Makawao House Rental Photos and Description
House,4 Bedrooms/5 baths,4 cottages,5 bedrooms/5 baths, 700 sq ft yoga studio
Removed from the hotel / resort beachfront crowds, the 2.1 acre Banyan Tree Estate simply overflows with peace and Hawaiiana. Giant Banyan, Monkeypod and Jacaranda trees create a peaceful, shady oasis a midst the fruit trees, flowers and wide open lawns. Several swings and hammocks hang from the trees offering comfortable private places . Our 50' salt water swimming pool and Hot tub offers spectacular ocean and mountain views. We have a 700 sq ft fully equipped Yoga Studio including full A/V equipment
Furnished in traditional island style furniture, the living room, formal dining room and bedrooms will give you the flavor of old Hawaii.
We are just a short walk to the quaint Cowboy town of Makawao, and 15 minutes to Paia and Ho'okipa, the internationally-renown windsurfing mecca of Maui's spectacular north shore!
On the cusp of the wet and dry sides of the island, the Banyan Tree House usually is bathed in sunshine interspersed with occasional rain showers and heavier tropical rain. In the surrounding hills you have the finest hiking, biking and horseback riding on the island. There are two golf courses in the area. Telephone, fax, wireless internet and laundry facilities included on the premises.
Keywords: 9 Bed Room Estate. Consisting of 3 suites and a small bedroom in the Plantation house with 5 additional cottages, one of which has two separate bedrooms. all bedrooms have their own private bath
- pets not allowed
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- wheelchair accessible
Guestbook comments from the manager
Our family stay at the Banyan Tree House with our two young kids (under 10) and my parents (in their 70s). It was a delight! It is one of very few places upcountry that allows children and we were all welcome to swim in the large pool, play on the hammock and swing on the big lawn, play the piano on the screened lanai, and play ping pong. The historic plantation manager's home is roomy and gracious, and the kitchen is fit for throwing large parties! The yoga studio is a wonderful bonus for those so inclined to practice or meditate. Marty keeps the BTH sustainable, with a wind turbine, recycling, composting, and eco-friendly soaps (no detergents!). We felt quite at home.
The location is convenient: it is up the road from Paia, another quaint town with a great health food store, 1/2 hour from the gate to Haleakala National Park (1 hour to the summit), and right around the corner from Hali'i Maile General Store, an award-winning cafe that serves tasty local, organic dishes. I highly recommend the Banyan Tree House.
Most of our guests remark on how beautiful and relaxing the property is. Wide open lawns that are surrounded by sprawling old trees and flower gardens all help create the ideal restful atmosphere.