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Homes for Sale in Maui Hawaii

Are you looking for a new home with a luxurious ocean view in a quiet and peaceful neighborhood? You should check out 1012 at 100 Ridge Rd. in Kapalua!
June 08, 2018


Are you ready to make your next home purchase on Maui? Are you looking for something quaint yet luxurious with an ocean view complete with quiet and peaceful scenery? If so, then 1012 at 100 Ridge Rd. in Kapalua is worth exploring. 

This beautiful Kapalua condo comes complete with brand new carpets and drapes and has a lovely outdoor lanai where you and your friends can wine and dine while watching the sunset on the ocean. Did we mention it comes with an ocean view? Unit 1012 is close to the main pool in this West Maui location and also happens to sit high above in Kapalua so you can get a wonderful, one-of-a-kind, birds-eye view of whales when they’re visiting Maui during the winter months. Whale watching in Maui? What could be better than that! Oh, we know. Whale watching from your home!

In addition to a great view, design and comfort, this spot is also in an ideal neighborhood. It’s close to the popular Oneloa Bay (a perfect spot for swimming on Maui) and is also near the delicious Merriman's restaurant and the Ritz Carlton Hotel. This special location is designed for those of you who are looking for just the right amount of space to make your lifestyle in Maui one you can enjoy and no matter what time of the year it is. Kapalua is that place! It’s such a wonderful location to live in and call home and truly embodies the essence of paradise in Maui. Don’t believe me? Then take a look for yourself. Learn more about the area under the Kapalua tab above. 

I hope you enjoyed learning about this special property and if you have any interest in viewing the space and/or making an offer, then please get in touch with me today. I am easy to get a hold of. Simply visit my contact page and send me your information and we can get started on the paperwork right away. I pride myself for having excellent customer service and have been servicing the greater Maui community for more than 30 years and can guarantee satisfaction with your next purchase.

And if this special listing is not exactly what you are looking for, I have a variety of listings that will surely meet your needs. If you’re looking for other homes for sale, please explore my website and check out the listings in the tabs above under Jo’s Listings.  

Top To Dos in West Maui

Theres plenty to do, see, and explore along Mauis West Side
May 25, 2018


Are you planning a trip to Maui’s West Side and aren’t sure what to do or where to start? Don’t worry. We have your back. There’s plenty to do, see, and explore along Maui’s West Side communities and we have some tips that will help you see and do as much as you can.

  1. Visit Front Street: This is a given. Surely you’ve already heard how incredible Lahaina’s Front Street is. It is a must for any new or returning traveler. With plenty of live music, places to eat, shops and unique street performances, you’ll be incredibly satisfied with a stop by the former Hawaii capital.
  2. Farmer’s Market in Kaanapali: Every Wednesday there’s a special, one-of-a-kind Farmer’s Market in the Whaler’s Village near Kaanapali. Enjoy purchasing fresh, locally-grown food at this lively market from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Whether you’re looking to pick up some ingredients for that evening’s dinner or some fresh fruit for breakfast, this market will have everything you’re looking for and more!
  3. Ukulele Lessons: Have you always dreamt of playing the wonderful ukulele? Well, now’s your chance! At the Whaler’s Village there’s an option to receive ukulele lessons outside of the nearby ABC store every Monday. Bring your instrument and stop by to learn your favorite tune.
  4. Hula Shows: You don’t have to attend an expensive luau to see some great hula dancers. Instead, you can check out some of the ongoing hula shows every Wednesday and Saturday at the Whaler’s Village. Take the family out for some dinner and enjoy the live performance from 7 p.m.-8 p.m.
  5. Ziplining: For the more adventurous visitor, make sure to try the Kapalua Adventures’ zipline course. Enjoy gliding overtop of the island’s west side with bird’s-eye views of the West Maui Mountains during this exciting excursion. The company also offers special moonlight tours. To find out more visit their website.

We hope these tips help you navigate your next vacation to Maui’s popular Kapalua and Kaanapali areas. Also, if you’re in the area and are also on the lookout for some real estate, let me help you find your next piece of paradise. On my website you will find a wide-range of luxury homes and condos that are a vacation homeowner’s dream. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a one-on-one session with us, make sure to contact me while you’re on Maui. Welcome to the island and aloha!

Enjoy the Beautiful Kapalua Golf Villas TODAY

Looking for a beautiful home with a view on Maui? Then the Kapalua Golf Villas is the perfect spot for you!
May 11, 2018


The Kapalua Golf Villas are known as some of Maui’s finest upscale condominium homes. Located near the stunning Kapalua Bay, these condos are perfectly positioned to meet all your heart’s desires. The Kapalua Bay Villas are located within the prestigious and beautiful Kapalua Resort. This allows the owners and guests to enjoy and experience the many amenities available at this facility. Enjoy access to multiple swimming pools and the new Kapalua Spa. Homeowners also can stay healthy and be active by using the Kapalua Tennis Gardens and head out for a round of golf on some championship courses.

Owners of the villas also can rest easy at night knowing there’s 24-hour security on the grounds, which includes patrols and shuttle services. So if you’re interested in making one of the villas your vacation home, you can put your mind at ease knowing these spots are well-maintained and taken care of when you’re off island. Each home also comes with some spectacular ocean and golf course views, and have up-to-date home decor and amenities that will make you feel right at home.

Speaking of feeling at home, if you make Kapalua Golf Villas your next vacation home purchase, you’ll be happy to know that you’ll be near some of the island’s most distinct and fantastic restaurants. Enjoy a fabulous meal at the local Merriman’s Kapalua restaurant, or get a round for Happy Hour at the popular Pineapple Grill. Either way, your heart and your stomach will surely be satisfied.

While being located in the beautiful Kapalua community is appealing, it’s really the homes that make living here worth it. As you can see by viewing my listings for this area, these homes are comfortable, luxurious, and offer great value for the price. Scroll through some of our listings and just see for yourself what you can get for one of these ideal homes in Kapalua.

We hope you enjoyed learning about the wonderful Kapalua Golf Villas. If you’re interested in seeing what other listings are available on Maui’s west side, you can learn more about what’s available through my listings section. If you have any questions or inquiries about one of these properties, please do not hesitate to get in touch with me, via my contact page.

Aloha.

Blogs for June 2018

Homes for Sale in Maui Hawaii

Posted on June 08, 2018


Are you ready to make your next home purchase on Maui? Are you looking for something quaint yet luxurious with an ocean view complete with quiet and peaceful scenery? If so, then 1012 at 100 Ridge Rd. in Kapalua is worth exploring. 

This beautiful Kapalua condo comes complete… Continue Reading

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