Panoramic ocean view, studio cottage, 1 queen bed, full kitchen, BBQ, 1 bath
About Michelle Horen
My name is Michelle and I manage this heavenly cottage for and old family friend, Chuck. This cottage is truly a hidden gem and it brings me great joy to be able to help share it with guests. Their gratitude is a constant reminder of how special this place is that we call home.
Michelle Horen purchased this Studio in 1956
Why Michelle Horen chose Hana
Many of our guests return annually. They all say the photos don't do the place justice. Everyone declares the view spectacular. There are 70 acres of government preserve between the cottage and the shore. Even so, when the whales are here (Dec-Apr), you can hear them splash and see them jump. Cattle and a few horses abound in the preserve you can watch their calves frolic. A thoroughly restful place. The serene views and private nature of the cottage offer a sanctuary of kinds for guests.
What makes this Studio unique
Koali Ranch Cottage started out as a vacant lot set aside for a school house. In 1955, the Territory of Hawaii decided that it did not need a school there and auctioned it. Chuck's parents were successful bidders. The Territory insisted that the house be erected within a year. The cottage was designed by local architect John Tatum working with island famous Val Ossipoff.
Children not allowed
Max guests: 2
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
Damage and incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property caused by you or your party during your stay.
Well worth it
Mahalo for sharing!
Quaint secluded getaway
If you’re interested in seeing the east side of Maui, this is a great place to stay!
Mahalo for the review!
The most amazing place!
Loved everything about this place. It was bright, clean, airy, and the view was the best way to start and end the day. I can’t recommend this place enough, it was perfect and I can’t wait to come back again.
Mahalo for the awesome review! Please do come back anytime. Take care and aloha!
Beautiful view in a private cottage
This is a quaint, very cosy and personalized little cabin with so many sweet touches. But far and away the finest part was the dramatic wall of sliding doors that open up to a full porch with a view of the grazing area right in front of the ocean. Every night was a chance to be lulled to sleep by the ocean. And the small community nearby is unassuming and very unpretentious. This was a great stay in a particularly un-touristy part of the Eastern shore of Maui. A fabulous stay!
We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay at Koali Ranch Cottage. Take care and aloha, Michelle
Surreal views and relaxing getaway!
The pictures do no do this cottage justice—the space is adorable and the views are just incredible. We really appreciated the fan tucked away in the closet.
Mahalo for sharing your experience! We are very glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again one day. Aloha, Michelle
Gliding, swim in mountain pools just a 5 minute walk away. 20 minutes away from the Haleakala National Park named for tourists as the Seven Sacred Pools. Most people nap on the lanai and wake up in time to spot the shining telescope dome
atop Mauna Kea on the island of Hawaii. Then they enjoy the swirling colors as the sun sets. You don't see the sun go into the ocean, but if it rains you can often see rainbows over the ocean).