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Breathtaking View Oceanfront Cottage, Tidal Pools, Black Sand 1 Acre!

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whale watch from your lawn chair and enjoy local coffee while checking tides

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Last updated: 07/09/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Special offer: JULY 1-13 SPECIAL 12 nights $699.00 $300.00 savings Details

Kapoho cottage description

Oceanfront cottage on very private 1 acre. Tidal pools to explore and cool down, while the waves crash into the reef you experience the freshness and invigorating effervescence of the fresh clean ocean bath.
Wander from your cottage through the grassy lawns, down the rock wall staircase, follow the black sand paths to the beach sand that has been deposited around the reef.

Photograph, fish, whale watch, catch the glimmer of spinner dolphins and sea turtles bobbing in the surf.
Watch the colorful sunrise over the ocean, the glow of the volcano in the distant night sky as you count your lucky stars and watch the bright moon rise.
The spacious studio has a comfy memory foam overlay on a queen bed with luxurious 550 thread count sheets to crawl into after a day of exploring the tidal pools in front of the property. Photo ops abound! Fish or just relax with a book. Use this peaceful beautiful place with the sound of the waves to inspire you. Be creative and write, paint or whatever your heart desires.
Make this vacation your health retreat! We have access to many therapists and practitioners in the area.
1.5 miles NE you will find a hidden black sand beach with tide pools and beautiful palm tree lined coastal view. Swim and sun.
Just 5 miles away to the East are the hot ponds. You may pack your lunch or buy from a vendor as you enjoy swimming and surfing at Pohoiki Bay. Watch the fishing boats launch and return with their catch. Travel on East to Kapoho to enjoy world class snorkeling. Just 7 miles west is Kalapana. Location of the 1980 lava flow that ran over most of the village,the developement ,& the black sand beach.
Walk out to the newly forming beach!
Uncle Roberts is a local family of survivors who did not lose their property to the flow. They have an open air market on Wednesdays, Fridays with food vendors and hula, music all kinds of excitement!
They organize lava tours. The lava viewing site is close by and there is a convenience store and Pahoa Village Cafe Kalapana a great outdoor cafe as well! These are just a few things to do on Hwy 137 .
Did we mention the hilly scenic road is also a favorite for bikes and runners?
Kalani Resort and Spa is less than 1 mile away from the cottage and offers yoga, massage, healing touch, hula lessons, drawing, lahala weaving and we keep a schedule in the cottage to look at. They are serving food items in their cafe or you can enjoy their buffet meals.
There are many attractions to the Big Island. The Volcanoes National Park where the crater is glowing and attracting many visitors in the evenings.

Take your 4 wheel drive up to the observatories on Mauna Kea or go to the visitors center which is not so challenging a rental car can get there.
Rainbow Falls, The Botanical Gardens, The Imiloa Astronomy Center, Tsunami museum and The Palace Theater, the Panaewa Zoo, the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut plant are a few things to do in or near Hilo Town 30 minutes away.
On the way home check out the award wining Pahoa Town, 11 miles from the Cottage via Opihikao Road. Pahoa has the quaint old Hawaiian style buildings on the main street. Restaurants such as Kaleo's, Ning's, Luquin's are there to serve you.
The community center boasts of an Olympic size swimming pool complete with exercise programs and a community center with yoga or hula classes.

This property is equipped with a strong cell phone booster, Broadband internet, free USA and Canadian long distance Majic Jack voice over phone and Direct TV with the sports and movie channels provided. We believe you will be hard pressed to find time to watch TV with this view.
Disclosure: Inclement weather could interrupt internet/phone and Television service availability.

This property is Eco-friendly and is on solar power. That is adequate to run a bi-pap or sleep apnea machine at night. Bathroom is fully modern plumbed, detached. You will love the outdoor shower attached to the cottage with an ocean view. Enjoy on demand hot and cold running water while you experience a million dollar view. We recently put in a new hot water heater for the cottage and I am hearing rave reviews from our current guests!!
The cottage is appointed with many wonderful books and reading materials. There is an assortment of Hawaiian history , folklore, crafts and customs along with stories. Plants and flowers can be identified.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                We rent to adults that are legally responsible. An extra cost will apply for more than two people if both beds are used....moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                Please notify owners ahead of time if traveling pets. There is a small dog and a cat on premises. ...moreless

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Events Allowed

              Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Very large studio with all the comforts of home...moreless

              • This cottage is a studio however the kitchen and bathroom is separate. It has a futon, coffee table glider rocker and a bistro table for 2. The QUEEN bed is positioned to see the stars and the moon. There are 2 large dressers to stow your things and store towels and linens. The cottage has an outdoor kitchen and dining on the lanai complete with stove, fridge, sink and cupboard. Many guests have mentioned washing dishes with the ocean view right there is no chore at all!...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, outdoor shower, shower

                toilet and sink are detached and just steps from cottage...moreless

              • The bathroom facilities are detached but private to the guests of the cottage. Outdoor shower will be an experience you wont forget! ...moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                There is a kitchen on the lanai with a propane refrigerator and propane cook stove with oven. A propane grill is available under the awning lanai of the main house with all the utensils needed...moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                French press, drip filtered coffee. Many choices. electric coffee maker is available on request as needed. The generator may be started to accommodate electric appliances when needed....moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Coffee filters, paper towels, cooking oil, spices and sometimes quite a grocery/beer/wine selection depending on what our guests leave for the next folks to use. ...moreless

              • Freezer:

                Combination with refrigerator. Don't forget the ice cream Rosalina's sp? Haupia is the personal fave here and the freezer gets it COLD!!...moreless

              • Dining:

                You may chose to dine in the lanai or inside the cottage itself. The bistro set inside the cottage gives you a choice of where to dine...moreless

              • Toaster:

                We do COWBOY toast with a fry pan and butter the bread face down until lightly brown MMM GOOD!! We make our garlic toast that way too!...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                French coffee press, espresso, tea pot, coffee cups. Silverware and service for 4 glasses and wine opener pots and pans....moreless

              • Stove:

                Propane stove with oven. Propane grill and side burner for those delightful outdoor meals at your service. ...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Full sized propane refrigerator has a freezer compartment....moreless

              • Oven:

                propane cook stove has oven...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                4...moreless

              • Seating for 4 people

              Amenities

              • Parking:

                You have your own private driveway with a canopy /car port to cover your vehicle just behind the cottage. You and your car are safe and snug in our jungle lair. ...moreless

              • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                The Red Road is the best fitness trainer ever. It has hills and beautiful views as you jog along...moreless

              • Fireplace:

                outdoor burn barrels. Near the beach a firepit for campfires and chairs ...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Robes to use in cottage if they will fit....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                for guests staying 1 week+...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                for guests staying 1 week+...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • This is a unique one of a kind property with the perfect ambiance for solitude,reflection, writing,reading or seeing the local tourist attractions up close, with nature. Many people come to the Big Island to get connections with health issues. We can even help with a colonic therapist :+D, massage therapist or other local practitioners. This property is eco friendly and is its own power company. We feel you wont miss 'the grid' after this experience. We are powered mainly by the sun/solar panels. When extra power needs arise our generator does the trick. We also charge batteries as needed via the generator. Maybe 1 hour per day average. Usually in the evenings for extra OOOMPH to get through the night. We use LED and solar lights yet have electricity for lights and TV, cell phone PC's and all the appliances. Sorry no hair dryers unless the generator is on....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    Books of Hawaii and other interests. There are some free books in the bathroom for you to take home....moreless

                  • Television:

                    Direct TV deluxe pkg+ free movies and sports package ...moreless

                  • Music Library:

                    Per request, also audio books on tape and CD....moreless

                  • Stereo:

                    CD player/radio on request. Audio Books...moreless

                  Communications

                  • Telephone:

                    We provide a strong cell phone signal booster in cottage. Majic Jack phone service VIA internet free long distance to USA Canada.. This is a VOIP and only works with the internet. Also have Sky...moreless

                  • Internet:

                    Broad Band internet . This is a high speed antenna signal. There is a wireless router in the cottage that gets great reception to notebooks etc. (may be affected by weather conditions)....moreless

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Private Pool:

                        Tide-pools can be gazed into like an aquarium or soaked in and splashed in by the waves with you receiving the effervescence of the salty surf as you watch the boats and turtles...moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Lanai / Gazebo:

                        Mini gazebo for kids and adults to watch the sunrise on coastal pathway. The chairs and futon make it a cozy place to watch the sunrise, play,read a book or just chill out and become one with natu...moreless

                      • Water Sports Gear:

                        we have a growing selection of snorkels and fins to fit men and women. Boogy boards, beach chairs, umbrellas, ponchos and straw mats as well as sunscreen and bug repellent for our guests. ...moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Lovely lawns and rock walls over the property. These meander down the beach front which has several paths and coastline can be explored from the property access...moreless

                      • Boat:

                        many boats go past our lovely spot as they go fishing, sunset cruising, lava watching. Cruise ships with all their lovely lights cross our view in the evenings....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Commercial 3 burner propane grill with side burner. Smoking' hot make shrimps on the BARBIE!! You may roast and use the propane side burner...moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        (2) The cottage has its own lanai and an outdoor kitchen patio. ...moreless

                      • Bicycles:

                        1 bike available to rent women's $15.00. New tires!! ...moreless

                      • Porch / Veranda:

                        Kitchen facility/ lanai 10x20...moreless

                      Theme

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

                      Location & View

                      • Resort:

                        Kalani Retreat and Spa is an easy walk. The food is superb and classes in yoga, art paint and draw, weaving, dance meditation, healing are offered to everyone. You will see people of other origins...moreless

                      • Beach View:

                        This is unobstructed exceptional ocean view with sea turtles surfacing, the whales breaching , dolphins spinning and lava boats going by as well as the cruise ships all lit up at night...moreless

                      • Oceanfront:

                        This property is on the ocean and has unique geological features with lava and tide pools within. There is a wonderful windward surf....moreless

                      • Rural:

                        This is a rural setting, paved roads with jungle canopy. Keeping your vacation setting 99% private from the road and traffic....moreless

                      • Ocean View:

                        This property has unobstructed up close pristine ocean views with waves crashing against the reef wall. ...moreless

                      • Beachfront:

                        This is on the coast and no road or buildings to affect your view. ...moreless

                      Activities

                      • Library
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Hunting
                      • Sailing
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Mountaineering
                      • Swimming
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Spelunking
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Surfing
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Parasailing
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Hunting Big Game
                      • Hunting Small Game
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Tennis
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Laundromat
                      • Hospital
                      • Groceries
                      • Marina
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Churches
                      • Restaurants
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Museums
                      • Zoo
                      • Walking
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Luaus
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Boating
                      • Shelling
                      • Shopping
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Wind-Surfing
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Special offer: JULY 1-13 SPECIAL 12 nights $699.00 $300.00 savings

                      Last minute special!! Spend July 4th and more at the greatest little cottage on earth. This is normally $1,000.00

                      Offer for: Jul 1, 2014 - Jul 13, 2014 View calendar

                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $89
                      $600 $1,900

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

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

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • cleaning $30 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 9.25%

                      Notes:

                      Sink and toilet plus an outdoor shower make a full private bath. The shower is attached to the cottage and has a

                      million dollar view with instant hot water and smooth rock floor with Bamboo framework YES to Flip flops!!

                      Laundry is available for long term guest 1 week

                      Tents and camping available for extra paying guests. Owners live on the property for guest convenience.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                      Location

                      35 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Hilo
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Kehena, Pohoiki Bay, Kapoho, Kalapana
                      11 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Pahoa Village Cafe, Pahoa
                      35 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Hilo, Volcano
                      7 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Pahoa Village Cafe, Kalapana, Kaleo's, Pahoa, Hi

                      Car: Necessary

                      Paddle boarding is a sport like surfing . You stand up on an extra wide board and paddle it. Sounds easy? Try it at Pohoiki Bay the boat landing is awesome for geothermal pools, snorkeling, surfing and swimming.

                      The geothermal hot ponds are just 5 miles from the house! Kahena beach is the famous clothing optional black sand beach just 1.5 miles down the street.

                      Near or in Hilo Town there are Akaka Falls, Rainbow Falls, the Botanical Gardens, several great beach parks

                      Near Keau via hwy 11 you will find these attractions

                      Panaewa has an excellent zoo and is free!! The Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Plantation has free tours and samples at their gift shop YUM!

                      Near Kalapana you can walk to the lava, go to Uncle Robert's Wednesday night market with food and live music entertainment. Have a glass of the Hawaiian herbal kava root drink. Talk story while under the thatched roof of the kava bar.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2012

                      About the owner: We fell in love with this amazing property. The minute we walked onto this place we were in awe of it and totally blessed to have it. Betsy has a nursing background and Victor is a retired Navy Chief. Betsy has always wanted to be involved with healing through natural means. The mind body connection teaches us that environment can be the best medicine for someone with a stressful lifestyle. We offer a respite from the daily grind. We have seen the effect this has on guests that arrive stressed, nervous, agitated and leave rested, with serenity, tranquility,peacefulness. We are in touch with the reputable healing centers and therapists on this island. There are massage therapists close by and will make house calls. We are happy to share the healthful recipes from a local healer/colonic therapists used for their clients during a cleanse. Kalani health retreat less than 1 mile away teaches art,yoga,hula, weaving lahala,ecstatic dance,12 step programs,massage therapy with lomi lomi, hot rocks and has great food too!

                      Why the Owner Chose Kapoho:
                      Whats not to love? Ocean front, no visible neighbors or road, seclusion, privacy, the ultimate destination for serenity, peace, tranquility. Eye candy views, the tidal pools, expansive lawns and the jungle canopy of flora that keeps the road far away from the guest. There is a peaceful uplifting feeling for those that come here. Many people comment on the 'good feeling' spiritual experience they get here. Let the surf lull you to sleep every night! Watch the pink orange sun rise over the ocean each morning. Rumor has it that Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones stayed here. This is unverified of course.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      Oceanfront, unobstructed views, no street or houses between the cottage and the beach, tidal pools to play, examine and soak in. Abundant sea life such as whales, dolphins, sea turtles and reef creatures to marvel at. Very private on all 4 sides, so unique! Not visible from the street. Play croquet or volleyball or just dig your toes in the lawn. Camping is available for the extra guests. There are tents available for rent. There is a 3/4 bath detached. A delightful bamboo and river rock outdoor shower with hot and cold running water. The kitchen is Jimmy Buffet style (complete with the parrot picture) outdoor and open with a propane stove and refrigerator, stainless steel sink,large cupboard to stow away your goods. All with a million dollar view!! Our guests have a commercial stainless steel propane grill at their disposal with a side burner to grill, roast, make rice and cook a complete meal. Enjoy your gourmet meal or snack on the open lanai/kitchen/dining room with the best view in town!


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                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • whale watch from your lawn chair and enjoy local coffee while checking tides

                        whale watch from your lawn chair and enjoy local coffee while checking tides

                      • The coastline with the house in the distance

                        The coastline with the house in the distance

                      • Jimmy Buffet style outdoor kitchen/ lanai combo gives you the best views dining

                        Jimmy Buffet style outdoor kitchen/ lanai combo gives you the best views dining

                      • Cottage has vaulted ceilings,and knotty pine walls, bamboo flooring. Bistro set

                        Cottage has vaulted ceilings,and knotty pine walls, bamboo flooring. Bistro set

                      • The bathroom has a wicker stand over the toilet for books and towels, cosmetics.

                        The bathroom has a wicker stand over the toilet for books and towels, cosmetics.

                      • Your view from inside the outdoor shower
This is an experience you will remember

                        Your view from inside the outdoor shower This is an experience you will remember

                      • .Rainbows and whales blowing off the shore
are common sites to behold

                        .Rainbows and whales blowing off the shore are common sites to behold

                      • The queen's pond with ocean entrance smooth walls and stones

                        The queen's pond with ocean entrance smooth walls and stones

                      • Tidepools, reflections, the deep ocean just beyond the reef wall. Awesome

                        Tidepools, reflections, the deep ocean just beyond the reef wall. Awesome

                      • frolicking in the tidal pools 
at Mermaid's Oasis

                        frolicking in the tidal pools at Mermaid's Oasis

                      • Our guests took this Hot Shot during their
stay. Lava flowing into the Pacific

                        Our guests took this Hot Shot during their stay. Lava flowing into the Pacific

                      • Early morning sunrise

                        Early morning sunrise

                      • cottage front view. Stone work walls. flora privacy screens
the kitchen/lanai

                        cottage front view. Stone work walls. flora privacy screens the kitchen/lanai

                      • Dining with the ocean view and sounds. Spinning dolfins have been spotted here!

                        Dining with the ocean view and sounds. Spinning dolfins have been spotted here!

                      • This is a super comfy queen size bed. Lahala matts on the floor for Hawaiiana

                        This is a super comfy queen size bed. Lahala matts on the floor for Hawaiiana

                      • The sink and toilet are a 3/4 bath with the outdoor shower the crown jewel

                        The sink and toilet are a 3/4 bath with the outdoor shower the crown jewel

                      • This stainless steel propane barbeque includes the side burner for cooking also!

                        This stainless steel propane barbeque includes the side burner for cooking also!

                      • Stop and smell the Plumerias!

                        Stop and smell the Plumerias!

                      • Your dynamic host and hostess Vic and Betsy!!

                        Your dynamic host and hostess Vic and Betsy!!

                      • Tidepool with waves crashing in creates effervescence

                        Tidepool with waves crashing in creates effervescence

                      • A Seaturtle or Honu sunning on the lava rocks

                        A Seaturtle or Honu sunning on the lava rocks

                      • volcano plume at Kalapana 2009-
 2010

                        volcano plume at Kalapana 2009- 2010

                      • The Kalapana Lava field humbling, beautiful and awesome.

                        The Kalapana Lava field humbling, beautiful and awesome.

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                      Date last modified - Tuesday, July 01, 2014

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                      0 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

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