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Oceanfront Maui Studio Condo - Totally Refurbished - Private Lanai

Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 395 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Charming Romantic Oceanfront Studio, Large Private Lanai. Newly Refurbished

Stop dreaming it...start living it! Come escape to our Hale o 'Ehu Kai (House of Sea Spray), an oceanfront studio at Pohailani Maui. You'll be 20 feet from the water, with expansive ocean views, including the islands of Moloka'i and Lana'i. Completely refurbished and upgraded, with all new furniture, well equipped kitchen, and AC for your comfort. You'll fall asleep to the sound of ocean waves.

The unit is up one flight of stairs, on the second floor (no elevator) of a 3 story building. This provides security and enhanced views, and an over-sized very private lanai. Grill downstairs, get take out, or cook in your own kitchen, then dine on your very own lanai, with the sunset in full view. You won't find a better table at any restaurant! Relax on the comfy chaise loungers, or look down to watch the turtles. You'll see whales too, in season!

As new owners (Oct. 2015) we personally manage our condo, answer your questions, and visit 2 or 3 times a year to ensure everything is as promised. Includes free Wifi, a 42 in. flat screen TV, Blu-Ray player, air conditioning, free assigned parking space, with additional guest parking. The complex's tennis courts, coin-op laundry and 2 swimming pools are right across the street. For the beach, we provide a cooler, chairs, umbrella, and swim towels. We've designed a guest binder, with a list of Farmer’s Markets, dining recommendations and menus, and our personally compiled list of dining, shopping, and beach options within a short walk from the condo.

Plan a multi-island trip, for Maui and lovely Kauai and get a discount! We'll waive Maui's cleaning fee of $100 if you book consecutive stays in each of our oceanfront condos for your Hawaiian getaway. Both bookings must be made concurrently (at the same time) and they must be for 5 nights or longer in each condo, totaling 10 nights or more. You can see the oceanfront one bedroom condo on Kauai we've been blessed to own since 2012, at vrbo.com/425198. The east side location is great for exploring the entire island of Kauai.

Mahalo and Aloha for visiting our site, enjoy your Maui Escape!

Please note, NO SMOKING whatsoever in this condo, including on the lanai.

Hawaii State TA and GE Tax ID: 209-045-0944-01

More Details

Owner
Crystal and Jim
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Crystal and Jim

For Valentine’s Day 2007, my husband and I visited Maui for the first time, and it was magical! We loved the beaches, the snorkeling, the scent of the plumeria blossoms, the sounds of the calming ocean waves, it was all so breathtaking and unforgettable. Back on the mainland life continued, as we raised our 3 sons, my husband retired from 20 years as a Naval Officer, we began new jobs in Northern California, and visited Hawaii as often as we could.

In 2012 we were blessed to purchase an oceanfront one bedroom condo near Kapa'a, Kauai. You'll find it at vrbo.com/425198. It's many 5-star reviews speak to our success to provide a fantastic vacation experience for our guests.

In October 2015, we found this little piece of paradise at Pohailani Maui #208. If you're going to Hawaii, you need to be oceanfront! Come be our guests, and experience the the Aloha and magic of Hawaii. Visit our condos in Maui and Kauai, and we give a discount (Maui's cleaning fee, $100) for consecutive stays, booked at the same time. Stays must be 5 nights or longer at each condo, for a total of 10 nights or more. Email for more information!

We love all of Hawaii, and especially Maui for the beaches, nightlife, and upcountry areas to visit. We’re happy to share our condo, and spread the Aloha!

Crystal and Jim purchased this condo in 2015

Why Crystal and Jim chose Lahaina

A direct oceanfront studio condo, with 2 island views, and all the comforts of home. It has an extra-large private lanai, is affordable, convenient, fully equipped, and right on the ocean on Maui...can it get any better?

What makes this condo unique

As new owners, we've spared no expense to completely redecorate, refurbish, and deep clean this sweet little studio condo on the ocean in Kahana, West Maui. We visit Hawaii two or three times a year to check that everything is as promised.

Guestbook comments from the owner

(This guest lives on another island, and flew over to Maui for a 35th anniversary trip. As the maintenance person for over 100 units on the Big Island, he is very familiar with VRBO rentals on Hawaii) Here’s what he said:



Aloha, Your place is VERY nice and enjoying the lanai this morning. Very clean and crisp upon our arrival last night.

I see and work in a whole lot of units in the South Kohala resort area on the big island and yours stands up there with the best.
Jul 2016
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Amenities

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

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 395 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Tiled walk-in shower, granite-topped vanity, 3-way mirrored cabinet with lots of storage, plenty of luxury snow white towels. Includes starter kit of soaps and paper products.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , New queen pillow-top bed; plush new sofa (pull-out queen)
  • All new pillows, linens and quilt.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Lie in bed at night, listening to the ocean waves, what's more romantic than that? Includes patio sunshade, a remote-controlled tower fan, ceiling fan, hair dryer, iron and board.

Reviews

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Oceanfront Maui Studio Condo - Totally Refurbished - Private Lanai
average rating of 4.9512196 based on 83 reviews
5

Great location 20 feet from the ocean waves

  • 5 of 5

My teenage daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed the last three days of our Maui spring break while staying at Crystal and Jim’s oceanfront studio in Lahaina. After adventures in Hana and Haleakela, we wanted a place to kick back and relax before heading home to school and work “reality.” This well- located, nicely appointed, complete Home fit the bill for us. We relished watching the sea turtles from the sunset-facing lanai as well as the community pools and tennis court. Sleeping to the lullaby of Pacific waves was a true luxury! Thanks for everything, Crystal and Jim.

  • Submitted: 15-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A lovely experience!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Crystal and Jim for sharing your Hawaiin home with us. The bed was so comfortable. We especially appreciated the beach chairs, the snorkelling equipment, the noodle and the picnic cooler. Your condo had a wonderful view of the ocean and we loved the sound of the waves at night.

  • Submitted: 14-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, CA
5

Comfortable and clean, perfect for a couple

  • 5 of 5

Crystal and Jim's condo was the perfect homebase for a short stay on Maui. Oceanfront, beautiful views and cool breezes for sleeping, what more could you ask for. The condo has an A/C unit, but we didn't use it, we just opened the shutters. The condo is also equipped with everything you could need for cooking or the beach. It's very clean and well laid out. The location is about 15 mins by car to Lahaina. It's much quieter than Lahaina, but has several dining and beach options closeby. Crystal was a great host and very responsive. Overall we would recommend their condo for your Maui visit.

  • Submitted: 4-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Manitoba
5

Fantastic Stay! 10 feet from the Ocean! You Can’t get any closer! Million Dollar View!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this condo! We vacationed here for a three week stay and we wanted for nothing. Everything is here for a fantastic stay! It was super clean, very comfortable and had everything you will need to enjoy a wonderful vacation! The pictures of the condo are exactly what you will see when you open the door to this amazing property. The condo was well stocked, kitchen starter kit, bathroom had fresh white towels, bed was super comfortable with wonderful white sheets and a lovely quilt set(I was trying to read the label of the quilt set because I loved it so much and want to buy one). Air conditioning worked well at keeping the condo cool when needed, but you also get a nice breeze through the condo with all windows open. The view from the lanai was amazing. We saw whales everyday, lots and lots of sea turtles out front and pods of spinner dolphins swimming by many mornings. The lanai has wonderful lounge chairs for an afternoon nap or to enjoy reading a good book. If I had my choice I would change out the table and chairs to a pub height set as we are shorter folks and our view was obstructed by the railing. But definitely not a deal breaker. The table and chairs that were provided were very comfortable and in great shape, but just would have been nice to sit up a little higher to enjoy the view! Also provided were beach towels, boggie boards, beach chairs, umbrellas, and a cooler. This really was a well looked after condo and If you are thinking about renting it you will not be disappointed. You are also provided with a assigned parking spot at no extra charge. The owners were great to deal with and we would definitely stay here again! Thanks so much for sharing your amazing vacation home with us. It is very evident that you truly do care about your home and your visitors experience. It is greatly appreciated! Thanks again and we will definitely be back to visit again soon.

  • Submitted: 30-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha William and Karen, and oh I love your review! You stayed for 3 weeks, to escape the winter chill, and Maui did not disappoint! The whales, turtles and dolphins put on quite a show for you. We're so glad you found our condo well-appointed, with everything you needed for your comfort and convenience. And great suggestion for a pub-height lanai table and chairs, to better see that stunning view. During our next visit in a few months, we'll be switching that out. Thank you for being such great guests, and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Until then, we wish you much Aloha! Mahalo nui loa, Crystal and Jim
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5

Beach Front getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Crystal and Jim's place and it was as advertised. The unit, from the Lanai, looks directly out on the beach and water which was a very relaxing way to wake up to a beautiful sunrise and sip our morning coffee. The unit is well stocked and very comfortable. We used the BBQ facilities of the facility and they were well maintained and clean. The Property Manager came by and she was very personable and helpful. We look forward to coming back soon and staying here once again.

  • Submitted: 14-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sacramento, CA
5

Wish i could give more stars

  • 5 of 5

Literally perfection. Usually when I travel to Maui and walk into my VRBO condo I am impressed, but then over the course of my stay I find little things to complain about - like dull knives, lack of supplies, uncomfortable bed, etc. At Pohailani #208, every day of my stay brought new joy. Every single thing I wanted and needed was there - coffee grinder, beautiful cutlery, dishes, cookware, binoculars, you name it this condo has it. Plus the design style and quality and sophistication of the unit was so.... so ME! it was everything and I didn't want to leave.

  • Submitted: 5-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Jennifer, All I can say is WOW...and thank you! We try to outfit and decorate our two condos (another on Kauai) for what WE would expect, if coming to Hawaii for a special vacation. Your kind words mean so much to us, please come back soon! Mahalo nui loa, Crystal and Jim
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Location

Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Kahului Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Maui Brewing Company or Dollie's Pizza and Pub
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Kapalua
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
The Beach House Bar and Grill
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Kahana Beach
Car: recommended

These are some of the restaurants and pubs with walking distance: Miso Phat Sushi, Dollie's Pizza Pub, China Boat Restaurant, The Beach House Bar and Grill, Maui Brewing Company, McDonald's, Hawaiian Village Coffee, and Whaler's General Store (deli/hot food counter).

You're also just a 12 min. drive away from Lahaina, with it's many shops, museums, and restaurants. Many of the sunset dinner cruises and snorkeling boats leave from the Lahaina Harbor. Or go north, to the famous snorkeling spots of Honolua Bay, Napili Bay and Kapalua Bay.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation condo rental in Lahaina, Hawaii

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak Season 2018/2019
Dec 23 2018 - Apr 13 2019
3 night minimum stay
C$222
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
C$184
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$126.65

We require two payments: 50% (including VRBO service fee) to book your dates; the remaining 50% is due 30 days prior to check in; you'll get an email reminder.

Possible discounts on 30+ day rental periods, just email and ask!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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