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If getting away from it all is your goal, this exotic retreat in the eucalyptus forest above Makawao might be your place. On 5 luxuriously landscaped acres sits the octagonal Aloha Cottage and Thai Tree House, both reminiscent of something you’d see in Southeast Asia. The 590-square-foot cottage’s interior is lavishly furnished with vaulted ceilings, teak floors, Oriental rugs, and intricate Balinese carvings. (Whenever you glance at your reflection in the magnificent bathroom mirror, you’ll feel like royalty.) Both the Cottage and Tree House feature granite counters, a gas stove, and teak cabinetry that makes cooking a pleasure. Olinda Road is a winding, narrow track that ascends through the trees above Makawao—coming and going from here is an adventure unto itself. After a day of exploring Maui, it’s a sweet relief to enjoy a home-cooked dinner on the lanai, soak in the outdoor tub built for two, and retire to the king-size cherrywood bed where you can stare through the skylight at the stars.