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'Discover Aroma' at the Romantic Cottage

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Last updated: 08/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
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  • Pets considered:No
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Discover Aroma at the Aromatherapy Foundation of Maui's aromatic botanical educational estate and farm.

Your accommodation at the Aromatherapy Foundation of Maui, a registered 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, provides more than just a beautiful place to stay but equally important provides you with an educational opportunity to experience the world of aromatherapy with a stay on an aromatic botanical farm. You will be surrounded by about one-thousand aromatic plants, be able to roam the gardens and learn about the individual plants, make use of the in-house atomizers which will fill your unit with the fragrant and healthy aromatic scents, be able to attend the on-property aromatic distillations, enjoy the purest of aromatic body treatments and massage, participate in a hands-on nationally recognized scientific survey recording your specific impressions of various essential oils, and have the opportunity to peruse the literature provided within each unit and even if you wish take a beginners aromatic course which will provide you with a well-rounded introduction to the benefits and pleasures of aromatherapy.

Our belief here at the Aromatherapy Foundation of Maui is that there is tremendous potential provided by the aromatic plants that surround us in our environment to nourish us with good health and provide vitality and quality of life. Better than providing a rigid and formalized course, our tact is to immerse registrants directly into a lifestyle that is surrounded by many facets of aromatherapy which participants can appreciate in a fun and casual manner that fits your schedule. While enjoying the property, each person may incorporate a painless form of education and develop knowledge and skills that will remain with them for the rest of their lives. You may participate in as much of the program as you would like and we are confident that you will be leaving us with a better understanding and appreciation of the science of aromatherapy and how it may serve to make your life and those of your loved ones richer for the experience.

Everyone staying as overnight residents at the Aromatherapy Foundation of Maui will be asked to be a participant in a study involving essential oils that will require exactly five minutes a day to complete. (Special pricing will be inclusive for all Aromatherapy Foundation residents.)

Please Call Us for Availability as our Calendar on this site is not always up to date. 808-573-8002. To enhance your understanding and educational experience, the Foundation has several facilities on the property that allow you to spend the night and enjoy the healing benefits of Aromatherapy, including treatments and applications that utilize Aromatherapy’s therapies. Obtain an in-depth understanding and appreciation for Aromatherapy while resting and recovering from your daily activities. The facilities on the property include the following:

Maui's 'Romantic Cottage' at the Aromatherapy Foundation of Maui provides guests with a charming accommodation and an exceptional opportunity to getaway and escape from the fast paced world. Our tranquil botanical garden of lavender, rosemary, geranium and other aromatics are sure to help you RELAX. Views are sensational and dramatic from every window in this elegantly decorated hideaway.

The one-bedroom Romantic Cottage is the perfect place for those wanting to relax, reconnect and rejuvenate or simply enjoy balanced quietude. After a day of exploring the mountain, relax in the large in-ground Jacuzzi under a colorful sunset sky. Curl up and dream in front of the fire and then sleep well in a beautiful King sized tempurpedic bed.

The Romantic Cottage can accommodate as many as four persons with the use of futons in the living-room. The full kitchen with beautiful hand-crafted koa cabinets and gas stove are a chef's dream for creating delicious meals in your cozy abode. Or, should you want to take a break from the kitchen, delicious dining is just minutes away in fine Makawao restaurants.

The Aromatherapy Foundation of Maui [AFM] is a 501 c [3] non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to providing programs, education, training, workshops, therapies, scientific information, research, support and other activities and services to the public regarding the use and benefits of aromatherapy and aromatic horticulture.

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 3-4

              • Bedroom 1


              • Convertible bed(s)


              • King size beds (1) The Romantic Cottage has a very comfortable King tempurpedic beds in a warm honey teak bed frame., Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 twin beds are available as floor-beds....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Microwave
              • Catering Available
              • Kitchen
              • Cooking Utensils


              • Parking Off Street
              • Gas Fireplace
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Linens Provided

              Other Amenities

                  • The Aromatherapy Foundation of Maui is an aromatic botanical garden of lavender, rosemary and other herbs. The air quality up here on Haleakala is exquisite and has very healing qualities due to the altitude and the scent of eucalyptus and pine. Romantic Cottage features and amenities: Fine oriental carpets, Full kitchen with large counter-tops, Pots and pans, Full size stove, oven, fridge, coffee maker, blender & toaster oven, Washer and dryer, Place settings for up to four, King size temperpedic bed, TV (satellite dish), DSL broadband internet service and a wireless router, Beautiful art throughout, Use of salt water lap-pool & outdoor in-ground hot tub, Beach towels, Quiet setting, Optional Services Include: Pure Aromatherapy Massage & Body Care provided by owner, Doreena Larisch's Maui Spa Retreat. Private yoga instruction by appointment, Private meditation instruction and stress reduction, also by, appointment,...moreless


                  • Shared Hot Tub:

                    We are a small private property and share the in-ground hot tub and cool salt water lap pool with our guests....moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player


                  • Broadband Access
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Telephone

                  Pool & Spa

                  • Sauna:

                    Sauna is available by appointment for a small fee...moreless

                  • Communal Pool

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    The Romantic Cottage has an outdoor dining porch on the garden level (see view from photo) and a large upstairs bedroom with an outdoor stargazing balcony . The Octagon Studio has a covered lanai that wraps around with sweeping bicoastal views....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Balcony

                  Location & View

                  • Ocean View:

                    Ocean views of both isthmuses with phenomenal sunsets can be seen from our exclusive 3,000 ft. elevation! Also the West Maui Mountains flanked by Lanai and Molokai......moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    We view the West Maui Mountains....moreless


                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Tennis
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Golf
                  • Swimming
                  • Parasailing
                  • Surfing
                  • Sailing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Cycling
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Cinemas
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Live Theater
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving


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                  1 night min stay

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                  • Out Cleaning Fee $125
                  • Taxes Not included


                  Half of the total amount is due 10-days after making the reservation and the balance half is due 60-days prior to arrival. Payment can be made by personal check or bank wire. Canadian guests can pay with a Bank Draft in U.S. Dollars. PayPal payments are accepted and all fees incurred for this method are the responsible of Guest.

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                  Last updated: 08/27/2014
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                  Maui Spa Retreat- Pure Aromatherapy Massage & Body Care,

                  Private Yoga/Meditation Instruction By Appointment


                  Manager info

                  About: Owners of the property, Doreena & Tom Barefoot with Aromatherapy Foundation of Maui Board members, Jack B. Young, Malia Powers, Patsy Young. (missing is Kerry Cullins)

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                  • Wake up to these epic Bi-coastal Ocean Views!

                    Wake up to these epic Bi-coastal Ocean Views!

                  • Bedroom Views!

                    Bedroom Views!

                  • View from the porch of the Romantic Cottage; ocean, valley and mountain

                    View from the porch of the Romantic Cottage; ocean, valley and mountain

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                  This listing was first published here in 2005.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, June 24, 2014

                  $265 per night (USD)

                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

                  View calendar: Updated 08/27/14
                  Minimum stay: 1 nights
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