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3765 Lower Honoapiilani Rd, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-5935
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 10/23/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#24 of 47 Specialty lodging in Lahaina
Ocean-front condominiums with BBQ, convenient west Maui location centrally located to shopping, restaurants and activities.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Self-serve laundry
Golf course
Horseback riding
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Grade: 42 out of 100
23Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
2Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
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Jennifer M wrote a review Jul 2021
6 contributions1 helpful vote
Property manager was helpful and responsive scheduling our trip, and providing information for check in and check out processes. The condo is ideally situated, just north of Lahaina, and very close to the West Maui airport. From the back of the unit, you overlook the ocean. A reef blocks any significant wave from disrupting swimming or snorkeling time, so every age person could enjoy the ocean and the regular turtle traffic pattern. From the front of the unit, you overlook the pool. Tradewinds keep the unit comfortable, which we enjoyed. There is no air conditioner, so the only critique would involve outside noise of other tenants in the evening as windows needed to stay open for circulation. Still, excellent for our two unit rental and large family needs. We would stay again.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
JohnGladding wrote a review Dec 2019
Folsom, California25 contributions25 helpful votes
We visited several beaches and the best snorkeling we found was in our backyard! I saw turtles every day, many fish, an octopus, and a family of eels that live in the rocks near the entrance! (They are secluded and aren't in an area you will frequent). Not much of a beach when we visited but I understand the beachfront fluctuates with the season.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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tlcloset wrote a review Sep 2019
Louisiana20 contributions8 helpful votes
We stayed for 8 nights in unit 310. It’s a 3 bedroom 3.5 Bath. Five of us and we had plenty of room. The management team are Awesome! Clean grounds, pool etc. The unit needs a little tlc and some new furniture. The owner also has the AC on a six hour timer which is not very convenient when you have to get up during the night to turn it back on. Owner should definitely change that as well. I still give them 5 stars as We will definitely stay again when we return to Maui.
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Date of stay: September 2019
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Choose a room with vey good shades for the balcony. The sun is a killer in the afternoon.
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Carol C wrote a review Jul 2019
Hilo, Hawaii7 contributions5 helpful votes
We, like many others, also love Makani Sands! Our party of 5 adults stayed in a 3 br, 2.5 ba two level unit on the third floor. What a view! From the lanai, we’d count 25-30 turtles cruising by all day long! Immaculately clean, wonderful and friendly staff, and any owners who are staying there at the time are a real hoot! Join them on the lanai at sunset with your bottle of wine to blow the conch shells! What aloha spirit. Ocean is steps away, Great beach. VERY safe and reef-protected, great for kids. Swim and snorkel with turtles! Convenient to stores, yet very quiet, peaceful. Small complex, insulated from the hustle and bustle of Maui. Try the natural food store across the street for best guacamole in town - half price at happy hour! We are going back in November. I could live here!
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Date of stay: May 2019
Trip type: Traveled with friends
Room Tip: nd or 3rd floor for best turtle viewing!Higher
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c00kies07 wrote a review Apr 2019
Sanctuary Point, Australia18 contributions5 helpful votes
We stayed at Makani Sands In March 2019 in Unit 210 and would recommend this place to stay. You cant get much closer to the sea,watching the whales,Turtles and the Ocean was just brilliant. You are short walk to eateries and shops,with a wood fire pizza just up the road is to die for.But be quick as he sells out real quick.The staff are outstanding and help out with anything you need.We had 6 adults in the apartment and had plenty of room. We will be back one day.
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Date of stay: March 2019
Sleep Quality
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: All rooms are equal from what I seen....maybe lower rooms get a bit of noise from upstairs.
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$210 - $406 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Makani Sands
Which popular attractions are close to Makani Sands?
Nearby attractions include Honokowai Beach Park (0.3 miles) and Huaka'i Luau Maui- Journey Through Polynesia (0.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Makani Sands?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Makani Sands?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Makani Sands?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Makani Sands?
Conveniently located restaurants include Fish Market Maui, ABC Stores, and Honokowai Okazuya & Deli.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Makani Sands?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Makani Sands?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Cliff House (3.3 miles).