Kohea Kai Opens as Maui’s Newest Adults-Only Boutique ResortJanuary 20, 2017, 8:25 AM HST (Updated January 20, 2017, 8:25 AM) · 29 Comments
Kohea Kai Resort Maui, an adults-only resort announced today it is now open and welcoming Maui visitors.
The 26-room boutique property is located in the heart of Kīhei just steps from the beach. It boasts ocean views, a rooftop lounge, outdoor pool, complimentary breakfast and is staffed for 24-hour check-in reception.
“Our boutique resort was designed to be a sanctuary for Maui visitors,” said Kohea Kai Resort Maui General Manager Michael Waddell. “Guests can enjoy a tranquil vacation while experiencing the excitement of being in such close proximity to dining, shopping and world renowned beaches.”
The name Kohea Kai translates to serene ocean side, serene shore, peaceful shore as well as abundantly relaxing sea in Hawaiian. The name was chosen to tell the story of the resort’s location near the ocean and outdoor serenity spaces where the elements of Hawaiʻi can be enjoyed.
Kohea Kai features 26 guest rooms including three penthouse suites.
Oceanview Penthouse: Overlooking a five-mile stretch of beach and neighbor islands in the distance, the 1,000 square-foot Oceanfront Penthouse features a private lānai (patio), indoor and outdoor hot tubs, a private master bedroom and bathroom, spacious living room with a plush, queen sized sofa sleeper, gourmet kitchen and dining areas. Guests can enjoy panoramic views from the Oceanview Penthouse, a 850 square-foot suite with views of Haleakalā and the ocean. This two-story suite features a vaulted ceiling, a California King pillow-top bed, private lānai and spacious dining, living room and kitchen areas.
The Pool View Penthouse boasts 1,800 square-feet of luxurious open living space, a gourmet kitchen, indoor Jacuzzi, washer and dryer and two private lānais. This three-bedroom, two bath suite overlooks the pool and is perfect for entertaining friends.
With views of the ocean, pool or lush gardens, Full and Junior Suites feature contemporary, island inspired décor, a 3D high-definition TV, California King pillow-top bed, private lanai and a full size kitchen. In addition, Full Suites have a separate bedroom and a plush queen sofa sleeper.
Select Studios and standard rooms are also available with ocean views.
Aside from its location and accommodations, guests can enjoy a variety of amenities including complimentary breakfast buffet. The resort offers a variety of breakfast options such as scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, assorted bagels, muffins, grain cereals, fresh fruit, Maui Upcountry Coffee, Maui Rainbow Tea and local juice.
For guests headed to the beach or a day of adventure, Kohea Kai offers grab and go locally made gourmet sandwiches, salads and pasta salads from Seascape Māʻalaea Restaurant for purchase, 24-hours a day.
Nestled among lush greenery, the resort’s outdoor pool area offers an escape and an alternative to a beach day. Guests can relax on lounge chairs as they soak up the Maui sun and enjoy the island breeze.
The resort’s open-air Rooftop Deck offers unobstructed ocean views. Guests can stretch out in lounge chairs and star gaze, enjoy a sunset or whale watch (whale season is mid-December to mid-April). This space is also available for private events upon request.
As part of its commitment to providing value to the guest experience, Kohea Kai does not charge a resort fee. “Our goal is for our guests to enjoy comfortable accommodations and modern amenities without the sticker shock of additional charges,” added Waddell.
The resort offers free parking, a convenient 24-hour check-in, complimentary use of beach coolers, chairs and umbrellas, complimentary breakfast buffet, free Wi-Fi, 3D HD flat panel TVs, DISH network satellite, coffee makers and air conditioning.
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