Cottage, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)
• Michael Kristiansen, born in South Africa, has a degree in Landscape Architecture, Park Administration, Ornamental Horticulture, and is a Certified Arborist. Michael is a consultant in landscape management and horticulture, runs workshops in tropical horticulture, pruning, mulching, composting, docent training, and staff training. He is the past Director of the Honolulu Botanical Gardens and a long-time teacher at UCLA Extension in Landscape Architecture and Gardening and Horticulture. • Terry Kristiansen, manager of Entabeni Cottage, has worked with Michael for the past 50 years of their marriage and shares his love of nature, the tropics, and their 6.25 acre flower farm on Maui. We share our lives with our two sons and their families, plus one dog, three cats, and a flock of chickens and free range guinea fowl. We grow flowers, fruit and vegetables. We offer fresh eggs and vegetables to our guests.
Owner purchased this Guest House in 1992
Why Owner chose Hana
If you are interested in tropical plants in a peaceful environment and enjoy the sounds of birds, Entabeni is the place for you. We are connected to nature and all that nature has to offer.
What makes this Guest House unique
Delicious eggs, organic vegetables, spectacular views, tropic fruits when available, and an opportunity to commune with nature at your doorstep.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
Damage and incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property caused by you or your party during your stay.
Max guests: 2
- Travelers who cancel at least 30 days before check-in will get back 100% of the amount they've paid.
Unbelievably Gorgeous Views and Amazing Hosts
This property is a must visit. My husband and I came her for a night while on Maui for our honeymoon. It was a perfect spot to stop on the road to Hana so we could enjoy the trip and stop on any out look we wanted. The cottage itself was super roomy for two people and immaculately clean. It had a larger than expected bathroom and a kitchen large enough for two to cook in. The outdoor shower was hooked up to the hot water which made rinsing off after the beach much nicer. The views were gorgeous and unlike anywhere in the world. I have never felt so at peace. The flower farm itself was super neat and they had chickens and guinea hens (which are the most ridiculous birds I have ever seen!). My favorite part of the stay was their Hospitality Manager, Kit the cat. He was super sweet and spent time with us while we ate outside on the porch, but wasn't disruptive when we went to sleep. He is an outdoor cat and not allowed in the cottage so people with allergies don't need to worry. Overall, it was a magical stay and my husband and I will definitely be coming back the next time we take the Road to Hana.
Hands down, this has been my favorite VRBO or AirB&B experience. The grounds are absolutely amazing and Michael could not have been a better host. Hope to return for a longer stay next time.
10 day stay for 25th anniversary
The cottage was exactly what we were hoping for. We would literally not change one thing about our entire experience! From the fresh eggs and vegetable to the tips about where to go and what to see, Terry and Michael could not have been more gracious hosts. The setting was beautiful and we did not want to leave. 10 days was not enough!
This spacious cottage with a beautiful view 20 minutes from Hana was enhanced by the gracious hosts. A highlight was the tour of the botanical gardens by Michael. Lovely!
Didn't want to leave wonderful place
Beautiful estate. We really enjoyed our time. Serene views of the ocean and gardens. Wonderful breezes. Great kitchen with all the supplies you need. The bed was wonderful after a day of hiking. The Hana Farm Grill is close by with great food.