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Della Halvorson

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english

Tropical Paradise in Maui - "Palekaiko" at Kihei Akahi :-)

27 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 12 nights

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Overview

Maui Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5)

We are thrilled to present 'Palekaiko' at Kihei Akahi - our little piece of 'paradise' on Maui!

Our condo is a wonderful place where you can enjoy spectacular sunsets, warm trade winds and fabulous white sandy beaches only steps from your door. Enjoy your morning Kona coffee on our ground-floor walk-out lanai surrounded by lush tropical plants and manicured lawns.

The Kihei Akahi is a quiet and secure complex that has two swimming pools and barbeque areas and a tennis court. Centrally located, this beautifully landscaped complex is located in sunny South Kihei where only six to eight inches of rain a year and a consistent 75-90 degrees (25-32 degrees Celsius) almost assuring you of a warm, relaxing sunny vacation.

Our family-friendly condo is fully equipped. Furnishings in the master bedroom are Pier 1 and the second bedroom has a custom murphy bed and queen-sized bed with a matching headboard. The master ensuite is freshly remodelled! In an effort to make it easier for people with mobility issues to manage, we removed the wall between the vanity & toilet/shower area, we installed a 6' wider door, a 'comfort' height toilet and a low profile shower tray. The guest bathroom has a bathtub, a must for families with little ones!

The kitchen has GE kitchen appliances, and we also installed a full-sized Bosch washer and dryer, and a Friedrich wall-mounted split-system air conditioning unit. Living and dining room furnishings are by Ratana, providing Palekaiko with an 'Island' flavour. We no longer have Hawaiian-style louvered windows, we have energy-efficient, double-glazed Low-E windows that keep our suite cooler and quieter. A La-Z-Boy patio set on the lanai bring the comfort outside. We also supply beach toys, beach chairs, beach towels, mats and even a cooler to make your beach experience the best!

Keywords: Hale, Condo, Apartment, Suite, Flat, Bungalo, Kihei Akahi, vacation rental, family friendly, South Maui, Maui's Gold Coast, South Kihei, Maui's South Shore

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Della Halvorson (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english

About Della Halvorson

We live in British Columbia, Canada.

Della Halvorson purchased this condo in 2009

Why Della Halvorson chose Maui

We first visited Maui in 1996 and were hooked! Since then, we have returned several times with our sons and other family & friends.

We all enjoy the beach activities and laid-back Maui lifestyle.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I was very pleased with the accommodations. The condo is comfortable, spacious, well stocked and felt like home away from home! Residents, other guests and onsite manager are very friendly and kind. I could easily live there full time! I would definitely recommend the condo to anyone and would stay there again. Activities: Highly recommend zip lining! Had a blast!
Jun 2011
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Reviews

4.9
based on 27 traveler reviews

Tropical Paradise in Maui - "Palekaiko" at Kihei Akahi :-)
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 34 reviews
Prince George, B.C. Canada
5

Another excellent adventure

  • 5 of 5

This is our third time using these facilities and every time it is an improvement! The upgrade to the bed in the second bedroom was great. We have made suggestions for upgrades and everyone of them has been implemented and more. We ran into a couple of minor issues when there and after a call to the management company they were quickly attended to. The location is fantastic and extra supplies such as beach chairs, boogie boards etc have always been available. Dealing with the owners is truly a pleasure so we highly recommend the use of these accommodations. We look very much forward to our next trip here.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're thrilled to hear you liked Palekaiko's improvements and it was once again a comfortable place to relax after a busy day of exploring our beautiful island! I hope you were able to cross a few things off your "activity wish list", but I bet you added a few for your next visit?! Mahalo nui loa!
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5

An exceptional stay and introduction to Kihei!

  • 5 of 5

When choosing a condo I always look into what the condo provides, location, and hopefully there is feedback about the owners. With this review, I hope to provide insightful information about all three.

This was our first family vacation to Hawaii and more specifically Kihei. I can confidently say this condo sets you up for complete success. The size of the condo was perfect for our family stay (wife and two kids). We found everything for beach success, from chairs to snorkels to sand toys. For us - this was a big deal, as we didn't have to head out and buy anything extra. Being on ground level, just steps to the pool and bbq's is perfect. We cooked dinner in, eight of the nine nights we were there.

The location of the condo is perfect - and we totally lucked out on this, as it was our first visit to Kihei. It's a two minute walk to Kamaole Beach 2. A great beach! And not much further to Kamaole Beach 1 or 3. On my last day I saw four turtles snorkelling in the morning (Kam 2), and while watching the sunset, we saw another three lounging by the beach! On top of the beaches in Kihei, it's just a short drive to Wailea - where you can find a bunch of other great beaches.

For me, however, the part of renting this condo that is above and beyond all experiences is the communication Della, the owner, had with me. She answered all my emails and phone call promptly. I felt she was just as excited about our trip to Kihei as we were! Della provided insight on everything - car rentals, directions. It felt very comforting renting the unit for our stay.

Truthfully, I just hope everyone enjoys Kihei as much as we did. Renting this condo is a great start!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you had such a wonderful introduction to Hawaii! We really do feel that Maui, especially Kihei, is the perfect spot for families. Kamaole Beach II is great for all ages, and I was so excited to hear of your encounter with the turtles in the waters just off our beach - so cool! Mahalo and we hope you keep us in mind for a future visit :-)
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Port Coquitlam, B.C.
5

Very nice

  • 5 of 5

Very nice condo. Well equipped with things you will need for your stay. Bottom floor makes it easy to get to the pool and barbecues. Beach is minutes away. Beds are very comfy.

Owners are very friendly and accommodating. Hope one day to return to a home away from home.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boulder, Colorado
5

Relaxing Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Just spent a relaxing 3 weeks at this very comfortable condo - especially enjoyed being on the ground level with the lush, green grass and flowering plumeria trees which smelled heavenly!! Also, being within 10 steps from the pool and barbecue was a plus!! Enjoyed good food at Bubba Gump's in Lahaina, Da Kitchen, Cafe O'Lei, and Pizza Madness!! Mahalo Della and Keith for sharing your little piece of paradise with us!!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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squamish b.c.
5

Perfect for our first time to maui!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to maui and we couldn't have asked for better accommodations or a more helpful and pleasant owner. She was a pleasure to deal with in all aspects.

The kitchen was well stocked, the sharp knives were a bonus and I liked cooking on the gas stove.

The beds were very comfortable including the fold out couch.

The best thing Was the location. Ground floor.. Just a few steps to the pool and short walk to the beach, resturants and shopping.

I highly recommend this unit. You won't be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
5

Near to perfect!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay here and we can hardly wait for our third! It was larger accommodations then my wife and I needed however after our first stay we didn't even think of going anywhere else. There are many plus's for this site with the top one for us being the location. Having ground floor access only steps from the pool area was wonderful. Makes for easy access to the bbq's without having to walk all through the building with food. The parking space is also convenient being very close to the entrance. The condo is fully equipped with whatever we needed. We used the provided beach chairs and mats everyday as we were only minutes away from Kama'ole Beach II by walking and the sunsets are not to be missed. The lanai was much used and is very peaceful. Many pictures were taken right from there as there are numerous bird species to be seen right in front of you. We are planning our third trip and will definitely be partaking of Palekaiko. Della is extremely helpful and was quick to answer any and all questions we had, she is a pleasure to deal with.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Kamaole Beach II

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Rates & Availability

Kihei 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 15 2016 - Dec 14 2016
4 night minimum stay
$185
$1,225
 
 
Christmas
Dec 15 2016 - Jan 3 2017
12 night minimum stay
$215
 
 
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
$205
$1,365
 

Additional information about rental rates

Security Damage Waiver $49
Cleaning fee $156
Tax Rate 13.42%

Shorter Stays will be considered, especially if they fill a gap - please inquire!
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Hawaii State Tax ID# W17542444-01
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Amenities

Maui Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (2) Queen-sized beds in both rooms., Murphy Beds (1) Fold-down Murphy bed in second bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Ground floor unit with walkout lanai overlooking the lush tropical gardens . Steps from the beach where you can swim, boogie-board and snorkel all day long. Beach provides a day-duty life guard for your safety. Property has 2 Tennis courts, 2 pools, 2 BBQ areas for our guests enjoyment. Golf, fishing, whale watching are minutes away. Close to all amenities/shopping.

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