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Honu Kai or Ka'anapali Beach Resort?

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Honu Kai or Ka'anapali Beach Resort?

I am booking a hotel in Maui and can't decide between the Honu Kai Resort and Spa or the Ka'anapali Beach Resort, can someone give me any advice? They would both be 1 bedroom apartments, the Honu Kai is mountain view the Ka'anapali Beach Resort is Ocean View. I am travelling with two children aged 5 and 8. The difference is price between Honu Kai and other is $300.00

Thank you for any help you can give me.

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1. Re: Honu Kai or Ka'anapali Beach Resort?

First, the condo is Honua Kai, not Honu Kai.

Second--there is no property named "Kaanapali Beach Resort". Can you post a link--we can prob tell which property it is.

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2. Re: Honu Kai or Ka'anapali Beach Resort?

Help us a little (or at least I am confused!) ...

Ka'anapali Beach Hotel?

Ka'anapai Beach Club?

Ka'anapali Shores?

Ka'anapali Ali'i?

There are a bundle of properties that sound alike.

You will have a car, yes?

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3. Re: Honu Kai or Ka'anapali Beach Resort?

sorry, here are the correct names:

Honua Kai resort and Spa or KA'ANAPALI BEACH CLUB

Thank you for your help

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4. Re: Honu Kai or Ka'anapali Beach Resort?

I would take Honua Kai in a flash over KBC. KBC is a timeshare property that was originally the Embassy Suites hotel. The rooms aren't really full condos--partial kitchen etc.

HK is the newest property on the island, from the ground up. The units are beautiful and complete. For only 300 difference you are getting a great deal.

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5. Re: Honu Kai or Ka'anapali Beach Resort?

thank you for your help

Maui
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6. Re: Honu Kai or Ka'anapali Beach Resort?

You're welcome. You might also look at Maui Kaanapali Villas-wonderful property, huge grounds-not as fancy as HK but a great place.

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7. Re: Honu Kai or Ka'anapali Beach Resort?

Yes, Honua Kai over KBC, no question. But as swmarket suggests, take a look at Maui Ka'anapali Villas. I see kids enjoying themselves in the pool and on the nice grounds every single time we enjoy the great little Castaway Cafe on premises. Good beach right off there too.

Besides, the KBC is pink :)

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8. Re: Honu Kai or Ka'anapali Beach Resort?

Your children will love the pools and water slide at Honua Kai and the beach is much nicer there as well. You'll like the condo much better.

Re $300. extra for HK - how many nights is that for and does it factor in extra costs such as taxes and resort fees? Who/where are you booking your accommodations through? If you haven't checked on VRBO, it might save you some money.

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9. Re: Honu Kai or Ka'anapali Beach Resort?

Thank you so much for all the help.

The rental is through VRBO through a private rental. I need 9 nights and it includes all the fees etc...It was a really good rate from what I have seen in a 1 bedroom 756sq ft with 250 sq.ft. of balcony.

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10. Re: Honu Kai or Ka'anapali Beach Resort?

the condo is in the Hokulani Tower section of the Honua Kai