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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"Max's rental is conveniently located to many good beaches, restaurants, and garden and coffee tours. Kailua-Kona is only around 40 minutes down the road, so if you get the urge to be around lots more people, more beaches, shopping, restaurants with music, it's not too far away. The volcano is close enough to stay for a few hours and still get back before the sun goes down. The house is adequate, it even comes with it's own geckos. You will need to buy drinking water, so stop by one of the stores on the way. Max will supply you with great coffee from his own farm. Max makes himself available if you need any help, otherwise he will leave you on your own. Be prepared for his driveway. You don't need 4 wheel drive, but it is very rough. Our small rental car made it ok, but it takes some maneuvering. Great view of this part of the coast from the balcony."
Guest: Ted and JudyDate of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 1, 2015
"Four adults stayed for 4 nights and enjoyed our time out of the hustle and bustle of the tourist areas. The kitchen is well set up - we cooked in one night and found everything we needed for meal prep. Early morning strolls through the coffee farm, feeding the chooks, reading on the veranda and the lawn, and the outdoor shower (yes, there's one inside too) were highlights. Steve has guide books and maps and left some of his excellent coffee for us to enjoy."
Guest: Susan S.Date of Stay: November 2014Review Submitted: December 16, 2014
"Kathy Carr is a delightful host and has built a wonderful little "tropical hideaway" here at Captain Cook on the Kona side of the Big Island. Perfect for one or a couple who wants to avoid the touristy feeling of Kailua and get a sense of what living on the Big Island is all about, especially if you can stay for a few days and explore. Charming studio with queen size bed, outdoor shower, kitchen and suitable toys for snorkeling, boogie boarding, etc. Fresh fruit from the property and a nice hot tub. Great location - 20-30 mins from Kailua and about 45 from South Point with plenty in between. If you are a Four Seasons kind of traveller, then move on, but if you like to immerse yourself in a real island experience in a lovely, very comfortable open air vacation rental, then I recommend the Tropical Hideway wholeheartedly."
Guest: Dave from ColoradoDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 13, 2015
"We had an awesome time in Hawaii and this house was a great place to start and end our days. We had dinner out on the deck most nights while watching the sun set over the ocean. It was so nice to have the cooler temps at the house after a day of sun on the beach. I have two sons, ages 10 and 12, so having the room with the twin beds was perfect for them. We spent a lot of time on the western coast of the big Island going from one great snorkeling spot to another and this place was at good mid point for all of our activities. Loved hearing the frogs and birds in the evenings and seeing the turkeys that would come visit during the day. The house was very clean and well stocked with everything we needed during our stay."
Guest: Deborah M.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 18, 2015