Top 5 Ranches To Stay In Maui, Hawaii

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From idyllic sun-kissed beaches to exhilarating nightlife, it’s no wonder Maui is on every traveller’s bucket list. As the second largest island in Hawaii, it has something for everyone. Active travellers can go snorkelling in Molokini Crater, where they can spot underwater flora and fauna including turtles. You can also experience the sunrise from Haleakala which is the biggest dormant volcano in the world, perfect for sunsets.

Maui County also includes two other smaller islands, Lanai and Molokai. These are famous for their vast beaches and water sports. After a day of adventure, you can refuel at Waicoco Maui Restaurant.

However, nothing beats staying at an amazing ranch in Maui, where you can wake up to the sound of the ocean waves and enjoy the beautiful views around you. So, read on to explore the top ranches to stay in Maui, Hawaii!

1. Beautiful three-bedroom house close to the beaches; Haiku-Pauwela (from USD 645)

This lovely ranch house is situated on a small working farm on North Shore in Maui. It is close to the ocean and has plenty of outdoor space you can explore. This ranch house features a well-equipped kitchen, and an outdoor barbecue for your use. The hosts also provide thoughtful amenities for your convenience, including fresh bed linen, beach towels and toiletries.

Furthermore, the home includes a large living space ideal for hanging out in the evenings, along with two extra rooms that can be used as home offices. You can also spend your evenings exploring the farm and trying out seasonal fruit from the orchard in the yard.

Haiku-Pauwela, Hawaii, United States
Private vacation home 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
we loved our stay and appreciate how accommodating our hosts were
kanza is an amazing host she is very easy to communicate with
it was beautiful and relaxing and close to everything
the neighborhood is quiet with great walking streets and easy access to paia and upcountry
all in all it was a fun location away from the crowds
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2. Well-decorated home nestled in a fibre farm; Kula (from USD 214)

Experience the joy of staying amidst adorable alpacas and Angora rabbits by booking this lovely home situated on a fibre farm. Your private cottage has a cosy outdoor living area with a working fireplace as well, so you can enjoy amazing views of Maui every day.

Additionally, this cottage is perfect for couples and features a well-equipped kitchen where you can try out the local dishes and ingredients. The cottage also features WiFi for your entertainment, and laundry facilities so you can pack light.

Kula, Hawaii, United States
141 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed cozy nights by the outdoor fireplace
it was bright and absolutely spotless
what a beautiful place to celebrate turning 65 everything was so clean and beautifully designed
the bed was comfortable with great linens and the whole place was spotless
everything was perfect and our hosts were amazing
our hosts were the best; they were very responsive and available whenever we needed
it was immediately obvious how much care and creativity the owners took to build this romantic experience
great place great host great animals as well
christine and her husband were great hosts and we loved our stay at the alpaca and rabbit farm
perfect place to stay in maui
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3. Cosy well-equipped house in a private gated property; Haiku (from USD 370)

This home is situated very close to Ho'okipa and Baldwin Beach Parks as well as Haiku’s best restaurants and conveniences. Step into your private porch to enjoy and relax amidst the incredible views of bamboo woodlands. The lanai also features barbecue facilities and a dining area, perfect for al fresco meals with your loved ones.

Furthermore, the house has all the amenities you may need including a flatscreen television connected to a DVD and VCR player. Also, enjoy snuggling up in front of the wood-burning fireplace, with homemade hot chocolate made in the kitchen here.

Haiku, Hawaii, United States
49 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the outside covered community porch has very comfortable seating with a huge picnic table and grill
very clean and very spacious
it was very clean and modern--beds comfortable
everything is clean and looks like new
it was very clean comfortable and well appointed
very clean well appointed two bedroom unit with lots of well thought out amenities
they are perfect hosts
our hosts made us feel comfortable from the moment we walked through the door
many thanks to the hosts they were really friendly and easy going
amazing place tom is great host and the place apartment itself is much better than on the pictures
the place was quiet and comfortable and tom was a gracious host
really great location and place
good location a lot of privacy
great location close to the beaches coast town hana hwy and all the main attractions on the island
this place shows great pride in ownership
great location for seeing all the upcountry sites
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4. Eclectic farmhouse with a beautiful deck; Haiku-Pauwela (from USD 350)

This lovely farmhouse is perfect for couples or small families, and you can enjoy the peace and quiet of living on a farm. The home is located close to Twin Falls Maui Waterfall, and the farm has plenty of animals to keep you company including chickens and goats.

Additionally, the home features a fully equipped kitchen complete with a coffee maker to start your day right. Both bedrooms also have a lovely view of the surrounding landscape, while the master bedroom has a small reading nook.

Haiku-Pauwela, Hawaii, United States
52 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable furniture fluffy towels soft linens – all the comforts of home
nice kitchen area lots of closet space and large nice shower
great kitchen and terrific porch
clean and rooms are well appointed
this place is wonderful clean and the communication with the host was great
the place was so clean and better than the pictures show
well appointed super comfortable beds fabulous location clean as a whistle and super easy communication with the host
perfect airbnb super host status
the owners are great and very friendly
cary was a great responsive host
cary embodies the aloha spirit and is an excellent host
this is the best place to stay in all of airbnb anywhere the hosts were so kind and helpful
located north central it’s away from the major touristy areas but still easily in driving distance
excellent location and great family escape
great location and a stunning retreat
it is in a perfect location
quiet location and great place to explore northeast side of the island
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5. Rustic-style farmhouse; Hana (from USD 311)

This charming farmhouse features beautiful cottage-core elements lending it a rustic and cosy vibe. You can explore the 6-acre (2-hectare) farm and make friends with the rescue animals staying there. If you are looking for some outdoor fun, use the available bikes to enjoy quiet rides and some exercise, while taking in the surrounding beauty.

Additionally, the home features a well-equipped kitchen and a dining area. You can also use the WiFi provided, and watch your favourite shows on the TV in the spacious living area. Parents here with their kids, and looking for some alone time, will find the babysitting recommendation especially useful.

Hana, Hawaii, United States
183 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
be aware that cooling is by a very adequate whole-house fan (i
eating our breakfast and watching the animals (including horses & cows) awaken and get fed was so peaceful
the cottage is directly next to her house and was comfortable and clean
the kitchen is super equipped which made it easy to make some of our meals
the cottage was clean and well kept
the place is nice and clean
the place is clean spacious and adorable with all the animals around
the cottage is cozy clean and well kept
the cottage is cute and clean
sharon is a great host easy to communicate
sharon and alan were super friendly
she was very responsive and helpful
alan and sharon where incredibly hospitable and gracious
the hosts are so helpful and friendly
great location for exploring hana and surrounding area a bit more
great location on the way of road to hana
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Immerse yourself in the beauty of Maui

A dream vacation to Maui is bound to be an exhilarating experience, filled with delicious fresh-caught seafood and long days at the beach. Why not take your vacation to the next level with these well-appointed ranches, that offer all the privacy and space you need? So make the most of your trip and book one of these awesome ranches!

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