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Beachfront Resort Ocean View Studio Condo

Bedrooms Studio
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
6 - 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
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2017

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 Maui

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.
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 ...
  • 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
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only ...
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 -
(36 traveler reviews)

Beachfront Resort Ocean View Studio Condo
average rating of 4.75 based on 36 reviews

Great apartment!

  • 5 of 5
Verified Stay

We were so lucky to find your apartment! Thank you. We had a fabulous time. The apartment was comfortable. We had everything available (shampoo, bogy board, cooler, beach chairs.....) You can see the ocean from the room. The location probably the best. Nice beach, nearby snorkeling reef. I hope we can come back one day!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Viktoria, Thank you for your kind words and description of your stay in our Maui condo. It sounds like your family had a wonderful time! You took some stunning photos of the view, and we are so appreciative that you shared them with us. We look forward to your returning one day soon. Mahalo, Barbara and Howard
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A hidden gem in Kaanapali

  • 5 of 5

This was our home for 15 nights (December 23, 2016 - January 7, 2017) and it was hard to leave. Nice view of the ocean from the balcony although we didn't spend a lot of time on the reason to since the ocean is just a short walk. Property was very well maintained, well lit and clean.

The condo was well stocked (shampoo, paper towels, spices, teas, towels, dish soap, 2 beach chairs, umbrella, cooler, etc.) We didn't use the kitchen much as we ate out just about every day. The 2 beach chairs and cooler really came in handy. Great that we didn't have to rent the beach chairs. Lots of restaurants and shops were close by. Times Supermarket was a few minutes away and Lahaina was less than 10 minutes away. The Kaanapali Trolley also stops here.

Parking at the condo wasn't a problem, free coffee and tea in the lobby every morning from 6 am - 9 am. There's also a little library just off the lobby with books to take out during your stay. There's a restaurant on site but didn't eat here during our stay. The building that we were in had 2 bbq grills for those who wants to do some bbq-ing during your stay. The bbq grill is cleaned daily by the resort staff.

Owner was also friendly and pleasant to deal with. Emails were answered promptly.

The next time we go back to Maui, we would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Doreen, Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts. We're glad to hear you enjoyed our Maui home and Resort, appreciating the view, beach, and all of the hard work it goes into maintaining a well-stocked condo. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back again. May your Maui memories warm your heart. Mahalo, Barbara & Howard
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MKV Happiness

  • 5 of 5
Verified Stay

Hello Barbara and Howard, Our stay in your MKV studio was wonderful! The unit has a great view and was really comfortable for the two of us. MKV is such a relaxing and peaceful complex with an excellent location on Maui. It was awesome to be able to walk right out of the complex on to one of Maui's best snorkeling areas! The pool and hot tub were heavenly to come back to after some great snorkeling. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha! We're so happy that you enjoyed your stay, and availed yourself of all that the Resort and condo has to offer. We look forward to your next trip back to much as you do! Mahalo, Barbara and Howard
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Best vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5
Verified Stay

This condo was amazing! I was stocked with everything you needed except for food. Very clean and comfortable. Thank you Barbara and family for sharing your property with us. We will definitely be returning. Mahalo

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Tina, Thanks for your kind words! We feel honored to know that we have done our job in providing you with a memorable Maui experience. We look forward to your return and wish you a wonderful Holiday Season surrounded by family and friends! Mahalo, Barbara and Howard
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Chico, CA

Calming Spacious Studio: Our Maui Month of Marvelous!

  • 5 of 5

Dear Barbara and Howard,

We enjoyed our month of October 2016 visit so much in your lovely decorated and comfortable MKV studio!

As you know, we were also in your space for the month of August 2016 and were looking forward to returning. We appreciate your attention to details in stocking the kitchen with spices and the new pans you brought over, as well as the thoughtful shampoo and conditioner in the large containers when we ran out of ours. The blue wallpaper seemed much like a water cave and was very calming. Even the bathroom was pleasing with the large dressing area with double sinks. We loved eating in the dining area to the gorgeous day and sunset ocean views. Your studio is one of the only ones, and we have stayed in many there, that had enough room for a living room area, couch, table and chair. This made it possible for my son and his family to comfortably visit in August and gave me precious space to read and work on my laptop writing books when the Maui Muse stormed my brain late into the early morning when my husband was asleep. I was even able to complete and publish one during our stay!

Truly, for an entire month, we felt as if we were home. We love the Maui Kai Villas for so many reasons, among them the tropical grounds, Mai Tai parties, free coffee and tea downstairs every morning, the Castaways with live music several evenings a week , close to the Royal Lahaina Tennis Ranch, but for me it was especially blissful enjoying the most spectacular beach in Maui. I felt free ensconced in this beautiful crescent beach with golden sands so flat it made walking on the beach a joyful leisure activity of its own merit. I couldn't get enough of soaking up sun, watching turtles, snorkeling, frolicking and exercising in the warm, gentle ocean that I communed with every morning and then again at sunset.

We are so at home in Maui that we no longer run around the island sightseeing with the multitudes of others doing all the many activities offered. That wasn't the purpose of this trip. This trip was to just be one with the beach, sun, and ocean (and 6 days a week of tennis for my husband) to the point we were certain, as we passed the time in your idyllic spot of paradise, that we would prefer to never return to our actual home.

It was great to meet you when you were there in October. Mahalo again for creating the perfect Maui ambiance for our trip!

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Robin and David, We also loved meeting you and spending time either at dinner, floating aimlessly in our warm, still ocean water, and on the tennis courts next door. You truly enjoyed all of the simple, relaxing pleasures our resort has to offer. We're so glad you felt "at home", as this is our aim. We look forward to visiting you in your newly acquired Maui home. Until then...Warmest Aloha! Barbara & Howard
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  • 4 of 5
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This is in a great location, we enjoyed daily walks down to Whalers Village and watching the most amazing sunsets! The sunsets are probably the best i've ever seen in any hemisphere! We enjoyed the amenities - beach chairs and parasol which is very generous of the owner to leave behind. We shopped at Safeway and enjoyed a lunch or dinner at home every day to avoid the temptation of hula pie! Thanks for having us Barbara!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Roz, Thanks for sharing your thoughts about the Resort and our Maui home. The spectacular sunsets are one of our very favorite features about our location. We can either enjoy them sitting beach-side, or watch the amazing colors set over the ocean while sitting on our lanai, sipping a glass of wine. A truly amazing gift of nature! We're glad to know that you appreciated our effort of stocking the condo with every detail that you might desire...including the beach chairs and beach umbrella, ("parasol"), ice chest, and boogie boards. We want our guests to feel "at home", and not need to purchase extra items. We hope that you will fill your days with warm Maui memories! Mahalo, Barbara and 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

Lahaina Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 2017 SPECIAL
May 4 2017 - May 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $180
Tax Rate 13.42%

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 $40 "Check-in/Registration" fee, in addition to their daily fee of $15.63, directly payable to Aston upon checking in. Their fees include free WiFi, parking, local phone calls, and discounts at the on-site spa.
This condo is also managed by Chase 'N Rainbow. Cleaning fee is $165.00. Hawaii Tax ID W20870189-01

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