Our Kahana condos offer luxury and relaxation in one of Hawaii's most desired vacation destinations. The picturesque Kahana community is located along a scenic stretch of the northwestern coastline of Maui known for its immaculate beaches, exceptional weather and great views of the islands of Lanai and Molokai across the ocean channel.
Things To Do
Visit the nearby resort areas of Kaanapali and Kapalua for championship golf courses, tennis, snorkeling excursions, sunset sails and more. During the winter months whale watching tours get up close and personal with humpback whales that arrive in Hawaii waters to mate and give birth. Just west of Wailuku is Iao Valley State Park where you can see the 1,200-foot tall Iao Needle and walk along a paved path that is nice for families and children. The park is also home to the Hawaii Nature Center with fun activities for kids. Also nearby is Maui Nui Botanical Gardens where you can take a self-guided tour, and the Kanaha Pond State Wildlife Sanctuary which is home to many native Hawaiian waterbirds. Visit nearby Kaanapali Resort to browse the shops and dine along the oceanfront promenade. South of Kaanapali is Lahaina town and Historic Kailua Village for more fun adventures.
A great Maui day trip is the drive out to "Heavenly Hana" town along the famed road to Hana with its many twists and turns, one-lane bridges and breathtaking coastal views along with lots of waterfalls. Another fun day trip is a drive to the summit of Haleakala volcano where you can go hiking and view the summit crater. The route passes through the charming, small towns of the scenic Upcountry region with sweeping vistas of Maui and the blue Pacific.
The western shoreline of Maui is known for its fantastic beaches including premier snorkeling areas where you can see a whole range of colorful fish and other marine life. An offshore reef provides some protection for Kahana Beach making it a popular snorkeling location. Snorkeling can also be good at Honokeana Bay to the north which also offers some fun tidepool exploring.
Kids often enjoy bodyboarding the waves along the sandy crescent of picturesque Napili Bay which is also known for its resident green sea turtles as well as myriad fish seen by happy snorkelers exploring the coral reef. This section of the coast is also exceptional for spotting humpback whales passing by offshore during the winter months as well as enjoying the views of Molokai and Lanai across the ocean channel. Other great beaches in this region include Kapalua Beach and also Kaanapali Beach which has exceptional snorkeling at Black Rock.
Dining choices are exceptional in this region including the fine cuisine found in the nearby resort areas of Kapalua and Kaanapali. For a lively Kahana eatery try Dollies Pub & Cafe which boast the best pizza on the island. With a total of 15 satellite televisions including two large screen plasma TV's, this is definitely the place to enjoy sporting events.
Check out Roy's Kahana Bar & Grill at the Kahana Gateway Shopping Center for some delicious dishes in the Hawaii Regional Cuisine style. Also at the center is the Black Angus Steak House for hearty steaks. Stop in at the Maui Brewing Company to quench your thirst with some tasty local brew and hearty lunches and dinners. At nearby Kapalua Resort enjoy Hawaii Regional Cuisine at Merriman's Kapaloa with great ocean views. Visit Kaanapali Resort for numerous restaurant choices in the resort hotels and at Whalers Village as well as along the Kaanapali Beachwalk for enjoyable seaside dining.
The Kahana Gateway Shopping Center has a variety of stores to explore including Whalers General Store with many Hawaii-themed gifts as well as snacks, sunscreen and other necessities. Kahana's central location between the ritzy resort areas of Kaanapali and Kapalua provides ideal access to a whole range of shopping options. Stroll along the oceanfront promenade fronting Kaanapali Beach for upscale boutique shopping and a multitude of merchants at the Whalers Village shopping center with more than 90 stores and also a whaling museum. You can also drive to nearby Lahaina town for more interesting gift shops and a thriving arts scene with many art galleries.
Renting a car is recommended when staying in a Kahana condo so you can explore local beaches and attractions along the western Maui shore as well as day trips to Lahaina, Hana town and Haleakala National Park. Maui's public bus system operates daily with service between towns in West, South and Central Maui including Haiku, Kula and the Maui Upcountry.
Weather and Ocean Conditions
Kahana on Maui's west shore is known for its sunny weather with very little rain with temperatures ranging in the mid to upper 70s throughout the year, a bit cooler in winter and a bit warmer in the summer with trade winds providing a pleasant cooling effect. Ocean conditions in this region are typically very calm but can change depending upon ocean swells. Trade winds often pick up in the afternoon so snorkeling in the morning often provides the best conditions. For swimming and other ocean activities visit lifeguarded beaches and check with the water safety personnel about the safest areas for the water sports you choose.
Our Kahana condos provide everything you need for a great Maui vacation in one of Hawaii's most desired visitor destinations. Kahana condos provide the perfect way to enjoy your vacation with all of the comforts of home and the luxuries of resort living. Please browse through our Kahana condo rental listings to get an understanding of the different property features and amenities we offer.
Our goal at Hawaiian Beach Rentals is to provide you with a with an unforgettable Kahana accommodation for your dream Maui vacation. We take pride in having the largest selection of high-quality condos in the Kahana region and we stand behind our product, listing only the best properties on our site. If you have questions about our Kahana condos or other Hawaii accommodations, or which destination is best for your vacation needs, please give us a call and we will be happy to assist you. See below for an overview of some of Kahana's finest condo resorts.
The Kahana region is close to numerous historical attractions including Iao Valley, the site of a famous battle in 1790 when King Kamehameha I conquered the Maui army. Before Western contact in 1778 the Hawaiians had built extensive fishponds in this region including in the area now known as Kanaha Pond State Wildlife Sanctuary which is now a bird refuge. To learn more about this region's history follow the self-guided Lahaina Historic Trail which includes informational plaques about important landmarks.
Overview of Some of Finest Condo Accommodations in the Kahana Region
Royal Kahana Resort is an West Maui beachfront condo resort in Kahana between Kapalua and Kaanapali Resorts. Amenities include a beachfront swimming pool with a snack bar, fitness center, barbecue area, tropical landscaping, and shuffleboard and tennis courts. Full concierge service is offered as well as maid service. Close by is dining and shopping including the Kahana Gateway Plaza which is just a short walk away.
Valley Isle Resort is set on beautiful Kahana Beach featuring one and two bedroom condos as well as studios, all with ocean views including sunsets over the distant islands of Lanai and Molokai. Amenities include fully equipped kitchens, high-speed internet, cable TV, swimming pool, barbecue grills, free on-site parking. Close access to great golf, shopping and dining including the resort areas of Kaanapali and Kapalua as well as Lahaina.
Kaanapali Beach Club Resort is just north of Kaanapali Beach featuring spacious interiors with kitchens, free internet, air conditioning, a fitness center, tropically-landscaped grounds, atrium gardens on the beach, on-site dining, spa tub, sun deck, barbecue area, ocean-side massage and other spa treatments, nightly activities, a gift shop, room service, on-site parking and a two-story slide at the huge lagoon-style pool. The resort has a full-service restaurant and cocktail/bar lounge as well as a coffee shop and poolside bar.
Aston at the Whaler on Kaanapali Beach in the heart of Kaanapali Resort offers hotel amenities and services in a luxury condominium setting. Next door is dining and shopping at Whalers Village. Stroll along the beachfront promenade for more shopping and dining options. Amenities include a pool and beachside barbecue area. Just across the road is the Royal Kaanapali Golf Course, and Lahaina is just a short drive to the south.
Hololani Resort offers two bedroom, two bath beachfront condominiums between the posh resort areas of Kaanapali and Kapalua on Maui's scenic western shore. Condos have a fully equipped kitchen, dishwasher, washer/dryer, free internet access, spacious lanais and great ocean views including the distant islands of Molokai and Lanai. Amenities include a swimming pool, poolside gas-fired grills for barbecuing, an elevator and free underground parking. Close access to great beaches, dining and shopping.
Hoolei at Grand Wailea is located adjacent to the Grand Wailea in Wailea Resort. This gated residential condo resort is walking distance from Wailea Beach. Condos feature upscale interior with fully-equipped modern kitchen, air conditioning, large lanai, washer/dryer and attached garage. Amenities include ocean views, fitness room, free WiFi, swimming pool, sauna and two whirlpool spas. Walking distance to ocean activities, golf, dining and shopping.
Napili Point Resort is set above beautiful Honokeana Bay which is nice for swimming, snorkeling, tidepool exploring and more. A low rise condominium resort, Napili Point Resort features one and two bedroom condos with great ocean views including Molokai and Lanai islands in the distance. Tropical landscaping, two oceanfront swimming pools, picnic and barbecue areas. Great place to watch the sunset and also see humpback whales passing by offshore during the winter months. Close by is golf, tennis, shopping and restaurants as well as Napili Bay.
Makena Surf is a beachfront condo resort in Wailea Resort offering two, three and four bedroom units featuring full kitchens, dishwasher, central AC, large lanai, free DSL and washer/dryer. Amenities include pools, jacuzzis, tennis courts and barbecue areas. Close access to child-friendly beach great for swimming and snorkeling, and also to dining and shopping including the Shops at Wailea.
Maui Kaanapali Villas is an oceanfront resort within the posh Kaanapali Resort offering great views of the West Maui mountains and the sea including Molokai and Lanai in the distance. Amenities include tropical landscaping on the 11-acre beachfront property, two pools, a jacuzzi, barbecue area, shuffleboard, laundry facility, small fitness center and Castaways Restaurant. There is also an on-site "beach shack" offering opportunities for snorkeling, sailing, canoe rides, stand up paddle boarding and kayaking as well as cabana rentals. Nearby is great dining and shopping as well as tennis and championship golf courses. Close by is the Kaanapali Beach promenade and Whalers Village.
Kihei Bay Vista is steps from the beach in Kihei town with amenities including a pool, hot tub, outdoor dining area and gas barbecue grills. Kihei Bay Vista features one bedroom, one bath units with kitchens, washers/dryers and high speed internet in a quiet and relaxed atmosphere with close access to shopping and dining. Across the street is Kalepolepo Beach, and a short drive brings you to Wailea with championship golf and upscale dining and shopping as well as immaculate beaches.
Island Sands Resort on the Maalaea beachfront is ideal for viewing sunsets, taking walks along the miles-long beach, and watching humpbacks pass by during the winter months. Condos feature a full kitchen, private lanai, air conditioning, in-room safe, washer/dryer, cable TV and high-speed internet. Building has two elevators and free assigned parking. Kihei town is about four miles away.
Please browse through the Hawaiian Beach Rentals condo listings in the Kahana region including the Kahana Outrigger, Sands of Kahana, Pohailani, Kahana Villas, Kahana Sunset, Royal Kahana, Valley Isle Resort, Hololani Resort, Royal Kahana and Kahana Reef. In the Kapalua region are The Residences at Kapalua Bay, Bay Villas, Kapalua Golf Villas, Napili Kai Beach Resort and Kapalua Ridge Villas.
In the Kaanapali Resort area are Maui Kaanapali Villas, Aston Mahana at Kaanapali, Outrigger Maui Eldorado, Kaanapali Plantation, International Colony Club, Kaanapali Shores, Honua Kai Beach Resort, Kaanapali Royal, Hololani Resort, The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach, Kaanapali Alii Resort, Maui Eldorado, Kaanapali Shores, Kaanapali Royal, Kaanapali Zen and Kaanapali Penthouse.