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Beachfront Resort Ocean View Studio Condo

Bedrooms Studio
Space 544 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Studio Condo, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

Ka'anapali's finest beachfront setting, with a prime location near shopping and activities. Our fully equipped, ocean view studio condo, A-517 is located on the 5th floor of the Aloha Tower. The Resort is set on 11 acres of exotic tropical gardens, along one of the finest stretches of Ka'anapali Beach, just 1/2 mile north of Black Rock. Swim, snorkel, paddle, or sail directly off our white sand beach in warm, crystal-clear turquoise water. Lounge by two adult swimming pools, kiddie pool, or spa, with cocktail and food service. Relax in chaises under the trees on the peaceful lawn adjacent to the beach, or grab our beach umbrella and chairs and sink your toes into the sand. Spot Humpback whales directly from shore between November and March. Golf at any of four nearby championship golf courses. Ride the "Free Green Trolley" to shopping and adjacent hotels for entertainment or luaus. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner, or the most important meal of the day, 'Happy Hour', at the full service Castaway Restaurant, situated beachfront. Or, simply, sip a glass of wine on our lanai as you watch the sun set over the ocean after another perfect day in paradise.

Barbara Rubin
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 17, 2018

About Barbara Rubin

Our family has been vacationing at Maui Ka'anapali Villas for over 25 years. Our daughters, Emily and Dori grew up on this beach swimming, snorkeling, and hunting for beach glass. Our best vacation memories are of days spent here. We feel very fortunate to have had the opportunity to buy our condo, and we look forward to sharing our joy with you.

Barbara Rubin purchased this condo in 2012

Why Barbara Rubin chose Lahaina

We have loved this resort property for many years. The beach is pristine and uncrowded, and the water is crystal clear and warm. We boast the best snorkeling reef on Maui which stretches 1 1/2 mile north. Our grounds feature 11 acres of tropical landscaping offering a spacious feeling of low density living.

What makes this condo unique

Growing up in Southern California, we always loved playing in the ocean. We fell in love with our resort the first time we visited. When we arrive, we kick our shoes off, don our swimsuits, grab our snorkels, and away into the sea we go!


Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 544 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Separate Changing Room in addition to Bathroom
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Studio condo with a King Size Bed and Queen Pullout Sofa Sleeper
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 40 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Huge list of water sports available. Adjacent to many activities, shopping, recreational opportunities, luaus, and restaurants. The on-site concierge will be more than happy to assist with your vacation plans and excursions. However, the beauty that our oceanfront resort provides is the natural setting of why we escape to Maui for rest and rejuvenation. A Hui Hou!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(55 traveler reviews)

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Beachfront Resort Ocean View Studio Condo
average rating of 4.8 based on 55 reviews

Wonderful and affordable condo on the best snorkeling beach in Maui

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from our 2nd Maui visit, and we stayed in this condo again - that should illustrate just how perfect Barbara's condo is for us. The condo provides all you need and more. The beach chairs and cooler are such a plus. But let's talk about the location...

This beach contains more exciting snorkeling than any excursion trip we've taken. We also explored many beaches on the island, and we always returned to "our" beach because it never disappointed. This past visit held a true treat for us: A huge pod of about 500 dolphins visited us every day between 9 and 10 am. We got to swim with them only about 30 yards from shore. What a gift!

Can't recommend this condo highly enough, and Barbara is so great in correspondence. I just emailed her some of our videos of swimming with the dolphins. She's great; condo's great; beach is great - book it!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Andrea! Another exciting Maui vacation for you. Thank you so much for sharing the video of the dolphins swimming directly off of "our" beach. Extraordinary...and you are so right...what a gift!!! Although we can never count on them to abide by our timetables, we can count on our condo to provide a wonderful and well-stocked Maui home where we can wait for them to arrive. We look forward to your return trip. Until then...may Maui memories warm your hearts! Mahalo, Barbara and Howard
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Comfortable and Convenient

  • 5 of 5

The condo is very convenient to shops and restaurants, also the ocean ( of course )!

We enjoyed the comfortable bed and appreciated the friendly staff. Castaway Cafe on property did not disappoint, once again the convenience is soooo nice.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Great property and owners are wonderful

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Bob! Another wonderful stay in our Maui condo for you! We look forward to your next trip back. Until then, may your hearts be warmed by Maui memories. A Hui Hou! Barbara & Howard
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

Relaxing comfortable

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Kelly and Jeff! From your texts and photos, it sure looked like your family had a fun Maui Holiday vacation. We look forward to your next trip back! A Hui Hou! Barbara & Howard
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Nice location with a beautiful ocean view

  • 5 of 5

Mahalo Barbara for sharing your home with us. We had a great time. Just the perfect family vacation we were looking for. The view from the condo is nice. Also it is stocked with basic stuff that is very handy including kitchenware, beach chairs, umbrellas, some snorkeling gear and boogie boards etc. Though we had carried our own gear. There is WiFi and the Sony player that was handy to play some music on YouTube with a glass of wine :). Easy beach access. The condo is right on the "Beach Walk" that goes from the Westins on one end to the Whalers Village on the other. Walk to the Black Rock is quick 15 minutes. MKV provides beach towels. Nice swimming pool and Jacuzzi. We have stayed in MKV in the past and over all we love this place. We will be back for sure :)

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and Happy New Year Anand! Thanks for emailing us the terrific photo you took from the condo of our ocean view. Just looking at it makes us wish that we were there right now! We agree that the Resort is conveniently located to shopping and restaurants either by walking the Beach Boardwalk or riding the Free Green Ka'anapali Trolley that makes a continuous loop from our lobby to the larger hotels south of Black Rock. We take great pride in stocking our condo for your needs, and are pleased that you were able to take advantage of all the amenities during your Holiday stay. Mahalo, Barbara and Howard
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Great as always. Thanks, Barbara

  • 5 of 5

Property is very well maintained. Clean and well kept. Missed Barry at Castaways but met up with Shar and food was excellent.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Howard! Thanks for taking the time to share another great Maui vacation experience in our condo at Maui Ka'anapali Villas, (MKV). We miss Barry, Wayne, Aaron, and Buddy...too! Castaway Cafe, our on-sight, full-service restaurant is making great strides to not only keep our old favorite dishes, but has added many new selections, as well as poolside service. Nothing like relaxing at the pool with a Mai Tai in hand! We look forward to you next trip back. A Hui Hou! Barbara & Howard
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Kahului (OGG)
Nearest Barpub
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Honoapiilani Hwy 30
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Beach
Ka'anapali Beach
Car: recommended

Our oceanfront resort is located on the best stretch of Ka'anaplai Beach, just 1/2 mile north of Black Rock. We are close to many water-related activities, golf, shopping, luaus, and restaurants, all within 5-10 minutes. The town of Lahaina is a 5 minute drive south.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $180

Our "Rental Application/Agreement" will be sent as a separate email. It is to be completed, signed, and scan/emailed back to us.
Maui Ka'anapali Villas, (MKV), is an Aston managed resort. Aston will charge a daily fee of $20.00 upon checking in. Their fees include free WiFi, parking, use of the fitness center, local phone calls, and discounts at the on-site spa.
This condo is also managed by Chase 'N Rainbows, Maui Hawaii.
Hawaii State Tax ID, GET/TAT Tax: TA/GE-130-154-0864-01 W20870189-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.