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Beachfront Condo 2+2+Bonus room

Bedrooms 2
Space 975 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 2 bathroom + Bonus room, Oceanfront in Ma'alaea

Our condo is DIRECT OCEANFRONT, BEACHFRONT! You can't get any closer to the ocean than our condo! Maalaea village is a gem with its central location and its fantastic trade winds. They provide a cooling breeze that keeps the temperatures just right, we also have a timer controlled A/C just in case the cross breeze in the unit isn't enough for you. There are ceiling fans in every room also

From the lanai, gaze out and watch the sun rise over Haleakala (House of the Sun), the long dormant 10,000 foot volcano. Watch green sea turtles bobbing up for air and rolling in the surf, even sunning themselves on the beach. In the winter months (Nov-April) you will have a front row seat to breaching whales as they come back to the islands to give birth and nurse their young in the warm Hawaiian waters. In the summer months during a good south swell, you can watch surfers on the legendary surf break “Freight Trains”, the world’s fastest surfable wave.

We welcome families and children we provide a pack and play, high chair and beach toys upon request to make your trip over easier and lighter! We can also provide a queen size air mattress or a twin army cot if you need any extra sleeping arrangements. Just ask.

Beautifully landscaped grounds with a heated pool will make any stress you have brought with you melt away. Slip into to the pool and enjoy the ocean view while you relax in the Maui sun.

The kitchen has stainless steel appliances and is fully equipped with cooking utensils, pots, pans, blender and all of the other basic supplies to comfortably enjoy cooking and eating in. There is also a great BBQ area oceanfront so you can enjoy the view while you cook up some delicious food!

Our Master Suite is styled to resemble a luxury hotel. We use 100% white cotton 550 thread count sheets, king size pillow top mattress king size down pillows (hyper allergenic upon request). You will be climbing into heaven after a day of exploring our stunning island.

Our bathrooms are beautifully tiled with a clean updated and stylish look. 100% cotton white bath towels and hand towels are of course provided. We do not provide wash cloths

Enjoy a meal on the private lanai or just sit out and enjoy the view with some Maui grown coffee.

At the end of our cul-de-sac is Sugar Beach, 3-4 minute walk from the unit, the longest stretch of sandy beach on Maui. 5 miles of secluded sand to walk, run and beachcomb. You won’t find any crowds here because access to the beach is protected from the road by the bird-filled-ponds of Kealia Wildlife Refuge. It is so amazing to walk this beach and literally feel like you have it all to yourself!

A 5 minute walk in the opposite direction takes you to Maalaea Harbor where you will find a small grocery store, deli, craft market, restaurants and the Maui Ocean Center (Maui’s #1 tourist attraction), the Pacific Whale Foundation, miniature golf, shopping and most of the ocean activities available on Maui (sunset dinner cruises, deep sea fishing, snorkeling tours & whale watching).

Centrally located Maalaea, makes getting anywhere on the island easy. 15 minutes from the airport, a 5 minute drive south and you are in the long village of Kihei and a bit further, the resorts of Wailea. Twenty minutes to the west is the old whaling village of Lahaina, with it’s magnificent Banyan Tree and shopping galleries. You couldn’t be in a better location to explore all Maui has to offer.

Other perks include:

~Beach towels

~Beach chairs

~Beach umbrella (on request)


~Free parking

~Free WiFi

~50 DVD movie titles to choose from.

~Washer and Dryer inside the unit

~50" Flatscreen tv

~Blue Ray Player

~2 Kayaks to launch off of the back yard

Plan on packing personal toiletry items. Since we supply the initial supply of paper towels, toilet paper, and other dispensable items to get you started on your vacation, you should plan a trip to the grocery store to replenish these items, as you need them.

More Details

Property Manager
Kristine Peterson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2017

About Kristine Peterson

Our 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom oceanfront + Bonus room Ma’alaea condominium is located on the longest stretch of white beach in Maui. This unit has 20’ vaulted ceilings and features island chic décor. You will feel right at home in our oceanfront property that comes fully outfitted for all of your vacation needs. This property includes complimentary WiFi, basic cable, a 50' Flat screen with Blue Ray player, and a DVD library with over 50 award winning titles to choose from. Enjoy your starter kit with dishwasher soap, laundry soap, paper towels and toilet paper and take advantage of the ease of having a washer and dryer inside of the unit.

Kristine Peterson purchased this condo in 2013

Why Kristine Peterson chose Maui

Ma’alaea Banyans is an oceanfront complex located in the Ma’alaea Harbor with breathtaking views of Haleakala and Kahoolawe, just steps away from the waters edge. The property has a heated pool, jacuzzi and BBQ area that overlooks the ocean.

What makes this condo unique

You can watch the whales from your living room or lanai while enjoying the beautiful view of Haleakala.


Maalaea Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 975 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 100% white cotton towels provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    double bed - 1 double , Bonus room
  • Each bedroom has quality white 100% cotton linens. Bonus room is small and best for only 1 person. We do offer an air mattress if needed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


3.7/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

Beachfront Condo 2+2+Bonus room
average rating of 3.6842105 based on 19 reviews

Adequate but old, a bit dirty, and lots of gnats

  • 3 of 5

This place was adequate for our needs. The beds were very comfortable. The pool and spa was nice, and the view of the ocean was great to see. But when we walked in there were lots of bugs flying all over the condo and this continue throughout our entire stay. The bugs diminished as our week ended. We made sure all our food was in the refrigerator and garage thrown in the chute. This condo needs a paint job and extra cleaning, as it was dusty when we arrived. It had all the beach items we needed for the day at the beach. There was soap, shampoo, and a small amount of dish and laundry soap for two loads. Each bathroom had two rolls of toilet paper. The air condition was just a box instead of central air so it was very loud and hard to converse during meals. The upstairs bedrooms were stuffy and hot and there wasn't any drawers or closets in them. We ended up using the small bedroom for our suitcases and clothes. I would not choose to stay at this particular condo again, but did like the location of it. Next time I would hunt for a different condo in the same area.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Boston, NH

Worst VRBO Experience Ever!

  • 1 of 5

We‘ve stayed in many VRBO homes and condos and this was the worst. I will say the view was amazing. That’s the only reason I gave it 1 star. That aside, there isn’t anything positive about this condo. The pictures make it look clean inside and it is actually old and in dire need of new furniture & painting. The washing machine is extremely loud. The A/C blasts directly onto the couch directly onto people sitting on it. If the living room was set up with appropriate furniture that wouldn’t be a problem. When lights are turned on in the kitchen, there are little ants all over the stove, sink and wall.

The most serious issue is that the toilets barely flush and the downstairs toilet wouldn’t even flush toilet paper without doing it 3 times. Seriously, the upstairs toilet is the only one capable of flushing properly. ANYONE THAT RENTS THIS CONDO NEEDS TO CLIMB STAIRS OR BE WITHOUT A USEABLE TOILET.

My daughter left a favorite shirt behind. We messaged the owner on March 2. The owner explained that she was waiting for housekeeping. Then she said she had to return from a trip. I had to ask 2 more times for the picture that she said she’d send. Today, March 14, I received a response saying that she’d send a photo when she returned from a trip. The owner then told me it would be $15 to ship. That seems high for a shirt to be sent, so I went to USPS and found that from Maui, shipping would be between $6.65-$7.15 for flat rate shipping. I forwarded this information to the owner and said I’d send a check. However she told me that it would be $15 to ship because “her staff’s time isn’t free. We are an extremely busy company and I apologize this isn’t the outcome you want but it’s the best I can offer at the moment.”. Seriously? This difference is something to split hairs over?

Given that we’d spent a LOT of $$ to rent the condo, with all of the obvious overdue repairs, combined with having to send repeated messages to get her to even respond about the shirt, frankly we had no reason to believe that she’d follow through with sending it back. We’ve rented from VRBO for years and have never been treated this way. The fact that the condo was rented with only one barely-functioning toilet, the kitchen was infested with ants, and the owner isn’t interested in working with customers and let us know clearly that guests aren’t worth her time, I don’t recommend this condo and suggest VRBO remove it from the website!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pictures lie - Oldy moldy - Bugs included

  • 1 of 5

We've rented through VRBO for several years and have never experienced anything so disappointing. This unit is old, tired, unkempt and lacking basic necessities that are commonplace with other VRBOs.

The ocean view from the condo is spectacular & Ma'alaea Banyons common grounds are impeccable - the only reason for 1 star. Inside the condo was another story. Mold is visible in many areas and A LOT of ant-like bugs crawled around the kitchen area nonstop. The walls are dirty and in dire need of paint (do not believe the manager response that "they're plaster & supposed to look like that"). No - it's dirt & mold. The woodwork is the same needing repair & paint. The hall closet doors barely work due to rotted wood and broken hinges. The washer shakes uncontrollably (loud) & even the "Quick Wash 30 Minute" cycle takes 1 hr 45 min. Light fixtures are full of dead bugs. The furniture is horrible - stained, torn & dirty...think "thrift shop clearance isle".

The upstairs bathroom shower is adequately sized for a 5 year old. Getting into the refrigerator is difficult - count on hitting your head many times. The wifi didn't work inside the condo on either PC or Mac devices - one day we were able to get wifi on the lawn. There are barbeque grills in the common areas but no utensils are provided to actually barbeque with. Very limited storage containers for food.

Our party included 4 adults for 10 days. We were supplied 6 bath towels - no hand towels or washcloths. We contacted the manager & asked where the hand towels/wash cloths might be and received no response. Please see paragraph above regarding washing machine times...we didn't travel to Maui to wash towels daily. We ended up buying towels to get us through our stay.

Between the 4 adults on our trip, we've been to Maui a combined 10 times. Never have we experienced mold. Never have we experienced nonstop trails of bugs. Never have we had to buy towels.

We wish we could post pictures here to negate the pictures posted by the manager/owner. The advertised pictures are beautifully staged and do not depict the actual conditions of the unit.

Unfortunately we do not recommend staying here and will never return. Never have we felt dirty and looked forward to getting home.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved the property

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in this unit.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous. Quiet, out of the way stay. Yet a quick drive to lots of action. We

  • 4 of 5

Six of us stayed at the condo for 10 days and had a ball!

The oceanfront location w pool and hot tub overlooking Haliaukela was perfect. We used the grill outside for most our meals and met some interesting folk as a result.

The location is central but very low key...a little hidden piece of paradise.

But the real prize was the 2.5 mile beach right outside your door. Great snorkeling but best for early am walks!

We would definitely stay again should we return to the magical island of Maui

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Calgary, Alberta

Good spot

  • 4 of 5

This place was quiet. Condo was very cute inside. We liked proximity to Kehei & activities we wanted to do. Ideal if you plan to do any day snorkelling trips as many start right from here. Beds were comfy. I'd go back

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Several bars in walking distance
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Lahaina to Lanai
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Several Golf Courses under 15 min away
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Several restaurants in walking distance
Nearest Beach
Sugar Beach, located at the end of the street
Car: recommended

Ma'alaea Banyans is located on the longest stretch of white beach in Maui and directly behind a turtle refuge.

Here's some of our favorite activities:





Paddle Boarding,


Miniature Golf,

Rock Climbing,

Maui Ocean Center Aquarium,


ATV Tours,

Helicopter Ride.


Rates & Availability

Maalaea Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 21 2017 - Nov 28 2017
5 night minimum stay
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 3 2018
7 night minimum stay
FEB 18
Feb 1 2018 - Feb 28 2018
1 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

One time cleaning fee $225
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 13.42%

Please no Change overs on July 4, Thanksgiving, Dec 24,25,31 or Jan 1 to allow our staff to enjoy holidays with their families.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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