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The Peaceful Place in a Lush Rainforest

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Enjoy a stay in this Rainforest Hawaiian Cottage and experience the authentic island style living;
feel the tropical breeze, inhale the fragrant scents in the air and take in the songs of the numerous tropical birds that will greet you. We invite you to experience our style of living...experience Hawaii and feel our Aloha...

Aloha and welcome to our Rainforest Cottage! The moment you enter this truly Hawaiian home you will experience the Aloha. Our cozy two bedroom cottage is on the windward side of the big island of Hawaii. Just 25 minutes south of Hilo International Airport, located in the beautiful Leilani Estates, which is considered one of the more upscale communities in the area. Our home is in a safe and friendly neighborhood, where you can walk, bike and enjoy the lush tropical rainforest setting. Excellent for a small family or perfect for a romantic getaway.

The cottage is surrounded by an acre of lush tropical flowers, native trees and fruit trees. You can pick avocados, pineapple, bananas, rollinia, lilikoi, soursop, papaya, sweet peppers
and mulberries and enjoy them when they're in season. All the comforts of home include a fully equipped kitchen with microwave, coffee maker, coffee grinder, toaster, blender, rice cooker and outdoor gas BBQ grill, plus a washer and dryer. For an added convenience, Rainforest Cottage has broadband internet, phone, a flat screen TV and DVD/CD player. The telephone allows unlimited calls anywhere in the USA, its territories and Canada. There are two bedrooms with new pillow top beds with 800 thread count cotton bed sheets and a private lanai off the master bedroom.

Once you're good and rested, you'll want to explore all of the wonderful local amenities. Start with Pahoa town, only 5 minute from the cottage with 11 multi-national restaurants to choose from and an extremely well stocked natural foods store. Expand to the surrounding Puna district and visit the world famous Kapoho snorkeling Tide Pools and Lava Tree State Park.

All along the coast in the rural Puna district, you will discover special places to explore from parks to sheltered coves. 15 minute from the cottage is the exotic Kehana Beach where palm and ironwood trees frame a lovely crescent of black sand. Two miles in the other direction is Mackenzie State Park, with steep lava cliffs and rugged, rocky shore. Mackenzie Park also has hiking trails and accessible lava tubes for spelunking. Five miles from the cottage is Ahalanui Park, which has a naturally heated fresh/salt-water swimming pond.

Take another day to discover old Hawaii. Visit Kalapana Village, only 15 minutes from the cottage, plant a coconut on Hawaii's newest Black Sand Beach created by lava flows in the 90's. Don't miss FREE live local hawaiian music outdoors here every Wednesday night and enjoy the local treats at the farmers market and the food stands, featuring a variety of items including vegan and vegetarian fare. On the way there you'll pass the historical star of the sea painted church. Down the coast you may be able to see a plume of steam rising where lava is flowing in to the ocean!

Don't forget the charming town of Hilo in your itinerary. Only 25 minutes from home, discover Hilo's unique history on Bay Front at the Pacific
Tsunami Museum. Down the street you will be among friendly people as you wander throughout
the stands of Hilo Farmer Market. Sample Hawaiian food, fresh hot tamales and Filipino dessert! You can purchase fresh fish, tropical flowers, organic produce and exotic seasonal fruit to enjoy. You will find yourself in lush botanical gardens, waterfalls and the largest Japanese Garden in the USA. Enjoy snorkeling at Richardson's Beach, Hilo's own black sand beach, watch the dolphins and whales and swim with the turtles.

Take a 45 minute drive or so and you could be at the lovely Volcano, situated near the rim of the Kilauea crater on your way to viewing the lava activity in Volcano National Park (ongoing 20 plus years!) If you ever feel need to leave the Puna district, there's plenty more: Wimea Town, social center of the famous Parker Ranch, Kailua-Kona and it's shopping centre, gorgeous scenery, arts, crafts and all that is has to offer. Don't forget the waterfalls, helicopter rides, parasailing, hiking, kayaking and Hamakua Coast...then come home to your own private retreat where you can rest up for your next island adventure!

Aloha, welcome to paradise!

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 880 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

    18 years or older...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

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

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • New Pillow Top Mattress , 800 Thread count Linens , celling fan to keep you cool, back Lanai off master bedroom , full size dresser and closet ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

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

    ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Music Library:

    We do have some CDs for you enjoyment ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable is hook up. ...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Rural:

    Leilani Estates is considered more of a upscale communities, its a safe and friendly neighborhood ...moreless

  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Inside & Outside Lanai Dinning Set ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Also there's a cloths line in back yard ...moreless

  • Garage:

    Carport...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    WiFi available entire area surrounding home ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Furniture is from bali indonesia some of the artwork is also from bali ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Two car Carport Plus outside parking ...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Telephone with answering machine Free long distance in the US and Canada ...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Soap is included ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    and Coffee Bean Grinder for guests to try our local Puna award winning coffees! ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Nice dinnerware & all the cooking utensils you could possibly want....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Full size refrigerator, Four Bruner stove, Microwave, Toaster,Blender, Coffee Maker, Bean Grinder. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full Size Refrigerator and freezer ...moreless

  • Stove:

    Four Burner Stove ,Full Size oven ...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Hilo Municipal golf course is 30 minute drive or Volcano Golf is about 45 minutes away ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    You can rent Kayak / Canoe in Hilo...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden:

    The home sits on a full one acer of land with many fruit trees , plants , flower & palms trees , You will have full use of home and yard during you stay ....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    A Gas Grill is available on the front Lanai ...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    We have some Snorkel Gear that you can use ...moreless

 

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$75
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Discounts: 7 nights or more: $68 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $53 Nightly


Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 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 Fee $85
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Tax Rate 13.41%

Cancellation policy:

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


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Location

22 Miles
Nearest Airport
Hilo International Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
kaleo's Bar and Grill - Luquins Mexican Food
22 Miles
Nearest Golf
Hilo Municipal Golf
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 130
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Kaleo's, Tin Shack Bakery, Luquins, Paolo's, L&L
68 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mauna Kea
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
kehena Beach

Car: Necessary

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2013

About: Hello my name is Matt i was born and raised in Santa Cruz, California a small surfing beach town, I met my wife of ten years on one of my trips to Bali Indonesia , we both love the beach and island life this is why we love Puna HI , the slow pace and the local vibe this is the REAL Hawaii that we want our guest to experience .

Why Pahoa:
Aloha! While you are here, we hope you will feel that Aina Lani is your Hawaiian home, my wife and i wanted to share the happiness and fun of Hawaii with others...ocean and beaches volcano and geological...stars...shopping...historic and cultural...island artists...flowers and culinary...farmers markets the Big Island is a like a small continent--there is an enormous amount to experience here, come and enjoy its wonders.


Contact us

Speaks: english, Indonesian

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Photos

  • tropical view from front of home

    tropical view from front of home

  • Your private Lanai off the master bedroom

    Your private Lanai off the master bedroom

  • 2nd bedroom

    2nd bedroom

  • dining for four..

    dining for four..

  • full bathroom

    full bathroom

  • Fully equipped Kitchen.

    Fully equipped Kitchen.

  • We have five different kinds of Bananas, hope there ripe during your stay.

    We have five different kinds of Bananas, hope there ripe during your stay.

  • Exotic fruit, like this Rollinia grows in the back orchard

    Exotic fruit, like this Rollinia grows in the back orchard

  • Beautiful Kapoho Tide Pools at Sunset

    Beautiful Kapoho Tide Pools at Sunset

  • Some of the many waterfalls you will discover in Hilo, (Akaka Falls)

    Some of the many waterfalls you will discover in Hilo, (Akaka Falls)

  • Liliuokalani Gardens is a serene and tranquil area to visit in Hilo.

    Liliuokalani Gardens is a serene and tranquil area to visit in Hilo.

  • The Mauna Kea Observatories

    The Mauna Kea Observatories

  • View of the front yard

    View of the front yard

  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • living room, dining room and kitchen

    living room, dining room and kitchen

  • living room

    living room

  • Front Lanai

    Front Lanai

  • front yard

    front yard

  • Sweet Red Peppers hope you enjoy them while your here

    Sweet Red Peppers hope you enjoy them while your here

  • Pineapple growing in the yard

    Pineapple growing in the yard

  • A short 15 minute drive to Ahalanui park, heated salt water swimming pond.

    A short 15 minute drive to Ahalanui park, heated salt water swimming pond.

  • Route 200, known locally as Saddle Road, from downtown Hilo to its junction Kona

    Route 200, known locally as Saddle Road, from downtown Hilo to its junction Kona

  • The Enchanted Red Road along Puna Coast, only 15 minute away from home

    The Enchanted Red Road along Puna Coast, only 15 minute away from home

  • See the lava meet the ocean. Kalapana, Hawaii.

    See the lava meet the ocean. Kalapana, Hawaii.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english, Indonesian
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