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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 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 26, 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:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
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!


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(42 traveler reviews)

Direct Oceanfront - Ten Feet from Edge of the Sea! Spacious, gorgeous condo!!!
average rating of 4.9761906 based on 42 reviews
Rochester, NY

Wish we could have stayed LONGER!

  • 4 of 5

The Aloha Dream was so perfect! Very comfortable accommodations and to have the use of all the extras was really great! We used the beach mats, the coolers, the beach towels and the beach tote. We brought the boogie boards with us one day but never got around to using them. I fell instantly in love with our turtle neighbors and even swam with them one day. I just hated to leave! I highly recommend this lodging. Mahalo!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Unbeatable view, upscale finishes, great location

  • 5 of 5

The real story here is the view from the condo. Expansive ocean views with views of Molokai and Lanai. Our first day we were able to see whales in the distance, and sea turtles directly in the ocean below. You truly are right on the water. The interior of the condo is comfortable and well appointed and there are plenty of tour books and a guide put together by Cheryl with tips and suggestions. The location is very convenient to Lahaina and Ka'anapali to the south and Kapalua and Napili bay to the north. There is a beach near the property, but you will likely find yourself driving to a different beach.

A note about the location (which is true of any location on this part of the island): If you are planning on visiting Haleakala or doing the road to Hana, count on those being all day trips. This part of the island is about an hour away from the airport and each of those locations are 1-2 hours from the airport.

The temperatures were in the low 80's while we were there, and we never used the air-conditioner, the fans were sufficient to keep it cool. The indoor and outdoor furniture is comfortable, and the bed is fantastic. There are a LOT of things you need for either a road trip or a day at the beach already at the condo. If you plan on doing laundry, plan to do it during the day as the washing mashing spin cycle is REALLY loud. If you are a light sleeper, remember you are 10 feet from the ocean, so the sounds of the surf crashing is absolutely going to be noticeable. I loved it.

This place is a great, top floor (3rd floor, 2 flights of easy stairs, no elevator) well decorated, comfortable space to spend a week while visiting Maui. It really is a bargain. Do yourself a favor and book a stay. I can't wait to book our next.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The condo was beautiful! We watched whales (at a distance) and sea turtles right from the lanai. Cheryl was wonderful. The coffee maker wasn't working upon our arrival and she replaced it the same day I contacted her. We had a rental SUV because we wanted to explore the island. But it would be very easy to walk to many restaurants, beach and a couple miles to the grocery. The dive shop right around the corner had lots of cute bathing suits and clothes. We would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing View

  • 5 of 5

This place is amazing!!! The view from the lanai is breath taking. The condo exceeded our expectations. The location is perfect.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vacation in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Nice new little appartement with a lot of equipment. You probably won't miss anything here. It is located right at the ocean front so you can spend all day watching sea turtles or surfers. Really awesome.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I was so nervous to book my first VRBO condo, but I cannot say enough good things about Cheryl and her place!!! She is quick to respond to messages, and her place is wonderful. It was clean, everything was in working order, AND she has it decorated so nicely! One of our favorite ways to spend the evenings was sitting on the lanai watching the turtles, and almost every morning we were greeted by a rainbow or two. Just a short drive from Lahaina (which we ALSO loved!) and there's a Whalers Village just down the street for any last minute needs. If we ever return to Maui, we will definitely stay at Cheryl's Livin' the Aloha Dream!!!

P.S. We spent two full days exploring the Road to Hana and enjoyed every bit of both days. Do not miss this drive!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • 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

Lahaina Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Seasonal Rate 2018
Dec 15 2017 - Apr 15 2018
4 night minimum stay
Seasonal Rate 2019
Dec 15 2018 - Apr 15 2019
4 night minimum stay
Standard Rate 2019
Apr 16 2019 - Dec 14 2019
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 13.42%

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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