Welcome to the newly remodeled Paia Surf House, STPH2012/0001, HI tax ID # TA-078-205-7472-01, which accommodates parties of up to 6 but probably more comfortable for 5 guests with 1 king, 1 queen and 1 full beds– or splurge and make it all just a honeymoon palace for two. When you're at Paia Surf, you can stash the car keys for days on end if you want – and walk everywhere! How cool is that? (Driving is SO overrated.) Shops/restaurants/cafes/galleries and, yes, the beach, are all out the front door, no further than a couple blocks. And Paia is a gem of a coastal village, right beside the mighty blue Pacific's open waters. You’re guaranteed to feel the ocean’s power, one way or another.
Whether you're part of a multi-generational family gathering, or an intimate romantic escapade, this luxury house is all yours while you're there. And the house works great in different ways. Designed to be enjoyed communally, it also has plenty of little hideaway features that allow for privacy; places to get away from it all – the LANAI, for one, and some outdoor/backyard grotto space. Very versatile, with an extreme 'Oh WOW!’ factor the moment you step inside.
Three bedrooms and two full bathrooms - all newly remodeled. Its all double-walled construction, with NEW insulation - windows - doors - stone tile floors - plumbing - electrical. The theme throughout? Driftwood. Sea glass. Sand. Every room has it's own quiet solar electric AC unit. There are 3 parking stalls on the property. Maui County regulation allows two guests per bedroom and only one rental group, on the same rental agreement, staying at the home at any one period of time. SO YOU ARE THE ONLY GUESTS STAYING IN THE HOUSE! For vacation homes in Maui these regulations ensure that guests have the ultimate private experience and Paia Surf really does feel like your home away from home!
The second story has a small ocean view, gourmet kitchen and large lanai complete with comfortable outdoor furnishings. The ground level has hot outdoor showers, and 2 lanais with an outdoor BBQ with cooking element. The house feels light and bright, insulated and quiet, even though it is located in the heart of Paia. The house is just off the road thru town, three houses from the shore. Beach access is around the block and about a five-minute walk. Check in is at 3pm. Check out at 10am. There is a seven-night minimum stay.
Folks who come to Paia love “the coolest little town in Maui” – one of the island's most charming hideaways. Escaping the tourist sprawl of steel and glass rising high, Paia is a nod to the remnants of Hawaii’s past, when it was a sugar cane plantation village. You can almost imagine the company store on Main Street. And what better way to experience its timeless, laid back essence than residing in this charming, almost-at-the-beach/in-the-heart-of-the-village house. You're not just a visitor, you live there, mixing with the locals! Turn one way outside your door, and you're strolling by some of the island's best restaurants, earthy little cafes, places to get a holistic massage or tribal tattoo, or a tasty cocktail while enjoying live music, historical sites, surf shops ... all just a stroll out the door. Turn the other way and it's a short walk to the beach and all its glories of sun/sea/sand. Never been to Shangri La? Hey - you live in Paia - and that’s even better.
As a local family and business owners on this island, we feel privileged and proud to be able to contribute to our community by providing a service that benefits our town and the visitors who make long journeys from distant lands to experience the island of Maui. The north shore is the heart and soul of Maui. In Paia, you will be part of a community that feels more 'local' than touristy, more homegrown and friendly than fussy - quite different from the south, and west, shores, jammed with high rise mega-resorts from one end to the other.
Experience the essence of old and new Maui at The Paia Surf. Come visit our home. We've lived here - and loved it - a long time.
Aloha and All The BEST,
Annie, Chris, Dylan and Evan McNeil
PS ~ PAIA SURF HOUSE RULES (Maui County Regulation)
Quiet Hours: from 9:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m., during which time the noise from the short-term rental home shall not unreasonably disturb adjacent neighbors. Sound that is audible beyond the property boundaries during non-quiet hours shall not be more excessive than would be otherwise associated with a residential area. Please respect ourneighbors. U.S. Mainland and global visitors often arrive from different time zones so if awakened early be conscious of the time. Be aware that loud conversation and slamming car doors is a disturbance and loud music is never allowed. Amplified sound that is audible beyond the property boundaries of the short-term rental home is prohibited. Our neighbors specifically asked for a 9:30pm curfew from noise on outdoor lanais.
Parking: Vehicles shall be parked in the designated onsite parking area and shall not be parked on the street. There are 2 parking spaces provided. There will always be 1-2 spaces reserved for the owners use. No parties or group gatherings other than registered guests shall occur.
Occupancy: The entire dwelling is rented to only one group at a time. The maximum occupancy of the dwelling approved for short-term rental use, per section 19.65.030.K., MCC, shall be no greater that two times the number of bedrooms. We ask that the maximum occupancy of Paia Surf to be 6 guests, but best for 5, since we have one full sized bed, in addition to, 1 king and 1 queen beds. Children over the age of 2 years are considered as guests by Maui County ordinance.