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Puako Beach Cottage Right Across the Street from the Ocean

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Right across the street great snorkeling diving and sunsets!

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Last updated: 11/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5-14 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Puako cottage description

Discover the pleasure of an authentic Old Hawaii Puako Beach House with modern day quality of granite counter tops, beautifully tiled floors throughout in the privacy of your very own cottage. The private outdoor garden shower offers highly desired opportunity to shower under the stars or when you come back from snorkeling and playing in the sun! There is also a full bath with tub/shower inside. Large kitchen with all updated appliances and fully equipped to cook full meals if you wish. Flat screen TV's in Living Room and two bedrooms.

Puako is the only ocean front residential community on the Kohala Coast with large expansive homes and original beach cottages from the early 50's side by side. You will enjoy the sounds of the ocean and sounds of birds in the morning as you awake and walk across the street with your cup of coffee. Let the ocean take your cares away!

At the end of a restful day or a day of exploring the wonders of the Big Island, walk over to the shore to enjoy the most incredible sunsets and in the winter months the Whales will put a show on for you!

This section of Puako also attracts shore divers and snorkelers with it's easy access into the water most of the time.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              • One bath with Shower/Tub plus a charming private outdoor shower.

              Entertainment

                  • Television

                  Theme

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

                  Attractions

                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                  • Beach View
                  • Mountain View:

                    Enjoy the majestic view of Mauna Kea and as the sun sets you will be mesmerized with the way it turns purple and red...moreless

                  • Ocean View:

                    Access to the coast line is right across the street from this home. There is a public beach access where you can snorkel, swim, watch sunset or walk along coast line to the Fairmont Orchid Mauna Lani...moreless

                  • Rural:

                    We are a bit rural tucked in between the Mauna Lani and Mauna Kea Resorts....moreless

                  • Water View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

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

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

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                      Christmas Holiday
                      Dec 18 - Jan 5
                      14 night min stay

                      $3,150
                      My Standard Rate
                      5 night min stay
                      $350

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                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • Property Damage Protection $69
                      • Tax Rate 13.42%

                      Cancellation policy:

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


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                      Last updated: 11/06/2014
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                      Location

                      27 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Keahole Kona Airport

                      Car: Recommended

                      CALL ME! (808) 882-7000 IN PUAKO!

                      Puako Beach is a charming beach community nestled between the Mauna Lani Resort and Hapuna Beach on the Kohala Coast of the Big Island. Puako is still the only ocean front residential community along the Gold Coast/Kohala Coast of the Big Island nestled between the Mauna Lani Resort, Fairmont Orchid and Mauna Kea/Hapuna Resorts.

                      Hapuna Beach State Park, just a few minutes drive from here, has earned the reputation of being one of Hawaii Island's finest beaches. It is the largest White Sands Beach on The Big Island and consistently rates on Top Ten lists internationally. You can even drive the back road to Hapuna Beach and not get on the Highway. Local shore fisherman can be seen daily enjoying the great reef fishing. Hapuna Beach offers some wonderful opportunities for swimming during calm seas offering crystal clear water and beautiful scenery, bodysurfing, bodyboarding during periods of high surf with waves reaching 3 feet high for experts! During these high surf times there are dangerous rip currents and pounding shore breaks so those not familiar should stay out of the water. There are Lifeguard services. Sunbathing (and looking at all of the sunbathers) with limited shade, so if it's not windy, umbrellas can be seen lining the beach. Snorkeling is a favorite activity at Hapuna Beach and is just a mile from Puako. You can even drive the back road to Hapuna Beach and not get on the Highway. It is located off Queen Ka'ahumanu Highway (Highway 19, 2.3 miles south of Kawaihae Harbor and is open daily during daylight hours. There is a coastal trail called Ala Kahakai Trail that goes from Kawaihae-Anaehoomalu mostly along the coast. 61.8 acres with restrooms, picnic pavilions, picnic tables, showers, trash cans, drinking water, payphone and lifeguard services and lots of parking. In recent years there has been a beach hut cafe to purchased food.

                      Puako Beach Drive has no thorough thru access which keeps it virtually still undiscovered by many. Original beach shacks next to stately homes as well as charming beach cottages that some owner's have preserved. There are homes along the ocean side as well as across the street from the ocean. There are six separate 'beach' accesses along this stretch of beach. Although there is not a tremendous amount of sand, there are tide pools and the extensive protected reef is remarkable. During low tide, small pools dot the entire coastline and these pools are filled with small sea life that make excellent areas to explore for all ages. If you enjoy shore diving, kayaking and snorkeling you can find a spot along this stretch of shoreline to enter the water. Offshore the reef is home to a wide variety of fish and many days you will see dolphins playing right from the shore. Enjoy the Whales who return each year to mate and give birth in the tropical warm waters during the winter months.

                      Puako is a place of activity and rejuvenation. There is so much to do or nothing at all. Sunsets are celebrated by most who live and visit Puako every evening.

                      The views of Mauna Kea Mountain will take your breath away when you turn around to the East on a clear day. In the winter months you might have the opportunity to sit at the beach and see snow not the mountain.

                      Along the Kohala Coast, the Puako Petroglyph Archaeological Preserve features more than a thousand petroglyphs, or kii pohaku, lava rock carvings etched into stone centuries ago by Native Hawaiians. Although the true meanings of the petroglyphs are unknown, it is generally thought these carvings are records of births and other significant events in the lives of the people who lived on Hawaii Island long ago.

                      Just a short walk to the Fairmont Orchid Hotel, Holoholokai Beach (a well manicured beach-park with facilities) and the Mauna Lani Resort, or from the South end of Puako, start at Paniau Beach and walk along the coast to the Petroglyphs and you can see the carvings of human forms, canoes, turtles and others in the captivating petroglyphs fields of Puako. Take the kids on a petroglyph hunt and ask them what they think these ancient symbols could mean. On a full moon some of has have been known to walk to the petroglyph field from the South end of Puako where the lava is so lit up from the moon that we haven't needed a flashlight. It's been said that the ancient Hawiians walked at night as it was cooler.

                      Hapuna Beach offers some wonderful opportunities for swimming during calm seas offering crystal clear water and beautiful scenery, bodysurfing, bodyboarding during periods of high surf with waves reaching 3 feet high for experts! During these high surf times there are dangerous rip currents and pounding shore breaks so those not familiar should stay out of the water. There are Lifeguard services. Sunbathing (and looking at all of the sunbathers) with limited shade, so if it's not windy, umbrellas can be seen lining the beac

                       

                      Manager info

                      About: Call Puako Pattie (808) 882-7000 This property is managed by Pattie Freeman, Real Estate Broker for Hawaii Vacation Rentals, Inc. who has been in the vacation rental business in Puako since 1994. Pattie's properties are professionally maintained and she is available to answer your questions and help you with her years of experience of activities and events on the Big Island. Her friendly, authentic personal care for her guests keeps guests returning year after year.

                      Why Puako:
                      Why Puako: The owner of this cottage purchased this home many years ago when he fell in love with Puako. He has since purchased others and updated this one to make it a charming vacation rental. There is an additional property next door which will be able to rent as well, so two families could have house side by side.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: Situated right across the street from the ocean at the very end of Puako Beach Drive which is not a through street. This one level vintage cottage has a big grassy yard with many places to sit and relax and soak up the sun! Have the benefit of almost ocean front without paying the price of oceanfront! Privacy, views and quiet serene setting make this cottage a delightful place to relax and enjoy the beauty of the Kohala Coast on the Big Island.


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                      • Right across the street great snorkeling diving and sunsets!

                        Right across the street great snorkeling diving and sunsets!

                      • Dining Area adjacent to back door and patio where BBQ is located

                        Dining Area adjacent to back door and patio where BBQ is located

                      • Covered lanai facing ocean and grassy private yard

                        Covered lanai facing ocean and grassy private yard

                      • Master King size bed with patio which has private entrance.

                        Master King size bed with patio which has private entrance.

                      VRBO #477258

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                      Date last modified - Thursday, November 06, 2014

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                      3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 5

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                      Minimum stay: 5-14 nights
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