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Kaanapali Alii---Top Floor---Huge Lanai/Great Views---NO RESORT FEE/NO EXTRAS

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 0 - 3 nights


About the property



The Kaanapali Alii is in West Maui, 5 minutes north of Lahaina, on beautiful Kaanapali Beach, which is the prime location on Maui. The Alii is an Oceanfront Resort, located between the Marriott and Westin, and has a fabulous new courtyard and 3000 square feet state-of-the-art fitness center. Whalers Village, with restaurants and shopping, is just a short walk down the beach.

Our family owned condo has been completely modernized, thus allowing us to achieve the coveted Premier rating. On the 11th floor, it is a 2 bedroom, 2 bath Premier-rated 1500 square foot unit with spectacular, ever-changing West Maui mountain views, and also overlooks the Royal Kaanapali Golf Course below.

While our unit was built with One Bedroom and a Den, it is in fact now a Two Bedroom Unit due to a major re-model a few years ago when we converted the den into a complete 2nd bedroom. We like to say 'it is priced like a One Bedroom, but lives like a Two'.

The Master Bedroom has a built in king size bed and the 2nd Bedroom has a built in queen size bed, sleeping four guests very nicely. We have two baths, a large living room, dining room, fully equipped kitchen, lanai, washer, dryer, and three flat screen LCD TV's.

You will want for nothing: there is a 24-hour front desk, 2 pools and Jacuzzi's, kiddie pool, tennis courts, and concierge; parking is free, daily maid service is included, fresh beach towels are provided each day at poolside, internet service is free; and there is no Resort Fee. Just like home, there is a BBQ area available for those sunset cookouts. And, the most beautiful Beach in the world is just a few steps away.

Keywords: Kaanapali Alii, Kaanapali Beach, West Maui, Lahaina, Hawaii

More Details

Rich Rachner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 15, 2018

About Rich Rachner

Owners Rich and Karen Rachner live in Brighton, Michigan, USA. We have owned at the Kaanapali Alii for 29 years, and we love Maui, Kaanapali Beach and the Alii.

We keep our 2nd home at the Alii completely up to date so that our guests are completely satisfied and want to return to our unit whenever they return to Maui.

Whether you stay with us or not, please feel free to call, we'll be happy to help.

Rich Rachner purchased this condo in 1988


Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 11
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Golf Course View
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 full bathrooms, 1 with Shower and 1 with tub and shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews
Scottsdale AZ

Exceeded our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in Maui at the Kanapali Alii! The owner was great at answering all my questions prior to our stay! Everything at the Resort and condo were wonderful! This property and condo exceeded our expectations.. we hope to return in the future!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Kitty---thanks for the wonderful review of our unit and your stay at the Alii. It was very gratifying and much appreciated.It also was nice to get to know you, and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future. All the best, Rich and Karen
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Everything you need for a perfect Maui vacation

  • 5 of 5

I have been vacationing at Kaanapali Alii every year since 1992. Over the years I have stayed in many different condos - all wonderful. This year I rented 4113 directly from owner Rich Rachner. He was very prompt in responding to my inquiry and the rental was seemlessly easy. I arrived on 1/14/2017 and was so very pleased with the condo. The mountain view (which I had never experienced before from a condo) was

just breathtaking. The furniture and finishes in the unit were above and beyond. I especially enjoyed my hidden bedroom which was completely separate and private from the main living areas. The kitchen offered absolutely everything that anyone would want or need in the way of dishes, utensils, glassware, bar-b-que equipment, sharp knives (important to clean, core and cut your pineapple), etc. The lanai was larger than any other that I have ever experienced. It went the full length of the living room/master bedroom. It had a table and four chairs and a lounge and two other cushioned comfortable chairs and a side table. The view was spectacular. The mountains were wonderful to see during the day and even better at night. You could even see the ocean from the far corner of the lanai including the wonderful green grass areas in front of the Marriott next door. At first I thought I might not like the fact that the condo was on the 11th floor, but the elevators are so fast that it was no problem for me at all. I would recommend this condo to any one. I stayed there for three weeks and loved every minute. A perfect vacation.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Ellen---WOW, thanks for taking the time to write this detailed review, very much appreciated. Given that you have stayed at the Alii every year since 1992, your input was EXTREMELY gratifying and meaningful to us. Your comments about the beauty of the Mountain View and functionality of the Lanai were awesome to read, as was your description of the interior of the condo. We try very hard to please every guest, and it's great to know when we succeed. You were a joy to deal with throughout the reservation process and during our interactions when you had various questions. Thanks again, we hope to see you again soon. Rich and Karen
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San Diego, CA


  • 5 of 5

This review is long overdue. My husband and parents in-law stayed at Rich and Karen’s lovely condo last May11-18 2015. Reservation was smooth and easy. Rich was quick to answer all my questions, very friendly and accommodating.. BONUS: He emailed me lists of recommendations - restaurants, activities and places to go see. This property is like full service hotel but better - housekeeping, maintenance, gym, tennis court, and concierge, fully stocked kitchen and, dining area. You have all you need. Lanai has an epic mountain view … we sure did enjoy hanging out and relaxing out there. Not to mention this property is walking distance to shops and restaurants. We enjoyed our stay at Rich and Karen’s condo. Everything was PERFECT! Owners are great people and condo was immaculate! Thank you so much! Can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Natalie---your detailed review and use of the word PERFECT to describe your stay in our condo is very much appreciated. We try very hard to make things perfect for each guest, and your comments sure brought a huge smile of satisfaction to our faces when we read your review. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Rich and Karen
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Our Favorite!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for sharing your lovely home. We had a wonderful time and the condo was perfect! We have stayed at the four big hotels in Kaanapali along with a couple of condominiums and yours by far was the best. We played tennis, used the gym, and watched the NBA finals in the gazebo. Your home is beautifully decorated and everything is well planned out. We didn’t need a thing and enjoyed all the comforts of home.

The waves were really big so there was surfing right outside the door and great snorkeling. Very nice! Everyone was very kind and helpful. We look forward to returning next year! Mahalo!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Elaine and Ken---thanks so much for sharing your feedback. It was especially gratifying to read that we were the "best place you have stayed" when compared to the "4 big hotels" and a couple of other condos that you have stayed at along our wonderful beach south of the Black Rock. Thanks so much, Rich and Karen
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Perfect spot

  • 5 of 5

Just as advertised. My family and I will rent again. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Rick---the word "perfect" in your review was great to see, We look forward to your next visit. Rich and Karen
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  • 5 of 5

We just spent 4 nights at this property. Overall I highly recommend this place, for following reasons:

-Great location, on Kaanipali beach and right between two other large resorts, and short walk from Whalers Village. And parking is convenient and plentiful.

-Ali'i complex has all the services of a large resort, including daily maid service, so you have the space of this large condo plus services of a large hotel.

-The reservation process was hassle-free and Alii was very communicative prior to our stay.

-Not oceanview but the views of West Maui mountains and golf course are tremendous!

-Very spacious condo and lanai...our daughter loved the 2nd bedroom.

Minor complaints:

- Very hot weather during our stay...the A/C didn't work well at first and had a hard time keeping up with the weather. But I think our visit was during unusually hot weather.

-TV in main room did not work properly. Alii maintenance responded quickly and tried to fix, but did not fix during our stay. But we weren't really there to watch TV!

-Expensive...but compared to other hotels on Kaanapali beach, it's very reasonable considering space you get.

Thanks for Mr. Rachner and Kaanapali Alii staff for making this a great stay. This area of Maui is so much better than anything in or near Waikiki.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the outstanding review of our unit, very much appreciated. Shortly after your visit the entire Alii property underwent major infrastructure improvements, including new, energy efficient, super quiet A/C units and a major upgrade to the cable/internet/TV systems, which will completely solve the two issues you commented on in your review. And thanks for detailing the reasons for highly recommending the Alii and our unit. Rich and Karen
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Wailele Polynesian Luau
Hawaiian Restaurant
Beachwalk Market & Pantry
Pizza Restaurant
Relish Burger Bistro
American Restaurant
Relish Oceanside
Steak House
Ka'anapali Grille & Tap Room
Joey's Kitchen at Whalers Village Shopping Center
Hawaiian Restaurant
Nikki's Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Leilani's on the Beach
Hawaiian Restaurant
Island Vintage Coffee
Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman - Ka'anapali
New American Restaurant
Whalers Village
Häagen-Dazs® Ice Cream Shop
Dessert Shop
Hula Grill Kaanapali
Hawaiian Restaurant
Hawaiian Restaurant
Drums of the Pacific Lu'au
Dinner Theater
Japanese Restaurant
Son'z Steakhouse
Steak House
Tiki Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill
Tiki Terrace
Hawaiian Restaurant
Legends of Ka'anapali Luau
Hawaiian Restaurant
Hawaiian Restaurant
Ka’anapali Beach
The Cliff Dive Bar
Bar & Grill
Teppan-yaki Dan
Japanese Restaurant
Black Rock Steak & Seafood
Seafood Restaurant
Hanks Haute Dogs
Fast Food Restaurant
Island Press Coffee
Coffee Shop
Round Table Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
China Bowl Asian Cuisine
Chinese Restaurant
Royal Ocean Terrace Restaurant
Hawaiian Restaurant
Castaway Cafe
American Restaurant
Pulehu, An Italian Grill
Italian Restaurant
Pailolo Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill
Aina Gourmet Market
Coffee Shop
Duke's Beach House
Seafood Restaurant
Slappy Cakes
Breakfast Restaurant
Nachos Grande
Mexican Restaurant
Pizza Paradiso Mediterranean Grill
Mediterranean Restaurant
Java Jazz
L & L Hawaiian BBQ Honokowai
Hawaiian Restaurant
Fu Lin Chinese Restaurant
Chinese Restaurant
Fu Lin Chinese Restaurant
Chinese Restaurant
Mala Ocean Tavern
Seafood Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Frida's Beach House
Mexican Restaurant
Hawaiian Restaurant
Aloha Mixed Plate
Hawaiian Restaurant
Ba-Le French Sandwich & Vietnamese Foods
Vietnamese Restaurant
Teppanyaki 2 Go
Dairy Queen/Orange Julius Treat Ctr
Fast Food Restaurant

Just 5 minutes North of Lahaina, the Kaanapali Alii is an oceanfront property, located on beautiful Kaanapali Beach, between the Marriott and Westin hotels, and just a short walk along the ocean to Whaler's Village and the famous Black Rock. The ocean is on one side, and the Royal Kaanapali Golf Course and the West Maui Mountains on the other.




Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 14.42%

Daily maid service is included in the room rate. There is no resort fee, cleaning fee, or room key charge. Wireless internet service, parking, fitness center, daily newspaper and beach towels at the pools are all provided free of charge. The only extra is the 14.416% tax on all rentals in Hawaii.

Above rates are based on 7 night minimum stays.

A 3 to 6 night minimum stay rate is available, but may be higher than the 7 night rate.

Inquire for Christmas Season Rates & Extended Stay Discounts

Inquire about Military Discounts

2017 Hawaii Tax is 13.416%. 2018 Hawaii Tax is 14.416%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.