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Bay Front Bungalow - Step Into Calm Cove on the Bay

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Kayaking in the cove behind the bungalow.

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Last updated: 12/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Kapoho house description

JUST REMODELED (9/2014), This sweet one bedroom bungalow sits right on the shoreline where you can walk into the calm cove and snorkel, swim or kayak. Sea turtles frequently come into this cove and don't mind a curious snorkeler or two (sea turtles are a protected species here). This is a perfect spot to enjoy the ocean, palm trees and trade winds in the afternoon.

Over the last 23 years, many vacationers have enjoyed this quaint water front cottage. The covered lanai has plenty of seating for lounging or dining and staring at the turquoise waters of Kapoho Bay. A gas and a charcoal barbeque grill are provided. You enter the property through a large bamboo gate onto a level grassy lawn surrounded by lava rock walls and coconut palms.

The open living room, dining area and kitchen have ocean views and there's a full kitchen with breakfast bar. The granite counter tops blend well with the native mango cabinet fronts. The bedroom has a king bed with custom mango end tables and lamps. A fold out sofa bed in the living room offers additional sleeping space. Can sleep up to 4 guests total. (2 adults plus 2 kids, or 3 adults).
The remodeled bathroom has a large walk in tiled shower, plus a beautiful modern glass sink atop the granite counter.

Satellite TV and internet provided. Ceiling fans cool the air in each room. An indoor laundry room has a washer and dryer. And now, two kayaks are provided - life vests must be worn.

The oceanfront bungalow is situated in the gated community of Kapoho Beach Lots, close to Champagne Pond, the tidepools, Pohoiki Bay and the lava flow viewing site. About 50 minutes drives to Volcano National Park. 35 miles to Hilo and 12 miles to Pahoa Village.

Note: there is intermittent construction going on at the property next door.

Keywords: Sweet, private, one bedroom bungalow right next to the water, Hawaii, Big Island, cove, bay

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Property Type

  • House
  • 950 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Massage

              Suitability

              • Events Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Low Allergen Environment
              • Alternative Lifestyle
              • Children Welcome:

                Please note: for safety concerns, there is no barrier between house and the water....moreless

              • Limited Accessibility:

                No stairs, one level....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Convertible bed(s)

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              • King size beds (1) New (as of 2014) King bed has view to the ocean., Sleep Sofa in livingroom., will fit two small children or 1 adult....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1

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              • 1 bathroom with large tiled walk in shower.

              Other Amenities

                  • Large grassy lawn with lava walls surrounding. Steps down into the calm cove for snorkeling, kayaking and swimming. Note: amenities can change at any time. Two kayaks provided - life vests must be worn....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Audio Tape Player
                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Flat screen TV. Satellite TV provided...moreless

                  • Stereo
                  • Television:

                    Flat screen TV with Dish Network ...moreless

                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Budget
                  • Romantic

                  Attractions

                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Nude Beach
                  • Playground
                  • Pond
                  • Rain Forests
                  • Reefs
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Volcano
                  • Waterfalls
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Luaus
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching

                  Location Type

                  • Ocean View:

                    Beautiful views of the bay and cove from the house...moreless

                  • Oceanfront:

                    Walk directly into the calm waters of the cove. Please note: there are no barriers between the house and the water....moreless

                  • Rural:

                    Away from the tourist crowds, located about 35 miles from Hilo and 12 miles to the village of Pahoa....moreless

                  • Waterfront:

                    Walk directly out to the back yard and onto several steps into the water....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Spelunking
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Plus outdoor table and chairs on the covered lanai...moreless

                  • Dining Area

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Internet
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking:

                    Parking on grass in front of house. Lot is fenced with lava rock walls...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Property has lava walls all around and a front gated entry...moreless

                  • Safe
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Telephone:

                    Local calls only...moreless

                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    Indoor laundry...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen:

                    Coffee maker, blender, crock pot, rice cooker, toaster, wine glasses, coffee mugs...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove:

                    Small stove....moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Barbecue
                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Covered patio /lanai...moreless

                  • Gated Community
                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    1 kayak....moreless

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    Large covered lanai with ocean views...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Beautiful large grassy lawn with coconut palms, plumeria, ti plants, etc....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Propane gas BBQ grill, plus charcoal grill....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Walkway To Water
                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    snorkel gear...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.6
                      from 26 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Winter
                      Dec 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $195
                      $1,300

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                      Spring
                      Apr 1 - May 31, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $165
                      $1,100

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                      Summer
                      Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $195
                      $1,300

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                      Fall
                      Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $165
                      $1,100

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $165

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • Cleaning Fee $115 + tax
                      • Property Damage Protection $49
                      • Tax Rate 13.416%

                      Notes:

                      $50.00 cancellation/change fee if cancelling at least 60 days prior to check in date. No guarantee of refund if cancelling within 60 days of check in date, unless we can re-rent the unit. Daytime guests, additional $10.00 per guest. No parties or events here without prior approval. An additional fee will be charged.

                      SPECIAL RATES DO NOT INCLUDE HOLIDAYS. Min. 1 week Christmas-New Years.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 12/17/2014
                      Check availability
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                      21 Unavailable
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                      Location

                      • Akaka Falls State Park

                        "Akaka Falls is about 16 miles north of Hilo and is definitely worth the hike. I would rate ..."

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                      • Rainbow Falls

                        "Rainbow Falls is one of the easiest to get to and is a very easy walk - they call it the dri..."

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                      • Hapuna Beach Park

                        "Hapuna Beach is one of the best white sand beaches on the island - wide and long and great s..."

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                      • Waipio Valley

                        "Take a 4- wheel drive trip into the scenic beautiful valley. Or take a horseback ride - our..."

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                      • South Point

                        "Watching people jump off the high cliffs into the water below is amazing! I wouldn't try i..."

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                      • Ken's House of Pancakes

                        "A long standing tradition in Hilo, Ken's offers a wide variety of foods on its menu for re..."

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                      • The Black Sand Beach

                        "If you have never seen black sand, this is the place to go! Punaluu Black Sand Beach is a..."

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                      • Kapoho Tide Pools

                        "Some of the best snorkeling can be found on a sunny day here at the Waiopae tidepools of Kap..."

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                      • Lili'uokalani Gardens

                        "This is a gorgeous park on the bay in Hilo. You can walk the many paths, up and over sceni..."

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                      • Big Island Candies Inc

                        " A place you wouldn't expect - right in Hilo. You can taste and purchase beautifully boxe..."

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                      • Chain of Craters Road

                        "Chain of Craters Road is in the Volcanoes National Park. It offers spectacular vistas of t..."

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                      • Panaewa Rainforest Zoo

                        "If you have kids and want a nice afternoon place to take them, the Panaewa Rainforest Zoo ..."

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                      • Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory

                        "Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory is just off of Hiway 11, south of Hilo. They have a nice g..."

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                      • Lava Tree State Monument

                        "Lava Tree State Park is definitely "something different". You can walk through the pathway..."

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                      • Tex Drive In & Restaurant

                        "If you're hungry while driving the Hamakua Coast, stop at Tex' Drive In for their famous swe..."

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                      • Punaluu Bake Shop Inc

                        "When you pass through Nahalehu on your way to Black Sand Beach, don't forget to stop at this..."

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                      • Ahalanui Hot Pond

                        "This is a state park with parking and picnic tables as well as a lifeguard. Its a large n..."

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                      • Kehena Beach

                        "This is a gorgeous black sand beach on the southeast section of the Big Island on Hiway 137...."

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                      • Kilauea Lodge & Restaurant

                        "Excellent dinners with a diverse menu right in the village of Volcano."

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                      • Coconut Island Park

                        "Cross over the bridge to this little special island in Hilo Bay and enjoy the day relaxing w..."

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                      • Hulihee Palace

                        "Great museum with old artifacts and furniture right in Kailua Kona."

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                      • Island Naturals Market & Deli

                        "Island Naturals Market in Hilo or Pahoa offers great fresh and natural foods."

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                      • Palace Theater

                        "The old "Palace Theater" in downtown Hilo has wonderful live theatre!"

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                      • Hilo Bay Cafe

                        "Excellent food - right in Hilo."

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                      • Ning's Thai Cuisine

                        "Excellent Thai food right in the village of Pahoa."

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                      • Luquin's Mexican Restaurant

                        "Really good Mexican food with full bar. Try the Lime Margarita with LiHing Mui on the rim."

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                      • Crater Rim Trail

                        "If you like to hike, the Crater Rim or the Kilauea Iki trails in Volcano National Park are..."

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                      • Anaeho'omalu Bay

                        "A beautiful white sand crescent shaped bay. We've gone out many times on the whale watching..."

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                      • Holei Sea Arch

                        "At the very end of Chain of Craters' Road in Volcano National Park. Walk out and view this..."

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                      • Cronies

                        "A good restaurant and bar right on the Bayfront in Hilo. Try their fish and chips."

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                      • Hapuna Beach State Park

                        "One of the best white sand beaches around. Long and wide sand. "

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                      • Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden

                        "A beautiful place to see every kind of tropical plant imaginable. The trails are fairly st..."

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                      • New Chiang Mai Thai Cuisine

                        "Very good Thai food in the heart of downtown Hilo."

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                      • Isaac Hale Park

                        "Newly renovated with sidewalks and covered gazebo picnic tables, camping and bathrooms. G..."

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                      • Pacific Tsunami Museum

                        "This is a great reminder of the power of nature and what has happened several times when tsu..."

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                      • Kalapana

                        "If you're visiting The Big Island, you should come to Kalapana, the town that was destroyed..."

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                      30 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Hilo International Airport (ITO)
                      30 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Volcano golf Course
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      HWY 137 / HWY 132
                      12 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Pahoa

                      Car: Necessary

                      An easy 15 minute walk to thermally heated Champagne Pond. About a mile to Waiopae tidepools for great snorkeling. Only 15 minutes to lava flow viewing. About 30 miles to Volcano National Park.

                      Note: As of 10/2014, there is a lava flow slowly advancing towards Pahoa. This could be a once in a lifetime chance to witness a change in the Hawaii landscape, if the lava advances into the town. There is a possibility that the highway 130 could be covered by the lava. The County has already built several alternate contingency routes - good gravel roads for travel to and from the Puna area, if needed. The car rental companies will allow rental cars to use these roads.

                       

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                      Photos

                      • Kayaking in the cove behind the bungalow.

                        Kayaking in the cove behind the bungalow.

                      • Looking towards the steps to the calm swimming cove

                        Looking towards the steps to the calm swimming cove

                      • Lovely covered lanai and eating area

                        Lovely covered lanai and eating area

                      • Dining area and living room

                        Dining area and living room

                      • Open kitchen with refrigerator, small electric stove, dishwasher

                        Open kitchen with refrigerator, small electric stove, dishwasher

                      • living room area

                        living room area

                      • large king size bed with custom mango wood side tables

                        large king size bed with custom mango wood side tables

                      • Bathroom with granite counter top and glass bowl sink

                        Bathroom with granite counter top and glass bowl sink

                      • Covered lanai lounging area with view to the bay

                        Covered lanai lounging area with view to the bay

                      • Paddle boarding in the cove out front

                        Paddle boarding in the cove out front

                      • The 'warm ponds' at Ahulanui Park just a few miles down the road

                        The 'warm ponds' at Ahulanui Park just a few miles down the road

                      • Green Lake - an ancient volcanic lake

                        Green Lake - an ancient volcanic lake

                      • Back of the Bungalow from the cove

                        Back of the Bungalow from the cove

                      • Front of the house from the gate

                        Front of the house from the gate

                      • Lovely cove to kayak, snorkel, paddleboard or swim

                        Lovely cove to kayak, snorkel, paddleboard or swim

                      • New granite counters and native mango cabinet fronts in this large open kitchen

                        New granite counters and native mango cabinet fronts in this large open kitchen

                      • kitchen counter and breakfast counter looking towards living room and out to bay

                        kitchen counter and breakfast counter looking towards living room and out to bay

                      • livingroom sofa bed looking towards kitchen

                        livingroom sofa bed looking towards kitchen

                      • Wake up to a view of the bay from your king size bed

                        Wake up to a view of the bay from your king size bed

                      • Large walk in tiled shower in bathroom

                        Large walk in tiled shower in bathroom

                      • Nice concrete landing with stairs into the water in the calm cove

                        Nice concrete landing with stairs into the water in the calm cove

                      • Steps right into the calm cove from the property

                        Steps right into the calm cove from the property

                      • Akaka Falls, about an hour's drive

                        Akaka Falls, about an hour's drive

                      • Volcanic eruption in Volcano National park

                        Volcanic eruption in Volcano National park

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                      Date last modified - Thursday, December 18, 2014

                      $165 - $195 per night (USD)
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                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 12/17/14
                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                      • Calendar last updated: 12/17/2014
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