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A-203 Direct O.F. Studio & a Great Value at Papakea

Bedrooms 1
Space 480 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

Our cute studio apartment at the wonderful Papakea Resort is right on the ocean, a mere 30 feet to the water from your lanai. It's in the 'A' building at Papakea in the perfect situation, - close to parking, super close to the beach, the pool, not on the ground floor so more private, far away from the elevator, and up just one flight of stairs, so easy and convenient. We think 'A' is the best - the perfect combination of a direct ocean front condo in a very desirable resort.

Our studio apartment has an easy-to-use queen size murphy bed to allow for more living space during the day, an A/C to take the edge off on hot days, a full kitchen, and a bath with separate vanity and bath/toilet areas. There is dining for 2 inside and outside on the lanai. There are 2 chaise lounges on the lanai as well for relaxing and whale watching. There is free WiFi highspeed Internet in the apartment. All this for a great price!

Papakea Resort itself offers wonderful amenities: 2 pools, 2 spas, a sauna, and beach access with easy swimming and snorkeling on site. Many of my guests enjoy the water aerobics classes held every M, W, F in the pool as well as beach front yoga classes too. Others enjoy tennis, shuffleboard, or honing their skills on one of the 2 18-hole manicured putting greens.

Now there is free high-speed wireless Internet access in every room! The grounds are very handsome, where bamboo groves and tropical plants and flowers abound, where wonderful walkways meander through extensive koi ponds featuring the soothing sounds of waterfalls and water fountains. Everything they offer is free for you to enjoy, so kick back and enjoy it while you’re there!

West Maui really does have it all - great beaches, world-class golfing, wonderful eating options from the best take out on the island to Tiger Woods most favorite restaurant on Maui. There is excellent original theatre and Hawaiian Slack Key performances available year-round. Lahaina town is very historic, with excellent and informative historical walking tours of both Lahaina and Kaanapali. Whale season starts in December and runs through April. Come see our over 3,400 humpback whales that migrate through the channels of Maui annually.

More Details

Property Manager
Jan Hendrix
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2018

About Jan Hendrix

My family and I love Papakea. We own 4 condos there and are thrilled to offer you so many great rental options - all owner direct for a great value. It is our pleasure to help you make some wonderful Maui memories!

Jan Hendrix purchased this condo in 2006


Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 480 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • The studio apartment is perfect for a couple, or a couple with one small child (under 5 years old please). The murphy bed is easy to use and tucks away during the day so you can enjoy the living room suite.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis Court
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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A-203 Direct O.F. Studio & a Great Value at Papakea
average rating of 4.9555554 based on 45 reviews

Great location and beautifully maintained. Staff was very friendly.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Papakea. We were there 20 years ago on our honeymoon and it was great to return for this trip.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved Maui

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful view, quiet, clean, had all the amenities we needed. We would definitely use the condo again when coming to Maui. We will recommended the condo to our friends.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Convenient location and excellent views!

  • 5 of 5

Debated whether an oceanfront condo was worthwhile- after staying here and seeing my family’s condos further away at the Papakea, I decided I made a great choice with Jan’s property. Was so nice to sleep and wake up to the waves. Her apartment was furnished with all you could need, and was VERY clean. Jan was very accommodating. Papakea was a great resort, friendly, and unlike most that try selling you their packages and made utilizing their amenities hassle free. Easy parking and great location to the west shore. Would highly recommend!!! Would definitely rent again if I’m lucky enough to return to the beautiful island of Maui.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Emily! I hope you had an amazing wedding here. I know you will be back to celebrate many anniversaries! Thank you for selecting my property.
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Absolutely wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We were very impressed with Jan's condo! She has everything there you could possibly need. The view is beautiful, I don't think the pictures do it justice! Jan was very nice and helpful. This part of the island was the prettiest to me. Plenty of little shops with places to eat within walking distance. Just a great experience! We are already planning to book with Jan again next year.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful View

  • 5 of 5

My fiancé and I enjoyed a great week at this lovely condo. It was very clean and well equipped with everything we needed. The complex grounds were very well taken care of and the condo was very efficient. After dark, it was quiet except for the waves crashing over the reef. There was a shopping center within walking distance sufficient for your everyday needs, as well as restaurants close by. The owner was always prompt in answering our questions, both before and during our trip. We would highly recommend this condo!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

We love Jan's A203 condo at Papakea. There is nothing better than having the ocean right under your balcony! The studio has an updated kitchen and all the comforts of home plus the murphy bed is actually very comfortable. The views include constant white water, the island of Lanai, the island of Molokai, regular boat traffic, a busy surf break to the south, a busy surf break to the north, sunsets in the evening, and whales during the season. You will never be bored, bring binoculars. We also like the A building's quiet location at the end of the property where there is little lawn traffic and almost no noise from the pool, cabana or shuffle board. It is also very close to parking. The building and grounds at Papakea are very well maintained and the staff are very helpful and polite. Across the street there is a farmers market, a small shopping center and some great restaurant take-out for dinner on your lani. We can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

In case you haven't heard, the Papakea Resort is a very gracious low-rise, low-density tropical resort set on 13 oceanfront acres. It is right across the street from and easy walking distance to grocery stores, farmer's markets, great shopping and dining, DVD rentals and a great coffee shop.

Our studio apt. really has everything you need, no matter whether you stay a week or a month! There is an en suite washer/dryer, a dishwasher, all the kitchen gear and lots of great paperbacks to browse. The sunsets from your lanai are fabulous as are the views of the islands of Molokai and Lanai. Watch turtles grazing on the reef while you enjoy a quiet tropical sunset. Or watch whales frolicking right in front of your lanai! I know you will love the comfort and the value pricing afforded by our wonderful direct oceanfront studio apartment in the amenity rich resort that we all know and love - Papakea!

Other Activities: Whale watching


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $130
Booking Fee $50
Tax Rate 14.25%

Note: Extended stays of 21+ nights get a discounted rate. You can't use online booking for this. Contact me directly.
US Thanksgiving week goes for Standard Pricing.
Papakea charges a resort fee of $17/day for the first 10 days of any 30 day stay. You pay this to the Papakea front desk directly - I cannot include it in the VRBO/HomeAway payment, sorry.
All cancellations are subject to a $50 cancellation fee. If you cancel 60 days or more prior to your trip, I issue a full refund minus the fee. For holiday season reservations (involving dates between Dec 20th and Jan 5th), the no-refund cancellation window is 120 days, or 4 months out instead of 2 months out. The refund will not include PayPal fees, if you elected that form of payment, as I am not a recipient of those fees. If you cancel within 60 days of your arrival date (or 120 days if it’s a holiday season reservation), the refund is based on my ability to fill your reserved dates. I will refund you as many of your reserved dates as I am able to fill at the rate I am able to negotiate, minus the fee. Your reservation serves as a binding contract between us – me to provide the lodging and you to abide by the cancellation policy.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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