Whether it’s your first time in Maui or your umpteenth time visiting, there’s no denying this place is worth the fanfare. While you’re here, you can enjoy various activities such as surfing, going on a yoga retreat, pampering yourself at a spa, or taking a helicopter tour. There’s plenty to see and do on this island, which is why it’s one of the most popular destinations for honeymoons and family vacations.
If you’re planning a vacation here and you don’t want to break the bank, an Airbnb is your best option. Enjoy the wonderful things this island has to offer by booking one of these best Airbnbs in Maui, Hawaii.
I can’t even speak Hawaiian, but if you go there and listen to a Hawaiian song, you get captured because it’s so beautiful, like the melody is just gorgeous and you know Bob Marley is on the radio every single day. It’s very reggae-influenced down there. Basically, you haven’t been to paradise if you haven’t been to Hawaii. Bruno Mars
Nestled between the West Maui Mountains and the dazzling Pacific Ocean, this house makes for complete bliss. The highlights are the saltwater pool (surrounded by jasmines), organic gardens, the sounds of the Waihe'e River that emanate from the valley below, energy healing sessions, delicious breakfasts, and a very unique setting. In terms of connectivity, this Airbnb Maui is 15 minutes from the main town of Kahului, and 20 minutes from the airport. Surrounded by spectacular views and the lovely fragrance of jasmines, the saltwater pool in the house is a delightful place. It is a must, not only for an early morning swim, but for that peaceful moment you have been longing for long. After which, you can enjoy the breakfast that is included in the room rate. Who would mind a platter of homemade banana bread, scones, marmalade, roasted nuts, fruits, and coffee or tea in the morning, amidst mountains, forest and ocean?!
Absolutely wonderful! Sally’s place is even more spectacular than described. The location is superb, next to the Ridge Crest trail and Iao needle. We loved the breakfasts(…) Olia
Mountain Ocean views
Address: Waihee-Waiehu, Hawaii
Number of Guests: 2
Price: from 125 USD
Access: By car - the closest public bus stop is 2.5 miles (4 km) from the house.
In addition to the panoramic views across Maalaea Bay, this Maui airbnb on the beach scores a perfect 10 when it comes to location. Only 10 minutes from the airport, Lahaina, Kehei, Wailea, North Shore, and other major destinations, the house allows you to explore and take up activities without any trouble. A short walk from the house is a beach park, which is not crowded and can be used for long walks, biking, or a picnic in the shade. The sunrise over Mt. Haleakala can be seen as the whales, dolphins, and marine turtles perform in the tropical waters, only a few yards away from your table. Another way to enjoy a romantic meal is by going for a sunset dinner cruise, which can be booked by walking to Maalaea Harbor. After a good night’s sleep in the big and warm bed, start your day with breakfast and beautiful panoramas across Maalaea Bay. The island offers an option of romantic carriage rides, which give you an opportunity to click vintage-like pictures and experience another era. Now you know why it is a hit with honeymooners!
This place was incredible, definitely the highlight of our honeymoon. Quiet, comfortable and relaxing. The view from the lanai is really something and the little beach is a real gem. Amazing snorkling and green turtles right on your doorstep, we would highly recommend a stay. Liam
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Romantic Maui Direct Oceanfront
Address: Wailuku, Hawaii
Number of Guests: 4
Price: from 169 USD
Access: 10 minutes from Kahului Airport. Take the public bus, taxi, or Aaron’s surf taxi Maui (35 USD)
Close to several forest reserves that are perfect for hiking, zip lining opportunities, the lavender farm, and Haleakala National Park, this ritzy cottage is extremely private and, unlike many in Maui, not attached to the owner’s house. It has been one of the more popular properties in Maui because it is just a few minutes from Makawao and Haiku Town Centers, but having a car is a must when planning to opt for this private country estate. Also, if you are into wildlife and love bird watching, you have another great option of spending an entire laid-back day in the cottage, watching horses, deer, and cattle running and grazing through the pastures below. A perfect base for exploring Upcountry Maui, the house is warmly done out with vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, and Hawaiian-themed hand-painted decorative touches. The colossal windows in the bedroom offer spectacular views and you can watch deer, owls, horses, and bats without leaving your bed. A private barbecue pit and dining area with ocean views are a few more perks of signing up for this pretty Maui vacation rental.
This was hands down the most wonderful Airbnb I have stayed in since joining three years ago and staying 30+ places. It has fantastic views, lovely Hawaiian furniture and a lot of amenities. Thank you! Jacob
Private Detached Ocean View Cottage
Address: Makawao, Hawaii (see map)
Number of Guests: 2
Price: from 199 USD
Access: By private vehicle
For adventurous souls and water babies, this fancy property, Hawaii yacht stay offers everything fun and modish. The option of sleeping under the stars and above the water on a 45-foot (13.7-meter) catamaran on the sea is tempting enough to beat all reservations. There are options to choose from a queen-sized bed inside the yacht, the trampolines, or the cozy private berths. On top of it all, you get your own personal kayak to explore and commute. Excited already? Located in the middle of the bay with sights that encompass the sunrise over the eastern mountains and sunsets over the western mountains, one doesn’t really need to do a lot to relax. But if you want, you can choose between taking out your kayak and paddling around the bay, jumping off the boat for a swim, or just listening to some good music.
Enjoyed every minute of it on this catamaran!!! The best last minutes decision to find my getaway place after long hard week. Brent was always helpful and very accommodating to make sure you are comfortable on the catamaran. My best times were sleeping under stars and waking up with the first morning rays of the sun on my skin. Totally awesome!! Elsa
Yacht Glamping Under the Stars
Address: Kihei, Hawaii
Number of Guests: 6
Price: from 55 USD
Access: Maui bus system for 4 USD a day. There is a bus stop just near shore from the yacht. Or opt for a personal pick-up service
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A perfect place for a spiritual retreat, this Airbnb in Maui, Hawaii is located in the North Shore and is encircled by lush jungles, ponds, and an interesting garden of four elements. A little temple in the retreat, which is built with authentic recycled teak wood and has craftsmanship of Asian heritage, is one of the most fascinating features of this place. Always thought about serious introspection? Take some time off and listen to your heart. As the host describes it, this Maui vacation rental is “where your vacation becomes a transformation!” Directly next to the ocean, this property boasts beautiful hiking trails, waterfall lagoons, a dreamy setting, and free Yoga and meditation classes. The easily accessible waterfall with lagoon certainly tops it all as you find yourself standing on top of the waterfall 200 feet (61 meters) above the bottom. Don’t forget to bring your hiking boots. Every room in Opua House has a unique theme, with carefully selected pieces of art and cultural items from around the world. Many of the guests describe their experience in this peaceful property as magical, with numerous striking hidden treasures all over the place. The strolls in the garden can be very fascinating, with several beautiful statues that have history behind them.
Maui Eco Retreat ~ Indian Room
Address: Haiku/Huelo, Hawaii
Number of Guests: 2
Price: from 129 USD
Access: Rent a car. It is located 40 minutes northeast of Kahului Airport, and 30 minutes from Paia Town (on the way from the airport)
Magnificent Eco-Paradise with Exclusive Waterfall!Haiku/Huelo, Hawaii, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewscomfortable bed inspiring decorations and all the amenities neededthere are two wonderful and a little challenging trails to natural pools and a truly impressive waterfallas described the property and room was amazingreally open and nice kitchenthey have a nice sized fridge/freezer organized for each guest room and a nice kitchen for cookingclean and comfy roomspacious clean kitchen which we didn't end up using during our short jauntthe indian room and shared facilities were spotless and tastefully decorated
Host:the staff are thoughtful and intentionalfriendly and helpful staff of wwoofersthe staff was very friendly and courteousstaff were extremely helpful and pleasantraphael is a great hostRead more reviewswonderful place and a gorgeous locationthe proximity to paia is great and the location itself is pretty uniqueit has a great locationgreat quiet and peaceful locationthe location gave us a great island experience isolated from touristy spots and so close to nature
Located in the center of Kihei, only one block away from Sugar Beach, this studio listing is the largest unit in the condominium complex and one of the best rentals in Maui, Hawaii. It has one king-sized bed and a queen-sized sofa, so catering up to four guests is no problem at all. This Airbnb has everything – cozy turquoise and white interiors with a pool and hot tub outside. If that isn’t enough, the beach is a mere 200 steps away! It is your home away from home! Toiletries are provided by the host through “starter kits” which is very convenient since there will be no need to shop for them anymore. As for cooking, this listing also comes with appliances, so you have the option to just stay in and relax. Nearby is Maui’s Humpback Whale Sanctuary which provides the best views for picnics and sunsets. This rental is definitely a steal!
SUITE DREAMS MAUIKihei, Hawaii, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe a/c was a major treatwe really appreciated the kitchen amenities along with the beach accessories that were included (cooler beach chairs etcgreat view and pool/spaa cute and clean studio with a large bed and perfect couch for sleeping or nappingwe had a nice corner unit next to the poolvery clean when you arriveclean place and easy to finda lovely condo well appointed very cleanoverall the unit was very clean and bed was comfortableit is always sparkling clean without unwanted “guests”
Host:tracy (the property manager) was very easy to get ahold of and helpful when matters arosetips notes and recommendations were provided which we found to be very helpfulthey contains loads of information before during and checkout of your stay which is helpfulhelpful binder provided with suggestions for activities places to eat etclocal guide was thorough and very helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location within kiheiloved this cute little placewalking distance to tons of great placesgood location within walking distance of beaches but quiet as welllocation is perfect for getting all around maui
This 2 bedroom/2 bath condo listing is located at Kihei Garden Estates. It’s peach and warm interiors beckons guests to have a relaxing stay on the island. This is one of the best options for Maui house rentals, especially for travelers who want to feel at home during a vacation. This listing can accommodate up to 6 guests comfortably. The overall ambience gives out a sophisticated feel – a spacious Lanai for alfresco dining, warm orange hues in the kitchen and in the dining room, an outdoor pool and a hot tub which is great for that al fresco dining experience. There are also beautiful gardens with Plumeria trees and Gardenia blooms outside if you want to take a stroll. Transportation is no problem at all since it is near the main highway and the bus stop is a mere one block away. Convenience stores are also nearby for some supplies that you might need. But do you want to know the best part about this listing? It’s just across the street from Waiohuli Beach – which makes it among the best Maui condo rentals to enjoy sunsets!
Tranquil Kihei 2 Bedroom CondoKihei, Hawaii, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe beds were really comfortable- even the sofa pulloutthe living room furniture was comfortable and we enjoyed watching tv when baby was sleepingthere is only one air conditioner but surprisingly strong enough to cool the whole unit including the loftthe outdoor bbq by the pool was super; well-equipped with tools of the tradethe kitchen has all the amenities you could want when traveling and made us feel like homeeverything was clean and comfortablethe condo itself is gorgeous and cleancalm clean and cozy placespacious and very cleanand everything was very clean
Host:she was very attentive & helpfulthe owners recommendations were really helpful and showed that she cared about our experienceshe is a wonderful host who has always taken good care of usshe was extremely responsivethanks for your quick helpful responsesRead more reviewswonderful location 2 minutes walking distance from the beachgreat location and you can walk to everythinggreat location and great valuegreat location - just a short walk to the beachgreat location to everything including a short walk to the beach
Looking for your slice of paradise in Maui? With the Gingerbread House, you’re in for a treat. The renovated 1930’s studio cottage is inside a lush gated property, perfect for visitors in need of a Hawaiian hideaway! It’s 10 minutes away from the beach and 20 minutes away from the airport.
Lined with cedar on the inside, you’ll be greeted with a delightful smell the moment you step inside this lovely Airbnb Maui Hawaii. It features a quaint kitchenette and a custom-tiled bathroom. There are many windows that’ll let you look out and marvel at the vibrant greenery. Behind the Gingerbread House, there’s an outdoor patio under a tree canopy, where you can spend your nights stargazing. There’s also a seasonal stream and an organic farm in the backyard, surrounded by plenty of fruit trees. The house is adjacent to The Sacred Garden, which has walking labyrinths, lily ponds and meditation zones. Entrance is free and open to the public daily.
You’ll also love this Airbnb Maui if you find it exciting to live in a house where a famous person once lodged in. Jimi Hendrix booked a stay in it back in the 70’s while filming Rainbow Bridge.
If a private and unique Maui vacation is what you’re after, go ahead and escape to one of the loveliest and best Airbnb in Maui you can find.
Adorable Garden Gingerbread HouseMakawao, Hawaii, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe cedar-scented cottage was downright charming and thanks to a powerful fan above the bed quite comfortable tooyou can open the windows and use the fan but the house will still be warmquiet comfortable cabin in serene jungle settingthe bathroom was super roomy and we had plenty of storage space for our belongingsthe bed was very comfortable and loved the cooler weather at night with all the windows openthe place was very clean and the bed was very comfortableit was extremely clean and had almost everything we neededthe place was clean and had everything you could need and morenice clean quiet and peacful place surrounded by a beautiful naturethe cottage is well stocked clean and has ample utility to prepare simple meals
Host:she was truly a very attentive hosteve was a lovely hostgreat experience eve was welcoming and a fantastic hosteve and steve were awesome hostsboth hosts are very responsive and knowledgable about the island and offer additional servicesRead more reviewsgreat location in the high countrylocation is fantastic tooit was in a great locationgreat location with a magical quality about itit’s also in a great location close enough and far enough from everything
Upcountry Maui can be found on higher elevations surrounding Haleakala, also known as the island’s highest peak. In this district, the beaches give way to rolling hills and misty mountains. Kula Treat is one of the more popular vacation rentals in Maui. This 2-bedroom apartment that lets you have the best Maui Airbnb experiences the upcountry has to offer. The location is perfect for a visit to the Haleakala National Park as well as day trips to Hana. Farmers’ markets and restaurants are at a short driving distance.
Aside from the spacious bedroom and the recently upgraded kitchenette, the apartment also has an outdoor hot tub and a sun deck making it one of the best options in Maui. For adventurers, there’s enough space to store bikes, surfboards and windsurfing gear. With a warm and cozy vibe, it makes for a wonderful home away from home! You can experience authentic country living - something that most swankier accommodations wouldn’t be able to provide.
Another thing that’s notable about this property is that the owner donates a portion of every booking to the Pachamama Alliance. It’s an organization that works with Ecuadorian natives to preserve rainforests. Not only will you be able to have an unforgettable and relaxing stay, you’ll also get the chance to help out.
Kula Treat - Upcountry Maui with Hot Tub!Kula, Hawaii, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsfabulous location amazing views clean well appointed kitchen bath & outdoor amenitiesshe helped make our stay in kula extra comfortable and memorablethe apartment was clean and spacious and had all the amenities we could have neededpamela was a great host easy communication amenities and comfortable spaceeverything is clean as wellclean and quiet living placeeverything was spotlessly clean and we can't wait to returnpamela's place is clean beautiful and spaciousthe place is beautiful and very clean
Host:she was super helpfulpamela was a lovely hostshe is very thorough from directions & helpful suggestions to kindness in every encounterpamela was a great hostamazing host with all the local tipsRead more reviewsthe location is very quite and ideally located for a trip to the haleakala national parkgreat location on maui - close to the national park and several good restaurantsit's location was great for visiting haleakala for sunset and driving to the airport the next morninggreat location for visiting haleakala pamela is super helpfulthe place is located in the central maui so it's a great "base" to explore the island
Holidaymakers eager to reconnect with nature and enjoy staying in luxury should consider booking this cottage located in Kihei, on the southwest shore of Maui. It’s perfect for four guests, with two fully furnished bedrooms and one bath. The exquisite sunset view from the on-site lanai makes this place worth the splurge, and guests will also have access to the pool, barbeque facilities, and snorkeling gear. Those with furry friends can rest easy because pets are welcome here.
180' ocean views, heated pool at a villa by WaileaKihei, Hawaii, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe house had stunning views a lovely balcony where we had breakfast everyday and moreadditionally we enjoyed the cottage since the views were better than expected and it was very comfortablebed and bathroom had a lot of thoughtfulness full length and magnifying mirrorbeds were comfortable and the pac n play was set up with blankets toys in the living roomthe view is wonderful the pool is great and the home is comfortableit was extremely clean and sandra's communication was amazingthe place is clean and beautifully decoratedthe whole community was very clean safe and relaxedit is absolutely beautiful clean and comfortablepool: is beautiful clean and a joy to have
Host:she was just lovely and helpfulthank you sandra for being a wonderful hostsandra very friendly welcomed our company of friendssandra is the best host very friendly and always available for questions and tipsthe place is perfect and sandra is a great host we highly recommendRead more reviewsthis is an amazing locationthe location was very central and close to wailea beach in a lovely neighbourhoodalso very close to great restaurantsclose to the best beaches and snorkling on mauithe location is great in a quiet neighborhood and close to great restaurants etc in the area
An Airbnb property perfect for two, this choice offers a stay as luxurious and comfortable as a hotel room. Besides the fully furnished rooms, guests can enjoy a moment on the private deck or enjoy the saltwater spa on-site. An outdoor shower with hot water ensures you don’t end up tracking sand indoors, and the memory foam mattress on the queen bed ensures a sound sleep after a day spent exploring the island. Make the most of your stay by enjoying a dip in the hot tub at any time of the day.
Luxury Cottage, Saltwater Spa, Walk to Beach/Dining/ShopsKihei, Hawaii, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe a/c and fans work great as does the wifithe fans and a/c were all in good working orderthe bedroom was beautifully decorated and also had a nice sized television ceiling fan and ac unitwe couldn’t have felt more comfortable in jenni’s cottagethe tv was large and my husband enjoyed catching some sunday footballthe entire house is super clean and beautifulthe location is super convenient the cottage spotless and communication with the host couldn’t have been easierwell-equipped and clean the house provides nearly all we need especially the kitchen utensilsthe cottage was nicely decorated clean and cozythe cottage was extremely clean beautiful and conveniently located
Host:host was very nice and responded fastshe is responsive and attentivepeople were friendly everywhere we went and we can’t recommend the stay here enoughwhat a delightful stay a lovely lil' cottage with a most gracious hostjenni is truly an exceptional hostRead more reviewsit’s located in a safe convenient neighborhood and quiet at nightthis location is maui is the most ideal for anyone who isn't familiar with the islandvery nice place in a great locationand the location is awesome very close to the beach shops and restaurantsher place is beautiful and walking distance from restaurants cute shops and the beach
This oceanfront property in Maui is perfect for guests looking for a fuss-free and affordable stay while visiting the island. Beachgoers will find it perfectly located as it’s right in front of the water, where you can enjoy activities such as snorkeling and swimming - just be sure to bring your own beach towel. Guests are welcome to the lanai and can make use of the laundry room on-site.
Oceanfront w/ Pool, Hear the Waves, Strong WIFIWailuku, Hawaii, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthere is no ac but that wasn't a problem with the sea breeze and fansthe ambience of the room was goodnice apartment with amazing viewthe view is unmatched and the pool is a great addthe breeze and fans give great ventilationthe room was very clean and comfortableher house is nice and cleanher place is sparkling clean and exceptionally neather condo was cleanthe room and bed is very clean and comfortable
Host:she is a great host and very knowledgeable of the islandbethann was a wonderful hostbethann was a wonderful hosthost was super nice and helpful :)host available and easy to contactRead more reviewsthe location is also gorgeousnice place close to the waterthe location is great and convenient to get to placesthe condo is very nice wonderful location at the waterfrontsuch a wonderful location to spend the night at
This grand, one-bedroom oceanfront condo offers a scenic view of the clear blue ocean waters. While the beaches and mountains are best viewed from the lanai, these magnificent views can also be seen from inside the penthouse through the windows. So take a seat and enjoy your breakfast on the indoor dining table while you take in all the scenes of Kihei. The shared terrace features beautiful tropical plants for you to admire. Wifi, air conditioning, and free parking are available for your convenience. Get the quiet break you need and watch the sun as it sets before your eyes.
Oceanfront Penthouse with Breathtaking Ocean ViewsKihei, Hawaii, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsstunning apartment stunning views beautiful decorthe apartment was fantastic with tasteful furnishings and stunning viewsgreat views well stocked kitcheneasy check-in stunning views comfy bedthe view from the apartment is amazing and espectacularit was clean and comfortablethe unit was very clean and athe place was clean and spaciousthe place was very clean well maintained and had a cool vibethe condo was beautiful spacious and very clean
Host:the hosts are very responsive highly proffessional and very helpfulanthony was a great hosthosts were honest and everything was what they said it would beprovided beach equipment was very helpfulanthony and thomas are great hostsRead more reviewsthe location was superbeasy walk to stores and restaurantsamazing location very central in kihei close to amenities and right at the beachthere are grocery stores shops and plenty of good restaurants within walking distancegreat spot the location is amazing definitely recommend it
Take in the perfect ocean view from Island Surf’s lanai. This Airbnb is close to The Cove, a popular spot for surfing and stand-up paddling. Make sure to check it out if you enjoy these exciting water activities. Access to the building’s pool comes with the rental of this gorgeous apartment. Enjoy the cozy king-size bed and get a good night’s rest. The space is filled with island-inspired artwork for an enhanced experience. Have a fun vacation with the help of this convenient accommodation.
Ocean View Condo at the Island Surf in Kihei MauiKihei, Hawaii, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewshuge lg smart tvthe condo was also very clean and had all of the necessary amenities (including air conditioning)the ac and new ceiling fans keep the entire place coolgreat pool and grill arealots of space and very large comfy bed kitchen was perfecteverything was very clean & freshthe condo is very clean and comfortablethe place was immaculately cleanthe place was safe airy clean and well maintainedgreat location very clean condo and cheap rate
Host:host was very responsive and accommodatingsuper responsive host everything as startedthank you for hosting methomas is very helpful & responsiveoverall nicely remodeled unit responsive host limited kitchen and bath suppliesRead more reviewsthe central location made it so easy to plan adventureslocation location location great place in a great areaexcellent central location if your wanting to stay in kiheiamazing location and the perfect apartment for our stay in mauigreat places to eat in walking distance and close to amazing beaches and sights
This one-bedroom condo has enough room for three guests. With a king-size bed and an air-conditioned bedroom, guests will surely have a comfortable stay. This cozy place features a full kitchen, so it will definitely be easy to whip up your meals. Use the coffee maker to make yourself a fresh cup of coffee in the morning. If you are seeking some beach time, two stunning beaches, Charley Young Beach and Cove Beach, are within walking distance. This condo comes with free Wifi so you can stay connected while on vacation.
Cute condo 3 blocks to best beaches in Kihei, MauiKihei, Hawaii, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsfurniture and bed are really comfortablewe especially loved the balcony for having breakfast in the morningsthankful for the a/c in the bedroom which made the temperature comfortablelanai was great for morning breakfast and coffeethe ac worked perfectly and kept us cool in the living room and bedroomeverything was very cleanthe condo is clean and cozycondo was very clean and nicely decoratedit was clean and comfortablegreat space very clean and updated
Host:host was very responsive and organizedhost is very friendly and helpfulthomas is a great host with super tips about the areathomas was friendly and quick to respondthomas was really helpful with the information about the area he send us by emailRead more reviewsfantastic locationgood location with easy walk to townvery nice location and great decorthe location is amazing as it close to several beaches and restaurantsgreat location steps from the beach with many restaurant/bar options fairly close by
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Frequently asked questions about the best Airbnbs in Maui, Hawaii
1. Which are the best pet-friendly Airbnbs in Maui?
This luxury cottage in Kihei is owned by an Airbnb Superhost and is spacious and comfortable enough for your family of four as well as your beloved pets.
2. Which are the cheapest Airbnbs in Maui?
If you’re looking for an affordable vacation rental near the beach, check out this private room with an oceanfront view owned by an Airbnb Superhost.
3. Which are the best Airbnbs with a spa in Maui?
A saltwater spa completes this stylish vacation rental in Kihei. The on-site hot tub offers the perfect way to relax after a long day of activities.
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