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Pu'u Moi Country Cottage

Bedrooms 1
Space 600 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 4

This Hawaiian Plantation one bedroom style cottage is a cozy sought out place to stay.The main bedroom has a four poster queen size bed. In the mini sitting room adjacent to the bedroom has a island style sofa and a TV. In the kitchen area we offer seating for four at the kitchen table with a view of the pasture and ocean. The bathroom has a walk in shower with hand rails. Washer and Dryer are also located in the bathroom with toilet and sink. The bathroom door leads to the outside, and into the kitchen area.

Located less than 10 minutes from Historic Downtown Hilo ,and the renowned Farmers Market.

Use of infinity edge salt water pool located in front of owners main home.

Wake up to the panoramic ocean views of the early morning sunrise while sipping on fresh local brewed coffee or tea while lounging on the porch swing. Your wake up call will be by one of natures finest, a local rooster, or two. Country living at its best.

Surrounded by 20 acres of lush pasture land, you will see several horses and sheep grazing contentedly, sometimes right out side your bedroom window. This is farm like setting of which we also have friendly dogs.

Take time for yourself and enjoy the beauty that Hamakua coast has to offer.

*WIFI and Satellite now available!

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you for the great stay! The cottage was nice and cozy. Our children enjoyed the swim in the pool! Fantastic views, sunrise was spectacular even in the rain! Beautiful water fall, such a treat to see. Kids liked seeing all of the animals. Thank you. Leina and Keith
Sep 2010
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Papaikou Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Shower has hand rails added for safety. This is a tiled walk in shower. Also located in the bathroom is a stackable washer and dryer.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 double
  • The one Bedroom has a 4 poster queen sized bed. A fold out sofa bed is also a queen, and it is located in the mini sitting area adjacent to the bedroom. In addition a double sized cotton futon is available in the loft.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 2 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Stand Up Paddling lessons availabe at $40 per lesson. It's fun! Delivery of boards direclty to the beach front. Easy access with personal and private lessons. WIFI and Satellite available!


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Pu'u Moi Country Cottage
average rating of 4.9465647 based on 133 reviews

Magical stay with our kids

  • 4 of 5

We had the best little time staying at the cottage. Travelled with our two young kids (ages 4 and 6) and 15 month old baby. The views from the cottage are beautiful. The kids loved greeting their animal friends in the morning and evenings. The cottage itself was quaint and comfortable. Days were warmer but evenings were so pleasant with all the windows open and sounds of the night with breezes blowing in. Loved the pool. Only issue we had was it being so hot in the loft area during the day when the kids tried to nap/rest a few times. But we were out doing activities most days. Otherwise, they loved the sleeping loft! Highly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A cozy place to stay with friendly animals (and friendly people too

  • 5 of 5

We loved that this home and property had everything you needed and more. You can tell that this vacation rental is run by someone who loves Hawaii and this property in particular. It's a true home. We loved spending time with the dogs, horses, chickens, and goats. The views from the cottage are gorgeous - amazingly green fields with the ocean beyond! The 5 minute walk to the waterfall was lovely. The home is a short drive to the airport and I would highly suggest taking the helicopter tour of the volcano and waterfalls. It's also a short drive to the Akaka Falls.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cottage in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Pu'u Moi Cottage is in a great location, well-appointed, and comfortable. The views are incredible. We loved hearing the frogs, horses, and chickens. Walk to the waterfall- it is absolutely beautiful! We also loved the saltwater pool! The cottage does not have air conditioning, but the evening breeze was plenty to keep us happy. I highly recommend a stay at the Pu'u Moi cottage.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful, Tropical Cottage in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

This is a great home base for visiting the Big Island. Steve and Keala are fantastic hosts, and the cottage is clean, comfortable, and has everything you need. We loved sitting on the front porch swing, surrounded by dogs, horses, and chickens. The view from the swimming pool is heavenly. We stayed busy every day, visiting beach parks, taking tours, wandering among botanical gardens, dining out at great restaurants in Hilo, and exploring a handful of the most dramatic waterfalls we've seen anywhere. We stayed for seven days and could have stayed longer. I wish we had more time just to relax at the cottage.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy cottage, scenic property! Perfect location for visiting Hilo and Hamakua Coast!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful two week stay at Pu'u Moi Cottage. It was cozy and had everything we needed for a comfortable trouble free stay. Enjoyed the farm atmosphere (and watching the horses graze in the greenest of green pastures) The waterfall, hot tub, and salt water pool were great added features. Breakfast every day on the front porch with a lovely ocean view was delightful. The yard was photogenic with beautiful blooming tropical plants. Steve and Keala were welcoming and friendly hosts. The cottage is in a great location for activities and sights in Hilo and the Hamakua Coast. Also, close enough to visit Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (when open), but not too close to the erupting Kilauea Volcano and Puna area lava flows. These were unexpected events for my husband and me, but we never felt in "harm's way."

Sue C.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great place for relaxation

  • 5 of 5

This was wonderful. The cottage was in the country, but not so far out it was a chore to get to Hilo. We hadn't wanted to stay in a hotel or condo and this fit us to a T. We got up in the morning, sat on the porch, looked at the ocean and enjoyed all the birds. Definetly recommend this. Only thing is not to use the street number in GPS as it didn't work. Enter Puu Moi Country Cottage in the GPS and it will get you there.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Hilo International airport
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Downtown Hilo
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Downtown Hilo
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Hilo bay

We are located on the Hamakua Coast of the Big Island in the town called Papaikou. Papaikou was once a thriving sugar cane plantation where charming homes of the past still stand. Papaikou is located 7 miles form Hilo.

1/2 Mile Grass Walking Path Through Pasture Land that Takes You to a Beautiful Waterfall and Fresh Water Pond. Follow the Stream and Pass Through a Rambutan (Fruit) Orchard, Tropical Foliage and Yellow Ginger when in Bloom.

Other Activities: Shopping, basketbal. Stand Up Paddling.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
cleaning fee $80

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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