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Maui Vacation Rental on the Beach at Ma'alaea

Beautiful kitchen opens to the living room - both have an ocean view
5.0 of 5 stars
81 reviews
Beautiful kitchen opens to the living room - both have an ocean view
Super clean, newly renovated and fully stocked kitchen with most everything you'll need
Hot water on demand (great for hot tea and more), quiet dishwasher, icemaker
3-in-1 oven (microwave, convection, and standard oven); convenient appliance garage
Easy access pull out drawers for pots, pans and pantry items
Induction cook top is touch activated.  Counter has plenty of room for serving buffet style
Stained glass PEACOCK by kitchen and entryway, created by Cris Peacock as is most of the condo art
Comfortable living room for relaxing after a full day of fun activities on Maui.
Your home away from home, with an ocean view from the kitchen, living room and guest room
Several snorkel/tour/hiking books, and CDs for your use, as are the CD/iPod player and printer
Just a reminder to relax and unwind while you're on Maui, too
Ocean view from the living room, kitchen and guest bedroom
Comfortable living room.  The sofa folds out to a queen size comfortable bed
Shoji doors close for guest room privacy.  52' HDTV and large library of DVDs & BluRays
Guest bedroom with queen size murphy bed up; can be used as a dining room
Guest bedroom with queen size murphy bed down
Boogie boards, pool and beach toys, cooler, beach towels and beach chairs available for your use
Some of Cris' artwork in the hall
Guest bathroom has tub/shower combination
Master bedroom with King Size bed
Master bedroom with King Size bed and adjoining master bathroom
Master bedroom with view of the lush tropical foliage outside
Master bathroom with upgraded counter, sink and faucet
Custom master bathroom shower; Cris made some of the embedded ceramics
Double Lanai (16 ft x 7 ft) has comfortable seating for four overlooking a semi-private lawn area
Our unit A7 lanai, ground floor, located at the end of the building, with an ocean view
Heliconia, ginger, hibiscus, Ti, bananas and other beautiful plants surround the condo
Fresh cut flowers and breakfast goodies welcome our guests upon arrival
955 square feet of living space plus a double lanai;  condo sleeps 6
Our condo is about 75 feet from the ocean, with an ocean view and semi-private lawn area
Beauty abounds in the lush tropical landscaping of Makani A Kai's grounds
Crystal clear pool with an ocean view
Sea turtle (honu) mosaic in the pool looks like the real thing
Family fun in the pool
Hang Loose!
Two high quality Weber gas BBQs
Throw some shrimp on the bar-be!
Seating for 8 in the BBQ area.  Lounge chairs for sunning and whale watching
Property entry way
Lush Tropical Landscaping
Courtyard area; turn left at the palm tree in the sidewalk and you're at our condo!
Sweet smelling plumeria blossoms often fall in the courtyard, prompting one guest to arrange them
Our condo is close to the pool, but not next to it
Coin operated laundry a few steps from the condo with machines on premises
View toward Maalaea Harbor
Sugar Beach is our backyard
Adjacent to 5 miles of continuous sand along Sugar Beach, a national wildlife refuge
Maalaea Shoreline.  Had to make postcards of this shot (available in our condo)
Pipers at Maalaea
Beautiful skies of Maui
View of Makani A Kai complex from our paddle boards
Sunset at Maalaea
Sunrise at Maalaea
Another beautiful sunrise at Makani A Kai, perfect to watch with morning coffee
Canoe paddling in Kihei
Parasailing in nearby Kaanapali
Nice view from up here!  Great fun for up to 3 at a time
Iao Needle, a great spot to explore - with easily accessible paths and hand rails
Beauty all around
Whale Day Parade in Kihei, 3rd week in February every year
Boogie boarding fun.  Boogie boards, cooler, beach chairs and more are provided.
Many excellent snorkel spots on Maui
Friendly fish
Ma'alaea Harbor is about 1/2 mile from our condo: restaurants, mini-golf, bumper boats and more
Several snorkel tours depart from Ma'alaea Harbor, nearby at the end of our street
Scuba excursions, lessons and equipment rentals nearby
Maui Ocean Center at Ma'alaea Harbor is a favorite for kids of all ages
Maui sunset
Humback whales come home to Maui yearly (October to April)
Humpback whale season is always exciting on Maui.  Here's a mother and her calf with an escort
Whale tail show
Waterfall on the road to Hana
On the road to Hana
Windsurfing at Ho'okipa on Maui's north shore
Big game fishing (such as for this Ono) available in Ma'alaea and Lahaina
Sportfishing boats available to fish for Marlin, Ono, or Mahi Mahi like this one
Standup Paddle Boards are fun for beginning surfers too!
Standup Paddle Boards available for rental from nearby shops.  Even this guy (me) can learn to surf!
Several terrific music events at the MACC, such as the (free) Slack Key Festival in June
Maui has many beautiful golf courses
View from our lawn area.  Rainbows are everywhere on Maui, even on our license plates!
Plenty of other adventures including zip lining, biking down Haleakala, and more
Tidepools just a short walk down the beach, a fun place to explore with a loved one
5 miles of undeveloped Sugar Beach, ideal for relaxing walks or jogging
Just another day in paradise... your home away from home awaits you.  Check our calendar and inquire
Our Condo Complex, Makani A Kai, is off the beaten path, but centrally located in South Maui
Makani A Kai is truly a treasure of beauty, away from the crowds, but close enough for fun
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Condo/Apartment /
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Our 24-unit condo complex, called Makani a Kai, is located on the sand at the end of a dead end street behind sugar cane fields in the small quiet community of Ma'alaea Bay Village, on Maui's south side. It's away from the crowds, but centrally located near the Maui Ocean Center between the towns of Kihei, Lahaina, and Kahului. Our 2 bedroom/2 bath unit is on the ground floor with a beautiful ocean view from the living room, kitchen and one bedroom. The master and guest bedrooms have king size and queen size beds, respectively. The living room sofa folds out to a queen size bed. All beds are very comfortable and have fully encased allergy covers on the mattresses and pillows. We also use high quality linens for a comfortable sleep after your day of fun activities on Maui. Our condo has a fully equipped remodeled kitchen... Read more
About the owner, Philip P
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 14 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 81 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #FKN3805980 by: FlipKey
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Marshfield, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in October 2015

Was only able to stay 4 nights. I know I will be back again for a longer stay. Everything was perfect the condo was super clean. We had everything we needed A wonderful basket was left for us included coffee, fruit, jucie, half/half, rolls and candy :) Phil was so helpful with suggestions on hikes where to get food etc.... more

Fort Myers, Florida
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in October 2015

This condo is by far the best vacation rental I have experienced. Phil and Cris have everything and have thought of everything for their renters. The beach equipment (chairs, cooler, fins, boogey board, towels) were used everyday. It was nice to not have to think about bringing/buying/renting anything. They had sandwich bags, tupperware, and anything needed to make meals and... more

Bakersfield, California
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in October 2015

Thank you Phil and Cris for another memorable stay in your condo. It was extra special this time, as we were able to bring our parents. They finally see why we keep coming back again and again. Your hospitality cannot be matched. We not only look forward to the stay in your amazing condo, but seeing you makes it more... more

Management response:

Aloha Trisha and Joe, We always feel that people staying in our condo are more than just renters needing a place to stay, but our guests and deserve the best we can offer. Mahalo for continuing to come back year after year, and it was great having your parents join you this time. Glad you enjoyed the treats; you're very... more

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shared Yard
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 1 night
Apr 10, 2015 -
Dec 14, 2015
Summer Rates
1 night
Dec 15, 2015 -
Apr 9, 2016
Winter Rates
1 night
Apr 10, 2016 -
Dec 14, 2016
Summer Rates
1 night
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  • Cleaning fee: $125 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Discounts are available for extended stays and returning guests. Please contact us for details.

Payment Method:
Our preferred method of payment is via personal check or money order. We do not accept credit cards directly, but can email you a PayPal invoice for the rental deposit and/or final payment, which you may then pay using any credit card of your choice. You do not need to have a PayPal account to use this option. A 3% surcharge will be added onto the amount of each payment if you choose to pay by credit card via PayPal.

Reservation Confirmation:
Reservations will be confirmed upon receipt of a $500.00 deposit (check or money order or $515.00 via PayPal including the 3% surcharge applied) with the balance due 60 days prior to your arrival.

Cancellation Policy:

Deposit returned if cancellation is made more than 60-days prior to arrival. Deposit will be retained by Owner if tenant cancels less than 60-days prior to arrival, unless Owner secures anothe...
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Airport: Kahului (OGG): 6.8 mi
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Nearest Beach: 0.0 mi.
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