Our Cottages/Ohanas


'Ohana' is the ancient Hawaiian word meaning 'family,' or 'kin folk,' but it has come to mean much more than that. The word encompasses that sense of good will and community that comes from being surrounded by loved ones. It was in this spirit of ohana that modern architects began designing small guest houses or cottages attached set off from the main house. Over time, these charming cottages, all with full amenities and separate entrances, became known as ohanas themselves.

We offer the widest selection of Maui vacation rentals with ohanas. Our ohanas combine all the privacy and amenities of your very own Maui vacation condo rental with all the fun and togetherness of renting a larger home. These delightful Maui cottages are the ideal places for in-laws, family members or couples. In fact, many couples who just got married, or Maui'd, choose to spend their honeymoon night in an ohana, allowing them to stay right next door to their family and friends and still enjoy their own private retreat.

Of course, ohanas maybe also rented out separately. They are the perfect Maui vacation rental for the couple or friends looking for a smaller ocean or garden view home. Even if there are guests at the main house, the ohana's separate entrance and facilities allow you to come and go as you please, so you may not even know if your neighbors are there.

The convenience and appeal of our ohana Maui vacation rentals, with or without the main house, make them the favorite choice for many of our guests. They are part of the essence of old Hawaii and you'll know you've arrived at the Magic Isle the moment you open the door.

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