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Maui Vacation Rental on the Beach at Ma'alaea

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Beautiful kitchen opens to the living room - both have an ocean view
Excellent
93 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
Plumeria
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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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Maalaea, Maui, Hawaii
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, Phil and Cris P
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 93 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
We use a lockbox to provide easy 24/7 access to the condo on guests' arrival day. We provide a welcome package consisting of coffee, creamer, muffins, juice and a fresh pineapple, so guests don't need to worry about breakfast their first morning; this is especially convenient if guests arrive on a late flight. We live nearby and are available via text, email or mobile phone should there be any questions or issues before or during a stay. Our condo has several travel guides about Maui and we're also happy to suggest our favorite restaurants and activities.
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Zubin11
Okemos, Michigan
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in April 2017

Well if you are one of those people who researches and researches about the perfect place well you found it. This best kept secret in Maui is located in Kihea minutes away from everything you need. This is my third trip to the island and by far my best. I've stayed in five star hotels and here are the reasons...

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Management response:

Thank you for the terrific review and your kind words; it was our pleasure to make your stay here on Maui one your family will fondly remember a long time. Hope you'll come back again soon. Aloha, Phil and Cris

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baranaydo
Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in June 2017
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Beautiful accommodations would recommend the condo to all my family and friends. Their condo had everything you would need away from home. The welcome gift in the fridge absolutely perfect. The condo was a very quiet setting with quick access to the beach. The morning walks on the beach made my stay so peaceful and relaxing. I could go on...

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Management response:

Thank you for your review - it was great to have you stay. Aloha, Phil and Cris

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Anna D
1 review
Reviewed April 19, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Our family of 3 just had a wonderful vacation at this beautiful condo. It is spacious, very clean, nicely furnished and has everything that is needed for a good time. The complex is located on a quiet street and right next to the beach. Beautiful view from lanai. Great big clean pool. Complex is small and most if the time...

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shared Yard
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night
Default 3 nights
$165
May 1, 2017 -
Dec 14, 2017
Off Season Rates
3 nights
$165
Dec 15, 2017 -
Apr 30, 2018
High Season Rate
3 nights
$245
May 1, 2018 -
Oct 31, 2018
Off Season Rate
3 nights
$165
Fees
  • Cleaning fee: $140 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Number of Guests: A total of six guests can sleep in this 2 bedroom / 2 bathroom condo (king and queen size beds in the bedrooms). The living room sofa folds out to a queen size bed and a twin size inflatable mattress is also available to accommodate a maximum of six guests.

Discounts:
Discounts are available for extended stays of 14 nights or longer and for returning guests. Please contact us for details.

Minimum Stay:
Our minimum length of stay is 3 nights unless your stay would fill a gap of 3 nights or less between existing bookings.

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 (for US, ask for International as it varies by country) will be added onto the amount of each payment if...
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About the neighborhood
Away from the crowds, but centrally located on Maui’s south shore 7 miles from the main airport in Kahului, 6 miles from Kihei, 12 miles from Lahaina. Our 24-units condo complex, Makani A Kai, in Ma’alaea Village, is located on the sand at the end of a dead-end street. One parking space is provided for each of the 24 condos, including two disabled spaces. There are no booking fees, resort fees, parking fees or other hidden costs that you may find at other accommodations. Adjacent to 5 miles of continuous sand along Sugar Beach and Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge, perfect for walking and observing wildlife.
Getting around
The most convenient and flexible way to see the sights is to have a rental car. There are tours, such as the road to Hana for example, where you may wish to sit back, relax, and leave the driving to others.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Kahului (OGG): 6.8 mi
Our complex is located about 7 miles from the airport. We provide directions as well as a site map showing where our ground-floor condo is located in the complex. Public transportation is available during certain times at Ma'alaea Harbor about a half-mile away, but a rental vehicle is recommended for getting around. Free parking is provided for one vehicle in the complex parking lot and additional free parking is available on the street for additional vehicles and visitors.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 0.0 mi.
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