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Oceanfront Jewel by the Sea - Mika Lani - Snorkel Paradise

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Last updated: 09/21/2014
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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

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

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

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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          • Designer bathrooms. Outside Tile Shower.

          Entertainment

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

          Theme

          • Romantic
          • Away From It All

          Attractions

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

          Leisure Activities

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

          local services and businesses

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

          Location Type

          • Waterfront
          • Near The Ocean
          • Rural
          • Village
          • Oceanfront:

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

          • Ocean View
          • Waterfront
          • Water View
          • Mountain View
          • Resort

          sports and adventure activities

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

          catering options

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people

              forms of payment

                  • Accept Credit Card

                  General

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

                    Laundry Detergent Provided...moreless

                  • Living Room

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Freezer
                  • Oven
                  • Microwave
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Grill
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Anodize pots and pans...moreless

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster
                  • Kitchen:

                    Gourmet with granite countertops...moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Dishes & Utensils

                  Outside

                  • Kayak / Canoe
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Binoculars
                  • Large Cooler
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Walkway To Water
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Terrace

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

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

                  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
                  $254
                  $1,673 $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
                  $254
                  $1,673 $7,170
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $244
                  $1,603 $6,870
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Cleaning fee $130 + tax
                  • Property Damage Protection $69
                  • Tax Rate 13.419%

                  Notes:

                  2015 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: 09/21/2014
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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.


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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 - Friday, September 05, 2014

                  $244 - $254 per night (USD)
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                  1 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 2

                  View calendar: Updated 09/21/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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