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Ocean View, Updated, Spacious Condo! Walk everywhere! Last minute deals!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 2 bathroom Ocean and Mountain Views, 1000 sq. ft.--Steps to the beach

This top story unit at the Shores of Maui offers a stunning view of the Pacific Ocean and is located on the sunniest part of the Island. It’s about 50 yards from the sand, directly across from Cove Park, a fun surfing and paddle boarding beach. It’s a one block walk to Charlie Young Beach (as a reference, it's the north end of Kama'ole Beach I), one of the finest swimming beaches on Maui!

The complex is minutes away from the resorts and shops of Wailea as well as championship golf and world class restaurants. It’s also walking distance from charming local Kihei cafes, restaurants, shops and galleries.

The condo is on the second floor of the two story complex, accessible by stairs but not elevator. The unit was recently remodeled including the kitchen with new stainless appliances, hardwood bamboo floors in the living room/dining area and bathrooms, Samsung "Smart" 32” flat screens in each bedroom, all with DVD/BluRay players attached and free Netflix; and in July, 2016 a brand new 60" Smart Samsung flat screen in the living room.

In July, 2016 I stayed at the condo and added these new items:

In the kitchen--new KEURIG 2.0 PLUS SERIES single serve coffee maker (includes 4 K-cups per party)--guests can purchase additional K-cups of their preferred brand at the local CostCo or grocery outlet. There is also a standard electric coffee maker in the kitchen.

New electric FLIP BELGIAN WAFFLE MAKER--makes excellent waffles!

New -- THE ORIGINAL GREEN PAN--healthy, ceramic, non-stick skillets.


The bedrooms are spacious and tastefully decorated--one has a king bed, the other has two queens. There is a queen sleeper sofa in the living room.

There are TWO FULL BATHS in the unit.

The unit includes a spacious lanai (balcony) with spectacular OCEAN VIEWS, wonderful for sunsets and whale-watching. There is a table and chairs to sit and relax on the lanai.

The unit has 2 NEW AIR CONDITIONING UNITS, an AC Vent unit for the 2nd bedroom, a fully equipped kitchen with a brand new full size Kenmore refrigerator and includes a dishwasher, microwave, toaster and rice cooker. In June, 2017 I added the AC vent unit to bedroom #2, the room with the 2 queen size beds. It's controlled by a wall switch. All areas of the unit can now be well-cooled.

FREE High Speed WIFI Internet is included (private for guests in unit only)

400+ digital channels of FULL HIGH DEFINITION TELEVISION in living room and bedrooms.

Free NETFLIX enabled on TV's in all rooms. (code distributed prior to check-in)

Includes TELEPHONE with unlimited local calls as well as free calling to all of the United States, Canada, China, Hong Kong and India.

Brand new full size LG WASHER AND DRYER in the unit.

On-site amenities include a heated spa, swimming pool, tennis court, outdoor gas grills and covered outdoor eating area.


Note that there is a mandated state of Hawaii room tax of 13.41% added to the daily rate. The state of Hawaii raised this rate to 14.41% effective 1/1/18.

Contact owner if you have a question or would like to discuss the minimum number of nights stay.

Also note that VRBO charges a small percentage "service fee" at the time of booking. It's is VRBO's discretion to refund this "service fee" if the reservation is cancelled. Guest will need to negotiate directly with VRBO.

Hawaii Tax I.D. NO. W43783540-01

More Details

Sam Powers
Member since: 2015
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 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 March, 2018

About Sam Powers

I grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and attended the University of California at Berkeley. I loved San Francisco but moved to Los Angeles to attend graduate school at UCLA. I then began my career directing and producing educational television series for broadcast on PBS as well as projects for the South Korean Ministry of Education and the government of Singapore. I currently work in public education in Los Angeles and also develop multi-media interactive learning games and apps. Some of the work I do can be seen on our company website at www.inglesya.us/educators. I have been blessed with a wonderful 9-year old son who also loves the ocean and the beaches of Maui.

Sam Powers purchased this condo in 2015

Why Sam Powers chose Kihei

Since I was a child, my parents took me on vacations to Maui as well as the other Hawaiian islands. I loved the ocean and the beaches and the diving, surfing, whales, dolphins, sea turtles, sunsets and amazing hikes. None of that has changed. As an adult, I particularly enjoy Kihei and the Shores of Maui because I can sit on my lanai and enjoy a beautiful sunset every night, a glass of wine in hand--walk to excellent coffee and breakfasts in the morning--walk 60 yards to the ocean and take a swim--sit by the private pool on property or on the beach--then head over to one of the excellent local happy hours. Or we grill steaks and seafood on the gas bbq's on site and sip our home-made mai-tais and relax in the jacuzzi. Or if its a family and kids trip, we all swim and boogie board every day at the beach, walk to the park, or take a hike.

What makes this condo unique

Amazing ocean view from the lanai where you can relax and hear the waves.

Walk everywhere!

Plenty of room for couples in the two bedroom, two bathroom condo--or for family or extended family.

Pool, heated spa, tennis court and outdoor gas grills and tables


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo on Kihei on Maui

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 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 allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please see rental agreement for cancellation policy.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • 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
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Standard bathrooms, each with tub/shower combo; toilet and sink.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Large Double Bed
  • Tastefully decorated. Good size.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.836735 based on 49 reviews
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Perfect for our family of 5

  • 5 of 5

On our second trip to Maui we returned to The Shores for its unbeatable location. This condo was ideal for our family's needs: spacious, clean, comfortable and up-to-date, with everything we needed for our holiday. It can be challenging to find accommodation for a larger family which offers everyone enough "personal space" - we definitely appreciated 2 bedrooms plus the sofa bed in the living room. Our young adult son was with us for part of the vacation so he used the sofa-bed, while our 2 teens had plenty of space in the 2nd bedroom and my husband and I had the master. We walked across the street to the beach every day - Charley Young was great for boogie boarding (- 4 boards supplied with the rental.) At The Shores we enjoyed barbecuing and eating on the lanai. We particularly appreciated how cross-breezes between the lanais helped cool the condo's interior. Sam, the owner, was great to communicate with - he answered questions in detail and devoted effort to making sure everything was taken care of so we could enjoy a stress-free holiday. While The Shores is not a new complex, I would highly recommend renting this renovated unit. We have explored the island...we still think sunny Kihei is THE best place to stay in Maui, and we hope to return to Sam's condo on our next visit!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toano, Va. USA

A Five Star all the way. Great whale watching from the lanai...totally unobstructed view!

  • 5 of 5

Just incredible. Everything as described or better! Mahalo

  • Review Submitted: 05-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Condo stay

  • 4 of 5

Excellent location - close to beach and park for the grandchildren to play. Overlooks the pool so we could watch them swimming. Well appointed 2 bed/2 bath condo. Great that there were no keys to remember to bring - everything was keypad. The stairs to the unit were quite steep but that was the only negative. Overall, we would happily stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location to beach & restaurants & great view

  • 5 of 5

This location is so convenient to the beaches, parks, shopping, & restaurants. This unit is fully stocked with everything you need - lots of beach equipment for your family & patio has a wonderful beach view. Great spot for viewing the awesome Maui sunsets every evening! The communication with this owner is excellent!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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whale watch from the lanai

  • 4 of 5

Great condo and view ,close to everything you could want, We loved it and would go back!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful condo — would highly recommend

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the condo. We were pleasantly surprised how nice it was to be in a small building — the pool area was never really busy, all facilities were so well taken care of. The condo itself was wonderful. Yes second bedroom could get warm but we had no problems with anyone sleeping in it. It was very comfortable with the fans. The unit was clean and very well taken care of. Great thought by Sam to ensure guests have additional items to enjoy for the beach. The only caution I would let future renters know about is the beach across from unit has stunning sunsets and incredible views but you can’t spend time there as there is no real beach. We realized quickly a walk to the beach nearby was not doable and we drove everytime. This didn’t bother us as we always check out new beaches everyday and we just kept beach chairs boogie boards etc in the car while there and didn’t unload until we were ready to leave. But we did love every single thing about the condo, both the unit and the building and would recommend it to anyone travelling to Maui. A bonus being so close to walk to shops and the Maui Wave Rider surf shop is highly recommended for lessons for even small children. It was far and above any other place we have been too and a bonus being so close to walk too! Thanks again for a wonderful stay.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Cove Park and Charlie Young
Car: not necessary

Tennis Court on-site, Tennis Racquets, Gas BBQ's on-site, heated Jacuzzi on property, 3 Flat Screen TV's & DVD players in unit, hair dryers.

Short walk to excellent restaurants, cafe's and shops! A literal "stone's throw" from the beach . . .


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
High Season
16 Dec 2017 - 16 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Standard Rate
17 Apr 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
High Season
16 Dec 2018 - 15 Apr 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Standard Rate
16 Apr 2019 - 15 Dec 2019
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £90.26
Refundable Damage Deposit £144.42
Tax Rate 14.41%

The $200.00 initial rental payment is refundable up until sixty (60) days before check-in, less $100. The entire balance must be paid sixty days before your check-in date. A $200.00 damage/reservation deposit is required within ten (10) days of booking your reservation. This deposit automatically converts to the required damage deposit upon arrival and is fully refundable within fourteen (14) days of departure if the contractual provisions regarding damage are met. It is NOT applied toward rent. CANCELLATIONS: A Cancellation that is made more than sixty (60) days prior to arrival date incurs the specified $100.00 penalty. Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, that are made within sixty (60) days of the arrival date, forfeit the full advance payment ($200.00) and damage/reservation deposit ($200.00). Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent or deposit. MONTHLY RENTALS: Available at discounted rates, contact owner for details. MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY: 6 guests. An additional charge of $20.00 per person per night for guests beyond 6 will be assessed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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