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Tropical, Family Friendly Home Just 5 Minutes to Swim with Dolphins

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Last updated: 07/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Aloha, and welcome to Marci's Tropical Dream. This private and spacious 4 bedroom and 2 bath home is perfect for a large family or a small group. Sleeps 10 people comfortably.

Conveniently situated on beautiful Painted Church Road, Just 2 miles to the best, local snorkeling spot on the Big Island, South Kona's Two Step. Also find the historic Place of Refuge, once reserved for Hawaiian royalty. Enjoy swimming with dolphins and turtles, or hiking on ancient Hawaiian trails, or a peaceful sunset picnic at the beach. Marci's Tropical Dream is the ideal location.

Experience lush Hawaii at a beautiful 800' elevation for warm, sunny days, and pleasant nights. Pick fresh fruit right from our yard: bananas, avocados, mangos, papaya and more are all available seasonally for you to enjoy. Everything you need for the perfect getaway - full kitchen, washer and dryer, bar-b-que, beach and snorkel gear and bikes, is waiting for your visit.

Allow your tropical dream vacation to be our tropical home. Aloha and see you soon.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    no renters under 25 unless accompanied by parent or guardian...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Two adult mountain bikes and a childs bike, boogie boards, snorkel gear, cooler, beach umbrella, beach chairs, are all available for guest use free of charge, also board games, badminton, and croquet. The site has Mangos, Coconuts, Avocados, Tangerines, Papaya, Soursop, Pineapple, Cacao (chocolate), and Bananas all available for guests in season....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2)...moreless

  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View:

    some ocean view from master bedroom and balcony...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Large dining table, comfortably seats eight + high chair...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance:

    to the mainland U.S. and Canada...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    fresh linens every 7th day...moreless

  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Solar Hot Water
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    secured...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

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

    ceramic cooktop stove, toaster oven, blender...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Kenmore Elite, bottom freezer...moreless

  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear:

    snorkel gear, boogie boards provided...moreless

  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

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from 45 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low season
Apr 1 - Nov 1, 2015
3 night min stay
$190
High Season
Nov 2 - Mar 31, 2016
4 night min stay
$240

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning charge $180 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13.42%

Notes:

Eight night minimum stay from December 24, 2015 to January 1, 2016


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Last updated: 07/26/2015
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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
KOA
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Honaunau Bay

Car: Necessary

Superb snorkeling at two step, ocean visibility at times exceeds 100ft.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Marci and I(Chuck) moved here from Seattle and are crazy about living here, no thought of what clothes to wear, always shorts and flipflops! 80+ degree ocean water, It just doesn't get any better!

Why the Owner Chose Captain Cook:
We love being close to the water for swimming, snorkeling, and sunning. Also we are down in 'Old Hawaii' and far from the hustle and bustle of more upscale or congested areas.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
There is nothing like picking your own fruit for breakfast, with a 365 day growing season! We Live in the Area, so if you need anything just call us!


Contact us

Speaks: english, french

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • garden lanai

    garden lanai

  • Toys available free to our guests

    Toys available free to our guests

  • fully equipped modern kitchen for your convenience

    fully equipped modern kitchen for your convenience

  • living, dining area, large dining table

    living, dining area, large dining table

  • living room

    living room

  • master bedroom, California king bed

    master bedroom, California king bed

  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • main bathroom

    main bathroom

  • second upstairs bedroom

    second upstairs bedroom

  • fourth bedroom queen bed

    fourth bedroom queen bed

  • View of Place of Refuge, from Two Step, great  snorkeling!

    View of Place of Refuge, from Two Step, great snorkeling!

  • a typical sunset from the master bedroom lanai

    a typical sunset from the master bedroom lanai

  • waiting for you

    waiting for you

  • 100% Solar Powered Home

    100% Solar Powered Home

  • dining area

    dining area

  • partial living area

    partial living area

  • stair library

    stair library

  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • master bedroom lanai

    master bedroom lanai

  • second upstairs bedroom slide out king bed

    second upstairs bedroom slide out king bed

  • third upstairs bedroom

    third upstairs bedroom

  • main floor bathroom

    main floor bathroom

  • One of our friends, a 2 inch baby chameleon.

    One of our friends, a 2 inch baby chameleon.

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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french
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  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 07/26/2015
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