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Upstairs loft bedroom - cal king bed
downstairs bedroom - queen bed
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Maalaea, Maui, Hawaii

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allforthe...
Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Pampered in Paradise”
Reviewed April 17, 2017 for a stay in March 2017
2
people found this review helpful

We couldn't have asked for better accommodations. The condo provides everything you could possibly need to enjoy your stay and is neat, clean and beautiful. Bill is so warm and friendly Great to work with. The view is breathtaking. If we were any closer to the beach we would have been in the water. Definitely coming back. Great value.

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Management Response
Apr 18, 2017
Mahalo for the great review Michelle. Hope to see you back soon.
Aloha,
Bill & Cris
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Karen L
Wellington, United States
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Fantastic!”
Reviewed March 18, 2017 for a stay in March 2017
1
person found this review helpful

Mahalo, Bill, for a wonderful stay on Maui! This is a perfect location, away from the heavy traffic and hoards of people in the resort areas...our teen daughters agreed! Watching the sunrise and set, and watching the turtles from the deck were wonderful. Beach walks and play on an uncrowded, gorgeous area were awesome! The pool area and BBQ areas were never crowded, ever. There are lounge chairs on the property that are always available. The incredible hospitality was much appreciated as well...early check-in, late check-out; the welcome package of fruit, cookies and coffee; beach chairs; snorkel gear; beach towels; binoculars; books, games and cards in the hutch...they really have you covered here for a comfortable, home-away-from-home type stay! If we make it back to Maui this is definitely where we would choose to stay again.

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Management Response
Mar 19, 2017
Thanks for the great review Karen. I'm glad you enjoyed our condo and hope to see you back soon.
Aloha,
Bill
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Bjrsmom
Sacramento, California
Level 6 Contributor
70 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Comfortable Condo, Perfect Location”
Reviewed January 11, 2017 for a stay in January 2017
2
people found this review helpful

We just returned from a wonderful week at Makani A Kai in Maalaea, Maui. The location was perfect for the excursions we had planned; a sunrise tour on Haleakala, and a snorkeling trip out of Maalaea Bay. We were able to walk to the Maui Ocean Center from the condo, and not worry about parking, when we went on our snorkeling trip, and the airport is only about 10 miles away. The condo itself is just right for a week at the beach. The views from the balcony and master bedroom are amazing! And hearing the crash of the waves is so relaxing. Just a few steps to the water and a beach that stretches out for a mile. Every morning we walked the beach as the sun rose over Mt. Haleakala, often not running into another soul. From our balcony we sat and watched turtles in the reef just offshore, and the condo is equipped with full snorkel gear, so you can also view them up close and personal! The beds are comfortable, beach towels are provided, the kitchen is fully equipped with pots, pans, dishes, utensils, etc., dishwasher, the bathrooms very nice, furniture comfortable.....I could go on, but suffice it to say, this condo is just the way one would decorate and equip their own beach house. Oh, and we really appreciated the keypad entry so no need to keep track of a key and everyone could come and go as they pleased. We used the laundry room and the machines were clean and in good working order. A load costs $1.50 and there was a jar of quarters on the counter in the condo, along with laundry detergent in the pantry, to help out. Having previously stayed in hotels in Kaanapali on past vacations to Maui, we all agreed that the quiet solitude of Makani A Kai is the only way to go to really enjoy the relaxing beauty of Maui. Also, Bill was very easy to work with; got right back to us when we first inquired about renting the condo and also promptly answered our emails when we had a few questions while in Maui. Again, we all agree, if ever we return to Maui, this is the condo we would rent!!

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Management Response
Jan 12, 2017
Wow. Thanks for the great review Steve. we are really glad you enjoyed your stay in our condo. Please come back and see us soon.
Aloha,
Bill & Cris
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Californi...
San Diego, California
Level 3 Contributor
8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Perfect location, gorgeous beach steps away, with sounds of the surf lulling one to sleep at nighy”
Reviewed December 30, 2016 for a stay in December 2016
2
people found this review helpful

Located on the south shore of Maui, in the notch between Maui's two lobes, this lovely condo is easy access from the airport and about equidistant from Lahaina and Wailea. The beach is sand and goes for nearly two miles. Pieces of coral can be found on the beach and there is nice snorkeling right in front. The owners keep the condo in tiptop shape and all amenities are there, including snorkels, masks and flippers, boogie boards, beach towels, a full kitchen, great lanai overlooking the beach, which, by the way, is VERY uncrowded, enemy to the pint of being nearly empty, even in peak season! A memorable family vacation!

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Management Response
Dec 31, 2016
Thank for the great review David. Come back and visit us soon. Happy New year.
Aloha,
Bill & Cris
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Kathy C
Westby, Wisconsin
1 review
“Perfect!”
Reviewed November 9, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Everything was totally awesome! The beach was gorgeous. There was even good snorkel equipment in the condo, and with a bit of coral right out front, the snorkeling was awesome! There are lots of sea turtles that hang out in the water by the coral.

There's a printer, so you can print your airline tickets the day before your flight! When the printer ran out of ink, he even came and replaced it right away. We loved everything, except that the A/C didn't really reach into the bedroom.

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Nov 10, 2016
Thanks for the nice review Kathy, Glad you enjoyed your stay in our condo. We are looking into upgrading the HVAC system. Come back and see us soon. Aloha, Bill & Cris
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jgranger2...
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Most wonderful beach!”
Reviewed November 2, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

This is a great condo to stay in. Very easy to find and on a quiet, clean beach. The owners actually take care of this place and care.

Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Nov 3, 2016
Thanks for the nice review Jocelyn. Glad you enjoyed our condo. Come back and see us again.
Aloha,
Bill & Cris
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Sherry H
Auburn, Washington
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Excellent condo”
Reviewed October 27, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

It's hard to describe how much we enjoyed staying at this condo. If you were to ask me what my favorite part of visiting Maui, I would say picking this spot to stay. The ocean, the sea turtles, the cleanliness, the thoughtfulness of the owner. I could go on. Renting this condo will be the best decision you made coming to Maui. I read the guest books before we left and EVERYONE had the same experience. It was hard to leave. The beach adjacent to the condo is undeveloped so you can walk forever down it, the condo is quiet and well built. Like I said, I could go on and on. Thank you Bill and Cris!!!!!

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Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Oct 29, 2016
Thanks for the great review Sherry. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Come back and visit us again.
Aloha,
Bill & Cris
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