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Bedrooms 1
Space 550 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 2

Dream your most desired vacation. Then come to magical Maui, one of the world’s most elite vacation destinations. How better to experience our island than by renting from an owner who has combined her own personal getaway with the conveniences of home and the leisurely delights of a vacation in the sun. Renting from the owner allows you to enjoy private home amenities while avoiding the congestion of resorts and hotels.

My home is located on lovely Ma’alaea Bay, wintertime sanctuary to many humpback whales and their calves. A favorite pastime of residents is reclining on a lounger watching the antics of our oceanic friends.

Just to the west of us is Ma’alaea Marina, home to many yachts and touring boats and the Ma’alaea Village shops. Off to the east is the long sandy span of Sugar Beach, perfect for early morning beach walking. Several good eateries are located within walking distance including one of Maui’s top award winning seafood restaurants, The Waterfront.

The Waterfront is one of Maui’s top award-winning seafood restaurants. The renowned Maui Ocean Center aquarium is only steps away. All in all, this central location is within easy reach of the sights and attractions of Maui.

My condo at the Ma’alaea Kai is an oceanfront walkout. Newly renovated, it embraces the ambiance of the islands with the luxury and comfort of a perfect vacation getaway. Both pool and grilling area are only steps from the lanai against the backdrop of the ocean views and the sounds of the waves and the breezes in the palm trees.

I would love to share my getaway with you. It gives me great pleasure to have others experience the exquisite gem that is Maui. Its setting, its rain forests, mountains, beaches, upcountry adventures, and the underwater world to explore, make Maui truly magical.

You dream it, Maui has it!!

Whether your ideal of relaxation is active or passive, you find it on Maui.

Take your pick of:

World Class Golf Courses,

Pristine Beaches,

World Renowned Chefs,

Scuba Diving, Snorkeling,

Whale Watching,

Deep Sea Fishing,

Surfing, Kite Surfing, Wind Surfing,


Bicycling Down a Mountain,

Hiking, Beach Walking, Swimming,


Sunset Cruises,

Tropical Rain Forests,

Volcanic Landscapes,

Bamboo Forest Trails,

Designer Shops & Local Boutiques,

Old Lahaina Town,

Quaint Paia village,

Local Cuisine in Local Favorite Cafes,

Ultra-fine Dining.

Explore, Enjoy!

More Details

Barbara Olson
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2017

About Barbara Olson

Aloha, I started my career as a flight attendant for Northwest Airlines in 1972 and

after 37 years I am retired. Maui was my favorite destination and it still is. I was fortunate to have had the ability to fly there numerous times a year to escape the Minneasota winters. Sharing my home away from home on wonderful Maui is a joy to me.

I hope I hear from you soon.

Barbara Olson purchased this condo in 2001

Why Barbara Olson chose Maui

It is a hidden paradise

What makes this condo unique

My condo is fabulous and the view is the best on the island. You will not find a more central location for your journeys around the island.


Maalaea Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Beautiful walk-in shower in the newly updated bathroom. I do supply hair dryer and shower gel
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Very comfortable queen size bed in bedroom and a queen size sleeper sofa in the living room. Memory foam mattress, very nice pillows and sheets. The bedroom has its own A/C for cool sleeping
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 beach chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
My unit has an incredible view. It is oceanfront and being a walkout makes it handy to go to the grill or pool. In the evening they light the tiki torches and it is so beautiful. You will love having your morning coffee on the lanai with the ocean directly in front of you. If you are looking to relax, this is the place.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(33 traveler reviews)

average rating of 5.0 based on 33 reviews

Beautiful location, wonderfully decorated condo with everything you will need.

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in this condo was fantastic. The unit is decorated in a fun, tropical way, and is fully stocked with just about anything you could possibly need. The location is perfect - literally steps to the beach. The environment is peaceful and friendly - very nice stay. I would highly recommend this condo for anyone wanting a relaxing vacation.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review!
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A perfect stay in Maui

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Barbara's condo. The location was perfect for us with easy access to the places we wanted to go (at the northern end of Maalea Bay near the Maui Ocean Center). Loved the ground floor location where we could just walk out the door onto the lawn or to look at the sea. The condo was very clean and well stocked with everything we needed. Thanks for the beach gear, including an ice chest, chairs, snorkel gear and boogie boards. (snorkel gear needs some repairing, we fixed one). Barbara was easily available for questions and helped us figure out the safe for valuables. The only thing keeping it from perfection was being able to walk out the door right to a beach. I highly recommend this condo.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Green Grass, Ocean-Front Beauty

  • 5 of 5

This property is absolutely gorgeous. We loved staying in Ma'alea. It's very central, yet quiet and off the beaten track. The unit itself is gorgeous, clean, and well equipped. The patio opens up to the softest green grass leading to the bbq's overlooking the sea. There is no beach in front of the condo, but we really didn't miss it. We were still able to take in the beauty of the ocean, along with the sea turtles that are everywhere you look right off your back porch. I highly recommend this beautiful property and unit 112. You will not be disappointed. It's magical.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful reveiw!
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Gilroy, CA

AWEsome property, beautiful and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

We came to Maui to celebrate our 20th anniversary. The weather was somewhat uncooperative, but even on rainy nights, it was such a wonderful place to stay! It's quiet and the bed is so comfortable that you fall asleep instantly. The property has everything you could want and more. Walk right out to the pool which is a perfect temperature, walk out to the ocean and watch the huge sea turtles come in for their evening meal, enjoy coffee or drinks on the lanai (even in the rain), and enjoy the wonderful condo. It's exceptionally clean, with Hawaiian décor. The location is perfect, you can go anywhere easily. Thank you SO much Barbara, for sharing your beautiful property with us! We'd love to come back soon.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Just like every other review, what an amazing place. She had everything you could think of. Amazing view every morning.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Phoenix, Arizona

Hawaiian Heaven of Earth - All the comforts of home & then some

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the condo made this trip to Maui our favorite yet. The location allowed for the perfect mix of peace & quiet as well as quick access to all of the fun activities & restaurants that Maui is known for. The condo was very clean & fully stocked with all the comforts of home as well as everything you could need while on Maui. In fact, I recommend that you really look around before renting snorkel equipment, beach needs, or the grocery store. The pictures show exactly what you get ... with the water just steps away. We couldn't have asked for anything more.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Car: recommended

Other Activities: The Ocean center aquarium and the Ma'alaea Marina where you can charter fishing boats, take a whale watch, dinner cruise, sunset cruise or go snorkeling over to Molokini is walking distance from the condo. There are also shops and restaurants there.


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
Low season
Apr 16 2017 - Dec 14 2017
5 night minimum stay
High season
Dec 15 2017 - Apr 15 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Nonrefundable damage $39
Processing $35
Tax Rate 13.25%

I do accept credit cards thru VRBO and HomeAway only. If you decide to charge I need to set it up for you and the fee is 3%. I do require a damage deposit and will add a fee of $39 per rental and you will be insured up to $500 or you may use the insurance plan directly thru VRBO or must do one of the two.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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