A Tropical Garden Cottage New Private Quiet Sleeps 2-4 $75 nt(12 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cottage, Studio + Loft, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)
Centrally located within 20-30 minutes from historic Hilo town, waterfalls, hot ponds, Volcano's National Park, and flowing lava, how hot is that!
Then, how cool is this! This winter there's lots of snow on Mauna Kea, largest mountain on earth from bottom of sea to top, at over 14,000 ft above sea level, so bring your snowboard! International Observatories on top, some with tours.
Amenities on property include: 2-person kayak, mountain bikes, snorkel gear, beach chairs, tennis rackets, boogie boards ping-pong table.
Kitchen is fully stocked with all new appliances including full size fridge, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker, cook top, crock pot, even a waffle maker.
Shower is surrounded in bamboo and wild ginger and is very private. Shower curtain for those just beginning to seek adventure in the outdoors, othewise our return guests say it is their favorite part of the cottage. Check out our reviews.
Star gaze from bed in the loft across 10' of glass windows or relax on memory foam futon bed on the lower level.
The University of Hawaii Hilo Astronomy Center offers exhibits and shows that could fill an entire day. The Tsunami museum tells all about Hilo, how it was affected by tsunamis and how it was restored to what it is now.
Hike through lava tubes big enough for a bus, check out the steam vents as natural saunas, see ancient petroglyphs, snorkel over colorful live coral reefs, swim with giant sea turtles and schools of tropical fish, see lava pour into the ocean as it creates new land.
There are great mountain bike and hiking trails. Did I mention the Volcano National Park? The visitors center also has a great exhibit of the wildlife and history of Hawaii including a theater with hourly shows of the same.
Then a short drive to the Kileaua gift shop with a cafeteria and restaurant overlooking the huge caldera as steam rises from many spots within, which also can be hiked into and across.
You'll love strolling through historic Hilo Town, as it's the origin of the Hawaiian culture. This quaint, turn of the century town with it's Victorian and plantation style architecture will charm you with it's shops, stores, art studios, and restaurants.
One of the biggest Farmers Markets is there in old town with the best and most diverse selection of produce and flowers from local farmers you can imagine, as well as many artisans and merchants selling their goods in the many booths.
As I mentioned, our warm, clean, cozy garden cottage couldn't be more centrally located from all these activities and sites, this is a great place for your Hawaiian home base.
We can offer guided tours, surf lessons, mountain bike excursions, as well as just point you in the right direction. Call us with any questions and ask about our special rates for seniors.
Keywords: Central location, near lava, waterfalls, 15 minutes to Hilo, kitchenette, nicely furnished, quiet, peaceful, view of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea from property. Discount to the best restaurant in Pahoa.
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Member since: 2011
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Our utility room has a large sink, toilet, closet, towels and a dresser for your convenience. The attached, private, outdoor shower room is enclosed by bamboo half walls and a shower curtain. We have no neighbors and 3 acres of complete privacy..check out our reviews, everyone loves the shower......moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library
- Ping Pong Table
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Botanical Garden
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- cl. fee/no pet $50 + tax
- Tax Rate 16.45%
Owner's cancellation policy:
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We have a 2 person kayak, beach chairs, snorkel gear, bikes, lots of great adventures to share, close to Volcanoes National Park where the lava is bubbling right now. Many places to snorkel, warm or cold ponds to swim in, great white sand beach with inside reef, to keep it safe for moms and dads with babies and kids. The Zoo is close by as well and many farmers markets with local produce and fruit..
Year Purchased: 2009
About the owner: My wife, Barbara and I, Michael, are generally very active. We love to hike and bike right here from home as well as surf, swim, and snorkel in the warm waters near by. I'm an artistic, creative carpenter/builder that built our home here in '05 and recently finished building the cottage on the same 3 acres (far enough apart to maintain mutual privacy). Barbara is a waitress at the best restaurant in the area). Pineapples Island Cuisine, in downtown Hilo. We love what we do, and are thankful to have a piece of paradise. Come experience old Hawaii, you won't want to leave.
Why the Owner Chose Keaau, HI, USA:
We bought here 15 years ago after many years living on Maui (nice place to visit but you want to live here). It's Old Hawaii, not so touristy. And when they say the 'Big Island' they mean it. You can buy acres here compared to square feet. It's all spread out and roomy. You don't even see your neighbors in these rural areas but at the same time everyone is generally very warm and easy to get to know. It's a very friendly place to visit and live.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
When your here you'll feel like the only people on the planet, other than an occasional and distant passer by. You'll be taken by the unspoiled Hawaiian landscape and the sounds of birds singing. Sunrise is my favorite time, but sunset is pretty awesome too, from our lanai.
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Cottage (far right behind trees). Take a walk around our 3 acres, we have a path
Studio living/dining area, loft above w/ TV and music center. Very private
Sweet sleeping loft with memory foam pad and moms quilt, cozy! Lots of windows.
Snow capped Mauna Kea, view from the cottage on a clear day & Mauna Loa also.
Volcano's Nat't Park forest. 30 min from the ctg. on Hwy 11. Great hiking trails
Hot pond heated by an under ground geothermal spring, 80-90 deg w/ bthrms & shwr
The nearby Puna coast, lots of turtles and whales during season. 20 mins. away.
Oceanfront lava fields, hike for miles, beautiful black sand beach, awesome.
Outdoor shower, private, attached to cottage.
Inside looking out thru screened entry at garden area.
Kit'n w/ full sz fridge, microwave, tstr. oven, 2 burner hotplate, extras.
Lava flow at night. This is why you wanna come! Nothing like this on the planet.
Waipio Valley from the top, good surf, hike for miles to next valley, camping.
Thurston lava tube, walk thru Volcano' Nat'l Park, my favorite place, very cool
Akaka falls, mins. north of Hilo. Short hike thru botanical gardens, awesome.
Front entry, french doors, screened.
Kona sunset, we have the sunrise. Both are breathtaking. See it from the mtn top
Private, enclosed, outdoor shower, attached to cottage.
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Friday, February 24, 2017
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