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SPECIAL: Available nights during March 2018 for ONLY $153/night!

Bedrooms 1
Space 605 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, washer/dryer, sleeps up to 4

Dreaming of Hawaii? We invite you to stay at our family-owned Maui Vista condo (Building One, unit 124) in sunny, South Maui. This one bedroom, one bathroom 1st floor condo is across the street from Kamaole I beach, aka Charley Young Beach, one of the best beaches on all of Maui.

Arrive and be immediately taken in by the comfortable island décor of this lovely condo. Many of the framed photos hanging throughout the condo were taken by us, and show the incredible beauty that surrounds us on Maui. Go explore and find Your paradise!

You’ll find all the comforts of home for either short or extended stays:

• Fully equipped kitchen—stove/oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, small appliances (coffee maker, toaster, blender, etc.), dishes, cookware, BBQ utensils.

• Luxurious and comfortable KING-SIZE bed

• Queen-size sleeper sofa in the living room

• Efficient A/C unit plus two ceiling fans to ensure you stay cool

• Spacious lanai with table/chairs opening onto grassy courtyard

• Private washer/dryer INSIDE condo

• Flat screen TV, DVD player, movie selection

• FREE Wireless Internet

• FREE unlimited long-distance phone service to the U.S. mainland and Canada

• FREE off-street parking

• Beach towels, beach chairs, beach mats, umbrellas, beach toys, cooler, etc.

• Portable crib for infants (crib sheets not provided) and twin size futon mattress provided

• All linens provided (except for crib) including sheets, blankets, bath towels, washcloths, etc.

This condo is family-owned and is our home-away-from-home, so we have taken great efforts to make sure everything you need to enjoy your stay on Maui has been included.

Please note that this condo, it's attached lanai, AND the Maui Vista common areas are strictly NON-SMOKING. While Maui Vista does provide a smoking bench, no smoking OF ANY KIND is allowed anywhere on the property other than at the designated bench. We appreciate your awareness and observation of this strict requirement.


- Kihei, Maui: Maui Vista is a relatively small condo community located in South Kihei, Maui. Kihei is located in South Maui within 20 minutes of the airport. Kihei is home to miles and miles of the most incredible beaches in the world. Many of the beaches in South Maui have been officially recognized as being among the best in the world! There is also an endless variety of restaurants, shopping, bars, snorkeling, golf, fishing, and just about anything else you could desire from your Maui vacation. From Maui Vista, it is a very short walk up the road to Kihei Kalama Village, where there are terrific shops, restaurants, and bars- all in an open air setting.

- Maui Vista: Maui Vista is made up of 3 buildings. Building 1 is closest to the ocean, then building 2, and finally building 3 is furthest inland. Each building has a small pool, two tennis courts, and a BBQ area. Directly across the street from Maui Vista is Kamaole I Beach, aka Charley Young Beach (pictures below). Charley Young is known as a family-friendly swimming beach. There is lots and lots of sand, bits of nice shade, rarely seems crowded, and the slope of the sand into the water is gentle. Perfect for boogie boarders, waders and swimmers of all ages!!

- In General: Looking for surfing instead? No problem. Take a right when you leave Maui Vista and the next beach to your left has plenty of the best beginners waves around. Looking for snorkeling? You will find Maui and the surrounding islands loaded with some of the best snorkeling sites around. You can drive down the coast and find endless choices of snorkeling sites where you just walk into the water and start enjoying. Or, you can go out on a snorkeling excursion to Molokini, Lanai, Molokai, or any of the special coves around Maui. There are more choices than you can imagine! The same goes for hiking, fishing, zip lines, or any other excursion you can dream of trying. I suggest picking up a copy of Maui Revealed well before your trip to Maui, and start reading up on your choices. I have found their reviews to be very accurate.

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Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2017

About Marie

Aloha! We are Steve, Marie, Tyler and Dalton Preitauer. While we wish we could say we live on Maui all year, we actually live in Colorado. Someday, Maui will be our forever home, but not yet... We look forward to having you stay in our home and learning to love Maui the way we do. Aloha!!

Marie purchased this condo in 2006

Why Marie chose Kihei

Maui Vista is a terrific mix of long term residents and vacation rentals. This gives the entire property the feel of home, but in paradise! We chose Maui Vista as our first Maui purchase after saving and planning for over 10 years. It is pure heaven!

What makes this condo unique

Maui Vista is across the street from one of the best beaches on the entire island, Kamaole I (aka Charley Young Beach). It is also easy walking distance to several other terrific beaches, a surfing beach, and lots of shops and restaurants. It has the central location and Hawaiian feel that makes you feel instantly relaxed and on vacation. We have decorated our condo at Maui Vista to feel tropical without feeling cliched. We hope to see you in Paradise!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for a wonderful place to stay for our honeymoon. We are so sad to leave. Best experiences are... - Hookipa beach in Paia (go early to see turtles on the beach) - Honolua Bay in Lahaina - Antonios for good Italian food - Kapalua Bay in Lahaina. We will be back with the kids next year!!
Jul 2015
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Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 605 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Town ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Our tropically decorated bathroom has a wonderful rain-shower head, which feels great on sun-abused skin. Not too hard, not too soft. We provide lots of clean towels, a starter supply of shampoo, conditioner, and body soap.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Size Sleeper Sofa
    Other - 1 twin/ single , Twin size folding mattress
    Other - 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • In addition to the KING-SIZE bed in the bedroom, there is a Queen-size sofa bed in the living room. There is also a twin sized folding mattress in case you have small kids that need to be closer to the floor, or kids that just don't like to share the same sleeping space (like mine). We have also added a compact 'pack-n-play' for use as a crib. Sheets/blankets not provided for the pack-n-play. Lots of options for your sleeping arrangements!!
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
This condominium is family-owned and is our home-away-from-home, so we have taken great efforts to make sure everything you need to enjoy your stay on Maui has been included. You will find everything you need from pots to pans, plates to silverware, sheets to towels, a washer and a drier, boogie boards, beach mats, several floating noodles, beach bucket and shovels, beach towels, a cooler on wheels, etc. Mahalo!!


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average rating of 4.6857142 based on 84 reviews

Exactly as Photographed!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 11 nights at this condo and it was so nice to arrive and find that it felt as comfortable and as clean as it had looked in the photographs. We have a two year old son, so we needed something conveniently located to the beach. Charley Young did turn out to be one of the best beaches in the area for families, and since Marie's condo is in building 1, it is a very short walk across the street to access this beach. The winds always pick up in the afternoon, so we always made the most of our mornings there before the sand got too hot for our little guy, and the ocean was calm enough to wade in with him.

When I first chose this condo, it was mainly because of it's affordability and the fact that it had a ground floor lanai for my son to play on. I wasn't sure how quiet it was going to be because i had read that it faces the parking lot. Well, I was very surprised to learn that Marie has one of the most private lanais the building has to offer. There is no footpath adjacent to the lanai and the shrubs in between the parking lot and unit are very filled in and mature, so it makes for a very private place to sit down and enjoy a meal. As for traffic, we barely heard cars coming and going. Most people tend to get out early and come back late, so there is very little commotion all day. The unit was very quiet inside. The building has concrete walls, so it makes for a very quiet place to stay. We didn't hear much of our neighbours the whole week, hopefully they couldn't hear much from us. (travelling with a toddler is hard ;)).

The only other thing to note was how well stocked this unit was. Beach toys galore for kids of all ages to play with, life jackets, as well as a stroller, which was a saving grace at times for us. Same with the pantry. It was well stocked with essential cooking oils, vinegars and seasonings, very well equipped.

We are so grateful we rented this unit, it made for such an ideal vacation. My husband and i hadn't been back to Hawaii since our honeymoon 9 years ago, so it is a very special place for us, as i'm sure it is for a lot of people. We're hoping to make it 5 years next time and we would definitely return to Marie's place. Thanks, Marie!

-Brittany, Ladner, BC, Canada

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your detailed review! It is great to have someone neutral state all the things I try to impart to my guests!! I am thrilled to hear your stay was great, especially since you were traveling with a munchkin. That can be challenging, and I'm glad we were able to make it a little easier. Mahalo for you review and for choosing to stay in our home! Aloha, Marie-
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perfect location for me

  • 5 of 5

I've spent way too much time on Maui so I know where I prefer to stay. Kihei has everything within walking distance. This condo location is exactly what anyone could want. Beaches across the street, chairs & beach umbrellas in the closet. Kitchen has what you'd want for cooking, plenty of towels in bath.Storm took out the power grid on the Island but I could not find a flashlight but everything else was fine.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your suggestion of a flashlight! I never thought of that, and certainly should have! I will definitely be adding that. Mahalo for staying with us! Aloha-
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Melbourne, Australia

Cosy, charming and right across from one of the best beaches in Maui!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this condo and the location is fantastic. Right across from Charlie Young beach where we saw our only sea turtle at sunset! Kitchen very well stocked with loads of extras like salt, pepper and condiments and the laundry facilities were super handy with laundry detergent even supplied which we were stoked about. Lovely spacious bathroom. My only suggestion is that a clothes drying rack would be very useful for air drying clothes as opposed to using the clothes dryer. I have suggested this for every property we stayed on this trip. Other than that we loved staying here!!!!!

  • Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Disappointed with condition of unit.

  • 1 of 5

Upon arrival we found several dead cockroaches on the carpet in the bedroom. We also saw live roaches in bathroom and kitchen. The pullout couch mattress was soiled and had a foul smell. The ceiling fan in bedroom stopped working on second last night. The kitchen was missing several necessities such as a bottle opener. When I emailed the contact person with my concerns about the cockroaches, she said that was part of being in the tropics. We have stayed in Kihei several times, and never seen a roach inside. The bedding in the bedroom also seemed to be unwashed, due to the smell and the hairs in the bed. The overall experience made for an uncomfortable stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha! First, I'd like to thank you very much for being a guest, and also for making sure I was aware of your concerns. As a very involved owner, but one that doesn't live on-island, it often requires input from guests for me to know if something is wrong or unsatisfactory. As we discussed when you were staying in the condo, I absolutely agree with you that all the tropical bugs that DO live on the island are welcome to the OUTSIDE of Maui, but NOT the inside of my condo. I have never, ever seen a cockroach inside my condo, nor have I EVER had another guest mention one. It is NOT something I am okay with, and am very serious about getting to the bottom of. I wish you would have given us permission to enter and handle all your concerns while you were on-island, as I know we could have made you happy. My opinion about Customer Service isn't that it is a lack of any issues, but how issues are handled that speaks to our values. I wish you would have let us prove that. All I can say to you and to future guests is that I am on top of this, not okay with things being less than wonderful, and it will be handled. Thank you for making me aware. I arrive on Maui in less than three weeks. I was already preparing to have the entire condo painted. Your concerns have given me cause to change my plans somewhat. Now, instead of simply painting throughout, we will be removing all base trim and doing a full inspection of the entire foundation perimeter. If there is indeed an access point that has developed, we will find it and fix it. We will use CONSTRUCTION methods rather than chemicals, and the result should be complete resolution of any access points for pests. Thank you for letting me know. I truly do appreciate it, as it is the time to tackle that kind of project, I just hadn't thought of it until your concerns came up. As for the cleaning concerns, they are also absolutely unacceptable, and I have reiterated my expectations to my on-island staff. I hope the rest of your time on Maui met your expectations, and guarantee that your concerns will be handled. Aloha! Marie (owner)
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Expectations completely met

  • 4 of 5

Everything comes as advertised. Communication from property owner was detailed and responsive. Nice comfortable and clean property.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Full of Aloha Here!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing and memorable Maui stay at this condo. The owners made the booking process hassle/stress-free. The unit was clean, comfortable and cozy and was well furnished and supplied. BTW, we loved the surfboard on the wall! Sleeping accomodations were excellent and looked forward to a peaceful night's rest after enjoying all the sights and activities Maui offers. Enjoyed meals on the lanai. A very convenient short walk to Charley Young Beach to relax, swim, and watch beautiful sunsets and whales. Grocery stores, shops, restaurants nearby and some within walking distance. We recommend this unit for a Maui vacation! Mahalo for everything!

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for staying with us and for writing a review!! We hope to see you on your next visit to Maui! Aloha-
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Maui Ocean Center
Pacific Whale Foundation
Iao Valley State Park
Da Kitchen Kahului
Ululani's Hawaiian Shave Ice
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Kahului Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
too many to name, closest in Kihei Kalama Plaza
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
too many to name, closest in Kihei Kalama Plaza
Nearest Beach
0.05 Miles
Kamaole I (aka Charley Young Beach)
Car: recommended

Kihei is a small town in sunny, South Maui. Kihei is home to an abundance of incredible beaches, many fine and casual restaurants, bars, shopping, etc. Walk from Maui Vista to snorkeling, surfing, boogie boarding, dining, groceries, bars, etc. The choices are limitless!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/Booking Fee $159
Tax Rate 14.42%

- SPECIALS ALREADY INCLUDED IN NIGHTLY RATES ABOVE and are for new reservations only.
- Stays of 21+ nights: 10% off the seasonal nightly rate PLUS $159 cleaning/booking fee waived
- For a personalized quote, please send an e-mail to the owner!
- Hawaii Tax ID #171-061-2480

Owner'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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