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Private 2 BR/2 BA Remodeled End Unit: Luxury and Location on a Family Budget

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 950 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 10 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

A quarter-mile-long crescent of safe, lifeguarded, sandy beach with gentle surf, flanked by dramatic rocky points teeming with tropical fish and turtles--where is this slice of paradise? Right across the street from your stylish and spacious 2-bedroom/2-bath condo! No need to load the family in the car: just grab the cooler, beach chairs and beach towels(all provided in your unit)and walk to some of the best swimming and snorkeling on Maui! Kamaole II Beach is one of only three lifeguarded, designated swimming beaches in Kihei; if you want to do more than gaze at the ocean from a distance, this is the place to be!

Unlike many rental units, the owners frequently stay here themselves, resulting in personal touches and thoughtful upgrades that will make you feel like an honored house guest. With a recent remodel, this very spacious unit is on the first floor (one up from ground floor) of the coveted D Building--an end unit with whispering palm fronds surrounding it and a peekaboo Western ocean view, plus exceptional privacy and quiet at the far end of the building.

The heart of the remodel is the gleaming kitchen, new in 2017, with its expansive granite counters and full granite backsplash, under-cabinet lighting, cherry cabinets outfitted with the latest features, all stainless steel appliances, and the new curved eating bar with stainless pendant lighting and added seating.

Newer carpeting and linens in the bedrooms (plus a new pillow top queen mattress) are complemented by new ceramic tile floors throughout the rest of the unit and designer paint set off by white millwork and six-panel interior doors. The kitchen is charmingly open to the living area, making entertaining irresistible, especially with the inclusion of the over-sized lanai open on two sides to the tropical breezes. The two bathrooms were luxuriously updated in 2011 to include designer tile and granite countertops. Four ceiling fans in bedrooms and living area keep those breezes moving, but there's also an air conditioner if needed. Halogen track lights add drama in the kitchen and gracious entry hall. In-unit washer/dryer keeps beachwear easily clean, and there is convenient access to the reserved parking just outside the door.

Newer twin beds in the second bedroom and a queen sofa sleeper in the living room add ample room for an extended family or two or three couples...room to sleep six if desired. A desk and cable hookup plus wi-fi offer space for your laptop connection to the complimentary high-speed internet service; flat-screen TV, DVD/VCR player and ipod docking station are provided for your additional pleasure...that is, if you can tear yourself away from the romantic tropical landscaping, two pools with barbecue grills, tennis court, and the five-minute stroll down to fabulous Kamaole II Beach and the nearby shops and restaurants.

Keywords: Kihei Akahi, vacation rental, family friendly, Kihei

More Details

Owner
Jeanne Erdahl
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
2 December, 2017

About Jeanne Erdahl

That's me, with one of the grandchildren that instigated my purchase of a second, 2-bedrooom unit at Kihei Akahi...now my kids and grandkids can be there when I am, and I can cheer on their efforts at swimming across the pool and building the best sandcastle on the beach! My Mom and Dad started coming to Maui in the fifties, and, when I got to the point where I couldn't live without my Maui fix, I discovered they had already done all the work for me in identifying the best island and best beaches, and they are right here in Kihei!

Jeanne Erdahl purchased this condo in 2007

Why Jeanne Erdahl chose Kihei

In all senses, it's just the best! The Kamaole Beaches are stellar (and have been voted as best beaches in the world by several different publications) because they are safe, lifeguarded, close to snorkeling, and superb for swimming. I can walk to the library, good grocery stores, many restaurants and shops-- they're all within a mile of Kihei Akahi. It's also close to upscale Wailea with its many golf courses and shops, but much more economical. Access into Kahului is all four-lane highway and goes direct to the airport...not an all-day trip as it can be from the Kaanapali/Kapalua area. And the micro climate? Let me just say that when it's raining on most of the rest of Maui, Kihei is usually still in the sunshine!

What makes this condo unique

I love to be outdoors, and as a rest-of-the-year resident of the Seattle area, I also crave sunshine, sunsets, swimming and hiking. When winter rolls around in Washington, it seems like the sun doesn't rise until 9 and is setting again by 3 in the afternoon. That's just not enough daylight! When I'm in Kihei, I slow down, live every minute, glory in the birdsong, watch the whales cavort, become transfixed by the rhythm of the waves, smile at the little kids romping on the beach...and never even think of turning on the TV.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time in Maui and the condo was perfect. We appreciated the beach chairs, noodles, beach towels and coolers, all of which we used daily! The kitchen was well-equipped for cooking and the washer and dryer totally made our whole trip much easier. Thank you for allowing us to check in early, as well.



We will definitely stay with you again in the future.
Jul 2012
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo on Kihei on Maui

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ensuite remodeled master w/ tile and granite, step-in shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Remodeled tile and granite second bath with tub, glass doors
  • Both bathrooms are compartmented with door between tub/toilet and sink/vanity area. Both remodeled in 2011 with granite counters, full tile tub/shower enclosures with glass shower doors.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , New pillow-top mattress
    Second Bedroom - 2 Single Bed , new mattresses and box springs
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 Large Double Bed , New sofabed with hotel-quality 6' mattress
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Private 2 BR/2 BA Remodeled End Unit: Luxury and Location on a Family Budget
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5

The Best place to stay in Maui

  • 5 of 5

Kihei without a doubt, great place for all your needs restaurants, shops, pubs, beaches are fantastic, and most of all the people of Kihei are the best you will find on this earth.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location to everything you need on the SW side of Maui

  • 5 of 5

Myself, husband, 3-year old daughter, mother and step father all stayed at this condo and we thought it was great. There was plenty of space in the common area for eating and hanging out. The kitchen was nice with lots of counter space. We used the grills (at the pool) two nights and that worked out well. They have the kitchen stocked with everything, including re-useable containers that we made use of every day on our various excursions. They have all the beach equipment you can dream of (including sun umbrellas, boogie board, sand toys, chairs, beach towels and more). You can walk to a beach, you can walk to restaurants, stores, grocery store and it is easy to access the major roads for exploring the island. There are two pools, we used the one closest to the condo nearly every day in the afternoon and it was perfect. We used the A/C a lot and after some creative placement of the fans, we were able to get the cooler air into the bedrooms. It takes a little work but it is possible. We came to Maui for a wedding in Wailea and we choose this place because it was so close to the venue and we wanted to stay in Kihei instead of Wailea. We are not into the resort scene. We were very happy with our choice of accommodations. We would stay here again and recommend this place to others.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We were really happy with our stay.

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed the condo, the office staff were wonderful! The only problem with this condo was it could have been cleaned better before we arrived. It was close to anything you would need!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your positive review and I have followed up with my housekeeping staff. We apologize for any oversight on the cleaning. They had a hospital emergency that day and had to bring in a new cleaner who was not familiar with their standards.
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5

Perfect Family Rental

  • 5 of 5

Jeanne,

We would like to thank you so much for having us stay at your condo. It was spectacular.

We had everything we needed for a young family. From beach toys/chairs/umbrella/coolers/bags etc.

The kitchen was also full of extra things, such as lunch boxes, glad storage containers etc.

Upon arrival, we were pleased to see how close we were to the beach. The location of your condo is perfect, at the end of the complex away from the busy road. It was quite and tranquil. The gardens are absolutely beautiful, and the property is very well maintained and clean. We loved being so close to all the restaurants and shops.

If i could only make a small suggestion, it would be great if you can add some curtains to the bedrooms. Maui has a beautiful "very" early sunrise, therefore having some blackout curtains would be a bonus. (i am sure you have a good reason for not having them, but would be great to give people the option to have them open or closed when they sleep)

Jeanne, thank you again for allowing us to build some beautiful memories in Maui. We cannot wait to come again, and also stay at your condo.

What a magical place Kihei is :-)

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Stay in Kihei

  • 5 of 5

The condo had everything we needed for our week stay in Kihei. The condo was very clean and the complex was quiet. There were coolers, beach chairs, beach toys, and towels for our use. We loved the location, easy walk to the beach and restaurants. The owners did a great job accommodated a special request that we had. Next time in Kihei we will rent this condo again.

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

wonderful condo for family or a couple

  • 5 of 5

We took our daughter and her three daughters for the oldest grand daughter's 18th birthday and it fit us very well. Sleeps six comfortably and we were not cramped in it with three teens. Loved the washer and dryer and the full kitchen. We cooked and also went out for meals.

The lanai was very private feeling and wonderful with tropical birds and winds. We will return again someday. Great experience in a very clean place.

  • Review Submitted: 28-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Kahului
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Moose McGillicudy's
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Wailea
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Kilometres
Piilani Highway
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Fred's Mexican
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Kamaole II
Car: recommended

On island representative:

Condominium Rentals Hawaii

808-879-2778

Hawaii Tax ID W01310490-2

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo on Kihei, Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Fall Shoulder Season
16 Oct 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,216
for 7 nights
From
£149
£4,266
 
 
Christmas Holiday 2017
18 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
10 night minimum stay
£2,304
for 10 nights
From
£213
 
 
Whale season 2018
1 Jan 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,301
for 5 nights
From
£226
 
 
Spring shoulder season
16 Apr 2018 - 15 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
£917
for 5 nights
From
£149
£1,186
£4,266
 
 
Low season 2018
16 Jul 2018 - 15 Oct 2018
6 night minimum stay
£1,015
for 6 nights
From
£141
£4,010
 
 
Fall shoulder Season
16 Oct 2018 - 17 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
£960
for 5 nights
From
£158
£1,216
£4,266
 
 
Christmas Holiday 2018
18 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
10 night minimum stay
£2,602
for 10 nights
From
£243
 

Additional pricing information

Resort Fee £33.56 + Tax
Cleaning fee £115.58 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.42%

RENTAL RATE DISCOUNTED 10% FOR ANY BACK-TO-BACK BOOKING! Please contact owner for firm quote for your exact dates. $300 deposit to confirm reservation, balance due 60 days in advance of arrival. Cancellation: $150 refund of deposit up to 60 days before arrival; thereafter, refund available only upon booking to another party. Early check-in or late check-out may be available at no extra charge

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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