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Spectacular Views - Directly on the Beach

16 Reviews
Bedrooms Studio
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights


Lahaina Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 1-2)

Relax on our eighth-floor private lanai where nature set the scene... neighbor island views, Maui sunsets and rainbows over the ocean, swaying palms, and pounding surf. Enjoy whale watching from our lanai (in season). Snorkeling and swimming are just steps across the sand or at a nearby beach.

Our large studio has a full glass wall facing the neighbor islands and the ocean/beach. You will enjoy the spectacular unobstructed views from inside the studio also.

The studio is tastefully decorated and we have provided all the comforts of home, including beach chairs and a cooler for your use. The furniture consists of a queen size bed, chest of drawers, living room sofa and chair and a dining table. We have a full-size refrigerator, updated kitchen with all appliances, dishes, and cooking utensils. Everything necessary to prepare meals for a week or longer.

Keywords: Condominium

  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Dolores Smith
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2016
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About Dolores Smith

We are a retired couple with a large family - children, grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. Frank's career was on Wall Street and Dolores is a retired local government official. We live in New Jersey to be near our family.We enjoy sharing our spot in paradise, it's the best.

Dolores Smith purchased this condo in 1987

Why Dolores Smith chose Maui

Before we purchased this property we had been staying at hotels in Kaanapali Beach , and then we decided to try a condo so we could prepare our own meals. What a surprise we had with our rental at the Valley Isle Resort. Not only was the view spectacular compared with the hotel's but we were directly on the beach with the constant sound of the surf.Before we checked out of our rental that first time we purchased our 8th floor unit.

What makes this condo unique

Best view on Maui - two neighbor islands, Maui sunsets and whales in season.


based on 16 traveler reviews

Spectacular Views - Directly on the Beach
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews

Can't go wrong!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at condo #807 for a week, May 18-25, 2016 and it was fantastic. Dolores is very kind and helpful. Basic bathroom and kitchen amenities but everything you could need. Big comfy bed which is right next to the lanai so we slept with the door open every night and listened to the waves. The lanai is AMAZING. Plenty of room for 2 and just above the palm trees so you have a 180 degree unobstructed view (can see all of Molokai and most of Lanai'i). The front door has a screen door too that locks, so much of the time while we were in the condo we left the front door open (with the screen door locked at night) and the lanai door open which created a nice funnel through the condo. The trades were blowing pretty much constantly so we had a nice cool room to sleep in every night.

Only one downside to our trip: The beach was eroded quite a bit this year and as a result the grass/beach on our property was unusable the entire time. It was a bit noisy as they had a back hoe working all day moving around huge sandbags; this all started the day we arrived so we could not use that half of the property. Luckily the beach runs from Valley Isle south for about 500 yards and its perfect! Great for swimming/snorkeling/paddleboarding. We also saw a TON of turtles. If we were on the first few floors it would have been a nightmare, but for us a minor inconvenience.... Construction supposed to last 3 weeks.

We would definitely recommend this unit. Great location, great unit, great owner. We will definitely be going back!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Right on the beach !!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Just retuned from a 3 week stay .. if you enjoy waking up to rainbows from the lanai and amazing sunsets this is the perfect condo for you! We watch whales everyday from the lanai and walked down the beach to a small cove to watch sea turtles swim in the ocean. The beach was never crowded, most of the time only about a dozen people . Dolores has everything in the kitchen to cook a full meal with including muffin tins and cookie sheets ! The sound of the surf all day and night was so relaxing , while laying in bed it was like you were floating in the middle of the ocean. The 2 elevators were so fast , we were never waiting at any time . We have been to Hawaii several times and was our first time renting Dolores condo... best condo we have ever rented, better than any 5 star resort. Dolores was a dream to work with , It was everything she said it was going to be and more ! Thank you again Dolores ,for making our vacation at your condo the best time in Maui ever ! We will be renting from you again and every time from now on! P .Surman from Michigan

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home base with lovely beach view

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely visit to Maui and this condo was a great home base for us as we explored all parts of the island. The views really are as good as they look in the photos here. Sunsets from the lanai each day were a favorite part. Condo is right on the beach and the sound of the surf is great to fall asleep to. Beach is small and not crowded which we liked. Condo is as pictures reveal. Good size for two adults, perhaps a small child or two as well. Whole building was very clean. Dolores was great to deal with. If you're looking for a place to stay while you take day trips, enjoy being mostly outside, this is a great, great spot!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kingston, Ontario

The view alone warrants the 5 stars

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time here. After visiting Kona and Honolulu, Maui is easily our favorite spot. The pool is nice, the BBQ's were clean and new and the beach was not crowded with ok snorkeling. We did the road to Hana and were in Lahaina for several excursions including 2 whale watch tours and 2 scuba dives. We spent every minute we could on the balcony watching the whales play.Thank you Dolores for being so good to deal with. If we can swing it, we will be back.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent view, Great place for a Maui vacation

  • 5 of 5

We arrived in October to find unseasonably warm temps. There is no A/C in this unit but we found that exceptional airflow can be achieved by opening both the door (had a screen door) and the lanai. This unit is all about the view. Just an extraordinary view across the ocean to the neighboring islands. You could sit on the Lanai all day and just drink it in. Very nice to have a kitchen to produce some of our own meals and save a few bucks. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Brian for submitting your review. It is so important to me that my guests enjoy everything about the studio. The view is magnificent, some guests have said it is the best on Maui. I hope you will return in the near future. Dolores
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New Jersey

Unbelievable ocean views !

  • 5 of 5

This was my second visit to this ocean front condo and I have to say it only got better! The location is perfect and the views are spectacular. After spending most days sightseeing or snorkeling at kapalua bay beach every afternoon we spent on the lanai with a glass of wine just enjoying the unobstructed views. The unit was very well equipped with all of the comforts of home and very clean. We are currently planning our third visit in December. I highly recommend this unit and the west maui area !

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Major Airport - Kahului, Kaanapali Airport -
Car: recommended

Golf (Kaanapali and Kapalua within five-minutes drive,Restaurants a short walk, Windsurfing and snorkeling on site.


Rates & Availability

Lahaina Condo Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Off Peak Season 2016
Apr 16 2016 - Dec 14 2016
7 night minimum stay
Peak Season 2016/2017
Dec 15 2016 - Apr 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
Off Peak Season
Apr 16 2017 - Dec 14 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $85
Tax Rate 13.41%

State of Hawaii Tax I.D. No. W40846504-01,
Contact owner for rates if reservation is less than 7 nights.

Deposit-1/2 due within 7 days of reservation- by personal check or money order,balance due 60 days prior to check in. Full refund less a $75.00 cancellation fee for reservations canceled in writing more than 60 days prior to check in. Less than 60 days-refund for days subsequently rented (less $75.00 cancellation fee).State of Hawaii Tax I.D.W40846504-0

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Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 8
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • 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 ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Tub (with shower)
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Bed very comfortable with new mattress
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 beach chairs
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Phone with answering machine, Kitchen with dining table and 4 chairs, Full-Size Refrigerator with Frost-Free Freezer, Blender, Toaster, Coffee Maker, Etc, Coin-Operated Laundry Room on site

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