Steps to Super Snorkeling and Lava Adventures(34 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, sleeps 4
The house is designed to accommodate couples or a small family with spacious lanais extending the living areas. The bedrooms include a comfortable king and queen beds plus a queen size 'pun-ea' (daybed) on the lanai for outdoor naps or sleeping. In addition to the 2 full baths there is a refreshing outdoor shower.
The kitchen is fully stocked for simple meals or elaborate gourmet dining. Also provided is satellite TV (with a selection of DVD movies) and wireless internet for your convenience.
This pristine setting on Hawaii's East side is close to Volcanoes Nationa Park, the quaint and historic towns of Hilo and Pahoa, the geothermal Ahalanui warm pond, as well as many colorful sites along the beautiful "Red Road". Located a few miles from Pahoa's restaurants and shops or another 1/2 hour to Hilo's bayfront parks, golf courses, museums and farmers market.
Enjoy swimming, snorkeling, endless walks or explore miles of coastline on foot, bicycle or car. Experience unspoiled Old Hawaii along the Red Road. Or visit nearby Volcano National Park and (if Pele shows off) see lava flowing into sea viewed by air (helicopter), land (hike in) or by lava boat. This is a 'Bucket List' experience!
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Member since: 2011
- 1400 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Low Allergen Environment
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Books For Adults
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Nude Beach
- Rain Forests
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Scenic Drives
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Near The Ocean:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Activities Guide
- Basic Soaps
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Mobile Phone:
- Parking Off Street
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Tax Rate 13.42%
Taxes, cleaning and damage fees are not included.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Sunny Kapoho is located along the coast, 8 miles east of the quaint town of Pahoa. This stylish new vacation home is steps away from the water at Wai Opae Marine Preserve offering visitors fabulous snorkeling. This is the perfect location to stage daytrips around East Hawaii including the Volcano Visitor and Art Center. Or explore ancient Hawaiian sites along the 'Red Road' south to Kalapana. On the way, relax at Ahalanui Park's warm pond, natural thermally heated pool overlooking the rugged coastline. Or stretch your body and mind at Kalani Honua Cultural Center and Retreat. Finally, a Must-Experience: the ongoing creation of our island; lava flowing into sea may be viewed by air, by land or by sea.
Other Activities: lava viewing
Golf: Four courses within an hour of Wai Opae.
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: We are pleased to share our vacation home with visitors to WaiOpae. We make this our home for a few months each year to enjoy the unspoiled LAST BEST PLACE in Hawaii. Now retired we enjoy the contrast between our home near Big Sky, Montana and the lush, tropical setting of Wai Opae by the sea. Both homes allow us to live connected with the natural environment and play hard.
Why the Owner Chose Kapoho, Puna District, HI, USA:
After many years visiting the Big Island we finally found just the right spot to build our island getaway. Wai Opae is a unique place; off the beaten path in a friendly community of year round residents and visitors. Situated on the edge of the beautiful marine preserve, we enjoy fabulous snorkeling every day!!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Wai Opae is all about restoring the spirit, body and soul. There is something about living (or vacationing) on the edge of this island, in the shadow of an active volcano, that keeps us in touch with Hawaii as the ancients knew and loved it. Located in rural Puna district Wai Opae is the a great starting point for adventures around the island!
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Hale Kapa Kai means 'home near the sea'
Enjoy outdoor dining on your covered lanai
Tidal pond in your front yard
2nd Bedroom with access to private lanai
Relaxing outdoor space and BBQ area
Step up to the front lanai
Dawn at the Wai O'pae Tidepools
Lava flowing into the sea near Kalapana.
Rainbow Falls, Hilo
Get a front row seat at Merry Monarch's Hula Festival
Smokin' view from Kilauea Crater, Volcano House
Steps to the Wai O'Pae Marine Preserve
Everything you need in the Kitchen and pantry.
Ahhh... the Master bedroom
Outdoor Punea for naps or sleeping
Wai Opae's underwater universe
Wai Opae residents
WIFI work station...if you must.
Travel down the Red Road to Old Hawaii
Enjoy original art throughout the house.
Relaxing....at Kelani Honua Retreat
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016
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