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Penthouse 1 @Sugar Beach Resort

12 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


Maalaea Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 4)

Beach Front Sugar Beach Resort. Top floor, Ocean View Unit. Beautifully updated unit with sweeping ocean views. Enjoy all of the amenities in a clean, well kept property. The entire complex sits ocean front, there are no roads to cross to get you onto the beach! Penthouse 1 is top floor resort living with views that go on forever. Unit is accessible via elevator or stairs.

The carefully chosen furnishings and decor in this updated unit will allow you to melt into 'Maui Time'. Dine on your lanai while watching the 'green flash' that can occur when the sun sets into the ocean. There are many green sea turtles swimming in the surf in front of Sugar Beach Resort, and magnificent humpback whales as they return each winter to enjoy their calving grounds in the Maui waters.

Enjoy walking the more than 5 Mile continuous beach every morning or evening. There are many pieces of lawn and garden furniture spread throughout the resort grounds and pool area. The grounds are very well kept and the pool is heated and kept between 80 - 85 degrees (one of the warmest and only heated pools in Kihei). Penthouse 1 is part of Sugar Beach Resort which won Management of the year for 2011.

The Unit is very well equipped, it has all of the linens and towels that you will need. There are two cable TV's, one flat screen in the bedroom and a another flat screen in the living room, both have DVD players for movies. A stereo system with CD is provided, high speed broadband internet is available in the unit as well. There is a hair dryer, an iron and ironing board as well as a washer and dryer. The kitchen is completely stocked with pots, pans, dishes, silverware, toaster, microwave, etc. Food is available nearby at: Costco in Kahului, while Kihei offers a Safeway, Food Land, Star Market, and a daily Farmer’s market.

We welcome you to our unit and hope you take advantage of our amazing location, please look at all of our photos, you can clearly see what the unit looks like and the excellent view!!!

Also, if you are vacationing with another party and would like to rent another unit please ask us! We currently own 2 condos in this resort. Other property is a ground floor unit #108. It is property #242977 on VRBO.

Aloha, and Mahalo for considering our unit!

More Details
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Kristi Poole
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
October 10, 2016
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based on 12 traveler reviews

Penthouse 1 @Sugar Beach Resort
average rating of 4.5 based on 12 reviews

Penthouse 1 Sugar Beach Resort is wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

It was great to be met by someone after a quick call from the after hour’s check in phone. We appreciated the kindness and directions.

Open the door to this unit and everything is here, clean, fresh and good working order. No surprises. Walk out on the lanai and you will see the beach just as the photos show. The view and the air is amazing.

One of the best tourist information centers and some terrific little shops are right down stairs from this condo. The resort is clean and people are helpful and friendly. The items that make a home functional are all right there. The little red tea kettle, clocks on both sides of the king size bed were little touches that we really appreciated. Thanks for including the cable TV listing in your instructions information folder you thought of everything.

We were surprised how breezy the afternoons were, so watch your towel when you put it down. When renting a car think mid-size or compact, the streets and parking spaces are best suited for these cars.

We highly recommend Penthouse 1 and Sugar Beach Resort.


  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable, well equipped condo in a central location with a great view

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at this condo. We found it to be comfortable and well equipped. It was centrally located in Kihei and the views from the lanai were great.. both of the ocean and Haleakala. This is the best walking beach on Maui.. you can walk for miles... best to walk in the morning when it's cooler and there's some shade. The ocean out front is good for swimming (even though it's not the prettiest ocean water on the island and there are some rocks) and boogie boarding (& there are boogie boards, beach chairs, umbrellas and beach towels in the condo). On a calm day you could even do some snorkeling and stand up paddling (again.. mornings are best). Take advantage of having 2 canoe clubs within walking distance... Kihei canoe club and Maui canoe club. Both take visitors. Check out their websites. Remember Kihei gets windy in the afternoon and plan your day around that. If the weather is calling for light and variable winds, it will be a good beach day. The trades, while cooling things off, get pretty blustery in the afternoon (we used to live in Kihei). Also, take advantage of the chicken and ribs for sale down the street (south on S. Kihei road)... look for the big truck that says "Huli- huli chicken & ribs". The ribs are the best anywhere. They're there on Wed. and Sat. till around 4pm. Ululani's shave ice is the best on the island... also down the street on S. Kihei Rd... next to the little farmers market (a good place to pick up a few things).

It was great having a washer/dryer in the condo... although a bit strange having the dryer vent into the shower. Make sure no one is taking a shower when running the dryer... haha.

The pool & Jacuzzi are nice.

Will definitely rent this place for our future stays on Maui.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sugar Beach Resort Penthouse 01

  • 5 of 5

Wow! We loved everything about our stay at Sugar Beach. The view from our lanai was beautiful, and we enjoyed having both the ocean and a swimming pool/hottub jusr a few steps away. We would love to stay again someday.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Penthouse on oceanfront resort!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying in this penthouse. The view is phenomenal and the unit is immaculate and well stocked. Up to date decor very nice in every room. Love having the beach within feet of the property and long beaches to walk on and enjoy every day. We will definitely be staying here again.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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1st, but not last Maui experience

  • 5 of 5

Not only was the unit perfect for our family of 4, but dealing with the owner and property managers was just so easy! The unit was clean and served all our needs. Though the unit is close to the highway, once you close the door, you don't hear a thing. You can hear car noise on the lanai, but the view and warm sun more than make up for it. It was a well cared for property with a great pool and perfect location.

We were able to walk the beach to the canoe club (highly recommend a paddle with the Kihei Canoe Club) and the location made seeing the island a breeze.

Can't say enough about the condo and the island. Will be coming back for sure.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice and relaxing

  • 3 of 5

We love Sugar Beach, the owners were very nice to deal with and responded very promptly.

Condo was average condition, a little dated but very clean.

The bed was very comfortable & the condo was well appointed

Also, the property was in good condition.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Kahului Airport
Nearest Beach
Sugar Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Maalaea Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Off Season Special
Apr 1 2016 - Dec 14 2016
3 night minimum stay
High Season
Dec 16 2016 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Cleaning Fee $115 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

One nights stay per week is due upon booking with balance due 2 weeks prior to your stay.

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Maalaea Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Convertible bed located in living room couch for additional sleeping space
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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