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Oceanfront Puako Home,Sandy Beach,Swim, Snorkel, Two Bedroom, Two Bath

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Puako (Waipunalei) from waters edge


Last updated: 07/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Puako house description

Small older cottage serves very compatible group best. Fronts white sandy beach. Coconut trees, hammocks, lounge chairs. Excellent swimming and snorkeling. Very private. Very residential. Near world class hotels, restaurants, golf and tennis resorts yet feels remote 'old Hawaiian.' Turn-key furnished with Internet,TV,DVD, appliances, linens, BBQ, kayaks. Clean but rustic, friendly but not luxurious, good beds, full kitchen. Relaxing. Easy upkeep. Great vacation.

Puako Beach Drive: PUAKO is a quiet residential area, one street only, houses on oceanside and across the street.
Puako is on the renowned Kohala Coast, between the Mauna Lani Bay Resort and the Mauna Kea Beach Resort, among the highest rated places to stay on the Big Island. Sunny ,quiet weather; Safe swimming/snorkeling water, 360degrees of views, ease of driving, peacefulness, security, and privacy are among the allures of this area.

WAIPUNALEI (Puako Beach Drive): Waipunalei means 'fresh water spring surrounded by a lei of foliage. This describes #82 Puako. It has a natural fresh water spring on half the property with a variety of fish and birds. One must cross a footbridge from the car parking area to the cottage.
This means a cooler, cleaner property, as the water flushes itself . Fish or birds devour any bugs as the tides alter the depth of the pond. Native Milo,Coconut,and Hala trees (coveted island woods) grow softly around the outlines of the pond, adding shade, greenery without a heavily landscaped yard, and nests for native birds.

Property Type

  • House
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Onsite Services

          • Car Available


          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Low Allergen Environment

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

          • Bedroom Master: 1 king


          • Living Room: 1 queen, 2 sleep sofa /futon

            4 persons max...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 king


          • Though the house has a variety of sleeping options, including good ,new, firm beds,only up to 4 persons are allowed. Generally this area is the most romantic of private, oceanfront retreats. In one step, walk from your front deck to the sandy beach, coconut trees, tidal pools, deep ocean. There is a free kayak for your use, an outdoor shower, various lounging chairs for reading or conversing, deck couches and hammock. Puako does not offer the luxuries of a hotel (tho you can drive those short miles), or the generic newness of a condominium complex. Its a real hawaiian beach house, with modern appliances.Hope it fits your needs and interests!...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Bathroom 2: toilet


          • Bathroom 3: outdoor shower


          • Outside shower is very useful. Inside shower can be accessed (3 steps up)from door near outside shower for hot/cold water and interior access....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • 2 king, 1 queens. Outside shower, hammock, large covered deck, inside or outside dining, tidal pools. Snorkeling / Scuba...moreless


              • DVD Player
              • Stereo
              • Books
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Toys
              • VCR
              • Radio
              • Television
              • CD Player
              • Books For Kids


              • Romantic
              • Adventure


              • Volcano
              • Reefs
              • Botanical Garden
              • Museums
              • Pond
              • Churches

              Leisure Activities

              • Horseback Riding
              • Walking
              • Scenic Drives
              • Whale Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Luaus
              • Sight Seeing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Horseshoes
              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography

              local services and businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Groceries
              • Babysitter
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Location Type

              • Near The Ocean:

                VERY NEAR. Walk from your house porch /deck onto the sand, under coconut palms. Ocean is only about 30 feet away, 40 ft if its low tide....moreless

              • Oceanfront:

                Ocean entry is not all white sand, but also has lava and good for snorkeling but reef shoes recommended....moreless

              • Beach View:

                Views from beachfront and deck of house are out to ocean,over to Maui, and of Kohala Mts. Sunsets. Quite beautiful, ever changing....moreless

              • Beach:

                Lovely white sand beach but lava and reef in ocean make turtles and fish at your first footsteps.House has reef shoes for your safety and convenience....moreless

              • Resort:

                Resorts are nearby, about 2 miles away in either direction but Puako is a dead-end road of private homes on the best oceanfrontage of the island!...moreless

              • Waterfront:

                Puako is OCEANFRONT! Some of the homes are across the rural street from the beach but our house is ON the beach and oceanfront....moreless

              • Beachfront:

                White sandy beach in front of house....moreless

              • Ocean View:

                Ocean and Kohala Mts.are your main view from 82. House, deck, master bedroom face beach and ocean.....moreless

              sports and adventure activities

              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Paragliding
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Cycling
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Snorkeling
              • Equestrian Events

              Arrival Day

                  • Flexible


                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people


                  • Safe
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Telephone
                  • Parking
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Activities Guide
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Water Cooler
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Internet
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Sofa Bed


                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Stove
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Microwave
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Toaster
                  • Grill
                  • 4 Ring Stove


                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Balcony
                  • Barbecue
                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Binoculars
                  • Wood Deck
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Kayak / Canoe


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                  $2400/wk + tax$2400/week
                  $325/week Hawaii state tax
                  $500/week Refundable Reservation and security deposit is requiredRate is $2400/wk+tax of $325=$2725.oo year round.
                  Reservation deposit is $500/wk,mailed to Sandy Ednie Realty,  P.O.Box 1318, Kamuela, HI 96743, 

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                  Last updated: 07/20/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates


                  23 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Kona (Keahole) International Airport-KOA
                  1.5 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Queen Kaahumanu (Hwy.19)
                  0.01 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Kawaihae Harbor
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Mauna Kea Beach Hotel
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Hotels or Kawaihae Harbor

                  Car: Necessary

                  Puako is on the Kohala Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. It fronts the sheltered, white sand beach area of the island, near the Mauna Kea and Mauna Lani Bay Hotels and Hapuna Beach State Park. It is down a quiet (dead-end) residential road and is a small rural community of some 100 oceanfront homes. The land and location is very valuable, as are some of the new homes. Others are older beach houses, but deeply loved and cared for.

                  Puako offers the best snorkeling in this peaceful, romantic,heavenly place

                  Other Activities: Snorkeling,kayaking, relaxing,swimming, reading, classy restaurants or at-home cooking. Sunsets from your deck, romantic evenings under palms and stars... or perhaps walking the beach and exploring the colorful tidal pools with their variety of creatures. You need no outfitters or rented equipment, and expect no exterior noises from party-goers. Puako remains a Hawaiian place where you make your own entertainment or drive the short distances to activities, cultural attractions and music.

                  Golf: Designed and Reported to be among the best golf courses in the world, each hotel striving to make their course the best-loved and maintained.

                  Ski: none


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1978

                  About the owner: Island Family-owned beach house.

                  Why the Owner Chose Puako:
                  Offers a special oceanfrontage, white sandy beach, year round sunsets, and we think the best snorkeling of the entire coast. Cottage is simple, old Hawaii style, romantic, private, peaceful.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Peaceful, private, your very own beach house!

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                  Speaks: english

                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                  • Puako (Waipunalei) from waters edge

                    Puako (Waipunalei) from waters edge

                  • Ocean from Puako deck

                    Ocean from Puako deck

                  • Private peace, oceanfront

                    Private peace, oceanfront

                  • Romantic, personal privacy

                    Romantic, personal privacy

                  • Colorful waves, but not as calm as Puako usually is

                    Colorful waves, but not as calm as Puako usually is

                  • Kohala mountains add interest to oceanfrontage

                    Kohala mountains add interest to oceanfrontage

                  • Puako interior living. Kitchen to rt.,2 bedrooms,2 baths beyond. Carpet replaced

                    Puako interior living. Kitchen to rt.,2 bedrooms,2 baths beyond. Carpet replaced

                  • Sunset direction and Maui

                    Sunset direction and Maui

                  • Turtles (honu) abound in tidal pools

                    Turtles (honu) abound in tidal pools

                  • Family memories forever

                    Family memories forever

                  • Humpback Whale from Puako porch one in distance

                    Humpback Whale from Puako porch one in distance


                  2 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

                  View calendar: Updated 07/20/14
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                  Speaks: english
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