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Weddings, Reunions, Retreats - High Above the Rest

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Skyview from helicopter showing the proximity to both waterfalls on the property

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Last updated: 12/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
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  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Hilo estate description

Buddha's Cup Retreat at Leleka'ae Falls is situated on 20 acres above Hilo Bay providing sweeping 360 degree views of the Pacific Ocean, Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa. This unique retreat is perfectly suited for a romantic getaway, a unique island wedding, a vacation with family and friends or a corporate retreat and includes two 70' waterfalls on the property.

Natural light spills into every room through large picture windows and French 10-light glass doors highlighting the unique koa, chocolate heart and tropical ash hardwood floors and hand-carved balinese doors. Tastefully decorated accommodations are found throughout the space featuring an upper and lower level. Each level includes a full kitchen, washer and dryer and two full baths.

The 1200' wrap-around upper level lanai provides guests with plenty of outdoor space to take in the superlative views. The large lanai area off the upper level family room features a grill, tables for dining and two chaise lounge chairs to take in the sights and sounds of the waterfalls.

This 3,000 sq. ft. Estate-styled Retreat will accommodate groups of 16 and is 10-15 minutes up mountain from Hilo and 20 minutes from the Hilo International Airport.

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Property Type

      • Estate

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional
              • Concierge
              • Massage

              Suitability

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

                At least one adult must be over 21 years of age...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                We have a crib and high chair for the keiki in the group....moreless

              • Smoking Allowed:

                Outside only...moreless

              Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 12-16

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                Upper Level Master Suite with on-suite full bath...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                Upper level bedroom 2 with views of Hilo Bay...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

                Upper Level bedroom with views of Hilo Bay...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 1 king

                Lower Level bedroom with views of waterfall...moreless

              • Bedroom 5: 1 king

                Lower Level bedroom, bath & view of waterfall, private patio...moreless

              • Bedroom 6: 1 double

                Full sized sleigh bed sleeps 2 comfortably...moreless

              • Buddha's Cup Retreat at Leleka'ae Falls features 6 bedrooms, two single futons, a double sleigh bed and pull out full sized sofa bed. ...moreless

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

                This is the on-suite bath off the upstairs Master Suite...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

                Main Upper Level bathroom...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

                Main Lower Level Bathroom...moreless

              • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Lower Level Master Bath...moreless

              • This property features 4 large full-sized bathrooms featuring combinations of granite, cultured marble and travertine tile....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Buddha's Cup Retreat at Leleka'ae Falls is an off-grid estate. There are no public utilities at this property. It is fully powered by the Sun with a large state of the art voltaic solar system. It is fully able to support 16 guests with no noticeable difference. Guests are asked to conserve electricity by turning off lights and not running both washers at the same time. Your Host and Hostess, Kayanna and Neal, will provide an orientation upon arrival....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    Book Shelf floor to ceiling in Upper Level Dining Room...moreless

                  • DVD Player
                  • Television:

                    Two flat screen HD TV's...moreless

                  • Video Library

                  Theme

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

                  Attractions

                  • Arboretum
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Festivals
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                  • Monument View:

                    3 of Hawaii's Big Island Volcanoes are visible including the glow from the current lava flow....moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    Views of Hawaii's Volcanoes...moreless

                  • Waterfront:

                    Buddha's Cup Retreat is situated next to two 70' tall waterfalls....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Fishing
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Spelunking
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    There is a dining area on each floor seating up to 14 plus dining on the back Lanai...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Internet:

                    High Speed - Wireless...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    There are 4 living areas at this Retreat...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    There are two parking areas including a circle drive...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    One in each kitchen with complimentary 100% Kona Coffee...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Fully equipped on both levels...moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    There are two full kitchens at this Estate - one on each level. Each features granite counter tops and plenty of food storage - pantry and cabinets....moreless

                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items:

                    Basic sundries including paper towels and toilet paper...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    There are two full-sized refrigerators ...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    Gas Stove/Oven combinations - one on each floor....moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    1200' wrap around deck surrounding upper level. Large Lanai off the Lower Level Master Suite...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    18 acres of grass, fruit trees, coffee plants, flowering shrubs and horses...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Gas stainless propane...moreless

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Private Pool:

                        Waterfalls - GUESTS WILL HIKE AND SWIM AT THEIR OWN RISK...moreless

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Small Group Rate
                          Jun 1 - Dec 31, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $175

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          $300

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest


                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees and Rental Conditions:

                          • Property Damage Protection $49
                          • Cleaning Fee $250
                          • Tax Rate 13.42%

                          Notes:

                          Buddha's Cup Retreat features two separate floors with 2 full kitchens and laundry, yet with the feel and functionality of a whole house. Rate is $175 per floor. Small Group Rate applies to parties up to 6 guests. Standard Rate (Lg. Group Rate) applies to full house rental of 7 up to 16 guests and provides a price break of $50 per night.


                          Cancellation policy:

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


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 12/21/2014
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                          Location

                          8 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Hilo International Airport
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Hwy. 11 Hawaii Belt Road
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          The Magic Pan, Creperie
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Hilo Bay

                          Car: Necessary

                          Hawaii's Big Island features some of the most picturesque and varied beach landscapes in the islands. Here you’ll find not just white sand beaches but black sand and green sand beaches with olivine crystals. And along with beautiful resort beaches, Hawaii Island also has rugged, off-the-beaten-path sands that are wild, remote and rewarding.

                          Hawaii Tropical Botanical Gardens and Akaka Falls State Park are within a 20 minute drive up the Hamakua Coastline. Volcanoes National Park is 45 minutes South of Hilo.

                           

                          Manager info

                          Year Purchased: 2006

                          About: The Management Team of Buddha's Cup Retreat at Leleka'ae Falls consists of Anna Webb and Kayanna and Neal Woodworth. Anna provides online management including oversight of the bookings, calendars, payments and handles inquiries. She has been a Property Manager for this Retreat for 7 years. Kayanna is an experienced Property Manager in Hilo and provides hands-on management and can greet you and your guests and provide your orientation to the Estate. Neal, her husband, also has property management experience with rentals throughout the Hilo area and also performs maintenance on the Estate. Kayanna and Neal reside within 15 minutes of the Estate to ensure you have an enjoyable stay. Anna resides in San Diego, CA.

                          Why Hilo:
                          Once you visit you'll know why the owner chose this 20-acre Estate. It offers the best views on Hawaii's Big Island. In addition, being situated on 20 acres makes it ideally private, quiet and relaxing. And, the gentle sound of the water creates a perfect retreat.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
                          The 1200 sq. ft wrap around deck and back lanai overlooking Leleka'ae Waterfalls is a unique feature providing endless views of Rainbows, Shooting Stars and Volcanoes. The custom built estate home features exotic wood floors, carved interior doors, granite countertops throughout, custom Ash wood kitchen cabinets and large windows to bring the outside, in. The beamed, vaulted custom wood ceilings open up the upper level space - yet it's situated only 10 minutes mauka (up mountain) from Hilo Town shopping, sights, beaches and restaurants. It's truly your perfect retreat to experience the adventure and lush, tropical environment that the East Side of Hawaii's Big Island has to offer.


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                          Speaks: english, Samoan

                           

                          Photos

                          • Skyview from helicopter showing the proximity to both waterfalls on the property

                            Skyview from helicopter showing the proximity to both waterfalls on the property

                          • Buddha's Cup Retreat

                            Buddha's Cup Retreat

                          • View from front area of 1200 sq. ft. wrap around lanai (deck)

                            View from front area of 1200 sq. ft. wrap around lanai (deck)

                          • Upper Level Kitchen

                            Upper Level Kitchen

                          • Upper Level Family Room at night with large, flat screen TV.

                            Upper Level Family Room at night with large, flat screen TV.

                          • Upper Level Lanai area off the Family Room...the waterfalls are below the rail.

                            Upper Level Lanai area off the Family Room...the waterfalls are below the rail.

                          • Upper Level Master Suite with on Suite full bath-french doors open to the Lanai.

                            Upper Level Master Suite with on Suite full bath-french doors open to the Lanai.

                          • 2nd Queen Upper Level Bedroom - both with views of the Ocean and Hilo Bay

                            2nd Queen Upper Level Bedroom - both with views of the Ocean and Hilo Bay

                          • Lower Level Family Room, Dining Room, Full Kitchen

                            Lower Level Family Room, Dining Room, Full Kitchen

                          • Lower Level King Suite with sliding doors to Patio

                            Lower Level King Suite with sliding doors to Patio

                          • Hawaii's State Bird, Nene Geese, with distant Rainbow

                            Hawaii's State Bird, Nene Geese, with distant Rainbow

                          • 'Milo' down at one of the two 70' Waterfalls

                            'Milo' down at one of the two 70' Waterfalls

                          • Entrance to Buddha's Cup Retreat at Leleka'ae Falls

                            Entrance to Buddha's Cup Retreat at Leleka'ae Falls

                          • View of the Estate from the grounds.

                            View of the Estate from the grounds.

                          • Upper Level Living Room with views of volcano and Pacific Ocean

                            Upper Level Living Room with views of volcano and Pacific Ocean

                          • Upper Level Family Room

                            Upper Level Family Room

                          • Wrap-around deck with large back Lanai overlooking the waterfalls

                            Wrap-around deck with large back Lanai overlooking the waterfalls

                          • View of Waterfall from Lanai area off Dining Area.

                            View of Waterfall from Lanai area off Dining Area.

                          • One of two Queen Upper Level Bedrooms

                            One of two Queen Upper Level Bedrooms

                          • Upper Level full bath

                            Upper Level full bath

                          • Lower Level Living Room with Futon and full bath

                            Lower Level Living Room with Futon and full bath

                          • Lower Level Master Suite w/full bath and 2 sliding doors to Lanai

                            Lower Level Master Suite w/full bath and 2 sliding doors to Lanai

                          • Leleka'ae Falls

                            Leleka'ae Falls

                          • Another new day in Paradise - Sunrise over the Pacific from the Front Lanai

                            Another new day in Paradise - Sunrise over the Pacific from the Front Lanai

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                          This listing was first published here in 2014.

                          Date last modified - Thursday, December 25, 2014

                          $175 - $300 per night (USD)
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                          6 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 16

                          View calendar: Updated 12/21/14
                          Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                          Member since: 2014
                          Speaks: english, Samoan
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                          • Response rate: 90%
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/21/2014
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