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Summer Special, $109/ nt. Beautiful Beachfront Condo, Huge Ocean Views,

Bedrooms 1
Space 688 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3

Aloha and welcome to Maui Condos By The Sea

This is a terrific condo..not only is it located in a great, centrally located complex with a beautiful oceanfront pool, spa, kiddie pool, sauna and BBQ's, it has amazing ocean views, privacy and recently remodeled!

Watch the beautiful sunrise light up the West Maui Mountains..sunsets setting in the ocean...whale watching in the winter months...all from the lanai, actually two lanais since the bedroom has the same view. Even at night the lights of Maalea Bay twinkle in the distance and no need to pull the drapes as unit #308 is on the North side of the North building..not in the center prying eyes watching your every move and no noise!

When you're not being mesmerized by the view,

Sleep in your new Beautyrest king sized bed, on top- notch linens and 100% down pillows.

Cook in your fully equipped kitchen and serve meals on the large granite bar or on the lanai.

Relax on a brand new queen sofa sleeper (due mid Nov.) in front of a new 55' LED TV complete with WIFI, Netflix, Hulu, etc. Call your friends in Canada or the US mainland free. By the way, for that third guest... the queen sleeper is a memory foam mattress...most comfortable sofa sleeper I've ever laid on!

And, with that said, You're going to want to get out and explore all the wonderful things our Island has to offer...fabulous restaurants, art galleries, golf, snorkeling, and beaches everywhere so, freshen up in your newly remodeled bathroom..granite counter, vessel sink and tub/shower combo and stay cool with the quiet central A/C!! ( a must in the summer months)

Grab the furnished beach chairs, umbrellas and a cooler and head to the beach! Everything you'll need for a wonderful vacation is provided...just bring a suitcase!

As I said before, Kauhale Makai is centrally located, in the quieter part of Kihei and away from all the traffic, noise and people in South Kihei....and everything is closer. 3 min walk to our oceanfront public tennis courts...15 min to the airport and Costco, 10 min to Wailea golf courses, only 20 min to Lahaina and 5 min to Maui's great restaurants and shopping.

Come and enjoy the magic Maui has in store for you...the facilities, friendliness and location of Kahuhale Makai and the views, amenities, cleanliness, and quiet of your vacation condo!

PS We just purchased this condo in Oct 2013 and as VRBO will not allow you to transfer visitor reviews from one owner to the next, I have added the actual reviews submitted to VRBO through the previous owner.

More Details

Rob Boettner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 19, 2018

About Rob Boettner

Don and I bought our first vacation condo at Wailea Ekahi in the mid 90's and escaped to Maui from Los Angeles as much as we could. Loved Maui so much that we retired here in 2000, designed and built a home in Maui Meadows, then moved to a real 'fixer' in Wailea and have spent the last year completely remodeling it. We have also remodeled 4 condos on Maui for friends.

Creating beautiful, comfortable and functional living space is our hobby and we love doing it. We must love it because we've been remodeling homes for the past 29 years!

We purchased this in Oct. 2013 and will constantly be making upgrades...New art and new furniture is due mid Nov!! New kitchen cabinet doors by end of 2013..and not because there's anything wrong with these...I just HATE white cabinets! Unlike many condo owners whose ONLY motivation is to make as much money as possible we take pride in our ability to make visitors happy with the decision they made!

Rob Boettner purchased this condo in 2013

Why Rob Boettner chose Kihei

Kauhale Makai is a great spot for vacationing visitors.

Oceanfront with great views, Beautiful pool and grounds, and friendly people all in quiet and peaceful surroundings and yet, still close to everything Maui has to offer.

What makes this condo unique

We live on Maui, in Wailea and only 10 min from the property. We take pride in our condo and EVEN do the cleaning! If there are any problems we are here to take care of them immediately...not 2500+ miles away. You aren't dealing with a property manager that has a ton of units and OTHER guests.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Fantastic location in the middle of everything. The apartment is beautiful.

We will be back shortly!!

Thanks Shirley!!!!Maui Forever!
Mar 2013
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Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 688 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Beautyrest Cal King in Bedroom Sofa Sleeper with memory foam mattress in Living Room
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(28 traveler reviews)

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Summer Special, $109/ nt. Beautiful Beachfront Condo, Huge Ocean Views,
average rating of 4.035714 based on 36 reviews

Great location!

  • 4 of 5

Great location, real close to the beach. It's about 100 yards to a nice low traffic small beach. The unit had everything we needed and was very comfortable. The only down side was the painting that is going on. When they are sanding you don't want to be in the building. It's extremely loud, like someone is coming through the wall. We tried to spend as much time as we could at the beach or sight seeing. No chance for an afternoon nap if that's your thing. There is no mention of the construction on the website, so take it into consideration. I would definitely recommend this unit and would not hesitate to book again!

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great except for undisclosed construction

  • 2 of 5

This property is very nice and updated. Great location next to a beach with ocean view. The balcony looks over a small section of parking lot and there is a small grassy field between here and the beach. The kitchen is well stocked with spices, cooking oil etc, and had a good selection of dishware. Excellent location from restaurants and shopping areas in Kihei just a few minutes down the road.

The only downfall is that there is massive construction going on, which we were not told ahead of time. There was no mention of it on vrbo or any mention of it on previous reviews. When we checked in, the gal at the front desk asked us if we were told ahead of time and we said no. She said it is basically too loud to even be in the unit. She was right, from 8-5 everyday the construction crew was outside cutting concrete and metal from all the balconies on the building. We booked this room partially because there are two balconies- one in the living room and one in the bedroom. Both a secured shut and there is no way to open them. Unfortunately this was a huge deal breaker for us. It should have been told to us before hand. Because we would have stayed somewhere else. Not being able to use the condo for 1/3 of the day for five days is a little unreasonable without prior notice.

Otherwise is a great unit, I would recommend calling the property directly prior to booking to see if there is still construction.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Griffin Ga

Condo was beautiful but had no warning

  • 1 of 5

The construction noise was terrible. Concrete work taking place directly overhead. Non stop jack hammering from 8am until 5pm. Tried emailing and texting owner. left the property and rented tiny room in a different location at additional expense. Was honeymoon for us and most likely only trip to Hawaii ever. Got married in Maui while there.

There was no warning in any correspondence with owner, or VRBO concerning any construction ongoing. stayed two days and left. I'm hoping to get refunded at least 50% of my cost. The condo was great no problems there. Just could not relax at all. could not even make a phone call because the other person could not hear over the noise.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego

Nice place great location

  • 4 of 5

This condo has a great location. Very close to south Kihei without the business of it. Decent ocean view and furniture was comfortable. There's some construction going on and some noise during 8am to 4:30pm. If you're gone during those hours you won't have an issue. Rob was easy to work with . I would definitely recommend this condo and his other place in Kihei.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Already Home

  • 4 of 5

This condo was an excellent choice. The property is located right on the beach and the views are spectacular. The shops and stores are local and within driving/walking distance. The owner of this condo is super helpful and kind. Management here is friendly and they keep the premises in immaculate condition. I would recommend anyone for this homeaway. The only downside is...we have to head back to New York : )

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved it

  • 5 of 5

Awesome destination with great activities in walking distance. Beautiful view of the ocean and very clean in and around the property. Can't wait to visit again.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Kahului Internationl Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
2 Minutes
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
5 Min
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
2 Minutes
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125

$50.00 Cancellation Charge
No refund if cancelled less than 30 days prior to arrival
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed
Call for special "extended stay" rates
Tax includes State of Hawaii GET and TA tax # W01498128-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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