Kaanapali Shores Resort #524

Rates: $175 / night (avg.)
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Bed types: KQX (sleeps 4)
Reviews: 4.60 (from 68 reviews)


Kaanapali Shores Resort is considered a BEACHFRONT PROPERTY that is located along the northern coast in West Maui, centrally located between Ka'anapali and Kapalua! The surf will determine the size of the beach area directly in front of the resort during your stay. But, there is a walkable beach year-round just a couple blocks away! Inside the unit you will find an assortment of beach gear, such as beach chairs, beach towels, a cooler and more!!

This is a spacious one bedroom and one bath condo with ocean views from the lanai and living area. The unit is located on the 5th floor and has been updated with black granite countertops and kitchen cabinets. Other recent improvement has been a fresh coat of paint and new carpet in November 2021 as well as all new stainless-steel appliances in July 2022.

Enjoy your morning coffee/tea or sip on a tropical drink in the evening on your private lanai. The unit can sleep up to four guests' comfortably. The bedroom provides a King size bed (Recently replaced), a flatscreen TV; along with a dresser and closet for your personal belongings. The sofa in the living area has a pull-out queen size sofa sleeper with a 6 inch mattress; and a TV & DVD player. The fully equipped kitchen includes a full size refrigerator, stove/oven, dishwasher and microwave; along with dishes, utensils and cookware. You can seat up to four guests' comfortably for dining by using the table, either inside or out on the lanai. The unit does provide free basic cable, Wifi, and a basic "starter" set of kitchen and bath supplies which include paper towels, dish soap, dishwasher soap, a sponge, hand soap, and toilet paper. If you should run out these items during your stay, it is up to the guest to purchase what is needed for the duration of the stay. For your convenience, there is a washer/dryer in the unit for your use.

Kaanapali Shores Resort features a onsite restaurant, a poolside bar, and a bar/lounge. Recreational amenities include 2 outdoor pools (Oceanside Pool and a newly remodeled Garden Pool), 2 jet spas, a sauna, and a privately owned fitness facility. You would need to contact the fitness facility to find out their current rates. Spa amenities include spa services, massage, beauty services, and a hair salon. Additional property amenities include business services, concierge desk, barbecue grills, and beach activities desk. The property has designated areas for smoking. Smoking is not allowed inside the unit or on the lanai. Ka'anapali Shores charges a daily parking fee of $9.95 plus tax. The $25.00 daily resort fee is waived since this is a private rental.

Enjoy numerous water activities all right here; such as snorkeling, surfing, and paddleboarding, just to name a few. Championship golf courses are also just minutes away. Take a stroll along the boardwalk to Whaler's Village, where you will find plenty of shopping, casual and fine dining. Near the resort you will find a grocery store, farmers market, and fish market.

We look forward to having you as our guest!

Registration Number: GE-154-976-8704-01, TA-154-976-8704-01, 440010510024

Kaanapali Shores Resort #524 Reviews

Marshall A.
January 2024
The unit was ok as was the location. The resort itself doesn’t have much to offer, smaller pools, no shade around pool by the ocean minimal beach

Savanna S.
December 2023
The resort is amazing! The unit was clean and Bree was great at responding! The kitchen did not have a ton of supplies, so don’t plan to cook big meals there! The room is right next to the elevator so it’s easy getting in and out quick!

Cari V.
August 2023
We loved the stay here. Awesome view and comfortable beds. The place was clean. I would reccommend a few extra kitchen accessories.

tim c.
July 2023
We loved everything about this resort!

Kenneth B.
May 2023
Very happy with the property would book it again.

Josephivan V.
May 2023
Excellent spot. My wife enjoyed staying at this property. Easy access to the beach. Host was very informative and responded almost immediately when I had questions. Highly recommend staying to anyone look around here.

Mark D.
March 2023
Located near restaurants, and lots of nearby beaches to explore. Overall a very nice first-time visit to Hawaii.

Jasmine D.
January 2023
We had a really relaxing and pleasant day at this resort, we stayed here many times, but this was our first time staying in a privately owned unit. The unit was very clean had everything we needed. We love the kitchen and all of the new appliances, including water directly from the fridge. The only downside is that it’s directly next-door to an elevator so it is a little loud at certain times I highly recommend bringing a sound machine so it can help drowned out the noise. The only other downside was that they had construction going on, so we were not able to use our balcony at all Aside from that we would definitely stay again.

Susan S.
December 2022
Very accurate listing and had a great ocean view. Very clean and very well stocked. The host was very nice and easy to reach but there were no problems. The complex is really nice. I wish I could stay longer!

Mari B.
November 2022
We had a wonderful time! There are a couple minor things people should be aware of before booking- the shower head is low I am 5’7 and had to duck a little and the bedroom is close to the elevator. I had read a previous review and brought a sound machine which blocked out any noise. The updated kitchen and carpet are fabulous. The grounds for the property were beautiful with easy access to anything you’d need. We would absolutely come again.

Ronald L.
November 2022
We have stayed at Kaanapali Shores several times and always enjoy it. The proximity to the beach walk and shopping center across the street is ideal.

sharen s.
October 2022
We should have been told of the construction on the property. We had to listen to construction all week right next to our unit. If we had known this we would not have stayed at this resort. This should have been disclosed on the VERBO add.

September 2022
Hubby & I rented this unit 09/14-09/24 for 28th wedding anniversary/first Hawaii trip. The bad: pool construction. Expected balcony work, didn't know about the pool construction until 4 days prior to leaving when I read a review on hotel website. When I asked VRBO mgmt & saw it had been added to VRBO recently since our booking, I was told they didn't know about it. This should have been disclosed, I would have booked elsewhere since this was our first trip to Hawaii & our anniversary. They should have notified us & offered a discounted stay or option to cancel IMO. The good: location, nice/clean room, comfy bed, plenty of cookware, dishes, great blender, balcony with lovely view, lush foliage, currently one nice pool & hot tub where they play Hawaiian music adds to the vibe, restaurant is good, nice small beach, snorkeling if water/sand isn't churned up. Food trucks in front of resort, several inexpensive options for dinner & grocery store across the street (better than Safeway). Friendly staff, ample parking. A few small boutique shops on premises. We really enjoyed the resort overall. Didn't have any noise problems in our room (it doesn't face the pool or front of resort so maybe this helps), darkening drapes to aid with sleeping (hard to sleep when you want to rise early to enjoy the view). Overall, if staying at this location I would stay here again if no major construction projects. Would recommend changing lock-box on door, hard to open/close, it seems old. Add cocktail glasses (Champaign/martini). We enjoy a mimosa in the morning while looking out at that beautiful view! We rented the room for our last day since departure was at 10:40 pm, glad we did. It was great to enjoy the beach, dinner & luxury to shower/pack later. Recommend this as you get another full day of vaca & not have to live out of your car.

Courtney B.
September 2022
Great location for us as we could walk to meet our friends that were staying at their timeshare. Would love to stay at this location again. Great view, very clean. Would have loved to have been able to stay longer!

Mary W.
August 2022
Wonderful amenities and great service offered by manager of property. Issues resolved promptly. Great to have a full working kitchen.

Sal & Dawn G.
August 2022
The property was clean and provided all that was promised. Bree our contact was easy to reach (we misplaced key code upon arrival) and proactive checking in once or twice during our stay via email. Check out was easy. Across the street is a local supermarket as well as a Safeway 5 miles down the road. The Safeway shopping center has a Starbucks and Longs Pharmacy. Nakalele Blowhole is 13 miles to the north. On your way to the Nakalele you'll pass both Fleming and Slaughterhouse beaches. Just beyond the beaches is Honolua Bay with great snorkeling. Surf lessons and parasailing are within 10 minutes to the south. We would use this property again.

Michael A.
June 2022
Overall, we enjoyed our stay here. We liked the location, the lanai, pool, and resort. There were plenty of utensils, towels, and other things we needed. One negative was hearing the elevator door close from the bedroom, but it wasn’t a huge issue. We walked to the nearby ABC store and the food trucks a few times. The beach was small but still nice. We also liked that this was a short drive from Black Rock Beach. Good communication too. Can’t wait to come back!

Richard O.
May 2022
It's an older building and this shows a little bit in the unit. The furniture was fairly comfortable. Ice maker did not work. Televisions were not smart tvs and in this day and age...feel this was ridiculous. Snorkel gear (fins) were broken. Some electrical outlets didn't work. Pool area was very nice and building had some nice events. Noisy unit (especially in the morning) as unit is next to the elevator. Nice ocean view from the balcony.

Jill M.
April 2022
Great view of the ocean beautiful condo very clean. Will stay again in the future. Thank you Bree

Christina M.
April 2022
We had a relaxing time and no issues with the property. We spent many hours in the pool.

Diane T.
March 2022
We enjoyed this condo and loved our time in Maui! The resort was perfect for our stay. We enjoyed sitting on the lanai watching and listening to the ocean waves. We loved the pools, hot tubs, staff and this beautiful island. Can’t wait to return.

Paul K.
February 2022
Everything about Hawaii is fantastic. We ate in often so having a kitchen that had all necessary items was good but the place was not very clean. It is evident that the place is run by a management company and not the owner directly. Minimum level of maintenance and painting evident throughout the condo.

Mary B.
February 2022
The condo had everything we needed and we loved the area. Although the beach in front of resort was small, a short walk through a couple of parking lots lead to a boardwalk and beach that was great for long walks. At night, the boardwalk has restaurants, music and tiki torches.

Cris R.
February 2022
This property was all that we needed and close to all our activities. The kids loved the pool with all the colored lights. The view from the condo was a partial ocean view which was ok too. The only issue we had is the kids and I were stuck in the elevator closest to the parking structure and it took over an hour to get us out. As you can imagine the kids were pretty freaked out. The condo manager was going to make it right with us until he found out we rented from a private owner and then said sorry, nothing we can do for you. This was and hour plus of our vacation that we won't get back.

Gary K.
January 2022
Great accommodation centrally located!

Mark M.
December 2021

Donna D.
November 2021
One thing that was a surprise to us is that the property would not hold our luggage for a few hours on our check out day. They were adamant about this and this was not made clear in any of the information provided to us ahead of time. If we had known ahead of time we would have been able to make alternate plans. We have never encountered this in any of our travels throughout the world or through vrbo before so it was very disappointing.

Tracy P.
November 2021
Bree provided great communication throughout the rental process. Great pools and beach access. Unit is as described in previous reviews. I was slightly concerned about the elevator noise but we found it to be minimal and my husband is a very light sleeper. Bed was super comfortable. We'd stay here again. Thank you Bree!

Ana L.
November 2021
Everything was what was advised. Very convenient to restaurants, shopping and beach. Bree was very informative and easy to deal with. My husband and I would definitely stay at this unit again.

Gregory B.
October 2021
Perfect 7 day getaway. The condo had everything we needed. Just an FYI, it is right next to the elevator. You can hear a lot of foot traffic. We used the Fan App to mask the noise.

Sarah L.
August 2021
This vacation unit was as expected based on pictures and descriptions in the listing. The bed was very comfortable and the teens said the sofa bed was ok too. Being able to wake up without a stiff back (except the morning after surfing lessons🙂) was wonderful and not always the case with vacation rentals.

Katelin P.
August 2021
My husband and I stayed here for our honeymoon. It was the perfect little place for us. The pictures of the view don’t do it any justice. We enjoyed our stay here in Maui and Bree was amazing! She was easy to get in contact with and very accommodating. You do hear a little bit of elevator noise but it’s very faint and quiet. I am a light sleeper and it didn’t wake me up. There are two pools and a tiny beach area. I highly recommend staying here!

Shantie R.
July 2021
Location was close to lots of things. We spent our time mostly beach hopping so it worked well for us. The unit itself could use a refresh but it was functional and had everything we needed. We emptied trash at least 1-2 times per day and never left food out but bugs came to visit. (This was really my only complaint because I hate bugs) I understand this is hard to control in a condo with units all around. Our teens enjoyed the pool and taking sunset pics at the beach. The staff was friendly. Overall we had a nice relaxing vacation in Maui. Mahalo :)

Donna D.
January 2019
We really liked this property! The condo itself had everything we needed to make our stay comfortable even down to the after sun lotion! The location is great-close to everything (Lahaina, Whaler's Village, Safeway, Snorkel Bob's, restaurants, etc). The resort grounds are very nice and there are two pools and two hot tubs! I would say the only cons are that the beach is eroded (however, you can walk next-door to the beach) and you can hear the elevator from the bedroom (luckily I am a pretty sound sleeper). I would definitely stay here again!

Chris P.
December 2018
The condo was as described clean, easy access and we were grateful for the use of the beach chairs. The property managers, Dave and Bree were life savers!! When I realized I left my jewelry behind Dave quickly went over and sent it to me right away. We would definitely stay again!!

Patti K.
December 2018
Stayed in this one bedroom, full size kitchen, living, bathroom with lanai 11/24-12/1/2018. Kitchen has everything a kitchen needs: fridge, stove/oven, dishwasher, micro, disposal. Nice countertops, and flooring. Stacked washer/dryer, small but worked well. Bed was comfortable. View overlooks parking ocean view is as pictured. The resort does not recognize this unit, and not very cordial to renters. Parking is 2 floors below unit, and elevator is parallel to the unit bedroom. It doesn't bother too much; sounds like strong wind blowing. I would recommend for families. Easy access to the pool areas also

Judy K.
November 2018
Our stay was awesome. It was our honeymoon. We happened to be there while A LOT of tree maintenance was being done on the property. The "up" side is the ocean view became even that much better, the "down" side, is it was very very noisy with chainsaws and the wood chipper. It was impossible to have any downtime at the condo during the day with the noise so that was disappointing. My guess is that project won't be done again for several years however. The condo itself was clean and for the most part well stocked. My husband thought the bed was too firm. I didn't mind it.. We both felt the bed linens weren't great. There is some noise from the elevator, but I thought it sounded like the wind blowing/white noise and was not distracting or disturbing. It did not affect our sleep at all. Over all a great experience.

Teresa S.
September 2018
We were very happy with the beautiful room and friendly staff. We would definitely stay here again. :)

Sandi H.
August 2018
We had a wonderful time staying in unit 524. There are plenty of amenities we arrived in the room was nice and clean and everything was in order. Definitely recommend.

Mahzabeen S.
May 2018
Bree’s condo had everything we needed and more; a stocked kitchen, plenty of beach accessories, and best of all a washer/dryer. The condo was immaculately clean on our arrival. We would stay here again.

Valdine W.
April 2018
Property was great. Everything was very clean. Pools were fabulous. I was disappointed there was no beach to sit on. I had not realized the tidal influences

Venus L.
April 2018
Love the location, and the manager worked with us to give excellent accommodations. Having washing machine/dryer, dishwasher, Refrigerator and ice chest- and more, made us feel like home.

Denise T.
April 2018
The condo was fairly clean and comfortable, and the location very convenient to everything. The view is also very nice. This was our first time in a larger resort and we expected elevator noise from reading other reviews, but we weren't expecting to hear all the delivery vehicles below us in the parking lot and they were quite loud at times. The walkway is also right outside the bedroom and people come and go at all hours. The bedroom mattress was not very comfortable either. We are used to staying in a much smaller complex, so that could be part of the problem. I would still recommend staying here, just be sure to bring ear plugs for sleeping!

Holly F.
March 2014
My husband and I stayed at this property for a total of 32 days. We really liked the property itself--Kaanapali Shores is a well kept property! The unit itself could have used a deep clean and a few repairs. The biggest disappointment is that the bedroom is located right next to the elevator and it is used at all hours. It is easily heard through the wall so ear plugs were a must every night. A couple of things could be done to bring it up from average to great such as: broken floor tiles should be replaced, walls, ceilings, vents, and inside kitchen cupboards washed out. It would be nice to see a few more items in the kitchen such as large pots, cookie sheets/baking pans to cook on, scissors, etc. There are too few (3 or 4) bbqs for all of the guests at ka'anapali Shores therefore there were some nights it was impossible to get one to use. Overall, great location, wonderful staff, lovely pool and hot tub. We would not hesitate to return to this property but probably wouldn't stay at this specific unit mainly because of the elevator noise.

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