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Perfect Ocean View Maui

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights

Overview

About the property

Two bedroom, two bath, completely upgraded condo.

Have your morning coffee on the lanai listening to the song of the birds and watching sunrise over Haleakala. Afternoon and evening, watch the whales and spectacular sunsets.

Kihei Akahi is located steps from Kamaole II beach. 'Our' beach provides calm sunning and water activities in the morning, great boogie boarding in the afternoon. Good snorkeling can be found at the south end with fish, corals and turtles. During whale season one easily sees whales breach. The beach has a lifeguard on duty, showers, grills and restroom facilities. Sunset draws a crowd each evening to watch for the 'green flash'.

The condo is completely updated. Ample granite counter space anchors the kitchen. Appliances include gas range, side by side refrigerator with ice maker, microwave and dishwasher. The open design allows inclusion and conversation for the chefs.

New porcelain tile flooring connects the entry, kitchen, living and dining rooms and baths. Bedrooms are carpeted. A new walk-in tiled and glass blocked shower adds to the charm of the master bedroom. Both bedrooms have generous closets with shoji screen doors.

The living room is tastefully furnished. A wall mounted flat screen TV provides easy viewing. A DVD/CD player, cable TV, board games and cards provide further entertainment. Wireless wifi lets you stay in touch with friends and family.

Everything you need for an outstanding, relaxing vacation is provided. You will find boogie boards, beach chairs, beach towels, mats and a cooler at your fingertips.

Three split AC units are available, though rarely needed. The corner location, ceiling fans and the trade-winds provide a wonderful breeze and let you enjoy the sound of the tropical birds.

The beautifully landscaped grounds provide two pools, tennis courts and barbecue facilities. Your designated parking space is right by the elevator.

Besides the proximity to the beach, great restaurants and shops are within walking distance. Shave ice, ATM's, groceries and more are nearby. Bike racks are provided and bike rentals are available.

No smoking, no pets.

[Note: In compliance with HI law, we are providing our TA tax number: W56667643-01]

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

About The Owner

Pam first came to Maui in 1969 with her parents. There have been lots of changes, but the beauty and charm has not lessened.

Pam & Charlie met in Alaska. Charlie spent years in Public Broadcasting while Pam taught history and English. Juneau winters made Maui a favorite getaway for our family of three children. We now enjoy sharing the experience with our grandchildren.

Currently we are split between a base in Seattle, our Maui condo, and Charlie and Pam's work in Nairobi, Kenya. Charlie has worked overseas for USAID the past ten years. His current assignment has provided news in twelve tribal dialect to Southern Sudan and Darfur. Pam has split her time between teaching at the French International School, and volunteer teaching in the Kibera slum.

We hope at some point to have our base in Kihei. Until that time, we hope you will enjoy our 'home away from home' as much as we do.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2009

Why The Owner chose Maui

We had looked for several years before deciding on Kihei Akahi. The views and the beach were major factors. Its location is 'not too far' from activities, yet still provides a quiet, private retreat.

What makes this condo unique

All the modern conveniences and ease of stay combined with location, location, location.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful place with us. We appreciated all the amenities. It was absolutely beautiful in the morning and the evening with the view. We enjoyed watching the whales from the balcony.



Unfortunately, we are leaving today but hope to return soon. Thank you.
Mar 2010
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Amenities

Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Two pools,, tennis court.

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Perfect Ocean View Maui
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
5

Home away from home....with a view!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Aloha!! This is an incredible property in every way, making our 16 day trip to Maui comfortable and memorable. The unit is well stocked and has a beauty of a view. I lost count of the number of hours I spent on the lanai watching for breaching whales or simply being mesmerized by the ocean. There are air conditioners in place but we did not need to use them as the open windows, and fans, allow for great air flow of the trade winds. There is lots of space in this two bedroom unit, and the kitchen very functional. We didn't use the TVs much but enjoyed having the Bluetooth speaker to play our tunes. My teen daughter loved having her own space AND a private washroom and shower. The owners are excellent to deal with and they respond to emails very efficiently. Strongly recommend this gem of a location. Close to the nicest beaches (literally a two minute walk), and lots of great restaurants and shops. Best to have a car if you plan on doing lots of adventures as we did, but if you are just here for sun, ocean and beach, not an absolute necessity. Mahalo for sharing your home with us Pam. We will be back again soon!

Rhonda and Kyle Gordon,

From chilly Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Victoria, B.C. Canada
5

Absolutely wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Having visited the Hawaiian Islands many, many times and also having been fortunate to stay in this unit a few years ago, we felt very lucky to recently re-visit. From the moment we landed in Kahului and felt the warm breezes, we knew we were in for a treat. C-302 at the Kihei Akahi is superb. Enjoying sunset from the lanai, lounging in the hanging chair, waking to the birdsong, relaxing at either of the two pools, strolling Kamaole Beaches, swimming in warm ocean waters. It is all here to enjoy at your leisure. This two bedroom , two bath offers everything you could possible need from a boogie board to beach chairs, sand mats, a cooler, beach towels and an umbrella. Very well cared for and owned by an exceptionally accommodating and gracious couple. We have stayed in the Akahi for the last ten years. This remains our very favorite unit! What a wonderful relaxing home away from home this condo is. Our thanks to the owners for the opportunity to enjoy this piece of paradise! P.S. the kitchen is fully stocked and the common areas provide plenty of BBQ opportunity.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Kihei Akahi

  • 5 of 5

This was my family's first visit to Maui and taking a chance on location and property I must say this was a HUGE success.. The room was perfect: a two bedroom 2 bath was plenty of room for our family of 4. The proximity to Kama'ole Beach was so close, no vehicle needed. The room also had beach chairs, beach towels, boogie boards and a little cooler for beach days. Stores and groceries were within walking distance. If you are an earlier riser like myself then grab your running shoes and head outside , trails and paths and even the road are awesome to take advantage of a good morning workout. Overall this rental was Amazing!! Definitely would like to return and if I do this will be my number one choice.. Thanks Pam for an awesome holiday..

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Calgary, AB, Canada
5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful condo in a great location. It really is as nice as the pictures! Quiet complex. 5 min walk to the beach and 10 min walk to a convenience store & dive shop. Loved seeing the sun set from the balcony and sitting out there under the moon. And if you have any problems you can count on Pam, she's a great lady to deal with.

Be sure to drive 5 min south to the 5 Palms for an amazing breakfast.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Brunswick, Canada
5

SIMPLY... AMAZING

  • 5 of 5

Where to begin: pictures are excellent representation of condo. Pam, terrific to deal with. Our first VRBO booking & she made it simple & so patient in answering all questions. The condo was very comfortable & had everything, plenty of dishes (family of 4), dishwasher=awesome, fantastic fridge w/ ice & water dispenser & even a bottle topper to cork/close-up an opened bottle of wine (to keep wine fresh). The owners thought of everything! We thought we were home. The shower in master bedroom, incredible (we are doing the same in our house). The ductless A/C 3-way split, very smartly installed. 1 in LR (I think we used it once, as the afternoon Trade winds keep the breeze going through the front door of condo, through to back & out the patio), 1 A/C unit in master bedroom & 1 in kids bedroom. On occasion when there was not an evening breeze then we would use the A/C to cool bedrooms down, otherwise, slept with windows open & enjoyed breeze. There are 2 beach chairs & even a little cooler to pack ice & water bottles for beach or many road trips we took. Also 8 beach towels were a real treat. Always had a dry towel & hangers by front door, another great & well thought out spot to put them.

Tips:

Kamaole Beach 2 (just a 2 minute walk from condo), terrific beach to swim & snorkel in morning (go to the very left of the beach & up along the shore, all the way to the point, and then towards "Kam" 3, lots of fish and even a turtle. In the afternoon, the same beach would have great waves to body surf, play in the water & the kids used the boogie boards (provided in the condo).

Ulua Beach is another "must" to snorkel. Tonnes of fish, usually calmer & clearer water compared to Kam 2 and normally a good chance of seeing a turtle or two. About 8 minutes away by car.

Big beach is a beautiful beach, but the day we were there, the waves were 8-10', so we didn't head in. Basically, Ulua and Kam 2 are just about all you need for beaches.

Surf = Maui Wave Riders & ask for Justin (The real estate agent), he was awesome!

Eating:

BISTRO 808= incredible lunches & the AHI & Tenderloin at supper, best ever & this place is BYOB;

CINNAMON BUN CAFE= awesome breakfast;

KIHEI CAFFE= Best breakfast & stack of 3 pancakes, enough for 2; the veggie omelette enough for 2, awesome!

SANSEI= Do early bird Sunday @ 5 (arrive by 4 to get in line), 1/2 price supper, delicious!

COSTCO= Cheap groceries & cheap gas (only 25 min's from condo).

WE WILL BE BACK! THANKS PAM!

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Maui Lovers

  • 5 of 5

This unit was perfect for our family of 4. Very clean, updated and had everything we needed for our 2 week stay. We loved sitting on the outside chair and relax while listening to the birds. The corner unit gets a great breeze and we rarely needed the AC. The proximity to the beach and pool was excellent. We will definitely stay here again! My only request would be to update the beach towels and beach chairs. Other than that is was perfect!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you had a good time. I've added more towels and chairs. We try to keep six and four at all times, but they seem to "walk away". Hope we see you as guests again soon. Pam
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150

Payment is by personal check, cashiers check, or money order. $300.00 deposit required at the time of booking to hold the dates.. Balance of reservation due 60 days ahead of arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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