|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
Whether you sit on your private lanai or relax in your tropical recliner in the living room, you will enjoy simultaneous views of the 10,035 ' dormant volcano, Haleakala, AND the ocean, with its surfers, sailors and WHALES, The views are spectacular and the breezes are cool. You will be surrounded by windows on three sides in your spacious and tastefully decorated condo.
The entire condo was decorated and completely furnished in late 2010. All furniture is tropical in style, with bamboo wood and floral fabrics. The Master Bedroom has its own private entry and has an attached full bath. The second bedroom boasts 2 mirrored closets and unobstructed sunrise views over Haleakala! Both bedrooms are furnished with top-of-the-line Simmons BeautyRest Pillow Top CAL-KING beds, bamboo dressers, bedside tables, palm tree lamps, ceiling fans and 32" Samsung LCD Flat Screen TVs. There are plenty of comfy, soft sheets and towels, including bath sheets and pool towels.
There is a new, full size HE washer and dryer in the hall and laundry soap is included!
The Living Room has a Queen Size Sofa Sleeper and a Queen Size Wall Bed with a Pillow Top mattress. There is also an occassional chair and a recliner for your TV viewing or reading comfort. For that TV viewing, you will enjoy the Samsung 40" LED Flat Screen TV, the BluRay DVD player and the complimentary cable with HBO and Showtime. WII hook-ups are in place and ready for you to connect your own WII console, if you so choose. The glass and bamboo dining table easily seats six diners, as does your private lanai. Whether you sit at the antique KOA wood desk in the living room, relax on your bed or on the lanai, you will enjoy free wireless internet access. There is also a land-line telephone with free unlimited nationwide calling. The tropical breezes are enough to keep you cool, but, just in case, there is another ceiling fan in the living room and also an air conditioner. Enjoy reading from the selection of books on the hall bookcase or watch one of the DVDs in the wall cabinet. There are plenty of puzzles and even a 'puzzle board' on which to build your puzzle!
The kitchen is a cook's dream, with a Cuisinart Blender/Food Processor, mini food processor, electric can opener, electric coffee maker, hand mixer, toaster oven, wine and cocktail utensils and all the knives and food prep items you could possibly need. There are crystal and plastic wine and beverage glasses as well as crystal champagne and martini glasses. You will find service for 8 of dishes and cutlery, plenty of food storage containers and top quality stainless steel cookware. The kitchen is equipped with new Stainless Steel appliances: refrigerator with purified water ice maker, electric glass top stove, microwave oven and super quiet dishwasher. There is a double Stainless Steel sink with garbage disposal and a separate purifed water faucet. You will even view the ocean while you wash the dishes!
Both bathrooms have tubs and showers in a tropical palm tree setting. You only have to bring your own toothbrush, toothpaste and shampoo - all linens and hairdryers are provided in each bathroom.
You are sure to enjoy your beach days right across the street at Charley Young Beach or at any of the other many beaches in the area. You will find beach chairs, matts and umbrellas in the unit for your enjoyment.
Keywords: first time on rental market; surrounded by windows; unbelievable views; luxurious; accessible; fully loaded; home away from home; free WiFi, cable, phone; privacy; easy walk to beaches, shopping, dining
HI Tax I.D. numbers: (Beware of unlicensed rentals - the state of Hawaii, and the County of Maui are increasing their vigilance against unlicensed locations.)
Transient Accommodations Tax: TA-027-229-4304-01
General Excise Tax: GE-027-229-4304-01
Inquire about discounted rates and specials for the months of September and October. Don't forget: November starts whale watching season!!!
I am a retired travel agent and have traveled extensively throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Europe and the Orient. I have stayed in many elegant hotels, condos and cruise ships. I have been a visitor to Maui since 1984. Maui is where my heart is and I consider it my second home. I have decorated and furnished my condo as I have furnished my primary residence because I want to be surrounded by tropical elegance and comfort. I hope you will feel the same as you share my home.
Norma purchased this condo in 2010
First and foremost, this condo is my second home! I love the ambiance in South Kihei and the Island Surf Building is the 'Golden Ring' of the area! I looked at many properties in the South Kihei area and ALWAYS went back to this building. I knew what I wanted, I waited and I finally was able to purchase the PRIME condo in this wonderful building - the penthouse floor, end unit condo with windows on three sides and unsurpassed views!
The building has a private pool and barbeques with dining area. There is plenty of off street free parking and even a place to hose off or completely wash your car. The building also has 2 elevators, or, if you are energetic, you can climb the stairs!
I love drinking my tea or coffee in the morning out on the lanai and watching the sun rise over Haleakala. I love sitting and watching the WHALES frolicking in the beautiful surf during the daytime. I love sipping a cocktail and watching the sun set over the ocean in the early evening. I love sitting in the darkness and looking up at the starlit sky while listening to the ocean's gentle roar as the waves lap against the shore! I love my condo and my location 24/7 and 365 days a year!
Shopping is easy and convenient, just a short walk away. Shave Ice is right out the front door and to the right about 50 steps! My hairdresser and massage therapist are on the first floor of my building. Charley Young beach is across the street, within walking distance. You can rent diving gear or snorkeling equipment from the shops on the first floor. There are also two surf schools where you can take lessons or just rent boards, one on the first floor and one right across the street.
In Kalama Park, directly across the street, you will find tennis courts, a skate park, volleyball nets, barbeques, picnic tables, a ball field and many other things to do.
We had a wonderful time staying at this well-stocked condo. Norma is a very considerate host who makes sure you have everything you need and responds very quickly to any concerns. The view of the ocean from your 6th floor lanai is stunning. A bonus feature is the surf school nearby so you can watch the surfers in the ocean directly in front of your condo, or take a lesson yourself. Easy to walk to many great restaurants and grocery store. Also a park right across the street so you can bring a beach chair and relax under a tree while watching the ocean. There's also boogie boards available so you can try that out as well if you're interested. If you're looking for a well-located condo in town with fantastic views and a short walk to the beach, then this is a great choice.
We had the privilege of staying in Island Surf unit 616 the first 10 days in March of 2016. Plenty of room for the four of us. The unit is well stocked with the necessary items needed to cook meals, enjoy the beach, or relax and enjoy the views from the lanai. Very relaxing watching the surfers, wales and sunsets. The furniture and beds were comfortable, and the Wi-Fi signal was good. Didn't need to use the AC as there is a constant cross breeze. Plenty of nice beaches, bars and restaurants within a short walking distance. The weather was great and the condos location is perfect for getting to all corners of Maui. Norma is quick to respond to emails and sends you all the info needed to check in and enjoy your stay. Would love to stay here again if given the opportunity!!!
It was exactly as advertised. A very comfortable, nicely decorated unit with many thoughtful touches (Hawaiian cookbooks, novels, travel literature), a wonderful balcony with sunny exposure and expansive ocean view, a nice pool and barbeque area, and perfect location among quaint little shops, local restaurants and grocery store.
We just returned home after spending a week of waking up to the awesome view off the lanai and wish we were still there! The condo was filled with everything we needed and was set up perfectly for a great vacation! Being the top end unit made it even better as there was a view in every direction. Even though the kitchen is furnished with everything needed to cook in, there are so many restaurants near by that we ended up eating out more than we had planned. There is also access to all the main roads making it easy to get to all the island adventures. We enjoyed watching the shop across the street give surf lessons and ended up taking lessons ourselves, which we highly recommended doing.
It was great staying here and glad Noma is willing to share her beautiful place so visitors to the island have a warm and inviting place to stay. We would highly recommend staying here while taking in some island life!
Thank you for making our stay awesome!
This location has the BEST view! You can enjoy a meal on the great lanai. We loved eating out there. The beds are so comfortable. It is a great place to stay because the owner provides everything you need for the beach like chairs, a ice chest, towels , and even a stroller. The kitchen also has everything you need. The owner is VERY organized I loved it! This location is a few minutes to shops, restaurants, the beach and the best shaved ice : ). It was such an amazing 7 nights staying here while enjoying Paradise. You have to book this place YOU will not be disappointed.
Big Thanks to Norma !! Your unit has given our family of five adults an impressive "home away from home" experience. I would definitely consider to return and recommend others to this unit.
Major highlights include: the view from the lanai, the roomy accommodation, the very convenient location, the ample free parking on site, the nice ocean breeze throughout the day... and it is just walking distance from grocery stores, restaurants, surf board rental, moped rentals, other discount rentals, bargain shopping, public beach and parks. We felt very secured and safe throughout our stay there. The kitchen supplies have all needed to make our daily breakfast. The beds, linens, sheets, blankets, pillows and towels are all very clean, tidy and comfortable. The heavy duty safe for storing our passports and valuables is well placed. In spite of not living nearby, you had provided all the necessary information and local contacts to enable our stay entirely hassle-free.
Comments for improvement: (several minor points already provided to you separately)
luaus, ziplining, canoeing, whale watching, quality visual and performing arts at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center. live, first rate theatrical events throughout the island,
|Refundable damage deposit||$500|
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