*NOTE: OWNER WILL NOT BE AVAILAILBE TO RESPOND TO INQUIRIES (ACCEPT BOOKINGS) FROM OCTOBER 5-27, 2014.
'Truly a beautiful and peaceful retreat.'
Ideal Location: Humpback whales will soon be returning (winter breeding and calving). Renew with the sound of the waves and sight of expansive blue water. Short walks to: Maui's longest stretch of undeveloped beach, restaurants, harbor (boating excursions), Maui Ocean Center, shops, small grocery stores. It is away from the crowds yet centrally located for easy drives in all directions. Sunrises over Haleakala are wonderful from the lanai.
It is within steps of a quiet little sandy spot that's separated from the bustling beaches. Steps in the other direction take you to a heated pool. This is where the odds of seeing a honu (Hawaiian green sea turtle) or the endangered Hawaiian monk seal on the sand (though be sure to maintain a distance of at least 150 feet from the protected animals) are in your favor.
If you are looking for subtle details that nod to tropical island life while listening to and looking out at the ocean then this place beckons. Thoughtfully designed — meticulously renovated — 'Magic Isle' inspired.
This unit celebrates our love for Hawaii. It includes: original oil plenair paintings, acrylic still lifes, and batik by Maui artists, block prints by Deitrich Varez; and unique touches that say 'One of a kind.' More special treats await your discovery (ambiance lighting, tiling delights...).
Island Casual: this apartment is furnished with care for comfort and ease while on island whether it be for pure pleasure or a working trip. It is being shared with aloha and gratitude.
* High speed wireless internet
* Keyless entry lock
* Well equipped kitchen with deluxe kitchen appliances
* LED dimmable lighting throughout
* Private sleeping at separate ends of the floor plan
* 100% cotton linens (sheets & towels)
* Beach and pool towels provided
* Large capacity washer/dryer
* New glass sliding doors, jalousies, and window
* Green slate flooring extends onto lanai
* FSC Certified Mahogany custom woodwork
* Caesarstone countertops
* Solid mahogany plantation louvered interior doors
* Traditional rice paper sandwiched between glass
* Teak ceiling fans
* Hemp rugs
* Bamboo mats
* 2 beach chairs, 4 beach mats, 1 beach umbrella
* Smart TV's in the living room and bedrooms
* Desk area
* Dual zone air conditioning: quiet, and truly effective - makes for summer comfort in the tropics
This is a complete renovation, truly — doors, windows, walls, ceilings, flooring, tiling, plumbing, electrical, tub, showers, sinks, fixtures...
Maximum Accommodation - 4 Adults.
The apartment is centrally located in Ma'alaea. Come discover why some call this area 'one of Maui's best kept secrets.'
We will do our best to make your stay here just right.
I recognize that traveling to Hawaii can be a once in a lifetime oppportunity and am committed to an honest, gracious and respectful exchange.
“View! Sound! Beach! Weather! We can walk to all kinds of pleasures. It's a place to retreat, renew and play for all ages. It's a place to read, write, work remotely, swim, walk, cook, and relax. Solar panels cover the roof and are generating renewable energy due to vision, research, community support and action. The concrete building is carefully maintained along with adjacent landscaping. The pool area is spaciously designed with a heated pool, cabana, covered seating and barbeques for everyone's benefit. Owners and neighbors are respectful of privacy, yet friendly. No street noise. No need to get on an elevator. Short drives to more restaurants that we enjoy in every direction. Access to the long beach through Haycraft Park at the end of road is enjoyed by locals and visitors alike. The Harbor town is charming. Public transportation is available at the harbor. The parking lot is convenient.”
Stop: Be in this beautiful location.
Look: the ocean, the mountain, the crater, the island, the palms and blossoms delight.
Listen: The waves soothe.
Relax: beachtime - splash, walk, build sandcastles, run, look for shells, read a book, boogieboard, picnic.
See: humpback whales breaching, fin and tail slapping. Ma'alaea Bay is within the Hawaiian Islands National Humpback Whale Marine Sanctuary. The whales breed, calve and nurse here from November to May.
Eat & Drink: Be served from early morning to late evening at casual to fine dining choices or shop for groceries within walking distance. Barbecue by the pool.
Swim: Immerse yourself in the ocean or the pool.
Discover: Maui Ocean Center. Wonders for all ages.
Explore: Ma'alaea Harbor's diving, snorkeling, fishing, sailing, and whale watching excursions.
Birdwatch: Stroll the boardwalk at Kealia Pond Bird Sanctuary. This refuge provides some of the last remaining natural wetland habitat in Hawaii.
Surf: Beginners to experts can ride the southside swells. Freight Train rolls from time to time (one of the world's fastest ridable waves).
Shop: Snorkeling & diving supplies, weekly crafts, and souvineers galore.
Drive: Destinations of Lahaina, Kanapali, Wailuku, Kihei, Wailea, Kahului, Paia, Makawao, Kula and beyond are all easy trips. Return to the relaxing peace and beauty of this gem set at water's edge in Ma'alaea.
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.
Dates Reserved w/receipt of Terms & Conditions Agreement.
Credit Card fees of 2.5% U.S. or 3.8% International; eChecks U.S. option (no fees). Personal checks accepted.
Car registration fee paid by owner.
3:00 p.m. check-in. 11:00 a.m. check-out.
Cleaning billed at cost - per T & C Agreement.
Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
Tax ID # W0342737
“Incredible sunrises. It's perfectly warm - year round. If rain is falling or wind is blowing - not on the lanai. The arc of this building and covered lanai ensures calm outdoor dining.The unit fans to the ocean. The views and sounds of the ocean are amazing. This is a relatively private unit. The koi in the pond are directly out the door and are a joy coming and going. The morning birds chirp 'New Day.'”