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'Kapalua Sunset' has Value and Luxury! Sept Dates $189/nt..Don't Miss Out!!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 10 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom/1 Bath best for 2 adults; comfy with 2 young children under 12.

Our large, 1100 square foot, ground-floor single level, ocean view condominium is spacious for 2 adults, and comfortable with 2 young children. It is in walking distance to three white sand beaches, including 'Best Beach' at Kapalua Bay. The lanai opens up to the landscaped lawn giving more 'outdoor living space.' Watch the sunset next to Molokai from the spacious lanai. The wall of windows in the living area brings the outdoors in! You can eat every meal on the protected lanai--no wind! This is a unique feature to our villa. Other condos and buildings can be too windy to eat on the lanai, but ours is great for al fresco dining! The tile in the living and dining rooms keeps the indoors cool, as well as the passive cooling from the trade winds when the louver windows are open.

The Bedroom has a small garden/ocean view lanai. The carpeting in the bedroom matches the decor and is very cushy on the feet. There is a King size Sleep Number bed...pick the firmness to your comfort level. The original artwork in the bedroom has island themes that is both soothing and interesting to look at.

The fully-equipped, updated kitchen has all appliances needed, from waffle iron to juice extractor, with a large pantry for groceries. The huge bathroom has a sunken shower, wall safe in the large closet, iron and ironing board, as well as a small size hair blow-dryer. Beach towels are provided for easy packing.

Our collection of guide books are there to help make your trip easier to plan once you are there. There are also beautiful 'coffee table' books highlighting Maui and the other Hawaiian Islands, as well as the Tahitian Islands and other islands around the world!

Two Championship Golf Courses are located in the Kapalua Resort Community. There are two tennis courts outside our door that are free to play on (racquets are available in the office). The great shops and restaurants within the Kapalua Resort Community make it so you never have to leave the area. There are three pools to choose from on the property, with BBQ kitchens, restrooms and showers. Watch the Hyundai Tournament of Champions (formally the Mercedes Benz Championship) and all sporting events on the Sony 46" television! Walking and hiking trails are throughout Kapalua. The Kapalua Activity Center has a Concierge who can arrange activities, make dinner reservations, etc. Walk the trails at the old Village Golf Course and find more golf balls than you can imagine (check in at the Kapalua Logo Shop). Hike the new trails at the Maunalei Arboretum and see what grows in the rainforest (pick up the shuttle at the Activity Center--check schedules). The Kapalua Zipline is always an adventure in the rainforest!

The historic Honolua Store underwent complete remodeling to offer more dining choices from the new kitchen and deli, serving breakfast, lunch and light dinner fare. Eat on the patio and watch the world go by!

The owner of "Kapalua Sunset", Lisa Gannon, is certified by the Hawaii Visitor and Convention Bureau as an Expert Level Hawaii Destination Specialist. 'If my condo is not available for your dates, I will try to find alternate accommodations for you!'

'We visit our villa as often as possible throughout the year, maintaining it and giving it the love and attention you would expect to find in a luxury destination like Kapalua. The grounds of the Kapalua Bay Villas are fabulous, with picture-taking opportunities throughout the property. Read the reviews and visit our 'Kapalua Sunset' villa yourself. This will be your home-away-from-home!!'

Keywords: Condominium, Luxury, Kapalua, Maui, Villa

More Details

Owner
Lisa and Peter Gannon
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2017

About Lisa and Peter Gannon

We came to Maui over 30 years ago on our honeymoon and knew this would be the place to call home. We've been on all of the islands and love Maui best, especially Kapalua. Lisa is a Certified Hawaii Destination Specialist and has been in the tourism industry for 20+ years. If our condo isn't available, Lisa will find you another one. Peter loves to golf, especially in Kapalua!! Snorkeling and SCUBA diving are hobbies we both enjoy.

Lisa and Peter Gannon purchased this condo in 2002

Why Lisa and Peter Gannon chose Maui

Kapalua is a World Class vacation Destination Resort Community. Known primarily for the Championship golf courses, it also offers an ambiance not found anywhere else on the island. Being able to walk to various beaches is a huge attraction. The Kapalua Bay Villas are an ocean front property with fantastic views in all directions! It is closest to Kapalua Bay, but doesn't have the congestion some beach areas on the island have.

What makes this condo unique

'Kapalua Sunset' is located in a building that makes the lanai protected from the wind. You can eat every meal on the lanai...this is VERY unique to our condo. With the view of Molokai across the channel and large, green lawn...this is paradise!

The Coastal Trail along Kapalua Bay and boardwalk along Oneloa Bay (aka 'Ironwoods Beach') are wonderful. Each day there's something else to see while walking the trails...whale watching is wonderful! The trail system makes it easy to get from one beach to another. The walking trails on what used to be the Village Golf Course are great, too, for exercise as well as seeing beautiful vistas in the area. The complimentary Kapalua Shuttle makes it very easy to get around the Resort. It picks up at the condo and transports anywhere within Kapalua...this is great for eating out, golfing and getting to the beaches.

'Kapalua Sunset' is unique in itself in that we collected the books, artwork, etc. over 30+ years. Our personalities and love for the area is shown in the decor...unlike a hotel-style condo that looks the same as the next one. Spending time at our villa and maintaining it throughout the year provides our guests with the comfort of knowing 'real' people care about their vacation experience. We have pride in ownership, and believe it shows.

Mahalo for choosing "Kapalua Sunset" as your vacation home. We hope you enjoy it and and join the "ohana" who return to their vacation home at "Kapalua Sunset".

Best regards and Cheers to Great Vacations!

Lisa & Peter Gannon

Guestbook comments from the owner

David & I arrived at the condo about 6:00 this evening. Needless to say ... we are happier than our wildest dreams. The unit is beautiful, perfect, clean and very comfortable.



Please let the owners know how satisfied we are and that we will treat & respect their "home away from home" as if it is our own. The new kitchen counter tops are beautiful. I just might copy them for my Vermont condo.



Thank you for taking the time to assuage the fears of a "crazy lady from New York City". If we are fortunate enough to come back to Maui; we will, with pleasure use your expert services again. We will certainly recommend you to all our friends.



Thanks so much.
Aug 2012
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Amenities

Kapalua Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • New granite counters update the original bathroom design. There is a deep, Roman tub with shower, and an area to put sandy items and hang bathing suits. Double vanities, each with a sink, have large counter space. A hair dryer is provided. Tile floors throughout.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen-size sofa bed. Good for young children under 10 years
  • King size beds (1)King Sleep Number Bed!!! Adjust firmness to your liking. The artwork/decor is not found in other condos, and make for nice viewing while laying in bed. The garden view from the lanai off the bedroom is quiet and peaceful for reading, napping, or just enjoying the scenery.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Our private collection of Hawaii guide books and other travel books are available to guests. Personal collection of Hawaiiana items over a 20 year period; unique items not found in any other condo! This is a comfortable home with updated features while keeping the integrity of the original design of the Kapalua Bay Villas. This is our home, and we want it to be your home, too. The access to 3 beaches, each with its' own personality, is priceless. Napili Bay is furthest, but the Shuttle will drop/pick up in the Kapalua Bay parking lot next door. Eat at the Seahouse Restaurant on the beach--happy hour from 2-5 is fabulous! The large beach and beautiful water is a real delight! Kapalua Bay is known for snorkeling and has been called "Best Beach" numerous times throughout the years. Showers and restrooms are available. Stay for sunset and have a beverage at Merriman's on the point....or just stay on the beach and enjoy! Oneloa

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average rating of 4.935484 based on 50 reviews
Pittsburgh, PA
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feels like home!

  • 5 of 5

We have traveled to Maui every 5 years since 2007. We discovered our favorite beach was Kapalua Bay & searched for a place to stay in the area for the 2nd visit. We found Kapalua Sunset in 2012. We just returned home from our 3rd visit to Maui & our 2nd time staying at the Kapalua Sunset condo. Since the last time we were there, the owners have done some upgrades in the bathroom & kitchen which was nice. We like this particular condo for the proximity to the gate, the ease of walking to the trail for beach access, the location for watching sunsets & it's homey feel. We have plenty of room to spread out & we prefer being in a condo because it's nice to have a kitchen & private lanai. We wish we could go every year & stay in this condo!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha! Thank you for the nice review! It has always been our goal to cultivate an "ohana" of repeat guests, and The Stirland's have become part of the family! The upgrades to the kitchen and bathroom include beautiful green granite and appliances, as well as a new sectional sofa and artwork from French Polynesia. The sunsets are fabulous from our lanai, which lends to the name "Kapalua Sunset" that we bestowed upon our villa. We want our villa to feel like home for our guests, and not like staying in a hotel or corporate environment. Our home is your home, and we welcome everyone an opportunity to stay at our "Kapalua Sunset" villa at the Kapalua Bay Villas. Cheers to Great Vacations! Lisa and Peter Gannon
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Wonderful ...

  • 5 of 5

Earlier this year we spent a month in this beautiful villa and we enjoyed it so much that we changed our plans and we returned to spend another 10 days at the Kapalua Sunset. This is everything you could possibly want in a vacation rental. It was spotless, well furnished, good linens and towels, well equipped kitchen, comfortable bed, beautiful view, well located and easy to use. If we return to Maui (and I hope we do), my wife and I would stay at the Kapalua Sunset again.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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perfect

  • 5 of 5

beautiful facility, had a wonderful time. I would recommend this stay as a perfect five star

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha! Thank you for such a nice review! Kapalua is certainly a 5-star world class destination, and we strive to keep our "Kapalua Sunset" villa a 5-star place to stay and call home while on vacation. We look forward to having you join the o'hana of repeat guests! Best regards, Lisa and Peter Gannon
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Comfortable and quiet home with an ocean view.

  • 4 of 5

We had a very enjoyable time at the "Kapalua Sunset" villa. We loved the fact that the Coastal Trail was just a 10 minute walk away. The pools are nice and not crowded. The BBQ'S are located only at the pools and consequently not convenient to do any cooking. But there are great restaurants within a very short drive. There is snorkeling at Honolua Bay and a fabulous sandy beach at DT Fleming Beach Park, both a very short drive. We were very glad we were not in the noisier and more crowded areas of Lahaina or Kaanapali. This was a retreat away from the noise and activity.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Tom! It's true the b-b-ques aren't always available or convenient, but it's an amenity that is nice to have. We realized the Foreman Grill might be our "b-b-q" when we want to "grill" something. Or, like you said, there are plenty of good restaurants in close distance. The quiet and beauty that is found in Kapalua is not found in many places where there are a lot of people. This is truly a destination in and of itself. Best regards, Lisa and Peter Gannon
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5

Kapalua Sunset Deserves More Than 5 Stars

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent four weeks enjoying all that the Kapalua Sunset Villa has to offer and we enjoyed every minute. Upon our arrival we found the place to be immaculately clean. In fact it was so clean that it sparkled. The villa is cozy, tastefully furnished and kept in perfect condition. We especially loved the patio with the expansive lawn and views of the Pacific. Our bed was super-comfortable and the linens and towels were wonderful. Everything was in working order and we were delighted that we had made this our choice for a month on Maui.

Kapalua is a beautiful and if you at the Kapalua Sunset, you will find that you are minutes away for several trails including the spectacular walk along the shore. Crashing waves and beautiful scenery with an impressive view of the island of Molokai makes for the perfect backdrop. Golf, tennis, tons of restaurants, nice people, and a very well maintained part of Maui will surround you in Kapalua.

My wife and I are from New York and we spend five months a year traveling. We often stay at rental condos on our extended trips and this one is as good as it gets. We loved our stay at the Kapalua Sunset Villa so much that we have already booked it again for the end of our extended trip. This is a very special place in an upscale area that is peaceful and quietly whispers the Hawaiian spirt of "aloha" ... Thank you Lisa and Peter. It has been delightful.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Andy. This really warms our heart and proves that all the hard work we've put into our "Kapalua Sunset" villa has truly paid off. We're thrilled to welcome you into our o'hana of return guests! Best regards, Lisa and Peter Gannon
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Beautiful home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Lovely spot away from the hustle and bustle. Close to the beach, the beautiful nature paths and spectacular sunsets. The condo is well kept and well equipped, we lacked nothing but food for our bellies. Outdoor fruit, vegetable and fish markets were a short drive. A special treat is the guest diary, full of tips and tricks from the owners and previous guests. It was a wonderful week and we really did feel at home. Thank you Pete and Lisa for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Kapalua Coastal Trail

Tennis courts are just outside our door! Three pools to choose from with bbq kitchen, restrooms and shower. Great walking path and trail from Kapalua Bay to Oneloa Bay!! The Kapalua Adventure Center offers ziplines, challenge course, rock climbing and more.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $135

Deposit of 3 nights (nightly rate x 3) is required for the reservation if outside of 30 days prior to arrival; within 30 days full payment is due.
Rates are subject to change until confirmed.
Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis.
This villa is best suited for 1 or 2 persons. I recommend a 2bd/2ba for 4 adults or families with children older than 12yrs.
On-island property management is your contact while in the condo.
Hawaii Transient Accommodations Tax ID#TA-200-944-8448-01; General Excise Tax ID#GE-200-944-8448-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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