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Romantic Oceanfront Resort - Secret Turtle Beach - Kuleana

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 495 sq. ft.
Property type condo

Overview

About the property

CONDO 322

Entering 322 for the first time is a very special experience. The stunning view of the Pacific reaches across the apartment and stops you in your tracks even before you set foot in the living room. You know instantly that you are about to have a wonderful vacation. The lanai is just 45 yards from the water’s edge and offers stunning views of the ocean and the islands of Lanai and Molokai. You can watch whales in season (December to April) and rainbows and sunsets unparalleled throughout the year.

This is a very private condo. It is a top (3rd) floor end unit. There is no one above you and only one unit next to you separated by a thick block wall. There is a complete kitchen remodeled on 10/15/15, with granite counters, bamboo cabinets, stainless appliances, all dish ware and cookware. The bathroom was remodeled in 10/15 as well with a walk-in shower, granite counter and bamboo vanity. Parking and wireless Internet are provided free of charge. Note: There is a stairway, please see suitability below.

KULEANA RESORT

Kuleana is a boutique resort. It is not a Kaanapali high rise, high density type resort. You will never feel crowded. You will never have to wait for an elevator. You will never have to look up to see the sky. It is a very peaceful place. Low rise condos are surrounded in beauty, on 4 acres lush with tropical gardens.

To snorkel or just lie on a beach, most locations in Maui require you to drive somewhere, but Kuleana, subject to weather conditions, has its own SECRET – a pocket beach, a beautiful little cove situated within the gated grounds. While you will not find coral formations that equal Kapalua Bay (just 2.3 miles north), you will be able to snorkel among schools of reef fish, swim among green turtles and yes, just lay out on a sandy beach without leaving the resort.

For variety, both Kahana Beach and Honokowai Beach Park are within a ten minute walk. And the best snorkeling in Maui is just 2.3 miles north.

We have a very large heated swimming pool suitable for lap swimming, a newly surfaced tennis court, putting green and a shuffle board court. In the lanai-like lobby you will find a ping-pong table, an honor library, an activity booking desk and reception. There is an on-site coin laundry and free parking. A popular feature of the resort is the four BBQ grill area situated on the ocean’s edge. Watching the sun set over the sea and the lighting of the tiki torches, while grilling, is a memorable experience.

LOCATION

Conveniently located, Kuleana is just 2 miles from Kaanapali / Whalers Village and 6 miles from Lahaina. Both provide a wide variety of shopping, dining, entertainment and outdoor activities. If you don’t want to drive, there is a bus to take you to both for $2. Within walking distance of the resort there are restaurants, cafes, a farmers market, a fish market (everything caught that day!) a supermarket and even an ABC store. Kuleana is located between Kapalua and Kaanapali, which means there are four golf courses within three miles of the condo and another ten courses within a 40 minute drive.

The kitchen and bath were remodeled in 10/2015 with new granite countertops, bamboo cabinets, stainless appliances new tile surrounds, and a wak-in shower with floating glass doors.

More Details

Owner
Jim
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017

About Jim

Judy is an RN and an extraordinary cook. Jim is a playwright. They live in San Diego, but Maui has been a part of their lives forever.

Jim purchased this condo in 2012

Why Jim chose Maui

While vacationing nearby one day, we wandered into Kuleana on our morning walk, and it was love at first sight. We had never thought of buying a condo in Maui, but long after our return home, Kuleana persisted in our memories.

What makes this condo unique

There is a peaceful bliss about the place. The little pocket cove beach, the abundance of turtles, the tiki torches in the evening, grilling fresh fish from the local market while watching the sun set, sitting on the lanai with a glass of wine while the stars come out, oh my!

Amenities

Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 495 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • 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 ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Modeled in 10/15/15 with walk-in shower, granite counter, bamboo vanity. Hair dryer provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Bed Flat Screen TV New A/C in bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(44 traveler reviews)

Romantic Oceanfront Resort - Secret Turtle Beach - Kuleana
average rating of 4.8863635 based on 44 reviews
Highlands Ranch, CO
5

Beautiful place in the world!

  • 5 of 5

With an opportunity to visit family staying up the road...we found this to be a perfect location for our trip! We enjoyed the spectacular view (sunsets, breaching whales, surfers, and suppers) every day and the location was great for access to explore the area. We loved the turtles at the little beach at Kuleana and enjoyed taking the Tommy Bahama chairs and umbrella to the beach while we snorkeled at Napili, Black Rock, Mackena and Kapalua. We were very fortunate to find these accommodations available and hope that someday we can return to Maui to enjoy this bit of paradise again!

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Folks. Thank you for your kind words. We hope to see you again.
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5

We had a great time at the Kuleana Resort, Condo #322

  • 5 of 5

We have been to all of the Hawaiin Islands over the past few years staying in various hotels or time shares. The Kuleana Resort did not disappoint. We found the property to be extremely well maintained and have nothing but positive reviews. The pool was terrific and the Resort also has easy access to a great, uncrowded beach where we could swim with the turtles! The turtles also came ashore for a rest daily and did not seem to mind the people at all. Our top floor unit was clean and upgraded. We enjoyed watching the sunset from our lanai every evening. We would have no problem in recommending this property to anyone planning on visiting Maui. We know that we will most certainly try to stay here again whenever we return to Maui.

Aloha, Susan and Bernie B.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The view and location are amazing. We were in a convenient area to acess beaches and shopping. The accommodations were very comfortable and clean.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Whale watching from the lanai!!!

  • 5 of 5

This condo was just perfect! We had an amazing view of the ocean and could see whales from the lanai. The condo was well stocked with our every need including beach supplies. The location was convenient to everything, but the condo was quiet and relaxing. It was just perfect and we hope to go back!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Just the two of us

  • 4 of 5

Great ocean views from balcony, we could see turtles the water was so clear from here and whales breaching offshore. Glad we brought our shampoo from hotel as there was none in the guest toiletries. Used the community BBQ grill every night and the community laundry room once. Change maker was in laundry room. Laundry basket was in condo for our use. Rained most of our stay and balcony gets very wet. Stairs out front got wet too, but it doesn't usually rain that much in this part of Maui. Very nice secluded beach access with ladder up from ocean on one side. Great sunset views here too. Beach towels were available for housekeeping which was a plus. Definitely used the ac in the bedroom, but we were comfortable at night in December. Easy to find and well equipped. Thanks Jim!

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Location for Us!

  • 5 of 5

Minutes to Ka"anapali Beach and Lahaina Town. The condo was very well cared for and clean. New Kitchen and Bath in 2015. The living area had a wall of sliding glass doors that walked out to a large lanai. The views from the lanai were beautiful just like the pictures show. The Unit is part of an association that has meticulous grounds, large pool and very private beach area. We actually found a huge turtle as pictured in owners description when we went down to the beach. The Owners left us a notebook full of information about the area, their unit and even instructions about how to fold up the beach chairs. Jim, the owner was easy to get ahold of and extremely hospitable.

There are hundreds of restaurants to visit. Just use the Yelp App to find them. I would also recommend buying the book "Maui Revealed", and downloading the app also before you visit. We can definitely recommend this condo for your stay in Maui! ALOHA

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. May our paths cross again.
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Map

Nearest Airport
1 Miles
West Maui Kapalua Airport

Conveniently located, Kuleana is just 2 miles from Kaanapali / Whalers Village and 6 miles from Lahaina. Both provide a wide variety of shopping dining, entertainment and outdoor activities. If you don’t want to drive, there is a bus to take you to both for $2.00. Within walking distance of the resort there are restaurants, cafes, a farmers market, a fish market (everything caught that day!) a supermarket and even an ABC store. Between Kapalua and Kaanapali there are four golf courses within three miles of Kuleana and another ten courses within a 45 minute drive.

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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
 
Gsap Special
Apr 25 2017 - Apr 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$150
 
 
High Season 2017
Apr 29 2017 - Apr 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
$175
 
 
Low Season 2017
May 1 2017 - Aug 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
$165
 
 
High Season
Aug 31 2017 - Dec 21 2017
1 night minimum stay
$175
 
 
Holiday Season
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
1 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Prime Season
Jan 3 2018 - Feb 28 2018
1 night minimum stay
$195
 
 
High Season
Mar 1 2018 - Apr 30 2018
1 night minimum stay
$180
 
 
Low Season
May 1 2018 - Aug 30 2018
1 night minimum stay
$170
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$220
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

Optional beach towel rental - $4 each.
Deposit less VRBO fee is refundable up to 60 days prior to check in at which time, the balance is due.
Minimum stays vary with availability; please inquire.
Hawaii tax ID #TA-083-904-3072-01 and #GE-083-904-3072-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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