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Spacious Bright Family Home; Large Private Pool and Outdoor Space; Walk to Beach

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 2,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Amazing private 4BR House with Pool, just blocks from the Beach!

Unit: Hale Makai | Maui Guidebook

Summary

Hale Makai is bright, open and airy – high ceilings, and tons of windows. Super clean and meticulously maintained with enough space for the whole group to spread out and be comfy, both inside and out.

The home was recently redone top-to-bottom and boasts quality furnishings, game room, multiple bedroom configurations, outdoor shower and a great pool – a family-centered gem.

Details

Aptly named, Hale Makai (ha-lay ma-kai) in Hawaiian it means “Ocean House”; it’s just a short walk from the beach. Warm and inviting inside, and has a whole lot of what makes vacationing in Hawaii so exceptional: outdoor living, relaxing and playing seamlessly integrated into the home.

The large swimming pool is the centerpiece for the outside space, and seating and lounging options around the pool are many. Soak up the rays, or chill out in the shade. Pool loungers line one side of the pool, with a large shaded covered lanai with seating and tables at one end. Another smaller covered area with table is toward the opposite end of the pool – perfect for teens or other members of your group to break off into their own poolside space. Tropical privacy fencing and lush landscaping surround the pool area keeping it very private.

The gas BBQ grill is located next to the outdoor covered lanai, close to the pool, inside dining area and kitchen.

Back inside the house, the master bedroom is on the first floor, and has an ensuite bathroom with a large bamboo, glass block and pebble lava rock shower. The room also has a sliding glass door with private walk to the driveway, the back yard and outdoor shower. The three remaining bedrooms are upstairs. The first has a king bed and each of the other two can be configured prior to check-in either as 2x twin beds or 1x king at guest’s request.

Although most of the time guests will be appreciating the masterful design around outdoor dining, there is also a small dining area and a couple comfortable stools at the kitchen bar-style counter, so guests can hang out together while preparing meals or cocktails. (The setup also really comes in handy for corralling and feeding excited kids!)

The indoor dining area opens right up into the outdoor lanai, where there are two additional outdoor dining tables. The living room also has a sliding door open to the lanai, which brings a fully open flow between the entire common living area and the outdoors.

There is a new game room/hangout area on the first floor away from the bedrooms. With ping-pong, a large TV, futon, table and chairs, this is another great place for guests to chill when they’re not at the pool. The game room is a converted garage with a large two-car size door on one side, which is fun to pop open and let the tropical sun and air in.

The owners just installed an outdoor shower for rinsing off after the beach or pool – or for the more adventurous, take your morning shower outdoors in paradise!

Location

Hale Makai is located in central Kihei, tucked away in a very quiet cul-de-sac. Non-touristy and quiet residential neighborhood, but also very close to stores, beaches, restaurants and shops. Mellow and miles long Waipuilani Beach is just two blocks away, and many more of the worlds best beaches are just minutes away. There are also three different shopping centers within 4-5 blocks.)

Other places of interest: Beachfront roller skating rink and skate park is 1.5 miles, Cove Park (best place for surf lessons) is 2 miles, Kamaole Beach Park is 2.2 miles, Keawakapu Beach is 3.5 miles, Wailea is 3.75 miles, Big Beach/Little Beach is 8 miles. The airport is 10 miles.

Privacy & Space

The house is set back down a long driveway, and the strategic use of fencing and landscaping keeps the home self-contained and very private.

The extra-wide and long driveway also allows plenty of space for groups with multiple cars and, of course, playful children!

The owners are concerned with preserving Maui’s environment, and since our island’s electric grid is largely powered by huge diesel generators, the house was recently upgraded to be powered by our tropical sun. Maui thanks you for being green!

There is a separate cottage at the front of the property where the resident manager lives. Debbie is super sweet, responsive and helpful – and she always gives guests full privacy. (Note: the pool and yard are completely privacy fenced from the manager cottage and the neighbors.)

Hale Makai is really one of those places I absolutely love to tell friends and family about – great memories are made here.

More Details

Property Manager
Alexa Fischer
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house on Kihei on Maui

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • 2 King, 4 Twins (Twins can be made into King upon request.)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Spacious Bright Family Home; Large Private Pool and Outdoor Space; Walk to Beach
average rating of 4.875 based on 32 reviews
5

Wonderful Family Home

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 10 stayed here March 2018 and we enjoy the house! It had everything pool beach toys snorkeling gear. The location was perfect for us! Our grandkids were in the pool everyday even the one day we had rain!! It really is a perfect family home. Debbie the caretaker was so pleasant to talk to a very lovely lady. gives you your privacy but is there for you if you need her!!

A great find!

Our family really enjoyed this home!!

Diane

Victoria BC

  • Review Submitted: 06-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay. We felt instantly at home there. It was our second time and will return again

  • 5 of 5

Properly is clean, artistically decorated and the pool area is beautifully landscaped. It is close to the beach and shopping. Debbie, the property manager is fantastic. We love her.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Hampshire, USA
5

RENT THIS PLACE!!!!

  • 5 of 5

An amazing home base to explore this beautiful island! We were a group of 8 adults and found this place to suit our needs perfectly. The location was very convenient! Very near beaches, restaurants, and shopping. We loved being able to walk to and along the beach in the morning, as well as being able to walk to a little mall/grocery store nearby. Debbie was an excellent property manager. She responded quickly and effectively, but also gave us PLENTY of space. She's very available to help, but not intrusive whatsoever. We didn't end up using the pool, as we just ended up exploring the island and going to the beach every day, and just because it was too chilly in late February. We only would've wished for a slightly bigger dining room table to accommodate all of us, but we made it work with extra chairs. We were originally concerned that 2 full baths and 1 half bath wouldn't be enough for all of us to shower and get ready each day, but it ended up working totally fine. We used the hose by the side of the house for sandy feet and such rather than the outdoor shower, so we wouldn't have to walk all the way to the back of the house. We were incredibly grateful for the beach chairs, snorkel gear, and beach towels and mats to use, which were stored in the back shed. There was plenty of space for our family to relax in the family room and on the lanai. We played games at night and really enjoyed having space to do so. Having a full sized washer and dryer was also a GIANT help, and we were so grateful. There were some great little touches which made such a difference like having the light switches labeled for what they turned on, as well as having some basic kitchen supplies which made it super convenient. In a very quiet cul de sac. Overall, such a great home, and we loved having it as a home base. Thank you!!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa Cruz, CA
5

FABULOUS RENTAL

  • 5 of 5

The Owners of this beautiful Home have thought of everything to make your stay on Maui stellar. With fun Hawaiian decorations, lovely nature prints throughout, an amazing Pool and beautiful yard this Property is very private and comfortable.

It was refreshing to stay in a Home that is so well cared for. The Home was very clean when we arrived. Everything you could possibly need is provided for you.

There were 10 beach chairs, boogie boards, ice chests, ping pong in the Game Room, 2 large TVs.. The House is about having fun and you absolutely feel like you are in Hawaii with all the Palm Trees surrounding the Property.

The House has full Solar Power and the Owners care about the environment. There is Central Air Conditioning if needed but we found that the house has great air flow with all the windows and sliding glass doors so we were able to enjoy the cooler nighttime breezes with windows open.

Being in Hawaii is about enjoying the warm weather.. the Lanai and Pool area is where we had all our meals and family time.

The Lanai feels like another room of the house with lots of seating and easy access to kitchen and the other living areas.

There is a guestbook in the Home with all kinds of great tips about life in the Islands and how to make the most of your stay in the house and on Maui.

This Home is very well cared for ..

Highly Recommend !!!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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House, pool & property were ideal for our entire family. Woud recommend you get new cleaning service

  • 3 of 5

The caretaker Debbie couldn't of been nicer. She came to meet us and see if we needed anything. Very delightful and accommodating. We loved how the garage was turned into an extra family room with another bed possibility and a ping pong table you could bring out to the middle of the room to play on it. Only thing we as a family felt that for the price you pay for the cleaning service it would of reflected a very clean house for the next guests. House overall was not cleaned like you would expect, floors were not clean and upon pulling the sheets off the beds at the end of our stay and finding several bottom fitted sheets on each bed ready for the next 2-3 people was not cool. This is an ideal place to stay in the beautiful Maui Island but I highly recommend a more reliable cleaning service that isn't cutting corners on you.(a 5 star with a clean house.) My suggestion is just check with Debbie to make sure house is cleaned thoroughly before renting.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha to our wonderful guests🔆?🔆? Just a few clarifications on 2 of our recent Reviews. In our tropical environment we try and get the trash out to the bins often because of the humidity and bugs that could come into the house. We don’t demand that you take the trash out but only suggest it in our Guestbook which has lots of information about the House and life on Maui. We also suggest turning off the AC if you are going to be out of the house all day. We have Solar Power but we are environmentally friendly so just common sense to not leave it running if you are not there. If you want to leave it running you may do that of course. Since we live here and have had our beautiful Home for many years we try and share what we’ve learned, things that will make your stay more comfortable. Please know that we are trying our very best to keep our house clean and well maintained. We are constantly updating, painting, refinishing, replacing and redoing things to keep the house nice. We also like everything to be very practical and fun so you can be comfortable. Our “garage” is actually a really fun GameRoom !! As far as the bed sheets we use bottom fitted over mattress pads to maintain the cleanliness of our mattresses and mattress pads.. we never use the underneath fitted sheets as the new sheets for the next guests. If you have any ??s or if things seem odd to you please ask.. we mean well in all we are doing and only do things with our guests best interest in mind at all times. We hope you will come stay with us in our beautiful Home and that you will Love it as much as we do !! Mahalo for reading 😍?🌈?🏝?🔆?
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3

Moderate home

  • 3 of 5

Moderate home centrally located. Beds were average. However guests are discouraged to use air conditioner, which was new to us. Property we stayed at in Oahu had solar power with unlimited A/C.

Plenty of outdoor seating either at the pool or lanai. Two TVs, one in living room and other in garage. Debbie was very responsive when we needed assistance with TV satellite.

Had plenty of toilet paper and paper towel. No tissues were in the home. Needed more trash cans in home especially since Debbie wanted trash dumped frequently.

Used the beach chairs a couple of days. They are very worn - one was broken, one torn and other one had mold. Felt they should have not been discovered when we were at beach and replaced by in advance.

Cleaning fee was high especially since required to gather towels and start them, start dishwasher and daily trash removal. Other Oahu rental required nothing, with a considerably less cleaning fee.

Tub upstairs had discolored caulking and needs to be updated.

Average experience at this property.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Kahului Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Life's A Beach
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Wailea Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Piilani Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Coconut's Fish Cafe
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Waipuilani Beach Park
Car: recommended

Location

Hale Makai is located in central Kihei, tucked away in a very quiet cul-de-sac. Non-touristy and quiet residential neighborhood, but also very close to stores, beaches, restaurants and shops. Mellow and miles long Waipuilani Beach is just two blocks away, and many more of the worlds best beaches are just minutes away. There are also three different shopping centers within 4-5 blocks.)

Other places of interest: Beachfront roller skating rink and skate park is 1.5 miles, Cove Park (best place for surf lessons) is 2 miles, Kamaole Beach Park is 2.2 miles, Keawakapu Beach is 3.5 miles, Wailea is 3.75 miles, Big Beach/Little Beach is 8 miles. The airport is 10 miles.

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