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Recent East Maui reviews
I love this home!
"My husband and I were lucky enough to spend our 15 year anniversary at the house. It is very private and gorgeous. It certainly helps that it is in Hana as the whole East Coast of Maui is a very special place. We LOVED how quiet and simple life was for a few days. The hot tub was a treat....we saw amazing stars (the Milky Way) and just loved every part of our stay. We cooked in and the kitchen was stocked with what we needed. Thank you so much for sharing such a special special home. Mahalo!"
Guest: Sara H.Date of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 22, 2015
A little piece of heaven--absolutely wonderful place to stay!
"My friends and I were on a girls' getaway and spent 4 nights in the Jasmine suite. The house is very clean and well-stocked with kitchen items. We enjoyed using the provided beach chairs, boogie boards, and beach towels. The washer & dryer was nice to have too, and laundry soap was provided.
The views from Ekena are amazing. It was tempting to sit on the porch all day long! However, we decided to enjoy exploring Hana: Oheo Gulch (take the 4 mile hike along the Pipiwai Trail!), Red Sand Beach, Black Sand Beach, Koki Beach, Hana Farms stand (banana bread is the best around--we recommend the pineapple banana bread!), Coconut Glen's (great ice-cream, strange service), Troy's plate lunch (near Koki Beach), etc. So much to see, do, and eat! :) If you want fresh chicken or fish, be sure to get it on your way to Hana. The local markets in Hana only had fresh beef. We were able to purchase fish from a local fisherman during our stay and it was delicious.
Back to Ekena, Jasmine suite: There are two rooms: one had a king bed, and one had 2 twin beds (that can be made into a king if you desire). All the beds were comfortable. There's no a/c, but there are fans all around the house & plenty of windows and slider doors to keep things at a comfortable temperature. The Wi-Fi worked really well, but there's no cell phone reception. We didn't mind a bit! If you do stay at Ekena, be sure to wake up to watch the sunrise at least once while you're there. It's beautiful.
The location is great: about 2 minute drive to the town of Hana and about a 35-40 minute drive to Oheo Gulch. So nice to be able to get to the gulch earlier than all the day-trippers!
We loved our stay at Ekena and highly recommend it. Robin was incredibly helpful with our questions and so pleasant to talk to. It was a pleasure meeting her and Gaylord. Mahalo for everything! :)
-Melanie, Sharon & Christine"
Guest: AnonymousDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 25, 2015
"Nessie's House is a very spacious and neat place to stay. It is quiet at night and very relaxing. Minutes away from Paia town, restaurants and shopping. You will experience what is like to live as a local.
Mike was very helpful and friendly. If you need to know everything you need to know about Paia and Maui in general, don't hesitate to ask him. We even got some greens from his garden.
This place is very nice, affordable, and I definitively recommend it for everyone who wants a different experience from hotel resorts, or want save some money while visiting Maui."
Guest: Daryl G.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 20, 2015
"My wife, 5-year old daughter and I stayed at the Tropical retreat for 5 nights. We had a very enjoyable stay at the Tropical Retreat cottage. The cottage is very spacious, as other reviewers have noted and has a well-equipped kitchen including a dishwasher and fridge - I actually can't say enough about the fridge - it has a crushed ice setting which is perfect for making an extra cold glass of water, which is perfect for Hawaii's hot summer days. I think our daughter is now addicted to water it tastes so good! :)
The cottage is really well situated for Maui adventures. You are only 1 mile away from the start of the "Road to Hana", very close to Baldwin beach/baby beach, and also to forest walks and the Haleakala Crater.
Being in the upcountry, the area also feels more 'real'. We later stayed in West Maui, and visited South Maui, both of which feel like one big strip mall by comparison.
Everything went great during our stay and the only negative is that you don't have much of a view of the ocean (the volcano is behind you but is usually covered by clouds by the afternoon). That said, you do have a comfortable patio where you can lounge in privacy with a cold glass of wine so we didn't mind too much.
One caution: the closest 'big' grocery stores are about 20+ minutes away so stock up before you arrive!
I really recommend this place!"
Guest: Jen K.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 18, 2015