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Jim and Cheryl Olson

Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english

Direct Ocean Front Maui 'Hale' with Luxury View

32 Reviews
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Maalaea Condo Rental Photos and Description

New Owners,Newly Renovated,Quiet Dead End Street,Private Beach, Amazing Sunrises

We consider our Condo in Maalaea as our 'Hale' in Paradise. It sits directly in front of the blue Ocean with a small private beach and tide pools to explore. Often you will find yourself sunbathing with a 'Honu' (Turtle) right next to you.

From the Lanai you can watch the Whales put on an incredible show during the months of December through April. Maalaea Bay is a Sanctuary to the Humpback Whales.

The Sunrises coming up over Haleakala are spectacular, every morning it is a different array of dramatic colors. You have no obstructions to block the incredible view of the Ocean and the long stretch of Sugar Beach.

One of the best aspects is that it is centrally located to all that Maui has to offer.

The bedroom is nicely appointed with an appealing tropical flair with a large closet. There is a louvered glass window which allows a nice breeze that aids in a restful sleep. The couch folds out into a comfortable queen size bed.

The kitchen is equipped with everything you should need to make your stay feel like home. It has been recently updated with a new Stove, Microwave and Dishwasher, Corian Counter tops and new Cabinets. The refrigerator also has a ice maker. The stacked washer and dryer is located behind the louvered wood door in the kitchen.

The bathroom has also been updated with a tiled walk-in shower with a glass block wall, Corian Counter tops and it has a wall mounted hair dryer. There is face and hand soap in the cabinet above the sink.

There is a Flat Screen TV, DVD, free WiFi, VCR, CD Player, Telephone and Broadband Access. We have attached a HDMI cable to the TV so you can hookup your laptop or other device enabling the ability to stream Movies, TV shows and view Photos taken of your Maui adventures.

The beach towels and chairs, beach tote and cooler along with bed linens, bath towels, kitchen towels, hot mits, broom, vacuum, laundry detergent, fabric softener, misc cleaning supplies and light bulbs are all located in the glass door closet in the hallway.

The cane couch has a dark floral print with end tables that have small ottomans tucked underneath you can pull out after a long day of sightseeing or a strenuous adventure. Along with the matching cane furniture the wall decorations and prints completes the tropical feeling of the Islands. There are new tile floors through out the Condo.

There is a fenced in Pool and Hot Tub along side an Outdoor Grill. Lots of lounge chairs are located on the lawn. There are also tables and chairs for dining and relaxing with a beverage. A outdoor shower is there to rinse off before entering the pool and to rinse off the sand for those who choose to hang out on the beach located right out in front of the Condo.

The Lobby too has the feel of the Islands and when you walk in you are welcomed with the relaxing sound of the waterfall feature. There is a parking lot directly out front of the Lobby with large fragrant Plumeria Trees.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jim and Cheryl Olson (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Jim and Cheryl Olson

Our first visit to Maui together to look at Maalaea Banyans, was my husband’s first visit to this wonderful Island. I lived and worked on Maui many years ago and fell in love with the diversity and beauty.

I was raised in Kailua, Oahu and have always carried the spirit of Aloha with me where ever I go. The Island life is like no other. We visit Oahu every other year for Christmas to visit friends and family.

For the past 3 years we have lived in Port Orchard on the Olympic Peninsula. Before this we lived on the Ocean in a small Ocean Front Community called Seaview Estates for 8 years. Both locations are located in the State of Washington.

Jim and Cheryl Olson purchased this condo in 2013

Why Jim and Cheryl Olson chose Maui

We decided that we wanted to spend more time on the Islands, although Kailua will always be in our hearts, I prefer the quiet, laid back feel of Maalaea that reminds us of Kailua of old.

What makes this condo unique

As soon as we walked through the door I knew I was home. It had a feeling of familiarity and Aloha. The view of the Ocean as we walked down the hallway was striking. We are use to Island sunrises in Kailua but the sunrise over Haleakala is incredible, lighting up the sky with a multitude of colors. Simply breathtaking. We like the location with just a two minute walk to Sugar Beach for our morning stroll and in the other direction just a short walk to shops, restaurants and the Maui Ocean Center. Love all the different plants and trees that surround the Condo and the fact that they are very well maintained, so beautiful. The Condo is located on a dead end street so it is very quiet and relaxing. The surrounding area is secluded with very little traffic of either vehicle or people. Very unlike the busy large Vacation Resorts and their surrounding areas, but it is just a 20 minute drive if you want to experience and enjoy the hustle and bustle. All along knowing you are going to return to peace and quiet.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had an epic month in Maalaea, Maui, staying here in February. I can't say enough about our enjoyment of this unit, and the caring and ready availability of the owners, Cheryl & Jim.

It was clean, quiet, and ideally situated for fun activities and conveniences. The decor was island comfortable, and the scene from the lanai was unsurpassed. The condo had all comfort and conveniences, including washer/dryer, which was so helpful for our longer stay.Plenty of hooks for "stuff", all beach items, including binoculars for sighting whales, right there for use.

The kitchen was very well stocked with everything anyone could want/need, as well as on site grills. We cooked many delicious meals there, dining on the lovely lanai morning and night.

The wi fi was great More to add (computer jumping around...)

Wi fi great, very relaxing for everything. My husband enjoyed the cable access for all the college b'ball on the mainland.

the pool is nice and "right sized" as is the hot tub. We so enjoyed sighting the whales, and the honu on the beach, as well as the regular Honu who arrived on the beach regularly every day. We loved seeing him!

It was wonderful to be able to walk to town to the local restaurants and whale watching, and walk the beach every day. The beach by the park (Haycraft) was lovely and almost at times felt like our very own; not too many people; just enough to say "hi" and "good morning".

All in all, one of the best of many trips we have been on. We have been to Maalaea before, but this was the best! We wouldn't want to stay anywhere else, now!
Jan 2015
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4.8
based on 32 traveler reviews

Direct Ocean Front Maui 'Hale' with Luxury View
average rating of 4.78125 based on 46 reviews
5

Absolutely amazing!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Jim and Cheryl have a beautiful well cared for and comfortable place! We were impressed the minute we arrived. Everything we needed was available and Cheryl was a quick email away if I had a question. Jim and Cheryl were very helpful with advice, making our stay on Maui just incredible!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Brittany.....I am so happy your stay on Maui will be a wonderful memory to reflect on. We are leaving this morning and I am so anxious to step through the door to our Hale. I always have to stand there for a moment looking down the hallway out at the Ocean to count my blessings. I enjoy being able to share all the beauty and Aloha of Maui.
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5

Great condo, Great view

  • 5 of 5

Excellent place to stay. Great location on the island. Great view of the ocean. Fully stocked kitchen. It was just like it looked in the pictures and as good as other people reviewed it. I would definitely recommend staying there.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect spot of paradise.

  • 5 of 5

The view from the balcony is great. We watched sea turtles swimming in the shallow water every day. The nights were great. We sat and had our COFFE every morning sitting on the balcony. The view is great. There is not a bad thing to say about this place. Would definitely stay here again. Right on the water.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The view is breathtaking....when I first walked through the door and looked out at the beautiful blue Ocean, I knew that this was my Maui Hale. I am happy when others appreciate the beauty that is Maui. Mahalo....
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Beautiful ocean front views!

  • 4 of 5

Perfect beach front location with turtles on the water every night! Everything in the condo was clean and well kept, and included everything you may possibly need (towels, shampoo, beach essentials such as cooler, sunblock, umbrella, chairs, boogie boards..). It was very windy, so the nice breeze made it nice and cool. We rarely used the AC. The beach view was gorgeous and was the best part! Definitely would recommend and would definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Love the Trades that flow through the Condo. We, too, do not use the air conditioner. I remember the day we walked through the door and looked out at the view, that was it, we found our Maui Hale. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. "Our Hale is your Hale" Mahalo.....Cheryl
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Comfortable and great location!!

  • 4 of 5

Thank you so much, Jim and Cheryl, for a wonderful stay at your condo. We appreciated so much the communication that we had with you before and during our stay.

The best thing was the view from your balcony!! The grounds below were well-kept, and the view of the bay and Haleakala was stunning. Each day we watched the sea turtles below around the rocks, and fishing boats, catamarans, sailboats, swimmers and snorkelers in the bay. Also liked the view of two islands (hubby with his binoculars thought that was a plus!)

Your condo had everything we needed, plus a few extras! Wifi signal was strong, and we appreciated that as we posted pics and explored things to do on Maui on the Internet.

We enjoyed the Marina, restaurants and small shops all within walking distance.

Thanks again for sharing your "welcoming" hale.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo.......we love being able to share the beauty of Maui with our Guests. One of my favorite quotes goes something like this "Tans will fade a way but memories never will". Living Aloha !!!
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FANTASTIC!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was excellent ~ just as advertised! This was our second time booking this particular condo, and we came back because it was so great. Very convenient to not have to worry about bringing shampoo/conditioner, blow dryer, soap, toilet paper ,etc., from home. Using the door lock code is so much better than trying to keep track of a key. Owners provided very thorough maps and washing machine info and wifi instructions and where the grocery stores were - everything we needed to know. The unit was really clean; the location is perfect - love going to sleep listening to the ocean. I would highly recommend this unit and if I'm ever in Maui again, I know where I'll be staying. . .

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo nui loa.....We are so happy that your stay is now a wonderful memory. We are so pleased when our Guests find our Hale and the location special. Away from the big resort areas but close enough to visit, then return to just the sound of the Ocean and a relaxing Aloha feeling of a small Maui village. We try to make your stay as comfortable and stress free as possible.
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Maui Ocean Center
"This is an educational center with an Aquarium with a 180 view tube of all the amazing Marin..."
Pacific Whale Foundation
Sugar Beach
"From the Condo you can walk on this pristine beach with the ocean on one side and the Kealia..."
Flyin Hawaiian Zipline
"Haven't been there but next visit it is on the top of my list."
Ma‘alaea Bay
"It is the refuge for the Humpback Whales that appear December through April every year. You..."
Beach Bums Bar & Grill
"Great open restaurant, truly a "Jimmy Buffet" feel. "
Maalaea Harbor Shopping Center
"It has everything you need within walking distance."
Maalaea Harbor
"This is where all the boating activities can be found from Fishing, Dinner Cruises and Snork..."
Ma'alaea General Store & Cafe
"My husband walked there every morning for his breakfast sandwich and "talk story" with the l..."
Buzz's Wharf Restaurant -- CLOSED
"We love Buzz's not only is it just down the street from Maalaea Banyans but the fare is deli..."
Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge
"Beautiful views right off of Sugar Beach. No walking in front of big Hotels obstructing the..."
Kapalua Coastal Trail
"Another activity on my list...review to follow "
Bamboo Forest
"On my list to do...I have heard this is a beautiful hike,"
Launiupoko Beach Park
Foodland
"My Favorite Grocery "
Waimoku Falls
"This too is on my list, heard it was a beautiful hike."
Adventures on Horseback
"Love Horse Back riding especially in a special place like this."
Paia Beach
"If you like windsurfing this is the place to go."
Maui's Winery
"A Pleasure for your palate"
Maui Mall Megaplex Cinema
"A good place to watch a movie on a rainy day, if there is one. Do a little shopping before o..."
Wailea Beach
"Good for swimming and bodysurfing"
Blue Water Rafting
"If you like white water rafting.....try it on Maui"
Porto Italian Artisan Pizza Restaurant -- CLOSED
"If you are a fan of Pizza this is the Place to go...."
Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Kahului Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
Nearest Ferry
0.05 Miles
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Wailea Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Beach Bums Bar & Grill
Nearest Beach
0.02 Miles
Suger Beach
Car: recommended

For the soul soothing beach strolls, you just have a 2 minute walk down Hauoli St., our quiet dead end street and you are at Sugar Beach. You could walk all the way to Kihei on this beautiful, long, unspoiled stretch of beach. On one side you have the ocean and on the other side is the Kealia Wildlife Refuge and Pond.

The Maalaea Harbor is where you can find both Award Winning Restaurants and low keyed cafes, there are shops, boating activities of all kinds, the General Store and Deli and the famous Maui Ocean Center and Aquarium. Best of all it is a short walk there from the Condo.

The drive to and from the Kahului Airport is only about 12 minutes.

The Maalaea area has the feeling of Aloha, far from the busy and crowded areas but centrally located so you can visit those areas, just a 20 minute drive North to Lahaina/Kaanapali and a 20 minute drive South to Makena/Wailea.

After a busy day of sightseeing and Island adventures you will return to your quiet and peaceful home away from home. Then when you have a good nights sleep with the help of the breeze and the sound of the ocean flowing through the Condo you will wake up to the beauty of the sunrise above Haleakala.

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Rates & Availability

Maalaea Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer Breeze
Jul 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$120
 
 
Value Season
Oct 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$120
 
 
Come see the Whales
Dec 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
Value Season
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$130
 
 
Summer Breeze
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$110
 
 
Value Season
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$130
 
 
Come see the Whales!
Dec 1 2017 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$130
 

Additional information about rental rates

One time Cleaning Fee $100
Tax Rate 13.42%

One time cleaning fee of $100.00 is added. Add $10 extra per person a day over 2 persons.

If you lose your Access Code please contact me and I can give it to you. If you get an Access Code from the Resident Manager there will be a $50 fee. Feel free to call me or text me for the fastest response.

Hawaii Tax ID Number W55262766-01

***Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Maalaea Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 555 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , Walk-in Shower
  • Tiled walk in Glass block shower, includes hair dryer, curler, straightener, shampoo, conditioner, Body Wash, facial and body soap. New Corian counter tops and tiled floors. River rock shower floor decorated with Honu (Turtles).
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
  • Large closet and chested drawers, room to move. Louvered windows to allow the breeze to flow through unit. .
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • 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
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
You will be sent a code to enter the Condo through ResortLock. You will be able to change the code to one that you will be able to remember easily. So the only thing that gets lost in the sand is your toes. If you have any questions or specific needs please do not hesitate to call or email us. We will be more then happy to help you make your stay wonderful and full of happy memories. 'Our Hale is your Hale'

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