Cedar House at Wai'Opae Tide Pools - Stunning(24 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
5 bedroom, 4 bath house may be split into two completely separate apartments
The garden apartment on ground floor offers three bedrooms, private surrounding lanai, and immediate access to the carefully tended yard. The balcony apartment on second floor offers two bedrooms brushed by gentle tradewinds and colorful views of plumeria, bougainvillea, hibiscus and coconut palms. Each apartment has two bathrooms (both tub and shower), a fully equipped kitchen, private laundry facilities, DVD and wide-screen satellite TV, reliable high-speed internet, king-size bed, and additional bedroom(s) with queen-size bed(s). There's off-street parking for your car.
A five-minute stroll takes you from your Cedar House lanai to the friendly tidepools of Wai'Opae Marine Conservation District, where you can snorkel in coral gardens with curious turtles and tropical fish. Explore the quiet roads of Vacationland (that's really its name) and neighboring orchid farms. Or wander down Red Road to soak in the geo-thermally heated, spring-fed oceanside pool at Ahalanui Park about a mile away. Continue south from there along Hawaii's newest gorgeous coastline, and there's a chance (Hawaiian goddess Pele permitting) you'll see red-hot lava flowing into the sea near Kalapana. Stop along the way to walk among the ironwood trees on spectacular bluffs above wild waves at MacKenzie Park. Or sun-bathe with the locals in the cozy atmosphere of Kehena's clothing-optional black sand beach.
Then check out the shops and fine restaurants (Thai, French, Italian, among others) in Pahoa town, eight miles inland from Cedar House and on the other side of Lava Tree State Park. If it's Sunday, you might want to see what's happening at Maku'u Farmers' Market nearby. You'll find fresh vegetables and fruit with lots of local color there.
Within easy driving distance (30 miles north) remember the historic old town of Hilo with its antique stores, restaurants, university lecture series, concerts, state-of-the-art planetarium, and more. At the planetarium you can see how ancient Polynesians used their knowledge of the heavens to navigate the uncharted Pacific (travelling to and from Tahiti for centuries before European sailing ships arrived). Associated displays of on-going volcanic activity show how these islands were formed in the first place. Relax or picnic in the peaceful parks near Hilo's harbor, where downtown streets were inundated a generation ago by tidal waves memorialized now in the Pacific Tsunami Museum.
An hour's drive south along Hawaii Belt Route 11 takes you to the most active volcano on earth, in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Visit the Kilauea Volcano Caldera, Thurston Lava Tube, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, or hike the many trails through protected wilderness. In another direction, you might find yourself looking at the snow-capped peaks of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea rising nearly 14,000 feet above sea level (elevations comparable to the Colorado rockies) and more than 30,000 feet above the ocean floor. From there it's an easy drive back to your Vacationland retreat.
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Member since: 2008
- Vacation Rental
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Nude Beach
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street
- Cooking Utensils
- Lanai / Gazebo
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jun 15 - Nov 15, 2017
3 night min stay
Dec 1 - Mar 1, 2018
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
- Tax Rate 13.4%
State taxes consist of 4.15% state excise tax plus 9.25% transient accommodations tax; i.e. total tax = 13.4%
Refundable security/damage deposit = $150
Contact manager for up-to-date, personalized information about cancellation policy, security deposit, payment options etc.
Rent the entire house (5 bedrooms, 4 baths) for $220/night standard ($245/nt High Season) plus $200 cleaning fee, plus Hawaii state taxes.
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Garden Sitting Room (downstairs)
downstairs eating area
Claudia from Austria (upstairs lanai)
2nd bedroom downstairs
2nd bedroom upstairs
master bathroom downstairs (same as master bath upstairs)
Lava flowing into ocean, twelve miles down Red Road
on the road to Cedar House
view north from Kaheka St
Cruz explains coconuts
Sitting Room (upstairs)
Living/Dining Area upstairs
bedroom with kingsize bed downstairs
master bedroom upstairs with kingsize bed & bath
Cedar House on Kapoho.tidepools
2nd bath with shower upstairs (same as 2nd bath down)
amateur photographer - fast fish
Kapoho.tidepools at sunrise (12/21/2013)
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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