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Bedrooms 1
Space 938 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 14 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

You will begin your Mahana tropical experience when you open the front door! From our ocean front condo on the 11th of 12 floors, you will see windows that go from the floor to the ceiling, & wall to wall in the living room. The Pacific Ocean is right there! On closer inspection, you will see the islands of Lanai'i to the south, Molokai'i to the north, beach going north towards Honokowai or south towards Black Rock. The lanai is fully fronted on the Pacific Ocean with access from both the living area and the bedroom through large wall to wall, ceiling to floor sliding-glass lanai doors. In the bedroom, this allows for a total view of the ocean when you wake up! This gives you the guaranteed view! Now the second part of the Mahana experience is the sound! Open the lanai door (either one of them!), and hear the Pacific Ocean kiss the beach that is literally a stone's throw away! A true delight for your senses!

Although a complete remodel was finished in January of 2011, we make various upgrades each year to keep it at its Premium Level.

There is porcelain flooring throughout the entire unit with custom built-in cherry wood and granite cabinetry in the kitchen, the bathroom, and the living room, as well as custom soffit light features in kitchen and living area.

This is one of the few resorts that is on a sandy, swimming beach with DIRECT ocean front views and central A/C. The views are to die for, whether you are sitting in your living room, getting a snack in the kitchen, on your private lanai, swimming in the ocean, at the ocean-front pool, or relaxing in the hot tub!

At the Mahana you will experience an upscale boutique resort atmosphere on Ka'anapali's scenic North Beach, yet the quiet surroundings provide uncommon privacy. Breathtaking Pacific Ocean views, including the beautiful islands of Lanai'i to the south and Molokai'i to the north, seem to meet you at your living room floor to ceiling window. Each morning will start with this wondrous view as you gaze out your bedroom ceiling to floor window. From the lanai, you can enjoy many tropical sights and sounds as you enjoy your morning coffee or your sunset-watching libation. These glorious views are also your backdrop while enjoying the pool, and the pool area BBQ grills. Miles of open beach beckon you to snorkel among the pristine coral reefs, take a walk (or run!), or just lay back and soak up the sun – be sure to have the sunscreen handy! Shopping and dining are nearby, and the famous Whalers Village, with its eclectic blend of boutiques and memorabilia shops - there's even a whaler's museum - is just a short drive or walk away. With the Mahana's central location, golfers will enjoy the closeness to Kapalua and Ka'anapali's golf courses.

The restaurant 'Duke's Beach Grill' is just next door - a few minutes walking distance - serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with ocean front views! Or, you can take a short drive into historic Lahaina town for sightseeing - on land or sea - for restaurants that will satisfy a great number of tastes, and a selection of shops that will help you find that great reminder of your wonderful Maui vacation.

A boardwalk starts just outside the Mahana, and ends at the Hyatt Regency – about 3 miles away. It goes through Whalers Village in the heart of Ka'anapali. On this walkway, there are parks, water activity rental kiosks, and restaurants, so driving isn't a necessity for a myriad of activities.

FREE PARKING with NO RESORT FEES! With 24 hr. self-check-in! No waiting at the Front Desk! Keypad lock - no keys to carry or worry about.

• Full Ocean View with Beachfront

• Air Conditioned

• 46' HD LEDTV in living room w/HD Cable and DVD

• 42' HD LCDTV in the master bedroom

• Oceanfront pool and Jacuzzi

• Gas BBQ's

• Tennis courts (bring your own rackets and balls)

• Shuffleboard

• Elevators

• 24 hr front desk

• Free wireless internet access in unit

• Computers with printers in lobby (fee)

• Free parking

• Smoking prohibited except in designated areas on property

• Hawaii Tax ID#: GE-000-323-1744-01

Keywords: Maui condo, Luxury Resort, Custom remodeled, beach front resort, Ka'anapali Beach, West Maui.

More Details

Judith Philipps
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

About Judith Philipps

We came for a one-time Hawaiian vacation, fell in love with Maui and The Mahana, and decided to make it a permanent part of our lives! We call Cody, WY home, with all its beautiful mountain scenery and Yellowstone Park just an hour away, but the view of the Pacific from the comforts of our own chairs keeps calling us back! We love to travel, but a part of our winters will be spent in this wonderful condo on this most beautiful spot of Maui! We hope that you will love the experience, and deem it a delight to return to again and again!

Judith Philipps purchased this condo in 2010

Why Judith Philipps chose Lahaina

Maui has been voted “Best Island” by readers of Conde Nast Traveler for more than a dozen years. Maui has endless activities for vacationers, from fabulous beaches to fantastic dining and nightlife. Come see all that Maui has to offer!

Helicopter tours are an excellent way to take in the views of the whole island, including incredible waterfalls, sea cliffs and forests you would be hard pressed to view on foot. For those looking for closer views, you can take an ATV tour, or check out the Zip Lines at Kapalua or the West Maui mountains. Of course, there is the 'Road to Hana', but Hana is not the real objective. The road curves, the waterfalls, the incredible views of the ocean, the many bays (Nuaailua Bay at Keanae and Aunty Sandy's banana bread), or Waianapanapa State Park with its beautiful black sand beach are the main attractions. If you’re curious about what goes on above and/or under the waves, snorkeling or scuba tours are a great way to view the incredible variety of life that lives under the surface of the ocean. If you don’t want to get wet, there’s even a submarine that can take you into the deep while you view its mysteries from the comfort of a dry cabin. Of course, there is always a sunset cruise around the island for a very memorable evening! But the perfect ending to any day on Maui can be found right on your own private lanai - your 'Home-Away-From-Home", where you can kick off your shoes, and still see and hear the ocean! A Tropical Delight!

What makes this condo unique

The Mahana is unique in the fact that it is within feet of a beach, and has private lanais looking directly at the beach and the Pacific Ocean. Located on the northwest side of the island, it is at the north end of the wonderful Ka'anapali Beach. That means that all of the benefits of Ka'anapali Beach are within walking distance - great snorkeling, the Boardwalk, restaurants, and Whaler's Village - to name a few - but you are in a quieter, more relaxed setting. The Mahana is not far from Lahaina. Once the capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom in the early nineteenth century, Lahaina was also a historic whaling village during the whaling boom of the mid-1800’s. Today, the city blends its rich history with today's many modern activities creating a wonderful tropical paradise.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Aloha Judith,

Thank you so much for sharing your lovely condo with us. From the moment that we walked in I knew that we had picked the perfect place to celebrate our 25 year wedding anniversary. The view from your lanai is absolutely stunning. Your condo provided everything that we needed to be comfortable and we felt at home away from home. The Mahana grounds are very nicely maintained and it is very very quiet. We enjoyed listening to the ocean at night with the breeze. We prepared some great dinners on the BBQ grills by the pool. Our favorite spot was Kahekili Beach Park just down the path. The coral reef there is perfect for snorkeling and your beach chairs were very comfortable! Thank you for a relaxing vacation. When we return to Maui we will for sure return to Mahana 1117.

Sep 2016
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Haleakala National Park (Kula)
"This is a beautiful part of Maui! If you are adventurous, there are great trails to follow,..."
Whalers Village
"Great shopping and dining. Live music and hula shows nightly at beach-front restaurants Hul..."
Duke's Beach House
"Fantastic ocean-front dining just off the boardwalk open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner."
Hana Highway
"It is a beautiful drive with many twists and turns, not only in the road, but in what you see!"
Mama's Fish House
"Although on the more expensive side, if it is tropical atmosphere and great food you want fo..."
Times Supermarket
"Very handy to the Mahana - about a 15 minute walk!"
Old Lahaina Luau
"A great luau, filled with beautiful dance, and wonderful history!"
Board Walk
"This walking path starts just outside the Mahana, and will take you to Whaler's Village and ..."
Lahaina harbor
"A great place to see harbor activity."
Kaanapali Beach
"A great beach for almost any water or sand activity you'd like! You may even see a monk seal..."
Iao Valley State Park
"An area of beauty and history."
Banyan Tree
"A beautiful park in downtown Lahaina! Most weekends, and some holidays, find many local arts..."
Aloha Mixed Plate
"Great Mai Tais! The food is quite good, too. My favorites are the coconut prawns, and for a..."
Maui Brewing Co. Brewpub
"A nice place to unwind, have some local brew - Coconut Porter is yummy..Sitting at the bar i..."
Leilani's On The Beach
"You can walk to this great restaurant by following the Boardwalk that begins just outside th..."
Cafe Des AMIS
"This is our favorite for super crepes. We stop for breakfast before heading Upcountry or be..."
Cafe Mambo
"Wonderful hamburgers with a very good beer selection."
Maui Wine, Ulupalakua Vineyards
"Pineapple Wine - sparkling or not! What could be a better way to celebrate your Maui trip, ..."
Costco Wholesale
"Usually the first stop after getting your car - a great place to pick up your morning start..."
Makena Big Beach
"A beautiful open sandy beach. Main problem - it's down on the southern end of Maui, past Wa..."
Twin Falls
Black Rock
"A half-way point on the Boardwalk, where you can stop for a nice drink or snack before headi..."
DT Fleming Beach Park
"The beach itself is nice, but we like its proximity to a fun oceanside walkway. You can sta..."
Kapalua Golf - The Plantation Course
Kaanapali Golf Courses
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Kahului Airport (OGG)
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Duke's Beach House (walking on Boardwalk)
Nearest Ferry
6 Miles
In Lahaina on Wharf Street
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Royal Kaanapali Golf Course (one of many in area)
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
HI-30 - goes south to Lahaina or north to Kapalua
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Duke's Beach House (walking on Boardwalk)
Nearest Beach
0.05 Miles
Right Outside of the Mahana - you can see it below
Nearest Point of Interest
Chasen 'N Rainbows Office
Nearest Point of Interest
Old Lahaina Luau
Nearest Point of Interest
Lahaina Harbor
Nearest Point of Interest
Whaler's Village
Nearest Point of Interest
Time's Supermarket
Nearest Point of Interest
Duke's Beach House
Nearest Point of Interest
Board Walk

You can walk along the beach for about a mile without leaving the sand! The Beach Boardwalk is minutes from the condo and goes for about 3 miles (along the beach and through a few resorts). On the Boardwalk, you'll find restaurants (Duke's Beach House is the closest, and there are a few in Whaler's Village - Leilani's and Hula Grill, to name a couple), rental kiosks (paddle boards, kayaks, surfboards, snorkels, etc.), as well as art kiosks, and clothing kiosks. There also is Whaler's Village which has many shops to peak your interest.


Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 11
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 938 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Separate toilet/shower area. Walk-in tiled shower with a bench seat, a recessed shampoo ledge, and a special tile inlay of an Hawaiian Green turtle within the river rock shower floor. Also includes a removable shower head on vertical bar - allows you to raise or lower the head - and glass shower doors. The adjoining dressing area, has a fully mirrored cherry wood vanity with granite counter and an onyx vessel sink. This area also includes the washer and dryer and shelved closet behind mirrored sliding doors.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sofa Bed is queen size.
  • The King size bed has a 'Memory Gel' mattress topper, and so does the sofa bed. Floor to Ceiling, Wall to Wall sliding glass lanai window with screen that allows wonderful ocean breezes, sounds and views. Writing desk with chair Ceiling Fan with lights 39' flat screen LED TV
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
We HIGHLY RECOMMEND travel insurance. The Cancellation Policy is Strict & Non-Negotiable. 60 Days Notice of Cancellation will receive a 100% refund (Less VRBO Fees) - Otherwise, NO REFUNDS will be issued for any reason including UNFORESEEN LIFE EVENTS within 60 days of arrival date. (Please purchase Travel Insurance. NO refunds due to illness, injury or other life events).


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Stayed in October

  • 5 of 5

Great property. View was amazing. Perfect apartment for a long stay.

Everything you needed. You could walk to shopping. Right on the beach. Pool and amenities were excellent. The owner was great at providing all the details in advance of check-in. Check-in was very, very easy. We would go back!!

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo, J. Wayne! The Mahana is located on the north end of Kaanapali Beach with all of that areas amenities close at hand, and as you said, within walking distance! The plus to the north end of Kaanapali is the quiet. That, along with the privacy of an 11th floor lanai, makes for a peaceful and relaxing vacation with the possibilities of many activities very close by. You can shop for items to have your own in-condo breakfasts (with many cookware items available in the kitchen, you can go from simple coffee/juice with fruit and toast starter, to a complex egg/pancake meal) on the lanai - perfect for watching the action out on the water, be it wildlife or human, or you can walk to one of the restaurants just down the Boardwalk, where you can have a variety of meals and drinks while watching the same water action! I'm also glad to hear that check-in is very easy. The internet check-in desk is easily located, and the Mahana staff is always happy to help. I look forward to hearing from you whenever you plan another visit to the great island of Maui! Judith
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The Mahana has some of the best views on Maui and being on the 11th floor made it even better!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was a nicely renovated, spotless and well equipped place to stay. We enjoyed our walks to "The Whalers Shops" and down the beach to the Black Rock. Kaanapali beach is amongst the nicest on Maui. The only complaint we have is it needs a broom and dustpan or a mop to sweep the lanai and the tile floors inside. We found the vacuum hard to use as the handle kept falling out and it just spit the dirt backwards onto the already vacuumed floor. We would definitely stay in this condo again and highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo! I'm glad that your stay was to your liking, and I look forward to hearing from you again, if you plan another visit to Maui! We are looking into the broom situation, and will have it under control. Again, thank you for choosing 1117 as your vacation's home-away-from-home. Judith
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  • 5 of 5

I don't like this condo. I loved it! The view is magnificent and everything is exactly as described plus a little more. I wished I could sit on the lanai to have dinner every night but Hawaii is too hot for me. The lanai and the glass windows are facing west soaking up that afternoon sun which makes the condo really hot and the temperature inside can get up to 82 degrees with the air condition running. Most of the time i'm out for dinner and doesn't come back until 8, 9 or 10 so that doesn't really bother me and the condo is nice and cool by the time i'm back. But breakfast on the lanai is amazingly peaceful and relaxing. If you're lucky, you might see a turtle in the water. It's a shame that my time in Maui was short lived. The next time I come back to Maui, I would definately book this condo again. Thank you for opening your door and share your beautiful condo with us.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very glad that you loved the condo, and that you were able to relax while there! Summers in Hawaii can be very, very warm, and with west-facing windows, rooms can reach high temperatures. There are solar screens on the living area windows, and we do suggest that they are pulled by 10 am - especially if you are going to be gone for the day! New air conditioning systems for both towers are being installed, and this 'higher-heat-in-the-units' problem should be alleviated. Thank you for all your kind words, and I hope that you can make it back to Maui soon. Mahalo - Judith
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  • 5 of 5

It was beautiful! Good location

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for your review! It is a good location with a wonderful view - in all directions! Glad you had a great time. Judith
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Beatiful view and so comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the condo. Beatiful view and very comfortable. King bed was cozy and our two kids were more then satisfied on the fold out bed. The condo had everything we needed to pr are meals and it all worked great. Thank you for sharing with our family!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Truly Amazing & Stunning Condo

  • 5 of 5

We arrived on the afternoon of June 14th to be met by the stunning view from the floor to ceiling windows. Took our breath away & brought tears to my eyes. The Condo was immaculately clean & beautifully furnished. I can't think of anything that wasn't included or needed. Just wonderful to fall asleep at night hearing the sound of the waves crashing against the shore-we couldn't have been any closer. Loved taking early morning walks along the beach-access immediately in front of pool area-returning to our Lanai for breakfast & taking in that stunning view. Whenever we returned to our place in paradise, we never got over the view, as soon as you opened the door...WOW. We enjoyed using the BBQ area by the pool, well equipped & very clean-so nice to kick back after a day out with our dinner, on the Lanai of course. Yes the sunsets were spectacular & unforgettable. Maui is a truly beautiful island as is Mahana 1117 a stunning place to stay. We spent 7 wonderful days & nights here & were very sad to leave. We will definitely be returning sometime in the future. Thank you for sharing your place in paradise. Tracey & David

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo nui loa, Tracey and David! It was a pleasure having you as Mahana 1117 guests! The views are spectacular from the lanai - it is hard to leave in the morning, and wonderful to return after a day at the beach or island exploring! I am very glad that your vacation was wonderful - wonderful enough to think about coming back! Mahalo; and, I hope to hear from you in the not too distant future :)!​ Judith
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

One-Time Cleaning w/Tax $145.83
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 14.42%

* Hawaii Tax ID#: W53688181-01*

In the event that you must cancel your reservation, please be aware that
cancellations must occur at least 45 days prior to arrival date. If cancellation
occurs 45 days or more prior to arrival date all monies will be refunded with the
exception of a $100.00 administrative fee. GUESTS THAT DO NOT CANCEL

* Please Note: Taxes & fees are used in the calculation of the deposit percentage.*


Owner's Cancellation Policy

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