Step Into the Water from Gated Estate, Private Water Access

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Last updated: 12/01/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Adventure! Fish, Swim, kayak, Surf, from the property.
Check in is at 4pm and out at 10am. You will have to go shopping. No goods are guaranteed to be in the home
Beautiful location nestled between the mouth of the river and the ocean at Honolii Beach. The River House is a rustic family style home which has 180 degree views starting with the river then panning out over the ocean and is only 5 minutes from Hilo.

Enjoy your morning coffee in the living room or lanai looking out at the river or the ocean! Have a picnic on the lawn in the magnificent nature Hawaii is known for.

You can enjoy from the River House all sorts of water sports including Kayaking, Stand-Up Paddling, Surfing, Boogie Boarding and Swimming.

The home will sleep 10 and has an open floor plan. The kitchen has old world charm with copper counter tops and a butcher block counter by the stove. The rear of the house has a very large family room and bay windows. Perfect for a traveling halau for practice and sleeping! (The family room measures approximately 375 sf or approximately 25 feet long by 15 feet deep and also sleeps 4.) The view of the river is astonishing from these windows!

The first floor has a guest bedroom; this room sleeps 2 and has a queen size bed. Also located on the first floor is a powder room and full bath and a large Bedroom with 4 twins. The master and another guest bedroom are upstairs. The master bedroom is very large with sweeping views of the river and ocean and an en suite full bath. A king size bed is in both the master bedroom and guest bedroom upstairs. We have a caretaker who lives on property, who can leave the property for your stay or be there to assist with your questions.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years of age...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    You can smoke outside....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

    1st floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    En suite for the master bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    2nd floor guest bathroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet

    Powder room...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Large Family Style Vacation Home with basic amenities. The windows are not curtained so you don't lose any of the beautiful views. Property is gated and has private water access. This a one of a kind spot in Hilo, secluded and still close to town. ...moreless


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


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


  • Botanical Garden
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Luaus
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront:

    We are next to Honolii Beach park. The beach is a mix of black sand and rocks. Cool place to find sea glass....moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront:

    Home is located on the River and Ocean. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Just the basics....moreless

  • Dishwasher


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


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from 16 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
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3 night min stay
$2,800 $6,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning Fee $300 + tax
  • Tax Rate 13.416%


Rates are quote for 6 guests. $75/per additional guest (over 6) up to a maximum of 12.

Taxes are 4.166% GE and 9.25% TA.

Rates are subject to change without notice.

A damage deposit of $500 is due when your reservations are booked. The deposit is fully refundable after 14 days of departure providing no damage has been done. Please refer to the damage deposit section in the rental agreement.

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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Last updated: 12/01/2015
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6 Miles
Nearest Airport
Hilo International Airport
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Naniloa Golf Course
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hawaii Belt Road
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
Honolii Beach

Car: Necessary

The River House is located 100 yards from Honolii Beach and 5 minutes from downtown Hilo. Honolii Beach is the premier surfers' beach on Eastside of the Big Island. Downtown Hilo offers quaint shopping and a taste of international cuisine from our local restaurants. Downtown Hilo is also the home of the Farmer's Market on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Must see attractions while in Hilo include:

- Rainbow Falls and Boiling Pots is Hilo’s most popular wall fall – a MUST see.

- The Lyman Museum offers a in depth history of the Hawaiian Islands and the culture of the Islands.

- The Pacific Tsunami Museum tells the story of the 1946 Tsumani as well as others.

- Imiloa Astromony Center is located about 15 to 20 minutes south. The center has rotating exhibits and a planetarium with daily shows.

- Volcano National Park is 45 minutes south of Hilo. See first hand what makes the Big Island the 'big island'.

- Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden is 10 minutes north. Walk though the mountainside among native orchids and other lush foliage. Don't forget to see the Onomea Falls too!

- Akaka Falls is 15 minutes north and is a magnificent and majestic waterfall.

- Mauna Kea Observatory is about a 2 hour drive and is the highest point on the Island at 13,796 feet. Star gazing from the observatory is a must see.

This list is just a handful of the activities the Eastside of the Big Island has to offer.


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  • Blacksand beach in front of the house

    Blacksand beach in front of the house

  • Your private access to river and ocean.

    Your private access to river and ocean.

  • Guest bathroom 2nd floor

    Guest bathroom 2nd floor

  • Great Fishing from the lawn.

    Great Fishing from the lawn.

  • Kitchen


  • Kitchen


  • Dinning Room

    Dinning Room

  • 2nd Bedroom upstairs.

    2nd Bedroom upstairs.

  • Private gated estate

    Private gated estate

  • Large Lawn

    Large Lawn

  • Home has large windows to enjoy the beauty

    Home has large windows to enjoy the beauty

  • Get  ready to surf

    Get ready to surf

  • Click Links & Video for more pictures

    Click Links & Video for more pictures

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • Looking out of the Living Room windows

    Looking out of the Living Room windows

  • Kitchen


  • Large room on  1st floor with 4 twin beds

    Large room on 1st floor with 4 twin beds

  • Master view looking up the river.

    Master view looking up the river.

  • Honolii Surf Break

    Honolii Surf Break

  • Ocean and RiverView.

    Ocean and RiverView.

  • Private Water Access

    Private Water Access

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Blacksand beach in front of the house

    Blacksand beach in front of the house

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Tuesday, December 01, 2015

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