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A Room With A Beach View--Ground Floor Unit

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 10 nights


About the property

Two Bedroom, Two Bath, Caring Owners

In May 2015 I took full ownership of this unit that has been in my family for more than 30 years. It is directly across the street from Kam III beach...with the lanai facing the beautiful Kamaole Sands Gardens...and a great view of the beach.

This is a 2 Bedroom + 2 Bath condo that sleeps up to 4 adults 2 small children. It is a ground floor unit in the very desirable (because of its proximity to the beach) Building 10 of Kamaole Sands. As an end unit, it is very quiet.

Kam III is the perfect beach for swimming, snorkeling, body surfing, whale watching (in season) and, of course...the amazing Maui sunset.

Everything you need to enjoy your stay is available. Beach chairs, umbrellas, coolers...and even a 50 inch TV. The unit has its own wifi. Washer and dryer in the unit, dishwasher, microwave, blender...everything you need.

Water toys can be rented at several places close by, Aloha Concierge at the complex pool, Boss Frogs, Maui Dreams dive shop and the Surf Spot across from the cove.

Update March 2017 - We added a companion property two floors above, VRBO 1028050

More Details

Doris Katafias
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Doris Katafias

We are Canadians...from Calgary...that love this island. It is said that Mother Maui embraces those who come to visit. Come, be embraced. There is a special vibe that exists in Maui that is like no other. We are delighted to share our special place with you.

We think everything you will need for a great vacation is in our condo...but, if you find anything missing let us know and we will make sure it is there for your next visit. You will be back.

Aloha...Chris and Troy

Doris Katafias purchased this apartment in 2015

Why Doris Katafias chose Kihei

Great view. Really, the view is amazing. Across the street from the incredible Kam III beach. Ground floor you can walk over to the 30 seconds with a cocktail to enjoy the sunset....

What makes this apartment unique

Everything you need for a great holiday is here. Maui can be what you want. Relaxing and quiet, busy and active, fine dining and night life...or a mix of everything. Our unit is clean and well maintained. We vacation here a couple times of you know it is well looked after.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation apartment rental in Kihei, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Resort
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Ensuite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Pullout couch in living room good for small child.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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A Room With A Beach View--Ground Floor Unit
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews

Best Resort in Kihei!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in this condo for our 30th Anniversary and could not have picked a better spot! For one, we like the Kihei/Wailea side of the island rather than the more populated Lahaina /Kaanapali/Kapalua side because we like a bit more peace and quiet. And of all the resorts in Kihei, in our opinion, Kamaole Sands has the most beautiful grounds, with a grassy park and the ocean right across the street. The view of the grounds, ocean and sunset are spectacular!! This unit in particular is perfect...being on the bottom floor you can just walk out on the grounds and across the street to the park and beach. There is also a very nice pool area and bbq areas all around the complex. We cooked most of our meals and never tired of eating, drinking, chatting and playing games on our lanai with this view!!

This owner has a unit 2 floors above which is also fabulous if you'd rather be upstairs. It is newly, beautifully renovated and has that gorgeous view!! The units are both very well maintained and have all amenities necessary. We will consider either condo when we return....already planning our next stay! Also, Wailea is close by and such a beautiful area to check out, amazing resorts, great restaurants, PGA Wailea Golf Club and our favorite place to snorkel beyond Wailea, Ahihi-Kinau Natural Area Reserve.

A warm Mahalo to manager Doris, who is always available to answer questions and is very friendly and helpful in navigating every part of the island!! We look forward to seeing you and your husband on our next visit Doris...thank you again for helping make our trip so memorable!!

  • Submitted: 10-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I’m glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the kind words. Hugs....Chris
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Beautiful place to stay and great location!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed many times at condos in Maui this is one of the nicer ones we have ever stayed at. The location is great and you can even see the ocean from your living room. It was nicely equipped with dishes and towels but it really would have been nice to have had an umbrella or chairs for the beach. It seemed most everybody at the beach had beach chairs so I'm assuming they all have them in their rooms..

  • Submitted: 19-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, Great Views, Will return again!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay here! Doris set up the condo perfectly - the kitchen had everything we needed (great blender!) and there were enough beach towels in the closet for a huge family. The location of the condo is perfect. If I had a few spare minutes, I walked across the street to Kam III beach just because it was so close.

The view from the lanai is great. Sitting on the lanai in the morning, eating breakfast, watching the ocean, or sitting on the lanai after sunset talking with friends was delightful.

The condo itself has separate air conditioning units for each bedroom and the main room so everyone could pick their own temperature. We mainly used the air conditioning at night in the bedrooms and during the day opened up the screen door to the lanai and the front door and enjoyed the strong breeze through the living room and kitchen.

And many thanks to Doris for answering our questions and ensuring we had a great stay. We can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: 1-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many Mahalo's for your review, it was very nice to meet you and so glad you enjoyed your stay. Please consider Kamaole Sands when you return to the Island. Much Aloha Doris
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Great choice

  • 5 of 5

I rented two units and my in laws and other family members rented three units all in Kamaole Sands. In a comparison with the other 4, this unit was the best location and was one of the top for being up to date. My sons family stayed in this unit and it was excellent for a young family. Location to beach, BBQ's and pool is excellent. It is well equipped (kitchen, beach toys, etc), clean (tile - no carpet) updated and open. The A/C is throughout all rooms and is quiet and due to location and breeze is rarely necessary. The door is a code vs key. I highly recommend this unit as the owners have done all the little things that make the stay easier and relaxing.

  • Submitted: 30-May-2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the feedback. I'm really happy you enjoyed your stay!
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Great Location and Amenities! exceptionally family friendly property!

  • 4 of 5

Resort Location - great spot on the south end of Kihei directly across the beach from Kamaole Beach 3. I would say the closest restaurants approx. 1/2 mile either north or south, which doesn't sound far however in the heat that 1/2 mile suddenly seems very far so we ended up driving all the time going anywhere but the beach.

Resort Amenities - best we've ever been to and we will be back. lots of lawn, beautiful gardens, fountains. you will appreciate this even more after driving around Kihei and seeing other complexes without nice grounds and grilling areas. The grounds really accentuate the hawaiian vacation experience. Excellent, large spacious pool area with more than enough loungers for everyone. The feature of a family whirlpool spa is something I've not seen before - it's kept at a lower temp than the adult hot tub and the kids love it! there is a kiddie pool 2 ft deep separate from the main pool as well. As I said, this property is family friendly and the pool area is a large part of that! Included at pool area is a games room with fooseball and ping pong, and there is an onsite concession stand with limited hours that serves burgers/sandwiches and most importantly shaved ice!

The condo itself - ground floor is a must. that was super convenient. well stocked kitchen and furnished quite nicely. The new sectional they have in there is great! The kitchen table is very high which isn't depicted in the photos, not a problem, just not as shown. The kitchen is in need of minor aesthetic maintenance (detail posted for owner/Doris information - ie trim missing around kitchen walls, upper cabinet veneer separating from cabinet above sink, and counter top is in rough shape/melted in spots) to make it a beautiful, high end rental. Make sure to take a look around in all cupboards when you get there to establish what you need/what is available to use. IE we bought ground coffee thinking there was not a grinder there, however there is but we didn't notice it till close to end of stay. There is some condiments etc in cupboards and fridge so take a look before you go grocery shopping for first time. no umbrella anymore, it would be nice for the unit to keep one there because we had to rent one ($22.50 bucks for 2 weeks, still cheaper than buying) also a nice to have would be one of those folding wagons from Costco (~$60). Met Doris in person and she is very gracious and attentive to the property.

  • Submitted: 2-May-2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jo Ann for your review. I have seen those new folding wagons from Costco that is a terrific idea, I'll purchase one for the condo. It certainly makes sense for hailing food in from the parking area and to the beach. So glad you enjoyed your stay, your son was delightful. We keep up grading the home in between guests, that's why the new furniture does not appear in the photos of the home. We hope you will consider us again if you come back to our beautiful island. Much Aloha Doris
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Absolutely perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The property was exactly as described; clean nicely furnished and easily accessible. Being able to spend this time on Maui was so wonderful and healing. The owners were so terrific in working with us for some special requests and needs during our stay. Thank you so much for giving my client the long desired 85th birthday gift of spending it in the place she loves so dearly.

  • Submitted: 11-Aug-2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Moose McGillycuddy
Nearest Golf
3.6 Miles
Maui Nui Golf
Nearest Motorway
2.7 Miles
Piilani Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Fred's Mexican, 808 Bistro and Deli
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Kamaole Beach III
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation apartment rental in Kihei, Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season 18/19
Dec 15 2018 - Apr 15 2019
10 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
10 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$638.05
Cleaning C$223.32 + Tax
Kam Sands Resort Fee C$44.66 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.41%

Hawaiian Tax ID -- W45435029-01
The Hawaiian TAT is increasing to 10.25% effective January 1/18 with the combined tax rate being 14.41%.
Credit card payments only accepted.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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