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Why spend an extra $50 - $200 per night on where you sleep? Why not spend that extra money whale watching, snorkeling, fishing, dining, or experiencing Maui's endless activities?
Take advantage of the most affordable vacation rental in West Maui. This cute, spacious, and very clean 2 bedroom 1 bathroom home is located in beautiful Napili on the oceanside of the Lower Rd. The two bedrooms include a master bedroom with a Posturepedic Queen bed, and a second room with a trundle bed (beds can be joined to make a king bed or split to make 2 twins). Newly renovated, this quiet home offers a fully furnished kitchen, and very spacious living and dining room areas, everything you need to be comfortable without the outrageous cost.
This plantation home sits on a large 10,000 square foot property with plumeria, guava, mango, papaya, and banana trees. A five minute walk takes you to a beautiful, quiet beach where sunsets are magnificent. A 10 minute walk takes you to the Napili Plaza where all the ameniites (post office, ATM, grocery store, restaurants, pharmacy, beauty salon, and snorkel set rentals) are available. A Weber gas BBQ and a washer/drier are also at your disposal. Depending on what is fruiting in the garden or on the trees, fresh fruits and veggies may also be available.
The property owner, a doctoral graduate in marine biology, lives in a studio connected to the main house. If he is not off-island on a research cruise in some remote part of the world, he would be happy to advise you on where to experience the best of Maui's underwater beauty. Recently acquired are three egg-laying hens, which provide three fresh eggs each day. No roosters so you barely know they are there and they are a lot of fun to watch. A very people friendly cat named Ali'i (a.k.a. Mr. Lee) lives on the owner's side but if you are sitting outside, he will come say hello and jump in your lap for a little TLC. So if you dislike cats, this rental is not for you. Otherwise, this can be your home away from home while you explore the beauty of Maui.
Maui County Permit # BBWM 201210001
Keywords: affordable, plantation home, near beach, spacious, clean, BBQ, laundry, ocean view, quiet, plumeria, guava, mango, banana, tropical
King size beds (1) This is a Trundle bed that can be used as two single twins or joined as a King bed., Queen size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) An infant playpen is available., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The living room has a futon that can be used as a bed to sleep 2 persons. The guest room has a Trundle bed that can be used as two separate twins or joined to form a King bed....moreless
Please note the property owner has a very people friendly cat that likes attention. You are certainly free to ignore the cat but if you dislike cats or have severe cat allergies, this rental is not for you.
A fold-away playpen on wheels and beach toys are also available for those with very young children....moreless
If you have a Pandora account, you can listen to music on the TV....moreless
Some children's beach toys and board games available....moreless
A small video library is available to watch DVD on the TV or rent for a dollar from the video store down the street. Also, the TV is equipped with a Sony Media Player that allows you to watch Netflix movies or listen to Pandora....moreless
Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
The ocean is visible from certain locations in the backyard or walk two minutes next door and sit on the beach....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Golf Privileges Optional
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
A full dryer is available for guests. The washer and dryer exist in the carport and are shared with the property owner. Clothes lines are also available for drying....moreless
The carport is shared with the owner leaving one covered parking space for guests. One additional parking spot is available in the front yard....moreless
Off-Peak Summer May 1 - Jun 30, 2015 3 night min stay
Off-Peak Fall Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2015 3 night min stay
Prime Jan 1 - Feb 29, 2016 3 night min stay
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning Fee$130 + tax
Refundable Damage Deposit$75
If you are booking within 2 weeks of your checkin date, the rate is only $75/night! There is a 13.40% Hawaii sales and transient accommodation tax and a cleaning fee of $130 added on.
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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About the owner: Welcome to my beautiful home. I'm originally from Montreal, Canada, but found my paradise here on Maui where I have lived for the past 17 years. I am a marine biologist having spent the better part of my last 20 years studying whales and dolphins all over the world. More recently I obtained my doctoral degree learning about Maui's manta rays. Now I spend most of my time devoted to my non-profit, The Hawaii Association for Marine Education and Research, Inc., pursuing its mission to preserve Hawaii precious marine resources through sound research and education. I look forward to telling you all about the beauty of the underwater world available to you just offshore of my beautiful home.
Why the Owner Chose Napili: I spent the past 17 years studying the endangered humpback whale here in Maui, the best place in the world to study them on their breeding ground. Where else would anyone want to buy a home?
The Unique Benefits at this House: The home is located on 10,000 square feet with beautiful plumeria, guava, mango, and banana trees. It is 15 minutes north of Lahaina, close enough to gain access to all their activities and restaurants while enjoying the tranquility and beauty of the upper west side. The sunsets are spectacular from the beach only a 5 min walk from the house. Bring a beach chair, a beverage, and soak in the beauty. A ten minute walk up the hill is Napili market where the post office, grocery store, ATM, and restaurants are available for your convenience. Or stop in at Boss Frog's for some affordable snorkel gear and enjoy the many turtles, fish, and beautiful corals. In the winter months, listen closely and you just might hear humpback whales singing.