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Ocean Front Gem in West Maui - Green Sea Turtle Paradise!!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Aloha and welcome to Mahina Surf #117! We are a unique, oceanfront boutique style condominium (with only 56 units!) located on Maui’s desirable West side. Mahina Surf boasts stunning unobstructed ocean views where Humpback whales and their calves play during the winter, and scores of green sea turtles call our beachfront their home year round! The entire property, including the units and grounds, is designated as non-smoking throughout.

Imagine yourself relaxing on your private lanai or poolside with a cool drink in hand. Picture the blue green ocean with the islands of Lanai and Molokai in the background. Take a dip in our beautifully tiled, heated saline pool, just steps from the ocean, and soak in the splendor of our beautifully landscaped grounds. You won’t even mind preparing the evening meal on our gourmet gas BBQ grills located at the ocean’s edge. Finally, at day’s end, there is no better place to watch the sunset; this is truly paradise!

Our condo is conveniently located within 5-10 minutes of some of Maui’s favorite tourist destinations. Just 3.5 miles to the south is the Kaanapali resort area and Whaler's Village with its famous beach, boardwalk, shopping and restaurants. Another 3 miles south of that is historic Lahaina town with its eclectic waterfront shopping district, restaurants and nightlife. Just 3 miles to the north of Mahina Surf is famed Kapalua with its championship golf courses and gorgeous beaches; perfect for body surfing, snorkeling, diving or just soaking in the sun. You are literally sandwiched in the middle of the best the West side of Maui has to offer.

Mahina Surf #117 is a ground floor corner unit with twice as many windows as many of the other units on the property; taking full advantage of Maui's famous afternoon trade winds. You will love the smell and feel of these comforting breezes throughout your stay. As you look at our pictures, pay special attention to the windows; we are fortunate to be the beneficiaries of some of the most beautiful Hawaiian landscaping on the island. Native Hawaiian plants surround our unit, giving you a true sense of 'Aloha'.

The bedroom is appointed with a spacious King size bed, closet (with programmable safe) and a chest of drawers. Just down the hall to the right is an updated bathroom with shower enclosure, sink and 2 mirror vanity with shelving inside. (Plenty of room to store all of your toiletries.)

We have a fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator, oven, stove and microwave. It is well stocked with all of the cookware, utensils and appliances to satisfy any home chef. (Heck, we even have a juicer!) The kitchen opens up to a spacious living area with a large L-shaped queen sized sleeper sofa and chairs. We have an entertainment center with a flat screen LCD TV, Blu Ray/DVD, WiFi and iPod docking station. We also have library of Blu Ray's and DVDs for your viewing pleasure. (Although you may be distracted from your favorite TV show by the ocean views!)

We hope you enjoy our little piece of paradise as much as we do. It is truly the “best kept secret” on Maui!

TAT W18966311-01; Local Contact: Tammy Soares 1-800-367-6086 mahinasf@maui.net

Keywords: Ocean Front, 1 bedroom, Ground Floor, Boutique Style, Condo, West Maui, Kahana, Shopping, Beaches, Golf, Snorkeling, Turtles, Whales, Non-Smoking.

More Details

Property Manager
Rick and Kris Hacker
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2017

About Rick and Kris Hacker

Hi, we are the owners Rick and Kris.

We are both in the beverage distribution business in Western WA. We love the outdoors and enjoy diving, swimming, kayaking and snorkeling with our two sons. We also love to cook!

Rick and Kris Hacker purchased this condo in 2011

Why Rick and Kris Hacker chose Maui

We have been coming back to Maui off and on for the past 25 years (since our honeymoon). Our favorite area in Maui is the West Side. We love snorkeling at Kapalua Bay and Honolua Bay, hitting the beach at Kaanapali, and playing in the surf at Napili Bay. We also really enjoy exploring the eclectic little town of Lahaina, especially when the art fair is up an running under the Banyan tree. Our condo is close to all of the places we like to go!

We are so thrilled to finally have our own little piece of paradise!

What makes this condo unique

We purchased our condo in Sept of 2011. We love the incredible views from the Lanai and the short walk right out the slider door to the pool, BBQs, and ocean. We especially enjoy walking down to the waters edge each night to see the turtles swimming and feeding right at our feet and watching the sun set. It never gets old!

Amenities

Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 680 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower, and sink with two cabinet vanity. Plenty of room for toiletries. Hair dryer provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom with King size bed, comfortable mattress and bedding. Sleeper Sofa with 6 inch thick Queen sized mattress. Child's port-a-crib also available.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Please feel to use the Snorkel Gear, Beach Chairs, Beach Umbrellas, Coolers, etc. located in the Bedroom closet for all of your beach adventures! We also have a Programmable Safe to keep your valuables secure.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(53 traveler reviews)

Ocean Front Gem in West Maui - Green Sea Turtle Paradise!!
average rating of 4.924528 based on 53 reviews
5

It was great and would definitely stay there again.

  • 5 of 5

Very nice place with all the amenities you need for your Maui vacation. Nice pool. Turtles on the beach. Comfortable bed. Beautiful grounds that are well kept.

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Reasonably priced and gorgeous

  • 5 of 5

This was our third stay in #117 and likely our last trip to the islands. If you don't mind being on the ocean, a few miles from beautiful beaches, this spot is for you! Beautiful sunsets and returning friendly residents/tourists make for a very pleasant stay. We love the short walks to the water's edge to take pictures of the turtles, whales (plentiful, in season), sunsets, and grilling! Much to enjoy.

There are many restaurants, activities, shops, groceries, and beaches within 5 miles. Our favorite beach is Fleming which is shared by the Ritz in Kapalua. Our favorite restaurant is Maui Brewing, an easy 1/2 mile walk away -- food has been consistently wonderful there. Our favorite grocery is Foodland.

Things have changed very little at the Mahina Surf over our stays at the Mahina Surf. This particular unit has gone through a couple of lovely upgrades. The grounds are very beautifully managed. You can almost watch the flowers grow, right outside on the patio! Sharon, the manager, has a friendly, professional ear whether listening to the excitement of your most recent adventure or providing sympathy when events are a little off kilter. These are things that travelers can appreciate and remember.

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Our excellent stay at Mahana Surf Unit 117 in Oct/Nov. 2016 was unforgetable.

  • 5 of 5

Our Oct/Nov trip to Mahana Surf was excellent. We couldn't have asked for better accomodations than Unit 117. We have been going to Maui for several years and this was the best supplied/stocked unit we have ever stayed. If we needed anything, we just looked around and found it. The king size bed was like sleeping at home. Very nice. The weather could have been a little better for snorkling but once again Unit 117 couldn't have been better. Thank You very much for our yearly retreat to Maui!! John and Donna Gregersen

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

It was everything promised. The condo was great, included everything you need for the beach, and the view was incredible. I highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay, the views and the beach equipment!
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4

Loved it!!!

  • 4 of 5

This was our first time staying in a condo on the island and we loved it!! The location was great and the condo was perfect for the two of us! We were very pleased with the accommodations and all of the things we were able to use in the condo. The only thing we had a hard time with were the ghost ants! They seemed to be everywhere! We learned the first day not to leave any sort of food out on the counter or even in the microwave. We asked the front desk about it and she explained that they were very hard to keep out of the condo and offered to come have it sprayed. We didn't want to have to worry about it so we declined and just dealt with it for a few days. Other than that, we truly loved the property! Morning walks out to watch the turtles and afternoon swims in the very well kept pool were amazing! The book of suggestions was another great perk! We had breakfast at The Gazebo and enjoyed the beaches! Thank you for sharing your home with us! We will definitely stay here again if the opportunity arises!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your trip! So sorry to hear about the ghost ant issue. It is the tropics so we do have to stay on top of pest control. We had the exterminator spray after you left, and have not had an issue since.
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5

Love this condo! Always superb!

  • 5 of 5

We had the pleasure to stay in this unit several times and must say the owners are doing a wonderful job keeping this condo beautiful and immaculate. Just recently the entire kitchen and bathroom were remodeled and updated! Looks amazing!! The condo has everything, a great equipped kitchen, snorkel gear, lounge chairs and umbrellas for the beach. Even a movie collection that entertains later at night. It is a corner unit and the trade winds keep this place cool, even throughout the hot summer months. If you love to BBQ, you are in for a treat. So fun to BBQ right at the ocean, while watching a breathtaking sunset. Plenty of turtles and so much more to explore. We love the location, which is close to beautiful beaches, shopping and restaurants. Thank you for sharing your beautiful place ..... A "home away from home". Mahalo and we will be back again!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Maui Ocean Center
Pacific Whale Foundation
Iao Valley State Park
Da Kitchen Kahului
Bailey House Museum
Napili Beach
"Great Beach for playing in the waves; boogie boarding or body surfing"
Kapalua Bay Beach
"Great protected Bay. Great beach to spend the day. Snorkelling is good on the right side o..."
Honolua Bay
"Some of the best snorkling on the island is here when the ocean is calm. Don't attempt if t..."
Ka'ahumanu Church
Kapalua Golf - The Plantation Course
"Home of the PGA Tournament of Champions"
Old Lahaina Luau
Lahaina harbor
Whalers Village
Black Rock
Star Noodle
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Kahalui
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Dollies Tavern
Nearest Golf
3.4 Miles
Kapalua Bay Course
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Honoapiilani
Nearest Restaurant
0.7 Miles
Kahana Grill
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Kahana
Car: recommended

BEACHES: Maui has so much to offer and of course it's beaches are some of the best! Great beaches near our property are Kahakeli, Napili and D.T. Fleming for soaking in the sun and playing in the waves.

SNORKELING: Kapalua Bay is a great beach for the beginning snorkeler, protected, calm water with nice coral formations & fish. Some of the Best snorkeling in Maui can be found at Honolua Bay a bit further north. Huge coral formations, fish, eels, turtles and more; but, it is not as protected.

TURTLES: If you want to swim with Turtles, try the waters right out in front of Mahina Surf, they are plentiful. There is a very secluded, very small sandy beach about 30 yards south of the property that gives easy entry into the water. (you do have to scramble over a short stretch of lava rock to get there.) If scrambling over lava, is not your idea of fun, there is an even easier entry into the water at Mahinahina Beach (also know as S-Turns Beach) about 2 blocks north of the property. Sandy beach with easy entry into the water. Jump in and swim to the left for turtles galore!

SHOPPING: Lahaina town is one of our favorites, it's an eclectic little town with great restaurants, historical sites and is a perfect place to look for a souvenir. Some of our favorite restaurants are Aloha Mixed Plate, Kimos, and Lahaina Pizza Co. For a really nice dinner, you can't beat the Lahaina Grill. We had one of our best meals ever there, and I'm not talking just on Maui, I'm talking anywhere!

Another terrific area for shopping and restaurants is Whalers Village at Kaanapali Beach. (About 5 minutes south) We enjoy grabbing 'Pu Pus' at the Hula Grill; the tables actually sit in the sand with great views of the ocean. It is an excellent place for people watching and a great place to take in the sunset.

GOLF: We are only a few minutes away from the famed Kapalua Golf Course home of the Hyundai PGA Tournament of Champions. Even if you don't golf, it's worth a trip to see the course and the surrounding area. The Plantation House Restaurant, in the club house at the Plantation Course is a great place to grab a delicious breakfast.

SIGHTS: For those wanting to tour the island, the Road to Hana is a trip that you must do at least once. The Windward side of the island is lush and green, beautiful jungle-like terrain with waterfalls around every turn. Black Sand & Red Sand Beaches and, of course, the Seven Sacred Pools.

Another popular attraction is the Haleakala Crater. A trip up to the crater to take in sunrise is definitely worthwhile. On the way back down from the crater, take a side trip and visit the Tedeschi Winery for a sampling of their Pineapple Wine or Champagne.

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Rates & Availability

Lahaina Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season 2017
Jan 6 2017 - Apr 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
$185
$1,295
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday Season 2017-2018
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,295
 
 
High Season 2018
Jan 6 2018 - Apr 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
$185
$1,295
 
 
Holiday Season 2018-2019
Dec 15 2018 - Jan 5 2019
7 night minimum stay
$1,295
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$159
$1,113
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee < 7 Nights $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

10 nights or more 5% discount; 28 nights or more 15% discount.
Terms
Deposit: Deposit due within three days of booking.
Minimum stay: 3 nights. Cleaning charge for under 7 nights is $100.
Check in time: 3:00pm – Check out: 11:00am
Thirty day notice required for deposit refund on cancellation.
$25 service charge on all refunds.
Christmas Holidays: Full payment due by 11/01.Cancellations are nonrefundable 7 night minimum stay.
Extra persons: including children, $10 per night.
Free High Speed Wireless Internet
No Check Out Fee, No Resort Fee, No Cleaning Fee For 7 Nights Or Longer, No Parking Fee
Tax 13.42%: Subject to change without notice.
Visa, Mastercard, and Personal Checks accepted

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