Haiku Surf COTTAGE
Check out our featured article in HI magazines favorite places to stay in Maui in our photos! We invite you to stay in our super clean and nicely decorated Haiku Surf Cottage. It's the only vacation rental on our side of the island that is surrounded by a surfboard fence! Walk out the back gate to the coffee cafe or small local grocery store. Enjoy the outdoor shower, your own fenced yard and outdoor covered porch for relaxing. Private and quiet cottage in a perfect location for exploring the island! (We are within 2.5 hours from anywhere on the entire island!)
IDEAL GUESTS: Our ideal guests are returning Maui visitors that want to experience something different than the resorts. Or first time guests that are looking to split their stay between the tourist areas of the south and west shores and the tropical quiet areas of north and east shores. Many guests stay with us to explore the North shore, Hana and Haleakala as we are in the ideal location to these beautiful wonders of maui.
PROPERTY: Enter our family-friendly neighborhood, where we are located at the end of a private street. Our newly remodeled cottage sits at the front of our property with its own parking and private yard. We also have another home on our property that we rent separately. It sits at the back of the property with it's own parking and private yard. Our cottage has everything you would need for your stay- just bring your clothes and aloha spirit.
ACCOMMODATIONS: The cottage accommodates up to 4 guests and is well appointed with everything you need to make your stay as comfortable as possible. It is perfect for a couple celebrating their honeymoon or anniversary or 2 couples (4 adults) or a small family (2 adults/2 children) that don't mind sharing a compact living space and two queen beds for sleeping.
THE SPACE: The space is warm and inviting with hardwood floors throughout and carpet in the bedrooms.
KITCHEN: The kitchen comes fully equipped for cooking and includes a cook top, electric stove, microwave & refrigerator.
BEDROOMS: Each bedroom has 1 queen bed, 4 pillows, and soft linens and sleeps 2 people. No other sleeping accommodations available- all guests must sleep in the beds provided. (no couch sleeping allowed)
BATHROOM: The full bathroom is equipped with a shower/tub combo, with toilet paper, hand soap & bathroom towels for use during your stay. There is also a private outdoor shower at the backside of the cottage with hot/cold water. Our favorite place to shower after coming home from the beach!
DINING ROOM: A dining room table sits 4 and shares the open living space with a couch and TV armoire.
EXTRAS: The entire cottage has fast wireless internet access. Each room has a ceiling fan for warmer days and extra blankets for those few chilly nights. The cottage comes with beach towels, guidebooks, and plenty of aloha.
FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN: If your reservation includes children, we ask that you respect our home and space and cleanliness of the cottage during your stay. Please have children eat and drink in the dining area to avoid sticking fingers and spills throughout the home. At check-out, we ask all our guests to leave the cottage in the manner in which they received it.
May Not be suitable for infants or toddlers as the home is not baby proofed and does not come equipped with infant sleeping or eating accommodations other than what is noted in our listing. If your bringing a portable crib, there is space in the lower bedroom for one to be set up.
ANIMAL FREE HOME & PROPERTY: No animals allowed at anytime in or around our home or on our property. Also please do not feed/give water or let any wild animals (cats, chickens, etc.) in our houses that may pass thru the property during your stay. This is a shared home and property with our family. Our son has severe allergies to all animal dander. He has been hospitalized due to asthma and his severe animal dander allergies. We have never had any animals in our homes and cannot due to the health and safety of our son. We must keep our homes as an animal free environment, no exceptions. As much as we love animals, we cannot compromise his health. This is strictly enforced.
SMOKE FREE HOME & PROPERTY: This is a smoke-free home and property. Please do not smoke in our home, outside our homes or anywhere on our property. Our family has allergies to smoke and we also have other guests on the property that may have allergies to smoke as well, which is why they chose to stay at our property. No Exceptions.
Guests are renting the entire Haiku Surf Cottage for their stay. And have use of 2 private house parking spots and a private yard.
OWNER INTERACTION WITH GUESTS:
We are available to answer questions and help make your stay enjoyable anytime thru your reservation portal or by cell/text and attend to your needs as they come up. If we are off island during your stay, we have a property manager that is always available if onsite needs arise. Otherwise, your privacy will be respected so you can enjoy our home like it is your own.
OTHER THINGS TO NOTE:
Our home is conveniently located in a quiet family neighborhood within 2-minute walk to the best local coffee cafe in Haiku town, Baked on Maui in the Pauwela Cannery. There is also a small health food store, Pauwela Store with a variety of grocery amenities, hardware store, windsurf and surf shops etc... You are welcome to walk out the back gate of the property for a quick shortcut to the cannery.
NORTH SHORE OF HAIKU: Haiku is located on the north side of Maui with perfect island weather of about 80 degrees year-round. We get cooler nights, often with rain which keeps our surroundings green and lush and days kissed by the sun and trade winds. The airport is only 20 minutes away, but you will feel like you are miles from the hustle and bustle of it all.
AROUND HAIKU: Around Haiku are countless activities and natural resources to explore, such as shopping, hiking, surfing, waterfalls, beaches, zip-lining, and horseback riding. We have partnered with a local tour company so our guests can reserve activities before and during their stay. Go to this link to reserve all your Hawaii activities: www.tombarefoot.com/haikusurfcottage
HAIKU is a great base from which to explore the island:
* We are only a 25-minute drive from the airport.
* Hookipa Beach is 8-minute drive from the house.
* Paia, named the “Happiest Seaside Town” by Coastal Living magazine, is a 10-minute drive offering with great shopping, good food, yoga and beautiful beaches.
* The historic town of Makawao is a 10-minute drive away where you will find art galleries, clothing boutiques, great restaurants, cafes, yoga, and a multitude of healing arts.
* Drive through Upcountry Maui, to the top of the Haleakala Crater in just 90 minutes for beautiful sunrise or sunset views.
* The south side beaches of Makena, Wailea, and Kihei are a little over half an hour away.
* The drive to Lahaina or further up the coast on the west side, takes 45-minutes to an hour, depending on road conditions.
* Driving the Road to Hana is one of our favorite adventures and reaching the town of Hana itself will take about 2 hours depending on how many stops you make along the way.
We recommend renting a car during your stay, The nearest bus stop is 1.8 miles down the road at the Haiku Cannery. Since we are not in a tourist area, Taxi's, Uber or Lyft do not frequent our area regularly, therefore we do not recommend this for your main transportation.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Travel is a choice. Our cancellation policy remains valid and moderate. If you should have to cancel, we refer you look at our cancelation policy for your reservation. WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND ALL GUESTS PURCHASE A THIRD-PARTY TRAVEL INSURANCE, one that lets you cancel for any reason for your vacation! It will cover your vacation for all other reasons not listed above that may cause you to cancel your stay.
OUR HIGH STANDARD CLEANING PROTOCOL:
We use the highest cleaning standards and also follow an enhanced 5 step cleaning protocol as recommended by the CDC to clean our homes before and after guest stays. We offer self-check-in for a contact-less, keyless entry and check-in. We also have extra cleaning products available for your use in our home, so you don't have to worry on your vacation about household cleaning essentials. The health and safety of our guests is our number one priority during your stay.
LEGAL, PERMITTED MAUI VACATION RENTAL: B&B permit #BBPH 2016/0004, TA-132-129-3824-01, GE-132-129-3824-01, TMK: 270090290000
Registration Number: 270090290000,BBPH 2016/0004,TA-132-129-3824-01,GE-132-129-3824-01