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The Cliff House - Stunning large private home & overlooking the ocean

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Unique private location, overlooking 150' waterfall into the ocean

Pali Uli Gardens is the ideal location for your Honeymoon, Special Anniversary or Romantic Tryst in the tropics of Hawai`i. Established in 1982 and mentioned in Conde Nast, Best Places to Kiss on Maui and Frommers, we can guarantee you a visit you will remember forever.

The Cliffhouse, a Hawaii/Bali style A-frame home built on the cliffs edge of the north shore of Maui, just 15 minutes past the charming coastal town of Paia, Ho`okipa Beach, and Mama's Fish House.

This elegant glass, teak wood and marble structure with vaulted columns opens to three ocean facing cliff side decks, with an in ground hot tub over looking a natural untouched gorge and a one hundred and fifty foot waterfall (Hanehoi Falls) that thunders and flows to the ocean on rainy days. The home is set in a private tropical intimate compound with an emerald tile pool, private sunning areas, landscaped outdoor shower, pool side dining with gas barbecue.

Also on the leeward poolside of the house, sits a cozy gazebo sleeping area, in a shady spot of the compound just a few steps from the main structure. Each sunning area has lounging furniture for your convenience.

The beautiful floors of the Cliffhouse are Javanese marble, brought in from Bali. The Indonesian decor creates an exotic peaceful ambiance that immediately transports you to a state of rest, relaxation and rejuvenation.

In the center of the Cliffhouse is another king size lounging/sleeping bed set beneath a sky lighted teak wood ceiling, in front of a ten foot wide marble fire place, a built in entertainment center with hundreds of Dishnetwork TV, movie and music channels. CD/DVD, iPod dock, bean bag chairs and Flokati rug complete the sedative living area. We have MiFi WiFi to boost the wireless internet connection. Most cell phone services work here and we do provide a landline in the house.

You have a full fabulous ocean view from the dining area that is right off the open kitchen that is fully equipped for light meals.

An in ground Asian style hot tub is just a few steps from the dining area on a deck perched just a few feet from the edge of the cliff for a spectacular view of the coast all the way to Hana! All patio compound decks are laid with lava slate gathered from the slopes of Gunnung Agung volcano in Bali. The art, furnishings and main statuary were brought in from Bali, Java and Thailand to transport you to faraway lands.

In the tropics of Maui we all love an alluring outdoor shower. In the warmth of the sun or under the star lit skies, the large marble and tile shower, landscaped for privacy with tall gingers, bromeliads, Japanese irises and giant jungle philodendrons will entice you!

Private parking for Pali Uli guests insures you most likely won't see another soul while you are here. Our garden and lily pond area is delightful for afternoon 'golden time' photos, and the afternoon sprinkles bring magical rainbows that form right in front of the house. Facing east, this location offers you incredible sunrises, and colorful back lit clouds at sunset. The full moon rises up out of the ocean directly in front of the Cliffhouse. In the evening watch for pueo (Hawaiian owls) cruising the gorge. Night skies are a diamond blanket of awe.

Onsite massage is available. Yoga is taught five mornings a week next door at Hale Akua Garden Farm. Classes are offered by Shiva who has been a yoga instructor for over 30 years.

Management and staff are onsite for any assistance.

Pali Uli Gardens and Hale Akua Garden Farm have merged to offer courses in organic farming, perma-culture worm castings, coconut oil making, composting and many other subjects. Pali Uli Gardens is proud to be able to offer a 'greener' stay on Maui with our efforts in solar power, recycling, eco-friendly cleaning products and all within the heart of a harmonious organic farming community. Your stay at Pali Uli Gardens helps to subsidize the farming school and the learning programs that support the future and vision of a sustainable Maui. You are welcome to tour the fields, talk with farm managers and purchase fresh organic produce on harvest days, Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings.

An Introduction to Organic Farming course is included for free as part of your stay.

Maui County Permitted Accommodation: STRH 2017/0003;

SUP2 2016/0013; GE-082-926-7968-01; TA-082-926-7968-01

More Details

Property Manager
Lori Grace
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Lori Grace

The staff at Pali Uli Gardens have been loyal and true to the Aloha spirit of this location and to Maui for many years.

Lori Grace purchased this house in 2006

What makes this house unique

This off-the-beaten-path location will surely surprise you with it's breathtaking vistas, lovely private setting and hospitality to match! E komo mai - Welcome, come in!

Guestbook comments from the manager

We came here to celebrate our honeymoon. We were referred here by a family member. Their description of this place doesn't even compare to what its like in person. Its beauty and serenity is absolutely amazing. The Cliffhouse definitely fulfilled our Hawaiian vacation. Every one here is so welcoming and friendly. We look forward to our next visit!

Thank you to Cindy & the rest of the Staff!
Jan 2012
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Huelo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - outdoor shower
  • The Cliffhouse has one bathroom. A beautiful marble vanity dressing area with tropical outdoor shower right out side the sliding glass doors.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 king
  • The Cliffhouse was designed for one couple with two sleeping choices. The king size bed that also doubles as the day time lounging area and then there is a king size bed in the detached gazebo by the pool. Great for naps!
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • churches
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
We supply all your paper and eco-friendly soaps. Paper towels, napkins, tissue, t.p., laundry soap, hand soap, shower gel and dish washing soaps. We have tin foil, saran wrap, baggies and some spices. We have quality bedding, bath and pool towels. Just bring groceries, a sarong and your swimsuit! Visit our organic fields, talk with the farm managers and enjoy the fresh harvest on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings. Yoga is available five mornings a week next door at Hale Akua Garden Farms.


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The Cliff House - Stunning large private home & overlooking the ocean
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

The Cliffhouse! More like Romance central!

  • 5 of 5

As the prior reviews have stated, you can not get how absolutely stunning this place is by the pictures. We arrived in the dark, tired, and apprehensive of what to expect. Cindy met us there and showed us what we needed to know. She is so fabulous! Slept in the bedroom cabana! AWESOME!! Woke up and we were just in awe! Walking the grounds, seeing the lily pads in the ponds. The rain, the rainbows, the outside shower! My husband and I had the most romantic getaway of our 15 years together! I can not wait to return to this special place!!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Massachusetts, US

Incredible spot you wont beleive

  • 5 of 5

The cliff house was an ultra private spot - very clean, very relaxing, great day/nighttime views from the spa/decks - when you are finished traveling around during the day - there is no better place to come back to, to settle in. Just incredible for anyone looking to get away from the tourist and hotel scene - you will love it - bring your camera, bring your bathing suit - views of the ocean, a waterfall and Haleakula! Will definitely go back.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Honeymoon Spot!

  • 5 of 5

Pictures just don't do this property justice! Absolutely stunning! Perfect for romantic honeymoon, the grounds were so gorgeous that we barely left the place. Very private & secluded, staff was very friendly & helpful. Already planning a return visit!

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Calgary, AB

The view will knock your socks off!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented the Cliffhouse for our first 3 nights in Maui to celebrate our 10 year anniversary. We used it as a place to relax, soak in the unimaginable views of the ocean, rainforest below, mountains, and the view of the waterfall right from the deck. We watched the sun come up right in front of us every morning. This is the Maui you dream of, away from resorts, and in the heart of the community. It is TOTALLY private and you feel like you are all alone in the world if you want to. Your OWN pool too! Great restaurants and a wonderful start to the Road to Hana - beat all the traffic coming from the other sides of the island! Perfect for 2 people - wouldn't work for more, as shower, beds, are all in the open. Cindy was magnificent to work with, totally personable and very professional. Couldn't have been better!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Kahului OGG
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nuka Sushi in Haiku
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nuka, Hana Hou, Colleen's in Haiku
Nearest Beach
11 Miles
Ho`okipa Beach, Paia Beach, Baldwin & Baby Beach
Car: necessary

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Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 14.42%

Permit #CP 2005/0006
Permit #SUP2 2005/0004
TAX ID 94-327-2640
TAX ID 94-327-7590

Manager'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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