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Luxury Rental + Ocean View + World-Renowned Beach + Free Wi-Fi + Amazing Sunsets

Bedrooms 1
Space 946 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 0 - 5 nights


About the property

Ekahi 53d is a 1-bedroom luxury condo with a stunning ocean view from the lanai.

Encase yourself in luxurious comfort while you soak up the amazing sights, sounds and warm sunshine of beautiful Wailea, Maui.

From the moment you walk in to your contemporary ocean-view condo, you’ll know you’ve chosen a wonderful home base from which to rejuvenate between excursions into the island paradise that surrounds you.

While in your condo, you’ll feel completely comfortable. Recently renovated by an award-winning architectural design team, Ekahi 53D features a state-of-the-art kitchen, a designer bedroom with king-sized bed, marble bathroom and elegant furnishings throughout the unit. The lanai faces a beautiful ocean view, along with splashing humpback whales, when in season.

Ekahi 53D also features countless amenities designed to make you feel at home, including brand new multi-unit air conditioning system, outdoor Weber barbecue, flat screen HDTV, wireless internet access and DVD/CD players. Plus, you'll find ample beach towels, chairs, umbrellas, and coolers in the unit for your convenience. You may never want to go home.

Step outside, and Wailea’s inviting Keawakapu Beach stands ready and waiting, just a short stroll from your front door. Additionally, four pools, each unique and immaculately maintained are scattered throughout the property, including a large oceanfront pool and family dining area. Indulge in the floral scents, the breathtaking sunsets, the soothing feel of the perfectly refreshing temperature of the Pacific Ocean.

Venture off in the other direction and discover the luxury spas, fine dining and world class shopping that make Wailea one of the world’s most spectacular resorts--and all within walking distance.

This wonderful rental condo is ideal for honeymooners or couples just looking to get away from it all. There are also two twin-sized futons that can be provided to accommodate two extra guests.

Ekahi 53D sells out quickly. So stop dreaming about it and make your perfect Maui vacation a reality today.

Q & A

What are some fun things to do at your vacation rental?

The Ekahi Village has four unique pools scattered throughout, including a “quiet pool” that is just a minute walk from the unit, as well as a large ocean-front pool that is about a four minute walk away. The large pool has a picnic area, cooking area, refrigeration facilities, barbecues, showers, rest rooms and shuffleboard. Beyond the property, you are in the heart of one of the nicest resorts in the world—award-winning beaches, countless outstanding restaurants, world-class shopping and all the best Maui has to offer in terms of water sports, hiking and golf.

What are some fun things to do beyond the property?

The south side of Maui features a wide variety of sun-drenched, outdoor options. For golfers, there are several world-class golf courses, all within a few minutes drive. For those who love the water, the string of beaches throughout Wailea is unmatched in the world—each with its own unique personality. To the north, you’ll find world-class surfing waves. To the south, you’ll find waves that are ideal for swimming & boogie boarding, as well as calm coves where the snorkeling is beyond description.

How is the beach at Ekahi Village?

Constantly recognized as one of the top beaches on Maui, Keawakapu Beach was recently described by New York Times as “South Maui’s hidden jewel”. The ultra clear waters of Keawakapu are ideal for snorkeling, swimming and safe boogie boarding. And the occasional afternoon trek of sea turtles just off-shore is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

What can you tell me about Wailea in terms of shopping & dining?

Just south of Ekahi 53D, you’ll find some of the world’s finest shopping and dining experiences. The Shops At Wailea is just a short walk away. Considered the most unique shopping experience in Hawaii, this elegant outdoor mall has it all—top fashion retailers, artisan gift shops and a wide range of dining options. In terms of restaurants, you’d be hard pressed to match the density of fantastic dining in Wailea anywhere in the world. Local favorites, such as Longhi’s, Gannon’s, Duo and Ko mix with big names such as Spago, Ruth’s Chris & Tommy Bahama. You can literally walk to a different amazing restaurant every day for several weeks without eating at the same place twice.

What makes unit 53D special?

That’s easy—53D is in fabulous condition. Recently renovated by an award-winning architectural design team, Ekahi 53D is contemporary, comfortable and full of great amenities. Inside the unit, you’ll find a state-of-the-art kitchen, designer master bedroom and spacious bathroom all kept at your ideal temperature with brand new multi-unit air conditioning. The living room includes ultra-comfy furniture and a flat-screen TV. Outside on the lanai, you’ll find a beautiful straight-on view of the blue Pacific, comfortable furniture and a personal BBQ unit. If you’re looking for a spacious, comfortable place to set up camp and enjoy Maui, 53D is the ideal spot. Ekahi 53D sells out quickly, so book it today!

More Details

Property Manager
Craig & Andrea Jacobin
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Craig & Andrea Jacobin

Craig & Andrea Jacobin manage Ekahi 53D, along with support from Diane Morrison.

Craig & Andrea live in Laguna Beach, CA, where Craig is an Advertising Executive and Andrea is in Healthcare Management. Diane is Craig's mother and is an accomplished Educational Consultant and Art Dealer living in Denver, CO.

Craig & Andrea Jacobin purchased this condo in 2005

Why Craig & Andrea Jacobin chose Wailea

We acquired Wailea Ekahi 53D because it is one of the most beautiful properties in the village and the ocean view from the lanai is amazing. But most importantly, it is perfectly located within Wailea--which is easily one of the most amazing resorts on earth. Ekahi 53D is a luxury condo that is lovingly cared for with state-of-the art air-conditioning recently installed to ensure your comfort. The unit is always well kept and extremely clean.

What makes this condo unique

Ekahi 53D is just a short 4 minute walk to a world-class beach, perfect for sunbathing, taking a dip or snorkeling. The unit offers straight-ahead views of the ocean, as well as nightly stunning sunsets from the lanai. It is also conveniently located within a short walk of all that Wailea has to offer--world-class spas, shopping, golf and dining.


Wailea Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 946 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Marble shower with American and European fixtures. Separate sink area with beautiful sink. Granite counter top and oil rubbed bronze fixtures add to a luxury look. Vanity includes plenty of storage. Endless fluffy towels. Starter soaps and bathroom supplies provided. Hair dryer available.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Large master bedroom with comfortable king-size bed, 400 thread count sheets, custom bed covers add a luxurious touch. Futons also available upon request. Views of tropical garden from the bedroom. Private balcony. Get a good nights rest and wake to tropical birds. Beautiful furniture, including a desk. Large mirrors and beach inspired artwork.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Extra Special Features: Ocean view! 4 minute walk to spectacular 5 mile beach. Totally renovated by architect/designer team. Granite kitchen with state of the art appliances and accessories. Designer-inspired decor in all rooms. Plantation shutters. Cathedral ceilings in living/dining areas. New air conditioning just installed. Ceiling fans. Full size washer/dryer. Weber grill on the lanai. Flat-screen HDTV, DVD/CD. High speed internet with Wi-Fi. Phone with answering machine.


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Luxury Rental + Ocean View + World-Renowned Beach + Free Wi-Fi + Amazing Sunsets
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 30 reviews
Denver, Colorado

Perfect condo in an excellent location!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in Ekahi Village. This condo is in a great location, close to the beaches, many great resorts, and lots of dining and shopping. Pool area is fantastic and the grounds are well maintained. The unit was very clean and well appointed. We had everything we needed, and felt very comfortable and right at home.

Communications and check-in information from the owners was excellent, and it really felt like they did everything possible to ensure we had a great stay!

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed the condo. Come back soon. Mahalo, Craig & Andrea
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Clean and renovated. Needs improvements with mattress pad, toilet flushing, cable TV box(signal out)

  • 3 of 5

We had to compromise because we made a last minute reservation in the high season. We are very familiar with Wailea area, since our family owned a unit(and it was managed by Destination) from late 80’s. At this time we looked for a clean and relatively economical property within what was available. Overall, the property is what expected. However, what shocked us is that after we finalized reservations with VRBO, we had to agree on certain “house rules” with the owner and management company. Some items are not customary and it has unwelcoming tones to vacationers. We think these rules that may result to additional costs to the guest should have been notified upfront before execution of payment to VRBO.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Our "house rules" are very standard and are issued in lieu of collecting a deposit up front. Most of our guests appreciate that approach. You were not charged any additional fees, nor has any guest of ours in over three years. We are in the unit today. The torn mattress pad has been replaced and the cable box (which went out during your stay only) has been replaced. Mahalo.
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Great location and great views.

  • 4 of 5

Great view from the lanai for sunsets and whales. Beautiful grounds and direct access to beach were plusses. A bit of a long walk uphill from the beach to the condo, but shouldn't be a problem for most. Not the best equipped condo we have enjoyed. Did not find road noise to be a problem at all. Overall a very enjoyable vacation.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Ekahi 53D. Please come back soon. Mahalo
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Good location for nearby restaurants

  • 4 of 5

Well equipped. The kitchen and bathroom have been updated. The views are great. The only thing we noticed was a softer mattress than we are used to. Plus the mattress pad didn’t fit well as it was torn.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your input, Nancy. We’re glad you had a nice visit. Mahalo, Craig & Andrea
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Great location - wonderful ocean view

  • 4 of 5

We have been enjoying Wailea for several years now and always enjoy the great weather and relaxing environment. The condo was clean and had a great view to enjoy the afternoon sunsets. Being able to walk to the beach is a great convenience. One suggestion for a more pleasant experience would be the availability of upgraded beach chairs. Sitting on the beach, reading a good book is part of the experience. More conformatable beach chairs available at the condo would have been a great perk. Overall a nice experience.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a great time, Chris. Thank you for the suggestion. We will get some new beach chairs shortly.
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Carnation, Washington

The condo was well kep and clean. Lived up to expectations.

  • 5 of 5

This property is very nice, and family oriented. The buildings are a little tired looking on the exterior. This condo (53D) gets some road noise due to where it’s location. The main pool is very nice and access to a good swimming beach.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad you had a nice time. Please come again soon! Mahalo, Craig & Andrea
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Ka'Ana Kitchen
Hawaiian Restaurant
Morimoto Maui
Japanese Restaurant
Ulua Beach
Wailea Kitchen and Tap
American Restaurant
Humble Market Kitchin
Hawaiian Restaurant
Lappert's Hawaii Ice Cream and Coffee
Ice Cream Shop
Cheeseburger Island Style
Hamburger Restaurant
Tommy Bahama
Hawaiian Restaurant
Longhi's Wailea
Maui Vegan Personal Chefs
Vegan Restaurant
Manoli's Pizza Company
Pizza Restaurant
Mo' Bettah Food Truck
Sarento's On the Beach
Mediterranean Restaurant
Fabiani's Italian Restaurant
Italian Restaurant
Pita Paradise
Greek Restaurant
Bistro Molokini
Californian Restaurant
5 Palms Restaurant
Pacific Rim Restaurant
The Market
Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman - Wailea
Hawaiian Restaurant
Wailea Beach
Polynesian Restaurant
Ferraro's maui
Pizza Restaurant
Ferraro's Bar e Ristorante
Italian Restaurant
Duo Steak & Seafood
Steak House
Hawaiian Restaurant
Kamaole Beach Park III
Nick's Fishmarket Maui
Seafood Restaurant
The Restaurant at Hotel Wailea
American Restaurant
Caffe Ciao
Italian Restaurant
Ama Bar And Grill
Hawaiian Restaurant
Polo Beach
Mulligans on the Blue
Irish Restaurant
Kamaole Beach Park II
808 Deli
808 Bistro
Moose McGillycuddy's - Kihei
Fred's Mexican Cafe - Kihei
Mexican Restaurant
Coconut's Fish Cafe
Seafood Restaurant
Da Kitchen Express
Hawaiian Restaurant
S and Q's Coffee & Shave Ice Shack
Cafe O'Lei Kihei
Pacific Rim Restaurant
Maui Thai Bistro
Thai Restaurant
Maui Tacos
Mexican Restaurant
Taqueria Cruz
Mexican Restaurant
Maui Teriyaki
Japanese Restaurant
Koiso Sushi Bar
Maui Fish'n Chips
Fish & Chips Restaurant
Cafe @ La Plage
Aloha Thai Fusion Foodtruck
Thai Restaurant
Kinaole Grill Food Truck
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Kahului Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Tommy Bahama or Monkey Pod
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Wailea Golf Club: Emerald Course
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Hwy 31
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Morimoto: Andaz Hotel (acclaimed celebrity chef)
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Keawakapu Beach
Car: recommended

Wailea is a stunning, world-famous resort that still has an island feel on the lovely, sunny, south side of Maui.

Wailea is famous for its miles of pristine beaches that vary in personality from quiet coves ideal for swimming, paddleboarding and snorkeling, to those for the more adventurous who may want to boogie board or surf.

Wailea features several 5-star resorts within a 2 mile stretch (Fairmont Kea Lani, Four Seasons, Grand Wailea, Marriott Outrigger, Andaz), each with a variety of amazing dining and shopping options.

There are also several world-class golf courses and two tennis clubs with lights and available instruction.

At Ekahi 53D, you won't need your car to walk to the beach, dine ocean front, shop snorkel, paddleboard and more.

If you have never been, Wailea is a place you'll fall in love with immediately. And if this is a return visit, we're definitely not surprised.




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Tax Rate 13.42%

Rates listed are for two people. There is a $25/night fee for each additional guest. There is a 4 night minimum stay. Complimentary mid-stay housecleaning for bookings of 2 weeks or more.

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.