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Paradise Found, Wrapped up in a Sea of Tropical Fruit Trees!

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sheer curtains separate the large living area into lounging and sleeping area


Last updated: 07/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Kehena house description

Paradise found, wrapped up in a sea of tropical fruit trees with things to pick and devour in every direction, This Artful Balinese inspired home feels like it's deep in the jungle even though it's a 2 minute drive to a beautiful black sand beach . Stained glass ,indian tile and tropical wood , flow between treasures from around the world . Hammocks to feel the soft breezes and hear the sweet music of swaying bamboo make it hard to venture out and explore the exquisite surroundings .
The Property can sleep 4-6 , has a full kitchen , soaking tub , separate shower and lots of outside deck space .

The property is home to some adorable geckos who faithfully gobble up mosquitoes that stray into the house when the door is open! Geckos are found in practically every home in Hawaii and they complete the Hawaiian experience.

Massage is avail onsite along with fasting and other organic meal plans
Within a short drive north along the Red Road are numerous attractions: Kalani Retreat Center, Geothermally heated swimming and snorkeling areas including Ahalanui Park and the Kapoho Tide Pools; and the beautiful Oceanside McKenzie State Park. Within a 5 minute drive south on the Red Road is Kalapana, where the road ends at the most recent lava flows. There you will find the Kalapana Café and Uncle Robert’s Kava Bar, as well as guided lava walks and a trail across the lava fields to the new beach. The property itself is a rich adventure with Orange, tangerine, lime, and meyer lemon trees produce abundantly just outside. Fig, loquat, dragon fruit, soursop, starfruit, and loads of avocado , papaya and bananas coexist with uncountable varieties of tropical flowers .

Keywords: Hammocks, Close to Beach, Paradise, Tropical Trees, Deep in the Jungle, Massage on site, Organic Meals, Lava Walks, Kehena Beach; Beautiful black-sand, clothing-optional beach
Ahalanui. Gorgeous natural warm pond, coconut grove, and park Kalapana/Kaimu Lava hiking, restaurant, small store, Kalani Retreat; Restaurant, café, yoga and hula classes, massage. Kapoho Snorkeling and Water Activities, Pahoa Village; Restaurants, stores, gas, banks, post office, The 'Red Road'; Bike or drive along our pristine stretch of coastline.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Private Chef
          • Massage


          • Nude Beach
          • Alternative Lifestyle
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king


          • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single


          • Atrium Bedroom: 1 double

            additional bed in curtained off area in the living room....moreless

          • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1


          • Separate shower and jacuzzi tub as well as double sinks.

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Freezer
          • Stove
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave


          • Babysitter
          • Linens Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Living Room seats 4
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking

          Other Amenities

              • Our caretaker in the unit below is a massage therapist and natural food chef. Let us know if you are interested in these services....moreless


              • Telephone
              • Wireless Internet
              • Free Long Distance
              • Internet

              Pool & Spa

                  • Jetted Tub

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Property full of organic fruit trees....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Balcony


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

                  Location & View

                      • Ocean View


                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Fishing
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Parasailing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Surfing
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Swimming
                      • Cycling
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Medical Services
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Laundromat
                      • Hospital
                      • Spelunking
                      • Groceries
                      • Boating
                      • Shelling
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Walking
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Shopping
                      • Zoo
                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Restaurants
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Hiking


                      Write a review 4.8
                      from 6 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $119 $139
                      Fri, Sat
                      $699 $1,999
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Cleaning Fee $65
                      • Taxes Not included


                      Rates for 4 persons only.

                      For additional guests: $35 extra per guest per night

                      Cancellation policy:

                      Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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                      Last updated: 07/16/2014
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                      Live Lava flow is just a 10-15 minute drive, Island thermal salt water pools also a short drive.


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2001

                      About the owner: i am a designer and writer living between san francisco , hawaii and Taos . I love animals and nature. I'm also a huge fan of mountain biking , snowboarding and yoga . We put lots of love and thought into the remodel of our home in Taos and feel deeply honored to get to share it with you . looking forward to being in touch and getting to hear your story as well , warmly , justin

                      Why the Owner Chose Kehena:
                      I was living between San Francisco and Maui the first time I visited lower puna. It was and still is the most beautiful ,magic spot I've found on the planet .I put an offer on the then very basic house because of it's magnificent gardens . When I returned to San Francisco I put both my Maui and Bay area house on the market and prepared to move .During my first few years on the island I was spending a lot of time in bali so I commissioned carving artists to make custom doors to be used throughout the house as well as picking up lots of interesting furnishings. I also brought in stained glass and hand made glass tile from around the world to allow the light and feeling of the house to change throughout the day . My friend Bhakti , a designer , chef and amazing bodyworker collaborated with me on the design and is currently the caretaker in residence

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      It's a jungle feast with serenading accompaniment from the coqui frogs!

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                      Speaks: spanish, english

                      Guestbook comments from the owner

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                      • sheer curtains separate the large living area into lounging and sleeping area

                        sheer curtains separate the large living area into lounging and sleeping area

                      • bathroom


                      • living room

                        living room

                      • kitchen


                      • dining and kitchen

                        dining and kitchen

                      • carved king size bed

                        carved king size bed

                      • whole living room

                        whole living room

                      • part of the large bedroom

                        part of the large bedroom

                      • can be a semi- private sleeping area

                        can be a semi- private sleeping area

                      • pathway through the garden

                        pathway through the garden

                      VRBO #372081

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Thursday, May 22, 2014

                      $119 - $139 per night (USD)

                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 07/16/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                      Speaks: spanish, english
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