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Napili Hale: Great Family House, near Napili Bay

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house


About the property

1000 sq/ft, two bed/two bathroom living area, two minute walk to Napili Bay

Aloha, the Napili Hale is a perfect family vacation house located in Northwest Maui. Napili Hale is the south living area of a plantation-style home and is attached to another 2 bed/2 bath living area. The south living area has its own private entry, and the large yard is shared space. Napili Hale is across the street from Napili Bay, a tranquil, leeward bay with a white sandy beach. Sunsets from Napili Bay are simply surreal with both Lana‘i and Moloka‘i off on the horizon.

Packing for your trip to the Napili Plantation home is easy, as we provide our guests: iron, ironing board, hairdryers in the bathrooms, towels and linens, beach towels, and a starter supply including paper products, trash bags, laundry and dish detergents, soaps and hand soap, shampoo, conditioner. Air conditioning available in the bedrooms upon request - $22 daily fee.

There are three additional beaches within walking distance (within a mile) north of the house; Kapalua Bay, Oneloa Bay (Ironwoods), and Honokahua Bay (Fleming Beach Park, fronting the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua). All of these beaches are spectacular and beautiful and the Kapalua Coastal Trail connects them all! The Coastal Trail makes for an amazing walk or run any time of day! This trail passes some of Maui’s most pristine sand dune ecosystems as well as an ‘U‘au (Hawaiian dark-rumped petrel) sanctuary at Hawea Point. This trail also connects to the Village Walking Trails and the Honolua Ridge and Maunalei Arboretum Trail systems are nearby. Please inquire about cultural tours of Maui. If you choose to walk along the Lower Road to Kapalua Drive, you will pass several world-class restaurants; the Seahouse Restaurant at the Napili Kai Hotel, Merriman’s Kapalua, The Pineapple Grill and the Plantation House, just to name a few.

There are a variety of activities that you can enjoy in walking distance that include swimming, snorkeling, hiking, boating, tennis, golf and surfing. Ka‘anapali is 5.8 miles south and Lahaina Town is 9.4 miles south. There you can enjoy more beaches, shopping, dining and lots of fun activities and entertainment.

There is a picnic table in the large yard. Napili Hale is a wonderful place to experience kama‘aina living and enjoy time with your family and friends!

My home is legally permitted and owner managed.

County of Maui Vacation Rental Permit Number: STWM 2017/0006

More Details

Colleen Medeiros
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2018

About Colleen Medeiros

I am a wife and mother and live on Maui with my family. Our affinity with the outdoors keeps our family busy with hiking, horseback riding, camping and sports of all sorts!! We are people who enjoy a simple life of family, friends and good times!

Why Colleen Medeiros chose Lahaina

This property gives travelers the opportunity to experience kama'aina (local) island living rather than hotel/resort living. This property has been in my family for over 5 generations and I thought keeping it as a rental property would give my family and myself continued opportunities to use it as it is a very sentimental place for us. Like most Hawaiian plantation-style houses, it is modest in size and simple. Much time is spent outdoors at the beach and therefore the house is designed and decorated to accommodate this lifestyle. Over the years, it has become surrounded by condominium complexes and hotels which offer additional amenities such as restaurants, golfing and tennis to name a few.

What makes this house unique

The uniqueness of the house comes with its location and history. This residential neighborhood was once considered a very remote area of Maui where a handful of Hawaiian fishing families lived. In more recent historic times it was surrounded by a multitude of orchards that Honolua Ranch manager David T. Fleming planted in an effort to diversify Ranching operations. The historic Honolua Ranch headquarters were located up Office Road, by the Ritz Carlton Hotel. The Seahouse restaurant across the street at the Napili Kai Resort, was originally the Managers Club for the Honolua Ranch at a time when there where no hotels along Napili Bay. During that time, my great Aunt Lahela lived in a house right where the Napili house is today. There were few other homes around. The few that were nearby were other Hawaiian families, and the Ranch managers. There were plantation camps located along what is now Office Road, where the Ritz Carlton is today. The plantation camps were generally set up by race with individuals and families of Hawaiians, Chinese, and Japanese ancestry living in separate 'camps'. Those who lived at these camps were employees of Honolua Ranch and then D.T. Fleming's plantation/orchards. Napili became a vacation destination in the 1960's and most the condo's and hotels you see there today were built around that time. The Napili house property and the pocket of residential homes immediately surrounding it are some of the last vestiges of the Hawaiian community, and Hawaiian families, that were present prior to the Honolua Ranch era and prior to the areas transformation into a vacation destination. It is really a special place for us as generations of our family have lived here.


Lahaina House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2-One master shower/bathroom, second shower/tub combo.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (2) Two, one in each room, Baby Cribs (1) Pack-n-play upon request, floor futons (2).
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Space for parking boats and canoes; garden for guests; outdoor shower


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Napili Hale: Great Family House, near Napili Bay
average rating of 4.647059 based on 17 reviews

Awesome House by Napili Bay!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing home right across the street from Napili Bay, cool, quaint, island-style living at its best!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very quaint detached house amongst the resorts

  • 4 of 5

Lovely place with a very attentive and caring owner. Had some issues initially on arrival which were swiftly and generously sorted out by the owner. Lots of roosters crowing in the mornings which I liked but my friends were not so keen on. Earplugs are the winning formula!

If you want a little getaway nestled between the gaudy resorts then I recommend this place. There's a large lawn out the front with a table under a beautiful old tree which we loved.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Orinda, CA

Has everything you need

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed the neighborhood, the close proximity to the beach, the house, the nice taste in dishes, sheets, towels and the chickens and the sweet lab next door. Plenty of room for the two of us. We also had a nice area to run every morning. I thought since the property is across from the beach, we would be able to see the ocean but you can't. It's blocked by a small resort/condos. Also the outside picnic table and chairs were layer out by the road and within view of other neighbors so we never really had a comfortable place to hang outside.

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Nancy, Thank you so much for your review! We are glad to hear the house had everything you needed and was comfortable. We are working on creating a more private space for guests. Our first priority is finishing the fence between the house and the neighboring house. After that project, I hope to create an outdoor area that is more structured. Mahalo, Colleen
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Tokyo, Japan

Very authentic location in Napili

  • 5 of 5

Great cottage for a stay away from big hotels, but so close to the beach. Very nicely done, awesome owner, always available when needed. We had a great time, thanks Colleen. We didn't mind the roosters, kind of romantic, the garbage trucks some mornings where noisier. I love the huge trees in the yard!

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2014
  • Stayed: November 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Makawao, HI

Ultimate location for fun and relaxation!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is cute, clean and has everything you may need. It's close to a couple amazing beaches with lots of sea turtles and beautiful, clear water. There's also hiking trails along the coast nearby. We live on the other side of the island and had a romantic, and active getaway.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Monica! I'm glad you enjoyed the house! Mahalo, Colleen
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Awesome home in Napili

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from our vacation in Maui and found Napili Hale to be just awesome. It had everything you needed for a trip to the beach: cooler, beach chairs, sand toys for our children, snorkeling equipment, bodyboards, and much more. The house itself was wonderful also, very roomy and comfortable. We loved it there and would recomend it to anyone who doesn't want to stay in a cramped condo or hotel room. Very affordable.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Mary! I'm so glad you and your family had a nice time!! Mahalo, Colleen
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Wednesday night Hawaiian slack-key guitar music performance nearby; 50 paces to Napili Bay.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Damage Insurance $59

Hawaii State taxes for registered and Maui County permitted Short-Term Rental Homes includes the General Excise Tax and the Transient Accommodation Tax. There is an additional %3 Paypal processing fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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