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August 2017 Special $50 Off Each Night Stay Oceanfront, Private, Beautiful

(14 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/29/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

2 bedrooms 2 bath or 1 bedroom 1 bath sleeps 2/4

Enjoy breathtaking unlimited views of nearby islands, sensational sunsets, turtles feeding year around and whale watching in Winter from your own private paradise. Our irresistible home is located on private property, surrounded by fruit trees, gardens and lush green grass in Makena Maui. It is one of the finest, truly unique hidden Hawaiian places.

You have 2 options when renting our place. You can either rent the main house which sleeps 2, or the main house and detached master suite which sleeps 4. Because of this option its hard for the rates to come up correctly with this site. Just send me a quote request and I will get the correct rate back to you.

Decorated in casual island style, the homes main dwelling has 1 bedroom with queen bed, 1 full bath , living dining room combination with a full size kitchen. Attached to the main home is a private master suite with a queen bed, full bath, sitting area and hot tub with beautiful ocean views. You can rented the cottage for 2 people or the cottage and master suite for 4 people. Maximum 4 guests total. Amenities included are barbecue, cable TV/VCR/DVD, stereo with CD/tape, cordless phone, and washer/dryer, ceiling fans, fully equipped kitchen with coffee maker, and microwave.

Things to do...: Take advantage of the excellent snorkeling and scuba diving in front of your own cottage. Feed the fish in the tide pools or search for sea shells. Look for turtles eatingthe seaweed off the rocks as you sit in your lounge chair. There is not a better place to kayak on Maui and they are available to rent nearby. Walk to nearby white sand beach - Makena Beach. Big Beach, which for years has been voted best beach in Hawaii, is a 5 minute drive from the cottage. If you dont feel like cooking enjoy the wonderful restaurants at the Maui Prince Hotel which is a 5 minute scenic walk. Keawalai Historical Church is located just 5 doors down.

Makena Memories: Our home has such wonderful memories for me...My grandparents originally built the little cottage as a place to come to on the weekend to go 'Hukilau' which means fishing. My first memories are of the original design of the was completely open on the front. Where the bedroom is now, had benches all the way around the sides. In the middle where the bathroom is, was where they locked up the bedding and cots. The kitchen was the kitchen and the bathroom was actual built next to the cottage and my grandfather kept his most precious posessions in there...his lawn mower and fishing nets. We had so much fun, everyone together like a big camp out, some in hammocks others on army cots, but all of us watching the fireworks in the sky. What I realized as I got older was that it wasnt fire works but the military bombing Koholawe island.
Through the years I learned how special our place is. I grew up there, learned to swim, got married there and now my son gets to experience it too.
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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/29/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Master Suite ...moreless

  • The bedroom in the main house has a queen bed with an ocean view. The attached master suite has a queen bed with an ocean view also. The master suite has a TV/DVD in the room. Each bedroom has ceiling fans and Hawaiian decor....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    Master Suite...moreless

  • The bath in the main house also has lots of closet space for clothes. In the master suite you can sitting in the jetted tub and enjoy the ocean view and sunset....moreless

Other Amenities

  • We have a lot of guest that have left snorkeling gear, boogie boards and beach mats at the end of their visits. We are never certain what will be left so always check out the equipment shed before you plan to go buy something. House policies: 1. In consideration to others please do not smoke in the house. 2. Quiet hours are from 9:00pm to 8:00am during which time the noise from the house shall not unreasonably disturb adjacent neighbors. 3. During non-quiet hours, sound that is audible beyond the property boundaries shall not be more excessive than would be otherwise associated with a residential area. 4. Amplified sound that is audible beyond the property boundaries is prohibited. 5. Vehicles shall be parked in designated onsite parking. 6. No parties or group gatherings other than registered guests shall occur. 7. The shoreline area is the property of the people of Hawaii and is open for free use by everyone. ...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Volcano
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Luaus
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Enjoy ...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Our home sit right on the water. Enjoy the views, sunsets and turtles all day every day that you are there....moreless

  • Rural:

    Not a condo but a home located on a small dead end street. Enjoy lots of privacy and no traffic. Walk to the beaches located to the right or left of us in minutes. Pass the historical Keawalai church....moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Yes we have wifi....moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway To Water
  • Water Sports Gear:

    mask snorkles fins boogie boards...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Jacuzzi


from 14 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low main house only
May 13 - Nov 15, 2017
3 night min stay
High Season main house only
Nov 16 - Apr 15, 2018
5 night min stay
Low season main house only
Apr 16 - Nov 15, 2018
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
  • Tax Rate 13.416%


We offer 2 options when renting our home. Either rent the Main house(1br) or the Main house and detached master suite(2br). The prices vary depending on options. The online system cant give you a correct quote so I apologize when you are given one.

High Season Nov 16-April 15 Main house(1br) $450 High Season Main & Master suite(2br) $550.

Xmas Season Dec 20-Jan 4 $500/600 per night

Low Season April 16 - Nov 15 Main house(1br) $400 Low Main & Master suite(2br) $500.

STKM Permit #2013 W81986253-01

Only one rental group at a time Max occupancy four (4) persons, including children over age 2.

Cleaning fee Main House $200, Main+Master suite $300

No parties or events of any kind are allowed.

Check in 3pm/ Check out 11am

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 05/29/2017
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16 Miles
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Wailea Resort Area
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Makena Golf Courses
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Maluaka Beach

Car: Necessary

Ocean front, ocean views, tidal pools snorkeling, kayak, swimming, tennis golf, whale watching, turtles, beach, romantic, sunsets, private, boating, fruit trees, scuba, paddle board, surf, bike, bicycle, shells, sailing, horseback riding, running, jogging, picnic, bbq, fishing, boogie boarding, skin boarding, festivals, art, hiking, water falls, Natural area reserve, nude beach, hukilau, gardens, aquarium, historical church, volcano, dining, winery, shopping, spa, music, motorcycle riding, interisland travel, concerts, movies, rodeo, family fun, helicopter rides, wind-surfing


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1946

About the owner: My name is Wendi and I was born on Maui in Kula. Every weekend we as a child we would come down and spend it in Makena. It is a very special place to me and I know as soon as you visit, it will become one for you too. We are not a hotel or condo, but a little slice of heaven. I try to make sure that your stay is a special one. I can talk about it for hours so if you call, make sure you have some time! I dont offer online booking because Id rather get to know my guest and make sure they feel comfortable with renting from us.

Why the Owner Chose Kihei, HI, USA:
This property has been in my family for 3 generations and will stay in my family for many more. My grandmother use to say Makena means work' and I didn't understand until I was older how much I was willing to work to preserve our little slice paradise.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Waking up to the sounds of the waves on the shore. Having coffee while watching the turtles feed off the rocks. Picking mango's and bananas right from the trees for breakfast. Its not a condo...its your own place to enjoy.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/29/2017

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  • Makena Cottage on the water.

    Makena Cottage on the water.

  • The BBQ, sink and food prep area.

    The BBQ, sink and food prep area.

  • View towards Lahaina.

    View towards Lahaina.

  • Dining area and living room together. Bedroom off to the right.

    Dining area and living room together. Bedroom off to the right.

  • Kitchen


  • Bedroom in main house

    Bedroom in main house

  • View from detached master suite.

    View from detached master suite.

  • Detached master suite

    Detached master suite

  • Jacuzzi in detached master.

    Jacuzzi in detached master.

  • Kayak tours and the Kai Kanani. We love the Kai Kanani boat trips.

    Kayak tours and the Kai Kanani. We love the Kai Kanani boat trips.

  • Looking down to the house from the gate.

    Looking down to the house from the gate.

  • View towards Makena Landing

    View towards Makena Landing

  • Living Room with ceiling fans. Flat screen is on wall on right.

    Living Room with ceiling fans. Flat screen is on wall on right.

  • Living Room main house

    Living Room main house

  • Bath off bedroom in main house

    Bath off bedroom in main house

  • Full bathroom in main house

    Full bathroom in main house

  • Detached master suite

    Detached master suite

  • Detached master suite bath and closet.

    Detached master suite bath and closet.

  • Bananas on the left and limes and papaya on the right.

    Bananas on the left and limes and papaya on the right.

  • Path to the water...its high tide.

    Path to the water...its high tide.

  • Morning coffee and a beautiful view.

    Morning coffee and a beautiful view.

  • Kids exploring the tidal pools in front of the house.

    Kids exploring the tidal pools in front of the house.

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