GORGEOUS MAUI OCEANVIEW: 2 BR/2 BA CONDO - STEPS FROM THE BEACH!

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Michael Gach

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

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GORGEOUS MAUI OCEANVIEW: 2 BR/2 BA CONDO - STEPS FROM THE BEACH!

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2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6, wifi, washer/dryer, pool, BBQs

Two bedroom, two bath, oceanfront condo: gorgeous ocean views are amplified by mirrors and invite the dramatic beauty of Hawaii into the comforts of relaxing at home. This non-smoking condo is excellent for families or two couples.

Menehune Shores is a peaceful, oceanfront condo on the ground floor close to the calm sparkling bay of North Kihei. Your patio overlooks the seashore, grassy slopes and over the ocean, along with a distant island. You will often see spectacular wind surfing and fantastic, dramatic sunsets. Humpback whales can often be seen from the condo December through April. In addition to this exclusive serene ocean view, the unit contains ceiling fans in each room, a fully remodeled kitchen and a washer/dryer in the unit for convenience.

Time at Menehuni Shores: ''It's a beautiful location with a million dollar view of the ocean and beach. You have provided everything that your guests could possibly need. The ground floor location worked out fine for the wheelchair. We have come home with great tans and feeling very relaxed and renewed. I hope we can use it again in the future...''

Menehune Shores Beach:

Menehune Shores is steps from the beach. There are no roads or buildings in the way of the gorgeous ocean view. The beach is calm like the bay, the water is shallow, great views, beautiful sunsets, and perfect for walks. This beach is secluded; you'll not see a lot of people.

Hawaii Tax ID #: W30368046-01

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Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Michael Gach

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2003
Speaks english

I am an author of seven books on acupressure, which uses the same points as acupuncture, but I teach how to relieve stress and pain with your hands instead of needles.

My wife Barbara and I love Maui. We want our guests to fully enjoy Maui's beauty. I know Maui like the palm of my hand, and offer to give guests detailed guidance to find wonderful places and great restaurants.

We go out of our way to make our condos especially nice. For instance, we pay extra to have Hope host all our units. Hope does a fabulous job making sure that everything in the condo is clean and our guests have what they need. She is known to go out of her way to get our guests what they need and she does it from the heart with aloha.

Michael Gach purchased this condo in 2002

I fell in love with Maui in 1983 and vowed to always return. I actually wrote most of my books on this island, which fills me with inspiration.

I have always been gifted to have an eye for places and people who have potential for beauty and greatness. This is how I created and developed my healing school for over 32 years, and its also how I chose to buy this vacation rental.

When I enter the condo, I always get a overwhelming sense of peacefulness and a natural high from looking at the ocean view. This condo is positioned in a wonderful place, with a view that's straight down the beach. Its protected by the wind and the sun - the location is rather amazing to be steps from the beach.

The Menehune Shores building is curved like a horseshoe. Each condo has a very different location, feel, and faces a different angle. We are far enough away from the road, so you don't hear any traffic. We are on the other side of the pool and restaurant which makes it so much quieter and you do not get the smells of the restaurant.

I have been in units that are facing the ocean, which you would think would be better. However, these units actually face right into the harsh afternoon sun. Also, when I looked at the view, straight out to sea, I felt like I was on a boat. Seeing the coast line in our condo and how the gentle waves wash up to the beach is a picture I love to see.

Our condo is unique because of the beautiful oceanfront view, which is 'steps from the beach'. Its in the perfect location, facing south west with a wonderful view of palm trees, beach, ocean, and islands in the distance. Plus, our comfortable condo is protected by the sun and wind in afternoons. For a vacation - its ideal.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

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Property Reviews

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Gorgeous Maui Oceanview: 2 BR/2 BA Condo - Steps from the Beach!
average rating of 4.95 based on 24 reviews
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Gorgeous Maui Oceanview: 2 BR/2 BA Condo - Steps from the Beach!
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Kihei Maui
5

Great Maui Holiday

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
My husband and I had a great time in Maui. The stay at Barb and Michael's condo was very comfortable. The facilities at Menehune Shores is very well maintained and the rooftop bbq area was a bonus for sightseeing! The condo itself, altho an older facility, was very clean and comfortable. The extras were very much appreciated (beach chairs, umbrellas, boogie boards, coolers, beach towels, etc). So nice that is supplied. Also having cleaning supplies, toilet paper, paper towels to start us out was another bonus. My brother and his wife stayed in a close by facility and they were envious on how well cared for we were. Hope checked in on us a couple of times to make sure all was well and I called her a couple times for recommendations and she was very accommodating. Blueberry loaf dropped off was also much appreciated! Was sorry we missed meeting her in person though. Next time Hope! Barb and Michael, thank you for keeping your condo in such good care so that us snowbirds can enjoy a relaxing and beautiful time in Maui. We really hope to make a trip back and will definitely want to stay at this facility again. Love the ocean view, which we were able to watch whales from, and having a stretch of beach to stroll down in the morning so close to us. If the travel day to get there was a bit shorter and easier we would be back a lot more!! Thanks again for a wonderful vacation!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: My wife Barbara and I love to hear it when our guests have a wonderful vacation staying in our condo, and it supports having a fabulous time in paradise.
Helpful votes: 3/3
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Gorgeous Maui Oceanview: 2 BR/2 BA Condo - Steps from the Beach!
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Kihei Maui
5

Excellent location

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
Great stay fantastic location Loved listening to the ocean at night Great spot for beach walks and a swim. Comfortable, clean and well maintained condo. Good location for tripping around Maui. Good eating spots nearby. Thanks to Hope for her welcoming gifts.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Gorgeous Maui Oceanview: 2 BR/2 BA Condo - Steps from the Beach!
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Kihei Maui
5

Slice of paradise

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
Well-maintained, older condo with an incredible view! The view is exactly as pictured - daily sunset view right from the living room, back bedroom, and lanai. Soothing sounds of ocean and breeze to lull one to sleep.

Well-equipped kitchen gave us the flexibility to prepare some of our own meals. Usually, kitchen knives in rentals make me wish I'd brought a set from home (but don't want to lose an expensive knife to the TSA). Although cheap and basic, the set in the kitchen had actually been sharpened and slicing pineapple was not a problem! The rooftop grills were clean and easy to use.

The condo location was convenient for exploring Maui, especially the beaches from Kihei to La Perouse (sp?) Bay. Easy access to shopping, dining, activities. Since this condo is on the first floor, it would be super easy access for anyone with a disability, too.

Beach towels, coolers, laundry supplies, W/D, hair dryer, other conveniences, made our stay quite comfortable. The only down side was NO air conditioning! I overlooked this detail when booking. Luckily, with all the windows and doors open, there was a good breeze much of the time, but it still was a little too warm during the day (fortunately, we were usually gone during the hottest hours) and for sleeping. I'm not used to heat at night and found it a little warm and sticky, but my friend from a neighboring island didn't think it was a problem, so it's entirely subjective. Plenty of ceiling and electric fans also helped.

Overall, it was a very pleasant stay and I would recommend it to anyone looking for a comfortable, home-away-from-home atmosphere.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: I read every word. I'm certainly proud of the 5 out of 5 rating and the title, "A Slice of Paradise" really says it all. I read every word, like a hawk, because I care what our guests experience and I can make any necessary changes and improvements quickly. You see, we live just 10 minutes away, unlike most condo owners on the "mainland" who hire a huge management company. My wife Barbara and I are very proud of this 100% oceanfront condo and we make sure our guests have everything they need to have a wonderful vacation in Maui.
Helpful votes: 3/3
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Gorgeous Maui Oceanview: 2 BR/2 BA Condo - Steps from the Beach!
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Kihei Maui
Colorado
5

Enjoyed the Lanai

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
First visit to Maui with my wife and two adult children, had a wonderful stay, most enjoyment was coffee in the morning sitting on the Lanai (quiet and beautiful). Loved the location, not nearly as many people as on the west side of the island. Central location close to everything. Would love to come back and visit again. Thank you.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Gorgeous Maui Oceanview: 2 BR/2 BA Condo - Steps from the Beach!
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Kihei Maui
Arizona
5

Menehune Shores

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
My family & I absolutely loved the Menehune Shores. Views were breathtaking, the condo was clean (I appreciated the vacuum cleaner and Shower Clean Spray) and well supplied with beach chairs, swimming goggles, fins, boogey boards & sand toys. All the little "touches" were wonderful as well -- the welcome note in the refrigerator with the bottled water, juices & chocolate-covered macademia nuts, the folder with restaraunt menus, etc. While we didn't need to contact Hope Marie (I have family on in Kihei), we knew she was always available and even checked up on us after Tropical Depression Flossie. My children loved playing on the grass (it was golf-course quality!) & swimming in the pool and we really enjoyed being on the ground floor so close to the beach. We are already planning to stay at the Menehune Shores next year and highly recommend the condo.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Helpful votes: 3/3
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Availability & Rates

Kihei Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
High Season
Jan 6 2014 - Apr 30 2014
$275
7 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Regular Season
May 1 2014 - May 21 2014
$189
$1,295
$4,985
6 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Memorial Holiday
May 22 2014 - May 31 2014
$245
6 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
June Rates
Jun 1 2014 - Jun 30 2014
$189
6 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
July 4th Holiday
Jul 1 2014 - Jul 8 2014
$245
7 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer Rates
Jul 9 2014 - Aug 27 2014
$189
6 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day Holiday
Aug 28 2014 - Sep 3 2014
$245
7 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall Rates
Sep 4 2014 - Nov 19 2014
$189
6 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Fall
Nov 20 2014 - Dec 18 2014
$245
7 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season 2015
Dec 19 2014 - Apr 30 2015
$275
7 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
$189
$1,295
$4,985
6 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125.00 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $49.00
Tax Rate 13.42%
Notes Rates are subject to change, until reservations are confirmed.
Three days before and after major holidays, the high season rates apply.
Check-out by 11am. No late check-outs due to the cleaning for the next booking.
Additional $15/night per person over 4 people.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided
  • Broadband Access
  • Elevator
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave ...
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • 2 clean bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • The carpeted bedrooms have one queen bed in the master bedroom and two single beds in the second bedroom (which can be made into a king bed) plus a pull out sofa bed in the living room. We provide towels, sheets, beach chairs, boogie boards, a cooler, and a beach umbrella.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Books
  • Music Library
  • Video Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • VCR
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Patio
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • nude beach
  • cinemas
  • reefs
  • pond
  • churches
  • waterfalls
  • live theater
  • water parks
  • playground
  • health/beauty spa
  • rain forests
Leisure Activities:
  • shuffleboard
  • scenic drives
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling
  • water skiing
  • parasailing
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • cycling
  • swimming
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • wind-surfing
  • mountain biking
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • tennis
Notes:
Microwave, Rice Cooker, Queen Size Sofa bed in Living Room, Deluxe Swimming Pool (shared), Shuffle Board, Several BBQ Grills on the roof top with 360 degree view of the whole island. Security screen door.

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