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Your Comfortable, Lovely Hana Base

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5)

You drive some two hours on the Hana Highway, one of the USA’s most renowned roads, crossing about sixty bridges as you wind along the scenic crags of Haleakala marveling at the waterfalls and looking down on the wide ocean. This spectacular journey takes you to the best place in the world, in our view. Our beaches—there are six of them, all quite different—are never crowded, our ocean and mountain views are everywhere superb, our people delightful, our rain forest is fascinating and our climate perfect. The spiritual feeling of old Hawai’i is hard to find nowadays, yet it permeates Hana, far from tourist hordes. But, if you are looking for a happy place to stay in Hana, you probably know all that already; and that a day trip is not enough. So here’s why to ring us to check out Kolea Cottage as your comfortable, competitively priced, Hana base for a few days or weeks.

Kolea, timber-built in 2003, (permit t20120005) is located a mile from Hana's tiny airport on the lower slopes of the 10,000 foot Mount Haleakala, surrounded by lawn carved out of the forest in a secluded corner of our fruit farm. Our 11-acre estate is bursting with flowers, fruit trees and tropical plants of many sorts. Guests are welcome to fruit from our trees, flowers from the garden and books from our library to read while listening to CDs of Hana musicians or the dawn and dusk bird chorus, enjoying the ocean view from the lanai.

Kolea’s principal bedroom has a queen bed, the second bedroom twin beds or king bed. Soft linen and towels are provided. Bathroom with tub. Covered lanai with seating. In total, 1,200 sq ft of comfortable home. The kitchen area, which has oven, microwave, blender, large fridge-freezer, lovely granite worktops and plenty of storage, is fully equipped with cooking and dining things. The washer and drier are in a closet off the lanai. Kolea has Time Warner cable connected to a 32” flat-screen color TV, CD/DVD player, telephone, internet and wi-fi. Any special requirements—give us a call and we will do our best.

One warning. Hana is not suitable for those who have a bug phobia. We live in a rainforest, and though it's fully screened in some bugs and geccos penetrate even the best screening.

We provide beach towels, and we can guide you on the eating possibilities, hiking and many things to do around Hana, including special local events which are often not much publicized. None are more than a short drive away.

Kolea Cottage is named for the beautiful bird that owns the cottage lawn, otherwise known as the Hawaiian golden plover. You may meet her if you are here in the right season, for this remarkable navigator puts on her best plumage and departs in the spring to fly 3,000 miles across the ocean for a summer in Alaska, where she raises a family before returning accurately to our yard in the fall.

Keywords: House

More Details

Owner
Andrew
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2018

About Andrew

The owners of Kolea Cottage are developing a fruit farm in Hana after many years sailing the Pacific Ocean and circumnavigating the world. Having seen a thousand islands, they have found the finest possible place to drop anchor.

Why Andrew chose Hāna

Please note that we only offer single-night reservations when they fit with existing bookings or sometimes within 30 days. And that access is only via the stairs shown in the photo.

What makes this house unique

Peace and quiet with adventure if you like in the most Hawaiian place on the Islands.

Amenities

Hāna House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Living Room - 1 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) convert to king if required. There is a day bed in the living room for a fifth guest.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Porch / Veranda
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • health/beauty spa
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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(78 traveler reviews)

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Your Comfortable, Lovely Hana Base
average rating of 4.6410255 based on 78 reviews
5

great place to stay when visiting hana / driving hana road.

  • 5 of 5

Cottage as described. Off the beaten track in secluded location.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Total Gem!

  • 5 of 5

Just the place to be for Hana! Private & spacious & beautiful!! Outstanding for a family!! Without question, stay more than one night!! We chose to only stay one night as our layover in Hana, but it was far too soon to be leaving. The property is worth enjoying!!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, well-maintained property!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this spacious, updated and beautifully decorated home. We highly recommend staying here while in Hana!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Paradise

  • 5 of 5

My family loved it! It was a relaxing paradise, exactly what we all needed. It allowed us to reconnect and enjoy much needed time together.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and spacious home in an amazing setting in Hana

  • 5 of 5

This was an absolutely beautiful home and the scenery is right out of a movie. Very quiet and perfect location to Black Sand and Red Sand Beach and an easy drive to the Oheo Gulch (Seven Sacred pools) or Pipiwei Trail which is a great climb to an amazing waterfall. Highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Off the beaten path and well worth it

  • 5 of 5

If you are like us and prefer staying in a house rather than a hotel, this is the rental for you. The two bedroom, light-filled dodecagon house is quietly situated amidst lush tropical vegetation. It is comfortably furnished, including quite comfortable beds, and outfitted with a more than adequate kitchen. Most memorable for me was the early morning quiet, walking through the lush garden with my camera, and sipping coffee on the porch before venturing out for our sightseeing, beach-going and hiking adventures.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice review. We try. And, incidentally, I was delighted you spotted, and used, the right geometrical expression... Andrew
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Kahului
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Hana Highway
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Waianapanapa
Car: necessary

There is a small local airport 5 minutes away: Hana airport (HNM).

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Rates & Availability

Available
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $60 + Tax

Check-in from 3 pm, check-out by 10.00 am.
We can offer single nights when fitting with existing reservations or within next month or so.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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