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Stylish Kihei Studio, Great Location Across From Beach

Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 450 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2, Beautiful Decor, Newly Remodeled

Kihei Bay Surf complex is conveniently located for easy access to the best Maui has to offer. It is specifically located across the street from Kalepolepo Beach Park and the Humpback Whale Marine Sanctuary. This 450 square foot first floor air-conditioned unit at Kihei Bay Surf is newly painted, has new flooring, brand new furniture and linens, and many more updates throughout. The decor has a boutique/Bohemian flare and is incredibly tasteful and comfortable. Save money by cooking meals at the condo. There is a refrigerator, stove, microwave, plenty of cupboard space as well as dishes, pots and pans, bake ware, and utensils. The complex includes a shared coin-operated laundry room, tennis court, pool, hot tub, and BBQ area. Everything in Maui is within a reasonable distance, and many of the best beaches in Maui are less than a 15 minute drive. The airport is 20 minutes away, plenty of restaurants, bars, and shopping are less than a 5 minute drive away. This is truly a great way to enjoy Maui at an affordable price, have the convenience of a kitchen and home amenities, and still enjoy a romantic and stylish place to stay.


Owner
Jessica Carpenter
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About Jessica Carpenter

Hello! My name is Jessica, and I grew up and still live in the small Eastern Washington town of Chewelah. There are about 2000 people in Chewelah, and I like to think our town is one of the world's best kept secrets. I love the four seasons; I love swimming, boating, hiking and camping in the summer, and skiing, sledding, and snow shoeing in the winter. I went to pharmacy school at Washington State University and graduated in 2010. My husband, Mike, was diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma in April 2011. I left my job as a full-time pharmacist to take care of him and he passed away less than 6 months later in September 2011 at the age of 27. After he passed away, I took more time off work and traveled. Most of my time traveling was spent alone. Maui held a special place in my heart, and I made it a goal to own a condo there that I could use as a second home as well as an investment. This goal was realized when I purchased this condo in August 2012.

Jessica Carpenter purchased this condo in 2012

Why Jessica Carpenter chose Maui

On my second trip to Maui, I looked at a number of condos, but a studio was the only thing I could afford. This unit was within my price range and showed potential. With little hesitation, I purchased it. I didn't come back to Maui to see it again for 5 months, at which point I panicked because it was in worse shape than I remembered. I was only scheduled to be in Maui for two weeks, and I had my work cut out for me. With no experience in remodeling myself, I was blessed with the help of so many friends and family living in Maui who were willing to donate their time and experience to my project. I met a lot of people, learned a lot, and had fun in the process, but it was a lot of work and stress. The two week deadline proved to be insurmountable, so I returned to Maui about a month later to finish furnishing and decorating the condo. I feel very happy with the outcome, and am thrilled to have accomplished such a goal.

What makes this condo unique

There's something about Hawaii that makes me feel like I need less in life. A space that is comfortable, somewhere to sleep, eat and shower, and somewhere to store stuff. That's all I really need. For me, the space is perfect for all that is needed in Maui. I designed the interior of the condo to be charming and inspire a sense of adventure. I hope you feel inspired by the space, but mostly by the way of life in Maui.

Amenities

Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Large tiled shower with rain shower head
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 0 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Very comfortable bed, 4 inch memory foam mattress pad
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Keep in mind check-in time is 3 pm and check out time is 10 am.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(47 traveler reviews)

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Stylish Kihei Studio, Great Location Across From Beach
average rating of 4.744681 based on 47 reviews
5

Amazing!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We were so happy here and Jessica is more than lovely person. Everything was exactly as the pictures and more.

Very well location, across the street of the beach, close of everything. We'll be back definitely. Mahalo dear Jessica! :)

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

Great

  • 5 of 5

Great location, both out of the way and close to everything! Clean with a comfortable bed! Would stay here again!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great!

  • 5 of 5

Such a perfect place for a getaway! The beach across the street was constantly filled with turtles! So much fun! Can't wait to return!!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect place to come home to

  • 5 of 5

This condo was perfect for my husband and I! Great location, central to everywhere we wanted to go. The beach and snorkel stuff was a nice bonus. After surfing and hiking through the road to Hana the hot tub was a great way to end the day. Definitely felt like home for our vacation. We would stay here again for sure!!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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4

Clean & good place to sleep

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay here.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place and handy location to the rest of the island

  • 5 of 5

Kehei Bay Surf is a smaller condo complex that is very well-kept. As long as you have a car, it is in a great location for getting to the beaches, seeing downtown Kehei and the other sites on the island. Jessica was very responsive to my emails during the booking process and while staying. Jessica's unit does not really have a lanai with a view, but was really clean, nicely decorated and also stocked well with all the basics you would need (including various beach/pool supplies). It has a super comfortable bed. On a side note, I feel the condo pool, hot tub and grill area are not given the credit they deserve. They were a nice surprise. After a day at the beach or sightseeing, the pool and hot tub was a great way to end the day. All in all, this is a great place to stay while in Maui. I would definitely recommend to others to stay at Jessica's place. Thanks.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10.9 Miles
Kahului International Airport
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Wailea Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
0.6 Miles
Piilani Highway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Many restaurants
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Kalepolepo Beach Park
Car: recommended

Located across the street from big Kalepolepo Beach Park, less than a 3 minute walk from your front door. Also across the street is the Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary.

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Rates & Availability

Kihei Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low Season
Apr 16 2017 - Dec 14 2017
4 night minimum stay
$90
 
 
High Season
Dec 15 2017 - Apr 15 2018
4 night minimum stay
$125
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$90
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80
Damage Deposit $200

General Excise Tax License for Hawaii Tax ID Number GE-039-723-6224-01
Transient Accommodations Tax Certificate of Registration for Hawaii Tax ID Number TA-039-723-6224-01

Please inquire about making exceptions for stays less than 3 nights to fill booking gaps!

Sleeps two, $25/night 3rd person.

I accept payments via eCheck, credit card, or personal check by mail. Total rate quoted include the $80 cleaning fee and mandatory 13.41% Hawaii state tax. Tax ID Number: W26258707-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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