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Fantastic Oceanfront, Virtual Tour, TWO OCEANVIEW bedrooms , great rates

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 980 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Heated Pool
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 full baths - Honeymoon Oceanfront Master Suite - sleeps 6 -

I am traveling with limited internet connection from Friday 5/12 until Monday 5/29. Please be patient because it may take a few days for you to get a response. This condo has what you come to Maui for. Twenty feet from the water. We have the best Maui location in Maalaea. (peaceful, uncrowded and non 'touristy'). The best building in Maalaea - Kanai a Nalu (first and best one on the 4 mile beach). And maybe the best unit (401) in Kanai a Nalu (oceanfront corner - fantastic view from every window). Fall asleep to the gentle sound of the surf outside your bedroom window and wake to a beautiful Maui sunrise across the bay over magnificent 10,000 foot Haleakala. Eat breakfast on your lanai while you watch whales and surfers on the bay below you. Unobstructed views ( the best in Maalaea) from every window - even the kitchen looks across swaying sugar cane fields to the West Maui Mountains. Both bedrooms and the living room have fantastic views but also complete privacy (We never shut the curtains). Kitchen is totally remodeled and Brand New. New island style furniture including a new Beautyrest king size bed, new carpet, very comfortable tropic style living room set , free wireless DSL, side by side fridge with filtered water/ice in door, Air Conditioning, washer -dryer. We just added a 37' flat screen HD TV with a blue ray DVD that can wirelessly access your Netflix account .

Maalaea and Kanai a Nalu: Maalaea is a small village that is the best of both worlds. We are far enough away from the traffic and 'shoulder to shoulder' tourist areas that you can truly relax and appreciate what Maui living is really about. Yet we are the most central spot on the island for easy access to all that Maui has to offer. Our Kanai-a-Nalu condo complex is a four-story, U-shaped building with a beautiful courtyard that is open to the ocean. It shelters a wonderful tile swimming pool on the ocean's edge. Parents can sit under a tree and watch their children -- both in the swimming pool and on the beach at the same time. You may decide to walk down to Maalaea Harbor to take a whale watching, snorkeling, fishing, or sunset dinner cruise. The harbor area also boasts the newly constructed Maui Ocean Center, a world-class marine aquarium considered to be the best in the Islands. It also offers several fine ocean view restaurants, interesting shops, and places to buy fixings for a quick meal 'at home'.

Author Recommendation and Guest Book: We knew we liked the Maalaea area and our condo (Kanai-a-Nalu) in particular. This is what the authors of PARADISE FAMILY GUIDE TO MAUI have to say: 'Have you wondered where the authors of this guide stay? If we aren't moving around the island, sampling different properties, you'll find us catching our breath here (Kanai-a-Nalu), and enjoying the sunny shores and gentle breezes of Maalaea.'

Below are coments from our Gueast book in the condo. Be sure to read the Reviews others have entered directly on this website. Many gueats have returned -even all way the from Germany

We were here for our honeymoon and it couldn't have been more perfect. The location of this condo gave us the relaxation and seclusion that was very much needed after a busy summer. -- CA

We enjoyed our two-week stay -- just wish it could have been longer. Your condo is equipped with everything anyone could ever need and the location is certainly the best. Thank you for sharing with us. - Memphis, TN

More Guest Book: I think we did everything possible during our ten-day stay. This condo gave us convenient access to the whole island. -- The Murtons - Plano, TX

Thank you for letting us stay at your beautiful condo. The view was perfect for watching whales, myna birds and beachcombers. -- Pritchard - Portland, OR

We are leaving today after two lovely months in your condo. It is the best furnished one we've stayed in. Thanks for everything you've done to make this condo so homelike. -- Biesanz - Winona, MN

This trip to Maui makes it number four, and all four times we stayed at Kanai -a- Nalu. From the Lanai we watched the waves roll in and the whales jump. Thanks for making our 4th trip to Maui a fantastic one! -- Giegoldt - Deerfield, IL

The last two weeks will go into our fond memories book. This spot cannot be beat for natural beauty, comfort and convenience. -- Keron - Seattle, WA

More Details

Owner
Mike Watson
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 27, 2017

Amenities

Maalaea Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Floor Area:
  • 980 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Both bathrooms are newly painted and decorated and have new tile and vanities with tasteful island decor. Hairdryers are in the vanity drawers. A good supply of soft bath towels are also included as well as beach towels.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 37' flat screen TV
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Both bedrooms have beautiful island style furniture and ocean views. The front master bedroom makes a great honeymoon suite. With windows to the ocean covering most of two walls the views will take your breath away. A new king size Beautyrest mattress cushions you wonderfully as drift to sleep with the lullaby of the waves. The view at night is also spectacular with the lights of Kihei and Wailaea across the Bay. On many evenings the moon shimmers on the water like a glowing ribbon. The second bedroom has two comfortable twin beds which can be put together into a queen size bed and also an ocean view. Both bedrooms have their own bathroom so it also makes the condo ideal for two couples or a family. One thing I particularly like about my condo as compared to most others in Kanai a Nalu, and in Maalaea for that matter, is the complete privacy of the bedrooms. No one can look in but you have fantastic views and never need to cover the window
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The entire condo has been recently remodeled with special care taken in the kitchen. Our kitchen has been updated with Corian countertops, beautiful dark wood cabinets, recessed lighting, and stainless steel appliances including a side by side refrigerator with filtered water and ice in the door. The kitchen has everything from a blender to a coffee maker. We just added high speed DSL with a wireless router so you can even use your laptop on the beach. I actually 'work' from here. With my cell phone and DSL I can be at the 'office' while sitting on my lanai and watching the surfers or whales (in season). The new 30 inch HD television has a built in DVD player. Oh, yes, we also have a gazillion cable stations. There are beach chairs and at least two coolers to take on your picnics or island adventure. We just added a 37' flat screen in the bedroom with a blue ray DVD player that can wirelessly access your Netflix account.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(49 traveler reviews)

Fantastic Oceanfront, Virtual Tour, TWO OCEANVIEW bedrooms , great rates
average rating of 4.857143 based on 49 reviews
Carefree, AZ
5

Kanai a Nalu is the best (no ka 'oi)

  • 5 of 5

I hardly know where to begin. In every aspect, this place is perfect. The location is great – directly overlooking a magnificent beach just 20 feet from our lanai, on a quiet dead-end road, and within easy reach of all the places you want to see and explore. Walking the beach and watching all the honu (turtles) was an every morning treat. The 4th floor corner location provided quiet and privacy. Furnishings were lovely, the beds comfy, the kitchen had everything we could possibly need and there were loads of things for the beach (towels, boogie boards, etc.). Falling asleep to the sound of the waves was the best. Although there was air conditioning available, we definitely did not need it; we just kept the front door open to provide a wonderful cross-breeze. The condo grounds were very well kept, the pool was pristine and the guests and owners we met were all so friendly. Dealing with the owner of this unit was a pleasure. (Thanks, Mike, for your patience with all my before-trip questions!) What can I say? Everything was fantastic! We look forward to planning another trip to Kanai a Nalu and this lovely condo.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

As advertised!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great spot. The condo is even better than the pictures--excellent location, nicely appointed, well-maintained, superb view. We were pleased with everything about it.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oakland, California; Austin, Texas
5

Well-equipped top floor corner condo right over the ocean!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful two-week stay. The lanai is so close to the water that you can see the sea turtles swimming close to shore. There is no beach right in front of the property, and the ocean crashes against a retaining wall at high tide. We loved the sound, day and night. The condo property is very well maintained. The owner is easy to work with. The condo gets a lovely cross-breeze, so it's never really too warm. (We were there in April, 2017). Located in the center of the western coast, it's easy to drive to anywhere, but many people lounge on the lanai or at the water's edge and don't seem to feel the need to go anywhere!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Yakima, WA
5

Lovely unit! Pleasantly surprised!

  • 5 of 5

This unit has all you will need for your vacation. Mike was excellent to work with when making our reservation, and great communication with us to make sure the unit would be ready for us upon arrival. We watched turtles every day from the lanai, and walked to the beach right next door to this condo. We had record-setting temps for March Maui weather, and the A/C was definitely needed and worked well, cooling the entire condo quickly. The weather in late March produced very little trade winds and no clouds, so we had a great view of Haleakala every morning, and watched whales in the bay and toward Molokini nearly every day. The Maalaea condos are older than other areas in Maui, but this unit is updated, clean, and much 'homier' than other even newer places where we've stayed. We will definitely check this place for availability for future visits to Maui.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Nice view

  • 3 of 5

Great view. Centrally located. Cold pool. No hot tub to warm up. Lots of art on the inside but some not appropriate for Maui (picture of Diamond Head, for instance). Too much stuff that didn't need to be there i.e. not as much room for our stuff. Guest room closet so crammed with stuff there was barely room to hang things. Didn't need them but had expected to find sand toys and boogie board(s). Lanai has two tall chairs at a tall table and a lower chair or two at a lower table. There were three of us so somebody always felt like a second-class citizen. I'd stay here again but after the glowing reviews, I guess I was disappointed. Great view of Haleakala. Saw few whales but lots of turtles.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lynn, You are the first review in we have had in 12 years with just 3 stars and I am sorry some things did not meet your expectations. Guests have actually never mentioned the things you brought up. Much of our art is original and all island related. The vintage Waikiki poster is there because the main subject of the picture is surfing and outrigger canoes. You may be right about not much room in the "guest" closet. I noticed that people put all six of our Tommy Bahama beach chairs in there along with the two futons for extra people. We replaced the futons with deluxe inflatable beds that take up just a little shelf space and moved the chairs. You also mentioned boogie boards and sand play things. There are usually two boogie boards in the closet but they do "disappear" or fall apart. We generally replace them when we are on Maui. The pool is solar heated and no one has ever mentioned the temperature or certainly not the wish for a hot tub. No condo in Maalaea has a hot tub that I am aware of and not too many have a pool 40 feet from the water's edge. As for the lanai seating many units in our condo complex have just two chairs. We added the two tall teak swivel chairs and table to take advantage of the ocean view without having to look through the railing. We are the only unit that has them and they are our favorite place to sit any time of day. There are two other chairs and a table on the lanai but, you are right, some people will have the lower chairs - not sure how we could arrange it any other way. The virtual tour shows things just as they are so, again, I am sorry that some things did not meet your expectations.
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5

Very pleasand place. Great views and plenty of breeze to keep us cool and refreshed.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the clean and well equipped condo. Everything we needed to keep us comfortable. Would like to return someday.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Kahului
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Nearest Beach
5 Metres
Car: necessary

You know Maui but do you know Maalaea? Maalaea is a small non touristy ocean front village - the most central location on Maui for very easy access to all that our island has to offer. It is the best 'home base' to explore Maui from then come back to relax in our heated pool, on the uncrowded beach or in the shade under our oceanfront trees while your dinner grills on the barbecue. We are on a four mile beach - the longest in the islands. Maalaea Harbor down the street is home to the Maui Ocean Center - a world class aquarium, great restaurants and shops, ocean activities such as whale watching, snorkel cruises, deep sea fishing, or sunset dinner cruises. You can surf right out in front of condo (very rare in Hawaii). There is a world class wave known as the Maalaea Freight Train just down the beach and two very easy and fun waves exactly in front of Kanai a Nalu. People also enjoy snorkeling, beachcombing, surf fishing, or birdwatching. It is a safe beach for children. There is often

surfing right out front of the condo.

COMMENTS FROM OUR GUEST BOOK. (See many more in the website comment section)

We've spent seven days at this beautiful condo. Everything we needed was already here and all the We've spent seven days at this beautiful condo. Everything we needed was already here and all the sights were easy to get to from here. -- Watson - Bartlesville, OK

Keith and I spent the last 5 days of our honeymoon here? .The rooms were beautiful and we loved being right on the beach. -- The Moores

Maui was awesome - we'd come back in a minute? Saw whales this morning while having our morning coffee. - great view from the balcony! -- Lynch - Canton, MA

We have been to Maui at least 20 times and in all honesty your condo and its location is the very best. From the Lanai we watched the waves roll in and the whales jump. Thanks for making our 4th trip to Maui a fantastic one! -- Giegoldt - Deerfield, IL

The last two weeks will go into our fond memories book. This spot cannot be beat for natural beauty, comfort and convenience. -- Keron - Seattle, WA

Maui was awesome - we'd come back in a minute? Saw whales this morning while having our morning coffee. - great view from the balcony! -- Lynch - Canton, MA

We went to every gorgeous beach from Napili Shores to Wailea but love Maalaea the best! - nice and quiet, not full of tourists! -- Bardeen - Fallbrook, CA

We found staying here a pleasure. Beautiful surroundings and decor. Not confining like a hotel room. Couldn't have been nicer for our honeymoon. We look forward to bringing our kids here in the future. From the Lanai we watched the waves roll in and the whales jump. Thanks for making our 4th trip to Maui a fantastic one! -- Giegoldt - Deerfield, IL

The last two weeks will go into our fond memories book. This spot cannot be beat for natural beauty, comfort and convenience. -- Keron - Seattle, WA

We've spent seven days at this beautiful condo. Everything we needed was already here and all the sights were easy to get to from here. -- Watson - Bartlesville, OK

Keith and I spent the last 5 days of our honeymoon here? The rooms were beautiful and we loved being right on the beach. -- The Moores

Maui was awesome - we'd come back in a minute? Saw whales this morning while having our morning coffee. - great view from the balcony! -- Lynch - Canton, MA

We have been to Maui at least 20 times and in all honesty your condo and its location is the very best.

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Rates & Availability

Maalaea Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Apr 17 2017 - Dec 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
$225
$1,575
$5,700
 
 
Winter
Dec 16 2017 - Apr 14 2018
5 night minimum stay
$270
$1,890
$7,000
 
 
Summer
Apr 15 2018 - Dec 14 2018
5 night minimum stay
$230
$1,610
$5,800
 
 
Winter
Dec 15 2018 - Apr 13 2019
5 night minimum stay
$275
$1,925
$7,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $135
Tax Rate 13.42%

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