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Big Sky Views of Ka'u Coast and 2 Volcanoes on Hawaii Island

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View of snow capped Mauna Loa from the back of the house.

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Last updated: 08/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Aloha kakou and welcome to our beautiful 3 bedroom/2 bath guest house in the southernmost Ka’u district of Hawai’i Moku. The house has clean modern lines, a modern open kitchen with gas range and dishwasher, vaulted ceilings, stunning views and skylights everywhere. The master bedroom with a king bed has its own bath with a large jacuzzi tub, and opens onto a large covered lanai. There are 2 other bedrooms, each with queen bed, and a second bathroom. We have provided internet access, along with premium cable TV in the living room and 2 of the bedrooms. There is a washer dryer for your convenience, and a garage with direct entry to the house - no getting wet!

We are remote enough to be exceptionally private and quiet, but a 10 minute drive brings you the amenities of the historic plantation town of Na’alehu. 15-20 minutes away are 3 beautiful beach areas: Punalu'u Black Sand Beach (Turtles!) and Whittington/Honu'apo with full facilities, and stunning Kawa Beach which is newly purchased by the county and reopened for public access.
No big hotels or tourist traps, but you’ll find a 2 day a week organic farmers’ market, local style restaurants with live music, a fabulous bakery and a small supermarket. The community of Ocean View is 20 minutes away with expanded services and shops. Golfing is available at Sea Mountain and Volcano courses.
We are only minutes off the highway but a world away from the crowds of Kona. The climate is drier than Hilo, but more lush than Kona - 60 inches average rainfall per year. Our hale is surrounded by 1/3 acre of tropical garden. Settle in with your morning cup of locally grown Ka’u coffee on one of the two large covered lanai. There you will experience transcendent views of Mauna Loa floating over forested hills to the north, and Kilauea crater to the northeast. As you watch the sun rise over the ocean and illuminates the big sky. let your eyes sweep up miles of untouched coastline and sparkling water. When it is clear you will see the eruption plume rising from the Halema'uma'u crater, home of Pele, at Kilauea.

As your hosts, we will be delighted to provide you with detailed visitor information about the area. South Point, or Ka Lae, is 15 minutes away, where you can fish, hike, and encounter Hawaiian sacred sites. For the adventuresome, the hike to Green Sand Beach starts there. The famous Black Sand Beach at Punalu’u, with its estimated 1400 member colony of Green Sea Turtles is a 20 minute drive. There, besides fishing, swimming and snorkeling, you can hike along the coast past an ancient heiau on a section of the old Hawaiian road that once surrounded the island. The beach at Honu ‘Apo, (Whittington Beach Park), now the largest State Park in the islands, is 20 minutes away and features a large inland estuary that attracts waterbirds and monk seals. Kawa Beach is newly reopened to the public. The new Kahuku Ranch section of Volcanoes National Park, where large forests of native trees and plants have grown untouched, is a 5 minute drive to the entrance. This exciting new part of the park is just beginning to become known to visitors now that the Park Service is allowing public entry on weekends. Access points to the higher elevations of this spectacular area are within easy driving range as well. The main area of Volcanoes National Park is a 40 minute drive away. See our links for more info.

Whether you want to spend your days relaxing on the lanai, or seeking out adventures, we say to you: E Komo mai I kou hale kipa a na kupuna (a warm welcome to our “home that cherishes the elders”).




Keywords: hale, bungalow

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Tropical landscaped garden, 2 huge wind protected and covered lanai with views...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Extensive with Hawaiiana and local natural history books...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Blue ray in living room, dvd in bedroom...moreless

  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Premium cable in livingroom and 2 bedrooms...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Flat screen in living room, large tv in master, smaller in second bedroom...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining:

    Open dining area inside and dining on lanai...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Ceiling fans...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    space heaters (almost never need!)...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Spacious, with large picture window looking out on Mauna Loa...moreless

  • Parking:

    Garage with direct entry to house, plus lots of outside parking space...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    2 coffee makers, Coffee grinder, filter cones...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully equipped for gourmet meal prep...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Modern, with pass through to dining room and beautiful views...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    Full size with ice maker...moreless

  • Stove:

    gas range with power burner, simmer burner, hood...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Golf:

    Close to Sea Mountain at Punalu'u and Volcano golf courses...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    2 large covered lanai, protected by plexiglass for windy days...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Snorkels, fins, masks, beach mats...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off season
Apr 13 - Dec 10, 2015
3 night min stay
$79
$475 $1,600

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $68 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $53 Nightly

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee >=2 weeks $125
  • Cleaning fee <2 weeks $75
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 13.25%

Notes:

Cancellation Policy: Full amount of amount paid will be refunded with at least 30 days notice. For less than 30 days notice, refund amount will be prorated. Owner reserves right to cancel reservation and refund amount paid in rare case of unforseen circumstances out of owner's control.

Checks and Paypal accepted. Reservation confirmed when deposit of 50% of total amount due received. Balance due 30 days prior to arrival.


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Last updated: 08/18/2015
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Location

55 Miles
Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Beach

Car: Necessary

Entry gate to Kahuku Ranch section of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is 5 minutes drive. Main part of the National Park is 50 minute drive. 20 minutes from Black Sand Beach home of hundreds of green sea turtles. 12 miles from Ka Lae, southernmost point in U.S., sacred to Hawaiian People.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: We live in Berkeley, California and plan to retire on Hawai'i Island.

Why the Owner Chose Naalehu:
We love the area and have many friends there. We feel a deep spiritual connection to Hawai'i Island and Ka'u.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Peace, quiet and adventure.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • View of snow capped Mauna Loa from the back of the house.

    View of snow capped Mauna Loa from the back of the house.

  • Lanai off of diningroom looking out on garden and golf course

    Lanai off of diningroom looking out on garden and golf course

  • Master bathroom with large jacuzzi tub

    Master bathroom with large jacuzzi tub

  • Master bedroom with King Bed

    Master bedroom with King Bed

  • Fully equipped modern open kitchen with gas stove with range hood and dishwasher

    Fully equipped modern open kitchen with gas stove with range hood and dishwasher

  • Sunrise from the master bedroom lanai

    Sunrise from the master bedroom lanai

  • Front lanai with papaya tree - reach out and pick!

    Front lanai with papaya tree - reach out and pick!

  • View from dining area of kitchen with pass through

    View from dining area of kitchen with pass through

  • 2nd bathroom

    2nd bathroom

  • View of back of house from garden

    View of back of house from garden

  • Honu'apo (Whittington) Beach park, 15 minute drive away

    Honu'apo (Whittington) Beach park, 15 minute drive away

  • Sunset at Ka Lae (South Point)

    Sunset at Ka Lae (South Point)

  • Lanai off of dining room with view up coastline

    Lanai off of dining room with view up coastline

  • Bedroom with queen bed

    Bedroom with queen bed

  • Master bedroom lanai with hammock

    Master bedroom lanai with hammock

  • Bedroom with queen bed and cable tv

    Bedroom with queen bed and cable tv

  • Living room with flat screen cable tv

    Living room with flat screen cable tv

  • View from house of Ka'u coast and Kilauea

    View from house of Ka'u coast and Kilauea

  • Kitchen and dining area

    Kitchen and dining area

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Front garden view

    Front garden view

  • Lagoon at Honu'apo (Whittington) beach park, 15 minute drive away

    Lagoon at Honu'apo (Whittington) beach park, 15 minute drive away

  • Eruption at Halema'uma'u, the home of Pele, Volcano National Park (40 minute dri

    Eruption at Halema'uma'u, the home of Pele, Volcano National Park (40 minute dri

VRBO #297921

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