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Ocean View & Fabulous Remodel! Largest Lanai & in Bldg #10!

Bedrooms 1
Space 818 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2)

Look no further for a luxurious stay on Maui than this unit! Dates book quickly... we're already receiving requests a year out, but we still have some dates available so check our calendar. If you find dates you want, book them soon or they may become unavailable.

Be sure to click the video button for a full tour of our fabulous renovation! This unit is set up for a maximum of two non-smokers, please. Come enjoy an incredible gourmet kitchen, remodeled bathrooms, tastefully decor, in-suite washer/dryer, gorgeous entertainment center, and much more...the word is spreading that this is one of the very nicest (if not the nicest)unit in Kamaole Sands.

Anytime of year is a great time to visit Maui! With the cool Trade Winds, the summers are cooler than most mainland summers, and the winters are famously warmer.

Our ocean view condo is located in the magnificent Kamaole Sands Resort in South Maui. With convenient elevator access to the 2nd floor, it is located in building 10-- the most desired building in the resort and closest to the ocean. Guests enjoy a two minute walk to a million dollar beach. All of the Kamaole Beach parks feature lifeguards and are among the most premier beaches on Maui and maybe in all of Hawaii-- in fact, Kihei beaches have recently been voted #3 in the whole world! This is truly the Gold Coast of Maui.

The condo is a 1 bedroom, 2 bath large 818 sq ft unit with the largest lanai style in Kamaole Sands Resort which looks out onto the beautiful grounds, fountains, and ocean beyond. It has a comfortable king bed master bedroom. This unit rivals any Wailea or other high-end condo. We love being able to help our guests enjoy their time in Maui, so we are pleased to offer you a luxurious retreat for a reasonable rent.

We are walking distance to several restaurants and shops, and less than a five minute drive to exclusive Wailea shops, golfing, and restaurants. There are grocery stores (Safeway, Times Market, and Foodland)and many fast-bite reasonably priced to outrageously expensive restaurants, boutique shops, beauty, and souvenir shops nearby. Public transportation stops right outside Kamaole Sands.

For a relaxing longer or quieter stay, come visit us in June, July, August, September, or October when the crowds are gone but the natural attractions of Maui are still abundant.... Sun baked beaches, warm ocean waters....treat yourself to an unforgettable and wonderful vacation! August can be quite warm, but the warmest month in Kihei is early October! That's when the Trades die down, so if you like it warm, that's your ideal month to visit!

We are year-round residents of Kihei so you can be assured that we attend to our guest's needs for a wonderful holiday in their Maui home away from home.

Hawaii Transient Accommodation Tax License: TA-144-373-1456-01

Please call 808-344-5777 (Hawaii time)or email for reservation information.

Keywords: Condominium, Ocean View vacation Rental, Maui, Kamaole

More Details

Lis Richardson
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, danish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2018

About Lis Richardson

We are pleased to be your island hosts and hope we will meet or exceed your expectations for a pleasant place to call home while on vacation. Maui is an exceptional place on earth and when we moved here from Portland Oregon in 2001, it took little time to feel truly blessed. We also intuitively knew that we needed to 'give back' to the community in any way possible. We helped build a coastal pedestrian trail, work with and help protect native seabirds, restore local dune structure, remove rubbish from immediate coastal areas, work with a local park Action Team and helped develop a Park Watch program. In addition, we became active members of the Kihei Community Association and The Rotary Club of Kihei Wailea.

As we worked on our outside projects, passers by would ask to join us so we started a loose grass-roots organization of individuals who want to help make a difference; Hoaloha 'Aina (Friends of the Land). Please feel free to join us any Monday morning from 7:30am-9:30am as we remove invasive species, cut in or maintain beach access trails, plant native species, pick up rubbish, install sand fencing, mulch trails, weed, or any number of other projects along our Kamaole Beaches or Coastal Heritage Trail right across the street from Kamaole Sands Resort. Also known as South Maui Volunteers. look for our bright green vests with that name. If you decide to join us, we have gloves and tools for you to use. We have also teamed up with the Pacific Whale Foundation for their 'Volunteers on Vacation' program, and you may collect a special gift at their location in Maalaea as a thank you gift for your volunteer effort during your holiday!

We hope to see you along the trail! (...og jeg taler os dansk!)

Lis Richardson purchased this condo in 2009

Why Lis Richardson chose Kihei

Since we live and volunteer nearby, we decided to look for an excellent location for both new and old friends to be able to call home while on vacation. Kamaole Sands has wonderful resort amenities right across from world class swimming beaches and we felt this condo was perfectly located within the resort.

What makes this condo unique

Maui is magical and there are so many wonderful benefits of staying in sunny Kihei. The very best part is the ability to walk down to the beach at any time of day to a generally safe swimming/snorkeling beach...(big surf is rare but it does happen and that's when you see wind & kite surfers on the south shore!). The three Kamaole Beaches all have highly trained ocean safety officers in lifeguard towers. Whales, turtles, dolphins, many sea creatures to view right from the beach during various seasons. No matter what your interests, Kihei is close to it all and you have the best beaches on Maui a few steps away!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We got in late but if you were here I would have hugged you! We love it, love it, love it! Thank you, thank you, thank you! This is so lovely, I don't want to leave; your designs, the feeling I'm getting just sitting on the couch is so relaxing and inviting and beautiful. My husband is really taken with your condo as well. He is in heaven listening to the stereo already.....and smiling. It looks like a model. Your notes and special touches... we have never been treated so nice.
May 2012
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Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 818 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:30 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Beautiful master bath with granite counters.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Hall bath with glass shower, granite counters, laundry
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King size beds (1) Comfortable new mattress with ultra comfortable mattress pad. Sleeper-sofa in living room with six inch mattress.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Full Exercise Room facility with modern equipment available by the pool. The pool area also features a family spa as well as an adults-only spa.


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Ocean View & Fabulous Remodel! Largest Lanai & in Bldg #10!
average rating of 4.972973 based on 44 reviews
Los Angeles

This place made our trip to Maui so very enjoyable!

  • 5 of 5

I have been to Maui many times both in hotels and condos. This place by far exceeded our expectations. It is situated in a great part of Kehei on Maui. We were in walking distance to some great restaurants and shopping. This unit is on the second floor and overlooks a big grass area with beautiful fountains. Beyond that is the view of the beach and ocean. I enjoyed sitting on the patio each morning reading the newspaper with my coffee. I was so happy that the very well stocked kitchen also had a Kurig coffee maker! The place is beautifully decorated. Not Hawaiian cheesy at all. It has air-conditioning but we found that most of the time we just opened up the windows and let the trade winds blow thru. Lis is the owner and was such a pleasure to work with. She thought of everything you would ever need from the kitchen to all the beach gear. The place has been recently remodeled and its super clean. The condos have a great pool but our favorite part was the tennis courts. After fun days at the beach we would take a dip and then play tennis. It was so nice to come home to the condo. It truly was our home away from home. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and mahalo for taking the time to write such a lovely review. You were wonderful guests! Sometimes, it is said that it is difficult to please everyone, but we have found that by setting up our vacation condo to the standard we would personally enjoy having when on holiday... with top-quality products, decor, and furnishings... it is actually easy to ensure that all of our guests enjoy their stay. We strive to create an environment that is immediately lovely, tranquil, and comfortable so that our guests look forward to the time they spend there. It is so very gratifying to hear you say you felt it was like your home away from home! I look forward to helping you with a reservation when you hear Maui calling you back again. Until then, stay well, and "a hui hou"! ("Until we meet again") ~Lis"
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A Maui Gem

  • 5 of 5

Thank you once again for another wonderful stay in Kihei. Your attention to detail is impeccable. The condo had everything we needed and more. This trip we fell in love with Kamaole 3 beach across the street. There were alway nice people there and the ocean was perfect for swimming, snorkeling, and our son enjoyed boogie boarding. We saw turtles there everyday! Thanks again - We will be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for taking the time to write! You have booked with us several times now, and I'm so pleased that we continue to impress you. That is certainly our goal! You mentioned the turtles, and there does seem to be an unusually large population of sea turtles showing up daily along the Kamaole beaches in Kihei this year. We always look forward to having you on island, and we hope the next visit is soon! Fondest Aloha! ~Lis
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Great Condo!

  • 5 of 5

This is our third time renting from Lis and Bob, and our second stay at this condo. We know that when we are renting from Lis and Bob there will be no unfortunate surprises when we arrive. They take great pride in providing great service and an immaculate and very well stocked condo. Lis does a great job at staying in touch, and while staying in Maui you know that she always there to help you out if needed. As Lis and Bob maintain this condo on their own, there is no detail that has been overlooked. The listing and pictures accurately describe this condo. We would highly recommend this condo.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and thank you so much for the wonderful review! We absolutely love that so many of our guests return again and again. It keeps us on our toes too, because we are eager to impress you just as much the second, third, or tenth time as you were the first time. We are continually striving to create the perfect home away from home for our guests, who often become as friends! Please know that we sincerely appreciate your friendship and we look forward to your return! Mahalo and 'a hui hou'! (Thank you and until we meet again!)~Lis
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Rancho Mirage California

Our Fifth Visit to Kamaole Sands

  • 5 of 5

Once again, Lis and her condo didn't disappoint. Clean and well stocked as usual. Lots of new additions since our last visit. New foam mattress for the sofa bed, new chairs for the beach, new toaster oven in the kitchen and the list goes on. Thanks again for taking such good care of us and allowing us to check out a little later than the norm, it really helped with the delayed flight back to the mainland. Dates are already in place for 2017 and I'll let you know about 2018 when I can. Aloha & Mahalo

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and Happy New Year! Thank you so much for taking the time to write. It is such a pleasure and honor to have repeat guests like you two. We strive hard to keep the 'wow' factor in our condo for every guest and for every time a guest comes through our door and it is gratifying to know that it is noticed! It is so heartwarming to me that you always seem to make a point of identifying the changes we have made since your last visit. And we did make a lot of wonderful changes in the pressure is on for what we'll do in 2017!! Looking forward to having you back on island. In the meantime, I send my fondest Aloha.... Lis
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Clean well appointed beautiful suite

  • 5 of 5

This condo is the perfect vacation rental. It has everything you need for a comfortable stay - the kitchen has every possible item you would need to cook a meal at home and the lanai is the perfect spot to enjoy it! Views of the ocean and lots of space. The quality of everything in the home is top notch from the comfortable bed and living room, to the utensils in the kitchen.

We can't wait to get back to Maui again and wouldn't hesitate to rebook here.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and thank you so much for taking the time to submit your lovely review. We work hard to provide what we ourselves would enjoy in a vacation rental condo... and our standards are high! I am so pleased that you had such a nice time and that you so thoroughly enjoyed the condo. We'll look forward to seeing you again sometime in the future... please keep in touch! Mahalo! ~Lis
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Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time from start to finish (10 days). The condo was as advertised and perfect for my wife and I. Modern, clean, well supplied, with what must be one of the nicest lanai's in the complex (due to size and the view of the ocean). Great wifi service. Lis was excellent to deal with, from booking through to our departure (including mailing me an entire drawer full of clothes that I forgot). Two of our favorite days were the Road to Hana (I was set on driving it myself, was talked into taking a tour, and was GLAD I did), and snorkeling at the Ahihi Nature Reserve (keep going south past Makena Beach). We opted to stay in for dinner most nights, but did venture out to "5 Palms Restaurant" on our last night (you can walk there) and it was fantastic. Tipped our toes in the adjacent ocean before heading back to the condo. Would definitely recommend this condo to any couple looking for a great home away from home in Maui.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and thank you for your kind words! Whether you decide to eat in or eat out, that's part of the fun and adventure of vacation travel when you rent a condo.... both options are open to you! Some of the local restaurants are really too good to miss with their incredible menus and ambiance. I always suggest lunches for the more expensive places and dinners whenever you wish to have a special evening. There are also so many restaurant options with fantastic "Happy Hour" menus too and because you can walk there you don't need to be shy about trying one of their delicious tropical drink specials. We love Kihei and love that we have incredible beaches and wonderful restaurants all within easy walking distance! Thank you for staying with us! We hope to hear from you again soon! A Hui Hou! (Until we meet again!) ~Lis
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Kahului (OGG)
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
5 Palms Restaurant / Bar
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Elleair Maui Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Piilani Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Fred's Mexican/ Moose McGillicuddy/808 Bistro
Nearest Beach
Kamaole Beach Park III
Nearest Point of Interest
Kihei Boat Ramp
Nearest Point of Interest
Keawakapu Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Wailea Shopping center
Nearest Point of Interest
South Maui Heritage Trail
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Recycling Center
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Resort Reservation Fee $25 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $125
Resort Fee $35 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.42%

'Security deposit' is handled through credit card authorization.
One-Time $35 resort fee plus $15 Booking Fee (plus tax) plus $100 cleaning fee added to rent.
For stays over 14 nights, there will be a 5% discount applied.
Maximum Stay 25 nights

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund