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Ocean Front Top Floor Penthouse

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 - 10 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 - 10 nights


Kihei Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 6 MAX)

Come stay in the most beautiful home in the Maui Sunset Resort. You will have a breathtaking, unobstructed, view of the ocean; the West Maui mountains, & the island of Lanai. You will experience the whales breaching during the day & the on-fire sunsets by night, all from your huge private lanai.

Our 3 bedroom unit is the ocean facing end unit on the top floor. There is only one other unit in the whole complex that is this spacious. The location & layout make it very quiet & private. The huge master suite has surround, ocean view, windows; a private vanity, with 'Rain Forest Green' marble; a roomy queen size bed, & includes a true ''corner office with a view''. The other master bedroom has it's own private bath,& luxurious king bed; & a beautiful view of Haleakala, The third bedroom, we call the ''Tropical Green Room'', is very spacious with twin beds, full bath across the hall; and a view of Haleakala as well.

UPGRADES: We spent an entire summer turning our place into a home, instead of a typical vacation rental. Everything has been upgraded. We have a beautiful kitchen with custom maple cabinets,''Ariel Green'' granite counters; new appliances, and creative artistic lighting. Fully equipped with all your kitchen needs.

Our theme of ''Pacific Rim'' decor includes highlights such as; crushed-bamboo tables and chairs from Bali, solid teak and mahogany from Indonesia, and custom cherry built-ins from the good old USA. All the different woods make the rooms warm and inviting. The living room has comfortable all-leather seating, that has a front row seat every night for the sunset. We put in new floors, doors, lighting, fans, paint, stain, marble vanities, and all the other details that make it a home .It is now very upscale, yet very comfortable.

LOCATION/AMMENITIES: Our home is the perfect central location for all of your Maui activities; whether it be a luau in Lahaina, hiking in Haleakala or a sunset dinner cruise. We have whale watching, windsurfing, kiting, and beach walking right outside your front door; as well as tennis, a putting green, shuffleboard, and barbecues. We have one of the nicest pools in Kihei to work on your tan and read a good book, or go for a refreshing swim. The pool and hot tub are beautiful at night with the stars out and the torches lit.

Our home comes fully equipped and ready for your vacation. You should find everything you need to make your stay perfect. There is a full size washer/dryer in the unit for your convenience. We even have a ''toy closet'' with boogie boards, tennis rackets, snorkel masks, coolers, beach chairs, and beach toys for all ages. We supply beach towels, shampoo/conditioner & hair dryers.

You are only a couple of blocks away from grocery stores, restaurants, shopping and Starbucks.

If you like to walk, you can walk along the beach, or a quiet back road, that take you to the nearby stores. For multiple activities in your group, there is now a public bus that stops at the entrance to the Maui Sunset Resort, that services most of Maui.

If you are searching for the perfect place to stay for you and your family, you have found it in our home. We would love to have you come visit.

We look forward to hearing from you. Feel free to write or call with any questions you might have and we will do our best to answer, or refer you to people who have the answers you are seeking.

Maui is calling, you should answer the call....Aloha Janet and John

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for allowing us to share your wonderful home here at Maui Sunset! We as a family enjoyed the beautiful area. Your home is so wonderfully appointed, from the bedroom comforts, generous towels, bath accessories, children's coloring books & crayons, to all of the required kitchen items and appropriate reading literature. Every evening we enjoyed the property's, "Maui Sunset" namesake by watching the sunsets. Grandpa is recovering from rotator cuff surgery, so swimming in the pool & finishing with the jacuzzi was totally therapeutic. We're golfers & it was Masters weekend, so your entertainment setup was marvelous. We also played the King Kamehameha Course which was fantastic. Your every attention to detail is what makes your home offering so wonderful. Our little granddaughters loved all the children's items you've provided. So much different than other rentals we have experienced. We look forward to returning to your home. Thank you for sharing your home. Mahalo
Apr 2014
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Ocean Front Top Floor Penthouse
average rating of 5.0 based on 52 reviews

Absolutely beautiful place!!

  • 5 of 5

Janet & John have a fantastic place with absolutely everything you need to make your vacation so relaxing and perfect. We walked in to be greeted with a wonderful fruit basket and a full pound of Maui coffee!!!! The location is close to shopping, activities and is without the noise of anything except the sound of the ocean crashing against the shore. We stayed here for 10 nights with 4 adults and 2 children and there was plenty of room for everyone!! There were plenty of beach chairs, tennis rackets and balls, boogie boards, snorkel equipment, beach towels, coolers and much more. Our grandkids (age 9 and 11) loved every bit of this place and although they had never played tennis before this soon became a daily event for all of us. They also loved the pool and spent many hours swimming there as well as the ocean. All the kitchen facilities were up to date and there was also a full size washer/dryer inside the suite. All the beds were very comfortable and the bedding and towels were in excellent condition. Janet and John have provided so many extras: laundry soap, shampoo, body wash, toilet paper, paper towels, a great selection of spices, just to name a few. Janet has explanatory notes all over their suite and they even trust their guests enough to have a priceless piece of art on display from Japan. We spent lots of time on the very spacious lanai overlooking the ocean, having coffee, playing cards and just enjoying the beautiful sunsets. We didn't have to use the air conditioning units very much (except in the kids room) as the trade winds kept us fairly cool in this place. We would highly recommend this unit for anyone wanting to visit Maui. Janet and John have been the most pleasant and accommodating people and we would have no hesitation at all in renting their place again!!! Thank you very much Janet & John!!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, clean property with gorgeous view

  • 5 of 5

Loved it! Will come back again soon!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taber, AB Canada

Perfect Christmas!!

  • 5 of 5


We spent Christmas at the Maui Sunset and stayed in this AMAZING condo!! Our stay was fabulous. The condo was immaculate and had everything we needed to make our holiday absolutely perfect. The pictures Janet has posted are exactly the way the condo looks. They have thought of everything to make anybody's stay comfortable and eliminate the need for overpacking. They had full size washer and dryer, along with everything you would possibly need for any activity. They had boogie boards, coolers of all different sizes, water jugs, tennis rackets and balls, snorkel gear and flippers, beach sand toys, beach chairs and LOTS of awesome towels to take to the beach. The view is beautiful we were able to see the whales with the binoculars they had available as well and the Lanai is a fabulous place to watch the beautiful sunset and look over the pool and tennis courts. Everyone is very friendly at this Maui Sunset and our children met some new friends at the pool. The grounds are kept in absolute perfect condition and made for perfect conditions for Bocce Ball. This is a great place for families and John and Janet are so accommodating and pleasant to deal with. I am so grateful that they were willing to open their home to us and allow us to have a wonderful holiday with family, we would definitely stay here again! I would for sure recommend this place to anyone, its PERFECT!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Still raving about it SIX MONTHS LATER!!

  • 5 of 5

Janet - This review is long overdue! I left a note in the guestbook at the condo but it didn't dawn on me that you wouldn't know how much we enjoyed your home until you returned back to it when the seasons changed and you left Colorado for the islands!

It's been six months since we stayed in your lovely home and we STILL rave about it to everyone we know. The watercolors I made while sitting on the lanai are hanging over my desk at work and remind me everyday, that even on a dreary gloomy Monday in Seattle there's still a glorious Maui Sunset just over the horizon!

Your home is MUCH more beautiful, welcoming, comfortable, user friendly, accessible, safe, fun, convenient, and thoughtful, than any other place we have ever stayed while on vacation or for any type of extended stay. You seem to have thought of everything! I kept smiling when I saw all the notes and labels giving the details on how to use items (or not use them incorrectly) and so appreciate that you'd gone to all the effort to ensure that as guests in your home you were providing a gentle, gracious touch at every turn.

Thank you again for making our stay in Maui the BEST! We will definitely be contacting you when we return to your island.

Kind regards, JoAnn and Don

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sacramento, California

Week in Maui

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time - everything we needed was in the condo and it was just as promised. Great location for getting to all activities in Maui. The condo was nice and quiet in the evening and we loved sitting on the lanai in the mornings and evening watching for whales and sunsets, respectively.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
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The goods

  • 5 of 5

An oasis inside an oasis. perfect weather, best spot to watch the whales- binoculars included. the pool seems to be the center of a cloudless vortex of sun. I couldn't imagine staying anywhere else than this clean , comfy home ..... I miss you already , love kelly

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2012
  • Stayed: Jan 2012
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Car: necessary

The Maui Sunset Resort is a prime central location for all your vacation activities. Only minutes away from the acclaimed Maui Ocean Center Aquarium & Maui Golf & Sports Park with water slides, water gun boats & miniature golf. World class golf, shopping, dining & snorkeling are just a ten minute walk, or ten minute drive. Drive to Lahaina/Kaanapali for shopping, galleries & sightseeing. Drive east to Hana or upcountry to watch a sunrise on Haleakala; or to the Kula Winery for lunch.

You may want to just stay here, when you see the breathtaking views & sunsets from our lanai. We have tennis courts on site; best pool in Kihei, with activities desk to help plan your activities. We have windsurfing & kitesurfing out front when windy; stand up paddling when no wind; the pool desk rents SUP's. There are tennis courts on site and spacious manicured lawns. The whales in winter put on a great performance right from your front row seat on our lanai.

Maui is calling, answer the call.....

Other Activities: Stand Up Paddling


Rates & Availability

Kihei Condo Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 12 2016 - Dec 19 2016
7 night minimum stay
Dec 20 2016 - Jan 5 2018
10 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.42%

Dates Available: Nov 12-May 7 (OWNER OCCUPIED MAY 8-NOV 9)
Prefer Checks or Money Orders. 2.5% fee if using credit card (Visa/MC)
Nov 12-Dec 19 .. $335/night (7 nights minimum) + tax;
Dec 20-Jan 05 .. $385/night (10 nights minimum) + tax;
Jan 06-May 7 .. $335/night (7 nights minimum) + tax;
10% discount off nightly rate for stays of 28 nights or longer.;
Deposit 30% -

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Kihei Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Gym
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • fax
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower
    Full 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Both baths have beautiful upgrades; as well as the vanity in the Master Suite
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • All three bedrooms are spacious with quality mattresses and soft high end linens. The Master Bedroom and Tropical Green Bedroom have AC units as well as ceiling fans. The Master Suite has cross wind ventilation from all its view windows. There are extra linens for all beds in each bedroom closet.
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Our complex is very quiet; everything shuts down by 10pm; so great place for families or retired folks.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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