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Sharon Whipple

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

Granite Kitchen and Baths, Large Lanai, Bldg 1, Ground Floor, partial ocean view

6 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Hawaii Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

This condominium, Unit 1-103, is on the ground floor of the highly desirable Building One. It features a large lanai, a recently remodeled kitchen, and two newly remodeled bathrooms. The kitchen has rich granite counter tops, coordinating cabinets, plus a stainless steel built-in microwave, dishwasher, and under mount sink. The bathrooms were also remodeled with beautiful granite counter tops and under mount sinks. This condo also features a new island style king size bed, a new plantation shutter, and new carpet in the master bedroom.

The large lanai overlooks an open grassy area, the lush central garden, and the newly rebuilt pond, and spectacular lighted fountains. There is also a partial view of the ocean from the lanai where you might sight a whale in season. The lanai is a perfect spot to enjoy all of your meals, relax and read a book or just rest after a busy day exploring Maui.

There have been many other upgrades to the condominium for your enjoyment and comfort. Two Samsung flat screen TVs have been added to the living room and bedroom. There is a powerful air conditioner as well as ceramic tile everywhere except the bedroom. Also, a new front loading washer and dryer were added as well as new patio, sling back chairs for your comfort. The condominium has been tastefully decorated in island style and in general is equipped with all the comforts of home to make your vacation an unforgettable experience.

The condominium is just a short walk across the street to the Kamaole III beach where you can swim, read a book under the trees, or just sit and watch the whales in season or the sunset. Building 1 is situated so that there is no problem with either street noise or pool noise. It also features easy access to the swimming pool, two hot tubs, barbecue grills, and tennis courts.

Keywords: Condominium rental by owner Kihei Maui

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Sharon Whipple (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

About Sharon Whipple

We are both retirees of The Dow Chemical Company where we worked for almost 30 years. Steve specialized in computer systems, where as, Sharon is a chemist and worked in Technical Service and Development related to water treatment. In retirement we both enjoy playing tennis and doing volunteer work. We also enjoy spending time with our two daughters, two son in laws, and three grandchildren. Managing our condo in Maui has been a great source of pride and accomplishment in our lives.

Sharon Whipple purchased this condo in 1998

Why Sharon Whipple chose Hawaii

We had vacationed at this property for several years and really loved it. It is a great family resort in a wonderful location near the beach. You can walk on the beach for miles in either direction and you can snorkel right in front of the condo. You can also walk to dinner and shopping if you are not up for a drive. We also love the fact that we see local Hawaiian's using the beach and park and can feel like we are a part of their culture.

What makes this condo unique

The central garden is absolutely beautiful with a variety of colorful flowering plants and trees. There is also a large pool and two hot tubs to enjoy after a busy day on the island. The BBQ areas are a short walk from the lanai of the condo and have been recently renovated. The four tennis courts are generally available and they are conveniently located. This is a low density condominium complex with plenty of room to walk around and enjoy the grounds.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Aloha, We are back from Maui. Just wanted you to know that was the best vacation we have ever taken. Maui is so beautiful and the condo was very accommodating. Also the cabinets doors were beautiful!!!, the whole kitchen looks great. thanks!!!

Leslie Jacob
Jan 2008
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Granite Kitchen and Baths, Large Lanai, Bldg 1, Ground Floor, partial ocean view
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 8 reviews

Lovely Spot

  • 5 of 5

This was a beautiful spot which has been recently very tastefully renovated. It was very well equipped. There is a large lanai with table, chairs and loungers, which faces toward the ocean. It was a pleasure dealing with the owner, who was very helpful and welcoming. Being across from the beach was a wonderful bonus. The grounds are amazing and well kept. The pool is well maintained. We would love to rerent this property in the future. In fact, our daughter and her husband have rented it for two week next summer and we recommended it to friends; however, it was not available during the winter months.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location in the complex

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at Kamaole Sands 3 of 3 visits to Maui now...couldn't think of a reason to change as this complex has eveything you need and more. We heard it was the most secure - given it is the only complex with 24 hour onsite security, whereas the others only have drive by security and it makes all the difference. The condo faces the wonderful inner courtyard fountain pool, and is a short walk to the BBQ. The lanai is awesome and a great place to be any time of day. The unit is well equipped and makes for a great vacation for a couple or small family. Great to be located close to the beach too - so walking over is not too far when carrying chairs, umbrellas, sand toys, snorkels, etc. Also, not a long return in case you forgot your sunscreen or hat! Across from the best beach in Kihei too.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I almost hate to write about how great this condo is because I'm afraid that next time we go it won't be available. We have stayed at Kamaole Sands since 1987 and this unit is by far the best one ever! Your pictures were great but still don't do justice. It seemed made for us. It was close to the office, close to beach, close to bbq's and away from pool noise. The large lanai and the view from it were fabulous. At all the other condos we have stayed in at Kamaole, we had to run the air conditioner several hours each day but not this time. The only time it was on we set it for 1 hour @ bedtime. Maybe because of the location, the condo stayed cool all day everyday. Thank you so much for such a pleasent stay. WE WILL BE BACK!!


  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Delta BC

Summer in Maui

  • 4 of 5

Overall our experience in this very well equipped condo was great. The only problem was with the bedroom being near the elevator and some people when coming home late at night were very noisy standing by the elevator. It was very warm in July and we had to leave the window open to catch any breeze we could, so we could hear anyone. There are fans in the room but we dont like using them. However I would still recommend this property. We loved the large lanai and being close to the beach. Sharon was very accommodating and answered all our questions about the rental unit

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very positive review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in our Maui home. We believe that our condo is in a very favorable overall position with respect to noise. There is no road noise, no pool noise and no noise from the multiple barbeque areas. These are serious noise issues for many condos on property. Occationally a guest will violate the quiet hour rules and talk in the walkways or by the elevator at night. There is not much we can do about that. Also, we just purchased a new tower fan which is very effective at moving cool air into and around the bedroom. We are here in Maui now and this new system is working very well. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Aloha, Sharon Whipple, the owner.
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Excellent accomodations. ARRIVAL DATE ABOVE IS APPROXIMATE 1 week

  • 5 of 5

Photos accurate. Facilities were as described. Concierge services outstanding.

Unit was as described, outstanding. WILL USE AGAIN WHEN IN HA.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous ground floor unit!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for a great, great stay! We had a wonderful time in Maui, and it was always great to come back each day to your lovely condo! It had everything we were looking for, for a family of 4. Being on the ground floor is such a bonus, as the kids played daily on the sprawling lawns and we could sit and watch them easily from the fabulous large lanai. After a long day at the beach, it was so nice to not have to wait for elevators! The bed was very comfortable, and the great, and very well stocked with all that you need to make any kind of meal! You've done a lovely job! The unit is fully equipped, clean, fresh, and nicely decorated with Hawaiian influences. Thank you so much for having us! It was great dealing with organized and efficient!

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Kahului, HI
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
easy walking distance
Nearest Motorway
0.4 Miles
Piilani Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
easy walking distance
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Kamaole Beach Park III is right across the street.
Car: recommended

Four tennis courts are available on site free of charge. There is also a fitness center near the pool.


Rates & Availability

Wailea Condo Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Season
Apr 2 2016 - Nov 1 2016
5 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Nov 2 2016 - Dec 14 2016
5 night minimum stay
Holiday Season
Dec 15 2016 - Jan 5 2017
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Jan 6 2017 - Apr 1 2017
5 night minimum stay
Low Season
Apr 2 2017 - Nov 1 2017
5 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Nov 2 2017 - Dec 14 2017
5 night minimum stay
Holiday Season
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 5 2018
5 night minimum stay
High Season
Jan 6 2018 - Apr 1 2018
5 night minimum stay
Low Season
Apr 2 2018 - Nov 1 2018
5 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Nov 2 2018 - Dec 14 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Exit Cleaning Fee $95
Resort Fee $35 + Tax
Reservation Fee $50
Tax Rate 13.42%

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Hawaii Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 818 sq. ft.
  • 4 stories
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , There is a bench seat in the shower and new ceramic tile.
  • 2
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King size bed (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen size fold out couch in living room
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Newly remodeled kitchen with granite counter, oversized and powerful air conditioner, linens and towels provided. Newly remodeled bathrooms. New king size bed.

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