Aloha! Welcome to Bayhouse Hana. Our one-bedroom 'Iwa Suite', with eight hundred thirty two square feet of floor space, overlooks beautiful Hana Bay. There is a queen size bed in the bedroom; the bathroom is accessible through the bedroom. A panoramic view of the bay is offered from the spacious charm of the living room and dining area; an alcove just off this area accommodates an additional two individuals on twin beds, making the unit ideal for a family of four. Bayhouse Hana has a fully furnished kitchenette that opens into the living room - dining area and enjoys the same views.At Bayhouse Hana, you'll enjoy all the wonders of the oceanside experience in complete comfort. We have chosen to exclude television in our suite, but we do provide WiFi access. * NOTE: The quoted basic rate is for a party of two; there will be an adjustment made in the quote to reflect any additional people in your party.
We advise our guests that we do not use toxic insecticides or pesticides on the property. As in all tropical settings, there are insects in Hana. Roaches are attracted to food and drink left out. Our mitigating strategy and advice to our guests is to seal all food containers and clean up thoroughly after meals. This strategy brings good results and prevents exposure to toxins for our guests and ourselves.
The sandy beach of Hana Bay is a very short stroll away. Our peaceful town has two grocery stores, a post office, a gas station and three eateries among its businesses. All are within reasonable walking distance. But if you are looking for the glitz and glitter of night club or shopping malls, this is not the end of the island for you.
In the surrounding areas lie the Haleakala National Park at Ohe'o ( a swimming, hiking and camping idyll), and Kahanu Garden, part of the National Tropical Botanical Garden, home of the ancient Pi'ilanihale Heiau, largest Hawaiian temple site; the garden boasts the largest collection of varieties of breadfruit trees in the world, among other native, tropical and exotic botanical specimens.
We are on the east tip of Maui, our sunrises are magic and our evening afterglows are quite lengthy because they start before sunset, thanks to Haleakala, our resident mountain, 'home of the sun'. We get to see the sun going home for the night after a long day crossing the sky.
Looking out to sea, don't be surprised if you happen to spot a whale or two or an entire pod breaching, spouting and splashing just outside the bay; that would be between October and March. Or you may spot a sea turtle cruising along the shoreline scouring the rocks for its favorite seaweed.
If you're not a visual type, just kick back and enjoy the sounds and smells of the peaceful Pacific.
E malama pono! (take good care)
Keywords: suite, scenic bayside view, easy access from highway, private, serene, short walk to beach and snack shop, fully furnished kitchen, sleeps four, one bedroom (queen bed), one alcove (two twin beds), living room and dining area, carport.
William Chang and Anita Bisquera-Chang are the owners/managers of Bayhouse Hana. They are artist-farmers residing in the community. Bayhouse Hana is a family project that was started in the mid 70s; Bill has added some features and renovated the building in recent years.
Bayhouse Hana was originally built in 1975, one of the first vacation rentals in the community. It is built on family land that was acquired some four generations back. The Iwa Suite on the ground level has been completely renovated and placed back into service. *The second floor is currently being renovated; as Bill does this work only when there are no guests in residence, though we don't have a completion date scheduled. the upstairs unit may go into operation by mid-year 2017. We will post a notice here at the appropriate time.
The location of Bayhouse Hana is ideal for its purpose. The views are fabulous and the setting is so peaceful... and you don't have far to go for anything. That is why we say it's away from it all and in the middle of things at the same time; you get the best of both.
At Bayhouse Hana you're in the middle of town and away from it all at the same time. The suite focuses on the ocean views and sounds; the house is designed to shield you from the road traffic and neighboring dwellings, it's very private but it's not isolated. You are in walking distance to all the amenities of the central town area, stores, post office, community center, snack shop, restaurant and more. The sandy beach at Hana Bay is just a short stroll down the road. Most community events are held either at the Community Hall at the Bay or in the Ball Park next to the Community Center just up the hill; both a short wall away.
We enjoyed the spacious layout and excellent location. If we had stayed longer we could have used the kitchen facilities - and spent more time in the breezy living room! Owner communication was timely and very helpful!
The view of hana bay out the front windows is amazing. Clearly the owners have plans to improve the overall structure (with multiple units eventually intended) but it appears to be a work in progress. The unit we stayed in was finished but very rustic. The town of Hana is quaint and authentic, however that also means it isn't set up very well to support tourists. There are very few eating options in Hana; most places closed before dinner, and several weren't even open on the weekend. So it is important to have a plan for food, particularly dinner. We found that a bug problem can develop quickly in the unit so it is really important to be careful in handling the food and garbage situation. Also, there really aren't too many shops or other activities in Hana, so beach exploration and hiking in the area will be your sole entertainment.
Bayhouse Hana is a beautiful beach retreat, with the perfect location. Walk to beaches, restaurants and food trucks. The neighborhood is quiet and the sunrises are beautiful.
Cooking utensils were limited and old. No steak knives. Silverware was not great.
House was clean and good view. But we ate in a lot and made it a hassle.
We really enjoyed this charming house. Spacious enough, comfortable bed, great location. Very clean and well equipped for what you need. The large 4 windows were wonderful for the view and the sounds of the ocean to fall asleep too. Would stay here again.
Nice bed. Very homey. Had an enjoyable time. Would have liked the towels fluffed in a dryer but they got the job done. Would come back again. Thanks to the owners.
Be aware that not all cell phone services are available in the Hana area.
Bayhouse Hana is located in a residential area. It is not a place to hold a party, so if you are planning to entertain, please seek another location.
We do not provide a television set in the suite; however, you may bring your own laptop or tablet to access your television shows over WiFi.
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest|
Maximum stay is 7 nights unless arrangements are made with the owners.
An additional $25 is assessed for each additional person per night up to four total The average rate listed is for a party of one or two individuals. We do not charge for children under the age of two years.