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*Summer special* Ocean Front *See Turtles/Sunsets from Deck, Remodeled

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Private Pool
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

*MAHINA SURF 204 * MAUI TURTLE CONDO* *DREAMS COME TRUE, MEMORIES ARE MADE* Watch sea turtles feed in their natural habitat, whales, spinner dolphins, and sunsets from Mahina Surf 204 deck. We saw 21 turtles on the beach next door :) Fall asleep to the sounds of waves softly crashing on the beach, light scent of plumeria, and feel the ocean breezes coming through our new louvered windows. Visit our website at mauiturtlecondo to see *videos of the grounds and snorkeling with lots of turtles in front of our condo. This was done by a professional photographer from LA. He even added music and sent to me to use:)

Mahina Surf 204 is a peaceful, charming 2 bedroom/2 bath recently completely remodeled ocean front condo located just minutes from Lahaina, Ka'anapali, Kapalua, and beautiful ocean sand beaches. Our special paradise is the perfect place for a couple, two couples, family, and/or friends to make those special memories. Just minutes from golf, snorkeling, sandy beaches, sailing, dining, Farmers' Market, hikes, shopping, gym, and a host of beach activities. From the ocean edge at Mahina Surf, you can watch people surf about a block from the condo, or go surfing yourself. Mahina Surf's 56 condos are on Maui's leeward shore, which is known for year round sunshine, trade winds, and pristine beaches. Relax in a solar panel heated saline pool, which feels so soft on your skin, enjoy the lush garden grounds, peacefully read a book by the turtles sunning themselves, take wonderful pictures, swim with turtles, visit with family and friends, or sit at one of the ocean front benches and watch the sun set between the islands of Lana'i and Molokai. Love our island views:)

Mahina Surf 204 is a comfortably furnished condo designed to allow you to experience the beauty of Hawaii in a tropical setting. Recently remodeled *fully equipped kitchen: cook on the glass top stove while watching beautiful ocean views, granite counter tops, new maple cabinets, wood beamed ceilings, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, blender, and lots of dishes. Elegant travertine tile floors in a diamond pattern throughout the condo, which help keep it cool and clean. In the *living room: relax on 2 chaise lounges or the sofa, dining table, high ceilings, Sony 40' flat screen LED high def TV, wireless high speed internet, movies and Maui books. *2 Bedrooms with very comfortable beds purchased May 2012: master - king bed, loft - queen bed and twin bed, + sofa bed and twin floor futon for small child. *2 Baths - main - bathtub and shower, loft - shower. We recently purchased new towels, sheets, quilts, and kitchen supplies. There is also a safe, 2 beach umbrellas, ice chests, noodles, mats, and beach towels for your use. Prepare meals in 204 or outside at the 3 ocean front gas barbecues. Remember to watch for whales, turtles, dolphins, and sunsets. Then enjoy eating on our inside table or the new lanai table. All year round, watch the turtles feeding in their habitat from the lanai of 204, at the ocean's edge, sunning themselves on the sandy beach next door, or swim with lots of turtles. During November - April, watch the humpback whales breach, and mothers and their calves play before migrating back to Alaska.

Maui offers countless fun-filled activities year round. There simply is not a time of year that is not perfect to be on the island of Maui. Mahina Surf 204 has been in our family for many years. We have so many special memories, and look forward to many more. We hope that you will call us, and enjoy our special paradise. Since I am a retired teacher and Joe recently retired, please call us if our calendar shows rented during the dates you want. Sometimes, Joe and I can be flexible with our dates. We recommend Maui Turtle Condo for a romantic getaway for two, two couples, families, friends, adventure seekers, wildlife lovers, *where else can you sit and read a book with several sea turtles for hours...., snorkelers, photographers, perfect for the young and old.

Mahalo, and we hope you will make Maui Turtle Condo a part of your dreams and memories.

More Details

Owner
Connie and Joe Ravenel
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2017

About Connie and Joe Ravenel

Thank you for your interest in our Maui turtle paradise. We hope you decide to stay and make wonderful family and friend memories. Please read our reviews. Joe and I are both retired. I am a retired elementary teacher, so the condo has lots of Hawaiian books for adults and children, Disney movies, and sea life drawing books to enjoy after a long day of snorkeling with the turtles or adventures. We have 4 adult children, 3 grandchildren, and pets.

Connie and Joe Ravenel purchased this condo in 1973

Why Connie and Joe Ravenel chose Maui

Fantastic location, beautiful ocean views, incredible number of turtles that you can watch come into feed from our deck, weather, away from crowds, but extremely close to some of the world's most beautiful beaches. As many times as we've been to Mahina Surf 204, we are always very eager to return.

'Maui no ka oi' means 'Maui is the best', and the west coast is the best part. We love the area, the quiet, and the location minutes from Ka'anapali, Kapalua, Napili and Lahaina.

What makes this condo unique

We are constantly remodeling, and trying to provide you with everything that you will need for a comfortable stay. In the last couple of years, we completely remodeled our special paradise: new equipped kitchen, 2 bathrooms, beautiful travertine floors, comfortable furniture and beds, deck table, lights, fans, painted the condo, water heater, LED flat screen TV, wireless internet, new dishes, and since we are now renting on our own, you get to use our towels, sheets, kitchen supplies, beach towels, and linens. We also have beach towels, sand chairs, beach umbrella, snorkel gear, ice chests, and a large bucket filled with sand toys.

Mahina Surf 204 has been a part of our family for over 40 years. We have so many fond memories, and hope to make many more. We love our time in Maui, and think you will too.

Mahalo,

Joe and Connie

Guestbook comments from the owner

My wife and I along with my brother and sister in-law stayed here for a week. We were in condo 204. It was very nice and everything was updated, what looked like very recently (wireless internet, flat screen TV, well maintained/clean).

Great view of the water. Love the fact that you can walk down and almost always see turtles at the feeding ground right in front. Also loved the BBQ grills that overlook the ocean, nice touch. It was also nice to have a quiet and peaceful place to come back to after a day of adventures.

Rated: 5 star
Jun 2012
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Amenities

Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 860 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King bed in main bedroom, queen and twin beds upstairs, queen sofa sleeper in living room = new mattresses, + floor futon for little one. Fall asleep to the sounds of waves softly crashing on the beach, lightly scented smell of plumeria, and feel the ocean breezes coming through our new louvered windows. Wake up, open the master door to the beautiful blue ocean view.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We hope you will find all that you need to have a wonderful vacation: beautiful ocean views, heated saline swimming pool, sea life, turtles, snorkeling, surfing, friendly people, lush garden grounds, ocean front benches, banana trees, free on site parking, ocean front gas barbecues, sunny weather, tropical breezes, wonderful location, beautiful sun sets, relaxation after a day of adventures, and from the moment you step into Maui Turtle Condo 204 enjoy: beautiful views, fully equipped kitchen, travertine floors, high ceilings, comfortable furniture and beds, upgraded linens, wireless high speed internet, LED high def TV, movies, books, Maui books, games, cards, puzzles, safe, beach umbrellas, ice chests, noodles, beach mats, beach towels, an on-island manager/cleaning lady, and a Mahina Surf 204 binder filled with information about 204, Mahina Surf, places to eat, and the countless fun-filled activities that Maui offers year round. Mahalo

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(51 traveler reviews)

*Summer special* Ocean Front *See Turtles/Sunsets from Deck, Remodeled
average rating of 4.9215684 based on 54 reviews
5

A perfect spot

  • 5 of 5

What a nice condo and what an amazing location. It's a wonder we ever left the lanai. We watched whales every day and loved the parade of sea turtles arriving in the afternoon. Sunsets! On the more practical side, the condo was comfortable and well equipped. The complex was a nice size and well maintained.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: "We watched whales every day and loved the parade of sea turtles..." "An amazing location." Glad you had a wonderful time at our Maui turtle paradise. It was fun talking to you. Please share our information with family, friends, and work, and if they rent, we will give you a discount. Hope you return soon:) Connie and Joe
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Saskatchewan
5

Winter break at the turtle condo

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed a wonderful week at the Turtle condo. We arrived late and awoke to a breathtaking view. The condo was so well equipped we didn't lack anything. Connie and Joe have thought of everything from the extra towel racks, beach supplies, books and games, numerous fans and kitchen supplies. We enjoyed every meal and coffee we shared on the deck and saw signs of whales every day and walked down to see the sea turtles below the rocks. It was unforgettable. Thanks for sharing your home. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy you saw 🐋whales, 🐢turtles, and had an unforgettable experience. Glad you want to return🐢 Share our information with family, friends, and work, and if they rent, we will give you a discount. Come back soon. 😀 Connie and Joe 🐢
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Georgetown
5

Stunning!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely stunning facility and the view is outstanding!

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: "Stunning" We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay at our turtle paradise. I was happy to see that the other couple asked about pricing for staying a month. Hope you all come back soon! :) Connie and Joe
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5

Everything advertised and more!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely experience at the Maui Turtle Condo. As promised, we saw numerous sea turtles sunning away only a short walk from our door. The place is well equipped, clean and comfortable. Very close to the shoreline with amazing views. The property is beautifully maintained and easy to access. Owners are very helpful and easy to communicate with. Well done! Highly recommend

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: "Highly recommend" "Amazing Views" Thank you for staying in our turtle paradise. Glad you got to see them:) Please come back soon. Thanks, Connie and Joe
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5

Absolutely fantastic, better than expected

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time using VRBO and we were a little nervous that it wouldn't be as good as advertised. In fact it far exceeded our expectations. The condo was beautiful and the bathrooms look like they have been redone recently. It was as well stocked as we could have asked and the location was beautiful and quiet. The view from the balcony was gorgeous and there really are tons of turtles here. It's not easy to swim right in front of the property if you're not a strong swimmer, but there are plenty of beautiful beaches close by that were great for swimming and snorkeling. Would return there in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Yucaipa, California
5

Stunning location, a peaceful paradise and perfect family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Wow! Not sure where to start! Our family just took our first Maui vacation and had the pleasure of staying in the turtle condo for 10 days. We were thrilled to see many large sea turtles each day sunning on the rocks below the condo. The condo was perfect for our family of five, we really enjoyed the loft area for the kids. We loved sleeping with the windows open at night and listening to the waves. We also loved that the tv never came on during our entire trip, so nice to unplug, relax, and connect with the family. Connie and Joe have defiantly gone the extra mile providing ice chests, chairs, towels and everything needed for a great day at the beach. Our kids also really enjoyed the clean, heated pool out front. We loved the convenient location, so close to restaurants, shopping, Lahaina, Napili Beach, etc. We'd definitely recommend the Mahina Surf condo to anyone looking for an alternative to the big Maui hotels. So great to be able to do laundry just a few steps from the condo, everyone that we encountered, especially the staff was very welcoming and nice. Thanks so much Connie and Joe for sharing your special paradise! We look forward to returning in whale season :)

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: "WOW!" Thank you for your kind words about our Maui turtle paradise, and for "definitely recommending" our condo to others:) Glad you enjoyed our location; close to beaches, restaurants, shopping, golf, and also found the condo and grounds a perfect place to relax. The pool is now a solar panel saline heated pool. We love to swim at night under the stars, listening to the ocean, and watching the palm trees sway. We look forward to your return. The turtles will be waiting. Thanks, Connie and Joe
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Rates & Availability

Lahaina Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter Rate $260
Dec 14 2016 - Apr 15 2017
1 night minimum stay
$1,820
 
 
Summer Special
May 18 2017 - Sep 15 2017
1 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Fall Rates
Sep 16 2017 - Dec 13 2017
1 night minimum stay
$235
$1,645
 
 
Winter Rate $265
Dec 14 2017 - Apr 15 2018
1 night minimum stay
$1,855
 
 
Low Season 2018
Apr 16 2018 - Dec 13 2018
1 night minimum stay
$235
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$230
$1,610
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $210
Tax Rate 13.41%

Thank you for your interest in our special turtle paradise. We will send you our Rental Agreement, Guest Terms and Conditions for your approval before renting. Contract will include additional information, deposits, payment, and cancellation terms. Ask about our special rates for long term renters, returning guests, plus:) We look forward to hearing from you. Thank you, Connie and Joe

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Mahina Surf 204 is located between Ka'anapali and Kapalua in West Maui. This area is known for year round sunshine, trade winds, pristine beaches and golf. Guests can enjoy an uncrowded, laid-back paradise with spectacular views, feel the tropical breezes, smell the sweet scent of plumeria in the air, watch surfers or go surfing, snorkel with lots of turtles, watch sea life, and listen to the peaceful sounds of the rolling surf. And, know that you are only minutes away from the Farmers' Market, fine restaurants, shopping, the historic town of Lahaina, and world class golf at the Ka'anapali and Kapalua Resorts. Come and see the beauty of Hawaii, and experience what the aloha spirit is all about. Mahina Surf 'Maui's Best Kept Secret'.

Maui, the Valley Isle, offers visitors dreamlike experiences: snorkeling, swimming in waterfalls, scuba diving, sailing, hiking through rainforests, bamboo forests, call the volcano park and do a free 3 hour hike with a naturalist, sand castle building, sea life, and at the condo known as Maui Turtle Condo, turtle watching or swimming with the turtles. Visit our owner website for more information, watch a video of snorkeling with the turtles right in front of our condo, and hyperlinks to fabulous activities to do in Maui.

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