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Enjoy breathtaking unlimited views of nearby islands, sensational sunsets, turtles feeding year around and whale watching in Winter from your own private paradise. Our irresistible home is located on private property, surrounded by fruit trees, gardens and lush green grass in Makena Maui. It is one of the finest, truly unique hidden Hawaiian places.
Decorated in casual island style, the homes main dwelling has 1 bedroom with queen bed, 1 full bath , living dining room combination with a full size kitchen. Attached to the main home is a private master suite with a queen bed, full bath, sitting area and hot tub with beautiful ocean views. You can rented the cottage for 2 people or the cottage and master suite for 4 people. Maximum 4 guests total. Amenities included are barbecue, cable TV/VCR/DVD, stereo with CD/tape, cordless phone, and washer/dryer, ceiling fans, fully equipped kitchen with coffee maker, and microwave.
Things to do...: Take advantage of the excellent snorkeling and scuba diving in front of your own cottage. Feed the fish in the tide pools or search for sea shells. Look for turtles eatingthe seaweed off the rocks as you sit in your lounge chair. There is not a better place to kayak on Maui and they are available to rent nearby. Walk to nearby white sand beach - Makena Beach. Big Beach, which for years has been voted best beach in Hawaii, is a 5 minute drive from the cottage. If you dont feel like cooking enjoy the wonderful restaurants at the Maui Prince Hotel which is a 5 minute scenic walk. Keawalai Historical Church is located just 5 doors down.
Makena Memories: Our home has such wonderful memories for me...My grandparents originally built the little cottage as a place to come to on the weekend to go 'Hukilau' which means fishing. My first memories are of the original design of the house...it was completely open on the front. Where the bedroom is now, had benches all the way around the sides. In the middle where the bathroom is, was where they locked up the bedding and cots. The kitchen was the kitchen and the bathroom was actual built next to the cottage and my grandfather kept his most precious posessions in there...his lawn mower and fishing nets. We had so much fun, everyone together like a big camp out, some in hammocks others on army cots, but all of us watching the fireworks in the sky. What I realized as I got older was that it wasnt fire works but the military bombing Koholawe island. Through the years I learned how special our place is. I grew up there, learned to swim, got married there and now my son gets to experience it too.
The bedroom in the main house has a queen bed with an ocean view. The attached master suite has a queen bed with an ocean view also. The master suite has a TV/DVD in the room. Each bedroom has ceiling fans and Hawaiian decor....moreless
The bath in the main house also has lots of closet space for clothes. In the master suite you can sitting in the jetted tub and enjoy the ocean view and sunset....moreless
We have a lot of guest that have left snorkeling gear, boogie boards and beach mats at the end of their visits. We are never certain what will be left so always check out the equipment shed before you plan to go buy something.
1. In consideration to others please do not smoke in the house.
2. Quiet hours are from 9:00pm to 8:00am during which time the noise from the house shall not unreasonably disturb adjacent neighbors.
3. During non-quiet hours, sound that is audible beyond the property boundaries shall not be more excessive than would be otherwise associated with a residential area.
4. Amplified sound that is audible beyond the property boundaries is prohibited.
5. Vehicles shall be parked in designated onsite parking.
6. No parties or group gatherings other than registered guests shall occur.
7. The shoreline area is the property of the people of Hawaii and is open for free use by everyone.
Low season main house only Apr 16 - Nov 15, 2015 4 night min stay
High main house only Nov 16 - Dec 19, 2015 5 night min stay
Christmas both sides Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2016 5 night min stay
My Standard Rate 4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$400
High Season Nov 16-April 15 Main house(1br) $450
High Season Main & Master suite(2br) $550.
Xmas Season Dec 20-Jan 4 $500/600 per night
Low Season April 16 - Nov 15 Main house(1br) $400
Low Main & Master suite(2br) $500.
STKM Permit #2013
Only one rental group at a time
Max occupancy four (4) persons, including children over age 2.
Cleaning fee Main hse $175, Main+Master suite $200
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Ocean front, ocean views, tidal pools snorkeling, kayak, swimming, tennis golf, whale watching, turtles, beach, romantic, sunsets, private, boating, fruit trees, scuba, paddle board, surf, bike, bicycle, shells, sailing, horseback riding, running, jogging, picnic, bbq, fishing, boogie boarding, skin boarding, festivals, art, hiking, water falls, Natural area reserve, nude beach, hukilau, gardens, aquarium, historical church, volcano, dining, winery, shopping, spa, music, motorcycle riding, interisland travel, concerts, movies, rodeo, family fun, helicopter rides, wind-surfing
Why the Owner Chose Makena: This property has been in my family for 3 generations and will stay in my family for many more. My grandmother use to say 'Makena means work' and I didnt understand until I was older how much I was willing to work to preserve paradise.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: Waking up to the sounds of the waves on the shore. Having coffee while watching the turtles feed off the rocks. Picking mango's and bananas right from the trees for breakfast. Its not a condo...its your own place to enjoy.