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Kihei, HI, USA
  • Condo700 sqft
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps2
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum StayNone

Condo, 1 Bedroom 1 Bath (Sleeps 2)

Imagine vacationing in paradise where unbelievable sunsets can be seen nightly and warm winds gently sway the palm trees. In season whales and their young can be viewed from the beach in front of the complex playing in the bay. Turtles are abundant in these waters.

In the tranquil waters of the bay outrigger canoes, paddle boarders, kayakers enjoy the beautiful calm conditions. In the afternoons when the warm trade winds blow the sea turns into a playground of colorful sails and kites of windsurfers and kite-surfers.

If this condo is not available google Deluxe Relaxing Retreat 326568

Our ground floor unit in the Anthurium building, unit #106 has been completely remodeled. The unit is tiled throughout with a large shower which has a hand rail and seat. The kitchen is spacious and modern with granite counter tops and is fully equipped with stainless steel refrigerator with filtered cold water and ice maker, also a dishwasher, stove, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, blender etc. The condo has central a/c, dining for four, a 42' flat screen cable tv, wireless internet and free phone to both local, US and worldwide to 60 countries. We supply a safe for your valuables, towels, linen, beach towels, liquid hand soap, shower body wash, dish washing liquid, plenty of dishwasher cubes also a starter pack of paper towels and toilet rolls. In the hallway cupboard you will find your beach requirements, chairs, snorkel gear, boggy boards. Check-in 3pm check-out 11am.

We have tried to make the unit as elegant, relaxing and comfortable as possible for your vacation.



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Calendar last updated:
Apr 18, 2018
About Owner

Howard and Gloria were both born in England. Howard left England to live in New Zealand at the age of 19 yrs where he spent 40 yrs. He frequently visited Maui for his windsurfing holidays where, on his last visit, he met Gloria. She left England at the age of 26 and lived and worked as a nurse in several states across America. Gloria had been pursuing her career in Hawaii for 10 yrs before meeting Howard. After marrying we decided to go to Australia for a 3 yr working holiday. We then returned back to the Hawaiian Islands and settled in the place we love the most in the world MAUI.

Owner purchased this Condo in 2010


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen


        • 1 Bathroom
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, shower
        • Shower has seat and safety grab handle.

        Location Type

          • Beach
            Directly in front of the complex. No road to cross.
          • Beachfront
            This is a beach front complex.
          • Mountain View
            Haleakala can be seen from the complex, rising to 10,000 feet.
          • Ocean View
            Partial ocean view from lanai.
          • Oceanfront
            Complex is ocean front. No road to cross.
          • Resort
            Swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, shuttle board, small putting area, volley ball area, six tennis courts close by and free BBQ's on site.


              • Away From It All
              • Romantic


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Linens Provided
                        Bed sheets, pillows and pillow cases, bath and beach towels. Kitchen tea towels, oven mitts.
                      • Activities Guide
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Clothes Dryer
                        In complex, close to unit.
                      • Elevator
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Free Long Distance
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Air Conditioning
                        Central Air Conditioning
                      • Living Room
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                        Free assigned parking stall right outside of condo.
                      • Safe
                      • Telephone
                        Vonage, free calling to 60 international countries, plus free local and long distance.
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                        Towels, including beach towels are provided.
                      • Washing Machine
                        In complex, close to unit.
                      • Water Cooler
                      • Wireless Internet


                          • Kitchen
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Freezer
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Blender
                          • Kitchenette
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 4 people


                                  • Books
                                  • CD Player
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Games
                                  • Music Library
                                  • Radio
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                    New 42' flat screen TV
                                  • Stereo
                                  • Television
                                  • Video Library


                                      • Barbecue
                                      • Beach Chairs
                                      • Beach Towels
                                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                      • Small Cooler
                                      • Tennis Court
                                      • Walkway to Water


                                          • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                          • not suitable for children
                                          • suitable for elderly or infirm

                                            Pool / Spa

                                              • Communal Pool
                                              • Heated Pool
                                              • Hot Tub
                                              • Jacuzzi
                                              • Outdoor Hot Tub
                                              • Outdoor Pool
                                              • Sauna
                                                Sauna is situated just steps away from your unit in the same building.
                                              • Shared Hot Tub

                                                Onsite Services

                                                  • Staff


                                                      • churches
                                                      • coin laundry
                                                      • library
                                                      • marina
                                                      • playground
                                                      • recreation center
                                                      • reefs
                                                      • restaurants

                                                        Leisure Activities

                                                          • photography
                                                          • beachcombing
                                                          • eco tourism
                                                          • horseback riding
                                                          • luaus
                                                          • outlet shopping
                                                          • paddle boating
                                                          • boating
                                                          • scenic drives
                                                          • shopping
                                                          • shuffleboard
                                                          • sight seeing
                                                          • walking
                                                          • whale watching

                                                            Local Services & Businesses

                                                              • ATM/bank
                                                              • fitness center
                                                              • groceries
                                                              • hospital
                                                              • massage therapist
                                                              • medical services

                                                                Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                  • mountain biking
                                                                  • cycling
                                                                  • fishing
                                                                  • golf
                                                                  • golf privileges optional
                                                                  • hiking
                                                                  • hunting
                                                                  • kayaking
                                                                  • deepsea fishing
                                                                  • sailing
                                                                  • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                                  • snorkeling
                                                                  • snorkeling/diving
                                                                  • surfing
                                                                  • swimming
                                                                  • tennis
                                                                  • wind-surfing


                                                                      • Ground floor unit. Off Street Parking: Assigned parking stall right outside of condo. Sauna is situated just steps away from your unit in the same building. Telephone: Vonage, free calling to 60 international countries, plus free local and long distance.

                                                                        House Rules

                                                                        Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                                        Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                        Cancellation Policy

                                                                        100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                        70 Reviews


                                                                        Latest reviews

                                                                        Great place to explore all of Maui!

                                                                        Kevin B.

                                                                        We booked this place to explore Maui. If you are looking to hang by the pool all day, this is not the place for you, as the complex is under going construction through 2019(?). Construction is done on this side of the building, according to office staff. It starts/ends at a reasonable time and was never an issue for us. Spend 5-6 hours at the beach and in the sun, turn the AC on and I can sleep through anything.

                                                                        Location is great. Close to great dining, great beaches and centrally located so you can experience all that Maui has to offer. Road to Hana, Haleakala, etc. Unit is comfortable and a perfect beach getaway. Will definitely recommend to others.

                                                                        Sun shades were definitely dated and in need of repair/replacement. The other equipment was serviceable and greatly appreciated. There were a few bugs, but it’s a tropical island. When I read cockroaches from a previous reviewer, I was expecting matchbox car sized bugs, but there was none of that! The bugs were small, slow moving and easy to dispose of. Found none outside of the kitchen, clean up after yourself and you’ll be fine. It would be nice if there was an additional set of sheets for extended visits, but there was plenty of towels. It would be nice to have an ottoman or something to prop your feet in the living room. Not sure if cleaning staff cleans out kitchen stuff, but there is basic sugar, salt/pepper, coffee filters. I’ve rented before and found other places well stocked with items leftover (oils, seasoning, etc.).

                                                                        Pictures are accurate and unit is exactly as pictured. Parking lot is right off the lanai, but we found this convenient and not an issue. We still enjoyed morning coffee and winding down our day with limited distractions. Owners were very quick with communication and were easy to rent from. I highly recommend for people wanting to explore Maui.

                                                                        Would not recommend

                                                                        Kathryn M.

                                                                        After killing four cockroaches in three days we left seven days early to find a Marriott.

                                                                        Before we arrived I asked about the view from the lanai which a friend told me faced the parking lot. When I asked if there were any other options (meaning another possible unit) the owner said "We can't move the lanai and we can't move the parking lot! If you would have asked the view from the lanai I would have told you!"

                                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                                        It is a pity Kathryn did not tell the truth about the correspondence we had before they arrived.

                                                                        We were emailed by them saying their friends stayed in our condo in October and showed them photos of the view from the condo. They asked for an exact description of their booking. We answered that we were not quite sure how to answer the question, as they had photos from their friends and photos from our web site. But we told them that the lanai looks across a small garden to the parking lot. Their reply was “Is this the only option?”

                                                                        They had options, as everyone does, of canceling. As far as cockroaches are concerned, in a tropical country, leaving food, especially sugary, sticky marks, will attract cockroaches. In the nine years cockroaches have never been a problem. The condo is regularly professionally treated for cockroaches.

                                                                        On this website alone, we have 4.7 out of 5 stars from 68 reviews.

                                                                        The problem with social media and ratings, things like having a bad flight, a bad car rental experience, not seeing eye to eye with your partner, leads to bad reviews.

                                                                        The review below was received from another site we advertise on two weeks before Kathryn's arrival !!!


                                                                        Feb 18 - Feb 23 ·

                                                                        !!! Deluxe Ocean Front Condo !!!

                                                                        Public feedback

                                                                        I would rate it 6 or 7 stars if I could. The place is simply amazing! Howard and Gloria are great hosts! It was extremely easy to communicate, they were ready to help and answered in minutes. The place located on quite the beach with a coral reef not far away, which is great for snorkeling. Stores, restaurants, ice-cream shop are in walking distance. Everything in the condo just perfect. We found boards, masks, snorkeling gear and beach chairs, a cooler, an insulated lunch bag, freezer had reusable ice-packs for the cooler, and so on. It was extremely clean and smelled really good. A kitchen contains new pots and very nice plates. This really made our vacation a whole lot more convenient. Thank you!


                                                                        Peter W.Denver, CO

                                                                        Right size for two of us

                                                                        Good location, but had some issues

                                                                        Bill P.

                                                                        The condo would have been great except for a few issues. First the good. The location was excellent. I could not ask for a better area to stay in while in Maui. Now the bad:

                                                                        1. There were these small flies in the condo. They looked like sewer flies.

                                                                        2. I tried calling the owner several times to inform him. I wasn’t able to get in touch with him. It wasn’t until I finially went to the office to complain they told me the owners were out of the country. I should have been informed when I checked in.

                                                                        3. When I at last got in touch with someone they kept saying “this is Hawaii, they are bugs here”. I’ve been to Hawaii at least seven times and never had to deal with this kind of thing.

                                                                        4. The owner never called to apologize for the problems, I think he could have at least done that.

                                                                        5. I was never informed that there would be construction going on while we were there. They stopped at a reasonable time but during the day there was constant noise.

                                                                        Great condo. Thank you for making our first trip to Maui memorable and fun.

                                                                        Kathleen M.Bend, Oregon

                                                                        The condo is in a great location to get easily to all parts of the island. Stores and restaurants nearby are super. Beaches are walkable and beautiful. All beach items are in the condo ready to be used. Owners take great pride in their condo, rightfully so. Only downside is that the building is going through major needed renovations, which take from the serenity of being in Maui. These should be done shortly.

                                                                        Good location, well equipped

                                                                        YASUNORI T.Takatsuki, Osaka, Japan

                                                                        The comdo is very excellent.


                                                                        Kihei, HI, USA

                                                                        Kauhale Makai, (Village by the Sea), is a none smoking complex, offers you barbecues a swimming pool, hot tub and sauna's. Also available on site for your enjoyment is shuffleboard, volleyball, horseshoes and putting. Next door to the complex there are six free tennis courts available. Our front office has an activity desk with information and brochures for all tours and entertainment offered in Maui and surrounding Islands. A short distance from the complex there are shops, markets, restaurants, fast food outlets, supermarkets, Long's Drugs, Post Office and banks. Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Shuffleboard

                                                                        Rates & Availability

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                                                                        Hawaiian License. TA-173-981-2864-01. GE-173-981-2864-01 Cancellations are refundable 60 days prior to arrival. Minus a $20 administration fee.

                                                                        70 Reviews
                                                                        Excellent 4.7/5
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