Kihei is a sprawling beachfront town in South Maui famous for its laid back vibe, beautiful beaches, and budget-friendly accommodation options. It consists of two major areas, the North and South Kihei. Although both are great, South Kihei is often preferred by most tourists for many reasons. First, the beaches here are more expansive and are more suitable for swimming and snorkeling. Second, it’s home to several beautiful South Maui condo rental properties, many of which are located close to stunning beaches.

So, if you are going to Maui for a vacation anytime soon, you should consider staying in South Kihei. And if you are looking for recommendations for the best places to stay, check these out.

Hale Kamaole

Hale Kamaole is a stunning landscaped property with condominium complexes that house one-bedroom and two-bedroom units. Each unit is uniquely decorated with the comforts of a home. The best part about staying at Hale Kamaole is that it’s located across from the Kamaole III State Beach Park, one of the most beautiful beaches on the islands!

Each condo in Hale Kamaole has a private lanai that opens to the gorgeous views of the complex, which has an expansive lawn, lush tropical landscape, and swimming pools. Most lanais also overlook the stunning Pacific Ocean and are a great place to unwind and spend some quality time with your loved one while marveling at the spectacular sunsets.

Located along South Kihei Road, Hale Kamaole vacation condo rentals are only a few minutes away from the best golf courses in Maui. Since it’s close to the beach, you can enjoy some fun water sports activities during your stay, such as swimming, diving, and snorkelling. South Kihei is also famous for its abundant shopping and dining options, and most of these are easily accessible from Hale Kamaole.

Kamaole Beach Royale

Located right in the heart of South Kihei, Kamaole Beach Royale is one of Maui’s best vacation rental complexes. It’s conveniently located across the Kamaole One Beach Park and a short walk away from the best shopping and dining spots in South Kihei. Kamaole Beach Royale is a one-building condominium complex with beautifully landscaped gardens that offers a relaxing setting. In fact, the condominium is located on a quiet side street and is built in a way that the units are kept protected from outside noise. There’s also a swimming pool within the complex where guests can relax after a whole day spent exploring the island.

You can choose from one-bedroom to three-bedroom units when staying at the Kamaole Beach Royale condo. For those traveling in big groups, the 3-bedroom,2-bathroom unit would be perfect. This spacious unit can accommodate up to eight guests and has a fully equipped kitchen, barbecue area, and spacious bathrooms with queen-sized beds. There’s also a sofa bed in the living area to accommodate more guests.

One of the highlights of staying at Kamaole Beach Royale is the rooftop deck that opens to 360-degree views of the ocean and surrounding mountains. It is also a great place to host small parties since it’s equipped with chairs, tables, lounges, and barbecue facilities.

Maui Hill

Maui Hill is the best place to stay if you’re looking for family-friendly condos in South Kihei. Located in a lush tropical setting, Maui Hill is only a few minutes from the popular resort area of Wailea. Enjoy easy access to the nearby shops and restaurants, as well as Maui’s top golf courses. The Kamaole Beach Park is also nearby. This family-friendly beach park is famous for its beautiful sandy beach and calm waters, ideal for families with little kids.

Maui Hill has spacious vacation rentals with varying sizes and facilities. You can choose from one, two, or three-bedroom units, each equipped with a kitchen where you can put together delicious home-cooked meals. Some of the units are also equipped with a spacious lanai, where everyone can gather around to enjoy tropical breezes and beautiful sunsets.

Just like with the other vacation rentals in Maui, Maui Hill has on-site amenities for guests to use during those times when they do not feel like going out. Aside from the swimming pool, there’s also a putting green, barbecue grills, and shuffleboard. An ideal choice for groups of friends or large families, Maui Hill is a vacation rental property that will make you feel the true aloha spirit while vacationing in the gorgeous island of Maui.

Pacific Shores

Located across a road from the Charley Young Beach of South Maui, Pacific Shores is situated within South Kihei, close to the area’s top attractions. The upscale resort area of Wailea is only a few miles from here, and the famous Kamaole Beaches are only a few minutes’ walk from the resort. If you’re arriving in Maui late at night, then this vacation rental is a great place to stay, as it’s only half an hour drive from Kahului Airport, the main airport of Maui.

Offering comfortable and affordable 2-bedroom Maui vacation rentals with your own private lanai that overlooks the lush tropical landscape, Pacific Shores will make your holiday even more relaxing. The 2-bedroom units can sleep up to six guests, perfect for families and those travelling in groups. Soak up the magical views of the Hawaiian sunset from the comfort of your balcony, surrounded by the views of the ocean and the nearby mountains.

All the condominium units in Pacific Shores are tastefully decorated. As you step inside, you will be greeted by the welcoming ambience of the living rooms bathed in natural light. The living room is fitted with comfortable sofas and flatscreen TVs. You can switch the air-conditioning on or open the sliding glass doors to let the ocean breeze in.

For those who love to cook up meals, take advantage of the fully equipped kitchen with cooking appliances, granite countertops, and a dining area. The vacation rentals at Pacific Shores feature light color palettes and warm hues, which create an airy atmosphere, making your Hawaiian holiday a truly relaxing one!