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Ocean View 2BDR Top Floor Unit--Spacious! AC & WiFi

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 a new 60" Smart Samsung flat screen in the living room.

In the kitchen--KEURIG 2.0 PLUS SERIES single serve coffee maker (includes 4 K-cups per party). There is also a standard electric coffee maker in the kitchen.

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 14.41% added to the daily rate.

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

All bookings made 2 weeks or less prior to check-in are eligible for a minimum 10% DISCOUNT.

Note: September 6-7 the swimming pool is closed for its annual deep cleaning. If you book during these days, you will receive a 15% discount from the standard rental rate for those days. thx

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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 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. 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. Each has A/C or cooling/venting unit. Each has new flatscreen Smart TV.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • 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
Surfboard and paddle board rental next door --lessons available as well.


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Ocean View 2BDR Top Floor Unit--Spacious! AC & WiFi
average rating of 4.851852 based on 54 reviews
Vancouver, B.C.

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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Great place

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time staying here! The rental had everything we needed and more, and was perfectly located within walking distance to restaurants/bars/shops and the beach. We are already planning our next trip back here!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mallory, So happy you and your group enjoyed the condo! Thank you for the kind words! You're always welcome back. Aloha! Sam
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Sweet & comfortable stay by the ocean

  • 5 of 5

This is my 4th time visiting Maui for a family vacation. I stayed in Lahaina, Kanapali before but I loved Kihei the best! It is not too busy and touristy like other places and you feel like local here. This condo is like home away from home kinda place. The location of the condo is very convenient, walking distance to the market and the beach!!! I loved walking to the charlie young beach in the morning (kid's friendly and you get lucky to see a turtle touching your feet while you are swimming!) and be able to walk back to have lunch and nap then walk back to the beach! The bed is very comfortable and the unit has a ocean view and downstairs BBQ and swimming pool is well maintained.

The owner, Sam, is very responsive in your request and Shannon was very helpful on our request everytime. I highly recommend this condo. :)

I will go back again!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Hyejung, I'm so happy you were able to enjoy Charley Young beach. It's such a short walk, my family and I go there pretty much every day when we stay at the condo. Also, I'm glad you were able to enjoy the amenities and felt like it was "a home away from home." Thank you for you kind words. You are always welcome back. Aloha!
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Morse, Saskatchewan Canada

Amazing As Always 💙💗💜

  • 5 of 5

Unit was clean & comfortable ! Location amazing 😉 we will be back !!!

Thanks Sam for sharing your home with us 😊

  • Review Submitted: 08-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay! You're always welcome back! Aloha Sam
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Great stay in heart of Kihei

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of 4 with two teenage boys and were looking for somewhere to spend the first half of our vacation and found this condo on vrbo. I was looking for a two bedroom with an ocean view. The condo was exactly as described and had everything you need for a week in Maui. We are a family that like to wake up and drive to a different beach on the island each day and this condo worked well for that. All amenities in condo worked well, great ocean view from balcony with afternoon shade, lots of gear for the beach and short walking distance to lots of great casual eats, tourist shopping, shave ice, a beach, the park and water sport rentals. Parking was convenient, pool and tennis courts were very well cared for and the shared bbq’s were very new and clean. This place was a great value for what we got. A few other things to note as you consider the property - it is right on south Kihei road which is busy so there is some road noise but also lots of people/car watching, also the fan on the master bedroom air conditioner was quite loud but worked effectively. The owner was great to work with and very organized with details about the condo, check in and check out. Our kids loved having own space and being able to walk to explore Kihei.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great condo with a great location! I would stay here again and recommend it to friends and family!

  • 5 of 5

Property was clean and kept up.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Kara and Family, I'm so happy you and your family enjoyed your stay at the condo! Thank you for your kind comments. You are always welcome back! Aloha - Sam
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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
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 £93.39
Refundable Damage Deposit £149.42

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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