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!
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.
Top guest reviews
Host:we loved our stay and appreciate how accommodating our hosts werekanza is an amazing host she is very easy to communicate withRead more reviewsit was beautiful and relaxing and close to everythingthe neighborhood is quiet with great walking streets and easy access to paia and upcountryall in all it was a fun location away from the crowds
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.
Top guest reviewswe enjoyed cozy nights by the outdoor fireplaceit was bright and absolutely spotlesswhat a beautiful place to celebrate turning 65 everything was so clean and beautifully designedthe bed was comfortable with great linens and the whole place was spotless
Host:everything was perfect and our hosts were amazingour hosts were the best; they were very responsive and available whenever we neededit was immediately obvious how much care and creativity the owners took to build this romantic experiencegreat place great host great animals as wellchristine and her husband were great hosts and we loved our stay at the alpaca and rabbit farmRead more reviewsperfect place to stay in maui
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.
Top guest reviewsthe outside covered community porch has very comfortable seating with a huge picnic table and grillvery clean and very spaciousit was very clean and modern--beds comfortableeverything is clean and looks like newit was very clean comfortable and well appointedvery clean well appointed two bedroom unit with lots of well thought out amenities
Host:they are perfect hostsour hosts made us feel comfortable from the moment we walked through the doormany thanks to the hosts they were really friendly and easy goingamazing place tom is great host and the place apartment itself is much better than on the picturesthe place was quiet and comfortable and tom was a gracious hostRead more reviewsreally great location and placegood location a lot of privacygreat location close to the beaches coast town hana hwy and all the main attractions on the islandthis place shows great pride in ownershipgreat location for seeing all the upcountry sites
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.
Top guest reviewscomfortable furniture fluffy towels soft linens – all the comforts of homenice kitchen area lots of closet space and large nice showergreat kitchen and terrific porchclean and rooms are well appointedthis place is wonderful clean and the communication with the host was greatthe place was so clean and better than the pictures showwell appointed super comfortable beds fabulous location clean as a whistle and super easy communication with the host
Host:perfect airbnb super host statusthe owners are great and very friendlycary was a great responsive hostcary embodies the aloha spirit and is an excellent hostthis is the best place to stay in all of airbnb anywhere the hosts were so kind and helpfulRead more reviewslocated north central it’s away from the major touristy areas but still easily in driving distanceexcellent location and great family escapegreat location and a stunning retreatit is in a perfect locationquiet location and great place to explore northeast side of the island
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.
Top guest reviewsbe aware that cooling is by a very adequate whole-house fan (ieating our breakfast and watching the animals (including horses & cows) awaken and get fed was so peacefulthe cottage is directly next to her house and was comfortable and cleanthe kitchen is super equipped which made it easy to make some of our mealsthe cottage was clean and well keptthe place is nice and cleanthe place is clean spacious and adorable with all the animals aroundthe cottage is cozy clean and well keptthe cottage is cute and clean
Host:sharon is a great host easy to communicatesharon and alan were super friendlyshe was very responsive and helpfulalan and sharon where incredibly hospitable and graciousthe hosts are so helpful and friendlyRead more reviewsgreat location for exploring hana and surrounding area a bit moregreat location on the way of road to hana
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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