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Maui Kai 206 - Spacious Oceanfront Studio, Unrestricted 180° View!

Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Maui Kai Beach Resort, Condo 206 Studio 1BA, Sleeps 3

Ka'anapali Beachfront - 180 Degree Ocean Views - Views of Molokai, Lanai & Pailolo Channel - Maui Kai 206 is beautifully remodeled junior suite. The Lanai is open to dramatically increase the living space, while keeping that expansive, fresh oceanfront feeling. Listen to the waves while gazing at sunsets over Lanai and Molokai.

Swim, snorkel, surf or whale-watch in winter.

Walk miles of white sand beach - beautiful sunsets

2nd floor unit with quick access to the ocean.

FREE ONSITE PARKING - NO RESORT FEES

• Ka'anapali Beachfront Location

• Closest Resort to Ocean in Ka'anapali

• Large Sandy Beach Adjacent to Resort

• Free On-Site Parking

• Resort Pool & Jacuzzi

• On-site Laundry & BBQs

• Snorkeling & Surfing on Ka'anapali Beach

• Walk to Restaurants & Stores

• Oceanfront Lounging Area

More Details

Property Manager
The Risinger & Hurte Families, Paul & Shirley, Pam & Brad
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2017

About The Risinger & Hurte Families, Paul & Shirley, Pam & Brad

We have West Coast roots, currently in Seattle, but we love our island home.

(And state law requires this: HI TAX ID W20187854-01 • TAT ID TA-077-962-6496-01 • GET ID GE-077-962-6496-01)

The Risinger & Hurte Families, Paul & Shirley, Pam & Brad purchased this condo in 1998

Why The Risinger & Hurte Families, Paul & Shirley, Pam & Brad chose Maui

We love Maui Kai. It's an oceanfront gem. It's a second home for us, so it's furnished with everything we'd want in a home away from home. We're SCUBA divers (the owner photo was taken off Airport Beach about a half mile south), and love being so close to the water. We love it, and know you will too.

What makes this condo unique

206 is a spacious studio, and we've done everything we can to open it up so it doesn't feel cramped like a hotel suite. Spectacular views of Lanai and Molokai across the channel. We love watching the whales during their annual visits. The West Maui trade winds keep Maui Kai comfortable year round. And we love our little corner of Kaanapali, close enough to Lahaina and the big Kaanapali and Kapalua resorts for shopping and entertainment, but far enough to enjoy the peace and quiet of the ocean.

Guestbook comments from the manager

FLIPKEY VERIFIED: 5 Star: "EVEN BETTER THAN ADVERTISED" : " We recently enjoyed a 10-day stay at the Maui Kai Beach Resort unit 206. When we arrived, the unit was in sparkling condition, including all promised amenities in excellent working condition and then some. A gift basket containing local fruit and other goodies was an especially pleasant surprise. As promised, the location of the condo was ideal for beach and especially whale watching; we saw many whales every day from the comfort of our room. We even saw large sea turtles in the ocean right below our window a couple of times. The wall bed was comfortable, and it was nice to be able to put the bed away during the day, allowing us more space for other activities during the day. The kitchen was nicely equipped with everything we needed. The owners also provided a well-organized notebook with recommendations for activities, restaurants, etc. The condo location is truly ocean front; from our room, we were often closer than many people sitting on the beach next door. There is also a nice, paved "beachwalk" that starts one property south of the Maui Kai and goes all the way to the South end of Kaanapali beach. This made it easy to walk to other parts of the beach for snorkeling and swimming and avoided parking headaches. The pool at the condo complex is small, but the spa is large and relaxing. The condo complex is nicely situated within easy walking distance of several grocery stores, a farmer's market, interesting shops and restaurants. This was our firsts visit to Maui, and we would not hesitate to stay at Maui Kai unit 206 again."
Mar 2010
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Amenities

Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Updated total bathroom with natural granite sink and decorated shower with local art. Soap and shampoo provided.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Studio Sleeping Arrangement - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • European tilt-down bed, lowered easily by hand with Queen-size mattress/box springs (NOT a typical "murphy" bed). Tilt it up and create a spacious living area during the day. Also a Queen size Sleep Sofa with a luxurious extra deep six inch deep mattress that does not have a bar in your back as many do. In-room safe big enough for laptop computer.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants ...
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf ...
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling ...
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing ...
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
FREE PARKING in our private lot. FREE WIFI and NO RESORT or AMENITY FEES. 180 degree oceanfront view so, grab the provided beach towels, cooler and beach chairs and walk to a great day at the beach!

Reviews

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5

Ocean front was great

  • 5 of 5

Loved the closeness to the ocean.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful view with the magic of waking up each morning to the sound of the ocean.

  • 5 of 5

We rented the condo for our honeymoon and absolutely loved our stay. The best part I have to say was the great ocean front view and being able to keep our window open while closing the screen allowing us to hear the ocean at all times. Nice location with super market in walking distance along with coffee shop and nice breakfast restaurant. Good information left in the room for restaurants/tourism and were pleasantly surprised to find netflix available in the room.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay in Maui

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay! Literally on the ocean and close to stores and restaurants. They had a welcome basket sitting on the counter for us when we got there, so thoughtful. This place had everything you would need, fully stocked for sure. The bed could have been a little better but other than that, I would highly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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5

Great Value for the Accomodations

  • 5 of 5

This is a fantastic little condo in between Kaanapali and Napili! Very affordable considering the other hotel prices in the area. My (now) husband and I stayed there when we travelled to Maui to get married. It's nestled back off the main road but still within walking distance to shops/dining/grocery, 5 mins from Kaanapali and 15 from Lahaina. The view from the room is absolutely stunning and you literally cannot get any closer to the ocean!! The room itself has a beautiful setup with everything you need including a dining table, desk, fold out couch and Murphy bed. The kitchen is fully stocked with appliances and utensils for cooking, the bathroom has big, soft towels and they have plenty of bedding and blankets for a longer trip. Facilities include a pool, hot tub, cabana w/ kitchen, as well as a BBQ area. We will definitely be staying here again the next time we visit Maui.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best Condo in Maui

  • 5 of 5

Great condo that overlooks the ocean. Condo is within 12 feet of water. The condo layout is great with lots of storage space. It has a pull down bed that is very comfortable and the sofa pulls out to make a bed. We have been to Maui many times over the years and finally landed on the Maui Kai as the place we like to stay because of the closeness of the water and every condo has an ocean veiw. Of all the condos we have stayed at the Maui Kai this was the nicest. They have thought of everything for you to have from nicechest, beach chairs, etc.... I would highly recommend this unit.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Moonlight at the Maui Kai

  • 5 of 5

I arrived at the Maui Kai after a 15 hour trip, the moon was full. Gorgeous! Unit 206 was a delightful surprise, a beautiful gift basket was awaiting me with yummy snacks, coffee, and key ring mini flashlights. A very thoughtful present from the owners. The unit was very clean, updated and comfortable (I want the upholstered rocking/reading chair). The kitchen is a delight for those who love to cook. The market is an easy 3 block walk, you'll meet friends & neighbors on the way. There is a shuttle to Lahaina at the hotel near the Maui Kai, an easy walk, $2, and no worries about parking. The owners thoughtfully provided a notebook with local information such as restaurants, coffee stops, shuttles, beaches, etc. Check it out as well as the book "Maui Revisited" on the bookshelf. I've stayed at the Maui Kai twice before, loved this unit! A washing machine & dryer are located on level 2, $1.25 each. Laundry soap is sold at the check in desk. The Murphy Bed was very COMFY, I was concerned as I have BAD back problems. There were a pair of binoculars in the unit (desk drawer). The whales were amazing to watch! I highly recommend Unit 206. Many thanks to the owners for providing a wonderful and welcoming "home away from home" during my visit. I did not want to leave.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
29 Miles
Kahului Airport
Nearest Barpub
Java Jazz
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Ka'anapali Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
Duke's or Java Jazz
Nearest Beach
North and south of the property
Nearest Point of Interest
Maui Kai
Car: recommended

Maui Kai is just minutes north of Lahaina, with great shopping, restaurants, art, history, and entertainment. When you're tired of the beach, stroll down Front Street, pop into some art galleries (particularly on Friday Night Art Night – enjoy a drink while you're browsing), watch the sunset, do some shopping, and maybe enjoy a great Lappert's Ice Cream. Take the submarine tour of the reefs. Sign up for a whale watching tour from Lahaina Harbor. We love Trilogy and Pacific Whale Foundation for snorkeling trips to Molokini, Lanai, and places around West Maui. Once you've seen a sunset from Maui Kai 206, you'll want to see the sunrise from Haleakala - you have to get up VERY early, but it's a spectacular view. There are operators who guide mountain bike tours down Haleakala. We enjoy the Maui Tropical Plantation (on the road to Wailuku) and the Maui Aquarium. There's lots of great golf around Maui, but lately we've enjoyed Kahili - great views, great golf. If you want a different Maui experience, Kula Lodge in Maui upcountry (halfway up Haleakala in Kula) has good food and spectacular views of the islands. One of our favorite breakfast places is the Gazebo in Napili, only open for breakfast and lunch. Park at the Napili Shores and walk to the center courtyard, down by the pool. You have to get up early for this one – they open at 7:30, but people usually start lining up at 7; there aren't a lot of tables, so arriving later may entail a long wait. They put free coffee out for the early birds – you may want to do this earlier in your vacation while your body clock is still on mainland time. Their banana-macadamia nut pancakes and eggs Benedict are terrific. We recommend splitting an order of each – a common request that they readily accommodate. It overlooks Napili Bay, which is one of the prettiest spots in West Maui.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125

NO RESORT, AMENITY, OR PARKING FEES ON OUR UNITS!

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Instructions for the property and entry will be sent prior to your arrival, after final payment.

Interim cleaning will be scheduled for rentals over 10 days, and additional cleaning fees will be incurred.

Plans changed? Non-refundable deposit of 25% for reservations of 16 nights or less may be applied to a future reservation within one year of original check-in, subject to availability; additional 25% for reservations of 17 nights or more is non-refundable and non-transferable; shortening of a reservation constitutes a new booking with new deposits.

HI TAX ID W20187854-01 • TAT ID TA-077-962-6496-01 • GET ID GE-077-962-6496-01

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.