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***PENTHOUSE #601**top Floor Corner End Unit***

Bedrooms 2
Space 885 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Condo 2 Bedroom / 2 Bath (sleep 4 Adults)

Menehune Shores unit 601!!! Penthouse top floor apartment with high living room ceilings, wonderful views of Ma'alaea Bay and Maui Komohana (the West Maui Mountains) and recent upgrades has everything necessary for a relaxing stay on the Valley Isle.

Our unit has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, excellent views, high ceilings, and a layout which provides privacy to each of the bedrooms. The kitchen and baths have been upgraded and last year we added new carpet, drapes and ceiling fans.Our unit does *not* have central air conditioning, but the ceiling fans run off the rooftop solar panels and we think they do a good job of moving the air around the apartment. There is a stacked washer/dryer unit conveniently located in the hall closet near the master bedroom.

There is one California king bed in the master bedroom and two twins in the second bedroom which can be converted to a reasonable facsimile of a king bed, making the unit ideal for four people. The unit includes a fully equipped kitchen, cable television, free local phone service, high-speed internet, and a private lanai. This lanai, accessible from both the master bedroom and the living room, has Ma'alaea Bay and West Maui Mountain views, and that is where we end up spending most of our time. We think you will, too.

Menehune Shores is an oceanfront complex in a low density, peaceful area of North Kihei, twenty minutes from the airport between Maalaea harbor and Wailea. Truly oceanfront, the complex is adjacent to a protected swimming and snorkeling beach and also the five mile long Sugar Beach which extends from the property north to Maalaea, and is perfect for long morning and sunset walks.

A heated pool and BBQ area are located in the tropically landscaped seaside grounds, and a rooftop BBQ and dining area provides stunning views of the ocean, Haleakala, the West Maui Mountains, Molokini, Kahoolawe, and Lanai. It is an ideal place to watch for whales in the winter and relax and enjoy Maui’s breathtaking sunsets each and every evening of the year.

The property features an immaculately kept lawn area, a shuffleboard court, an on-site restaurant, a swimming pool and two BBQ areas. It sits next to the historic 16th century royal fish pond of Kalepolepo. The property is an excellent location for stunning sunsets, swimming, romantic beach strolling, and seasonal whale watching.

The complex is located minutes away from shopping and dining areas that will take care of all your vacation needs. Additionally, an authentic Indian restaurant - Monsoon India - with a full bar and spectacular views is conveniently located on the ground floor of the complex.

Menehune Shores offers:

-roof BBQ area


-ground level BBQ area

-free on site parking

The interiors include:

-fully equipped kitchens

-washers & dryers

-cable television

-free local phone service

-private lanais

More Details

Malinee Kruasing (RS61555)
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, Japanese, Thai
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2018

About Malinee Kruasing (RS61555)


We are long-term residents of central Japan (now in our 22nd year) but we're originally from San Francisco, CA and West Yarmouth, MA. It is an understatement to say we like to travel. We have been fortunate enough to see some of the prettiest places on the planet and yet we always seem to return to the Kihei area so in 2013 we bought this apartment which we hope to someday make into a more permanent home.

Local Rental Agent:

I’m the on-island property manager from RE/MAX Resort Realty with five years of concierge experience at Four Stars Maui resorts. Always available, I’m just a phone call away to answer your questions and make sure that you have everything you need during your stay.

Maui…True Paradise!!! You will enjoy your vacation in our unit and will want to come back again!!!

Malinee Kruasing (RS61555) purchased this condo in 2013

Why Malinee Kruasing (RS61555) chose Kihei

We chose this top floor apartment because of the bright and airy feel created by the high living room and master bedroom ceilings. It has an excellent layout, wonderful views of Ma'alaea Bay and Maui Komohana (the West Maui Mountains) and a very convenient location. Small but efficient, we think #601 has everything necessary for a relaxing stay on the Valley Isle.

What makes this condo unique

Though the apartment is on the smaller side, it has a layout which provides privacy (and separate bathrooms) to each of the two bedrooms. The property may have been built in 1976, but our HOA takes great pride in keeping the building and the grounds (including the pool and ground floor barbecues) well-maintained and very clean. The views from the rooftop bbq area are also absolutely spectacular.


Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 885 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , California King
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
The Hawaiian Humpback Whale Sanctuary is our immediate neighbor; and information on the seasonal whale population can be obtained there. At the sanctuary you can also enjoy the best views on the island of the leaping, blowing whales that visit us each year to give birth and nurse in the warm waters.


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(23 traveler reviews)

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***PENTHOUSE #601**top Floor Corner End Unit***
average rating of 4.521739 based on 23 reviews

Good place to stay

  • 4 of 5

Good place, clean and it was perfect for a family

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
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We loved it!

  • 5 of 5

This is an amazing condo! It is exactly as pictured. Great location in a very relaxing area.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
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Clean, comfortable and great location!

  • 4 of 5

It is really well maintained. So handy that there is a bathroom for each bedroom. Location right on the beach is awesome. Pool and shuffle board was fun. Lots of barbecues available. We highly recommend the condo. It was a blast!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
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Great Place! Great Location! Great Views!

  • 5 of 5

This place was great! Nice open layout and gorgeous views. Super easy access to the beach and nice and close to town. I would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
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Memphis, TN

Unbeatable view for drinks on the deck.

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing honeymoon staying in this condo. The kitchen is fully stocked so we were able to stay in for breakfasts, and go out for nice dinners close by. I would highly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
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Great Condo!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was as described on the site. The view was spectacular, perfect every night. The roof area was awesome, it had bbq’s and chairs. The view was even better up there. It was very easy to access the pool and beach area (nothing was ever crowded). The inside was nice and comfortable and well laid out. It was stocked with everything you need to stay for over a week. We did have these little tiny ants in the kitchen. We had to store dry food in the fridge, not a big deal. We are from Northern California and not having ac was no problem. If you leave the doors open,the breeze was nice (day or nite). The fans cooled off the condo plenty. I am an amputee and I take off my leg at night and I sit in a wheelchair. I was able to get down to the pool and beach by using the elevator in my wheelchair. I could get around the condo fine as well. However, the bathroom doors are narrow (around 28 inches). I forgot my crutches, so I had to hop to the bathroom (bad planning on my part). If you have mobility issues, just bring crutches and a folding shower chair and you’ll be fine. Overall, I would recommend this condo and would stay again. A very well kept and stocked condo. Thanks again, we had a great week!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Kahului (OGG)
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $300

1. Check In: after 3:00 pm
2. Check Out: by 11:00 am
3. This is a 100% non-smoking unit.
4. No illegal activities in the unit at any time.
5. Rates are based on 4 guests.
6. Resort House Rules are given out at the time of registration at the Office .
7. Any fines incurred during the period of occupancy are the responsibility of the renter.
8. The full rental Security deposit of 25% is required to confirm reservation. Full payment is due 90 days prior to arrival.
Cancellations Policy: More than 90 days, full refund, less $25 fee.
Less than 90 days notice – refund only for nights the unit is rented, less fee.
Refundable Damage Deposit US$300 require. (full refund within 7-14 days after departure, less replace/repair costs & fees if any)

GET: GE-050-040-0128-01
TA: TA-050-040-0128-01

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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