramic view of ocean and Haleakala from the grounds of the Maalaea Kai.

  • Beautiful grounds abound with tropical flora.

    Beautiful grounds abound with tropical flora.

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This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Saturday, September 24, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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