Menehune Shores Real Estate
This very well known beachfront condominium complex has some of the best direct ocean views available along the North Kihei shoreline. Menehune Shores condos for sale are priced well below comparable oceanfront condominiums located in the South Kihei area.
Menehune Shores condos offer three spacious floor plans of 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms, most providing incredible island and ocean vistas. The 1 bedroom, 1 bath floor plan has 661 square feet of interior living area with 112 on the lanai. There are 106 units with the 2 bedroom, 2 bath plan with an interior area of 885. The much larger 3 bedroom suite has a living area of 1,126 and the lanai is accessible from two of the bedrooms.
There are a total of 154 Menehune Shores condominiums in this six-story building situated on almost 4 acres. Menehune Shores condos in stacks 9 through 19 have the best ocean views as the building is shaped like a horseshoe and these units are located at the bend.
The landscaping is well kept with a variety of palm trees and blooming Hawaiian flowers. The common amenities shared at Menehune Shores include a solar heated swimming pool, barbecue area, shuffle board and sun bathing deck. The Menehune Shores condos do not have air-conditioning.
On the first floor is Shangri-La by the Sea, the best authentic East Indian food on the island. There is a cocktail lounge as well which overlooks the pool area and lagoon. The Menehune Shores condominium development was completed in 1976.
It hugs a soft sandy beach and overlooks an offshore reef, protecting a 16th century Alii (Royal) Fish Pond of Kalepolepo. This lagoon is the launching location for the outrigger canoes heading out into the Alalakeiki Channel, or Maalaea Bay. The lagoon is a safe place for children to swim and snorkel without the threat of breaking waves. Snorkeling, spear fishing, scuba diving and windsurfing are popular among the locals in this area.