"Kihei Akahi D-211: Ocean View, Opposite Kamaole Beach, Remodeled" – Home 6600993 Condo
- 1 bedroom
- 2 sleeps
- min stay varies
"Kihei Akahi D-211: Ocean View, Opposite Kamaole Beach, Remodeled" – Home 6600993
- 1 bedroom
- sleeps 2
- min stay varies
- Beach / lakeside relaxation
- Nearest beach 0.3 mi
- Swimming pool
- Not suitable for children
- Car advised
- Air conditioning
- No pets allowed
Description from owner
Clean, quiet, well maintained, safe, affordable, upgraded, peaceful, beautiful condo with ocean view for sunsets, moonlights, and rainbows. Located on the gorgeous landscaped grounds of Kihei Akahi in the superior, sunniest, most quiet & secure building D, across the consistently best rated swimming beaches of Maui. The sandy-bottom Kamaole Beach I, II, & III are two skips from Kihei Akahi and are watched over by lifeguards and backed by picnic benches. To complement the pristine beaches you also have the two on-site, guest-only, secure, clean, swimming pools!
Literally cool unit, taking advantage of the tranquil trade winds for fresh air ventilation, supported by ceiling fans, and the pull-down sun shade on the lanai. Take your meals, coffee, or wine on the lanai, or just sit and enjoy reading a book with nature's calming soundtrack provided by the singing of the exotic birds flying through the lush, tropical foliage of the meticulously manicured Kihei Akahi gardens. Or if you are feeling energetic, capitalize on the free on-site tennis court; or even head down and BBQ your favorite meat, fish, or vegetable on the updated outdoor propane gas grills - get a full list of Kihei Akahi amenities from the warm and friendly front desk.
Perfect for two people (comfortable king size bed), who will find ample space in this desirable 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom home. Size: 723 sq ft, including the 68 sq ft lanai.
You can expect a very fast email response from us (owners) while booking your dream vacation and during your stay if needed; once on Maui we also have a local contact number as backup if you cannot reach us.
Scroll down and keep on reading for further comments on the fantastic location, nearby attractions, and why we chose to buy here as our home away from home. Mahalo!
ABOUT THE AREA:
If you want to stay in Kihei you don't even need a car! Besides easy walking there is also the public Maui bus service. But if you want to do the road to Hana (must-do activity on Maui), or go up Haleakala mountain (if heights and sunrises is your thing), or visit Wailea (for golfing, or a great luau feast), or Makena (for horse riding), then you'll need a car or to pay someone to drive you. If you get a car, you'll have your own private numbered car parking spot at Kihei Akahi. Though truth be told, parking is easy and free everywhere in Kihei, this is not West Maui!
In Kihei itself you have everything within walking distance from Kihei Akahi. In addition to the info in this description, see the annotated map in the Photos for some information. This area is a particular paradise if you enjoy the soft-sand beaches and crystal-clear blue-green water: sunbathing, beach walking, frolicking, snorkeling, turtle-spotting, SCUBA diving, fishing, whale/dolphin watching, boogie/body boarding, surfing, kayaking etc. All boating activities depart from Kihei Boat Ramp which is walking distance from Kihei Akahi.
If you prefer sports outside the water, you can play basketball and baseball among other activities at Kalama Beach Park (walk north), volleyball at Kamaole Beach I, and you can enjoy free tennis at our very own grounds at Kihei Akahi!
For groceries and general stuff there is Safeway, Whalers General Store, ABC store, and a local 24-hour Foodland - all within walking distance. You can also drive to Costco or Whole Foods.
Food, snack, and beverage choices are abundant all along South Kihei Road, so much so that we wouldn't know where to begin for recommendations from the myriad options. We suggest that on your first day you walk from Kihei Akahi up S Kihei Rd northbound and you'll see what we mean. Or take the car, but walking is good exercise and pleasant in Kihei weather!
WHY THE OWNER CHOSE KIHEI AKAHI:
Proximity to beach, ocean view, minimum noise, safety, privacy, affordable paradise lifestyle.
When choosing our Kihei condo the most important criteria was that it had to be somewhere across from Kamaole Beach I, II, or III - there is little point in travelling all the way to Maui and not be able to walk a few steps and be on one of the Top 5 beaches in Maui. Second criterion was Ocean View even from inside the unit - if you are going to be so close to the sea, why not be able to see it!
Then for units that met those criteria, there were factors that eliminated some of them. For example, ground floor units, because of the reduced privacy and safety, plus bugs can sometimes be an issue, so we wanted a higher floor. We also eliminated units that were directly on Kihei Rd, because the traffic noise seems to get trapped in those units, we wanted a quiet place. Finally, another feature of Kihei Akahi is that it has solid concrete walls and construction, whose benefits include better noise insulation from neighbors, and better temperature characteristics. Its two swimming pools, nicely manicured grounds, tennis court, and outside grills for BBQing were all bonus features!
UNIQUE BENEFITS OF THIS CONDO:
Kihei Akahi units in the D building have nice breezes flowing through when you leave open the entrance door (East) and the lanai door (West) - our lockable steel-screen secondary front door facilitates that. Also the two ceiling fans (and floor fan) in the unit help with air flow. There is also an A/C on a timer, should there be a major heat wave. Our condo has been very well maintained, very clean, and has had various upgrades. Unlike other condos in the building it doesn't have the popcorn ceilings that trap dirt, it doesn't have the older style louvered windows that accumulate grime, and it doesn't have carpets to capture dust/moisture. It also has aesthetically pleasing and functional furniture throughout that we love! Our most recent remodel was in August 2018 - checkout the photos.
Bed & bathroom
- Bedroom 1: King bed
- 1 Full bath
- Wireless Internet
- Air conditioning
- Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
- Mountain Views
- Shared garden
- Balcony or terrace
- Sea view
- Internet access
- Washing machine
- Clothes dryer
- Satellite TV
- DVD player
- Stereo system
- Hair dryer
- Ceiling Fans
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Elevator access
- Not suitable for wheelchair users
Interaction with guest
- Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 11:00
- If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Damage deposit: $250.00
- No smoking at this property
Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.
100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
24 hours after booking
50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.
8 weeks before
25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.
4 weeks before
No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.
* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support
About the owner
- Average reply time:
- 54 minutes
- Response rate:
- Calendar last updated:
- 06 Aug 2020
- Years listed:
- Overall rating:
Languages spoken: English
– based on 51 reviews
- Very Good
“Peaceful condo within walking distance to beautiful beaches”
This is a wonderful, restful condo in a great location. It is on the second floor but actually you are three floors above the ground level. This gives you a nice view of swaying palm trees and the b… More
Response from the owner Glad you enjoyed the views, the location, and found the overall resort a healing place and a perfect place to enjoy Maui! Looking forward to hosting you again in the future, when this pandemic is behind us - aloha!
“Perfect quiet getaway with incredible ocean and sunset views”
We just stayed at the Kihei Akahi D-211 and had a wonderful experience. From the start of booking the condo, Daniel was extremely helpful providing lots of information and even sent a great little ca… More
Response from the owner Glad that you liked the quick access on-arrival with our smart lock, enjoyed the lanai with its views, the quietness of the condo, and that you made friends by the gas grills at the pool! Looking forward to hosting you again someday - aloha!
“This condo was absolutely perfect, incredible view, great location, spacious and clean and had every amenity needed.”
We frequently go to Maui for our family vacation. This year we booked our accommodations very late. As a result we needed to stay in three different places. Daniel was very easy to work with and very … More
Response from the owner Glad that you enjoyed the view, location, proximity to the beach, amenities, and the kitchen! Happy to hear you preferred our condo to all the others, we'd love to host the two of you again - aloha!
“A real gem of a condo!”
I just had the best stay at Kihei Akahi D-211! Daniel and Jenny thought of everything to make my stay comfortable and enjoyable! The condo is well stocked and in a great location. Daniel and Jenny … More
Response from the owner Glad that you found the condo well stocked, enjoyed the location, the beach gear, and the free designated parking spot! We look forward to hosting you again - aloha!
“It was hot, but the location was cool”
We enjoyed our stay in Daniel and Jenny's condo in Kihei. It was extremely warm, in fact record-setting heat for the time of the year we were there. Having just come out of the Australian winter,… More
Response from the owner Glad that you found the location cool, cozy, well-appointed, and that you enjoyed the location and Akahi amenities! Sorry to hear about your health issues following the trip, thank you for finding the time to write the review and hope to host you again soon - aloha!
“Kihei Akahi visit”
Our stay was very pleasant and relaxing. We stayed in building D, unit 211. Very clean and cozy. The owners were very accommodating and made sure our stay was enjoyable. It exceeded our expectations.
Response from the owner Glad to hear you found our condo clean, cozy, and relaxing! We look forward to hosting you again - aloha!
“Lost in paradise”
We usually don't write any reviews, but we had such a nice week in Daniel's & Jenny's condo... this is our way to thank you guys! We also want to inform everyone else who is looking… More
Response from the owner Glad you found the location perfect and the condo amenities outstanding, and thank you for taking the time to write a review even though you don't usually! We look forward to hosting you again - aloha!
“Will be back again!”
Thank you for the amazing time! Daniel and Jenny are excellent hosts. We had everything we needed for the two weeks we spent here. The apartment was excellent, the kitchen had everything we needed to … More
Response from the owner Glad that you found the condo to be excellent and with everything you needed, and that you also enjoyed the pool and the gas grills there! We look forward to hosting you again - aloha!
“We Found Our AAAAHHHHH”
From the immaculately kept grounds and amply supplied unit to the soft, sandy beaches and spectacular lanai sunsets -- this condominium was a perfect place for our stay in Maui. Absolutely everything… More
Response from the owner Glad that you found everything you could possibly need in the condo and enjoyed the sunsets from the lanai, and thank you for noticing the quality of our towels! We look forward to hosting you again - aloha!
“Perfect condo for 2”
The location is excellent, a walk distance to many shops and beaches. The condo is very clean, kitchen well equiped for cooking and many accessories available for beach. The host are very easy to re… More
Response from the owner Glad that you found the condo clean, the kitchen to be well equipped, and that you enjoyed the excellent location and the beach gear! We look forward to hosting you again - aloha!
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- How do I make changes to my booking?
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