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Papakea K-401 Stunning Premium Ocean View Top Corner Loft, Family Friendly!

Bedrooms 2
Space 851 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5)

ALOHA! Stunning views abound from this spacious and open corner loft unit, at the Papakea Resort. Located less than 50 yards from the ocean, makes this beautifully decorated and remodeled unit almost ocean front. Save and rent directly from owner for quality that you can count on when you arrive.

The Papakea Resort is a tropical oasis on 13 acres of manicured grounds, with a thoroughly Hawaiian atmosphere. It has the largest amount of land of any condominium resort on Maui’s spectacular Kaanapali beach, the only resort with two ocean front pools, two spas and two large 12 hole putting greens. Grounds also include three lighted tennis courts, two shuffleboard courts, two beach cabanas, tranquil koi ponds, lush gardens and 12 outdoor barbecues.

Papakea is conveniently located between the Kaanapali and Kapalua world class golf resorts, just minutes away from shops, restaurants and galleries in nearby Lahaina and Whaler’s Village. Walk to the grocery store, delis and other services on the other side of Papakea and right across the street. Other restaurants are within walking distance just down the beach.

K-401 is the top fourth floor corner unit closest to the ocean. The K building is very desirable because it shelters the lanai and living room from the afternoon sun and is in a quiet dead end parking lot. An elevator is just a few doors away. Free parking is right outside the building.

A beautiful remodel provided new cabinets, granite countertops, tile floors and many other updates. K-401 was then a model unit on the Papakea Homeowner’s Annual Meeting unit tours for two years.

The entire first floor and lanai, has the cool feel of clean tiles, placed in an elegant diagonal pattern. Storage is abundant throughout, with extra closets and dressers. The owners continue to upgrade and maintain the unit EVERY year to sustain the quality guest experience. The latest major improvement is a Fujitsu tri-zone air conditioning system that provides three independently controlled air handlers in the living room/kitchen, loft and master bedroom for unparalleled comfort.

Soaring wood cathedral ceilings rise up to the loft, that makes this unit feel like a home rather than just a hotel room. Picketed railings allow light and air to flow through but children under 5 are not recommended, due to dangers inherent in the loft.

The K building was also finished in the almost $1 million dollar per building Papakea exterior renovation project in the summer of 2012. The project reversed almost 40 years of ocean front wear by repairing the concrete spalling damage, replacing all of the building railings, coating the lanais and walkways with a high tech engineered surface and painting the exterior. Papakea has never looked better!

Enjoy our second home as we do and absorb the aloha spirit at Papakea!

Pricing below is far lower than typical "rack rates" of other internet travel services but no surprises when you check in. If you pay for Papakea unit K-401 quality, you will get the K-401 location and amenities for your stay. No ka ‘oi.

As required by Hawaii Law, our TAT tax ID is TA-090-072-8832-01 and GET ID is GE-090-072-8832-01 . AHR is our local maintenance and cleaning service contact.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Member since: 2005
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:
March 9, 2018

About The Owner

Mike and Cindy are both pharmacists and have two sons, Ryan and Justin and a corgi named Riley. The Maui condo has always been a wonderful second home to gather the family since we now all live in different parts of the country.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2000

Why The Owner chose Lahaina

Maui has always been a magical place for our family, even before we bought the condo. While there are fantastic activities, we mostly just enjoy the relaxing Hawaiian culture, snorkeling, laying around water and dining in a variety of spectacular settings.

What makes this condo unique

Papakea is a beautiful setting for all ages. We bought because Papakea has the rare commodity of land. It's not a typical hotel like high rise facility. There are wonderful beaches in both directions and the putting greens are fun relaxation.

Unit K-401 has the added benefit of wide open spacing. The loft soars high up and the side window contributes to NOT feeling like a cramped hotel room. K-401 feels like somone's home because it is. Having a second floor in the loft just adds to the feeling.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you Mike & Cindy for sharing your wonderful home with us! We had a wonderful time on the island. Staying here at Papakea certainly added to the experience. We really appreciate your hospitality and for being so friendly during the reservation process. We look forward to another great trip back soon.


The Morgans
Aug 2013
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Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 851 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis Court
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
On-site Yoga Classes and Swimmercize


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Papakea K-401 Stunning Premium Ocean View Top Corner Loft, Family Friendly!
average rating of 4.891892 based on 54 reviews

Just like the pics, no bait and switch here

  • 5 of 5

Place was as listed, clean, quiet, and on the ocean.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great view

  • 5 of 5

Great place with a great view!!! We will be back

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Great Place

  • 5 of 5

This was my first stay at Papakea and I found it to be just as all the reviews reported. It was a quiet, laid back place with most of the amenities of a big resort. K401 was clean and roomy with the bedrooms and bathrooms at different ends of the unit. My favorite part was watching the waves crash from the balcony. The Papakea grounds and buildings were clean and well maintained. The beach starts at the next door resort but there are lounge chairs that you can pull up to the sea wall on the lawn to sunbathe or watch the sunset. The Hurst family was quick to respond to me and set up my vacation dates.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Relaxing yet close to everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic condo complex, just close enough that it's a short walk to a smaller beach (where you can duck into Duke's for a tropical drink) or quick drive to the larger beaches in Kaanapali or Napili area. Also walking distance to an open-late grocery store and to an incredible fish market where you can buy delicious things to grill by the pool for dinner! All of this without the frenetic feeling of larger nearby condos or hotels, so you can still enjoy the calm of being ocean side. The condo itself is located in a choice part of the complex overlooking the pool and ocean and was welcoming, clean, and comfortable for two couples and a baby. The coolers and boogie boards were an added plus. We'd definitely book again!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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A wonderful stay on Maui

  • 5 of 5

We just got home from a wonderful one month stay in Mike and Cindy's condo: K401. We could not have been more pleased. Mike and Cindy were super to deal with at every step along the way. They answered every question we had, before and during our stay. The condo itself has so much to offer, just as described. The new appliances made cooking and cleaning easy. The beds were very comfortable. Having the 4th floor lanai view every day was the "icing on the cake." We would highly recommend choosing this condo for your stay at Papakea.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dakine. Yes, picture yourself in paradise...I can smell the Plumeria.

  • 5 of 5

Mike and Cindy made everything so easy and stress free. If it's your first time to Maui or if you've been before you'll appreciate their attention to detail. We loved the location. Close to all you'd like to do on the island or if you just want to stroll Papakea. Want to snorkel ? Just a short trip to Kaanapali, Kapalua or Honalua Bay. Surf? The Break Wall at Lahaina. Dining opportunities are too numerous to mention. If you happen to want to do your own cooking there's a supermarket walking distance. Ocean breezes and views of Molokai from the lanai. Their home as all you need to call Maui your home too. We hope to visit again. Maui No Ka Oi

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Beachwalk Market & Pantry
Pizza Restaurant
Ka'anapali Grille & Tap Room
Drums of the Pacific Lu'au
Dinner Theater
Wailele Polynesian Luau
Hawaiian Restaurant
Japanese Restaurant
Son'z Steakhouse
Steak House
Relish Burger Bistro
American Restaurant
Hawaiian Restaurant
Hawaiian Restaurant
Relish Oceanside
Steak House
Joey's Kitchen at Whalers Village Shopping Center
Hawaiian Restaurant
Island Vintage Coffee
Nikki's Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman - Ka'anapali
New American Restaurant
Leilani's on the Beach
Hawaiian Restaurant
Whalers Village
Häagen-Dazs® Ice Cream Shop
Dessert Shop
Hula Grill Kaanapali
Hawaiian Restaurant
Tiki Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill
Tiki Terrace
Hawaiian Restaurant
Legends of Ka'anapali Luau
Hawaiian Restaurant
Ka’anapali Beach
The Cliff Dive Bar
Bar & Grill
Teppan-yaki Dan
Japanese Restaurant
Island Press Coffee
Coffee Shop
Black Rock Steak & Seafood
Seafood Restaurant
Round Table Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Hanks Haute Dogs
Fast Food Restaurant
China Bowl Asian Cuisine
Chinese Restaurant
Royal Ocean Terrace Restaurant
Hawaiian Restaurant
Castaway Cafe
American Restaurant
Pulehu, An Italian Grill
Italian Restaurant
Pailolo Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill
Aina Gourmet Market
Coffee Shop
Duke's Beach House
Seafood Restaurant
Fu Lin Chinese Restaurant
Chinese Restaurant
Fu Lin Chinese Restaurant
Chinese Restaurant
Mala Ocean Tavern
Seafood Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Frida's Beach House
Mexican Restaurant
Aloha Mixed Plate
Hawaiian Restaurant
Slappy Cakes
Breakfast Restaurant
Ba-Le French Sandwich & Vietnamese Foods
Vietnamese Restaurant
Dairy Queen/Orange Julius Treat Ctr
Fast Food Restaurant
Casa Maya
Mexican Restaurant
Nachos Grande
Mexican Restaurant
Pizza Paradiso Mediterranean Grill
Mediterranean Restaurant
Java Jazz
Teddy's Bigger Burgers
American Restaurant
L & L Hawaiian BBQ Honokowai
Hawaiian Restaurant


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Charge $225 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.42%

Free parking, HD TV and WiFi provided through a router in the room itself for consistent high quality.

$225 per stay is added to partially pay the cleaning fee along with the owners. This was done to significantly upgrade the linens, guest service quality and the guest ease of using onsite services.

The resort charges a $17 per night Facilities Use Fee to a maximum of 10 nights per stay. This charge is collected at checkout.

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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