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Charming Plantation House, 2BR/2BA House, Email 4 Video

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 8 nights

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Minimum Stay
5 - 8 nights

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible sofa sleeper, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

771 Luakini St., Lahaina, Maui Hawaii, 96761 is the cutest, quaintest, most charming embracing little plantation style house, in the Historic District of Lahaina. The house has 2 bedrooms, each with queen sized pillow top beds and 2 bathrooms, one with a claw foot bath tub and the other a tiled shower with a glass door. Air Conditioning units in the living room and in each bedroom. Please email for our YouTube video of the house. Please email or call for additional questions. Vacationing in a home (free standing house) is so sweet and very different from a condo experience. Everyone comments on how wonderful it is to be able to park at the house and walk all around Lahaina and home again. Guests love the convenient location that allows walking to everything in Lahaina. Great food, really Really great food within a block of the house and all around this area. Walk to movies and to the Lahaina Harbor and to all types of shops and galleries.

The stretch of Front Street on the ocean side of this property has no structures, offering wide open ocean views, bench seating and stairs to a little tiny beach, great area for sunsets, whale watching boat watching and people watching. At this Lahaina location there is little need for a car except to go to great destinations like Haleakala National Crater and Seven Sacred Pools in Hana. Property is one lot away from Lahainaluna Rd. right by Lahaina Grill Restaurant (formerly David Paul's), next to the Lahaina Marketplace and across Front Street from Cheeseburger in Paradise, near Gerards Plantation Grill, Kimo's, Lahaina Yacht Club, Bubba Gumps, The Lahaina Banyan Tree, the Historic Lahaina Banyan Tree by the Lahaina Harbor and the oceanfront Lahaina Library, galleries and museums and fabulous other fun things to experience. Luakini St. is a one-lane, one-way street with travel heading towards Kaanapali. There is very little traffic. It is easiest to enter Luakini St. from Dickenson St. Close to all types of restaurants, spa services, movies and live broadway type theater at Ulelena. The Lahaina huge one-block sized famous Banyon tree. Walk to the harbor for snorkel trips, boating, fishing, ferry trips to the island of Molokai. The little house could be the subject of any Maui painting. Hang your snorkel and fins or surfboard outside and live the Lahaina lifestyle. Less then 200 feet to the oceans edge. Watch whales and spectacular sunsets over the ocean from Front St.

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Leah Damon
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2017

About Leah Damon

Maui Realtor Broker for the past 26+ years, organic beekeeper, biodymanic farmer & part owner of this fun plantation style house right in the center of Historic Lahaina.

Leah Damon purchased this house in 2005

Why Leah Damon chose West Maui

This plantation style house is in such a great location to vacation in Hawaii. Located in the Historic District of Lahaina, Maui, moments to the ocean's edge and walking distance to harbor, museums, art galleries, shopping and a huge variety of great food, unbelievable food. When we bought this house it was in very bad shape and has taken years to restore to it's vibrant cheerful happy contemporary condition. It has a great welcoming embracing warm feeling and is loved and cared for very much. Just entering the house gives everyone the feeling of Aloha.

What makes this house unique

Vacationing in a house is living as a Maui resident, right in historic Lahaina neighborhood with easy access to the Lahaina harbor, museums, art galleries, shopping and a huge variety of oceanfront restaurants and great food such as Lahaina Grill, Kimo's, Cheeseburger in Paradise, Bubba Gumps, Lahaiha Yatch Club, Plantation House, Hard Rock Cafe, Ono Galato and many more. It is a super fun place to be.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Leah,

Well, we're leaving the house at about 10:30 this morning, although we all would rather stay for another week or month. We had a great time. The house is really great.

Dec 2011
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Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Charming Plantation House, 2BR/2BA House, Email 4 Video
average rating of 4.820513 based on 42 reviews

Amazing place to stay in Lahaina

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent stay at this property. Lahaina is an amazing beach town and everything is a few minutes' walk from this centrally located home. The home was extremely clean, well stocked with towels/pillows/cooking/utensils/dishware/etc, with comfortable beds, AC, and all your expected appliances. And (!), it's an exceptionally cute and fun little home to stay in.

We arrived late Friday night and stayed through the following Saturday. Everything about our stay was wonderful!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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  • 5 of 5

A home away from home. We were very pleased with the location the house. Close to shopping, restaurants and market. Just 1 block from the ocean. Very comfortable furniture. Kitchen fully furnished. Pleasantly surprised by the lovely gift of chocolate covered macadamia nuts upon our arrival. Had to go over a few hours to wait to flight and it was no problem. Definitely going back.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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This place was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was perfect! After staying on the other side of the island for two weeks we were very happy to move to town. The cottage looked small from the outside but seemed spacious and very comfortable once inside. It was very clean and well maintained and decorated. We also appreciated that it was well equipped and even had a washer and dryer. The second bedroom has only a tub with a small shower attachment so we used the shower located off the master bedroom which also has access to the kitchen area. The back patio is perfect for morning coffee and evening cocktails. Thanks to the previous reviews we were careful not to lock ourselves out at the back door.

The location of this cottage is ideal, we were less than a block from shopping and restaurants! The parking in front of the house was an added bonus and much appreciated. We used Uber a couple of times and found them to be quick and reasonably priced.

Leah was easy to work with and provided quick responses to my questions. We are looking forward to staying here next year!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Simply Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Simply perfect was our month long stay at 771 Luakini! Leah has taken great care to appoint the cottage to make your stay perfection. The kitchen is well equipped- not a thing we needed. My husband enjoyed reading on the front porch watching people go by, whereas I enjoyed the back porch and patio in the shadier parts of the yard. The vegetation around the house provides complete privacy from the apartment building on the one side. The gardener came twice while we were there to tidy branches, leaves and grass. Everything within walking distance from the wharf, sea wall, surfing, groceries, coffee- you name it! We rented bikes rather than a car and stored them safely along with our surf gear in the garage. Leah was great to work with and replied quickly to any inquiry. This cottage might look small on the outside, but it's spacious inside providing you with a feeling of home. The video is spot on of what you can expect. It was very clean and there were tons of towels for both the beach and bath. Having a full size washer and dryer was a bonus. Simply Perfect! Thank you Leah. MLou and Jim (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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  • 5 of 5

After a not so pleasant year, we were convinced that the vacation planned was a MUST. We carried on so thankful that we did. The cottage was super clean (I am so tough but passed my test). The location could not be better. The apartments located close by have very quite tenants. We almost thought our outdoor dining was a nuisance but we only met nice folks. This cottage is centrally located and we could not imagine a place that was better unless you lived there. The cottage is furnished with almost everything that you need. We restocked things that we used like paper towels and tp for the next guests as I would hope they would do for the next. Stay here, you will not be disappointed. You might want to book before too long for 2016 & 2017 because we have booked three weeks in March (counting the days until we are back to being relaxed)....and we have printed the flier for this location in our place of business as a solid referral "AVOID hotels, stay like you are home here".

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Great Rental for 2 Couples

  • 5 of 5

We actually stayed in November 2013, but VRBO wouldn't let me go back another year for this very late review. My husband and I went to Maui with another couple and this home was just perfect, it had two bedrooms and two bathrooms, a good sized sitting area and a well-equipped kitchen. One of the two rooms does have a nicer bathroom because it is bigger and the other bathroom has only a bathtub. My husband and I stayed in the smaller room with the smaller bathroom but it worked out fine because we just used the other shower when the couple was not at the house.

The house is located in the heart of Lahaina town. You literally walk out of the house and right into all of the action. We did have to drive a short distance to beaches but not a problem because there was always plenty of parking.

We would stay here again with another couple.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
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Nearest Airport
23.6 Miles
Kahului Airport (Airport code OGG)
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
David Pauls
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Short walk to Molokai Ferry
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Sugar Cane Train
Nearest Motorway
0.4 Miles
Honoaopiilani Hwy #30
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Lahaina has so Many great restaurants
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Jet Ski on the ocean
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
200 feet to the ocean on Front Street Lahaina

Maui is such a wonderful place of beauty & warmth, come visit, relax and get happy. Ulalena, (Maui's Broadway Theater), A story of Hawaii's People is preformed at West Maui's Live Theater venue, walking distance from the house.


Rates & Availability

Lahaina House Rental Rates

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Holiday 2017
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 4 2018
8 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $125
Tax Rate 13.43%

Winter Holiday rates of $335./per night apply for December 19th thru January 4th. A 9-night minimum stay for any bookings which include 12/24 thru 1/3. A 14-night minimum stay for bookings that include both 12/24 and 12/31. Please see rental agreement for cancellation policy and complete details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Lahaina House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • 2 Queen size Beds, both bedrooms have super comfy pillow top queen beds. There is also a fold-out Sofa in Living Room that folds out to be our 3rd Queen size sofa sleeper bed and takes most of the living room space when opened into a bed.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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