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Gorgeous Remodeled Beachfront with Incredible Views!! Best Location in Resort!

Bedrooms 1
Space 777 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Our lovely one bedroom is situated on a half mile stretch of uncrowded white sandy beach in the quiet unassuming beachfront community of Kahana. The Royal Kahana Resort is a first class Resort Condominium conveniently located between the fabulous resort areas of Kaanapali Beach and Kapalua Bay. We are just a few minutes drive to the historic whaling town of Lahaina, the superb shops and restaurants at Whalers Village Shopping Center in Kaanapali, and the Championship Golf Courses at Kapalua.

Our condo is ideally located in a very private setting towards the beachfront corner on the 5th floor. Completely remodeled in November 2014! From both the livingroom and bedroom, it boasts MAGNIFECENT DIRECT ocean views with the Island of Molokai on the horizon. We even mirrored the livingroom wall, so YOU ARE VIRTUALLY SURROUNDED BY OCEAN!

Absolutely beautiful modern designer furnishings and decor. There is a full kitchen, washer, dryer, cable TV in both livingroom and bedroom , DVD player, FREE WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS. FREE LONG DISTANCE CALLS TO MAINLAND AND CANADA,

King bed and queen sofa sleeper,easily accommodating 4 guests.

The master is huge, with it's own walk in closet! And it has it's own slider to the lanai.

Central air and ceiling fans provide maximum comfort. Very spacious, 778 sq. ft. plus lanai.


Amenities at the Royal Kahana include a large heated pool surrounded by a sundeck, and adjacent to a sunning oceanfront lawn area to take in the sweeping ocean views. Whether you choose to swim in the pool, or sun yourself at the pool deck or oceanfront lawn, or take a refreshing dip in the ocean...perhaps a little snorkeling or boogie boarding, or just a stroll down the white sandy beach, you will delight in the natural beauty surrounding you here at the Royal Kahana.

There are 4 gas-fired barbecue grills at the pool area, and a big poolside Cabana providing a dining area with captivating panoramic ocean views. Shaka Ice, located in Cabana, provides breakfast and lunch items.

For relaxed entertainment, there are ping pong tables and shuffleboard. Two lighted Tennis Court attract our more energetic guests. There is also an on site exercise room. The activity desk in the lobby is very helpful in planning your Maui activities. Internet access and conference room is also on site .

The Royal Kahana is within a very short walking distance to many local shops, convenience stores, and great casual to fine dining restaurants.

Located directly on the Kahana Coastline, all shoreline is at the mercy of Mother Nature and the tidal ebb and flow of the ocean with its matching wave action. Thus, beach and/or beach access cannot be guaranteed at any time. But there are a couple beach accesses less than a 5 minute walk from the condo.

Our location makes for a perfect position to take in and experience the incredible sunsets, turtles, and during Whale Season, the most spectacular show of whales breaching right in front of our lanai.

Note: If my availability calendar doesn't show opening during your time frame, or if you need additional condo space for friends or family, please link on to my'other listings page'(located by availability calendar) I have a gorgeous 2 bedroom direct oceanfront at Royal Kahana, VRBO listing # 53296 Also, a beautiful 2 bedroom direct oceanfront at Hololani Resort, adjacent to Royal Kahana to the north.

Whatever your pleasure, you can be assured that your stay at our Royal Kahana suite will be absolutely rewarding.

With Kind aloha,

Your hostess,

Sherrie Kaufman

Keywords: Condominium

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Sherrie Kaufman
Member since: 2003
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
June 19, 2018

About Sherrie Kaufman

Originally from Colorado, I moved to Maui about 20 years ago, as the winters got longer and colder as time went on. I am so fortunate to call Maui home. I live in Haiku, on the north shore, ... is a bit more remote here, but I always look forward to a 'mini' vacation at my condo, where I can walk right out the door to the beach!

Sherrie Kaufman purchased this condo in 2006

Why Sherrie Kaufman chose Lahaina

It has always been about view and location. The most spectacular views you can imagine. This is undoubtedly the best location, as it is towards the oceanfront corner of the resort, no views of other buildings. Very private.

What makes this condo unique

Other than my specific unit being in truly the best location within the resort, The Royal Kahana Resort is impeccably maintained ,with beautiful grounds, oceanfront pool, central air, fitness center and sauna, underground parking. It is also very convenient to shopping and restaurants, with the Kahana Gatway Shopping Center just across the street!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Sherrie, you are consistently on top the condo rental business. As always, your condo is clean, well stocked and a wonderful place to stay. I appreciate your thoughts to all the detail in this place, and it is always a real pleasure to work with you. You are attentive to my inquiries, and I feel I have a good and trusted friend in you. I can't say enough how much I am impressed with you and how easy you always make my stays here in Maui. I have lost count as to how many times I have stayed in this condo, it is a sanctuary, a wonderful place to settle in for my stay. I hope to return again soon. Many Mahalos and Aloha!
Mar 2014
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation condo rental in Lahaina, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 777 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) queen sofa sleeper in livingroom
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Gorgeous Remodeled Beachfront with Incredible Views!! Best Location in Resort!
average rating of 4.909091 based on 133 reviews
Anchorage, AK

Wonderful sunset view

  • 5 of 5

Great condo with wonderful waterfront view.

  • Submitted: 30-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Best ocean view out there. No resort fees. Easy free parking. Three minute drive to beach with tons of free parking. Seamless experience. We had a great time.

  • Submitted: 5-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful oceanfront condo

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying in this beautiful one bedroom oceanfront condo. We saw sea turtles and whales from The balcony! The concierge in the lobby was so helpful in getting us tickets to great activities!

  • Submitted: 27-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great time

  • 5 of 5

Had a very nice stay. Everything worked as advertised(check in etc). Too bad the beach right at the condo is gone and doesn't appear to be back anytime soon. Still nice being ocean front.

  • Submitted: 4-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Coralville, Iowa

Beautiful View But Condo Needs Some Attention

  • 2 of 5

We stayed in this condo for seven nights in mid January 2018. There were some general maintenance issues that we brought to the attention of the owner on the first day. The bi-fold door on the laundry room would not stay on track. Owner sent a repair man the next day and this issue was taken care of. The next problem, and by far the worst, was that the sliding glass door on the lanai could be closed and locked, but would not stay closed. A small gap would appear on the top right hand corner of the door. When the wind blew, this would result in a shrill whistling sound that would wake us up at night. The owners response to our request for a solution to this problem was to keep the door open at night. We were stunned by the suggestion. After three sleepless nights the wind finally subsided and we finally got some sleep.

The television instruction were very difficult to follow and the owner helped us with that.

The living room furniture looked attractive, but was very uncomfortable.

The kitchen, bathroom and bedroom were all fine.

We were very disappointed with the whole experience and wish there some recourse for the customer.

  • Submitted: 23-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I always welcome feedback from my guests. But in this case, I feel the guest had over exaggerated any negative aspect of the condo. I have had 95% 5 star reviews. The guest contacted me the day after he arrived. There was the issue of the slider whistling. I instructed him to crack the slider open just an inch, and the whistling would stop. He refused to crack it open, as he stated he would not feel secure. I told him there has never been a break in at the Royal Kahana exept on the ground floor units, when the sliders were unlocked. Really, who would scale a building to get to the 5th floor? But he chose to not crack the door open. Thus, sleepless nights. I offered him a 60% discount for those 3 nights which I feel was more than fair. That would make the rate $95/nt. But...He wanted a full refund for those 3 nights. After he received the 60% refund, he chose to wrote the review. None of my guests have ever had an issue with cracking the slider open an inch. I would invite any potential guests to read the reviews prior to this guest.
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Royal Kahana 509 was AWESOME!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic property. Fantastic room. Fantastic view.

  • Submitted: 5-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Kahana Gateway Shopping Center
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation condo rental in Lahaina, Hawaii

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 16 2018 - Aug 31 2018
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest
Sep 1 2018 - Dec 15 2018
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest
Dec 16 2018 - Jan 7 2019
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest
Jan 8 2019 - Apr 21 2019
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest
Apr 22 2019 - Jun 15 2019
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


Minimum stays of one week may be required, unless only shorter stays are available
discounts may apply for stays over 2 weeks
ask about last minute discounts, 2 weeks prior to arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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