Located in North Kihei, Leinaala is an oceanfront condo resort just steps away from the beach, with manicured green grass separating the condo from gently rolling waves. Close to Waipuilani Park, a tranquil beachfront park with lawns, shady areas, tennis courts & public restrooms, it will be easy to find the perfect spot to sit back, relax and take in the magic of your Hawaiian vacation.
Maalaea Harbor, where whale-watching, snorkeling, and diving cruises to Molokini Crater depart, and Wailea, where the award-winning beach of the same name is found, are just 20 minutes drive north and south, respectively. Kahului Airport is 25 minutes drive away. You’ll find lots of restaurants and Azeka Shopping Center just a 3 minute drive from your holiday getaway making it easy to stock up for your vacation.
Offering 1 and 2 bedroom Maui vacation condos sleeping up to 4 guests, Leinaala’s affordable villas for rent face the Pacific Ocean so you will have unobstructed ocean views not only of the sparkling water but also of the West Maui mountains and gorgeous sunsets from your private lanai. In the winter, watch whales breach offshore from your vacation rentals private lanai as pods of humpbacks flock to the warm waters of Hawaii.
With only a clear sliding glass door separating your living area from the balcony, you will have an amazing ocean view whether you’re relaxing in the plush sofa watching movies on DVD or programs on high-definition cable TV, or preparing food in the kitchen. There is A/C installed in the living room and master bedroom so you can seek refuge indoors when it’s unbearably hot outside. If you need to stay updated while on vacation, the wireless internet connection and telephone service are at your disposal.
Some condominiums have been tastefully upgraded to have granite kitchen and bathroom counters and wooden cabinets. Fully equipped kitchen and stainless appliances make cooking a breeze: Brew fresh coffee, whip up your favorite smoothie, or warm restaurant leftovers in the microwave. Then enjoy your meal in the dining area with a view of the ocean, or outside in your private lanai overlooking the pool, the gardens and the shimmering waters of the Pacific.
Kihei Condo Rentals by the Beach
Step inside any one of the condo units, and you will be easily transported into a welcoming home-away-from-home getaway with the room’s palette of warm hues like cream, beige and light brown, wood and rattan furniture in complementary colors and contrasting accents, and Aloha wall pictures and decor. The open layout of the kitchen and the living room spills into the private lanai when the sliding doors are opened, lending the condominium units a relaxing and roomy atmosphere and giving you views no matter where you are. Bedrooms are furnished with queen- or king-size beds, with second bedrooms furnished with twin beds. Some of these South Maui condo rentals have had their bathrooms upgraded so you can expect granite counters and glass door partitions in the showers.
Outside your rental at Leinaala, you’ll find plenty to do to stay active. A brisk morning walk on the beach in front of the resort sets your day for exciting activities ahead. If you want more vigorous exercise, the oceanfront tennis courts next to the pool are an ideal place to break a sweat. Then take a refreshing dip in the pool before enjoying a picnic on the grassy lawn with fresh seafood BBQ. You don’t have to take the stairs down to the common laundry room to wash clothes. Elevators make it easy to get from the top (fourth) floor to ground level.
Leinaala’s location puts you within walking distance to shopping, dining, and entertainment venues. Several Hawaiian, Asian, and Mexican restaurants, including BBQ and seafood, are within a two-mile radius. There’s also a golf course nearby close to the public pools of the Kihei Aquatics Center. The Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary is five minutes drive down the coast. Visit the sanctuary to learn more about the preservation efforts made to protect these behemoths of the deep. Other marine animals that can be spotted from the sanctuary’s observation tower include spinner dolphins, sea turtles, the endangered Hawaiian monk seal, and a wonderful variety of native shore- and seabirds.
A stone’s throw away from Leinaala condos is Kalepolepo Beach whose calm shallow pool is well suited for children. Come here to get away from the crowds, watch the sunset, and enjoy BBQ. Intermediate kite surfers in the know use the beach as their launching and landing pad.
If you want to take surf lessons and it’s your first time, the beginner-friendly waves, full facilities at the adjacent Kalama Park, and the many surf instructors set up and ready to go every day of the week fronting Cove Beach Park make this location an ideal training ground. Put on a pair of goggles or slip into a kayak to see the area’s underwater attractions, which in season may include sea turtles. The rocky points on the crescent-shape Kamaole Beaches I and II make snorkelling worth the effort for its decent population of colorful fish, corals and the occasional sea turtle while Kamaole Beach Park III has regular shorebreaks that make it ideal for boogie-boarding and full facilities and grassy picnic areas that draw its share of local crowds on weekends.
Avid birders may want to look north to the avian refuge that is Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge. Hawaiian stilts or ae’o make this 704-acre wetlands near the Maalaea Harbor their home. The refuge has wheelchair-accessible boardwalks, making it easy for everyone to spot other birdlife that abound in the area like the black-crowned night heron, the migratory sanderlings, and the wandering tattler come August to April.
With Leinaala condominiums well-appointed facilities, choice location on the beach, and proximity to services and some of Maui’s most popular attractions, you wouldn’t find a better base to enjoy South Maui’s water sports and tourist magnets. So let us do the hard work for you. Talk to us today and we’ll match you with Maui vacation home rentals we have available that best fit your needs. All you need to think about afterwards is how to enjoy the tropical vacation that you’ve long dreamed of.