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Family-owned since the 1970s, this oceanside retreat is one of North Kihei’s sweetest deals. Eight tiny vintage cottages are tucked among the coconut palms and plumeria trees, a stone’s throw from Sugar Beach. Inside is everything you’ll need: a compact kitchen, a separate bedroom with a queen-size bed, air-conditioning, and a cozy lanai—not to mention updated cabinetry and travertine tile floors. The three suites in the main house are stuffy; stick to the cottages. The charming grounds include a barbecue area and outdoor hale for weddings or parties—but no pool or spa. Your hosts, the Kong family, don’t offer daily maid service, but they do make fresh flower leis—buy one and fill your cottage with fragrance. Wi-Fi is spotty here.