Mahana 718Kaanapali, HI (29) VaycayHero Booking Protection
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Check In: 03:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM
Rating: 29 5.0/5
Member Since: 2014
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Guests under the age of 25 can only check in with a parent or official guardian who is also staying in the unit. Rule is strictly enforced by the host.
Mark R.on 09/19/2018
This was a great condo and a great experience for our 10 Day stay on Maui. First, the condo was in a perfect location, right on the beach. The condo itself was well supplied with all you might need in the kitchen and for the beach. A grocery store a couple of blocks away made it easy to get anything we needed for stocking the fridge. The bed was very comfortable - in fact it made us realize we need to get a new one ourselves.
Two things would have made this stay perfect. First, when we first opened the door, we were met with badly stained and dirty carpets. This was a turn off, as you might imagine. Second, Megan, the person responsible for the unit was less than responsive - we needed to get the code for the safe a second time because we had lost the first text and it took most of the day to get a response - got the impression she was just frustrated with us loosing the message the first time. Thankfully, we didn't need to call her for anything else. Really, how hard is it to send the code a second time.
Other than these two things, the stay couldn't have been better.
Kevin J.on 08/31/2018
This was our second stay at Mahana, this time we came with family, three rooms total. Our room was clean and very comfortable. We were pleasantly surprised to find beach chairs, towels, and toys in the closet (very convenient). Our grandson enjoyed building sand castles and boogie boarding right outside our door.
We were there for our son’s wedding and our daughter’s engagement. Lahaina is just down the road, 10 minute trip to all the restaurants and shops you could ask for. Make meals in your condo or go out, it’s up to you. There are many grills available if you want to BBQ. Walk across the street to great restaurants, grocery shopping, snorkeling equipment. We flew to Kapalua airport this time instead of Kahului (I recommend). Our favorite places to dine were Captain Jack’s, Kimo’s, Paia Fishmarket, Java Jazz, and The Mill House. Don’t miss Old Lahaina Luau, the best luau on the island.
When we come back we will stay here again.
James S.on 08/11/2018
Overall I was happy with my experience. This is the 2nd time using Hawaii Life and staying at the Mahana.
Jason W.on 07/14/2018
Mahana 718 is exactly as described in the listing. It's very well-kept, nicely decorated, and very clean. The kitchen has everything you need for cooking and baking. The hall closet is stocked with all the beach gear you'll need, including two large cooler bags, which was so nice! Some old reviews said something about the bed being uncomfortable, but they must have replaced it since then, because it was lovely.
The owner/manager was very responsive and accommodating, even granting our last- minute request for a late check-out.
The location is awesome; besides being directly on the beach, there are grocery shopping and restaurants very nearby. A great moped rental place is a short walk up the street. Duke's Beach House restaurant next door is an awesome place for dinner or happy hour (have the hula pie for dessert). All the nearby resorts were upscale and the neighborhood was amazing.
The Mahana grounds are beautiful and the pool is gorgeous.
If we were to return to Maui, I wouldn't even consider staying anywhere else!
Scott T.on 06/18/2018
The condo was beautiful, had AC, and was well-stocked with kitchen, bathroom, laundry, and beach supplies! The new bed was AMAZING! and the pool was so pretty!
Todd D.on 05/11/2018
We truly love staying at this unit. The view was spectacular both in and outside. The owners provide everything needed for the beach - chairs, umbrellas, towels, etc.. the check in and check out process was very simple and the location of Mahana to restuarants and the beach walk was perfect. We would definitely stay here again. One minor issue was the bed was in need of a new mattress but that wouldn’t stop us from staying again. Thanks so much for everything.
Erica S.on 05/02/2018
We loved this unit and will definitely be back next year! !
Kara F.on 03/29/2018
Our stay at Mahana 718 was perfect. The views were gorgeous, the condo was well decorated, stocked and very clean. Check in process was super easy. My husband and I spent lots of time out on the lanai sipping coffee in the morning and wine at night. The views are to die for. The ocean is so close and it would lull us to sleep every night.
Mahana's location is also excellent. There are a few restaurants within walking distance and it was a short drive for anything else we wanted to do in the area.
We hope to be back someday! Thanks for sharing your beautiful home with us!
Kara and Rob
PS - I don't like that the review forces us to answer all of the questions in addition to our free form review. It makes it clunky for folks reading the reviews.
Sara S.on 11/11/2017
We loved our time in Maui and because the condo was so nice and had such a great view, we actually spent time in it! The pictures reflect the actual condo. The whole building was very nice, parking was easy, the condo was very quiet and did I mention the views!! We could hear the waves crashing (it is rocky due to coral right outside the building so swim/enter the water further down the beach).
Jason B.on 09/15/2017
This will have been our 3rd time using VRBO to book a Maui stay. 3 years in a row. I love using VRBO because the variety of options. We have stayed along Kaanapali beach each stay. Our first visit was at Maui Kai and we loved the corner penthouse condo. But, overtime we walked by Mahana, we said how much we would like to stay there. So, the next year and this year we did stay at Mahana. Last year was a studio and was wonderful. We stayed 17 nights, and that was an amazing visit. This year we made a last minute reservation as we were not planning on a Maui trip at all. We were lucky enough that the Mahana 718 was available. The 1br/1ba was beautiful, appointed with everything we needed. The balcony was great, but the open living room and HUGE floor to ceiling windows were such a bonus. Our stay was short, only 7 nights. We could easily spend 2 weeks or longer in this condo. The Mahana property itself was under some remodeling. There was a bit of inconvenience, but it did not ruin our fun. The grounds remained beautiful and inviting. The pool area was clean and relaxing with a view of the ocean just steps away.
Rebecca W.on 07/17/2017
We were on our honeymoon. The views and sound of the waves were probably our favorite thing. The condo was nicely stocked easy to navigate. Bonus:ice maker! My only complaint would be the bedding. The bed was too soft for us and the down comforter was too heavy. I ended up buying a light weight blanket to use.
The location was great. Very easy to get to from the main road. Pool and hot tub were awesome. The beach entry is rocky right in front but just to the south the beach is more sandy. The beach walk just through the gate was fantastic.
We tried to recycle as much as we could, but a container for recyclables would have been nice.
Would stay here again!
Phil E.on 05/16/2017
WHAT A WONDERFUL SPOT TO CELEBRATE OUR BIRTHDAYS! MY WIFE AND I WERE BORN ON THE SAME DAY SO WE WERE LOOKING FOR SOMEWHERE SPECIAL TO CELEBRATE ONE OF OUR MILESTONE BIRTHDAYS. WE CHOOSE 718 MAHANA AND COULDN'T BE HAPPIER. GGREAT VIEWS COMPLETE WITH MAGNIFICENT SUNSETS. THE CONDO WAS WELL EQUIPPED, BEAUTIFULLY FURNISHED AND VERY CLEAN. THIS WAS OUR ELEVENTH TIME TO VISIT THE ISLANDS AND THIS WAS ONE OF THE BEST STAYS EVER!
Morgan P.on 01/28/2017
This place is by far the best condo we've ever stayed in Maui! The location is great--the beach is perfect for walking, snorkeling, or lounging. There's a boardwalk that goes about 1 mile but you can go even further if you get around the black rock. The view is spectacular. And the best part, the condo has everything you could need: binoculars, beach towels, beach chairs, extra sunscreen, and a great kitchen with sharp knives and quality pots/pans.
Nadia M.on 01/18/2017
This room is perfect, we whale watched from our living room windows everyday! It's right on the beach, sort of on the outside of the super busy resorts. Pool and spa was available every day-never overcrowded.
Michael S.on 01/08/2017
Upon arriving and meeting Megan to get acquainted with the grounds and a tour of the room we were very happy with our selection to stay at Mahana 718. It has been updated and offers amazing views of the ocean and is close to everything you'll need.
Meredith P.on 10/14/2016
My husband and I booked the Mahana 718 after doing a lot of research on hotels and condos in the area. We wanted privacy, a view of the water, and a homey feel.
We couldn't have anticipated how wonderful our stay would be. The condo had just changed ownership and there was brand new furniture, appliances and beach supplies. The owners and Hawaii Life clearly put so much thought into making the condo comfortable and stylish. That view!!! I still can't get over it!
Megan from Hawaii Life greeted us on our check in and welcomed us into the unit. There was a thoughtful welcome package and a helpful binder on local restaurants, activities, and services. Megan was available to answer questions and concerns for us during our stay, but we really didn't contact her at all since everything was so perfect.
The beach equipment was brand new and of great quality. Everything was sparkling clean! The only slight negative (and this is so minor) was that the washer/dryer was older and couldn't hold a lot in it.
We wholeheartedly recommend the Mahana 718 for anyone looking for a quiet slice of paradise! We will definitely be back.
Rissa S.on 09/14/2016
We have stayed at the Mahana a handful of times, each time in a different Unit. The views from the Mahana are second to none. Each unit is absolutely Ocean Front. There is no beach, per se in front of the unit as the rocks are prohibitive, but you can walk 2 minutes easily to a swimming beach. A short walk and across the street is the grocery store and some other shops. There is a way cool little restaurant that has Lillikoi Gelato to die for !! We had several communication breakdowns dealing with this property manager. It all worked out in the end, but I prefer to not have to make several calls.
We've stayed at the Mahana before so we knew we'd have gorgeous views, lovely grounds, and a convenient location for shopping and strolling the beach boardwalk. There was a little glitch with the door code, but Megan responded quickly, and the issue was resolved. Other reviewers have mentioned the yucky carpet, and it was indeed a definite disappointment; however, we were told it was being replaced as soon as we departed. That's great for future tenants but a bummer for us recent renters. The screen doors were a bit temperamental-perhaps a little grease on the rails would help them glide more smoothly? Otherwise, the condo was clean and well-stocked with kitchen, bathroom and beach items. We appreciated the comfy couch and bed. We loved our trip to Maui and can't wait to return!
Everything went smoothly. We have stayed at the Mahana before so we were aware of the layout and check in procedures. Megan was helpful with some light that were out. Her and her husband provided good customer service. It was nice being so close to Dukes and the walking path. Mahana is such a lovely place to stay, love the big windows to look out at the ocean, to enjoy the turtles and watching the sunset.
Everything was wonderful except the carpet was very dirty.
Positives: The condo was just as expected, perhaps better with the view, not sure any picture can do that justice. Well stocked with towels and beach supplies. Kitchen was great. We really enjoyed falling asleep to the sound of the ocean every night and the new bed was VERY comfortable. The pull out sofa slept my 11-yo step daughter and she said it was great. It was very easy to use at night and a quick clean up each morning. We really loved this place and have recommended it to friends, hoping to come back soon!
Negatives: these are all super minor, really nit-picking here but as others have said the carpet is very outdated. Really wouldn't care about that but I did step on a carpet tack and that wasn't pleasant; just moved a rug to cover that area. The Lanai also didn't have any outdoor lighting which was a bummer for dinner. Lastly management was about 50/50 for responding but when they did they were very helpful and pleasant. I believe it's 2 people so it's possible that I was just always contacting one and it could have been their day off :). Nothing was urgent though so everything worked out great!
We couldn't have been more happy with our experience at Mahana 718. You couldn't ask for anything more from the was hard to tear ourselves away from the lanai every evening. The condo itself was clean, up-to-date and really well equipped (we especially appreciated the well-stocked beach closet with beach bags, chairs, umbrellas etc.). The only nitpick I have is that I think it's time for a new mattress (it noticeably sloped to one side), but like a said...a nitpick. We look forward to returning to this property soon!
The Mahana is a wonderful property if you are looking for a quiet getaway where you can do your own thing, and focus on the surroundings. All condos are true oceanfront, and the view does not get any better, not even at any of the other 5+ star properties. There's a pool, hot tub, and bbq's so you can prepare dinner to enjoy on your lanai to watch the sunset over the ocean. If you want pool slides, hotel bars, gym, etc then this is not the place for you.
Our unit had upgraded LR furniture, a beautiful upgraded kitchen, state of the art TVs. Check in and checkout was a breeze. We had a maintenance issue but it was handled very quickly and professionally. On the downside, the carpet needs to be cleaned or replaced (not sure), and while the rest of the condo was clean, the shower doors need a professional cleaning.
Overall, I'm sure management will be addressing the carpet and shower door issues and with so many other incredible attributes going for it I would recommend this vacation rental.
The Mahana 718 lived up to our expectations and the view was more amazing than the pictures did it justice. The condo was well equipped with anything you might need. Really appreciated the beach closet with chairs, towels, coolers etc. The Mahana was in a great location, convenient to nearby groceries and restaurants. Everything went so well from booking to check-in. Jeremy and his staff were so nice and made sure we were doing well. We stayed 2 weeks in Maui. The 1st week in west Maui at the Mahana and the 2nd week in south Maui at a resort. LET ME MAKE IT CLEAR WE MOURNED NOT BEING AT THE MAHANA!!! If we could do it over we would have stayed the entire time at our wonderful condo!!!
Mahana 718 is perfectly located along the Ka'anapali coast. It was an easy drive to Lahaina and to all the wonderful northwest Maui beaches. Great snorkeling, with a variety of sea life, was just steps from the door. Watching the sunset between Lanai and Molokai was such a peaceful way to mark the end of each day.
The condo was clean, quiet, well maintained and inviting. The kitchen was well stocked with dishes and cooking utensils. We used the beach gear daily. Did we mention the awesome view?!
Jeremy was kind and prompt when dealing with slight check-in glitch. I would highly recommend this accommodation and hope to return again and again!
Stayed for a week in Feb/March 2017, sad to leave but excited to come back and stay at Mahana 718. No resort has a better view for whale watching or is closer to the water than Mahana.
Loved every thing about this Resort it is absolutely lovely. We had all the beach equipment (beach chairs, boogie boards, beach umbrellas, beach bags and towels,etc) that we needed. The condo was very comfortable and the views of the ocean,islands,and sunsets are perfect. Good location, close to grocery store, farmers market, fish market, ABC store, resturants, etc. This is my second time to stay at this Resort and would definitely stay again. You just can't beat the views especially during the whale season.
My husband and I enjoyed a wonderful 5 nights in this condo. The unit is clean and equipped with everything you will need for your stay, from kitchen utensils to beach supplies. The décor was tropical, but tasteful. Excellent value for having the ocean right outside your unit, and the location is close to many amenities like restaurants and grocery stores. Building is quiet and safe. Loved this unit and would definitely stay here again.
Our stay was wonderful at the Mahana - absolutely beautiful condo with a killer view. Bed was comfortable - very roomy - kitchen well stocked. Good quality beach chairs and towels to use. Only negative was 1) No light on outside lanai so to sit outside at night was by moonlight only. Would be nice to even have a lantern or something to play cards on the deck in the evening. 2) The beach out front has a lot of coral.... you have to walk down to find a bit sandier of an entrance.... but we've come to expect that from most of the beaches in Kaanpali. Would 100% return.
We absolutely loved our stay at the Mahana #718. We were on our honeymoon and it could not have been anymore perfect. The view is by far the best! We whale watched from our lanai! It was also nice to have beach chairs, coolers, beach towels and a washer/dryer! Megan (property manager) left us a little welcome package and was available for any question we had. We would hands down stay there again...truly a wonderful place!
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