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Napili Hale: Great Family House, near Napili Bay

Lahaina, HI, USA
  • House1000 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps5
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum StayNone

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


Colleen Medeiros

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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 Napili

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.


    • Internet
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
        • Queen size Beds (2) Two, one in each room, Baby Cribs (1) Pack-n-play upon request, floor futons (2).


        • 2 Bathrooms
          • 2-One master shower/bathroom, second shower/tub combo.


            • Adventure
            • Budget
            • Family
            • Romantic
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Mobile Phone
                      Cell phone connectivity only
                    • Clothes Dryer
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                      All linens provided; sheet sets, quilts, additional blankets
                    • Living Room
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Parking
                    • Parking Off Street
                    • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                      Space to park boat
                    • Towels Provided
                      Beach Towels provided
                    • Washing Machine
                    • Wireless Internet


                        • Microwave
                        • Catering Available
                          Grocerie shopping service avalable for extra charge-have your refridgerator stocked upon your arrival!
                        • Cooking Utensils
                          All basic cooking utensils
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Kitchen
                          Kitchenette/wetbar with dishwasher, electric cook-top, toaster-oven and microwave oven.
                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Oven
                          Toaster oven
                        • Pantry Items
                        • Refrigerator
                          Spacious with bottom freezer
                        • Stove
                          2 burner cook top
                        • Toaster


                            • Child's Highchair
                            • Dining
                              Dining area is compact. There is a counter height bar that fits 3 and a table for four.
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 7 people


                                • Music Library
                                  iphone/ipod docking sound system
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Stereo
                                  Speaker for iphones
                                • Television
                                  Flat screen


                                    • Outdoor Grill


                                        • arboretum
                                        • churches
                                        • cinemas
                                        • health/beauty spa
                                        • playground
                                        • restaurants

                                          Leisure Activities

                                            • miniature golf
                                            • beachcombing
                                            • eco tourism
                                            • horseback riding
                                            • luaus
                                            • bird watching
                                            • 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

                                                    • kayaking
                                                    • cycling
                                                    • fishing
                                                    • golf
                                                    • hiking
                                                    • hunting
                                                    • hunting big game
                                                    • hunting small game
                                                    • jet skiing
                                                    • deepsea fishing
                                                    • 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

                                                          House Rules

                                                          Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                          Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                          Cancellation Policy

                                                          100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                          17 Reviews


                                                          Latest reviews

                                                          Awesome House by Napili Bay!

                                                          Colleen M.

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

                                                          Very quaint detached house amongst the resorts

                                                          Sophie W.

                                                          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.

                                                          Has everything you need

                                                          Nancy W.Orinda, CA

                                                          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.

                                                          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.



                                                          Very authentic location in Napili

                                                          SonjaTokyo, Japan

                                                          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!

                                                          Ultimate location for fun and relaxation!

                                                          Monica S.Makawao, HI

                                                          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.

                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                          Thanks so much Monica! I'm glad you enjoyed the house!



                                                          Awesome home in Napili

                                                          Mary J.

                                                          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.

                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                          Thanks so much Mary! I'm so glad you and your family had a nice time!!




                                                          Lahaina, HI, USA

                                                          Wednesday night Hawaiian slack-key guitar music performance nearby; 50 paces to Napili Bay.

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                                                          Hawaii State taxes for registered and Maui County permitted Short-Term Rental Homes includes the General Excise Tax and the Transient Accommodation Tax.

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