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Paia/Kuau -- Very Nice, New Studio, European style, 3min for the ocean.

Bedrooms 1
Property type studio


About the property

Studio, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Our entirely renovated studio is located at walking distance from the ocean, on Kuau Point. It is very quite and you can just hear the surf from the (private) yard and wood deck Lanai.

You are 2 minutes away from world famous Hookipa beach park, 5 minutes from 'Sprecks' and 10 from Kanaha.

You can just walk to Surf, Stand up Paddle or Windsurfing.

If you're a kitesurfer, drive 2 minutes to Lanes for wave Kitesurfing or 10 minutes to Kitebeach. When you're back, enjoy the outside shower right on the deck in the yard under the trees.

Go out for diner at Mama's fish house couple hundred yards away or go to Paia town in 2 minutes.

Enjoy the brand new queen size bed and European style renovation.

Have a barbecue on your deck in the private yard surrounded by avocado and banana trees.

Keywords: Studio, private yard, walking distance to the ocean, outside shower, lanai, wood deck, queen bed, beach, newly renovated, surf, Stand up paddle, kitesurf, windsurf.

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 27, 2017

About Owner/Manager

We love Maui for all it has to offer, but mainly for the waves and wind! We're a family of passionate windsurfer, Kitesurfer, stand up paddler, surfer and horseback riders.

Owner/Manager purchased this studio in 2011

Why Owner/Manager chose East Maui

Kuau is to us the best location possible on Maui, it is close to everything, (beach, restaurant, shops) it has a perfect weather all year long, it is very friendly and quite.

What makes this studio unique

the unique benefits of our property is that you can just walk to the ocean, while you're so close to Hookipa beach park and Paia on the same time. You can hear the surf breaking from the yard in the winter time.


Paia Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Studio has a private yard in front with Barbecue and dining table from where you can hear the waves breaking during the winter monthes


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

Paia/Kuau -- Very Nice, New Studio, European style, 3min for the ocean.
average rating of 4.707317 based on 41 reviews
Portland, Or

cute, cozy, and clean!

  • 5 of 5

During our stay, a tropical storm hit with intense rain. This made for some hot and humid conditions. This spot was cozy, had a ceiling fan above the bed, and a nice windowed lanai door, which made it feel private, and semi-outside. It could probably use another fan during tropical storm conditions, but we didn't feel a need to ask for it - i'm sure the owners would have obliged. There are some mosquitoes, so keep the screen pulled shut, but they're not bad. (Last year when we stayed in Haiku and closer in the jungle, I was eaten alive! This was a totally different and better experience!) The place is really clean and minimalistic with a big closet to store and organize our things, which we really appreciated. The hosts are really responsive if you contact them, which was great. The cleaning person forgot to leave bath towels (they were in the dryer) and TP, minor things, but this was taken care of right away. They also let us check in an hour earlier to get our perishable groceries into the fridge which was really nice and super appreciated. I have reactive asthma and rashes to fragrances in laundry detergent/dryer sheets and they use unscented detergent - the owner even did a double rinse of the linens in case there was any issue. This was really appreciated. You have everything you need in the unit. Internet connectivity was good, even with all the rain. It was a 5 minute drive to Paia and just behind the Kuau store - so the location was awesome. Parking is a cinch and there is plenty of it whether you rent a Dodge Caravan or a compact car (we had a compact). It is a shared parking space, you just want to be comfortable maneuvering your vehicle around. There is a covered garage area where you can store things such as boards, etc if needed, which is great (though we only used it for our shoes). It's a private spot, though right next door to the owners and the other places for rent that they own. You'll hear others, so it has a semi-communal feel, but really private. We only ran into folks once, heard folks every day, but we felt as though it was really private, but friendly and if we wanted more interaction, we could have made it happen. My absolute favorite thing about the spot? The outdoor shower. For the outdoor shower alone, I'd come back and stay every time I'm in Paia! The lanai and outdoor shower were the definite highlights of the place. We didn't do much cooking due to the heat/humidity and instead ate a lot of Mana salads.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect studio in great location with lovely owners

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely 2-night stay here. It's a perfect location in a quiet, cool neighborhood. My favorite parts were listening to the ocean from bed and the outdoor shower :)

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you Sarah! It's great to know that you had a good time! Aloha
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Super cute studio

  • 4 of 5

The place was a little hard to find, but instructions were clear.

It was super cute inside. Large closet, clean washroom and an cute outdoor shower. Had a backyard patio and the kitchen was equipped with everything you needed. I only wished I met the owners or had some sort of introduction because I felt like I wasn't welcomed or intruding.

There wasn't instructions for check-out. I just left the key in the door upon leaving.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Nina, thanks a lot for your great review and glad you had a good time. Sorry that we didn't get to meet each other, it just seemed like we were never in rhythm to meet as both times I tried to come say hi, you were out... We would have definitely like to meet you too. Aloha
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  • 5 of 5

had an amazing time. Property is perfect for two!

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet and clean!

  • 4 of 5

Loved everything about the Surfshack. The bed was comfortable, great space and loved the outdoor shower option. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Laid back spot in Paia

  • 4 of 5

The surf shack is just that. It is comfortable, clean and has the amenities needed for a nice stay in this laid back, funky town. Perfect for 2 people to use as a home base for exploring Maui. We did not spend a ton of time in the shack, but had our breakfast here every morning to start the day. There is a grocery store in the center of town as well as many great restaurants, so no need to worry about cooking but there is a stove and fridge. No microwave. The hosts were accommodating and available for any questions. If you are expecting high end accommodations, this is not the place for you, but if you want to experience a taste of Paia, this spot was perfect.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kitesurfing, Stand up paddle.


Rates & Availability

Paia Studio Rental Rates

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per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
last minute may june 2017
May 25 2017 - Jun 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fees $80

Check in after 4pm
Mandatory check out by 11am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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