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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: 10/18/2014
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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


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Car Available


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

              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


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


                  • Adventure
                  • Romantic


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

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                  • 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

                  • 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

                  • Beachfront:

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

                  • 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

                  • Ocean View:

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

                  • Oceanfront:

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

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

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

                  Arrival Day

                      • Flexible


                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 4 people


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


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


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


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                      $2400/wk + tax
                      $325/week Hawaii state tax
                      $500/week Refundable Reservation and security deposit is required
                      Rate 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, 

                      Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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                      Last updated: 10/18/2014
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                      23 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Kona (Keahole) International Airport-KOA
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Kawaihae Harbor
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Mauna Kea Beach Hotel
                      1.5 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Queen Kaahumanu (Hwy.19)
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Hotels or Kawaihae Harbor
                      0.01 Miles
                      Nearest Beach

                      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

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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.,bedrooms beyond

                        Puako interior living.Kitchen to rt.,bedrooms beyond

                      • 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 10/18/14
                      Member since: 2003
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated 10/18/2014
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                      +1 808 885-4445
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