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Fabulous Orchid Elua Lagoon House Close to Ocean & Tide Pools

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Last updated: 08/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Orchid Elua is a beautiful, brand new property, completed in 2008! The house overlooks its own tidal pond and the gardens surrounding the property make you feel like you are in a tropical oasis. The house is close to the ocean, a 2 minute walk to the 'secret' entrance for snorkeling in the tide pool and marine conservation area.

The Orchid Elua displays elegance and beauty throughout. All materials are top of the line, granite counter tops, wood and travertine floors. The owner designed and imported all the furniture and is an artist whose paintings are displayed throughout the house. Unique touches from the owner's travels, such as curtains brought in from Trieste, Italy, and objects from Morocco make the experience special. The house has french doors that open onto the back enclosed lanai, perfect for dining, and bathing in the breezy airflow through the house. The second story has spectacular views; each bedroom has its own private bathroom and lanai.

'Sunny' Kapoho is known for having the best weather on the east side of the island; least amount of rainfall, but still displaying tropical vegetation and rain forests nearby. We boast having the best air quality in the world in this little area of the island. One mile down the 'Red Road' is Ahalanui Warm Pond; an ocean-fed 90 degree pool. Further down the road is Poho'iki, the best surfing and boogie boarding in the area and newly renovated park area. Keep heading down the Red Road, arguably the most beautiful road in all the islands. As a painter, we are often seen along the roadside capturing the spectacular beauty of the ocean and tropical vegetation. At the end of the road is Kalapana, where Pele has a nightly viewing of the lava flow.

If you want a tropical, relaxing retreat while exploring Hawaii, the Orchid Property is your answer!

Keywords: House


Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • The house has it's own swimmable tidal pond, also a two minute walk to the ocean and the famous Kapoho tidepool and marine conservation district...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Free local calling - Big Island of Hawaii only...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    coffee maker, microwave, blender, toaster, rice cooker...moreless

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


  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa



Write a review 4.8
from 5 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Sep 1 - Dec 14, 2015
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Dec 15 - Mar 31, 2016
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • cleaning fee $185
  • Tax Rate 13.416%


Weekly rates may apply in high/winter season

3% fee applies for foreign transactions

Cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 08/26/2015
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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Beach
Wai Opae Tidepools

Car: Necessary

Lava viewing nearby, also lava ocean adventure tours, Volcanoes National Park: 45 minute drive


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: I live in Kapoho and am a designer and painter. I have a gallery with some artists in Hilo and find this area of Hawaii to be inspirational on many levels. I am also a yoga teacher and I believe anyone visiting Hawaii will find many opportunities for healing and relaxation. The visual interest and diversification on the island is a fascinating and unique experience.

Why the Owner Chose Kapoho:
Since I live in Kapoho of the Big Island, I wanted to invest in the area and provide a beautiful retreat for people to visit, relax, and enjoy this part of Hawaii.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Relaxation while on vacation is something everyone needs and desires. Waking up and looking out the window to beautiful gardens and water is the perfect way to begin exploring the surroundings. Having the ocean and tidepools which provide wonderful snorkeling right outside the door is the first of many unique qualities in this part of the island. We are also on the 'Road Road' which winds along the coast, ending in Kalapana, hosting the only viewing area of the active lava flow.

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Speaks: english



  • Orchid Elua Property

    Orchid Elua Property

  • Entrance View

    Entrance View

  • Master Bedroom Lanai

    Master Bedroom Lanai

  • Living Area

    Living Area

  • Doors opening onto back Lanai

    Doors opening onto back Lanai

  • Master Bedroom with King Bed, Bath, and Lanai

    Master Bedroom with King Bed, Bath, and Lanai

  • Pele's Plume!

    Pele's Plume!

  • Heliconia in Gardens

    Heliconia in Gardens

  • bedroom with queen bed, bath and lanai

    bedroom with queen bed, bath and lanai

  • Upstairs Bedroom

    Upstairs Bedroom

  • Back Pond

    Back Pond

  • Dining on Back Lanai

    Dining on Back Lanai

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Another Lanai View

    Another Lanai View

VRBO #233139

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