Experience the ultimate vacation spot on one of the jewels of the Hawaiian island chain from the comfort of a newly-remodeled house on Maui's famed north shore. Your Paia Surf vacation can be a memorable romantic getaway, or the ultimate family trip.
Welcome to Paia ... and The Paia Surf. When you're at Paia Surf, you'll be uniquely situated. Not only are you in a gem of a coastal village (Paia), right beside the blue Pacific's open waters. You're also situated to enjoy a luxurious coastal home all by yourselves - just a short walk from the water. Whether you're part of a multi-generational family gathering, or an intimate romantic escapade, the house is all yours while you're there. And the house works great in different ways. Designed to be enjoyed communally, it also has plenty of little hideaway features that allow for privacy; places to get away from it all (the LANAI, for one). Very versatile, with an extreme 'Oh wow! This place is gorgeous!' factor once you step inside. But what about Paia - the little community you are now part of?
Our Paia Surf house has 5 bedrooms and 4 full bathrooms - all newly remodeled. It's all double-walled construction, with NEW insulation - windows - doors - stone tile floors - plumbing - electrical. The theme throughout? Drift wood. Sea glass. Sand. Every room has it's own quiet solar electric AC unit. There are 4 parking stalls on the property. A portion of the house can be reserved or it can be rented out as a whole. Paia Surf is versatile and potentially one, two, three, four or five bedrooms can be rented. Maui County regulation allows 2 guests per bedroom and only one rental group, on the same rental agreement, staying at the home at any one period of time. With this in mind, parts of Paia Surf can easily be locked off for smaller rental groups, that way guests are not charged for all of the existing bedrooms. For vacation homes in Maui these regulations ensure that guests have the ultimate private experience and Paia Surf really does feel like your home away from home!
The second story has a small ocean view, gourmet kitchen and large lanai complete with comfortable outdoor furnishings. The ground level potentially has 2 bedrooms each with their own full bathroom; one with king bed and a kitchenette (wet bar) and outdoor BBQ with cooking element, the other bedroom has a queen bed, fridge and microwave. The lower bedrooms each have their own private lanais and can either be connected or separated. The house feels light and bright, insulated and quiet, even though it is located in the heart of Paia. The house is oceanside of the main highway, three houses from the shore. Beach access is around the block and about a 5 minute walk. Check in is at 3pm. Check out at 10am. There is a five day minimum stay. Shorter stays require an extra charge for cleaning.
Folks who come to Maui love visiting our vibrant little town - one of the island's most beloved, fun, northshore hideaways. And what better way to experience its essence than residing in this charming, almost-at-the-beach/in-the-heart-of-the-village house. You're not just a visitor, you live there! Turn one way outside your door, and you're strolling by some of the island's best restaurants, earthy little cafes, places to get holistic massage, or a tasty cocktail while enjoying live music, historical sites ... all within a couple blocks. Turn the other way and it's a short walk to the beach and all its glories of sun/sea/sand. Shangri La. Hey - you live in Paia - not a bad way to go!
As a local family and business owners on this island, we feel privileged and proud to be able to contribute to our community by providing a service that benefits our town and the visitors that make the long journey across the ocean to experience Maui island. The north shore is the heart and soul of Maui. In Paia, you will be part of a community that feels more 'local' than touristy, more homegrown and friendly than fussy - quite different from the south, and west, shores, jammed with mega-resorts from one end to the other.
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Aloha and All The BEST,
Annie, Chris, Dylan and Evan McNeil
Guest has access to the house and yard. There are no other guests from different groups staying in the home, therefore guest has privacy while visiting our home. Sandy beach is a 5 minute walk.
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We check in on guests to see if they need anything, usually via text or phone call. We are within a 5 minute walk if guests need anything at all.
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What is unique about the Paia Surf is that it is located in the town, stones throw away from the beach, great dining, shops, grocery and entertainment. IF you reserve Paia Surf your group is always the only group in the house. That makes it like your home away from home. Reservations can be made for 1,2,3,4 or 5 bedrooms with the other sections of the house locked off and not charged to the guest. Because the house is newly remodeled it has AC in every room and insulated walls making it a quiet place even though it's in the heart of a busy town. This home is especially unique because it is the perfect place to have a quality family get together for young and old alike. The young have Paia town entertainment a few steps away! No more stranded teens, always in a bad mood, when their outlet is just outside the door.
Chris & I are a small mom and pop operation that takes great pride in the service we provide for visitors from around the world, as well as, to our community, by stimulating the economy and providing jobs and promoting local businesses. Our children were raised here and because of the beauty of Maui, have been able to immerse themselves in nature and create the greatest memories together. There is no value that can be placed on the moments spent on this island because quality of life has no price. We go above and beyond ourselves to make sure that a guest's visit is the very best. We believe that sharing our dreams is a wonderful gesture. Welcome and enjoy our home while you enjoy this beautiful island. With Much Aloha, The McNeil Family
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PAIA SURF HOUSE RULES
Welcome to Paia Surf House. We hope your vacation is all you dreamed of – and that you make memories that last a lifetime!
Quiet Hours: from 9:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m., during which time the noise from the short-term rental home shall not unreasonably disturb adjacent neighbors. Sound that isaudible beyond the property boundaries during non-quiet hours shall not be moreexcessive than would be otherwise associated with a residential area. Please respect ourneighbors. U.S. Mainland and global visitors often arrive from different time zones so if awakened early be conscious of the time. Be aware that loud conversation and slamming car doors is a disturbance and loud music is never allowed.
Amplified sound that is audible beyond the property boundaries of the short-term rental home is prohibited. Our neighbors specifically asked for a 9:30pm curfew from noise on outdoor lanais.
Parking: Vehicles shall be parked in the designated onsite parking area and shall not be parked on the street. If 1 bedroom is rented then 1 parking space is available, if 3 bedrooms are rented then 2 spaces are provided, if 4-5 bedrooms are rented then 3 parking spaces are provided. There will always be 1-2 spaces reserved for the owners use.
No parties or group gatherings other than registered guests shall occur.
In Maui it is customary to leave your shoes (“slippahs”) outside of the house. There is a spigot in the front to rinse off sand before entering the house. Be aware that the initial water flowing from the spigot is very HOT and can burn so allow it to run for a while before rinsing hands or feet. We ask guests to please treat Paia Surf like it was their own home.
ACs: The ACs are brand new and very efficient. We ask you to keep the AC temperature set at 72 degrees, no lower, and just be patient for them to cool the room after turning them on. Please close all doors and windows when the ACs are in use because the coils will freeze and the ACs will stop working. In that case, a repair service will have to be contacted and response on Maui can be slow. This might cause your vacation in Maui to be air conditionless! When turning off ACs sometimes it takes a few pushes on the remote control button to ensure that the power is off.
Gates, Outdoor Showers and Outside Lights: We suggest keeping gates and the outdoor shower locked. Keep outside lights on at night. Close and lock all windows and doors when leaving the house. In addition, there is a security camera system located on the roof of the Paia Surf that has view of the parking and perimeter of the property.
NO SMOKING INSIDE THE HOUSE, ON THE LANAIS OR ANYWHERE ON THE PROPERTY AT ANY TIME
Restrictions: This is strictly a “NO SMOKING” rental. No smoking is allowed inside the home, on the lanais or in the yard at any time. No pets are allowed.
Plumbing: Absolutely nothing besides toilet paper flushed down toilets. That means NO sanitary napkins, dental floss, paper towels, baby wipes, condoms, or diapers are to be flushed or put down the drains. Plus, sand and mud must be rinsed off of feet and body before entering indoor showers.
Security: For your own security lock the doors, gates, outdoor shower and windows at all times and when leaving for the day. Do not leave valuables in your vehicle or the Paia Surf bikes out in the
front. Take normal precautions for protection of your personal belongings. Paia Surf management is not liable for loss or theft.
Trash: Trash pick up is along the road on Mondays. If you would like to recycle, we ask that you rinse all recyclables and kindly remove all lids. The owners will take care of the garbage at time of pick up by the county so no need to worry, you are on vacation. Maui bugs will enjoy any food items left out or not sealed tightly.
Laundry: There’s a washer/dryer located on the ground level on the town side of the house and there are racks provided for air-drying, too. Use only the provided laundry detergent which is “HE” or the machine may stop working. Please clean out the lint trap before and after drying clothes. Be aware that the laundry facilities and sand don’t mix well. There are clothes drying racks provided in order to air dry and shake out sandy clothing and towels before putting them in the washer, please.
Supplies: Paia Surf will initially be stocked with supplies (e.g. hand soap, dishwasher soap, and toilet paper). Extra supplies are guests’ responsibility and may be obtained in the town of Paia or Kahului.
Kitchen Sink Dispose-all: The dispose-all will not crush larger food items like onionskins or large amounts of pasta, etc.
Instead, the sink will become clogged and require a plumber’s attention.
Refrigerator: The ice maker has a personality of it’s own and if the freezer is left open for an extended length of time it may stop producing ice, and in some cases, the ice maker may be turned off completely by the owners. In that case, bags of ice are available at Minute Stop a few shops away.
Damages: Please notify us if anything is broken or you notice something is not working properly so we may repair or replace the problem promptly. Please call Annie at (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) immediately, or Chris at (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN).
Tsunami: As are most beach towns in Hawaii, Paia is located in a tsunami zone. If you feel the earth shake do not wait for an alarm to sound, immediately head to higher ground. If you hear the tsunami sirens, which sound like a sustained blast, head to higher ground. If a tsunami is detected, you’ve been instructed to evacuate use the designated evacuation route, which is up Baldwin Ave (left on Hana Hwy, and right at the stoplight). NOTE: the siren system is tested on the first weekday of the month at 11:45 a.m. for about one minute, if the alarm sustains a tsunami alert has been issued. Please refer to (URL HIDDEN) for more information.
Grocery Stores: In the town of Kahului about 10 minutes away, there is a Costco, Safeway, Foodland, Wholefoods, Alive and Well, Down to Earth and Cash N Carry. Paia has an excellent organic grocery called Mana Foods within walking distance up Baldwin Ave.
The Beach: The closest sandy beach is Paia Bay. Simply walk out to Hana Hwy and turn right, past about 10 shops, three small houses and take a right at the basketball courts. It’s about a 5minute walk. BEWARE that when the waves are large, so are the currents. Watch out for sub-merged rocks just under the surface of the water. Refrain from diving in headfirst! There is no lifeguard on duty and the shore break can be dangerous. If it’s windy, head to the far right hand side of the beach where it is sheltered.
TVs- they are SMART: The house has 4 flatscreens with Smart TV (via internet) so guests can watch instant view TV shows and movies through Netflix, Amazon, order movies through Zulu, etc.
Upper level family room TV has Web browsing, too. For upper level TVs simply turn on the TV power and you will see a blank screen, or a warning of weak signal, ignore that and push the SMART TV hub button (colorful button – or says “smart hub” near center of controller). It always takes a while for the TV to connect to the Internet so be patient, connecting is not unlike a computer. Once the smart hub is showing on the screen you can choose from many options: Netflix, Amazon, MLB baseball, ESPN, Family, Zulu, News, (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN), etc. Our username and password is already set up for viewing Netflix, and you also have an option to put your own personal username and password but BE SURE TO LOGOUT BEFORE you leave the house!! If a small blank screen shows within the large screen during viewing, simply press the D button to remove it (only for upper level family room TV). For lower level TVs press Netflix and wait, after a few seconds Netflix will appear.
If there is no success in connecting it might be the router and you can troubleshoot: unplugging the wireless router for 10 seconds and then plugging it back in, wait for the wireless router to reboot and the lights to stabilize, then reboot/turn off the TV and try to access your program again. Ask, or text, Annie and Chris about how to reboot the rout(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) or (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN). If troubleshooting fails then contact Oceanic Time Warn(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) and/or notify the owners ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)).
Check Out Procedure
Keys: Please leave keys inside lock boxes by the entrance or gate of your unit upon final departure with the door locked, windows closed, lights and AC off. There is a $25 charge for missing keys.
CHECK OUT CLEANING AND VISITS LONGER THAN ONE WEEK: Visits for up to 7 nights will not have a cleaning charge if the house is left how it was found. It is not necessary to wash linens or towels, but please wash dishes, put dirty towels in a pile on the bathroom floors and empty all garbage cans and recycles. Visits of 2 weeks are required to have a cleaning midway into the visit. Out Cleaning Charges: Any extraordinary cleaning or laundry resulting from Guest’s visit will be charged to the credit card authorized below as damage/security deposit. Guest agrees to keep the premises in a clean and sanitary condition, to exercise care regarding all furnishings and household items and to make no alterations. Linens and towel laundering is included in the out cleaning fee.
Unique Characteristics of Paia Surf: The upper level has mirrored glass on the master bedroom clear light window, sliding doors and master bath. This allows guests to have their privacy with curtains left open during the day. Mirrored glass does not block vision through glass at night.
Check in is at 3pm or later and check out is promptly at 10am regardless of departure flight times. House cleaners and maintenance crew will arrive at 10am to prepare for the next guests! Any delays in check out cost the owner time and money. If guest plans on staying beyond check out then another days rent is required.
Contact: Please contact us if you have any additional questions. Annie (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) or Chris (for emergencies only) (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) Mahalo! ~~ Annie and Chris
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