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Oceanfront Jewel by the Sea - Mika Lani - Snorkel Paradise

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Last updated: 12/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Kapoho house description

Our beautiful Mika Lani home is located directly on a beautiful protected snorkel bay containing colorful tropical fish and coral, with the ocean reef just beyond. You will be immersed in this aquatic wonderland just a few steps away from this private oceanfront retreat. There are many windows allowing for breathtaking views. This is a romantic, enchanting get-away for two. Every amenity inside is luxurious, from the silk-like linens to the granite gourmet kitchen, from the Japanese dinnerware to the decorator touches in the furnishings. It includes high speed Internet and WiFi, flat screen TV, well-stocked kitchen (just bring your fresh foods), snorkels, fins, beach reef shoes, beach towels, 2 kayaks, other aquatic amenities, guide books and insider information to make your Hawaiian vacation special and memorable. Sip your favorite beverage while relaxing in the oceanfront jacuzzi. Total serenity is yours. Just pack your swim suit and come on over.

Mika Lani is designed for two people only. It could be your honeymoon, a romantic get away, or any special occasion. Upgrades abound so that you have the comforts and amenities of home, yet far far from home. The home is small, yet roomy – just one bedroom with 2 upscale bathrooms. Every room has a view of the ocean. The surrounding lanai (deck) is huge with three sides facing the ocean. You will delight in the jacuzzi that sits right out on the oceanfront lanai. We have created a mini private oasis for you. The house is maintained to 5-Star standards. The décor is modern, serene, Zen-like, with Hawaiian touches scattered throughout – from the orchid sink to the wave-like tile, from abundant Hawaiian flowers to sea-foam glass highlights in many of the decorator touches.

The surrounding nature and the natural beauty of the area are astounding. Snorkeling is right outside your doorstep. The snorkel ponds are protected by a coral reef so they are calm, yet the crashing ocean waves are just beyond. We are located within a Marine Life Conservation district. One mile away, you can soak in the volcanically heated warm ponds of Ahalanui. A little farther down the road, you can surf or boogey board with the locals at Isaac Hale Beach, also known as Pohoiki. Volcano National Park is approximately one hour away. Black sand beaches, waterfalls, nature hikes, steam vent caves, botanical gardens and scenic drives through rain forests are all nearby. Hilo, the second largest city in the Hawaiian Islands, lies just 30 minutes away. This is old Hawaii at its natural best.

Check Calendar – Mika Lani is a very popular vacation rental. So that you will not be disappointed, please check our availability calendar. It is updated daily. You are wise to book ahead, because we are already getting inquiries for 2014 from returning guests. If Mika Lani is not available, check our other 4 nearby vacation rentals:
Mika Mizu - 2-3 guest max - HomeAway/213954
Mika Alua - 4 br/4 ba - HomeAway/176749
Mika Kai - 4 br/5 ba - HomeAway/207930
Mika Taki - 4 br/4 ½ ba - HomeAway/207918

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Must be 25 years or older....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Not Suitable For Children
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            ...moreless

          • Designer bathrooms. Outside Tile Shower.

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Television
          • Video Library

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Romantic

          Attractions

          • Bay/Sound
          • Botanical Garden
          • Caves
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Forests
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Nude Beach
          • Playground
          • Pond
          • Rain Forests
          • Recreation Center
          • Reefs
          • Restaurants
          • Ruins
          • Volcano
          • Waterfalls
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Eco Tourism
          • Horseback Riding
          • Horseshoes
          • Luaus
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Shuffleboard
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Mountain View
          • Near The Ocean
          • Ocean View
          • Oceanfront:

            Calm swimmable & snorkelable cove right infront of the property. Private salt water swimming pool right infront of the property....moreless

          • Resort
          • Rural
          • Village
          • Water View
          • Waterfront
          • Waterfront

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Basketball Court
          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Jet Skiing
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Mountaineering
          • Pier Fishing
          • Racquetball
          • Roller Blading
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Spelunking
          • Surf Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Tubing
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 4 people

          General

          • Activities Guide
          • Basic Soaps
          • Broadband Access
          • Ceiling Fans
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Hair Dryer
          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Laundry Soap
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Local Activities Guide
          • Local Maps
          • Local Restaurant Guide
          • PC
          • Paper Towels
          • Parking
          • Parking Off Street
          • Safe
          • Telephone
          • Toilet Paper
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine:

            Laundry Detergent Provided...moreless

          • Water Cooler
          • Wireless Internet

          Kitchen

          • 4 Ring Stove
          • Blender
          • Coffee Grinder
          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils:

            Anodize pots and pans...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Freezer
          • Grill
          • Kitchen:

            Gourmet with granite countertops...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Balcony:

            Wrap around the house...moreless

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

            Wrap around the house...moreless

          • Kayak / Canoe
          • Lanai / Gazebo:

            Wrap around the house...moreless

          • Large Cooler
          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Outdoor Grill Gas
          • Porch / Veranda
          • Terrace
          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
          • Walkway To Water

          Payment Type

          • Amex
          • Discover
          • Mastercard
          • Visa

          Pool / Spa

          • Hot Tub
          • Jacuzzi
          • Outdoor Hot Tub
          • Spa Whirlpool
          • Whirlpool

          Forms Of Payment

              • Accept Credit Card
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Winter
              Jan 6 - Mar 31, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $259
              $1,708 $7,170
              Merrie Monarch
              Apr 7 - Apr 11, 2015
              5 night min stay

              $1,325
              flat fee
              Summer
              Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $259
              $1,708 $7,170
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $249
              $1,638 $7,020
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Damage Waiver Insurance $69
              • Cleaning fee $130
              • Tax Rate 13.419%

              Notes:

              2016 Booking add $10/night to base rate.

              Min stay 3 nights, unless only 2 nights are available

              Christmas-New Year, Dec 20-Jan 5, 4 nt min, $279/nt


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 12/16/2014
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              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
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              Location

              Car: Recommended

              Cozy sunny Kapoho home on the reef. Colorful coral and fish just three steps to the water. Merrie Monarch Hula Festival in Hilo is held the week after Easter (March or April).

              Other Activities: Coral Reefing, Hiking, Bicycling, Botanical Gardens, Scenic Drives

               

              Owner info

              About the owner: We fell in love in Hawaii and with Hawaii, and decided it had to be an intrinsic part of our lives. During the past 10 years, we have opened our vacation homes on the Hilo side of the Big Island for guests to share in our dream of Paradise. Our passion is providing you with lifetime memories of your very special trip to Hawaii.

              Why the Owner Chose Kapoho:
              This unique property is located 3 steps from the water (grandfathered). It is one of only 8 houses on the State Marine Preserve. The Hilo side of the Big Island is lush and green and has many exotic fruits and flowers. It is also old Hawaii at its best. It takes you off the tourist track, while you still vacation in luxury.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english, spanish

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              Photos

              • Ocean Front Living at its Finest

                Ocean Front Living at its Finest

              • Your romantic getaway – just steps from the water and marine wonderland.

                Your romantic getaway – just steps from the water and marine wonderland.

              • Serenity on the waterfront snorkeling ponds

                Serenity on the waterfront snorkeling ponds

              • Front door entrance

                Front door entrance

              • Fully equipped gourmet kitchen with views of the snorkel ponds and ocean beyond.

                Fully equipped gourmet kitchen with views of the snorkel ponds and ocean beyond.

              • Designer bathrooms

                Designer bathrooms

              • Relax and unwind in the ocean front jacuzzi

                Relax and unwind in the ocean front jacuzzi

              • Snorkel just steps away from your Mika Lani

                Snorkel just steps away from your Mika Lani

              • Colorful Fish and coral

                Colorful Fish and coral

              • Angel fish within reach

                Angel fish within reach

              • Many varieties swim among the coral

                Many varieties swim among the coral

              • Nighttime Kilauea lava flow (photo taken by owners)

                Nighttime Kilauea lava flow (photo taken by owners)

              • Sunrise from Jewel by the Sea – Mika Lani – Another Day in Paradise

                Sunrise from Jewel by the Sea – Mika Lani – Another Day in Paradise

              • Your own little slice of Paradise.

                Your own little slice of Paradise.

              • Lounge away in peaceful tranquility

                Lounge away in peaceful tranquility

              • A comfortable space for relaxing and cooking

                A comfortable space for relaxing and cooking

              • Restful night's sleep with view to the water (queen size bed).

                Restful night's sleep with view to the water (queen size bed).

              • The Honu (turtle) bathroom for even more privacy

                The Honu (turtle) bathroom for even more privacy

              • Swim, snorkel, or kayak in the crystal blue waters (two kayaks for your use).

                Swim, snorkel, or kayak in the crystal blue waters (two kayaks for your use).

              • You know you want to snorkel . . . snorkel gear provided.

                You know you want to snorkel . . . snorkel gear provided.

              • You can swim with the sacred honus but please don't touch

                You can swim with the sacred honus but please don't touch

              • Iridescent parrot fish

                Iridescent parrot fish

              • Rainbow Falls – one of the many in the Hilo area (approx. 40 minutes away).

                Rainbow Falls – one of the many in the Hilo area (approx. 40 minutes away).

              • Beautiful coastal drive along the Red Road near Mika Lani.

                Beautiful coastal drive along the Red Road near Mika Lani.

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              Date last modified - Thursday, December 18, 2014

              $249 - $259 per night (USD)
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              1 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 2

              View calendar: Updated 12/16/14
              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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              Member since: 2002
              Speaks: english, spanish
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              • Response rate: 80%
              • Calendar last updated: 12/16/2014
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