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Secluded Private Estate 2 Upscale Homes on 23 Beautiful Acres of Tropical Heaven

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Private Kilauea Estate - Ocean/Sunset Views, Hot tub, Waterfalls, Fruit Orchards

Welcome to Jungle Bee!

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There are two homes on the property, a 3 Bedroom Main House and a Newly remodeled 1 Bedroom Ocean Suite.

3 Bedroom Plantation Style home- 2 king sized master bedrooms with attached bathrooms. One smaller sized room with a trundle bed that pulls out to 2 twin beds. A third full bathroom is directly outside the small bedroom. There is also a queen sized pull out couch in the living room. This home has a large open kitchen/living/dining area, which is great for family gatherings as well as an attached rear Lanai (porch) with panoramic ocean and garden views. The home is fully appointed with a well stocked kitchen, High Quality linens, and comfortable island style furnishings. Amenities include high speed wireless, HD cable TV, phone with free long distance throughout North America (now also Canada and Mexico), iPod docking stereo, kids toys and books, and much more (full list below) Kauai’s trade winds keep the house quite cool, but we do offer Air conditioning in the two master bedrooms. This home was completely updated in 2009. We also provide hybrid style bicycles, snorkel gear, coolers, and beach chairs.

1 Bedroom Ocean Suite – This house sits perched on top of a valley leading down to Secret Beach and the ocean views are amazing! The 785 sq. ft. Suite is fully equipped with a well appointed kitchen, washer dryer, full bath with rain shower, King bed, 42” flat screen TV, Bluetooth stereo, land line phone with free long distance (North America,Canada, and Mexico), HD digital Cable TV and Wireless internet, and quality furnishings. The outside space offers a large sunset deck with an outdoor dining table, seating area, hot tub, outdoor shower, and two lounge chairs. Enjoy stunning sunset views from the deck or the living room and fall asleep to the sounds of the waterfall in the valley below.

Please ask about renting one of the two homes in the off season. We only rent to one party any given time period so if you rent one of the two homes you will be the only guests on the 13 acre property and will have exclusive private access to the sunset deck, hot tub, and grounds. One house pricing is typically 699/night for the Ocean Suite, and 799/night for the 3 bedroom Main House, We require the rental of both homes together in the summer season (May 1 - September 15).

Jungle Bee Farms is a Cacao or Chocolate farm, but the plant diversity impressive with many exotic fruit species, Cacao (chocolate) trees, and Native Hawaiian Plants.

You will have 13 acres to explore on our private trail between the homes and the beach. Secret beach is one of Kauai’s true gems. With its limited public access you can enjoy this mile long stretch of white sand beach practically by yourself. Secret beach offers experienced surfers world-class waves in the winter and is usually calm in the summer. In your wanderings, you’ll discover nature’s bounty as you walk through our exotic fruit orchards, pick tropical flowers, and enjoy the two magical waterfalls on the property.

If it sounds like you’ve discovered the Garden of Eden, you’ve got the right idea

Rates for renting Both Houses:

Rates:

September 15 2017 - April 30 2018 - 899 per night

May 1 - September 15 999 per night

We are booked for both weeks Christmas and New Years 2017/2018 this season.

Cleaning fees are always 499 for both homes and 299 for one home.

We require a 1,000 Refundable Damage deposit for all rentals.

Hawaii General excise tax (4.16%) and Transient Accommodation tax (9.25%)

apply to all rentals excluding Damage Deposit.

Aloha and A Hui Hou! We look forward to seeing you at Jungle Bee!

Jimmy, Robin, Pete and Hilary.

More Details

Owner
Jimmy
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Jimmy

Aloha,

My name is Jimmy, the caretaker of Jungle Bee. My wife Robin and I live about five minutes away from Jungle Bee and have been taking care of the property for about ten years. We have been involved with remodeling the homes and transforming the grounds into the beautiful botanical gardens that exist today.

The owners are the Giovale family from Flagstaff Arizona, who share with us the passion and love for this property, Organic Farming, and sharing this amazing place with our guests. We have been hosting for ten years now and have many families that come to Jungle Bee every year.

Aloha from Jimmy, Robin, Pete, and Hilary!

Why Jimmy chose North Shore

We fell in love with this place, Secret Beach, the valley, the bluff, the waterfalls, the views, the privacy, the magic! Enough said, we walked around this property once and knew it was something special!

What makes this estate unique

Our permit numbers are TVR #4272 and SP2012-10 for 2926A Kauapea Rd., Kilauea, HI 96754 24/7 Emergency number is 808 634 4904

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear JungleBee Family,



We want to thank you for so generously sharing this beautiful piece of the planet with us. Your property is so incredibly beautiful, peaceful, well-loved and cared for, we are grateful to have been able to experience and enjoy it.



It is so gracious of you to provide the big and small accouterments that add so much: the bikes, snorkel gear, ice chests & beach gear; the fruit, muesli, honey, coffee, chocolate and eggs; all the necessities that were already stocked, such as paper goods, luxurious soaps, cleaning supplies, and the extras kept on hand as well, such as DVD's, the puzzle, the guide books. We'd just like you to know that we appreciate all the attention to the details of your guests' comfort, and how much your graciousness added to our enjoyment.



Sincerely,

Frank, Lorna and Noemma



P.S. Melody's housekeeping talents are incredible...the house ws SPOTLESS, and extremely well-organized, with attention given to even the smallest of details.
Mar 2012
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Lihue Airport (LIH)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Bistro
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Princeville Makai Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Bistro
Nearest Beach
Secret Beach
Car: recommended

Amenities

Kilauea Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural
  • Water View
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Ocean Suite Bathroom with Rainshower -
  • Master baths have full bathrooms with tubs. Third bathroom is a full bath with stall shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Mater Suite with full Bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Second Master suite with full bathroom.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Small BR with a trundle bed. Full bath shared w/living rm.
    Bedroom 4 Ocean Suite - 1 king , A fully equiped 1 bdrm home 200 yards+ yards from main house
  • King size beds (2), Trundle Bed Twin/Queen (1), 800 sf. Guest Cottage w/ King bed (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
4 Bicycles, 8 Beach Chairs, 2 Coolers, and Snorkel Gear Provided, We can help you arrange rentals on many other Items. We can also help you get in contact with Chefs, Massage therapists, Yoga teachers, Etc. We also can provide our guests with a tour of our farm, this can be arranged with us once you arrive. Any other questions please email or call and we will help in any way we can.

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5

Perfect location, perfect accomodations, perfect host!

  • 5 of 5

I feel so lucky to have found Jungle Bee and Jungle Bee cottage. Our family stayed in both for about five days and had an unforgettable experience. Jimmy was very attentive when we arrived, explained everything carefully and showed us around the premises. Welcome baskets with local goodies were much appreciated! He is a wonderful resource and happy to share local recommendations. He remained very responsive the whole time and made sure that we had everything we needed. Jungle Bee and JB Cottage are beautiful architecturally, spotless and well appointed - very nice amenities in a comfortable and casual setting. As others have described, secret beach (a real beauty) is a short walk away. It is hilly; most of the way is through a manicured park-like setting with blooming and fruiting exotic plants. There were a few slightly muddy areas, but our group, ranging from age 18 to 61, found it quite easy and well worth the trips. Jimmy had invited us to pick whatever fruit was ripe on the grounds. Just down the road, there is a group of shops, a bakery, and a restaurant in nearby Kalihiwai, all worth a visit - authentic and comfortable. Further down toward Princeville is a larger grocery store and more restaurants. The view from the deck at the St. Regis in Princeville is mesmerizing and a fun place to have a cocktail and watch the sun set. We also loved the nearby little town of Hannelei and Hannelei Bay. We found very good food there: Hannelei Bakery and Bar Acuda are next door to each other and owned by the same folks - very inventive, fresh local ingredient small plates, as well as delicious cocktails are served at Bar Acuda. Another top spot is the Dolphin Restaurant - a good choice for Poke! You won't want to miss the Na Pali Coast - hike it if you can or you can travel by boat around and through caves, up and down the coast, often including a snorkeling opportunity. Jungle Bee and Jungle Bee cottage are even more beautiful than the pictures show, Very peaceful, as long as you are aware that there are roosters on this plantations who don't hesitate to express themselves confidently. Thank you Jimmy for the amazing opportunity to stay at Jungle Bee - it made our trip of a life time even more perfect!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very private and great location

  • 5 of 5

We rented both houses and it was perfect to allow the teenagers to stay in the ocean suite and the adults in the main house. Both houses were very clean and well maintained, and Jimmy was available anytime we had questions or needed something. The trail to Secret Beach is easy in our opinion, and a beautiful jungle walk with no one around. We went down there about every other day. Tons of fruit trees on the property and the trail, so we always had fresh fruit to eat. A beautiful secluded oasis, but very close to everything we love in North Kauai.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paradise everywhere you turn!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 4th stay on the property & get better every time. Great location for numerous outdoor activities we love. The accommodation extremely comfortable with awesome views. Jimmy made us feel at home & took care of any issues that would arise. We love to cook and would suggest a slight upgrade with some of the kitchen appliances.

Aloha

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Charles for the kind words! We always enjoy seeing you and your family. New appliances are on order! Aloha, Jimmy
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5

Magical little corner of the Kauai

  • 5 of 5

We had an incredible time staying at Jungle Bee. The entire property is a dream! The area is a great place to explore for both children and adults. The nature walk down to the beach is picture perfect with amazing colorful foliage throughout. We found it hard to leave Jungle Bee to explore the rest of Kauai due to the amenities and scenery on the property. The lighthouse is just a quick jog or bike ride away. There are plenty of toys for children, bikes, snorkeling gear to explore the island fish/sea turtles!, and boogie boards to play with. The location is in an amazing area of Kauai- quick drives to Hanalei, Napali coast trailhead, and much more. The sunsets from the patio are incredible, looking over the tropical atmosphere to the ocean. Definitely a place a would love to go back to someday.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely magical

  • 5 of 5

I cannot even begin to describe the beauty of this property. My 8 year old describes it as magical. Well maintained, clean and beyond expectation. Jimmy was a great host! We rented both houses and it was perfect. Made an amazing vacation. Thank you Jimmy!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Beautiful vacation getaway

  • 5 of 5

My family came to Kauai to celebrate my mother's 70th birthday. The Jungle Bee worked out great for us. The "big house" is very nice, with lovely gardens and a beautiful view of the ocean. The balcony is ideal for enjoying the scenery while sipping your morning coffee. The "beach house" is awesome, with spectacular views, a deck perfect for grilling out, and even a hot tub and a hammock. I would definitely stay there again, and I would recommend it to friends without hesitation.

That being said, there were a few minor imperfections:

-Some of the previous reviews are apparently outdated. I was expecting to be able to feast on a half dozen different kinds of fresh fruit from the trees on the property, but the only fruit in season while we were there was oranges. (Fortunately, they were delicious!) I had also read about Amber the chicken in many of the reviews, and at least one mentioned gathering fresh eggs for breakfast every morning. Sadly, the farm chickens are all gone. There are still plenty of wild chickens roaming about, though, and the roosters crow almost around the clock to make sure you don't forget them!

-The third bedroom in the "big house" is TINY! I think the bedrooms in my camper are bigger. My 17-year-old son didn't mind it at all, but it would be very cramped for most adults and I can't even imagine a couple trying to squeeze in there!

-We battled ants in the kitchen in the "big house" all week. We mentioned them to Jimmy when we first got there, and he said that the house had just been sprayed the week before and ants are just part of island life. We bought some ant traps and we were very careful not to leave food laying around and that definitely helped, but if we left one little crumb on the counter the ants would find it.

-The walk to the Secret Beach is not exactly a stroll. The first 1/3 of the walk is on a narrow trail with vines grabbing your ankles and spider webs in your face. After that the trail opens up into a beautiful garden and the remainder of it is quite pleasant. It took us about 15 minutes to get to the Beach, but about 25 minutes to walk home because it was all uphill. The hike is certainly worthwhile, though... the Secret Beach is gorgeous and it was never crowded at all.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $399
Damage Deposit $1,000

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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