About This Listing
Our private one bedroom studio is perfect for a couple interested in exploring the upcountry and north shore areas of Maui. We are a few minutes from quaint Makawao town.
Private studio located in upcountry Maui, 10 minutes from north shore beaches, Kahului, and Paia town. Enjoy the cool breezes of upcountry living with it's own entrance, bathroom, and patio. The studio also has it's own kitchenette and also comes with wifi. We have space for surfboards and kite or windsurfing gear.
Some of the highlights of this space include the delightful outside patio (also private) where you can enjoy your meals. It borders 35 acres of pristine fields (lots of deer and birds), providing a peaceful and tranquil spot. We have a gas grill available that is perfect for an afternoon BBQ.
We recommend that you have a car although the Maui bus has a stop at the bottom of our street (two minute walk). Makawao town is a mile away and has some quaint shops and restaurants.
Quiet, small, and friendly. Only a couple minutes from Makawao town with a grocery around the corner. Lovely views with a huge field behind the house with hundreds of deer.
There is a bus stop at the end of our street however we do not recommend you rely on the bus as your sole means of transportation as the routes are limited. Please check the Maui bus website for more details ((website hidden))
Maximum occupancy is two persons. You can contact us anytime between 9am and 9pm if you have any questions or problems. We have laundry facilities but please call us to schedule a time to use them.
Ben was perfect and friendly. Kindly showed us entire place. Place was very clean, all you can expect from equipped studio (nice, small kitchenette, bathroom etc.). Ben was always there for us if we needed to ask something. Thank you again Ben and Crystal.
Wir haben uns in diesem kleinen Appartement sehr wohl gefühlt. Leider haben wir Ben nicht persönlich kennengelernt, da er nicht da war, doch hatten wir per Mail Kontakt. Es gab eine Haussitterin, die sehr freundlich und hilfsbereit war. Die Beschreibung des Appartements und wie wir dorthin kommen waren sehr genau und wir hatten keine Probleme das Haus zu finden. Alles was sehr sauber und es roch angenehm bei unserer Ankunft. Es war alles vorhanden, was wir brauchten, sogar mehr: Strandtücher, Klappsessel, Strandmatten, etc. Die Umgebung ist ruhig. Das Appartement ist absolut empfehlenswert!
We had a great time. The room was nicely furnished. Everything was very clean. The neighborhood was local, nothing touristy about it which is what we were looking for. Our home away from home on Maui - we'll definitely come back.
Very cosy space in a superb location. Away from the hustle and bustle, and yet in a very central location of the island. Both Ben and Crystal are very thoughtful. From the cute kitchenette, to providing beach accessories (towels, beach chairs, etc.) and also toilet accessories and large comfy bed waking up to a good view of the garden and hearing the sounds of chirping birds. Amazing. The free parking is a big perk too. Definitely beats the typical hotel-staying experience. A home away from home. Thank you for the hospitality. Both Me and my husband thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.
The place is nice,clean,and private. everything there is good.
Wir hatten eine super Zeit in dem kleinen und schönen Studio. Es ist sehr schön und mit allem Nötigem eingerichtet. Das Studio ist sehr gut gelegen, ausserhalb Makawao in der Upcountry.
We stayed here for our first 3 nights in Maui. The suite is simple, cozy, and comfortable. We were glad to have the kitchenette/BBQ to cook some of our own meals but we also ate at a place recommended by Ben - Market Fresh Bistro - they have an amazing Fish Benedict! There were mosquitoes out on the patio area in front of the suite so we mostly ate inside. All in all, a great place to stay and convenient base for exploration of Upcountry and Haleakala.
About the Host, Ben
Been living on Maui for over ten years, active surfer and kiteboarder. Started two cafes here (LiveWire Cafe) and working on new project called (website hidden). I grew up in the Philippines.
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