About this listing
Detached Two-story Private Quiet "Tiny House". Perfect for Vacation! Peaceful, Tropical palm Oasis. Clean, comfortable, cozy. Before all the traffic & noise. Few minutes drive to Best Beaches! (no kitchen, no cooking). Vacation in style like a Local!
Your Ohana tiny house is Detached and set up for you to come and go very independently. you have privacy and all the comforts for a relaxed and comfortable stay!
Welcome to our "Little slice of Paradise"....a Hidden Gem of a true Hawaiian Palm filled Tropical Oasis, tucked away in a Quiet, Private and very peaceful area. Your clean & modern small Two story "Tiny House" Ohana, is Detached and private- with All you need for a great vacation's stay! Coffee, tea, H20 is provided in your Ohana. --> I Also have a separate 2nd Ohana onsite with a full KITCHEN & attached Full Bathroom, which was completely renovated late 2014. (listed as front one-level, one bedroom Ohana With Kitchen). (see my other Listing on this site). Age 21+ Adults only, non smoking, this is perfect for a night, a week, up to 2 weeks.
-We are Unique in the fact that your surroundings have a lovely "Resort feel". Upon entering the grounds you'll see the abundance of many tropical flowers and over 800 palm trees! -Free street parking, in front of our main house. NO smoking anywhere on our property. -Not child conducive, ages 21+ older. No pets.
ABOUT US: Friendly, personal, easy going we offer a private, Quiet and very Tranquil Oasis. Great for your Vacation "Beach Life" while on Maui- close and convenient to all the Beaches! (just 5 streets down is a great sunset and 4.3 miles of walking beach at end of our road, and a quick hop in the car few minutes drive to all the top swimming, Snorkel and S.U.P. Beaches! You'll really need a Rental car to get around Maui.
I set up everything here so Guests can come and go very independently, and have a great vacation Beach get-away ! It's all about "Maui Beach Life", and being worry free here.
WHAT TO EXPECT: We want your stay with us to be relaxed and memorable. We anticipated what comforts one might want or need as Guests, as well as Extra little, thoughtful details to make it special.
First time to Maui?......Celebrating a Special date? -Let me know if it's your Birthday, Anniversary, a Special occasion, or your first time to the Island of Maui!
-All we ask is PLEASE Turn OFF Ohana & Bathroom Lights -DON'T LEAVE LIGHTS/FANS ON! (Maui Electricity on island is VERY expensive! ) & be mindful of NO Early or Late night noise -as these are Maui County's (and our) "Quiet hours" (County Law is before 7am., and after (URL HIDDEN) your Respect is greatly appreciated to maintain peace and harmony with our super quiet neighbors. :) It is Kokua, and the Aloha way to be mindful of ones impact on others....something we live by.
We respect your privacy, so if you have a question - let me know via Text.
-ABOUT OUR LOCATION- Maui has 81 Beaches ! KIHEI is on the South side of Maui, (the Leeward side), where the weather is warmer and drier (we get little rain here). -We are centrally Located, tucked just in the very beginning of Kihei, before any noisy traffic or crowds, and central to All the great Beaches, Grocery, & Dining! We are only 5 streets down to S. Kihei Road- and the Beach! (Dec.-May is Humpback Whale Season here)
-About your OHANA (tiny house): (135 TL sq. ft. apprx) Your detached, private Two-story Ohana Sleeps 2 Adults very comfortably Up the spiral staircase in the sleeping Loft, which has a Full-sized quality Bed +plus a 2"thick memory foam topper on top- for a Great nites rest! -There is also a FUTON, should a person need their own Bed downstairs. Two upper level windows allow for cool nite time Ocean Breezes, & the Loft has plenty of additional floorspace for your belongings.
Wake up each morning to tranquil morning turtle Doves quietly cooing in the lush, floral & Palm filled lush surroundings. I am happy to lend you my Yoga mat if asked. Enjoy the spacious and private tropical Oasis decked Backyard. Everything is quiet, peaceful and still in the morning time here....you may hear a wild rooster off in the distance, just part of the Maui experience.
PROVISIONS IN YOUR OHANA: I provide: ground Coffee, sugar, coffee cups, Tea, and cups. The Grocery store is a quick 3 minute drive, ABC store is within walking distance 5 streets down should you need milk, creamer, yogurt, etc.). AND- a Farm stand is next to ABC for fresh local Fruits, breads, ready made items, etc. Sugar Beach Bakery is next door to farm stand, for fresh pastries, or sweets.
•There is No cooking, no kit. sink, and No Kitchen access. (Book our Other FRONT 2nd Ohana hat has a Full Kitchen if you want a Kitchen, or to cook and prepare meals. - See my other Listing-
YOUR OHANA LAYOUT:
There are 2 Sliding Glass Doors, + plus the front door- (so all 3 Sides can open up, (as well as securely lock), allowing nice Cool evening Ocean Breezes ! Upstairs Sleeping Loft Overlooks our Lush Tropical Palm Oasis Backyard and deck, and a peek of both Mt. Haleakala, and the West Maui Mountains. Your upstairs sleeping Loft is very private. We supply maps and guide- books of top best snorkel spots on Maui. -Free Netflix on Roku.
Feel free to sit Quietly in the Backyard at Night, while gazing at the star filled night sky and peacefulness of Maui- This is Not a loud party spot, but relaxing with a beer or glass of wine is fine.
(We're in bed by 9:30 pm, and Maui County has a No Noise after 9 pm. county-wide law). -Please respect the Quietness here, and maintain a "Spirit of Aloha".
-DETACHED BATHROOM, You have your own private detached modern bathroom, which is located 18 paces Across the backyard deck (located on the other side of our screened in lanai-porch, (see photos). Your own Private inside hot/cold Shower is adjacent to your Bathroom- in the large indoor Laundry room, themed in decor to a Bamboo forest. I provide a set of Shower towels and Beach Towels.
WE PROVIDE FOR BEACH USE:
2 Beach Towels, beach straw mats, Umbrella, small Cooler, floaty/swim Noodle, 1 Body Board, umbrella & 2 Tommy Bahama Beach Chairs. NOTE: I do NOT provide snorkel gear, fins, or mask...nearby are 3 snorkel rental shops-a few dollars gets you basic daily snorkel gear. (you can also rent Bikes at Boss Frog's), S.U.P., Kayaks, and even Surfboards)-they also offer surfing lessons at Cove Park- which is a 9 min. drive from us.
-BEACHES- WE ARE CENTRAL & CLOSE TO MANY: We have a ton of Beaches here -and each one is different! Swim, Snorkel, Body Surf, Scuba Dive, S.U.P., even Snuba! Did you know Maui has 5 different Color types of Sandy Beaches ? (Beaches of black sand, golden sand, red sand, salt and pepper, and white sand).
-FROM OGG, we're only 7.5 miles drive away!
-DINING/FOOD: There are lots of yummy places to Dine out, or take-out if you are on a Budget, or want (URL HIDDEN) are provided in your Ohana. COFFEE: Starbucks is a 3 min. EZ drive (inside Safeway).
HUNGRY FOR LUNCH/DINNER? Maui has a very wide cuisine of "all-Kine" foods available ...There's Lots of local, low-budget places. South Kihei Road has a diverse range of Dining/Bar choices.
-READ OUR GUIDEBOOK FOR LIST OF LOCAL RESTAURANTS/GROCERY, ETC. :)
---Our Ohana (family) Welcomes you to the Magical Island of Maui- we hope you choose to stay at our "Little slice of Maui Paradise", and experience for yourself why we chose to make this our "Hale"(Home), & feel the "Aloha"(Love) & detail we put into making our property into a Tropical care-free Hawaiian Oasis you'll want to come back to again! We've been blessed hosting lots of wonderful people, from all over the World!
--Note: Our Nightly Rate Includes All HI. Taxes, which is mandatory to collect & us to pay on Island. We have a G.E.T. License Number with the State of Hawaii. I am a business and collect and pay all taxes.
--We look forward to meeting you! : )
-Malama Pono & Mahalo Nui Loa!
Rates are nightly, and Include mandatory HI. Tax Total of 13.42% (this is already included in your nightly rental rate). No additional charges will apply upon Check-in/out.
Breakdown: Hawaii state tax (General Excise Tax: (G.E.T.) is 4.167%; & Transient Accommodations Tax: (T.A.T.) is 9.25%). My Business G.E.T. LIC. # is posted onsite.
Washer onsite, available for use-one load ok. Only with Minimum 3 nites booked stay. (or a small buy-Option avail.) -NO dryer. (line dry in Maui's glorious sunshine). Guests have full access to Backyard deck. -Our screened in Private Bdrm. Lanai is off limits.
Interaction with Guests
We live onsite, in the adjacent Mainhouse. We respect guests privacy. Texting is my preferred method of communication, (7:30am. - 8:30 pm) If you have a question, or you can write a note on the outdoor Chalkboard ;-) -Mahalo.
Transportation is guests responsibility. A Rental car is strongly recommended to get around, go to the better Beaches (you'll have Beach chairs, umbrella, cooler, towels, etc).
OUR LOCATION PROXIMITY FROM AIRPORT: We are just under 8 miles drive from OGG (12.8748 km). (about 17 minutes drive).
Other Things to Note
Our #1 is to maintain a "Spirit of Aloha" living here..... that means that we are mindful of others, we care about our impact and our effect on our neighbors and love to make our guests feel a belonging and feel very welcomed here.
Please maintain a Spirit of Aloha- This is a surprisingly Quiet area, so no early (before 7am.) or late noise, (Quiet after 9:00 pm.) per Maui county ordinance. NON SMOKING Smoking is Not allowed anywhere on our property or inside Ohana. (if you smoke, you can walk out front, but please do Not smoke anywhere on our property, I dislike the smell greatly).
-Please do Not hang wet towels on inside spiral staircase! Hang up outside on hooks/towel rack provided.
-Don't wait to rinse off sand in inside shower, as Sand can clog the Shower drain. :( Use our front driveway hose to rinse off Beach Sand.
-Our bedroom backs up to your private Bathroom, so please be courteous and Quiet.......happy if you're Quiet as a Ninja !
-Roku was added Jan., 2016. Any damage or loss will be cause for monetary replacement: $100. for Roku stick/remote. (this system runs off Wifi, so as per winds/weather it will connect as long as signal is avail.). Netflix is Free. You may watch any free available channels.
--> It is our Foremost intent that our Ohana is a comfortable and logical fit for our guests, please share details/photos with your traveling companion.
-Please keep cell phone conversations to Inside your Ohana. (noise travels). Maui has a noise ordinance and everyone respects that by 9:00 pm. all is Quiet. (We are in bed before 10pm)
NOTE: --> Electricity on Maui is Very Expensive (cost is 5x more than on Mainland !) - So, PLEASE, TURN Off ALL Lights & all Fans (Don't leave lights or Fans on when you're out! )
Damage or loss to any aspect of Ohana, Roku, or Beach items is soley Guests responsibility.
-No addit'l. guests allowed onsite that have not pre-paid & pre booked. No overnite outside guests/visitors. No pets.
-The Loft upstairs two story Ohana has an A/C unit, IF it is turned on it is an addit'l. +$5. Per Day (you shouldn't need the A/C, as three walls of unit has Slider/doors, plus two upper floor windows- Plus we provide a Large Box Fan, upstairs. >Know that IF you plug in and turn on A/C Unit (even for a few minutes- you will be subject to the cash fee onspot. -The A/C is NOT an included amenity. Our rates have maintained same pricing for over two years.
-Check out time is 11:00 am.- unless prior Late check out approval has been made- No guest is to remain onsite or leave Any personal items/ belongings behind after 11:00 am. on day of check out. I need adequate, required time to clean and prepare Ohana for my next guests. We are not responsible for your personal belongings/theft/damage/injury.
WASHER USAGE RULES:
If needed, you may do 1 wash load of Laundry before dark time. (in washer by 5:30 pm.). Is Ok if your stay is 3 nights or more with us, (or Buy Option is $8. per load, includes soap). NO clothes dryer onsite, line dry in sun. (like we do) :)
No refund will be given for violation of house rules or guests misrepresentation. It will then be your sole responsibility to book elsewhere, at your sole expense/resources.