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Sea Shells Beach House - Private Beachfront Home on Kaanapali Beach

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 4,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps up to 6

State of Hawaii Transient Accommodations Tax License #TA-049-959-7312-01

County of Maui Short-Term Rental License #Hotel-Zoned

Sea Shells Beach House is one of the very few legal hotel-zoned vacation rental homes on the island of Maui Maui island was voted #1 best island in the WORLD by TripAdvisor's 2016 Travelers' Choice Awards! Maui island was also voted #1 best island in the U.S by Conde Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards published on October 18 2016.

Sea Shells is a beautiful spacious family-friendly beach front vacation home with a heated lagoon pool strong air conditioning three bedrooms and 5 bathrooms all set directly on gorgeous award-winning sandy Ka`anapali Beach This west-facing home serves up glorious scarlet sunsets and dazzling moonsets along with some of the island's best whale watching during the winter season Ka`anapali Beach is perfect for long romantic walks swimming kayaking snorkeling sailing and scuba diving.

Coming soon in late fall or early winter 2017 is an all-new look for the Sea Shells great room We are adding new area rugs new upholstery on sofas new lighting new decor Please see the photos for a sample mock up of this exciting new enhancement plan.

Please click on the Testimonials link to read the many effusive and very positive guest comments such as...

"We had a fantastic time in your beautiful home pool beach hot tub whales snorkeling We did it all Your home is so comfortable to stay in Only one problem with a place this spectacular - time flies by."

"Thank you for letting us stay in your beautiful home It looked wonderful online and is even more wonderful in person It was paradise A very big thank you to everyone" at Private Paradise Villas.

"From the moment we inquired about the property till the moment we left the level of service has been outstanding."

"Dear Owner Thank you so much for providing us with such a beautiful backdrop for our family vacation We don't want to leave In fact the men are out on the patio 10 minutes to departure cold drinks in hand refusing to leave It was so wonderful to feel we could just relax here at the house rather than spend our entire vacation running around looking for excursions Everyone found peaceful corners in the house to find solitude and yet the rooms were large enough for the whole group to gather in We loved the kitchen and I think we will all be sad to go home to our smaller and less fancy kitchens Thank you for sharing your home with us It was an absolute dream."

"We are feeling very sad as we prepare to leave your little piece of paradise today We are from Indiana where a water view consists of the Ohio River We love your home You thought of everything in the kitchen We love to cook and spent a lot of time doing so with the help of your perfectly stocked facility The pool area is gorgeous We felt like we were swimming in a hidden lagoon The great beach access made it easy for us to go our separate ways when in the mood Thanks for the books the Hawaiian bath products the music beach equipment tiki torches hammock and on and on Heaven on earth!!".

Just a few of the inclusive no-charge complimentary benefits provided are HD service on three of the televisions free Netflix in the living room Personal Concierge Service parking for multiple cars high speed wireless and wired internet access local phone calls mid-week housekeeping service (if renting at advertised rate or staying at least 7 nights in-villa safe tropical bath treats and personalized in-villa greeting orientation Unlike at many nearby hotels there are no extra "Resort Fees" charged!

At Sea Shells discerning guests will luxuriate in a contemporary styled and privacy gated home set on one acre of landscaped grounds with central air conditioning a lagoon shaped free form heated swimming pool outdoor hot tub spa high speed wireless internet service HD television service in several rooms with Netflix service in the living room ipod docks in each bedroom and the living room a hotel type of safe for valuables office nook with a fax/printer/scanner and an exceptionally well equipped kitchen with abundant good-quality cooking dining and serving supplies.

The exceptional swimming pool reflects graceful palm trees which frame the garden Swim under the stars at night by the light of tiki torches We love this pool and consider it one of the most attractive and inviting of any vacation home in the islands! During cooler months the pool is heated on a complimentary basis.

The great room of Sea Shells Beach House opens to the outdoor patio and pool and has cathedral ceilings with two lounging areas in addition to an entertainment center with iPod dock CD surround sound DVD VCR and new flat panel LCD television with premium channels and digital reception The kitchen has just been re-stocked with all new supplies and small appliances commensurate with luxury standards including an espresso machine coffee grinder abundant service ware red and white wine glasses champagne flutes martini glasses Henckel knives top quality cookware and so much more to use and enjoy! In particular we are fond of the new center-island wood table expansive granite counters dual dishwashers and sinks and large Sub-Zero fridge with ice maker.

Each of the 3 bedrooms has its own private en-suite bathroom and entertainment system A convenient office nook provides a large desk ethernet cable to hook into the high speed cable modem office supply fax and brand new multi-function office machine There are two laundry centers Use of the garage is available.

The single level design of Seashells Beach House provides very comfortable living for guests with limited physical movement This property can be enjoyed by guests using a wheelchair although it is not specifically out-fitted for special needs.

A hop and skip from Sea Shells is a beach front kiosk which rents ocean sports equipment including surf boards boogie boards skim boards Hobie cats and snorkel sets During summer months jet skis may be rented in front of the Hyatt Hotel A convenient beach front restaurant Castaway is adjacent to the kiosk serving breakfast lunch and dinner in a casual beach front setting The primary Ka`anapali Resort hotels as well as Whaler's Village Shopping Center and its many restaurants featuring live music on the beach can be reached within 1-2 minutes by car or on foot if you hike some distance down the beach through the Sheraton Ka`anapali Resort then along a paved pedestrian walking promenade that hugs the coastal beach From the heart of Ka`anapali Beach hop on a sailing catamaran for a snorkel sail scuba diving or romantic sunset cocktail cruise West Maui airport is minutes away for easy access from other islands The recreational activities available within Ka`anapali Resort are endless.

Our very own exclusive in-house Concierge will assist you with all of your vacation planning needs including adventure reservations auto rentals catered meals or private in-villa chef service sailing snorkeling fishing and helicopter charters advance reservations for award winning luaus family portrait photos star-lit massages vow renewal ceremonies golf tee-times and other pleasures to enhance your vacation on Maui Private Paradise Villas of Hawaii employs several professionals who were formerly Chief Concierge at Four Seasons Hotels in Seattle Beverly Hills Tokyo and Maui and was the first Hawaii vacation rental agency to provide bona-fide Personal Concierge Service for guests of luxury private vacation properties.

A private chef is available for hire to grocery shop or to prepare and serve up to 3 meals per day You may wish to consider the luxury of having a chef-prepared gourmet dinner served in-villa and al-fresco on your arrival evening! Ready-to-grill complete meals can be delivered or fully cooked ready-to-eat dining including salads and snacks are additional options.

GUESTS of Private Paradise Villas rental management and reservation service receive access to many valuable services..


- Personalized In-Villa Welcome Greeting and Orientation

- Complimentary Late Check-Out (when available - confirmed during week of departure)

- A private villa that is unsurpassed in Quality and Cleanliness

- An abundant array of pre-stocked supplies including bountiful numbers of towels extra linens paper products office supply

- Extensive supply of good-quality cooking and dining supplies

- Top-quality in-villa coffee and tea making facilities (some villas have espresso machines) herbs/spices whole fresh coffee beans

- In-Villa Safe and Copier/Scanner/Printer/Fax

- Free Local Calls Long Distance to USA/Canada (may not be available in all locations) and Parking

- Bona-Fide "Four Seasons Hotel" trained professional and complimentary Personal Concierge Service

- In-room Massage Spa Yoga and Personal Training Pampering on request at cost

- Butler or Private Chef available upon request at cost

- Personal Shopping Service for Groceries and Misc Errands upon request at cost

- Local Maui-based property management available for all of your needs

Private Paradise Villas provides all guests with a distinctive and innovative series of private services and amenities including our complimentary no-charge "Four Seasons Hotel" quality "Personal Concierge Service" a resourceful and gracious guide to getting the most out of your Maui vacation.

Your Personal Concierge is available for complimentary assistance to assemble a Custom Concierge Itinerary prior to your arrival including assistance with golf tee-times dining reservations child care private boat charters jet charters sailing snorkeling or scuba dive excursions swimming or surfing lessons tours and sightseeing exclusive helicopter tours in-villa massage and spa pampering portrait photographs and any and all other special needs.

Private Paradise Villas based on Maui Island was chosen by a handful of discerning owners to serve as their meticulous and conscientious independent rental and management representative...

Private Paradise Villas Real Estate Broker License #17787

Irene Ann Aroner, Realtor, Principal Broker License #18795

State of Hawaii Travel Agency License TA #3570

Private Paradise Villas Activity Desk License #193

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Property Manager
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2018

What makes this house unique

We are the original villa rental agency that pairs extraordinary vacation residences with complimentary "Personal Concierge Service". We are proud to be named the "Villa Rental Specialist for Hawaii" by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine in the 2012 to 2007 issues. We are the direct rental source for an extraordinary collection of select and ultra-luxurious villas on the island of Maui, Hawaii. The vacation residences featured in the Private Paradise Villas boutique collection serve as "Your Own Private Paradise" where you can relax and refresh in true luxury and true togetherness with every comfort and convenience provided. Select one of our exclusively managed and sumptuously prepared resort villas or homes, and experience an effortless vacation where you can "Delight In Every Moment". Private Paradise Villas is the exclusive rental agent and property manager for a custom curated collection of homes and villas throughout Maui, Hawaii.

Private Paradise Villas (previously named Tropical Villa Vacations), a dedicated in-house property management agency, is the direct rental source for an exceptional and extraordinary collection of select and sumptuous ultra-luxurious beach front vacation estates, elegant villas, secluded retreats, and romantic hideaways on the island of Maui, Hawaii. Private Paradise Villas is the exclusive rental agent and property manager for a custom curated collection of homes and villas throughout Maui. Add value and pleasure to your precious holiday with an abundance of personal pampering enhancements. After you've booked your property, your Personal Concierge is available for all of your family's Travel Needs, Private In-Villa Chef Service, Private Yoga, Massage, and other Wellness and Fitness Fun, Art, Cultural and Sightseeing Explorations, Private Boat/Sailing/Scuba or Snorkel Charters, Helicopter or Hiking Charters, Golf and Dining Reservations, Personalized itinerary.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Sea Shells Beach House is really the epitome of a perfect vacation rental. Fantastically situated on Ka'anapali beach, within walking distance of the resort hotels and residences, but just far enough away for the beach to be quiet and peaceful. The pool area and the garden is picture perfect. Exactly as portrayed in the the photographs. The house itself is very lovely, and actually nicer than the photographs suggest. The master suite is enormous. The kitchen is perfect for entertaining. Two dishwashers, every utensil imaginable, very thoughtfully designed and well appointed. I was very sad to leave this house.
Aug 2015
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Kaanapali House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , En-suite Private Bath with beautiful grey marble counters
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , En-suite Private Bath with Tub/Shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , En-suite Private Bath with Tub/Shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Two half baths
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King Bed with plush mattress and cotton sheets
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 4 poster bamboo Queen Bed with plush mattress
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 2 Separate Single (Twin) Size Beds or 1 King Size Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Sea Shells Beach House - Private Beachfront Home on Kaanapali Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 37 reviews
Los Gatos

True Island Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing, wonderful, perfect....these are the words that come to mind staying here at the Sea Shells Beach House. From the moment we arrived and were greeted to the minute we left, this was truly a memorable vacation. The home was well appointed, had everything we needed, clean, private and well maintained. In fact, since the beach was mere steps away and the pool was so lovely, we hardly left the house! We all agreed, we will be coming back!!!!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo nui loa to our wonderful guests who take the time to give Sea Shells Beach House such a fabulous review! It truly is an exceptional & remarkable property; beachfront, sunsets, inviting swimming pool, in an enchanting setting. We look forward to welcoming you back, as well as your family & friends to Maui No ka Oi. Mahalo from all of us at Private Paradise Villas. A hui hou!
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Great for a family trip

  • 5 of 5

The house was nice, and right on the beach; we spent every day going back and forth between the ocean and the pool. We loved being able to walk up and down the beach for different restaurants. Hosts were very accommodating and made check-in easy. The only thing I would mention is that the speakers for the stereo/tv were completely blown and not really usable. Otherwise, this is a vacation I would love to repeat again soon.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Kelli and family, Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Sea Shells Beach House on Kaanapali Beach for your stay in October 2016. It’s wonderful to hear you enjoyed the direct beach and ocean access from the home, as well as the many amenities! We’re sorry to hear about your issue with the speakers. Our equipment is tested prior to all arrivals and after each departure, and the speakers have been working perfectly for us and our other guests. Our guests' experience is very important to us and we are happy to immediately assist when notified of any issues. We would love to have you return to Sea Shells as our guest and look forward to welcoming you back soon again soon! With Lots of Aloha, Private Paradise Villas (formerly Tropical Villa Vacations)
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Nearest Airport
28.1 Miles
Kahului Airport (OGG)
Car: recommended

Sea Shells is a beautiful spacious family-friendly beach front vacation home with a heated lagoon pool, strong air conditioning, three bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, all set directly on gorgeous award-winning sandy Ka`anapali Beach. This west-facing home serves up glorious scarlet sunsets and dazzling moonsets, along with some of the island's best whale watching during the winter season. Ka`anapali Beach is perfect for long romantic walks, swimming, kayaking, snorkeling, sailing and scuba diving.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • Rates are subject to 4.166% GET & 10.25% TAT Hawaii Taxes. A reservation service fee of $125 is payable directly to Tropical Villa Vacations. These rates are valid as of the current date. Rates are subject to change until reserved with a signed Rental Application & Agreement and payment of the initial amount due.

    Infants and toddlers under two (2) years of age are not included in the total guest count. Toddlers and children age two (2) and above are included in the total guest count.

    Occupancy is granted for the maximum number of guests noted above. Excess occupancy is not allowed and may also be regulated by resort and/or local County of Maui ordinance.

    Just a few of the inclusive complimentary benefits provided are Personal Concierge Service, parking for the number of vehicles stated in the property highlights on-line, high speed internet, local phone calls, tropical bath treats, and personalized arrival greeting and orientation.

    Security deposit plus credit card guarantee is requested for this property, plus a separate incidentals deposit for guest requested special services. The security deposit may be reduced for repeat guests on subsequent visits.

    Pool Heating To 82 degrees is included during winter season.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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