Absolutely Incomparable Gold Ocean Front Penthouse

Good Morning!! This view of Molokai awaits you from EVERY Room!
Good Morning!! This view of Molokai awaits you from EVERY Room!Spacious Great Room Offers Incredible Views, 52" HD-TV, Blue Ray DVD & IPOD DockThe view Unfolds as You Enter!Dining With a World Class Magnificent ViewWhale Watch Even From the Kitchen As You Prepare Morning's Fresh Kona CoffeeHand Carved Balinese 4 Poster Bed In the Master Penthouse BedroomSpacious Master Bedroom Sitting Area w/Ocean View to MolokaiThe View of Oneola Beach Unfolds From Master Bedroom Floor to Ceiling WindowsMaster Bath: Ocean View, Dual Marble Topped Sinks, Spacious Shower & Soaking TubMain Floor Master Suite w/Ocean View From Pillow and Private LanaiThe Second Master Suite Bath Offers Dual Sinks, Travertine Countertops and A...,... Luxurious Spacious ShowerOneola Beach and the Walkway that Leads to Your Private VillaThis Will Be the First View You Will See As You AwakenWe Sit Here For Hours Mesmerized By Breaching WhalesYour First Step Inside...Sitting Area Overlooks Oneola BayForeground View From The Dining RoomMain Floor Half Bath with Privacy Area and Separate Shower

From $795 / night

500 Bay Drive, Lahaina, HI 96761
Absolutely Incomparable Gold Ocean Front Penthouse
2 bedrooms
6 guests
Varies min stay

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 3
Sleeps: 6
Type: Villa
Per night: $795 - $1,400
Pets allowed: No
Internet: Yes
Description of the Lahaina vacation villa rental
This is a Unique Opportunity to Be Assured That You Have Secured the Best Location and Views Anywhere in Kapalua. Never Before Has This Villa Been Offered Directly by the Owner. When You Reserve Your Stay With Us, There Will Be No Suprises or Dashed Hopes of Having Missed Out on Staying in THE Most Sought After View and Villa.

This Exquisite 2 Bedrm/3Bath Penthouse Villa has the Most Beautiful Location In All of Kapalua. Imagine Being Perched On a Cliff 50 feet Above Softly Breaking Waves on the Golden Sand of Oneola Bay. Your View is 220 Degrees of Maui at Its Most Beautiful. It is Situated Ocean Front Between the Newly Constructed Montage Residences at Kapalua Bay and the Newly Renovated Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Suites.

This Villa Served as the Model Villa for the Kapalua Gold Rental Program. It Has the Largest Interior Square Footage of All Bay Villas. The Great Room Features Imported Italian Honed Marble Floors with Wall-to-Wall, Floor-to-Ceiling Ocean Views. The Spacious Great Room, an Abundance of Natural Sunlight, Refreshing Tropical Breezes, and Breathtaking Ocean Views Will Make Your Stay in Our Villa an Experience of a Lifetime.

Each Master Suite Offers a Stunning Ocean View with Luxurious Spacious Baths. It Features Island Inspired Decor, Extensive Granite/Marble Counter tops and a State of the Art Kitchen.

The Master Bedroom Offers a Serene Personal Space from Which to Gaze at the Amazing Ocean View. Large Floor to Ceiling Windows Capture a Priceless View of the Pacific. If You Can Pull Your Eyes Off the View a Desk is Set Up Next to the Large Picture Window as a Convenient Spot to Make Calls or Work on a Computer. An Over-sized Bathroom Adjoins the Master and Features an Oversized Soaking Tub and Large Marble Shower... From Where We Regularly Witness Sightings of Whales and Young Calves Breaching.

The Kapalua Resort Offers an Abundance of Adventure Opportunities: Play Golf at Our World Famous Internationally Acclaimed Bay or Plantation Course which Hosts the World Famous Hyundai PGA and the Womens' LPGA Tournaments, Fly Away on the Newly Opened Zip Line and Challenge Course, Snorkel, Scuba, Kayak or Swim at Kapalua Bay which has Been Ranked World's Most Beautiful by Conde Nast... Where We Have Seen the Most Abundant Display of Sea Life on the Island.

You Will Receive Owner Direct Pricing, Luxury Furnishings and Care with 5 Star Resort Treatment.

About the owner

Owner Profile

Patty & Rick Cassidy

Patty & Rick Cassidy

Patty & Rick Cassidy

  • About:

    Year Purchased: 2003

    About the owner: Ever since our first visit to Hawaii in 1979 we were hooked. We knew finding a place on one of Hawaii's incredible islands would be our top priority. So we set out to discover each Island. We wanted an Island with fabulous uncrowded beaches, gourmet restaurants,...
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Availability Calendar



Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Jan 05 2017 Apr 17 2017 $975 - - - 5 Nights
Apr 18 2017 May 27 2017 $925 - - - 5 Nights
May 28 2017 Aug 15 2017 $975 - - - 5 Nights
Aug 16 2017 Dec 16 2017 $795 - - - 5 Nights
Dec 17 2017 Jan 04 2018 $1,400 - - - 1 Week
Lodging tax: 13.42
Tax I.D.: W40888024-01
Deposits: Deposit 50% Personal checks or credit card Deposit refundable if cxld 60 days before arrival, less cancel fee.
Payment Options: Cashier's Check, Discover, Mastercard, Personal Check, Visa
Other Fees: $30/person/nt for parties larger than 4. Check out clean fee $275 No Smoking/No Pets.



  • Beds

  • 1 King Bed
  • 1 Queen Bed
  • 1 Sofa Bed
  • Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Beachfront
  • Lanai
  • Parking Included
  • Balcony
  • Full Kitchen
  • Linens Provided
  • View (Mountains)
  • Beach Towels
  • High Speed Internet
  • Oceanfront
  • View (Ocean)
  • Appliances

  • CD Player
  • Gas Grill
  • Oven
  • TV (Cable/Satellite)
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Hair Dryer
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • Coffee Maker
  • Ice Maker
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • Toaster
  • DVD Player
  • Iron
  • Stereo
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Activities

  • Beach
  • Tennis
  • Scuba Diving
    (<1 mile)
  • Horseback Riding
    (2 miles)
  • Gym/Fitness Center
  • Whale Watching
  • Golf
    (1 mile)
  • Jet Skiing
    (2 miles)
  • Hiking
  • Windsurfing
  • Shopping Area
    (1 mile)
  • Parasailing
    (2 miles)
  • Ocean
  • Grocery Store
    (<1 mile)
  • Bicycling
    (2 miles)
  • Sailing
    (2 miles)
  • Pool
  • Kayaking
    (<1 mile)
  • Boating
    (2 miles)
  • Deep Sea Fishing
    (5 miles)
  • Snorkeling
  • Restaurant
    (<1 mile)
  • Fishing
    (2 miles)
  • Aquarium
    (10 miles)
  • Surfing

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Reviews for this vacation villa rental in Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii

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Truly first class stay overlooking the beach
My wife and I stayed for a week in August and truly loved it. This unit has much more space than we needed for only two of us, but we chose it for the awesome location and first class touches. And it lived up to our expectations 100%. The views are spectacular. You are in the upper unit (2nd & 3rd floors) perched on a rise above a large sandy beach framed by lava cliffs on both ends. The floor to ceiling panoramic windows really take advantage of this. We also found the beds, towels, linens, etc. to all be really nice quality. Not the "so what if it gets beat up" stuff some people put in rental units.

The owner was great to work with and the local management company was there if you needed them but unobtrusive otherwise. We found the glass carafe on the coffee pot was missing when we arrived and within an hour it was replaced. Amazing!

The whole Kapalua area is well done, and this unit fits that and then some. We chose this over staying at the Ritz Carlton and I'd make the same choice again. Much more serene!
Stayed: August 2013 Submitted: August 16, 2013 
Recommended for: Age 55+, Romantic getaway

Couldn't Be More Perfect - Inside and Out
This was our second time to Kapalua Bay Villas and our first time staying in the penthouse. It will certainly not be our last. We spent a full week there over Christmas - two grandparents, two parents, and one teenager. There was plenty of space for all of us and we never felt crowded.

From the initial planning stages seven months in advance to the grocery requests the week prior to our arrival, the owners were a pleasure to work with: responsive, helpful, gracious, and detailed. By the end of our experience, I felt like we had made new friends.

The Villa itself is everything the pictures depict and more. The location is right on the beach, steps away from the Kapalua trail and Oneola beach. The villa was spotlessly clean, warm, welcoming, and comfortably outfitted with high-end furnishings and accessories. It immediately felt like home. The views from the entire villa, both upstairs and downstairs, were breathtaking. We heard the ocean surf from the upstairs bedroom every night as we fell asleep and watched the beautiful sunrises every morning. The beds were better than many I've slept on in high-end hotels around the world and all three bathrooms were beautifully appointed. The chef's kitchen was roomy enough for four of us at any one time and had every possible appliance, kitchen utensil, and gadget you could want. Even the pull-out sleeper sofa was comfortable - now that's unusual!

The owners have thought of everything. From complementary wifi, to insulated tote bags to pack drinks and snacks for the beach, to four Tommy Bahama beach chairs for lounging in the sand, to activity and restaurant recommendations, to top notch toiletries in every bathroom to plenty of cleaners in the kitchen and the laundry room - you will want for nothing during your stay. The owner even called us on the morning after our arrival to ensure everything was perfect. What customer service! They clearly want their guests to have an amazing experience. And we DID!

I highly recommend Kapalua as a vacation destination and the Penthouse at Bay Villas as your home away from home. Your entire experience - from planning to arrival to departure - will be flawless. Our family will definitely be returning.
Stayed: December 2013Submitted: December 31, 2013
Recommended for: Families with young children, Sightseeing, Adventure seekers, Age 55+, Romantic getaway, Families with teenagers

Beyond Expectations! The Complete Vacation Package!
This unit has breathtaking panoramic views of the coastline, Pacific Ocean, and Moloka'i Island, with whale watching and beautiful rainbows. There was even a double rainbow that appeared right before our eyes that was picture perfect -- something you only see in fairy tale books.
Kapalua Bay Villas is off the beaten track, so it provides tranquil relaxation and that total get away from it all feeling. But yet, it is very close to the many activities that Maui has to offer.

Oneloa Bay is an uncrowded beach right outside the doorstep and was a hot spot for surfing during our stay in late December/early January.

Kapalua Bay is a short walk (5-10 minutes) from the Villa, and the snorkeling is amazing. Our 18-year old son went snorkeling and ended up swimming with three sea turtles, plus he saw some amazing coral and fish.

Lahaina is about a 15-minute drive where you can find many adventurous activities -- Old Luhaina Luau, shopping in the Cannery Mall and along the Lahaina wharf, and fabulous fishing charters (Start Me Up, Slip #12 -- we recommend Captain Steve Carroll). Our 15-year old son caught a 57 inch, 31 pound Mahi Mahi, and we also caught 12 tuna that they filleted for us and we were able to cook it for dinner in the well appointed kitchen with modern appliances. We did our grocery shopping at the Safeway in the Lahaina Cannery Mall, but as Patty recommended, make sure you get yourself the Safeway card. We saved a couple hundred dollars in groceries by using it!

Kaanapali Beach is only about a 10 minute drive. This beach seemed to attract more teenagers and was great for people watching. If you like to shop, right next to Kaanapali Beach is Whalers Village, which contains many fun and unique boutiques.

If you just aren't sure what to explore, Kapalua Bay Villas also has a visitor center where there are people more than happy to help you find activities and provide recommendations based upon your interests. We found all of the staff at Kapalua Bay to resourceful and friendly.

The owners, Patty and Rick, were extremely responsive! Their photos don't even begin to capture the beauty of this unit! Everything couldn't have been more perfect upon our arrival -- and all the small extra details like flower-shaped tissues and seashell folded towels just added that extra special touch. The owners also provided more than enough beach towels and four beach chairs and a beach bag -- so you are ready to hit the beach!
Stayed: December 2013Submitted: January 4, 2014 Recommended for: Families with young children, Sightseeing, Adventure seekers, Age 55+, Romantic getaway, Families with teenagers.

This is a beautiful, well-maintained condo right on the ocean. There's a gorgeous private beach, which offers wonderful snorkeling opportunities. The nearby cliff has a trail right along the ocean and it was great to have access to this unbelievable landscape right outside our door. Patty and Rick are so easy to work with and they went out of their way to make sure our stay was comfortable. I would highly recommend staying here!
Stayed: May 2014
Submitted: June 3, 2014 Recommended for: Sightseeing, Girls getaway, Tourists without a car, Adventure seekers, Age 55+, Romantic getaway, Families with teenagers

Fantastic ocean condo! 
We stayed at this ocean-front condo in April 2015. Upon arrival, the first thing you recognize is the most amazing views of the ocean. The unit is very well designed to maximize that attribute and provide for comfortable, first-rate accomodations including dual master suites, family room, dining room and kitchen. I agree with the other reviewer in that the actual condition of the condo is consistent with the pictures. Other valuable amenities include three pools with covered areas, BBQ grills ready for your use and responsive property management if you need anything (we needed more garbage bags and they were delivered quickly).

Great place - five stars.
Stayed: April 2015
Submitted: April 16, 2015

Gorgeous ocean front condo. Incomparable views!!!
We have stayed on Maui many times before this trip, always on the other side of the island. We saw the pics of this condo and decided to try it. The views are uncomparable, the condo is top-notch, and we had an incredible experience from start to finish. Patty was wonderful to work with. The upstairs master has the most beautiful panoramic view of the ocean. To wake up and see that was just incredible. Thank you Patty!! Do not hesitate to rent this condo, you will not be disappointed. It is all it looks like from the pictures and more.
Stayed: February 2015
Submitted: March 9, 2015

Recommended for: Families with young children, Sightseeing, Girls getaway, Tourists without a car, Adventure seekers, Age 55+, Romantic getaway, Families with teenagers

Absolute paradise!!! 
We cannot recommend this villa more highly. Gorgeous location with breathtaking views from every window. The location is super convenient- great restaurants accessible via free shuttle service- golf nearby and an incredible spa at the Ritz Carlton - 5 minutes away. The villa is in excellent condition with two full master suites with spacious double sink bathrooms. Washer and dryer, big screen TV and all the comforts of home. There is a private beach right below the villa or the beautiful Kapalua beach for snorkeling a few minutes away.( we enjoyed a twenty minutes swim with the friendliest sea turtle) perfect for two couple or a family. Love, love, loved it!!! Can't wait to visit again:)
Stayed: August 2016 Submitted: August 17, 2016 
Recommended for: Families with young children, Girls getaway, Tourists without a car, Adventure seekers, Age 55+, Romantic getaway, Families with teenagers

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  • About:

    Year Purchased: 2003

    About the owner: Ever since our first visit to Hawaii in 1979 we were hooked. We knew finding a place on one of Hawaii's incredible islands would be our top priority. So we set out to discover each Island. We wanted an Island with fabulous uncrowded beaches, gourmet restaurants,...
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