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Whales and Turtles at Kuleana's Best Location

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview


Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 5 nights

About the property

This Most Beautiful Property Offers Luxury Living In Paradise.

This most sought after location in the complex is a ground floor corner unit offering privacy and just 10 paces away from one of the two almost private beaches, where you may find yourself alone. There are two huge shade trees above for when that sunburn beckons a shady place to enjoy panoramic ocean views with Lanai and Molokai in the background.

Beach chairs, towels and snorkeling gear are provided if you wish to swim with the turtles feeding at the waters edge. Please don't touch them as we would like them to return each day. Seasonal whale watching and spinner dolphins from your lanai and an ever changing ocean show of breathtaking sunsets, sunrises, rainbows and even moonbows over lanai and molokai. World class surfing and paddle boarding from your backyard.

You truly have found paradise.

If a pool is more inviting, enjoy luxuriating under the maui sun in the large pool that is heat controlled to maintain an enjoyable swim no matter the weather. Stroll through the beautiful grounds of the kuleana resort, take advantage of the on-site tennis, shuffleboard court or enjoy a game of ping-pong in the spacious open air lobby complete with library and an assortment of toys for children. A concierge is available to help book your sightseeing trip or luau.

The condominium was completely remodeled in 2014 with tile and granite surfaces , is tastefully furnished and decorated with incredible photographic art. Ceiling fans provide ambiance and comfort in the living room and bedroom. Air conditioning in the bedroom will keep the whole apartment at an even, cool temperature if the trade breezes coming down the slopes of the west maui mountains are not sufficient. All linens are new, high quality and high thread count.

55' HiDef TV with some premium channels and Netflix

Ask about our other listing should you want to bring friends or family along, or read our reviews. Vrbo/124823

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Owner
John Egan
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 9, 2017

About John Egan

Val and john have lived at kuleana for 13 years. We cannot imagine a more relaxing setting to enjoy a glass of wine each evening as we watch the sun set over our neighbor islands.

We are surrounded by world class dining, shopping, golf and countless activities and feel blessed to call this home.

John Egan purchased this condo in 2013

Why John Egan chose Maui

Just steps from the beach with an ever changing ocean vista.

Perfect place to watch the turtles everyday and in season ,Humpback whales breaching or maybe a pod of Spinner Dolphins passing by.

What makes this condo unique

Two beautiful shade trees providing the coolest spot on the property for those hot days.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are getting ready to check out. Thank you for sharing your beautiful place with us. The location is top notch... Your lanai is the best we've ever had. We appreciate how you've maintained and stocked the condo. Thanks so much for a wonderful stay!

- Andrea
Jul 2014
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Whales and Turtles at Kuleana's Best Location
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews
5

WOW!

  • 5 of 5

Simply put, this place is fantastic. This was our family's first trip to Maui (with 2 kids, 10 and 8) so we did a lot of research before committing to any accommodation. We looked at many of the newer "high end" resorts and were impressed with the layouts and amenities, but ultimately settled on this little bit of paradise for our trip. Within the complex (and anywhere else I would argue!), John and Val's suite is simply unbeatable for its location. It is the end unit on the ground floor, literally 30ft from the beach with stunning views of the sunset and the best lanai anywhere! With two kids, it is cozy, but absolutely doable. The back bedroom has a very comfortable king size bed and there is a pull out couch in the front room next to the kitchen. We loved the ocean sound (and the morning view) so much that we made the kids sleep in the back room (which they didn't mind) and we took the pull out! It also feels very private, especially at night, so much so that we left the door and blinds open with only the screen door closed. When we arrived, the condo was clean and just as you see it in the photos. The complex grounds are immaculate and the pool is a great alternative to the beach. With young kids, having a decent size pool is a great option to the beach when it gets too rough. If BBQ'ing is your thing, like it is ours, the 4 communal BBQ's on the property are the best located anywhere. If you like to socialize with the other owners/visitors, be at the BBQ between 530pm and 7pm with your item of choice and a large glass of wine. Not only will you meet lots of people, but your view of the surrounding ocean, beach and sunset will make for the best BBQ experience ever. From this location it is an easy drive North to Kapalua or South to Kaanapali and Lahaina. Dealing with John directly also made the experience much more relaxing. Our flight to Maui arrived very late and our flight out was also very late. John was accommodating and very easy to talk to when making those arrangements. I would easily recommend this location for any family with young children (no more than 2 though... it would get just a little too cozy!). There were other families within the complex, but there was not the business and crowds that you would experience in a larger resort. If you are looking for a place to relax with the kids, have easy access to the beach or the pool, and prefer a quieter, more laid back holiday experience, then this is the place for you!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Steve and Brandee We are so glad you enjoyed our little corner of paradise John and Val
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5

Incredible location

  • 5 of 5

We loved this little one bedroom condominium. It was perfect for the two of us. It was very clean, had lovely upgrades to the interior and had all of the amenities we needed for the week. The location, being right on the ocean and steps away from the beach was absolutely perfect. We really enjoyed being in a relatively smaller complex with apparently a lot of owner residents who were very friendly.

One of our favorite activities during the week was sitting on the patio watching the surfers and SUP surfers with the sun setting in the background. We would definitely recommend this property to others and hope to return ourselves! Thank you John and Valori.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd stay in this condo. We absolutely loved it. Very clean, cozy and great location. We will probably be back every year! Thank you John and Val!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!!

  • 5 of 5

This! We traveled much of Maui, and I have to say this was my favorite spot. The beauty of the grounds, the ocean, and the very clean and tasteful condo instantly sets you into ease. We cannot wait to go back. This is now our home away from home, our heavenly spot on earth.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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tina & doug

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for a week. John was so easy to work with. His and Val's property is truly the best unit in the complex. Turtles were amazing came right up on shore. Nice little beach area, but view and trees that line this property are such a plus. Trees shade patio area so you can sit out and not have that direct sun in late afternoon and its an end unit. Pool was great and refreshing, landscape beautiful. Snorkling right out front and close to shops and restraunts. Unit furnished nicely and bed very comfortable. Air condition worked well and was needed. Also really quite at night which was great for us after full days. would stay here again for sure. Thanks again for such a wonderful stay in Maui.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Tina, We are so glad you enjoyed our condo.We look forward to your next visit. John and Val
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5

Incredible little hamlet right on the beach

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I spent a week in the sweetest condo on the beach. We were so grateful to our hosts for all the amenities and communication. We were shocked and in awe of the sea turtles and just how quiet and private the beach is. The condo was perfect. My daughter wasn't excited about the foldout couch but I had the king bed and loved it. It was easy to find. The place was very clean. The pool was perfect for lap swimming which I did every day. I hope to make it our go to when we return to Maui.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jamie and his daughter were great guests. They came with an agenda to see and do everything on Maui and we are glad they enjoyed our condo..We look forward to hosting them in the future. Val and John
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
kapalua, kahului, (OGG)
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Dollys, Sands of Kahana,Maui Brews
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
lahaina-lanai
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
kapalua, kaanapali
Nearest Train
2 Miles
sugar cane
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Maui Brew Pub, Black Angus Steak

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Rates & Availability

Lahaina Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season
Dec 15 2016 - Apr 23 2017
5 night minimum stay
$225
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$219
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 13.42%

Please add 4% for c/c or Paypal payment.
$149 nightly rate for bookings within 7 days of arrival
Full refund if cancelled 60 days before arrival
If cancelled within 59 days of arrival, I will work hard to re-rent and refund any monies for the cancelled period
Hawaii Tax # W90088534-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , New remodel will make you feel you are at the spa
  • Newly remodeled with tile and granite- beautiful
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King Bed with pillowtop mattress, a/, luxury fabrics,ample storage, great art
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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