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Deluxe Ocean View, Romantic Jacuzzi, a/c, Steps Away to World Class Beach

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type condo

Overview

About the property

2 BR/2 BA, Private 2-Story, Top Floor, Ocean View #1402 at Charley Young Beach

** We have a few days open in December! Only $249/night!

Come share our dream home!

This condo is not an investment property, we live in this condo part time. We chose this condo for its location right across from Charley Young Beach (next to Kama'ole 1), our favorite Maui beach. Our condo has an ocean view from our lanai, living room and kitchen. Charley Young Beach is directly across the street.

Our condo (#1402) is on the top (4th) floor in building #1 and is one of the biggest and nicest units in the Maui Vista complex. Since it's in the first building, it provides the best ocean and pool view in the complex, as well as plenty of privacy since the condo is located near the end cap. Enjoy the sunset from the Lanai balcony before you take a soak in our romantic Jacuzzi tub. The condo is air conditioned, has all the usual amenities, PLUS free Internet, free Hawaii, mainland and Canadian phone calls and more (see details). Includes a new flat panel TV, xBox 360 with 2 controllers, iPod docking stations, Keurig coffee maker, custom artwork, as well as a new queen sleeper couch, new bar-height lanai furniture and Tommy Bahama beach chairs! In May 2014 we remodeled the kitchen - all new granite counter tops, new stainless range, sink and dishwasher!

We chose a Kihei location because Kihei gets more sun than most of Maui (some parts of Maui can be quite wet!). Kihei is also centrally located, making it easy to take a quick trip to Lahaina (west side) or the North shore (which is great for sports... one of the reasons we are on Maui). Kahului (where the airport is) is only 15-20 minutes away. This is also where you would start your trip to Hana if you want to explore the wilder east side of the island. Or of course, just stay in Kihei and enjoy all its amenities. Supermarkets, restaurants, bars, golf courses, and more, are all within walking distance. And the beach is directly across the street - only a 2 minute walk away!

We believe being fully booked is more important than maximizing our rates, so our rates are priced slightly lower than other condos of the same caliber. We have a lot of repeat guests who absolutely love our condo - just read our reviews! :)

Are you looking for a nice one bedroom? The other unit we own is on the second floor (#1219). You can check it out here on VRBO - it's property #507896.

More Details

Owner
Ellen Whitney
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

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

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

About Ellen Whitney

Aloha! We are Markus and Ellen, the owners of the condo you are considering. We live on Maui part time, and we split our time between Maui, Houston, and Austria (near the city of Salzburg right smack dab in the middle of the Alps). I know: It's a tough life, but someone has to do it ;-)

But it's not all fun and games of course. We are business owners who happen to be lucky enough to be able to work from anywhere there is internet. The good news is we travel - a lot! The bad news is we always bring work with us, but we love it! Our core business revolves around custom software development. We specialize in consulting, custom software development, training, conferences, and more. We also publish one of the leading software developer magazines (CODE Magazine).

Ellen Whitney purchased this condo in 2012

Why Ellen Whitney chose Kihei

When we bought our condo, we first and foremost looked for a great location. We wanted something that provided the “tropical island feeling”. We wanted to be near or on a beach, and not just any beach, but on a beach we really liked and felt at home at. We also wanted a nice location that would provide access to the things we liked, and we wanted a location that would give us easy access to other cool locations, such as the North Shore and Lahaina. We wanted grocery stores, restaurants, bars and shops within walking distance. We wanted a great location that we could bring our friends to. With all that, it quickly became clear we wanted to be in the southern part of Kihei, near our favorite beach on the island - Charley Young Beach (the north end of Kama'ole 1).

What makes this condo unique

Our favorite Maui beach is directly across the street, less than 100 yards away. We have tons of restaurants, bars and shops, including a grocery store, within walking distance. Other Maui attractions (such as the North Shore, which we visit a lot, or Lahaina, and many others) are not far, since Kihei is centrally located. The airport is nearby. Kihei is also sunnier than other parts of Maui - it actually rains a lot in some parts of Maui!

Guestbook comments from the owner

My husband and I were in Hawaii for our honeymoon a few weeks ago, and we had a great experience staying at Ellen's condo in Kihei! The listing was exactly as described - the apartment was clean, beautifully decorated, and had everything we needed. The overall location was perfect as well, with a beautiful view of the ocean and the ability to get around the island easily. I definitely recommend this condo to anyone who is looking for a living accommodation away from the resort area, but central enough to visit any part of Maui. Overall, we had an excellent trip and will consider staying at the condo again the next time we are in town :)

-Sarah
May 2016
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo on Kihei on Maui

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Upstairs Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Jacuzzi , Jacuzzi tub (no shower)
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Living Room - Sofa Bed - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Queen sized sofa bed overlooking the lanai and ocean
    Downstairs Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Very comfortable Cal-King Mattress, AC and overhead fan
    Upstairs Bedroom Loft with Vaulted Ceiling - 1 Large Double Bed , Comfortable queen bed with ocean motif and overhead fan.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 10 bicycles
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • luaus
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Take the Tommy Bahama beach chairs to the beach - only 240 steps away! (Yes, one of our guests counted! :) Condo is located on the top/4th floor near the end cap so it's quiet with a great ocean view from the living room and lanai! Building has an elevator.

Reviews

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Deluxe Ocean View, Romantic Jacuzzi, a/c, Steps Away to World Class Beach
average rating of 4.6491227 based on 61 reviews
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Great Place

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Maui Vista, the location is great, the beach is very close, nearby restaurants are excellent and the condo itself was clean and comfortable. Everything you could need for a relaxing beach vacation is here!

We will come again.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Todd - I'm so glad you loved our condo and the location! Mahalo for choosing our condo for your stay! ellen
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Great Location Nice Unit

  • 4 of 5

Nice unit great location and helpful friendly staff.

Thanks for accommodating our stay

  • Review Submitted: 15-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Saul - I'm so glad you liked our condo and the location! Hope you will visit again soon - ellen
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

The condo is in a very good location, just a short block to a very nice beach that is never crowded. The condo is comfortable and, since it is at the end of the building, very quiet. It overlooks the pool which was never noisy while we were there. The air conditioners provide plenty of cooling and there are also ceiling fans along with a large tv and internet A nice place to return to after a wonderful day on Maui.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha - So glad you enjoyed your stay! Hope you will be able to visit again soon. Thank you for choosing our condo! ellen
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Great Location!

  • 4 of 5

We had stayed in a 1 bedroom at this same complex in the past. My favorite aspect of this unit was sitting out on the balcony with my coffee as the sun came up and watching the chickens in the parking lot across the street. We were also able to go out there and watch the sun set as we were not able to walk down to the beach in time. The beds are comfortable and there are plenty of towels. Ellen is very responsive and easy to work with and you can tell that she cares about her unit! The only drawbacks I will mention is that we were there during an exceptionally hot weekend of 90+ degree weather and high humidity. The loft bedroom was very hot, even with the ceiling fan, floor fan, and air conditioner on downstairs, etc. I took one for the team and slept up there with my daughter, while giving my mother the Master Bedroom and my husband the sofa. Also, the bathroom in the loft is open with a Japanese screen divider for privacy. This is no problem if you are with close family or friends. I can see it perhaps being an issue if you are staying with people where privacy is needed. Our favorite thing about this condo complex is that there are several restaurants and shops just a short walk away. The beach access is also across the street. My daughter and mother also enjoyed the pool.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Heather! I'm sorry it was so hot while you were there - this summer has been unusually warm and it hasn't been as windy as it normally is, so it's been twice as bad! The location (and Charley Young Beach) are also 2 of my favorite features about staying in our condo. Hope you will visit again soon - ellen
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Great location, nice view, roomy

  • 4 of 5

Great location, nice view, roomy. Great for budget travelers who need space.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Shital - So glad you found our condo roomy and comfortable. I hope you'll visit again soon! ellen
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Cozy condo, great location

  • 4 of 5

Great place, perfect location for what we wanted to do (explore the whole island). Real nice beach just across the street, markets and restaurants just down the street, swimming pool and tennis courts down stairs. The condo is two bedroom two bathroom, and has a real homely feel!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Ryan! Yes, we are very lucky with the location of our condo since it makes the whole island accessible. Charley Young Beach (directly across the street) is one of my favorites also! I'm so happy you enjoyed your stay! Hope you can visit again soon!! ellen
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Location

Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Kahului
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Tradewinds and Life is a Beach
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Wailea Golf Club and Elleair
Nearest Motorway
0.75 Miles
Piilani Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
More than 25 restaurants within .5 miles! Closest
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Charley Young Beach and Kamaole I -directly across
Car: not necessary

Maui is one of the best locations for all kinds of outdoor activities. Tons to do for every interest! You can be as active or as relaxed as you want to be. Be sure to take a drive - you will be surprised at the varied landscapes Maui has to offer - from beaches to desert to mountains to lush rainforests, it's all here!

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £111.68

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
HI Tax ID #: W18394398-01
A one-time cleaning fee of $150 per stay is added to the total.
Repeat customers receive a discount!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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