“Condo complex” might not mesh with your idea of getting away from it all in Hana, but Hana Kai is truly special. Set on Hana Bay, the individually owned units are dotingly furnished and feature many hotel-like extras, such as organic bath products and fresh tropical bouquets. Studios and one- and two-bedroom units have kitchens and private lanais—but the corner units with wraparound ocean views are worth angling for. Gorgeously appointed Kaahumanu (#5) has a daybed on the lanai that you may never want to leave. For couples, Popolana (#2) is small but sweet, with woven bamboo walls and a Murphy bed that no one ever puts up. And why would you? You can lie in it and stare out to sea or, at daybreak, watch the sun rise straight out of the ocean. No air-conditioning or TVs—but they’re not necessary here.
Hana Kai Maui Resort
1533 Uakea Rd.
Our Rating Neighborhood Hana Phone 800/346-2772, 808/248-8426 Prices $210–$308 studio; $235–$325 1-bedroom; $425–$465 2-bedroom. Children 6 and under stay free in parent’s room. Extra person $15 Amenities Black-sand beach; beach equipment; barbecue; daily housekeeping; laundry facilities; breakfast service (for a charge); free Wi-Fi (free) Units 18 Web site Hana Kai Maui Resort Other 2-night minimum for beachfront units
Map1533 Uakea Rd. Maui
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