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Larry Rosenberg

Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english

High End Spectacular Oceanfront Closest to the ocean! Our most popular unit!

3 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type condo

Overview

Kihei Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

When only the best will do!

• This is the premier one bedroom, one bath unit at the Kihei Surfside!

• This ocean front condo has been upgraded to a very high standard

• One of the best locations in the building - 50 feet from the ocean!

• 100 feet from one of the finest beaches in Maui

• Watch the whales (in season) and turtles from your private Lanai •

This second floor oceanfront condo at the Kihei Surfside Resort is located on the sought after ocean side of the elevator, and in the coveted “2 stack”, which are the closest to the ocean one bedroom condos in all of Kihei or Wailea. It has a spectacular view from the kitchen, living room, dining area and lanai. It is one of the larger, 1 bedroom, 1.5 bath units (680 sq ft). The view of the ocean and its abundant wildlife is absolutely breathtaking. It was completely remodeled and refurnished in June 2010, refreshed in 2015, and is spectacular in every way! Considering its high level of finishing and location, we believe this is the finest unit one bedroom, 1.5 bath in the building.

The entire unit has porcelain flooring. All the cabinetry was custom made and imported from Canada. It is cherry stained maple, and all counters and vanities are topped with a very unique, light colored granite called “Delicates”. All lighting in all rooms is controlled by dimmer switches.

The over-sized gourmet kitchen is spectacular! It is fully equipped with stainless steel Professional Series appliances, including side by side fridge/freezer with water and ice, flat top stove with five burners and warming drawer, quiet dishwasher, multi-function microwave oven, garbage disposer and a variety of small appliances including coffee maker, coffee grinder, four slice toaster, blender, crock pot, rice maker and hand mixer. There is also a large selection of higher end pots and pans, baking pans, high quality knife set, spice rack and ample matching dishes, glasses and cutlery. The “corner sink design allows for maximum efficiency and working space. The island has a six foot eating ledge with three barstools.

The living room has a queen size sofa-bed with matching large comfy armchair with ottoman. There is also a large 47” flat screen LCD HD color TV with an HD cable box c/w DVR and DVD player, and of course, a multi speed ceiling fan.

The dining area has an over-sized round rattan glass table with 4 matching tropical armchairs.

The large, private lanai has a glass bistro table with two heavily padded swivel rocker chairs – a perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee or a romantic oceanfront dinner!

The entry has a large built in, granite topped buffet with cabinets and a full set of dresser drawers, and a desk area with free high speed internet (wi-fi and Ethernet) and free long distance calling to the United States and Canada.

The bedroom has a high quality pillow top King size bed, high quality bedding, multi speed ceiling fan, Hawaiian style rattan furniture, plantation shutters, oversized closet, digital security safe, telephone and a wall mounted 32” flat screen LCD TV.

The master bathroom has a full size, walk in shower with a Pulse shower spa system, including rain head, hand held wand/massager and six body sprays. There is an over height vanity with granite countertop. The matching half bath has been finished to the same high standard. Both bathrooms have Kohler toilets.

The unit is fully equipped with utensils, fresh linens and towels, iron/ironing board, hairdryer, beach chairs, beach towels and a cooler. Umbrellas, boogie boards and snorkel gear are not supplied, but are often left behind in the units by other guests – no guarantees.

This unit is an excellent choice for guests who are looking for the best accommodation the Kihei Surfside has to offer; a spacious, comfortable high end oceanfront condo with a spectacular location and view of the Pacific Ocean and the West Maui mountains.

The Kihei Surfside Resort is located at 2936 S. Kihei Road, South Kihei at the entrance of beautiful Wailea. This is the desert part of Maui, where the sun shines more than any other part of the island. The Kihei Surfside Resort consists of an absolute oceanfront concrete building of 6 floors and 84 deluxe units with an elevator. The building underwent an extensive makeover during the summer of 2015, it was closed for six months. Each unit received new windows, doors and railings, and the building itself had a complete concrete restoration and paint. There is free parking on site. The resort is a twenty-five minute drive from the Kahului Airport (OGG). Rental cars are available at the airport or in Kihei town. There are also taxis available at the airport (about $50), a shuttle bus and public transportation.

Virtually all of the properties and resorts in Kihei are either located right on busy S. Kihei Rd., or if they are set back from the road - are across from the street from the ocean. One unique feature of the Kihei Surfside is that it is located at the quiet end of S. Kihei Road, AND is set back 300 feet from S. Kihei Road AND is located right on the ocean! Because it is hard to see from the road, many first time Surfside guests say that even though they have visited Kihei many times, they had never seen the resort!

Another unique feature of the property is that we have a 2 acre, immaculately kept oceanfront lawn area with dozens of loungers, with a heated swimming pool and deluxe barbeque facilities. In season, there are daily whale sightings from both the grounds and lanais. In fact, the Pacific Whale Foundation conducts their annual whale count from our property. The building is located at the north end of Keawakapu Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches on Maui (voted Maui’s most romantic), where you can walk for miles past some of the most expensive oceanfront homes on the island and the luxurious hotels of Wailea.

We run our business from Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. We personally own several units in the Kihei Surfside building, and also own units in Scottsdale, AZ, and Lake Country, British Columbia.

In Hawaii, we are not a property manager, but rather represent our own units as well as act as the face and the name for other friends and relatives within the Kihei Surfside Community who self-manage their properties and advertise them on the internet. Together, we have the largest selection of properties to rent at the Kihei Surfside, including many in the prime locations. We are registered in Hawaii as a Transient Accommodations Operator. We have an on island representatives who handle any issues that arise with the units or guest concerns. Our Hawaii Tax Number is W87353122-01.

THIS IS A HAWAII TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATION GOVERNED BY HAWAII LAW. HAWAII TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAXES MUST BE PAID ON THE GROSS RENTS COLLECTED BY AN OPERATOR FROM ANY PERSON RENTING HAWAII TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS. HAWAII LAW ALSO PROVIDES FURTHER REQUIREMENTS OF A TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS OPERATOR.

Hawaii Tax # W87353122-01

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Larry Rosenberg (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Larry Rosenberg

Larry and Sharon Rosenberg are the owners of this property.

Larry Rosenberg purchased this condo in 2009

Why Larry Rosenberg chose Maui

We have been coming to the Kihei Surfside since our honeymoon in 1983, when we rented this 202 unit. It is absolutely our favorite place on earth! We own 4 other units at the Surfside, and when this unit became available, we knew we had to buy it as these premium, closest to the ocean units in the building don't go up for sale very often!

What makes this condo unique

We love spending the day at Keawakapu beach, which starts at our property and goes south for miles. It is one of the nicest, white powder sand beaches in all of Maui, and I have yet to find better snorkeling anywhere on the island than right out front of our place. We like to finish the day with a sunset cocktail, and then follow by cooking fresh meat and seafood on the professional series barbeque grills and eating our dinner under the tiki torches at the concrete picnic tables at the oceanfront.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The view from opening the front door to the lanai is breathtaking! The condo is beautiful and we had an amazing time on the island! We will miss the sound of the surf crashing and the beautiful view the most! Thanks for sharing 202 with us. We hope to be back!
Jun 2012
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Reviews

5
based on 3 traveler reviews

High End Spectacular Oceanfront Closest to the ocean! Our most popular unit!
average rating of 5.0 based on 37 reviews
Rancho Murieta, CA
5

Location, Location, Location!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I celebrated our 25th anniversary by spending 10 days in this awesome property. The photos and description accurately describe the property, appearance and amenities. The property was clean and well-maintained. I would recommend this to others for many reasons. It is hard if not impossible to beat this location. Being on the 2nd floor just 10 steps to the ocean and walking distance to Kihei boat launch gave us a front row seat for watching turtles, dolphins, paddle boarders, wave runners, outriggers, boats and snorkelers go by. We also had a front row seat to watch the sunset every evening and eat dinner on the lanai while watching games of bocce ball and Frisbee on the beautifully maintained lawn before taking evening strolls on the beautiful Keawakapu beach around the corner. Although we snorkeled 7 different locations on Lanai and Maui (being this close to Wailea you have LOTS of great choices close by), the snorkeling just outside the condo and a short hike to Kamaole beach was great so try there first! We bought groceries at Costco and the nearby Safeway and cooked all our meals in the gourmet kitchen and found only a few things missing. We had a fabulous stay in unit #202 and I hope we get back there soon! Mahalo for sharing it with us!!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Spot!

  • 5 of 5

Words cannot due this condo justice -- just like photos can't really do Hawaii justice! We truly enjoyed your beautiful condo! It was the PERFECT spot! Your condo was everything you promised - and so much more. We have rented VRBO many times, but your condo is by far the best we have experienced -- everything was there that we could have imagined we needed. The whole process couldn't have been any easier - the owners were superb to work with and they really have gone out of their way to ensure that everything we needed was there -- and beautiful! The view and beach access is absolutely perfect. We totally enjoyed snorkeling with the giant turtles and watching the dolphins from our balcony. We were fortunate to see a whale even this early in the season. We appreciated and used the beach chairs, boogie boards & snorkel equipment -- what a great 11 days! Thank you so much -- we can't wait to return for a longer visit!

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Phoenix, Arizona
5

Will be back again and again

  • 5 of 5

Larry and Sharon, we wanted to extend a HUGE Mahalo to you for allowing us to stay in your condo.It was so perfect in every way for us.There are so many good things to say about the condo/complex and its location. From the lanai the ocean is literally a stones throw away and listening to and watching the surf are simply amazing. The complex is very well maintained and the grounds are lush and inviting. The other guests like to hang out on the grass (which feels like carpet) in the evening and chat and are all so friendly.I am very particular about the aesthetics of my surroundings and your condo was a perfect fit. It was very clean, tastefully decorated, amazingly located and was stocked with every comfort we needed, even down to the extra squishy pillow for me to use .The candles and beautiful art are a very nice touch. The tile work is beautiful and we loved the appliances so much we are going to purchase them for our home. We will be returing again and again. Working with you has also been a breeze. Mahaol!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
14.8 Miles
Kahului (OGG)
Nearest Barpub
40 Metres
Five Palms (Maui's best happy hour!)
Nearest Golf
2.3 Miles
Wailea Blue Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Piilani
Nearest Restaurant
40 Metres
Five Palms - Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Keawakapu (voted Maui's msot romantic!)

Kihei Surfside Resort is located at 2936 S. Kihei Road, South Kihei at the entrance of beautiful Wailea. This is the desert part of Maui, where the sun shines more than any other part of the island. The Kihei Surfside Resort consists of an absolute oceanfront concrete building of 6 floors and 84 deluxe units with an elevator. There is free parking on site. The resort is a twenty-five minute drive from the Kahului Airport (OGG). Rental cars are available at the airport or in Kihei town. There are also taxis available at the airport (about $50), a shuttle bus and public transportation.

Virtually all of the properties and resorts in Kihei are either located right on busy S. Kihei Rd., or if they are set back from the road - are across from the street from the ocean. One unique feature of the Kihei Surfside is that it is located at the quiet end of S. Kihei Road, AND is set back 300 feet from S. Kihei Road AND is located right on the ocean! Because it is hard to see from the road, many first time Surfside guests say that even though they have visited Kihei many times, they had never seen the resort!

Another unique feature of the property is that we have a 2 acre, immaculately kept oceanfront lawn area with dozens of loungers, with a heated swimming pool and deluxe barbeque facilities. In season, there are daily whale sightings from both the grounds and lanais. In fact, the Pacific Whale Foundation conducts their annual whale count from our property. The building is located at the north end of Keawakapu Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches on Maui (voted Maui’s most romantic), where you can walk for miles past some of the most expensive oceanfront homes on the island and the luxurious hotels of Wailea, including the Grand Wailea Hotel. It is customary for the residents of the Kihei Surfside to gather each evening for cocktails on the shore near the tiki torches for a traditional Hawaiian sundown ceremony. Feel free to join in – everyone is welcome - this is a great opportunity to meet your neighbors and fellow vacationers!

There are two very nice oceanfront restaurants within 100 yards of the resort; the Five Palms and Sarentos on the Beach. The Five Palms is known as the best happy hour on Maui, the bar menu and drinks are half price between 5 and 7:30PM, and after 9PM. Right across the parking lot from the Surfside is an upscale deli/grocery/wine store, Zach’s. Other larger grocery stores in Kihei, a short drive from the resort are Safeway, Foodland and Star Market. The island also has a Costco, Wal-Mart, K-Mart and Sears.

There is never any shortage of things to do on Maui. The Shops at Wailea, Wailea Golf Club, Wailea Tennis Club and Makena Golf Club are within a five minute drive. The Kihei boat ramp is located 100 yards north of the property. Several of the tour operators for snorkeling and diving launch here. See Maui Dive Shop, Makena Coast Dive Charters, and Blue Water Rafting. Maalaea Harbor is a 20 minute drive, and from there you would get the fishing charters and sunset dinner cruises, or visit the Maui Ocean Center. The old whaling town of Lahaina is a 45 minute drive; from there you can ride on the Atlantis Submarine, or go for a boat trip with the Pacific Whale Foundation. Helicopter tours are available from the airport. See Blue Hawaiian Helicopters or Air Maui. Feeling adventurous? Try riding a bike down Mount Haleakala - Haleakala Bike Company. For exercise enthusiasts, there are a couple of gyms nearby – Powerhouse Gym, Valley Isle Fitness, and Pilates Maui. There is also an oceanfront yoga studio Maui Yoga Path right across the parking lot.

We think this property has the best location in Kihei!

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Rates & Availability

Kihei Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Aug 17 - Sept 15
Aug 17 2016 - Sep 15 2016
1 night minimum stay
$215
$1,435
 
 
Sept 16 - 30, 2016
Sep 16 2016 - Sep 30 2016
1 night minimum stay
$225
$1,505
$5,550
 
 
Oct 01 - 15, 2016
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 15 2016
1 night minimum stay
$235
$1,575
 
 
Oct 16 - 31, 2016
Oct 16 2016 - Oct 31 2016
1 night minimum stay
$245
$1,645
 
 
November 2016
Nov 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
1 night minimum stay
$265
$1,785
 
 
Dec 01 - 18, 2016
Dec 1 2016 - Dec 18 2016
1 night minimum stay
$245
$1,645
 
 
Dec 19 - 31, 2016
Dec 19 2016 - Dec 31 2016
1 night minimum stay
$335
$2,275
 
 
January 2017
Jan 1 2017 - Jan 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
$325
$2,205
 
 
Feb 01 - Mar 24, 2017
Feb 1 2017 - Feb 24 2017
1 night minimum stay
$345
$2,345
 
 
Mar 25 - Mar 31, 2017
Mar 25 2017 - Mar 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
$325
$2,205
 
 
Apr 01 - Apr 15, 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 15 2017
1 night minimum stay
$285
$1,925
 
 
Apr 16 - Apr 30, 2017
Apr 16 2017 - Apr 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
$265
$1,785
 
 
May 01 - May 15, 2017
May 1 2017 - May 15 2017
1 night minimum stay
$245
$1,645
$6,150
 
 
May 16 - Jun 15, 2017
May 16 2017 - Jun 15 2017
1 night minimum stay
$225
$1,505
$5,550
 
 
Jun 16 - Jul 15, 2017
Jun 16 2017 - Jul 15 2017
1 night minimum stay
$245
$1,645
$6,150
 
 
Jul 16 - Sep 15, 2017
Jul 16 2017 - Sep 15 2017
1 night minimum stay
$225
$1,505
$5,550
 
 
Sep 16 - Sep 30, 2017
Sep 16 2017 - Sep 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
$235
$1,575
$5,850
 
 
Oct 01 - Oct 15, 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 15 2017
1 night minimum stay
$265
$1,785
 
 
Oct 16 - Oct 31, 2017
Oct 16 2017 - Oct 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
$275
$1,855
 
 
November 2017
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
$285
$1,925
 
 
Dec 01 - Dec 18, 2017
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 18 2017
1 night minimum stay
$275
$1,855
 
 
Dec 19 - Dec 31, 2017
Dec 19 2017 - Dec 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
$355
$2,415
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$215
$205
 

Additional information about rental rates

Reservation Fee $25 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

THIS IS A HAWAII TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS GOVERNED BY HAWAII LAW. HAWAII TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAXES MUST BE PAID ON THE GROSS RENTS COLLECTED BY AN OPERATOR FROM ANY PERSON RENTING HAWAII TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS. HAWAII LAW ALSO PROVIDES FURTHER REQUIREMENTS OF A TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS OPERATOR.

Hawaii Tax # W87353122-01

$95 cleaning fee for stays less than 7 nights.
Rates are for up to 2 adults and 2 children 18 and under. Additional adults $10 per person per night.
Changes: There is no guarantee that changes can be accommodated - check first!
Permissible changes within 48 hours of booking are free;
Permissible changes after 48 hours of booking may result in a $25 fee.

We require a 10% deposit within 14 days of confirmation to hold the reservation; balance is due 60 days prior to arrival. We don't formally take credit cards; we prefer to keep our rates as low as possible. We can send you a PayPal invoice that you can pay securely with a credit card; they charge a 3% fee for this service which we then add to the invoice. All rates and taxes are subject to change.

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Amenities

Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 680 sq. ft.
  • 6 stories
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1) The bedroom has a high quality pillow top King size bed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) New in 2010
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The unit is fully equipped with beach towels, chairs, umbrella, boogie boards and cooler to enjoy your day at the beach! Spectacular snorkelling right at your doorstep

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