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Off the beaten path, 10 minutes from Waipio Valley

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage

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Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1

Description

Honokaa Cottage Rental Photos and Description

One bedroom spacious cottage, quiet and serene in front of a lily pond.

The cottage has one spacious bedroom with sitting area, a country style kitchen area, a dining room and a bathroom.

The bedroom itself is about 300 sq ft with a queen size bed, a pull out couch, a small table and chairs, and a TV & DVD player to enjoy a movie after a day of exploring. There is also wireless and cable internet in the room.

Rainbow Bee Farm Cottage is converted from the tour/education building of our once active honey farm where for the past 20 years we produced a world famous gourmet honey - Rare Hawaiian Organic White Honey. (We recently retired from and sold the honey business.)

If you so desire, Richard ( 30 years a professional beekeeper) can provide you a 2 hour tour experiencing the workings inside a living beehive. Right out side your room. ($60 per couple)

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Candice & Richard
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2016

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

Off the beaten path, 10 minutes from Waipio Valley
average rating of 4.8 based on 20 reviews
5

Perfect leisure spot, lovely hosts.

  • 5 of 5

After a bit of trouble finding one right turn, we enjoyed a glorious restful vacation at this lovely property. The most wonderful was the attention to details paid by the host and hostess, who are among the loveliest people we shall ever meet. Weather was perfect. Whatever you see out the window, just enjoy it. Couldn't wait to get back each afternoon and read in the quiet of the evening. Awakened by a chirping frog perched on a lily pad. We hope to return. Mahalo a nui loa

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such lovely comments. It was really nice to meet you and your mom. You are amazingly energetic and your mom is amazingly vibrant at age 90! How wonderful that you saw a frog perched on a lily pad. We have not had the good fortune to see that ourselves:) Hope to have you and Marion back again. Mahalo!
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5

A cozy cottage and wonderful hosts

  • 5 of 5

We spent three days at Candice and Richard's property and wished we could have stayed longer. The cottage is perfect -- clean and comfortable with a beautiful pond, trees out front and very private. There are frogs on lily pads and birds all around. It gets a bit chilly at night, which we loved and they have nice little electric and gas fireplaces to keep you warm.

Candice and Richard are very warm and wonderful people with a wealth of information about the island. It felt like we were visiting old friends even though we had never met. We will be returning soon and staying longer.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Christin & Rob, Thank you for staying at our cottage. It's so nice to meet you both. We really enjoyed our conversations too. We look forward to seeing you again. aloha Candice & Richard
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5

The Rainbow Bee Farm Cottage was amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We worked with Sandy Watkins, S.O.S Travel at http://sostravel.paycation.com who in a stunningly efficient, complete and detailed manner planned our trip. Sandy Watkins communicated with Candice at Rainbow Bee Farm Cottage and set up the reservation. The communication between us all was clear, concise and detailed.

The cottage was as represented on the website and other places. We arrived after our long flights and Candice and Richard met us - showed us around and explained everything in detail - backed up by a full notebook should we have questions. We immediately felt at home and were really pleased, happy and excited with the set up…

My daughter and I stayed 13 days at the Rainbow Bee Farm Cottage and it was perfect. We had everything we needed - the location and facility was very clean, well set up, organized and included a beautiful spacious view - ocean, pond with birds, frogs, lily pads and stars from a lovely deck.

Richard gave us an extremely informative discussion and demonstration of bee colony behavior and hive management. It was truly an education beyond my expectations - he is an educated, extremely experienced and ethical beekeeper...

Our vacation was memorable - next time we visit the big island we will stay at the Rainbow Bee Farm Cottage.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sally & Nancy, It was a real pleasure to meet you two. You are wonderful guests. Thank you again for staying at our cottage. Hope to see you again. Aloha Richard & Candice
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5

The Rainbow Bee Farm Cottage is fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

We worked with Sandy Watkins, S.O.S Travel at http://sostravel.paycation.com who - in a stunningly efficient, complete and detailed manner planned our trip. Sandy communicated with Candice at Rainbow Bee Farm Cottage and set up the reservation. The communication between us all was clear, concise and perfect.

The cottage was as represented. We arrived after our long flights and Candice and Richard met us - showed us around and explained everything in detail - backed up by a full notebook should we have questions. We immediately felt at home and were really pleased, happy and excited with the set up…

My mother and I stayed 13 days at the Rainbow Bee Farm Cottage and it was perfect. We had everything we needed - the location and facility was very clean, well set up, organized and included a beautiful spacious view - ocean, pond with birds, frogs, lily pads and stars from a lovely deck.

Richard gave us an extremely informative discussion and demonstration of bee colony behavior and hive management. It was truly an education beyond my expectations - he is an educated and ethical beekeeper...

Our vacation was memorable - next time we visit the big island we will stay at the Rainbow Bee Farm Cottage.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Staying with friends

  • 4 of 5

When we arrived and met Richard and Candice, we felt right at home. We had never been to the big island and quite honestly didn't know much about it. The bee farm is right in the middle so you can go either way. It was refreshing to be out of town, quiet and peaceful. The cottage was as large as our condo with everything except a T.V. (which was great). The cottage was spotless , with more than we expected, coffee, sugar ,tea ect. Richard took a couple hours out of his busy day to take me around and show me the large variety of trees he is growing, a very interesting and knowledgeable man. If and when we get back to Hawaii we will be staying at the bee farm cottage. It will be like visiting old friends Thank You Don And Marty

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Candice and Richard were great hosts. Excellent location just east of Waimea.

Very cozy accommodation. I guess I lucked out with the weather with hardly any rain. But it's only 15 minutes to the dry side if and when it ever rains. It's a great in between spot for exploring either side of the Island. Thanks for everything Candice and Richard.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Honokaa Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$98
$460
$1,350
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $35 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 13.42%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Honokaa Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The bathroom has a bath tub with lots of sky lights.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • surfing
  • swimming

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