Beautiful and Eco-Friendly Bamboo Cottage Rental for Couples near Maui, Hawaii

Haiku, Hawaii (United States)
1 unit
4 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

This eco-friendly cottage rental is located near Maui, Hawaii, and is perfectly suited for a romantic couples' getaway, accommodating two guests in a luxurious, queen-size bed. The cottage's beautiful structure was the first permitted bamboo structure in the United States, and it’s both unique and historic with its Nautilus shape that promotes tranquility and sacredness. Inside, guests will find beautiful stone staircases that lead to a large deck, as well as beautiful windows that look out to the sea and beautiful Hana coastline. In addition to those lovely touches, there is a prism-shaped sky skylight window in the bedroom so guests will be able to stargaze the night away or wake up for a sunrise over the ocean. They can also enjoy the fully equipped kitchen, as well as a half bathroom indoors and a lovely, private outdoor shower. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Cell service
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Sink
  • Hairdryer
  • Queen-size bed
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Fridge
  • Hot plate
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Linens
  • Iron
  • Stove
  • Dining table
  • Tea kettle
  • Sound system
  • Washer
  • Fan
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Parking

This property was ecologically built and adorned with spiritual art and handcrafted masterpieces from Pacific and Asian countries. The land was created and designed with ecologically friendly concepts in mind. The hosts are recognized as tireless pioneers and champions in living harmoniously with using the best and cleanest technologies available today. The site is completely off-the-grid and utilizes only sustainable energy sources, such as solar power, well water, and permaculture techniques in the garden.

There is only Wi-Fi access in the main house, where guests are welcome to download their messages anytime. The rest of the land is electromagnetic-free—only downloads from Mother Nature. The hosts consider this to be a first-class nature treatment.

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Guest Services

  • Spa

This property offers yoga Monday through Friday mornings with a suggested $10 donation directly to the teacher. Available Qi Gong, shamanic night teaching once a week, meditation, personal coaching, on-site lomi-lomi massage, as well as other special events and activities. If guests would like to get married on Maui, Kutira is a licensed wedding officiant by the State of Hawaii and would love to support them in this special event. Read More

Location + Surroundings

Whether guests are looking to seek sanctuary, write the next chapter of their life, or are simply on vacation, they're welcomed to come explore sustainable living at Maui’s premier eco-tourism retreat center. Located on the north shore of Maui, this glamping site is perched on an oceanfront cliff perfect to watch the sunrise from. Here, glampers can escape the busy tourist spots and instead experience the natural beauty and green lifestyle that this retreat offers. Despite its seclusion, the property is conveniently just 40 minutes northeast of Kahului Airport and 30 minutes from Paia Town, a unique and eclectic town with lovely public sand beaches and fun shops and restaurants.

This sustainable paradise allows guests to stay at a place where a vacation becomes a transformation. This property is a legally permitted bed and breakfast (Permit SUP2 2007/0005 BBPH 2009/0003 TAT/ TAX ID W40484296-01), which means guests' reservation is always safe. The retreat is located on the North Shore of Maui's sunrise, just 40 minutes northeast of the Kahului Airport, and 30 minutes from Paia Town (on the way from the airport), which has lots of great restaurants and boutiques, a large, health food grocery store, internet cafés, bank, ATMs, a post office, and lovely public sand beaches for walks or jogs, lounging, picnicking, sun bathing, swimming, and surfing. The property is in the heart of the island, where guests will receive a full of experience of local living and no large hotels and tourism. Nature calls!

At this property, guests will enjoy being directly next to the ocean; beautiful hiking trails; waterfall lagoons; a romantic setting; being only 15 minutes from town; sunrise views; and yoga and meditation classes.

The nearest airport is Kahului Airport (OGG). Read More


  • Swimming
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Whale watching
  • Water sports
  • Climbing
  • Zip-lining

Guests can enjoy beautiful hiking trails, waterfall lagoons, and other romantic settings only 15 minutes from town. Maui Island is a small island, and it is easy to visit the forest reserves and the Haleakala National Park. Those looking to relax can take advantage of nature's tranquility and visit the temples where glampers can rest and meditate. A leisurely stroll discovering the area is the perfect way to clear guests minds and the beautiful plants and flowers and on-site chickens are sure to put a smile on glampers faces. Those looking for more of an adventure can follow the ocean trail, which is a cliff trail that takes about half an hour to reach the ocean. It is worth the challenge as hikers will be treated to pristine, untouched beauty where dolphins and turtles are often spotted. In winter, whales can also be seen. It is a truly magical experience.

Guests will receive a Waiver and Hiking Trails Liability form to read and sign in their booking confirmation email.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

  • You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 60 days prior to check-in.
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Additional Information

The following is important information, and guests are asked to please take their time and read all of it.

This is a legally permitted bed and breakfast: Maui Permit #BBPH2009/0003, Hawaii Permit #SUP2 2007/0005, and Hawaii Tax ID #W40484296-01.

There are taxes due upon check-in: This site has a legal bed and breakfast permit by the County of Maui, therefore the Transient State Tax and General Excise Tax of 13.42% is mandatory and due upon arrival in cash. This tax is not collected by this booking site.

For late arrivals: The normal check-in time is between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. There is an additional $45 charge for late arrivals after 6 p.m. and $65 after 10 p.m. until 11 p.m. There is no check-in after 11 p.m. Guests are asked to please make sure they have informed the hosts of their arrival time at least 48 hours ahead.

Please read the following house rules:

There is absolutely no smoking indoors. This is an off-the-grid and sustainable living area, so guests are encouraged to conserve electricity and water. The products used are only biodegradable cleaning products and the entire land and gardens are organic. They only provide in-house towels. Guests can rent beach towels. They are two for $5 or one for $3. No camping gear storage in the accommodation needs to be stored in car or outside.

There is a guest book with detailed information about the place, with tips and instructions to enjoy living off the grid with great places to dine and other activity possibilities. Guests will also receive a map of the land and trails and a yoga schedule and other activities, they might be interested in, upon arrival.

This property operates on solar energy from panels installed on their buildings. The water is pumped directly from their own well, and all of the residents live sustainably and self-sufficiently from the land through organic farming. Glampers will not be on a manicured resort, and the trails are natural and need to be exercised with caution.

*Upon all confirmed bookings the host will send guests the policies and waiver in regards to the trails and neighboring hiking opportunities. Read more

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