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Private Studio Nestled In Rolling Hills Near Famous Kohala Coast Beaches

Kamuela, HI, USA
  • Apartment500 sqft
  • Bedrooms0
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum StayNone

Large Studio Apartment With Bathroom, Kitchenette, Laundry. Centrally Located.

This is a large studio-style apartment with about 500 square feet (47 square meters) of space for you to enjoy, as well as additional areas like the patio and lawn. It includes free WIFI, a sitting area with coffee table, a dining area with seating for 4, a walk-in closet, a kitchenette and a clothes washer/dryer. It is about 15 minutes from the beautiful beaches of the Kohala coast, nestled among the rolling grassy hills of dryside Waimea a classic Hawaiian Paniolo (Cowboy) town.

Located conveniently within 5 minutes drive of charming Waimea town with shops, restaurants/bars, historic ranches, public park & playground, bank, pharmacy, hospital, and library. The local climate features cool mornings and evenings, bright sunny days, gorgeous sunsets and lots of rainbows.

Parking is available for 1 vehicle.

The Space:

We strive to offer excellent value for money with a great setup for adventures, cyclists, business travelers, couples and small families. The kitchenette and laundry facilities allow for efficient and economic visit. New Roku TV and DVD player provide entertainment on demand. The kitchenette has a sink, fridge/freezer, coffee maker, electric kettle, toaster, microwave and toaster oven. There is also a propane BBQ grill available outside the Suite. Rental includes access to a nice lawn and patio area that is great for watching the sunset, stargazing or breakfast. We provide complimentary coffee, tea and water.

Sleeping Arrangements:

We have a super comfortable California King bed. There is also queen size sofa pullout bed, and a single futon that we can set up in needed. For your convenience, please let us know in advance if you would like us to prepare either of the extra beds for your group.

Guest access:

Completely private suite with separate entrance, designated parking, private bathroom and shower. Accessibility Note: There are a few stairs / steps for the apartment. It is not wheelchair accessible and is not recommended for people who have difficulty with steps.

Guest interaction:

We usually welcome guests in person on the first day. We are nearby if anything comes up or if the guests need help or advice.

Neighborhood overview:

Waimea translates as "Red-water" named for the color of the local streams flowing with volcanic earth when it rains. Beautiful vistas, great climate, short drive to many of the best beaches of the Kohala coast. Great hiking and biking. Small town charm, paniolo heritage.

Getting around:

Waimea, not to be confused with places of the same name on other Hawaiian islands, is also known as Kamuela (official US Postal Service city designation). The intra- Waimea bus does a circuit around town stopping 1 minute walk from our house every hour most days and the Hilo-Kona bus comes right through town as well. Approximate travel time by car from our house: Hilo - 1 hr 15 min; Kona - 45 min; Waipio Valley – 35; min Honokaa - 25 min; Kawaihae - 10 min; Waikoloa - 20 min



Member Since 2017
Response rate:
Response time:
within one hour
english, Thai
Calendar last updated:
Apr 06, 2018
About Phil

Grew up traveling the world. Have visited 30+ countries and lived/worked on 4 continents. Spent a few years on Oahu as a kid. Been in Waimea and Hamakua since 2009. I own and operate a group of small businesses, work part-time as an editor / writer, and part-time in communications for an international non-profit.


    • Internet
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
      • Suite
        1 king, 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon, Cal King main bed, Queen size sofa bed, single futton


        • 1 Bathroom
        • Bathroom
          toilet, shower

          Location Type

            • Near The Ocean
              Within 15 minutes the Kohala Coast with its many amazing and diverse beaches.


                • Adventure
                • Family
                • Historic
                • Sports & Activities
                • Tourist Attractions


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Clothes Dryer
                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Internet
                        • Linens Provided
                        • Parking
                        • Towels Provided
                        • Washing Machine
                        • Free Wifi


                            • Coffee Maker
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Kitchen
                              Small Kitchenette with fridge/freezer, microwave, coffee makers, kettle, toaster and toaster oven.
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                              Small toaster oven
                            • Refrigerator
                            • Toaster


                                • Dining Area
                                • comfy seating for 4 people


                                    • Books
                                    • DVD Player
                                    • Television


                                        • Deck / Patio
                                        • Lawn / Garden
                                        • Outdoor Grill


                                            • Senior Adults Only Community
                                              There are a few steps to navigate. Not recommended for people who have difficulty with steps.
                                            • wheelchair inaccessible

                                              Onsite Services

                                                • Private Chef


                                                    • botanical garden
                                                    • churches
                                                    • health/beauty spa
                                                    • library
                                                    • marina
                                                    • museums
                                                    • playground
                                                    • restaurants

                                                      Leisure Activities

                                                        • scenic drives
                                                        • beachcombing
                                                        • eco tourism
                                                        • horseback riding
                                                        • luaus
                                                        • paddle boating
                                                        • boating
                                                        • shopping
                                                        • sight seeing
                                                        • walking
                                                        • whale watching
                                                        • wildlife viewing

                                                          Local Services & Businesses

                                                            • ATM/bank
                                                            • fitness center
                                                            • groceries
                                                            • hospital
                                                            • laundromat
                                                            • massage therapist
                                                            • medical services

                                                              Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                • sailing
                                                                • basketball court
                                                                • deepsea fishing
                                                                • fishing
                                                                • golf
                                                                • hiking
                                                                • mountain biking
                                                                • cycling
                                                                • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                                • snorkeling
                                                                • snorkeling/diving
                                                                • surf fishing
                                                                • surfing
                                                                • swimming
                                                                • tennis

                                                                  House Rules

                                                                  Check-in: 2:00 PM

                                                                  Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                  Cancellation Policy

                                                                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                  2 Reviews


                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  Great place with excellent hosts

                                                                  MariMadison, WI

                                                                  The inland drive down from the Kohala Coast is especially beautiful and dining on regional beef at famous Merriman’s was great, and this lovely studio with excellent hosts was perfect.

                                                                  Great overnight stay

                                                                  James F.Big Island, Hawaii

                                                                  We stayed at this property the night of October 18, 2017 after seeing a concert in Honokaa. The very large studio is nicely equipped and very comfortable. TV is streaming service only, very good wifi. Watch out for the step down after entering studio. Everything was very clean and we would stay there again.


                                                                  Kamuela, HI, USA

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