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Book this 2 bedroom apartment in Lahaina today! A total of 6 people can sleep here comfortably.
Guests can enjoy a pool, deck, and parking space among other amenities offered by this rental.
Travelers are sharing their opinions on this property. It has an overall rating of 5/5 thanks to an average of 11 reviews.
Costs vary, with the average weekly rate as low as $1953 to as high as $2093, depending on travel dates.
The owner responds to 40% of inquiries, which is lower than average, and last updated the property’s calendar Jul 18, 2017.
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About the owner
About the owner
Tourist License: W40759078-01
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- Calendar last updated:
- 18 Jul 2017
- Overall rating:
Languages spoken: English
Proximity to TripAdvisor's Top Lahaina Attractions
- Ceiling Fans
- Hair dryer
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
Phone / Internet
- Internet access
- Wireless Internet
Pool / Spa
- Shared outdoor pool (heated)
- Mountain Views
- CD player
- DVD player
- Satellite TV
- Video player
- Smoking allowed
– based on 11 reviews
- Very Good
“Best vacation ever - we're already checking available dates for Don's condo for our next trip!”
We loved this place! Wow! From the minute you park & walk the flower lined path to Don's (#202) a feeling of calm excitement comes over you. Open the door and the literally feet from your lanai has got to be the prettiest view you will ever see and the waves hitting the beach have an alluring sound you will never forget. The ancient lava rocks frame the open sand beach just steps away. We hadn't even unpacked yet and notice giant sea turtles swimming right in front our condo. Forget National Geographic - when you stay here, you're "LIVING" the pages most people only get to experience from a magazine. We loved having a full kitchen! Traveling with 2 teenage girls - some mornings we had cereal and some morning we had scrambled eggs, bacon (pre-cooked from the store!), and fresh pineapple on the lanai. A big grocery store is nearby. The condo has several gas grills which are clean and easy to use - there's something magical about cooking outside overlooking the ocean and the neighbor islands. Don's condo is close to Napili and Kapalua beaches. We packed snacks/drinks and used the small ice chest that was at our unit. The coin operated washers/dryers are spotless & up to date. We found some great restaurants - one you MUST try is called 'Star Noodle'. Another is a little non-touristy place near called "The Fish Market". The owner brings in fresh fish every day - be brave and try the Tako Poke! Delish!!!! But our favorite part of the trip was the daily snorkel runs we made almost every morning. You won't believe your eyes when you see the massive sea turtles and the tropical fish that swim just yards from this place. Our family got to relax, have fun - a reconnect with each other. We can't wait to go back to Don's place!
“Maui - Wowie!!!”
Awesome place to stay, clean-clean-clean, water front, whale sighting, secret little beach down a lovely path, close to many things to do! Has everything you need right in the condo! Perfect communications with owners and the office staff - would definitely visit again!
Response from the owner Aloha Merry. WOWIE sounds appropriate for your experience. At the beginning of your review you mentioned "Clean-clean-clean." I will pass along your compliment to Andrea, the person who cleans. Sometimes cleaners for resorts have up to 6-8 condos to clean in one day. It is impossible to clean properly when that happens. Andrea cleans for only a few owners who rent their own condos on their own, like me. If she see's a somthing needs attention she let's me know and we fix it. The ocean being right in front of the condo, the little beach and the whales are all things we can't control (nor would we) but the little things such as the condo being clean, having the things you really need in the condo and the personal communication with you make all the difference in the world. Mahalo for your review. Please rush back to see us. Don
“Amazing views and sunsets!!”
We had an amazing time at Don's condo in Kahana. Right from the initial inquiry to the day we left for Maui Don was always in touch either by prompt emails or by phone. He gave us tons of information regarding places to eat, sites to see, places to shop and discounts on attractions.This was to be a birthday present for my wife's 60th with a 'little' surprise thrown in. Don was the only person that I told about this surprise and he was very discrete in keeping this to himself and not mentioning this in any of his emails. The surprise was that on the morning of my wife's birthday our daughters flew in from northern British Columbia and surprised their Mom on her birthday. They ended up staying with us for 6 days. Needless to say Mom was very surprised!! From the moment we entered the condo we were blown away with the view and the spacious feeling we had in the unit. Everything worked as it should and the pool was a bonus which we used very day. Don told us about the turtles in front the the condo but we were so surprised to find 10 of them basking in the sun on a small beach just to the right of the condo on the first day we arrived! The condo and surrounding complex was quiet and the tenants and owners were very friendly. We ended up making a few lasting contacts.Every night we would gather out in the common area and take in the sunset. We would highly recommend this unit to anyone. You may find cheaper accommodations but the view and convenience of the condo are worth every penny!!
Response from the owner Aloha Rod and Barb. I can’t thank you enough for your wonderful review. What a great surprise you gave Barb for her birthday! It just doesn’t get better does it? Your daughters were so excited to surprise Barb. They couldn’t wait! You mentioned the sea turtles. I can honestly say we have more than any place I have ever seen. They are too cool. I’m very happy everything turned out so well and you had such a great time. Please let me know when you want to come back. We love to have guests like you. Mahalo, Don
“Great location and views!”
We had a great time during our stay at Don's condo. Our group of 2 couples and 1 toddler had a wonderful week of gorgeous sunsets, stunning views, and lovely days by the pool. Condo is exactly as described and we experienced no issues while there. We ate most of our meals on the lanai taking in the fantastic wrap around views and enjoying the cool breezes. Per the description there is no aC, but given the time of year we were quite comfortable sleeping with the windows cracked and being lulled to sleep by the sounds of waves breaking right outside. My wife was very happy that the condo came with a brand new porta-crib for our daughter to sleep in - she was extremely comfortable and got lots of rest. The residents of the complex are quite social and the place has a nice family feel. The pool is great for kids and you can swim/snorkle right in front of the complex. We saw the sea turtles and also did a lot of bird watching. As mentioned in other reviews, Don really goes out of his way to make his guest's stay a pleasant one. There's tons to do on the island, and he has lots of suggestions if you need them for local attractions and activities. Although we preferred to cook for ourselves during our stay (definitely take advantage of the bbq grills outside by the pool), we followed Don's recommendation for a suitable restaurant for our family on the last night of our vacation and really enjoyed the food and views. Highly recommended.
Response from the owner Aloha Eric. It was my pleasure getting to meet you and your lovely wife Wendy. I'm thrilled your vacation was all you hoped for. I was worried for you when you arrived and told me your little one was sick. That's certainly not the way you want to begin your trip to paradise. I'm so glad he got to feeling better. He's a good lookin guy! Eric, I think you described the view about as well as it can be described. It's quite a sight isn't it? I absolutely agree with you that cooking your meals on the grills (with an outrageous ocean view) is the way to go. Hopefully you can all come back and be able to spend 100% of your time just having fun. Just let me know and we'll have the Pack n Play ready. Mahalo, Don
“Awesome stay in paradise”
Gorgeous time in condo with fantastic location and owner. Just south of Napili/north of all the big hotels (such as Sheratin, Westin etc). Quiet, very well kept,roomy for 4, vista with memorable sunsets and turquoise bathtub waters including green turtle sightings by the dozen and snorkeling better than the iconic trip to Molokini. A 3 minute walk south along the rock fronted condo features a small sandy beach for boogey boarding, snorkeling, and relaxing in the 78 degreee water. Don saved us money with car rental and food shopping suggestions. With the condo, you get quiet, a swimming pool when you are tired of the beach (can you imagine?!) and memorable sunsets each night. The condo itself is very clean, has wi fii, and all the amenities. Due to the stairs, I would not recommend for people with severe mobility issues. If you want to visit the big hotels (see the parrots and artificial waterfalls at the Westin) or watch people diving off of Black Rock, park just south of the condo at the Whalers Market shopping center and buy a towel in order to validate your $15.00 parking. After seeing the hordes on Kaanapali beach, you will be so happy to sip a cool one back at the condo. Boss Frog's shop to rent prescription or regular masks, snorkels, and fins (plus underwater cameras) is 5 min away at the Napili shopping center. The marine reserve is 10 minutes up the road for great snorkeling as well. The town of Lahina is a 15-20 minute drive south. We had intended to do more during our stay but found that we were so content to sit and enjoy our hideaway and everything in the surrounds that all the other stuff (such as the trip to Hana) will have to come on our next trip, which we will certainly book to stay again in # 202. Great owner, great holiday. Can't wait to return!
Response from the owner Aloha Blythe and Steve. What wonderful review and what great information! I feel I should hire you as my tour director. It sounds like you really packed a lot into your 9 days. Aren't those green sea turtles in front of the condo amazing? I do not know of any other place on the island with so many. I'm always happy to hear you saved money with some of the my suggestions. It helps that I have lived on Maui. Next time the travel bug bites be sure to give a call. I will make sure the condo is all set. Mahalo and ALOHA! Don
“The most relaxing vacation we've ever had!!!”
We stayed at Don's #202 and came home more relaxed, refreshed, and happy than from any resort we have stayed at on vacations in the past. This was the first time doing a condo rental instead of a hotel, and I don't think we'll ever do the hotel route again!! (at least not if we return to Maui!!) The condo was exceptionally clean and well equipped with everything you could possibly want or need to feel comfortable and right at home!!! And, the view!!! Even better in person than the photos!!! Lastly, Don was so helpful in recommendations, and always responded in a very timely manner with any questions we had prior to our stay. We highly recommend staying here,and can't wait to return!!! Mahalo Don!!!
Response from the owner Aloha Kathy and Mark. I am humbled by your review. I know some people are going to think I pay for reviews like this. (but I don't). It really is gratifying to hear we met or exceeded your expectations. The info I passed on to you is based on my time living in Maui, not the Chamber kind of info. The view? Well, I can't take credit for that. It really is sort of crazy good isn't it? I am so lucky to have a team of cleaners who do such a good job. Some owners have nightmares regarding cleaners in Maui. When guests comment about the cleanliness of the condo I know I have placed my faith in the right cleaners. Kathy and Mark, I hope you can bring the kids back and knock yourselves out again next year. Just call and we'll take care of you. Mahalo once again for this wonderful review. Aloha, Don
It was a dream. From start to finish it was so smooth. We have three teenage boys and they loved snorkeling with the turtles and fish. Take all information Don gives you and follow it! It will make your stay even better! From the restaurants, beaches, and all information he gives you it is so helpful. Loved the condo--love how the breeze blows through each door- the cross-breeze is so pleasant. It was a dream vacation in every way. Oh by the way--I'm pretty picky on cleanliness and I have to say that when I opened the fridge upon arriving...I could smell the cleaners used to clean out the fridge. That was comforting. The condo was super clean. Huge benefit!!
Response from the owner Aloha Allyson. Mahalo for the rave review. I am so happy you had a great time in "HEAVEN". I also want to thank you for sending pictures of your family on vacation in Maui. I love to "see" the guests who are staying with us. The view is really difficult to describe properly isn't it? You mentioned the cleanliness of the condo. That is an extremely important issue in my view. My cleaners are not the cleaners employed by the resort. I'm sure they do a good job but have a lot condos to clean. My cleaners are a 2 lady team with each focusing on specific areas of the condo. They take extra time and they are not rushed. Allyson, you are invited back any time you like. Just let me know. Tell the boys I will even turn loose more sea turtles for them to swim with. Aloha and Mahalo, Don
We just got back from a weeklong stay at this condo. It is everything they said it would be. In the morning we sat on the deck and watched the turtles swim by and again in the evening they swim back. The unit is well equipped. The upstairs bedroom is quite warm compared to the downstairs. Beds are very comfortable. We had some trouble with the wi fi but the problem was dealt with in a day. We swam in the ocean out front and in the pool. Barbeques are available and are cleaned every day. There was no need to go into the Costco in Kahului as the Times Supermarket Plaza at the end of the road had everything we needed. We definitely would come back.
Response from the owner Aloha Nancy. Thank you very much for the kind words. You described the setting well. Don't you just love those sea turtles? They are amazing. About everything you need is right there. Add that fabulous view and you have a little slice of heaven. Also, I want to thank you for contacting me personally. My guests are my eyes when it comes to the condo. Nothing works forever (wi-fi) etc. but I can tend to situations quickly as long as I know there is a situation. Please come back and stay with us. You were great guests. Mahalo and Aloha, Don
“Simply amazing Beauty”
To use words to describe this vacation is impossible and could not do this place justice~ I have never felt so at peace and so relaxed... is a slice of "Heaven" which I want to venture back to soon. Every accommondation needed to feel right at home, attractions close by to explore, oh and let's not forget Nature that surrounds you from the Ocean, Sky and land... birds, green sea turtles, beautiful flora and funa abounds this gorgeous place. Geraldine was very friendly, personable, and extremely easy to work with on this rental.. it was a joy... thank you!! Until next time :-)
Response from the owner Aloha Linda. Mahalo for your fabulous review. Your poetic description captures the essence of the Maui. The moment Don and I entered the condo it took our breath. You were a doll to work with. We want you and your lovely family back as soon as possible! ALOHA! Geraldine & Don
“Paradise in Paradise”
I was blown away by this place. The acommodations were outstanding. I couldn't believe how close we were to the ocean. As if looking out over the sparkling blue water wasn't enough, every evening the sunsets were absolutely georgeous. My wife and I were only there for two weeks and it just wasn't long enough. Don can count on us staying for a month next year.
Response from the owner Aloha Skip. Mahalo for your kind words. The view is pretty special isn't it? The first time I saw it I was blown away too. I still am each time I enter the condo. You and your lovely wife Pam are the definition of perfect guests. You treated our condo as if it were your own. To top that off you shared your fabulous, fried meatballs. They were awesome!!! Maybe I can coax the recipe from you next time. Can't wait to see you both again. You always have a home here in West Maui. Mahalo, Don