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Kauhale Makai, Village by the Sea

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Strawberry, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's always a chance you take renting a condo with an individual owner but the management company made it easy to do. This unit was a 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit and very roomy. The master shower wasn't as big as the other bathroom but useable. Everything was in good working order and clean. The beds were extremely hard and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing at all against the owners of the condo we stayed in, it was lovely, but the resort is a whole different story. I like to refer to it as"Kihei Correctional Facility". There are SO many rules and regulations, I don't have room to list them all, so I'll point out the highlights. First, if you are a smoker or... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Maui and the condo was inadvertently booked as we normally stay in a regular hotel. I used Trip Advisor for the booking process, which went very well, in and of itself. So, my other half was a bit apprehensive to say the least. However, the large studio apartment worked out very well. It was... More 

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Seattle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Maui is an enchanted island, as millions of travelers already know, but it has remained unspoiled in so many ways. When you book a condo you're 'at home' on the island and able to relax with a nice balance of locals and tourists. Maui is so easy to navigate and people are very friendly and helpful if you have a... More 

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Colonial Heights
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Just got back from a wonderful anniversary trip to Village By the Sea. Booked thru VRBO, first time ever using them. Great first time experience. Our condo was exactly like it looked in the pictures. Everything we needed was there....cooking supplies, chairs, umbrella, beach towels. The sunset from the beach out front is simply amazing!! We used the gas grills... More 

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Muskoka District, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

This is a great location - a bit away from the major hustle and bustle of the more southern beaches but easy to get to stores, restaurants and other attractions. There is actually great snorkeling out front if you go out far enough. The reef was the best we saw and we tried Molokini, Big Beach, Ulua and Mile 14... More 

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Bedford, Texas, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Kauhale Makai has really good ocean views. The walk to the beach wasn't too awful through the grass but we only did it once. The beach in this area seems more used for fishing than swimming. The water was cold and waves a bit on the rough side. There isn't really anything within walking distance here, no shops or restaurants.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

We stayed here November 2015. My wife, 2yr old son and myself. First of all the room we had was great, it was high up and gave us a view of the ocean. Every morning we had breakfast on the balcony and it was the perfect way to start the day. The grounds were beautifully kept, nice and clean well... More 

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Redding, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

This condo is located on the bottom floor and has everything one will need for their stay. It is about 100 yard walk to the beach. This condo is across from the entrance to the pool, but has a small distant view of the ocean. With two bedrooms and two baths it is perfect for a family or two couples.

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Toronto, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

This is a cute 2-bedroom condo in Kihei. The view from the balcony are spectacular with a view of the pool. The condo is well stocked with ample kitchen supplies and beach equipment. It has a direct access to the beach which consists of both sandy and rocky areas. You can safely walk out for 50 feet or more. The... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Kauhale Makai, Village by the Sea

Address: 938 South Kihei Road, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
Location: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Kihei
Price Range: $144 - $300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kauhale Makai, Village by the Sea 3.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Kauhale Makai (Village By The Sea) Hotel Kihei
Maui Village By The Sea
Maui Kauhale Makai
Kauhale Makai Condo
Kauhale Makai, Village By The Sea Maui/Kihei
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