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Bedrooms 1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Cottage 1 bedroom 1 bath, Sleeps 2, minimum stay monthly or weekly

Please call the owner in the afternoon for more details for booking. Maui Vacation Home is your gateway to a deluxe, furnished rental beach house with pool, located adjacent to the calm, clear waters of a sandy beach and the convenience of shopping, dining and entertainment of historic Front Street.

This is your opportunity to 'live like a local', or spend your winter in paradise, just like the Pacific Humpback whales that migrate here every year to give birth and play in Maui's calm, warm waters. Flexible term leases are a rare luxury, especially when it comes to furnished beach houses in Lahaina, so don't miss this opportunity to experience living like a local, complete with all the amenities of a luxury vacation rental but at a fraction of the cost

ONE BEDROOM (Queen) ONE BATH (Tub-Shower) 500 Sq. Ft. / a "Mini Home" complete with Everything: WI-FI, A/C, CABLE, Flat Screen TV, & Washer & Dryer.

- bubble away beneath palms, sun, moon, and stars

Maui Vacation Rental Home Features:

The Beach cottage With one Bedrooms (Queen)

*** home sleeps two people ***

Master bedroom with queen bed ; Bathroom: Tub-Shower)

One Full Bathroom (Tub-shower)

bubble away beneath palms, sun, moon, and stars;

Spacious Living Room with TV, Dining Room, Fully-Equipped Kitchen.

50' Digital TV;



CD Player;

DVD Player;

Decorative Fireplaces;

Air Conditioning;

Washer & Dryer;

Outdoor Gas BBQ;

View West Maui Mountains and Rainbows;

This vacation rental home is in a Lahaina, Maui residential neighborhood, situated in a private, tropical Hawaiian setting.

** This is a NON-SMOKING private residence **

Home is not child-proof safe;

Swim at your own risk - no diving - no lifeguard.

3-minute Level Walk to a great beach - views of both Lana' i and Moloka' i;

15-minute Walk to Lahaina Town and Harbor (shops, restaurants, activities);

5-minute Drive to 24-hour Safeway and Longs Drugstore;

10-minute Drive to Ka'anapali Beach and Whaler's Village;

45-minute Drive to Kahului Airport;

All Inclusive Rental;

'Tropical Gardens Cottage & Pool is a privately-owned detached single family residence with pool for guest use only.

It is not a condo nor a timeshare.

Check-in: 3:00 PM;

Check-out: 11:00 AM;

We request that guests honor the Hawaiian tradition of leaving footwear outside before entering home.

Please provide:

(1) preferred dates;

(2) call-back phone number;

(3) number of people in party.

(Current Guest calls the property: 'A LITTLE PIECE OF HEAVEN.'


More Details

Robert and Denise
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 30, 2017

About Robert and Denise

Operated boutique hotel for 30 years, experienced with vacation rentals since 1999

Robert and Denise purchased this house in 1999

Why Robert and Denise chose Maui

Ideal location close to great beach, and walking distance to town and swimming pool in a quite and safe neighborhood

What makes this house unique

Check the PRICES for dwellings (in a Quite, Tropical Setting, with a private SWIMMING POOL!) Nothing compares to this special home by the BEACH & LAHAINA TOWN!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Your home has made our stay in Maui more like a vacation than a tourist experience. After a day of activities, it was always comforting to know that we could return to your lovely home, cook our own meals, lounge by the pool, and most of all - experience the quiet solitude! I definitely plan to do a return trip... the jacuzzi bathtub and outdoor shower are the best!
Apr 2012
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Lahaina House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 2 - outdoor shower
  • Fun (Screened) Outdoor Shower Too!
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck Furniture
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Yard
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeping
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Walk to Baby Beach in 5 minutes, walk to Front street in 10. Handicapped Accessible (May Have Limitations). Minimum Age Limit For Renters.


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.5 based on 22 reviews


  • 3 of 5

We were eager to be in Maui. The Cottage was nice and quiet. There were things that made our stay only OK. Our hosts were obviously not well and therefore not really wanting to interact with us. The TV system was challenging and when I asked Robert he was very

curt. I only disturbed him once in eight days but obviously that was too much. There was

too little light to be able to read in the Livingroom or bedroom so that is a big deal to me. Disappointing as it was the most expensive accomodations of our trip.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry for any misunderstanding regarding our new "top of the line" TV System; (a PANASONIC "flatscreen" with DVD player & extensive MOVIE COLLECTION.) There were NO Previous complaints! Further, the Owner (a former Innkeeper) has always been AVAILABLE 7 Days per week; To make certain, a Tech just replaced the CABLE BOX: " problem" solved!
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Lahaina Retreat

  • 5 of 5

What a perfect little bungalow for our Maui visit. We had just what we needed and loved being away from the tourist hustle and bustle. Yet, so close to walk or drive to everything we wanted to do. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice cottage, easy walk to beaches and Lahaina town

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Bob and Denise's cottage in Lahaina. We're not into staying at big resorts and have stayed at VRBOs in the islands before. We find it's a great way to vacation in the islands. This was a great location for walking into and exploring Lahaina, with easy vehicle access to the main highway. Neighborhood is quiet, and we loved waking up to the mynah birds and doves/pigeons. We had outstanding views of the West Maui Mountains off the deck/patio.

The cottage was the perfect size for a couple. It would be a bit tight if you had other people or kids. The place was clean, with a comfortable queen-sized bed and a nice living/kitchen area. The furnishings are a bit worn, as others have reported. The loveseat, in addition to the large rattan chair and couch, made the living area a bit cramped, and we would've preferred it wasn't there. Kitchen was fairly well stocked, unless you're a foodie and expect all sorts of handy kitchen gadgets.

My main suggestion to the owners would be to provide better reading lights. Since the weather was marginal for part of our stay, we did spend some time reading and relaxing. The lamps they had were a little too dim.

The little swimming pool in the yard is delightful. We loved all the tiny lizards that were running around the yard. We didn't see many geckos, though.

Bob and Denise were very accommodating and thoughtful and were concerned about our comfort. When we were having trouble with the WIFI, Bob called in his IT guy and had it fixed in short order.

If you're looking for reasonably priced accommodations on Maui, away from the contrived atmosphere of the resorts, this cottage is a great way to go. Buy your own groceries. Cook / BBQ your own food. Eat out once in a while.

Oh, and the beach is a just a couple of blocks from the cottage. We didn't swim there. When the weather was nice, we were off sailing or snorkeling. But we saw people enjoying the water, which is protected by a reef. Surf/SUP lessons are offered on the beach. Very convenient!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect alternative to crowded resorts!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for two weeks at the Tropical Gardens home, and couldn't have made a better choice for a peaceful vacation! The quiet neighborhood and private pool were so relaxing, and the home had everything we needed to stay in and unwind, as well as chairs and towels to take to the beach. If busy and noisy resorts are not for you, this is an option you should consider! Thank you, Bob and Denise. We hope to return to Maui someday, and will definitely look for availability at one of your properties.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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First-rate home base for new Maui visitors

  • 5 of 5

Robert and Denise offer a home away from home. All the amenities and comforts, including a great deal of privacy, are there. Our trip included an assortment of scenic drives, beach time, and walks around Lahaina and other communities on the island. The private swimming pool was very inviting, and about the same temperature as ocean water, if not a bit warmer, so many of our days started with a swim there. A couple of days we just enjoyed quiet reading with a bottle of wine. (This would be a great refuge for a writer.) The home is tucked away in a neighborhood where actual Maui residents live, so walking from the cottage offers a local view, but everything is close. Lahaina is a relatively small town.

Bob had helpful suggestions for local points of interest, including restaurants and resort beaches, and before our trip gave me solid advice that shorts work every where (even for a nice dinner out). If and when we return to Maui we'll check availability here first.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This small cottage was perfect. The owner's provided everything we needed for the beach & it was only a short walk to the nearby beach and a short drive to many more. The immaculate pool is between the cottage and main house. We used the pool quite often and felt we were given a lot of privacy. The cottage is a bit dated but that didn't take away from our stay at all. The bed was very comfortable and the double outside shower was great. It's close to many activities and you can walk to downtown Lahaina. The owners were very nice to deal with and made us feel welcome to ask them anything about area. They also checked in with us to make sure everything was OK.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tennis, sport fishing, island ferries nearby


Rates & Availability

Lahaina House Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Booking Fee $150
Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 13.41%

Six month example is just that -- an example! Prices and dates are negotiable!
Cashier's checks accepted. Credit Card options available
50% of payment due upon booking; reminding 50% due 60 days before arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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