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Recent East Maui reviews

  • Living in Maui

    "If you want to get a sense of living in Maui, then renting a condo like this one is a way to go. It is very affordable and well equipped. We didn't feel like we were missing anything. Yes, it tends to get noisy with the traffic but honestly , it didn't bother me at all as I could also hear birds in the morning and crickets at night. The condo is literally few minutes away from the beach ! At night we could hear waves crashing on the shore. The condo is very close to all the shops that are located in Paia which is 3 min drive and only 8 min drive to my favorite beach 'Baldwin Park' Overall we had a great time :) Thank you Paula Cheers, S"
    Guest: S Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: February 27, 2015
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  • Beautiful house

    "The pictures really don't do this property justice it is very beautiful large open format and's-based home that could actually accommodate two families easy Greatview Great location very well appointed very very very very nice"
    Guest: martha Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 13, 2015
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  • A Hana attraction unto itself

    "While Hana is typically known for its multicolored beaches, its twisty road and jungle scenery, Ekena is just as much an attraction as any of these things. It is a gem of a house set high on a hill just outside of Hana, and its main features include a huge deck with unsurpassed views of the Hana jungle and ocean beyond, unbelievable grounds with endless tropical plants and trees (including a particularly beautiful patch of Rainbow Eucalyptus trees), and two large bedroom suites on opposite ends of the house for total privacy between groups or couples. I found every moment in Ekena to be immensely peaceful and relaxing, and the ever-changing weather - including spontaneous torrential rainfall - just added to the charm. One of the highlights was sipping a glass of wine on a crystal clear night out on the patio while watching the moon rise behind a group of the trees to the east. It was a magical moment in a magical place. While staying in Hana we visited Hamoa Beach (a beautiful jungle beach), Luana Spa (great massages in a traditional Hale on a cliff) and 'Ohe'o Gulch (a tourist trap, but a must-see nonetheless), kayaked and snorkeled in a coral reef in Hana Bay, and had numerous wonderful home cooked meals thanks to Ekena's full kitchen and dining area. I didn't get the chance to meet Gaylord, but I talked with his wife Robyn several times and she was great to chat with about the house, their history and Hana in general. You get the distinct feeling at Ekena, and in Hana in general, that life is much simpler, slower, and in many ways more fulfilling than it is in the congested big cities and suburbs where most of us come from. There were only a couple VERY minor negatives, and I want to stress that these did not detract from our experience at all, but I thought they would be helpful to note for future guests. Because you're high on a hill, sound travels farther than you might think, and some nights we heard several dogs barking rather energetically from down below. It really wasn't a big deal but it did jolt us out of our "Ekena trance" from time to time. Also, be prepared for possible insects like cockroaches and spiders in the rooms. This is to be expected in a jungle habitat so we were prepared heading in, but that didn't stop our teenage daughter from having a mini heart attack when she saw a giant (but harmless) cane spider in her room one night. Again, nothing worth truly worrying about. Ekena is a truly incredible place and highly recommended."
    Guest: Steve E. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 9, 2015
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  • A delightful spot! We'll be back :)

    "We had a lovely one-week stay in this cottage in early September. What a view! I wish we’d had another week to enjoy all the stunning sunsets from the chalet deck. The cottage is lovely – simple and really clean, and exactly as it looks in the photos. The kitchen is well-equipped and there are plenty of fresh towels, laundry facilities and every extra thing you might need. This was a great spot for an early start to see the sunrise from Haleakalea, and there were even some warm jackets we could borrow for the adventure. We also took a ‘plate to table’ tour at O’o farm, which is just down the road, and can’t recommend it highly enough. Wilma is very helpful and we really hope we’ll be back again. Bring all your food, wine and whatever you might need for your stay – you won’t want to leave!"
    Guest: J S. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 15, 2014
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East Maui Travel Tips

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Maui Upcountry cottages are close to everything. They offer wonderful amenities, and you're just minutes away from some wonderful restaurants. Sea Watch Restaurant and Mama's Fish House are both very popular options, as are Charley's Restaurant and Sansei Seafood Restaurant and Sushi Bar. Casanova Italian Restaurant and Deli is also a great place to get a bite to eat for lunch or sit down for dinner. Maui Upcountry ocean view homes are so close to all kinds of opportunities to enjoy great food.

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Booking Maui Upcountry cottages early is a great choice. Some people wait until the last minute, but you can save money by booking early. That way, you'll also have the opportunity to choose between more options and amenities. Things won't be as full, so more choices will be open to you. If you decide to travel in the off-season, you'll likely see even more options - and a lower price - which can help you enjoy your Maui vacation even more. You might even be able to stay a little bit longer.

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