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MAUI MEL'S KIHEI BAY SURF LODGING, MAUI NO KA OI' (MAUI IS THE BEST)

Mel

Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english
Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay nights

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Mel

Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
December 16, 2014
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MAUI MEL'S KIHEI BAY SURF LODGING, MAUI NO KA OI' (MAUI IS THE BEST)

Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Kihei Studio Rental Photos and Description

Unit 215 is outfitted like most homes,pillow top Queen bed along with Queen sofa bed, outfitted Lanai, full kitchen with all amenities,vanities for two,great shower, main room has overhead fans, A/C, Flat Screen T/V,DVR W/expanded TV coverage,phone is free for continental USA/Canada/PR, WI/FI, Beach chairs/umbrella and if that’s not enough and you want to play a little Tennis as I do (because this is our home that we personally enjoy also) there are racquets and balls for your use and the court is just a few steps away along with a large pool and super warm Spa the 2 Barbies are there too. All for your use.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Mel (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 16, 2014

About Mel

Started coming to the Islands way back in 1972 almost every other year till 2010. Stayed both in Kaanappalii / Lahina area and the Kihei area. Worked for a year on Maui in 1989 and lived at KBS Unit 117 and came to the conclusion that if you wanted to enjoy all that Maui had to offer you and you didn't want to spend all day in the Rental Car, Kihei was the most central area on the Island and North Kihei in Particular

Mel purchased this studio in 2010

Why Mel chose Kihei

Kihei Bay Surf and Kihei itself as indicated is centrally located on the Island. With the shortest of times from the Condo to Maui's points of interest and enjoyment. Which makes it the most logical place to stay and is inexpensive BOOK EARLY AND STAY LONG TO GET THE MOST FOR YOUR MONEY

What makes this studio unique

Unit 215 is outfitted like most homes,pillow top queen bed along with queen sofa bed,outfitted Lanai, full kitchen with all the amenities,vanities for two, great shower. Overhead fans, A/C,flat screen T/V,DVR with expanded T/V coverage,free local and continental USA & Canada PH, WI/FI,Beach chairs /umbrella and if that’s not enough and you want to play a little Tennis Racquets & balls are there and the Tennis courts a few steps away along with a large pool and super warm Spa the 2 Barbies are there too all for your use.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 17 traveler reviews

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Maui Mel's Kihei Bay Surf Lodging, Maui No Ka OI' (Maui is the Best)
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews
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Maui Mel's Kihei Bay Surf Lodging, Maui No Ka OI' (Maui is the Best)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p420331vb
Kihei Maui
5

Perfect rental for us

  • 5 of 5
This studio condo in north Kihei was perfect for us. It has absolutely everything you need as others have described, and we really appreciated the hiking trails and Maui guidebooks. While it's an older condo complex, it was very clean and we liked that it wasn't a highrise resort, was very relaxed and the pool/hot tub/grill was closeby. The beach across the street was great for sunsets (as was the Indian restaurant). While No. Kihei is not the most scenic (a lot of mini malls) that made for lots of affordable restaurants and the location is perfect for travel to all parts of the island. Our favorite snorkeling was in So Kihei and south of there - turtles and monk seals at Makena Landing beach! On the road to Hana be sure to stop at Waianapanapa state park and walk a bit along the cliff trail from the black sand beach parking lot. Mel was the perfect 'landlord' - he sent us snorkeling info ahead of time and was amazingly accommodating when we almost had to cancel due to illness and then got there a day late due to airline issues. We would definitely recommend this property, and if Hawaii weren't so far away from Vermont we'd happily stay there again!
  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate the accolades and try very hard to get them. When Clients like these express Good Feelings about Maui and our Complex we feel we are keeping things up to Clients Standards. To both of you thanks And Merry Xmas and Happy New Year to you and Yours, your always welcome back with much.... ALOHA....... Amy & Mel
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Maui Mel's Kihei Bay Surf Lodging, Maui No Ka OI' (Maui is the Best)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p420331vb
Kihei Maui
Vacaville, Ca
5

Quiet getaway!

  • 5 of 5
I took my son to Maui as a gift for his high school graduation! We had an amazing time! Mel and Amy truly make it feel like a home away from home! From all the suggestion on places to go to the beach toys and towels waiting for us ..we didn't have to worry about a thing!! They think of everything!! Just made our photo book from our trip and I realized I forgot something!! I apologize for the lateness of this review...life just speeds up and it is already a year later, but I will never forget the awesome time we had in part to Mel and Amy!! Hope to return again and will only stay at Maui Mel's!!
  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Visitors like this are what we are about, they have a great time and feel like it was there own. So to not write an immediate review is not unusual. Many times you don't thank yourself how great a home you live in until you go somewhere's and find out others don't always get what you got and say hey we forgot how great a time we had. Because it was just like being at home. Thanks for the review and hope to see you at another time....Amy & Mel
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Maui Mel's Kihei Bay Surf Lodging, Maui No Ka OI' (Maui is the Best)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p420331vb
Kihei Maui
United States
5

THE VERY BEST!

  • 5 of 5
I have been telling everyone who asks about our Hawaii trip about this unit. The apartment is perfect and one of the cleanest you will find. Everything you need for the beach is in the closet and you will find a great little beach across the road.

The pool was also a great place to soak up both the sun and water. And if you are into cooking it is a snap with everything supplied.

It was a joy to stay at Maui Mel's and I absolutely recommend
it for a quiet, relaxing and fun week. Thanks Mel and Amy....
  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+
Owner's Response: Ms S.........Amy & I appreciate your Review and look forward to serving yourself and friends in the future. With Clients like yourselves we enjoy knowing we are doing things right but we also have to keep trying to improve so don't hesitate in informing us of a detraction even though we strive to keep up wth everything, not always successful........Again Thanks Amy & Mel
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Maui Mel's Kihei Bay Surf Lodging, Maui No Ka OI' (Maui is the Best)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p420331vb
Kihei Maui
5

We happily returned!

  • 5 of 5
Just as we expected our time in Maui and the amenities offered at Kihei Bay Surf did not disappoint. The condo is well maintained with all the comforts of home and is in an excellent location. We appreciated the free long distance calling and the Tommy Bahama beach chairs. Thank you once again Amy and Mel.
  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: Clients that like yourselves, returning give us great satisfaction. In regards to the Beach Chairs a prior Client actual got them. As the ones we had weren't as comfortable as what they saw, so they Brought them and we reimbursed them. Clients sometimes are way ahead of the curve and we appreciate being informed. You just never can be on top of everything so we appreciate the help and glad you loved a new item. Hopefully in the future the Split AC system we are going to put in makes the Unit more comfortable. Along with saving electrical costs for the Complex. ...........Amy & Mel
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Maui Mel's Kihei Bay Surf Lodging, Maui No Ka OI' (Maui is the Best)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p420331vb
Kihei Maui
4

I Will Return !!!

  • 4 of 5
Maui Mel's studio was very nice and cozy. The appliances were all as described and I would have given a 5 star but the couch could use replacing---. I had the bed and my daughter slept on the convertible couch. The bed and pillows were comfy.The bath towels were nice and thick as were the beach towels (although we had our own).It was nice and quiet and plenty of stores and restaurants near by. It has a very nice shower and the extra sink area was very handy. I feel we got a lot for the money. Also--had a very nice pool and hot tub area.
  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We thank all clients for these reviews and especially one that might indicate what might not be up to Snuff. As a good nites sleep after a busy day is what you want not the opposite. Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused. Be assured it will be looked into and rectified.........Amy & Mel
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Maui Mel's Kihei Bay Surf Lodging, Maui No Ka OI' (Maui is the Best)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p420331vb
Kihei Maui
5

Outstanding!!!

  • 5 of 5
This is a great place, well maintained, and WELL STOCKED with EVERYTHING you would need!! I have been coming to Maui for years and have stayed in hotels, villas, & condos all over the island. This is the 3rd different unit I have stayed in @ KBS...and by far, the best!!! It is BRIGHT (a lot of units are not), modern, clean, and beyond well stocked! the 2nd bathroom sink is such a huge convenience that you don't even appreciate until you use it! I didn't watch TV much, but the added cable channels were a nice option. I loved the fact that there was a keyless entry and tile floors (as opposed to Pergo). I cannot say enough about Mel & Amy...the communication was always immediate and friendly. I requested a late checkout last minute (not thinking it would be accepted, but figured it was worth asking), and Mel & Amy kindly allowed me to stay a few hours longer. Thank you again for that!! I only have one suggestion...perhaps a full length mirror somewhere in the unit? Maybe on the wall behind the front door, or on the wall outside (or inside) the bathroom? I recommend this beautiful unit without hesitation and will DEFINITELY stay again!! Mahalo!!!
  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway

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Across the street is the Kalepolepo Beach Park that looks out on what used to be the Hawaiian Royalties Private 2 acre Fishing Pond. It is suitable for wading,snorkeling or just sitting in the Evening watching the beautiful Sunsets. Adjacent to the Park is the Hawaiian Humpback Whale National Sanctuary and Education Center

To go north for a 3 min drive or 10 min walk gets you to Malpoino O'e Lou Beach Park, which is considered by many to be the second best Windsurfing area on the Island Of Maui. Going for 7 to 10 min drive south takes you to Kam'ole Beach l,ll,lll and a little further to Makena's Big and Little Beach. Between those two locations is one of the Best snorkeling areas for seeing Turtlles and assorted Tropical Fish it is located at the Ocean Front Beach Hotel and 5 Palms Restaurant (great Breakfasts starting at 8 am) Having breakfast there and then walking 50 ft to the Beach and more often than not going snorkeling with Turtle's is Priceless.

To list all of Kehei Bay Surf's and surrounding areas attributes and Unit 215's would take a James Michner novel but that is for sitting on the Beach and reading 'HAWAII' suffice it to say you'll like it. BOOK EARLY AND STAY LONG

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Rates & Availability

Kihei Studio Rental Rates

Notes

  • UNTIL CONFIRMED,RATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE
  • US DOLLARS
  • APRIL TO MID-NOVEMBER-- MID NOV TO APR
  • RATE DETAILS 4 DAY MINIMUM--SAME
  • ONE TIME $100 CLEANING SERVICE--SAME
  • ON ALL RENTALS EXCEPT SPECIALS--SAME
  • DAILY RATE $72. +13.25% C/S TAX + C/S--D/R $89 + TAX&C/S
  • 7 DAY R SPECIAL- $550INCL.TAX& C/S--$693INCL TAX&C/S-14 Day S & 21Day S
  • 30 DAY R SPECIAL-$2125 INCL TAX & C/S--$2472 INCL TAX&C/S
  • 7DAYS AFTR REQ $200 DEP TO AVOID AUTO CANCEL--SAME This owners TAT is W1344997-01
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Amenities

Kihei Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 456 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 bathroom with 2nd Basin in Hallway adjoining Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen sofa
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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