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Watch the whales from your own personal lanai!!!!

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Our condo (Hale Kamaole 201) is located in one of South Maui's most popular resorts Hale Kamaole and has unobstructed views to the beach and Pacific Ocean. No looking over rooftops, between buildings, or through trees which is why we call it the 'Best View on Maui'!

Our condo is our home away from home and has been completely remodeled. We are located on the second floor (stair access only) with no one above you. It is a large open 2 level 1277 sqft (119 sqm) unit and can comfortably sleep up to six. It is fully equipped to ensure your stay is relaxing, enjoyable, and a great value. It has a full kitchen, washer & dryer, 2 bedrooms both with NEW king beds (one upstairs and one down), 2 baths and a separate loft area with two twin beds. TVs in living and bedrooms. Free wireless internet and free long distance calling to the US mainland and Canada.

If you enjoy the beach it is only a 30 second walk away! No need to drive your car and search for a parking spot. Just grab the keikis (kids), your towel, a good book, and walk across the street to one of Maui's nicest beaches and parks Kamaole III. We have boogie boards, beach chairs, beach towels, snorkels, masks, fins, and other beach items for your use.

Our location is a five minute walk to popular restaurants, bars, and shops. The boat ramp is a 5 minute walk too. Many of the popular aquatic attractions leave from here including the famous Molokini Crater snorkeling trip, scuba diving, kayaking, and other activities.

A $200 deposit is required to reserve the unit and will be returned within 7 days after checkout if there is no damaged or missing items. The total amount is due 60 days prior to your arrival date. To reserve, please send an email with your requested arrival and departure dates, name, address, and phone number.

Compare our view to others and see if you agree that we really do have the 'Best View on Maui'!


Hawaii Tax ID: W96791365-01

Keywords: Hale Kamaole 201, Condominium, 2 Bedroom, Ocean View, Free Internet, Maui Condo, Sleeps 6, Loft

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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2017

About The Owner

My husband and I honeymooned in Hawaii in 1987 and fell in love with the Islands. Maui turned out to be our favorite which is why we purchased our condo in sunny Kihei at Hale Kamaole. The grounds are beautiful, you are 30 seconds from the beach, and the view from our condo is stunning which is why we named it 'Best View on Maui'. We know you will enjoy your stay and leave with memories for a lifetime. Aloha, Lynn & Mike San Diego, CA

The Owner purchased this condo in 2008

Why The Owner chose Maui

We have been to most of the Islands and Maui turned out to be our favorite. Kihei is a great town with a little of everything. Great beaches, a variety of resturants, shops, cinemas, grocery and drug stores, and not as 'touristy' as other places. You are 30 seconds from the beach at our condo and Kihei is always sunny.

What makes this condo unique

If you want to enjoy your coffee in the morning while watching the whales and the paddle boarders or watch the sunset every night from where you are staying our condo will not disappoint. In addition we have 2 beautiful pools, tennis courts, and barbeque islands for those of you who like to grill.

Guestbook comments from the owner

It was perfect! You had everything available that we needed; chairs, umbrella, snorkels, etc. Good location and a beautiful view. We truly enjoyed everything. We loved it and even with an 11 month old baby it was pleasant to go for a swim early in the morning. We are actually already planning our next trip. Thanks so much.
May 2009
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Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1144 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(48 traveler reviews)

Watch the whales from your own personal lanai!!!!
average rating of 4.8541665 based on 49 reviews
Great Falls

Excellent property with superb location!

  • 5 of 5

We highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maui Vacation

  • 4 of 5

The unit does have a great view of the ocean, however travel noise from the road does impact visiting on the lanai. With only AC in the bedrooms, it was extremely warm in the downstairs living/kitchen area even when we left the door open at night with both fans running. We were comfortable in the bedrooms at night, but very uncomfortable in the living space due to no AC. Perhaps we would stay in this unit during the winter months, but not in the summer!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha. I am delighted that you agree that we have a great view from our condo. I'm sorry that you were bothered by the road noise while sitting on the lani. Most of our guest are so pleased with our unobstructed view and evening sunsets that the road noise never really bothers them. Regarding the AC most of the condos in Maui do not have central AC because most islanders leave their windows open and enjoy the wonderful Maui breezes. On those rare days where it is not the usual pleasant 75 degrees we provide AC in the bedrooms and ceiling fans in every room to keep you cool. We hope to see you back in Maui soon. Mahalo! Mike & Lynn
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Title of rental on target.

  • 4 of 5

The condo is right on the corner of the property, directly across from Kamaole Beach III. It was extremely convenient to walk across the street to the beach. You didn't even have to leave the condo to watch the sunset, although there is a big tree in the way of the sun so if you want to see the sun go down you need to go to the beach. I was pleasantly surprised with the accommodations. Since the buildings are old I expected to find some upgrades necessary, but the owners have kept up with the times. The bathrooms were updated and the kitchen was as well. The dish washer doesn't clean that well so we used it as a drying rack. You should be aware that there is no air conditioning in the main living area, which also includes the twin beds up in the loft. When the unit is closed up while you are gone it can get warm but once you open the patio door and the front door the cross breeze gets all the hot air out. This wasn't a big issue for us as we spent most of our time sight seeing or on the beach. There are some beach toys along with some masks, fins and snorkels. If you have five people like we did there aren't enough but they are cheap enough to rent for the week. Probably the best item for us were the beach chairs. Parking was always in front of our unit but I think we were a little early in the season so that may change later in the summer. The owner responded quickly with house key codes. Everything was clean and usable. The park across the beach can get busy in the evening with people coming to watch the sunset and playing their music loud but it was bearable. The unit is right next to the road so if you spend a lot of time in the condo you will have to deal with road noise. It's worse during the day and eases up in the evening. Getting to the local places along the trip was a short walk so you didn't hav to drive every where. 4 stars only because of the road noise. If I could give 4.5 stars I would.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha. I am happy that you enjoyed the view from our condo and its proximity and convenience to the beach and South Kihei shops, restaurants, and attractions. We too love the fact that you can walk to most of these activities. Thank you for the compliments on our condo remodel too! I see that you discovered opening the windows lets in the nice Maui breeze and quickly cools the condo down. We try to keep our lanai closet filled with masks, fins, snorkels, beach chairs and umbrellas but the inventory varies throughout the year which is why we ask our guest to please return the items after use. Kamaole III Beach and Park is a very popular location in Kihei to watch the sunset and people watch too. It's also fun to watch the traditional Hale Kamaole Conch Shell Blowers that perform each night at sunset. Ahhhh wish we were there now. Aloha! Mike & Lynn
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Maui Trip

  • 5 of 5

The unit indeed has best view of the ocean in the complex. The location to the beach is perfect. It is conveniently located for side trips and sport activities. We definitely would like to comeback in winter to watch whales from living room and deck. Families with teenagers would love the loft. Several fan and ac units to keep place cool if needed. Several restutrants and grocery stores are close by.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful as described!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at The Best View on Maui! It was very conveniently located for side trips to the Hana Highway, Haleakala, Lahaina, and to the airport. The owners were very responsive to our needs when making the reservation. The unit was clean and well maintained, although we could have used more towels. We were there during unusually hot weather in the 90's, so it was hard to stay comfortable at times, but that was our only issue. We enjoyed gorgeous sunsets on our lanai every night! A great stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. The Hawaiian islands have seen a record number of hurricanes this year which normally don't cause damage but can produce some unusually hot and muggy conditions. Normally you can leave your windows open at night and enjoy the cool breezes but for those nights that are unusually warm we provide AC and ceiling fans in both bedrooms. We provide towels in the bathroom vanities for up to 8 guests. Our "on island" property manager can be contacted 24 hours a day if you need anything during your stay. The number can be found in our condo guestbook that we leave on the counter for our guests. Thank you again for your review and stay and wishing you much Aloha!
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Practically perfect in every way..

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to Maui and the condo is just as advertised. The location to the beach was perfect. Just a few steps and your right there on the beach.. nice places to walk around. Spent almost every night watching the sunset from the deck. Quick walk to food and other activities. (I recommend the Taco's at Moose's on Tuesday. Pork and Shrimp were our favorites.) The Cinnamon roll place was awesome too. There where three couples on this trip and plenty of room in the condo. The bathrooms were big and having the washer and dryer was perfect. It was awesome to have the closet on the deck with boggie boards, Snorkel sets and coolers. Almost anything you could think of they had in there. Parking was easy, right behind the unit and even though you are right next to the road we didn't hear anything at night. The Pool was close by and really the whole area pretty quiet. The owners were easy to work with and responded quickly to all our questions. Loved this unit... it was perfect.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Kihei Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jan 2 2017 - Apr 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
May 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 22 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $165
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 13.42%

The owner prefers to be paid by check however they will accept credit cards. Your credit card is not charged until the owner accepts your rental request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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