It’s no secret that Maui is one of the best islands to visit in Hawaii. The island is home to incredible beaches, pastoral fields, jungles, and the dramatic landscapes along the slopes of the Haleakalā volcano. It’s also the second largest island in Hawaii, which means there are plenty of different vacation rentals in Maui for travelers looking to visit the island. Now, the best way to find places to stay right across Maui is with Airbnb.
Airbnb’s selection covers every region of the island and the best Airbnbs in Maui ensure your stay will be one to remember. This list has been carefully crafted, with only Airbnb superhosts included, and a healthy dose of Airbnb Plus members too. For those unfamiliar, superhosts are owners who have a proven track record of quality service, while Airbnb Plus properties have been verified through an in-person inspection.
Relax in Nature at a Tropical North Shore Cottage
For those looking for somewhere cozy to stay while visiting Hawaii, this is one of the best Maui Airbnbs out there. While it’s located among the green pastures and jungle of Kaupakulua, a little ways inland, you’re still only 10 minutes drive from the beach.
Staying at this Airbnb Plus, you should find it easy to relax with its bright and relaxed decor. The cottage is able to sleep up to four guests, with a queen bed in the bedroom and a queen-sized day bed in the study which is basically a second bedroom. Other spaces for guests include a spacious living room and dining room, as well as a porch and an outdoor patio with a sofa and a table.
To make yourself at home, you have your own laundry facilities plus a full kitchen with a stove, a convection oven, a dishwasher, and a breakfast bar. There are also plenty of amenities, from the BBQ grill and outdoor shower, to ceiling fans, a smart TV, and Wi-Fi. For guests’ convenience, superhost Jacqueline provides the option for self check-in as well.
Charming Artist’s Studio on a Scenic Mountain Slope
If you’re after a vacation home for rent in Maui with pastoral scenery, then this Airbnb Plus is for you. Found near the small town of Keokea on the slopes of Haleakala Volcano, it’s a great base for outdoor adventures around East Maui. You also have views of the beach at Wailea from the guest house, so even that’s not too far away.
Surrounded by greenery, one look at this gorgeous wooden guest house tells you exactly what’s in store for you. The studio layout and queen bed means the property is best suited to couples or solo travelers, but it’s by no means cramped. In the living area you’ll also find a small breakfast table and desk space, while outside there’s a bench by the porch and a communal outdoor space with sun lounges and a shaded table.
Guests here should find nearly all the amenities they need, from a full kitchen to prepare food in, to access to laundry facilities. Other perks of staying here include Wi-Fi, a smart TV, and ceiling fans, not to mention the option of self check-in.
Colorful Surf Cottage Near Coffee, Road to Hana, Haleakala
Whether it’s your first time in Maui or have visited before, this cottage is one of the best Airbnb rentals in Maui. Situated in the laid-back town of Haiku which highlights the best aspects of local life on the island, it’s also just a quick drive to stunning Hookipa Beach.
Perhaps the best way to describe this Airbnb Plus is as a cozy and fun surf shack that just happens not to be by the water. From the surfboard fence to other surf and sea-themed touches here and there, this guesthouse has a light-hearted, welcoming feel about it. And of course, it’s super practical as well, with two bedrooms each with a queen bed and super comfortable bedding.
While there’s a coffee shop just down the road, this cottage features a fully-equipped kitchen you can use to prepare meals in. Another nice touch is the outdoor shower (in addition to the full indoor bathroom) that even has hot water. That’s alongside other amenities such as ceiling fans in the bedrooms, Wi-Fi, and a TV in the living room with Netflix to keep you entertained should you need it.
The Sunset Stowaway—A Peaceful Napili Ridge Studio
A great option for travelers looking for Airbnbs in Maui with a pool is this studio apartment on Airbnb Plus. Located on Maui’s West Side, up by Kapalua, this Airbnb has a great location just a block from beautiful Napili Bay with a farmers market nearby.
As a studio apartment, this Airbnb has a king bed and sleeps up to two people. But thanks to its well thought-out layout, you should find this apartment practical for short stays. While it has no lounge area per se, the kitchen area comes with bar stools and there are comfy chairs out on the porch. Speaking of the kitchen, this studio has a fully-kitted kitchen with a stove, oven, fridge, and microwave, ensuring you have everything you need for cooking during your stay.
A big selling point of this studio is its access to the communal areas and facilities of the complex. First and foremost is the shared pool with sun loungers around it, but the communal laundry facilities and BBQ grill also come in handy. In this Maui Airbnb you also have air-conditioning, a TV with cable and Netflix, as well as Wi-Fi.
Beachy Condo Walk-Up with Balcony
For people hoping to rent a condo in Maui that is as close to the beach as possible, this Airbnb Plus should satisfy. Sitting neatly between the coastal communities of Kihei and Wailea, and just across the road from the beach, you have everything you need closeby.
Groups of up to four will find this Airbnb in Kihei the best fit, with a queen bed in the bedroom and a sofa bed in the living room. Realistically though, the size of this condo is more suited to couples and young families. Regardless of your numbers, you’re sure to feel at home thanks to the condo’s modern, tropical decor. The outdoor patio with views of palm trees means you’ll never forget that you’re on vacation in paradise.
For your convenience, the apartment features a full kitchen with a microwave, stove, oven, and dishwasher. Then there are the communal amenities provided by the complex like an outdoor pool, shared laundry facilities, and a BBQ grill. Other nice touches include air-conditioning in the bedroom, a TV with cable and Netflix, and Wi-Fi.
Ocean View 1BR @ The Shores of Maui Upscale Style
Who doesn’t want views of the ocean when they rent an apartment in Maui for a vacation? Well that’s what you get with this Airbnb across the road from Cove Park Beach in South Kihei. This area is especially good if you want to spend time at the beach or take to the water for surfing or paddleboarding.
Stay here in this one bedroom condo and you’ll be living it up thanks to its sleek, modern design and split-level layout. Downstairs is the spacious living area which opens up to the balcony with great views. Upstairs is where you’ll find the bedroom, featuring a king bed that makes this apartment best for couples or solo travelers.
If you don’t fancy dining out all the time, this condo comes with a full kitchen, complete with refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, and range with an oven and cooktop. Other benefits of staying here include free on-site parking, air-conditioning, washer/dryer, and Wi-Fi. And let’s not forget all the communal amenities of the complex, including the outdoor pool, hot tub, BBQ grills, and tennis court.
Newly Remodeled Spectacular Oceanfront Condo!
This is another Maui Airbnb with fantastic views of the ocean that will make it easy to relax while you’re on vacation. Found in the small town of Maalaea, on the west coast of the island, this condo is a comfortable walk from the white sands of Sugar Beach and the magical Maui Ocean Center and Aquarium.
Best suited to young families or couples, the condo is able to sleep up to four people thanks to its king bed in the bedroom and sofa bed in the living area. The warm wooden interior makes the apartment feel welcoming and homely, so you won’t mind spending extended time here. Conveniences like the washer/dryer and the fully-equipped kitchen with a stove, oven, microwave, and fridge mean you have everything you need.
It’s worth noting that the unit is located on the ground floor of the building, making it a good choice for those with accessibility needs. Outside you’ll find a number of communal amenities such as assigned parking, an outdoor pool, and a BBQ area. That’s on top of in-room amenities such as air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, and a TV with Blu Ray player.
Adorable Garden Gingerbread House
In a destination like Maui, there are many places to stay such as this one that offer plenty of peace and privacy. Situated on the edge of the town of Makawao, this Airbnb straddles the divide between the island’s wet and dry regions. This means you get pleasant temperatures and a high likelihood of rainbows on any given day.
Featuring a studio layout, this romantic hideaway is ideal for couples or creative types looking to avoid easy distractions. In the corner of the cottage is a queen bed for two, while the rest of the space includes a modest living room and kitchenette, equipped with a microwave, countertop burners, and a fridge.
Superhost Eve is happy for you to pick some of her seasonal fruit for yourselves, and can provide retreat services, as well as caterer and babysitter recommendations. Guests will also enjoy amenities like a BBQ grill, laundry facilities, Wi-Fi, and a TV with Netflix.
Bamboo Temple, Views To Dream, Walk To Waterfall!
Are you after a beautiful and spiritual place to stay in Hawaii or hoping to do a digital detox on your vacation? Then this Maui Airbnb is sure to fit the bill. An impressive bamboo structure that’s the first of its kind in the USA, this sanctuary will likely be unlike anywhere you’ve stayed before. Located on a remote stretch of the North Shore of Maui, it’s a decent drive to most places, making it perfect for a retreat getaway.
Inside the nautilus-shaped Bamboo Temple, there is indeed bamboo everywhere, but your eyes will be glued to the huge windows that offer views of the jungle and ocean. Gaze up from the queen bed and you’ll see a skylight at the center of the bamboo, perfect for seeing the stars at night. While well designed, this Airbnb is also practical and has a full kitchen and outdoor shower for your use.
Surrounding the cabin is an ecotourism resort covered in jungle, ponds, flower gardens, and fruit trees. It’s even possible to walk to a local lagoon and swim beneath a waterfall there. Rather than modern entertainment like the internet and TV, spend your days here in yoga classes or getting a massage.
Stroll to Beach from Ocean View Condo with Pool & Roof Deck
When searching for short term apartment rentals in Maui, this lovely condo is one worth taking a closer look at. Found just across the street from the stunning Kamaole beaches in South Kihei, and with restaurants and shops nearby, you couldn’t ask for a better location.
This Airbnb Plus boasts a cheerful, tropical decor that really helps set the scene for your vacation. It doesn’t hurt either that your living room and balcony have unobstructed views of the ocean and are also great for watching the sunset. The setting and design of this one bedroom condo are sure to make it a relaxing experience. There’s also plenty of space, considering the unit only sleeps up to two guests in the bedroom’s king bed.
This Maui condo is also quite practical, with a complete kitchen and a private washer/dryer which makes longer stays here much more manageable. As for comfort, there are ceiling fans and air-conditioning to keep you nice and cool. While the condo has cable TV and Wi-Fi to keep you entertained, there’s also a shared pool with sun loungers for your use.
The Kulani Maui—Boutique Ginger Bungalow Near Ocean
To take your Hawaiian trip to the next level, why not stay at this beautifully furnished Lahaina Airbnb. It’s an incredibly short walk to the beach for some surfing, swimming, or to watch the sunset, while following Front Street will lead you to Lahaina’s restaurants, shops, and art galleries. The harbor is also closeby, making excursions like whale watching or scuba diving an easy activity to do.
What’s nice about staying in this bungalow is that you can rely on the support and advice of superhosts Pavel & Heather who run this boutique Airbnb. The bungalow is also quite easy on the eyes, with plenty of vintage Hawaiiana details. Its design makes it a romantic little getaway for couples, or a special retreat for solo travelers.
The cottage features a simple kitchenette with a refrigerator and a coffee maker, perfect for making breakfast. Other home comforts include air-conditioning, cable TV, and Wi-Fi. Guests can also expect free parking, access to laundry facilities, and luggage drop off should they arrive early.
Private Top-Floor Apartment with Mountain and Ocean Views
As far as Maui Airbnbs go, you’ll be hard pressed to find one as large or as good a value as this one. Located just to the south of Kihei in Wailea, you have easy access to Keawakapu beach, plus shopping, restaurants, and golf just an easy walk or short drive away.
Within this large Airbnb Plus, it’s possible to sleep up to six guests, making it perfect for families and larger groups traveling together. The apartment features two bedrooms, a master with a king bed and a second room with two singles, as well as two full bathrooms. To unwind, you have a spacious living room with a large sofa and a balcony with a table and sunloungers. For meals, you have a large, formal dining table and a breakfast bar.
Catering even for a large group shouldn’t be a problem as the apartment features a large kitchen with modern appliances including the fridge, stove, oven, and microwave. That said, there’s also a private gas BBQ grill for use out on the patio. This apartment is stacked with other amenities for guests, from beach chairs and boogie boards, to a communal hot tub and pool, plus air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, and laundry facilities.
Hamoa Beach House – Oceanfront Hana
Another huge Airbnb on Maui to consider for larger groups is this excellent house rental in Maui. Its remote location in the seaside village of Hamoa just south of Hana makes this Airbnb a good choice for groups looking to spend time together without too many outside distractions. That said, both Hamoa Beach and Koki Beach can be easily reached from the house.
Renting out this large house, you’ll be able to fit up to eight guests comfortably. The house features three bedrooms, two with one king bed each and one with two king beds. Those staying in the master bedroom have a private ensuite bathroom, while there is a second full bathroom for the other rooms. Each of the rooms have access to the balcony and its views, while there’s a large outdoor deck with a grill, gazebo, and hot tub.
Thanks to its remote location, you’ll want to make full use of the house’s fully-equipped kitchen. In it you have dual ovens, a 5 burner stove, a full-size refrigerator, and a dishwasher. The house also comes with laundry facilities, plenty of outdoor space around the property, Wi-Fi, and cable TV.
180* Oceanfront View w/ AC! Remodel+Pools+Clean
It’s hard to resist a good ocean view, and not all Airbnbs in Maui have them. This one does though, as it looks out over the gorgeous water off the coast of Napili-Honokowai, just up from the beach resorts of Kaanapali. Here you’re conveniently located to visit Kapalua and Lahaina in either direction by car, while Kapalua Airport is very close by for inter-island flights.
This studio apartment comes with a queen bed which faces the balcony, and a gorgeous ocean view. The room also has a small lounge area with a sofa and chair so you can relax and watch TV or DVDs, or check social media on the Wi-Fi. Other nice touches in the condo include air-conditioning and a walk-in rain shower. For those looking to prepare their own meals, the kitchen comes fully-equipped with a stove, oven, and microwave.
The perks of staying here extend beyond the door to your apartment as you also have the resort’s amenities at your disposal. This includes two oceanside pools, a hot tub, several gas BBQs, an herb garden, and free laundry facilities.
HGTV Inspired Remodel! Ocean View & Min. to Beach!
Choose this Wailea Airbnb if you want somewhere tastefully designed that also happens to be a quick walk from not one, but two beaches. It’s only a few minutes walk to reach Wailea Town Center and the shops, restaurants and golf course there. And yet, you’ll be surprised by how quiet the area around this Airbnb is.
Staying in this condo, you’ll be able to fit up to six guests, thanks to two bedrooms each with a king bed, and the sofa bed in the living room. This makes the property suitable for families and larger groups, although it may be tough on whoever draws the short straw and gets the sofa bed. There is also plenty to keep you entertained around Wailea and the resort, plus the condo comes with Wi-Fi and multiple TVs set up with Netflix, Hulu, & HBO NOW.
Catering in this condo won’t be a problem thanks to the fully-equipped kitchen, and neither will the Hawaiin heat thanks to air-conditioning throughout. The condo also has two en-suite bathrooms which larger groups will appreciate, and laundry facilities, which is always helpful. There are also resort amenities at your disposal, including two pools and hot tubs, as well several BBQ grills.
Hopefully you now see that there’s an incredible variety of accommodation options that are possible, even just on an island like Maui. Really, you just need to decide where on the island you want to be and Airbnb is sure to have something waiting for you.