Why West Maui is a Great Place to Buy Your Vacation Home or Condo

There are many reasons why West Maui is a great place to buy your vacation home or vacation condo property. The areas of Kapalua and Kaanapali offer some of the best beaches and golfing in the world, and Maui is known for its incredible natural beauty. Whether you’re looking for a place to relax and enjoy the sun and sand or want a property that can be used as a rental investment, West Maui has something to offer everyone. In this blog post, we will explore some of the reasons why Kapalua and Kaanapali are such popular destinations for vacationers. We hope that after reading this article, you’ll consider buying your dream property here in West Maui!

The Kapalua and Kaanapali areas offer some of the best beaches and golfing in the world. Kapalua is home to three championship golf courses, while Kaanapali has four courses that range from beginner to expert levels. Both are located on Maui’s magnificent western coast, which offers some of the most beautiful coastline in all of Hawaii. If you’re looking for a place to relax and enjoy the sun and sand, Kapalua and Kaanapali are perfect destinations.

In addition to their incredible natural beauty, both Kapalua and Kaanapali are also known for their world-class restaurants and shopping opportunities. There are dozens of restaurants to choose from in each area, serving up everything from traditional Hawaiian food to fine Italian cuisine. And if you’re looking for some retail therapy, both Kapalua and Kaanapali have plenty of shopping options, from small boutiques to high-end luxury stores.

Another reason to choose West Maui is for the many ample outdoor Maui activities to enjoy. Here are just a few of my favorites:

Hiking: There are plenty of hiking trails in West Maui, ranging from easy to challenging. Some favorites include the Kapalua Coastal Trail, Honolua Ridge Trail, and Waihee Ridge Trail.

Golfing: Kapalua and Kaanapali offer some of the best golfing in the world, with championship courses that will test your skills no matter what level you’re at.

Snorkeling: The clear waters of West Maui make it the perfect place to go snorkeling, and there are plenty of spots where you can see coral reefs and colorful fish.

West Maui is also a great place to buy a vacation property that can be used as a rental investment. The Kapalua and Kaanapali areas are always popular with tourists, so your property will always be in demand. In addition, the mild climate and incredible natural beauty of Maui make it a desirable destination all year round, so you can expect strong demand for your property no matter what season it is.

If you’re considering buying a vacation home or condo in West Maui, be sure to contact me today. I would be happy to show you around some of the best properties in Kapalua and Kaanapali, and help you find the perfect place to call your own. Mahalo!

Reasons to Purchase a Condo on Maui

Popular among couples and young families, condominiums in Maui offer a host of features and amenities, including gorgeous island views, that perfectly complement your life in paradise. Here are several reasons why you may want to consider making a luxury condo your next real estate purchase on Maui:

Location, location, location!

The best condominiums in West Maui can be found in the wonderful resort areas of Kaanapali, Kapalua, and Lahaina. These areas are home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Maui and are also easily accessible to many of the most popular activities and attractions on the island. For instance, if you purchase a condominium in Kapalua, you will be nearby some of Hawaii’s best golf courses. Aside from the legendary golf courses, Kapalua is also home to beautiful beaches and marine sanctuaries. Living in Kapalua means you will not get bored given the many activities you can do outdoors, from golfing to swimming, snorkeling, and more.

Premier Amenities

One of the advantages of living in a condo on Maui is that you will have access to premier facilities and amenities; swimming pools, gym, sauna, well-maintained garden, BBQ pits, lounge area, tennis areas, and more. All this and more are made available for owners and their guests; making living in a condo on Maui feel like you are on holiday every day of the week!

Breathtaking Views

Another unique feature of many Maui condos are the majestic island views available from most, if not all, rooms. As you know, Maui is a stunning paradise, with views of spectacular coastal scenery and lush greenery everywhere you look. Depending on where you live, condos here provide some of the most breathtaking landscape views in the world. Just imagine waking up to beautiful sunrises and watching the whales playing at the ocean water from your own lanai. If you want to wake up every day with the relaxing views of the ocean from your window, nothing beats living in a condominium in West Maui.

Save on Utility and Maintenance Costs

In terms of size, condominiums are known for being relatively small. But smaller space also means lesser maintenance fees and lower bills to pay. It is relatively cheaper to maintain a condominium unit – from cleaning to furnishing and monthly utility bills.

Safety and Security

Although Maui is a very safe place to call home, living in a condominium can help to guarantee your safety and security. Many  of the best condo buildings in West Maui are equipped with surveillance cameras, gated facilities, and security guards who can ensure your safety 24/7.

Investment Potential

Condos in West Maui are highly sought after not just as primary residences, but also by those looking to vacation on our wonderful island. For this reason, many condos in the area offer the option of being vacation rentable when the owner is away, or until the owner wish to move here full time. Not only does this make for a nice source of additional income to the owner, but the high demand also helps to insure that your condo purchase will increase in value as time goes on!

Ready to make the move to Maui? Contact me today! Mahalo.

Property Spotlight: 221 Plantation Club Dr.

If you are looking to invest in a property on Maui, consider Kapalua in wondrous West Maui; home to beautiful sandy beaches and perfectly manicured golf course with amazing ocean views. What’s more, the area is located close to the historic town of Lahaina and only a few minutes’ drive to the resort area of Kaanapali. Kapalua is also famous for its five-star resorts, world-class hotels, and luxury oceanfront residences. If you are dreaming about retiring in Kapalua or you simply want to invest in a luxury property on Maui, you might be interested in 221 Plantation Club Dr. Set in a private enclave overlooking the famous Kapalua Plantation Golf Course, 221 Plantation Club Dr is ideal for those looking to live or invest here on Maui.

221 Plantation Club Dr. is a vacant lot located inside the Plantation Estates Community, an upscale housing development known for its panoramic views. This property is part of the original 36-home sites developed surrounding the Plantation Golf Course. It faces east to west and offers commanding views of the Pacific Ocean and the neighboring islands of Lanai and Molokai. This vacant lot is the perfect spot to build your dream home in Maui. Since it faces east, you will be waking up to the gorgeous views of early morning sunrises. On its right is a gated one-story home. With an area of 2.34 acres, this is a perfect lot to build a one-story or two-story home. In fact, it’s one of the best priced lots in all of Plantation Estates.

Easy Access to the Best Golf Courses

If you love playing golf, 221 Plantation Club Dr is perfect for you. As mentioned, it’s part of the development surrounding the Plantation Course; an 18-hole course with dramatic elevation changes and sweeping views of the islands of Lanai and Molokai.  Set around the natural wonders of the West Maui Mountains, the Plantation Course is recognized as one of the top golf courses in the world and is also home to the yearly PGA Tour Sentry Tournament of Champions!

Close to The Best Beaches in West Maui

Aside from being close to the best golf courses in Maui, 221 Plantation Club Dr is also located near the best beaches in Kapalua. It is close to the famous beaches in Kapalua; DT Fleming Beach, Honolua Bay, and Kapalua Bay. Aside from the beaches, there are world-class restaurants and spas in the area. In addition, owners enjoy Kapalua Club membership which provides members with a variety of perks and discounts for businesses and amenities within the Kapalua Resort.

When buying real estate on Maui, there are many steps involved in the process. Contact me today and let me help you navigate this process and assist you with your next real estate purchase on Maui. Mahalo!

Property Spotlight – 64 Ironwood Ln

Are you planning to move to Maui but are not yet sure which community you should live in? Consider Kapalua in beautiful West Maui. The area is definitely one of the best places to live on Maui. It has a gently warm climate, and is close to some of the best beaches golfing on the island. Kapalua is also just a short drive from the historic town of Lahaina and the scenic resort area of Kaanapali.

Along with world-class beaches, fantastic golf courses, and five-star resorts, Kapalua is also home to a thriving condominium community. One of these is the magnificent Kapalua  Ironwoods; a spectacular oceanfront community set across nine plus acres in  one of Maui’s best areas. Overlooking the famed Kapalua Bay Course and the stunning white sand beach of Oneloa Bay, the Kapalua Ironwoods condos feature private, low-rise condominium residences, ideal for those who want to live in a peaceful, secluded, and exclusive community on Maui. One such ideal residence is currently available at 64 Ironwood Ln.

64 Ironwood Ln is a luxurious three bedroom, four bath condo with gorgeous views from multiple vantage points throughout its spacious about 2,991 sq ft. living area. Located inside the exclusive gated community of Kapalua Ironwoods, privacy and tranquillity are bolstered by the fact that vacation rentals are not allowed to operate here. Along with this policy, the Ironwoods totals only 40 units spread across ten buildings, ensuring exclusivity of ownership is maintained. The Kapalua Ironwoods also feature numerous amenities for residents to use; including two tennis courts, a fitness center, whirlpool, and a game room.

When buying a condo in Hawaii, location is of utmost importance. 64 Ironwood Ln is located within a stunning area of Kapalua, surrounded by scenic views of the mountain and oceans. It’s perfect for families with kids since schools are within a mile away, such as the Maui Preparatory Academy and the Preschool at Kapalua. One of America’s Best Beaches, Kapalua Bay, is close by, and there are also churches, many additional beaches, restaurants, and much more not far from your new home.

So why should you choose to purchase in Kapalua? When you search online for the best areas to live in Maui, Kapalua will most likely appear on top of your search. This does not come as a surprise. As mentioned above, Kapalua is a beautiful community that’s home to several luxury resorts and hotels. This affluent area is also home to several condominium communities offering its residents an incredible array of amenities. Another reason why many people choose to live in Kapalua is that it’s not far from many of the other best parts of Maui. Kapalua is located in West Maui, near the towns of Ka’anapali, Napili, and Lahaina. These towns are popular among tourists due to their multitude of beautiful resorts, beaches, and some of the most popular attractions in Maui. It’s also a popular shopping and dining destination and a hub for water sports activities, such as snorkelling, surfing, kayaking, and much more.

If you would like more information about this beautiful property at 64 Ironwood Ln, don’t hesitate to contact me. Buying a property in Maui can be complicated, especially if it’s your first purchase in paradise; which is why hiring a good realtor is incredibly important. I am very familiar with the real estate market in West Maui, specialize in properties in Kapalua, and will work to make the buying process easy and stress-free as I guide you each step of the way to your new Maui home. Mahalo!

Discover the Kapalua Bay Villas

Everyone knows Kapalua is one of the most spectacular places in West Maui. From world class golf courses and beaches, to an exceedingly pleasant climate and incredible natural beauty, many find this area of Maui to be one of the most pleasant places in the world. If you are of the same mind and want to become a property owner here the Kapalua Bay Villas will not disappoint you.

One of the most sought-after developments within the prestigious Kapalua Resort, the Kapalua Bay Villas has always been in the spotlight. It is an oceanfront property with 141 condo residences in 27 buildings and lies out on an area of 16.5 acres. From low-rise 1 and 2-bedroom condos to single residence villas, there is a wide variety of options to choose from here.

Located near the stunning Kapalua Bay beach, this area boasts Maui’s finest homes. At the Kapalua Bay Villas you will find luxury condos that feature panoramic sunrise, sunset views, as well as magnificent views of the neighbouring island of Molokai. These Villas also enjoy direct beach access to Oneloa beach. If you feel like venturing out, many top-class restaurants are also within walking distance of the Villas. Condos here are known enjoy cool breezes and are typically adorned with elegant lighting, latest fixtures, and eye-catching furnishing. The latest updates are done to the condos to make your transition to island lifestyle as smooth and comfortable as possible.

The condominiums listed for sale at the Kapalua Bay Villas are spacious and designed in such a way that you can host your friends and family in an enjoyably private space. Condos here have comfortable seating, carpets, bedding, cabinetry, granite countertops, closets, A/C systems, and many more features providing residents and guests with a truly luxurious island living experience. Along with these aforementioned amenities, residents also enjoy access to swimming and spa facilities. If you enjoy an active lifestyle, you will also enjoy access to multiple lighted tennis gardens and world renowned championship golf courses. To top it off, the lush grounds are professionally maintained to elicit a look and feel of modern Hawaii. As you can see, the Kapalua Bay Villas has something for everyone.

These are just some of the many features and amenities the Kapalua Bay Villas has to offer. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to call one of these condos your home. Contact me today for more information on the wonderful Kapalua Bay Villas!

Discover the Kapalua Golf Villas

The Kapalua Golf Villas offer beautiful ocean views to take all your stress away and give you peace of mind. Imagine yourself surrounded by lush green scenery while enjoying the sound of chirping birds amidst the sweet fragrance of tropical flowers; making for a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle city life. Consisting of 186 apartments, the Kapalua Golf Villas are situated squarely within the immaculate ground of the Kapalua Resort. This upscale community has 16 three-storey buildings and boast a close proximity to exquisite dining options, markets, world-class adventures, and, of course, golfing. The property also features four swimming pools and other entertainment options.

Unit 19T6-7 at the Golf Villas features a living area of 1,344 square feet spread across a spacious single level floor plan; featuring just two steps for access, this ocean view condo makes access to and from your front door a breeze. A great choice for couples or families, this end unit condominium features two master suites, each with a private entrance. You will find only a handful of unites with a similar bedroom/bathroom layout in the entire development. Remodeled in 2016 by Moku Builders, this luxury condo also boasts a large lanai and lots of storage!

Looking for more? The Golf Villas are located in the heart of the Kapalua Resort; which is just a few minutes away from world-famous Kapalua Bay, Napili Bay, and Oneloa Bay. In addition, numerous  upscale  restaurants serving delicious island cuisine are moments away, as are the delightful Kapalua Florist and Honolua Store; both within walking distance. If swimming is your cup of tea, you can choose from the four swimming pools in the resort and enjoy. Or, if you feel like venturing out, there are plenty of other options to entertain yourself all throughout our island paradise!

These are just some of the things that make this condo worth taking a look at. Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity to live and/or invest in West Maui real estate. Contact me today to find out more about the Kapalua Golf Villas. Mahalo!

Luxury Living in Kaanapali

Maui is one of the most beautiful island destinations in the world. Most people who fall in love with its beauty are the ones who stay in a West Maui resort during their vacation. Stunning sunrises and sunsets, the world’s best beaches, golf courses, excellent dining options, and so much more! These are just a few of the many things that also make Kaanapali an oft sought-after place to invest in real estate. If you also want to own a condo here, you can’t afford to miss these Kaanapali Condo real estate listings.

Some of the best condominiums in Kaanapali include Papakea Resort, Noelani, Maui Eldorado, Kaanapali Alii, Hale Kaanapali, The Whaler, and many more! Here you can browse all available inventory at each property and check out individual listings for a closer look. Whatever condo you choose, it will surely make for a great investment.

Click here for more great units at the Kaanapali Shores

If you are looking for a condo with one bedroom and bathroom, the condos at Kaanapali Shores won’t disappoint you. Unit #628 in this building will provide you with a stunning oceanfront view from the lanai; perfect for a bit of quality relaxation at the end of the day. Another fantastic unit #614, is a spacious condo featuring all the latest amenities, granite countertops, quality fixtures, and everything to make your stay comfortable. Both these condos are in close proximity to golf courses, restaurants, or shopping options. Another benefit of life at Kaanapali Shores is you get to enjoy a peaceful environment and privacy at all hours of the day. Additional facilities include a fitness center, swimming pools, garage parking, and on site security. Plus, the property is surrounded by exotic tropical gardens and scenic natural beauty.

With a variety of options to choose from, West Maui offers many opportunities for luxury living. Don’t miss the opportunity to become a proud owner of one of these amazing condos; you will thank yourself later. Contact me today to learn more about any of the condos at Kaanapali Shores, or to schedule a showing. Mahalo!

Maui Property Spotlight – Coconut Grove

Overlooking  the famous Kapalua Bay, Coconut Grove fronts white, sparkling sands and offers stunning ocean views. This elegant, low-density, gated community comprises nine buildings with exquisite residences. These luxurious condos are perched in a perfect location where you can enjoy Kapalua’s stunning sunrise and sunset views or watch the whales during the winter months. If you want to own property at this spectacular beachfront location, make sure to have a look at the latest luxury condo listings at Coconut Grove.

Built and completed in 2001, Coconut Grove features a total of 36 luxury residences. Unit 8 at Coconut Grove is a lavish 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom residence featuring a generous living area of 2,638 square feet. It is a spacious two-level corner unit offering complete privacy and all the amenities to make your life comfortable. There is an elevator and one vehicle garage for the owner’s convenience. Other facilities include a clubhouse, community pool, latest fixtures, and site management services. The best thing is, this condo is sold fully furnished with exclusions.

Coconut Grove unit 33 offers the finest nature views and an upscale island living with privacy. This condo enjoys a west facing oceanfront location and provides stunning views of the blue Pacific Ocean and the island of Molokai. If water activities are your cup of tea, this condo is an ideal place for you to call home. Three spacious bedrooms, three bathrooms, powder room, a large laundry room, and classy interiors are some of the highlights of this residence. There is also an attached car garage and an additional parking space. Plus, there is an oversized covered lanai, party room, swimming pool, and full-time manager services.

30 Coconut Grove is another stylish condo enjoying the beautiful beachfront views. Imagine yourself walking through palm trees swaying in the wind amongst the sounds of gentle waves of the famous Kapalua Bay. This fully furnished 3-bed, 3.5-bath residence is positioned in the heart of the Kapalua resort and provides the buyer with an opportunity to live the luxury Maui life in style. As an added bonus, there is a large open floor plan where you can enjoy panoramic ocean views! If you feel like going out or travelling, the ‘lock and leave’ design lets you do so without any worries.

In addition to direct beach access, other amenities at Coconut Grove include a fitness center, recreation room, and a pool with wooden decking. Additionally, Coconut Grove is in close proximity to restaurants, like Pineapple Grill, Merriman’s Kapalua, Cane and Canoe, etc. You will also find the Kapalua Bay Course and Kapalua Coastal Trail nearby.

Contact me today to find out more about Coconut Grove or any of the wonderful residences available in beautiful Kapalua. Mahalo!

Luxury Living at Pineapple Hill

Pineapple Hills Estates happen to be one of the most luxurious residential neighborhoods in Kapalua. Whether you are looking for an oceanfront property away from the hustle and bustle of city life or want to own a retirement home in one of the most beautiful places in the world, the homes for sale in Pineapple Hill make for a good investment. The bountiful natural beauty, lush green landscape, and warm climate of Maui are enough to entice anyone into buying property here. However, the luxurious lifestyle and top-class amenities the Pineapple Hill Estates offers are certainly top selling points for choosing to purchase in West Maui. Just imagine yourself waking up to a cool breeze and looking out towards the island of Molokai while sitting on your private lanai!

Located on the gentle slopes of the West Maui Mountains, Pineapple Hill Estates is a most-talked about residential community. Comprised of thirty one lots approximately 1/2 an acre each; these homes boast elegant architecture, modern designs, and are spacious enough for a single family or couples. This elite gated community also provides residents with top-class amenities, well-maintained landscaping, and comfort that is hard to find anywhere else. Nearby, there are plenty of tranquil places to snorkel, swim, or sunbathe. If you are looking for some other outdoor recreational activities, the Pineapple Hill Estates won’t disappoint you. In this neighborhood community, home owners also enjoy reduced rates at the Plantation and Kapalua Bay courses and Kapalua Tennis garden. If you feel like dining out, there are many wonderful options. You can also shop to your heart’s content in the famous Whaler’s Village and enjoy the sights at the beautiful Honolua Bay.

Ready to purchase your dream home in Kapalua? If you have been searching for a house to own in Maui but couldn’t decide on the right location, search no more! Pineapple Hills Estates is a perfect Maui real estate investment. Contact me today to discuss your next Kapalua home purchase!

Getaway to Mahinahina Beach

Mahinahina Beach is a quiet and serene place to live away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Tranquillity, stunning views of the blue Pacific Ocean, amazing sunrises and sunsets, and an a lush landscape surrounding the beach are just a few things that make living in West Maui such a treat! If you are looking for a condo with luxury and privacy, have a look at this condo listing at Mahinahina Beach 203. This double-floor condominium unit boasts the most sough-after location, fronting the beautiful ocean, and well-maintained landscape. Just imagine yourself waking to the sound of ocean waves and ending your day watching the panoramic sunset views. The natural beauty and breathtaking views of a sparkling sandy beach will make your day!

If you are a beach lover, just a short walk along the beach and ocean waves touching your feet will make you feel ecstatic. This condo unit is also a few minutes away from the best dining and shopping options, boutiques, and spas. This recently remodelled condo is designed to meet the highest standards in terms of functionality and appearance. It is a 1 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom condo with unparalleled ocean views, and a host on interior upgrades and features including; custom Decora cabinets with full extension, soft drawers, and roll out shelves with ample space to keep your most treasured belongings, CaesarStone white quartz countertops in the kitchen, and much more enhancing the modern look and functionality of this beautiful living space.

In addition, you get a Wolf flush mount induction cook top, a super quiet refrigerator, freezer, and fully-functional Bosch dishwasher. This condo also houses numerous top-class amenities to make your living space as comfortable and luxurious as possible. From lighting and furnishing to other comfy items, each and every aspect of the condo is planned with your comfort in mind. Furthermore, there are special storage areas for surf boards, bikes, canoes, kayaks, etc. with your own individual storage room. Also, there is garage parking for condo owners and open air parking facility for visitors. The condo offers a swimming pool; so, you can take a refreshing dip whenever you want, followed by a bit of shopping, dining, or outdoor recreational activities!

Have a look at this exclusive listing, and contact me today to schedule a showing!