We stayed in Maui Ocean Breezes in the Whispering Winds Studio for a week. When we arrived to check in it was dark so when we woke up the next day to walk around the grounds it was stunning! The ocean view from our patio and the grounds was amazingly beautiful. It is very tropical and the owners provide you with a fresh fruit basket upon arrival. There are many areas where the owner has outside yard art which she calls her shrines to Maui. So nice! There is a salt water pool with a fountain to swim in, and a yoga meditation room that overlooks the ocean. My husband and I loved walking the hill on the street outside the property. It is located in an area of Maui that is not touristy, and reminded us of how Maui used to be before it was developed. The owners are wonderful hosts.
Our studio room had everything we needed and it is very artsy inside. We ate most breakfasts there outside our unit overlooking the ocean on our patio. The weather is so nice as it is up mountain a bit so there are cooling ocean breezes and the rain makes the area very tropical and green. The only noise at night are the palms trees swaying, and the song of the birds in the morning.
It is about 10-15 minutes to a great surfing, windsurfing, and kiteboarding beach Hookipa. We saw turtles there! There are other beautiful beaches close-by to enjoy with white sand and turquoise water. It is also close to three towns Hookipa, Makawao, and Paia. We enjoyed checking out the restaurants and shopping there. I swam in a waterfall about 5 minutes away from our unit and they also have fresh juices for enjoyment just outside the waterfall.
If you want to be away from the crowds and yet close enough to drive everywhere on the island this is your place. It was very hard to leave our Maui home and we loved it.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Embraced by the views of the Pacific in front, the dormant volcano in the back, the accommodations are set in organic tropical gardens with fruits, flowers and two baby goats. A Perfect " Home away from Home " for couples as well as families with small children. Offering 4 accommodation choices, each with ocean views, kitchen , ensuite bath, high speed WiFi, cableTV, Shared guest laundry, 40 ft salt water pool and a meditation/yoga hut. 15 miles from the airport on the ocean side of the road to Hana and close to cafes, shopping, beaches, waterfalls in the towns of Haiku, Paia and Makawao. A convenient location for exploring most of Maui's attractions. We are eco friendly and do not use artificial scents or harsh chemicals. Our electricity is powered by the sun. The year round temperature between 65 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit and ocean breezes eliminate the need for air conditioning, All rooms have fans and two windows bringing in pristine air. It can rain at night or in early morning which freshens up the air. There are always rainbows after the rain. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Maui Ocean Breezes Hotel Haiku
- Maui Ocean Breezes Haiku