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Direct Oceanfront - Ten Feet from Edge of the Sea! Spacious, gorgeous condo!!!

Bedrooms Studio
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Live Aloha in my dream home on the sea!!!!!!!!!!! You deserve to vacation here!!

Aloha and welcome to 'Livin the Aloha Dream'. Imagine vacationing on the edge of the ocean! From the lanai, all you see is the ocean, islands of Molokai and Lanai, palm trees, beaches, whales, sea turtles, sailboats, paddle boarders, windsurfers, parasailers, and last but not least rainbows. The magical sound of the waves will be music to your ears as you fall asleep. Watching the sun set between the islands is mesmerizing. Rainbows are breathtaking as the sailboats sail through them. Watching whales breach and spout from the lanai is a sight you will hold in your memory forever.

Kahana is nestled between Kaanapali and Kapalua and only a ten minute drive to Lahaina. There is a beach adjoining the property and there are many restaurants within walking distance including a coffee shop, health food store and farmers market. 'Livin the Aloha Dream' is a private get-away and hidden treasure from the hustle/bustle of the high-end hotels where you can kick back and enjoy your vacation your way - with Aloha!

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Cheryl Caleca
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, german, I speak some German.
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

About Cheryl Caleca

I have considered myself an island girl since I lived on the north shore of Oahu for ten years many moons ago! What a great way to spend my twenties as I attended the University of Hawaii. My quest to see the world after college took me to new jobs in San Francisco and Germany. Returning to the U.S., I worked for an Anheuser-Busch distributor for twenty five years before moving to San Diego to retire on my sailboat. I traveled to many countries including Australia, New Zealand and most of Europe but I always kept coming back to Hawaii for my 'happy place'. Wanting to own a slice of this heavenly island has been a dream of mine all of my life. In 2013 I made my dream a reality and bought this gem of a condo. I completely renovated the whole condo and started from scratch making it my home to someday live in.

I am currently living on my 49' Beneteau sailboat in San Diego and plan to vacation here in Maui several times a year during my retirement. To me, there is nothing in the whole world better than rejuvenating my Aloha Spirit and Livin the Aloha Dream in this heavenly slice of earth.

Cheryl Caleca purchased this condo in 2013

Why Cheryl Caleca chose Maui

'Livin the Aloha Dream' is simply what it says ... livin my dream and hopefully livin your dream.

I hope you will chose my amazing condo and live the dream with me a - a dream of a lifetime one dream at a time!!!

What makes this condo unique

This top corner unit is quiet, private and new. As you walk in the door, you will immediately feel a sense of calmness come over you as you go straight to the lanai and awe in wonder of its aqua marine beauty.

The lanai has comfortable seating for four and a dining table and chairs. It has lanai shades to pull down and clip on the rail if the afternoon sun gets too hot for you.

I added a large closet and built in drawers for your clothes. You can just 'move in' for your stay! You don't have to live out of your suitcase and step over your 'stuff'.

Another added feature is a safe for your passport, extra cash and jewelry. It just makes us feel better to lock our valuables away.

A keyless door entry alleviates you carrying a key with you.

A full size refrigerator and stove with oven will allow you to cook at home - only if you want to!

Having a washer/dryer in the unit as well as an air conditioner and dishwasher will make your vacation a real vacation. Who wants to 'rough it' on vacation? Not you!

Overall, I am in love with this unit and know you will be as soon as you see it. Maui No Ka Oi means Maui is the best. My motto is Livin the Aloha Dream No Ka Oi.


Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • 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 Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Spa type 6' shower.
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Brand new bed and sofa sleeper. Everything in condo is new!
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The condo's renovation was completed in June of 2014 with all of my special touches of design. This beautiful condo is somewhat modern yet has a comfy beach and coastal feeling. Everything in the condo is new including walls, floors, bamboo ceiling, cabinetry, bathroom, kitchen, living area, lanai and furnishings. The view is breathtaking - you can literally throw a shell in the water! It is now ready to share with you!!! State of Hawaii Transient Accommodations and General Excise Tax License W53540445-01 Cancellation Policy - 60 days in advance for a full refund so that it can be rebooked. Mahalo!


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Direct Oceanfront - Ten Feet from Edge of the Sea! Spacious, gorgeous condo!!!
average rating of 4.979592 based on 49 reviews

We would go back in a heartbeat!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved staying at Cheryl's place. The location made a perfect base for exploring the island and was the perfect place to come home to and relax in the evening. The view from the deck is absolutely spectacular, the turtles swimming around below is something I will never forget. The place is spotlessly clean and beautifully decorated. If you have found this apartment, do not hesitate to book it, we would go back in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing condo

  • 5 of 5

When we walked into "Livin The Aloha Dream" we were totally amazed. The condo looked just like the pictures on the website and it was exactly what we hoped. The first thing we did was walk out to the lanai and look at the ocean, as far as you can see, mountains and beautiful sky. We will never stay anywhere else when we come to Maui. The main highway was so convenient, just a 2 minute drive. We cooked alot in the evening on the grill and then ate our dinner on our lanai as well as breakfast every morning enjoying the beautiful scenery. We enjoyed Mr. Turtle and his friends coming to visit every evening. The Safeway card that Cheryl left for us saved us money everytime we went shopping for groceries. Cheryl has decorated the condo in total beach style and we loved it. Everything you need while you are on vaca was there. We appreciate so much that Cheryl shared her dream with us and we can't wait to go back. We are already telling our friends about the fabulous condo so when they go to Maui, they have a "go to" place to stay. Thank you Cheryl, Linda and Ron from Oklahoma.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed the Condo and our view from the Lanai! Everything was beautiful, spacious, and had everything we could possible need. Very clean and we would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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we loved our stay

  • 5 of 5

the place is amazing. Overlooking the ocean and beautifully decorated. I highly recommend it

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing View!

  • 5 of 5

First time using VRBO and I'm impressed! The condo was perfect and the view was amazing! The condo is beautifully decorated! I would totally recommend it! 😀 The pictures did not fail. What u see is what u get! I want to go back and I just left.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just spent the last 9 nights "Living the aloha dream"!!!!

The condo is absolutely beautiful and met all of our needs. The view really is just like the pictures!

There are so many amenities that made the trip even better - beach chairs, boogie boards, a cooler, beach towels that would have been difficult or impossible to pack were there for our use.

We alternated having a busy activity day with a day off at the beach.

It wasn't right in the middle of a large resort area so it was less congested and had more of a laid back local feel .

We highly recommend the Haleakala sunrise bike tour - we used Maui sun riders and found them to be very reputable. Good bikes and a self guided ride down at your own pace. We took our time and had breakfast at Kula Lodge and strolled around Makawo and Paia. When they say it's cold BELIEVE THEM!!!!!!

Surfing Goat Dairy - the Grand Tour was absolutely awesome. In my opinion it was my favorite thing but I have a thing for goats but even my hubby loved it. At the end there was a cheese tasting that was delicious.

The road to Hana doesn't disappoint, but leave EARLY (6am). We ran out of time and had to skip some of the stops towards the end. The weather was an unprecedented day, sunny and warm. I had made the drive, 28 and 30 years ago, and remember a much bumpier and rough road, and cold rainy weather .

We took a day trip to Oahu and hit the highlights there .

We enjoyed hikes at different times throughout the trip.

Our favorite beach was Slaughterhouse Beach ( crazy name ) but so quiet and peaceful , Fleming beach is another great choice too.

Paia fish market in Lahaina, Ululani's shaved ice, Kimo's, Kula Lodge were some of our favorite places to eat!

The majority of the activities we did were on the east side of Maui and we learned to add 45-60 minutes to our driving times.

The condo is beautifully decorated and has a fully equipped kitchen. We cooked breakfast there every morning and ate on the lanai and watched the turtles just below. We ordered take out a couple times when we were just to sandy to go eat out.

The bed is superb - great mattress and super soft linens.

I cannot say enough good things about the place.

Thank you Cheryl for sharing your condo!

I highly recommend it to anyone!

John and Alecia Marley

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maui Ocean Center
Nearest Airport
24 Miles
Kahului, Maui
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Kapalua, Kaanapali
Nearest Beach
Kahana Beach adjoins the condo property
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $250

I will email you an information packet approximately two weeks before your arrival with directions, parking space, entry access, etc.

You must cancel 60 days prior to your arrival for a full refund.

Rates may be changed at any time without notice. If we have a signed contract, agreed upon rates will be honored.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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