Mahina Surf, Maui

Mahina Surf is an oceanfront condo resort located on 2 acres of lush tropical gardens in Napili-Honokowai, Hawaii, between Ka'anapali and Kapalua. The low-rise property features a heated saline pool, ocean-facing BBQ grills, and shared laundry facilities. Guests can enjoy stunning ocean views, daily sea turtle sightings, and easy access to nearby attractions, restaurants, and shops. The resort is a non-smoking property and offers ample free parking for guests.

Mahina Surf Average Rates

As of July 2024, the average price of a 1 bedroom unit at Mahina Surf is $483. The average price of a 2 bedroom unit is $506. 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 313 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.

Guest reviews of the Mahina Surf condo resort on Maui are overwhelmingly positive, highlighting the resort's beautiful location, comfortable and well-appointed condos, and the abundance of sea turtles seen from the property. Many guests appreciated the clean and spacious units, spectacular ocean views, well-maintained grounds, and the saltwater pool. The sunset views and BBQ area received special mentions for adding to the overall experience. While a few guests noted minor issues with their units or suggested updates, the majority were extremely satisfied with their stay, praising the resort's tranquility, the responsiveness of hosts, and the convenience of having fully equipped kitchens and beach gear. The presence of sea turtles on the nearby beach was a highlight for many, making their stay memorable. Despite a few critiques regarding the lack of air conditioning in some units and occasional maintenance needs, guests expressed a strong desire to return, often citing the resort's ambiance, location, and amenities as reasons for their positive experiences. This summary is based on a comprehensive analysis of 313 guest reviews.

Recent Mahina Surf Reviews

This was a great place to stay. Make sure to walk down to the waterfront and follow the path to the right of the property to the little beach if you want to see sea turtles basking in the sun. This rental was perfect for our family. It was comfortable and fit us well. Its slightly dated, but honestly with the kids I was more comfortable than I would have been with everything fancy. It was simple and beachy and had a nice feel. It was clean and comfortable. I would stay here again.
Stacy B.
April 2024

Our family of 5 spent a week in this unit. It was very clean upon arrival. The view from the lanai is INCREDIBLE. The whales were very active and we all had a great time pointing them out. Seating was ample on both the sectional and the dining table. We were even able to pull a 5th chair out on the lanai to eat dinner together overlooking the ocean. On 4 of the days, we had double-digit number of turtles come up on the beach next door. So cool! Only reasons for not giving the 5th star are that the beds are uncomfortably firm. My wife woke up sore most mornings. Also the drain in the main bathroom sink and the shower in the upstairs bath was really slow to drain. Needs some draino or something. Outstanding overall and we would definitely pick this one again in the future.
Ryan B.
April 2024

We loved our stay at Mahina Surf. The location was nice and quiet, and an easy drive to most places. We loved coming home at the end of the day to the views, the chill vibe and the great community that gathers here. We will come again for sure! Thanks for having us.
Erin S.
April 2024

We enjoyed our time in this beautiful condo so much! Most of the time was out on the Lanai. We hope to return next year.
Emily S.
April 2024

Your manager, Jimbo, is a very nice and attentive host!
Robin W.
March 2024

Hearing the crashing waves is spectacular. Loved the pool and the quite friendliness of this property. Would stay here again!
Carolyn C.
March 2024

We loved the location, the views were amazing and we were close to a lot of things. The condo was well equipped and super clean. Only downside was the pots and pans should be replaced, but if you’re not doing much cooking this won’t matter. I highly recommend this condo!
Laura P.
March 2024

It was a wonderful stay! The pool and courtyard was amazing and we had whale watching views from the condo.
Timothy K.
March 2024

To start the location was perfect right in the middle of everything. No late parties or noise was great. The sea turtles and locals there were great and friendly. The property keep all of us comfortable from 67 yrs old to 13. Absolutely life changing
Tyler C.
March 2024

Everything is as pictured! It was the perfect location and the place was clean. Great for our family with 3 children. Highly recommend! Safe location, quiet in evening hours, beautiful views and grounds. Would definitely stay again!
Linda M.
March 2024

The property is in a nice location. Excellent view of the ocean and spend the day just watching whale activity. The pool is also heated (for real) which I have stayed in other resorts with "heated" pools but they're not as heated as this. Great interaction with staff - they're all very friendly and accommodating.
Travel Department R.
March 2024

the check in was a little stressful after a full day of air travel because the key was not left in the correct place but after getting in touch with Darren all was taken care of in just a matter of minutes The condo was even better than expected with a beautiful view of the ocean from the bslcony we highly recommend this condo to anyone
Rhonda M.
March 2024

The property is always well manicured and exactly what we have come to love and expect from the Mahina Surf. This unit is adorable and everything the two of us needed. The bedroom door was slightly difficult to close but that’s the least of our concerns. Great experience all the way around.
Matthew W.
March 2024

Lovely spot north of Lahaina & Ka’anapali. Near West Maui beaches and all sights this side of Maui. Condo was perfect for our party of 3. All the little personal touches made it super comfortable to stay here. Lovely grounds, quiet family-friendly resort, heated pool is nice on a windy day. We Would come back!
sandy H.
March 2024

Everything was beautiful! The turtle beach was our favorite surprise!
Karen S.
March 2024

We had a great stay! The community is quiet, and oceanfront with a spectacular view. The condo is close to zip lining, many beaches, and Whalers Village where you can take cruises. Unit comes with beach gear including chairs, umbrella, cooler, and snorkeling gear. There is even an Alexa to play music as you hang out on the lanai. Laundry is not in the unit, but rather a community laundromat. We saw so many sea turtles and whales! I recommend this place 100%.
March 2024

The property was beautiful with amazing views and condo was clean. Loved it! However, I did have 2 days when I had no hot water. It was related to a breaker issue and property manager responded and corrected the problem quickly both times. This was also the case when there was a problem with the fridges ice maker.
Joan E.
March 2024

Awesome views of the sunrise/sunset and whales!!!
Deepika P.
February 2024

Condo was clean and adequately furnished. No problems. Loved to atmosphere. Very friendly environment, quiet when it should be. The recreation area was awesome. Pool very clean ( water was too warm to be refreshing) , lots of seating, grills, and the view was perfect.
kathryn b.
February 2024

Thank you for having us. What a treat!
Aimee S.
February 2024

It was absolutely gorgeous! The property, the views and condo all top notch! Only issue bedroom windows face parking lot and street which made it loud with car traffic. Would consider staying again. Pool was nice and warm too. Able to see plenty of whales too!
Thomas J.
February 2024

Great pool, nice kitchen, perfect view
Kerry R.
February 2024

We came out here to celebrate my daughter’s birthday. It was the perfect spot for us! The heated pool was so nice after a day at the beach, incredible view of the water, easy access to restaurants near by and beaches, and friendly staff as well as other people staying here. I would definitely recommend this place.
Megan H.
January 2024

This property is amazing. It is an end unit 10’ from the ocean with ocean view from every and crashing wave you can fall asleep to. The condo is clean and spacious with an upstairs bedroom and bath. Very comfortable with a nice kitchen with ocean views also. The pool is great for kids. And the property is beautiful. The ocean is accessible from the other side of the property for surfing, paddle boarding, snorkeling, ect. Lots of turtles and whales viewed from the deck. Very satisfying.
January 2024

Location is fabulous. The host was so fun and easy to communicate with. She answered all of my questions. I would highly recommend staying here
Lindsey J.
January 2024

The location of this condo was great. We loved listening to the waves and watching for whales.
Catherine K.
January 2024

This property was in a beautiful location and we enjoyed our stay.
Nazanin A.
January 2024

This vrbo is very private and laid back. We enjoyed the sound of the ocean at night and we were able to watch sea turtles and whales from our lanai. It was a perfect place to relax. There were barbecues available for use and everything we needed was there. Thank you!
Rebecca R.
January 2024

We used the condo as a base to explore Napili and Fleming beaches, saw turtles just around the corner from the condo, and had a couple amazing dinners in Kanapaali. It’s a short drive there and to Napili, but there is not too much in the way of restaurants or shops in walking distance. We did hit Miso Phat for yummy sushi, and the Whaler’s general store - both walkable. The warm, ocean front pool and stunning views were icing on the cake for our stay. And the condo comfortably slept 5 adults.
L D.
January 2024

Wonderful property. Right on the water. It was great to listen to the surf from the condo. We saw whales breaching from the condo and enjoyed daily visits to the shore to watch the sea turtles. The pool is warm and great for the kids. Excellent hosts. We'll definitely return to this property if we come back to Maui.
Casey B.
January 2024

I enjoy this resort. It is quiet and relaxing. I was happy with the condo. The bed was comfortable. I liked the view. I was able to watch the whales right from the lanai. Love the turtles. The only thing I could suggest is adding a can opener and some pot holders to the kitchen.
Sue H.
January 2024

This location is amazing, view the ocean and watch the whales, turtles too. Close to other beaches for relaxation, swimming and snorkeling.
Art N.
December 2023

Perfect post Xmas getaway for our family
Renee L.
December 2023

This location has the best views of the ocean you can imagine. Hearing the crashing waves is so relaxing. The condo is very fresh and clean it is a joy to stay there.
Monte B.
December 2023

Lots of convenient amenities like beach chairs and high-quality kitchenware to ensure a comfy stay. Clean and well-maintained. Unbeatable location.
Melody W.
December 2023

The view and sounds of the ocean from this room are incredible. Beautiful!
Patricia E.
December 2023

Best of the best “simply wonderful”
December 2023

The view from the room and property was amazing. Sitting right on the waters edge and short walk down to a beach. Had access to ocean straight from property where you could stand on rocks and watch the sea turtles. We even caught a glimpse of some whales passing by while grilling in the well maintained gas grills. Kids enjoyed the pool in the evenings while we cooked at grill and watched beautiful sunsets. Our room had enough beds for all 3 children to have their own 2 in the loft and a softer sleeper. No a/c but was not needed as the fans supplied kept us comfortable in early December. We felt comfortable and at home during our wonderful stay. Would gladly stay here again in the future!
Jason T.
December 2023

We loved our stay! The home was clean and well-stocked with towels, blankets, soaps/paper towels/coffee. There was a full kitchen with everything we needed and the beach gear was a great plus. We used the two sets of snorkel gear and it was great not to have to rent the gear elsewhere. You can see and hear the ocean from the lanai, and the location is easy to get around all of West Maui. One parking pass with spots always available in the lot. Thanks!
Michelle W.
November 2023

Stayed here in January 2023 with 6 adults. A bit small for 6 adults but we made it work and the views made it all worthwhile. Able to see whales from the patio all day long. Beautiful grounds, turtles right on the beach every day, pool always clean. Management group offered us late check out towards the end of our stay. Fantastic location & would definitely stay again. (forgot to make this review after our visit, leaving it now after the heartbreaking Lahaina fire). This was our first visit to Maui - our thoughts & love to all.
Krista M.
November 2023

My family lives on another part of the island and we stayed at the Turtle Condo for a long weekend to celebrate my nephew’s birthday. The location was beautiful and the condo was comfortable and well appointed. The kids loved the pool and the beaches were great. Saw so many turtles. The grill area was well set up and beautiful for sunset. Enjoyed the beautiful views from the lanai. Thank you for a lovely stay.
Jenny H.
August 2023

The condo was very clean, equipped with everything you need and the view is spectacular. Plus, close to the beach turtles come to sleep. I definitely recommend this place.
Robert A
August 2023

Immaculate property, best views and ability to hear the waves at night from every room. Just lovely!
Jill M.
August 2023

Fantastic property, had everything we needed & the views from porch were amazing!!! We loved dining on the porch, the sea turtles at the beach and the quiet area of town. The pool was fantastic and the grounds for beautifully kept! Praying this wonderful property hasn’t been hurt in the recent fires??? Would love an update/we are hoping to come back soon!!
August 2023

This quaint little spot was the perfect place for our family to relax and enjoy the sights and sounds of Maui The sea turtles added an extra bonus to our experience. We enjoyed BBQing as the sun set and the saltwater pool was refreshing and clean. Staff was helpful and kind. Fabulous find. Mahalo
Gaetana T.
August 2023

Lovely stay for a family with two older (ages 11 and 15) boys. My younger liked the pool and my older liked snorkeling near the property. Appreciated having the full kitchen with an oceanfront view!
Jessica R.
August 2023

Lovely property. Exactly as pictured and described. Host is super friendly and really shows aloha spirit. Can’t go wrong with this listing. Super clean. Perfectly located. Mahalo for a stay that has filled our hearts with happy memories.
Michelle C.
July 2023

The condo was perfect. It was very nicely decorated. The view was mesmerizing. They provided everything you would need for a short term or long term stay. Kitchen with everything you would want. Pool and beach items a plenty. Definitely want to return.
Patricia N.
July 2023

Clean, great location, spent every morning drinking coffee and looking at the ocean
July 2023

The condo was as deceived and very clean. The view is incredible with the most amazing ocean views from every window. Good, clean pool; grills; decent parking; and great snorkeling just steps from the condo. We saw dozens of sea turtles, lots of fish, and a couple of eels. I will definitely stay here again if I come back to Maui!
Chris C.
July 2023

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