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Hana Palms Retreat - Botanical Paradise in Heavenly Hana

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,048 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Garden House with 5 Bedrooms 3 Baths (Sleeps 10)

The Garden House is surrounded by the beauty and serenity of lush, tropical, botanical gardens. Garden House has an upper and a lower residence, with tropical garden views from every window. Both are fully furnished with phones, cable TV, DVD, high speed Internet, wi-fi. A covered lanai next to the lower residence has a third bathroom.

Upper Residence sleeps 6. Two bedrooms and third bedroom on enclosed sun porch. Full bathroom with shower and tub. Roomy island kitchen. Spacious, open, living room with many windows and views. Dining area on an enclosed sun porch to enjoy the surrounding beauty. Lower Residence sleeps 4. Two bedrooms, bathroom with shower and living room. Sliding glass doors open to the botanical gardens and fruit orchards.

Travelers can book separately or entire house-

Garden House (5 bedrooms) $450/night.

Upper Residence only (3 bedrooms) $270/night.

Lower Residence only (2 bedrooms) $180/night.

Road to Hana and Hana Town: There is Maui, and then there is Heavenly Hana. Isolated from the rest of the island, the Hana Coast is the last undeveloped tropical paradise on Maui. Hana has been saved from progress by the serpentine Road to Hana. The view of the coastline is spectacular with waterfalls splashing beside the road, and plunge pools lipped in ferns.

The charm of Hana Town is that little has changed in the past 25 years, perpetuating the small town atmosphere, Hawaiian culture, and scenic beauty. Hana Palms Retreat at Hana Gardenland is conveniently located on the Hana Road, just three and one-half miles before Hana Town, seven minutes by car, and one mile from Waianapanapa State Park.

Location on the Hana Coast: Hana Gardenland is 3.5 miles from Hana Town, where there are 2 general stores and 2 restaurants. Hana Gardenland is about 1 mile from Waianapanapa black sands beach, 4 miles from Red Sands beach in Hana and 5 miles from Hamoa white sands beach.

Hana Gardenland: Hana Gardenland encompasses 5 acres of awesome tropical botanical gardens. Thousands of rare and unusual plants and flowers from around the world flourish here. Gardenland has one of the most diverse palm tree collections on Maui with 100 varieties. Botanical signs name the tree and country of origin.

Immerse your senses in a tropical paradise. Walk on grassy paths wandering through lush gardens. See towering palms, rainbow eucalyptus, hanging banyans, exotic fruit trees. Feel a moist breeze on your skin. Listen to bird song. Smell ginger, jasmine, tropical flowers. Taste ripe avocados, lilikoi, bananas, papayas, coconuts, figs.

The Hawaiian Islands have some of the most remote and benign tropical rainforests in the world. Nevertheless, like any moist and fertile environment, Hana Gardenland is also home to insects like mosquitos, ants and roaches and critters like little geckos that share this beautiful world with humans.

During rainy periods, there can be tropical mildew smell in the houses, and people hypersensitive to mold may not find this an appropriate environment.

As along much of the Hana Coast, there is no cell phone service in this area, so each residence has house phones.

We know you will appreciate the privacy and serenity of Hana Palms Retreat. We ask our guests to respect the privacy of our neighbors, since loud voices and music can carry a long way, disturbing the ambiance of the neighborhood. After 11 PM our neighbors appreciate the quiet and peacefulness of the Hana night, accompanied by the natural sounds coming from the lush rainforest and the welcoming rain.

County of Maui Short Term Rental Home Permit #STHA 2014/0001.

More Details

Robert Henrikson
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Robert Henrikson

Over the past eight years I have been the steward of these remarkable botanical gardens in Hana Maui. For over 30 years I have been a serial green business entrepreneur, developing innovative companies growing algae for green food supplements in 30 countries and building beautiful bamboo homes in the Hawaiian Islands. I also own with my brothers a 150 acre farm and forest near Olympia Washington. I am a documentary filmmaker, and have produced a series of dvds.

Robert Henrikson purchased this house in 2001

Why Robert Henrikson chose Hāna

I fell in love with this beautifully planted botanical garden in Hana. Over 40 years ago the original owner planted 100 kinds of palm trees from seeds collected from all over the world, calling it a love garden. Over the years, many exotic ornamental trees and tropical fruit trees were planted all over the property. Now lawns and pathways weave through these magical gardens.

What makes this house unique

Staying here is great for a couple or small family. It has generous space for multiple families for gatherings and reunions. Retreat groups come and stay for a week. Hana Gardenland is a perfect model for eco-tourism, where guests and visitors can roam the botanical gardens and learn about plants thriving in the Hana Maui ecosystem, enjoying tropical fruit in season along the way.


Hāna House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2048 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • GardenUpper - toilet , combination tub/shower
    GardenLower - toilet , shower
    GardenOutside - toilet , tub
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • GardenUpper1 - 1 queen
    GardenUpper2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    GardenUpper3 - 2 twin/ single
    GardenLower1 - 1 queen
    GardenLower2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • One extra futon provided in each residence.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(16 traveler reviews)

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Hana Palms Retreat - Botanical Paradise in Heavenly Hana
average rating of 4.25 based on 16 reviews

Beautiful setting in quiet Hana

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed a quiet weekend. We had everything we needed at the home. The only problem we had was a few people in our group didn't like the giant spiders in the house, but it's in the jungle and that is bound to be part of the experience. The owner was great to work with.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice quaint secluded area, would do it again in a heart beat.

  • 4 of 5

Awsome sauce

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a wonderful time!

  • 5 of 5

There are plenty space for 8 of us. We can relax in this quiet house and enjoy the beautiful Hana.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect place for our group!

  • 5 of 5

This is an oasis in the middle of a beautiful jungle! It was a perfect place for our group - very comfortable, everything we needed, beautiful plants and great location near beautiful Hana! Great communication from the owner, and very nice caregiver! Highly recommended! Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great jungle hale

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at the Garden House with a workshop group of 6 total (including myself). Good amount of space and easy living. Youre in the jungle baby :)

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Surrey, BC

Loved our stay in this tropical jungle house. Bugs, geckos and all

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful true tropical garden home, not a hotel. Lots of room for our family and comfortable beds throughout. Loved the garden and quiet location. Mosquitos and spiders and geckos and dampness because of pouring rain. But loved it. And Robert and Alika very prompt with questions but we had complete privacy

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
OGG Kahalui Maui Airport
Car: necessary

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Shelling, Wildlife Viewing




Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.5%

50 percent deposit to reserve, balance due after arrival.
Travelers email or call with credit card information, and receive two email confirmations;
one from the credit card transaction and one with confirmation directions and information.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund