Hale Kai O Kihei, Maui

Hale Kai O Kihei is an oceanfront condo resort located in Central Kihei, Hawaii, offering a secluded and private beach experience. The resort features a range of amenities, including a pool, shuffleboard, bocce ball area, gas grill barbecues, and laundry facilities on the premises. Guests can enjoy various water sports, such as surfing, stand-up paddling, windsurfing, and kiteboarding, depending on the swell direction and trade winds. The resort is within walking distance of Azeka Mall, numerous restaurants, retail shopping, and a full-service grocery store. Please note that there are no elevators at this complex, and parking passes are required for open parking spaces.

Hale Kai O Kihei Average Rates


As of May 2024, the average price of a 1 bedroom unit at Hale Kai O Kihei is $217. The average price of a 2 bedroom unit is $316. Note that prices vary depending on the specifc unit and season (holiday rates are usally much higher), and the averages don't include Hawaii's 18% accommodation tax or cleaning and booking fees. Visit the rentals page to see specific unit rates.

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What Do Guests Think? An AI Analysis of 754 Guest Reviews


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The following executive summary is based on a comprehensive and impartial AI analysis of guest reviews. Keep in mind that all units are individually owned, and review scores among units can vary considerably.

The Hale Kai O Kihei condo resort on Maui receives overwhelmingly positive reviews from guests. The resort's prime location is frequently praised, offering beautiful sunrises, sunsets, and easy access to the beach right outside the doors. Guests appreciate the clean and comfortable accommodations, with special mentions of the helpfulness of owners like Jane and the well-equipped units that include everything from beach gear to kitchen necessities. The convenience of being central to shopping, food places, and other beaches is also highlighted.

However, some guests note areas for improvement, such as the need for better AC systems, updates to the property, and more attention to maintenance issues like window closures and the condition of some furniture and appliances. The lack of AC in some units is mentioned, though not always a problem depending on the time of year.

Safety and convenience are noted positively, with mentions of reserved parking spots and the presence of sea turtles on the beach adding to the experience. The onsite management and cleanliness of the condos receive high marks, contributing to many guests' desires to return for future stays.

Overall, the Hale Kai O Kihei offers a memorable and enjoyable stay for guests looking for beachfront accommodations on Maui, with its beautiful views, convenient location, and well-appointed condos standing out as key advantages. This summary is based on a comprehensive analysis of 754 guest reviews.

Recent Hale Kai O Kihei Reviews


We had an amazing stay at this property. The sunsets were different every night and never disappointed. We also spent time watching the whales. It was surprising what we could see and enjoy from the lanai. Beach walks daily with sea turtles making their appearance as well. The property was clean and comfortable. It was quiet, yet we were so close to restaurants and other local spots that we also enjoyed.
Roger S.
February 2024

Lovely stay. Only thing I would recommend is checking the drains between stays.
Nina S.
February 2024

We stayed in this condo during the summer of 2022 and wanted to come back during whale season. It did not disappoint! We spent many hours on the balcony watching the whales. What a treat.
Brad B.
February 2024

Clean and well stocked condo. A little outdated but fine for what we needed. Beautiful sunsets every night! Beautiful long beach for walks. Water not as swimmable as we were hoping due to large lava rocks but still nice. Great pool. Great central location to venture to other spots from. Kihei is a neat little town. Would highly recommend!
John F.
February 2024

We really enjoyed our stay in this 3rd floor unit. Our priority in lodging is a real Ocean Front view, and it was the best we have ever had. The location was very convenient to Kihei restaurants, grocery store, beaches, and turtle watching. We saw many whales from our lanai. We actually slept on the sofa bed to enjoy the view and the sound of the surf. The furnishings were more than adequate. AA Oceanfront Rentals were great to deal with, and kept in touch to make sure we were happy.
Norman A.
February 2024

The condo is renovated and spotless. The view is amazing , looking directly at the sunset. Location is also great , lots of restaurants near by. Highly recommend this condo.
Rene K.
February 2024

Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: Great place to stay overall. Perfect size for two people. The location off of the main road keeps the road noise from effecting your sleep. The view of the ocean is wonderful. The lanai is right over the hot tub, but the other tenants were respectful of the quiet hours when we were there.The laundry is close by and on site. Bring a lot of quarters. The sliding glass doors are in need of repair and are difficult to move.
Kenneth M.
February 2024

Beautifully remodeled condo on the beach. Very clean ( and I am picky).Everything here for an awesome beach stay. Perfect view of ocean and the humpback whales!! We will be back!
Jane H.
February 2024

Beautifully renovated. Clean, gorgeous ocean views.
Joan R.
February 2024

Best location in Maui. Paddle boarding and fishing every day was awesome.
Travis k.
February 2024

Convenient to everything. We’d stay again. Needs new dishes and pots!
Bonnie L.
February 2024

Great location with a beautiful view! A comfortable, well-equipped condo with everything we needed, in a quiet neighborhood, and within easy walking distance to great restaurants and a grocery store. We especially enjoyed sunsets on the lanai, watching whales offshore, and seeing turtles on our beach walks.
Bruce J.
February 2024

The place was extremely clean upon arrival and well provisioned. The location is great with only a short walk to restaurants and a great ocean view and steps to the sand.
Jody C.
February 2024

Our souls feel rejuvenated. We loved hearing the soothing waves and seeing the amazing sunsets. The condo is beautifully renovated and has everything for a comfortable stay. Nothing beats the views and the proximity to the beach.
Leah K.
February 2024

Great location and space.The bed was awesome!! We really enjoyed our stay in this condo and the surrounding area!!
Marcia N.
February 2024

Loved everything about this condo!! Not enough can be said about the views!!! Will tell everyone I know!
Kristi S.
February 2024

Excellent.
John C.
February 2024

The condo’s location is perfect. Oceanfront view and a quiet neighborhood. Lots of stores and restaurants nearby. We were surprised by how dated the unit is other than the new carpet. However, it was comfy, very clean and the price was reasonable for Maui so we would absolutely stay here again. Anita is lovely to deal with as well. If you require granite/quartz countertops or can’t climb 3 flights of stairs multiple times a day then this is not the place for you
Julie V.
February 2024

What a great stay, great property! Just a couple km from lots of restaurants and shops Beach was great. But the real pleasure were the hosts, our plane was delayed two days so I messaged them at 5am (not thinking I would get a response quickly) and they responded within minutes and were able to accommodate us for another two nights. Would highly recommend
Susan K.
January 2024

Excellent location for ocean front property located in South Kihei. The beach is only a few steps away and you get the perfect view of the ocean from the lanai. Property is very clean and quiet. The room is exactly what shows in the description and pictures. Very clean and has all the amenities you need to enjoy your stay. We would love to stay here again for our next visit to Maui!
Christina C.
January 2024

Fantastic condo! We were greeted by welcome treats, helpful information, and the beautiful view of the beach and gorgeous sunset! The apartment was very clean, comfortable, nicely updated with a great kitchen, and fantastic lanai. The condo included thoughtful additions such as lots of extra outlets for your electronics in the kitchen and living room, folding beach chairs, beach bags, coffee, and even binoculars to look for whales on the wonderful lanai! We looked forward to visiting the large Hawaiian green turtle napping on the beach in the late afternoon/evening. We would definitely love to come back!
Judith A.
January 2024

We loved our stay at this condo. Perfect location with a beautiful view. Plenty of kitchen items to cook or serve as needed. Bed was very comfortable. To our surprise, the other people staying in the building were friendly and seem to all know each other! This was a plus!
LAUREN G.
January 2024

We loved this condo! Enjoyed watching whales and saw amazing sunsets! Property was clean and very comfortable.
Brenda B.
January 2024

Fantastic location, and everyone was so nice
Ryan C.
January 2024

Loved this place and any questions I had were immediately answered. The unit had everything you could possibly need. I will definitely stay there again. Just loved it. Quiet little gem that is well kept secret. No crowds. Just lovely.
Heather D.
January 2024

What a great condo to stay at for 2 weeks! Very clean and the hosts were very accommodating to any needs I had. Had everything I needed to enjoy the beach and the condo building including two BBQ’s that I used a few times. Was a bit windy, for many days so the water was pretty rough and using the beach umbrella challenging! There were some big rains but the area I was in was not flooded like other areas north and south. My only critique is the ac is in the living room and getting cool air to the bedroom area was challenging, even with the provided fans. Just a minor issue though. I would stay there again! Thanks guys!!
Darryl J.
January 2024

Great spot with amazing views and beach. Quite with everything you need. Super hosts.
Ken P.
January 2024

My family and I enjoyed our stay at this condo. The sunsets and beach / ocean views were amazing. The Condo is clean and simple - a great home base for our adventures around the island.
Mary Beth S.
January 2024

We loved everything about this place and our stay. The building, and especially this unit, has the most amazing views. We stayed during peak time and the property still wasn’t jam packed like some of the others ones. Our kids spent lots of time in the pool and often had the pool to themselves. The beach out back was also very relaxed and less busy than some of the others. The locations was perfect for all of the activities we did. Christine and Pam were great when we dealt with multiple flight changes and were so accommodating about check in and check out. Their kind and flexible approach truly made such a difference for our vacation and we couldn’t thank them enough.
Lyndsey H.
January 2024

Very comfortable condo. Easy walk to grocery store. The beach is great to walk on and listen to from condo. Lots of lounge chairs with massive lawn to lay out on. Condo has beach chairs as well. The quietist air-conditioner on patio. Very nice stay.
Marie B.
January 2024

We had an amazing time at Joe’s condo! He was great host and provided everything we needed. The kitchen was equipped with anything u need to prep for meals! The place is so clean and so tidy. Beach was just steps away! It even had so much beach toys, chairs and towels provided. We had a great family vacation!! We will be back for sure!
Trista V.
January 2024

We enjoyed our stay very much. Great beach and property was very nice.
Linn G.
January 2024

Right on beach
Clay J.
January 2024

Spent every morning on the lanai, then walked the beach late afternoons. The property manager decorated a christmas tree out on the lawn so we could watch the sunsets with the palm trees and a lit Christmas tree in the foreground. Simply lovel!
Laura B.
January 2024

We enjoyed our stay! Close to all the comforts of Kihei yet tucked away on an ocean facing side street. The home was the best equipped rental we have had! Thanks for a lovely stay!
Deborah L.
January 2024

We had a wonderful stay here. We loved starting our day sitting on the balcony, and it was the perfect spot to watch the sunset. It was so fun whale watching from the beach, and there were plenty of places that we could walk to for lunch or dinner. There was easy parking right out front, and we were close to lots of other beaches and restaurants. We would absolutely stay here again!
Michelle M.
January 2024

Enjoyed a few days here. Unit is as described and provides what you need. The location is prefect, spent hours watching whales, and generally relaxing on the lanai. Good pool and the easiest access to the beach. Only thing to note is it is a three story walk up but the stairs aren’t that bad, even for an older person like me with bad ankles.
j9rodgers
January 2024

The location was great. Central Kihei. Walking distance for most things but we had a car for sight seeing.
Don M.
January 2024

We had an amazing stay in Maui. The condo was the perfect location for our adventures. It was comfortable, had everything we needed and more! It was convenient, quiet, just perfect and it had amazing views! The sweetest owners too! Great communication, they felt like instant family/friends!
Janessa B.
January 2024

Amazing view of ocean! Comfortable bed. Private beach was perfect. Great shopping and food options. We visited Maui, Kauai, Kona, and Hilo. Maui was my favorite (beach, ocean, and food options). Thank you for sharing your place with us!
Melissa G.
January 2024

PERFECT location in Kihei, but just outside of the super busy section. Walkable to so much. Easy parking, easy check in. Condo is beautifully updated, fully stocked with everything you could need - beach towels, snorkel gear, beach chairs, fully stocked kitchen. Comfortable bed, extremely clean. Lanai was perfect for sunsets, even saw several whales. Will definitely be back!
Margaret S.
January 2024

Loved everything about this place. Highly recommend.
Sam N.
January 2024

This property was absolutely incredible and the people that hosted us were nothing but the best. Everything was 5 star. Even the check in process and everything that they already had waiting for us made it so easy. I would recommend this to anybody That's looking for an incredible stay in Maui.
David M.
January 2024

Very nice, but overpriced
Charles G.
January 2024

Really nicely laid out unit. Always a view of the waves! We enjoyed the beach and the grass before the beach and had fun playing shuffleboard on top of that. That one was a new one for us. Only negative isn't the owner's fault, but there is a rooster across the street who likes to let everyone know that it will be dawn in about 3 hours. Highly recommend for families and especially young kids. The water is very shallow for a very long way. Good house communication would not hesitate to recommend.
Doug
December 2023

The property was perfect! Great location in Kihei, quiet, fully outfitted, well-cared for unit. John the condo manager does a terrific job overseeing the grounds and public areas. Anita our host was amazing, providing all the information we needed prior to our arrival and followed up with us during our stay. Very hands on, which is reassuring. We will definitely check availability of this unit during our next visit to Maui. Mahalo!
Catherine H.
December 2023

Great location. Beautiful views. Unit is a little tired but fine . Clean with lots of towels etc. needs laundry basket, drying rack, inside rug for front and balcony doors and new broom to deal with the sand.
jane h.
December 2023

The lanai is the best part of the unit! Spectacular views of the sunsets and loads of whales. It’s quiet and relaxing. The unit has been nicely remodeled with everything we needed. Mahalo Nui!
Kelly M.
December 2023

Great place. Very clean. Amazing view. Great location. Will do it again.
Bob T.
December 2023

Great updated property in a quiet neighborhood with beautiful view and beach. We loved our stay here and will definitely be back. Easy check in process and good communication with the management team. Very happy.
Angela L.
December 2023


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