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Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom/2 Bathrooms with sweeping panoramic ocean views

Situated on Keawakapu Beach, consistently voted as one of the best beaches in all of the Hawaiian Islands. Unbeatable and unobstructed ocean views. Unit 412 has been completely rebuilt, all new contemporary furnishings. The kitchen has everything you need, 2 coffee machines, blender, barware, electric candles for the lanai.

Excellent swimming and snorkeling off our point, it is some of the best on island, paddle boards, kayaks and all beach/snorkel equipment can be rented reasonably on site.

Kathy Somerton
Member since: 2006
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2018

About Kathy Somerton

This is us enjoying the sunset whale watching cruise on the Kai Kanani, which is known for their Molokini snorkeling, and whale watching tours. They depart three miles down the road from Makena Beach. Our other favorite things to do while on Maui include kayaking, bicycling and golf at the beautiful Wailea courses which are only a few miles from the condo.

Kathy Somerton purchased this condo in 2012

Why Kathy Somerton chose Kihei

We chose this property because we believe Keawakapu is the best family beach and it is continuously voted as one of the most beautiful beaches as well as the setting for multi million dollar homes down its half mile plus length. And most of all we like the warm sunny weather for which the Kihei/Wailea area is well known.

What makes this condo unique

The Mana Kai recently underwent a multi - million dollar renovation of the exterior, restaurant, bar, and lobby area, as well as a complete remodeling and expansion of the swimming pool. As of October 2013 we completely rebuilt and customized unit #412. Larry is an award winning California and Hawaii architect and we hired a local interior design firm for purchase of all new contemporary furnishings.

All floors were replaced with crema bottocino tile, the kitchen was expanded and top of the line appliances were added including a Sub-Zero refrigerator. All new bathrooms, toilets, showers and tub as well as an upgraded air conditioning system for the entire unit was installed. The front bedroom unit has a King size bed (luxury mattresses utilized by Four Seasons and Grand Wailea Hoolei Resorts) have been selected. The back bedroom has two Extra long twin beds which can be pulled together and utilized as a king as well; and a second full size bathroom.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Kihei, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Mana Kai is a no smoking building
  • Refunds will be considered for 90 days or greater notice
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , All new cabinets, fixtures and tile
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , all new tile, fixtures, cabinets and appliances
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Bedroom One has the lanai overlooking the beach and ocean
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed , 2 Twins or together as a King Bed/partial ocean view
  • Two Bedrooms, sleeps 4, One King Bed, Two Twin Beds Bedroom One: King Bedroom Two: 2 XL Twins
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • long term rentals available
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The Surf Shop also rents beach chairs and umbrellas as well as surf and boogie boards and the equipment listed above. (We also have an owners closet which has a few beach chairs and soft coolers for the beach.) The activities Desk: Conveniently located off the lobby level can make all arrangements for luau's, whale watching, snorkel and scuba trips or boat trips to Lanai and Molokini.


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average rating of 4.763158 based on 38 reviews

Great beach location, upscale 2 bedrooms condo!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the free parking, perfect location on the beach living! Ocean view lanai was breathtaking. Kitchen was equipped with everything you need, new Bosch appliances made cooking fun.

Plenty of storage space for clothing! Super upscale bathrooms.

  • Review Submitted: 04/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, well appointed and overall awesome place..

  • 5 of 5

Kathy (the owner) was super easy to deal with and very accommodating. We had an overall great experience and would go back there again. The Condo was comfortable for the 4 of us and well appointed. Clean modern Kitchen, bathrooms and furniture. There were Beach chairs, towels and a cooler available to use which was very handy. From the entrance you could see your car, from the Lanai you can see the ocean and the waves. The condo is only 4 stories up from the beach and pool. We slept every night with the lanai doors open and heard the waves crashing the beach. The pool was steps from the beach and there were an abundance on chaise lounges if you just wanted to be close to the beach but not on the beach. We enjoyed the sunsets from the area around the pool that gave a spectacular view. Just around the bend of the hotel you could snorkel and we saw sea turtles and other cool fish. the store and the restaurant in the building were convenient. We didn't leverage any of the rental shops in the building (kayak's, wave boards, snorkel gear etc) but it is all there. Up the road there was a great burger place (Stewz) and a salad spot (Fork and Salad) would recommend them if you have a car..


  • Review Submitted: 31/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice

  • 4 of 5

Would stay there again

  • Review Submitted: 16/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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All beach all day!

  • 5 of 5

I am really disappointed in the money grubbing behavior of Homeaway. Way to ruin VRBO!

I will definitely rent this condo again and I will not involve homeaway. It’s a fabulous unit on a fabulous beach. It was recently renovated and has everything you need. The condo amenities- pool, restaurant, grocery-rival any hotel. There is quite nice snorkeling right out front. We were three ( me, my mom, and my daughter ) and had plenty of space. It would work for a family of four, but I don’t think it is spacious enough for two couples. We flubbed up the check out - a bit late and discombobulated- and the owner was understanding.

  • Review Submitted: 08/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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A great vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at the Mana Kai. What a special location! Was so much fun to just walk down and be at the pool or on the beach in mere minutes, especially with children! The ocean view from the unit was fantastic and such a treat to wake up to each morning. We also enjoyed the onsite perks of having Zack's deli/ shop and Tracey at the activities desk to book excursions. Only a 5 minute drive from Mana Kai, we eat at several delicious places/ food trucks in Kihei. We will definitely look to return!!

  • Review Submitted: 03/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic views. Condo as shown. Beautiful.

  • 5 of 5

Well run, clean and fun property. Beach location spectacular. Owner very responsive and helpful. Turtle Tracks (local open air golf cart service) is a great way to get around locally, as access to a vehicle is recommended for variety in dining options.

  • Review Submitted: 23/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha and Thank you for the great review Francine, we appreciate you making time and sharing information about Turtle Tracks in Kihei Wailea. They truly provide a new and great service; especially for travelers who want to stay mostly at the beach with access to the grocery store and restaurants, they are great, timely and very reasonably priced. Again thank you and I hope we see you back on Maui!
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Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Kahului, Maui
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Wailea Old Blue
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Pi'ilani Highway
Nearest Restaurant
5 Palms
Nearest Beach

Fitness Center, Board Room and Business Center available on-site. Convenience store, activities center, beach equipment rental and restaurant on ground floor.


Rates & Availability

Contact Owner

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$946.19

For stays less than 5 nights there will be an additional charge of $150. for housekeeping.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made