The Bamboo Suite is Lush and Tropical with Oceanviews(15 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:5 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths + Outdoor Shower, (Sleeps 2-4)
A large variety of lush flora envelopes and divides the property, including hibiscus, birds of paradise, orchids, ferns, palms, an awesome banyan tree and fruit trees offering the freshest mangoes, papayas, bananas, and avocados that are yours for the picking. Savor oceanic, pastoral or jungle views as tropical birds sing, geckos chatter, the island breezes caress the trees, and the resonance of the tide rhythmically whispering in the distance.
The Bamboo Suite is a king sized master suite with its own kitchen, sitting area, dining table, bath, and lanai – including a private bali-stone outdoor shower. The unit also has a convertible sofa bed which sleeps two.
You are a short drive from the historic town of Kapaau, home of the original King Kamehameha I Statue. The charming downtown area has great art galleries and several wonderful restaurant as well as Kamehameha Park which has great tennis courts, a public swimming pool, a skate park and wonderful children playground. There is even a small public golf course you can play on for a nominal fee. A short drive in the other direction leads you Keokea Beach Park, which is a great spot for a picnic. Continue on and you come to the end of the road at the stunning Pololu Valley Overlook where you can enjoy a spectacular view hike down to the valley.
A few minutes past Kapaau is the colorful town of Hawi, known as North Kohala’s biggest little town. It is home to a weekly farmer’s market that we think is one of the best on the island. Be sure to sample local varieties of popular fruits, like apple bananas, strawberry papaya and in season, super sweet white pineapple! Hawi is also the bicycle turnaround for the annual Ironman World Championship held every October and has a great selection of unique shops and tasty restaurants. The world famous Bamboo Restaurant is consistently voted one of the best restaurants on the island with a great lineup of live music featuring award winning Hawaiian musicians. There are also wonderful alternative healing practices located here, with massage therapists , acupuncture specialists, naturopaths, herbalists, and a variety of yoga styles represented.
North Kohala is perfectly located to take advantage of many fun activities including scenic coastal rides on horseback or ATVs, the Kohala Zipline, Kayaking the Kohala Ditch and hiking trails galore. Head up the mountain road to Waimea and experience one of the best scenic drives in the US, with incredible views of Mauna Loa, Mauna Kea and its observatories and a birds eye view of South Kohala with all its resorts and white sand beaches. The beaches in Kohala are the best on the island, including world famous Hapuna beach (Conde Nast rated it one of the top 10 beaches in the world), scenic Mauna Kea Beach, child friendly Spencer Beach Park and local favorite Beach 69.
Head down the coast towards South Kohala and you’ll discover many historical sites and parks along the coastline to enjoy. Lapakahi State Park is the site of an ancient fishing village and a great spot for snorkeling and whale watching. The harbor town of Kawaihae is home to a variety of tour companies offering scuba, snorkeling and whale watching tours. There’s also a nice selection of shops and galleries along with great dinning and music at the Blue Dolphin Restaurant or popular Café Pesto.
This private Eden reveals three private houses spread out over 2 acres and presents a variety of accommodations, as each house offers it's own distinctive floor plan. The entire property sleeps 18-20. Please view our other rental listings at VRBO/215142, VRBO/152916 and VRBO/452049. The listing for the whole property is VRBO/481173
See a video tour of the Bamboo Suite by clicking on 'Video', which is located at the top of the page in the main photo's section.
Keywords: Stand Alone Efficiency, Vacation, Big Island, Jungle, Kohala, Pololu, Paradise
Member since: 2007
- Max. occupancy 4
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- This unit contains a private kitchenette including a full sized sink, small refrigerator, plug in stove top, microwave, and coffee machine. The kitchenette is complete with pots/pans & cutlery for preparing meals and a full compliment of dishware. The home is innovatively designed and features custom workmanship, prized Hawaiian woods, fine art appointments, cathedral ceilings with an open-concept design, stylish furniture, indoor and outdoor bali-stone showers. It is also fully equipped with beach equipment including chairs, beach towels, boogie boards, snorkel fins and masks....moreless
- Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Ocean View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 2 people
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
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My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning fee $90
- Tax Rate 13.41%
No refunds within 30 days of arrival
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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The Big Island's North Kohala district is the discriminating travelers' best-kept secret. Experience 'Old Hawaii' in the charming historic towns of Hawi and Kapaau, with artists' shops, galleries, and delightful cafes. Historic sites - the famous statue of King Kamehameha, state parks, tropical gardens, Pololu Valley - with its majestic views, black sand beach, and scenic hiking trails. Or kick back, and enjoy some of the island's best beaches. Whale watching is seasonal (December through April), but the sea turtle sightings occur year-round.
Private Lanai with oceanviews
Panorama of the Bamboo Suite interior
Luxurious private bath with shower & soaking tub
Lofted ceilings and incredibly comfortable king sized bed
Pololu Valley just 10 minutes away
Private Outdoor Bali Stone Shower
Lapakahi Cultural site
The Bamboo Suite with wraparound lanai and bali stone outside shower
View from private lanai
Dining area and Flatscreen TV
Outside view of the Bamboo Suite, showing the bali stone outside shower
Kohala has the best beaches on the island!
Hike breathtaking Pololu Valley just 10 Minutes From Property
Interior Bath Vanity
Private Outdoor Shower
Your new tropical driveway
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Thursday, May 25, 2017
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