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HULA COVE, Kapoho Tidepool's Waterfront Cottage From $189.00 per night*

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

HULA COVE is an air conditioned studio cottage located on a semi private cove at the very end of the famous Kapoho tide pools. The cottage was built in the 1970s so close to the water that no changes can be made to the house's foot print without moving the house back 20 feet from the water's edge. This is as close as one can get to the water's edge without being on a boat!

HULA COVE has since been updated with satellite TV, king sized bed, two folding mattress for children, fresh linens, a full kitchen and Wi-Fi for lap tops. The house is Hawaiiana in feel with a surfboard hanging on the front of the house and Hula girl pictures and objects d'art around the house.

At night under the swish of the ceiling fans you can literally hear the fish jumping outside your sliding glass doors. So if you want to experience the Hawaii you thought disappeared under the Kona or Maui concrete jungle this could be your Hawaiian fantasy. Weekends at the Tidepools can be quite busy in the summer months and holidays , but you will have a chance to meet the locals visiting from other parts of the Island. Weekdays and off season are much quieter and often you'll have the ponds to yourself during the morning and early evening hours.

HAWAII TAX ID# W03143772-01

RECENT GUEST COMMENTS:

' Even though we are on vacation and retired I need to conduct business and communicate with the grand kids. Hula Cove was the best place we stayed on our trip. It was well equiped and the access to the tidepools was fantastic! ' James C.

'It isn't the Four Seasons thankfully! Charming Hawaiian bungalow with all that I needed. I loved the peace and quiet. Lots of palm trees clear blue water and tropical fish. When I closed the bamboo gates to the yard the world disappeared and I enjoyed the Hawaii I always dreamed of. ' Dennis M.

Keywords: Hawaiian cottage

More Details

Owner
Mike
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

What makes this house unique

One of the few air conditioned cottages in the area.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I had to send you an email. We love Hula Cove. It is everything we hoped for and more! What a fabulous cottage and location. We are loving every minute. Thank you for all your help and for facilitating our stay here.



I have been snorkelling so much and really it does not get any better than this! I have snorkelled in the Caribbean and it is just as beautiful here. I met a couple of local girls here yesterday just getting into the water and they took me out to the big lagoon with the white sand. It was incredible. Today I went back by myself and enjoyed it again!



Last night we slept to the sound of the frogs and rain - just heaven. I don't have to tell you all about it as you already know.



We love this place and already are talking about coming back!!



Thanks again!



Pam Robertson
Feb 2015
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Amenities

Kapoho House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Leisure Activities:
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming

Reviews

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HULA COVE, Kapoho Tidepool's Waterfront Cottage From $189.00 per night*
average rating of 4.903226 based on 63 reviews
Watertown, South Dakota, USA
5

Beautiful place!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location and property is very clean. We had a great time snorkeling at the tidepools!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Trevor, Thank you and your bride for spending your honeymoon at Hula Cove. Best wishes for a very happy future together.. Aloha, Mike
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5

Hula Cove is Paradise! Location, location, location!!!

  • 5 of 5

Hula Cove is extremely well-maintained and in an idyllic, paradisal setting. The owner's have made a real effort to make sure that you have everything needed for a carefree vacation, from bicycles to coffee and filters for the coffee maker. Very well maintained, clean, and updated. Paradise Cove is the perfect cottage for those looking to get away from crowds, noise, and tourist-oriented attractions on Hawai'i. It is secluded. That means you have further to go to get to restaurants, etc. but it also means you feel very protected from the outside world. It is perfectly situated at the furthest landward extent of the Kapoho Tidal pools. Literally right outside the door, steps away is incredible snorkeling opportunities and hardly anyone else to bother you. Not deserted, but certainly not crowded. we already miss it and hope to return.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland OR USA
5

How Dreams Come True!

  • 5 of 5

The Hula Cove cottage is a terrific place to spend a day or two or three or a month :-) taking in the natural beauty of the Kapoho Tide Pools and exploring the Puna region. The cottage is immaculately clean, beautifully furnished, and the hosts are helpful and communicative. The kitchen is stocked with all the little things you might forget on your visit: oil and vinegar, good-quality kitchen utensils, dishware, and cookware -- would you believe the Hula Cove has a full set of good quality sharp knives available for its guests? The bed and bedding are divine, the cottage's layout is perfect, the bathroom is roomy and immaculate, and features a full range of bathroom needs, from tons of towels to a good first aid kit. The Hula Cove even supplies reef-friendly sun screen, to protect the sea life in the tide pools. The best value on lodging we have ever found in Hawaii, we felt like we got what we paid for in spades! Thanks Mike especially for your helpfulness. Shannon and Jeanne, Portland, OR

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Shannon and Jeanne for your lovely review of Hula Cove. Even though we are a small cottage we try and pack a "punch" ( Hawaiian ) into everything we do for our guests with our bedding, linens and special requests. We are one of the very few houses in the area with air conditioning which is sometimes necessary in the summer months when the trade winds fail to cool. Shannon, I hope you got that last snorkel in on your last day. Aloha, Mike
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Beautiful tidepools retreat!

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Hula Cove. The house has very cute decor and all the amentities you need to enjoy the tidepools. We spent one day snorkeling and another floating on tubes in the sun. It was fun to sit on the covered porch and watch the rain one evening. There are lots of geckos to make friends with, and you have to get used to some of the other crawling friends that enjoy the house too. With such a great location next to the tidepools, it's to be expected that the house would also host these critters. Overall, a great stay!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

our favorite place to stay

  • 5 of 5

I can't imagine a better place to stay on this part of the Big Island.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful, well kept, and great snorkeling.

  • 5 of 5

The property and house was well kept.the snorkel gear was great as we were in and out every day. This was so relaxing, thank you.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

CLEANING FEE $100
Pet Fee $65
Tax Rate 13.42%

CLOSE IN RESERVATIONS OF 7 DAYS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL DURING LOW AND HIGH SEASON ARE $189 NIGHT BASED ON A MINIMUM 2 NIGHT STAY. Ask for our special KAMAINA RATE OF $195.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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