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

Kihei, HI, USA
  • Condo932 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps5
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay4 - 10 nights

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 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


Della Halvorson

Member Since 2009
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 16, 2018
About Della Halvorson

We live in British Columbia, Canada.

Della Halvorson purchased this Condo in 2009

Why Della Halvorson chose Kihei

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.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
        • Queen size Beds (2) Queen-sized beds in both rooms., Murphy Beds (1) Fold-down Murphy bed in second bedroom.


        • 2 Bathrooms


              • Air Conditioning
              • Broadband Access
                ADSL - Dedicated line, not shared with other units
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Elevator
              • Free Long Distance
                Free long distance to US and Canada
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking Off Street
                Designated Parking Stall
              • Telephone
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet
                Perfect for iPods & iPads!


                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen
                    Gas range
                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator


                      • DVD Player
                      • Satellite / Cable
                        (2) Cable TV in both the living room and the master suite.


                          • Lanai / Gazebo
                            Walk-out lanai
                          • Outdoor Grill


                              • limited accessibility

                                Pool / Spa

                                  • Communal Pool
                                    (2) Complex boasts 2 pools!


                                      • cinemas
                                      • festivals
                                      • health/beauty spa
                                      • live theater
                                      • museums
                                      • restaurants
                                      • zoo

                                        Leisure Activities

                                          • photography
                                          • bird watching
                                          • eco tourism
                                          • horseback riding
                                          • luaus
                                          • miniature golf
                                          • paddle boating
                                          • boating
                                          • scenic drives
                                          • shelling
                                          • shopping
                                          • sight seeing
                                          • walking
                                          • whale watching
                                          • wildlife viewing

                                            Local Services & Businesses

                                              • ATM/bank
                                              • fitness center
                                              • groceries

                                                Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                  • parasailing
                                                  • cycling
                                                  • fishing
                                                  • golf
                                                  • hiking
                                                  • jet skiing
                                                  • kayaking
                                                  • mountain biking
                                                  • deepsea fishing
                                                  • rock climbing
                                                  • sailing
                                                  • snorkeling/diving
                                                  • surfing
                                                  • swimming
                                                  • tennis
                                                  • wind-surfing


                                                      • 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.

                                                        33 Reviews


                                                        Latest reviews

                                                        Great location and amazing host

                                                        Jeanie C.Canada

                                                        The location is great. Within walking distance to multiple beaches in the Kihei area, and a short drive away from many more. The property is well maintained and very clean. We had a small toddler and it was a perfect home away from home.

                                                        Above it all, Della was an amazing host. She promptly answered all my questions. I had some issues that she went above and beyond to help me resolve.

                                                        Definitely recommend, and would stay here myself on my next visit.

                                                        A lovely *quiet* place to stay in South Kihei

                                                        Anne Laure H.Calgary, AB

                                                        Location location location! This quiet complex is ideally located across the street from Kama’ole Beach Park II. The unit itself is at the farther end but that only makes its quieter. The unit backs onto the pool entrance and the parking spot is pretty practical too. We had 4 adults and 1 child (staying w/ parents) and it didn’t feel overcrowded. The condo’s proximity to the beach and good dining out options makes it very practical and an excellent value for money.

                                                        If you’re looking for a crazy, party-prone complex, this isn’t the place for you (the average age of residents is about 65) but if you’re looking for a tranquil getaway, it’s a gem.

                                                        1st class Accomodation highly recommend.

                                                        Sue K.

                                                        From the moment we arrived for our 14 night stay it felt like home from home. I am sure we will be back to Akahi for more vacations in the future it really is situated in the perfect spot in Kihei. Aloha and thankyou to Della and Keith.

                                                        Great place fantastic location

                                                        Jacqueline O.Richmond BC

                                                        This unit is exactly as advertised. Very spacious, kitchen is great and all the necessary equipment should you want to cook. Hosts were great and responsive when we booked the unit. We will be back.

                                                        Hawaian Breeze

                                                        Robin T.

                                                        Kihei Akahi was easy to get to from the airport and push button entry at condo was very convenient. The condo on ground floor was close to the pool with very clean great BBQs, which we only used once. The unit had everything you needed from beach towels, boogies boards, snorkel and coolers to plastic dishes and wine glasses for picnic or pool area. It's nice to have two washrooms with great showers. (Especially with 5 people). Air con kept the living room nice and cool but made the balcony quite hot so we would turn if off if we wanted to sit outside.

                                                        Palekaiko is a great spot to stay for travelling anywhere on the island and coming back to relax with a coktail on the beach in time for the gorgeous sunset. We took off to Hana for a night, wish we would have stayed a couple nights. Lots of adventure and hiking areas.

                                                        I advise getting a guide book and planning the activities you'd like to experience. There is so much to do.

                                                        Also so many amazing restaurants. We loved 3's, 5palms, cafe au lait, monkey pods, Gannons.

                                                        Cafe des amis in Paia is great. Da Fish Truck in Hana was very tasty. So many great spots.

                                                        Della was very easy to get hold of and very pleasant.

                                                        Yes we would definelty come back here Our three daughters came to meet us and it worked out fine.

                                                        We all had the best holiday in paradise.

                                                        The flowers and their perfume fragrant smell amazed us everyday.


                                                        We Love Kehei Akahi

                                                        Bob K.Ferndale

                                                        The condo, the grounds, and Kameole II were the perfect location for us and our family on our anniversary. The goal was to grab some towels and hit the beach. We accomplished that every day. Thanks to Della for the personal touch which made our visit even more memorable. See you ASAP as we are already planning the next visit.


                                                        Kihei, HI, USA


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

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