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Claudia Ledesma

Member since: 2001
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Speaks: english, french, german, italian

Private, Luxurious Dream Home with Swimming Pool, Permitted

59 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Haiku House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This beautiful permitted (BBPH2009/0001 SUP 2007/0001,

GE/TA-154-485-1456-01) three bedroom, three bathroom Maui vacation rental home conquers your heart and soul the moment you step in, with its simple elegance and unbelievable feeling. Set on 4.3 acres of estate like gardens, it offers you total privacy. Pamper yourself by the pool, admiring the ocean and mountain views, go for a stroll through the generous gardens in search of tropical flowers and fruit or relax in the healing ambiance of this custom dream home. If you want to spoil your spouse, take advantage of the all stainless gourmet kitchen and the organic vegetable garden to prepare a delicious meal and invite her or him to share it on the ocean-facing deck furnished in beautiful teak. Most of the very attractive activities on Maui as well as fine dining and shopping are just around the corner, some only minutes away! This is a home, not a vacation rental!!!

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Claudia Ledesma (Owner)
Member since: 2001
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french, german, italian

About Claudia Ledesma

Claudia, Kevin and Nohealani are the members of our happy family.

We absolutely love sharing our little paradise we have created here on our 4,3 acres in Haiku.

We have built our homes, have landscaped the grounds and maintain it all ourselves to this day.

We continue to add to the beauty, as well as functionality of the land with orchards, vegetable gardens and a palm nursery, all whilst keeping the privacy intact.

We love living off of our land and so do our guests.

We love to be active, play in the ocean when our work schedule allows us, but we also enjoy the calm and serenity of our property.

Why Claudia Ledesma chose Maui

Away from it all, complete privacy, but so centrally located, that you are close to all of the attractions Maui has to offer. It embraces you as a local resident and invites you to live the real Maui life!

What makes this house unique

The energy of this beautiful land fulfills you the moment you step foot on it. That is how it began for me in 1995 and continues to do so for my family still and the many wonderful guests we welcome.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"My partner and I have rented Claudia's Hale Mauka Makai on Maui for at least the past four years, usually beginning the middle of December for four to six weeks. We often extend our stay if it is available. We first rented the home after viewing it on the internet and we were not disappointed when we arrived. Their are many homes to rent on the island, but Claudia's house has a warm Hawaiian plantation feel. The design of the home is quite unique and the quality of the workmanship and the furnishings throughout the house are extraordinary, and reflect Claudia's loving care.



We particularly appreciate the privacy of the home due to the beautifully landscaped grounds surrounding it as well as our ability to walk outside our door to pick papayas, star fruit, bananas, lemons, limes, and much more. The pool area is also very private and affords a full days sun. Honestly, we seldom go to the beach because we enjoy the privacy we have in sunbathing and swimming in the pool. It also has a panoramic view of Haleakala Volcano where we have gone hiking on numerous occasions. The kitchen is well equipped and we have held dinner parties during our stay.



The home is located just a short distance from popular beaches and island restaurants such as Mama's Fish House and Haliimaile General Store. The casual laid back town of Paia offers wonderful shops, restaurants, one of the best health food stores we have ever shopped, and a gallery of local artists. Haiku and Makawao are close by and the Maui Gym and Maui Studio in Haiku offer a tremendous variety of exercise and dance classes as well as special events and workshops.



Kevin and Claudia are also very accommodating to whatever our needs throughout our stay and keep us well informed about what's happening on the island---especially when "Jaws" 50 feet waves are about to hit so that we can make the drive through the pineapple fields to view it first hand.



There is something for everyone on Maui and each year we experience it as if it were our first time. We are anxiously looking forward to our return to Hale Mauka Makai next month and always feel as though we are visiting our second family when we think of Claudia, Kevin and Nohealani. I couldn't recommend a better vacation home on Maui.



I trust you will have a very memorable island experience with Hale Mauka Makai!"

Mahalo,
Dec 2006
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Private, Luxurious Dream Home with Swimming Pool, Permitted
average rating of 5.0 based on 95 reviews
Knoxville Tennessee Usa
5

Escape back in time

  • 5 of 5

I lived in Hawaii from 1975 til 1978 and never missed a day being astounded by the beauty of it all. For 34 years I have steadfastly refused to return lest I would have my memories destroyed by the overwhelming commercialization and crowding that have occurred since I left.

Having remarried ten years ago, I finally relented to my new wife's implorings to visit, but I would not be a part of the Kaanapali/Makena madness. So I searched the net and found Hale Mauka Makai after much time spent looking for what I remembered about the Hawaiian paradise I once knew.

The fear I had of disappointment when we arrived vanished when we arrived on the grounds, a surprisingly short drive from the airport.

This was exactly the Hawaii I remembered! Wide open acreage, cooing doves, rampant with blooming flowers everywhere and a drop dead gorgeous house and grounds with absolute utter privacy.

looking down to the ocean on one side and at Haleakala on the other. Trees laden with a variety of tropical fruits are begging to be picked and the pool is pristine.

Claudia, Kevin, and little Nohealani will meet you when you unpack and then, unless you ask, you see no one and no other dwelling for the rest of your stay. There is among the owner's family that exceedingly rare quality that makes you feel like you've known them before and would love to know them forever.

I've read travel reviews more than I care to count over the years in search of our travel destinations, but I have never written one. Hale Mauka Makai and the Ledesma family changed that. Take it from me--- I've lived the classic Hawaiian paradise years ago, and I'm here to tell it is still alive and well if you know where to look.

Look no farther

William and Elizabeth

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
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5

Superb Holiday Home with Stunning Gardens & Views

  • 5 of 5

This property is located on the outskirts of the village of Haiku and provides the perfect balance of peace and tranquility with good amenities in the village to chill out and enjoy the fruits of the island. It is also situated close to Paia with may fine eateries.

Claudia is genuinely committed to ensuring that your stay is as good as it can possibly be, on arrival the house was spotlessly clean and the grounds beautifully manicured despite the rare onset of a strong tropical storm. The character of the house and the thought that has gone into the furnishings etc just make it feel special , nespresso machine was a big hit.

The views are also a really special feature, panoramic views over hills down to the ocean and the gardens are beautifully maintained and stocked. Pool area is spacious and nicely secluded with good comfortable loungers with luxuriously soft towels provided.

In all the complete package that made for a really enjoyable and memorable stay for our family, we hope that we can return again in the future. Special thanks to Claudia for all of the preparations made before our visit to ensure we would be comfortable and safe in light of the prospective tropical storm causing damage. As it turned out the intensity reduced and it cleared quickly but the thought and consideration was there which we really appreciated.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Issaquah, WA
5

Fantastically equipped, beautiful property, and complete privacy

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful stay at Hale Mauka Makai. The past few years we've stayed at a condo on the other side of the island, and this year we decided to try something different - after staying at Hale Mauka Makai it's hard to imagine going back to staying at a condo again. The layout of the home was perfect for our family of 5 - and the home was equipped with everything we needed for a memorable family vacation. Though other homes are nearby, from the house there is complete privacy - all we saw was ocean, the volcano, and the cows next door (though we never smelled them!). We can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Wonderful, secluded getaway

  • 5 of 5

Hale Mauka Makai was the perfect vacation home for my family of four. It’s on a quiet and private location, with the owners, Claudia and Kevin, maybe a hundred yards away, separated by open lawn, flowering shrubs and trees.

The house has amazing comfort and style, with island décor and well maintained furniture. The kitchen is stocked with cookware, you will just need most fridge and pantry items (except for herbs, spices, fruits and veggies—more on that later). Outside the kitchen was a grill which we used almost every night. We loved the espresso maker, the accompanying milk frothier and the variety of coffees. Overall, the house is clean, spacious, and airy especially with the windows and doors open for the trade winds.

The pool is great, and we were able to sling our music to a Bluetooth receiver and have it play outside while we swam. Nice touch, but it didn’t beat the wind rustling in the palm leaves.

The location is fine, maybe thirty minutes to Kahului and an hour to Lahaina or Makena. However, just minutes away are the quirky surf town Paia and the wonderful family friendly beach, Baldwin Beach Park.

The property is lush with trees and flowers. There is a garden of crisp vegetables and fresh herbs (hence not needing to buy your own). We were able to pick oranges, lettuce, parsley, papaya, and more. We were even given a frozen block of real coconut water to use during the week. Amazing. And the bananas…they were sweet and perfect, just the best.

What made the stay special was Claudia and Kevin’s aloha spirit.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

Can't say enough about our stay. The house was beautiful and well equipped with amenities. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Your home in paradise

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful property in a private and convenient location. Every detail has been thought out and we were left wanting for nothing. Claudia saw to any need we had and kindly shared the fruit growing on the property. We would happily stay again and recommend it to anyone looking for a comfortable house on the north shore of Maui.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Map

Nuka
"The finest Sushi"
Colleen's at the Cannery
Veg Out
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Twin Falls
Mama's Fish House
Mana Foods
Cafe Des AMIS
Baldwin Beach
Maui Yoga Shala
Upcountry Fitness
NorthShore Zipline Co.
Pacific Whale Foundation
Old Lahaina Luau
Hang Gliding Maui
Maui Ocean Center
Maui Arts & Cultural Center
Maui Swap Meet
Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum
Tamura Fine Wine & Liquor
Stillwell's Bakery & Cafe
Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Kahului
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Pukalani
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nuka
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Hookipa Beach Park
Car: necessary

We are located just minutes away from the world famous windsurfing and surfing beach 'Hookipa' and the remaining uncrowded north shore beaches.

Right up the road is a collection of wonderful restaurants, a great local supermarket and state of the art fitness and wellness facility.

Paia town, 4 miles away, offers quaint little boutiques and shops as well as an array of restaurants with cuisine from all over the world.

Other Activities: Snorkeling, yoga, wellness, fitness, fine dining, kite surfing

Golf: Maui offers three of the ten most beautiful golf courses in the world. But not only those three, but practically all courses on Maui are worth visiting. The closest being 15 minutes form our home, the furthest an hour scenic drive away.

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Rates & Availability

Haiku House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $391
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
2+ Guest Email for Quote $0
Tax Rate 13.42%

$600-$800/nt, $4200-$5600/wk, $14,000-18,000/mo
1-2 people $600/night
3-4 people $700/night
5-6 people $800/night


Children up to 2 years no charge

Out cleaning fee $375 plus tax
Refundable security deposit $1000

Holidays add extra $100 per night
Christmas 2 week minimum stay

Monthly rates (except holidays):
1-2 people $14,000
3-4 people $16,000
5-6 people $18,000

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Haiku House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Telescope
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom master - toilet , shower , jetted tub , bidet
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Outdoor - outdoor shower , shower surrounded by tropical plants
  • Terra cotta floors with diamond inlays, nice quality towels and carpets, soaps and shampoos provided. Toto bidet in master bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Crib can be in any room
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Ocean and mountain views, private deck for each bedroom leading to the swimming pool, en suite bathrooms, spacious closets, high quality linens, luxurious, yet comfortable decor, all hardwood floors, five star fully equipped kitchen (espresso machine, mini wine cellar etc.), indoor and outdoor surround sound system, wireless internet and office setup, gorgeous gardens filled with fruit and flowers to pick.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Sand Box
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • 7 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Hydraulic safety pool cover, hot water outdoor shower;surround sound system with outdoor stereo speakers; beach towels, mats and chairs; stationary; iPhone/iPod dock; complete phone/printer/fax office set up; fully equipped kitchen; European espresso machine and milk frother for coffee lovers; children's high chair, travel bed and some outdoor and beach toys; air purifier and dehumidifiers available; all necessary items to make your stay feel like a vacation are provided (toilet paper, paper towel, Kleenex, laundry soap, dish washing detergent, zip locks, cooler and cooling elements; soaps, shampoo and conditioner; etc.)

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