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Romantic Direct Oceanfront! Quite, Private & Central to All of Maui

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 670 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Huge panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and outer islands - Sleeps 4

You Can Not Get Closer to the Ocean on Maui!

This romantic getaway is quiet & private yet central to everything.

Please scroll through all of the information and photos below. Call or email us any time if you still have questions.

Look no further for a perfect Honeymoon or Anniversary get-away, whether it's your first or your 50th!

This location has some of the most pristine and lightly visited beaches on the island - it is absolutely the best kept secret on Maui!

For whale watching there is not a better location. You are just a stones throw from the edge of Ma'alaea Bay where the whales, dolphins and sea turtles all visit. We do keep a pair of binoculars in the living room but you may not even need them when the action is close by.

From our new counters, bamboo cabinets, remodeled bathroom, furniture, and new king bedroom suite and mattress to the unparalleled panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and outer islands, you will love this cozy home. You'll have a front row seat for viewing whales, turtles, dolphins and boating activities.

You can't get closer to the ocean than this unit that is ideally situated and centrally located for all points on Maui.

Ma'alaea is famous for the bay the humpback whales use each year to birth and mate, and you'll see it all during the fall and winter months. Thinking of coming in the spring or summer? Why not sign up for a turtle patrol and watch for nesting green and Hawksbill turtles as you walk the longest beach on Maui. Walk the pristine and hardly used beach to Kealia Pond or Sugar Beach one direction, or walk to the Harbor shops and restaurants the other direction.

Our beautiful 1 bedroom/1 bath unit is on the second floor so the ocean feels like an extension of the living room and lanai. It is perfect for a single user or couple that wants a quiet retreat, yet central to everything on Maui. There are two elevators and stairway nearby, a security screen door to allow wonderful cross ventilation all night long, King sized bed, large TV's in both the bedroom and living room; ceiling fans in the living room, bedroom, and on the lanai; free secured wireless internet. Eat out on the large lanai as you gaze at the great Pacific or walk to what may become your favorite Maui restaurant.

We have thought of everything to make your home away from home comfortable and inviting; there are beach chairs, umbrella, coolers, snorkel gear, boogie boards, beach towels and much more for your use and enjoyment.

Because we are on-island owners, we can attend carefully to the needs of our condo and our guests. In addition we employ a management company to be certain our guests can reach someone anytime of day or night.

* Our calendar is always up-to-date. So if it shows your dates available then you can proceed to book with confidence. If for some reason our place is booked then VRBO will not allow the booking to go through.

*If the dates you want are booked check out our other front-row direct oceanfront property VRBO # 631819.

A short stroll away you will find:

- Ma'alaea Harbor where you can book any of the many ocean activities available on Maui including whale watching, snorkeling adventure and sunset dinner cruises.

- A number of fine restaurants including famous Beach Bums Bar and Grill and The Waterfront.

- There are also a couple of stores with most grocery needs as well as delis and fast food options.

- Maui Ocean Center aquarium (voted best attraction on Maui)

- Maui Golf & Sports Park is perfect for family fun

- Haycraft Park and Sugar Beach, The Longest and one of the most pristine, white sandy beaches on Maui stretches five miles all the way to Kihei.

- Some of the other near-by beaches include:

Kama'ole

Keawakapu

Polo

Cove Park

Waipu'ilani

Kalepolepo

Makena

- The Shops at Ma'alaea offers a variety of shopping and snacking options.

- Great snorkeling and surfing is right off your lanai!

Public Transportation: Most parts of the island can be reached from Ma'alaea via Maui bus services for only $2 per route.

If the dates you want are not available, be sure to check our other property that is also front-row direct oceanfront, 631819.

More Details

Owner
Jim and Victoria
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 19, 2018

About Jim and Victoria

I (Jim) grew up on the Big Island (Hawaii) and has lived on Maui for about 25 years. Victoria grew up in Santa Cruz, California and has also lived on Maui for about 25 years. We have owned and operated rental properties here in Hawaii for about 35 years so we know how to do it right. We take pride in the quality of our properties and the personal service we give. We feel blessed and lucky to be a small part of some very memorable experiences for our visitors. Besides always upgrading the property we have hired a full time management company to assure our guests can always reach someone if they have a need.

Why Jim and Victoria chose Maalaea

Ma'alaea is quiet & private yet central to everything and it has some of the most pristine and lightly visited beaches on the island - it is absolutely the best kept secret on Maui!

Having lived on Maui for roughly 25 years we could have bought anywhere on the island. But after looking at every direct oceanfront building, we had interest in only a couple and chose this one for it's location. We waited years for one of the perfect direct oceanfront units to become available, where we could enjoy the expansive ocean and outer island views throughout our home and step out to the beach any time of day or night. This was one of only six homes in the building that had all the elements we hoped for. Located in one of the smaller complexes on the island. it's location at Ma'alaea mean it's far less busy, quieter and more private than other like properties anywhere else on Maui. Our guests love it as much as we do and return year after year.

What makes this condo unique

This property is one of the most quiet, private and romantic locations on the island. We take pride in keeping the property clean and up-to-date. And unlike absentee owners, because we live on island, we have a unique opportunity to tune it up regularly! It's very important to us that our guests have a positive and memorable experience so they return and share our property with their friends. In addition we employ a management company to assure our guests that someone will be available at all times should there be a need. Warmest Aloha, Jim & Victoria

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation condo rental in Maalaea, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 670 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Clean and bright - entire home recently remodeled.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King bed, night stands & lights, overhead fan/ light, closet, dresser. The quality sofa / sleeper in the living room allows for 2 additional guests.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Special Services: We can help maximize your valuable vacation time with these convenient options*. Special Greeting: Have flowers, candy, card or other special greeting in room upon your arrival. Personal shopping: Have your refrigerator, or anything else, stocked per your instructions upon your arrival. Personal chef: Have a culinary expert prepare a healthy hassle free meal. All types of food options to choose from. Personal shopper: A local specialist can assist you or shop for you. And if you like, your gifts can be mailed home. Special Decorations: You can have the condo decorated for special occasions like wedding, anniversary, birthday, etc. * Cost for above services will be a flat rate plus cost of materials. We’ll get you an exact number upon request.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9846153 based on 65 reviews
5

We had a great trip and really enjoyed the view and location

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here for our honeymoon and we really enjoyed it! We explored the whole island and the location was amazing as it was centrally located so it cut down on alot of travel time.

The best part of the condo was the view! we were able to watch the sunrise over Haleakala every morning and we were even able to see some sea turtles most mornings on the small beach in front of the condo!

We did not have to use the AC the whole trip since the winds at the harbor create a nice breeze in the condo with the screen door open.

The room was very clean when we arrived and had everything we needed for our stay including laundry detergent, shampoo, soap, bug spray, and sun screen! We also made great use of the cooler, beach bag, and snorkel equipment from the condo.

We would definitely recommend staying here to anyone who wants a great view and a central location.

Finally, Jim and Victoria were very responsive and very helpful! They have a book in the condo full of recommendations which came in handy when we were looking for places to eat.

Thank you Jim and Victoria for helping make our honeymoon outstanding!!

  • Submitted: 5-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you John and Shelby for choosing us as your Maui home for your Honeymoon celebration! And also for taking the time to write such a wonderfully detailed review for other travelers. We're really happy that you made use of, and liked the binder we painstakingly put together that includes many tips, suggestions and restaurant menus. Also thank you for mentioning our service because we very much enjoy and pride ourselves on doing all we can to make our guests experience as stress-free, enjoyable and memorable as possible - from first contact to arrival and check-out. We noticed that like you, many people find they don't need the a/c because of our location that enjoys consistent trade winds as well as being so central to all parts of the island. We're glad you found some of the extras we like to supply useful. Our favorite parts of your comments though were that we helped to make your "honeymoon outstanding!!" and that, "We would definitely recommend staying here to anyone who wants a great view and a central location." To us that's confirmation that we have been successful in helping to make your landmark celebration a special and memorable event. We hope you visit Maui again from Kansas City, Missouri in the very near future. Warmest Aloha, Jim and Victoria
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5

Spectacular view, fantastic location, great accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

We spent eight nights at this condo and could not have been happier. As soon as you walk through the front door you can see the ocean, and you’re immediately drawn out to the ocean front lanai. This is true ocean front!!! The views are absolutely breathtaking!

Being located centrally on the island allowed us to easily travel to several sightseeing destinations on all areas of the island with true convenience. What a great place for a condo!

We had every amenity we could have possibly needed or wanted. We chose to cook most of our meals there, and we had every appliance, pot, pan, bowl, plate, utensil, etc that we needed. It was wonderful to eat our home cooked meals on the lanai while watching the turtles play in the water. It was magical.

We would absolutely recommend this condo if you’re looking for a fantastic vacation spot!

  • Submitted: 27-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Central Location and Outstanding views

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay here, April 2018. The location was central to any direction we wanted to travel and the views off the lanai were outstanding. We were very comfortable here and Jim and Victoria worked with us on a late check-out that we very much appreciated. They checked on us frequently to make sure we had everything we needed.

  • Submitted: 30-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lisa for choosing to celebrate your landmark 30th Wedding Anniversary. We like to do all we can to make the stay as perfect and stress free for our guests as possible - starting with first contact and booking through arrival and check-out. We hope you can make the trip from Waxahachie, Texas again soon - maybe for your 31st Anniversary! Warmest Aloha, Jim and Victoria
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4

Nice property

  • 4 of 5

Great location on the ocean with a beautiful, long, and uncrowded beach a short walk from the front door.

  • Submitted: 14-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you James and Cathy for the nice notes you sent us before your departure, "We are having a wonderful time. We especially like the long and uncrowded Sugar Beach. We enjoyed our stay and now, sadly, have left the condo and are awaiting our flight home. We especially enjoyed the Lanai, the wonderful beach, the restaurants at the nearby harbor, and the central location of your property." We're so glad you took time to discover our hardly used long white sands beach and found our central location convenient! San Francisco, California is a beautiful place as well and we're sure you'll be happy to get back home. Warmest Aloha, Jim and Victoria
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5

GREAT PLACE TO STAY.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at Jim and Victoria's place for 10 days. We were celebrating our 20 year wedding anniversary and both of us turned 50 years old. This place was amazing. It is centrally located in Maui and it did not take us long to get any where we wanted to go. The full kitchen, the washer and dryer were awesome. We did not spend a lot of money going out to eat. We made a lot of our own meals and grilled out by the pool, overlooking the ocean. By far the best part of the place is the lenai. The views were amazing. We spent our evenings and early mornings on the lenai. You see turtles everyday, one morning we seen spinner dolphins, and most of all you see a bunch of whales. We cannot thank Jim and Victoria enough. We will definitely be booking this place the next time we are in Maui. Thank you Kenny and Shelly

  • Submitted: 4-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Kenny and Shelly and thank you for allowing us to be a small part of your monumental 'Triple Celebration", 20 year Wedding Anniversary and 2 Birthdays, WOW! We love that you took time to enjoy the aquatic show that often takes place right out front of the lanai with whales, dolphins and sea turtles. Short of staying on a boat you cannot get any closer to the ocean than here. It's also good to know you saved "a lot of money" staying at our place. Knowing that "We will definitely be booking this place the next time we are in Maui." means we did our job to assure you have the best possible time on the island. Just keep in mind we run very full and that many of our guests book up to a year or more in advance. We hope you make the journey back to Maui from your home in Omaha, Nebraska very soon. Warmest Aloha, Jim and Victoria
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5

Perfect ocean front location.

  • 5 of 5

We found this property to be the perfect location. We liked that the area wasn’t congested and felt central to everything we wanted to do. We had plenty of space to relax and cook. We were very close to the ocean, as advertised, and we loved sitting on the lanai watching the whales! Our only regret is that we didn’t book longer!

  • Submitted: 23-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lynn for taking the time to leave us the lovely 5 Star review upon your return to Eagan, Minnesota. We're particularly pleased you loved the peaceful yet convenient location. And as you discovered, there is not a better place to watch the whales and sea turtles from - in the comfort of your home. We had to laugh when we read your comment, "Our only regret is that we didn’t book longer!" because we hear that from our guests all the time. Hopefully you'll have the chance to visit again soon. If you do be sure to book as far in advance as possible because as you can see from our calendar many of our guests book a year or more in advance so our calendar is quite full about 9 to 12 months out. Warmest Aloha, Jim and Victoria
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Location

Nearest Airport
8.3 Miles
Kahului - About 10 minutes away
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Beachbum's Bar & Grill - Walking Distance
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Molokai/Lanai ferries
Nearest Golf
2.63 Miles
King Kamehameha Golf Club Resort - 18 holes
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Several restaurant within walking distance
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Just steps from your Lanai

All within walking distance is Ma'alaea Harbor with some fine restaurants including Buzz's Wharf, Beach Bums Bar and Grill and The Waterfront. The area also includes various shops,including local crafts. The Maui Ocean Center aquarium voted 'Best attraction on Maui', miniature golf and bumper boat park for family fun. Ma'alaea Yacht Harbor is the primary harbor for snorkeling and diving tours to Molokini, fishing excursions, whale watching and sightseeing or dinner cruises. For a nice walk along the beach, you can walk to the end of Hauoli Street to Haycraft Park and Sugar Beach, one of the longest and most pristine, white sandy beaches in Hawaii. It stretches five miles south to Kihei. There is also great snorkeling in this area due to the beautiful coral reefs located close to shore.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation condo rental in Maalaea, Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Special June 30 - July 3
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$170
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$26 per night, per additional guest
 
Special July 25 - 29
Jul 25 2018 - Jul 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$170
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$26 per night, per additional guest
 
Special Aug. 7-12, 2018
Aug 7 2018 - Aug 11 2018
4 night minimum stay
C$210
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$26 per night, per additional guest
 
2018-19 Peak Season
Dec 1 2018 - Apr 30 2019
5 night minimum stay
C$276
C$1,847
C$7,657
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$40 per night, per additional guest
 
2019-20 Peak Season
Dec 1 2019 - Apr 30 2020
5 night minimum stay
C$276
C$1,847
C$7,657
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$40 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
C$236
C$1,562
C$6,562
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$26 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

HOA check-in- concierge C$46.21 + Tax
check-out housekeeping C$171.65 + Tax

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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