Maui Vista: Information and Real Estate Insights

Overview of Maui Vista

Maui Vista is one of South Maui’s entry-level condominium complexes in sunny Kihei, located just across the road from Charley Young Beach. The resort sits on 8.82 acres of well-maintained tropical grounds and offers amenities like three swimming pools, six tennis courts, and three gas barbecue grill stations. There’s also an on-site concierge for convenience. Within walking distance, you’ll find shops, restaurants, and attractions like The Cove Beach Park and Kalama Beach Parks, which are great for paddleboarding and surfing. Additionally, Maui Vista is a short drive from Wailea’s resorts and golf courses. With its convenient location, comfortable accommodations, and amenities, Maui Vista is an excellent choice for a relaxing and enjoyable stay in Hawaii.

Maui Vista Map

Unit Configurations

Maui Vista is a complex with 280 units, offering a variety of floor plans to suit different needs. There are 209 units with a 1-bedroom/1-bath floor plan, ranging from 584 to 631 square feet. There are also 71 units with a 2-bedroom/1.5-bath floor plan, ranging from 822 to 875 square feet.

The floor plan below is not to scale or guaranteed. Individual owner modifications may result in differences. For unit-specific confirmation, please feel free to reach out.

Maui Vista Floor Plan

maui palm trees

What We Love

Maui Vista is in a great location. It sits between the Cove and Kamaole Beach Park I, great for sunset walks and whale watching.

Additionally, it’s one of Maui’s most affordable short-term vacation rentals. If you’re looking to get into that market segment, this is a great start.

What We Could Do Without

Maui Vista does have a lot of units and the feel may be more comparable to apartment living rather than a resort, but the pros definitely outweigh the cons.

Onsite Amenities

  • Swimming Pool
  • BBQ Area
  • Recreation Area
  • Tennis Courts
  • Beach Access
  • Security Guard

Nearby Amenities

Some of the most well-known Maui golf courses are only around the corner. If shopping is your favorite pastime, The Shops at Wailea offers extensive options. Not to mention the proximity to some of the world’s most magnificent beaches (Big BeachLittle Beach, and Keawakapu Beach).

Maui Vista Sales Statistics

Please feel free to reach out directly for active listings, pending sales, specific sales data, current price opinions, or any other data.

The report below is real-time data sourced from the Realtors Association of Maui. The statistics include Maui Vista’s average sales price and average price per square foot. These graphs will update automatically with the most recent data.

1 Bedroom

2 Bedroom

Association Information

For up-to-date information on Homeowner Association (HOA) fees and related matters, don’t hesitate to reach out via call or email. (This information is prone to regular updates and changes.)

Here are the Association rules and information.

Primary Uses

Short-Term Vacation Rental

Maui vacation rental demand has consistently performed well throughout the years due to the desirability of being in a tropical setting yet still within the United States. During the peak winter season, Maui’s population can shift from the baseline resident population of 165K or so to over 300K people.

Historically, the typical vacation rental condo averages 75-80% occupancy; we have some clients and property managers that consistently keep their units 90%+ booked. High-end units may see lower occupancy than mid to low-end vacation rental units.

As a guide for our clients, we apply the 10% rule to help them identify properties with a gross annual income of 10%+ than their acquisition cost. An example would be a $1M property grossing $100k or more yearly. The net income to the seller would be based on how they operate the unit and the work they’re willing to do. Self-managed units net the highest income but also require the most work. Front desk management usually has the lowest income but less involvement and flexibility. Independent property managers are often the happy medium between excellent service and solid revenue. Please reach out if you’d like a proforma or rental projection for a particular unit. We’d love to help.

Long-Term Rental

Long-term rentals are considered six months or longer here in Maui. You avoid some operations costs such as cleaning, higher management fees, and higher tax rates; however, you are likely to get more income running your unit as a short-term vacation rental. Long-term rentals also offer you less flexibility for owner stays.

Second Home

If your goal is not to maximize your ROI but to simply use the unit as you please, you can do so. You would pay the highest and best use for real property tax, but you would not be subject to the TAT and GET taxes (see below) associated with income-producing short-term units.

Owner Occupant

If Maui is where you want to call home, the owner-occupant is the one for you. If you spend 270 days out of the year on Maui and your unit is your primary residence, then you can apply for the Owner Occupant exemption (frequently asked questions).


The zoning for Maui Vista is A-2. As per Maui County Rules, long-term and vacation rentals are allowed. This property is listed on the Minatoya List.


Taxes to consider when owning at Maui Vista:


Kihei Weather

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Sunset in Kihei

Why Tim Stice?

I love what I do and I’m here to offer my clients outstanding service. My team and I have seen almost every scenario imaginable (at least, we’d like to think). Through solution-based problem-solving, transparent communication, and unrivaled market knowledge, we have successfully navigated over a half billion in closed transactions. We care about our clients and are eager to earn the title of your real estate representative.

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Tim Stice | 808.268.8511 |

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